Golf News for Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Bill Layman, general manager of Crescent Pointe Golf Club in Hilton Head, S.C.: "We're always looking for ways to increase our play, and we learned a lot about what other people are doing with GolfNow. It opened our eyes to the possibilities of using the system in different ways." [... more » ]
"The implementation of sustainable practices is essential in the broadest sense across all aspects of golf course management to deliver the foundation for a financially viable industry fit for the 21st century," said Mike Parkin, Global Head of Turf and Landscape Syngenta. [... more » ]
One night's lodging in a guest room and play one day of unlimited golf on any of Shanty Creek Resorts' four golf courses (Mon-Wed only), starting from $69 per person. Between Traverse City, Petoskey and Gaylord, Shanty Creek's backyard is Michigan's playground! An unforgettable golf vacation awaits at Shanty Creek Resorts. With four distinct courses, your game just got better. [... more » ]
"Our Getaway Special makes a fun-filled Hilton Head Island vacation both accessible and affordable," said John Munro, director of hospitality, sales and marketing. "Autumn in the Lowcountry is an ideal time to enjoy our superior accommodations, plethora of activities, exceptional dining, world-class golf and tennis." [... more » ]
"Tom Fazio took the gem of his original design and perfected it," said Executive Vice President Ken Green. "We've created a sanctuary for golfers who appreciate a pure golf experience that's challenging yet fun to play on a daily basis. While we've added length for scratch golfers, the course remains playable for all skill levels." [... more » ]
"By mining the best stories in golf, our research unit will give us a consistent editorial voice and strengthen the quality of our on-air product across all of our platforms," said Russell. "The NBC Olympic research team has long been credited with helping viewers connect with its coverage and now is a key part of the Olympic broadcast. Our motivation was to apply that same concept to make Golf Channel even better." [... more » ]
"Old York is situated on 177 acres in affluent Burlington County. Its clubhouse, locker room and banquet facilities are over 27,500 square feet. This is a unique opportunity to acquire a well-located, positive cash flow facility for substantially less than replacement cost," said Jeff Davis, President of Fairway Advisors. [... more » ]
"At Garia, we feel our cars truly complement Paula's strong personality and energy, and embody our shared values such as dedication to performance and passion for the game of golf. We are very proud to have her as a Garia ambassador," said Anders Lynge, designer of the Garia. [... more » ]
"Like I always tell my friends, we're never going to be pros," said Dave Kelley, a 51-year-old investment banker who also happens to be legally blind. "So just go out and hit the ball and have fun. I'm just thrilled that I can go out there now and not embarrass myself." [... more » ]
"The first thing that popped into my head was wow this is pretty cool," said Ken Eckhauser, company founder. "It's basically a rolling pin of sorts but instead of baking, we are rolling out the muscle. What I thought of was how many more people could get the benefits from pain relief because it has handle grips." [... more » ]