Golf News for Friday, August 24, 2012
A special couples weekend of golf, food, wine and fun will mark the inaugural "Grapes & Golf" event at Black Butte Ranch in Central Oregon, Sept. 21-23. The Grapes & Golf weekend festivities include an opening wine and cheese reception, two tournament rounds of golf with cart, range balls each day, a four-course wine dinner, two breakfasts and a western barbecue awards luncheon, plus prizes and gifts. [... more » ]
"Our goal is to build on Black Diamond's world-class reputation to ensure the club's long-term sustainability and exclusivity," said David McDonald, president of Escalante Golf. "The comprehensive masterplan demonstrates a continuing commitment to our existing members, and is a point of pride and emphasis in attracting new members and residents." [... more » ]
"Nippon Shaft congratulates this week's winners on the PGA TOUR, LPGA Tour, and European Challenge Tour - all of whom used Nippon Shaft steel shafts in their irons - on their exciting victories," said Hiro Fukuda, head of sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. "Nippon Shaft is proud to have been the steel shaft of choice for each of these outstanding players." [... more » ]
"It was exciting to see the winner use our wedge to chip the ball within inches of the hole on the 18th green on Sunday. This is the winner's fourth top-5 finish in the last seven events and we congratulate her on her first victory on the LPGA Tour," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"Fallen Oak continues to mature as a course and continues to deliver a complete golfing experience that professionals and amateurs alike remember and take with them," said George P. Corchis, Jr., president and chief operating officer of MGM Resorts International's Regional Operations, which includes Beau Rivage and Fallen Oak in Biloxi. [... more » ]
"Our dedicated team is focused on delivering an unmatched experience for men and women of all ages who want to practice and improve their games anytime, day or night," said Brandon Theophilus, CEO of Dancin' Dogg Golf. "Of all the accolades we've received recently, this one is special." [... more » ]
Crystal Mountain Resort & Spa is the perfect destination for your next northern Michigan golf outing. Stay one night on the resort's Unlimited Golf Package and receive a second night of unlimited golf and lodging free! Or, stay two nights and receive a third night of unlimited golf and lodging free! You're sure to find everything you expect from this premier northern Michigan golf resort. [... more » ]
"We are very enthusiastic about John and Jim joining our team," said Martin Stebbins, The Otter Company President. "The experience and insight they bring will help us increase market share in our industry; and their experience and insight also will be valuable to our customers, as they selectively expand their product offerings." [... more » ]
"The EWGA and EWGA Foundation help women through the game of golf, both on the course and in life," said Nona Footz, president of the EWGA Foundation. "The E in EWGA stands for many things, things which are personally defined, and for Women on Par Scholarship recipients, the 'E' certainly stands for empowering, which is inspirational." [... more » ]
"We are looking forward to supporting Caddy For A Cure financially and with our consumer-focused products for them to use in their program. It really will be a win-win situation for everyone," said Graftec President, Vincent Graffeo. [... more » ]