Golf News for Monday, August 27, 2012
Last year, the Golf Links at Royal Isabela, designed by Stanley and Charlie Pasarell and golf architect David W. Pfaff, opened to great praise. Guests now have their choice of 20 beautifully designed one-bedroom Casitas, with expansive indoor and outdoor space, ocean views and close proximity to the golf course and other amenities. [... more » ]
"They have the feel of a hockey stick which gives the golfer an advantage when putting," said owner John Krouse. "When you grip the putter, there's no way you can hold it wrong in your hands. Its square shape keeps you aligned and since you have the same grip throughout the shaft, it doesn't taper, making it feel fuller in your hands." [... more » ]
Play as much as you like on all three Eagle Crest Resort courses -- The Ridge, The Resort and The Challenge -- and save upwards of 35 percent off the best available rates. Includes complimentary cart and practice facility use. Seriously. When it’s time to sleep, chose from the newly renovated guestrooms in The Lodge at Eagle Crest or the resort’s many vacation homes, which can accommodate larger groups. [... more » ]
Southern California's only GOLF Magazine Gold Medal Resort, La Costa features 36 holes of championship-caliber play on the completely restored Champions Course, which hosted the legends of the game for more than 30 years, and slightly modified South Course, now home to the LPGA Tour's Kia Classic. La Costa's new Golf Squad, the roving on-course "caddies" who are at your service throughout the day, further enhances each round. [... more » ]
"Numbers often hold special significance in our lives, and we wanted to provide Titleist loyalists the opportunity to make that connection with their Pro V1 or Pro V1x," said Mary Lou Bohn, Vice President Golf Ball Marketing and Communications. "It's been exciting to hear from Team Titleist members the stories and meanings behind the numbers they've chosen." [... more » ]
"We are thrilled when pros make the switch from wood and achieve immediate improvements in driving performance," said Greg MacKeen, inventor of the innovative tees. "Our primary goal is to help golfers of all skill levels to discover that switching their tees from wood to the new generation of performance tees is the easiest way to improve their driving distance and accuracy." [... more » ]
"I have known Ken for nearly fifteen years both as his customer and as a fellow consulting and small business entrepreneur. The timing in his career coincides with GolfThere's immediate need for rapid growth of our sales team and a proven sales executive to lead them," said GolfThere President, Alan Hale. [... more » ]
"We are very enthusiastic about Tommy and Bert joining our team," said Martin Stebbins, The Otter Company founder and President. "The experience and insight they bring will help us increase market share in two important regions in our industry; and that experience and insight also will be valuable to our customers." [... more » ]
Golf Channel’s coverage on Thursday (2-6 p.m. ET) garnered a 0.9 household rating and 849,000 average viewers, which topped any previous record since The Barclays became a Playoff event on Golf Channel in 2007 and the highest for this tournament since 1997, when it aired on USA Network. Round one viewership also topped the same coverage in 2011 by 35 percent. [... more » ]
"Golfers want the best available equipment from a trusted source. To have eBay assist in the transaction makes it an easy and enjoyable path to enjoying the game that much more," said PGA of America President Allen Wronowski. [... more » ]
"St. Louis and Bellerive Country Club are extraordinarily fortunate to be hosting the upcoming Championships in 2013 and 2018. Leveraging the benefits of these tournaments, we intend to make a difference in our community," said PGA REACH committee Chair, Ed Glotzbach. [... more » ]