Golf News for Thursday, August 30, 2012
NBC Sports Group will carry more than 65 combined hours of live coverage of the final three events of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, beginning Friday with the Deutsche Bank Championship from TPC Boston and followed by the BMW Championship (Sept. 6-9) and the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola (Sept. 20-23). Golf Channel also will replay the tournaments in primetime. [... more » ]
"This is a great opportunity for me to focus even more on our members and their guests, yet remain actively involved in golf operations and team building" said Marion, who now will primarily be responsible for Membership inquiries and the introduction of Prospective Members to the newly designed membership opportunities and incentives. [... more » ]
It will be the rookie appearance for both Bubba Watson and Webb Simpson, while 2011 PGA Champion Keegan Bradley returns to Port Royal Golf Course where he won last year's PGA Grand Slam of Golf title. Ernie Els marks his fourth appearance in the season-ending showcase of major champions, having won in 1997 and 2010. [... more » ]
"This is a great win for this young golfer and for our company. Fourteen Golf is predominantly known for its wedges but we have a full line of world class golf equipment developed for golfers of all abilities and levels. We thank this promising golfer for playing our product in such a big tournament and for bringing attention to our driver and woods," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"Antigua is proud to support all aspects of golf, especially junior golf and high school golf", said Ron McPherson, president and CEO of the Antigua Group. "We are also very proud of our new and ongoing sponsors who are presenting this fine event." [... more » ]
"It was exciting to watch history being made at the Canadian Open. We congratulate this young player on her outstanding victory as an amateur in an LPGA event and we wish her continued success throughout her career," said Tak Yamada, President, Graphite Design. [... more » ]
The Midwest’s largest entertainment resort, Pheasant Run Resort is located in a historic setting within easy reach of Chicago's O’Hare International and Midway Airports. With 473 luxurious guest rooms, two championship golf courses, a renowned spa, award-winning dining and entertainment, three pools and extensive meeting and conference facilities, it is the perfect setting for both weekend getaways and corporate retreats. [... more » ]
"We focus on breaking the traditions that have bound weather-resistant active wear," said Martin Stebbins, of The Otter Company. "We've consistently demonstrated that weather repellant sportswear can be constructed of cottons, wools and eco-sensitive man-made fabrics." [... more » ]
"Our annual Family Fun Day is always well attended and our gold medals were a huge hit for this year's Olympics themed event," said Mike O'Connell, Hoebridge Golf Centre Senior GM. "The London Games has been a tremendous inspiration for young and old, and it is wonderful to see so many new and familiar faces here." [... more » ]
"Our Open Week events are always popular with golfers in the region and it was a pleasure to welcome all the visitors to the seniors' and ladies' competitions," said Stuart Perry, The Shropshire Golf Centre GM. "The Gold and Silver Courses combine to provide a stern test of golf, and there was some great scoring." [... more » ]