Golf News for Tuesday, August 7, 2012
"This year's IGTM looks set to break all records. We are on course for the largest ever attendance, and the ratio of buyers to sellers is set ideally for destinations to optimise business with golf tour operators during the four days," said IGTM Exhibition Manager, Peter Grimster. [... more » ]
One-hundred years ago, three of the most impactful, game-changing and important names in golf were born three months apart: Byron Nelson, Sam Snead and Ben Hogan. Golf Channel will commemorate this centennial next Monday, Aug. 13, the exact 100th birthday of Ben Hogan, at 9 p.m. ET with the worldwide premiere of American Triumvirate, a captivating, hour-long special offering an in-depth look at the careers and lives of each man and who they were beyond the record books. [... more » ]
"Brandon really grasps the importance of customer service, educational clinics and how to conduct successful Demo events," said David Helter, Sales Director, Specialty, at ECCO USA. "This, coupled with his enthusiasm and experience at an industry-leading facility like Haggin Oaks, make him a perfect fit for the position." [... more » ]
"This is a fantastic fall special that gives everyone a chance to experience an unforgettable golf getaway at a great rate," said Bob Seganti, director of golf at Caledonia Golf Vacations and True Blue Golf Plantation. "True Blue is a must-play for those thinking about visiting the Myrtle Beach area." [... more » ]
Golf at one of Treasure Lake's two PGA-rated courses -- the Gold and Silver -- and stay the night at the Cottages at Cayman Landing. Package includes 18 holes of golf plus cart, and one night accommodation in fully equipped cottages. [... more » ]
"Holes, 15, 16, 17 and 18 are where everyone will see the most significant alterations," said Dave Sampson, the project designer for EGD, the joint venture design company of the European Tour and IMG. "We are going to create a sense of drama for players and spectators alike by introducing an amphitheatre effect that will allow maximum visibility of the final action." [... more » ]
"There are no calories or sugar—it's all natural. We use sea salt and stevia, but the whole reason why it works so effectively is the salt. You really don't need anything else. BANa works just as good as an IV," said BANa creator Dr. Benjamin Yoo. [... more » ]
"Our reputation in the golf-lifestyle market is built on products that keep our customers' feet feeling comfortable, relaxed and fresh," said Mark Kent, President and CEO of Kentwool. "The 19th Hole Collection extends that same experience beyond the course into everyday life." [... more » ]
"The new in fiamme Special-Events Program will enable clubs and resorts to experience the beauty, style and elegance of our apparel in a way that is beneficial to the venues and conducive to developing long-term partnerships," said Art Kimbrough, vice president of business development for in fiamme. [... more » ]
"We believe that by offering this live in-store consultation with one of our fitting experts we add some clarity to the madness and make the buying experience much more rewarding for consumers," said Dan Murphy, Vice President of Marketing - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. [... more » ]
"Grafalloy's BiMatrx is back by popular demand. The combination of graphite body and steel tip provides unique performance benefits and the new BiMatrx incorporates the latest materials technology that provides a 15 percent reduction in weight," said Don Brown, product development manager for Grafalloy. [... more » ]