Golf News for Thursday, August 9, 2012
"GOLF Magazine is one of the foremost ranking authorities in the game and to have three member courses in the top 100 plus 17 in the state-by-state rankings is a testament to Myrtle Beach's staying power as one of the great golf destinations in the world," said Bill Golden, Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday president. [... more » ]
"The state of Mississippi is grateful to be acknowledged by GOLF Magazine for having some of the best courses in the country," said Brent Christensen, Executive Director of the Mississippi Development Authority. "With our year-round golf weather and immaculate courses, Mississippi is a must-visit destination, with an array of after-golf activities to further entice our guests." [... more » ]
"GOLF Magazine is one of the game's premier authorities on golf course architecture, and we're thrilled to add this acclaim to the growing list of accolades for Harbour Town and Heron Point," said Cary Corbitt, Director of Sports Division. "Both layouts offer a pure golf experience, are open to public and resort golfers, and showcase Dye's strategic genius." [... more » ]
"This player is making a name for himself on the Web.com Tour by becoming the first player in Tour history to make his first two professional starts victories," said Tak Yamada, President, Graphite Design. "We are pleased that he is playing our popular Tour AD DI shaft." [... more » ]
"Through the use of a Hyperbolic Flex Zone, the RIP Phenom incorporates the same flex, torque and feel properties that have made the original RIP the leading shaft on the PGA Tour, with a flex profile to achieve unparalleled performance and launch characteristics for better players," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
Playa Azul is a Cozumel hotel and a Caribbean paradise. We are a small boutique beach hotel, which makes it more intimate and quaint. All rooms are ocean view with a nice balcony terrace where you can watch a breathtaking sunset everyday. Take advantage of Playa Azul's seven-night package in an ocean view room, with free golf, plus a welcome cocktail and a 10 percent discount on the luxurious Savia Spa. [... more » ]
"The Players Towel unparalleled and documented track record of performance in major championship golf clearly shows that when playing conditions start to deteriorate, the Players Towel shines and becomes a trusted, valuable piece of equipment," said Patrick Le Vine, founder of the Players Towel. [... more » ]
Montrose is a special place with all the quirks and charm of a layout derived in the late 1800's. The new second hole will embrace this charm and the simplicity of golf at the turn of the century. "We take pride in developing relationships that are productive, long lasting and most of all fun, much like the courses we design," said Robert McNeil. [... more » ]
"TPC Stonebrae is honored to host the 2012 Tri-Chapter meeting" said Dave Davies, CGCS. "The educational conference will focus on the very important issue of ADA compliance for golf courses, which will be beneficial to all attendees from not one, but three chapters.." [... more » ]
Bogey Tees Off is the story about an ambitious range golf ball, Bogey Ballton, who is tired of his job at the practice range. His fate changes when John the Ball Washer helps Bogey to be Truthful with himself and follow his dream of becoming a pro tour golf ball. This is the first book in the Bogey series. [... more » ]