Golf News for Thursday, September 13, 2012
"It is a great honor to have a number of our managed properties ranked by the prestigious GOLF Magazine panel," said Steve Skinner, CEO of KemperSports. "We are equally proud of the numerous other courses in our portfolio that have also been ranked among the best in their state." [... more » ]
"With refined Velocity Slots, we were able to produce a CT around 240, which is what golfers will find in today's drivers," said Justin Girard, Senior Design Engineer. "This is something the industry hasn't seen in a standard stainless steel hybrid. The increased CT is going to deliver a higher launch angle and higher ball speeds." [... more » ]
"The winner and the runner-up battled for nine holes to determine the champion," said Tak Yamada, President, Graphite Design. "It takes a great amount of concentration and skill to keep a play-off going for that amount of time and having equipment you can rely on is a key factor in producing consistent results." [... more » ]
"Players on both Team USA and Team Europe will have their bags dominated by Dynamic Gold and Project X shafts, setting up the classic debate as to which of our shafts is the greatest in the world," said Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. [... more » ]
Journey through hallowed grounds and historically rich places as you experience the Raspberry Golf Trail. Design your own custom golf package with participating hotels and golf courses in the Northern Virginia area. The Raspberry Golf Trail is one of the premiere golf trails in the country. Featuring upscale daily-fee courses with great conditions, excellent service and spectacular vistas offering the best golf experiences. [... more » ]
Princeville's acclaimed Makai Golf Club on Kauai's north shore has announced a new stay-and-play package in conjunction with The St. Regis Princeville Resort. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., the 18-hole Makai Course was recently named one of the top five public courses in Hawaii by GOLF magazine. [... more » ]
The PGA of America is pleased to announce that Bill Murray, Justin Timberlake, Michael Phelps and George Lopez are scheduled to appear with Chicago sports legends Ernie Banks, Richard Dent, Stan Mikita and Scottie Pippen as participants in the first-ever 2012 Ryder Cup Captains & Celebrity Scramble golf event on Sept. 25 at Medinah (Ill.) Country Club, host venue of the 39th Ryder Cup. [... more » ]
"Steve is one of the most respected executives in the golf industry and we consider ourselves to be privileged to have him speak at the Summit - given his wide experience in the industry, we are confident that he will make a huge contribution to the success of this year's event," said Mike Sebastian, chief executive officer of the Asia Pacific Golf Group, the owner of the Summit. [... more » ]
Paul Erdman (Erie, Colo.) and Charles Lyon (San Diego, Calif.) boasted rounds of 68 Wednesday at the Golf Channel Am Tour National Championships, recording the lowest score of the tournament after three rounds. Lyon went from tied for 17th place to sixth on the leaderboard, while Erdman jumped four places to claim third place with one round to go. [... more » ]
"We had an outstanding Winter Series this year, and look to have the same again in 2013," said Ryan Pray, executive director of Gateway Pro Tour. "We've been preparing, paying and graduating players for 11 years. Our payouts and incentives like the Tour exemptions and Q-School bonuses make our Tour attractive to those looking to play their way to the next level." [... more » ]