Golf News for Friday, September 14, 2012
Not far from where Matt Kuchar was crowned winner of THE PLAYERS Championship earlier this year, six golfers from points far and wide hoisted trophies of their own at TPC Sawgrass, home to the PGA TOUR and site of the 2012 Golf Channel Am Tour National Championships. A total of 635 competitors representing 39 U.S. states, Canada and Puerto Rico vied for national championship honors in the season-ending event for the 2012 Golf Channel Am Tour season. [... more » ]
The 30th PGA Grand Slam of Golf will feature 2012 Major Champions Bubba Watson (Masters), Webb Simpson (U.S. Open) and Ernie Els (Open Championship) as well as 2011 Grand Slam defending champion Keegan Bradley playing at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, Bermuda. [... more » ]
"Kilmarlic has tremendous par-5s and par-3s," said Old Dominion head coach Murray Rudisill. "That's the beauty of the course — great risk-reward. They've had two North Carolina Opens [at Kilmarlic] so it is a challenge for the college guys. It's not a seaside, links-type of course. It's more of a traditional course in a nature environment. The facilities are beautiful and it's always in pristine condition." [... more » ]
"Most recreational players lack the touch and confidence to commit to the needed shot, so they decelerate and the result is less then they anticipated. With the 73 degree wedge, that doesn't happen. Just take a full swing with good rhythm, and the 73 degree wedge glides through with the ball landing very softly from a tight lie or the bunker." said Lee Miller, Feel Golf CEO. [... more » ]
Golf at Pocono Manor has long and distinguished history, hosting All-Star Golf, the LGPA and PGA Senior events. Enjoy a golf getaway at The Inn at Pocono Manor to play either of our two outstanding 18-hole courses! What's more, the resort's rich tradition of hospitality ensures your expectations are not only met, but exceeded. [... more » ]
"This brand-new program offers an expanded level of flexibility to pro-shop buyers and retail shop managers," said Art Kimbrough, vice president of business development for in fiamme. "Our goal is to offer clubs and shops a variety of options in presenting the style, comfort and classic appeal of in fiamme apparel to their clientele." [... more » ]
"It is a thrill to be able to contribute our firm's professional resources to benefit Clemson's fabulous PGM students as they work through this semester-long case study," said James J. Keegan, Managing Principal of Golf Convergence. "Rick Lucas remains on the forefront as one of the leading educators of PGA Professional Golf Management students." [... more » ]
"Sun Mountain remains committed to selling through on- and off-course golf shops. Our team of sales representatives across the country is an integral link between the company and the golf shop buyer. We are proud of our sales' team and excited to add these new members," said Sun Mountain President Ed Kowachek. [... more » ]
"David (Blair) and Carrie (Seddon) both bring a wealth of private club experience and knowledge to the ClubSoft team," said ClubSoft CEO Ray McDonald. "We are thrilled to have them both as important members of the ClubSoft team." [... more » ]
"College football games captivate many communities across the country," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops. "Many of these football fans love their golf too, and this program provides incentives for them to stop by their local Edwin Watts Golf Shop to show their team spirit and enjoy great deals on the best brand names in the game." [... more » ]
"We're proud to be working closely with the clubmakers that are associated with the AGCP. We make every effort to stock only quality components and supplies that any clubmaker would be happy to offer to their customers. The "value" in our name means we concentrate on making sure that the products we supply to clubmakers are a great value," said Dave Banach of Value Golf. [... more » ]