Golf News for Monday, September 17, 2012
"Mark brings an incredible amount of energy, experience and industry insight to Sandestin and his passion for superior guest service is instrumental in our continued commitment to excellence," said Tom Becnel of the Becnel Family, owners of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort. [... more » ]
"We'll invest whatever it takes to provide the finest playing experience possible for our guests, and superior course conditioning is our calling card," said Claude Pardue, President and CEO. "Our primary goal is to exceed expectations and provide the best golf value in the U.S. bar none." [... more » ]
"Sun Valley is excited to begin the Trail Creek Course first-hole renovation," said Rick Hickman, the resort's director of golf. "The hole will be made more player friendly, with improved playability and conditions, and without taking a hole away from golfers, thanks to our extra hole." [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to host this special tournament," said Mike McCabe, general manager. "Old American is a premier host site for charity and corporate events, and we look forward to welcoming the men and women of such a prestigious foundation." [... more » ]
"The new Breeze addresses the needs of a large segment of golfers who are looking for simplicity and accuracy at a price unmatched in the industry," said SkyGolf CEO Richard Edmonson. "Even more exciting is the Breeze is also upgradable to provide many other game saving course features and applications that help golfers play even better as their needs and their games grow." [... more » ]
"The T-2000 travel cover has received many accolades from our accounts, consumers and media outlets," said Craig Ramsbottom, President, Dynamic Brands. "The Pivot Grip handle makes maneuvering the bag through airports and hotels so much easier by reducing arm, wrist and hand strain. Golfers will see and feel the advantage over traditional travel cover handles immediately." [... more » ]
"Sam Snead has a storied history at Pinehurst, including wins at three North-South Championships, a World Golf Championship and the 1951 Ryder Cup," said Casey Bierer, founder and CEO of Slammin' Sam Beer Company. "It's wonderful to continue the Snead legacy by making Slammin' Sam available to members and guests at this very special place." [... more » ]
The whimsical name "Birdsfoot" gives golfers a hint of what they're about to enjoy at this great Freeport course, a Pittsburgh favorite. Where many lesser courses pulse with pretense, Birdsfoot Golf Club is a charming gem that scores with friendly staff and great golf that will test all skill levels. Relax in a great room, enjoy breakfast, and then a full day of unlimited golf. [... more » ]
"We are extremely excited to give our OMEGA Ambassador Michelle Wie this opportunity to showcase her artistic talents and are thrilled that she could help us demonstrate our dedication to the 2012 Ryder Cup and the PGA of America. We value our partnership with the PGA and are happy to give back to the charities involved with this wonderful campaign," said OMEGA President Stephen Urquhart. [... more » ]
BoardRoom Connexions' president Heather Arias deCordoba and Club Mark Corporation founder Rick Coyne have joined forces with Zach Hopkins, CEO and president of Syztmz LLC and will drive innovative and strategic solutions for clubs wanting to increase membership, retain current members, and enhance member usage and satisfaction. [... more » ]