Golf News for Wednesday, September 19, 2012
"It felt like match play out there and I'm delighted to have come out on top," said Fernandez-Castano, who shot an 8-under-par 64 in the final round for a 24-under total and a two-shot triumph at the Italian Open. "It feels very special to win this tournament again. I knew it would have to be a low round to win today and so it proved." [... more » ]
Shin, who posted a new women's course record on Saturday with an 8-under par 64 at Hoylake, was the only player in the field to shoot under par for the tournament. Her margin of victory was the greatest in Women's British Open history, bettering the previous mark by four shots. [... more » ]
"The winner stayed calm and persevered through miserable weather conditions to claim a record-breaking nine-stroke victory in the Women's British Open," said Tak Yamada, President, Graphite Design. "This is her second victory in two weeks and we are pleased that she has chosen to play Graphite Design Tour AD shafts. We congratulate her on her outstanding win." [... more » ]
"When designing the RIP, Aldila engineers completely turned golf shaft design and performance inside out through the use of computer modeling technology and exclusive carbon fiber materials," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. [... more » ]
War by the Shore goes inside the ropes on those three historic days in September, with in-depth and insightful interviews with many of the competing players and the captains who led their teams during one of the most memorable Ryder Cups ever played. Contested by the best golfers on either side of the Atlantic on Kiawah’s picturesque and brutal Ocean Course layout, the 1991 Ryder Cup was a spectacle for tournament patrons and television viewers, alike. [... more » ]
"The world's best players can't afford to take shortcuts when it comes to ensuring their clubs and equipment are completely protected during transit," says company founder Jeff Herold. "That's especially true for something of this magnitude, which is why Captain Davis Love chose our award-winning luggage and accessories." [... more » ]
"Our replications have been widely celebrated because they showcase the true depth of OptiShot's fully immersive, virtual golfing experience," said Brandon Theophilus, CEO of Dancin' Dogg Golf. "Whether rooting for the U.S. or Europe, users can recreate the magic of this historic competition." [... more » ]
"Talent is important but not as much as a lot of desire," said Jack Seltzer, coordinator of Kendall Academy's Elite Junior Development Program, a Michigan Golf Hall of Fame member who's worked with dozens of All-State players over the years. "In fact, forget the talent; all we need is the desire to be a better player." [... more » ]
"I have never been on a team like that before and just to have a spot on that team is great," said Shelton, a 16-year-old from Wilmer, Alabama. "It will be a huge honor and something I will never forget." [... more » ]