Golf News for Thursday, September 20, 2012
"The relationship between The PGA of America and IMG Media over these many years has been a partnership in the truest sense of the word," said Peter Smith, senior vice president, director of international sales, IMG Media. "I could not be more pleased that we have extended our relationship with this tremendous organization for a further term." [... more » ]
"By licensing with Punkeelove we felt there was a unique opportunity to deliver a line of fun, colorful, and useful hair accessories," said Stan Denenberg, GM of Licensing for Loudmouth. "Punkeelove Headbands is a creative company with a personality that fits the Loudmouth brand. We look forward to seeing fans accessorize on and off the golf course." [... more » ]
"Shinei Miura and his brother Yoshitaka, with help from their father, Mr. Miura, have come up with a truly artistic set of refinements for our wedges," said Adam Barr, president of Miura. "Subtle improvements in the overall sole shape have made more effective bounce angles that the Miuras are very proud of." [... more » ]
"We did have two stellar Top-10 finishes using our wedges but another handful of LPGA Professional trusted our wedges to close the second and third page of the leaderboard. We believe SO many LPGA Professionals put the RM-11 Wedge into play at the Women's British Open because of how well it performs in wet conditions," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"Last year, two of the top eight players in the final FedExCup standings played SteelFiber shafts and we delivered two top three finishes in the PGA Tour PlayOffs so we're very excited to be in the hunt again this year for both the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]
"Congratulations to the winner on his first professional tour victory," said Tak Yamada, President, Graphite Design, "The Tour is producing some very talented young golfers and the winner of the Boise Open is no exception. We look forward to watching him play on the PGA Tour in 2013." [... more » ]
"It is a great experience to be among our veterans and find how strong a component golf is to their rehabilitation," said Bob Bales, the PGA head professional at Sauganash Golf Club in Three Rivers, Mich., leader of the team of PGA Professionals serving the veterans. "It was a very special opening for us on Sept. 11. The veterans were treating us like we were heroes." [... more » ]
"We offer congratulations to not only the team from California but to all of the teams," said PGA of America President Allen Wronowski. "The PGA of America is proud to bring this recreational youth sports team concept to golf. This was an incredible finale to a great first year, and we look forward to engaging many more young golfers next year." [... more » ]
"We are extremely honored and proud to receive the No. 1 ranking among all the new golf course in Korea," said Ki-yoo Kim, President & CEO of Donglim Leisure Development Co., Ltd., owner of Whistling Rock Country Club. "The golf courses on this list are truly exceptional. We appreciate the recognition by Golf Magazine Korea." [... more » ]