Golf News for Friday, September 21, 2012
NBC Sports Group will present unprecedented, comprehensive Ryder Cup news coverage, tournament action, original themed programming and online digital coverage of the 39th Ryder Cup -- with more than 60 hours in total of on-air content – Sept. 24-30. The 39th edition of the biennial golf competition between the world’s top professional golfers representing the United States and Europe takes place Sept. 28-30 at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill. [... more » ]
Michael Phelps, the most-decorated Olympian in history, will join golf’s funnyman, David Feherty, for a special Ryder Cup-themed Feherty Live from Chicago, airing Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. The show also will feature appearances by former Ryder Cup captains Paul Azinger, Sam Torrance and Lanny Wadkins. [... more » ]
"Clarksville Country Club is an exciting addition to our portfolio," said John Easterbrook, executive vice president of operations, Troon. "We are confident that combining the club's amenities and charming character with the skill and expertise of Troon Prive, our private club operations division, will result in an extraordinary experience for members and guests." [... more » ]
"We are very pleased to have the opportunity to provide our global client base with Graeme's exceptional talent in capturing the essence of our designs through his fine art golf paintings. It is a logical extension of our services to our valued clients and our own art form." said Brian Costello, Principal and Partner at JMP. [... more » ]
"As the leading management company in the southeast, Sequoia Golf has a strong history of revitalizing courses throughout the region, which made it an easy choice when selecting a management team for Canebrake," said Dr. York, owner of Canebrake Country Club. "We're excited to the have Sequoia team on board." [... more » ]
Located in the spectacular Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, the rustic-yet-elegant Skamania Lodge is located just 45 miles east of Portland, Oregon, on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The challenging 18-hole, par-70 golf course at Skamania Lodge is beautifully tucked into the resort's 175 wooded acres. It features acres of breathtaking and tranquil views. [... more » ]
"The last day of the Boise Open the wind and sun made the greens really firm. The SS5 with black face helped a veteran Tour player control his ball speed and ball path which helped him tie for tenth place. We congratulate him on his third Top-10 finish of the season," said STX Director of Golf Steve Henneman. [... more » ]
"For more than 40 years, the best players in the game have had to negotiate the perils of Harbour Town's 18th to hoist the winner's trophy of the PGA Tour's RBC Heritage," said Cary Corbitt, director of sports division. "We're honored to be included among game's greatest holes." [... more » ]
"We have been supporting the 11-99 Foundation for many years. Our highway patrolman risk their lives to keep our streets safe, so it is with great honor that we can reciprocate by helping them and their families in time of need," said Jennifer King, President of KZG. [... more » ]
Apple Mountain Golf & Country Club's stay-and-play packages offer our "out-of-town" couples and groups the opportunity to tee it up here. This is definitely a golf course you'll want to check off your list. The fairways are flawless, the tee boxes are well groomed, the greens are rolling smooth and, of course, the views are incredible. [... more » ]
"It's wonderful to be part of an outing like this," said Billy Casper, a member of the PGA and World Golf Hall of Fame. "An initiative that helps young people experience nature first-hand deserves our support." [... more » ]
"We have been very proud to support the VCU Massey Cancer Center for the past several years through our Pink Ribbon Collection and through local charity golf tournaments," said Craig Ramsbottom, President, Dynamic Brands. "The center, which is located near our headquarters in Richmond, is ranked among the best cancer research universities in the country." [... more » ]
"The Open is growing its presence on the PGA Tour and in the community" said Rick Martin, Founder of Martin Golf Apparel. "Martin Golf is pleased to announce this new partnership as our brand grows its own presence among discerning golfers and high end golf shops." [... more » ]