Golf News for Monday, September 24, 2012
In Santee, you get good, quality golf on well-maintained and over-seeded courses. And golfers feel more appreciated, their trips are not as expensive and they tend to return year after year. In fact, that is what makes Santee different than most golf destinations. The cast of characters who have meticulously and lovingly nurtured this sleepy little lakeside outpost in the South Carolina Lowcountry have always preferred having a host of happy golfers to Top 100 rankings and empty fairways. [... more » ]
If you have a love for golf, hit the links with Mount Airy Casino Resort's golf vacation package, which includes two complimentary rounds of golf on their beautiful Hal C. Purdy-designed 18-hole championship course. And after a day on the fairways, play in their casino with $15 in free slot play. Starting from $219/night. [... more » ]
"The playing conditions at Circling Raven are exceptional as we head into the final stages of the golf season and we look forward to our golfers taking advantage of these value-laden, stay-and-play rates," said Circling Raven Director of Golf Tom Davidson, PGA. [... more » ]
Bonaventure Country Club's East golf course closes today Sept. 24 and will receive a major facelift including new “Tif Eagle” Bermuda greens and new bunker sand. While the East course receives a complete makeover, the West course will have new bunker sand and remain open for play. [... more » ]
"It is a great honor to be recognized among the best public courses in the U.S. by two of the leading golf publications," said Paul Schock, founder of The Prairie Club. "We strive to provide a world-class golf experience for all of our guests, and this recognition is a true reflection of the vision and philosophy of The Prairie Club." [... more » ]
"What a terrific accomplishment for Mark," said Kollmeyer, who has been Palmer's coach the past 10 years. "He is a great example of how students take what they learn in the center and put it into play on the golf course. What is even more impressive is that Mark did it under the pressure of a national tournament." [... more » ]
ClubGlider literally glides from parking lot to luggage counter and back again with retractable legs that easily extend and then tuck away securely for travel. And, thanks to the maneuverability of ClubGlider's pivoting wheels, walking around is effortless. ClubGlider offers all or more of the protection and storage space of a traditional golf travel bag while eliminating the heavy lifting and constant bending normally required to get through the airport. [... more » ]
"We know we make clothes that 'look good' and feel good,' and more importantly, for those who want to 'play great,' our Autumn/Winter 2012 Collection has technical and functional elements designed expressly for golfers and their distinctive movements," said Ian Poulter, European Ryder Cup team member and founder and inspiration behind IJP Design. [... more » ]
"Dad always loved playing tournaments at Pinehurst and I think he'd have enjoyed sitting back in one of the rocking chairs on the porch, watching all the action, and sipping a Slammin' Sam," said Sam's son, Jack Snead. "With all the great memories he built at this world-class resort, it's a real thrill for me to bring some of his unique Ryder Cup memorabilia to share with members and guests." [... more » ]
"In spite of an unhealthy economy, we managed to not only grow our business but also be recognized by some wonderful organizations for our accomplishments," said Spicer. "Last year, we instituted some uncertain changes to our business and to see these kind of positive indicators gives us all a sense of accomplishment." [... more » ]
"I'm delighted to see such a good turnout at the golf day which will raise a fantastic amount for the Elizabeth Montgomerie Foundation. Providing support to people who have been affected by cancer is so important and events like this give a great boost to our fundraising efforts," said Scottish golf legend Colin Montgomerie. [... more » ]