Golf News for Thursday, September 6, 2012
McIlroy's win marks the second consecutive for Titleist Brand Ambassadors through the first two FedExCup Playoffs events. Last week, Nick Watney trusted the Pro V1x golf ball and 14 Titleist clubs to capture The Barclays. McIlroy and Watney are now 1-2 in the FedExCup standings. [... more » ]
"Utility irons are not new to the game, but the X Utility Prototypes feature a state-of-the-art forged construction that delivers a combination of distance, speed, feel and control that has been lacking in this important area of a player's bag for some time," said Luke Williams, Callaway's Global Director of Woods and Irons. [... more » ]
"The professional tours are the world stage for the best players, finest courses and most technologically advanced equipment in golf," said Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. "True Temper shafts continue to set the industry's highest standards for consistency and accuracy week after week on golf's global stage." [... more » ]
"SteelFiber shafts have proven themselves on professional tours around the world to provide unique performance advantages on the PGA Tour. SteelFiber's composite technology gives players greater vibration dampening and reduces player fatigue similar to graphite shafts, while also providing the same stability as steel shafts," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]
"We are excited to extend the Black Diamond Experience through the fall, and offer this unique opportunity for golf lovers to sample our quality of life, courses and memberships," said David McDonald, president of Escalante Golf, owner and operator of Black Diamond. [... more » ]
Stay two nights at French Woods Golf & X-Ski Resort's Hancock House and enjoy unlimited golf with cart, complete breakfast, lunch and dinner for your entire stay! Two people (double occupancy queen or king room) staring from $525. [... more » ]
"It's very rewarding to see four golf courses at Reynolds Plantation honored on this list," said Mark Lammi, Vice President of Golf Operations at Reynolds Plantation. "We are proud of the quality and diversity our courses offer and it's nice to know that others think highly of us as well." [... more » ]
"This equipment is not something you find at a retailer or even at other top club fitters, as we spared no expense in creating the ultimate learning environment and customer experience," said Stephen Boccieri, President and CEO of Boccieri Golf. "At the end of the day, our only goal is to make better golfers and these tools help us achieve that." [... more » ]
"Adding Dave Seanor, who has intimate knowledge of the golf industry and his community, to our team of franchisees will impact Orlando's junior golf landscape immediately. Dave's business experience and passion for working with youth is the perfect combination for developing successful junior golf programs," said Joshua Jacobs, chief executive officer of TGA. [... more » ]
"Hank Haney IJGA offers a unique training experience and diverse learning environment for passionate junior golfers to prepare for elite competition and future endeavors outside the sport," said Peter Orrell, President and CEO of Junior Sports Corporation, owner/operator of the Hank Haney IJGA. "Our staff is dedicated to helping each student reach his or her full potential." [... more » ]
"It makes us very proud to see two separate OB Sports General Managers on the cover of such a prominent magazine as Golf Business," said C.A. Roberts, President of OB Sports. "Matt (Schalk) and Jay (Larscheid) both represent, as leaders, the type of innovative culture combined with solid professionalism that we pride ourselves on as a company." [... more » ]