Golf News for Thursday, January 10, 2013
“Notah has a wealth of knowledge, experience and a tremendous passion for the game of golf, and we are excited for him to be expanding his role within the NBC Sports Group,” Golf Channel executive producer Molly Solomon said. “He already has demonstrated a knack for honest and candid analysis during Golf Channel’s ‘Live From’ coverage, and our viewers can expect the same when he reports from the golf course.” [... more » ]
Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday -- the Grand Strand's golf marketing cooperative - announces ESPN's "Mike & Mike in the Morning" will air its show for the third straight year from the 19th annual Hootie & The Blowfish Monday After The Masters Celebrity Pro-Am (MAM) on April 15. [... more » ]
"Gulf Shores is an exceptional destination where beach and golf stay-and-play visitors have many choices," said Duncan Millar, Executive Director of the GSGA. "Buffalo Communications helps drive vacationing golfers and families to Gulf Shores through its aggressive PR program and skilled team." [... more » ]
"We knew we had powerful technology for sports analysis and improvement, but the positive market reaction from golfers, media, retailers and investors has totally exceeded our expectations," said Vijay Nadkarni, CEO and founder of Mobiplex. "This additional funding will accelerate our market penetration and further expedite our product development." [... more » ]
"Throughout my career, all my golf clubs were back-weighted," said Nicklaus. "The main benefit was that it helped slow down my hands and reduce dispersion. There are a lot of people who could benefit from the philosophy that I used and that is why we have been working with Boccieri Golf." [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to have David join fellow IJP Ambassador Ian Poulter on the 2013 PGA Tour," said Scott Davis, U.S. Brand Director of IJP Design. "David is a talented young player who combines the perfect blend of style and attitude- making him the ideal representative for the IJP Design brand." [... more » ]
"It is an honor and a pleasure to have my paintings be the first thing to greet visitors to Augusta Regional Airport and, when they leave, to remind them of the great time they had in Augusta," said Hartough, a renowned golf-landscape artist. [... more » ]
"The No Brainer is selling so well, it is getting hard to keep up with the demand for these unique clubheads," said Steve Almo, of AlmoDesigns. The No Brainer comes in 2 colors combinations inspired by muscle cars of yesteryear. [... more » ]
"Impact Zone Golf is a comprehensive teaching program which focuses on five unique swing dynamics, specialized drills and personal instruction, and we're very proud of our faculty members who have achieved IZG certification," said Keiser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations Dr. Eric Wilson, who is a PGA Master Professional. [... more » ]
"There are many advantages to creating a high level amateur golf event in Las Vegas, and a plethora of quality golf courses to use in the rotation is at the top of the list," said Eric Yaillen, Executive Director of the Southern Nevada Golf Association, the organization staging the Las Vegas World Amateur. "We have had wonderful response about our courses." [... more » ]
"We are always interested in hosting new competitions," said Guy Roberts, golf director at Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa. "With the 'Sicilian Sizzler' competition, not only will people be able to play two fantastic golf courses in luxury surroundings, but they can also experience a flavour of what makes Sicily such an outstanding holiday destination." [... more » ]