Golf News for Friday, January 11, 2013
"We are proud to once again feature a wide and rich variety of celebrities for our pro-am field," said Humana Challenge Executive Director and CEO Bob Marra. "This is something we know our fans take to their hearts and something they really take pride in and we are thrilled that Carson, Ron, Michael and their fellow celebrities are back to put on another show for our fans." [... more » ]
“I’ve always had a love of golf and dreamed of seeing the world by playing all the best courses. And my competitive side wants to play them well,” Michael Phelps said. “I’m extremely motivated to develop my golf skills, and through Hank’s help I’ve already seen progress with my game and played some really cool golf courses. This is an exciting project with the Golf Channel and it’s been fun working with Hank to see how far we can take my game.” [... more » ]
"Dustin is a world-class champion and our partnership promoting Grand Stand golf vacations has been wonderful," said Bill Golden, president of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday. "The fact that he lived here and loves the area makes him the ideal spokesman for all we offer as America's number one golf destination." [... more » ]
"We're excited to participate in the 2013 PGA Show," said John Goodman, Director of Sales and Marketing at the ANNIKA Academy. "Visit our booth or come see Kai and Charlotta's presentation to learn how we can help your members play their best golf this year and beyond." [... more » ]
"We are very honored to be recognized by Golf Digest as one of America's 100 Greatest Courses," said Dave Harner, director of golf for French Lick Resort. "This ranking is a testament to the vision of our late founder Bill Cook, Steve Ferguson and the legendary Pete Dye who together developed arguably one of the most visually stunning courses in America solidifying French Lick Resort as one of the elite golf resort destinations in the country." [... more » ]
"We don't take recognition like this lightly and it is very much appreciated," says Eric Dutt, Caesars Entertainment Vice President, Las Vegas Golf Operations. "We strive to offer quality both on and off the course, and Golfweek has validated those efforts through these rankings." [... more » ]
Choose a championship course or the closest fairway for a relaxing getaway. Whatever your level, Marriott's golf packages help you reach the top of your game. You'll find the Marriott golf hotel and golf travel packages that identify with your championship attitude. [... more » ]
"A Top 50 Kids Teacher has a passion for helping kids develop their skills and their love of the game," said Dan Van Horn, founder and president of U.S. Kids Golf. "This year's group of honorees stood out among the hundreds of qualified applicants." [... more » ]
"Private clubs today are facing challenges like never before," said Steve Skinner, chief executive officer of KemperSports. "We've customized our management solutions to meet the unique needs of club members and owners and strive to be a trusted resource for private club boards. It is an honor to receive this award from BoardRoom magazine." [... more » ]
"I would like to congratulate the winner of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions on his 7th Tour win and his steadfast perseverance in light of the severe weather," said Patrick Le Vine, founder of the Players Towel. "The difficult weather conditions required a golf towel that maintained its integrity." [... more » ]
"Since GoBe's launch in early fall, we are overjoyed by the interest in the marketplace," said Joe Allen, President, GoBe Golf. "The Pride shoes are my personal favorite with their sporty, casual appeal." [... more » ]
"The composite SteelFiber technology provides greater vibration dampening and reduces player fatigue similar to graphite shafts, while simultaneously giving the greater stability and consistency that is normally associated with steel shafts. This technology is unlike anything else on the Tour today," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]