Golf News for Friday, January 25, 2013
“If you love golf, Morning Drive has become the way to start your day,” said Mike McCarley, President of Golf Channel. “This move to seven days a week, with a new set and new additions to the cast will allow us to engage in a broader range of topics covering all aspects of the game and give viewers a reason to wake up with Morning Drive every day of the week.” [... more » ]
"The redesign of the SS8 is simple but significant. Not only does the putter look more refined but the weighing changes make it easier to maneuver and control," said STX Golf Marketing Manager Jason Dengler. [... more » ]
Fourteen Golf -- a global leader in wedge and iron design with over 48 professional tour victories -- will use the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show to seek out experienced, independent, sales executives to join their sales team in key territories. The company looks to secure reputable sales reps in Florida, Texas, Washington, and possibly Arizona. [... more » ]
"BirdieBall is so excited to work with Dottie Pepper, Scott Fuller and Bogey Ballton in creating new opportunities to introduce people young and old to the great game of golf is what both of our brands are striving to accomplish. Bogey Ballton and BirdieBall are going off-course to help grow golf on-course," said John Breaker, founder and owner of BirdieBall. [... more » ]
The 2013 Sundog Eyewear Collection features 22 exclusive styles ranging from sleek performance to fashion forward casual models ideal for both on and off the golf course. Also new to the Collection are the exciting Draft, Bolt, Illusion, Ellwood, and Mach models, plus Prelude designed specifically for women. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to congratulate David on his fine play," said Scott Davis, U.S. Brand Director of IJP Design. "Our distinctive and versatile lines are driven by high quality tailoring and technical perfection, combining the latest in apparel technology with an updated fashionable edge." [... more » ]
"These two new models include all the high-performing features that have made the GX series rangefinders so successful," said Rob Morrison, Leupold's vice president of marketing. "By incorporating our next-generation DNA engine technology into this platform, GX-1i and GX-2i models take ranging speed and precision to the next level." [... 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 » ]
"Our thriving reputation as the perfect 'golf buddy' trip destination is what we're all about," said Claude Pardue, President and CEO. "We offer three marvelously diverse layouts, laser-like focus on course conditioning, spacious accommodations well-equipped with creature comforts and a host of enticing free extras." [... more » ]
"Organizing a group golf vacation can be a laborious and unrewarding task, but this package makes it easy to book everything with one quick call, plus the organizer plays for free," said Cary Corbitt, Director of Sports Division of Sea Pines Resort. [... more » ]
"I've spent the better part of the last 15 years spreading the message of energy and water efficiency in golf. However, communicating the value of these services to our customers has been tricky. I think we've finally broken through with a tool that's accurate, easy to use and current with the latest technology available," said Andy Staples, ASGCA Associate and President of SGRG. [... more » ]
"We love kicking off our year at such an exciting event as the Waste Management in Phoenix, especially with a player like Rickie Fowler. Fowler loves giving back from this great sport and has participated with us multiple times in the past," said Caddy For A Cure CEO and program founder Russ Holden. [... more » ]