Golf News for Tuesday, January 29, 2013
"My short game was back to how I know it can be," said Nike Athlete Tiger Woods after securing his 75th PGA Tour win with a runaway victory at Torrey Pines. "That allowed me to save some pars, save some birdies, and move my way up the leaderboard." [... more » ]
"This is the ultimate game-improvement iron," said PowerBilt President Ross Kvinge. "There's not a thinner face on an iron anywhere, and this has huge benefits. First, it has an enormous sweet spot with no hot or dead spots. The technology creates incredibly consistent ball flights from club to club." [... more » ]
"Performance drives all of us at Titleist," said Mary Lou Bohn, Vice President, Titleist Golf Ball Marketing and Communications. "While it's no easy task for our Golf Ball R&D team to improve upon our industry-leading products, new Pro V1 and Pro V1x are the best performing golf balls we've ever made and the best performance choice for all golfers looking to shoot lower scores." [... more » ]
"The Men's Popover is a standout shirt, and the new patterns such as the Gingham Check with the richness of the color palette, produces a look that is stylish, yet comfortable and casual," said Rick Martin, company founder. "It's a look that all men gravitate to, but can also be dressed up when worn under a nice blazer or sweater." [... more » ]
"PinCaddie is economically priced but still loaded with several of our premium features," said Rob Morrison, Leupold's vice president of marketing. "This rangefinder is the perfect tool for golfers to obtain line-of-site measurements to the pin, while remaining USGA 14-3 compliant." [... more » ]
"The General Session has always been a highlight of the Golf Industry Show, and this year will be no exception," said Golf Course Superintendents Association of America CEO Rhett Evans. "You see Brandel Chamblee and Tim Rosaforte in many different settings because they are so good." [... more » ]
"GCSAA is fortunate to have member superintendents like Matt who are wonderful environmental stewards at their courses," said GCSAA President Sandy G. Queen, CGCS. "The board is proud to recognize Matt as a passionate leader in this important area, and to congratulate him on his many accomplishments." [... more » ]
"O'Donnell brings a wealth of experience and expertise within the golf industry to drive our Golf 2.0 growth of the game and player development initiatives, which are the foundation for making golf a game for everyone. As well, Mike Quirk brings a tremendous array of retail knowledge and expertise to The PGA," said Pete Bevacqua, chief executive officer of The PGA of America. [... more » ]
"This is such an explosive topic in golf that we felt the industry needed a benchmark for evaluating the opinion of the game's most avid players," said John Krzynowek, Partner, Golf Datatech. "Overall, however, the debate over long putters has far more to do with a few elite professional players and less to do with the game as played by the average golfer." [... more » ]
"We are appreciative of Constellation, the PGA Tour, and the countless number of volunteers who dedicate their time and resources to provide world-class golf events and also contribute to charitable causes," said GCSAA President Sandy Queen, CGCS. "These funds go directly to programs that advance the sustainable management of golf facilities." [... more » ]