Golf News for Wednesday, January 30, 2013
"Streamsong is a powerful site, and Mosaic is excited to introduce this venue to the world's golf community as a world-class model for economic and environmental sustainability," said Rich Mack, Mosaic's executive vice president and general counsel. "We are honored by the reception Streamsong has received." [... more » ]
"From the day our co-founder Arnold Palmer flipped the switch to launch Golf Channel, instruction has played a major role," said Mike Lowe, senior director of business strategy for "We feel very fortunate to have 18 years of instructional content at our disposal to create a product that's truly good for the golfer and their golf game." [... more » ]
“Golf Channel’s Spotlight coverage has proven to be a coup for golf fans looking to get further inside the ropes at signature stretches of tournament venues -- like TPC Scottsdale’s 16th hole," said Golf Channel President Mike McCarley. "While NBC will continue to feature traditional coverage, Golf Channel’s Spotlight coverage provides a unique, but complementary, viewing experience showcasing the action from notable holes.” [... more » ]
"Our new design for Doral's guestrooms is at once sophisticated and playful," explained Ivanka Trump, executive vice president of development and acquisitions at The Trump Organization. "The palette is elegant and luxurious, with rich accents, blended with patterns and imagery inspired by the sport of golf." [... more » ]
Whether you find your swing on historic El Campeon or you play through the rolling terrain of Las Colinas, you are guaranteed a unique golf experience at Mission Inn Resort & Club just northwest of Orlando. In addition to great golf, Mission Inn resort provides well-appointed rooms and suites, a full-service spa, outdoor recreation and award winning restaurants. [... more » ]
"With the large number of flight options and easy drive times to the Myrtle Beach area, our incredible stay-and-play packages have never been so accessible," said Bill Golden, president of Golf Holiday. "The 'Southern Beach Deal' typifies what we're all about: great golf, great accommodations and great fun all within easy reach." [... more » ]
"We're thrilled to be the first Hyatt property to host a PGA Tour or LPGA Tour event and anticipate that the 2013 Kia Classic will be a tremendous success," said Renny Brown, Director of Golf at Aviara Golf Club. "We're equally excited to welcome golf fans to the resort and provide them a unique opportunity to play our Arnold Palmer-designed, championship course." [... more » ]
Kauai's Poipu Bay Golf Course, which gained fame as the host course for the PGA Grand Slam of Golf from 1994 through 2006, has announced a variety of special values and packages for 2013. The spectacular course was recently named to Golf Digest's 2013/14 list of "America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses." [... more » ]
"Because SteelFiber technology provides greater vibration dampening and reduces player fatigue, while at the same time giving the stability normally associated with steel shafts, we expect SteelFiber shafts will have a growing influence on both the Champions and PGA Tours for many years to come," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]
"Our Caddy Towel is preferred by Tour players, discerning amateurs and retailers across the globe who recognize its superiority, especially compared to lesser quality imitations," said company founder Jeff Herold. "It's now available in 14 colors - including brand new Navy, Mocha and Sungold options - and can be personalized to suit all preferences." [... more » ]
"Volunteers are the lifeblood of the BMW Championship, enabling one of the most prestigious tournaments in golf to run seamlessly," said Vince Pellegrino, WGA vice president of tournaments. "With their support and dedication, we are able to further our charitable mission to support the Evans Scholars Foundation." [... more » ]
"Keith Reese is a highly respected PGA Professional at Valhalla Golf Club," said PGA Chief Executive Officer Pete Bevacqua. "He has served The PGA of America and Valhalla members for nearly a quarter-century, while leading the golf staff in staging some of the most compelling events in PGA history." [... more » ]