Golf News for Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Golf Channel’s new original series, In Play with Jimmy Roberts, will scour the globe to uncover the most compelling stories in golf, premiering Tuesday, March 12 at 10:30 p.m. ET and returning monthly. Jimmy Roberts, a 13-time Emmy Award-winner at NBC Sports, has drawn critical acclaim for telling stories in sports during his distinguished career, which includes covering 14 Olympics for multiple networks. [... more » ]
"The PGA Show is the perfect platform for the unveiling of these highly demanded licensed products. Along with their favorite colors and designs, golfers can now represent some of the affiliations they find most dear on their drivers, fairway woods and hybrids," said ClubCrown Founder and CEO, Andrew Glaser. [... more » ]
"We know we make clothes that 'look good' and feel good,' and more importantly, for those who want to 'play great,' our 2013 Autumn/Winter Collection has technical and functional elements designed expressly for golfers and their distinctive movements," said Ian Poulter, European Ryder Cup team member and founder and inspiration behind IJP Design. [... more » ]
"The Hauler is a cost-effective solution that allows coaches at high schools and colleges to create personalized bags for each player through its detachable monogramed pocket panel," said Tom Gocke, Global Vice President of OGIO Golf. "Each year, school programs will have the option to purchase new bags or just a monogrammed front ball pocket." [... more » ]
Enjoy a warm welcome at this friendly and inviting hotel when greeted with our delicious chocolate chip cookie upon arrival. Conveniently located less than 25 minutes north of San Diego International Airport (SAN), Carmel Highland Golf Resort & Spa offers a contemporary hideaway in the foothills of the striking Black Mountains. Set amongst rolling hills, palms trees and green fairways, our resort in San Diego is located just off the 15 and 56 freeways. [... more » ]
Retired golf coach at the University of Arizona, Rick LaRose, longtime Links Magazine publisher Jack Purcell and retired CEO of the PGA of America, Joe Steranka, earned enough votes form the sub-committee to make the final ballot in the ING Industry Honors. [... more » ]
"I'm thrilled to be a part of the Currahee family and to sing its praises. The principals and management in the property have such a strong commitment to excellence and to nurturing a true sense of community in this uncommonly beautiful setting," said Kratzert. [... more » ]
"Affiniti is very gratified to add three such outstanding and compelling clubs to our roster of managed properties around the country. We certainly will strive to maintain stewardship of the game's history at Dutchess, the celebration of that history at Thistle and the natural grandeur of mountain and lake at Waterfall," said Affiniti founding partner, Whitney Crouse. [... more » ]
Following a successful year of management during which it more than doubled the number of rounds played, Viniterra Golf Club LLC, controlled by Principals of Wingfield Properties, has purchased The Club at Viniterra from Boddie-Noell's Kitty Hawk Land Company. [... more » ]
"I went into the Den asking for funding for the exclusive distribution contract throughout Europe that I received from Bionic," said Mark Richardson, Director of Bionic's U.K. Operation. "This should be a good foundation to start to build the next phase of Bionic's growth within the U.K. and help it achieve the commercial success that I know is possible." [... more » ]
"All of us at Antigua are proud to be an official sponsor of the Gateway Pro Tour," said Ron McPherson, President and CEO of The Antigua Group. "We look forward to watching Gateway Pro Tour members graduate to the Tour and the PGA Tour." [... more » ]