Golf News for Wednesday, January 9, 2013
"The economy has endured two significant recessions the past decade and golf has fared well," said Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation, administrator of GOLF 20/20. "The health and growth of the game has a direct bearing on jobs, commerce, economic development and tax revenues for U.S. communities and industries." [... more » ]
"The new Otter Company collection for women is bright, bold and pretty," said Debby Phelps, apparel designer for The Otter Company. "Every piece in the collection emphasizes both style and playability - and the new color combinations offer a dash of pop, flair and fun!" [... more » ]
"We are incredibly excited to have Victoria in our booth this year for the industry's most important event," said Micky Gallas, Founder of TipTeeToe. "Victoria's passion for the game and her work ethic have brought her to the pinnacle of women's professional golf and we are looking forward to her representing our brand around the world." [... more » ]
"The response to the Shotmarker has been amazing and we are looking forward to another great event," said Mitchell Rashid, CEO of Select Sports Worldwide, creator of Shotmarker. "The PGA Show is a great opportunity for golf professionals, retailers and event coordinators to view our new stock designs and our new packaging options." [... more » ]
"The PGA Show is a great way for us to introduce new products to our existing customer base and to also greet new customers," said Ryan Neel, President of MVP Sport. "The PGA Professionals and key national retailers have really embraced our product line and I know they will be blown away by our new product additions for 2013." [... more » ]
"Winter is traditionally a time for people to practice so we thought it would be the ideal time to offer a programme to people who would like to quickly learn the basics of the game and understand the etiquette required," said Ivan Marzola, the owner of the Grado resort. "Our teaching professionals are among the best in Italy and will deliver a standard of coaching that will help beginners to gain a feel for the game in just a few days." [... more » ]
"As a leader in the health care industry, Humana is doing a wonderful service to all those impacted by their care and health coverage. Over my 60-year golfing career, I placed great emphasis on fitness and a healthy diet and at this stage in my life, I really see the benefits of my lifelong commitment more than ever," said golf legend Gary Player. [... more » ]
"Wanting to do something different for our 25th anniversary, we came to the conclusion that some outstanding talent—both for playing and teaching—is available right here in our state," said Golf Show Manager Carolyn Alt. "Our patrons will learn from Michigan's best players and teachers." [... more » ]
Tony Wright has been a Professional Club Fitter for more than 6 years. He writes a weekly club fitting blog post, and a monthly club fitting newsletter. "The Fit Is IT!!" is a compilation of the most valuable information, from a golfer's perspective, of his writings. [... more » ]