Golf News for Friday, November 15, 2013
“Annika’s impact upon women’s golf in the modern era has been remarkable, setting a standard that may never be touched,” said PGA of America President Ted Bishop. “Her commitment to fitness and excellence made her a legend on the course, but her legacy in the game also includes a sincere dedication to growing a healthy next generation and inspiring future young women through golf. The PGA is honored to now call her the 2013 PGA First Lady of Golf.” [... more » ]
The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa Players Stadium Golf Experience Package lets you enjoy luxury accommodations, daily breakfast at the Cafe on the Green, a round of golf on the world-famous Players Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass, transportation to golf courses, golf bag storage at the resort, a commemorative 17th Hole bag tag, and more. [... more » ]
"Having the Smith Signature course make Golfweek's list of top resort courses is a testament to the uniqueness and quality of the design that Rick Smith created," said Barry Owens, general manager at Treetops Resort. "This ranking combined with our other three championship courses and Par 3 course solidifies our resort as one of leading golf destinations in America." [... more » ]
"GEO Certified is a symbol of the very best golfing environments worldwide and we are proud to have achieved this trusted industry ecolabel. We'd also like to extend special thanks to Jacobsen for their help and support in our environmental management and throughout the certification process," said David Bataller, Golf Courses and Grounds Manager at PGA Catalunya Resort. [... more » ]
"It is an honor to once again be named to Golfweek's Best Of list," said Archie Cart, Lake of Isles GM. "The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation's commitment to quality and excellence has paved the way for Lake of Isles to be one of the premier golf facilities in the country. To be recognized by the national golf media means a lot to the tribe, Foxwoods as well as the entire Troon Golf team at Lake of Isles." [... more » ]
"Taking the club private will only add to the overall experience. It will allow us to continue providing this kind of environment, as well as an outstanding level of personal service, which I hear from members is unmatched from experiences they've had at other clubs," said Chris Bright, chief executive officer of Bright Realty. [... more » ]
"Columbus Country Club is an exceptional private facility with an outstanding reputation," said Jim McLaughlin, senior vice president, Troon Privé Operations. "We are honored to have been selected by them and are confident that our management practices will contribute positively to the experience at this historic club." [... more » ]
"The Driv-Brid golf club was designed for the golfer who is looking for a club that is versatile and especially easy to hit off of any lie," said Alex Resnik, Product Marketing Manager, Orlimar. "Golfers at all handicap levels like the look, feel and performance of the club. It has a very appealing look at address and is extremely easy to hit and gets the ball up in the air quickly." [... more » ]
"Humana Challenge tickets always make for terrific holiday gifts for golf fans, and we're pleased to present another opportunity for everyone to buy early and save big," said Humana Challenge Executive Director/CEO Bob Marra. [... more » ]
"I am so happy. After I won in Brunei, I struggled to win a tournament. It was a long day for me but it's been the best golf of my life this week. Honestly, I didn't put pressure on myself but I had some bad shots for bogeys but I had a good feeling that I would win this tournament. The putt on 17 was certainly the winning putt," said Siddikur, who earned US$225,000. [... more » ]