Golf News for Monday, November 18, 2013
"We're pleased to have GCSAA and the EIFG as a partner in this project," said National Arboretum Director Colien Hefferan, Ph.D. "We know that golf has played a vital role in advancing the value of turfgrass through research, development of best management practices, education and advocacy. It is no secret that some of the very best turf managers are GCSAA members." [... more » ]
"The Loudmouth Molhimawk stand bags have been so successful that cart bags were the obvious next step. Customers have clamored for them - loudly," said Loudmouth Golf CEO, Larry Jackson. "We worked with Molhimawk to deliver a quality bag for the golfer who wants the ultimate in convenience, organization, functionality and of course likes to have fun." [... more » ]
"This show will provide us an unique opportunity to share success stories from other courses across the country," said Jon Schultz, President of ezLocator. ezLocator specializes in merging the best technology with the best practices for healthy greens. [... more » ]
Two-time LPGA Tour winner Barbara Romack, Bing Maloney Head Golf Professional Elliott "Bus" Pendleton, "Mother of Sacramento Junior Golf" Irene Kaminsky and Sacramento Bee golf writer Ed Burt are this year's First Tee of Greater Sacramento Golf Hall of Fame inductees. [... more » ]
Set among rolling mountains, overlooking the lush green Santa Cruz River Valley and amid centuries of history, you'll find a one-of-a-kind golf resort just 40 minutes south of Tucson, Arizona: Esplendor Resort at Rio Rico. Indulge yourself on the championship golf course or with tennis on four lighted courts, bask in the Arizona sun poolside and explore walking trails under azure skies. [... more » ]
Fresh off the unveiling of its $100 million revitalization, guests will discover a floor-to-ceiling makeover of its 369 guest rooms; a new 19th hole bar and grill now called "Bar 91"; the Palm Terrace with its renowned breakfast buffet; and its new "Fazio Course" - a complete Tom Fazio II remodel of "The Haig" - PGA National's original 18-hole course designed by Tom and George Fazio. [... more » ]
The black-tie event, which is the tournament's largest fundraiser, saw golfing stars Gary Player, Retief Goosen, Tony Johnstone and Cheyenne Woods rubbing shoulders with Law & Order star Anthony Anderson and CSI New York's Carmine Giovinazzo, Westlife's Brian McFadden and his glamorous wife Vogue, as well as South Africa's first couple of radio Unathi and Thomas Msengana. [... more » ]
"The stage is set for an exciting final week and sudden-death playoff," said Chad Coleman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Full Swing Golf. "Waves of players around the globe have been seeking out our commercial golf centers since news of the five-week event hit the wire, and our residential customers have enjoyed the opportunity to compete and win as well." [... more » ]
"I understand the challenges that Asia's under-privileged children face in taking up the game of golf and through this foundation, I hope to be able to help aspiring young Asian talent who do not have the financial means to develop and aim for top honours in the sport of golf," said Mr. Le. [... more » ]
"If a club wanted to create their own app of this standard it would cost hundreds of thousand dollars, plus at least a year of development. Our solution immediately gives clubs the edge they need to not only compete with other golf clubs, but other industries," said David Darnell, VP of Customer Relations. [... more » ]