Golf News for Tuesday, November 19, 2013
"I am delighted to join my parents in the Arizona Golf Hall of Fame," said Solheim, 67. "In more than a half-century of doing business here, we're proud of the role we've played in helping contribute to the growth of Phoenix and communities around the state. As a family-owned business, we get our greatest satisfaction from creating jobs for the more than 800 employees who make us the success we are today. [... more » ]
"The PGA of America is very pleased to welcome Lynn Swann, one of America's most celebrated athletes, to the PGA Board of Directors," said PGA President Ted Bishop. "We believe that he brings that same invaluable insight and commitment to excellence as a member of the PGA Board of Directors." [... more » ]
"I feel great - let's play some more," said the 33-year-old McVeigh, a student at Golf Academy of America's Dallas campus, who saw tours of duty in Somalia and Iraq. "Come on, let's go." The event raised awareness and funds for Salute Military Golf Association (SMGA), a non-profit organization providing rehabilitative golf experiences and family-inclusive golf opportunities for post-9/11 wounded war veterans. [... more » ]
"We expect 'low and forward CG' to represent the next great innovation in metalwood performance," said Sean Toulon, Executive Vice President. "With our SLDR and JetSpeed products, we're giving golfers of all types the opportunity to increase their launch angle and reduce their spin-rate, which ultimately leads to more distance." [... more » ]
"This very flattering recognition from Golfweek confirms Currahee's place among the elite and established residential communities in the country," said Currahee Club managing director, Andrew Ward. "It is a testament to an inspired land plan, the hard work of a dedicated staff and the ongoing support of residents, club members and the local community." [... more » ]
"I am extremely proud to officially welcome Keegan and Brendan to the Lamkin team," said Lamkin CEO, Bob Lamkin. "Their on-course accomplishments are outstanding, of course, but it is their exceptional character and passion for the game that make them ideal ambassadors for the Lamkin brand." [... more » ]
"The 2013 IGTM Golf Tournament was our biggest ever with 320 players spread over four of the Costa Daurada's best courses. Golf GameBook superbly ran all scoring with their clever interactive live hole-by-hole leaderboard," said event organizer Callum Taylor of IAGTO. [... more » ]
"We tend to think about the environmental attributes of golf courses in terms of what we see - wildlife habitat, green space, healthy turf that filters impurities," said GCSAA Director of Environmental Programs Greg Lyman. "But what we don't see is just as or even more impactful. Golf course operations lend themselves very well to recycling programs, and the data suggests GCSAA members are committed to them." [... more » ]