Golf News for Monday, November 25, 2013
"The PGA of America is in the midst of an exciting new chapter of growing the game of golf, and Pete's leadership this past year has elevated the process," said PGA of America President Ted Bishop. "It's with great pride that our Board of Directors extend our agreement with Pete as we go forward to carry a strategic plan that enhances our member Professionals and their standing within the golf industry." [... more » ]
"Tim is an exciting addition to our team as we strive to make our new learning center a leading golf instruction destination to match our world-class golf courses," said Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports & Operations at The Sea Pines Resort. [... more » ]
"My passion for helping African American girls learn more about college golf opportunities was the driving force behind my thesis. I was disheartened to learn the number of African American female NCAA golfers has been declining in the last decade even though more girls have gotten into the game. I wanted to know why," said Kregor. [... more » ]
"Forest Dunes is a special experience and a wonderful place to live, and we are very excited to be associated with all of these great real-estate developments around the country," said Todd Campbell, general manager at Forest Dunes. "This recognition continues to solidify us as one of the country's top golf and second-home destinations." [... more » ]
"The end result will be a significantly more appealing and single integrated structure," said Pound Ridge owner Ken Wang. "This is part of our long term plan to provide facilities and amenities commensurate with the quality of the golf course." [... more » ]
"The Rules of Golf are constantly evolving," said Thomas Pagel, USGA senior director of the Rules of Golf. "The Decisions review process is an opportunity for The R&A and the USGA to continue to help make the game more understandable and accessible for players, officials and others who participate in the game." [... more » ]
"The beauty of these balls is they solve the golfers' dilemma of which ball to play-all you need to know is the tee you play from. Whatever your skill level, our balls are designed to maximize feel and distance from your tee," said Howard Milstein, Nicklaus Companies Co-Chairman. [... more » ]
"At Golfsmith, we want to help customers experience that awesome feeling you get when you give the perfect golf gift," said Eli Getson, Golfsmith's Executive Vice President, General Merchandising Manager. "Our in-store and online experts are always available to help customers hit a hole in one when shopping this holiday season." [... more » ]
"We are very grateful for the support of the Club Manager's Association of America for this year's event. We're certain most of our guests, whether civilian or military, have been at a CMAA member-managed club, so it's wonderful to be able to show how they also support the game of golf through charitable support," said Caddy For A Cure CEO and program founder Russ Holden. [... more » ]
"As the development of golf in this region has grown from strength to strength over the years, our aim within the Emirates Golf Federation with these initiatives is to give all junior golfers an insight to see how a tournament week runs, not just watching professionals play and practice but an holistically detailed approach to how these professionals maximize their potential," said UAE national coach Jason Froggatt. [... more » ]