Golf News for Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Nike Golf unveiled an innovative range of products for 2014 - featuring golf clubs, golf balls, footwear and apparel -- at an event at the company's world headquarters in Beaverton, Ore. The new products are designed to unleash the athlete in every golfer in a way that only Nike can through four key technologies: Cavity Back technology in golf clubs; Speedlock RZN Core technology in golf balls; Lunar technology in footwear; and Mobility Enhanced technologies in apparel. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to feature Jack Nicklaus in our global portfolio of lifestyle brands. Jack personifies the meaning of a golf and sports icon, as well as a first-class gentleman and sportsman, and he continues to be an outstanding role model through his commitment to family and philanthropy," said Oscar Feldenkreis, president and chief operating officer of Perry Ellis International. [... more » ]
"We are going to eliminate/minimize every cost not directly associated with product quality; we are going to reduce our economic profit to zero; and we are going to sell worldwide exclusively via the Internet," said Duane Engdahl, CEO of Quantum Golf Putters. "Quantum is well known for its innovative golf putter product, now it will also become well known for its innovative way of doing business." [... more » ]
"The historic nature of playing both Opens in consecutive weeks on a revered course sets the tone for the season. The list of venues crisscrosses the United States and reflects our commitment to bring USGA national championships to as many regions of the country as possible," said Thomas J. O'Toole Jr., USGA vice president and Championship Committee chairman. [... more » ]
"Jamaica's world-class golfing is second to none in the Caribbean, and we are proud to support such a wonderful event that brings teams from all over the world to the island. Congratulations to this year's winners and we look forward to hosting even more teams in 2014," said Donnie Dawson, Jamaica's Deputy Director of Tourism for Sales, Jamaica Tourist Board. [... more » ]
"The D-Lite cart bag has a classy and sophisticated look with design elements that make it very functional," said Lizzie Leasure, sales and marketing manager, Dynamic Brands. "It is extremely lightweight and the new colorways for 2014 provide fashion and style that separates this bag from the competition." [... more » ]
With the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa's Crazy 8 deal, experience all the resort has to offer with with resort-wide savings! Includes: One round of golf on the Gary Player or Pete Dye course for $78 during the week and $88 on the weekend; Swedish Massage or Hydrate Facial at Spa at Mission Hills for $98 during the week and $108 on the weekend; discounted bike rental; discounted Westin Kids Club; and more! [... more » ]
"Every kind of little nuance we could incorporate we did," said Eddie Papczun, who designed the house. "We tried to use every square inch of space in the house in a positive and user-friendly way. We wanted this to be an off-the-charts hotel experience that is all yours while you are in Scotland." [... more » ]
"We put together a list of pros and cons of all the areas and there was nothing that equaled what we already had in Pinehurst," said Elfie Alexander. "Although many areas were very nice, we really didn't find anything that equaled the quality and quantity of golf in such close proximity that you find here. We liked the people and the lifestyle here. Everyone is very friendly and the accommodations are very consistent."

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"Thanksgiving at Mountain Air is like camp for three generations: grandparents, parents and children," said Peter Odiorne, a regular at Mountain Air Country Club. "It is a very special place — particularly for our girls to be able to spend such quality time with their grandparents." [... more » ]
"We are a company dedicated to offering the opportunity to play golf to all those who would like to have a go. Experiences over the past 15 years of teaching and grooming junior golfers have shown that golf is 'cool' with kids and there are many boys and girls wanting to play the game," said Romit, Director of Romit Bose Golf Schools and Champions Junior Tour. [... more » ]