Golf News for Monday, November 4, 2013
"It's gratifying to earn this critical acclaim for Salish Cliffs," said Head Golf Professional David Kass, PGA. "Distinction like this affirms the quality of the course, the dedication of our staff, and the commitment of Little Creek Casino Resort and the Squaxin Island Tribe to maintaining an outstanding golf amenity." [... more » ]
"To be counted as one the nation's best private courses is humbling," said Charlie Hill, Vice President of Development of Cordillera Ranch. "Our members and staff take great pride in quality conditioning and the course's overall playability, and it's edifying to have those key factors recognized." [... more » ]
"Golfers who try Bionic gloves quickly become loyalists because of the benefits of our performance-enhancing technology," said director of marketing Cheryl Fink. "Female golfers also like to be stylish. Our new RelaxGrip caramel palm glove gives them a fashion option beyond other brands' standard pink and white gloves that they can coordinate with any outfit. " [... more » ]
A double birthday celebration for South African golf icon Gary Player as he not only turns 78, but also celebrates his 60th anniversary as a professional golfer in 2013. Winner of 9 Majors, 9 Senior Majors, 165 tournaments worldwide, and a Grand Slam champion at the age of 29, Player will celebrate his birthday by flying to China where he will help to raise money for AIDS orphans through the Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola in Shanghai. [... more » ]
In her final junior golf season, Lee, 18, won all three starts of 2013, competed for the victorious squads at the Wyndham Cup (West Team) and PING Junior Solheim Cup (United States), and earned the No. 1 spot in the Polo Golf Rankings. Scheffler, 17, is the third Dallas native to be named Rolex Junior Player of the Year, five years after Jordan Spieth became the second. [... more » ]
"Tom is a great industry talent and we look forward to him continuing COBRA Golf's innovation of the game," said Bob Philion, president of COBRA PUMA GOLF. "His wealth of experience, industry knowledge and exceptional success will help us to continue our development of industry leading technologies. I'm confident that Tom will play a key role in our business growth and provide a great future for COBRA Golf." [... more » ]
"This exciting Scottsdale package allows the golf traveler to combine luxurious accommodation at the new and hip Talking Stick Resort with two rounds of spectacular golf right on property, both of which are ranked in the top 20 best courses you can play in Arizona by Golfweek magazine," said Kris Strauss, vice president of sales and marketing for Troon. [... more » ]
"Meeting and trading stories with many other superintendents from all over the country was a great experience along with the top-notch education sessions," said Joseph J. Ettawageshik, GCSAA Class A member superintendent at Lochenheath Golf Club in Williamsburg, Mich., and part of the first Melrose Leadership Academy. "I was able to meet new people, do some networking and have fun while doing it." [... more » ]
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