Golf News for Tuesday, November 5, 2013
“Big Break Florida is the start of a relationship between VISIT FLORIDA, NBC Sports and the Golf Channel that will showcase Florida as a preferred destination for leisure travel,” said Paul Phipps, VISIT FLORIDA’s Chief Marketing Officer. “With nearly 1,500 courses to choose from in the Sunshine State, we look forward to this unique opportunity to reach Big Break’s audience of avid golf enthusiasts.” [... more » ]
"Morrish created a special course at Ravenna and we are excited to be placed among the best clubs in the nation," said Glenn Jacks, managing partner of the property. "The raters discovered what our staff and members take great pride in - an exceptional playing experience that makes you hungry for more." [... more » ]
"Well known as one of the best public courses in South Florida, Colony West is poised for resurgence under Billy Casper Golf management," said Peter Hill, Chairman and CEO of Billy Casper Golf. "Golfers will realize the difference in the short- and long-term." [... more » ]
"The Navigator Elite is one of the most innovative electric carts on the market today," said Ed Miyashita, Cart Product Manager, Dynamic Brands. "The cart features new technology including an ultra-lightweight lithium battery and a high-tech interactive screen that looks like an automobile dashboard and monitors battery charge, distance traveled, time, service, and maintenance schedule." [... more » ]
"LDA athletes, with the fastest swings of any golfers, count on our spikes and FLYtees for increased traction and maximum distance," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "CHAMP products have proven to enhance performance for all players, whether providing a solid base or clearing a free path for crisp contact off the tee." [... more » ]
"I'm delighted to serve as a global ambassador for such an esteemed company," said Gary Player. "Berenberg has been a fantastic partner in our philanthropic endeavors through the Gary Player Invitational and The Player Foundation where we have already enjoyed a rewarding relationship, but I am now honoured to promote this bank that was founded in 1590 across the globe." [... more » ]
"We try to offer this course every 3 months as our contribution to the Golf Fitness Industry," said Fran Rosario, VP of Business Development for FitGolf Performance Centers. "We have a proven strategy that works, and our goal is to share this information to help those who would like to start or grow their golf fitness business." [... more » ]
"For any golfer who needs an "in depth" analysis of his putter and putting stroke, the East Tennessee Short Game Expert, Tony Wright of Game Improvement Golf, is the place to go. After seeing his presentation at the 8th AGCP Roundtable, he can help any golfer dial in his short game," said Bill Weitzel, Conquest Custom Golf and Golf Digest Top 100 Custom Club Fitter. [... more » ]
"Fielding a golf team in a NCCGA tournament for the very first time and winning was very exciting, but now to win our second consecutive event and to dominate against some very good collegiate teams is making a statement," said John McMurry, Vice President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Vice President. [... more » ]
"For a tournament located in a community our size to be able to raise more than $6 million for charity two years in a row is an achievement everyone associated with the tournament can be proud of," said Clair Peterson, tournament director of the John Deere Classic. "The final total of $6.32 million reflects the generous character of Quad Cities residents and that of our title sponsor, John Deere." [... more » ]