Golf News for Thursday, November 7, 2013
"There are more than 15,000 golf courses in the United States and it is truly an honor to be recognized in Golfweek's top 100," said David Engram, Head Golf Pro at Mirabel. "We are proud of the services and amenities we offer, and this award helps show the entire golf community the type of high-caliber, luxury golf club experience that our members already enjoy." [... more » ]
"The fundamental tipping point for this renovation was water conservation," said Robert Trent Jones Jr., the original architect in 1986. "The NCGA is a leader for all golf courses because it oversees, protects and enhances the Northern California Golf Community. If you're going to rip up the course to put in irrigation and install this new way of thinking, it was time to rethink the entire course." [... more » ]
"Both Southern Highlands and SouthShore are exceptional courses located in one of the top golf markets in the world," said Bruce Simmonds, Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Links International. "At Pacific Links we strive to offer our members access to high-quality courses and are pleased to have these clubs on our roster." [... more » ]
"We chose Sequoia because we believe they have a long term interest in making Mill Creek Country Club a successful member-owned club, and we are the start of Sequoia's commitment to golf in the Northwest," said Paul Clampitt, president of Mill Creek's Board of Trustees. [... more » ]
"I can't imagine two individuals better suited to handle the overseas licensing of our propriety zoysiagrasses. With Team Zoysia International, we've got the Zoysia Dream Team," said David Doguet, president of Bladerunner Farms. "When Milt and Arthur said they wanted to handle the international work for Bladerunner Farms, I knew it was the prefect fit." [... more » ]
The golf course, called The Links at Royal Isabela, has been highly praised since opening in 2011, earning kudos from GOLF Magazine, The Robb Report in its "Best of the Best" issue, and Cigar Aficionado. Many others are already describing it as among the best in the Caribbean as it sits high atop dramatic bluffs, offering magnificent views along the coast and into the Atlantic. [... more » ]
"It was amazing to be part of such a great spectacle, especially in Las Vegas, but I will regroup, share some developmental ideas with Callaway and come back bigger, stronger and better next year. I appreciate all the support that everyone has given me and hope to give people what they want next time," said Joe Miller, who failed to capture the 2013 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship. [... more » ]
"We hired Read the Greens, Golf Media to launch a comprehensive public relations, marketing and advertising campaign for the club. This partnership is an instrumental initiative for Tustin Ranch Golf Club to expand its presence," said Tustin Ranch Golf Club General Manager Steve Plummer. "Additionally, they will be a great asset to our ever-growing wedding and events department." [... more » ]
"I am always blown away by the support we receive for our Gary Player Invitational in Shanghai," said Gary Player. "Our sponsors have been fantastic, and I could not be more thrilled with the impact we are making for AIDS orphans here in China." [... more » ]