Golf News for Friday, February 1, 2013
"Lee Trevino is the classic rags to riches story in golf. Throughout his life, Lee has never lost sight of his roots and his humble beginnings," said PGA of America President Ted Bishop. "He was a self-made player who persevered and won championships because he owned his golf swing." [... more » ]
"We are very proud to have so many fine people wearing our clothing on these tours," said Ron McPherson, President and CEO of The Antigua Group. "2013 promises to be a very exciting year on tour for the Antigua brand." [... more » ]
Morning Drive welcomes an A-List roster of guests next week when the show re-launches on Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 a.m. ET with a new format, a new set, an expanded cast and a new, seven-days-a-week schedule. Headlining the roster of guests in-studio on Monday are 2011 PGA Champion Keegan Bradley, who is making his first appearance in-studio, and 2010 U.S. Open Champion Graeme McDowell. [... more » ]
"Over the past couple of years, Golf Channel has focused on adding more high-quality programming and our viewers have responded by watching in record numbers," said Golf Channel President Mike McCarley. "Our increasingly loyal audience watched Golf Channel more than any January in our history, and those viewers were treated to some remarkable golf on the PGA TOUR. But as we begin February, the best is yet to come." [... more » ]
"The TVD-K is the evolution of the TK grind that we had on tour and as a limited release in WedgeWorks," said Master Craftsman Bob Vokey. "It has a wider sole, with more camber. It has enough bounce to be very forgiving out of the bunkers but still allows shotmaking around the greens. It's been popular with a lot of guys I've worked with on Tour." [... more » ]
"SteelFiber shafts feature a high-modulus graphite core laced with micro-thin steel fiber — a unique combination that provides a solid feel at impact while also giving a player the benefits of greater vibration dampening, reduced fatigue and increased clubhead speed. The result is a composite shaft alternative for irons that has proven itself on the pro tours," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]
The Gold Course at the Golden Horseshoe Golf Club turns 50 this year. One of the most beautiful courses in the United States, routed through mature woodlands and lovingly maintained. When the course debuted, Robert Trent Jones Sr. described it as "a natural arboretum." The course was awarded certified Audubon Sanctuary status in 2001. [... more » ]
"While Edwin Watts Golf is committed to providing the most dynamic selection of products in the game today, it's our store associates that truly make a difference by providing the highest level of customer service to golfers of all ages and abilities," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf. [... more » ]
"We were honored to be recognized by ING and our peers in the industry for taking the lead in developing future golfers through our SNAG coaching and teaching programs around the world," said Terry Anton, CEO and co-founder of SNAG Golf. "This prestigious award further validates that we are making a significant difference." [... more » ]
"We're look forward to meeting with golf course owners, operators and superintendents to discuss how we can help their top and bottom lines," said Jim Sartain, President, GTE. "Our extensive line-up of brand-name equipment will keep your property in prime condition without breaking the bank." [... more » ]
"We're excited to share these images," said John Henebry, a sentiment echoed by his sister Jeannine. "It takes patience to wait for the right light and the perfect set of waves in the background, but nothing can match the exhilaration you feel when you see that you've captured the shot you hoped for. That's what we're so excited about sharing—the images that stick with us." [... more » ]