Golf News for Friday, February 15, 2013
Tom Doak, one of the hottest golf course architects in the business, Steve Brady a dominant player in the state who is passing on his knowledge to the wannabes and Fritz Balmer, an executive who rescued the Golf Association of Michigan and patched it back together, have been elected to the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame. [... more » ]
"Lou is a well-respected sports industry veteran with a proven track record and he believes in what we are building as part of the NBC Sports Group," said Mike McCarley, President of Golf Channel. "He takes a partner-focused approach and shares a deep passion for the game, which will contribute to developing innovative partnerships across our portfolio of golf businesses." [... more » ]
"I am extremely honored to be selected as one of the U.S. Kids Golf's Top 50 Kids Teachers," said Blazer. "I am passionate about teaching the game, and it is truly rewarding to make an impact and observe the progress of the junior boys and girls that I teach." [... more » ]
A business administration graduate from Mercyhurst College, Parker is an accomplished golf competitor, having qualified for the Buick Challenge in 2003 and played in several Hooters Tour events in 2007. He, his wife Jolene and their two children live in Summerville, S.C. [... more » ]
Golf will get the first shot at bracket madness this month through Golf Channel’s first-ever World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship fantasy bracket game offered at Fans are being offered an opportunity to make their picks and fill out a bracket -- March Madness style -- for the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, the only match-play tournament played on the PGA TOUR calendar each year. The grand-prize winner will receive a trip for two to the 2014 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. [... more » ]
"We are honored by Golf Digest's recognition as a leader in the scoring club category for the second year in a row," said Terry Koehler, President of SCOR Golf. "For SCOR Golf to be recognized by the Hot List is great testament to our innovation, technology, and performance for golfers of all skill levels." [... more » ]
"The Mustache Open is synonymous with Loudmouth's fun and loud apparel, so partnering with them was a natural fit for us," said The Mustache Open founder, Clifton S. Waterbury III. "We can't wait to see fans and competitors sport staches on their face and on their pants." [... more » ]
"We are very fortunate to have individuals who believe in what we are doing and willing to help us out," said Scott Fuller, co-author of the Bogey book series along with Dottie Pepper, former No. 1 ranked female golfer in the world, broadcaster for NBC Sports, and this year's USA Solheim Cup Assistant Captain. [... more » ]
Tullymore Golf Resort's GolfNow Shoulder Season Special includes one night lodging at the Inn at St. Ives, one round of world class golf at Tullymore Golf Club, and one round of world class golf at St. Ives Golf Club. [... more » ]
"We are pleased to welcome these members who have made Venetian their golf club of choice," said Dan Callender, general manager of Venetian Golf & River Club. "The Venice-Sarasota area is a very competitive golf market, and our newest members support our conviction that our club provides value and quality both on and off the course." [... more » ]
"I want to make the game of golf more exciting for kids and spark each players love for the game. For the serious players we can help them and their parents take their game to the college level," said PGA Teaching Professional Chris Smeal, founder of Future Champions Golf. [... more » ]