Golf News for Tuesday, February 19, 2013
"These awards confirm Kaua'i as an excellent golf destination, complementing our beaches, activities and family-friendly atmosphere," said Sue Kanoho, executive director of the Kaua'i Visitors Bureau. "Along with Kaua'i Lagoons Golf Club and Puakea Golf Course, our honored courses combine to provide an array of world-class options." [... more » ]
GolfNow’s Power User Conferences also will introduce operators to GolfNow Central, an improved technology platform that supports the GolfNow online tee time reservation system and makes it easier to price tee times on and other distribution channels. Attendees also will learn about the recently launched Customer Relationship Management tool, which helps operators design and implement custom email campaigns. [... more » ]
"Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all who stopped by to learn more about the entegra program," said Jim Bailey, Managing Partner, ICS/entegra. "We really enjoyed discussing the benefits of the entegra Program and highlighting the positive impact it will make on top and bottom lines." [... more » ]
Essex star Hiluta, who claimed victory at Club de Golf Alcanada in Mallorca 12 months ago, is one of ten members of England's current elite amateur squad who will take their place in the 115-man field to compete for one of European amateur golf's most sought-after titles on La Manga Club's renowned South Course from February 27 to March 3. [... more » ]
Ted Rhodes, African-American golf pioneer, Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame inductee, Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame inductee, Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools Sports Hall of Fame inductee, African American Golfers Hall of Fame inductee was also posthumously granted membership in the PGA of America. [... more » ]
"The USGA is considering making club anchoring non-conforming. Therefore, golfers who rely on chest or belly putting will be searching for another way to stabilize their strokes and quiet their nerves," says John Ambrose, Lateral Line President and Club Designer. "This big putter will do for putting what the 'wide-bodied' drivers did for driving." [... more » ]
"Attendees at the Chicago Golf Show will enjoy learning about the most sophisticated, realistic golf-simulation system in the world," said James Kim, CEO of XGOLF. "Individual avid golfers, as well as instructors and club fitters, will appreciate the chance to discover XGOLF's superior graphics and exciting new capabilities." [... more » ]
"At this time in our club's history, we must increase the value of membership and elevate the quality of service," said Tom Valiulis, president of Rockford Country Club. "We look to the KemperSports team to deliver a first-class experience for our members and guests and expand our presence in and around Rockford." [... more » ]
"David is a great fit for our growing membership at Shackamaxon," said club co-owner Warren Leeds. "His passion and commitment to sourcing the finest local ingredients will translate into fresh, seasonal menu offerings, and his proven leadership skills will bring the dining experience at Shackamaxon to the next level." [... more » ]
"Any golfer who wants to improve his game will find Roy's explanations of how golf clubs can be custom fit and custom built to match to each golfer's size, strength, athletic ability and swing characteristics to enable golfers to play to the best of their ability is information that will help every golfer," writes Tom Wishon in the Foreward to the book. [... more » ]