Golf News for Monday, February 4, 2013
"This new category targets players seeking lower profile, minimalist-type footwear. Not only does the player get a better sense of the ground beneath them, they also are more tuned-in to the movement of their lower half throughout the swing," said Mike Foley, Director of Marketing Footwear. [... more » ]
"Our target markets with the new product include golf courses, park and recreation facilities, YMCAs, summer camps, Boys & Girls Clubs, college campuses, high schools, and church groups," said Terry Anton, owner and CEO of SNAG. "SNAG AFTER DARK will be the best available product to provide a much safer night golf experience on a driving range or any open space." [... more » ]
Play four rounds and get one free! Choose from 14 championship golf courses in Myrtle Beach, S.C., including the SouthCreek and West Course Courses at Myrtle Beach National, Aberdeen Country Club, and Waterway Hills! [... more » ]
"As a three-time champion of this tournament, Annika will go down as one of the greatest champions in Kraft Nabisco Championship history and we are thrilled to have her back," said Gabe Codding, Tournament Director of the Kraft Nabisco Championship. [... more » ]
"I wanted to create an event where any competitive junior golfer could compete with players from around the world. I wanted to give the international players a chance to get acclimated to US conditions as well as help all the local players get the feel for Junior World before competing in the event," said Chris Smeal, PGA and Founder of Future Champions Golf. [... more » ]
The Pacific Northwest Championship will be geared toward experienced juniors and also juniors who have an interest in continuing their game at the next level. The exemptions will remain the same as other National Tour events for winners. [... more » ]
"This restoration began as an infrastructure project, but we thought it was an ideal time to return The Ford Plantation to the original strategic vision of Mr. Dye," said Golf Architect Tim Liddy. "While we are repairing the infrastructure, it makes perfect sense to reestablish Mr. Dye's greens, bunkers and fairway contouring in the restoration." [... more » ]
At his indoor clinic at the inaugural WMGS, National Long Drive Champion Evan "Big Cat" Williams drives a golf ball through a phone book. Hank Haney, later a teacher for Tiger Woods, also gives clinics at this first Golf Show. (1989) [... more » ]
"I am very excited to be a part of Fletcher Leisure Group and overseeing the Tommy Hilfiger Golf and AUR Golf brands. Tommy Hilfiger Golf is an iconic American brand that is synonymous with classic and timeless lifestyles that incorporates "tradition with a twist"," said Lohman. [... more » ]
Overseeing the GCSANC as president in 2013 is Class "A" Golf Course Superintendent Jon Christenson of Oakhurst CC (Clayton, CA). Christenson has been in the turf maintenance business for more than 27 years and recently served as GCSANC vice president. [... more » ]