Golf News for Friday, March 1, 2013
NBC Sports Group’s tournament coverage of The Honda Classic this weekend will feature the return of Golf Channel’s Spotlight coverage, featuring live action of players navigating traditionally one of the toughest three-hole stretches in golf -- “The Bear Trap” -- and complementing NBC’s award-winning traditional coverage. [... more » ]
Golf Channel President Mike McCarley: “We are looking forward to continuing this momentum into the spring, starting in March with the debut of In Play with Jimmy Roberts and some of the most anticipated PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour events of the year on both Golf Channel and NBC.” [... more » ]
"We've been with Kuch [Matt Kuchar]and Sneds [Brandt Snedeker] for a long time, since they were playing on the Nationwide Tour, in fact," said Dan Murphy, Vice President of Marketing - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. "To see them having the success they are is incredible." [... more » ]
Running Y Ranch is a full-service resort situated in the heart of the breathtaking Cascade Mountain range, just across the California border near Klamath Falls, Ore. Now you can play as much golf as you like on Running Y Ranch's Arnold Palmer Signature Course and save upwards of 35 percent off their best available rates. [... more » ]
"We are excited to once again be hosting this event and to have such a great group of golfers competing on one of the best courses in the country," said MDA Director Brent Christensen. "It should be an intense competition for the title and it will showcase the beauty and challenges of Mississippi golf." [... more » ]
Jeff Davis, President of Fairway Advisors: "This was a unique opportunity to acquire a well-located facility for substantially less than replacement cost. Old York attracted multiple offers in less than eight weeks of market exposure. The market clearly recognized the unique combination of Old York's attributes." [... more » ]
"Grandfather took MacKenzie to Nefyn to play and he was so struck with the dramatic cliff top holes that he set about looking for land to emulate what he had experienced. I believe this trip became the inspiration for his design of Cypress Point and also his work at Monterey Peninsula Country Club's Dunes Course," said Welsh-born golf course architect Ian Scott-Taylor. [... more » ]
"This is Bogey's mission. The opportunity to help the NENY PGA Section get kids playing golf, reading and having fun by helping them purchase SNAG golf equipment and funding the Golf In Schools programs is exactly what Bogey is all about," said author Dottie Pepper. [... more » ]
"The customary luxurious look and feel of in fiamme apparel was only part of our appeal to PGA Merchandise Show attendees and buyers," said Art Kimbrough, vice president of business development for in fiamme. "Visitors to our booth also were intrigued by the programs we have developed to serve the individualized merchandising needs of each club, resort or retail venue." [... more » ]
"The overnight package offers exceptional value and is perfect for golfers making the drive from Sacramento or the Bay Area," says Bob Higgins, General Manager. "The bungalows feature all the modern comforts of home with panoramic views of the golf course and surrounding hillsides." [... more » ]
"The top three finishers were all using different IOMIC grip styles in a variety of bold colors. We congratulate the winner on her first victory of the year," said Katz Murai, Overseas Division of IOMIC. [... more » ]
"Putting played a key role in the winner's overall score and we are thrilled that he relied on our Putter Grip to help maintain feel, control and consistency in his putting stroke throughout this event," said Katz Murai, Overseas Division of IOMIC. [... more » ]