Golf News for Monday, March 11, 2013
"I've cherished the opportunity to share my passion for golf, fitness and nutrition with Academy guests over the last five years," said Annika Sorenstam, winner of 89 events worldwide and eight Rolex Player of the Year awards during her 15-year professional career. "This contest celebrates our team's many accomplishments and also thanks those who've helped make our success possible." [... more » ]
Duane Engdahl: "In the beginning, the USGA/R&A defined the rules of the game; that was clearly necessary. Then they began regulating the specifications of the equipment used in the game; that encroachment on the freedom of competition was the beginning of a slippery slope. Now they are beginning to think it is within their purview, not only to regulate the equipment, but also to regulate how the golfers believe the equipment should be used in the game. ... This is not preserving tradition; it is advancing tyranny!" [... more » ]
"We are very proude of OBAN's continued success on the PGA,, and European Tours. With the winner of the European Tour playing 3 OBAN Kiyoshi Purple shafts en route to a big win, it proves the Kiyoshi Purple is one of the most stable and high performance shafts in the industry," said Pete Sanchez, Vice President of Business Development for OBAN. [... more » ]
"With March Madness right around the corner, we think the push cart photo contest is a fun way to get excited about the tournament and give golfers the opportunity to show their school spirit," said Lizzie Leasure, Sales and Marketing Manager, Dynamic Brands. [... more » ]
"We realized people who play golf typically enjoy wine and vice versa, so this program seemed like a logical next step for us," said Tammy Johnson of the Surry County TDA. "Couples especially embraced the concept and we hope this new guide will expand upon that." [... more » ]
Bay Valley Resort and Conference Center's One Night Weekday Package includes overnight accommodations, two drink coupons in players lounge, 18 holes of golf w/ cart and complimentary driving range. [... more » ]
"Serious golfers want to keep up their skills all year, not start fresh every spring. There was really no place to do this in Philly," said 10-year veteran golf instructor, Christian Dahl, who established the new Swing Science facility. [... more » ]
"We are delighted to welcome Dillard-Jones Builders to Currahee Club and excited to have such a decorated member of the Southern Living Custom Builder Program represented in our community," said Currahee Club's managing director, Andrew Ward. [... more » ]
"Steven's excellent interpersonal skills and vast technical background are an ideal mix for a successful transition to our team," said Jim Sartain, President, Global Turf Equipment. "We're excited to welcome him aboard and introduce him to both current and prospective partners." [... more » ]
"We are very excited about our upcoming 100 hole marathon series and scholarship fundraiser program" said PGA Golf Professional Brendon Elliott, Founder of The Little Linksters Association for Junior Golf Development. "In our first year as a 501c3 we made some tremendous strides forward." [... more » ]