Golf News for Wednesday, March 13, 2013
“Our fans have pushed the tour’s television coverage and ratings to new heights and we’re pleased to present them with even more opportunities to watch our players in action,” said Brian Carroll, LPGA Vice President of Television and Emerging Media. “Our strong partnership with Golf Channel has provided us with many exciting ways to further showcase our players, not only during tournament telecasts, but also beyond the golf course.” [... more » ]
"The Makena and Malibu are designed to appeal to golfers looking for a traditional blade and mallet putter. By using a milled-face, golfers will experience a softer feel and better roll," said Nigel Matthews, product development manager. "Consumers who have tested the Makena and Malibu putters have given them both high marks on looks, feel and performance." [... more » ]
"It's pretty awesome that Mizuno would give a national spotlight to a bunch of everyday amateurs and let us experience what it's like to be treated like a pro," said Lee Baughman, official spokesman for Team JPX. [... more » ]
"The field at this weekend's WGC event was incredibly competitive, which makes the winner's performance all the more impressive," said Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. "Couple the WGC win with the win at the Puerto Rico Open, and you can really see why more players trust their game to Dynamic Gold than all other shaft brands combined." [... more » ]
"Honours is known for efficiently operating clubs while providing premium playing conditions and quality service at the properties they manage," said Jim Edgemon, managing partner of Kiva Dunes. "We've seen their success at other clubs and want to utilize their experience, knowledge of the market and commitment to quality." [... more » ]
"I have had the unique ability to see the golf business from all different perspectives over the years and I am excited to have this opportunity," said Lund. "I look forward to a bright future with Eagle Golf and I am thrilled to be a part of their initiatives to grow the game of golf for women." [... more » ]
"This distinction for Derron is well deserved," said Glenn Hickey, VP, Americas Sales, Callaway Golf. "For him to be recognized in this way by the accounts he works so closely with is an special honor and a reflection of his dedication as a Callaway employee." [... more » ]
Short comes to Crystal Lake from another Affiniti Golf-managed property, Patriots Point Links in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., a stunning, waterfront 18 holes overlooking Charleston Harbor. Short served as general manager there for the last four years. [... more » ]
"Our grip technology continues to be validated by our Tour success," said Dean Dingman, President of SuperStroke Golf. "To see so many players choose our product each week reminds us to stay innovative and continue to only bring out the absolute best in grip technology." [... more » ]
"Mountain Air is probably as family oriented as any community out there," said Mountain Air Country Club General Manager Andy Singleton. "There's something for everybody. You certainly don't have to be a golfer to enjoy or be part of the community." [... more » ]