Golf News for Monday, March 18, 2013
This is Palmer's second column for, which provides a platform for "The King" and Golf Channel's co-founder to share his views about a game that he has played professionally for more than 57 years. The "State of the Game" column represents a trailblazing voice that has influenced the game of golf since Palmer's first professional year in 1954 and one that has made him the most beloved player to ever swing a club. [... more » ]
"We are excited and honored to be recognized by Golfweek, a magazine with a mission to deliver meaningful content to serious golfers everywhere," said Mike McCabe, general manager. "Tripp and Justin have created a return to strategic golf and shot-making that resonates with players who truly appreciate the game's purity." [... more » ]
"We are excited that we will provide guests an even more complete golf experience at La Costa," said Paul McCormick, Vice President and General Manager at La Costa Resort and Spa. "It is important that our championship legacy be matched by our commitment to pure enjoyment of the game." [... more » ]
"Trail Creek is timeless, with stunning views of Bald Mountain, the Wood River Valley and its namesake creek," said Rick Hickman, director of golf operations at Sun Valley. "It's a joy to play and a perpetual favorite among guests and locals." [... more » ]
"We all realized the past greatness of this club and are dedicated to an even higher degree of greatness in the future," said Dr. James Rockwell, speaking on behalf of the new ownership group, of which he is a member. "Old York inspires a special feeling among golfers and we look forward to perpetuating that for years to come." [... more » ]
Relax at the JW Marriott Orlando and challenge yourself with unlimited golf at the Greg Norman-designed Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Orlando, Grande Lakes. Priced at $219, this package also includes breakfast, resort credit and spa savings. [... more » ]
"Radius Face Technology is designed to stroke the golf ball above the equator," said A.J. Crinion, Putting Technologist Barber Pole Golf. "By combining the natural properties of c360 Solid Brass with RFT, Barber Pole Golf has a truly unique and reliable putting instrument, which will reduce your number of putts, lower your score and increase your enjoyment of the greatest game ever played." [... more » ]
"North Carolina is a huge golf destination and Golfsmith is a golfer's paradise. So we're thrilled to expand our footprint to golfers that live here or visit these areas to play the game," said Golfsmith International's President and CEO Sue Gove. "We offer the best selection of the biggest brands in a truly unique environment." [... more » ]
"Thanks to the vision and support of companies like Transamerica-WFG, this championship will continue in its fine tradition as one of the best in all of collegiate golf," said Golf Legend and 2013 World Golf Hall of Fame Inductee Ken Venturi, a two-time winner of the Western Intercollegiate for San Jose State in 1951 and 1953. [... more » ]
A recent survey conducted by Green Flush Technologies indicates that on-course flush restrooms are essential for golf courses to realize their full revenue potential. Men and women golfers were contacted at a driving range and were asked to answer questions regarding their preference for flush restrooms over the temporary portable plastic toilets commonly called "sani-cans" or "porta-johns." [... more » ]