Golf News for Friday, March 22, 2013
"We've enjoyed several successful PGA Tour seasons. Our wedges historically have a great number of professionals playing them but the 2013 is looking like a landmark season. We credit this to the design of the RM-12 Wedge. It provides optimal spin with the expanded grooves but the superior sole design provides versatility that ALL golfers enjoy," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"We are really excited the champions first career win came with the help of two OBAN Kiyoshi Purple shafts. His precision off the tee and longer distance proved to play an integral part for the win," said Rich Parzych, PGA Tour Representative for OBAN. "This is the second win on the PGA Tour this year and 4th win worldwide for OBAN." [... more » ]
On the European Tour, Thomas Aiken relied on the Pro V1x to capture the Avantha Masters, while David Frost placed his trust in the Pro V1 en route to a wire-to-wire win on the Champions Tour. Rounding out the 5-win week was Ted Purdy, who posted a one-shot win at the PGA Latinoamerica Tour's season-opening Abierto Mexicano de Golf. [... more » ]
"I consider my apparel to be as significant as the rest of my golf equipment," said Tiger Woods. "My test sessions with the Nike apparel team led us to construct a polo that frees my swing starting at address and continuing through impact and my follow through. The new shoulder seam construction makes for no restrictions. This allows me to swing with power, and with complete confidence." [... more » ]
"Having this type of amenity really helps set a dealership apart. Besides driving customer loyalty, it helps build buzz in the community," said Todd Richardson, President and CEO of HD Golf. He says several other dealerships are currently looking at installing a simulator. [... more » ]
"Golfsmith's roots are in Texas so we're thrilled to continue to expand in our home state. Whether you are a scratch golfer or someone looking to get into the game for the first time, the Houston Katy store is a huge golfer's paradise and offers the best selection of the biggest brands in a truly unique environment," said Golfsmith International's President and CEO Sue Gove. [... more » ]
"When it opened Longaberger set the standard on the American golf scene for its emphasis on quality design, maintenance and service," said Brad Klein, architectural editor at Golfweek. "Small wonder it has consistently presided at the head of the list of Ohio's best public access courses." [... more » ]
"The Sun Cup offers a world-class experience from start to finish and regardless of how you finish," said Sun Cup tournament director J.J. Scott. "We strive every year to have our players treated like pros for a week, and the experience and memories will last a lifetime." [... more » ]
"I am honored to join the OMEGA family," said Lewis. "This is such an exciting time in my career and I am proud to represent a brand that showcases determination, elegance and power - all things that I value both on and off the course." [... more » ]
"Continuing on a path of higher education, while simultaneously working full-time, can be extremely challenging so we're proud to offer this new scholarship program that gives PGA and LPGA members a means to ease the financial burden," said John McMurry, campus Vice President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. [... more » ]