Golf News for Tuesday, March 26, 2013
En route to capturing his 77th career PGA Tour victory, his 60th win with Nike equipment in the bag, Tiger took full advantage of his 14-club Nike arsenal, including his Nike Method 001 putter. Woods led the field in strokes gained-putting and dropped clutch putts including 17 birdies and three eagles. [... more » ]
"We weren't surprised to find that people wanted more lofts in the K," said Adam Barr, president of Miura. "The club has been so versatile in so many kinds of turf, especially with the face laid open. And it just works so well in the sand. Making more lofts in these was something we were happy to do." [... more » ]
"Our 52 degree gap wedge is actually made to help eliminate those problems. We're very proud of how much these clubs can help players, no matter how long they've been enjoying the game," said a company spokesperson, remarking on the incredible advantage this wedge provides. [... more » ]
"We launched the ratings and reviews service to be the definitive source of objective, up-to-date course information," said Will McIntosh, senior vice president of Business Development and Strategy at Golf Channel. "The response we've received gives us an opportunity to share information that will help golfers decide where they want to play their next round based on feedback from golfers like themselves." [... more » ]
"Giving our players one more opportunity to earn a spot on merit, I believe, is the right thing to do," said United States Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson. "I will use all possible resources in choosing these three Captain's choices to complete the best possible team in order to win the Cup back for the United States." [... more » ]
Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort has been voted the best resort in Destin, Florida and the no. 1 resort on Florida's beautiful Emerald Coast. The resort's Classic Golf Package includes accommodations in a standard hotel and two rounds of golf. You'll enjoy one round on Sandestin's Links Course and one round at Baytowne Golf Club. [... more » ]
"During the past three years the PGA Expo has found a valuable niche in the Las Vegas fashion marketplace to provide timely sourcing of new golf fashion, equipment and accessories, plus key golf instruction and business education opportunities for PGA Professionals and golf retailers," said PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President Ed Several. [... more » ]
"HEX Chrome+ is hands down the fastest Tour Ball we've ever designed at Callaway," said Dave Bartels, Senior Director, Golf Ball R&D, Callaway Golf Company. "This new 4-piece construction has a single-piece core and dual-mantle system that were designed in unison to create more ball speed with the longer clubs." [... more » ]
"Ever since the launch and international success of our first men's range, we've had golfers requesting a classic version to add to their golf shoe collection," said Alex Bartholomew, founder of Royal Albartross and chief designer of the new mens range. [... more » ]
"Our tour department took Karrie's request for grips that matched the national colors of Australia very serious. She is an Australian icon and they needed to be perfect," said Katz Murai, Overseas Division of IOMIC. "Her patriotic grips were installed at the LPGA KIA event and she as well as the team are thrilled how they look and perform." [... more » ]
"Social gatherings of various sizes and shapes have always occupied a large part of the activities calendar at our golf facilities," said Phil Green, CEO of OB Sports Golf Management. "We feel that Marisa is the right person to oversee and improve the bottom line for the clubs while also leveraging her experience to provide a first-class experience for guests." [... more » ]
"We are honored to receive this recognition from Golfweek," said Pursell Farms CEO David Pursell. "FarmLinks and Pursell Farms strive to offer our individual and group guests' excellence throughout the resort." [... more » ]