Golf News for Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Host and managing editor Jimmy Roberts, a 13-time Emmy Award-winner at ESPN and NBC Sports, has drawn critical acclaim for telling some of sports' greatest stories during his distinguished career, which includes covering 14 Olympics for multiple networks. In Play will chronicle the stories about celebrities to everyday people who are all unified by golf. [... more » ]
"Our Miami-Doral store has International appeal, and it's exciting that South African superstar Louis Oosthuizen will be on-site to tee off the PING City Putting Challenge and support our search for the best putter in the Miami area," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops. [... more » ]
"This program is one of the AJGA's most important," said Stephen Hamblin, AJGA executive director. "With faster play, we eliminate exposure to prolonged extreme heat conditions and create a fair experience for everyone. We feel our members can be part of the solution to the issue of pace of play and we look forward to Leupold's long-term involvement as a leader in the golf industry." [... more » ]
"Putting is all about feel and our grips feel like no other on the market due to our proprietary IOMAX material. Putting played a key role in the winner's overall score, especially on the final two holes. We are thrilled that he relied on our Putter Grip to help maintain feel, control and consistency in his putting stroke throughout this event," said Katz Murai, Overseas Division of IOMIC. [... more » ]
"The Association is full of individuals who work at the best clubs in the country, interact with serious golfers every day and know what gloves perform the best," said John Ballback, Bionic National Sales Manager. [... more » ]
"Our monthly imaginative designs represent requests from our customers and fans who enjoy naming the styles through our Facebook account," said company President Cabell Fooshe. "The latest introductions fly off the shelves and we're confident these will impress to quickly become top sellers for individuals, outings, events and more." [... more » ]
"All of our outerwear pieces are designed to complement our highly successful layering strategy that aims to Make Every Day Playable," said Whitney Trimble, Director of Marketing, FJ Apparel. "FJ HydroLite is ideal for players in all conditions - whether it's a layering piece in cool, wet conditions, or as an outer shell for protection during warm, wet days." [... more » ]
Treat yourself to two nights at the luxurious Bellagio Resort & Casino and enjoy two rounds of championship golf at GolfWeek's "Top 100 Resort Courses," Bali Hai Golf Club and the Royal Links Golf Club. [... more » ]
"The course is in great condition and should play hard and fast," said firm co-founder Brian Curley. "We're confident Sandbelt Trails will be as well received by competitors as The Vintage Course was for last year's event." [... more » ]
"Bridgestone's partnership with Jimmy Fund Golf illustrates our commitment to supporting worthy causes while growing our brand in the New England area. We are honored to work with Jimmy Fund Golf and to support Dana-Farber's dedication to cancer care and research," said Dan Murphy, Vice President of Marketing - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to be able to offer this exciting raffle for a once-in-a-lifetime experience at the Masters," said Ed Woronicz, Executive Director of Golf To End Cancer and a Class A member of the PGA of America for 32 years. "For golf fans, there's no more desirable ticket, and no tougher ticket to get, than one to Augusta." [... more » ]