Golf News for Friday, March 8, 2013
"Josh is the embodiment of Troon's high standard of leadership and excellence in the field," said Rob DeMore, Vice President of Operations at Troon. "We are proud to have him helping us elevate the member experience at Brynwood." [... more » ]
"I'm honored to be recognized among so many great golf professionals who have a passion for reaching kids through the game of golf," Troy Lewis said. "The PGA Professionals in our section have set a high standard for excellence and we hope to lead the promotion of junior golf across the nation for the PGA of America." [... more » ]
NBC Sports Group’s tournament coverage of the WGC-Cadillac Championship in Miami this weekend will feature the debut of Golf Channel’s Spotlight Coverage at one of the most anticipated events on the golf calendar. Spotlight coverage at TPC Blue Monster at Trump Doral will feature live action of players navigating the three finishing holes, including the toughest finishing hole on the PGA TOUR -- the famous par-4 18th hole. [... more » ]
"It's no secret that a player's wedge game is critical to scoring and performance," said Todd Harman, President of Cleveland Golf/Srixon - U.S.A. "With the introduction of our new Fitting System and Fitting Application, we've made it easier than ever for any player to use the right set of wedges and get the correct loft gapping throughout their entire set." [... more » ]
"We're very proud of Stacy and her outstanding performance at the HSBC Women's Champions and are excited to see that she has picked up right where she left off in 2012," said Ron McPherson, President and CEO of Antigua. "Having Stacy Lewis wear our exciting 2013 apparel on the LPGA tour is a great honor, as well as showcase, for us." [... more » ]
"Hunter played some pretty inspiring golf at the WGC Accenture. Match play takes physical stamina as well as mental stamina - he displayed both and credits his DrinkthePink and commitment to fitness for his ability to maintain his energy throughout this event," said BioSteel President John Celenza. [... more » ]
"We are enjoying a successful start of the LPGA season. Our grips have been credited with ten Top-10 finishes including these four from the HSBC Championship as well as with three wins, including a victory from IOMIC LPGA Staffer Kerrie Web at the Australian Open," said Katz Murai, Overseas Division of IOMIC. [... more » ]
Nestled amidst wind swept sand dunes and towering pines, Sandpines Golf Links is a breathtaking location for coastal golf. The Rees Jones-designed course was honored as the "Best New Public Course in America" in 1993. As one of the premier courses in the Northwest, Sandpines received a 4½ star rating from Golf Digest's list of "Places to Play in the USA." [... more » ]
"The EWGA exists to provide opportunities for women to learn, play, and enjoy the game of golf for business and for life," said Arlene Franklin, Boston EWGA Chapter President. Since its inception in 1991, the EWGA has served as a portal to golf and touched the lives of tens of thousands of women. [... more » ]
"We finally feel that we are ready to put Heritage GC out there to the public," said Ryan Woodard, golf course superintendent and director of operations. "We wanted to make sure things were right because we look to contend with all of the top courses in the region. Our goal is to make Heritage Creek an upscale experience for the golfer, while keeping it at an affordable price." [... more » ]
"We're very excited to have Stuart representing Cross," said Diana McCarty, President Cross Golf USA (the US distributor for Cross Golf Apparel). "Stuart is a premier player and athlete who also has a genuine understanding of performance apparel and fabrics." [... more » ]