Golf News for Tuesday, April 16, 2013
"I am excited to host Playing Lessons and walk the fairways with the game’s best players to get insight on practice routines from tee-to-green," said Holly Sonders, co-host for Morning Drive and School of Golf and also featured as the cover story in the May issue of Golf Digest. "The hands-on instruction on the golf course is what made this series so popular with our viewers over the years. I look forward to continuing that tradition." [... more » ]
"We pride ourselves on our writers' dedication to uncovering the untold stories of the game and its players," said Francis Farrell, president and CEO of Turnstile Media Group, Golfweek's parent company. "Their expert reporting and storytelling is what keeps our readers coming back week after week, and we are honored that the Golf Writers Association of America has recognized their merit." [... more » ]
"We like to think we're the best at everything," said Scott. "Golf is a big sport at home, and this is the one thing in golf we hadn't been able to achieve. It's amazing that it's my destiny to be the first Australian to win. It's incredible." [... more » ]
"We look forward to participating in this outstanding event, which draws a robust crowd every year," said Chris Maher, CEO of Mantis Golf. "Attendees will enjoy discovering how a Mantis putter can sharpen their putting stroke and elevate their game." [... more » ]
The new-and-improved Great Bear will add to the lineage of legendary golf around the Pocono Mountains and Shawnee Inn & Golf Resort. In 1912, C.C. Worthington invited a group of professional golfers to be his guests at what was then called the Buckwood Inn. It is said that this meeting led to the formation of the present-day PGA and the first PGA Championships. [... more » ]
Dye designed all five golf courses at Casa de Campo, totaling 90 holes. The courses include Teeth of The Dog - the No. 1 course in the Caribbean, according to Golf Digest - The Links, Dye Fore and the members-only La Romana Country Club. The Pete Dye Golf Lodge at Casa de Campo was recently christened in his honor. [... more » ]
Nestled in the heart of Kentucky horse country, The Bull golf course at Boone's Trace stretches over 120 rolling acres of woods, water and wildlife. With bentgrass tees, fairways, and greens and bluegrass/fescue rough, the course is always in excellent condition. You won't find many courses in as good condition as The Bull. [... more » ]
"We are thrilled to welcome Charlie to the Loudmouth team," said Loudmouth Executive Vice President, Alan Wallace. "Charlie's exceptional talent, enthusiasm for the sport, and personality makes her the perfect fit for our brand. We look forward to watching her win." [... more » ]
"It's an electric week around here," said Clark Sinclair, director of golf at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. "Our guests and residents are constantly coming and going back and forth to the [RBC Heritage]. The tournament helps create an exciting buzz throughout the resort." [... more » ]
"We are excited to be a part of this event." said David Ostrow, CEO of FitGolf Performance Centers. "This is the first time attending this event so we hope the attendees come to our table to take advantage of a free stretch and balance assessment." [... more » ]
"There is incredible anticipation building about the event at Fernandina Beach Golf Club," said Chad Barhorst, general manager of Fernandina Beach Golf Club. "It is a great vehicle for our community to come together, have fun and give back to charity, all helping make our area a wonderful place to live." [... more » ]