Golf News for Wednesday, April 17, 2013
"Throughout his career, Tim has created innovative solutions that added value to his customers' businesses," said Jeff Foster, Golf Channel’s senior vice president, New Media Group. "His successful track record of building strategic business development programs for golf and sponsorship partners makes him a great fit to lead the GolfNow business in the Southwest." [... more » ]
Haddick has spent the last five years at the club, most recently serving as head golf professional. Prior to Summer Grove, Haddick worked in golf operations at Port Royal Golf Club, a 54-hole resort facility on Hilton Head Island, S.C. [... more » ]
Five of the Top 10 finishers at the Masters played Aldila shafts, including the second place finisher who played Aldila's new Tour Green shaft in his Driver and Aldila's RIP shaft in his 3 Wood. [... more » ]
Masters Champion Adam Scott, the first Australian to capture the coveted green jacket, has become the first player to qualify for the 31st PGA Grand Slam of Golf, Oct. 15-16, at Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, Bermuda. The season-ending showcase event boasts the most difficult qualification requirement in the game: a major championship. [... more » ]
"We've been playing here for years and years. I've doing this for a long time and this is the first time we've won here. It's very special. It's such a great golf course - a MacKenzie Golf Course, a great field. When you get an opportunity to play here, you do it," said University of California men's golf coach Steve Desimone. [... more » ]
"KBS shafts have been in contention the past four years at The Masters, and we are thrilled this professional won his first major title with our Tour shaft. Already recognized as one of the great ball strikers in professional golf, he has elevated his game since switching into KBS in 2011. We congratulate this player and his team on a terrific performance," said Kim Braly, Director of KBS Tour Operations. [... more » ]
"For more than a decade the green jacket has belonged to players that rely on the traction, stability and comfort found in our products," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "We continue to dominate at the professional level, but our wide variety of options will help players of all skill levels improve their games." [... more » ]
"At IOMIC, we focus on grip technology," said Katz Murai, Overseas Division of IOMIC. "Our revolutionary approaches include the development of a new grip material called "IOMAX" which gives golfers great feel and control. The Absolute X Putter Grip features our improved IOMAX material for ultimate feel and control," [... more » ]
"We received a great response for the Push Cart Madness photo contest," said Lizzie Leasure, sales and marketing manager, Dynamic Brands. "It gave golfers an opportunity to show their team spirit in a fun and creative way. The Harris family made it a family project and was really excited to find out they won." [... more » ]
"We believe that turfgrasses such as Zoysiagrass and Buffalograss, that require less maintenance, water, fertilizer and other inputs, are the grasses of the future. That's why we've designed this website to make it easy for consumers and professionals in the golf, sports turf and landscape industries to learn more," said David Doguet, founder of Bladerunner Farms. [... more » ]