Golf News for Friday, April 26, 2013
"The new Marriott Golf Academy offers a memorable golf instructional experience at two of the finest resort destinations in the world," said Bill Nault, Vice President, Marriott Golf. "The certified golf instructors are truly experts at tailoring a program to ensure students are learning at a pace suitable to their game." [... more » ]
"It felt like I executed four good rounds under par in very different conditions. I've been feeling good with my putter, so I said to myself, 'you know what, you might make a few errors but you're going to have plenty of opportunities to make birdies,'" said Pettersen. [... more » ]
"For Summer 2013, the focus of pop accent colors on less conspicuous fabrications throughout the collections shows off the styling and design features of the individual garments ," said Sean Gregg, Director of Product Development for Antigua. [... more » ]
"This was the first event of this season for the Japan Golf Tour and we are pleased that the winner was using IOMIC grips. We appreciate the tour players who understand the performance benefits of using IOMIC grips week after week," said Katz Murai, Overseas Division of IOMIC. [... more » ]
"It (winning) means everything to me," said Chapman, the first Englishman to win the most historic and prestigious event in senior golf. "You just look at all the names on that trophy - Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, Lee Trevino and Hale Irwin, all legends of the game. To be a part of that club is a proud moment for me and an honor." [... more » ]
"This two-person team International League platform is just the start," said Chad Coleman, vice president of sales at Full Swing Golf. "From this league, we can create other tournaments, such as Ryder Cup and PGA-style competitions and contests that will keep our customers coming back all-year round." [... more » ]
"We've had some amazing success stories so far this year and we're not even in the peak of our season yet," said Ben Sharpe, Executive Vice President of adidas Golf. "Behind the launch of the incredibly-light adizero in January, we've been able create excitement in the marketplace before many golfers can get out and actually play due to weather." [... more » ]
"Sustainable Golf Solutions, as the name indicates, provides sustainable solutions and original ideas that save money, improve playing conditions and assure short and long-term financial success," said turgrass expert and company founder Tom Mead. [... more » ]
"Tillinghast talked about those views," said Jim Urbina, who has become a leading restorer of legendary courses. "In his book 'The Course Beautiful'—which I used as my 'playbook' for Paramount—Tillie said that courses should offer people coming from the city the chance to get into nature, see the wonderful views, and enjoy the outdoors." [... more » ]
"We are honored and thrilled to have Hopkins Golf as our new title sponsor," said Greg Hendrix, co-owner of the Peach State Pro Tour. "Our relationship with Hopkins Golf Company will help expand our reach from a regional level to a national level. Greg Hopkins and his team have put together an outstanding business model." [... more » ]