Golf News for Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Although it marked Horschel's first win, he had been knocking on the door with three top 10 finishes in his past three tournaments — tying for second to Points in Houston, tying for third in San Antonio and tying for ninth at the RBC Heritage a week ago. He has made a PGA Tour-leading 23 straight cuts. [... more » ]
"This is just surreal," said Wilcox after his first victory ever on the Tour. "I've been dreaming about this my whole life. I've just made some big changes in my life. That's what I needed to do - and [need to] continue with." [... more » ]
Srixon congratulates staffer Inbee Park for her victory at the 2013 North Texas LPGA Shootout. Park cemented her position as the World #1 by securing her third win of the 2013 season. The victory also marks the sixth of her young LPGA career. Unlike her win earlier this month at the Kraft Nabisco, Park had to come from behind to earn the victory. [... more » ]
"We congratulate this professional for his victory on the European Tour. After a few years away from winning, we are very excited for his play and scoring ability. We wish his team the best of luck. The KBS Team is also very proud of the steady growth seen on the Tour with another week of 30 players," said Kim Braly, Director of R&D and Tour Operations. [... more » ]
Old Silo Golf Course & Restaurant -- Kentucky’s top-rated public course -- is situated on 209 acres of rolling bluegrass countryside, and is located just 30 minutes east of Lexington off I-64. With its numerous awards and features in Golf Digest, Golf Magazine and USA Today, Old Silo offers guests a golf experience that combines award-winning design. [... more » ]
Bionic is offering golfers a chance to win a round of golf with a celebrity in its first-ever "Swing with the Stars" Sweepstakes. This year's Tee It Up Celebrity Golf Classic, benefiting the Wounded Warrior Project, will be held October 7 at Mountain Gate Country Club in Los Angeles, Calif. The winner and guest of their choice will be flown to L.A. for the event. [... more » ]
"Building off the great success of the original Patriot Pack, we are ecstatic to provide consumers with this Tour Z6 Wingman Pack and are pleased to add another product to the mix that will support Major Rooney's incredible foundation," said Phil Gyori, Managing Director - North America. [... more » ]
"Our spikes have long been recognized as the #1 Brand on Tour and now the FLYtee is rapidly gaining worldwide acceptance among the game's top stars," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. [... more » ]
"ECCO is one of the many exceptional partners that help make Golf Retirement Plus a cornerstone of the financial planning by thousands of PGA Professionals nationwide," said PGA President Ted Bishop. "Our members are key drivers of golf shoe sales, and this gives them yet another incentive to promote ECCO's many innovative styles." [... more » ]
"Tony Wright flat out 'nails it' with this book! A 'must' read for anyone considering new equipment and wanting to be truly custom fit," said Bill Weitzel, owner of Conquest Custom Golf and a 2013 USA Golf Digest Top 100 Club Fitter. [... more » ]