Golf News for Friday, May 10, 2013
The Rick Smith/Jason Guss Golf Academy, rated a "Top 25 Golf School" by GOLF Magazine, has been providing world-class instruction in northern Michigan since 1990. Instructors Rick Smith, one of the top golf instructors in the world, together with Jason Guss and Henry Young (both Michigan PGA Teachers of the Year) are providing some of the best golf instruction programs in the country. [... more » ]
"Our new Beavercreek store is an awesome addition to our portfolio of Ohio stores and helps us reach underserved golfers in the Dayton area," said Sue Gove, Golfsmith International President and CEO. "First-time customers are blown away by the incredible experience in the store. We have all the latest gear and the most knowledgeable staff in the industry." [... more » ]
"Golf is more than a game; it is a business providing economic vitality for myriad California communities, jobs for thousands of residents, healthy outdoor recreation for families, necessary green space, and millions of dollars in charity to various local community causes," said California State Senator Ted Gaines (R-El Dorado Hills). [... more » ]
TPC Scottsdale - a desert golf oasis nestled in one of the most traveled golf destinations - invites golfers to "Sip, Savor and Swing into Summertime," enjoying deluxe accommodations at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, a $50 nightly resort credit and unlimited golf on TPC Scottsdale's renowned Champions Course, the same greens that many golf legends have played. [... more » ]
"We started with a 460cc titanium driver volume but made the crown a little taller and the breadth a little wider to give it more of a full-bodied look. What makes up difference in size comes in is the shorter heel-to-toe dimension allowing the head to rotate more rapidly around the hosel or shaft so it will be easier to square up at impact," said Hireko Golf's Technical Director Jeff Summitt. [... more » ]
"We're very excited about our growing success on both the PGA and Champions Tours," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. "Unlike any other shaft in golf, the unique composite technology provides stability and shot consistency while it simultaneously reduces player fatigue and provides for more greater vibration dampening." [... more » ]
"I am excited to elevate my relationship with the North Florida PGA Section and its 1,500 Professionals, who work so diligently to promote and teach the game," said Sorenstam, a resident of the Orlando area. "Since my playing days, I have dedicated myself to growing the game through my ANNIKA Academy and Foundation." [... more » ]
"The PGA Championship History Exhibit is a special journey behind the great Champions who have been both premier performers and among the leaders of the advancement of golf worldwide," said PGA President Ted Bishop. [... more » ]
Several well known former NFL football players will be part of this memorable kickoff event; including QB Gus Frerotte, Heisman winners Johnny Rogers and Eric Crouch, in addition to many other locals who played in the NFL. The post-tournament luncheon and awards ceremony will provide opportunities for photos and autographs with the players. [... more » ]