Golf News for Wednesday, May 15, 2013
THE PLAYERS Championship’s coverage on NBC and Golf Channel last week caught the attention of America with record audiences for its tournament coverage and signature programming according to data released today by The Nielsen Company. NBC Sports Group’s comprehensive coverage of THE PLAYERS experienced surges in viewership across the board. [... more » ]
Walters Golf has announced it will offer a complimentary round of golf to all active and retired military personnel this Memorial Day weekend. On Sunday, May 26, 2013, all veterans with military issued ID are invited to enjoy one free round of golf at any of Walters' three properties: Bali Hai, Royal Links and Desert Pines. [... more » ]
"It's a real honor to learn that the Golfweek ranking panelists share our exuberance for this remarkable golf course," said Harbor Club general manager, Brandon Matney. "This recognition will certainly instill a sense of pride in the club members and daily guests who play on a regular basis." [... more » ]
"TPC Sawgrass is one the top ranked courses in the United States and it demands accuracy with every shot, so we are very pleased to see more of the world's top golfers trusting their iron play to SteelFiber shafts," said Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]
"Around the world, professionals and amateurs alike have discovered the performance-enhancing qualities provided by our spikes," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "This fact is validated each week by the legions of Tour players that trust the superior traction, stability and comfort inherent to CHAMP products." [... more » ]
"After meeting with the Sanrio team, we knew a Loudmouth Golf-Hello Kitty partnership was too much fun to ignore," said Larry Jackson, Loudmouth Golf CEO. "We know golfers of all ages will enjoy this line. Be sure to keep an eye out for Hello Kitty on the 2013 LPGA tour." [... more » ]
Hilton Head National is truly a player-friendly course that allows the weekend golfer to enjoy themselves but will also test the more skilled player. Gary Player and Bobby Weed each used their distinctive design philosophies to create a unique 18 holes that will make you use every club in your bag. Now you can play two rounds and enjoy a two-night stay at the Comfort Inn-Hilton Head Island for only $299 per person (based on double occupancy). [... more » ]
"I am honored to be named the top golf instructor in the New England region," said Hooper. "Teaching is my passion and I am constantly challenging myself to become a better teacher and communicator through education programs. There is no greater reward as a teacher then to see my students continue to improve and for some to compete at a high level." [... more » ]
"We are confident that this new arrangement will help the company reach its next level of sales objectives. They've established a reputation of being one of the best in the industry and we're confident they will prove instrumental in IOMIC's sales growth," said Katz Murai, Overseas Division of IOMIC. [... more » ]
"Having up-to-date knowledge on the industry's most advanced equipment and technology is extremely important for golf professionals, and Aerotech Golf is a proven leader in innovative composite shaft technology," said John McMurry, campus vice president of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. [... more » ]
The information in these 150+ page reports will bring the various business aspects into focus and help golf-oriented suppliers achieve sustainable growth in these adjacent markets," said Gary Gustafson, President of G-Force Consulting. [... more » ]