Golf News for Thursday, May 16, 2013
Golf Summerlin offers golf enthusiasts a tiered-pricing special this Memorial Day weekend at all three courses. Golfers receive reduced rates with each additional round booked throughout the weekend. Thursday May 24 through Sunday May 27, golfers can play any course and for every round they play, the price will decrease. [... more » ]
Black Jack's Crossing was designed by golf superstar Lanny Wadkins, winner of the 1977 PGA Championship, eight-time member of the US Ryder Cup team, and inductee into the World Golf Hall of Fame. Wadkins worked with well-respected architect Paul Cowley, who was Senior Design Associate for Love Golf Design and is helping build Tiger Woods' new course in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. [... more » ]
Marking 10 years to the day of the historic moment when Annika Sorenstam hit one of the most famous tee shots ever and became the first woman in modern history to test her mettle among men in a PGA TOUR event, Golf Channel will air a definitive retrospection of that slice of history in Go Annika, airing Wednesday, May 22, at 9 p.m. ET. [... more » ]
The BMW Charity Pro-Am is the only tournament on the schedule that features both amateurs and celebrities competing alongside Tour professionals in a better-ball competition played over four golf courses. Celebrities scheduled to compete include actors Lucas Black, Anthony Anderson, Craig T. Nelson and Kurt Russell; hockey icon Wayne Gretzky and Carolina Hurricanes head coach Kirk Muller, among others. [... more » ]
"Savvy travelers are more flexible and knowledgeable about when and where the 'best deals' are," said Bill Golden, president of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday. "With our combination of packages for all budgets and roster of countless summer activities, the Grand Strand is tough to beat for a 'fun in the sun' fix." [... more » ]
With each night booked, enjoy a spacious guestroom or villa at Marriott's Grande Vista, a one-day membership to Grande Vista Golf Club and practice facilities, unlimited range balls, and a $30 credit to use at The Grill at Grande Vista restaurant! This package is unavailable anywhere else as memberships to the Grande Vista Golf Club facility are limited. [... more » ]
"Lynn and I are very pleased to be partnering with Tullymore, an award-winning Golf Resort known throughout the Midwest for its courses and facilities," said Kendall, a two-time Michigan Senior Open champion. "Only an hour from Grand Rapids, Tullymore is a convenient location for students in west and central Michigan." [... more » ]
"I am extremely honored and excited with the opportunity to lead the California Golf Course Owners Association," said Marc Connerly, Vice President of Connerly & Associates, Inc. "We welcome the opportunity to serve all California chapter members and we look forward to working closely with the CGCOA board of directors as well as the National Golf Course Owners Association." [... more » ]
"I am thrilled to be at Horseshoe Bay Resort," said Mr. Jeffrey. "The golf courses and resort amenities here at Horseshoe Bay Resort rival other top destinations in the country and we are very accessible to a large part of the US population." [... more » ]
"ClubCrown is honored to be associated with the U.S. Armed Forces," said Andrew Glaser, Founder and CEO of the company. "Active and retired members love both their country and affiliation. ClubCrown gives these heroes the ability to represent that connection while they're safe on U.S. soil playing golf, one of the world's most fulfilling games." [... more » ]
"We developed software specifically for testing and fitting equipment. You are able to study your customer's data and make recommendations based on key performance indicators that are captured and displayed by our simulators," said Todd Richardson, President & CEO of HD Golf. [... more » ]
"Our strategy is to partner with exclusive distributors that share the same passion as we do to help golfers and non-golfers alike find effective, natural solutions to aches, pains and general joint discomfort," said Gary Sheppard, Chief Operating Officer of Pain Away LLC. [... more » ]