Golf News for Thursday, May 2, 2013
Golfers who book their tee times on GolfNow, the world’s largest online tee time service operated by Golf Channel, recently ranked their favorite courses in four Southeast markets. Their choices: Atlanta – Chateau Elan, Charlotte – Rock Barn, Nashville – GreyStone Golf Club and Raleigh-Durham – UNC Finley. [... more » ]
"Golf is the cornerstone of the Reynolds Plantation lifestyle," said Mark Lammi, Vice President of Golf Operations for Reynolds Plantation. "The golf courses that each of these architects gave us are world-class by themselves, but bring them together, as we are uniquely able to do, and our members and guests of Reynolds Plantation have a golf experience without comparison." [... more » ]
"Most courses have one 'signature' hole they proudly display on their scorecards," said Mountain Air head golf professional Chris Parham. "Here, they can choose from 14 or 15 holes, each with its own character and panorama." [... more » ]
Coming off 2012 as the most-watched year in its 18-year history and first quarter 2013 as the network’s most-watched quarter ever, Golf Channel continues to build momentum in 2013 with its most-watched April ever. This is the fourth straight month in 2013 to reach the most-watched milestone. [... more » ]
"The Father's Day Golf Package is the ideal chance to send dad to one of the premier golf buddy destinations in the U.S. for a fun holiday weekend with friends or family," said Chris Vest, Director of Golf at Myrtle Beach Seaside Resorts. [... more » ]
"With 27 challenging holes and top-notch clubhouse, Fellows Creek is poised for growth," said Peter Hill, Chairman and CEO of Billy Casper Golf. "The Billy Casper Golf difference will be realized by golfers and Canton Township in the short and long term." [... more » ]
"The six shops recognized were very deserving of the distinction, and I'm confident that our new ARC System will further enhance the custom fitting operation, and more importantly the customer experience, at our portfolio of stores throughout the country," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops. [... more » ]
"We take the intimidation factor out of learning to play golf," said General Manager Danny Ackerman. "Within five lessons, a beginner can advance from the driving range to the golf course. It's a fun way to stay active, network, and enjoy time outdoors at any age." [... more » ]
"I am so impressed with the druh ion bracelet, it is incredibly comfortable to wear and looks great," said Wiesberger. "I began to wear the druh ion bracelet just prior to winning my first two events on The European Tour and I'm now delighted to be an ambassador for the product." [... more » ]
"I read it right away," said the Zurich Classic champion. "I knew exactly the break on it and everything. I just told myself, I haven't made one of considerable length this week. And I was like, you know, 'if it's my time, this putt needs to go in.'" [... more » ]
"Many simulators are like blown-up video games - that just won't appeal to serious golfers. If you're going to invest this kind of money, you need to ensure the system will keep them coming back," said Charles Powell, General Manager of Donalda Golf Club in Toronto. "HD Golf is as close to real golf as it gets." [... more » ]