Golf News for Monday, May 6, 2013
"We know that with many couples, one is a more confident golfer than the other," said Poipu Bay's Director of Golf Craig Sasada. "For couples on the Tee For Two program, we will send them out as a twosome, if at all possible. We can't guarantee it if the course is extremely busy that day, but if a twosome is possible, we'll do it." [... more » ]
"Our 8th hole may measure 216 yards, but it plays more like 240 because it's uphill and the green is elevated. There's water in front of you, so it's visually intimidating, too. The water shouldn't be in play, but there are thousands of balls in it. The hole averages well over four strokes throughout the year," said Josh Lowney, Brynwood's Director of Operations. [... more » ]
"When you get into closing landfills and transforming them into a golf course you must deal with the engineering minutiae of settling issues, layering issues, and venting of the methane gases," said golf course architect John Sanford. "I happen to enjoy that level of detail so we dove right in." [... more » ]
"This is a special event for the Squaxin Island Tribe and we're excited it can once again be hosted on its home course here at Salish Cliffs," said Salish Cliffs Head Golf Professional David Kass, PGA. "It's truly a win-win for everyone involved. The players get to experience one of the top courses in the country and their donations go toward a great cause." [... more » ]
"This is a unique opportunity for golf enthusiasts to combine their love for the game with a vacation amid the luxurious surroundings of our beautiful Mauna Kea Resort," said Prince Resorts Hawaii Vice President of Operations, Jon Gersonde. "First class hotel, stunning beach, and award-winning golf - what could be better!" [... more » ]
"Reunion Resort is thrilled to embark on another successful affiliation with Annika," said Sheila C. Johnson, Founder of Salamander Hotels and Resorts. "We share her devotion to promoting golf's myriad positive attributes and are excited to help make this one of the most important tournaments on the women's schedule." [... more » ]
"We are very pleased that so many people, including a number of celebrities joined us for the golf event. The main purpose of the EcoGolf Tournament was to have fun, and to raise money for a local charity, The Make-A-Wish Foundation of South Florida," said ISC-Audubon EcoGolf Manager, Lucia Anreus-Hall. [... more » ]
Spring Lake Golf Resort offers the best values in stay-and-play golf packages in Florida. Its central location in the historic town of Sebring, just 60 miles south of Disney World, combines a great climate with small-town atmosphere. The location also provides easy access to all other Florida attractions, and it’s only 70 miles from both the Gulf and Atlantic beaches. [... more » ]
"Chris Wilczynski is a rising star among golf course architects," said Dave Richards, Founder and CEO of Resort & Golf Marketing. "The courses he designs are sensible, sustainable, aesthetically pleasing and fun to play for golfers of all skill levels." [... more » ]
"In time for Mother's Day and Father's Day, these stencils provide a way for players to uniquely identify their golf balls out on the course," said company President Cabell Fooshe. "Largely stemming from requests our fans and existing customers have made, we're confident they will impress and quickly become top sellers." [... more » ]
"Gulf Shores has always been a family friendly destination and these programs are a perfect way to get juniors more involved in the game at a low cost to Mom and Dad," said Gulf Shores Golf Association Executive Director Duncan Millar. [... more » ]