Golf News for Tuesday, June 11, 2013
With this year’s U.S. Open Championship, June 13-16, competed at nearby Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, fans looking for fun activities surrounding the U.S. Open are being encouraged to come downtown for this free two-day event, which will feature a U.S. Open Happy Hour on Friday from 4-8 p.m. and a family-friendly event on Saturday from 10 a.m.-2p.m. [... more » ]
"One reason belly putters became so popular was because the additional grip and shaft materials created a natural back-weight," said Stephen Boccieri, President and CEO of Boccieri Golf. "Other OEM's are just now adopting counterweighting while we've been touting it for nearly a decade and have now taken it to the next level." [... more » ]
"Success on tour is a guaranteed way to catch people's attention, and we're very excited with the continued success of our SteelFiber shafts on both the PGA and Champions Tours," says Aerotech Golf President Chris Hilleary. [... more » ]
"We are extremely excited to remain a fixture in Huntington Beach," said Todd Harman, President of Cleveland Golf/Srixon - U.S.A. "Being the largest golf equipment manufacturer and distributor in Orange County, we are very pleased to have the opportunity to continue to strengthen our position in the Southern California golf and business communities." [... more » ]
"From vibrant colours to subtle prints - the new Sunice Men's silver collection was inspired by the desire to play," said Kathryn McClemens, Senior Product Manager for Sunice. "Keeping true to our authenticity of golf without being too daring but yet still allowing the fashion element of our technical shirts to be present, this 2013 collection is nothing short of sophisticated golfwear." [... more » ]
"It is exciting to see so many of the next generation of elite golfers trusting their games to Golf Pride," said Brandon Sowell, Global Sales and Marketing Manager for Eaton's Golf Grip Division. "The New Decade MultiCompound grips not only offer tremendous performance but the wide array of color options allows players to demonstrate school spirit by matching their grips with their team colors." [... more » ]
"After a couple of bogeys on the 8th and 9th holes of the final round, Harris really needed to stay focused and maintain his energy to lock in the win," said BioSteel President John Celenza. "BioSteel's sugar free #DrinkThePink is designed to help enhance mental energy and focus and delay muscular fatigue without fluctuations in blood sugar. [... more » ]
"This is a great experience for kids and adults, encouraging interaction with professional golfers and actively participating in championship play," said Sweetgrass Director of Golf Dave Douglas. "We hope avid golfers and students will jump to quickly fill the 20 spots needed." [... more » ]
"This is one of the most exciting and rewarding programs in which we've been involved," said McConnell Golf Founder and CEO John McConnell. "Our company is committed to amateur and junior golf. Some of the best junior golfers do not have access to practice facilities and good courses. Our goal is to provide this access and supervision." [... more » ]
"Our organization is serious about fostering sustainability and we believe that all of our program materials and the various standards and requirements for certification should be publically available," said R. Eric Dodson, Executive Director of ISC-Audubon. "The organization is able to provide all of the materials free of charge only through the support of memberships, sponsorships and contributions." [... more » ]