Golf News for Monday, June 17, 2013
The longest running success story in golf continued at the 2013 U.S. Open Championship, where for the 65th consecutive year, the superior performance, quality and consistency of Titleist golf balls were the choice of more players than all other brands combined. At Merion Golf Club, where the most accomplished field of professional and amateur golfers worldwide gathered to compete for one of the game's most prestigious titles, an overwhelming number of players relied upon Titleist, the #1 ball in golf. [... more » ]
"We streamlined the body by reducing the volume slightly as it is only a 440cc driver. I can tell you though, not a single player that tested the early prototypes ever noticed it was any smaller than the maximum volume most golf drivers are made today," said Hireko Golf's Technical Director Jeff Summitt. [... more » ]
Golf Summerlin is treating golf enthusiasts this Fourth of July holiday weekend with an All-American barbecue lunch and special twilight pricing at all three courses. Las Vegas locals and visitors alike are welcome to take advantage of this special. [... more » ]
"Tom Fazio's briny Caribbean gem skirts the blustery Caribbean Sea on six holes, most ferociously on the last, and it's an exhilarating adventure. Opened just in 2010, Corales adjoins La Cala Golf Club on the list, its older P.B Dye Sibling at Puntacana Resort & Club," wrote Celebrated Living golf editor Tom Bedell. [... more » ]
"I think I have the most fun out of anybody in the entire AJGA," said Gilchrest who hails from Southlake, Texas. "I could go out and shoot a 100 and still have a good time. But this week was fantastic from every aspect. It was just a perfect week." [... more » ]
Tuscumbia Country Club is Wisconsin's oldest and friendliest place to enjoy a challenging and spirited round of golf. Founded in 1896, Tuscumbia is nestled in the charming and historic resort community of Green Lake. Golf at Tuscumbia promises to be one of the most memorable rounds you'll ever play whether you're a novice or seasoned professional. [... more » ]
"I really appreciate the opportunity to return to Turning Stone Resort Casino," said Blundell, who early last year accepted a Director of Golf position in Michigan. "It is one of the great golf resorts in the country and very special to me. Stepping into this new position at such an incredible property is something I could not turn down." [... more » ]
"Golf businesses from across the UK, Europe and the Middle East are all striving to maximise profits through excellent customer service - and managers can see that our service really does help them achieve that," said Simon Wordsworth, chief executive at 59Club. [... more » ]