Golf News for Tuesday, June 18, 2013
In April, Adam Scott became the first Australian to win the Masters and earned the first berth into the 2013 PGA Grand Slam of Golf. The remaining major championships of 2013 -- the Open Championship in July at Muirfield, Scotland, and PGA Championship in August at Oak Hill Country Club in Rochester, N.Y. -- will determine the final qualifiers. [... more » ]
"The Top 100 Pro-Am Championship promises to be prestigious and competitive with a high degree of camaraderie among participants from all over the world. We hope to have teams from all over the world entering and we are thrilled to have Innisbrook, with all of its historic charm and event production experience, as our host for the inaugural event," said Kevin McGrath, co-founder of Legacy of the Links. [... more » ]
"We are very excited for this professional and think this is only the beginning of his future victories at major championships. When he switched into the C-Taper shaft, his iron trajectory flattened out and we immediately noticed a reduced "ballooning" of the ball. A victory at Merion, where iron precision is so important, is a testament to the performance benefit of the KBS brand," said Kim Braly, Director or Tour Operations and R&D. [... more » ]
"We are excited to welcome these two young and talented athletes to the Nike Golf family." said Mark Thaxton, Global Director of Sports Marketing Operations at Nike Golf. "Hao-Tong and Xin-Jun are our first head-to-toe athletes in China and they will make great additions to our stable of athletes at a global level." [... more » ]
Ocean City Golf & Yacht Club offers players at every level of experience, age and ability a round of golf with solitude and beauty that will inspire you to challenge the course and evaluate both your play and enjoyment of the game. If you're planning a golf vacation, Ocean City G.C. offers a truly customized package from just $99. [... more » ]
"Working with The PGA and AGM, we harnessed expertise from proven leaders representing nearly every aspect of the game critical to our attendee's professional success and built a condensed schedule that allows PGA Professionals and industry leaders to learn new teaching and business methods," said PGA Worldwide Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. [... more » ]
"We're excited to have Kris Tschetter call Creighton Farms her 'home' course," said Casey Counseller, General Manager of Creighton Farms. "She is remarkable as a person and a player, and we're pleased she chose Creighton Farms as her Club. Kris is the perfect fit for our Club." [... more » ]
"Some of the key features and benefits include the ability for course staff to communicate real-time, on and off the course with golfers via the Notifcations Feature. Courses are able to promote events, special offers and tournaments. Also, course pros will increase face-to-face communication with their golfers," said Tara Perkins, Director of Public Relations. [... more » ]