Golf News for Wednesday, June 19, 2013
"These shoes are an ideal option for the golfer who enjoys the convenience of wearing the same shoes from the golf course to the grill room but still demands the premium materials, comfort, style and fit that FootJoy is known for," said Mike Foley, Director of Marketing, Footwear. "With the addition to the MyJoys program, you now have the additional versatility to make them truly unique." [... more » ]
"All week long over longer putts I felt like I could make them," said the winner of the Air Capital Classic, who also trusted his success to SuperStroke grips over the weekend. "From 20 feet and out I felt like I really had the speed and could really see the line." [... more » ]
"Back-weighting has been used by some of the greatest players in the history of the game and tangibly improves the golf swing and putting stroke," said Scott Biggers, Edwin Watts Club Component Buyer. "The Boccieri Golf brand continues to impress and having an endorsement from the legendary Jack Nicklaus speaks to the impeccable quality of these products." [... more » ]
"The TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence are based on unbiased reviews from our guests, and speaks volumes to our commitment to providing an unparalleled Hilton Head experience," said John Munro, Vice President of Hospitality, Sales and Marketing. "Travelers are savvy because of excellent websites like TripAdvisor." [... more » ]
Players love the Gaylord golf community and the golf resort of Marsh Ridge, which has gained praise throughout Michigan for its challenging, yet highly enjoyable layout. Marsh Ridge Resort's Steak and Play package includes two rounds of world class golf on the same day, and a 12-once New York Strip Steak Dinner, starting from $69 per/person. [... more » ]
Royal Kaanapali Golf Course offers 6,700 yards of championship golf. Opened in 1962, it is one of only two courses in Hawaii designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., who used the rolling landscape to create gently sloping fairways and contoured greens that provide a challenging approach to each hole. [... more » ]
"When you are playing the U.S. Open with the best players in the world, ball control is the most important aspect of the game and ultimately makes the winning difference," said Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. "This is why the 2013 champion played with confidence and trusted his short game to Dynamic Gold to win his first Major." [... more » ]
"Having a first place finish, especially at a Major, is very exciting," said Director of Tour Operations, Joe Miera. "The Matrix Flight System shafts continue to be models that the players are asking for and relying on week after week. The Matrix R&D team did a fantastic job with the design of the Matrix Flight System shafts." [... more » ]
"The McConnell Golf team had in mind a way of bringing together all age groups to serve as a learning tool for the youth," said McConnell Golf Founder and CEO John McConnell. "We envisioned a team-building activity for the McConnell Golf staff and a friendship-building platform to strengthen membership connections. We are very pleased that Footprints on the Green has achieved some rousing successes." [... more » ]