Golf News for Friday, June 21, 2013
"This is a big day for me, Quinta do Lago and TaylorMade and the new fitting centre is something that we are all very proud of," said European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley. "It's the first time that I've seen the centre since it was finished and I'm very excited. It's equal if not better than anywhere else in Europe. This is as good as it gets." [... more » ]
Now you can make The Links at Lighthouse Sound part of your perfect Ocean City, Maryland golf trip. Choose a hotel that fits your needs and add rounds of golf at Lighthouse Sound for a custom golf experience. From just $99. [... more » ]
"This is the second time BioSteel has been associated with a U.S. Open victory. Last year Webb Simpson drank BioSteel's sugar free #DrinkThePink to refuel and capture the U.S. Open. This year Justin Rose consumed our high performance sports drink #DrinkThePink before and during every round to also seize the U.S. Open," said BioSteel President John Celenza. [... more » ]
"We tested 71 models before finding 22 that set the standard. Of those 22 bags, only eight received Gold awards to include two from Sun Mountain - the C-130 and the H2NO Lite," wrote the Golf Digest Hot List judges. [... more » ]
The Marriott International Family Golf Festival, which encourages parents and children to learn and play the game together, invites families to Toftrees Golf Club for a fun-filled afternoon of FREE golf instruction, club fittings, and complimentary family golf after 4 p.m. Additionally, participants will have the chance to win a variety of exciting prizes, including a 2013 Golf Membership, and will also be able to cool off at the Toftrees pool. Further, the golf shop will be having a blow-out sale, allowing participants to get great deals on equipment from the top brands in golf. [... more » ]
"Southern California golfers are among the most passionate golfers in the country. Golfsmith offers avid and casual golfers the easiest and best options to improve their game. Our passion is to help everyone enjoy this wonderful game of golf even more," said Sue Gove, Golfsmith International President and CEO. "Goflsmith offers the best selection of the biggest brands in a truly unique environment." [... more » ]
"The Assistant Coach Training Certification is the first step toward achieving The First Tee Coach Certification, and we're very proud to introduce this new opportunity for advanced education at Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management," said John McMurry, campus vice president of Keiser University COGSM. [... more » ]
"Georgia Golf & Travel is pleased to be a partner of the Georgia Golf Course Owners Association," said Doug Hollandsworth, founder of Georgia Golf & Travel LLC. "We feel that through our marketing efforts and working with the Georgia Tourism Division to promote Georgia as a premier golf destination for both playing and living, partnering with the GGCOA was a natural step." [... more » ]
"J.J. is one of Connecticut's storied athletes and a veteran tour player. He brings an insightful perspective from inside the ropes to the Back9 team and Allison offers a fresh look as an up and comer on the LPGA circuit. We're thrilled to welcome these two New Englander's to the Back9 team," said James L. Bosworth, Chairman and CEO of Back9Network. [... more » ]