Golf News for Wednesday, June 5, 2013
"I'm excited to make this Tour-level experience available to the Vokey wedge enthusiast," said Vokey, whose Titleist Vokey Design wedges have been the top choice on the PGA Tour since 2004 and counting, and are sought after by Tour pros and amateurs alike. "I'm bringing everything I've learned over the years working with the best players in the world to this project." [... more » ]
"It's the second week in a row and I can't get used to it enough," said Putnam, who is the ninth player in the 24-year history of the Tour with back-to-back wins. After capturing last week's Mexico Open to climb atop the Tour money list, Putnam increased his lead with a $108,000 prize for his latest win. [... more » ]
"The Aldila Tour Blue is moderate stiff tip shaft and very low torque designed for a slightly higher ball flight with low to moderate spin rate," said Stewart Bahl, Aldila's Marketing Manager. "The Tour Green is a stiff tip shaft with moderate torque designed for lower/penetrating ball flight producing a lower spin rate." [... more » ]
"Chad played some seriously good golf. His third round 67 gave him a share of the lead going into Sunday's final round. Had a putt or two dropped on Sunday, he could have won the entire event. Fourteen Golf congratulates him for playing so well," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]
"When you think of Ashworth, you immediately think style and of course Fred Couples," said Susan Bush, VP of Ashworth Apparel. "We are very excited for Fred to be inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame and are extremely honored to create a special shirt that truly reflects his personality and favorite elements." [... more » ]
"It is really gratifying to see my instruction making a difference in the lives of every day golfers. I tried to take all that I have learned from the golf mentors in my life and all my years on tour, and put it in an easy-to-understand format." said Tom Watson. [... more » ]
"Players of all skill levels trust CHAMP more than any other brand, because our technologically-advanced designs provide the ideal platform for a proper golf swing," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Regardless of conditions, golfers experience increased traction, stability and comfort for improved overall performance." [... more » ]
"We're thrilled to bring such a prestigious championship to La Costa," said California Golf Association President Chris Clark. "When you combine La Costa's history of hosting prestigious tournaments with its new renovations, we're confident this will be a terrific championship. Players from all over the state should be excited to be a part of this historic event." [... more » ]
Thundering Waters Golf Club is John Daly's first signature course in Canada. It features the high risk-reward style of John Daly to enhance the excitement for players of all skill levels. Sweeping fairways, undulating greens, sculpted bunkers and meandering creeks, all nestled between towering trees and mighty dunes combine to create a true masterpiece. [... more » ]
"There are very few ways to meaningfully engage golfers," saqid GolfStatus founder Ryan Cooper. "GolfStatus solves this problem by capturing a golfer's moments of accomplishment, and by providing businesses and courses with the opportunity to deliver instantaneous rewards in those moments." [... more » ]