Golf News for Thursday, June 6, 2013
"Golf is a hugely important contributor to the economy of Scotland, and tourism in particular. With a number of major golf events on the horizon in Scotland, it was important to understand the scale of the industry as a whole in order that we continue to build and grow the industry in future," said Dr Mike Cantlay, chairman of VisitScotland. [... more » ]
"Golfsmith's second Manhattan store offers a truly world-class customer experience worthy of its Fifth Avenue address," said Golfsmith International President and CEO, Sue Gove. "This big and beautiful new location is unlike any other store in New York City - enabling consumers to try the latest golf equipment and gear." [... more » ]
"Ship Sticks has transformed the golf bag shipping experience with its reliable, personal service," said Steve Bauerle, Vice President, Business Development, GolfTEC. "Many of our students are passionate about golf travel, so we're pleased to offer them access to Ship Sticks' exceptional customer service, which eliminates the stress of transporting clubs and lets them focus on their games." [... more » ]
“Lee Trevino’s duel with Jack Nicklaus deserves to be remembered as one of the great moments in U.S. Open history,” USGA President Glen D. Nager said. “This year’s return of the championship to Merion Golf Club serves as the perfect opportunity to work with NBC and Golf Channel to tell the story and celebrate one of its most colorful champions.” [... more » ]
"Come share my passion for golf, fitness and nutrition in two of the country's most beautiful settings," said Annika Sorenstam, a 10-time major champion and eight-time Rolex Player of the Year. "We're excited to once again take the Academy on the road and impart our proven techniques that help golfers of all ages, genders and skill levels." [... more » ]
Marsh Ridge Resort in Gaylord has gained praise throughout Michigan for its challenging, yet highly enjoyable layout. Now, with their Pro's Choice vacation package, you can enjoy one night's lodging and two rounds of world-class golf, two breakfasts and one dinner. Just $180 per/person based on double occupancy. [... more » ]
"I am a great admirer of Jack Nicklaus and I'm especially grateful that Jack is so pleased with the art and that he agreed to sign each of the 100 limited edition Portfolios," said Spitzmiller. [... more » ]
"We have had an incredible couple of weeks on tour with consecutive wins on the PGA and LPGA Tours and wins on both the Japan Tours. With these victories, IOMIC grips have now been played by the winners of 25 worldwide tour events in 2013," said Katz Murai, Overseas Division of IOMIC. [... more » ]
"We appreciate the opportunities that the ING Conference offered to introduce our Rolling Out the Green Carpet certification program to so many influential people in the golf industry," said Pam Swensen, CEO of the EWGA and a NWGA founding partner. [... more » ]
"It is the first entrepreneur-business model to grow the game of golf," said TGA founder Joshua Jacobs. "Golf is one of the few sports that traditionally has not been taught in schools, so unless mom or dad is a golfer, youth have had little chance to be exposed to the sport. We wanted to break down the barriers of accessibility and affordability." [... more » ]
"The South Florida PGA Section has a long and prestigious history of promoting the game of golf and maintaining high standards for golf professionals, so Keiser University College of Golf is proud to be a supporting partner of the SFPGA and its members," said Kieser University College of Golf Executive Director of Golf Operations and PGA Master Professional Dr. Eric Wilson. [... more » ]