Golf News for Friday, June 7, 2013
"Ambiente is more than just a new golf course, for it represents the final phase in Marriott's unmatched commitment to reinvigorate Camelback Inn for the future, while preserving its history and the unique Southwestern style that has made it a favorite for generations of travelers," said Jim Rose, General Manager, JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa. [... more » ]
Haney will appear June 8 at the new Golfsmith Xtreme Myrtle Beach store, located at 1080 Oak Forest Lane in Myrtle Beach, the newest Golfsmith location in the area. He will conduct a full swing clinic, a short game clinic and also hold an autograph session. At the end of the clinics, one lucky attendee will be selected during a random drawing for a 20-minute lesson with Haney in the store. [... more » ]
"The tune-up series will ensure that golfers of all skill levels are armed with the proper equipment to optimize their performance," said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops. "Irons should match one another, as should their shafts, so a golfer can experience the most consistent feel, performance and distance gapping from one to the next." [... more » ]
"I am incredibly humbled and honored to have been selected by the Captain's Club," said Annika, whose 72 LPGA victories included 10 major championships. "In a playing career filled with many great accolades, this recognition from Mr. Nicklaus and the Memorial Tournament ranks among the very best. I can't wait to visit Muirfield Village next year." [... more » ]
"We are looking forward to having Katherine Roberts with us during Women's Golf Week," said Tom Morton, PGA Director of Player Development at Haggin Oaks Golf Complex. "She is extremely knowledgeable on how the body works as it relates to the golf swing and she has a way of explaining it to golfers in a way that is upbeat, highly relatable, and easily understood." [... more » ]
"Players Towel congratulates the winner of The Memorial," said Patrick Le Vine, founder of Players Towel. "He now joins Tiger Woods as the only multiple winner on Tour this year after claiming the World Golf Championship - Accenture Match Play Championship earlier in the season. He also is one of the nicest guys on the PGA Tour and we are proud of our affiliation." [... more » ]
"Linda has done a wonderful job capturing the drama of Merion's famous 'Quarry Hole' - the 16th," said Scott R. Nye, PGA Head Professional at Merion Golf Club. "The vibrant yellow scotch broom in the quarry and the famous orange wickers provide eye-catching pop that brings out the scenic beauty of the hole." [... more » ]
"This win puts Karrie at #11 on the LPGA's all-time list in career victories and we are proud to have her on the IOMIC pro staff team," said Katz Murai, Overseas Division of IOMIC. "We are pleased that she continues to rely on her IOMIC grips to maintain control and feel in all types of playing conditions." [... more » ]
"We support and respect all tours and the professionals who play them. The NGA Pro Golf Tour is a development league which really helps golfing professionals gets their PGA and Tours. The professional who won these two events using our equipment is well on his way to getting his card," said Fourteen Golf COO Marcy Kamoda. [... more » ]