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"With hundreds of golf courses in Northern California, we are very proud that Stacy Baker was singled out with this prestigious award. Not only has he made significant improvements to the playability of our 36-hole facility, he has also networked with other superintendents to discuss how best to deal with limited water supplies during our California drought," said Mike Woods, PGA, director of golf at Haggin Oaks. read more

"We couldn’t be more delighted with our selection as favorite golf course in the Fountain Hills area," said Denis Matte, general manager of FireRock C.C. "We strive to provide the ultimate product for our members and their guests and to be recognized for all the hard work our staff does on a daily basis is truly gratifying." read more

"It is an extraordinary honor to be recognized for two of our renovation projects in the 2014 Golf Inc. Renovation of the Year competition," said Straka, a principal of Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design. "Dedication to client satisfaction is our guiding principle, and these awards affirm our commitment as we strive to design courses and renovations that exceed the expectations at each club." read more

"It's an extreme honor to even be nominated for a Clio Sports Award," said Todd Harman, President of Cleveland Golf/Srixon. "But earning a silver award at such an esteemed international competition not only validates the message behind our 'Journey to Better' campaign, but it speaks volumes about the creative team we have assembled here at Srixon." read more

"La Manga Club always aspires to offering our guests the very best facilities and holiday experience," said Jose Asenjo, general manager of La Manga Club. "To have been shortlisted for such a prestigious award alongside such other great names in golf is a tremendous honour for the resort and is a clear illustration of the high regard that La Manga Club continues to be held in across the world." read more

"President Clinton's life in public service is a study in making a difference in people's lives. His own journey to achieve wellness has resulted in a passion that involves the game of golf," said PGA of America President Ted Bishop. "President Clinton shares the mission of the PGA of America to encourage our country's young people to develop a healthier lifestyle through golf." read more

"I am excited to see Alison win the inaugural ANNIKA Award Presented by 3M. She is a great young player at UCLA, who I got to know when she won our AJGA tournament a few years ago. I'm very happy for her," said golf legend Annika Sorenstam. read more

"Patrick Rodgers is the best amateur golfer in the world and he certainly deserves a place in history," said J. Madden Hatcher, the chairman of the Fred Haskins Commission. "We are proud to honor him, his family and his university with an award that represents the principles, values and traditions of this wonderful game. His résumé speaks for itself." read more

"I am honoured by the decision to induct me into the Asia Pacific Golf Hall of Fame, and God willing, I will attend the 15th November 2014 occasion," said Tun Dr. Ahmad, Chairman of the Professional Golf of Malaysia, local coordinator of The EurAsia Cup, the annual Ryder Cup format tournament between Europe and Asia. read more

"All of these students have demonstrated a commitment to school involvement, scholastic accomplishment, leadership and community service, along with a true appreciation for the game of golf," said Ed Weber, foundation board member. "We are extremely proud of their dedication and continuous effort to work hard both inside and outside the classroom." read more

"Golf's most important ratings panel is comprised of the people who spend their hard-earned money to take a golf trip, which is why this honor is so meaningful to us as a destination," said Bill Golden, president of Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday. read more

"We are thrilled to be recognised as the best sports app by such an esteemed group of people in the sports industry. It has been a long journey in creating the ultimate golf app, we wanted to ensure we were providing every golfer with all of the essential features that they require. User response has been incredible and downloads are growing exponentially," said Jason Stoop, Managing Director of VPAR. read more

"The changes to the process and Induction Ceremony will serve the long-term interest of the institution well," said Jack Peter, Chief Operating Officer of the World Golf Hall of Fame. "The changes take the unique nature of the game and its candidates into account and, most important, will continue to allow the Hall of Fame to recognize worthy individuals." read more

"The best golf courses are created when the architect and the construction team walk the grounds together," said Jones, who presented with the prestigious Don A. Rossi Award. "I have been fortunate to have worked with some very fine members of (the GCBAA) during my career. In many ways, the construction teams are the unsung heroes of golf course architecture." read more

"The course developers selected Zeon Zoysiagrass for its playing surfaces to create not only a beautiful, highly playable golf course but also to keep in mind the high incidence of drought in the area. Zeon Zoysia met their requirements," said David Doguet, Zeon Zoysia turfgrass breeder and owner of Bladerunner Farms of Poteet, Texas. read more