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"We're excited to welcome Chris [Ross] to the OGIO team to help support our goal of bringing golf enthusiasts top-of-the-line gear. As an avid golfer with a past in buying, selling, and merchandizing, he offers a unique blend of both personal and professional expertise to our company," said Tom Gocke, Global Vice President of Ogio. read more

"Billy Casper Golf is building the most powerful and comprehensive operating platform in the game of golf," said Boyer. "By focusing on the golfer him or herself, our marketing team is delivering on the goal of cost-effectively attracting golfers and retaining golfers with terrific long-term value to golf-course owners." read more

"These new graduates have completed studies in tournament operations, golf course design and maintenance, golf club fitting and repair, retail management, golf history and much more. They are all great additions to the golf industry and I know they will be good ambassadors for the game," said John McMurry, Campus Vice-President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. read more

"We are beyond thrilled to have two of our Club's residents competing at Gleneagles for the 2014 Ryder Cup," said Darlene Impellittiere, General Manager of Old Palm Golf Club. "Congratulations to Mr. Westwood and Mr. Floyd who are both integral parts of our community. We wish them both the best of luck!" read more

"I am just thrilled to be here at Quail Lodge," said Stuart, who grew up in the Central Valley town of Ripon. "This is a wonderful opportunity to be part of a club where a lot of great things are going to happen. I think this is a time when Quail Lodge is really going to shine brighter than ever." read more

"For more than 15 years, no one has been more synonymous with caddying than Steve Williams," said Western Golf Association President and CEO John Kaczkowski. "In addition to caddying for major champions Tiger Woods and Adam Scott, Steve has elevated the profile of caddies worldwide and inspired countless young people to want to be caddies." read more

"Our family has worked tirelessly to ensure the CHAMP brand remains synonymous with quality, innovation and integrity," said Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. "Mark is a strong addition to the team and will be working closely with operations in Asia, attending trade shows and assisting with client relationships to help guarantee we're exceeding expectations." read more

"The golf trend is down since quarter four of last year...with bad weather, a lot of product out in the marketplace," said Chervokas on the channel's "Opening Bell" show. "But the doom and gloom is overstated for sure. There's a lot of growth in the younger segment of the market." He also addressed what Woods means to the game, what demographic is leaving the game, and what's hot in golf equipment. read more

"We are fortunate to have Mark return," said KemperSports CEO Steve Skinner. "He is an experienced operator with a wealth of experience with all types of golf properties and will be a valuable resource for a management team and clients." read more

"While we have a pretty good idea of how to help people through our expertise and access in professional golf, we'll never have the same insight and thought process that someone who's been there has for best assisting wounded military members," said Caddy For A Cure Founder Russ Holden. "We feel very lucky to have Rutkowski assisting us with this area of our program and are thrilled for his recent selection to Colonel." read more

"I am thrilled to become part of the Arccos Golf team," C.B. Tuite said. "Arccos is an amazing product that will benefit golfers at all levels. The technology enables teaching professionals to dive deeper into their students' game and focus on areas that need the most improvement." read more

"Sandy Cross has been instrumental behind numerous groundbreaking initiatives to expand the reach of the golf industry, as well as grow participation in the game," said PGA of America Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel Christine Garrity. "She has also distinguished herself in the sports industry as a leader for women's diversity initiatives that have a lasting impact on the game both on and off the course." read more

"I am thrilled to become part of the Arccos Golf team," said C.B. Tuite. "Arccos is an amazing product that will benefit golfers at all levels. The technology enables teaching professionals to dive deeper into their students' game and focus on areas that need the most improvement. For the competitive players, they will enjoy the vast range of stat tracking features." read more

"I am really looking forward to having Jonathan on the BGGA team. His many years of coaching top-tier junior golfers will bring a new depth of experience to our program. It is our alignment of values and purpose, however, which excites me the most," said CEO of Bishops Gate Golf Academy, Lee Anne Gilchrist. read more

"Wolf Creek is an iconic brand name in the golf industry today. It is one of the most sought after and respected courses to work for," said Darren Stanek, general manager of Wolf Creek Golf Club. "Opportunities to work for such a picturesque, award winning property don't come often. I am very excited to share my knowledge and experience with the team at Wolf Creek for many years to come." read more