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Brooke Henderson: "I am so excited to play in my first Ricoh Women's British Open and I am very grateful to the Championship Committee for granting me this opportunity. I played in the 2012 Ladies British Amateur at Carnoustie and I absolutely loved visiting Scotland so I am super excited to be heading back there again." read more

"We're thrilled Jeff won the Senior U.S. Open for his second major tournament victory of the year," says Cary Corbitt, Vice President of Sports and Operations. "In addition to being an exceptional player, Jeff is also a great family man and an ideal representative for all we offer here at The Sea Pines Resort." read more

"Students come to Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management from all across the country to pursue a professional career in golf, and we're very proud of these new graduates for their achievements," says John McMurry, Campus Vice-President of Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management. read more

"We're thrilled to welcome Kyle to our team during this exciting period of growth for the company," said Bryan Hepler, Master Instructor and Founder of Tathata. "His experience in management and operations for a fast-growing company will help support Tathata's infrastructure as we expand." read more

"For us, political support is important and something we take into consideration when making our evaluation," said Ryder Cup Director Richard Hills. "It is encouraging to see institutional support, led by President Mas, for bringing The Ryder Cup to Catalunya." read more

"I have been particularly struck by the artistic approach of the composition and tone; these are more than photographs, they are works of art," said Gullane Art Gallery owner Roy McGregor. "This will be a must-visit for any golf fan or lovers of beautiful landscapes." read more

Eric Johnson serves as director of agronomy at Chambers Bay, which is the center of the golf universe this week. The golf course, located in University Place, Wash., is hosting the 115th U.S. Open. Johnson, 52, certainly has an employment history that paved his journey to something so special. read more

"Business development has to be aligned with everything we do operationally. With his additional responsibilities, J.D. gives us a direct point of contact to ensure everything we do fits our business model going forward," said Rhett Evans, GCSAA chief executive officer. read more

Sarasota National Golf Club employee Michael Davan has advanced in the U.S. Open Championship and will play this week at Chambers Bay. "On Monday, our eyes were glued to the computer watching the sectionals unfold," Sarasota National Director of Golf Mark Trotter said. "I knew he would do well, but he really blew everyone away!" read more

"We've been talking to Justin Timberlake for years about joining the American Century Championship field," said Jon Miller, President of Programming for NBC Sports, which owns and operates the tournament. "He will be a dynamic attraction for the galleries and a perfect fit with the celebrities who come to Lake Tahoe every July." read more

"Byron is a local legend in his own right," said WSRR Managing Member William H. McWethy, Jr. "He is both a talented player and a respected coach, and knows this business from the inside out. We are lucky to have him here at Warner Springs Ranch Resort." read more

Albertsons will give a sponsor invitation to the Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft & Nabisco to local Army veteran Corporal Chad Pfeifer. Nicknamed "Corporal Clutch" from his appearance on Golf Channel’s The Big Break, Cpl. Pfeifer will become the first ever amputee to participate in a Tour event. read more

Course architect Gil Hanse: "Neil has been dedicated to this project above and beyond what any superintendent should be asked to do. I can't imagine we could have found anyone better for this project." read more

"Sean is one of the hottest golf instructors on the planet right now. The stable of players he works with and has worked with speaks for itself," said Justin Tupper, Revolution Golf's CEO and co-founder. read more

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management (COGSM) students and alumni recently volunteered their time and training to help hundreds of athletes and coaches at the 29th Annual PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship. read more