last, and cited rumblings during the week that
the only reason Woods played was to satisfy
a one-time obligation in his old endorsement
contract with AT&T.
Ernie Els announced that registration is
open for the Els for Autism Golf Challenge, the
largest international charity-driven amateur
golf tournament in history.
Myrtle Beach’s Grande Collection Featured Courses:
A preliminary 12-player Great Britain & Ireland squad has been selected for this year’s St
Andrews Trophy Match, which will be played at
Portmarnock Golf Club in Ireland on 31 August
and 1 September.
GCSAA TV, the online television network
designed to educate, enlighten and entertain
superintendents and others in the golf industry, has recently surpassed 250,000 views of its
The Mosaic Company announced the selection of Interstate Hotels & Resorts as the hotel
management company for its Streamsong Resort project and Kemper Sports as the management company for the resort’s golf operations.
Cork’s Claire Coughlan, Limerick’s Niamh
Kitching and Dun Laoghaire’s Terry Sexton will
captain the Irish Ladies, Girls and Senior international teams respectively for the 2012 season.
Golf drives some $7.5 billion into Florida’s
economy each year – a number that one study
says is on par with the combined revenues of
all other major spectator sports in Florida.
About a dozen players penned the initials
“PC” into their hats at last week’s Northern
Trust Open to honor Peter Curran, the father of
mini-tour player John Curran, who died Tuesday following a long battle with cancer. l
Top 100 Course in America,
Sandy Lodge, The
West Lancashire and
Wildernesse have been
added to make a list of 12
regional qualifying venues
for the Open Championship
across Great Britain
and Ireland in 2015. The
three courses will remain
Regional Qualifying venues
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