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2011-03-10 06:15:00

ARLINGTON HTS., Ill., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lots of kids want to become video game designers when they grow up. And apparently, many still want to after they grow up. Just ask Jim Zielinski, co-creator of Golden Tee Golf. Zielinski gets paid to dream up the beguiling fairways and greens that have kept Golden Tee Golf an earnings powerhouse since 1989. Since joining Incredible Technologies, maker of Golden Tee, he's designed more than 100 virtual golf courses. That's nearly...

2011-03-01 12:13:00

SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ediquete LLC, a company devoted to designing products for the betterment of the game of golf, has introduced the newest ally to golf course superintendents and players alike - the WISP. The WISP is a convenient, durable and brilliantly designed bristle brush system that sifts sand sediment displaced by bunker shots directly into the grass surface. This ensures the green will be in the best condition for the next player and helps restore the...

2011-02-17 10:13:00

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, The First Tee, a youth development organization that provides character education through golf, officially launched its five-year strategic plan at its Network Meeting. World Golf Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam attended today's meeting and was introduced as the spokesperson for The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits, a new framework for curriculum that will be included in The First Tee programs that focuses on promoting health and wellness...

2011-02-09 13:25:00

DALLAS, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClubCorp, The World Leader in Private Clubs, announces it has united with U.S. Kids Golf to provide members' children complimentary use of premium U.S. Kids Golf golf clubs during play at golf and country clubs nationwide in the ClubCorp family of clubs. The innovative initiative, believed to be the first of its kind in the industry, is designed to grow the game of golf by promoting play among today's youth. The golf and country clubs will have several...

2010-12-22 00:01:32

GolfSwitch, the world's largest online tee time distribution network, has launched a complete redesign of its popular GolfHub.com site. At its core, GolfHub is part golf reservations platform, part golf community, allowing golfers to decide where to play, where to stay and who to play with, while upload pictures, asking rules questions and much more. GolfHub features courses from San Diego to Spain, and everywhere in between "“ with "Ëœhubs' in each U.S. state and several...

2010-10-26 15:40:00

To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/merrithew-health-fitness/golf-enthusiast-defies-67-million-to-1-odds MIAMI, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ - Successful fitness entrepreneur made history at Doral Red Course last week. Lindsay G. Merrithew of Toronto, Ontario recorded two holes-in-one on the 2nd and the 8th during his game.   "It was pretty exhilarating when the first one went in, but when the second one dropped on the 8th, I didn't know whether I...

2010-09-23 10:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As golf courses and superintendents around the nation not only struggle to meet golfer's high expectations of pristine fairways and speedy greens they also struggle to meet the demanding expectations of our society to be environmentally friendly - a difficult feat! Shady Canyon Golf Club has taken another step in conquering the two challenges. The Golf Club that is already recognized by Audubon International as a Certified Cooperative Sanctuary...

2010-08-17 10:46:00

WALLACE, N.C., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Already ranked as one of the best courses to play in eastern North Carolina, River Landing has taken its River Course to an even higher level with its installation of new Champion Ultra Dwarf greens. After just seven weeks, the River Course is now ready to re-open for play on Wednesday, August 18th. Bent grass greens have been a part of River Landing since it was built 15 years ago, so Steve Sprouse, River Landing's course superintendent recognized...

2010-06-18 08:00:00

MIAMI, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The 13th season of Golf Channel's popular series, Big Break, premieres on Monday, June 21st at the 18-hole, Greg Norman-designed golf course at Sandals Emerald Bay, Great Exuma, Bahamas - the newest Luxury Included® Sandals Resort. Featuring an all-female cast of 11 aspiring professional golfers, the 10-episode reality series showcases the contestants competing against one another in a variety of physical and mental challenges. During Big...

2010-04-28 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- WE ARE GOLF, a new coalition led by four of the game's leading associations and supported by other small businesses, met with key members of Congress today in conjunction with the 3rd annual National Golf Day to promote the true face of golf, one that reflects the vast benefits of the industry across the nation. Founded by the Club Managers Association of America, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, National Golf Course Owners...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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