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2011-03-30 07:54:00

SEATTLE, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cybergolf, the golf industry leader in online and mobile marketing tools, has announced the availability of TextGolfer (http://www.TextGolfer.com), a new mobile text marketing system designed and developed specifically for golfers and golf courses. The TextGolfer system is a full feature messaging platform that enables golf courses to very easily send and sell mobile tee times, mobile coupons, tournament outings, and much more. This breakthrough...

2011-03-15 20:20:09

Irrigation is one of the most controversial aspects in the sustainable management of golf courses. Researchers from the Canary Islands have spent 25 years analysing the practices relating to reclaimed water at one of the oldest golf courses in Spain. The results show that plants on the course receive 83% more water than they need. "Excessive amounts of water are used, and this cannot be justified from any perspective", María del Pino Palacios Díaz, lead...

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...


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