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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...

2010-04-27 12:01:00

PROVO, Utah, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Utah Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau (UVCVB) today announced the launch of its 2010 ParPass golf promotion package. The ParPass allows Utah Valley visitors to tee off at 11 premier public golf courses at a price many golfers won't be able to refuse. The 2010 ParPass gives golfers access to all 11 public golf courses in Utah Valley, including Thanksgiving Point Golf Club, designed by Johnny Miller, and TalonsCove at Saratoga Springs, which...

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2010-04-20 13:00:15

4 grasses offer sustainable strategies for low-input turf Burgeoning restrictions on water use, fertilization, and pesticide application are becoming important considerations in golf course design and management. In response, scientists are searching for sustainable methods to lessen the environmental impact of golf courses. Other factors, including increasing energy costs, human health concerns, and environmental awareness are also prompting turfgrass managers to consider the use of...

2010-04-08 08:00:00

ARLINGTON HTS., Ill., April 8 /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 the #1 video bar game, Golden Tee LIVE. Zielinski gets paid to dream up the beguiling fairways and greens that have kept Golden Tee Golf on top for an unprecedented 21 years. Since joining Incredible Technologies (IT), maker of Golden Tee, in 1988, he's designed nearly 100 virtual...

2010-02-24 14:55:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently issued U.S. Patent No. US 7,634,426 B2, governing components of GolfNow's unique and innovative Online Golf Reservation System. This patent is another step in GolfNow's dedicated efforts to offer cutting-edge technology solutions to golf courses while simultaneously providing golfers with the easiest and most user-friendly tee-time service available. GolfNow.com, managed by Golf Channel,...

2009-12-22 08:00:00

MALLORCA, Spain, December 22 /PRNewswire/ -- On 15th December the hotel division of Grupo Pinero, Bahia Principe Clubs & Resorts, unveiled the "Riviera Maya Golf Club", a brand new 36 hole golf course, conceived to provide personal enjoyment to players from around the world. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/bahia-principe/40764/ The facilities have been designed by the prestigious Robert Trent Jones II...

2009-12-02 04:04:00

ANGUILLA, British West Indies, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Golfers will be excited to learn that Anguilla will be open for play in just a few weeks. On December 19, 2009 Cap Juluca will proudly reopen and manage Anguilla's first and only golf course, a $50 million creation of Greg Norman, the Temenos Golf Course. The reopening of the course was made possible by a recent management agreement between Cap Juluca and Flag Luxury Properties Anguilla, the owner of the course and developer of...

2009-11-20 06:40:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nonprofit and Golf industries, both rocked by the economy, have joined forces in a unique partnership incorporating charitable donations into online tee time bookings through a new website, http://www.TeeTimes4Charity.com, it was announced today by Steven Schwartz, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of GoodPlay Media LLC. GoodPlay Media, the developer of TeeTimes4Charity.com, is a San Francisco Area-based company focused on delivering...

2009-09-30 17:36:27

Archaeologists in Tennessee said they have discovered items dating back to the Civil War, including a 6-pound cannon ball, on a former golf course. The archaeologists and history experts surveying the former Country Club of Franklin said they discovered the cannon ball along with items including a hotchkiss shell, buckles, spoons and homemade bullets in sand traps at the golf course, WSMV-TV, Nashville, reported Wednesday. History buff Greg Wade said some of the items, which were unearthed in...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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