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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...

2009-09-30 14:27:00

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Gorilla masks, country music stars, the Great Wall of China ... this can only mean the new Golden Tee update has arrived in bars and pubs around the country. Every year, Incredible Technologies (IT) releases a much-anticipated new version of its record-breaking, pay-to-play video game. The goal: add enough twists, turns, and high-tech innovations to keep players hooked for another year. "It's more than 'just an update,'" says game...

2009-09-08 08:00:00

MANSFIELD, Ohio, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Jim Little is a regular guy who works for the Ohio Dept. of Rehabilitation and Corrections. But this regular guy is about to become famous in sports bars everywhere, because he's also the creator of the prize-winning virtual golf hole, "Tropical Torment," to be featured in the upcoming release of Golden Tee LIVE 2010. Golden Tee, the #1 coin-operated video game in the country, is found in more than 100,000 bars nationwide. Over the next year, more...


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