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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...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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