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2009-02-24 14:50:00

ATLANTA, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- SYNLawn, the innovator of today's most advanced synthetic grass technology, has forged a strategic partnership with former NASA physicist and renowned golf short game guru Dave Pelz. Marking the first time comprehensive science and research will be applied to synthetic putting green performance, golfers at all skill levels will benefit as Pelz continues to research and test SYNLawn golf systems at his one-of-a-kind test facility in Austin, Texas. Together,...

2009-02-20 10:28:56

A British greenskeeper has discovered a golf ball encased inside a tree years after the ball apparently became lodged in the plant. Peter Johns, manager of the Eaton golf club in Norwich, England, said greenskeeper Richard Mitchell found the ball while cutting through the felled conifer, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. It's an incredible find, Johns said. It was pure luck that it was discovered. If Richard had cut the trunk an inch or two either way we'd never have known the ball was...

2009-02-19 07:00:00

CHANDLER, Ariz., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProLink Solutions -- a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProLink Holdings Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: PLKH) and the world's leading provider of Global Positioning Satellite ("GPS") golf course management systems and digital out-of-home on-course advertising -- today announces its exclusive distributor in Spain, Golf Consulting Services, has installed the ProLink GPS system at Dehesa Montenmedio Golf and Country Club (Vejer de la Frontera, Cadiz,...

2009-02-05 13:43:00

AST's Patented Wireless Soil Sensors & Analytic Software Put Water Conservation, Environmental Information at Industry's Fingertips NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- UgMO(TM) knows, and as of today, so does the golf world. The more than 25,000 visitors to golf's mega-show, the GIS in New Orleans, were on hand to see UgMO - Advanced Sensor Technology, Inc.'s (AST) patented, wireless, underground soil monitoring system with the most advanced and intuitive software available - make its...

2009-01-26 07:35:00

Author's Tips for Golfers Include Proven Technique for Beating the Yips KALAMAZOO, Mich., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- For many capable golfers, nothing makes the heart pound and the nerves rattle more than a bad case of the putting yips. This medical condition has been the subject of research at the Mayo Clinic and has plagued golfers of all playing abilities. In his new book, "Master Golf ... and You Master Life Itself: (or How I Cured My Yips ... Yeah, You Heard Me)" (published by...

2008-12-24 07:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Axion Golf - a division of Axion International Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AXIH) and provider of vehicular and pedestrian bridges and walkways made from the company's 100-percent recycled materials - has earned the endorsement of Billy Casper Golf ("BCG"), one of America's largest golf-course management companies. Recognized among golf's foremost environmental stewards, BCG concluded the strength, durability,...

2008-09-01 09:00:15

DOMINION Virginia Power could have balked at the idea that it should pay for some of the consequences of Chesapeake's boneheaded decision in 2001 to build a golf course with fly ash. Fortunately, the company has declared that it would pay the costs of extending city water to homes near the golf course, placing a down payment of several million dollars on a solution to the mess. In agreeing to pay as much as $6 million to extend water lines, Dominion did not admit that the fly ash it said...

2008-07-21 03:00:00

By Frank Malley IN THE end it was the old, old story for Greg Norman. Unfortunately, not the one which would have made history by at 53 making him the oldest winner of a golfing major. But the one of wayward shots and uncontrolled aggression which has seen him wrench defeat from the cusp of victory at so many major championships. As Padraig Harrington lifted the Claret Jug for the second year running in a compelling Open Norman wasleft to rue what might have been. Just as he did in...

2007-06-20 09:01:08

SAN ANTONIO, June 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AT&T Inc. has announced the third annual "Tee It Up with AT&T" Global Charity Golf Tour. This tour will be used to raise awareness and funds for cancer research and programs worldwide, primarily supporting the American Cancer Society's efforts to achieve its mission, which is to eliminate cancer as a major health problem and to diminish the suffering that cancer causes. With more than 2,000 players participating in the 2007 Tee It Up...

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2007-05-18 10:36:37

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The fairways here are flecked, the greens mottled brown. PGA National doesn't look like a marquee golf course under the most severe water restrictions in South Florida history. "We'll talk to people about it in the pro shop when they check in and say, 'You might notice things are a little bit browner today.'" said Joel Paige, managing director at the course. South Florida is in an 18-month drought, and signs of the problem are everywhere - from the links to the...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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