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2014-05-06 16:29:50

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Traditionally, dads have spent Father's Day out on the golf course. The PGA of America believes that Mother's Day - and every day - is perfect for moms to tee it up, too. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/85012 The PGA has dubbed May as "Welcome to Golf Month" to highlight programs being offered to women, families and others interested in learning the game of golf by PGA/LPGA Professionals across the country. Sarah...

2014-05-05 23:05:17

Boldijarre Koronczay, President of Éminence, and several other environmental ambassadors and spokespersons of Green Spa Network came together to discuss plans for implementing sustainable practices and green initiatives across the spa industry. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 For decades, Éminence Organic Skin Care (http://www.eminenceorganics.com) has been proud to be one of the first natural, organic and Biodynamic® skin care companies in the spa industry to offer spas...

2014-04-30 23:22:14

Naturalist Journeys announces a new birding tour in Trinidad, with a twist – half the field time will feature much smaller winged creatures, and some that crawl. Entitled "Bugs for Birders", this July 25-August 1 eco-tour offers participants a fast-track study of insect identification and ecology as well as top-rate birding. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Although world famous for its bird watching opportunities, the Asa Wright Nature Centre offers so much more for the...

2014-04-30 08:28:55

BEIJING, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reed Guanghe Exhibitions recently unveiled plans to strategically reposition the Asia Golf Show and the China Golf Show, held annually in Shenzhen and Beijing respectively, into a new format that focuses on the segments of most keen interest to China's burgeoning golf industry. Following extensive research with all stakeholders (including partners, supporting associations, exhibitors, visitors and other key stakeholders), from 2015, Reed...

2014-04-29 12:38:27

John Snyder and Mike Janssen step up to new roles; Joop Drechsel to focus on BCD Group UTRECHT, Netherlands, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BCD Travel today announced that effective May 1, current Global President and Chief Operating Officer John Snyder will become president and CEO of the company. Mike Janssen will be promoted to chief operating officer, while retaining his current responsibilities as president of the Americas region. The changes retain the cohesive, seasoned team...

2014-04-29 08:31:55

Largest Operator of Bowling Alleys in the World Introduces New Branding Campaign; First National Television Advertising for a Major Bowling Alley Brand Since the 1970's NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowling is retaking its place as America's Saturday night activity. Bowlmor AMF, the largest operator of bowling alleys in the world, launched this week a national advertising initiative, "Bowling Makes Saturday Night More Fun," which shines attention on the fun, party...

2014-04-25 23:10:25

XC Spa is announcing a special offer on all its swim spas for the USA and EU markets. The company hopes to expand its market share through high quality products and a series of promotions. (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 XC Spa is announcing a special offer on all its swim spas for the USA and EU markets. The company hopes to expand its market share through high quality products and a series of promotions. Now, the friendly and helpful spa team of XC Spa is ready to talk to customers about booking...

2014-04-25 12:24:48

Bridgestone, National Golf Course Owners Association and ClubCorp Among Leading Industry Partners BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fewer than three years since graduating from Golf Academy of America, Andrew Capelli has traveled to hundreds of golf courses and analyzed thousands of swings. Capelli works for Bridgestone Golf. He began as a "golf ball fitting technician" helping players find the best type of golf ball to fit their swings. Today, his responsibility is...

2014-04-24 08:30:19

David Duval and Lydia Ko to Make Special Appearance PITTSBURGH, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golf Galaxy, a full-line, interactive golf retailer, announces its plans to relocate its store in Paramus, New Jersey. The grand opening celebration is slated for May 2nd and 3rd at the Paramus Towne Square (240 Route 17 North). New store hours will be Monday through Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. "We are extremely excited about our new Paramus location. The larger format store...

2014-04-24 08:30:09

New Study Finds More Than 50 Percent of American Homes Own a Game Console WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A majority of parents say playing video games benefits their children, according to new research released today by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). The report, 2014 Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry, reveals that 56 percent of parents say video games are a positive part of their child's life. Other key findings include that 68...


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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