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2011-04-19 05:00:00

ATLANTA, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Official Hotel and Resort Partner of the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour, IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], the world's largest hotel group by number of rooms, announced today that its Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts brand will lead a "Room Nights for the Brave" charity campaign to support Birdies for the Brave, a TOUR-supported military outreach initiative developed to assist the brave men and...

2011-03-23 17:19:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Marino, a member of the PGA Tour since 2007, debuts in the Arnold Palmer Invitational (formerly known as the Bay Hill Invitational) proudly wearing the Sensus Healthcare name on his sleeve. The Arnold Palmer Invitational held at the Bay Hill Club & Lodge from March 21-27, 2011 in Orlando, Florida draws the world's top professional golfers on the PGA Tour. The event traces its history back to 1966 when it began as the Florida Citrus...

2011-03-16 07:53:00

INNISBROOK, Fla., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Transitions Championship, in only its third year, today announced a field with 25 of the top 60 players according to the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR), including #1 Martin Kaymer making his Transitions Championship debut and 2010 Transitions Championship winner and Player of the Year, Jim Furyk. "I've heard it is a fantastic tournament on a great course," said Kaymer in explaining why he is making one of his rare appearances on...

2011-03-01 09:12:00

DURHAM, N.C., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Slate Pharmaceuticals -- Testopel®, an FDA-approved testosterone replacement therapy product marketed by Slate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of Durham, North Carolina, announced today that it has entered into a sponsorship agreement with professional golfer Doug Barron. Barron, a long-time PGA Tour veteran from Memphis, Tennessee, is perhaps best known for being the first and only player in professional golf to be suspended for...

2011-02-03 13:26:00

PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc. today announced it will unveil the first of a year-long series of golf video tips from PGA TOUR(®) players and professional trainers as part of its "Improve Your Vision, Improve Your Game((TM)) Video Series." The videos - approximately 60-90 seconds each - offer tips on enhancing your game as well as how to leverage vision to impact your game. Topics ranging from putting alignment and swing...

2011-02-03 10:00:00

MIAMI, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Doral Golf Resort & Spa, A Marriott Resort celebrates the PGA Tour's 50th Anniversary by offering two exclusive golf packages during the 2011 WGC-Cadillac Championship. The tournament takes place at the Miami resort from March 10-13, 2011. Golf enthusiasts can choose from the following Miami golf packages: WGC-Cadillac Championship Room & Ticket 2011 Package includes: Garden view accommodations Daily grounds ticket (individually valued at...

2011-01-31 14:19:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bubba Watson poured in 10 birdies and an eagle in the final two rounds on his way to winning the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday. In the process, he generated a $2,000 donation to the March of Dimes from tournament sponsor Farmers Insurance. Watson's fellow golfers added another 518 birdies and 10 eagles for a total of $63,800 donated by Farmers as part of their Birdies for Babies program. "Families are at the core of...

2011-01-31 08:00:00

NAPA, Calif. and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The PGA TOUR and Beringer Vineyards today announced a four-year extension of their marketing partnership that secures Beringer's designation as the "Official Wine of the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour" through 2014 in the United States and Canada. The renowned Napa Valley winery was the first wine brand to become an Official Marketing Partner of the PGA TOUR. "We knew from the outset of our...

2011-01-25 08:00:00

Farmers Insurance Open and PGA TOUR Host the Event TORREY PINES, LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-six expectant military moms are receiving the baby shower they deserve at the PGA TOUR's Farmers Insurance Open hosted at legendary Torrey Pines Golf Course, courtesy of nonprofit partners March of Dimes and Operation Shower. The moms-to-be are receiving gift boxes filled with baby supplies, clothing, toys, books and much, much more courtesy of Kmart, Ashford...

2011-01-12 11:03:00

LA JOLLA, Calif., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Farmers Insurance is hard at work preparing with the Century Club of San Diego for the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Golf Club scheduled for Jan. 24-30. After stepping up just before last year's tournament to become title sponsor of the PGA TOUR tournament, Farmers signed a four-year extension agreement as title sponsor through 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080605/LATH062) "We are extremely pleased to continue...


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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