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2010-10-06 14:40:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Military moms and moms-to-be were treated to a very special baby shower today at Walter Reed Army Medical Center courtesy of the PGA TOUR and nonprofit partners March of Dimes and Operation Shower. Moms and dads received gift boxes filled with baby supplies, clothing, toys, books and much more courtesy of Kmart, and other generous donors. "Operation Shower is delighted to work with the March of Dimes," said Chief Shower Officer, LeAnn...

2010-08-24 10:09:00

PARAMUS, N.J., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Building upon its partnership with the PGA TOUR®, Transitions Optical, Inc. today announced the activation of several on-site experiences aimed at educating both players and spectators about the need for healthy vision during The Barclays this week at The Ridgewood Country Club. The "Live Your Vision" experience located within Spectator Village along the 17th Fairway is an interactive area for spectators of all ages that...

2010-04-12 11:49:00

PITTSBURGH, April 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Golf legend Arnold Palmer will serve as Honorary Chairman for this summer's inaugural Mylan Classic presented by CONSOL Energy, a PGA TOUR Nationwide Tour event. The 2010 Mylan Classic, sponsored by Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL), will be played Sept. 2-5 at Southpointe Golf Club in the Pittsburgh suburb of Canonsburg, preceded by a pro-am event on Sept. 1. All four rounds will be televised on Golf Channel in the U.S., with the event reaching 123...

2010-02-11 08:36:00

Begin Planning for New Integration Programs ROSWELL, Ga., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Golf & Tennis Pro Shop, Inc., owner and operator of PGA TOUR Superstores, today announced an expanded agreement with the PGA TOUR that will pave the way for an increased PGA TOUR presence inside and outside its stores. PGA TOUR Superstores is the PGA TOUR's exclusive partner for off-course/off-airport golf retailing. The new agreement solidifies a relationship between the parties for a...

2010-01-16 07:02:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine a bunker stretching the length of a California beach. Or a fairway as long as the 405. Or a golf course the size of Los Angeles. Next, throw in the world's best golfers, L.A. personalities and a drive for local charities, and you have Play for L.A., or PLAY. PLAY is an 18-day, city-wide event led by Northern Trust Open Executive Director Jerry West and 18 golfers - including celebrities, golfers and notable Angelenos - putting, chipping and...

2009-12-17 09:05:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that it will sponsor a PGA TOUR Nationwide Tour event -- the Mylan Classic -- at Southpointe Golf Club in the Pittsburgh suburb of Canonsburg in 2010. Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury said: "We are extremely proud to sponsor the Mylan Classic right here in our own backyard at the Southpointe Golf Club in Canonsburg. This sponsorship is very compatible with our longstanding charitable commitments to...

2009-12-15 12:15:00

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ --A Harvard medical expert internationally recognized as a leading authority on testosterone says that the PGA Tour's decision last month to suspend Doug Barron for doping when Barron's doctor had diagnosed him as having the medical condition hypogonadism and was treating Barron for this condition is "unreasonable, unfair and discriminatory." Hypogonadism is the disorder of lower than normal testosterone levels, often referred to informally as Low T....

2009-12-08 10:05:00

DURHAM, N.C., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Slate Pharmaceuticals -- A pharmaceutical company CEO is criticizing the PGA Tour's one year suspension, under its "Anti-Doping" policy, of golfer Doug Barron, the 40-year-old, 14-year PGA Tour veteran from Memphis, Tennessee, who last month became the first and only player in professional golf to be suspended for doping. "Suspending Doug Barron for doping is dopey," says Robert S. Whitehead, President & CEO of Slate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of...

2009-10-12 11:00:00

ROSWELL, Ga., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The first location in the state of Florida for the PGA TOUR Superstore will open in Naples, Florida in the coming months. According to the National Golf Foundation, the Naples, Fla. area is consistently among the top places to play with more holes per capita than any other Florida location. PGA TOUR Superstore has signed a lease agreement for space on US 41 (Tamiami Trail), across the street from the Coastland Center Mall in the City of Naples. A firm...

2009-09-21 14:39:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company asks fans to honor the 10th anniversary of the Payne Stewart Award by donning Payne Stewart's signature red hat. By wearing the red hat, fans will display their support for golf, grace and giving and honor Stewart's legacy. The red hat symbolizes how fans share Stewart's respect for the traditions of the game and a commitment to uphold the game's heritage of charitable support. (Logo:...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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