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2009-03-09 07:55:00

MONTREAL and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Kangaroo Media and the PGA TOUR today announced the signing of a four-year agreement to provide golf spectators attending select TOUR events with the ultimate personalized multimedia experience service. Using the Kangaroo TV hand-held device, spectators at featured PGA TOUR events will be able to access an array of real-time video, audio, comprehensive tournament and player data, as well as course layouts. The...

2009-02-03 08:48:00

Transitions Optical Announces PGA TOUR Professionals as Healthy Sight Ambassadors PINELLAS PARK, Fla., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Transitions Optical, Inc. today announced that Trevor Immelman and Kenny Perry, both professional golfers on the PGA TOUR and currently ranked within the top 25 in the world, will now serve as official spokespersons joining Transitions Optical to raise awareness for the importance of healthy sight and establish a clear link between healthy, quality sight and optimal...

2009-01-19 07:00:00

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Highlighting the pivotal role Charlie Sifford played in breaking down golf's "Caucasian only" rule more than four decades ago, the Northern Trust Open announced today a groundbreaking new feature of the tournament: the Charlie Sifford Exemption. Each year, beginning with this year's tournament on Feb. 16-22, 2009, the Northern Trust Open's Charlie Sifford Exemption will offer a sponsor exemption to a top golfer who...

2009-01-15 22:21:55

Shigeki Maruyama shot a 5-under 65 Thursday to take a one-shot lead after one round of the Hawaiian Open, the first full-field event on the PGA Tour this year. Maruyama edged in front of a large group at the Waialae Country Club that included Geoff Ogilvy, who already has a victory and more than $1 million to his credit this season. Ogilvy, who led all four rounds at last week's Mercedes-Benz Championship, owned a part of the lead again Thursday until Maruyama rolled in a birdie putt at the...

2009-01-07 14:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- GOLF CHANNEL's exclusive coverage of the first three PGA TOUR events of 2009 in high definition is merely a tip of the cap to the network's newly launched HD channel, which will bolster the network's schedule with more than 2,100 total HD hours of tournaments, original programming and news this year. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090107/CLW096 ) The tournament season kicks off Thursday with the exclusive telecast of the...

2008-10-10 12:00:10

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 1.4 million Americans of all ages, races, and backgrounds suffering from Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, two painful and often debilitating chronic inflammatory bowel diseases, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation today proudly announced its partnership with Heath Slocum, a two-time Champion on the PGA TOUR. The partnership will enable the Foundation to come even closer to accomplishing its mission of increasing awareness about Crohn's and...

2006-08-13 19:38:34

CASTLE ROCK, Colorado (Reuters) - Dean Wilson sank a six-foot birdie putt on the second playoff hole to defeat fellow American Tom Lehman and win the International at Castle Pines on Sunday for his first victory on the PGA Tour. Wilson and U.S. Ryder Cup captain Lehman finished the fourth round tied on 34 points in the event that features two cuts and uses the modified Stableford scoring system. "It was a good thing I had this format this week," Wilson told reporters. "It's just...

2006-07-01 17:27:55

BOSTON (Reuters) - American J.J. Henry, in red-hot form with his putter, fired a seven-under-par 63 to surge two strokes clear in the Buick Championship third round at Cromwell, Connecticut on Saturday. Bidding for his first victory on the PGA Tour, Henry rattled up eight birdies and a solitary bogey on a hot day at the TPC at River Highlands, finishing at 11-under 199. Compatriot Harrison Frazar, boosted by a six-birdie run from the par-four 10th, was alone in second place after...

2006-07-01 16:02:40

BOSTON (Reuters) - American J.J. Henry, in red-hot form with his putter, fired a seven-under-par 63 to grab an early two-shot lead in the Buick Championship third round at Cromwell, Connecticut on Saturday. Winless on the PGA Tour, Henry rattled up eight birdies and a solitary bogey on a hot day at the TPC at River Highlands, finishing at 11-under 199. Compatriot Harrison Frazar, boosted by a six-birdie run from the par-four 10th, was alone in second place at nine under after firing...

2006-04-19 18:38:23

MIAMI, Florida (Reuters) - Multiple former major champions Larry Nelson and Henry Picard have been voted on to the World Golf Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2006, officials said in Savannah, Georgia on Wednesday. American Nelson, who won the 1983 U.S. Open and the U.S. PGA Championship in 1981 and 1987, will be inducted with world number three Vijay Singh on October 30 at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Florida. Fijian Singh, also a three-times major winner, was...