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2011-01-03 13:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Crystal Symphony's first-ever Golf Experiences of Discovery to the Hawaiian Islands, golfers can tee off at three of the region's most stunning courses, and perfect their swings with instruction from PGA pros on the way. The 14-day itinerary conveniently sails round-trip from Los Angeles April 24, with play in Kauai, Oahu and Maui. The courses, featuring some of the most spectacular scenery on the islands, include: Poipu Bay Golf Course...

2010-11-29 05:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wilson Golf, the Chicago-based company whose irons have captured 61 Major Championship titles over the company's illustrious history - more than any other golf club manufacturer - today announced that it has reached an agreement to re-sign PGA Tour young gun Ricky Barnes. The three-year contract was finalized as Barnes finishes his second full season on the PGA TOUR ranked 75th in the world and 64th in the FedEx Cup standings. To view the...

2010-09-04 16:09:00

MURRELLS INLET, S.C. Sept. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Bobby Perkinson of Alcoa, Tenn., a 4.4-handicap golfer, shot a net 69 (gross 74) on Friday to win the 2010 GOLF.com World Amateur Handicap Championship at TPC Myrtle Beach. He double bogeyed the final hole and still shot his age to hold off three players one stroke behind from India, Massachusetts and West Virginia. The 74-year-old retired electrical engineer is the lowest handicap to win the event since Dennis Connors won it with a 3.3 handicap...

2010-07-21 21:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced today that 2010 French Open singles finalist Samantha Stosur has entered the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, scheduled for July 31 to Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa. Stosur is coming off her first career Grand Slam singles final where she defeated Justine Henin in the fourth round, Serena Williams in the quarterfinals and Jelena Jankovic in the semifinals, before falling to...

2010-07-19 19:30:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2010 Mercury Insurance Open, scheduled from July 31 to Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa, has issued a call for tournament volunteers. The women's professional tennis tournament has returned to San Diego County after a two-year hiatus and volunteers are needed to help welcome back the best women tennis professionals in the world. A variety of volunteer positions are now available. Volunteers are needed to work in the following areas...

2010-07-19 19:11:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Tournament officials announced today that individual tickets for the 2010 Mercury Insurance Open Presented by Tri-City Medical Center, scheduled for July 31 to Aug. 8 at the La Costa Resort and Spa, are now on sale. Reserved Grandstand and Box Seat tickets, which range from $10-$125, are now available online at mercuryinsuranceopen.com or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com. Tournament Ticket Packages are also on sale now and begin at $70....

2010-07-13 14:36:00

SKILLMAN, N.J., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Cherry Valley Country Club's Director of Golf Allan Bowman, "the odds of making two hole in ones during the same round of golf are sixty seven million to one." But that's exactly what his student, Skillman, New Jersey resident Donna Cortina accomplished on July 12th as a guest in TPC Jasna Polana's summer member-guest tournament. Cortina, the mother of three, ultimately fired a seventy eight after her aces on the second hole, using a...

2010-06-14 08:05:00

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The USGA and Mixx today announced a partnership expanding social media at the U.S. Open and across digital platforms. The official U.S. Open website, which is designed and hosted by IBM, will integrate a Mixx Channel into the U.S. Open.com homepage (www.usopen.com). Users who visit the "Experience Tent" on site at the 2010 U.S. Open in Pebble Beach will be able to provide real-time commentary on the event through their Twitter accounts; the...

2010-06-07 11:15:00

WESTWOOD, Kan., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- World Golf Hall of Famer Tom Watson--whose comprehensive two-DVD set, "Tom Watson: Lessons of a Lifetime," has become a best seller since its release in March--is proud to announce the debut of his new informative website, www.tomwatson.com. The official unveiling of Watson's high-tech website coincidentally comes just in time for two events that carry great significance in the beloved golfer's life--Father's Day and his playing in the U.S. Open at...

2010-03-25 06:50:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Tom Watson, winner of 8 Major Golf Championships and one of golf's greatest players ever and member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, in conjunction with Tom Watson Productions, announced the release of his 2010 golf DVD series titled "Tom Watson: Lessons of a Lifetime." The 2 DVD instructional series, which contains 44 different lessons from Tom, starting with the grip and setup through how to control or stop slicing and hooking, will be...