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Thursday, February 08, 2007

Canadian Dan Halldorson promotes Jazz Golf in consultancy role

Jazz Golf is pleased to announce that Canadian golf legend Dan Halldorson has joined its team. Halldorson will bring a wealth of experience and passion for the game, to a consultancy role with the Jazz Product Development Team. In addition, he will serve as ambassador for company special events and promotions. .

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Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Dry golf courses remain so green

In an effort to keep the greens green through the drought, golf courses throughout the region guzzled far more water than they're entitled to. "It's not unusual necessarily to see that during a drought," said Mike Molligan, communications director for the Southwest Florida Water Management District, the agency that oversees water use. "There has been an increasing trend since things have gotten dry." From Sarasota to Citrus counties, golf courses overpumped anywhere from 2 percent to 55 percent more water than Swiftmud allows them. Some overpumped by more than 100,000 gallons a day. Several faced fines. Golf courses aren't the only ones suffering. Public utilities are also struggling to control drought-driven water use. Hernando County Utilities Department is under threat of fines as its customers gulp more than 2-million gallons a day over the utility's limit.

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Friday, February 02, 2007

Golf Australia bans women golfers' calendar intended for charity

While the media and public - all over the world - can't get enough of the 13 women who bared nearly all for a calendar to raise funds for breast cancer research, a golf scholarship and some attention for the game, Golf Australia has banned it. Instead, the organisation has paid for Natalie Gulbis to come DownUnder and play, to inject an element of 'glamour' to the local game. .

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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Adidas Golf announces promotion in AZ for Powerband golf shoe

CARLSBAD, Calif. -- adidas Golf, a brand of the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company, is introducing its POWERBAND golf shoe with an unprecedented promotion at this week's PGA Tour stop in Arizona. If an adidas Golf staff player wearing the POWERBAND shoes registers a hole-in-one at the famed 16th hole, 10,000 fans who registered at one of the 10 local Van's Golf Shops in the greater Phoenix area, or at the adidas Golf booth at the FBR Open Expo Center, will be randomly selected to receive a free pair of the POWERBAND shoes. .

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Monday, January 29, 2007

Tiger's Presence in Golf Looms Large

SAN DIEGO - Two people turned into six, which soon turned into a dozen, all of them standing behind the first tee Tuesday on the North Course at Torrey Pines as darkness gave way to dawn.And they weren't there to watch Bubba Watson.Even big-hitting Bubba was waiting on Tiger Woods to show up for the first time at a PGA Tour event in nearly four months. He eventually gave up, blasted his pink-shafted driver out of sight and played alone until Woods caught up to him on the back nine.The 2007 season enters its fourth week at the Buick Invitational, but in some respects, it feels like opening day because of the enormous interest Woods brings to golf. Despite sitting out the first three tournaments this year, Woods still worked his way into just about every conversation.Vijay Singh won the season-opening Mercedes-Benz Championship for his 30th title on the PGA Tour, and some people wondered if he was ready to make another bid for No.

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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Crystal Golf Ball Earrings

The Perfect Gift For Birthdays, Anniversaries Or Holidays! Crystal Golf Ball Earrings feature: Dimpled and faceted to catch every of glimpse of light A brilliant pair Swarovski crystal Attractive crystal earrings look great with everything Great Gift For The Golf Enthusiast!

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Ben Sutton Golf School now offering one-on-one instruction

SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. -- Ben Sutton Golf Schoolthe largest golf instruction destination in the U.S. and the only one that offers learning under real playing conditionsannounced students can now request private one-on-one time with any of the schools PGA/LPGA professional instructors. .

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Sunday, January 21, 2007

Rizman Zahari jumps on top in Pakistan Open Golf

KARACHI: Malaysians Airil Rizman Zahari equalled a course record at Karachi Golf Clubs with a superb eight-under-par 64 to jump into the lead on the penultimate day of US$300,000 Pakistan Open Golf Championship on Saturday. The day saw local star Shabbir Iqbal jumped into the fourth spot. After par-72 second round on Friday, he got his touch back with a brilliant five-par to jump into the fourth spot with an aggregate of 205. Highly talented Airil Rizman, nailed nine birdies against a lone bogey, to equal the course record set by defending champion Chris Rodgers last year. With a 17-under-par 199 total, Airil Rizman took a three stroke lead over Englishman Simon Hurd, who is ranked 48th on the Asian Tour's UBS Order of Merit last year, dropped a spot to joint second place after a 69.

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