Archive | November, 2012

Gainey Aims for a Back-to-Back Win

With just three weeks after winning his first PGA Tour, Tommy Gainey is working for a back-to-back win in the Children’s Miracle Network Classic to be held at Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Gainey, who is popular with his unconventional swings, scored a 7-under-par 65, closing the first round with a lag of one hit. Two [...]

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Ian Poulter is About to Breakthrough

Ian Poulter’s sharpness in match-playing is popular and proven by his incomparable record of winning stroke plays. He has just set a new record of 12 European Tour wins and 2 PGA victories after winning the World Golf Championship recently. Poulter has been a decent golfer even before playing professionally in the 90s but not [...]

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Westwood, Oosthuizen Co-Lead the WGC-HSBC Championship

Lee Westwood and Louis Oosthuizen shared the top spot in the final round of the WGC-HSBC Champions Tournament held in Shenzhen, China. Westwood shot three birdies, no bogey and a score of 30, 18-under early on of the game putting him on tie with the then waiting Oosthuizen who carved an overnight lead of five [...]

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Tiger Woods: “Getting back to No. 1 will take time.”

Two years after losing the world number 1 title, Tiger Woods admits that getting back the number 1 rank may take some time. The title is currently held by Rory McIlroy after winning the USPGA championship plus other consecutive winning tournaments in the FedEx Cup. Woods admitted that he’s got to win to hold the [...]

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Inbee Park Tops LPGA’s Taiwan Championship

South Korean golfer Inbee Park secured the lead in the first round of the Taiwan Championship after scoring with a 7-under 65 with two strokes away from the local athlete, Yani Tseng. Seven holes of the Sunrise Golf and Country Club were all birdied by Park who is also the top-ranking candidate for the LPGA [...]

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Modern VRS Covert Driver by Nike Golf

Nike Golf’s never-ending effort to provide its customers with innovative products is once again proven at the Global Innovation Summit held in Orlando, Florida. The event hosted by the company was filled with modern technology and innovative designs which have also become the talk-of-the-industry. Historically, Nike Golf is the first company that produced the high-speed [...]

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PGA National Welcomes Modern Golf Course

The Fazio golf course was officially opened last November 2 but the PGA National had its opening celebration the day before, November 1. The course was designed by the notable golf course designer, Tom Fazio II, the third generation of the Fazio family. The celebration was filled with activities like a welcome breakfast, messages from [...]

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Australian Ladies Masters Is Saved By a Golf Ball Company

Volvik, a Korean company that manufactures golf balls, salvaged the Australian Ladies Masters by being its major sponsor. Bob Tuohy, the event’s chairman, said that the tournament is all set and scheduled from February 1-3 at the Royal Pines, in Gold Coast with Volvik as its new naming rights partner together with RACV. The chairman [...]

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Top Golf Instructor Passes Away

James Myron Flick, better known as Jim Flick, one of the pillars of the golf sport, passed away at age of 82 due to cancer. He was one of the top golf instructors in the United States and has taught many amateurs and professionals including Jack Nicklaus. His wife, Geri, shared that his husband loved [...]

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Gainey Bags His First PGA Title

Tommy Gainey had always dreamt of winning the PGA tour. Now, it has become a reality. This golfer started low. He worked in a hot water tank wrapping insulation job and eventually played in mini-golf tours in a reality program for Golf Channel. He was then known as “Two Gloves”. Gainey bagged his very first [...]

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