Archive for March, 2012

Golf Funny Commercial #77

Mar 31st

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Golf Cartoon #64

Mar 30th

Golf Books #67 (The 100 Greatest Ever Golfers)

Mar 29th

Walter Hagen to Tiger Woods, a fascinating and knowledgeable history of golf through the most talented men and women to have ever played the game.

Covering the early amateur masters of the game, starting with Old Tom Morris, to the maestros of the Open era, this collection features biographies and career statistics of players from all over the world, including the U.S., UK, South Africa, Europe, and Australia. From Ben Hogan and legendary figures such as Jack Nicklaus, to contemporary greats including Phil Mickelson, this history recounts the lives and achievements of the sport’s leading lights through fascinating anecdotes and insights into the development of the game across the decades.

Arranged alphabetically and with additional sections on the greatest ever drivers, bunker players, and putters, this is the ideal pick-up-and-dip-in book for all golfing aficionados, whatever their handicap.

About the Authors -Andy Farrell is the author of The Open Championship. Padraig Harrington is a professional golfer who plays on the European Tour and the PGA Tour. He has won the Open Championship twice and the PGA Championship.

(source) To be released on May 1, 2012.

Thou shall not lose trust in your golf swing #41

Mar 28th

In the opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard, Ryan Moore aces the 201 yard par-3 7th hole

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Kentwool and Arnie mark the arrival of spring with Masters green

Mar 27th

Shared from – Chapeau Noir Blog – Trends in Golf Apparel.

Fore please. Spring is now driving.

And with that, the first official sign that spring is upon us can be marked with this post — CNG’s first Masters related post of 2012. We all know there is not a finer green come spring in Georgia than Masters green, and with that, both Kentwool and Arnie have something sweet in store for us.

Kentwool’s homage to 2012’s first major championship is available for $19.95 until April 30“For many, April marks the unofficial beginning of the golf season and a time when we’re truly captivated by the world’s greatest competitors being tested by a historic course,” says Mark Kent, CEO and President of Kentwool. “As a nearly two-century old southern textile company, this is our way of celebrating this storied tradition.”

Bubba Watson, who is always front and center when it comes to style, sports Kentwool, and will be wearing this commemorative limited-edition Kentwool Tour Profile performance golf sock in classic green sock throughout Masters week at Augusta National. But wait, there’s more

Golf Architects/Designers: Luigi Rota Caremoli

Mar 26th

Born in Italy in July 4th 1945, Luigi Rota Caremoli graduated on Science Geologic-Topo-Cartographical and Buildings at the Marconi University in Rome.  He is has been professionally involved in golf for over 45 years and has specialized in golf course design, remodelling and development in Italy and abroad for over 27 years.

He was International Adjudicator of the Italian Golf Federation for 15 years; founder of the Italian Association of Golf Secretaries and for many years he has been Secretary and Vice President; he has been member of the Association of Golf Course Superintendents of America since 1972.

Luigi Rota Caremoli has designed a number of golf courses for international championships, Opens and national championships. He was commissioned twice to remodel and plan the golf course for Germany’s most important championship “The German Master”. (more…)

Costa Ballena Golf, Spain

Mar 25th

Costa Ballena Golf is situated between the towns of Sanlucar and Puerto de Santa Maria, tucked away by the beach and easily accessed from Jerez de la Frontera and Cadiz, Spain. Jose Maria Olazabal was in charge of the design of this versatile course where players of all levels can play an excellent round of golf, enjoying the stunning views over the Atlantic .

Laid out on relatively flat land this José Olazabal design has made each loop of nine quite different and distinctive. It is an open and flat course that consists of 27 holes, 18 of which are of championship standard. Some of the holes run alongside the Atlantic giving you the feeling of links golf, whilst the others come inland and are parkland combining a few lakes and strategic bunkers.

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Golf Funny Commercial #76

Mar 24th

PING ISeries Putter funny commercial.

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Golf Cartoon #63

Mar 23rd

Dunning Golf Signs PGA Tour Player Cameron Tringale

Mar 22nd

Shared from – Chapeau Noir Blog – Trends in Golf Apparel.

Dunning Golf announced the signing of PGA Tour professional Cameron Tringale to an endorsement agreement. Cameron will wear the companyʼs luxury performance collection while competing on the PGA Tour.Cameron Tringale to wear Dunning Golf. (Photo: Tom Rafalovich)

“Iʼm very excited to begin a new partnership with Dunning Golf to wear their outstanding performance clothing on the PGA Tour. Not only do the clothes perform at the highest level, but the modern, classic look fits my style both on and off the course, “ said Cameron Tringale.

“Cameron is the perfect brand ambassador for Dunning Golf,” said Michael J. Setola, President and CEO of Tharanco Lifestyles, parent company of Dunning Golf. “Heʼs one of the young, athletic and charismatic up-and-coming stars on the PGA Tour and weʼre thrilled to have him on our staff.” But wait, there’s more