Hennepin Helps to Minimize Waste at ’08 U.S. Women’s Open

By | June 30, 2008

Hennepin County Environmental Services worked with the United States Golf Association (USGA) to make the 2008 U.S. Women’s Open, held June 23-29 at Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minn., the most “green” golf event yet. Around 300 recycling bins and 150 organics collection bins were placed on site to help lessen the event’s ecological impact. […]

Rounds Played Down During Month of May

By | June 30, 2008

Rounds played in the U.S. were down 4.4% on a same-store basis in May 2008 vs. May 2007, according to the National Golf Federation (NGF). However, because May 2007 rounds were above-average, the recent drop actually marks a return to normal May volume. Year-to-date rounds are 2.3% less than the comparable period last year.   […]


SRI Sports Announces Worldwide Cleveland/Srixon Consolidation

By | June 30, 2008

SRI Sports has announced that it will begin the consolidation and streamlining of its distribution channels, as part of a business realignment effort on a global basis. "We believe that this consolidation will help the SRI Sports Group  strengthen the sales bases of its golf gear lineup across the globe and respond more quickly to […]


The Club at LaTour Due to Open in September

By | June 30, 2008

The Club at LaTour, the first semi-private golf club to be developed in the New Orleans area since Hurricane Katrina, is under construction and expected to open in September. The 18-hole course in Mathews, La., is being built by area native John Brady, a general partner in The Club at LaTour, and designed by former […]


Dawn Food Products Announces Price Increase

By | June 30, 2008

Dawn Food Products, Inc., one of the world’s largest independently owned bakery manufacturers and distributors, has announced it will increase prices for orders placed on and after July 1, 2008.   “We are seeing unprecedented rises in commodity and ingredient markets, along with dramatic increases in general transportation costs, especially diesel fuel,” said David Kowal, […]


Employees Bound, Robbed at Healdsburg GC

By | June 27, 2008

According to an article in The Press Democrat, two robbery suspects bound and robbed three employees of the Healdsburg Golf Club at Tayman Park, Calif., escaping with an undisclosed amount of cash before one suspect was arrested.   Healdsburg Police said two young men approached the golf course’s clubhouse as it was closing Tuesday night […]