“2012 Erie County Amateur Championships” to be Held July 7th & 8th to Celebrate 100th Anniversary of 1912 U.S. Open Championship at Grover Cleveland Golf Course” ERIE COUNTY, NY— Today, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz announced that Erie County and the Western New York Section of the Professional Golfers Association (“WNYPGA”) will hold an …
Monthly Archive: March 2012
BEAVERTON, Ore. (March 30, 2012) – Nike Golf has led the way in ensuring that its athletes look and feel their best, especially in major championships. For the last 10 years, the global leader in golf apparel has “scripted” its athletes at major championships. “Scripting” is a process in which the Nike Golf Apparel team …
March 30, 2012 ERIE COUNTY, NY— On Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 10:30am, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz will announce the 2012 Erie County Amateur Golf Championships, an event being held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1912 U.S. Open, which was held at Grover Cleveland Golf Course. Representatives of the Western New York …
Tiger Woods won last week for the first time in over two years. His game, which has steadily been progressing over the past couple months, seems to be back at an elite level. That used to spell doom for fellow competitors, especially with a major championship on the near horizon. As we all know though, …
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Miura Golf has released its new SIT-460 driver, the Japanese company’s biggest driver yet. Its large volume offers the benefits of a big-headed driver while its careful design offers a compact look not often found in such clubs.
MAUMEE, OH – Henry-Griffitts – a pioneer in custom clubfitting and the originator of the clubfitting cart – is proud to introduce the new T12 Blades.
“Chasin’ down a hoodoo there.” Even though it reminds me of my golf game, I’m sure John Fogerty from the famed rock group Creedence Clearwater Revival never imagined that his song would be an inspiration for a golf article. His lyrics are more about living in Louisiana rather than chasing a little white ball, but …
PHOENIX (March 26, 2012) – PING today became the first major golf company to introduce a USGA-approved adjustable-length belly putter shaft. The adjustable putter shaft, offered exclusively with the Nome™ 405 putter, allows the player to self-adjust the length within a 9-inch range to optimize performance.
The 9th hole is an interesting place on the golf course. For stroke players, it often serves as the first “check point.” Because of that, scores are often added after the 8th green, placing a ”target” in mind on the 9th tee. Is there a chance to salvage a score with a strong finish? Or are you simply trying to …
Consumers can take the head-to-head distance challenge and experience the new Nike VR_S line of clubs BEAVERTON, Ore. (March 20, 2012) – In one of the most robust consumer trial programs Nike Golf has ever introduced, the company is conducting Speed Trials at hundreds of golf courses and retailers across the country.
Congratulations to Lockport Town & Country Club, the winner of our Best 8th Hole vote. The long and twisty par five garnered over 150 votes to outdistance its rival fairways.
We’ve reached the turn and we don’t yet have a par three winner in our Buffalo-Niagara’s Best series. That won’t change in week nine, as no hole has a par less than four. Eight unique and excellent courses have won our “Best Nth Hole” votes and eight more clubs have a chance to join the …
BuffaloGolfer.Com was fortunate to gain access to Scott Witter, golf course and landscape architect, for a sit-down email interview a few off-seasons ago. What is written below refers to Mr. Witter’s first complete 18-hole design, Ironwood Golf Club.
The Scrambler, Kevin Lynch, makes his daily bread getting up and down out of abandoned grain mills, wagon ruts and lunar craters. For fun, we asked him to interview one of the guys who makes him face these hazards. Kevin chose Jeff Bradley, the self-christened “Bunker Guru.” Jeff is THAT guy who makes natural-looking bunkers …
BuffaloGolfer.Com did an interview back in the day (that means, before web 2.0 and wordpress) with Toronto-based golf course architect Ian Andrew. Both Scrambler and Mo’ Golf contribute to (and glean from) Golf Club Atlas’ discussion forum, and have had the privilege of learning from Mr. Andrew. As such, we ReView the quick nine we …