Tin Cup® Unveils United States Marine Corps Golf Ball Marking Stencils

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Tin Cup® Unveils United States Marine Corps Golf Ball Marking Stencils
Birdies for the Brave® Donation Made with Each Online Purchase of
United States Armed Forces Models

(FALLS CHURCH, VA)—Tin Cup Products, LLC—maker of patented, Made in the USA golf ball marking stencils—announces two new “Marine Cups” showcasing official United States Marine Corps’ logos will be launched April 1.

Designated “United States Marine Corps – Globe and Anchor” and “United States Marine Corps – USMC,” the designs respectively feature the uniformed services’ insignia and four block letters representing this highly distinguished military branch. In conjunction with these additions to the expansive Tin Cup collection, the company will donate $5 to Birdies for the Brave, a military outreach initiative proudly supported by the PGA TOUR, for each online sale of the new cups or the existing Support the Troops model.

“We created these styles in response to the incredible demand from veterans, active-duty troops and their families to further express their patriotism through our unique and simple golf ball marking system,” says Cabell Fooshe, Vice President of Tin Cup. “It’s a true honor to partner with the Marine Corps and support Birdies for the Brave.”

Constructed from 100 percent stainless steel, Tin Cup stencils ($19.95) are ideal for any golfer and make perfect gifts for tournaments, corporate outings, wedding parties, holidays and events. The entire personalization process takes just seconds, as players simply place the Tin Cup of their choice over a golf ball and trace the design using an ultra fine point permanent Sharpie.

Since being named “Best New Product” at the 2010 PGA Merchandise Show, the company has grown rapidly. Its collection now features more than 90 designs, including officially-licensed collegiate logos.

Complementing popular styles like Luck of the Irish, Five O’Clock Somewhere and Jolly Roger, Tin Cup introduces new stencils each month. It also offers an affordable customization program that’s trusted by well-known corporations, charities, media outlets, celebrities and many others.

For more information: http://www.tin-cup.com, 888.984.6287.

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About Birdies for the Brave

Birdies for Brave is a national military outreach initiative designed to show support and appreciation to the courageous men and women of our U.S. Armed Forces and their families. Since 2005, Tour players, corporate partners, tournament fans and TPC club members have joined forces to raise millions of dollars annually for military homefront groups that are supported by PGA TOUR players, which provide critical programs and services to meet the specialized needs of wounded warriors and military families, through fundraising events at TPC clubs nationwide. Other Birdies for the Brave activities include Military Appreciation Day celebrations and Patriots’ Outpost military hospitality chalets during PGA Tour tournaments, as well as the opportunity for military members to attend many PGA Tour events on a complimentary basis.

To learn more about Birdies for the Brave, please visit http://www.birdiesforthebrave.org or follow them on Facebook.

About Tin Cup Products, LLC

Used by PGA, European, Champions and LPGA Tour players, Tin Cup’s patented golf ball marking stencils are crafted from 100 percent stainless steel and Made in the USA. The entire personalization process takes just seconds, as players simply place the Tin Cup of their choice over a golf ball and trace the design using an ultra fine point permanent Sharpie.

In addition to more than 90 existing models, Tin Cup introduces new stencils monthly. Its customization program provides low minimums, affordable pricing and prompt delivery for corporations, charities, media outlets, celebrities, events and others seeking a distinctive gift.

Tin Cup stencils are currently sold at more than 750 retail locations worldwide, including PGA Superstore, Edwin Watts, Roger Dunn and Golfsmith, as well as elite clubs and resorts like Baltusrol, Bandon Dunes, Congressional, Kingsmill, Medinah, Reynolds Plantation, The Boulders, Torrey Pines, Wailea and Sea Island. The company also has distribution in Canada, the UK and Japan.

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Nike Golf’s Tour Performance Apparel Line Amplifies Excellence

Nike Golf’s Tour Performance Apparel Line Amplifies Excellence

-The Spring 2012 Tour Performance collection marries style with visible technology to provide every advantage in every condition-

BEAVERTON, Ore. (March 27, 2012) – With the relentless pursuit of performance and innovation, Nike Golf maintains the standard of excellence with the introduction of its Tour Performance line for men and women.  A balance of industry-best basic styles and seasonally driven innovations, this line serves as the locker room for the competitive golfer.

Nike Golf’s Tour Performance apparel embodies Nike’s iconic and instantly recognizable performance innovation.  Focusing on moisture management, cooling, and stretch technologies, this line provides exceptional Lightweight Performance for golf athletes.
With a distinct attitude, Nike’s Tour Performance pieces meet consumer insights through relevant product styling and attributes.  The line delivers every advantage in every condition through expanded style choices to match outfits to occasions.

“This line is seriously full of athlete-driven innovation and visible technology– just what Nike is all about,” said Doug Reed, Nike Golf’s Global Category Business Director for Apparel and Footwear.  “It’s performance, amplified”

The new Tour Performance line brings on the heat with Nike energy colors and core Tour block fit.  Branding also remains classic Nike Golf with a small Swoosh on the left sleeve as well as on the back.  The expanded menu of style choices extends Nike Golf’s dominant leadership position as #1 in class innovation and performance.

Highlights from the Nike Tour Performance line are the men’s Fractured Chest Stripe polo (MSRP $70) and the Modern Color Block polo (MSRP $60).  These men’s polos are constructed of Nike Dri-FIT which includes UV protection and added stretch to ease the golf swing.  The Plaid Pant (MSRP $85) and Fashion Plaid Short (MSRP $70) are constructed of Nike Dri-FIT allowing the athlete to not only look good on the course but also feel good in performance fabrics.

For women, the Color Wrap polo (MSRP $70) and the Convertible Skort (MSRP $95) provide women a comfortable, chic and practical outfit for the course.  The Convertible Skort (patent pending) is reversible from a plaid to a solid and comes with a twill short to provide women with three looks in one.

The Nike Tour Performance Apparel line also features the Tiger Woods Collection, representing the “performance modifier” to its core Tour Performance business.  If Nike’s Tour Performance is the “game day” uniform, the Tiger Woods Collection will serve as the “Bowl Day” point of view.

The Tiger Woods Collection brings the best in innovation to meet the needs of the game’s most athletic golfer.  Using Tiger’s insights, Nike set out to create lighter garments with more stretch.  Cutting edge material and garment engineering shaved 20% off the weight of Tiger’s polo and pant combination. This ground-breaking innovation re-engineers the traditional Sunday Red outfit into the Modern Ultra-Light Uniform.

The TW Ultra polo (MSRP $90) highlights the Tiger Woods Collection.  This Dri-FIT polo is extremely lightweight (2.9 oz.) and features a self-fabric perforated collar for added breathability while also reducing weight. The TW Ultra Light pant (MSRP $125) is a Dri-FIT performance pant with uncompromising craftsmanship and tailoring.  Another new element to the Tiger Woods Collection is providing the consumer with the Swoosh on the left chest of the polo and the TW logo on the center back.

The smartly designed Tour Performance line and Tiger Woods Collection stick to Nike’s core advantage of bringing the best innovations to every athlete at every level.

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Located at NIKE’s World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, Nike Golf designs and markets golf equipment, apparel, balls, footwear, bags and accessories worldwide. Nike Golf is passionately dedicated to ushering in the future of this great sport by developing ground-breaking innovations that enable and inspire athletes to become better.  For more information on Nike Golf, visit our Web site at http://www.nikegolf.com.  To follow Nike Golf on Twitter visit http://www.twitter.com/nikegolf and to become a fan on Facebook go to http://www.facebook.com/nikegolf .  To view Nike Golf videos subscribe to our You Tube channel at http://www.youtube.com/nikegolf .  Editors and journalists in the U.S. seeking editorial information and downloadable images, visit http://www.nikegolf.com/presscenter .  For international journalists, please contact Nike Golf’s public relations representative in respective countries for information.

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Upcoming events on the Bogey Golf Tour

Thursday April 5th, 2012- Tigers Opening Day with Detroit Sports 360
before, during, and after the game at the UDetroit Café, 1427 Randolph St. Detroit MI. (2 blocks from Comerica Park).  Go to http://detroitsports360.com/opening-day-in-the-d/ for all the details.  Michelle and I will be there along with fellow BGT members representing the Bogey Golf Tour.

Sunday April 15th, 2012- “Miles of Golf” Sign UP Day and Clinic
2-4 p.m. at Miles of Golf 3113 Carpenter Rd. Ypsilanti, MI. Current and New Bogey Golf Tour members receive Free Range Balls, a Clinic by Kendall Academy Instructors and a Club Fitting Clinic in The Cluboratory.  Bogey Golf Tour members also receive 20% off Maxx club fitting and private lessons at Miles of Golf.  Go to http://www.milesofgolf.com/local-news/ for more details.  Join us afterwards at US 12 Bar and Grill 34824 W. Michigan Ave. Wayne MI. from 5-8 p.m.
   
Sunday April 22nd, 2012- “Music for Life” Sign Up Event and Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser
4-8 p.m. at Johnny Shotz 13037 Tecumseh Rd. E.  Members & new Sign up’s get free admission and we’ll donate $10 to Cystic Fibrosis on your behalf.  Additional tickets $10 each.  This all ages event features 5 local bands sponsored by Jam Space.  Go to http://www.bogeygolftour.com/wnd  for more details.

Windsor Chapter starts on Sunday April 29th with the Provincial Chrysler BGT Season Opener at Seven Lakes.

Detroit Chapter starts on Saturday May 5th with the 93.9 The River Open at Fox Hills.

We look forward to seeing you at one or more of these don’t miss events.

Become a player or sponsor today and help our 2012 charities “Cystic Fibrosis”, “Rotary”, and “Make-A-Wish”.  Go to http://www.bogeygolftour.com for all the details.

Feel like a pro, on the Bogey Golf Tour,

Todd Grondin
Bogey Golf Tour Owner/Windsor-Detroit Tour Director

Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts Named Top Kid-Friendly Hotels in Myrtle Beach

Vacation Myrtle Beach Resorts Named Top Kid-Friendly Hotels in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/—Vacation Myrtle Beach has three of the best Kid-Friendly Hotels in Myrtle Beach!

Three Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts were ranked in the top 4 Best Kid-Friendly Hotels in Myrtle Beach by Oyster.com.

“Vacation Myrtle Beach prides itself on being family-friendly resorts. We’re proud of all of our properties and especially the three that we recognized for their efforts on behalf of vacationing families,” said Matt Klugman of http://www.VacationMyrtleBeach.com.

Captain’s Quarters Resort was ranked as the number 1 Kid-Friendly Hotel in Myrtle Beach by Oyster.com. Oyster.com cited the hotels game room and bowling alley, as well as its water park and summer children’s programs as some of the most kid-friendly features of Captain’s Quarters.

Sea Watch Resort was ranked as the third most Kid-Friendly Hotel in Myrtle Beach, thanks to its six pools and ten Jacuzzis and lots of kid-friendly amenities like two lazy rivers and a family-friendly restaurant.

The Caravelle Resort was also one of the most Kid-Friendly Hotels in Myrtle Beach. Oyster.com noted its game room and daily summer children’s activities, as well as its large pool complex and rooms with full kitchens as reasons for its high ranking.

“Myrtle Beach is a perfect place for families to vacation and we’re glad our resorts can help make those vacations memorable,” Klugman said.

About VacationMyrtleBeach.com Resorts

VacationMyrtleBeach.com is the official vacation site of Myrtle Beach, SC offering the guaranteed lowest rate on nearly 4,000 accommodations units ranging from studios and efficiencies to one bedroom suites and two, three, four and five bedroom condominiums. Vacation Myrtle Beach resorts also offer a wide range of amenities including pools, water parks, lazy rivers, whirlpools, on site restaurants, oceanfront pool bars, bowling center, tennis center, racquetball courts, fitness rooms, miniature golf course and even South Carolina’s first swim up pool bar.  http://www.VacationMyrtleBeach.com is the online home to reserve your place for fun in the sun.

SOURCE VacationMyrtleBeach.com

CONTACT: Gina Vasselli, +1-843-839-1456

Web Site: http://www.VacationMyrtleBeach.com

Odyssey Debuts New Metal-X Putters

Odyssey Debuts New Metal-X Putters

Putter Line Features Newest Insert Technology With Dual-layered, Textured Insert

CARLSBAD, Calif., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/—Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) today announced the April 13 retail availability of the new Odyssey® Metal-X™ line of insert putters, representing the latest in the brand’s storied history of game-changing innovations surrounding the most important club in the bag. With a lightweight aluminum face in front of a urethane backer layer, Metal-X putters provide golfers the crisp feedback of a metal striking surface with the benefits of a softer feel for optimal touch. Aesthetically pleasing with a sleek midnight black finish, the putters also offer a textured face that delivers a truer, more consistent roll.

“The idea for the new Metal-X putters came from working with several Tour players who liked the look and performance of our putters, but wanted the feel of a more metallic face,” said Austie Rollinson, Principal Designer for Odyssey Putters. “We took their feedback and decided to create an aluminum face with a urethane backing layer in order to maintain a lightweight face that helps us optimize the weight distribution in our designs.”

However, in an effort to improve feel and performance, Rollinson added another key feature. The lightweight aluminum outer layer on the Metal-X putters has a face pattern unlike any other putter in golf, with oval depressions that create a mechanical lock with the ball’s dimples at impact. This mechanical lock creates more friction, which delivers a lower launch with optimized topspin for reduced skidding and the truest roll in the game through steady ball deceleration. The urethane inner layer provides soft touch and saves weight to optimize performance. Together, the two layers combine for crisp responsiveness and sound.
“The texture on the face does two things—it reduces surface contact and increases edge contact between the face and the ball. Reducing the surface contact during impact helps us create a solid, yet soft, sound at impact. That sound equates to feel, so it’s a great feeling insert,” Rollinson explained. “I came up with the oval design on the aluminum insert to also create a lot of edges, which increases the friction between the face and the ball and helps create a very smooth and consistent roll.”
Taking specific feedback from Tour players, Rollinson incorporated a midnight black finish to increase durability and reduce glare on sunny days. First introduced on professional tours in early February, Metal-X putters have already been put in play by numerous players, including PGA Tour pros J.B. Holmes and Danny Lee. In fact, in the very first week of its availability on the European Tour, 13 players put various Metal-X models in play.
“Feedback from Metal-X’s first few weeks on the world’s tours has been phenomenal,” said Chris Koske, Global Director of the Odyssey Business. “Every tour professional we have spoken to has told us not only how good the insert feels, but also about how the ball seems to hug the green.”
Each Metal-X putter comes standard with a Lamkin® 3GEN® Pistol Grip, made of Lamkin’s proprietary 3GEN material, which is their softest synthetic rubber compound and reduces vibration without dulling the feel of the putt. The material allows golfers to keep their forearms relaxed, apply very light grip pressure, and minimize hand tension for smooth, consistent strokes.
The Metal-X putters will be available on April 13 in a wide variety of models. Core models (#1, #6, #7, #8, #9, and Rossie) will be available for a new product introduction retail price of $149 ; 2-Ball and D.A.R.T. models will be available for a new product introduction retail price of $179; and Belly and Long Metal-X putters will be available for a new product retail price of $189. (The D.A.R.T. and #7 Metal-X models will be available in both Belly and Long putters, while the #1 will be available in a Belly model.)

For more information about the Metal-X Series of Putters, please visit http://www.odysseygolf.com/metal-X. For more on Odyssey’s line-up of popular Belly and Long putters, please visit http://www.odysseygolf.com/bellyputters , and to see Odyssey’s complete product lineup, please click here: http://www.odysseygolf.com.

About Callaway Golf

Through an unwavering commitment to innovation, Callaway Golf Company (NYSE:ELY) creates products and services designed to make every golfer a better golfer. Callaway Golf Company manufactures and sells golf clubs and golf balls, and sells golf apparel, footwear and accessories, under the Callaway Golf®, Odyssey® and Top-Flite® brands in more than 110 countries worldwide. For more information please visit http://www.callawaygolf.com or shop.callawaygolf.com.

CONTACT:
Tim Sweeney

Callaway Golf

(760) 804-4017

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Garda Teams Up as Title Sponsor with Rising LPGA Star Maude-Aimée LeBlanc

Maude-Aimée LeBlanc

Garda Teams Up as Title Sponsor with Rising LPGA Star and Quebec Native Maude-Aimée LeBlanc in Drive to the Top

LPGA Rookie’s Bright Future and Strong Ambition Matches Company’s Determination to Reach No. 1 Ranking in Security and Cash Logistics Sector

Garda World Security Corporation (“Garda”) (TSX:GW), one of the leading Security Solutions, Cash Logistics and Global Risk Consulting firms in the world, announced today its title sponsorship of Maude-Aimée LeBlanc – a Quebec native who burst onto the LPGA scene in December 2011. Ms. LeBlanc, an All-American college player who led Purdue University to win the 2010 NCAA Team Championship, turned professional in June 2011.

“As a young professional golfer, Maude-Aimée’s career trajectory mirrors the history of our company – an up-and-coming young player who has established herself among the best in the game and who is on the way to the top,” said Stephan Cretier, President & CEO. “Maude-Aimée will achieve her goals in the game of golf, while Garda will reach those same levels in the world of security services, cash logistics and global risk consulting.”

Ms. LeBlanc, 23, began playing golf at age five when her father introduced her to the sport. By age nine, she was already winning golf tournaments. At 13, Ms. LeBlanc realized that with hard work, determination and focus on her performance, she could achieve great success in the sport she loves. With a scholarship from Purdue University, she won the 2006 International Junior Orange Bowl and the 2006 Canadian Junior Championship. She was named first team All-American by Golfweek; second team All-American by NGCA, and earned the Mary Fossum Award for lowest stroke average in the Big Ten. She was also first team All-Big Ten for the third-year straight and was Purdue’s top-finisher in the national championship.

“Garda is a great Canadian company that’s growing internationally and is, like me, performance driven and committed to excellence” Ms. LeBlanc said. “With their support as my main sponsor, I can focus on achieving the goals I have set for myself – being among the best golfers in the world – as the company strives to do the same in the security services and cash logistics industry.”

Since its founding 16 years ago, Garda has grown into a major global force in providing security services and cash logistics solutions to businesses and governments around the world. The company focuses on establishing security platforms and continually improving them with a combination of business development, operational excellence, and focused entrepreneurial leadership. In late 2011, Garda established its U.S. Cash Logistics headquarters in Boca Raton, FL.

ABOUT GARDA
Garda (TSX:GW) is a global provider of Security Solutions, Cash Logistics and Global Risk Consulting. With headquarters in Montreal, Canada, the firm’s 45,000 dedicated professionals, among the most highly qualified and best-trained in the industry, serve clients in countries throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Garda works with clients in a broad range of sectors and industries including financial institutions, retailers, manufacturers, insurance companies, governments, humanitarian relief organizations, natural resources, construction and telecommunications.

The company’s decentralized management philosophy and structure encourages employees to be entrepreneurial and performance-driven in their approach to client service and the pursuit of excellence in all they do. Garda’s global experts take the time to fully understand their clients’ business goals and objectives in order to customize solutions with strong local engagement that meet their needs.  As a result, clients can improve operational performance, meet their business obligations, and achieve their corporate objectives. With proven experience and a commitment to ensuring the highest ethical standards in everything the company does, Garda has earned a reputation for integrity, leadership and uncompromising safety standards. Most importantly, businesses, governments, and individual clients place their trust in Garda. For more information, visit: garda.com.
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Dancin’ Dogg Golf Names Joe Moses Vice President of International Sales

Dancin’ Dogg Golf Names Joe Moses Vice President of International Sales
Former Nike Golf, TaylorMade-adidas Golf Executive to Manage Growth of OptiShot Infrared Simulator in Overseas Markets

(TRAVERSE CITY, MI)—Dancin’ Dogg Golf—maker of the award-winning OptiShot Infrared Simulator, the ultimate in-home virtual golf system—announces that Joe Moses has joined the company as Vice President of International Sales.

Relying on his more than 30 years of high-level golf industry experience, Moses will manage the company’s expansion in key overseas territories, including the United Kingdom, continental Europe, Australia and Asia. Prior to joining Dancin’ Dogg, Moses served as a senior executive with TaylorMade-adidas Golf, Nike Golf and Dunlop Slazenger Corp.

“Lasting friendships and a passion for the game are the cornerstones of Joe’s exceptional track record, which includes bringing Tiger Woods to Nike and leading TaylorMade’s rise to No. 1 on Tour,” says Dancin’ Dogg CEO Brandon Theophilus. “His acumen and network of contacts are major assets as we leverage exceptional domestic sell-through into partnerships with the right retailers and distributors worldwide.”

Dancin’ Dogg Golf was recently ranked one of America’s fast-growing entrepreneurial companies by Inc. Magazine, placing No. 358 on the prestigious Inc. 500 list for 2011. This honor was based on the company’s 951.2% revenue growth from 2007 through 2010.
OptiShot (MSRP: $399.95) connects with Windows computers via a plug-and-play interface and requires only 8-1/2 feet of swing space. With their own clubs, up to four players per round can compete by hitting real balls, foam balls (provided) or no ball at all. Infrared sensors on a durable swing pad precisely record club-head speed, face angle, swing path, distance, tempo, face contact and ball flight. In addition to Core courses that come with the system, OptiShot users can practice and compete on the par-3 option or a realistic driving range.

“The level of excitement surrounding OptiShot at the PGA Merchandise Show sealed my desire to join this great team,” says Moses. “With superior graphics, a user-friendly interface and a price point that’s a fraction of competing simulators, the elements are in place for rapid and sustained growth abroad.”

More information:  http://www.dancindogg.com, http://www.facebook.com/dancindogg, 866.941.3644.

About Dancin’ Dogg Golf

Based in Traverse City, MI, Dancin’ Dogg Golf was founded in 2005 and specializes in developing innovative technologies. The company was recently named to the prestigious Inc. 500 list as one of America’s fastest-growing entrepreneurial companies. Other distinctions include winning ScoreGolf’s 2010 Research & Development Award. Dancin’ Dogg’s product range is highlighted by the OptiShot Infrared Golf Simulator and its expanding library of world class courses that golfers play anytime, anywhere. Durable and built to last, OptiShot comes with a 180-day warranty and has been heralded by leading authorities nationwide, including GOLF Magazine, Golfweek, Sports Illustrated, Wired and Golf Channel.
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CHAMP Introduces Eco-friendly MyHite™ Zarma FLYTee™

CHAMP Introduces Eco-friendly MyHite™ Zarma FLYTee™
Popular Performance Tee Now Features Unique Height Control System to Maximize Consistency

(MARLBOROUGH, MA) – CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide – The World Leader in Sport Cleat Technology® and maker of innovative CHAMP spikes, high-performance golf tees and accessories – announces the nationwide availability of its new, eco-friendly MyHite Zarma FLYTee featuring a unique height control system to promote optimum contact.

An extension of the Zarma FLYTee line preferred by Tour players worldwide, the latest models feature a series of colored bands around the stem, allowing golfers to quickly and easily place the ball at a consistent height. This unique design maximizes consistency by helping ensure   repeatable performance with every swing.

“The days of the wooden golf tee are numbered, as players and facilities turn in droves to the superior performance, durability and cost-effectiveness of performance tees,” says Harris MacNeill, President and CEO of CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide. “Our MyHite models are the new category leader and prove innovative, game-enhancing equipment doesn’t require players to make a large investment.”

Like the entire Zarma FLYTee range, MyHite tees are constructed using a market-proven bio-agent additive created by ECM Biofilms, Inc. This enables microorganisms to metabolize the plastic into humus, an organic matter which benefits the environment.
Available for $7.99 in 40-pack (2 ¾ inches) and 30-pack (3 ¼ inches) options, additional features of the MyHite Zarma FLYTee include:

A six-pronged head and shallow cup to reduce friction while promoting increased distance and accuracy

Five-times more durable than wood tees

Reinforced shank for enhanced stability

Re-usable and recyclable packaging

Beyond the scoring and environmental advantages, these tees help facilities dramatically improve course operations, appearance and profitability by reducing tee consumption, decreasing tee litter and lowering purchasing expenses.

For more information: http://www.champspikes.com, 1-800-OK-CHAMP.

About CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide

Celebrating 80 years of unparalleled engineering innovations, CHAMP/MacNeill Engineering Worldwide has been a pioneer in spike technology since it introduced the world’s first locking spike, SURE-LOK. The #1 Brand on Tour®, CHAMP is widely known for its acclaimed ScorpionSTINGER™ and recently-launched Zarma® models with patented cushion technology. Both are designed to ensure maximum traction, stability and comfort in all weather conditions.

Headquartered in Marlborough, MA, with offices in Europe and Asia, CHAMP has more than 100 active distributors. The world’s largest manufacturer of replaceable spikes, the company produces more than 140 million spikes annually and is the dominant global brand in football, soccer, golf, baseball, cricket, rugby and other sports.
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Bogey Golf Tour Draw Prize Winners

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR DRAW PRIZE WINNERS!!!

Wendy Kwiecinski of Leonard, Michigan won 4 rounds at Indianwood Golf & Country Club (Host of the US Senior Open in Lake Orion Michigan)  over 1400 golf fanatics filled out a ballot at the Michigan Golf Show March 2-4th and Wendy was the lucky winner.

Don Tetzlaff of Belle River, Ontario won 4 rounds at TPC Michigan (the Jack Nicklaus designed beauty in Dearborn Michigan) Don was one of 144 Bogey Golf Tour members who signed up before March 4th to be entered into the draw.

Go to our web site http://www.bogeygolftour.com and click on Windsor or Detroit, then click on the “CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR DRAW PRIZE WINNERS” banner to see the “Sports Truth 360” interview with the Bogey Golf Tour and 360 Girl of the Year Aricka M. Drawing the winners ballots on March 6th.

BOGEY GOLF TOUR RADIO CONTEST NEXT!!!!
Listen to AM800 CKLW and 93.9FM THE RIVER this spring and if you are one of the first 5 people to let us know the date and time you hear our ad you could win a $50 Gift Certificate to the Bogey Golf Tour.  See our web site for all the details.

Spring is springing and we will be on the links competing before you know it.

Feel like a pro, on the Bogey Golf Tour,

Todd Grondin
Bogey Golf Tour Owner/Windsor-Detroit Tour Director

Boccieri Golf Opens State-of-the-Art Research and Performance Center in Scottsdale

Boccieri Golf Opens State-of-the-Art Research and Performance Center in Scottsdale

Through March 31, All Visitors Receive Free Putter Fitting and New Secret Grip

(SCOTTSDALE, AZ) – Boccieri Golf – maker of award-wining equipment such as the Tour-proven Heavy Putter – announces the opening of its state-of-the-art Research and Performance Center at 15816 N. Greenway-Hayden Loop in Scottsdale, where all visitors through March 31 will receive a free putter fitting and sample of the company’s new Secret Grip.

Coinciding with significant growth in demand for the entire portfolio of innovative Boccieri Golf products, the new 9,000 square-foot facility offers a variety of services for local and visiting golfers, including but not limited to:

Custom Club Fitting – Using the latest TrackMan, Foresight and Vector Pro launch monitors, Boccieri Golf representatives precisely analyze golfers’ swing characteristics and prescribe equipment for optimal performance; available in a variety of packages that cover every club in the bag

Science and Motion (SAM) Puttlab Analysis – Accurate ultrasound measurements of a player’s putting stroke are relayed to experienced fitters who use the data to determine specific putter characteristics that will improve performance; available for standard, belly and other long-shafted models

High-tech Lessons – Renowned instructors use video analysis to create full player evaluations

“This latest expansion of our business allows us to continue helping people improve their games by working hands-on with the die-hard golfing community in and around Scottsdale,” says Stephen Boccieri, President and CEO of Boccieri Golf. “With the Research and Performance Center we’ve created a true equipment think tank where creative ideas will flourish and new concepts will be tested and brought to fruition.”

Operating under the direction of Stephen Boccieri, the new R&D laboratory will build on the company’s tradition of producing groundbreaking equipment. Products which meet its exceptionally high standards for commercialization may be added to the Boccieri Golf portfolio or become part of licensing partnerships with other top equipment manufacturers and retailers.

Boccieri Golf relocated its headquarters to Scottsdale in late 2011, following six successful years in Ridgefield, CT, where the company established itself as one of the golf industry’s most forward thinking brands. Its popular Heavy Putter collection and “Control Series” line of full-swing products were the first to integrate counterweight principals.

New for 2012, the company’s Secret Grip represents a technological breakthrough within its category. It was named among the “Top Products from the 2012 PGA Show” by both Golf Digest and GOLF Magazine, among others. Features/benefits include:
Patented grip compound 40 percent heavier than standard, plus tungsten weight in the butt-end raises a club’s balance point, promoting consistently crisp contact, greater control and distance
Easy to install on clubs produced by any manufacturer for an instant boost in performance

Total grip length one-inch longer than standard, allowing players to choke-down further for improved play around the green or uneven lies

Built-up lower section often preferred by PGA Tour players makes additional grip tape wrapping obsolete

For more information or to book a fitting appointment please visit http://www.boccierigolf.com or call 888.788.8374.

About Boccieri Golf

Founded in 2005 by Stephen Boccieri, the company’s popular Heavy Putter collection and Control Series line of full-swing products were the first to integrate counterweight principals. This unique approach to club design is proven to benefit golfers of all skill levels, as strategically placed weight in the butt-end of the shaft produces a higher balance point to promote smoother, more repeatable swings from driver through putter.
Boccieri Golf equipment has played a key role in victories on the PGA, European, Champions, Nationwide, Asian, Canadian and European Challenge Tours. In addition, its products have received vast critical acclaim from a variety of respected golf and lifestyle media outlets.
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