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We begin today’s news with an article about golf fitness analysis being the first step to enhancing your game…
Golf fitness evaluation could be an useful device in helping any golfer to assess the place they currently stand and thus help them attain a choice of what they’ll do to improve.
This next article caught my eye…
How can you make people better at sports? Tell them they’re using equipment that previously belonged to a professional athlete. No, really. A new study finds that golfers significantly improved their putting ability when they believed the putter they were using belonged to a celebrity golfer.
In financial news…
Callaway Golf Company Announces Third Quarter Results
- Third quarter net sales of $173 million, compared to $176 million last year
- Third quarter non-GAAP loss per share of ($0.37)/GAAP loss per share of ($1.01) – Restructuring actions on target to achieve approximately $50 million in gross annualized savings and reinvesting approximately 50% of the savings into brand and demand creation initiatives
This next article receives my ‘really?’ award for just plain silliness…
You know, this whole Internet thing just might stick around after all. This weekend, Golf Channel will debut a new feature, “Social Media Saturday,” in which the channel’s commentators offer up their perspective via Twitter on the on-course doings at the Nationwide Tour Championship in Charleston, S.C.
While my last reported article was given the silliness award, this next one get’s the ‘Holy Crap!’ award.
Jeff Overton shoots course-record 62 for share of Asia Pacific Classic lead with Jacobson
SELANGOR, Malaysia — American Jeff Overton shot a course-record 9-under 62 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Sweden’s Fredrik Jacobson in the Asia Pacific Classic.
Jacobson had a 64 to match Overton at 13-under 129 at The Mines Resort and Golf Club in the second-year event sanctioned by the PGA Tour and Asian Tour.
Ok, I’m going to leave you with that.
I hope you have a wonderful weekend and look forward to you reading more exciting news and articles next week.