Saturday, September 13



(As a service to readers, following are golf events, products, services and more. Endorsement is not implied.)

Tony Ciabattoni
is building a public golf facility for kids in Columbia, South America. To learn more, visit

Kiran Kanwar
is a Class A teaching pro member of the LPGA, PGA (UK) and PGA of India, as well as a columnist for Golf Digest India. I met her at the BMW Championship in St. Louis and we had an enjoyable chat between bites in the media center lunch room.

American Express invites 2008 Ryder Cup spectators to practice like the pros at a state-of-the-art PGA Learning Center at Valhalla Golf Club, site of next week’s Ryder Cup. The center includes video swing and motion analysis, complimentary golf lessons and PGA clinics.

Transitions® Lenses are the official eyewear of the PGA Tour, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour … WideAsleep has announced Fairway 1.0 for iPhone and iPod Touch … Jeremy Kaufman provides golf course information for several states at … golf course designer Denis Griffiths has purchased Old Union Golf Course in Blairsville, Georgia … Orlando’s Shingle Creek Golf Club was awarded a four-star rating by Golf Digest … Verterra Sport has launched Green Golf Apparel … SHANO has introduced the Gargoyle Collection of luxury .925 sterling silver golf accessories … the Folds of Honor Foundation has awarded approximately 200 scholarships for 2008.

−The Armchair Golfer

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