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What’s Happened This Week In Golf
PING SIGN FOUR-TIME PGA TOUR WINNER AARON BADDELEY
Aaron Baddeley, whose most recent victory came in July with a PING G LS Tec driver and G 3-wood, has signed an agreement to play PING equipment, PING Chairman & CEO John A. Solheim has announced.
As part of a multi-year agreement, the US-born Aussie will wear a PING hat, carry a PING staff bag and play a minimum of 11 PING clubs, including a PING driver and PING putter. At the Safeway Open, in addition to the G LS Tec driver and G 3-wood, he’ll make his PING debut with iBlade irons and a PING prototype putter.
THE ELS CLUB DESARU COAST OPENS IN MALAYSIA
Owned by Themed Attractions Resorts & Hotels Sdn Bhd (TAR&H), the highly anticipated 27-hole golf course is set to become one of South East Asia’s flagship golf and tourism projects.
Course designer and four-time Major Champion Ernie Els commented; “It certainly has the makings of one of South-East Asia’s top destinations. You have a great location, in close proximity to so many major Asian hubs. You have a corner of coastline that simply takes your breath away and an ownership group dedicated to creating some of the finest tourism attractions in the world. When you add these ingredients together, you have the makings of something very special.”
For More details go to www.elsclubmalaysia.com
USA WINS INSPIRATIONAL SIMPSON CUP
The annual Ryder Cup-style tournament between injured servicemen from GB and the USA took place this week at Oak Hill Country Club. USA triumped with a 12-6 victory. Check out the inspiration video above of the week. Check out more about the event at www.simpsoncup.com