Entries are still being accepted for the Firewheel at Garland Classic in Garland, Texas, on March 13. The Classic is the first event of the 2007 U.S. Pro Golf Tour season. … Patrick Bell forms Bowler & Blake Limited, a company specializing in custom woven silk ties, blazer crests and blazer buttons with service, product development and marketing efforts especially for the golf industry. … The Club Managers Association of America announces the results for its 2007 board of directors – president, Linda Carroll, White Bear Yacht Club, White Bear Lake, Minn.; vice president, Peter Homberg, Penn Club of New York, New York, N.Y.; secretary/treasurer, Michael Leemhuis, Congressional Country Club, Bethesda, Md.; immediate past president, Burton Ward, Century Country Club, Purchase, N.Y.; directors, Lawrence J. "Skip" Avery, Nakoma Golf Club, Madison, Wisc.; Kevin E. Carroll, The Loxahatchee Club, Jupiter, Fla.; Tony D’Errico, Westwood Country Club, St. Louis, Mo.; Damon J. DiOrio, Charlotte Country Club, Charlotte, N.C.; Joseph C. Fulco, The Elkridge Club, Baltimore, Md.; Allan S.U. Lum, Waialae Country Club, Honolulu, Hawaii; Nicholas "Nick" J. Smith, Philadelphia Cricket Club, Philadelphia, Pa.; and Terra Waldron, Dataw Island Club, Dataw Island, S.C. … The Sorenson Group will be the title sponsor for the Sorenson Champions Challenge charity pro tournament at Thanksgiving Point Golf Club in Salt Lake City Utah, Aug. 20-21. … Annika Sorenstam will make her first start of 2007 at the MasterCard Classic, and the Golf Channel will air live coverage beginning Friday at 12:30 p.m. ET and Saturday-Sunday at 1 p.m. ET. The Golf Channell will also air live coverage of the Pods Championship’s opening two rounds, from 3-6 p.m. ET on Thursday and Friday. Both rounds will re-air in their entirety in prime time at 8:30 p.m. ET. … A groundbreaking marked the start of construction on a $5 million golf facility at the TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Conn. The facility will be used by PGA Tour players during the Travelers Championship and as a learning center for youth golf programs by The First Tee of Connecticut. The facility will be operational by June 2008.