The Club Foundation, the charitable organization of the Club Managers Association of America, announces the recipients of its Joe Perdue Scholarship – Sally Becker (Empire State College), Thor Damerval (University of Wisconsin Stout), Lauren Kenney (Niagara University), Michael Scheinman (Cornell University) and Bethany Wood (Niagara University). … Authors Scott Savlov and Jon Rizzi have written “The Club Menu: Signature Dishes from America’s Premier Golf Clubs,” which looks at the food that has made 50 legendary golf clubs the institutions they have become. Published by Pindar Press, the 128-page hardcover retails for $50. … Turtle Bay Resort in Kahuku, Hawaii, signs teen golf professionals Tony and Gipper Finau to a three-year representation agreement. … Thailand launches “Golf in a Kingdom: The Thai Golf Experience,” a cooperative itinerary that matches the country’s top courses with its most desirable hotels. For information, visit www.golfinakingdom.com. … The Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club in Naples, Fla., receives the Pinnacle Award from Successful Meetings magazine. The award is determined by votes from corporate and association meeting planners, and based on overall service, meeting rooms and equipment, recreation facilities, quality of food and beverage, exhibit space, accessibility and social consciousness.
CBS Sports will air live coverage of the Travelers Championship, Saturday-Sunday, June 27-28 from 3-6 p.m. ET.
Rising Wake Forest sophomore Cheyenne Woods will make her professional tournament debut at the Wegmans LPGA in Pittsford, N.Y., today, Thursday. … The eGolf Professional Tour is granted an unrestricted exemption into the Nationwide Tour’s Price Cutter Charity Championship, Aug. 13-16 at Highland Springs Country Club in Springfield, Mo. … The Golf Course Builders Association of America Foundation is accepted as a member of the Promise Alliance in recognition of its work for the creation and development of the Sticks for Kids program, which totals 407 programs in all 50 states and eight military bases. … The Dataw Island Club in St. Helena Island, S.C., approves a renovation project that will involve its Cotton Dike and Morgan River courses. The Cotton Dike course will close March 2010 with a planned reopening in October 2010. The Morgan River course will close March 2011 and is scheduled to re-open October 2011. … PuttingZone Canada becomes title sponsor of the Ontario PGA Elite Apprentice Championship to be held later this summer in Sutton West, Ontario, Canada. … Montverde Academy, a college preparatory private boarding and day school in Montverde, Fla., will sponsor the Montverde Academy Junior All-Star Invitational, Oct. 9-12. The event is for top junior golfers, ages 12-15.