Troon Golf: Muttontown Club in East Norwich, N.Y., selects the management company to manage the 45-year-old, member-owned golf and country club.
KemperLesnik: Names Eric R. Jonke as senior vice president of business development and sports marketing. In this position, Jonke will lead sales efforts for the events, public relations and sports marketing agency.
SMT Golf: Partners with Mid American Golfing Services to provide golf outing services for Blackberry Oaks Golf Course in Bristol Ill.
ProPlay: Announces plans to exhibit its pocket-sized Golf Performance System at the National Golf Expo Boston, today, Friday, through Sunday, March 7. New England PGA Section teaching pros will use the system to record the swings of the estimated 20,000 consumers expected to attend New England’s largest golf show.
Southworth Development: Launches a Web site that showcases its resort development and golf management companies, along with its portfolio of properties located throughout the U.S., the Caribbean and Europe.
AccuSport: Announces Lumisol as its new sales, distribution and repair agency in Japan.
Tour Resource Center: Gives junior golfers access to its men’s and women’s ranked amateur tournament database.
SMT Golf: Announces its sponsorship of the Northern Indiana Golf Show, scheduled for March 20-21 in Fort Wayne, Ind.
Troon Golf: Chosen to manage SunCor Development Company’s Sedona Golf Resort in Sedona, Ariz.
International Club Suppliers: Partners with Toll Brothers to supply brand-name food, beverages and related supplies to the home builder’s division of golf properties.
Cybergolf: Announces Cameron Veteran’s Memorial Golf Club in Cameron Mo., Hollow Brook Golf Club in Cortlandt Manor, N.Y., and Dover Hill Golf and Country Club in Dover, Fla., as its newest clients. Cybergolf will design and host the respective club’s Web site, e-mail newsletter and e-commerce systems.
Champ: To complement the launch of its new Zarma spikes, Champ extends to retailers the SG32 Countertop Zarma Display Program. The SG32 ships with 24 Champ Zarma disk packs and 8 Champ FlipFix divot repair tools. Each unit is lightweight and has dimensions of 10 inches wide by 8 inches deep and 14.75 inches tall.
Softspikes: Officially opens its Advanced Research Center, located on the grounds of the Raven Golf Club in Phoenix, Ariz. The facility was created to conduct in-depth product development, research, testing and design of golf cleats, field sports cleats, outsoles, tees and other golf and sports footwear innovations.
Mizuno: Signs Chris Wood, the 2009 European Tour Rookie of the Year, to a multi-year agreement to play its Forged irons.
CourseTrends: Announces The Cross Creek Golf Club in Decatur, Ind., as its newest client, and will design and host the club’s Web site, e-mail marketing and e-commerce.
GolfAchiever: To exhibit at the annual Bay Area Golf Show, March 5-7 in San Jose, Calif., and will hold daily long drive and closest-to-pin competitions with its GolfAchiever Simulator.
Tour Resource Center: Introduces a new amateur section on its Web site that includes tournament and registration information.
Frogger: Announces sales in 2009 of 480 percent over the same period in 2008. Also, the designer and developer of golf accessories expanded its retail distribution into Dick’s Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy, Golf Town and PGA Superstores.
SMT Golf: Partners with Mid American Golfing Services to provide golf outing services for Whitetail Ridge Golf Club in Yorkville, Ill. “Golf outings are a big part of our business and players are always looking for something new and exciting,” said Patrick MacDonald, Whitetail Ridge head golf professional. “SMT Golf and Mid America Golfing Events bring that and more to our customers and we are already noticing new bookings for the 2010 season as a result.”
Active Network: Promotes Lauren Guinn to the position of senior director of marketing for Active’s golf and resort division.
Billy Casper Golf: Announces its 2009 award winners during the company’s annual meeting at the World Golf Village in St. Augustine, Fla. Billy Casper Golf is owner and operator of more than 110 golf courses in 26 states.