CertiFresh: Passes the 550-customer mark for its Certifresh Cigar in just 14 months.
Perio: Pure Silk shave cream maker signs five LPGA players – Brittany Lincicome, Jean Reynolds, Jeong Jang, Jill McGill and Stacy Lewis – to endorsement agreements for 2010.
Antigua: Signs a 10-year licensee-distributor agreement with MST Golf in Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam.
Golfing Magazine: Announces plans to exhibit at the Long Island Golf Show, March 12-14 at Suffolk County Community College.
Pellucid: Reports that 2010 Year-to-Date Golf Playable Hours were down minus-23 percent through February, the worst weather start for the industry since Pellucid began tracking it in 2006.
International Network of Golf: Announces that Pinehurst No. 5 will host the 20th ING Spring Conference’s Durland Cup team scramble on Wednesday, May 12. The conference runs May 9-13 in Pinehurst, N.C.
Golfsmith: Partners with Callaway Golf to give away new drivers if Phil Mickelson, the odds-on favorite, wins the Masters next month.
Champ: Continues as the official spike sponsor of the Long Drivers of America.
Acushnet Company: Signs an agreement for the sale of Cobra Golf to Puma AG. The sale includes the Cobra brand, as well as related inventory, intellectual property and endorsement contracts. Acushnet Company is the golf business of Fortune Brands, Inc.
Tour Resource Center: Announces Cleveland Golf as a sponsor, and Cleveland will promote its Bloom Line of women’s golf clubs through TRC.
Tour Resource Center: Expands services to include Web design and social networking.
Dawgs Golf: Announces plans to exhibit at the Minnesota Golf Show, March 12-14 in Minneapolis, Minn.
Troon Golf: SunCor Development Co. selects the course management, development and marketing company to manage SunRidge Canyon Golf Club in Fountain Hills, Ariz.
Cybergolf: The Central Oregon Golf Trail, Diamond Hill Golf Club in Dover, Fla., and Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden, N.C., are its newest clients. Cybergolf will design and host their Web sites, e-mail newsletters and e-commerce systems.
Miura Golf: Names Les Miller as U.S. sales consultant, in charge of helping the company expand sales in the United States.
Macali Communications: Marketing and communications company says golf brands to branch out further to “social technologies to accomplish their business goals.”
Asia Pacific Golf Summit: Reports on preparations for the Southeast Asia/India Golf Merchandise Exposition and the PGA Conference of Asia, April 30-May 2 in Bangkok, Thailand.
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.
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.