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GOLF NEWS AND NOTES: SAMSUNG SIGNS ON AT LPGA EVENT
Published August 30, 1995
The Samsung Group has become title sponsor of the 15th annual World Championships of Women's Golf and the LPGA event will move to Paradise Golf Club on Cheju Island, South Korea. The $475,000 Samsung World Championship of Women's Golf will be held October 9-15 (LPGA)....Billy Casper Golf Management has been retained by the Kapelina Company of Washington, DC, to provide consulting to the city of Oak Ridge, TN, for the development of an 18-hole championship course (Billy Casper)....Senior PGA Tour player J.C. Snead has selected Creative Sports Management Inc. of CA to represent him worldwide (Creative Sports). FROM GOLF WORLD: "In preparation for its sale," Head Golf has stopped mass production of its equipment lines. Head will continue to manufacturer custom clubs, and special orders on a limited basis. HTM Worldwide, the Austrian-based parent of Head Sports, is currently negotiating with a golf equipment company, but a spokesperson said that Cobra Golf was not involved....Cutter and Black, an apparel comonay based in Seattle, had a public offering of 1.5M shares on August 15. IPO proceeds will go toward expanding marketing efforts and increased inventory....Giorgio Armani is marketing a golfwear line (GOLF WORLD, 8/25 issue).