|Greg Norman to Receive Advance Global Australian Icon Award|
To be held at the iconic Sydney Opera House on September 14, The Advance Global Australian Summit and Awards will celebrate international Australians who exhibit remarkable talent, exceptional vision and ambition across key industries. The Awards are the only of its kind to recognize the contributions of the one million Australians living abroad, and those who have returned home.|
This year, Greg Norman will be receiving the highest honor of the evening as the 2015 Advance Global Australian Icon Award recipient. This accolade is bestowed on an Australian with a significant body of work in their field of expertise, who plays on the world stage, and who is willing to give back and share their skills with Australia.
|The KING is Back|
Greg Norman is a two-time Major Champion and was No.1 in the world for 331 weeks, a true legend of the sport. And KING COBRA was the backbone of his success - the innovative technology that drove his play. Now KING returns, with another product that is worthy of the name.|
COBRA Golf recently announced the return of KING to the product line with the launch of the new KING LTD Driver. Fueled by research in space, the KING LTD features a revolutionary SpacePort design that allowed the brand’s R&D team to strategically position the Center of Gravity (CG) and make COBRA Golf’s key internal speed and stability technologies visible for the first time.
The KING LTD Driver represents COBRA’s finest technology without compromise. Created with premium materials and state-of-the-art technology, the KING LTD driver is the longest and straightest driver they have ever created. KING LTD truly is The Ultimate Distance Machine.
Availability for KING LTD begins in the US in early November at a suggested retail price of $449. For more information, please visit cobragolf.com.
|Great White Shark Enterprises Visits the Adirondacks|
As part of our fully-integrated partnership with The Adirondack Club, Great White Shark Enterprises will be spearheading the marketing and PR strategy for the 6,200-acre development in Tupper Lake, N.Y. located in the six-million acre Adirondack Park. Creative Director, Morgan-Leigh Norman and Corporate Communications Manager, Jane MacNeille recently visited the future site of the resort to gather information and meet with key partners to help devise a branding strategy for the upcoming launch.
|Morgan-Leigh Norman and Tom Lawson overlook the site of The Adirondack Club.|
In addition to the Greg Norman signature golf course, the five-star residential community and outdoor recreational resort has plans for 700 luxury homes, ski lodge designed in the classic Great Camp architectural style, hotel and spa, marina, restaurants, vibrant Downtown Tupper, extensive cross country ski and hiking trails, fly fishing school, guided hunting and fishing, sailing and everything expected at a four season mountain resort.
"My father is all about building up this vision," Morgan-Leigh said. "He sees Tom and Susan Lawson’s (developers) vision, and he just wants to be a part of it. He fell in love with it the second he got here, so he came back and kind of tasked everyone in his office to get on board and to live this story and to tell this story and help bring to reality their vision."
More on this story via the Adirondack Daily Enterprise.
|GNGCD’s El Desafio Open for Play|
After much acclaim during preview play for members and special guests during the 2014/2015 Southern Hemisphere summer, El Desafío officially opens its first 9 holes of the Greg Norman Signature course September 2015. The front 9 plays through pine forests, native areas and across spectacular gorges, with views of the Andes and the vast Patagonian landscape.
|The front 9 plays through pine forests, native areas and across spectacular gorges, with views of the Andes and the vast Patagonian landscape.|
Protecting the environment was a primary objective for the developer and Greg Norman at El Desafío. Tees, fairways and roughs were seeded with fine fescues, ensuring excellent playability, firm and fast conditions as well as low irrigation and fertilization needs. Native areas surround the course and were left untouched, providing beautiful contrasts to the course. The state of the art irrigation system is 100% gravity fed ensuring no pumps and no electricity consumption.
Although the course is private, outside play is possible at the Par 72, 7100 yard course by arranging tee times at firstname.lastname@example.org. The formal golf season runs from September through May, although winter plays is possible as well. More information is available at www.eldesafioresort.com, Facebook or Twitter (@eldesafioresort).
El Desafío is located just outside the town of San Martín de los Andes, in Northern Patagonia, Argentina. The course is 5 minutes away from Chapelco International Airport, with daily service from Buenos Aires as well as international private flights. The course is also within 5 minutes of the Jack Nicklaus designed Chapelco Golf Club, a top 5 course in Argentina. Both courses make San Martín an excellent golf destination that complements its outstanding fly fishing, trekking, mountain biking and skiing.
|Protecting the environment was a primary objective for the developer and Greg Norman at El Desafío.|
|Franklin Templeton Shootout Shark Pass|
Do you plan on attending this year's Franklin Templeton Shootout? The Shark Pass is on sale now! For $110, pass includes:|
Order online or pick one up at the PGA TOUR Superstore, Naples; Greg Norman Collection Outlet, Estero; Greg Norman Collection, Sawgrass Mills, Sunrise starting August 25th.
- One (1) Weekly Grounds Pass to the 2015 Franklin Templeton Shootout
- Over eighty-five (85) golf vouchers allowing you to play 11 championship courses for a discounted golf fee including courses like Tiburón, The Colony, Hammock Bay, Pelican Preserve and many more!
For more information: franklintempletonshootout.com.
|Sandals Emerald Bay Honored by Travel + Leisure|
Sandals Resorts is proud to announce that Sandals Emerald Bay Resort, home to the Greg Norman Golf Course Designed Emerald Reef Golf Club, was ranked as the “Best Caribbean Spa Hotel” in this year’s Travel + Leisure 2015 World’s Best Awards.|
Travel + Leisure once again opened an annual poll to more than 970,000 readers to determine the most sought after hotels around the globe. To view the final list of the 2015 World’s Best Award winners, visit travelandleisure.com.
Sandals and Beaches are proud to have a long-standing presence in Travel + Leisure’s annual World’s Best Awards. Over the course of the last six years, both brands have been consecutively recognized for their outstanding scores in the areas of rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value. For more details on the award-winning Luxury Included® service at Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts, or to book a stay at one of these award-winning properties, please call 1-800-SANDALS / 1-800-BEACHES or visit www.sandals.com / www.beaches.com.
Greg Norman is a global ambassador for Sandals Resorts and serves as consultant for the company’s expanding footprint in the golf space.
|Morgan-Leigh Norman’s Recipe for Spaghetti with Fresh Crab, Mint and Spicy Cherry Tomatoes|
Wine pairing: Greg Norman Estates Sauvignon Blanc
- 1 lb fresh or dried spaghetti
- 1 lb fresh crab meat, picked through and cleaned but leaving meat in large pieces
- 1 lb fresh, cleaned clams
- 1 shallot, finely diced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 cup fresh mint leaves, finely sliced
- 2 cups cheery tomatoes
- 1 Tbsp dried red pepper
- ½ cup white wine
- 1 cup Extra Virgin Olive oil
- 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
- Salt and Pepper
Cook spaghetti in large sauce pan with salted water.
In a large sauté pan, heat 2 Tbsp olive oil over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook 3-4 minutes or until shallots are cooked. Add butter and melt down. Add the tomatoes and dried red pepper to pan and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add clams to pan and then add white wine. Cover pan and let clams open and wine cook down. Add the crab meat and mint to pan, incorporate into sauce and turn off heat.
Pour cooked pasta into sauté pan, over crab meat mixture, including all the juices in sauté pan. Generously drizzle extra-virgin olive oil over pasta and stir pasta to incorporate crab meat mixture throughout. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve in large pasta bowl.
|Greg Norman’s Jet-Setting Life|
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|2009 Presidents Cup with Fred Couples||Franklin Templeton Shootout 5K, 2012|
|Greg Norman & Greg Norman, Jr., 2007||Greg Norman, Jack Nicklaus, Andy Bean, Bernhard Langer, 1986|
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