Sunday, 25th June, 2017

A unique opportunity for club administrators, greenkeepers and all interested golfers to learn from a panel of experts about the key greenkeeping issue for the future


Corporate

The Open Enters Exciting New Partnership with Hugo Boss

World-renowned luxury fashion house HUGO BOSS will become the Official Outfitter of The Open through a new partnership with golf’s original Championship .....read the full story »

Courses

ATT SMARTUltraGroomer cassettes help Ely City GC move to Bent grasses

To provide a more even transition between Bent and Poa grasses in the greens surfaces, Ely City Golf Club have invested in a set of SMARTUltraGroomer™ cassettes from within the ATT TMSystem™ range

Exhibitions & Conferences

Educational Programme for PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas

From August 14–16 industry experts will present topics ranging from instruction best practices and employment growth initiatives to retail success and business solutions. Early Registration Savings of up to 30% are available until July 15

Growing the Game

Record Numbers Enter Up To Scratch Challenge At Leeds Golf Centre

700 Yorkshire residents enter for chance to learn golf free

Interviews

GBN Interviews Gary Silcock, Director of Golf at Gleneagles

GolfBusinessNews.com talks to Gary Silcock, Director of Golf at Gleneagles about the significant enhancements that have been made to the golf courses on the Perthshire Estate, and how it is building a team for the future…

Management Topics

STRI professional qualifications for the amenity industry

The professional training courses take place during autumn and winter 2017 at STRI’s HQ in West Yorkshire, and include both introductory and professionally recognised qualifications .....read the full story »

Media

The Hero Challenge is back

The exciting Hero Challenge one-hole knockout contest will precede the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Dundonald Links on Tuesday July 11 when European Tour stars including Henrik Stenson and Alex Levy will be joined by celebrity guests

New Products

Affordable Quality: Walrus Apparel Unveils New Summer 2017 Golf Collection

“Walrus Apparel” has launched successfully into the world of golf apparel, outerwear and accessories, where the focus is on delivering unrivalled affordable quality combined with modern stylish designs

Opinion

One Rule – A Proposed Simplification of the Rules of Golf

A Proposed Simplification of the Rules of Golf, by Ken Moodie and David Williams, Past Presidents of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects

People

CMAE President becomes the first Certified Chief Executive in Europe

CMAE President and CEO of Roehampton Club, Marc Newey, has become the first club manager outside North America to be awarded Certified Chief Executive (CCE) status by the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)

Property

Mount Wolseley Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort Sold

A superb 4 star hotel overlooking Christy O’Connor designed championship Golf Course which was recently offered for sale with a guide price of €14.25m

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Royal Dornoch In Drive To Protect Its History

The famous and internationally-acclaimed club held a series of celebrations in 2016 to mark 400 years of golf being played on the town links. The final act was to bury a time capsule with a host of memories looking back over the four centuries

Sponsorship

Nokia PGA EuroPro Tournament at Mannings Heath

Mannings Heath Golf Club and Wine estate in West Sussex will be hosting a PGA EuroPro tournament for young professionals, sponsored by Nokia, from August 2nd to 4th

Travel

Streamsong Resort Joins IAGTO

Streamsong Resort is home to three of the most highly acclaimed and widely pursued courses in the game today