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News Archive for 2007

Monday, December 31st, 2007

GPS Industries receives $4m from Dubai investor

The company has received the final instalment payment on Leisurecorp’s $10,000,000 investment under the May 2007 agreement the full story »

Plans for Gary Player Signature Course in Cyprus

Gary Player Design has been selected by The Shacolas Group to create an 18-hole signature course for Limni Golf Resort. Nicklaus Design will also create an 18-hole signature course at the resort the full story »

Golf text messaging service to launch this week

Club Messenger provides up-to-date information on weather and course conditions. A useful alternative to club information phone lines the service can also save admin costs and offer new revenue earning opportunities the full story »

Dolphin Energy support for Commercialbank Qatar Masters

The new regional energy producer is to present the Doha event which will now be billed as the ‘Commercialbank Qatar Masters, presented by Dolphin Energy’ the full story »

Monday, December 24th, 2007

EGU and ELGA Golfmark Award is success with clubs

To date 54 golf clubs have achieved the Award, with a further 343 working towards the accreditation that recognises them as being junior and beginner friendly. From 2008 GolfMark clubs will obtain a further benefit of being able to access additional grant aid for junior and/or beginners coaching the full story »

TGI Golf award caps a great year for FootJoy

Europe’s leading buying group recognises FootJoy as its number one accredited supplier in 2007

Golf Show tees up new partnership

The London Golf Show has launched a two-for-one offer that everybody will appreciate the full story »

Friday, December 21st, 2007

KPMG Benchmark Survey – remaining reports released

All eight regional reports, including the latest which cover Great Britain and Ireland, Central Europe (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) and the Middle East are now available for download the full story »

People in the news

Olazà¡bal set for PGA award; R&A raises profile of its golf course management activities; Srixon Sports Europe announces major operational changes; Casey to join LET; ProSport Media 5-star Professional Awards; New Head Pro joins Merrist Wood Golf Club; ECCO set out ambitious plans for growth; EGU and ELGA Regional Development Officer network expands; Nike Golf Sweeps Up Dyson; GCSAA awards Royal Spanish Golf Federation scholarships; Noble intentions for Azalea; New general manager at The Bristol Golf Club; Creamer is first player to win with coloured ball‘

2008 Ladies European Tour schedule

Next year the Tour will feature an unprecedented 28 events and total prize money in excess of €12.3 million, which is the highest in the LET’s 30-year history the full story »

Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Jeff Howes to design Copsetown Abbey G&CC in Co Cork

A new multi-million euro golf and country club development planned in the Mallow area of County Cork is to open in the summer of 2010 the full story »

A signature designer for every hole

The Signatures course at the Legend Golf and Safari Resort in South Africa has been designed by eighteen top professionals – a different one for every hole the full story »

BMW PGA Championship confirmed for Wentworth 2008-10

The PGA Championship will continue to be held at Wentworth Club in Surrey, England, where it has taken place since 1984 the full story »

European Tour in Golf Channel partnership

The extended partnership ensures exclusive European Tour coverage on GOLF CHANNEL in the United States, Canada and Japan until 2014. A minimum of 32 European Tour events will be shown each year the full story »

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

GEE Trustees convene at Valderrama

Golf Environment Europe has emerged as a highly valued contributor to the ‘Sustainability in Golf’ debate, and a vital source of advice, guidance and expertise the full story »

Titleist – the longest running success story in golf

Since the introduction of the Pro V1 in 2000, it has been the golf ball of choice for more than 1,000 champions worldwide the full story »

Christmas celebrations for Scottish golf

The Scottish Golf Union and the Scottish Ladies Golfing Association are to receive an investment of £911,000 from sportscotland, made up of £363,500 from the sportscotland Lottery Fund and £547,500 from sportscotland Exchequer funding from the Scottish Government the full story »

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Get on board to Grow Golf

Five of golf’s most successful manufacturing companies pay an annual levy based on their UK turnover into the Grow Golf fund and they are actively seeking further partners to expand their ambitious scheme the full story »

UK & USA prices increase in Christmas run up

The December Golfalot Price Index in the UK increased by 0.44% and in the USA by 2.41% the full story »

Woods uses new Nike ONE Ball in emphatic victory

Tiger Woods put the New Nike ONE Ball with Power Transfer Technology in play at Target World Challenge and won by seven shots the full story »

Key reference books have new editions

‘Golf Rules Illustrated 2008’ and ‘Decisions on the Rules of Golf 2008-9’ were published on 5th December the full story »

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Callaway and TaylorMade reach patent settlement

Under the terms of the agreement, each company will have specified rights to make products under patents owned by the other.‘

Seniors to make early season visit to the Azores

The Azores Seniors Open 2008 is the latest new destination for the 2008 European Seniors Tour schedule following recent announcements of new events in Poland, Russia and the Czech Republic the full story »

Syngenta signs up for GCSAA Gold Partner status

Syngenta is a world-leading agribusiness with sales in excess of $8 billion and around 21,000 people in over 90 countries. The company is a long-time supporter of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America and its philanthropic organization, The Environmental Institute for Golf the full story »

Asia Golf Show 2008 to open in October

The Asia Golf Show 2008 will be held at the Shanghai Exhibition Center from Friday 10th October until Sunday 12th October the full story »