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News Archive for 2009

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

New Golf Show born in Asia

The Southeast Asia/India Golf Merchandise Exposition will be staged in Bangkok from 30 April to 2 May 2010 the full story »

Europe’s Top 100 Golf Courses ranked for 2010

Top 100 Golf Courses, home of ‘the most informed golf course rankings in the world’, announces its 2010 rankings of the Top 100 Golf Courses of Continental Europe the full story »

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

Huge interest in taking on Birmingham’s municipal golf

Around 65 organisations have already officially registered their interest in running the city’s loss-making golf courses. The closing date is 4 January the full story »

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Catriona Matthew appointed SLGA Vice President

The Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association has announced that Catriona Matthew – the first Scot to win a women’s major championship – has accepted an invitation to become a Vice President of the Association from 2010 the full story »

Inaugural career fair at 2010 PGA Merchandise Show

The initiative is a partnership by PGA Golf Exhibitions, The PGA of America, National Golf Course Owners Association, Association of Golf Merchandisers, National Golf Sales Representatives Association and leading golf industry employers the full story »

New initiative for young talented golfers

The England Golf Partnership has launched a new programme to help gifted young golfers improve their game while continuing with full-time education but the closing date for applications is 31st December 2009 the full story »

Nevada Bob’s Golf Holidays partners pairs competition

Nevada Bob’s Golf Holidays has been named ‘Official Travel Partner to The Four Nations Golf Challenge’ the full story »

Friday, December 18th, 2009

Annika Sorenstam to attend the KPMG Golf Business Forum

Developing networks, knowledge and new business, the 2010 Golf Business Forum, will be held 12-14 May at The Gloria Hotels & Resort, Belek, Turkey the full story »

Swan Golf to work on potential Polish projects

Swan Golf Designs has signed an agreement with Universe Golf Properties to work together on potential projects in Poland as well as in other Central European countries the full story »

E-Z-GO’s Augusta manufacturing facility named as 2009 best plant of the year

A combination of world-class practices, advanced technologies and improvement strategies led to E-Z-GO’s world headquarters being named one of ‘IndustryWeek’ magazine’s 2009 Best Plants of the Year the full story »

English Golf Union and SkyCaddie extend partnership

The EGU has extended its agreement with SkyCaddie which sees the brand becoming the Official Rangefinder of the EGU the full story »

TORO honoured with EGCOA Industry Award

The European Golf Course Owners Association Industry Award is given to a company that demonstrates outstanding commitment to support golf course owners in the development of the game and the golf industry the full story »

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

Is Your Rules Knowledge Up To Scratch?

The English Golf Union is running two ‘Rules Schools’ in 2010 to provide opportunity for golfers to develop their existing knowledge of the Rules of Golf the full story »

Wednesday, December 16th, 2009

Trust to run Brighton & Hove City Council’s golf courses

Mytime Active has been appointed to run council-owned golf courses at Hollingbury Park and Waterhall for 10 years from 1 April 2010 the full story »

Troon Golf EMEA demonstrates its position as industry leader

The world’s leading luxury-brand golf management, development and marketing company announces new appointments the full story »

Algerian golf set for range of development initiatives

The President of the Algerian Golf Federation was in St Andrews recently to discuss how The R&A can help develop the game there. Despite having a population of 38 million the nation currently has only one course the full story »

David Hales Interior Design is Clubhouse leader

Both the winner and runner-up in the recent Club Industry Awards for Refurbishment of 2009 had received the DHID treatment the full story »

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

Important Symposium for 2018 Ryder Cup Bidding Nations

The six Bidding Nations – France, Germany, Holland, Portugal, Spain and Sweden – have been invited to The 2018 Ryder Cup Symposium at the Sheraton Heathrow Hotel on 13 January 2010 the full story »

Crown Golf announces 2009 Award-Winners

The UK golf industry’s largest owner and operator held its annual conference at the group’s flagship property St Mellion International Resort the full story » signed up for Golf LIVE

Europe’s largest golf travel company has been signed up as a partner for Golf LIVE, the exciting new interactive golf event to be staged at Stoke Park from 14-16 May 2010 the full story »

It’s official: Musselburgh Links has the oldest course

The Old Golf Course at Musselburgh Links, just outside of Edinburgh, has been officially recognised as the oldest surviving golf course in the world by Guinness World Records the full story »

Monday, December 14th, 2009

TPL appointed to modernise Emirates Golf Club’s flagship Majlis Course

Thomson Perrett & Lobb will carry out an audit of the course’s bunkering as part of a wider modernisation programme in time for 2011 Dubai Desert Classic the full story »

Scotland’s golf tourism industry upbeat about the year ahead

In a straw poll taken at Golf Tourism Scotland ’s Gold Standard Awards, industry representatives from the travel, hospitality and golf service sectors were united in their positive outlook for 2010 the full story »

Positive response to Golf Foundation survey

A survey carried out by IFM Sports Marketing Surveys concludes that Golf Foundation’s initiatives have lasting impact the full story »

Friday, December 11th, 2009

New Discount Pass to offer ‘unrivalled opportunities’

Golfers and golf clubs across the UK are being invited to join – said to be the cheapest and most innovative scheme of its kind to date in the game the full story »