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News Archive for February, 2012

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Demo day delight for Beijing’s PGA branded Golf Academy

The stunning PGA Golf Academy at Bayhood No.9, Beijing will take centre stage when it helps launch the forthcoming China Golf Show with a demo day in March the full story »

Trump buys Doral Resort for $150m

One of Florida’s most famous golfing landmark properties, the 50-year-old Doral Hotel and Country Club on the edge of Miami, has become part of Donald Trump’s collection of hotels and golf resorts the full story »

Kingsbarns Golf Links aims for excellence in caddie programme

Kingsbarns Golf Links has announced the appointment of a new Caddie Master and is implementing a new caddie programme to ensure the service they provide is on a par with the world’s best golf resorts

Free Membership for SkyCaddie Customers in SGXW Launch Offer

Authorised SkyCaddie retailers in the UK & Ireland have an exclusive sales advantage in March and April

London Golf Club Appoints Leading Sports Marketing Agency

South East England’s premier 36-hole golfing destination and home of Golf LIVE confirms partnership with Professional Sports Group

i-Kan Golf Company Recruit Range Servant Expertise

Recently formed i-Kan GC have continued their exciting start to 2012 by adding further experience to their staff in the form of new recruit Jo Smith the full story »

MySP Golf is flexible friend for golfers

A British sports coach has launched a new training aid which uses elastic resistance bands to help a golfer to build width, consistency and power in the golf swing the full story »

TDR Soil Moisture Meters at BTME 2012

EnviroMonitors are excited about the response to their soil moisture meters on show at Harrogate Week the full story »

John Hellström – Sweden´s first Dr. Golf

Earlier this month the founder of successfully defended his doctoral thesis in Sports Sciences and became became one of the few professional golf coaches in the world to earn this academic title the full story »

‘The Shire Series’ Is Tribute to Seve

Fund-raising tournament will bring golfers to Ballesteros’ only UK design

Costa Rica Country Club GEO Certified™

Partnership between historic country club and academic institute sets a new marker for sustainable golf in Latin America

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Callaway Hires Adams Golf CEO Brewer as new President / CEO

Tony Thornley, who has served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer since June 2011, will resign from his interim positions but will continue to serve on the Board of Directors the full story »

It’s a Great Day for the Irish

STX Golf of Baltimore have signed an agreement to launch their putters in the Republic of Ireland in 2012

Curtis Cup preparations near completion at Nairn

The three-year project will conclude this month when the last of 60 bunkers earmarked for revetting is rebuilt the full story »

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Club Car’s new plug-in-and-go vehicles power PGA’s 700 national events

The PGA has introduced a new fleet of lightweight, emission-free golf cars that can be conveniently recharged using an ordinary electric socket the full story »

Mytime Active acquires Orpington Golf Centre

The club was founded in the early seventies and offers 53 holes of golf, driving range and teaching academy together with retail and food and beverage facilities the full story »

Opening of first Nine Holes at The Wave, Muscat

Greg Norman’s design incorporates natural and created sand dunes to produce a challenging championship links style golf course where every hole enjoys ocean views the full story »

TGI Golf Partnership plays a leading role in Under Armour’s rapid expansion

The TGI Golf Partnership –Europe’s leading golf retail services group owned by PGA Professionals – has taken a leading role in the rapid growth of US-based performance apparel brand Under Armour

GTOC Stands for Better Value Golf Holidays in 2012

Seven established golf travel specialists with a shared desire to offer quality holidays at the best possible price, have formed a Golf Tour Operators Consortium

Friday, February 24th, 2012

Golf Live On Target for Record Sales

Companies from at home and abroad have flocked to be a part of this year’s show, which takes place at the London Golf Club, Kent, from 18-20 May the full story »

Detailed Design Completed on Faldo Project in Cambodia

Detailed design work on the East Course at the new Vattanac Golf Resort, 15 km from the centre of Phnom Penh is now complete, with golf course construction expected to get underway in 2012 the full story »

Groundbreaking Research into Golf Course Development

Anyone who has been involved in the development of golf courses within the European Union and who has an interest in shaping a more sustainable future for golf course development is highly encouraged to participate in this project, which is supported by EIGCA the full story »

BGIA to undertake first visit of China Golf 2012

The British Golf Industry Association will, for the first time be attending the China Golf Show 2012, taking place in Beijing from 16-18th March the full story »

Power Tee ‘App’

Always abreast with the latest technology, Power Tee has launched a first class App which helps golfers find golf ranges with Power Tees the full story »

Seminar Series Promotes Consistent Playing Performance

Greenkeepers and agronomists have a great opportunity to both hear and see how they can consistently create higher quality playing surfaces this spring. The ‘Playing Consistent – Staying Consistent’ seminar series will combine exciting and informative presentations from leading turf industry speakers, and the chance to follow-up with on course interactive demonstrations the full story »