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News Archive for 2013


Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Ram Raid at Camberley Heath Golf Club

Camberley Heath Golf Club experienced an attempted burglary on the night of 22nd December

Ransomes Jacobsen staff support Movember Charity

Seventeen members of staff at Ransomes Jacobsen took part in the recent ‘Movember’ appeal in support of research into prostate cancer

Full Swing Golf Simulators Drive World’s Longest Running Indoor Centre

Full Swing Golf Simulators is celebrating the 20th anniversary in business of Full Swing Golf of Eastern Canada and its Golf-O-Max franchise


Monday, December 30th, 2013

R&A Launch ‘Working For Golf’ Film 2013

The film looks back at a successful Open Championship at Muirfield and explores how The R&A invests the revenues generated in supporting the growth of the game around the world .....read the full story »

De Vere in Full Support of Bernard Gallacher Campaign

De Vere announces a full series of fund-raising events across its portfolio of resorts to back campaign to install defibrillators across golf clubs throughout UK & Ireland

Tourism Boom Links to Castle Stuart’s Role

Global television exposure worth more than £53 million is expected to bring a golfing tourist boom for the Scottish Highlands next year

IJP Design appoints Paul Skeates as Global Sales Manager

IJP Design, the clothing brand endorsed by Ian Poulter, has announced the appointment of Paul Skeates as its new Global Sales Manager with immediate effect .....read the full story »


Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

Jerry Kilby Leaves CMAE

The Club Managers Association of Europe has announced that Jerry Kilby CCM, Chief Executive Officer since 2007, is leaving his post at the end of January 2014

Bobby Jones Streamlines Production with New Structure

By bringing the Design and Sourcing departments back in house, Jones Global Sports will have even more control

NGCOA to Honour Jack Nicklaus with Award of Merit

World Golf Hall of Famer and globally renowned course designer Jack Nicklaus will receive the 2014 NGCOA Award of Merit at the Association’s Annual Conference in Orlando in February

England Golf to Boost Famous Quartet’s Celebrations in 2016

Four clubs celebrating their 125th anniversary in 2016 will host key England Golf championships, men’s and women’s, in that year’s list of venues just released

Trick-Shot Ace Tees Up La Manga Club Role

Dean Davis will be bringing his full repertoire of skills to Spain’s La Manga Club after joining the five-star resort’s ambassador programme


Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Alan Prickett appointed Managing Director – Ransomes Jacobsen

Prickett is returning to the UK after three years heading up the operations of Jacobsen Asia Pacific

Titleist Continues to set the Standard in 2013 as #1 Ball in Golf

Titleist golf balls have continued to underline their market-leading position through the 2013 season by being the overwhelming choice of golfers across all levels of the game

McGinley Honoured by PGA

Paul McGinley has followed in the footsteps of some illustrious past Ryder Cup captains by receiving the PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to golf

Fletcher Receives New Investment

Fletcher Leisure Group, the owners of the Sunice and AUR Golf brands and licensees of the Tommy Hilfiger Golf Collection and Bridgestone Golf has been purchased by a private Canadian investment group .....read the full story »

GTOC Partners With Travel Insurance Specialists Golfguard Ltd

Golfguard Ltd has been appointed as the recommended provider of travel and golf insurance to the clients of GTOC, the consortium of seven established UK Golf Tour Operators


Friday, December 20th, 2013

Henrik Stenson Named Race To Dubai European Tour Golfer Of The Year

The 37 year old from Gothenburg became the first player from Sweden to win the coveted award after creating history by completing an unprecedented transatlantic double .....read the full story »

PGAs of Europe Annual Awards Celebrate Stars of the Game

The Association’s flagship Annual Congress event welcomed delegates from across the 39 national PGAs that make up the PGAs of Europe

Callaway Introduces Speed Regime Golf Balls

A family of Tour-level products engineered to golfers’ individual swing speeds to maximise distance and spin

Sixteen-Year-Old Golf Star Lydia Ko Signs with IMG Golf

Lydia Ko, the 16-year-old golf star who is currently fourth in the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings, has signed with IMG Worldwide for management and marketing representation .....read the full story »

Toro Distributor Lely UK acquires South East Dealership in Strategic Business Move

Toro turf machinery distributor Lely (UK) Limited has announced that it has acquired the turfcare equipment dealership, John Shaw (Machinery) Limited

Ken Graham joins Under Armour Golf

PJH Brand Management has announced the appointment of Ken Graham as Sales Director for Under Armour Golf, with immediate effect

BBC Star to Host Industry ‘Oscars’ at Home of The Ryder Cup

BBC sports presenter Dan Walker will be the compère when four-time Ryder Cup venue The Belfry hosts the fourth annual 59Club service excellence awards in February

TaylorMade Golf Introduces the More Compact SLDR 430 Driver

New Smaller Size, Same Huge Performance