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News Archive for April, 2017


Friday, April 28th, 2017

5-Star Walker Receives Prestigious PGAs of Europe Award

PGA of GB&I Master Professional and Golf Course Architect, Alan Walker, EIGCA, has received the 5-Star Professional Award from the PGAs of Europe

Knightsbrook Hotel & Golf Resort, Co. Meath: guide price €18m

Cushman & Wakefield has announced the sale of Knightsbrook Hotel & Golf Resort, Trim, Co. Meath, Ireland, a magnificent 4-star full service, resort hotel with 18 hole golf course designed by the late Christy O’Connor Jnr

Feldon Valley Golf Club: “Extraordinary turnaround continues”

Membership numbers double, new Greenkeeping facilities constructed, Planning approval obtained for a hotel, lodges and major extension of the clubhouse

Technology Recap of The 2017 CMAA World Conference

For two days in February, the Marriott World Centre in Orlando Florida hosted more than 2,000 club industry professionals from around the globe. At the heart of the Club Business Expo was Jonas Club Software with a host of new products on display

Major stakeholders combine to benefit Am-Pro transition in Scottish golf

An exciting new support package designed to ease the transition from amateur to professional golf for Scottish players is announced harnessing the combined support of key stakeholders across the game .....read the full story »

Aberdeen Asset Management, SSE Scottish Hydro and Bounce Sports Management are joining forces with Scottish Golf, the governing body, to help young players develop their careers, both through financial and management support

Golf Foundation thanks BGIA for £10,000 support for young golfers

The Golf Foundation has thanked members of the British Golf Industry Association for a pledged donation of £10,000, raised during the BGIA’s recent annual golf day, held at Woburn Golf Club

The Tee Time Market connects Monte Rei G&CC as its first course in Portugal

The Tee Time Market headed up by Jo Maes in cooperation with iMastergolfbooking based in Spain, provides the golf travel trade with live and real time tee time inventory access on selected golf clubs in Europe

Lynx Appoints New Sales Agent In Ireland

Kieran O’Connor will be joining the brand as its sales agent in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland and he brings to Lynx a huge wealth of knowledge of the Irish market

Provision Events Has Whole World In Its Hands

Provision Events’ (PVE) blossoming reputation has reached new heights with the company enjoying global recognition

Callaway Golf Company Announces Appointment of Interim CFO

Callaway Golf Company has announced that Robert K. Julian has left the Company and that it has appointed Brian P. Lynch, its General Counsel, to the additional role of Interim Chief Financial Officer

Huge Leap in Traffic As HowDidiDo’s New Website Fulfils Golfers’ Needs

HowDidiDo launched the new-look website and a new smartphone app – available for both iOS and Android – at the end of 2016. The app is now fast approaching 100,000 downloads

Volvik Balls Fly Off The Shelves Thanks To Bubba

Colourful champion helps UK launch of Volvik VIVID balls take off

Bakewell Golf Club receives England Golf’s GolfMark Award

Bakewell Golf Club is the third Derbyshire Club to be awarded the new national GolfMark accreditation demonstrating their hard work and dedication to both junior and beginners’ golf .....read the full story »

Forum He’s A Jolly Good Fellow … 

The five-star Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort’s João Pinto Coelho was recently recognised by Meeting & Incentive Forums for his outstanding contribution since their inception in 2006


Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Trade Travel Club Has Exclusive Open Championship Accommodation for Golf Trade

The ‘Go-To Provider of Golf Travel Solutions for The Golf Industry’ offers exceptional accommodation deals for this year’s Open Championship at Royal Birkdale

Shot Scope Prepares for American Expansion

Scottish golf technology company, Shot Scope, recently agreed a partnership with Chicago-based fulfilment company, Disc, to support the increasing demand for Shot Scope systems in America

Five-Star Boutique Hotel Opens at Multi-Award-Winning Golf Course

The much anticipated five-star boutique hotel at the Algarve’s multi-award-winning Onyria Palmares Beach & Golf Resort has opened, with rates from just €150 per night

Air2G2 Joins Asian Golf Industry Federation

A family-owned company, GT AirInject, founders of the innovative Air2G2 aerification machine for golf courses and athletic fields, has joined the Asian Golf Industry Federation

New President For AEA

Mark Ormond, Managing Director of SAME Deutz-Fahr UK, takes over the annual presidency of the Agricultural Engineers Association, the voice of the agricultural, environmental and amenity machinery sectors


Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Today WE ARE GOLF & Topgolf extend partnership for the USA’s National Golf Day

Free Lessons are being offered at Topgolf’s 28 Venues on April 26, the 10th Anniversary National Golf Day

A1 Golf Centre becomes A1 Golf Activity Centre

A1 Golf Centre was opened in 1991 by well-known Tour Professionals Christy O’Connor Snr and Jnr and has always been considered one of the premier driving ranges in North London

American Golf Invests in Eastbourne

New recruits and state of the art golf equipment underline Eastbourne investment from ‘the country’s most famous golf retailer’

Titleist Extends Junior Support as Official Golf Ball Partner to the Golf Foundation

The #1 Ball in Golf maintains long-standing relationship with the Golf Foundation, as the charity continues to encourage more children than ever to take up the game

Tim Howell is new GM at St Mellion International Resort

The 53-year-old leisure industry expert arrives in Cornwall after a series of high-profile roles including a period as Chief Executive of the Liberty Stadium, home to Premier League football club Swansea City and Guinness PRO12 rugby union team Ospreys

BGIA Raises £10,000 for The Golf Foundation

The British Golf Industry Association AGM and Annual Dinner, held at Woburn on 11th April, was followed by a Charity Golf Day which raised £10,000 for the Golf Foundation