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News Archive for May, 2017


Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Women’s Golf at the Buckinghamshire GC

The Ladies European Tour’s Development Department supports the efforts being made to develop golf for women and girls by the England Golf, the Golf Foundation and the County Associations

The Vale Resort tees up a six-figure golf investment

The Vale Resort in South Wales has invested more than £400,000 in state-of-the-art John Deere golf course maintenance equipment, supplied by local turf professional dealer Frank Sutton Ltd of Raglan in Gwent

John Sanford elected president of American Society of Golf Course Architects

Floridian stresses numerous ways ASGCA members benefit golf industry. .....read the full story »

Eddie Bullock appointed Honorary President of Golf At Goodwood

Eddie Bullock has been appointed by Lord March as the Honorary President of Golf At Goodwood, having stepped down from his role as Non-Executive Director

Jebel Sifah Golf Course: Fun for Average Players

Harradine Golf announces the soft opening of 9 holes out of the 18 hole Jebel Sifah Golf Course in Oman. The client did not want a monster ‘championship’ layout but a resort course that would be fun for average players that are, after all, the back bone of the golf industry

Alan Tait appointed as new General Manager at Deer Park

Deer Park Golf & Country Club, one of the most highly rated golf courses in West Lothian, is delighted to announce the appointment of Alan Tait as its new General Manager

Natural beauty and sporting challenge of PGA Catalunya Resort

A specially-commissioned portfolio of new golf course images perfectly showcases why PGA Catalunya Resort, near Barcelona, is regarded as Spain’s No.1 golf course*

Cameron House Celebrates Ten Years of Golf at The Carrick Golf Course

Five-star luxury resort, Cameron House celebrates the tenth anniversary of the renowned Carrick Golf Course, this week .....read the full story »


Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

PGAs of Europe Partner Family Join for 2017 Business Club

The Business Club is an opportunity to bring together the varied Partners that support the PGAs of Europe in its work, giving them a chance to network amongst each other, discuss ideas and share commercial and collaborative opportunities

Fish to Focus on Keeping Your Head Above Water at BMI Course

Industry stalwart Kevin Fish will reveal how to balance the pull of tradition with the needs of the modern consumer at the fifth course to be offered under the Business Management Institute Asia Pacific education programme

Royal Troon capturing the online golfer with Teeofftimes.co.uk

Royal Troon and GolfNow have teamed up ahead of the new golf season offering online booking at two world-class courses. Royal Troon will offer The Old Course and The Portland Course for sale online

Cottrell Park continues to invest in its two championship courses

Cottrell Park Golf Resort near Cardiff has now introduced a new green at the 8th hole located on the Button Gwinnett course. This has added a further 50 yards in length to the hole and takes it in a different direction to the old green, now surrounded by water, an island green making a challenging amen corner

Srixon and Shane Lowry Present Significant Donation to Prostate Cancer UK

Srixon Sports Europe donates £23,173.50 to Prostate Cancer UK as part of its on-going partnership to help grow funds to fight the life-threatening disease


Monday, May 29th, 2017

Diploma Success for CMDip Class of Warwick 2016

A further 21 Club Industry Professionals have recently gained their Club Management Diploma (CMDip) certification through the Club Managers Association of Europe

Rolley Experience launches at top clubs across the UK

RolleyGolf has partnered with some of the UK’s top golf clubs to offer the ultimate corporate or society golf day: the Rolley Experience .....read the full story »

Amendoeira Adds to Club Car Fleet

Portugal’s leading golf resort extends exceptional facilities and service for visiting golfers with 80 new state-of-the-art golf cars from Club Car

New Custom Fit Irons Incentive from Wilson Golf

Golfers offered free balls, personalized shafts & extended club guarantee

Crazy Golf Deals Ltd launch state of the art website

This new website is specifically targeted at offering great opportunities for Golf Clubs and Professionals to maximise their shop sales

Padraig Harrington ‘honoured’ with Golf Foundation ‘Spirit of Golf Award’

The Foundation believes Harrington is a player who truly embodies the ‘Skills for Life’ attributes of the game such as resilience, respect and sportsmanship, which are among values inherent within all Golf Foundation programmes

Italian Golf To Make A European Stand

One of Europe’s fastest-growing and popular golf destinations, Italy offers the perfect place for an unforgettable golfing experience and fans of the game can discover all about the many delights of playing in the country this summer

Westcountry Golf Academy has help from Headland Amenity

Developed from a 12-bay driving range to a challenging Par 3, 9 hole golf course in 2005, Westcountry is located in 15 acres of Devon countryside. Jon Funnell has been Head Greenkeeper since 2010

Golftech Expand Sales Team

Golftech, owner of BIG MAX and ZOOM gloves and distributor of brands such as GolfBuddy have announced the appointment of John Kelly as sales agent for the Midlands region

Jack Nicklaus and Mission Hills Celebrate Ten Years of Growing Golf in China

Golf history’s greatest champion, Jack Nicklaus, and the world’s largest golf club, Mission Hills China, will celebrate a decade of supporting junior golf together when the 10th edition of the Mission Hills Jack Nicklaus Junior Golf Championship tees off on June 2


Friday, May 26th, 2017

Golf Foundation Presidents’ Awards

The Golf Foundation Presidents’ Awards at Wentworth on Wednesday were made to the “inspirational” champions of junior grass roots golf

Jumeirah Golf Estates Strengthens European Tour Relationship

Jumeirah Golf Estates reaffirms its title as host venue of the European Tour’s season ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai until 2020