Sunday, 25th June, 2017

News Archive for June, 2017


Friday, June 23rd, 2017

‘Running-Golf’ Day at Notts GC Hollinwell on Monday Sept 4th

A unique opportunity for club administrators, greenkeepers and all interested golfers to learn from a panel of experts about the key greenkeeping issue for the future

The Open Enters Exciting New Partnership with Hugo Boss

World-renowned luxury fashion house HUGO BOSS will become the Official Outfitter of The Open through a new partnership with golf’s original Championship .....read the full story »

ATT SMARTUltraGroomer cassettes help Ely City GC move to Bent grasses

To provide a more even transition between Bent and Poa grasses in the greens surfaces, Ely City Golf Club have invested in a set of SMARTUltraGroomer™ cassettes from within the ATT TMSystem™ range

Record Numbers Enter Up To Scratch Challenge At Leeds Golf Centre

700 Yorkshire residents enter for chance to learn golf free

Nokia PGA EuroPro Tournament at Mannings Heath

Mannings Heath Golf Club and Wine estate in West Sussex will be hosting a PGA EuroPro tournament for young professionals, sponsored by Nokia, from August 2nd to 4th


Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

‘The Journey – Start, Learn and Stay’ is new film from Golf Foundation

National charity the Golf Foundation has released a short film to encourage more young people who have never thought about playing golf to give the sport a try. 

Golf at Goodwood partners with bagSOLO

Golf at Goodwood has partnered with bagSOLO, the custom shipping, delivery and tracking service for sports equipment, to sponsor the junior teams at the club

Affordable Quality: Walrus Apparel Unveils New Summer 2017 Golf Collection

“Walrus Apparel” has launched successfully into the world of golf apparel, outerwear and accessories, where the focus is on delivering unrivalled affordable quality combined with modern stylish designs

Lee Westwood Golf Announce Hungary Event

Lee Westwood Golf have announced that Zala Springs in Hungary will host a Lee Westwood Junior Golf Tour event later this year

Great Britain & Ireland PGA Cup Team Finalised

Albert MacKenzie confirms GB & Ireland team to take on USA at Foxhills Resort


Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

The Hero Challenge is back

The exciting Hero Challenge one-hole knockout contest will precede the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Dundonald Links on Tuesday July 11 when European Tour stars including Henrik Stenson and Alex Levy will be joined by celebrity guests

Crown Golf creates new roles for its top PGA pros

More member enjoyment and a rise in new golfers are on the cards after the latest innovation by Crown Golf, the UK’s leading golf club owner and operator

Topgolf and ClubCorp Team up to Accelerate Innovation for Golf Industry

Topgolf enhancing ClubCorp member experiences at ranges and courses, while ClubCorp offers Topgolf guests new ways to enjoy golf

LET strengthens bond with OMEGA

The Ladies European Tour has strengthened its strategic partnership with OMEGA through the joint development of a world class Tournament Management and Scoring System for golf

Local Boy Waring Glad To Be Back At Birkdale

Returning star set to receive warm welcome at next month’s Major

Streamsong Resort Joins IAGTO

Streamsong Resort is home to three of the most highly acclaimed and widely pursued courses in the game today


Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

CMAE President becomes the first Certified Chief Executive in Europe

CMAE President and CEO of Roehampton Club, Marc Newey, has become the first club manager outside North America to be awarded Certified Chief Executive (CCE) status by the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA)

Clubs to Hire Opens state of the art shop at new Faro Airport

With over 5m travellers passing through Faro Airport every year and over 10% of them travelling for golf, the Irish golf business Clubs to Hire has just opened a-shop in the arrivals hall of the new terminal

Finca Cortesin Leads The Way In Spain With New Green Initiative

Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa has unveiled plans to become the first course in Spain to introduce a new, environmentally-friendly type of Bermuda grass to its greens

Crieff Hydro’s Action Glen tees up for Footgolf

Action Glen, the award winning outdoor adventure centre at Crieff Hydro, has introduced FootGolf to its catalogue of activities

STRI professional qualifications for the amenity industry

The professional training courses take place during autumn and winter 2017 at STRI’s HQ in West Yorkshire, and include both introductory and professionally recognised qualifications .....read the full story »


Monday, June 19th, 2017

Queen’s Course renovation project gets to the heart of the matter

Gleneagles has completed an 18-month renovation programme including the installation of innovative drainage technology inspired by the heart’s response to atmospheric pressure

Business Students Help Put Golf Clubs on course For Success

Business students at Northumbria University have recently been working with Allendale and Whitley Bay Golf Clubs

Educational Programme for PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas

From August 14–16 industry experts will present topics ranging from instruction best practices and employment growth initiatives to retail success and business solutions. Early Registration Savings of up to 30% are available until July 15

Spider Launches Global Social Media Campaign with Giant ‘Mow-Na Lisa’

Dvorak, the Czech-based manufacturer of the Spider range of remote-controlled slope mowers, has launched its first global social media campaign featuring a giant version of Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa