Sunday, 25th June, 2017

Archive for the ‘People’ Category


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)


Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Carnoustie Appoints New Chief Executive

Carnoustie Golf Links Management Committee has appointed Michael Wells as its first ever Chief Executive. Wells joins the Carnoustie team from The R&A


Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Job Opportunity: Director of Education, CMAE

The Club Managers’ Association of Europe would like to invite applicants for the position of Director of Education to oversee and develop their educational pathway and manage the association’s affairs

John Deere names Apprentices of The Year

John Deere has been listed for the first time as one of the best 100 employers for school leavers in the UK, the only agricultural and turf machinery company to be so recognised

Bernard Gallacher returns to Royal Mid-Surrey

Former Ryder Cup star’s course record has stood for nearly 40 years


Monday, June 12th, 2017

GCSAA Communications Director Craig Smith announces retirement

Craig Smith, the director, communications and media relations for the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America who has spent nearly 30 years working in the golf industry, has announced his retirement, effective later this month


Friday, June 9th, 2017

Shocking Night for APPG Officers

The All Party Parliamentary Golf Group lost three officers last night while a fourth retained his seat but only just


Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Simon Greatorex takes over at St Enodoc Golf Club in Cornwall

Simon Greatorex heads down to one of England’s finest championship links courses with 16 years of experience in golf club management having spent 11 years at a course in the New Forest followed by six years as Secretary at Yeovil Golf Club


Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Castle Stuart Ladies Open Role for Gillian Stewart

Former Curtis Cup player Gillian Stewart, a four-time winner on the Ladies European Tour, is now a respected coach based at Castle Stuart Golf Links, near Inverness


Monday, June 5th, 2017

Michael Braidwood to leave CMAE

Michael is to take up the position of General Manager at Qatar International Golf Club in September. The Association will be looking for the new Director of Education to start in August for a handover by Michael


Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Peabody Named ‘One of Golf’s Top Innovators’

Richard Peabody, the managing director of Club Systems International has hailed by Golf Inc magazine, one of the world’s leading golf business titles, for his visionary work on golf software and social media


Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

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

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


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

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


Friday, May 26th, 2017

The Grove Welcomes David Howell As Golf Ambassador 

The Grove, London’s country estate, today welcomes multiple European Tour winner and former Ryder Cup player, David Howell, as its first golf ambassador


Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Sam Torrance awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour

As the European Tour enters a new era at this week’s BMW PGA Championship, the first event of the new Rolex Series, Torrance’s significant contribution to all aspects of the Tour and Ryder Cup was recognised at Tuesday night’s Championship Reception

Touring professional, Jack Senior, joins the team at Carus Green

Jack, 28, from Heysham, has been a professional golfer for more than five years and having visited Carus Green many times, is delighted to be presented the opportunity to use the facilities and will now be representing the club in the coming season .....read the full story »


Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Cranleigh Makes Spanish Acquisition

Cranleigh Golf & Country Club have gone continental with the recruitment of their new assistant professional, Spaniard Rosana Gomez Valdor


Friday, May 19th, 2017

New Golf Sales Manager to drive business growth at Gleneagles

Gleneagles, the iconic Scottish hotel and global luxury destination, has announced the appointment of Alan Pirie to the newly created role of Golf Sales Manager

The Blairgowrie Golf Club welcomes new Managing Secretary, Steven Morgan

This appointment marks another exciting development at the renowned venue which boasts two championship courses, Rosemount and Lansdowne, as well as a nine-hole layout aptly named ‘Wee Course’


Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Golf Canada Appoints Laurence Applebaum As New CEO

Applebaum joins Golf Canada after serving in an extensive array of sports management roles around the globe, most recently the Executive Vice President of the WTA


Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Highspeed Group’s longest serving agent retires

Paul Dyter, now 82, who joined Highspeed as an agent in June 1993 has decided that after twenty four years’ service, the time is right for him to retire

Jewell set to sparkle in new Stoke Park role

Experienced PGA golf professional James Jewell has moved to the golf membership department and will be looking to develop a ‘road map’ for new members to provide a smooth transition into life within the club