Monday, 26th June, 2017

Stories tagged ‘David Williams’

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

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Broke Hill Offers Member’s Bounce For ‘Unluckiest’ Golfer

The club in Halstead, Kent is offering a fabulous prize of two three-month memberships from June to the end of August for the winning hard-luck golf story with entrants invited to submit their tales of woe via the club website:

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Snap up GolfSixes tickets for just £6

Advance adult tickets are on sale over the next six days for just £6; an abundance of entertainment will be on offer for fans inside and outside the ropes

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

George O’Grady to take the role of European Tour Ambassador 

The move will continue O’Grady’s association with the European Tour, which began in 1974 when he joined as a Tournament Administrator after a spell in the City of London. It also continues the recent restructuring programme initiated by Chairman David Williams and the Board of Directors

Friday, December 9th, 2016

Angel Gallardo to be appointed European Tour Ambassador

Angel Gallardo, one of the most highly respected and influential figures in the world of European golf over the past four decades, is to take on the new role of European Tour Ambassador from January 1, 2017

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Paul McGinley appointed to the Board of the European Tour

The four-time European Tour champion and victorious Ryder Cup Captain at Gleneagles in 2014, has agreed to join the Board of the European Tour as a Non-Executive Director

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Peter Oosterhuis awarded Honorary Life Membership of The European Tour

Peter Oosterhuis has joined the exclusive club of Honorary Life Members of The European Tour in recognition of a stellar career which saw him crowned Europe’s number one player for four consecutive seasons from 1971-1974

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Keith Pelley Begins Tenure as Chief Executive of The European Tour

A new era in golf unfolds today – Monday 3rd August – when Keith Pelley officially begins his tenure as Chief Executive of The European Tour

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

New Short Game Practice Area Real Golf De Pedreňa

UK based golf architects David Williams Golf Design and Madrid based contractors Garden & Golf have completed the design and construction of a Short Game Practice Area

Monday, April 20th, 2015

Keith Pelley unveiled as new Chief Executive of The European Tour

Keith Pelley, currently President of Rogers Media in Canada, has enjoyed an extensive and highly successful career in the worlds of sport and media. George O’Grady will remain with The European Tour as President of International Relations

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

Jumeirah Golf Estates announced as Official Partner of The European Tour

Jumeirah Golf Estates and The European Tour today announced that the premium residential golf community in Dubai has become an Official Partner to The European Tour the full story »

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Damon Buffini appointed Non-Executive Director of The European Tour

This is the third appointment of a new Non-Executive Director to stem from the ongoing strategic review and board restructuring. Jutta af Rosenborg and Sophie Goldschmidt also took up new roles as Non-Executive Directors on January 1, 2015

Friday, December 19th, 2014

“Lost” Colt Green Re-Built At Real Golf De Pedreña

Real Golf de Pedreña was Harry Colt’s second and final 18 hole golf course design in Spain, writes David Williams of David Williams Golf Design the full story »

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

European Tour appoints Two Non-Executive Directors

Jutta af Rosenborg and Sophie Goldschmidt have been appointed as Non-Executive Directors of The PGA European Tour effective 1st January 2015

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

European Tour – Strategic Planning Programme

Creating a Strategic Framework for The European Tour’s future development

Friday, November 5th, 2010

Stunning New Book Commemorates Glory of Ryder Cup 2010

‘My Ryder Cup – The Longest Weekend’ is a glorious commemorative photographic essay by Welsh writer and photographer David Williams the full story »

Friday, May 21st, 2010

Turfcare Connections in Conwy

Conwy (Caernarvonshire) Golf Club is the only Open Championship qualifying venue in Wales and recently hosted a new TurfCare trade event for the North Wales region

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Major exhibition for the green, green grass of Conwy

The first ever Ground Maintenance Machinery Exhibition for North Wales and the North West of England will take place at Conwy Golf Club on 21 – 22 April the full story »

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Mid Sussex Golf Club for sale with guide price of £2.25m

The attractive and profitable proprietary members’ golf club on the edge of the South Downs National Park is set in a site of approximately 61.34 hectares (151.57 acres) the full story »

Thursday, November 26th, 2009

Part of popular golf course sold

One of the 18-hole golf courses at the Kent & Surrey Golf & Country Club in Edenbridge, Kent, has been sold. Bids for a second lot are being reviewed the full story »

Thursday, July 27th, 2000

Golf course architects go east in search of new market

The European Institute of Golf Course Architects has announced that it will be attending and taking exhibition space at the China golf show in December. This booking continues the significant increase this year in European interest in the event

Tuesday, September 1st, 1998

Championship golf course opens at Merrist Wood

Merrist Wood Golf Club is one of the rapidly growing number of clubs in the Barrelfield Golf Network