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March 11th, 2014

We are delighted to note that plans to amalgamate the Scottish Golf Union and Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association into a single unified governing body have made “significant progress”,

As we have been learning at the excellent Golf Business & Industry Convention (GolfBIC) over the last couple of days, the future health of the golf business is much better served when different groupings come together – not necessarily for a merger but definitely to sit together on the same platform.

Geoff Russell, Publisher

publisher@golfbusinessnews.com

@GBNPublisher

Starwood Capital Group Acquires De Vere Venues

Starwood Capital Group Acquires De Vere Venues

Corporate     7:38 am, March 13, 2014

Starwood Capital Group has acquired, through a controlled affiliate, U.K. hotel and conference centre operator De Vere Venues from the De Vere Group for approximately $385 million (£232 million)

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Peter Dawson to Receive HSBC Golf Business Forum Award

Peter Dawson to Receive HSBC Golf Business Forum Award

People     7:37 am, March 13, 2014

The Chief Executive of The R&A will be presented with a special Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2014 HSBC Golf Business Forum

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Exclusive Offer Just The Ticket For New Golf Members

Exclusive Offer Just The Ticket For New Golf Members

Management Topics     7:35 am, March 13, 2014

Golfers in the south of England have the opportunity to save 25 per cent on membership at one of golf's most innovative and forward-thinking groups

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Lloyds Paladin delivers the perfect wet cut!

Courses     7:34 am, March 13, 2014

“It’s much lighter than many of other machines and is great when the greens are wet,” says Warren Jeffryes head greenkeeper at Budock Vean Hotel and Golf Course

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Golf course architecture firm Tripp Davis and Associates celebrates 20 years of world-class golf course design work this year

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Club Inc. Work With World Class Facility

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People     7:31 am, March 13, 2014

Club Inc. appoint new Director of Golf at Castiglion del Bosco, Tuscany

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All Aboard the Latest Golf Sensation

All Aboard the Latest Golf Sensation

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British golfers will soon be able to test officially the hottest new product launched at this year’s PGA Merchandise Show

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APAL Honours for Elite PGA Coaches

APAL Honours for Elite PGA Coaches

People     10:03 am, March 12, 2014

Two leading golf coaches are among the PGA Professionals to be recognised for their expertise in the latest Accreditation for Professional Achievement and Learning awards

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Preview of the 20th Lalla Meryem Cup

Preview of the 20th Lalla Meryem Cup

Sponsorship     10:02 am, March 12, 2014

The fifth stop on the Ladies European Tour gets under way in Agadir, Morocco, this week, under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI

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HSBC Sporting Greats on Olympic Mission to Support Brazil’s Young Golfers

HSBC Sporting Greats on Olympic Mission to Support Brazil’s Young Golfers

Management Topics     10:01 am, March 12, 2014

Countdown to Rio gathers pace as HSBC brings together ultimate backroom team

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Take Your Best Shots For A Sport Relief Mile

Take Your Best Shots For A Sport Relief Mile

People     10:00 am, March 12, 2014

British Airways has challenged its sponsored golfer Justin Rose to calculate how many shots it takes to complete a Sport Relief mile

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Proposal for SGU & SLGA Amalgamation Goes Out to Consultation

Proposal for SGU & SLGA Amalgamation Goes Out to Consultation

Management Topics     8:46 am, March 11, 2014

Plans to amalgamate the Scottish Golf Union Ltd and Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association Ltd into a single unified governing body have made “significant progress”

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FREE Entry to Golf Trade Visitors at Manchester Golf Show

FREE Entry to Golf Trade Visitors at Manchester Golf Show

Exhibitions & Conferences     8:45 am, March 11, 2014

Anyone who works within the golf industry is invited to visit the Manchester Golf Show free of charge, to find new products to stock or distribute, and to network with new and existing clients

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Troon to fly the French Tricolour

Troon to fly the French Tricolour

Corporate     8:45 am, March 11, 2014

Troon draped in Red, White and Blue as it has been selected to manage its first-ever French venue at Château d’Augerville

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Stirling work by Swan

Stirling work by Swan

Courses     8:44 am, March 11, 2014

Swan Golf Designs has been commissioned to appraise and audit the design of the existing course and to prepare a ten year development plan for its future evolution

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Search starts for 2014 National Skills Challenge champions

Search starts for 2014 National Skills Challenge champions

Sponsorship     8:44 am, March 11, 2014

This year’s competition, sponsored by FJ, the #1 Shoe and Glove in Golf, has just begun and the first official Challenge event of 2014 is underway

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Darren Clarke Teams Up With Donnafugata

Darren Clarke Teams Up With Donnafugata

People     8:43 am, March 11, 2014

The Darren Clarke Centre of Excellence at Donnafugata will be the first facility of its kind in continental Europe when it opens early this month

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U-14 Junior Membership Now Free At All Crown Golf Clubs

U-14 Junior Membership Now Free At All Crown Golf Clubs

Corporate     8:43 am, March 11, 2014

No fees for U-14 Junior Members if parent, grandparent or guardian is member

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Ticket Hotline Launches for PGA Seniors Showpiece

Ticket Hotline Launches for PGA Seniors Showpiece

Sponsorship     8:42 am, March 11, 2014

Tickets are now on sale today for the eagerly anticipated ISPS Handa PGA Seniors Championship which will see some of Europe’s biggest golfing legends shooting it out at Stoke by Nayland from June 5-8.

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Air 2G2 perfect for drainage – perfect for hire

Air 2G2 perfect for drainage – perfect for hire

Courses     8:42 am, March 11, 2014

Landcraft Grass Machinery in Dublin is a successful business providing machinery sales and service to professionals responsible for the maintenance of amenity and sports turf facilities in Ireland

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Wire To Wire Win For Waugh

Wire To Wire Win For Waugh

People     8:41 am, March 11, 2014

Hexham Pro claims resounding TGI Team Challenge victory

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Tournament Boost for England’s Talented Amateurs

Tournament Boost for England’s Talented Amateurs

Management Topics     8:41 am, March 11, 2014

The WPGA is opening up entry to its popular One Day Series to elite amateur under-16 and under-18s girls as an opportunity to develop their skills in a tournament arena

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Alcanada Golf Director Kristoff Both Heralded At Home

Alcanada Golf Director Kristoff Both Heralded At Home

People     8:34 am, March 11, 2014

Club de Golf Alcanada's director of golf, Kristoff Both, has been honoured for his work in promoting Mallorcan golf tourism

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Faldo Welcomes Global Field To Mission Hills, China

Faldo Welcomes Global Field To Mission Hills, China

Sponsorship     8:33 am, March 11, 2014

A global field of 81 golfers from 19 countries has joined Sir Nick Faldo in Mission Hills, China today for the eighth Faldo Series Asia Grand Final which tees off today

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The BMW PGA Championship meets England Rugby in Trick Shot Challenge

The BMW PGA Championship meets England Rugby in Trick Shot Challenge

Sponsorship     8:32 am, March 11, 2014

World Trick Shot Champion puts Francesco Molinari and RFU Stars through their paces

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Trojan Battery “Steps Up” Expansion in Africa

Trojan Battery “Steps Up” Expansion in Africa

Corporate     8:31 am, March 11, 2014

Names Alexander Hofmeyr to Manage Sales for Region

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GTC at Downing Street Reception

GTC at Downing Street Reception

Management Topics     12:31 am, March 10, 2014

David Croxton, Proprietor of Cold Ashby Golf Club and Chair of the GTC's Trailblazer Group attended the Reception with Ryan Bezzant, an apprentice from Ealing Golf Club

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Trump Golf Commits to Environmental Certification

Trump Golf Commits to Environmental Certification

Courses     12:27 am, March 10, 2014

Trump Doral is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, and now Trump Golf has announced that all of its courses will pursue the environmental certification

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Summit Golf Brands Announces the Addition of Two High Impact Players

Summit Golf Brands Announces the Addition of Two High Impact Players

Corporate     12:26 am, March 10, 2014

Patrick Kiely will be joining Summit Golf Brands as Senior Vice President of Sales for Fairway and Greene, Zero Restriction and B. Draddy and Sandy Martinelli has returned to Summit as the Senior Vice President of Sales/Operations for EP Pro and EP Sport

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North of Scotland in Safe Hands with Lely Appointment

North of Scotland in Safe Hands with Lely Appointment

People     12:25 am, March 10, 2014

Toro distributor Lely UK has said goodbye to Sandy Leys and welcomed David Raitt into the role of area sales manager for golf in Scotland.

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Record Turnout Tipped for AGIF Turfgrass Management Exposition

Record Turnout Tipped for AGIF Turfgrass Management Exposition

Exhibitions & Conferences     12:24 am, March 10, 2014

A record turnout of 250 is expected at this week’s Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Turfgrass Management Exposition

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