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June 12th, 2019

We have just started to post 2020 events in our Diary section and in the near future expect to have confirmation that the Golf Course Association Europe (formerly the EGCOA) will hold its 2020 Conference in Cascais  at the beginning of February.

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PGA Fashion & Demo Experience hits the jackpot in Vegas

PGA Fashion & Demo Experience hits the jackpot in Vegas

Exhibitions & Conferences     8:43 am, August 16, 2019

The 2019 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience welcomed thousands of PGA Professionals, industry leaders and lifestyle specialty retailers from 46 US states and 14 countries to Las Vegas for two days and nights packed with merchandise sourcing, buying, product testing, education, professional networking and special events. The annual industry gathering, coinciding with Las Vegas Fashion […]

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Golfbreaks boosts Pro Travel Team with new appointment

Golfbreaks boosts Pro Travel Team with new appointment

Travel     8:30 am, August 16, 2019

Golfbreaks has strengthened its to Pro Travel Team with the appointment of a new senior business development manager, Fraser Carr, who will service the travel needs of PGA Professionals in Scotland, Ireland and the North of England from his base in St Andrews. The appointment comes after Golfbreaks extended its partnership with the PGA, becoming a […]

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Course Design Insights; The Thinking Behind Simon Gidman’s Recent Work at The Cotswold Club

Course Design Insights; The Thinking Behind Simon Gidman’s Recent Work at The Cotswold Club

Courses     8:25 am, August 16, 2019

The principles of newly built courses are a far cry from when a majority of the courses in the UK were first built, writes Simon Gidman, Golf Course Architect

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PRG Launches Originals Clubhead Cover Collection

PRG Launches Originals Clubhead Cover Collection

New Products     8:18 am, August 16, 2019

PRG Bespoke Golf Accessories has launched PRG Originals – a limited-edition range of high-quality covers with unique, fully-embroidered designs that is available to buy online at www.prgoriginals.com and via PRG’s network of golf retailers. The Originals collection includes putter covers, wood covers and alignment stick covers. With a premium leatherette exterior and soft interior lining, […]

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Qatar Tourism hosts Golf Day at Royal Mid Surrey

Qatar Tourism hosts Golf Day at Royal Mid Surrey

Travel     8:15 am, August 16, 2019

Qatar National Tourism Council, along with partners Discover Qatar, Qatar Airways, Education City Golf Club and Doha Golf Club, co-hosted a golf day at Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club in south west London on August 2. The event promoted Qatar as an up-and-coming golf destination with state-of-the-art facilities. The newly opened Education City Golf Club in Doha […]

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National Golf Foundation Appoints David Lorentz as Chief Research Officer

National Golf Foundation Appoints David Lorentz as Chief Research Officer

People     8:11 am, August 16, 2019

Having spent the past seven years working on some of NGF’s most important research projects and with the organization’s most important clients David Lorentz is now to lead NGF’s Mission-Critical Research Functions

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Srixon rolls out update of AD333 ball

Srixon rolls out update of AD333 ball

New Products     12:47 pm, August 15, 2019

Srixon has unveiled details of the ninth generation of its AD333 golf ball, which will be available at retail in the UK from September 6. Available in Pure White and Tour Yellow, and priced at £24 per dozen, the latest version of its best-selling ball features an all-new FastLayer Core, which starts soft in the […]

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British Golf Show announces plans to enhance visitor experience

British Golf Show announces plans to enhance visitor experience

Exhibitions & Conferences     9:49 am, August 15, 2019

The organisers of the British Golf Show have announced a series of investments planned for next year, following a successful first event in May. An enhanced driving range, and the addition of a host of new visitor experiences, are highlights among the developments. In 2020, the driving range will become a second major event area, […]

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La Cala celebrates 30th anniversary in style

La Cala celebrates 30th anniversary in style

Courses     9:15 am, August 15, 2019

Luxury Spanish resort La Cala celebrated its 30th anniversary last month with a gastronomic extravaganza and party under the stars. The event, which was held at the Andalusian resort on July 12, was attended by world-renowned golf architect Cabell B Robinson, designer of La Cala’s three championship courses, and a number of local dignitaries, including […]

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Ryder Cup stars join BMW PGA Championship line up

Ryder Cup stars join BMW PGA Championship line up

Sponsorship     9:00 am, August 15, 2019

Jon Rahm, Henrik Stenson and Alex Noren are the latest players from the winning European team at the 2018 Ryder Cup to join the star-studded field for the BMW PGA Championship, the fourth Rolex Series event of the 2019 Race to Dubai. The prestigious event at Wentworth Club enters a new chapter this year with […]

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Belfry Joins ‘Room To Reward’ Initiative

Belfry Joins ‘Room To Reward’ Initiative

Corporate     8:30 am, August 15, 2019

Room to Reward has announced the addition of The Belfry Hotel and Resort to the charity’s collection of hotel partners. The award-winning venue and host of the 2002 Ryder Cup is the latest property to join the initiative, created to give ‘thank you’ breaks to inspiring charity volunteers by utilising unsold hotel rooms. “Room to […]

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Peter Millar unveils autumn 2019 menswear collection

Peter Millar unveils autumn 2019 menswear collection

New Products     12:56 am, August 15, 2019

Peter Millar has unveiled its autumn 2019 menswear collection, designed for golfers who demand the finest quality fabrics and superior craftsmanship as well as proven performance technologies – from casual to formal and from club to course. As with every Peter Millar line, the Fall 19 collection can be coordinated throughout and includes everything from […]

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Adlington Golf Centre turns to DLF Seeds for reliable results

Adlington Golf Centre turns to DLF Seeds for reliable results

Courses     11:05 am, August 14, 2019

Cheshire’s Adlington Golf Centre has recently undergone major construction works to create a brand new 9-hole par 3 course. With a new bypass rendering the old site non-viable it was back to the drawing board for owner & managing director David Moss

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Four New Clubs Join CSI Autumn Roadshow Schedule 

Four New Clubs Join CSI Autumn Roadshow Schedule 

Corporate     10:52 am, August 14, 2019

Each year, Europe's leading golf club IT specialist tours the UK and Ireland in autumn, showcasing its new products, services and updates to both existing and potential clients, in an informal, yet informative, format, which also allows club representatives to network among themselves

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GOLFNOW Sponsor Junior Open At ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women

GOLFNOW Sponsor Junior Open At ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women

Growing the Game     10:51 am, August 14, 2019

Leader in online tee time technology supports next generation

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East Coast Roadshow Brings in Ironbridge

East Coast Roadshow Brings in Ironbridge

Management Topics     10:51 am, August 14, 2019

Over the past couple of months, Power Tee has been visiting driving ranges and country clubs around the east coast of USA to demonstrate the system and show businesses how Power Tee can improve the overall customer experience at a range

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TaylorMade unveils upgrade to P·790 irons

TaylorMade unveils upgrade to P·790 irons

New Products     9:36 am, August 14, 2019

TaylorMade has unveiled the second generation of its P·790 irons, a forged players distance iron which offers even more refined performance, exceptional feel and improved playability. Boasting a medium-compact head design with a refined topline, more compact blade length and reduced offset, the P·790 irons feature a 7% thinner face designed to produce a faster […]

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Whitewebbs Park Golf Course – Available to Lease

Whitewebbs Park Golf Course – Available to Lease

Property     8:06 pm, August 13, 2019

A good commercial opportunity to reposition a popular north London golf course with extra land available for leisure diversification

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Phenomenal fairway recovery at Aldwickbury Park thanks to Headland Amenity

Phenomenal fairway recovery at Aldwickbury Park thanks to Headland Amenity

Courses     8:05 pm, August 13, 2019

A combination of Easygreen™ Mini and TriCure AD™ to aid germination and retain moisture, saw the fairways back fighting fit in time for the annual Jamega Pro Golf Tour.  

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Tee off on Tuscany’s finest sustainable golf course at Toscana Resort Castelfalfi

Tee off on Tuscany’s finest sustainable golf course at Toscana Resort Castelfalfi

Travel     8:05 pm, August 13, 2019

New eco-luxury clubhouse set to launch at Golf Club Castelfalfi in June 2020

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Titleist debuts new Tour Bag at FedExCup Play-Offs 

Titleist debuts new Tour Bag at FedExCup Play-Offs 

New Products     3:51 pm, August 13, 2019

Titleist’s new Tour Bag, which made its first appearance at the PGA Tour’s FedExCup Playoffs, is styled and designed based on feedback from tour players and their caddies, in addition to input from PGA golf professionals. The Tour Bag offers a glimpse into Titleist’s forthcoming Jet Black Collection, which launches in early 2020 and feature products […]

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Mizuno launches BR-D Series golf bag range

Mizuno launches BR-D Series golf bag range

New Products     10:08 am, August 13, 2019

Mizuno has released a new bag range comprising practical and stylish models for trolley users and those who like to carry. The BR-D2 stand bag is a lightweight, compact carry model designed for practice, a weekend away or nine holes. It features a two-way, full-length divider and seven-inch top with padded cuff. A mini stand combines […]

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TaylorMade launches TP Patina Putters

TaylorMade launches TP Patina Putters

New Products     9:13 am, August 13, 2019

TaylorMade has released a new putter range called the TP Patina Collection. It gets its name from the new patina finish that combines black nickel and copper properties to create a rich look that oxidises over time. There are seven models in the range – three of which are the more blade-like Soto, Juno and […]

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TaylorMade Introduces Milled Grind 2 Wedges

TaylorMade Introduces Milled Grind 2 Wedges

New Products     8:49 am, August 13, 2019

TaylorMade Golf has unveiled the second generation of its Milled Grind Wedge range, Milled Grind 2. Building upon years of research, and working closely with many of the best players in the world, MG2 expands the range, while also introducing a new raw face. Featuring the same CNC milling technology found in the first range, […]

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Skechers unveils shoe for Europe’s Solheim Cup team

Skechers unveils shoe for Europe’s Solheim Cup team

Sponsorship     12:01 am, August 13, 2019

As the official sponsor of the European Solheim Cup team. Skechers has revealed the design of the Skechers GO GOLF Pro 2 style that will be worn exclusively by the home side’s players at Gleneagles next month. The unique colourway of the women’s shoe features the official Solheim tartan in the European team colours. “The […]

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European Tour Announces Early Part Of 2020 Schedule

European Tour Announces Early Part Of 2020 Schedule

Sponsorship     5:41 pm, August 12, 2019

The European Tour today announced the initial sector of the 2020 International Schedule featuring 16 Race to Dubai events in 12 different countries, including the start of the fourth edition of the Rolex Series. The Hong Kong Open, at Hong Kong Golf Club, and the Alfred Dunhill Championship, at Leopard Creek, in South Africa, will […]

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Registration Open For Turf Maintenance Live 2019

Registration Open For Turf Maintenance Live 2019

Exhibitions & Conferences     5:41 pm, August 12, 2019

This showcase from the leading manufacturers and distributors of turf maintenance equipment is being held at the Woollam Playing Fields in St. Albans, Hertfordshire  on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 October

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Preventative approach helps turf ahead of renovations

Preventative approach helps turf ahead of renovations

Corporate     5:30 pm, August 12, 2019

As renovation activity kicks off across the country in the coming months, greenkeepers are being warned that the stress caused by these practices could trigger outbreaks of disease in the autumn if not prevented now

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Line Up Complete For European Solheim Cup Team 2019

Line Up Complete For European Solheim Cup Team 2019

Sponsorship     4:21 pm, August 12, 2019

European Captain Catriona Matthew picks Celine Boutier, Jodi Ewart Shadoff, Bronte Law and Suzann Pettersen

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TGI Golf Foundation And Children’s Golf Trust – Supporting The Golfers Of The Future

TGI Golf Foundation And Children’s Golf Trust – Supporting The Golfers Of The Future

Growing the Game     4:15 pm, August 12, 2019

The TGI Golf Partnership Foundation has provided a huge boost to the fledgling charity the Children’s Golf Trust with a three-year cash injection

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Charley Hull Confirmed To Play In ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women

Charley Hull Confirmed To Play In ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women

Sponsorship     3:16 pm, August 12, 2019

English Solheim Cup player will become highest ranked player in the field at ISPS Handa World Invitational Men | Women, presented by Modest! Golf Management

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Golfasian and Fore Management Group Launch Asia Golf Championship

Golfasian and Fore Management Group Launch Asia Golf Championship

Travel     3:09 pm, August 12, 2019

The inaugural Asia Golf Championship will tee off 15-17 November 2019 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, at both Phokeethra Country Club and Angkor Golf Resort

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Schandl Appointment Gives La Manga Club Recipe For Success

Schandl Appointment Gives La Manga Club Recipe For Success

People     3:03 pm, August 12, 2019

International hotelier Andreas Schandl will bring his vast global experience to bear to deliver a fresh new flavour to La Manga Club after being appointed as the new director of food and beverages at the top Spanish resort

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Renowned Middle Eastern Golf Clubs Join Forces With Pacific Links International

Renowned Middle Eastern Golf Clubs Join Forces With Pacific Links International

Corporate     4:04 pm, August 9, 2019

Two prestigious golf clubs in Dubai become the latest venues to partner with the world’s most innovative membership scheme

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Gleneagles rolls out new E-Z-GO buggy fleet

Gleneagles rolls out new E-Z-GO buggy fleet

Courses     12:18 pm, August 9, 2019

Since joining Gleneagles in 2015, director of golf Gary Silcock has been on a four-year journey to provide a premium experience for golfers of all abilities from hotel guests to Ryder Cup and Solheim Cup competitors

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59club Business Interface Now Available For Concept Customers

59club Business Interface Now Available For Concept Customers

Corporate     12:10 pm, August 9, 2019

Concept has partnered with 59club to provide its golf, leisure & spa clients with new service analysis intelligence to measure customer satisfaction levels within their businesses via its high-end operations software suites. Concept users can now benefit from 59club’s expertise, mechanism and freedom to independently deliver customer satisfaction surveys using their industry specific benchmarking assessment […]

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State of the Art Greenkeeping Facility Opens at Harleyford Golf Club

State of the Art Greenkeeping Facility Opens at Harleyford Golf Club

Courses     12:08 pm, August 9, 2019

Members of the Club were invited to attend the official opening with a full evening of events and refreshments planned, including guided tours offering a detailed insight into the operation and management of the course and the equipment involved, provided by Course Manager Craig Earnshaw and his team

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Enville Golf Club Invests In Ventrac 

Enville Golf Club Invests In Ventrac 

Courses     12:05 pm, August 9, 2019

Enville Golf Club, founded in 1935, is one of the finest examples of heathland golf in the Midlands and to help maintain their impressive 36-holes of golf near Stourbridge, they have just invested in a Ventrac package from local dealer, Farols

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National Golf Club Challenge Raffle Tickets On Sale At American Golf

National Golf Club Challenge Raffle Tickets On Sale At American Golf

Sponsorship     12:03 pm, August 9, 2019

To celebrate the tenth year of the National Golf Club Challenge (NGCC), the annual campaign that supports the recovery of wounded, injured and sick Service personnel, NGCC is pulling out all the stops with two summer raffles to remember. With nationwide retailer American Golf selling tickets from every one of its 100+ stores, plus some […]

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Golf Industry Gathers in Vegas for PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

Golf Industry Gathers in Vegas for PGA Fashion & Demo Experience

Exhibitions & Conferences     11:52 am, August 9, 2019

The 2019 PGA Fashion & Demo Experience takes place in Las Vegas next week with thousands of golf industry professionals expected to fill the exhibition halls to preview the latest golf apparel and accessory collections; test the latest equipment and golf technology; learn from industry experts; and network with colleagues

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Dom Pedro Invests In new energy-efficient Irrigation System

Dom Pedro Invests In new energy-efficient Irrigation System

Courses     9:56 am, August 9, 2019

Working closely with Grundfos, a market leading supplier of water pump solutions, the Algarve-based resort is saving, water, energy and man hours while keeping its world-class courses in top shape

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Sandelin scoops Farmfoods British Par 3 title

Sandelin scoops Farmfoods British Par 3 title

Sponsorship     9:00 pm, August 8, 2019

Sweden's Jarmo Sandelin won the event with a total score of eight-under par on the Cromwell Course at Nailcote Hall to clinch victory and the €50,000 prize that comes with it

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Top tips for senior golfers: Peter Dawson’s ‘Now for the back nine’

Top tips for senior golfers: Peter Dawson’s ‘Now for the back nine’

Media     5:12 pm, August 8, 2019

With over 60% of golf club members being over 50, Peter Dawson, a 69 year old British PGA Master Professional, former Ryder Cup player and one of Golf Monthly’s top 25 coaches, is out and about promoting his new book ‘Now for the back nine’

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Prince’s unveils imagery of new-look holes

Prince’s unveils imagery of new-look holes

Courses     9:34 am, August 8, 2019

Prince’s Golf Club has released a new selection of images of its recently redesigned Himalayas nine, following a photoshoot commissioned by the club. The historic Kent club has also recently retained the internationally-recognised GEO Certified status for its outstanding sustainability measures and work supporting the community, despite a significant period of course renovation

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Sunderland of Scotland unveils blue-themed AW 19 Collection

Sunderland of Scotland unveils blue-themed AW 19 Collection

New Products     9:20 am, August 8, 2019

Sunderland of Scotland's Autumn Winter 2019 men’s collection combines a palette of storm blue with navy and white to create a vibrant sporty on-course look. The ladies’ collection is refreshed with navy  incorporating bold white flashes and trims

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Motocaddy Launches premium compact M-Tech Trolley

Motocaddy Launches premium compact M-Tech Trolley

New Products     9:01 am, August 8, 2019

Motocaddy has unveiled its latest M-Series power trolley – the M-TECH – which combines superior performance, striking design and luxury finishes. Available in a limited quantity, the premium M-TECH heads up the company's compact-folding M-Series and features a super-lightweight high capacity 36-hole lithium battery and 28V electronics

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European Solheim Cup Team To Use Bushnell Pro XE Laser

European Solheim Cup Team To Use Bushnell Pro XE Laser

Sponsorship     9:00 am, August 8, 2019

Bushnell Golf has announced its sponsorship of the European Solheim Cup team this autumn as they take on the US team at Gleneagles in September. European Team players will be using Bushnell's Pro XE rangefinder throughout the practice rounds, with the laser being complimented by a handy pouch that wraps around the golf bag for easy access

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SkyCaddie SX500 wins coveted MyGolfSpy award

SkyCaddie SX500 wins coveted MyGolfSpy award

Corporate     6:27 pm, August 7, 2019

MyGolfSpy, an independent golf equipment-testing website and forum based in the USA, reaches over 7 million golfers each year and averages 757,000 monthly unique users

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Hiseman celebrates 100th golf club photoshoot

Hiseman celebrates 100th golf club photoshoot

Corporate     6:09 pm, August 7, 2019

PR agency Magic Hour Media is celebrating its 100th photoshoot after Andy Hiseman’s recent session at the GB&I Top 100 golf resort, Tewkesbury Park

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Sid Arrowsmith Retires

Sid Arrowsmith Retires

People     5:57 pm, August 7, 2019

Well known in the greenkeeping industry for his work at Frilford Heath Golf Club and as a president of BIGGA, Sid Arrowsmith has now retired after 42 years

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Last week's most read stories

  1. Golfbreaks boosts Pro Travel Team with new appointment
  2. Peter Millar unveils autumn 2019 menswear collection
  3. British Golf Show announces plans to enhance visitor experience
  4. European Tour Announces Early Part Of 2020 Schedule
  5. TaylorMade unveils upgrade to P·790 irons
  6. TaylorMade Introduces Milled Grind 2 Wedges
  7. Srixon rolls out update of AD333 ball
  8. La Cala celebrates 30th anniversary in style
  9. Ryder Cup stars join BMW PGA Championship line up
  10. Skechers unveils shoe for Europe’s Solheim Cup team

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