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Diary Update

August 29th, 2014

In the last few days we have added three events to our Diary. They are the Golf Management Group Golf Club Expo; the PGAs of Europe Congress and International Team Championship; and the CMAA World Conference on Club Management & Club Business Expo Please update your records.

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New Round Called for Huntswood Golf Course, Buckinghamshire

New Round Called for Huntswood Golf Course, Buckinghamshire

Property     12:19 pm, August 28, 2014

Huntswood Golf Club, occupying a site of approximately 102 acres (41 hectares), is offered as a going concern with vacant possession at a guide price of £1.75 million

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500 Up For Cloud-Based ClubV1 Admin System

500 Up For Cloud-Based ClubV1 Admin System

Management Topics     11:58 am, August 28, 2014

In a little more than 10 months since its launch, Club Systems International's ClubV1 administration system has topped 500 clients

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De Vere and Golf Gamebook Further Partnership

De Vere and Golf Gamebook Further Partnership

Travel     11:57 am, August 28, 2014

De Vere has enhanced its partnership with Golf GameBook by introducing a new series of competitions for users across all De Vere Golf resorts

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First tri-sanctioned tournament – AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open launched

First tri-sanctioned tournament – AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open launched

Sponsorship     11:57 am, August 28, 2014

This is the first tri-sanctioned golf tournament endorsed by the Sunshine, European and Asian Tours, all of whom are founding members of the International Federation of PGA Tours

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Carnoustie Country To Host Second Festival of Golf

Carnoustie Country To Host Second Festival of Golf

Travel     11:49 am, August 28, 2014

Following the success of last year’s Carnoustie Country Festival of Golf, plans are well underway for the 2014 Festival, which will take place in and around the county of Angus from 4-12 October

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Golf Academy China Opens at Spring City

Golf Academy China Opens at Spring City

People     11:48 am, August 28, 2014

A new golf academy has opened at Spring City Golf & Lake Resort near Kunming in south-west China

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Peter Vardy Edinburgh offers guests an opportunity to see and hold the Ryder Cup

Peter Vardy Edinburgh offers guests an opportunity to see and hold the Ryder Cup

Sponsorship     11:47 am, August 28, 2014

An opportunity to see and be pictured with the coveted Ryder Cup will be on offer at Peter Vardy Edinburgh, the fast-growing automotive retailer’s BMW dealership in the City Seafield Road on Saturday 30th August from 9.00am until noon

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Trojan Battery Appoints OLIS Master Distributor for Iceland

Trojan Battery Appoints OLIS Master Distributor for Iceland

Corporate     11:47 am, August 28, 2014

The world’s leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries, has named Olís as a master distributor of Trojan batteries in Iceland

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PGAs of Europe Heading to ‘Glorious Gloria’

PGAs of Europe Heading to ‘Glorious Gloria’

Exhibitions & Conferences     11:25 am, August 27, 2014

The 2014 PGAs of Europe Annual Congress and International Team Championship will take place at Belek-based Gloria Hotels & Resorts from 8th – 11th December

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A Matter of Survival – The Campaign for Real Golf

A Matter of Survival – The Campaign for Real Golf

Opinion     11:25 am, August 27, 2014

It’s now six months since the Campaign for Real Golf was launched by five men concerned abut the decline of a great game and eager to campaign for its restoration as Recreational, Enjoyable, Affordable and Less time-consuming

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STRI and Kanda Golf Announce Joint Workshops For Golf Clubs

STRI and Kanda Golf Announce Joint Workshops For Golf Clubs

Management Topics     11:24 am, August 27, 2014

These educational workshops combine practical solutions to the issues of managing the finest playing surfaces for the game of golf with business solutions to enable a golf club to grow revenues and reduce costs

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New Cushman Hauler Pro and PRO X utility vehicles: 50 miles between charges

New Cushman Hauler Pro and PRO X utility vehicles: 50 miles between charges

New Products     11:24 am, August 27, 2014

Ransomes Jacobsen, the UK and European distributor of Cushman utility vehicles, has introduced the all-electric Cushman Hauler PRO and PRO X, which feature a 72-volt AC drivetrain providing the range and power once exclusive to petrol-powered machines

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David Jenkins celebrates 43 years at IOG SALTEX

David Jenkins celebrates 43 years at IOG SALTEX

People     11:24 am, August 27, 2014

Next week David Jenkins, managing director of DJ Turfcare, will celebrate 43 years of attending IOG SALTEX with the last show at Windsor Racecourse before it moves to the NEC

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Golf Tour Operator Links to the Irish economy

Golf Tour Operator Links to the Irish economy

Travel     11:23 am, August 27, 2014

A fantastic platform has been created to attract increasing numbers of golf tourists to Irish shores, by Tom Cotter and Dr Peter Bolan

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Natural winter protection for golf greens

Natural winter protection for golf greens

New Products     11:23 am, August 27, 2014

The newly developed HOWOLIS Early Green fleece cover provides optimal winter protection on golf greens. The grass regenerates better and is game-ready quicker in the spring

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Sweden Wins Gold in Mixed Team Event at Youth Olympic Games

Sweden Wins Gold in Mixed Team Event at Youth Olympic Games

People     11:22 am, August 27, 2014

There were play-off for all three medals with Korea taking Silver and Italy edging out Denmark for the Bronze

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Sarah Bennett Challenge Cup Golf Fore Recovery

Sarah Bennett Challenge Cup Golf Fore Recovery

Growing the Game     11:15 am, August 27, 2014

Recovery centres from Colchester, Catterick and Tidworth accepted the invitation to participate in Bennett’s inaugural Golf Fore Recovery Cup

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WiedenmannTerra Spike GXi 8HD proves an instant winner

WiedenmannTerra Spike GXi 8HD proves an instant winner

Courses     11:15 am, August 27, 2014

A new Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi 8HD deep tine aerator has become an instant success with The Royal Burgess Golfing Society, Edinburgh, the world’s oldest golfing society

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Boss Watches to reward Ace Golfers in Fightmaster Cup

Boss Watches to reward Ace Golfers in Fightmaster Cup

Corporate     11:14 am, August 27, 2014

The Fightmaster Cup is a Ryder Cup-style contest played by one-armed golfers from Europe and North America

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Stars of Challenge Tour on show at Galgorm Castle

Stars of Challenge Tour on show at Galgorm Castle

Sponsorship     11:14 am, August 27, 2014

Entry to this week’s £140,000 (€170,000) Northern Ireland Open, in association with Maui Jim Sunglasses, is free all week

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David Scott Takes Key Role in St Andrews

David Scott Takes Key Role in St Andrews

People     1:24 pm, August 26, 2014

The five red star Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews has confirmed the appointment of David Scott as its Director of Operations.

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Will Golf Rise Again In China?

Will Golf Rise Again In China?

Exhibitions & Conferences     1:23 pm, August 26, 2014

Brian Curley, principal of Schmidt-Curley Design Inc., will share his thoughts on this at the 2014 Asia Pacific Golf Summit in Singapore on 14 – 15 November

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Kingsbarns to host 2017 Ricoh Women’s British Open

Kingsbarns to host 2017 Ricoh Women’s British Open

Sponsorship     1:23 pm, August 26, 2014

Consistently ranked as one of the top golf courses in the world, Kingsbarns has co-hosted the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship for over a decade

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First Release of ‘AKOYA Oxygen’ Sold Out

First Release of ‘AKOYA Oxygen’ Sold Out

Property     1:16 pm, August 26, 2014

DAMAC Announces Unprecedented Success at sales launch of ‘AKOYA Oxygen’ the “Green” Master Development

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Roxburghe Hotel & GC in major tie up with Albert Roux and Inverlochy Management Group

Roxburghe Hotel & GC in major tie up with Albert Roux and Inverlochy Management Group

Corporate     1:15 pm, August 26, 2014

Both ICMI and Roux have agreed 15 year contracts with the Roxburghe, putting in place a suitable long term relationship and commitment to take the standards of hospitality and service to the next level

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Your Golf Travel announced as a sponsor of Portugal Masters

Your Golf Travel announced as a sponsor of Portugal Masters

Sponsorship     1:15 pm, August 26, 2014

Tournament returning to Oceanico Victoria Golf Club in Vilamoura

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Royal Park I Roveri has ‘Best New Italian Golf Course’

Royal Park I Roveri has ‘Best New Italian Golf Course’

Courses     1:15 pm, August 26, 2014

Just nine months after the opening ceremony, a prestigious award for The Pramerica Course at the Turin Golf Resort

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GCMA is moving

GCMA is moving

Management Topics     10:13 am, August 25, 2014

From 2nd September the Golf Club Managers’ Association will be based at Bristol & Clifton Golf Club

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Fusion Media Wins SALTEX PR Account

Fusion Media Wins SALTEX PR Account

Exhibitions & Conferences     10:06 am, August 25, 2014

Fusion Media (Europe) Limited announces a new strategic partnership with the Institute of Groundsman (IOG) that will include working together on a variety of PR and digital media projects for IOG SALTEX

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Scottish sales boost for Gianni Ferrari

Scottish sales boost for Gianni Ferrari

Corporate     10:05 am, August 25, 2014

Demand for Gianni Ferrari Mowers in Scotland through specialist grounds care equipment supplier Double A has never been greater

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More Birdies Than Ever Before At Alcanada

More Birdies Than Ever Before At Alcanada

Courses     10:04 am, August 25, 2014

Golfers at Alcanada, in Mallorca, may be able to sight a rare bird of prey in the coming weeks as club officials hope the beautiful booted eagle may return to the vicinity

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Castle Stuart launches new Harris Tweed golf collection

Castle Stuart launches new Harris Tweed golf collection

New Products     10:04 am, August 25, 2014

New products join together two iconic brands: Orb and Spire

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