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Golf – the spectator sport that does you good

August 4th, 2017

It really is a good walk, even if don’t hit a single shot! A new study declares that golf spectating could benefit your health.  The University of Edinburgh in conjunction with the Golf & Health Project have released new research into the health benefits of golf spectating, showing those who attend golf events could potentially gain benefits similar to those playing in them. More great news from GBN.com

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Callaway Golf Company to acquire TravisMathew for $125.5 Million

Callaway Golf Company to acquire TravisMathew for $125.5 Million

Corporate     12:35 pm, August 4, 2017

Callaway Golf Company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TravisMathew, LLC, a high-growth golf and lifestyle apparel company, for $125.5 million in an all-cash transaction, subject to a working capital adjustment

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Golf Spectating Could Benefit Health, New Study Shows

Golf Spectating Could Benefit Health, New Study Shows

Management Topics     12:28 pm, August 4, 2017

The University of Edinburgh in conjunction with the Golf & Health Project have released new research into the health benefits of golf spectating, showing those who attend golf events could potentially gain benefits similar to those playing in them

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R&A Hosts Women’s Leadership Summit in St Andrews

R&A Hosts Women’s Leadership Summit in St Andrews

Exhibitions & Conferences     12:20 pm, August 4, 2017

The R&A hosted a women’s leadership summit, this week, ahead of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Kingsbarns, near St Andrews.

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World Class Resort becomes PGA National Turkey

World Class Resort becomes PGA National Turkey

Travel     12:05 pm, August 4, 2017

Antalya Golf Club, the home of the PGA Sultan Golf Course together with its luxury associated Kempinski and Sirene hotels, has joined The PGA’s branded resorts as The PGA National Turkey

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Foremost and Your Golf Travel join forces to offer Exclusive Travel Solution

Foremost and Your Golf Travel join forces to offer Exclusive Travel Solution

Travel     12:01 pm, August 4, 2017

Your Golf Travel have created ‘Exclusive Coaching Trip Packages’ for Foremost professionals at 10 venues across Europe and the Emirates

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Howard Kennedy guides The Club Company on complex refinancing

Howard Kennedy guides The Club Company on complex refinancing

Corporate     11:52 am, August 4, 2017

Law firm Howard Kennedy has advised long-standing client The Club Company on a complex £37 million refinancing completed on 27 July

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SkyTrak Hole-in-one prize still unclaimed

SkyTrak Hole-in-one prize still unclaimed

Corporate     11:47 am, August 4, 2017

Competitors use Pin Position feature on SkyCaddie Touch, giving exact pin yardages

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Golf Foundation Thanks R&A and Golf Industry for ‘Perfect Pitch’

Golf Foundation Thanks R&A and Golf Industry for ‘Perfect Pitch’

Growing the Game     11:43 am, August 4, 2017

The Golf Foundation has thanked The R&A and key golf industry individuals and companies at The Open Championship for helping to raise its profile at an exciting time for the sport

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PGA of America partners with i3 Sports to create digital presence in China

PGA of America partners with i3 Sports to create digital presence in China

Media     11:39 am, August 4, 2017

Stories, Scoring and Videos to feature PGA of America Professionals on Sina Sports leading website—which reaches more than 200 million unique visitors a month

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New Edition of International Sustainable Golf Development Guidelines

New Edition of International Sustainable Golf Development Guidelines

Management Topics     11:45 pm, August 3, 2017

First released in 2010, this updated edition of the guidelines brings together over 55 innovative examples and compelling insights from leading figures in golf development from across the globe demonstrating why golf continues to be more than a game

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Four counties chosen for project to grow junior golf in England

Four counties chosen for project to grow junior golf in England

Growing the Game     11:40 pm, August 3, 2017

Cheshire, Durham, Lincolnshire and Somerset are joining the pilot project which aims to get more under-18s playing and joining clubs

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GOLFZON, Kuchar Offer Exposure for Golf Simulators at Royal Birkdale

GOLFZON, Kuchar Offer Exposure for Golf Simulators at Royal Birkdale

Corporate     11:38 pm, August 3, 2017

GOLFZON had two simulators on site at Royal Birkdale Golf Club, located in the HSBC Golf Zone as a part of the Spectator Village.

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Twisted Frog named ‘Official Repair Tool’ of British Par3 Championships

Twisted Frog named ‘Official Repair Tool’ of British Par3 Championships

Sponsorship     11:36 pm, August 3, 2017

Twisted Frog’s DivA tool named ‘Official Repair Tool’ of the 2017 British Par 3 Championships, proving the best things come in 3’s

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Landscapes Management Co. names Williams VP Operations and adds Briggs Ranch

Landscapes Management Co. names Williams VP Operations and adds Briggs Ranch

People     11:35 pm, August 3, 2017

Landscapes Management Company (LMC), a division of Landscapes Unlimited, has named Mike Williams vice president of operations. In addition, Lincoln-based LMC has signed a third-party management agreement to operate Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas.

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Gastro Golf Joins Forces with Generation Golfer

Gastro Golf Joins Forces with Generation Golfer

Corporate     11:30 pm, August 3, 2017

Bespoke golf holiday company Gastro Golf has teamed up with GenerationGolfer.com, one of the fastest growing online portals for golfers, to become its Preferred Travel Partner. Gastro Golf offers golfers with a passion for fine golf and fine food the opportunity to book memorable golfing holidays. The Cheshire-based tour operator, which is a member of […]

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Golf Course Management magazine launches new website

Golf Course Management magazine launches new website

Media     11:29 pm, August 3, 2017

GCSAA debuts GCMOnline.com, featuring news updates, information from the golf course management industry and content from the award-winning publication

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