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Great News Of China

December 15th, 2018

The rapid take-up of OnCourse® China, introduced only a few weeks ago, is highly significant. As GEO Foundation Executive Director, Jonathan Smith says, “There is a tremendous opportunity for golf in China to step forward proactively, collectively and credibly to show how the sport can bring significant net positive impacts to people and the environment.”

Of course, this opportunity exists in every country. Watch this space.

Geoff Russell, Publisher https://golfbusinessnews.com/

gbc@golfbusinesslinks.net

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Wallsend submits plan for £12.5m new driving range

Wallsend submits plan for £12.5m new driving range

Courses     12:00 pm, June 19, 2019

Harrison Golf and Leisure has applied to North Tyneside Council for planning permission for a new £12.5m golf-based leisure facility at Wallsend Golf Club which includes the reconfiguration of the existing golf course and the development of an innovative new driving range, which will be the first of its kind in the UK. The ‘BigShots’ […]

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‘Loopers’ Debut at Edinburgh Festival

‘Loopers’ Debut at Edinburgh Festival

Media     10:37 am, June 19, 2019

Reminder: “Loopers: The Caddie’s Long Walk,” Narrated By Bill Murray, Makes International Debut June 21, 23 at Edinburgh International Film Festival

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Woburn to host 3rd Reach Women’s Leadership Summit

Woburn to host 3rd Reach Women’s Leadership Summit

Exhibitions & Conferences     10:31 am, June 19, 2019

Over 70 leading businesswomen from the world of industry, media, the arts and sport will come together at the third Reach Women’s Leadership Summit to explore how working together can help unlock their potential, enabling them to fulfil their ambitions. Taking place at Woburn Golf Club ahead of the AIG Women’s British Open (1-4 August), […]

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Rising Stars Ready to Roll in Thailand

Rising Stars Ready to Roll in Thailand

Sponsorship     9:54 am, June 19, 2019

Rising stars Esther Henseleit, Julia Engström, Kanyalak Preedasuttijit, Chonlada Chayanun, Atthaya Thitikul and Hyun Ju Yoo are hoping to make the most of a major opportunity in the Ladies European Thailand Championship which starts tomorrow (Thursday)

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Activity and opportunity in the mini and adventure golf market

Activity and opportunity in the mini and adventure golf market

Opinion     9:50 am, June 19, 2019

With recent, exciting developments in the mini and adventure golf market, Christie & Co’s Head of Leisure & Development, Jon Patrick, discusses how the sector has increased in popularity and what opportunities lay ahead.

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Two Million More Balls Sold

Two Million More Balls Sold

Courses     9:43 am, June 19, 2019

For over four decades Dublin’s Leopardstown Golf Centre has served as Ireland’s premier golf practice and tuition Centre, providing thousands of golfers of all ages with their first introduction to the game side by side with club golfers striving for game improvement

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Qatar Centre of Excellence takes golf development to a new level

Qatar Centre of Excellence takes golf development to a new level

Travel     9:29 am, June 19, 2019

Education City Golf Club in Qatar has just completed the final installation of the highly anticipated Centre of Excellence and the facility is now fully open for those looking to improve or to start learning golf

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Aldwark Manor Golf And Spa Hotel Acquired By Depho Estates

Aldwark Manor Golf And Spa Hotel Acquired By Depho Estates

Property     6:13 pm, June 18, 2019

A family-run Leeds-based property investment company has acquired the four-star Aldwark Manor golf and spa hotel, near York, for an undisclosed sum

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Greenlight for growth at Carden Park

Greenlight for growth at Carden Park

Corporate     4:09 pm, June 18, 2019

Carden Park is aiming to strengthen its reputation as one of England’s leading golf hotels with the announcement of a three-year investment programme designed to helping golfers perfect their game, as well as attracting a new generation of golfers. The 1,000-acre hotel and golf resort near Chester is to invest in the world’s best ball-tracking […]

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Golf Pride® Wins U.S. Open Grip Count

Golf Pride® Wins U.S. Open Grip Count

Corporate     4:01 pm, June 18, 2019

Eaton announced today that its Golf Pride Grips Division was the grip of choice for 83% of players in the field, including the winner, at the 2019 United States Open. The win with Golf Pride makes six U.S. Open Championships in a row, and nine out of the last ten, that have been won by players trusting their games to the #1 grip in golf

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Barenbrug expands its business in Ireland

Barenbrug expands its business in Ireland

Corporate     4:00 pm, June 18, 2019

Barenbrug's plan to further expand its business in Ireland has been given an additional boost with the appointment of new distributor, Cropcare, based in Co. Wicklow

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New Initiative Brings Hundreds Of Fresh Faces To 3 Hammers!

New Initiative Brings Hundreds Of Fresh Faces To 3 Hammers!

Courses     3:59 pm, June 18, 2019

Men, couples and families from across Staffordshire and Shropshire flocked to the 3 Hammers Golf Complex last Friday as the innovative golf centre opened its doors for its first ever Prostate Cancer testing event

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Woodland flies the flag for Wilson with US Open win

Woodland flies the flag for Wilson with US Open win

Sponsorship     7:47 am, June 18, 2019

Gary Woodland won his first Major title at the 119th US Open using a set of Wilson Staff Model Blades in only his 18th event since signing with Wilson – adding his name to a list of golfing legends associated with the brand whose irons have won more Majors (62) than any other equipment manufacturer. The 35 […]

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Pont Royal proves a hit with pro groups

Pont Royal proves a hit with pro groups

Travel     3:46 pm, June 17, 2019

Golf International Pont Royal, in the Provence region of France, has experienced a significant upturn in group visits led by club professionals in the past 12 months. An investment in the resort’s academy appears to have paid dividends as pro-led trips – largely from northern Europe – have increased by almost 37 per cent year […]

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Anne-Marie and Rudimental to headline at BMW PGA Championship

Anne-Marie and Rudimental to headline at BMW PGA Championship

Sponsorship     3:41 pm, June 17, 2019

British star Anne-Marie will make her Wentworth Club bow as the Sunday night headline act on the Slingsby Showstage at the BMW PGA Championship this September

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Woodland steps out in Puma to capture first Major title 

Woodland steps out in Puma to capture first Major title 

Sponsorship     10:32 am, June 17, 2019

Puma Golf was among the first golf brands to congratulate Gary Woodland on winning his first major championship at the US Open at Pebble Beach. The 35-year-old from Kansas, who fired four rounds in the 60s to capture the third major of the season with a 13-under-par total, signed a multi-year footwear and clothing contract with […]

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‘TNT’ Helps Blast a Path For Women’s Golf in Vietnam

‘TNT’ Helps Blast a Path For Women’s Golf in Vietnam

Growing the Game     9:20 am, June 17, 2019

The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip, Vietnam’s top-rated golf course, is deploying an explosive new asset to help it blast a path for the women’s game in the Southeast Asian country. Known by her nickname ‘TNT’, Tang Thi Nhung (pictured above) is already a much-admired figure in Vietnam. She was the first Vietnamese woman to turn […]

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Entry opens for Al Ain’s 7th International Pro-Am

Entry opens for Al Ain’s 7th International Pro-Am

Travel     9:15 am, June 17, 2019

The AESGC 7th International Pro-Am, supported by Abu Dhabi Sports Council, will take place from January 26-30, 2020 at Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf Club in the UAE. Up to 28 teams will compete over four competition rounds at AESGC, with PGA Professionals vying for their share of the €28,000 prize fund on offer. […]

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England Golf announces first ‘Hero’s Handshake’ recipient

England Golf announces first ‘Hero’s Handshake’ recipient

People     9:00 am, June 17, 2019

Inspirational 12-year-old Anthony Bridgeman has been given golf’s first Hero’s Handshake for the way he uses the sport to deal with his hidden disabilities of autism and dyspraxia. A member at The Belfry in Warwickshire, Anthony was chosen to receive the inaugural award by the Young Golf Ambassadors, who represent England Golf and the Golf Foundation. […]

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