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It’s Good to Talk

October 10th, 2014

Three Golf Shows within a period of less than three weeks have given European golf retailers and suppliers superb opportunities to discuss business ideas and opportunities. Despite difficult market conditions all have been relatively well attended and productive. When times are tough it’s good to talk.

Geoff Russell, Publisher

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R&A Plans New Equipment Testing Centre At Kingsbarns

R&A Plans New Equipment Testing Centre At Kingsbarns

Corporate     10:36 am, October 7, 2014

Utilising the latest technology, the 22,750 sq. ft building will provide a world class testing and research facility that will house The R&A’s Equipment Standards department

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EIGCA Vocational Qualification in Golf Course Design inviting applicants

EIGCA Vocational Qualification in Golf Course Design inviting applicants

Corporate     10:35 am, October 7, 2014

The European Institute of Golf Course Architects Vocational Qualification in Golf Course Design is inviting applicants for its next intake in spring 2015

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Little Aston GC appoints new Club Manager

Little Aston GC appoints new Club Manager

People     10:35 am, October 7, 2014

Little Aston Golf Club has announced the appointment of Iain Burns as their new Club Manager, following the retirement of Glyn Ridley at the end of the year

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St Andrews Links celebrates 250th anniversary of 18 holes at the Old Course

St Andrews Links celebrates 250th anniversary of 18 holes at the Old Course

Management Topics     10:34 am, October 7, 2014

The decision to reduce the world’s most famous Links from 22 to 18 holes was made by the Society of St Andrews Golfers – more commonly known today as the R&A – on October 4, 1764

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Work Starts on a New Clubhouse at Castiglion de Bosco

Work Starts on a New Clubhouse at Castiglion de Bosco

Courses     10:34 am, October 7, 2014

The project signals the latest stage in the development of what is already being hailed as one of the leading private members’ Clubs in Europe

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Duncan Ross project at Heswall Golf Club retains historic course features

Duncan Ross project at Heswall Golf Club retains historic course features

Courses     10:33 am, October 7, 2014

Lancashire-based Duncan Ross Contractors have completed a project at Heswall Golf Club, Wirral, to remove a ditch and carry out drainage improvements.

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Sports Impact To Represent World Of Golf

Sports Impact To Represent World Of Golf

Corporate     10:32 am, October 7, 2014

Sports Impact, the independent sports marketing agency, has been appointed by World of Golf to promote Europe’s busiest driving range at New Malden, south-west London

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Aldwickbury Park Receives Accolade For Sustainable Business Operations 

Aldwickbury Park Receives Accolade For Sustainable Business Operations 

Courses     10:31 am, October 7, 2014

Newly expanded function room positions golf club at heart of the community

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PING nFlight Motion now available in Europe

PING nFlight Motion now available in Europe

New Products     10:30 am, October 7, 2014

nFlight Motion is an easy-to-use, highly-accurate fitting tool which recommends PING driver-fitting specifications for golfers after only three shots.

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Generation Next Target Tour Breakthrough at Nayland

Generation Next Target Tour Breakthrough at Nayland

Sponsorship     10:24 am, October 7, 2014

WPGA International Challenge supported by Stoke By Nayland Hotel Golf & Spa

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Golding secures Tour win with Honma clubs

Golding secures Tour win with Honma clubs

Sponsorship     10:24 am, October 7, 2014

Englishman Phil Golding played Honma to clinch the weekend’s French Riviera Masters by four shots at the Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort

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Woodbridge Golf Club announces new Head Greenkeeper

Woodbridge Golf Club announces new Head Greenkeeper

People     10:23 am, October 7, 2014

The Club has also recently undergone a review of its management structure and brought in Sean Clark as the new Club Secretary

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Colliers International Lists Tuscany Golf Club (Las Vegas) For Sale at $5,590,000

Colliers International Lists Tuscany Golf Club (Las Vegas) For Sale at $5,590,000

Property     10:23 am, October 7, 2014

Located near Las Vegas, the area’s planned development could mean significant future upside

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European Open set for glorious return to Germany

European Open set for glorious return to Germany

Sponsorship     10:22 am, October 7, 2014

The European Open will be played for the first time in Continental Europe with the stunning Hartl Resort set to provide a fitting stage for Europe’s top players

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Titleist Introduces New 915 Fairways And Hybrids

Titleist Introduces New 915 Fairways And Hybrids

New Products     7:42 am, October 6, 2014

New Active Recoil Channel™, Ultra-Thin Face Deliver Lower Spin and Higher Speed for More Distance in a Forgiving, High-MOI Design

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Minchinhampton Golf Club Is Looking Good At 125 Years Old

Minchinhampton Golf Club Is Looking Good At 125 Years Old

Courses     7:40 am, October 6, 2014

Course manager Paul Worster says: “The club planned many things for its 125th year. We knew course presentation had to be the best it could and that our machinery would be instrumental in achieving this objective."

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APGS 2014 Programme Is Ready

APGS 2014 Programme Is Ready

Exhibitions & Conferences     7:39 am, October 6, 2014

The 2014 Asia Pacific Golf Summit is on 14-15 November at the iconic Marina Bay Sands Resort in Singapore

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Topgolf Redefines Golf Lessons with TopgolfU

Topgolf Redefines Golf Lessons with TopgolfU

Management Topics     7:37 am, October 6, 2014

The company that changed how people play golf is changing how they learn it too

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New team to lead Get into golf drive in Cumbria

New team to lead Get into golf drive in Cumbria

Growing the Game     7:37 am, October 6, 2014

A unique new alliance has been formed to help grow the game of golf in Cumbria.

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Canterbury Golf Club extend consultancy agreement with Pin High Golf Group

Canterbury Golf Club extend consultancy agreement with Pin High Golf Group

Corporate     7:36 am, October 6, 2014

Pin High Golf Group, the golf & leisure management consultants and club operators, have signed a 12 month extension to their management consultancy agreement with Canterbury Golf Club

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World Corporate Golf Challenge announces Cascais as 2015 World Final destination

World Corporate Golf Challenge announces Cascais as 2015 World Final destination

Travel     7:36 am, October 6, 2014

Players in the 2015 WCGC World Final in Cascais, Portugal will stay at The Oitavos Five Star Hotel and compete at Oitavos Dunes Golf Course.

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The Gleneagles Hotel Announces 2015 Golf Rates   

The Gleneagles Hotel Announces 2015 Golf Rates  

Travel     1:00 am, October 6, 2014

The world famous 5 Star luxury hotel provided a stunning setting for one of golf’s greatest competitions and has now announced its 2015 golf packages that will test any golfer

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  2. Sales and Marketing Appointments Signal Exciting Times for FootJoy
  3. PGAs of Europe Strengthen Provision of International Golf Development Expertise
  4. Golf Business Innovation Show: New Event for Club Owners/Managers/Secretaries
  5. Peter Lowery moves to Sandiway Golf Club
  6. Hashtag Golf Travel launches with Luxury Giveaway Draw
  7. Golfsociëteit De Lage Vuursche First in Europe with E-Z-GO ELiTE Golf Cars
  8. Gleddoch appoints Stuart Cruickshank as Golf and Leisure Manager
  9. Global Turf Equipment Adds Golf Ventures International as Caribbean Sales Agent
  10. Qualifying venues for 2018 Senior Open Championship at St Andrews

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