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Launching tomorrow: GBN’s Ryder Cup Business Special

June 20th, 2018

With 100 days to go GBN is collaborating with special correspondent Ross Biddiscombe to bring you extensive coverage of the behind-the scenes preparations for the 2018 Ryder Cup in Paris. Our publication schedule, with its accelerating frequency, reflects the mounting excitement that will be felt as the date of the Opening Ceremony approaches.

Our First Edition will be with you tomorrow. Please contact me for details of our editorial plan for future editions.

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

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Sorenstam’s On A Mission In China

Sorenstam’s On A Mission In China

Courses     11:21 am, December 14, 2018

Annika Sorenstam is to return to southern China in February to host the ninth edition of her popular ANNIKA Invitational at Mission Hills. The all-girls event is one of the highlights of a  junior schedule at the world’s largest golf facility that features more than 30 tournaments for thousands of young golfers during 2019. Hosted […]

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PSM wins La Cala marketing and PR account

PSM wins La Cala marketing and PR account

Corporate     10:32 am, December 14, 2018

La Cala, the renowned golf resort in southern Spain, has appointed Pure Sports Marketing to handle its PR and marketing communications, starting in 2019. European marketing agency PSM, which counts some of the leading brands in the golf industry among its client list, specialises in creating effective marketing campaigns and PR within the golf industry […]

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adidas Golf to sponsor England Golf Awards

adidas Golf to sponsor England Golf Awards

Sponsorship     2:12 pm, December 13, 2018

England Golf has announced that adidas Golf will be a headline sponsor of its 2019 Awards. Nick Pink, England Golf’s Chief Executive, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome adidas Golf. This is fantastic news and will help us to make the 2019 Awards even bigger and better – and to draw even more attention to […]

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Sandy Jones steps down as chairman of the PGAs of Europe

Sandy Jones steps down as chairman of the PGAs of Europe

Corporate     1:13 pm, December 13, 2018

Sandy Jones has stepped down as chairman of the Association of National PGAs, and will be succeeded by PGA of Holland Chief Executive Frank Kirsten. After 25 years at the helm of the PGAs of Europe, Jones passes on the chairmanship at an exciting time for the Association, where he had agreed a new vision […]

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European Tour signs media partnership with GOLFTV

European Tour signs media partnership with GOLFTV

Media     11:55 am, December 13, 2018

Discovery Golf and the European Tour have announced a new partnership that will see GOLFTV continue to expand its portfolio and move towards becoming the established ‘digital home of golf’ for fans around the world. The wide-ranging agreement includes international multi-platform live rights, in selected territories, to all European Tour events and the next two […]

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Elgin Moves with the Times to Boost Membership

Elgin Moves with the Times to Boost Membership

Management Topics     11:14 am, December 13, 2018

Elgin Golf Club in Scotland is reaping the rewards of its family-friendly approach on and off the course as the Moray venue celebrates a healthy increase in membership this year. Nestled in the heart of the glorious Highlands, Elgin is bucking membership trends after increasing its figures across male, female, junior and youth categories in […]

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European Tour Properties adds Pirin to Bulgarian portfolio

European Tour Properties adds Pirin to Bulgarian portfolio

Travel     11:07 am, December 13, 2018

European Tour Properties has added Pirin Golf & Country Club in Bulgaria to its network of world class destinations. Situated near Bansko, Pirin Golf is a five-star resort offering a top-class golf course and luxury accommodation, nestled within the picturesque mountain range from which it takes its name. Pirin Golf becomes the second Bulgarian venue in […]

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Prince’s Golf Club launches junior foundation programme

Prince’s Golf Club launches junior foundation programme

Growing the Game     10:08 am, December 13, 2018

Prince’s Golf Club in Sandwich, Kent has announced the launch of a junior foundation with the aim of bringing through the next generation of local golfing talent to elite and professional level. The Prince’s Foundation provides scholars with club membership, coaching from the team of teaching professionals at Prince’s, clothing, equipment, tournament entry and mentoring […]

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Jacobsen Launch the Third and Final Video of its Ryder Cup Journey

Jacobsen Launch the Third and Final Video of its Ryder Cup Journey

Ryder Cup Business     3:02 pm, December 12, 2018

Jacobsen, the Ipswich-based manufacturer of turf equipment, was an Official Supplier of The 2018 Ryder Cup at Le Golf National in Paris this September

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Puma Launches Ignite NXT Spikeless Shoe Range

Puma Launches Ignite NXT Spikeless Shoe Range

New Products     1:01 pm, December 12, 2018

Puma Golf’s footwear range for 2019 features a completely new Ignite spikeless traction platform coupled with three versatile and fashion-forward uppers. The NXT collection provides wearers added stability and comfort in multiple designs, featuring Puma’s proprietary DISC technology, a traditional lacing style, and the new SOLELACE, for the ultimate in locked-in comfort. Each of the models […]

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Troon founder Garmany to retire as CEO

Troon founder Garmany to retire as CEO

Corporate     12:07 pm, December 12, 2018

Troon founder Dana Germany is to step down as chief executive officer of the management company on March 31, 2019. Garmany confirmed his official retirement date at the recent unveiling of the renovated Pinnacle Course at the company’s flagship Troon North Country Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Current President Tim Schantz will succeed Garmany as CEO, […]

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England Golf’s ‘volunteer buddy’ programme helps grow the game

England Golf’s ‘volunteer buddy’ programme helps grow the game

Growing the Game     11:53 am, December 12, 2018

Research shows that ‘volunteer buddies’ are vital in creating a friendly atmosphere to welcome new members to golf clubs. And two East Anglian clubs are among those which are providing the evidence. Royal Norwich Golf Club and The Links at Newmarket, have both enlisted volunteer buddies – and they’re reaping the rewards, by attracting and […]

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Balmers GM becomes BIGGA Education Supporter

Balmers GM becomes BIGGA Education Supporter

Corporate     11:38 am, December 12, 2018

The British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association has announced that Balmers GM has become an Education Supporter of the association. Balmers GM has been established in the turf machinery industry since 1979. Nearly 40 years later and the company has depots in Burnley, Lancashire and a second depot in Wakefield, serving the West and South […]

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Glenalmond College appoints golf pro as part of major golf investment

Glenalmond College appoints golf pro as part of major golf investment

Growing the Game     11:32 am, December 12, 2018

Glenalmond College in Scotland has appointed golf professional Tim Mitchell to drive plans for a world class golf training facility at the Perthshire-based independent school. Mitchell will be responsible for developing a golf programme for pupils that provides pathways to achieving excellence in the sport, as well as creating more opportunities for golfers in the […]

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Molinari scoops Golf Writers Trophy

Molinari scoops Golf Writers Trophy

Media     7:50 am, December 12, 2018

Francesco Molinari has become the first Italian to win the prestigious Golf Writers Trophy, the leading award given by the Association of Golf Writers. The 36 year old from Turin was the overwhelming choice in a poll of AGW members after a year of stunning success.  Molinari won his first major with victory in the […]

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