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Record Attendance at Wentworth Today

May 20th, 2015

The attendance at The Wentworth Club for today’s Pro-Am Tournament – the final day of practice for The BMW PGA Championship – was 19,123 which is a new record. It’s going to be a great week. Try to get here if you can. More from GBN.com on Friday.

Geoff Russell, Publisher

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Troon Signs Agreement for New Championship Venue in The UK

Troon Signs Agreement for New Championship Venue in The UK

Courses     4:34 pm, May 22, 2015

Under the guidance of the industry-leaders, the luxurious Rossington Hall, which sits within 250 acres near Doncaster in Yorkshire, has grand ambitions of joining Europe’s elite golfing destinations as a European Tour host venue.

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The PGA Takes To The Boards To Get More Women Golfing

The PGA Takes To The Boards To Get More Women Golfing

Growing the Game     4:29 pm, May 22, 2015

The PGA is embracing Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign by striking out with a bold bid to get more women playing golf

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DP World Extends Title Sponsorship Until 2020

DP World Extends Title Sponsorship Until 2020

Sponsorship     4:26 pm, May 22, 2015

DP World Tour Championship remains the grand finale of The Race to Dubai for five more years

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Golf Foundation Presidents’ Awards honour the heroes of junior grass roots golf

Golf Foundation Presidents’ Awards honour the heroes of junior grass roots golf

Growing the Game     4:22 pm, May 22, 2015

The awards go to volunteers and professionals who have given their time and enthusiasm to provide young people from all backgrounds and abilities with a start in the game

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PGAs of Europe Anniversary Celebrations Begin with Corporate Partner Business Club Success

PGAs of Europe Anniversary Celebrations Begin with Corporate Partner Business Club Success

Corporate     4:17 pm, May 22, 2015

The PGAs of Europe’s Anniversary celebrations got underway this week as the Association brought together its Corporate Partners for the 2015 Business Club, marking 25 years since the Association’s formation

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Golf & greenkeeping at their very best

Golf & greenkeeping at their very best

People     4:13 pm, May 22, 2015

Five BIGGA members and one GCSAI member recently returned from the trip of a lifetime to the TPC Sawgrass course at Ponte Vedra Beach where they had joined the maintenance team to prepare the course for the Players Championship

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Gleneagles named ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ for fourth consecutive year

Gleneagles named ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ for fourth consecutive year

Travel     4:09 pm, May 22, 2015

The award was voted for by UltraTravel readers and presented at a ceremony at The Dorchester in London on 18 May.

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Moray Golf Club Unveils Course Changes

Moray Golf Club Unveils Course Changes

Courses     4:05 pm, May 22, 2015

Moray Golf Club has released details of a series of course improvements that have been made ahead of one of the UK’s most prestigious amateur championships

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Move Over ‘Happy Gilmore’ – American Golf Long Drive Championships

Move Over ‘Happy Gilmore’ – American Golf Long Drive Championships

Corporate     4:01 pm, May 22, 2015

American Golf and Garmin are on the hunt for the UK’s Longest Drivers

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First Quarter Sees Another Surge In Algarve’s Golf Rounds

First Quarter Sees Another Surge In Algarve’s Golf Rounds

Travel     3:58 pm, May 22, 2015

The Algarve has continued its surge in popularity after revealing a five-figure increase in the number of golf rounds played on its famous courses in the first quarter of 2015

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Lynx Golf Becomes a Foremost Approved Supplier

Lynx Golf Becomes a Foremost Approved Supplier

Corporate     3:53 pm, May 22, 2015

Lynx Golf is delighted to announce it has come to an agreement with Foremost to become an Approved Supplier from May 1st 2015

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TMSystem™ improves with universal yoke for machine attachment

TMSystem™ improves with universal yoke for machine attachment

New Products     3:48 pm, May 22, 2015

ATT’s TMSystem™ consists of 10 individually constructed SMART cassettes designed to provide the ultimate in fine turf maintenance

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Schmidt-Curley Design’s Plantation Primed for Thai Open Return

Schmidt-Curley Design’s Plantation Primed for Thai Open Return

Courses     3:43 pm, May 22, 2015

Sculpted by Schmidt-Curley Design, and opened in April 2008, the Plantation Course has frequently been ranked among the leading courses in Thailand

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It’s New v Old As Golf Stars Head To Scotland’s Golf Coast

It’s New v Old As Golf Stars Head To Scotland’s Golf Coast

Growing the Game     3:38 pm, May 22, 2015

A record field of 604 competitors are lined up to play in this year’s U.S. Kids Golf European Championships which tees off on Tuesday, 26 May

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Scottish Golf Governing Body Seeks Board Directors

Scottish Golf Governing Body Seeks Board Directors

Management Topics     5:38 pm, May 21, 2015

The new unified governing body for golf in Scotland has begun the process of appointing its first Chairperson and Non-Executive Board who will be tasked with leading the organisation into a new era

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PGA Mission Accomplished

PGA Mission Accomplished

Growing the Game     5:37 pm, May 21, 2015

The PGA has cemented its relationship with the world famous Mission Hills resort in China by agreeing to extend its branding license with the Donnguan based PGA Golf Academy.

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Last chance to enter Ryder Cup silent auction

Last chance to enter Ryder Cup silent auction

Salesroom & Memorabilia     5:37 pm, May 21, 2015

This coming week is the last chance to enter the Council’s charitable silent auction of Ryder Cup memorabilia. The auction will close to bids on 31 May at 11.59pm

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Golfasian and Go Golfing Partner to bring World Masters Golf Events to Asia

Golfasian and Go Golfing Partner to bring World Masters Golf Events to Asia

Travel     5:36 pm, May 21, 2015

World Masters championships are week-long amateur tournaments combing golf, social and entertainment that are open to male and female golfers aged 35-plus

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Belton Woods to Host UK’s Top Disabled Golfers

Belton Woods to Host UK’s Top Disabled Golfers

Growing the Game     5:36 pm, May 21, 2015

For the third year in a row the cream of the UK’s top disabled golfers will head to Belton Woods this weekend to take part in the 2015 BALASA National Championships

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