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August 5th, 2016

The website of The International Golf Federation is a first-class source of information about Olympics Golf and if you prefer your media ‘social’ Twitter, Facebook and Instagram are all available.

Also on stream is a Youtube channel which features dozens of short films about the players and the course. It also includes a short piece from Jordan Spieth looking ahead to the Olympics. It was made three months ago……….

Geoff Russell, Publisher

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Russian Golfer Cleared for Rio

Russian Golfer Cleared for Rio

Sponsorship     4:06 pm, August 4, 2016

The IOC has notified the IGF and Russian Olympic Committee that Ms. Maria Verchenova's entry to the women's individual golf event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been confirmed

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Nike Transitions out of equipment to focus Golf Innovation on Footwear and Apparel

Nike Transitions out of equipment to focus Golf Innovation on Footwear and Apparel

Corporate     10:43 am, August 4, 2016

Nike Golf will transition out of equipment - including clubs, balls and bags - will accelerate innovation in its Golf footwear and apparel business and will partner with more of the world’s best golfers. Shares in Callaway Golf Co. jumped as much as 8.5 percent in New York trading after the announcement

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PGA Of America to Launch The Ryder Cup Trophy Tour

PGA Of America to Launch The Ryder Cup Trophy Tour

Sponsorship     9:22 am, August 3, 2016

“We Are 13” Fan-Engagement Initiative to make 12 Stops in 10 Cities at Sporting Events, Stadiums and Golf Clubs, with guest appearances by Legendary Ryder Cup Captains

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ClearWater in Scotland

ClearWater in Scotland

Courses     9:15 am, August 3, 2016

ClearWater distributor, Turf Irrigation Services (Scotland) Ltd in Linlithgow has recently installed yet another of the acclaimed recycling systems in Scotland and on this occasion at Dunfermline Golf Club

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Strong Growth Sees MyGolfRanking Significantly Widen Its Reach In 2016

Strong Growth Sees MyGolfRanking Significantly Widen Its Reach In 2016

Corporate     9:09 am, August 3, 2016

MyGolfRanking is a unique free ranking service first rolled out to golf clubs and their members in 2011, with more than 550 clubs signed up by the start of 2015

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Olympics Mission for PGA Pros

Olympics Mission for PGA Pros

Growing the Game     2:25 pm, August 2, 2016

All roads lead to Rio for a quartet of PGA Professionals who are set to inspire Brazilians to give golf a go during the 2016 Olympics

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Yamaha Golf Cars
Toro GDC and Infinity Sprinklers ‘meeting objectives’ at Ormskirk

Toro GDC and Infinity Sprinklers ‘meeting objectives’ at Ormskirk

Courses     2:21 pm, August 2, 2016

Mike Greenwood, head greenkeeper for 42 years at Ormskirk Golf Club in Lancashire, has recently overseen the installation of a second irrigation system, 30 years on from the first

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SkyTrak Partners with TruGolf for Realistic HD Golf Simulation

SkyTrak Partners with TruGolf for Realistic HD Golf Simulation

Corporate     2:15 pm, August 2, 2016

The world’s most famous golf simulator software is now available on the revolutionary SkyTrak – the sport’s ‘most talked-about’ new game-improvement technology

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SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC The Open Lunch

SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC The Open Lunch

Opinion     2:09 pm, August 2, 2016

The speech by John Bushell of SMS INC, on Wednesday 20th July, to guests at the lunch hosted by SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. and BGIA on behalf of HSBC Golf Roots

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PING introduces iBlade iron

PING introduces iBlade iron

New Products     1:54 pm, August 2, 2016

The blade-style iron follows the highly popular S55 model, which has amassed more than 50 wins around the world since its introduction over two years ago

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Campey 2016 Pro-Greenkeeper Challenge returns to Hart Common Golf Club, Bolton

Campey 2016 Pro-Greenkeeper Challenge returns to Hart Common Golf Club, Bolton

Corporate     1:50 pm, August 2, 2016

As per previous years there will be on course spot prizes during the Pro-Am tournament, fantastic amateur prizes and a professional prize fund up £3,600 and a first prize of £1,000 if a full field of 50 is achieved on Tuesday 9th August

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LitePower Launches New Lithium Batteries

LitePower Launches New Lithium Batteries

New Products     1:46 pm, August 2, 2016

Longer-lasting models offer greater reliability for more trolley owners

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Dry Rainge’s new UK and European Distributor

Dry Rainge’s new UK and European Distributor

Corporate     1:40 pm, August 2, 2016

Following the retirement of Mr John Makepeace a new distributor has taken the helm: Specialised Canvas Group, a group of business specialising in all things covers, repairs and installations - the perfect combination for Dry Rainge

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ProAgenda.com announces major upgrades to diary and online payment system

ProAgenda.com announces major upgrades to diary and online payment system

New Products     1:27 pm, August 2, 2016

ProAgenda.com, the developer of Europe’s leading online diary and lesson booking system, is delighted to announce the release of two new major developments: the new version of the teaching professional’s diary, and an online payment feature for its UK customers

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New Wiedenmann’s Terra Float air- the ultimate one pass overseeder

New Wiedenmann’s Terra Float air- the ultimate one pass overseeder

New Products     1:24 pm, August 2, 2016

Wiedenmann UK’s launches the Terra Float air, a productive combination of surface conditioner and overseeder

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‘Golden Bear’ Grill Opens at Fort Lauderdale Airport

‘Golden Bear’ Grill Opens at Fort Lauderdale Airport

Corporate     1:04 pm, August 2, 2016

Complementing the Nicklaus Companies’ portfolio of licensed products Jack and Barbara Nicklaus have been celebrating the grand opening of the first-ever Golden Bear Grill at County’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

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Mizuno Offers Two Free MP-T5 Wedges with Every 7-Piece Custom Set  

Mizuno Offers Two Free MP-T5 Wedges with Every 7-Piece Custom Set  

Corporate     12:59 pm, August 2, 2016

Trade Promotion Runs until end of August 2016 offering retailers an enhanced margin opportunity on Mizuno’s range of irons

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Major Brands To Welcome Show Visitors

Major Brands To Welcome Show Visitors

Exhibitions & Conferences     12:53 pm, August 1, 2016

Those already signed up for the London Golf Show - Bluewater, August 26-28 - include Cobra Puma Golf, PING, TaylorMade, Mizuno, Callaway, Yonex and Acushnet with more expected to follow

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First venue to host a European Tour event celebrates 50th anniversary

First venue to host a European Tour event celebrates 50th anniversary

Travel     12:46 pm, August 1, 2016

In the year that Costa Brava celebrates its ‘Year of Golf and Gastronomy’, Golf de Pals continues to welcome golfers from across Europe

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Sunny Forecast for Chervò with New App

Sunny Forecast for Chervò with New App

New Products     12:40 pm, August 1, 2016

Leading golf and leisure apparel brand Chervò has launched a new online app giving golfers advice on the latest weather forecast and the best outfit to wear for the conditions

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ICL offers scholarship opportunity for BIGGA members

ICL offers scholarship opportunity for BIGGA members

Management Topics     12:39 pm, August 1, 2016

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association has announced the launch of a new scholarship in conjunction with BIGGA Partner, ICL

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PowaKaddy celebrates half a million Freeway sales

PowaKaddy celebrates half a million Freeway sales

Corporate     12:33 pm, August 1, 2016

The world of electric golf trolleys experiences a major first as PowaKaddy announces that its award-winning Freeway range has reached half a million sales since the launch back in 1999

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Super Saunton Set For PGA Play-Offs

Super Saunton Set For PGA Play-Offs

Sponsorship     12:29 pm, August 1, 2016

Saunton Golf Club boasts two of the finest links courses with the 72-hole Play-Offs event being staged on the East Course from October 24-27

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