GolfBusinessNews.com ClubCar.tv

Twenty-one Today

March 31st, 2015

We have pleasure in sending you the headlines  and brief summaries of the most recently published stories on GBN.com – that’s twenty-one so far this week.

With many people taking some holiday over the coming weekend I confirm that the next Newsletter editions will be published on Friday 3rd April and Wednesday 8th April. You won’t miss a thing!

Geoff Russell, Publisher

publisher@golfbusinessnews.com

@GBNPublisher

Lumb Taking The Positives Into PGA Captaincy

Lumb Taking The Positives Into PGA Captaincy

People     12:25 pm, April 2, 2015

Nicky Lumb has embarked on his two year stint as PGA captain eager to emphasise the positives in the sport

Read more →
Elevating Women In Business And Golf

Elevating Women In Business And Golf

Management Topics     12:24 pm, April 2, 2015

KPMG Launches Ad Campaign Featuring Phil Mickelson And Stacy Lewis

Read more →
Roadshow Demonstrates CSI Continues To Solve Clubs’ IT Issues

Roadshow Demonstrates CSI Continues To Solve Clubs’ IT Issues

Exhibitions & Conferences     12:23 pm, April 2, 2015

More than 350 club officials attended the 2015 Club Systems International roadshow which showcased its market-leading golf club IT systems at 14 venues between January and March

Read more →
Aitkens Sportsturf Ltd Celebrate 25 Years of Service

Aitkens Sportsturf Ltd Celebrate 25 Years of Service

Corporate     12:23 pm, April 2, 2015

This year Aitkens Sportsturf Ltd celebrates its landmark 25 years of delivering quality products and great service to the Sports, Golf and Landscaping Industries

Read more →
Matfen Hall Launches New Family Golf Course

Matfen Hall Launches New Family Golf Course

Growing the Game     12:22 pm, April 2, 2015

A top Northumberland golf club is putting families to the fore, with a new initiative on its Par 3 course

Read more →
U.S. Golf Association Helps Fund Research Projects for GCSAA

U.S. Golf Association Helps Fund Research Projects for GCSAA

Management Topics     12:22 pm, April 2, 2015

USGA contributes $50,000 toward Environmental Institute for Golf, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, to support research projects in 2015

Read more →
The 29th Golf Foundation Pro-Am, supported by The European Tour

The 29th Golf Foundation Pro-Am, supported by The European Tour

Growing the Game     12:21 pm, April 2, 2015

Team places are now available for the Golf Foundation Pro-Am, which will be held on Monday, 28th September, at London Golf Club, a European Tour Destination

Read more →
Abacus Sportswear signs Solheim Cup stars

Abacus Sportswear signs Solheim Cup stars

Sponsorship     12:21 pm, April 2, 2015

The Official Suppliers to The European Solheim Cup Team has signed apparel agreements with two of Europe’s most successful female golfers, Catriona Matthew and The 2015 European Solheim Cup Captain, Carin Koch

Read more →
Rigby Taylor-Top Green become 3-Year Headline Sponsors of IOG Awards

Rigby Taylor-Top Green become 3-Year Headline Sponsors of IOG Awards

Corporate     12:20 pm, April 2, 2015

The agreement commences with this year’s IOG Industry Awards which take place at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole Hotel on Wednesday 4th November

Read more →
Samantha is crowned England’s Steward of the Year

Samantha is crowned England’s Steward of the Year

People     12:20 pm, April 2, 2015

Samantha Hudson, from Swaffham Golf Club in Norfolk, is the new Fuller’s London Pride Golf Steward of the Year

Read more →
Brocket Hall International Limited – in Administration

Brocket Hall International Limited – in Administration

Property     4:29 pm, April 1, 2015

The Joint Administrators were appointed as a result of a protracted period of poor trading leading to the business experiencing financial difficulties, culminating in HMRC issuing a winding-up petition

Read more →
Kaymer and McDowell add weight to BMW PGA Championship field

Kaymer and McDowell add weight to BMW PGA Championship field

Sponsorship     9:53 am, April 1, 2015

Martin Kaymer and Graeme McDowell feature in the second phase of the European Tour’s outdoor advertising campaign to promote next month’s BMW PGA Championship

Read more →
Ipswich GC Fully Reopened After Extensive Bunker Renovation

Ipswich GC Fully Reopened After Extensive Bunker Renovation

Courses     9:52 am, April 1, 2015

The Purdis Heath Course had 20 of its bunkers reconstructed to restore them to their original styling when the course was constructed in 1926

Read more →
Golf Development Wales Starts Month-long Promotion

Golf Development Wales Starts Month-long Promotion

Growing the Game     9:52 am, April 1, 2015

New2Golf Back2Golf Month 2015 is a national promotional campaign throughout April funded by the R&A

Read more →
Mission Hills Gears Up For Buick Open

Mission Hills Gears Up For Buick Open

Sponsorship     9:51 am, April 1, 2015

Mission Hills will this week write another chapter in its history of pioneering China’s golf development when it stages the first event of the 2015 PGA Tour China Series,

Read more →
New QFairway Flexible Memberships Win Instant Approval

New QFairway Flexible Memberships Win Instant Approval

Management Topics     9:51 am, April 1, 2015

QHotels, the UK’s largest golf resort operator, launched the country’s most flexible golf membership initiative with a series of open days

Read more →
John Letters Posts Record Sales at Scottish Golf Show

John Letters Posts Record Sales at Scottish Golf Show

Corporate     9:51 am, April 1, 2015

John Letters enjoyed a hugely successful Scottish Golf Show last weekend, recording record sales in its fifth successive visit and taking more money than at any previous show

Read more →
Tecina Resort Appointment for Club Golf Consultancy

Tecina Resort Appointment for Club Golf Consultancy

Corporate     9:50 am, April 1, 2015

Club Golf Consultancy have been appointed the UK Golf Representative for Tecina Golf & Hotel Jardin Tecina in La Gomera, Canary Islands

Read more →
Antigua Group: Official Golf Apparel Licensee for 2015 U.S. Solheim Cup Team

Antigua Group: Official Golf Apparel Licensee for 2015 U.S. Solheim Cup Team

Corporate     9:50 am, April 1, 2015

The Antigua Group, Inc. has been named the official apparel licensee for the 2015 U.S. Solheim Cup Team. The 2015 Solheim Cup will be held at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot in Germany, 18-20 September

Read more →
adidas Golf Introduces First Fully Asymmetrical Golf Shoe

adidas Golf Introduces First Fully Asymmetrical Golf Shoe

New Products     1:50 pm, March 31, 2015

Technology and dedication to the athlete drives the Brand’s most innovative Golf Shoe - offered in both left and right handed versions

Read more →
Future Turf Managers’ Initiative again voted ‘Outstanding success’

Future Turf Managers’ Initiative again voted ‘Outstanding success’

Management Topics     1:49 pm, March 31, 2015

Nineteen delegates from golf clubs across the UK visited Ransomes Jacobsen’s European headquarters for the third BIGGA Future Turf Managers’ Initiative made possible by Jacobsen

Read more →
Gary Player Opens First Signature Designed Course for DLF in India

Gary Player Opens First Signature Designed Course for DLF in India

Courses     1:49 pm, March 31, 2015

Gary Player Design continues to develop its rapidly growing portfolio in one of the most populated areas of the worl

Read more →
Campey Launch New Interactive Website

Campey Launch New Interactive Website

Corporate     1:48 pm, March 31, 2015

Campey Turf Care Systems has launched a new interactive website, streamlined and made into the online reference point for all things Campey

Read more →
PowaKaddy Steps Up Production Following Unprecedented Demand

PowaKaddy Steps Up Production Following Unprecedented Demand

Corporate     1:48 pm, March 31, 2015

After the tremendous popularity of its Freeway range over the past 12 months, and immediately following the launch of the 2015 FW Series, PowaKaddy has increased production capacity at its Kent-based HQ

Read more →
Yamaha Golf Cars
American Golf Support for Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ Campaign

American Golf Support for Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ Campaign

Growing the Game     1:47 pm, March 31, 2015

The campaign aims to get women aged between 14 -40 more active and American Golf will offer its full support to help make golf an important part of this drive

Read more →
Kay and Keating Join Celebrity Cup Line-Up

Kay and Keating Join Celebrity Cup Line-Up

People     1:47 pm, March 31, 2015

Vernon Kay and Ronan Keating will line up on opposing teams when they take part in the Celebrity Cup at Celtic Manor from 4-5 July

Read more →
Golphinforkids Appoints New Area Representative

Golphinforkids Appoints New Area Representative

People     1:45 pm, March 31, 2015

Golphinforkids - the innovative new concept in golf clubs for children - has appointed Andrew Newton as sales representative for the south of England

Read more →
Scotland’s Golf Coast hosts two national Opens this Summer

Scotland’s Golf Coast hosts two national Opens this Summer

Travel     1:45 pm, March 31, 2015

East Lothian will be staging both the Scottish Open and Scottish Seniors Open this summer, after a recent announcement about the latter moving to Archerfield Links

Read more →
Adams Golf Announces Blue Line of Products

Adams Golf Announces Blue Line of Products

New Products     1:44 pm, March 31, 2015

Giving Golfers More Air More Consistently with new ‘Easy Launch System’

Read more →
Godfreys Golf & Turf appoint Alan Pierce MG

Godfreys Golf & Turf appoint Alan Pierce MG

People     1:44 pm, March 31, 2015

The leading John Deere turf equipment dealer in south-east England announces Alan Pierce will be joining the company as Sales Manager, Commercial Products, Southern Region. Alan joins the company from Ham Manor Golf Club

Read more →
Pullman Danang Beach Resort Joins Golf Coast Vietnam

Pullman Danang Beach Resort Joins Golf Coast Vietnam

Travel     1:43 pm, March 31, 2015

Golf Coast Vietnam, established five years ago, has since played a major part in the region becoming one of Asia’s favourite golf tourism destinations

Read more →
PowerBug’s Ground-Breaking Ultra V

PowerBug’s Ground-Breaking Ultra V

New Products     1:43 pm, March 31, 2015

The First Electric Trolley with a Built-In UV Sensor and a host of other ingenious features

Read more →
History Made as SGU Shareholders Vote Yes to Amalgamation with SLGA

History Made as SGU Shareholders Vote Yes to Amalgamation with SLGA

Management Topics     5:33 pm, March 30, 2015

The shareholders of Scottish Golf Union Limited, its 16 Area Golf Associations, today unanimously voted though the Proposal to amalgamate with the Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association

Read more →
Cornerstones of Costa Brava-Barcelona 2022 Ryder Cup bid

Cornerstones of Costa Brava-Barcelona 2022 Ryder Cup bid

Sponsorship     4:21 pm, March 30, 2015

‘History, certainty and passion’ were identified as the principal cornerstones of the Costa Brava-Barcelona 2022 Ryder Cup bid during last week’s Ryder Cup Europe’s evaluation visit

Read more →
Footgolf Comes to Northamptonshire

Footgolf Comes to Northamptonshire

Growing the Game     4:20 pm, March 30, 2015

Cold Ashby Golf Club has constructed the first Footgolf Course to be opened in Northamptonshire, the 85th Footgolf Course to open in the UK

Read more →
Direct Golf’s ‘Irons Throne’ Pays Homage to TV Series

Direct Golf’s ‘Irons Throne’ Pays Homage to TV Series

News     4:20 pm, March 30, 2015

Created from some 320 golf clubs and taking more than 120 man hours to produce, the ‘Irons Throne' is six-foot high and weighs around 140kg. Direct Golf is committed to taking it to venues to raise money for Cancer Research UK

Read more →
Glenmuir Selected as Official Apparel Partner for inaugural ICONS Cup

Glenmuir Selected as Official Apparel Partner for inaugural ICONS Cup

Corporate     4:19 pm, March 30, 2015

The ICONS Cup – a first-of-its-kind, two-day, Ryder Cup-style team competition taking place 22-24 April at Jumeirah Golf Estates’ Earth Course

Read more →
Frank Heery Named VP Agronomy Services for OnGolf

Frank Heery Named VP Agronomy Services for OnGolf

People     4:19 pm, March 30, 2015

Heery brings more than 20 years’ of successful experience in the golf course industry to OnGolf. He served as Director of Agronomy for the Club at Mediterra in Naples, Florida

Read more →
Divots & Drams

Divots & Drams

Travel     4:19 pm, March 30, 2015

A Golf and Whisky Package is available at Fairmont St Andrews from May until the end of September

Read more →
Azalea – A Perfect Fit For TRENDYGOLF.COM

Azalea – A Perfect Fit For TRENDYGOLF.COM

Corporate     4:18 pm, March 30, 2015

TRENDYGOLF.com has appointed international golf marcomms specialist the Azalea Group to handle its PR and communications in the UK

Read more →

Last week's most read stories

  1. PuttView turns heads on European Tour
  2. Sales and Marketing Appointments Signal Exciting Times for FootJoy
  3. PGAs of Europe Strengthen Provision of International Golf Development Expertise
  4. Peter Lowery moves to Sandiway Golf Club
  5. Golfsociëteit De Lage Vuursche First in Europe with E-Z-GO ELiTE Golf Cars
  6. Golf Business Innovation Show: New Event for Club Owners/Managers/Secretaries
  7. Hashtag Golf Travel launches with Luxury Giveaway Draw
  8. Gleddoch appoints Stuart Cruickshank as Golf and Leisure Manager
  9. Global Turf Equipment Adds Golf Ventures International as Caribbean Sales Agent
  10. Golf Management Group launch interactive website to promote specialised service

e-GolfBusiness.com Ltd, 5-7 High Street, Dorchester-on-Thames
Wallingford, England OX10 7HH

View Online   •   Update your subscription settings   •   Unsubscribe