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Video Highlights from the Golf Business Forum

December 4th, 2015

Whether or not you attended the HSBC Golf Business Forum in Shanghai last month, there is plenty of interest in the six minute highlights video that we are sending out today

You will see contributions from Giles Morgan, Keith Pelley, Tim Finchem, Martin Slumbers, Mara Sovey Downing, Alan Prickett, Ed Edwards, Paul Hawkins, Ari Emanuel, Paul Smith, Rickie Fowler, Mark Birchmore and John Solheim (in that order).

All this plus more than twenty news items that we have published in the past day or so.

Geoff Russell, Publisher

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10th Anniversary European Golf Business Conference a Huge Success

10th Anniversary European Golf Business Conference a Huge Success

Exhibitions & Conferences     1:37 pm, December 4, 2015

The 10th Anniversary European Golf Business Conference hosted last week in Amsterdam has been hailed ‘The best to date’. With a record attendance since 2010, it’s clear the industry is on the up

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Golf Back in Business in Shanghai

Golf Back in Business in Shanghai

Exhibitions & Conferences     1:22 pm, December 4, 2015

Check out the highlights of the HSBC Golf Business Forum in this 6 minute wrap video

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Golf Consultants Association Completes Year in Great Shape

Golf Consultants Association Completes Year in Great Shape

People     1:16 pm, December 4, 2015

As the year draws to a close, members of the Golf Consultants Association (GCA) can look back on a busy and prosperous 2015 - with many of them busier than ever as the new year looms

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Golf Environment Awards 2016 – Finalists Announced

Golf Environment Awards 2016 – Finalists Announced

Management Topics     1:10 pm, December 4, 2015

STRI is delighted to announce the finalists for the following categories: Environmental Golf Course of the Year, Conservation Greenkeeper of the Year and Outstanding Environmental Project of the Year

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Trustworthy ‘Golftell’ Tells It As It Is

Trustworthy ‘Golftell’ Tells It As It Is

Corporate     1:07 pm, December 4, 2015

The new free-to-use golftell, a revolutionary golf feedback site providing ‘trusted’ reviews, has registered more than 400 users within its first few weeks of operation

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ProQuip named Official Licensee of Ryder Cup Europe

ProQuip named Official Licensee of Ryder Cup Europe

Corporate     1:04 pm, December 4, 2015

ProQuip extends its 32-year association with The Ryder Cup and will produce official apparel for The 2016 Ryder Cup and The 2018 Ryder Cup

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Tim Good Named New General Manager at Thornbury Golf Centre

Tim Good Named New General Manager at Thornbury Golf Centre

People     1:00 pm, December 4, 2015

Bristol-based Thornbury Golf Centre, one of ten U.K. BGL Golf venues, announces the appointment of Tim Good as its new General Manager

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Wilson Staff launches ‘world’s softest Urethane ball’

Wilson Staff launches ‘world’s softest Urethane ball’

New Products     12:57 pm, December 4, 2015

Addition to popular DX line enhances brand claim to offer softest golf balls

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Award-Winning Stoke Park Is Miles Better

Award-Winning Stoke Park Is Miles Better

Travel     12:54 pm, December 4, 2015

The five-star Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel has been named the ‘UK golf resort of the year' for 2015 by Square Mile, the City of London's leading lifestyle magazine

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Irish Golf Expo Putts on a Successful Second Year

Irish Golf Expo Putts on a Successful Second Year

Exhibitions & Conferences     12:50 pm, December 4, 2015

The 2015 Irish Golf Expo was an astounding success, attracting thousands of golf enthusiasts from across Ireland and beyond to the Eikon Exhibition Centre in Lisburn

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Twisted Frog hops into town

Twisted Frog hops into town

New Products     12:47 pm, December 4, 2015

Last month’s London golf show saw the launch of new golf brand - Twisted Frog - with a range of fun golf products and cutting edge designs that is ‘toad-ally awesome’. All products come with a twist

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Time to nominate excellent people for Golf Foundation Honours

Time to nominate excellent people for Golf Foundation Honours

Growing the Game     12:39 pm, December 4, 2015

Golf lovers up and down the country have the opportunity to honour the ‘heroes of junior golf’ by making their nominations for the Golf Foundation’s annual Presidents’ Awards

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Impact of loss of plant protection issues spark debate at TGA Autumn Conference

Impact of loss of plant protection issues spark debate at TGA Autumn Conference

Management Topics     12:36 pm, December 4, 2015

Members of the Turfgrass Growers Association hear about their Council’s plan to put together a strategy to lobby and work towards getting help to solve these issues

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Minister Praises Royal Dornoch for Investors in Young People Success

Minister Praises Royal Dornoch for Investors in Young People Success

Courses     12:33 pm, December 4, 2015

This year Royal Dornoch became the first golf club in Scotland to receive the Investors in Young People Good Practice Award.as part of a strategy for excellence on and off the course

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Investment joint venture buys iconic Scottish Golf hotel

Investment joint venture buys iconic Scottish Golf hotel

Property     11:29 am, December 3, 2015

The Marine Hotel, Troon, will be in prime position for next year's Open Championship

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Golf Equipment Market Leaders to attend PGA Merchandise Show

Golf Equipment Market Leaders to attend PGA Merchandise Show

Exhibitions & Conferences     11:27 am, December 3, 2015

Bridgestone, Callaway Golf, Cleveland/Srixon, COBRA PUMA GOLF, PING, TaylorMade-adidas Golf and Titleist lead the list of exhibiting companies

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Marc Newey takes over as CMAE President

Marc Newey takes over as CMAE President

People     11:26 am, December 3, 2015

Marc Newey CCM, Chief Executive of the prestigious Roehampton Club, has taken over as the President of the Club Managers Association of Europe

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Hole in One Golf Centre chooses Cre8tive Rooms

Hole in One Golf Centre chooses Cre8tive Rooms

Corporate     11:25 am, December 3, 2015

Cre8tive Rooms, the Surrey based specialist supplier of Simulation and Audio Visual Technology, is delighted to announce that they have installed three GPS Golf Simulators in the about to open Hole in One Indoor Golf Centre in Corby, Northants

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17 Toros For Enville

17 Toros For Enville

Courses     11:25 am, December 3, 2015

Enville Golf Club, in Stourbridge, South Staffordshire, has seen the latest of a 17-strong fleet of Toro equipment arrive on site in a three-year deal with Lely UK

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BIG MAX Launches AUTOFOLD FF

BIG MAX Launches AUTOFOLD FF

New Products     11:24 am, December 3, 2015

BIG MAX, Europe’s most owned push cart brand, is set to introduce its latest model for 2016, the innovative AUTOFOLD FF

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National survey shows U.S. golf courses using nearly 22% less water

National survey shows U.S. golf courses using nearly 22% less water

Management Topics     11:23 am, December 3, 2015

In 2013 Golf Course Superintendents used 21.8% less water overall and just 1.44% of all irrigated water in the U.S. to maintain their courses in 2013, compared with usage in 2005

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New faces help to drive Lancashire golf

New faces help to drive Lancashire golf

Growing the Game     11:23 am, December 3, 2015

England Golf - the game’s national governing body - has appointed a pair of development officers to support the work of clubs and driving ranges across the county

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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. Gleddoch appoints Stuart Cruickshank as Golf and Leisure Manager
  5. Global Turf Equipment Adds Golf Ventures International as Caribbean Sales Agent
  6. Golf Business Innovation Show: New Event for Club Owners/Managers/Secretaries
  7. Hashtag Golf Travel launches with Luxury Giveaway Draw
  8. Qualifying venues for 2018 Senior Open Championship at St Andrews
  9. Wentworth achieves global sustainability recognition
  10. Tri-Partite Agreement Boost for Asian Golf Industry

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