Saturday, 30th August, 2014

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Michael Braidwood, the new Director of Education for the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE). (photo Phil Weymouth)

Successful executive search led by global golf recruitment specialist, Colt Mackenzie McNair, will allow Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) to develop education growth plan for the future


Corporate

Trojan Batteries website

Trojan Battery Appoints OLIS Master Distributor for Iceland

The world’s leading manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries, has named Olís as a master distributor of Trojan batteries in Iceland

Courses

The team at The Royal Burgess Golfing Society with their new Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi 8HD aerator (left- right) Frank Forrest, Deputy Head Greenkeeper; Stephen Muir, Area Sales Manager, Wiedenmann UK’s Scottish  dealer Fairways GM;Chris Yeaman, Head Greenkeeper; Gordon Irving, Assistant Greenkeeper, Alan Smith, Assistant Greenkeeper; Stuart Harley, Mechanic/Greenkeeper

WiedenmannTerra Spike GXi 8HD proves an instant winner

A new Wiedenmann Terra Spike GXi 8HD deep tine aerator has become an instant success with The Royal Burgess Golfing Society, Edinburgh, the world’s oldest golfing society

Exhibitions & Conferences

The Golf Show 2014 Teaching and Coaching Conference headline speaker, Dave Pelz

Final agenda set for The Golf Show 2014 Teaching & Coaching Conference

The Golf Show 2014 has announced the final agenda for the Teaching & Coaching Conference (TCC) including headline speaker, world-renowned short game coach, Dave Pelz .....read the full story »

Growing the Game

MENA Golf Tour professional and golf in DUBAi ambassador Zane Scotland (extreme left, back row) with some of the young enthusiasts after conducting a golf clinic on the sidelines of the tour’s event in Qatar in 2013

MENA Golf Tour To Conduct Clinics For Juniors

The MENA Golf Tour resumes with the Dubai Creek Open and the first clinic will be held at the site’s Driving Range after the first day’s play on 15th September

Interviews

Sandy Jones

GBN.com interviews Sandy Jones, Chief Executive of The Professional Golfers’ Association

Geoff Russell talks to Dr Sandy Jones, Chief Executive of The Professional Golfers’ Association (Recorded Thursday 17th July in PGA Pavilion at The Open Championship)

Management Topics

GMG Golf Club Expo Invite

GMG Golf Club Expo 2014 – Mere Resort & Spa 30th October

Golf Management Group invites members and non-members to see and hear for themselves how Golf Management Group is working alongside golf clubs up and down the country

Media

The team at National Club Golfer

‘National Club Golfer’ Achieves Audit Success

National Club Golfer (NCG) magazine is officially the No 1 circulated golf magazine in the UK, following the release of ABC audit figures .....read the full story »

New Products

Bunker Mentality

‘Devoted to Golf, Dedicated to Style’ Bunker Mentality is Back Home For SS15

The Nottinghamshire based golf fashion brand launches in UK wholesale

Opinion

Campaign for Real Golf website

A Matter of Survival – The Campaign for Real Golf

It’s now six months since the Campaign for Real Golf was launched by five men concerned abut the decline of a great game and eager to campaign for its restoration as Recreational, Enjoyable, Affordable and Less time-consuming

People

Jason Hoyles with Chinese instructors Toby Zhang and Yang Yong at the new Golf Academy China.

Golf Academy China Opens at Spring City

A new golf academy has opened at Spring City Golf & Lake Resort near Kunming in south-west China

Property

Fingle Glen Golf Hotel is offered as a going concern with vacant possession at a guide price of £3 million

Savills Tees Off Sale of Fingle Glen Golf Hotel, Exeter

Fingle Glen Golf Hotel in Tedburn St Mary, Devon, is offered as a going concern with vacant possession at a guide price of £3 million

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Tony_Jacklin_AR

Tony Jacklin launches Ryder Cup art collection

Tony Jacklin CBE has launched a commemorative Ryder Cup art collection at Tony Jacklin CBE launched a commemorative Ryder Cup art collection, on Sunday 17 August 2014, at Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews .....read the full story »

Sponsorship

Patriot Golf Day

Nationwide Patriot Golf Day over Labor Day Weekend

Golf facilities across the United States will host special events and collect donations this Labor Day weekend for Patriot Golf Day

Travel

Sam McTrusty from Twin Atlantic with The Ryder Cup Trophy

Ure First at Ryder Cup Gala concert

Orchestral version of Midge Ure’s signature hit ‘Vienna’ among exciting collaborations announced for Ryder Cup Concert