Tuesday, 30th June, 2015

Orli Las - a championship course in miniature

Measuring just 560m (613 yards) and covering 2.5 hectares (6.2 acres), Orli Las is a championship course in miniature with multiple tee options, lush tree-lined fairways and stunning infinity greens


Corporate

Spey Valley 13th (credit Kevin Murray)

SkyCaddie strikes partnership with Macdonald Hotels & Resorts

SkyCaddie members to receive preferential rates at UK’s largest independently-owned hotel business

Courses

Burnham & Berrow, an Atlantic Links course, celebrates 125 years in 2015

Double Celebration for Two of England’s Finest Championship Links

June marks a double celebration at England’s Atlantic Links as members Burnham & Berrow and St Enodoc Golf Clubs, both reach their landmark 125th anniversary

Exhibitions & Conferences

Colin Jenkins, OGRO Chairman, Colin Mayes, Chairman of UKGCOA, BIGGA CEO Jim Croxton and Andy Lloyd-Skinner, CEO of UKGCOA

BTME 2016 to Host GolfBIC Convention

BTME 2016 has been boosted further by the confirmation that a major industry Convention will be held during the big week in Harrogate, attracting yet more key decision makers to the turf management industry’s premier exhibition

Growing the Game

Macdonald Hotel  Resorts - children practicing their golf skills

Next Generation of Golfers Hit The Green At Spey Valley

Macdonald Aviemore Resort welcomed more than 130 school children from Highland schools to its world famous golf course for a unique opportunity to go behind the scenes and play their part in a professional golf tournament

Interviews

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club – Nicklaus Design (photograph courtesy of Aidan Bradley)

KPMG publishes new study on European Mediterranean golf resorts

GBN.com Interview with Andrea Sartori, Partner KPMG Advisory, Head of Golf Advisory Services in EMA

Management Topics

Chambers Bay Golf Course (rtj website)

RTJ II proves ‘Brown Is Beautiful’ and sets tone for future of Golf Development

Principals of Robert Trent Jones II to deliver presentation about flexibility and sustainability to golf course owners meeting at Poppy Hills

Media

Hole 17 Gullane No.1 with clubhouse and part of the town in the background

Prestigious Gallery First For Scottish Golf Photographer

Renowned Scottish golf course photographer Mark Alexander will become the first photographer to exhibit his work at one of Scotland’s most prestigious art galleries

New Products

Max Golf Protein

TRENDYGOLF.com lets you play longer and stay stronger with Max Golf Protein

TRENDYGOLF.com, has been named as exclusive online stockist of Max Golf Protein, the revolutionary new sports drink designed specifically for golfers, by golfers

Opinion

Gregg Patterson at EGCOA Cannes Conference 2012 (pasquale the photographer)

Club Management Oracle Advocates ‘Guerrilla Tactics’

A taster of what to expect from a presentation by Gregg Patterson, arguably the most dynamic speaker in the club management profession anywhere in the world

People

Chris Bromley

New Head Green Keeper for Tewkesbury Park

Tewkesbury Park has strengthened its golf team with the appointment of new Head Greenkeeper Chris Bromley .....read the full story »

Property

An inside view of the well-appointed Apartments at Oceânico’s popular Amendoeira Golf Resort

Oceânico Group Announces Major Property Launch in the Algarve

After a halt on property sales due to the global economic crisis, the Algarve and Portugal are showing significant signs of recovery

Salesroom & Memorabilia

British Golf Museum website

British Golf Museum Re-Opens to Celebrate its 25th Year

Celebrating 25 years since it first opened in 1990, the 5 star Museum at St Andrew has undergone a major transformation. Imaginative exhibitions and stunning multimedia bring to life over 500 years of golfing history

Sponsorship

North Berwick Golf Club

Tartan Tour Set For Scottish Open Qualifying Shootout

The exciting new event, which is part of the PGA Scotland’s Tartan Tour, takes place at North Berwick this Saturday and Sunday (July 4-5)

Travel

Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach Voted America’s Favourite Golf Destination

Myrtle Beach, where more than 3.5 million rounds of golf are played annually, has been recognised as the USA’s top golf destination in an influential public poll conducted by golf.com – one of the world’s largest golf websites