Saturday, 25th February, 2017


Carnoustie, a world class destination and Open Championship venue, seeks a Chief Executive; Salary: c.£95,000 (advertorial in association with The Golf Club Secretary)


ClearWater prize draw winner Napa Valley Country Club's Assistant Superintendent Todd Schaublin receives the winner's certificate from Human Resource Manager Marsha Lujano

ClearWater – a winner at GIS 2017 too

Highspeed Group, buoyed by the success of their ClearWater prize draw at BTME 2017 in the UK, ran the same prize draw at the Golf Industry Show in Orlando


Royal Chiang Mai Golf Resort

UGolf continues its international drive

The leading golf-course operator in France announces the signing of a partnership with the Royal Chiang-Mai Golf Resort in Thailand

Exhibitions & Conferences

American Golf show range 2

PVE To Play Pivotal Role In Free Golf Show Series

Provision Events, one of the world’s leading sports activation agencies, will play a pivotal role in the series of free golf shows to be hosted in 2017 by a partnership of American Golf, the European Tour and Sky Sports

Growing the Game


National Alliance for Accessible Golf Announces 2017 Board of Directors

The mission of the Alliance is to increase participation of people with disabilities in the game of golf through awareness, education, training initiatives and program funding


David Withers

David Withers to leave Jacobsen

David Withers, President & CEO of Jacobsen, is leaving the Company on 1st January 2017. Here he shares a few thoughts with GBN readers the full story »

Management Topics

England Golf Awards

Inspirational clubs are England Golf Award finalists

Six inspirational golf clubs are the latest finalists to be announced for the prestigious 2017 England Golf Awards


Harris Khalinka Golf Channel GIS

Harris Kalinka Displays Frightening Potential of Virtual Reality In Golf

People running away from a booth at a major industry show is not normally seen as a recommendation of one’s work – but that’s exactly what it was for golf course animation specialist Harris Kalinka at the recent Golf Industry Show

New Products

PK Dri & Premium ranges

PowaKaddy launches stunning new cart bag range for 2017

Striking new colours light up impressive PowaKaddy cart bag line for this year


Hillier Hopkins Logo

HH Golf Club Survey 2016: Where to focus your budget for the years ahead

The Hillier Hopkins Golf Club Survey for 2016 indicates steadily rising costs in areas such as staffing and maintenance, but also points towards increasing investment in their courses as a sign that both proprietary and members clubs are eager to capitalise on their main assets


Lee Brown

Lee Brown is new Chief Digital Officer role at Your Golf Travel

Brown, who joins the board of the business, will spearhead enhancements in customer experience and drive future digital strategy at the world’s largest golf travel company


Buckinghamshire Golf Club (credit: Tristan Jones)

Buckinghamshire Golf Club Sale Completes

Japanese brewing giant Asahi Group Holdings Limited has completed the sale of The Buckinghamshire Golf Club to Eagleresort Limited

Salesroom & Memorabilia

China's first golf museum is unveiled at Mission Hills Golf Club in Shenzhen by Dr Ken Chu, CEO and Chairman of Mission Hills Group, Tenniel Chu, Vice-chairman of Mission Hills Group and Chinese golfers Feng Shanshan, Li Haotong and Zhang Lianwei. The group are pictured with the World Cup Trophy, which Mission Hills hosted in 1995, and a statue of the late Dr David Chu, founder of Mission Hills Group

Stars of Chinese Golf Unveil China’s First Golf Museum

Three Chinese golf legends, including Olympic bronze medallist Feng Shanshan, were at Mission Hills Golf Club in southern China yesterday to celebrate the opening of their country’s first golf museum


John Deere Classic

John Deere Classic voted Tournament of the Year

The 2016 John Deere Classic held in the US has been voted the PGA TOUR’s Tournament of the Year. The 46th annual John Deere Classic also received first place awards for Most Engaged Community and Best Social Media Activation from the PGA in December


Steve Harris, chief executive of VisitAberdeenshire

New Golfing Initiative to Showcase Aberdeenshire Golf

Bringing together golf courses, hotels and tour operators, GolfAberdeenshire will raise the profile of the area as a key golfing destination and will work to further develop the golf product. Golf tour operators will also be a partner in the initiative