Friday, 22nd May, 2015

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Rossington Hall

Under the guidance of the industry-leaders, the luxurious Rossington Hall, which sits within 250 acres near Doncaster in Yorkshire, has grand ambitions of joining Europe’s elite golfing destinations as a European Tour host venue .....read the full story »


Corporate

The 2015 Business Club attendees at the European Tour Headquarters at The Wentworth Club

PGAs of Europe Anniversary Celebrations Begin with Corporate Partner Business Club Success

The PGAs of Europe’s Anniversary celebrations got underway this week as the Association brought together its Corporate Partners for the 2015 Business Club, marking 25 years since the Association’s formation

Courses

Moray Golf Club

Moray Golf Club Unveils Course Changes

Moray Golf Club has released details of a series of course improvements that have been made ahead of one of the UK’s most prestigious amateur championships

Exhibitions & Conferences

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London Golf Show Dates & Venue Announced

The Golf Show Group has announced the dates and venue for the London Golf Show 2015 as 13-15 November at Glow, Bluewater

Growing the Game

Wendy Bradshaw, Sue Stretton, Alison Tennant and Lynn Gray (courtesy of The PGA)

The PGA Takes To The Boards To Get More Women Golfing

The PGA is embracing Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign by striking out with a bold bid to get more women playing golf

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

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Scottish Golf Governing Body Seeks Board Directors

The new unified governing body for golf in Scotland has begun the process of appointing its first Chairperson and Non-Executive Board who will be tasked with leading the organisation into a new era

Media

Golf Gamebook Your race to Dubai

European Tour launches Your Race to Dubai

Golfers to challenge European Tour stars at BMW PGA Championship in new ‘Your Race to Dubai’ fan game, powered by Golf GameBook

New Products

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TMSystem™ improves with universal yoke for machine attachment

ATT’s TMSystem™ consists of 10 individually constructed SMART cassettes designed to provide the ultimate in fine turf maintenance

Opinion

Emilio Dellanzo and Anthony Ritossa on site in Croatia

Dellanzo Design Delivers Brand New Design Concept

A Possible Game Changer? “Everyone is talking about how the game needs to change,” writes Paul Dellanzo

People

The John Deere volunteer programme delegates from BIGGA and GCSAI at TPC Sawgrass (left to right in the John Deere Gators): Graham Down, Michael Burgin, Mike Ellis, David Perdisatt, Chris McArthur and Joseph Dormer

Golf & greenkeeping at their very best

Five BIGGA members and one GCSAI member recently returned from the trip of a lifetime to the TPC Sawgrass course at Ponte Vedra Beach where they had joined the maintenance team to prepare the course for the Players Championship

Property

Formby Hall Hotel (Hotel website)

CBRE Appointed To Sell Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa

High-Profile Luxury 4* Resort on England’s Golf Coast Resort Hits Market. The agents, CBRE, are seeking offers in excess of £20m

Salesroom & Memorabilia

(from left) local golf fan Sadie McGill age 6; Perth and Kinross Provost Liz Grant; local golf fan Stella McGill age 8; Jen Williams, Senior Greenspace Officer at Perth & Kinross Council; Niall McGill, Golf Course Officer at Perth & Kinross Council; Kathleen Smith Vice Chair of Perth & Kinross Disability Sport

Last chance to enter Ryder Cup silent auction

This coming week is the last chance to enter the Council’s charitable silent auction of Ryder Cup memorabilia. The auction will close to bids on 31 May at 11.59pm

Sponsorship

George O'Grady, Chief Executive of the European Tour, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World and Keith Waters, Chief Operating Officer and Director of International Policy at the European Tour

DP World Extends Title Sponsorship Until 2020

DP World Tour Championship remains the grand finale of The Race to Dubai for five more years

Travel

Paul Heery (General Manager, second from left) with some of the Guest Relations team and the award

Gleneagles named ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ for fourth consecutive year

The award was voted for by UltraTravel readers and presented at a ceremony at The Dorchester in London on 18 May .....read the full story »