Sunday, 23rd November, 2014

QHotels website

With the addition of Cameron House; Dunston Hall; Oulton Hall; Mottram Hall; Slaley Hall; and Belton Woods, QHotels expands portfolio to 27 hotels


Corporate

Brian Curley (l) and Lee Schmidt

Schmidt-Curley Retains Best Golf Course Architect Award

For the fourth year in succession Schmidt-Curley Design has scooped the top prize in the Asia Pacific Awards

Courses

7th hole Els Club Teluk Datai

Els Club Malaysia – Teluk Datai Grand Opening

Ernie Els and David Townend Q&A at Wentworth, 17th November

Exhibitions & Conferences

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Record Breaking London Golf Show ‘A Great Success’

Organisers of the London Golf Show at Glow, BLUEWATER from 14-16 November, report increased visitor numbers, records for retail spend and golf lessons delivered

Growing the Game

(from left) Anna Collis, Rory Superfine, Harry Cater, Robert Shaw, Ashley Chalmers, Simon Garner (credit - Welwyn Hatfield Times)

Five Teenagers Told ‘You Khan Succeed’ With Brocket Hall Scholarships

Five elite teenage golfers have been granted scholarships at the prestigious Brocket Hall Golf Club where they will be mentored by the two-time European Tour winner Simon Khan

Interviews

David MacLaren, Director of Property & Venue Development, European Tour

European Tour Properties: GBN.com interviews David MacLaren

GBN.com interviews David MacLaren, Director of Property & Venue Development, European Tour

Management Topics

Golf in SE Asia Report

Asian Golf Survey: Inaugural Findings

The first study into golf in South East Asia, titled “A View of Golf in South East Asia” was launched last week. The inaugural report is being made available to all

Media

PGA of Europe Media Partners

PGAs of Europe Launches Media Partnership Programme

The PGAs of Europe has announced the Media Partners who will further strengthen the relationships between the Association and key media outlets, organisations and content producers across Europe

New Products

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Wilson Staff launches new FG Tour V4 irons

Forged irons heritage continued with Tour-proven set & utility clubs

Opinion

Fingle Glen Golf Hotel

UK Golf Property- A year of improvement in the industry

The feeling of optimism experienced earlier in the year has carried through into Q4. Confidence in the golf market is growing and we have seen an increase in the number of golf course transactions this year, writes Kay Griffiths, Associate at Savills Oxford

People

Lely has announced the appointment of David Cole to head up its turfcare division.

David Cole Returns To Lely To Head Up Turfcare Division

Lely UK has announced the appointment of David Cole to head up the company’s turfcare division, best known for its distribution of Toro professional turf machinery and irrigation products for the golf, sport and amenity sectors .....read the full story »

Property

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Castle Hotel and Island

Waterford Castle Hotel and Island: Price Guide Excess €4.5m

The Waterford Castle Hotel and Island (300 acres) including Waterford Castle Golf Course and 45 Garden Lodges, The Island, Waterford City, Ireland is offered through Colliers International

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Harry Bannerman Ryder cup replica

Leading Scottish Golfer’s Replica Ryder Cup at Bonhams Edinburgh Sporting Sale

The replica was made by Asprey’s and is 12 inches high. It is estimated at £5,000-8,000

Sponsorship

Lundin Links (Getty Images)

PGA in Scotland’s Patrons Club Tees Up Exciting Schedule

The chance to tee up alongside leading Tartan Tour players, sample Scotland’s finest courses and support the next generation of PGA pros are among the incentives for joining The PGA in Scotland’s Patrons Club

Travel

David Townend accepts Best New Golf Course in the World award for The Els Club Teluk Datai, Malaysia

Troon-managed Els Club Teluk Datai voted “Best New Golf Course In The World”

Troon has reason to celebrate as The Els Club Teluk Datai, Malaysia, part of its growing Asian portfolio, has been recognized as “The Best New Golf Course in The World” at the inaugural World Golf Awards. .....read the full story »