Friday, 9th October, 2015

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Delegates attending the 18th International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) in Tenerife, Canary Islands, hear that the global golf travel sector is enjoying a fourth consecutive year of growth



GolfBox A/S to support European Disabled Golf Association

The Danish software company GolfBox A/S has just signed a 3-year agreement to support the European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA) with tournament software


Hedgehog at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa

Hedgehogs Find New Home at Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa

Macdonald Portal Hotel, Golf & Spa has teamed up with Wirral Hedgehog Rescue for an initiative to re-home injured and abandoned young hedgehogs on the extensive and attractive golf course

Exhibitions & Conferences

PGA Show website

Registration Opens for the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show at

The MAJOR of Golf Business brings the Global Golf Industry to Orlando, Jan. 26-29, 2016

Growing the Game

Carin Koch

Interview with Syngenta Golf Ambassador Carin Koch

European Solheim Cup Captain and Syngenta Golf Ambassador Carin Koch highlights the important role of PGA Professionals and the business opportunity of engaging more women in golf


Eddie Reid at the TGF Awards Night

Eddie Reid: GolfBusinessNews Interview

Eddie Reid, Managing Director of golf retail services group the TGI Golf Partnership, on the company’s performance and the golf industry as a whole

Management Topics

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Teeing up the gender-free way

Golf is going gender-free as a growing number of clubs abandon ladies’ and men’s tees. They’re replacing them with tees which any member can play off to suit their ability and inclination – the perfect way to encourage improving golfers, to retain ageing players and to promote social golf


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Sky Sports to engage new and existing fans at British Masters

Sky Sports is a supporting partner of a European Tour event for the first time at the British Masters and will be offering a different approach to coverage, promotion and staging of the event at Woburn

New Products

Mizuno AllWoods 2

Mizuno Announces New JPX EZ Metal Woods Line-Up 

‘Adjust Your Expectations’ With The New JPX EZ Driver, Fairways And Hybrids


Ross Biddiscombe

Presidents Cup is ‘Real & Present Danger’ to Ryder Cup, says Author

The global status and commercial strength of the Ryder Cup will come under serious threat from the growing importance of the Presidents Cup over the next dozen or so years, says a leading golf author


David Longmuir

Ex-Scottish Football League Chief Joins PGA Sponsorship Team

The PGA has expanded its sponsorship team with the appointment of David Longmuir – the former chief executive of the Scottish Football League


K Club Liffey Wing bedroom

€20 Million K Club Renovation Complete

The work on one of Europe’s most iconic properties started in earnest when Dr Michael Smurfit purchased the property outright in 2012 and became the 100% owner

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Trump Turnberry auction

Trump Turnberry To Sell Fixtures & Fittings

Trump Turnberry appoint Wilsons Auctions to sell fixtures & fittings in advance of multi-million pound refurbishment


Ashley Chesters  (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Ashley Chesters turns professional with Nike Golf

Nike Golf announced the signing of Ashley Chesters, as the 26-year-old made his maiden professional appearance at The Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland


Mount Juliet

Mount Juliet joins European Tour Properties network

Mount Juliet, one of Ireland’s most iconic golf resorts, located in the heart of County Kilkenny, becomes the first European Tour Destination in Ireland, joining a network of venues that encompasses 14 different countries