Saturday, 6th February, 2016

David Cole

The Turfcare side of Lely’s Agricultural and Turfcare businesses has split and a new trading company, called Turfcare Technologies Limited, is now effective


Corporate

Peter Millar - PGAs of Europe Lifestyle Collection

Peter Millar Launch ‘PGAs of Europe Lifestyle Collection’

The PGAs of Europe and Corporate Partner, Peter Millar, launch the ‘PGAs of Europe Lifestyle Collection’ exclusively for PGA Professionals that are members of the Association’s Member Countries

Courses

The Shire London, Ballesteros Masters Course (Hiseman)

Seve’s Shire London Debuts New 3-Year Membership with a difference

When you join Seve’s golf club, you expect something different – and that’s what The Shire London has been doing since opening in 2007

Exhibitions & Conferences

PGA Show 2016 general aisle view

PGA Merchandise Show Brought the World of Golf Together

Despite the early-week Winter Storm ‘Jonas’ impacting the East Coast of the United States, there was a 3 percent increase in overall attendance, with the top five countries (outside of U.S.) represented in attendance being Canada, United Kingdom, Japan, Mexico and Germany

Growing the Game

Graham Walker Coach of the year

England National Coach Visits Academy

England National Coach Graham Walker will be visiting the Performance Golf Academy Derby education and player training programme in February

Interviews

(from left), Tim Finchem, Keith Pelley, Martin Slumbers, Mike Whan and Andrew Cotter (Getty Images)

The Guardians Of The Game

From The HSBC Golf Business Forum in Shanghai; Andrew Cotter in conversation with Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A; Tim Finchem, Commossioner of The PGA Tour; Keith Pelley, CEO The European Tour; and Mike Whan, CEO of The LPGA Tour

Management Topics

Dan Walker hosting the 2015 event

Top BBC Star Returns To Host Golf Service Industry ‘Oscars’

The awards will recognise excellence within the golf industry throughout 2015 and the evening will also see the presentation of 59club’s coveted gold and silver flag designations

Media

In the Footsteps of Old Tom Morris cover

USGA announce book award winner

“St. Andrews: In the Footsteps of Old Tom Morris” by Roger McStravick wins 2015 USGA Herbert Warren Wind Book Award

New Products

Chervo Orlando Booth

New Chervò Collection Dazzles Golf Industry at PGA Show

Leading Italian golf and leisure apparel brand Chervò chose the world’s most important trade event for the golf industry to showcase its new ranges including autumn/winter 2016/7

Opinion

Enfield Golf Club screen shot

Targeted social media campaigns boosts Golf Club income

Intuitive Edge Marketing has been working with Enfield Golf Club for only three months; Harry Boyd explains how their campaigns have already brought success

People

Craig Mackie, TGI, PING, Scotscraig GC, TGI Golf Partners, Eddie Reid, Steve Carter, Titleist, FootJoy,

Scotscraig Pro Craig Mackie Scoops Coveted TGI Golf Partner of the Year award

Craig Mackie, Head PGA Professional at Scotscraig GC took the top honour at the TGI Golf Partnership awards night when he walked off with the Partner of the Year title

Property

Tulfarris Hotel Resort

Tulfarris Resort Goes On The Market

Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort at Blessington Lakes in Co Wickow, Ireland, has been placed on the market with a guide price of €5 million

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Mrs Forman's by Henry Rowntree (c 1900)

Oldest Golf Pub in World to be demolished?

In Musselburgh plans are afoot to demolish Mrs Forman’s, the oldest golf pub in the world, and turn it into a garage

Sponsorship

Rookies in the Classroom

LET Launches New Career Planning Service for Members

The Ladies European Tour has joined forces with global golf recruitment company Colt Mackenzie McNair to develop a career planning service for its Membership

Travel

The breathtaking Playa Grande Golf Course

Dominican Republic Wows Golfers with 86 Ocean View Holes

With seven golf courses offering 86 holes on or overlooking the ocean, the Dominican Republic truly is golf’s ‘Caribbean Queen’