Thursday, 18th December, 2014

Callaway Chromesoft box

Chrome Soft is the only ball that has the proprietary SoftFast Core with low compression and a Tour Urethane cover


Corporate

Padraig Harrington

Padraig Harrington re-signs with Wilson Golf

Three-time Major champion to play Wilson Staff clubs for 18th year

Courses

6th green of Royal St George's GC

R&A Announces 2017 Championship Venues

The R&A has announced that some of the finest golf courses in Great Britain and Ireland will be the venues for its Championships and International Matches in 2017

Exhibitions & Conferences

PGA Demo Experience

Best Brands & Latest Innovations Featured at PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day

Golf’s Best Brands, Latest Innovations and Top PGA Professionals and Golf Retailers combine to build the World’s Largest Professional Demo Event at the 2015 PGA Show Outdoor Demo Day

Growing the Game

Paul McGinley (Getty Images)

Paul McGinley backs National Golf Month May 2015

Paul McGinley, who became ‘Coach of the Year’ at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards on Sunday, is supporting National Golf Month, May 2015

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

Royal Dornoch Golf Club aerial

Golf Club in new drive to help Young People Find Careers

The Royal Dornoch Golf Club is seeking to achieve Investors in Young People (IIYP) accreditation as a way of developing young members of staff

Media

DP World Tour Championship - Day One

The 2015 European Tour Yearbook – Now Available

The 27th Edition of the Yearbook goes through every step of The 2014 Race to Dubai and behind the scenes of the European Challenge Tour and the European Senior Tour

New Products

Combo Cart from Sun Mountain

Sun Mountain Launches Three-In-One Golf Trolley

Innovative Combo Cart first to offer trolley, bag & seat in one model

Opinion

Jerry Kilbytn

Reversing the Trend Towards Nomadic Golfers

Golf Consultants Association Member Jerry Kilby shares his views… .....read the full story »

People

from left, Mark Day, Lysa Jones, Graham Walker, Ryan Fenwick and Andrew Nicholson (© Leaderboard Photography)

England Golf coaches rewarded for ‘outstanding contribution’

Five golf coaches who go the extra mile to support their players and squads have been recognised by England Golf with new awards to mark their outstanding contribution during 2014

Property

Abaco Club at Winding Bay

Southworth Development acquires The Bahamas’ Abaco Club on Winding Bay

The owner of The Village at Machrihanish Dunes in Argyll, Scotland, has acquired The Abaco Club on Winding Bay from Marriott Vacation Worldwide Corporation

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

Jutta af Rosenborg (left) and Sophie Goldschmidt

European Tour appoints Two Non-Executive Directors

Jutta af Rosenborg and Sophie Goldschmidt have been appointed as Non-Executive Directors of The PGA European Tour effective 1st January 2015

Travel

Sunset at Els Club Teluk Datai (

Another Award for The Els Club Teluk Datai, Malaysia

Ernie Els’ masterpiece golf course creation has been named the ‘Best International Golf Course’ at the International Property Awards in Dubai