Monday, 1st September, 2014

Pictured at the opening ceremony for the Mission Hills – St Andrews: Home to Home Scholarship Fundraising Championship are (from left): Zhang Lianwei; Mr. Tenniel Chu, Vice Chairman of Mission Hills Group; Dr. Lindsay Porter from the University of St Andrews; and Mr Steve Notman of Historic Scottish Golf (photograph by Miao Hua/Mission Hills)

The sights and sounds of Scotland came to Mission Hills in China as the resort hosted its second annual Mission Hills – St Andrews: Home to Home Scholarship Fundraising Championship .....read the full story »


Corporate

(l-r),Frank Sutton’s Ben Sutton, Gareth Beck and Rob Hoskins at the Raglan site.

Frank Sutton Ltd takes on Wiedenmann UK dealership in SE Wales

A family owned business with a pedigree stretching over 50 years, Frank Sutton’s has depots at Raglan and in the Vale of Glamorgan

Courses

Patrick Ryan

Preparations On Course For Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final

Al Badia Golf Club is being prepared to host the climax to the European Challenge Tour season

Exhibitions & Conferences

The Golf Show 2014 Teaching and Coaching Conference headline speaker, Dave Pelz

Final agenda set for The Golf Show 2014 Teaching & Coaching Conference

The Golf Show 2014 has announced the final agenda for the Teaching & Coaching Conference (TCC) including headline speaker, world-renowned short game coach, Dave Pelz .....read the full story »

Growing the Game

MENA Golf Tour professional and golf in DUBAi ambassador Zane Scotland (extreme left, back row) with some of the young enthusiasts after conducting a golf clinic on the sidelines of the tour’s event in Qatar in 2013

MENA Golf Tour To Conduct Clinics For Juniors

The MENA Golf Tour resumes with the Dubai Creek Open and the first clinic will be held at the site’s Driving Range after the first day’s play on 15th September

Interviews

Sandy Jones

GBN.com interviews Sandy Jones, Chief Executive of The Professional Golfers’ Association

Geoff Russell talks to Dr Sandy Jones, Chief Executive of The Professional Golfers’ Association (Recorded Thursday 17th July in PGA Pavilion at The Open Championship)

Management Topics

GMG Golf Club Expo Invite

GMG Golf Club Expo 2014 – Mere Resort & Spa 30th October

Golf Management Group invites members and non-members to see and hear for themselves how Golf Management Group is working alongside golf clubs up and down the country

Media

The team at National Club Golfer

‘National Club Golfer’ Achieves Audit Success

National Club Golfer (NCG) magazine is officially the No 1 circulated golf magazine in the UK, following the release of ABC audit figures .....read the full story »

New Products

The FJ Tour Compression Sport Golf Sock

Firm Foothold for FjJ with Introduction of New FJ Tour Compression Golf Sock

This essential new product category provides a unique solution for comfort and consistency

Opinion

Campaign for Real Golf website

A Matter of Survival – The Campaign for Real Golf

It’s now six months since the Campaign for Real Golf was launched by five men concerned abut the decline of a great game and eager to campaign for its restoration as Recreational, Enjoyable, Affordable and Less time-consuming

People

Michael O'Grady

One-Armed Golfer Adds Nine Yards Through Ball Fitting

Bridgestone Golf ball-fitting gives Irish champion extra distance off the tee

Property

Fingle Glen Golf Hotel is offered as a going concern with vacant possession at a guide price of £3 million

Savills Tees Off Sale of Fingle Glen Golf Hotel, Exeter

Fingle Glen Golf Hotel in Tedburn St Mary, Devon, is offered as a going concern with vacant possession at a guide price of £3 million

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Tony_Jacklin_AR

Tony Jacklin launches Ryder Cup art collection

Tony Jacklin CBE has launched a commemorative Ryder Cup art collection at Tony Jacklin CBE launched a commemorative Ryder Cup art collection, on Sunday 17 August 2014, at Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews .....read the full story »

Sponsorship

Matthew Warner, Damon Hill, Tony Jacklin, Sir Roy Gardner, James Henderson, Team William Hill Blue

Huge funds raised at star-studded Tony Jacklin CBE Wentworth Charity Invitational

The inaugural Tony Jacklin CBE Wentworth Charity Invitational was a fantastic success that helped to raise vital funds for charity Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People

Travel

Sam McTrusty from Twin Atlantic with The Ryder Cup Trophy

Ure First at Ryder Cup Gala concert

Orchestral version of Midge Ure’s signature hit ‘Vienna’ among exciting collaborations announced for Ryder Cup Concert