Tuesday, 1st September, 2015

REDEXIM & Blec

The deal includes the purchase of the BLEC name and means that the products will continue to be traded around the world by Redexim under the name of BLEC


Corporate

Foresight Simulator

PING Chooses Foresight to drive its Solheim Simulator

Foresight Sports technology has been chosen by PING to drive its simulator in the world-renowned club manufacturer’s exhibition booth, at the Solheim Cup later this month

Courses

The Grove, London’s five-star golf resort, is set to host its first ever Ladies Open

Ladies Day At The Grove

The Grove, London’s five-star golf resort, has responded to the growing momentum around women’s golf in the UK by providing female golfers with the opportunity to take part in its first ever Ladies Open

Exhibitions & Conferences

Katie and Lee Fickling, Bush Hill Golf Club

Taking stock of your pro shop

Excess stock is killing cash flow for golf shops, say golf retail experts Crossover Technologies

Growing the Game

Mission Hills / Universoty of St Andrews Opening Ceremony

Mission Hills:St Andrews Fundraising For China’s Golfing Future

The aim is to offer top-level education to academically gifted Chinese youngsters seeking to carve a career for themselves in the Royal and Ancient game

Interviews

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

Dr Aylwin Tai and Eric Lynge

Asian Golf Industry Federation Strengthens Ties with BMI China

The relationship between the two organisations will pave the way for club managers from around Asia to attend seminars and gain internationally-recognised certification

Media

Still from This Girl Golfs video

ABC six-monthly audit brings good news for ‘National Club Golfer’

The release of the latest set of ABC figures showed that 59,000 copies of the magazine were distributed to almost 2,500 golf clubs across the UK every month

New Products

Everris has announced the launch of a new product called DewSmart, which has been designed to prevent or reduce the formation of dew on grass leaf

Everris Solve Dew Problems with Smart New Product

Everris has announced an addition to its H2Pro range with the launch of a new product called DewSmart, which has been designed to prevent or reduce the formation of dew on grass leaf

Opinion

ClearWater in action at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

Legislation In Cinque

Demands on Europe’s greenkeepers to ensure their awareness and compliance with a raft of different legislation are increasing. Here we take a look at what Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club are doing to stay ahead of the regulators

People

Tim Dunlap

GPS Industries appoints Tim Dunlap as Chief Operating Officer

GPS Industries – the leading provider of telematics and fleet tracking technology for low speed vehicles – has appointed Tim Dunlap as its new Chief Operating Officer

Property

Jumeirah Golf Estates, Fire Course, 6th hole

Golf Property: Home Owners Buy into Lifestyle on the Links

Golf is going global – and so is the opportunity to buy a home overlooking the pristine fairways and greens of new golf courses and resort communities

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Jack Nicklaus by Walter Spitzmiller

Jack Nicklaus Record Five PGA Championship Wins Celebrated in Artistic Tribute

World-renowned golf artist Walt Spitzmiller vividly captures Nicklaus’ memorable five PGA Championships as part of an extraordinary collection of 18 paintings simply entitled ‘Jack’s Majors’

Sponsorship

Foremost Golf team with Ashworth Cup

Foremost Retain Ashworth Cup

Foremost Golf produced some stellar golf over two days to retain the Ashworth Cup, claiming an impressive 15.5 – 8.5 victory over TGI Golf Partnership at The Belfry

Travel

Visit Scotland Chairman Mike Cantlay and 2014 European Ryder Cup Vice Captain Sam Torrance launch the 2014 Ryder Cup Economic Benefits Study during Prostate Cancer UK Scottish Seniors Golf at Archerfield, East Lothian, Scotland : Picture Stuart Adams, www.golftourimages.com: 8-Jul-15

Scotland celebrates a ‘Golfing Year to Remember’

The Home of Golf is celebrating an unprecedented 12-month period in which more than 622,000 people attend golf events across Scotland. The 2014 Ryder Cup supported £106 million in economic activity