Wednesday, 28th September, 2016

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The Ryder Cup European Development Trust celebrates ten Years of Support to over 35 Projects in 29 Countries


Corporate

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GCA Member Visualising Virtual Video Success

Golf course visualisation studio Harris Kalinka has created stunning animations for 10 courses worldwide so far in 2016 – and its new show-reel shows off its work with many of the biggest names in golf course architecture. Andrew Harris is a member of the Golf Consultants Association

Courses

Huxley Golf designed all-weather greens for autumn and winter play at historic Houghton-le-Spring

Huxley Golf Creates UK First at Houghton-Le-Spring

Huxley Golf designed all-weather greens for autumn and winter play at historic Houghton-le-Spring. Each green measures approximately 525 sq. yards (439 sq. mtrs) and embraces the characteristics of the natural landscape

Exhibitions & Conferences

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China Golf Show 2017 Relocates to Shanghai

The three-day event, taking place March 17-19, will provide a multi-dimensional platform for every segment of the sport as it showcases the industry’s newest and most high-tech products and brand releases from China and abroad

Growing the Game

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Europe suffer defeat in the Junior Ryder Cup

Despite a valiant effort in the singles session, Europe were beaten 15½ -8½ by their United States counterparts in the tenth edition of the Junior Ryder Cup at Interlachen Country Club

Interviews

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GBN.com in Conversation With Gary Player…

GolfBusinessNews.com talks exclusively to icon of the game and nine-time Major winner, Gary Player, on the eve of the Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club…

Management Topics

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EGCOA Adds 5th key-opportunity “Fore Health Play Golf”

The European Golf Course Owners Association has announced the addition of the Health benefits of Golf to its Vision 2020 project, developed to provide a roadmap for the sustainable development of the European golf industry

Media

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‘Golf News’ now reaches 200,000 Golfers

‘Golf News’, the UK’s leading free monthly golfing newspaper, will break through the 200,000 readership barrier later this month after combined figures for its print run and digital database will top 200,000 for the first time in its 22-year history

New Products

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Introducing Hackett Golf

Luxury clothing for the gentleman golfer as Hackett London brings its first ever golf range to market

Opinion

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Changing The Face Of Golf: Ideas from Dellanzo Global

‘Golf needs a revolution to retain its significance and grow the game,’ says Emilio Dellanzo of Dellanzo Global Golf Advisory Services part of the Dellanzo Group of Companies

People

Matthew Mears Sales Manager Highspeed Group Ltd

New Appointment for Highspeed Group

Highspeed Group Ltd has recently appointed Matthew Mears as Sales Manager to further develop sales of the company’s premier product ClearWater and the newly introduced ClearWater Commercial system in the UK

Property

Oceânico Victoria, designed by Arnold Palmer

Oceânico Group Announces Sale of its Ownership Stake in Oceânico Golf

The Oceânico Group has sold its full interest and ownership in Oceânico Golf, Vilamoura, to KAY CC Portugal, a partnership between Mr. Keith Cousins and the Dom Pedro Hotels Group

Salesroom & Memorabilia

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Found in New Zealand: Miniature Replica of Scottish PGA Championship Trophy!

In the build up to the event’s 100th staging at Gleneagles next month, a replica of the Scottish PGA Championship Trophy has been discovered more than 11,000 miles from home

Sponsorship

James Heath

Premier Licensing Sign James Heath to wear TravisMathew on Tour

Heath, whose recent victory in the Challenge Tour’s SSE Hydro Challenge sees him ideally placed to regain his full European Tour status for the 2017 campaign, will wear a selection of the brands apparel from both SS16 and Fall16 collections

Travel

The Els Club Desaru Coast set to become one of south-east Asia's iconic golf destinations

The Els Club Desaru Coast – The Ocean Tees Off In Style

Highly anticipated 27-hole golf course opens for official play, the first of two-major golf developments to open in Desaru Coast