Saturday, 29th August, 2015

Members of the European 2015 Solheim Cup team (left to right): Maria Hjorth, Charley Hull, Fanny Sunesson, Caroline Hedwall, Melissa Reid, Sophie Gustafson, Gwladys Nocera, Carlota Ciganda, Caroline Masson and Carin Koch

European Solheim Cup team captain Carin Koch has led her team on a specially arranged John Deere ride & drive event


Corporate

Titleist number ball in golf

15 Years and Counting as The #1 Ball in Golf for Titleist Pro V1 & Pro V1x

The legendary Titleist Pro V1 franchise once again continues to set the standard as the #1 ball in golf across all levels of the game in 2015

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

Howard Swan

Swan Leads UK Presence at Africa Golf Summit

The UK presence at next month’s inaugural Africa Golf Summit (AGS) will be led by the Golf Consultants Association, whose chairman, Howard Swan, is one of the keynote speakers

Growing the Game

The Top Three winners with Annika and the Vice Chairman of Mission Hills Group, Mr. Tenniel Chu

ANNIKA Invitational at Mission Hills Proves a Big Hit

Annika Sorenstam’s drive to grow the game of golf gathered momentum at last week’s fifth ANNIKA Invitational at Mission Hills

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

UKGCOA UJack

UK Golf Course Owners/Operators continue fight against VAT ‘Distortion’

Andy Lloyd-Skinner, CEO of the UK Golf Course Owners Association, has issued an urgent appeal to proprietary golf clubs who are seeking a resolution to the serious VAT distortion in the golf industry

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

Keith Wilkes

StayPrime Global Appoints Keith Wilkes

StayPrime Global announces the addition of Keith Wilkes to its management team with immediate effect, in the post of Regional Director for Asia

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