Wednesday, 25th November, 2015

Kalea launch

Elegant performance designed and engineered specifically for Women, the first women’s-exclusive offering from TaylorMade in over a decade


Joseph Garratt boys golf wear

Joseph Garratt appoints Magic Hour Media

Golf fashion brand Joseph Garratt has appointed specialist agency Magic Hour Media to handle PR and media relations following the launch of its first collection, aimed at boy golfers aged 7 to 12 years


(from left) Peter Carey,CEO Kildare County Council, Christy O'Connor Jnr., Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Course Director Jane Tripipatkul, Mayor of Kildare Brendan Weld and John Osborne, Chairman Kildare Failte (Photo: Pat Tinsley)

Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Resort announce new Twin Oaks Championship Course

Christy O’Connor Jnr has been appointed to upgrade and develop the golf course which will have two magnificent Irish Oak trees on the opening holes as a signature feature

Exhibitions & Conferences

The London Golf Show

London Golf Show – Raising The Bar!

The London Golf Show hailed a ‘huge success’ by organisers, exhibitors and visitors to the show that took place at Bluewater 13-15 November raising the bar expected for future shows

Growing the Game

Sir Nick Faldo will play host to the 10th Faldo Series Asia Grand Final at Mission Hills from March 2-4, 2016

Dates Set for 10th Anniversary Faldo Series Asia Grand Final

Sir Nick Faldo will play host to many of the region’s finest young golfing prospects when the 10th anniversary edition of the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final takes place next March


(from left), Tim Finchem, Keith Pelley, Martin Slumbers, Mike Whan and Andrew Cotter (Getty Images)

The Guardians Of The Game

From The HSBC Golf Business Forum in Shanghai; Andrew Cotter in conversation with Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A; Tim Finchem, Commossioner of The PGA Tour; Keith Pelley, CEO The European Tour; and Mike Whan, CEO of The LPGA Tour

Management Topics

Taiwan Turfgrass Seminar

Thumbs-Up for Taiwanese Turfgrass Seminar

With the support of the Taiwan Golf Course Association and Miramar Golf Country Club, the Asian Golf Industry Federation’s inaugural two-day education seminar attracted more than 80 delegates


Jordan Spieth

USGA Announces Premiere of “2015 U.S. Open: Spieth’s Northwest Conquest”

Film to air following Fox’s Thanksgiving NFL broadcast; Emmy Award winner Jon Hamm narrates one-hour special

New Products

Voice Caddie screenshot

Voice Caddie Introduces Auto Round Mapping Functionality

Voice Caddie has announced the addition of an Automatic Round Mapping feature to the T2 Hybrid GPS Watch, enabling users to view shot tracking, scorecard and game history upon the completion of play


Bill Hawthorn winter image CIMG3995

Preparing for Winter

The first of a series of practical articles prepared by Bill Hawthorn MIAgrE  ASIC GCA, the Irrigation and Water supply specialist Engineer for the Golf Consultants Association and a Director of 2iC Consultants


Marco Penge, Golf at Goodwood GC with the Carrick Neill Scottish Stroke Play Championship trophy after his triumph over the old links of Moray GC.
(Kenny Smith Photography)

England’s Top Junior Golfer Aiming for Major Success

Golf At Goodwood’s Marco Penge has been crowned England’s top junior golfer of 2015 by virtue of winning the Boys Order of Merit


Castlemartyr Resort

Continuing Appetite for Golf Businesses with Potential

The Directors of HMH Golf & Leisure have announced their continuing success in the golf market. Recent acquisitions include Tracy Park and The Castlemartyr Resort & Spa Estate

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Henry Callender standing in a landscape, in the red coat of Captain General of the Blackheath Golf Club and holding a putter by the Leicestershire artist Lemuel Francis Abbott (1760-1803)

Bonhams to Offer Most Famous Golfing Painting in the World

Royal Blackheath Golf Club is selling the painting to raise funds for the acquisition of the freehold of its course and clubhouse from The Crown Estate. The painting is estimated at £600,000 – £800,000


(from left) Keith Pelley, Rory McIlroy  and Colm McLoughlin, the Executive Vice Chairman of Dubai Duty Free, launch ticket sales for the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open ticket sales to directly benefit Rory Foundation

Rory McIlroy has launched ticket sales for the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and urged the Irish public to snap up their tickets for next year’s event at The K Club to help funds raise funds for the Rory Foundation


Quinta do Lago North hole 18

Golf at Quinta do Lago flourishes following major investment

The number of rounds played at the luxury Portuguese resort has risen by nearly a third in the last 12 months