Friday, 25th April, 2014

The stunning backdrop to the HSBC Golf Business Forum – Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa and 18th green at Abu Dhabi Golf Club

UAE capital readies to host HSBC Golf Business Forum at Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa


Corporate

Mark King

adidas Group appoints Mark King as President of adidas Group North America

adidas Golf Executive Vice President Ben Sharpe named CEO of TaylorMade-adidas Golf

Courses

La Manga Club

La Manga Club Registers Sparkling First Golf Quarter

La Manga Club has added another chapter to its lengthy success story after enjoying a record-breaking start to its golfing year

Exhibitions & Conferences

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EIGCA Delighted at Success of Estoril Conference Week

The annual European Institute of Golf Course Architects Conference Week goes from strength to strength.. Entitled “Golf For All – Designs on the Future” the Conference looked predominantly at what could be done to make golf more inclusive

Interviews

Money 01/12/09

The April Interview: Andrew Stanley CEO, Golfbreaks.com

GBN talks to Andrew Stanley CEO, Golfbreaks.com which has recently completed its 15th year of trading

Management Topics

Some of the young Russian golfers and their coaches at Valle Romano Golf Resort

Promising Young Russian Golfers Train On The Costa Del Sol

Youngsters from the world of Russian golf, accompanied by their coaches, were based at Jason Floyd’s InternationalJuniorGolfAcademy at Valle Romano Golf Club

Media

GolfBoo and Lequipe

GOLFBOO Team Up With L’Equipe

L’Equipe’s digital& print golf channel, Le Journal Du Golf to work hand in hand with golf travel industry innovators

New Products

Voice Caddie

Voice Caddie ‘Has Distance Down To A Tee’

Golfers can have all their yardages told to them at the touch of a button following the official UK launch of ‘the world’s smallest and lightest’ GPS rangefinder: the VC300 from Voice Caddie

People

Gary Bernard

Gary Bernard Signs Contract to Continue as PGA of Canada CEO

The PGA of Canada’s Board of Directors has approved a three-year contract extension through 2016 for chief executive officer Gary Bernard

Property

Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Course

Co Kildare’s Moyvalley Hotel & Golf Course sold at ‘significant discount’

Acquiring the Hotel & Golf Resort at a significant discount to the original development cost affords the purchaser a real opportunity to re-establish Moyvalley as the leading wedding, conference and golf resort venue in the Leinster region

Salesroom & Memorabilia

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Golf Memorabilia Sale on-line at Old Sports Auctions

Old Sports Auctions Limited has just started their (97th) online Golf Memorabilia Auction

Sponsorship

Lumine Golf Club Lakes Course

Challenge Tour Tees Off At Lumine Golf Club

Stunning Spanish resort primed to host second edition of the Challenge de Catalunya

Travel

Nirwana 7th and Tanah Lot Temple

Bali Golf Paradise launched to promote golf tourism

Bali, ‘the island of the Gods’, is also the island of Golf and will be promoted internationally following the launch of a new co-operative marketing initiative, Bali Golf Paradise