Monday, 3rd August, 2015

Keith Pelley

A new era in golf unfolds today – Monday 3rd August – when Keith Pelley officially begins his tenure as Chief Executive of The European Tour


Corporate

PowerBug at The Senior Open

PowerBug Enjoys Highly Successful Senior Open Championship

Golf trolley manufacturers PowerBug took full advantage of the opportunity to present its range of products to a wide audience of golfers during the Senior Open Championship at Sunningdale

Courses

Safari Adventure Golf is great fun

Fun-filled Safari Adventure Golf Opens at Hersham Golf Club

Safari Adventure Golf provides a series of putting challenges set against the backdrop of a host of typical safari features that are linked by landscaped pathways and sound effects

Exhibitions & Conferences

2015 Coaches Circle

‘Coaching Masterminds’ Brought Together for 2015 Coaches Circle

21 countries were represented at the event which took place at Pravets Golf & Spa Resort, Bulgaria, brought together under the umbrella theme of youth golf

Growing the Game

Still from This Girl Golfs video

‘Raising Our Game’ – #ThisGirlGolfs

A video campaign sets out to change female perception of golf and encourage participation

Interviews

Thomas Bach

Interview with IOC President Thomas Bach

During The Open Championship at St Andrews IOC President Thomas Bach and The R&A held a press conference about golf’s return to the Olympics in August 2016

Management Topics

Logo-UKGCOA UJack

The VAT Distortion: UK Golf Team in talks with HM Treasury

Following a meeting on 29th July, HM Treasury has agreed to continue a dialogue with a UKGCOA/England Golf/KPMG project team to consider agreeing a resolution to the VAT distortion in golf .....read the full story »

Media

James Prusa, the executive in charge

Asia’s Golf Power List Set to Grow

The list of the ‘Most Powerful People In Golf In Asia’ enters its third year with a clear vision to grow the programme

New Products

Rob Spurrier

GLF.Locker will ‘Change the Business of Golf Coaching’

GLF. (Giant Leaps Forward) have created the web-based GLF.Locker software platform to boost the business prospects of anyone who teaches golfers for a living

Opinion

Andrew Harris

What could drones mean for golf?

Golf Consultants Association Member Andrew Harris shares his views… .....read the full story »

People

Shona Malcolm (courtesy of Getty Images)

Shona Malcolm Appointed New Secretary of PGA in Scotland

Malcolm, who hails from Ayrshire, is an experienced golf administrator, having served as both Chairman of the Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association and CEO of the Ladies’ Golf Union

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

Joe Austen with Tony Jacklin in The Austen Gallery, St Andrews

Tony Jacklin Ryder Cup Collection

The Tony Jacklin Ryder Cup Collection is a series of oil painted portraits by the world renowned golf portrait artist, Joe Austen .....read the full story »

Sponsorship

Hilton website

Hilton named Official Partner for the British Masters

Hilton has extended its association with The European Tour by becoming an Official Partner of the British Masters supported by Sky Sports, which takes place at Woburn Golf Club from 8-11 October

Travel

Golfers on the putting green at PGA Catalunya Resort

International visitor numbers rise at PGA Catalunya Resort

The award-winning PGA Catalunya Resort, Spain’s official candidate host venue for The 2022 Ryder Cup, has announced a 15% rise in international visitors for the first half of 2015