Friday, 31st October, 2014

Fuss stainability

In today’s world you don’t get very far without bumping into the word Sustainability. So what’s all the fuss about?


Corporate

Ian Bulleid of Troon (right) and Jonathan Smith of GEO at the International Golf Travel Market

Troon Drives Further On Corporate Responsibility 

Troon has taken the next step in sustainable business ethics, embracing a credible and proactive approach to environmental enhancement and community engagement at the courses it manages and develops

Courses

North Oxford Golf Club: Britain’s first Centre of Excellence for Golf Tech Systems

Golf every day of the year

Golfers are getting into the swing of things indoors at one of Oxfordshire’s finest courses, as science takes the guesswork out of the game

Exhibitions & Conferences

Magma Conference Centre

IGTM announces Tenerife as host destination for 2015

Spanish island of Tenerife will welcome IGTM 2015, organised by Reed Travel Exhibitions, to the Magma Conference Centre in Costa Adeje on 5-8 October

Growing the Game

Get into golf Ladies Tee Club

Ladies tee up new pathway into golf

A new initiative is making it easier than ever for ladies to give golf a go and enjoy a sport that brings many health and social benefits

Interviews

foremost members montage

Paul Hedges Q & A: 30th Anniversary of Foremost Golf

Foremost on the Right Road for Success

Management Topics

Continue toLearn brochure cover

Improving Career Prospects at ‘Continue To Learn’

Continue to Learn and the Turf Managers’ Conference is not just for Course Managers and Head Greenkeepers

Media

GolfGuide sn

Golfers’ ‘Golf Day Bible’ reaches 15th Year

The 2015 version of Golf News’ ‘Ultimate Guide to Society and Company Golf’ – a must-have publication for every society and corporate golf organiser – is published in January

New Products

Santa Is My Caddy T-Shirt

Ho! Ho! Hole In One!!

It’s Christmas at Bunker Mentality and they know what every golfer wants

Opinion

Forbidden Game, by Dan Washburn, 
(Oneworld, 316 pages, $18.99)

‘The Forbidden Game’: Golf and the Chinese Dream

Word on the street is that Chinese authorities are finally planning to come clean, so to speak, on the issue of golf course construction in the world’s most populous country, writes Spencer Robinson

People

Hall of Fame webpage

World Golf Hall of Fame welcomes Davies, Graham, O’Meara and Tillinghast

The Class of 2015 will be celebrated at Induction Ceremony on July 13, 2015 at St Andrews

Property

Windwhistle Golf Club

Savills Tees Up New Owner For Windwhistle Golf Club, Somerset

Savills, on behalf of a private client, has sold Windwhistle Golf Club in Cricket St. Thomas for an undisclosed sum

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Harry Bannerman Ryder cup replica

Leading Scottish Golfer’s Replica Ryder Cup at Bonhams Edinburgh Sporting Sale

The replica was made by Asprey’s and is 12 inches high. It is estimated at £5,000-8,000

Sponsorship

(From left) Steve Weston of TomTom, Simon Jones from the London Golf Show and Andrew Clayton from TomTom

TomTom partners with the London Golf Show

TomTom – a global leader in navigation and mapping – will be the Sponsor of the TomTom Golfer Long Putt at the exhibition this November 14–16 at Glow, Bluewater .....read the full story »

Travel

IAGTO Awards logo

Global recipients honoured in 15th annual IAGTO Awards

The 15th annual IAGTO Awards have honoured destinations, golf courses and golf resorts from the US states of North and South Carolina, the Dominican Republic, Spain, Slovenia, China, Mexico, Morocco and Ireland .....read the full story »