Monday, 27th April, 2015

Scottish Handicap Week logo

Scottish Golf’s inaugural Handicap Week is launched to help educate new and established golfers on how to better understand the intricacies of handicapping


Corporate

Chip Brewer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Callaway Golf Company

Callaway Golf Announces First Quarter Results

Brand momentum and market shares continue to improve and Callaway increases full year earnings guidance

Courses

Trump Turnberry changes

Trump Turnberry Unveils Changes to Legendary Ailsa Course

The proposals include the creation of five dramatic and stunning new holes and a range of alterations covering virtually every corner of the course which sits on over 1,000 acres

Exhibitions & Conferences

APGS web page

Asia Pacific Golf Summit Dates Announced

There will be major change in the format of this year’s Summit, to be held in Singapore at Orchid Country Club on 14-15 October. The interactive sessions have been described as ‘golf’s first ever Town Hall Debate’

Growing the Game

On Course Foundation web page

On Course Foundation Partners National Golf Month

On Course Foundation launched in 2010 and has already helped hundreds of wounded, injured and sick Service personnel and veterans progress their rehabilitation using golf skills and employment training

Interviews

Monte Rei Golf & Country Club – Nicklaus Design (photograph courtesy of Aidan Bradley)

KPMG publishes new study on European Mediterranean golf resorts

GBN.com Interview with Andrea Sartori, Partner KPMG Advisory, Head of Golf Advisory Services in EMA

Management Topics

Susie Lee drives in

Female Club Captain Drives In at The Wisley

The Wisley has been highly successful and leading the way on equality in golf for 25 years now, writes Dove Jones

Media

British masters poulter picture

Sky Sports and European Tour announce free admission to British Masters

New and existing golf fans can watch some of the world’s top golfers for FREE this October when the British Masters supported by Sky Sports takes place at Woburn Golf Club

New Products

The Gleneagles Collection

Introducing The Gleneagles Collection

The iconic Gleneagles Hotel, Perthshire, has taken a step forward into the world of luxury accessories, with the launch of an exclusive new range of leather goods

Opinion

Emilio Dellanzo and Anthony Ritossa on site in Croatia

Dellanzo Design Delivers Brand New Design Concept

A Possible Game Changer? “Everyone is talking about how the game needs to change,” writes Paul Dellanzo

People

Peter Fjällman (left) hands over as President to Tom Mackenzie

EIGCA Elect Tom Mackenzie as President

Members of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects have elected Tom Mackenzie as their new President in succession to Peter Fjällman

Property

Wrangaton golf course

Historic Devon golf club sold to local operator

Wrangaton Golf Club has been sold to the Barter family, who own Bovey Tracey Golf Club about 20 miles away. The sale price is thought to be close to the £500,000 guide price

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Lucy (left) presenting the original artwork to Liz Jordan, Lady Captain of Dun Laoghaire G.C

Commissioning The Curtis Cup 2016 Official Artwork

Continuing the tradition of commissioning an artist to produce original artwork to publicise and commemorate the event, the Ladies’ Golf Union selected Irish artist Lucy Tormey as the Curtis Cup Event Artist

Sponsorship

Sam Torrance

Ryder Cup Legend To Tee Up At Close House

Ryder Cup-winning captain Sam Torrance will be among the star names teeing up at this year’s ISPS Handa PGA Seniors Championship at Close House

Travel

(artist's impression)

Largest Ever Arena to be constructed at St Andrews for 144th Open

The Champion at this year’s 144th Open at St Andrews will be crowned in front of the largest arena in the Championship’s 155-year history