Thursday, 23rd October, 2014

Scotty Cameron Futura X5 Dual_Balance

High MOI, Wing Back Mallets available 31st October in golf shops worldwide


Corporate

Conrad Tappert

Sunice® Golf Positioned For Growth

Fletcher Sport Brands (FSB) has appointed Conrad Tappert as President of FSB effective 20 October, 2014. .....read the full story »

Courses

Head Greenkeeper Peter Read with the Jacobsen Eclipse 322 hybrid greens mower

Jacobsen Eclipse 322 Hybrid Greens Mower for Hunstanton Golf Club

Hunstanton Golf Club were so impressed with the quality of cut from the Jacobsen Eclipse 322 they had on demonstration, that they brought forward the purchase by a year

Exhibitions & Conferences

Vision 2020 logo

European Golf Business Conference: Final Programme Announced

The much-anticipated event in Barcelona will play host to the release of the EGCOA’s VISION 2020 project from 4th – 6th November

Growing the Game

l-r: Midori Miyazaki, David Pocock, Glyn Davies, Robert Maxfield, Craig Thomas and Anthony Middleton

Welsh Trio Raise The Bar For Disabled Coaching

Mike Davies, Anthony Middleton and Dave Pocock were recently recognised by the ISPS Handa PGA Academy Programme for their contribution at grassroots level

Interviews

foremost members montage

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

Foremost on the Right Road for Success

Management Topics

Jack Wells, left, and Ben Langdown

Warm Up Exercises Add Extra Length Off Tee

Two PGA Training Academy sports scientists will unveil exciting new research at a world fitness conference which is set to help golfers hit the ball further

Media

European Tour Weibo

European Tour launches Chinese social media channels

The European Tour has officially launched its Chinese social media channels to bring the excitement of its tournaments directly to the growing number of golfers and fans in China .....read the full story »

New Products

The revolutionary new  RSi irons,

TaylorMade Golf’s RSi Iron Range Shows Golfers What They’ve Been Missing

As part of the global launch of the new revolutionary RSi irons, TaylorMade Golf staged multiple European launch events on 15th and 16th October at Wentworth, The Belfry, Bro Hoff in Sweden and at Club De Campo Del Mediterraneo in Spain

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

Tom Freeland

Yorkshire appoint County Development Officer

England’s largest County has appointed Tom Freeland to spearhead the drive to grow the sport

Property

Lough Erne new_aerial_large

CBRE Arranges Sale Of Five-Star Lough Erne Resort

The Irish hotel market has experienced a remarkable turnaround in the last nine months with some €280 million spent on Irish hotels in the year to September

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

Seve Prins of The Netherlands receives advice from Fanny Sunesson on the Old White TPC course at The Greenbrier in West Virginia, USA

Experts prepare players for Faldo Series Grand Final at The Greenbrier

PGA of America President Ted Bishop and former PGA Tour Caddy Fanny Sunesson join Faldo in passing on advice to young competitors

Travel

New GOLFBOO site

GOLFBOO.Com Launches Enhanced Online Platform

GOLFBOO.com has improved functionality for its ever-increasing number of users with the launch of a second-generation website