Thursday, 3rd September, 2015

Over the past three editions of IGTM, the event has attracted an average of 364 pre-qualified buyers per year

The appointment-based event, this year at the Magma Conference Centre, Tenerife, from October 5-8, will enable in excess of 10,000 scheduled meetings to take place


Corporate

1026R compact tractor studio A

New tractor finance from John Deere

John Deere Financial has announced a new finance programme for UK customers of the company’s comprehensive compact tractor range, which includes 1R, 2R, 3R and 4R Series models from 25 to 66hp

Courses

Course manager Sid Arrowsmith shakes hands with Lely’s Robert Rees, left, in front of the club’s new Toro machines and members of the greenkeeping team

Talented Team plus Toro results in tournament success at Frilford Heath GC

Frilford Heath, the 54-hole championship golf course complex seven miles south of Oxford, has been an exclusive Toro customer for four years

Exhibitions & Conferences

John Solheim

John Solheim to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

2015 HSBC Golf Business Forum recognises outstanding contribution to golf

Growing the Game

Mission Hills / Universoty of St Andrews Opening Ceremony

Mission Hills:St Andrews Fundraising For China’s Golfing Future

The aim is to offer top-level education to academically gifted Chinese youngsters seeking to carve a career for themselves in the Royal and Ancient game

Interviews

Eddie Reid at the TGF Awards Night

Eddie Reid: GolfBusinessNews Interview

Eddie Reid, Managing Director of golf retail services group the TGI Golf Partnership, on the company’s performance and the golf industry as a whole

Management Topics

ProVQ website_turf

ProVQ takes on John Deere training

John Deere has appointed ProVQ as its new partner to deliver the company’s award winning apprentice training programmes, replacing the previous provider Babcoc

Media

Still from This Girl Golfs video

ABC six-monthly audit brings good news for ‘National Club Golfer’

The release of the latest set of ABC figures showed that 59,000 copies of the magazine were distributed to almost 2,500 golf clubs across the UK every month

New Products

Everris has announced the launch of a new product called DewSmart, which has been designed to prevent or reduce the formation of dew on grass leaf

Everris Solve Dew Problems with Smart New Product

Everris has announced an addition to its H2Pro range with the launch of a new product called DewSmart, which has been designed to prevent or reduce the formation of dew on grass leaf

Opinion

ClearWater in action at Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club

Legislation In Cinque

Demands on Europe’s greenkeepers to ensure their awareness and compliance with a raft of different legislation are increasing. Here we take a look at what Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club are doing to stay ahead of the regulators

People

Greg Pearse

Greg Pearse Heads Up Galvin Green UK&I

Former European marketing chief joins iconic clothing brand

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

Jack Nicklaus by Walter Spitzmiller

Jack Nicklaus Record Five PGA Championship Wins Celebrated in Artistic Tribute

World-renowned golf artist Walt Spitzmiller vividly captures Nicklaus’ memorable five PGA Championships as part of an extraordinary collection of 18 paintings simply entitled ‘Jack’s Majors’

Sponsorship

PING's Gainsborough headquarters

Four More Years for PING

PGAs of Europe Corporate Partner, PING, has extended their agreement with the Association for four more years taking the successful partnership to 11 years

Travel

Spa at Ramside: hydrotherapy pool

Ramside Hall launches £11m luxury spa and wellness facility

Guests at the four star resort in County Durham can now combine golf on two championship courses with relaxation in the spa and restorative treatments created exclusively for golfers