Thursday, 28th May, 2015

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The 2014 Ryder Cup yet again stepped forward as one of the world’s leading sustainable events, generating significant benefits to the community and environment, a new report released this week has concluded .....read the full story »


Corporate

Titleist Limited Edition U.S#67 Pro V1 & Pro V1x golf balls

Titleist Celebrates Long-Running Success Story at U.S. Open

Titleist marks the continuation of golf’s longest running success story as the 67th consecutive year of being the #1 ball at the U.S. Open with launch of Limited Edition ‘67’ stamped golf balls

Courses

Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point (source Nicklaus.com)

Trump’s Ferry Point, New York, officially opens to rave reviews

Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point is part of a New York City-funded redevelopment project. The 18-hole links style Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course, designed in consultation with Sanford Design, is operated by the Trump Golf team

Exhibitions & Conferences

Golf Trade Show logo revised

The Golf Trade Show: Free educational programme announced for 2015

Seminars take place on the Tuesday and Wednesday of the three-day event staged at Harrogate International Centre, Yorkshire, on 6-8 October, 2015

Growing the Game

Walmley Friends and Family Fun Day

Walmley Golf Club ‘Family & Friends Fun Day’

Walmley Golf Club in Sutton Coldfield welcomed over 250 visitors when the Club threw open its doors for a ‘Family and Friends Fun Day’

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

GCSAA screengrab

GCSAA Publishes 2015 Salaries Survey

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America survey shows salaries for superintendents continue steady increase in 2015

Media

Golf Life Travel May edition cover

‘Golf Life Travel’ achieves ‘highest open rates’ says Judge

Tony Judge, CEO of Clubs to Hire, endorses performance of the specialist corporate golf magazine

New Products

Skechers shoe style

Skechers Performance Division introduces new GO GOLF™ line up for 2015

Skechers Performance Division has unveiled its new line up for the 2015 season following on from the initial success of the GO GOLF™ range, which launched in the UK at the start of the 2014 season

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

Paul Booth Director of Club Operations at Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Abu Dhabi Golf Club Leader Claims Top Troon Golf Title

Abu Dhabi Golf Club is celebrating after its leader and Director of Club Operations, Paul Booth, was universally acknowledged by Troon Golf, the venue’s management company, as its global ‘Ambassador of the Year’

Property

Formby Hall Hotel (Hotel website)

CBRE Appointed To Sell Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa

High-Profile Luxury 4* Resort on England’s Golf Coast Resort Hits Market. The agents, CBRE, are seeking offers in excess of £20m

Salesroom & Memorabilia

(from left) local golf fan Sadie McGill age 6; Perth and Kinross Provost Liz Grant; local golf fan Stella McGill age 8; Jen Williams, Senior Greenspace Officer at Perth & Kinross Council; Niall McGill, Golf Course Officer at Perth & Kinross Council; Kathleen Smith Vice Chair of Perth & Kinross Disability Sport

Last chance to enter Ryder Cup silent auction

This coming week is the last chance to enter the Council’s charitable silent auction of Ryder Cup memorabilia. The auction will close to bids on 31 May at 11.59pm

Sponsorship

2016 European Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland poses with the Ryder Cup trophy during a Ryder Cup Photocall at the Sofitel hotel on March 23, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

European Ryder Cup Points Race To Start In Russia

The quest to make The 2016 European Ryder Cup team will begin in Russia later this year when the M2M Russian Open at the Skolkovo Golf Club in Moscow has the honour of being the first counting event .....read the full story »

Travel

Madinat Makadi Golf Course

New travel portal for golfers

GolfersGlobe is the name of a new travel portal which delivers information and inspiration to golfers who dream of travelling to play exotic courses. The portal is aiming to be ‘the golf industry’s answer to TripAdvisor’