Thursday, 5th March, 2015

SMS INC. Golf Participation at just above the 3.3 million mark offers hope to the golf industry after a decade of decay

Golf participation in GB finally stabilised in 2014, just above the 3.3 million mark, offering hope to the golf industry after a decade of decay


Corporate

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A Nice Touch! Trade-In Your Old Skycaddie In March

Up to £80 discount on award-winning SkyCaddie Touch for golfers who trade-in an older SkyCaddie; trade-in any non-SkyCaddie GPS or laser device to get £30 off the Touch

Courses

Night Golf

Golfers Take to Worsley Park Even When Greens Are Pitch Black

This special event was organised by the golf team at Worsley Park and The Night Golf Company. Six holes were converted for the event

Exhibitions & Conferences

Carin Koch will join a Q&A session on female participation in golf, led by Syngenta’s Simon Elsworth at GolfBIC 2015

GolfBIC Latest (Just Over Two Weeks To Go!)

Carin Koch joins golf industry leaders for a special Q&A on female participation in golf

Growing the Game

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Broken Tee GC Receives NGCOA 2015 Player Development Award

Community-Based Approach to Growing the Game Recognized at Owners’ Annual Conference

Interviews

Gary Firkins and Giles Morgan

Golf’s future: ‘Time and format can be looked at relatively easily’

BBC Golf Correspondent Iain Carter interviews Giles Morgan, the head of sponsorship for HSBC

Management Topics

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1,000 Members for BIGGA’S CPD

The Learning & Development team at BIGGA House are celebrating after the 1,000th CPD member claimed their Credits!

Media

Network 90 golf-design

Chance to win £50,000!

Take a shot at the Majors with Luke Donald and Network90.com, for your chance to win £50,000!

New Products

John Deere X590 Multi-Terrain lawn tractor

New John Deere lawn tractors for 2015

John Deere is adding three new models to its extensive range of lawn tractors for 2015. These include an industry leading innovation at the top of the range, designed for faster and more economical mowing

Opinion

Ian Bulleid

Is Third party management a Good Idea?

Ian Bulleid is International Sales and Marketing Director for Troon Golf the world’s largest golf management company and a founder member and past chairman of the Golf Consultants Association

People

Jay Morrish

Jay Morrish, ASGCA Fellow, Dies at 78

Jay Morrish, a Past President and Fellow of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), died March 2, 2015

Property

Jumeirah Golf Estates

Jumeirah Golf Estates exhibits at Dubai showcase in London

Jumeirah Golf Estates, home to the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai, attends Dubai Property Show at London Olympia (February 27 – March 1) Yousuf Kazim, Chief Executive Officer, set to share region’s success stories with UK’s biggest real estate and hospitality developers

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

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British Masters returns to The European Tour

The British Masters supported by Sky Sports will be played at Woburn Golf Club from 8-11 October 2015

Travel

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Scotland’s submits Solheim Cup Expression of Interest

Scotland has submitted an expression of interest in bidding to host The 2019 Solheim Cup and will decide on whether to launch a formal bid in the summer