Wednesday, 4th March, 2015

Solheim Cup logo

The Ladies European Tour has received record interest in hosting The 2019 Solheim Cup in Europe


Corporate

Tacit I Khan logos

Tacit Golf Expands

International Golf Development is re-aligning its activities and Tacit Golf has acquired the driving range business of i-KAN GC

Courses

St Enodoc Golf Club celebrates 125 years in 2015

St Enodoc Celebrates 125th Anniversary in 2015

The Club, one of England’s oldest and most beguiling links, will stage a Festival of Golf Week, comprising various tournaments and social functions, from 28th June to 5th July

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

Broken Tee Group of kids with golf bags

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

BIGGA cpd logo

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

Darren Clarke and Lee Westwood

Lee Westwood and Darren Clarke announce #themajordiscussion

Lee Westwood, Darren Clarke and Chubby Chandler are hosting a unique interactive event on the eve of the Masters

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

McIlroy Laureus

Rory McIlroy Nominated for Laureus Sportsman Of The Year Award 

‘To be 25 years of age and have all these accolades and four Major Championships to my name is very special’ – says Rory McIlroy. The Laureus World Sports Awards Ceremony will take place in Shanghai on 15th April

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

HSBC Women's Champions 2015 Launch

World’s Best Golfers Display Stylish New Look for Singapore Showdown

Golfing elite ready for “Asia’s Major” as HSBC Women’s Champions 2015 gets underway

Travel

Claus Feldt, general manager of WLG (third left) with representatives of member clubs, (from left) David Shepherd (Monte Rei), Yiannis Tsioukanis (Costa Navarino), Sara Zucchini (Garda Golf), Jan Tomas (Penati Golf) and Stuart Collier (Stoke Park)

Leading Golf Courses of Europe rebrands to reflect global reach

With member clubs in 16 countries and an increasing global reach, the Leading Golf Courses of Europe has rebranded as World of Leading Golf