Tuesday, 28th June, 2016

Sir Nick Faldo with a portrait of Albert Tingey, a founding member of The PGA who founded the Niblick Brigade which fought in the Great War (image courtesy of the Royal British Legion)
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The PGA is marking the anniversary of the Battle of Somme by pledging to find the names of any of its members killed in the fighting. It follows the launch of Sport Remembers the Somme 1916-2016 – a campaign by the Royal British Legion which pays tribute to the sportsmen and women who gave their lives in the 141 day battle .....read the full story »


Corporate

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Srixon Celebrates 10 Years as #1 Two-Piece Golf Ball Brand

Superior technology & innovation sees Srixon reach impressive milestone, following 10 years of dominance as the UK & Ireland’s #1 two-piece golf ball brand

Courses

Stephen Gallacher and Gordon Strachan at the 9th hole of The King’s (photo credit Julie Howden/Gleneagles)

Scottish sporting legends re-launch legendary Scottish golf course

One of Scotland’s most iconic golf courses, The King’s Course at Gleneagles, was officially launched on Friday (24th June), following an extensive development programme to restore the course to its original glory

Exhibitions & Conferences

Black Mountain Golf Club

APGS 2016 Lines Up Golf Extravaganza

Arrangements have been made for all Asia Pacific Golf Summit delegates to play at both Black Mountain Golf Club and Banyan Golf Club, also in Hua Hin

Growing the Game

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Tiffany Chan Inspires Next Generation of Hong Kong Golfers

The pupils were at the Hong Kong Golf Club in Fanling to enjoy a range of golfing activities, including ShortGolf, a fun and easy introduction to the game and an integral part of the HSBC Golf For Schools initiative

Interviews

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Golf Tourism Market in England is set to grow

GOLF BUSINESS NEWS.com interviews Andrew Cooke – CEO & Founder of Golf Tourism England

Management Topics

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EIGCA position following the UK Referendum

The following statement has been posted on the website of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects

Media

Alison Root, Editor, ‘Women & Golf’

Women & Golf Magazine – 25 Years Old

Britain’s No 1 women’s golf magazine, ‘Women & Golf’, made its own news this week with a bumper issue celebrating its 25th birthday. And the timing could not be more appropriate as the governing bodies see women as the future of the game .....read the full story »

New Products

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PING Unveils SS17 Women’s Performance Apparel Collection

PING has announced the launch of its 2017 Spring/Summer ladies apparel collection, combining state-of-the art performance fabrics, unrivalled attention to detail, and stylish designs

Opinion

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Online marketing campaigns gain impressive results

Intuitive Edge Marketing reports on the company’s recent work for Maple Leaf Golf a chain of 3 golf centres based in the South East of England

People

Blane Dodds

Blane Dodds Appointed CEO of Scottish Golf

With vast experience in the private and public sports sectors, the 49-year-old Scot will start his new role with Scotland’s governing body for amateur golf on Monday 15 August

Property

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Savills markets Chart Hills with guide price of £2.75 million

Savills, on behalf of a private client, is marketing the freehold interest in Chart Hills Golf Club in Biddenden, Kent from a guide price of £2.75 million

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Nick Gibbs working on a recent commission of the 18th at Pebble Beach

Replicas of famous golf holes – hand-made from Fairway Originals

Nick Gibbs carves bespoke replicas of famous and favourite golf holes. Hand-made from English hardwoods and dyed veneers

Sponsorship

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Last chance for early bird ticket offer for Senior Open Championship

There are only a few days remaining to purchase discounted tickets for The Senior Open Championship Presented by Rolex which promises to showcase the talents of over 30 Major Champions at Carnoustie next month

Travel

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President Outlines Mallorca’s Golf Vision

Federico Knuchel is a 76-year-old Swiss who moved to Mallorca more than 40 years ago and loved it so much, he decided against going home. Now head of Mallorca’s drive to join the golf tourism elite he remains as passionate as ever about the island’s future