Friday, 29th May, 2015

SMS Golf Rounds played in UK

SMS INC. has confirmed that the new year has started positively for the sport, building on the conclusions of 2014 when golf participation finally stabilised


Corporate

OnGolf Power of Irrigation

Hunter Industries Joins OnGolf Ready Partners

Cloud-Based Golf Course Decision Platform and Leading Irrigation Manufacturer Partner

Courses

The Grove Hole 4

Guest Experience Is Best At The Grove

The Grove, London’s five-star golf resort, has underlined its reputation for delivering an exceptional experience for golfers by winning a top international award

Exhibitions & Conferences

Asia Golf Congress website

Asia Golf Congress Set to Debut in Shenzhen in October

This brand new high-level event will provide structured one-to-one business meetings, as well as professional education, networking and hands-on demonstrations for golf industry trade professionals

Growing the Game

Hannah Burke, Golf Trust Ambassador, and Ladies European Tour golfer

5,000 Girls prove that Golf’s Got Talent

Golfing non-profit charitable organisation The Golf Trust has identified 40 promising girl golfers to compete in the Final of its inaugural Golf’s Got Talent event next month

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

Ryder Cup logo - 2

Ryder Cup Sets New Standards for Sustainable Sporting Events

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 »

Media

Golf News cover

‘GolfNews’ Celebrates 21 Years As The Clubhouse Leader

Started in 1994 by publisher Matt Nicholson, GolfNews continues to celebrate the best of golf in the South of England, as well as reporting on golf events around the world

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

Sarah Bennett with  GolfingGirls

Bennett grows Golfing Girl

Sarah Bennett, Head PGA Teaching Professional at Three Rivers Golf & Country Club, is the author of ‘GolfingGirl’ which she set up five years ago using the various social media platforms .....read the full story »

People

The Jack Nickaus Room in the USGA’s Museum

USGA Museum Celebrates Opening of Jack Nicklaus Room

Permanent space joins galleries honoring Bob Jones, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer and Mickey Wright

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

Ceres Inn The Big Three Whisky

Golf Spirited Whisky Launch in St Andrews

The return of the Open Championship to St Andrews has been marked by the commissioning of a collection of three whiskies named The Spirits of St Andrews

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

Ross MacKenzie, Fife Council, Liam Barn, mid left Stephen Owen Chair of Fife Golf Partnership, Johnathon Dunbar, Links Trust, front left Ann Camus, Fife Tourism Partnership, front right is Pam Smith, Crail Golfing Society

Business to a tee

Fife Golf Partnership determined to support business success