Monday, 20th October, 2014

Greg Norman on 18 at The Bluffs

Greg Norman has predicted The Bluffs is destined to become one of the world’s top golf courses .....read the full story »


Corporate

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Rain Bird partners with the European Golf Course Owners Association

Rain bird has joined forces with the EGCOA and its growing supplier’s network, to offer EGCOA members their extensive range of irrigation supplies and wealth of knowledge & experience from over 80 years in the irrigation business .....read the full story »

Courses

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Renovations Offer Aroeira Guests A Smooth Ride In 2015

Course improvements at Aroeira, one of Portugal’s most iconic golfing venues, continue apace with the latest phase seeing cart paths totally renovated on the Aroeira I course

Exhibitions & Conferences

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 Speakers for Turfgrass Growers Winter Conference announced

The Turfgrass Growers Association conference will be held at PGRO Thornhaugh, near Peterborough, On Tuesday 2nd December 2014

Growing the Game

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Cheshire PGA pro Matt shows golf is a game for all

De Vere Mottram Hall GC has been named an Inclusive Centre of Excellence by the Cheshire County Golf Partnership

Interviews

PGA Centenary Course 18th hole (courtesy of Gleneagles Hotel)

Q&A with Jack Nicklaus: original designer and architect of PGA Centenary Course

Jack Nicklaus talks about Ryder Cup 2014 and the PGA Centenary Course at Gleneagles. This Q&A is part of the Rolex Ryder Cup Media Kit. Jack Nicklaus is a Rolex Testimonee

Management Topics

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Flexibility: The only future model for the golf business?

In this third release of the key opportunities of the EGCOA’s VISION 2020 project to be explored at the 2014 European Golf Business Conference from the 4-6th November in Barcelona, the focus is on Flexibility .....read the full story »

Media

Cover Golf Etiquette

New Golf Etiquette Quick Reference Guide

This new pocket-sized guide supplements “Golf Rules Quick Reference”, Ton-That’s first guide that sold more than one million copies

New Products

A superb self installation of ClearWater at Filey GC

Comply Now – Pay Later

Highspeed Group’s latest offer makes buying ClearWater even easier 

Opinion

Golfers at Thorpeness Golf Club (courtesy of Stephen Pond, Getty Images)

Golf Well-Placed To Tackle Issue Of Loneliness

PGA chief executive Sandy Jones believes golf can help tackle the issue of loneliness which is blighting the lives of many elderly people in the UK

People

Caroline Shaw is the newly-appointed Marketing and Sales Coordinator for Trimax Mowing Systems UK

Trimax appoints Marketing and Sales Coordinator

Trimax Mowing Systems has announced the appointment of Caroline Shaw as Marketing and Sales Coordinator .....read the full story »

Property

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CBRE Arranges Sale Of Five-Star Lough Erne Resort

The Irish hotel market has experienced a remarkable turnaround in the last nine months with some €280 million spent on Irish hotels in the year to September

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Harry Bannerman Ryder cup replica

Leading Scottish Golfer’s Replica Ryder Cup at Bonhams Edinburgh Sporting Sale

The replica was made by Asprey’s and is 12 inches high. It is estimated at £5,000-8,000

Sponsorship

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SealSkinz Presents a Gift to the 2014 National Golf Club Challenge Finalists

The National Golf Club Challenge team are pleased to announce that SealSkinz, who make a range of waterproof, breathable socks, hats and gloves, will once again sponsor the National Golf Club Challenge charity event, in support of Help for Heroes

Travel

Carr Golf Invitational Pro Am

Annual Carr Golf Invitational Pro Am tees off at the Irish Royals

The Pro Am, which is being run by Carr Golf in partnership with the PGAs of Europe, is played over four courses; Royal Dublin Golf Club, Portmarnock Golf Club, Royal County Down Golf Club and Royal Portrush Golf Club