Thursday, 2nd July, 2015

John Andrew

Direct Golf has posted increased year-on-year growth for the 10th consecutive month


Corporate

Tony Scott (left) and Darren Phillips

Mizuno Appoints Golf PR Specialists Pure Sports Marketing

The Japanese golf equipment manufacturer announces the appointment of Pure Sports Marketing to handle its PR and marketing communications in the UK and Ireland with immediate effect

Courses

The Hong Kong Golf Club is the permanent home of the Hong Kong Open (Asian Tour)

Hong Kong’s ‘Home Of Golf’ Joins Asian Golf Industry Federation

Hong Kong Golf Club, one of Asia’s most historic golfing establishments, has signed up with the Asian Golf Industry Federation

Exhibitions & Conferences

Colin Jenkins, OGRO Chairman, Colin Mayes, Chairman of UKGCOA, BIGGA CEO Jim Croxton and Andy Lloyd-Skinner, CEO of UKGCOA

BTME 2016 to Host GolfBIC Convention

BTME 2016 has been boosted further by the confirmation that a major industry Convention will be held during the big week in Harrogate, attracting yet more key decision makers to the turf management industry’s premier exhibition

Growing the Game

Tom Burnett Golf Academy Opening Ceremony

Tom Burnett Golf Academy Central Europe opened

Tom Burnett has officially opened his first Central European junior golf academy at the Pannonia Golf & Country Club, Hungary

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

Chambers Bay Golf Course (rtj website)

RTJ II proves ‘Brown Is Beautiful’ and sets tone for future of Golf Development

Principals of Robert Trent Jones II to deliver presentation about flexibility and sustainability to golf course owners meeting at Poppy Hills

Media

Hole 17 Gullane No.1 with clubhouse and part of the town in the background

Prestigious Gallery First For Scottish Golf Photographer

Renowned Scottish golf course photographer Mark Alexander will become the first photographer to exhibit his work at one of Scotland’s most prestigious art galleries

New Products

Max Golf Protein

TRENDYGOLF.com lets you play longer and stay stronger with Max Golf Protein

TRENDYGOLF.com, has been named as exclusive online stockist of Max Golf Protein, the revolutionary new sports drink designed specifically for golfers, by golfers

Opinion

Gregg Patterson at EGCOA Cannes Conference 2012 (pasquale the photographer)

Club Management Oracle Advocates ‘Guerrilla Tactics’

A taster of what to expect from a presentation by Gregg Patterson, arguably the most dynamic speaker in the club management profession anywhere in the world

People

Karl Morris

EDGA announces Karl Morris as Commercial Director

The European Disabled Golf Association has great pleasure in welcoming Karl Morris to the team that is driving the Association forwards

Property

Dolgellau Golf Club sale

Dolgellau Golf Club, Wales: Offers in the region of £950,000

Unique opportunity to achieve a complete ‘lifestyle change’ by purchasing a golf course set in the fabulous Snowdonia National Park overlooking the Mawddach Estuary

Salesroom & Memorabilia

British Golf Museum website

British Golf Museum Re-Opens to Celebrate its 25th Year

Celebrating 25 years since it first opened in 1990, the 5 star Museum at St Andrew has undergone a major transformation. Imaginative exhibitions and stunning multimedia bring to life over 500 years of golfing history

Sponsorship

Tartan Trews 2

Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open tees off with #TartanWednesday

Golf fans will be encouraged to turn Gullane Golf Club into a sea of tartan next week when the official Pro-Am day at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open is designated ‘Tartan Wednesday’

Travel

Premier Golf Ryder Cup

Premier Golf Releases High-Demand 2016 Ryder Cup Packages

Premier Golf has been a licensed PGA of America partner for 25 years and is introducing Ryder Cup packages to the European market for the first time