Sunday, 28th August, 2016

XX10 Centre of Excellence

XXIO match market-leading equipment technology with premium golf facilities to help golfers get more out of their game


Corporate

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PING introduces pink G driver, with share of proceeds to Bubba Watson Foundation

This marks the third time in four years that the company has partnered with Watson on the fundraiser, which will now surpass $1 million in donations since its beginning in 2012

Courses

Easingwold course manager Andre Erlah, left, and Paul Nicholls from Russell Groundcare with the club’s two new Toro mowers

Cleaner Cut for Easingwold’s Greens, thanks to Toro

Following the arrival of two new Toro mowers, Easingwold Golf Club has reported a cleaner cut across its 18 hole, Par 72 SSS 72 course, set in woodland and heath just south of Easingwold, North Yorkshire

Exhibitions & Conferences

PGA Show Performance Textiles

Specialized Textiles Featured at 2017 PGA Merchandise Show

Educational Programming will provide insights into performance fabrics, manufacturing and international trade

Growing the Game

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Coming soon: Free Online Marketing Workshop for Golf Operators

The workshop is designed to help golf courses gain a better understanding of incentives, driving conversions, tracking results and calculating a return on investment

Interviews

Gary Player

GBN.com in Conversation With Gary Player…

GolfBusinessNews.com talks exclusively to icon of the game and nine-time Major winner, Gary Player, on the eve of the Berenberg Gary Player Invitational at Wentworth Club…

Management Topics

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Milestone in Sustainable Golf Development

Golf shows proactive leadership and collaboration as it comes together on a voluntary sustainability standard for golf developments

Media

Paul McKenna

Paul McKenna Ultimate Golf Success App

Self-improvement author and sports mind coach Paul McKenna has made a study of the greatest golfers of all time and created a system based on how they play. Endorsed by Sir Nick Faldo it is available to download on Android and iPhone, priced at £4.99

New Products

Huntington Beach Putter

Cleveland Golf Introduce Brand New Huntington Beach Putter Collection

Experience premium performance and a softer feel without the premium price, introducing Cleveland Golf’s eye-catching new Huntington Beach Collection

Opinion

Mark Smith

Business Rates – Preparing for Your Golf Venue’s Autumn Revaluation

Chartered surveyor and specialist golf property adviser, Mark Smith of Smith Leisure, explains the process

People

Mark Hopkins, Sales Manager (left), Claire Fraser, MD (centre) and Sean Wright, Account Manager (right)

Crossover Technologies Extends Sales Team

Leading golf retail EPOS provider, Crossover Technologies, has appointed a new Account Manager to join its growing sales team

Property

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Banca March Continues Course Improvements at Sancti Petri Hills

Currently on the market (offers are invited) the Club and Course are fully open for business with total revenues for the year to date 37% up compared with last year

Salesroom & Memorabilia

The 21-year-old whisky is aptly named 'Exclusion'

Moray Golf Club celebrates Prime ministerial triple TIPPLE

Moray Golf Club in Lossiemouth has launched the first of three whiskies to celebrate its association with an extraordinary trinity of the UK’s most respected prime ministers

Sponsorship

James Tobia

Anglo-Russian Team Breaks Rio Record

University of Bedfordshire student, James Tobia, caddied for the Russian golfer Maria Verchenova who broke the Olympic course record on Saturday. Afterwards he told GBN.com about his experience and ambitions… .....read the full story »

Travel

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Gastro Golf Opens Up a Taste of the Good Life to Corporate Market

The Cheshire-based tour operator, which is a member of IAGTO, organises golf holidays with a ‘gastronomic twist’ – combining the opportunity to play on some of the world’s finest golf courses, stay in luxury hotels, and enjoy memorable culinary, wine and cultural experiences