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News Archive for 1999


Wednesday, August 11th, 1999

Luxury Scottish Golf Development will cost £45M

Scottish golfing star Sam Torrance is to co-design the 520 acre development which will be built for St Andrews Bay Development on farmland in Kingask


Friday, August 6th, 1999

Cambridge Lakes Par 3 comes back to market

The Chelmsford Office of FPDSavills has been instructed to re-market the property at a guide price of £350,000 to include machinery and equipment

Top Leisure Specialists Join Forces

Humberts Leisure, chartered surveyors and international leisure business specialists, and Fleury Manico, chartered surveyors, have agreed terms to merge their businesses


Wednesday, August 4th, 1999

American Golf Acquires Abbotsley Golf Hotel

Ambitious plans for the property include expanding the accommodation facilities from 17 to 45 bedrooms


Saturday, July 31st, 1999

EGIA Calls for TV Debate

Leading figures in European golf have called for a summit conference next spring to address the sport’s lack of terrestrial television exposure. Members of the European Golf Industry Association assembled last month for their annual summer meeting at Stoke Poges Golf Club, and uppermost in their minds was the shortage of people taking up the…read the full story


Monday, July 26th, 1999

Offers over £1.5m invited for The Bulbury Club

The Bulbury Club, near Poole in Dorset, an 18 hole course and clubhouse is being offered for sale through Strutt & Parker


Friday, July 23rd, 1999

Scotland’s new Golf Academy

Forthview Golf Academy is Scotland’s newest all-round practice facility and it officially opened earlier today .....read the full story »


Saturday, July 17th, 1999

Old Course Hotel has plans for expansion

The Old Course Hotel Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews has announced plans for expansion with a £5 million investment


Wednesday, July 14th, 1999

Croatia’s first golf course will be opened this week

The Dolina Kardinala Golf and Country Club is situated just outside Zagreb and will be opened by President Tudman


Monday, July 12th, 1999

O’Meara Design to undertake European Golf Course

Mark O’Meara, the 1998 Masters and Open Champion, is to design his first European golf course. O’Meara Design is responsible for one of two new courses being built at Carton Demesne near Dublin


Friday, July 2nd, 1999

IOG Confirms new SALTEX deal

The Institute of Groundsmanship has announced a new five year deal with Independent Exhibitions Limited to sell and promote its flagship show the Sports, Amenities & Landscaping Trades Exhibition (SALTEX)


Thursday, July 1st, 1999

British Constructors have new Chairman

Nigel Ely has today been elected as BAGCC Chairman

£11 Million invested in new Esporta Golf Club

A new Esporta Health, Racquets and Golf Club will open in Milngavie, Glasgow on Friday 30th July


Wednesday, June 30th, 1999

Virtual golf design

Multi-media investment makes EGD a European first .....read the full story »


Thursday, June 24th, 1999

New Golf Course for historic Stapleford Park

The first phase in the development of a new, multi-million pound 18 hole championship golf course has just begun at Stapleford Park, an Outpost of the exclusive Carnegie Club at Skibo Castle


Sunday, June 20th, 1999

New approach from Palmer Course Design Company

Palmer Course Design Company has adopted a unique two-level approach to enhance the service programs available to its clients


Wednesday, June 16th, 1999

Chesterton to market Flaxby Park

The site combines a high degree of accessibility with a large and affluent demographic profile .....read the full story »

Kings Cliffe site for sale

Outline planning granted for a 90-bedroom hotel with conference facilities, a 45-hole golf course, purpose-built clubhouse, holiday village complex and many other sports facilities


Wednesday, June 2nd, 1999

Strutt & Parker publish Leisure commentary

In January Strutt & Parker and William Hillary Leisure and Hotels joined forces, bringing together one of the UK’s leading firms of chartered surveyors with one of the most respected leisure and hotel property specialists. This is the first report since that merger


Tuesday, June 1st, 1999

Stakis Park Golf Course Opens Today

£1.7 million has been invested at the new PGA championship course at Templepatrick


Tuesday, May 18th, 1999

Braid’s bunkers back

The old Braid course at Tyrrells Wood in Surrey is presently being restored. Many of the original design features are being re-created in a seven year programme


Thursday, May 13th, 1999

Ingersoll-Rand Reports First Quarter Records

The Parent Company of Club Car golf cars has reported record sales, net earnings and earnings per share for the first quarter of 1999 .....read the full story »


Tuesday, April 13th, 1999

Burhill Appoints M J Abbott to Develop New Course

Abbott’s will be undertaking the construction of the 18 hole course as well as being responsible for the land drainage and irrigation contract. Work is due to begin on site in May 1999


Thursday, April 8th, 1999

Woodlands Golf Course for sale by written offer

The Trustee in bankruptcy has instructed FPDSavills to invite proposals for the freehold of Woodlands Golf & Country Club near Bristol either as a whole or in four lots .....read the full story »


Monday, April 5th, 1999

Launch of “Golf Science International”

The World Scientific Congress of Golf Trust has launched a bi-monthly magazine. All the articles which appear in Golf Science International are based on pure science