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News Archive for 2001


Thursday, November 22nd, 2001

Statement from Clubhaus plc

This concerns asset valuation, notification of audited results to 30th September 2001 and discussions with a committee of Noteholders

Harleyford offer to new members

Harleyford Golf Club, recently purchased by its members, has announced a special opportunity to attract new members


Wednesday, November 21st, 2001

Beneficial microbes right on course

Environmental concerns have led many greenkeepers to cut back on chemical use


Tuesday, November 20th, 2001

Ryder Cup proceeds to fund more ‘golf missionaries’

The PGA of Europe is to be a 20% Partner in the Ryder Cup and much of the money will aid member countries with ‘grass roots’ training programmes


Monday, November 19th, 2001

China Golf Show to return in 2003

Golf World Management Pty is to move its offices to China early in the New Year. The 2003 golf show will be part of a new international expo for all sports, related tourism and infrastructure


Friday, November 16th, 2001

Harvard to offer golf design and development seminars

Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design will next year offer a group of seminars related to the planning and design of golf courses and resorts

Callaway announcement

Callaway Golf has announced the most ambitious series of product introductions in the company’s history; new drivers, woods, irons, putters and balls will soon reach the marketplace

Continued success for EGU’s ‘Free Golf Coaching’

This scheme is the beginning of the EGU’s ‘Get into Golf’ structure which provides an opportunity for all standards of golfers to experience the game for the first time and progress through to club membership


Thursday, November 15th, 2001

Stars of the Show

The 2001 Première Golf Exhibition opened this week in Marbella where more than 100 exhibitors previewed a bewildering array of brand new golf clubs, balls and other equipment

Reed signs Première Golf agreement with PGA

Reed Exhibitions has entered into an agreement with the PGA of Great Britain and Ireland for their official sponsorship of the Première Golf event. Reed intends to work with the PGA to grow Première Golf into Europe’s ‘pre-eminent golf business forum’


Wednesday, November 14th, 2001

Management buy-out at Regal Golf

An MBO led by Trevor Walker, managing director, and David Rowlands, finance director, has resulted in Guidestar Ltd purchasing the brand names, assets and stock of Regal Golf from the receivers of Oxygen Sports and Leisure

E-Z-GO confirmed as market leader

An independent market study has confirmed that E-Z-GO is the market leader in the US. The course by course survey of every golf course in the US was carried out by the Golf Research Group


Tuesday, November 13th, 2001

US golf sales decline in September

Sales of most golf equipment, footwear and accessories declined in September according to figures just released by NSGA


Monday, November 12th, 2001

New putters from Ping

Five new PING putters, all of which can be custom fit for length, lie, loft and grip type, will be available in Europe by the start of 2002

Lexus supports golf development

Lexus has announced a ‘Mentoring Programme’ which forms part of their total golf sponsorship package


Friday, November 9th, 2001

Bobby Jones Centenary Celebration

For March next year St Andrews Links Trust has organised a special Commemorative Dinner and the Bobby Jones Centenary Tournament which will take place on the Old Course. Participation in either event, or both, is possible and bookings open on 12th November 2001

Italian fashion house launches new brand

The Marbas Italian Golf Concept aims to be top for style and quality


Thursday, November 8th, 2001

TaylorMade-adidas Golf reports record third quarter revenue

TaylorMade-adidas Golf has reported a 19% increase in revenue for the quarter ended 30th September 2001 compared with the same quarter last year. For the first nine months of the year there has been a 22% increase in revenue. The majority of the company’s revenue growth was fuelled by continued strength in its Asian and European operations


Wednesday, November 7th, 2001

AIM for Clubhaus

The issued share capital of Clubhaus PLC has been admitted to trading on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange


Tuesday, November 6th, 2001

New website for golf range visitors and operators

Just launched by Target Golf Ltd, the website includes listings of both golf ranges and golf range suppliers


Monday, November 5th, 2001

New pump system saves course from fire

Vila Sol, in the Algarve, was saved from an invading bush fire when Flowtronex Europe’s recently installed pump house pumped out more than 250 cubic metres per hour to the fire-fighters out on the perimeter of the course


Friday, November 2nd, 2001

PING sets new standards

PING Europe Ltd has become the first British-based golf company to achieve ISO-9001 and ISO-14001 certification. At the same time Gainsborough Golf Club, which is owned by PING Europe Limited, also achieved ISO Certification Status. It is believed that Gainsborough is the first golf club to achieve this


Thursday, November 1st, 2001

Travel deals for PGA Merchandise Show

Prices start at £440 per person for 5 nights in Orlando to attend the PGA Merchandise Show from 24th to 27th January 2002

Munich show for Europe’s golf course operators

The 8th Fairway golf course conference and exhibition will be held in Munich-Freimann from 27th February to 1st March 2002


Wednesday, October 31st, 2001

A wider range of exhibitors at Clubhouse 2002

Suppliers of leisure and fitness equipment as well as food and beverage companies will be among the exhibitors at next February’s exhibition