Monday, 22nd December, 2014

News Archive for 2008


Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Golf Factor junior talent search

Does the next ‘Tiger Woods‘ live and play golf in Yorkshire?


Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

PGA signs Russian deal

Russia is gearing up for a golfing first after exciting plans were unveiled for a PGA-branded golf course and academy near Moscow .....read the full story »

Multiple awards for Mission Hills

Mission Hills was honoured with many accolades at the 2008 ‘Asian Golf Monthly’ awards ceremony last week including recognition as ‘Asia’s Best Golf Resort’ for third consecutive year .....read the full story »

Huxley Golf gain PGA official supplier status

The leading supplier of synthetic turf and practice greens has earned PGA official supplier status .....read the full story »

GolfBuddy launch operations in Europe

GolfBuddy’s headquarters in Dublin will be headed by John Ennis, who has over 25 years golf industry experience .....read the full story »

Doonbeg developers in new Caribbean venture

Tom Fazio, the influential golf architect of more than 200 courses, has designed the 18 hole course at St Christophe for Kiawah Development Partners. .....read the full story »


Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Crown Golf Academies expands

Crown Golf Academies is to expand its network of academies to 14 this winter, cementing its position as the largest provider of golf academies in the UK .....read the full story »

An industry for the future

The Federation of European Golf Greenkeeper Associations is committed to assisting new emerging nations .....read the full story »

Mercedes Trophy is one of world’s biggest for amateurs

Mercedes-Benz celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Mercedestrophy

Golf Foundation invites nominations for prestigious awards

The charity committed to the sporting and social development of young people through golf is improving its nomination process to their annual awards .....read the full story »


Monday, December 8th, 2008

Statement from Seoul Nassau

Mr K S Shim, General Manager of Seoul Nassau Co Ltd, has issued the following statement. .....read the full story »

Extra reasons to celebrate Scotland’s legacy

Scotland tees up credit crunch-busting deals for golfing enthusiasts this winter.‘Click’ the headline to read full story

Indian Masters on hold

‘Golf in Dubai’ and European Tour announce postponement of the Indian Masters due to economic uncertainty and security concerns.‘Click’ the headline to read full story


Friday, December 5th, 2008

EGA Golf & Environment report goes live

The European Golf Association has launched a report providing insight into the environmental issues that affect national golf federations, and summarising the wide range of actions taking place across the region .....read the full story »

New company structure for Galvin Green in the UK

The Swedish clothing brand is taking full ownership of its UK and Ireland operation after agreeing terms with The Golf Business Ltd, its licensee in this country for the past seven years .....read the full story »

‘Cheers’ to the European Senior Tour

Hardys Wines’ eight year association with the European Senior Tour as Official Wine Supplier has ended, calling time on a relationship that has seen both parties flourish since the turn of the millennium .....read the full story »

Srixon closes the gap

Srixon breaks through the 20% golf ball brand share mark for the first time

Golf Summit 2009 to look at value of Golf in South Africa

The Professional Golfers Association of South Africa will present to summit delegates some relevant findings of its economic survey conducted by Sport Marketing Surveys South Africa .....read the full story »


Thursday, December 4th, 2008

Flagship event set for Scotland

Dundonald Links, located near Troon on the west coast and hailed as one of the country’s best new courses, will play host to the 2009 Glenmuir PGA Professional Championship .....read the full story »

Motocaddy bucks the trend

Motocaddy Ltd has just announced a 52% increase in unit sales for the year ending 30th September 2008 .....read the full story »

Parco Sigurtà  buys into the HDx Inforemer from GPSi Europe

One of the world’s five most extraordinary gardens, Parco Sigurtà  near Gerona, is investing in the latest technology from GPSi Europe to manage its fleet of golf carts .....read the full story »

Open de Espaà±a returns to PGA Golf De Catalunya in 2009

The resort, which previously hosted the event in 2000, will welcome Europe’s best golfers from 30th April to 3rd May as part of the Race to Dubai .....read the full story »


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

Chinese golf the most expensive

China is one of the most expensive places in the world to play golf, KPMG report reveals .....read the full story »

Boost for grassroots golf in Wales

The £2million fund was one of the commitments given in the successful bid to host The 2010 Ryder Cup and is funded by the Welsh Assembly Government .....read the full story »

OGRO 2009

The Organisation of Golf Range Owners Conference will be held in Kent once again on 18th March.‘Click’ the headline to read full story