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News Archive for 2010


Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Asian launch of GEO Legacy Guidelines. (l – r) Ben Warren (GEO), Tom Mackenzie European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA), Annika Sorenstam, Erik Larsen - President of American Society of Golf Course Architects, and David Krause,  President of EIGCA.

Global Launch of GEO Legacy Guidance

The Golf Environment Organization’s GEO Legacy Guidance for Sustainable Golf Development has been launched at the Asia Pacific Golf Summit in Bangkok and the European Golf Course Owners Association Conference in London .....read the full story »

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Leading Golf Businesses Partner UKGCOA

Important industry brands back the UK Golf Course Owners Association, allowing golf course owners to share best practice and have access to comprehensive market data .....read the full story »

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BRS Golf Powers Golf Channel’s European Golf Market Entry

BRS Golf has been working with the US-based Golf Channel to launch GolfNow.com initially into the Irish marketplace and then the UK .....read the full story »

(left to right) Lodewijk Klootwijk (EGCOA), Per Kristoffersen of Losby Golfklubb in Norway, Jerry Kilby (CMAE) & Fabienne Baart (Hotelschool The Hague Performance Management BV).

EGCOA and CMAE Celebrate E-learning Success

The European Golf Course Owners Association and the Club Managers Association of Europe celebrated the successful conclusion of their first E-learning program at the recent European Golf Business Conference .....read the full story »

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Winter offers from John Deere

With snow and ice continuing to cause problems all over the UK and Ireland, a new special offer from John Deere is designed to help a range of customers cope, from contractors, local authorities and amenity managers to estate- and homeowners .....read the full story »

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£1m Scratch Golf Challenge for Afghan Heroes

Golfplan, the leading international golf insurance provider, is sponsoring the promotion, which will see over one million free scratchcards distributed to participating clubs around the country .....read the full story »


Tuesday, December 21st, 2010

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Troon Golf Appointments at European Venues

Further expansion supports career development at world’s leading golf management company .....read the full story »

l-r Torben Poulsen, Ole Pedersen, Paul Huxley and Huxley sales manager Paul Chester

Huxley Golf Breaks New Ground in Europe

Huxley Golf has signed a ground-breaking agreement to distribute its all-weather golf surfaces throughout France, Germany and the Benelux countries .....read the full story »

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Searching for Scottish Golf’s Unsung Heroes

A new award is being launched by the SGU to honour the country’s unsung golfing heroes with the inaugural winner to be presented at February’s XOS Scottish Golf Awards .....read the full story »


Monday, December 20th, 2010

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Poland’s Top Course Shortlisted for International Award

Modry Las Golf Club has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Golf Inc 2010 Development of the Year Awards .....read the full story »

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World Premiere: Luxury Golf Cart Goes Street Legal

With the street legal version of The Garia you can take luxury and comfort straight from the green to the street .....read the full story »

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World Number One Presents ‘The Lee Westwood Cup’

Lee Westwood Presents Marriott Meon Valley with the Stunning ‘Lee Westwood Cup’ as winners of the inaugural National Golf Club Challenge in support of Help for Heroes


Friday, December 17th, 2010

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European Golf Bodies Launch Grow the Game Website

This website is an encyclopedia of initiatives from all over the world to grow the game of golf. It is an invaluable resource and one of the finest tool kits for this purpose that has ever been produced, writes Geoff Russell .....read the full story »

Ryder Cup 2010. A rainbow lights up the sky over the 14th green on the 2010 course at the Celtic Manor ©Steve Pope.

McKenzie’s Praise for Twenty Ten Course Construction

It was undoubtedly the drainage system that had been installed when the course was created that was the real hero of one of the most memorable Ryder Cup’s to-date .....read the full story »

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Ladies European Tour Announces 2011 International Schedule

The 2011 LET Schedule features 26 tournaments in 19 different destinations, including The Ricoh Women’s British Open, which will be played at Carnoustie for the first time .....read the full story »

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Yas Links Abu Dhabi appoints Landmark Media

Leading golf travel and destination marketing agency to manage global reputation of “best golf course in the Middle East” .....read the full story »

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New Chairman for Golf Tourism Scotland

The trade body for golf tourism in Scotland has announced that existing board member Lee Derrick has been appointed to the post of chairman following the retirement of Nick Hunter .....read the full story »

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Successful Take Up for Golfbreaks.com Pro-Am Series

New four-day Pro-Am format proves attractive for modern day professional and amateur golfers .....read the full story »

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Thomson Perrett & Lobb Open African Office

TPL, the golf course architecture practice founded by five times Open Champion Peter Thomson with partners Ross Perrett and Tim Lobb, is opening a Cape Town office .....read the full story »


Thursday, December 16th, 2010

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Dawson is IGF President & Votaw Vice President

The Board of the International Golf Federation has named Peter Dawson as IGF President and Ty Votaw as IGF Vice President. Both appointments are for two-year terms commencing on 1 January 2011 .....read the full story »

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One Golf Network and ReservaTee Join Forces

The joint tee time distribution and marketing deal means that golf clubs working with either One Golf Network or ReservaTee will see their tee times or green fees actively marketed and sold through both parties .....read the full story »

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‘RangeDry’ from Range Solutions

Range Solutions intends to change golf practice facility landscapes forever with the first functional affordable mobile or permanent safe practice facility shelter, RangeDry .....read the full story »

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Champion Golf Volunteers: Last Chance to Vote

The closing date to nominate your volunteering champion is this Friday – 17 December 2010 .....read the full story »

The recently opened Allegria Golf Club, near Cairo

Troon Golf Unveil Key Strategic EMEA Appointments

Further expansion in Europe, Middle East and Africa facilitates career development at world’s leading golf management company .....read the full story »

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Bunker Naming Auction on Braid’s Brora Course

Brora Golf Club has come up with a novel way of raising funds for their course: they are auctioning the naming rights for each of the 43 bunkers on the course which was designed by James Braid .....read the full story »