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News Archive for 2010


Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Dave Thomas with PGA board member John Heggarty (Clint Hughes at Getty Images)

PGA Accolade for Dave Thomas

Four-time Ryder Cup player and renowned course architect Dave Thomas has been honoured with a special PGA award .....read the full story »

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Launch of Golf Live 2011

One of the most exciting golf events in the calendar returns with 2010 Ryder Cup winning Captain Colin Montgomerie at the helm

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Yas Links in Top 100

Architect Kyle Phillips’ first design in the Middle East, Yas Links Abu Dhabi is praised for its “daunting, dramatic holes”


Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

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Hoburne Golf Tees Off

The launch of Hoburne Golf brings Hoburne Holiday Parks and three top golf clubs, which have long been owned by the same family business, together under the same brand identity .....read the full story »

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Can Innovation Save Irish Golf?

“Playing to Our Strengths,” imeeGOLF’s CEO thinks that innovation can save Ireland’s Golf Industry .....read the full story »

Moon Palace and Riviera Cancun are flanked by sensitive mangrove ecosystems and the Meso-americano Reef

UN COP16 Conference at GEO Certified™ Resort

Riviera Cancun Golf & Resorts and Moon Palace Golf & Spa Resort, two of the Mexican Caribbean’s leading golf destinations, have become GEO Certified™, an internationally recognised award from the Golf Environment Organization .....read the full story »

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Four Club Pros in 121 Years? Talk About Long-Service!

The Wilmslow Golf Club announces the appointment of its fourth ever Club Professional in One Hundred and Twenty One years!

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Golf GPS on the I Phone

Leading Wales based I.T. company, DMC, have launched the first Golf GPS application made by a British company for use on the Apple I Phone .....read the full story »


Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Qualified scuba diver Alec McKernan from UK Lake Management at Carden Park

Is Yours The Pink One, Sir?

Scuba divers brave the cold to recycle thousands of golf balls at Carden Park. In the last year more than 100,000 golf balls have been recycled .....read the full story »

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Cowen Named Coach of The Year

Pete Cowen, who helped guide Lee Westwood to world number one, has scooped a double honour at the 2010 UK Coaching Awards .....read the full story »

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UK Golf Owners Offered In-Depth Research

UKGCOA teams up with IFM Sports Marketing Surveys to offer members in-depth analysis and exclusive information about the golf course industry .....read the full story »

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Acushnet to Open Company Operation for Spain

The operation that will comprise dedicated field sales representation supported by customer service, marketing and credit control functions .....read the full story »

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Successful Show Paves Way for New National Event

As the curtain came down on the fourth and final NEC Golf Show, exhibitors were singing its praises and looking forward to its successor: the National Golf Show .....read the full story »

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Top Golf Coach Rewarded With National Squad Role

Neil Marr, head professional at Meldrum House Country Hotel near Aberdeen , has been appointed head coach for the Scottish Golf Union’s national under-18s boys squad .....read the full story »


Monday, December 6th, 2010

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Teeofftimes.co.uk Bookings Grow 140% in 12 Months

The UK’s largest tee time booking service arranged tee times for 105,000 customers over the past trading year and announces aggressive growth plans for 2011

Stuart Wilson receiving his award from Clint Anderson, Head of Membership Services, Foremost Golf.

Stuart Wilson: Foremost Professional of The Year

The award is held in the highest esteem amongst the group and the industry as Stuart was selected for the award amongst a thousand PGA Professionals .....read the full story »

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Stuburt Supports Junior Golf Programme

Stuburt, the British footwear experts founded in 1870, is has announced its support of the newly-branded Darren Clarke Golf School .....read the full story »

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Coaching in England Gets ‘Smart’

The England Golf Partnership has signed Smartpro Coaching, for their coaching programmes .....read the full story »

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New Meaning for ‘Dog Leg’

Goodwood is offering a unique and exclusive membership category for dogs. All funds raised through the Canine Golf Membership are donated to the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home .....read the full story »


Friday, December 3rd, 2010

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Multi-Course Owners Discuss Future of Europe Golf

The second gathering of the European Multi-Course Owners was preceded the 5th annual EGCOA Conference .....read the full story »

Craibstone Golf Centre near Aberdeen

For Sale as Going Concern

Liquidators hope that Craibstone Centre, near Aberdeen, can be sold as a going concern. The company is reported to have debts of £500,000 .....read the full story »

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HowDidiDo Media Bucks Trend With Record Year

Europe’s largest golfing community, HowDidiDo, has bucked the widely-reported trend of declining UK golf participants and is celebrating an outstanding 2010 .....read the full story »

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Mission Hills ‘Fantasy Golf Hole Contest’ Launches

Amateur Golf Course Architects are being invited to submit bold, daring designs for a revolutionary new course at Mission Hills, Hainan, China .....read the full story »

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Accommodation for The Open 2011

Many properties are available for golf fans looking for self catering accommodation close to Royal St Georges next July .....read the full story »


Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

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TMaG Returning to the PGA Merchandise Show

All three TMaG Brands – TaylorMade, adidas Golf and Ashworth – to Exhibit at 58th Annual Industry Trade Show at Orlando in January .....read the full story »