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News Archive for January, 2012


Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Paul Hedges(l) and Peter Durham

Durham Accepts Full Time Role at Foremost Golf

Peter Durham has been appointed Head of Membership Services and ‘ProShopRevolution’ at Foremost Golf

Motocaddy S1 PRO

Motocaddy to Launch Exciting New Trolley Model

Motocaddy, the market-leading powered trolley company, is introducing a brand new model to its range for 2012 that’s given Britain’s most popular golf trolley an exciting makeover .....read the full story »

Speedcut team l-r: Kevin Smith, Dick Franklin and Barry Pace

Speedcut celebrates 35 years of sportsturf projects

At last week’s BTME in Harrogate Speedcut Contractors was celebrating their 35th anniversary and one of their busiest years in the industry .....read the full story »

GTC Biology lab

The Great Turf Company launch new products & services at BTME

The aim is to reduce chemical dependency and optimise turf health by natural means via ‘Activated Microbial Turf Management’, the latest innovation in biological turf care .....read the full story »

Overseas Visitors Fuel Success at Estonian G&CC

National tourism boom and Tallinn’s status as a European Capital of Culture drives new visitors to one of the continent’s Top 100 Golf Courses


Monday, January 30th, 2012

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More than 42,000 attend 2012 PGA Merchandise Show

There was a discernable aura of optimism and upbeat economic outlook during PGA Show Week attended by PGA professionals, buyers and industry leaders from nearly 80 countries .....read the full story »

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Rock Win is Sweet News for Edwards

Robert Rock’s win in Abu Dhabi has brought a big smile to the face of golf course architect James Edwards .....read the full story »

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Free TaylorMade Rescue Club for Every Ireland Booking

Groups of four booking by end of February rewarded with fantastic hybrid club

Titleist NXT Tour and NXT Tour S Hero

Titleist Launches New Golf Balls

NXT Tour, NXT Tour S, Velocity and DT SoLo models offer greater performance benefits and preference options

Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship - Previews

Olazábal will take extra day to announce Ryder Cup Picks

José Maria Olazábal kick-started Ryder Cup year by revealing that he would announce his two Captain’s picks on the Monday following the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles .....read the full story »


Friday, January 27th, 2012

Harrogate Week 2012a

BTME proves a huge attraction

The overall attendance figure for the three days was 8,386 as against 6,018 for last year and 5,883 for 2010 the last time there was a four Hall show .....read the full story »

Jack Nicklaus launches Golf 2.0 at PGA Show

Jack Nicklaus launches Golf 2.0 Strategic Plan

PGA Merchandise Show opened its three-day business, education, marketing, merchandising and networking forum with 1,000-plus companies, an ambitious schedule of product presentations, special events and seminars .....read the full story »

Clubhouse at Edgbaston Golf Club

New lease of life for Edgbaston Golf Club

Birmingham’s most prestigious golf club has secured its long term future in the city centre, providing a new lease of life to its members and golfers in theWest Midlands .....read the full story »

The Empire Hotel and Country Club will host the 2012 Asia Pacific Golf Summit.

APGS 2012 heads to oil-rich Sultanate of Brunei

The 2012 Asia Pacific Golf Summit (APGS) will be staged in the oil-rich state of Brunei

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World Scientific Congress of Golf

The only Research Conference dedicated to golf will convene for its Sixth Edition in Phoenix, Arizona, 12 – 16 March 2012

Direct Golf Edinburgh

Scottish Store Opening Success for Direct Golf UK

Direct Golf UK has officially opened its doors for the first time to the Scottish public following the successful opening of stores in Dundee and Edinburgh

The Belfry 18th Green and Hotel

The Belfry Wins Double Golf Travel Award

Ryder Cup resort takes regional accolades in Today’s Golfer Awards

Tilgate Forest Clubhouse Perspective

New Clubhouse for Tilgate Forest Golf Centre

Tilgate Forest Golf Centre been awarded planning permission for a new clubhouse to replace the one destroyed by a suspicious fire in May 2011

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Callaway Golf Company Announces 2011 Results

Callaway Golf Company has announced its fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results, which were in-line with the guidance the Company provided during its last earnings call

2011 PGA Cup GB&I team and captain Russell Weir (foreground) - courtesy of Scott Halleran at Getty Images

Changes Unveiled for PGA Cup Qualification

PGA chief executive Sandy Jones believes the new selection criteria will give more members the opportunity to qualify for the event and strengthen the team .....read the full story »

David Gaffney, RBS Media Manager UK Corporate Media, and volunteer coaches and children from Turnhouse GC launch 2012 RBS clubgolf awards, Gogarburn, Edinburgh, Jan 2012

Scottish Golf Clubs Given Opportunity to win RBS Junior Golf Awards

A prize of £1,000 is up for grabs in the RBS Junior Club of the Year Award, while £500 will be presented to Scottish Golf’s leading volunteer at the annual Scottish Golf Awards on Friday 23 March .....read the full story »

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Exhibitors report record sales at The Golf Show 2011

Golf’s leading suppliers have reported encouraging sales figures from The Golf Show 2011 .....read the full story »

Karen Stupples

Wilson Golf Signs Ladies Star Karen Stupples

Former Women’s British Open winner unveiled at 2012 PGA Show

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More than 95,000 Counterfeit Golf Products Seized

Record Number of Fake Golf Products Nabbed by Anti-Counterfeiting Group In 2011


Thursday, January 26th, 2012

BGIA

BGIA UK Pavilion – PGA Merchandise Show

The following companies are exhibiting in the British Pavilion at the PGA Merchandise Show which opens today .....read the full story »