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News Archive for March, 2012


Friday, March 30th, 2012

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St Andrews Golf Festival Awards presented by Golf Illustrated

The five-day St Andrews Golf Festival, sponsored, amongst others, by Glenmuir and Sunderland, reaches its climax tomorrow night with the ceremony of the Festival Awards presented by ‘Golf Illustrated’ .....read the full story »

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Savills Sells Lexden Wood Golf Centre, Essex

Lexden Wood Golf Centre in Colchester has been sold to ‘an experienced golf course operator’. The property was marketed at a guide price of £895,000

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New Improved Website for Teeofftimes.Co.Uk

The UK’s largest tee-time booking service, is marking the launch of its new website with a special promotion that will see prizes worth more than £10,000 being won .....read the full story »

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Qualibra now available in time to cope with summer stress

This exciting new Syngenta wetting and water conservation agent is now available from turf product distributors across the UK and Ireland

Speedcut building a new bunker by the side of a new pond at The Leatherhead Golf Club

Speedcut builds tees, bunkers and water features at Leatherhead GC

Speedcut Contractors are carrying out extensive work as part of a large renovation programme at the Leatherhead Golf Club inSurrey, which celebrates its 109th anniversary this year .....read the full story »

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GolfBox continues unique European growth

The successful Danish software company GolfBox A/S has signed new 3-year agreements with the Estonian Golf Association

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Lely takes on TYM Compact Tractor Range

Leading turf machinery distributor Lely (UK) Limited has taken on the distribution for the TYM Tractors range in the UK and Ireland


Thursday, March 29th, 2012

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BTME Up on Numbers all-round

BIGGA envisaged a bumper 2012 Harrogate Week and their optimism proved to be justified. A total of 8386 visitors attended BTME 2012 making a 49.6% increase of individual people who attended the Show on 2011 .....read the full story »

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Henley Golf & Country Club Team Refurbish Hotel Acquisition

Henley Golf and Country Club, based in Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire, has expanded its offering with a contemporary and intimate make-over for its recently purchased hotel .....read the full story »

Having taken ownership of the club in May 2011, Roger Burnett has a long-term development plan in place to make Laceby Manor Resort & Golf Club nearGrimsbythe premier golfing venue in the region.

Laceby Manor moves forward with Deere

Having taken ownership of the club in May 2011, Roger Burnett has a long-term development plan in place to make Laceby Manor Resort & Golf Club nearGrimsbythe premier golfing venue in the region .....read the full story »

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GBD magazine pinpoints ‘Golf Live’ for innovation

Golf Business Development is running an innovation competition with a great Golf Live prize and will be tracking the best innovation stories from the event itself in May .....read the full story »

The DSG TAG system is compatible with any Ransomes Jacobsen mower or E-Z-GO or Cushman vehicle, be it petrol, diesel or electric

Ransomes Jacobsen Signs Sales and Co-Marketing Agreement with DSG Tag Systems, Inc

Fleet management and tracking system now available for golf cars and turf maintenance equipment

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Bushnell Outdoor Products – Official Supplier to LET

Bushnell Outdoor Products announce its partnership agreement with The Ladies European Tour (LET) to be the “Official Rangefinder of The Ladies European Tour” for the years 2012, 2013 and 2014 .....read the full story »


Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

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UKGCOA Releases First In-Depth Golf Industry Analysis

Members report 20% increase in rounds played during 2011 compared to 2010

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Player Survey results focus greenkeepers actions on what players want

Greenkeepers and club managers now have access to the results of the Syngenta Golf Player Survey, which could now help them focus their efforts and investment on providing what golf club members and visitors want to enhance their playing experience .....read the full story »

European Tour player Stephen Gallacher finds his Huxley Rotanet invaluable for regular practice at home.

New Huxley Rotanet 3 Gets Golfers into the Swing of Things

Huxley Golf has just launched the Rotanet 3, the very latest version of the professionally-endorsed Huxley Rotanet retractable golf practice net .....read the full story »

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PING goes to new lengths with adjustable putter shaft

PING today became the first major golf company to introduce a USGA-approved adjustable-length belly putter shaft .....read the full story »

Sam Torrance and John Andrew at the new Direct GolfUK Edinburgh store

Torrance Helps Scottish Superstores Grand Opening Success

Direct Golf UK is celebrating after a hugely successful Grand Opening Weekend at both their new Scottish Superstores in Edinburgh and Dundee .....read the full story »

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Sub70 Launches Trendy Junior Range

Now youngsters aged eight and up can also enjoy the sort of stylish apparel which has previously been the preserve of adult golfers .....read the full story »

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Luxury dealerships sign up as car sponsor for ISPS Handa Wales Open

Sytner Cardiff and Newport BMW become the new driving force at Celtic Manor


Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

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Kingsbarns Golf Links reopens for 2012 season

It is a case of out with the old and in with the new at Kingsbarns Golf Links as it prepares to reopen for the 2012 golfing season on 1st April .....read the full story »

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Old Golf Course Gets New Owner

The former Thoulstone Park Golf Course near Warminster has now been sold by Strutt & Parker with planning consent for a grand 54 bedroom hotel .....read the full story »

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New Cleveland Golf & Srixon Centre of Excellence at Magnolia Park

The state-of-the-art custom fitting facility allows even more golfers the ultimate opportunity to get the perfect clubs for their game

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PlaneSWING to Exhibit at Scottish Golf Show

The kinaesthetic golf teaching & training system will be exhibiting at the Scottish Golf Show 30th March to 1st April at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh .....read the full story »


Monday, March 26th, 2012

Sam Torrance with his Lifetime Achievement Award (Kenny Smith Photography)

Torrance Celebrates Scottish Golf Lifetime Achievement Award

Sam Torrance, the victorious former Ryder Cup captain, was delighted after receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award during a memorable night at the 2012 Annodata Scottish Golf Awards