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News Archive for April, 2012

Monday, April 30th, 2012

A view of the second hole of Estonian Golf & Country Club’s Stone Course and the adjacent land which will soon be the site of a brand new 18-hole layout.

Estonian Golf & Country Club set to expand

Land purchase will see new 18-hole course built at acclaimed Tallinn venue

Club Class Design website grab

John Hunt joins Club Class Design

After fourteen successful years as the General Manager at The Berkshire and a widely respected figure in golf club management circles in the UK and Europe, John Hunt brings a new dimension to the personalities and capabilities at Club Class Design .....read the full story »

STX in Orlando at PGA Merchandise Show

STX Golf rolls into Japanese Market

STX Golf has appointed Gijyutsu Kenkyusho Co., Ltd of Tokyo as the sole distributor in Japan for STX Putters .....read the full story »


Experiencing Deaf Golf First-hand

According to the English Deaf Golf Association, golf is the perfect team sport where team mates can communicate to each other between shots with sign language .....read the full story »

Golf in Abu Dhabi has caught the eye of Asian golf tourism operators in Malaysia

‘Golf in Abu Dhabi’ takes aim on lucrative Asian inbound market

Emirate’s Golf Tourism Stakeholders wow Trade Agents at Asian Golf Tourism Convention

Friday, April 27th, 2012

The selected site for Rio 2016

Land dispute threatens 2016 Olympic golf course

Ownership of the site selected for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is reported to be in dispute with some experts saying the matter might take several months or even years to resolve .....read the full story »

Chip Brewer, President and Chief Executive Officer

Callaway’s Business Recovery ‘slower than expected’

Callaway Golf Company has announced its results for the first quarter of 2012 and provided revised guidance for the first half of 2012

Euan Loudon, Chief Executive of St Andrews Links Trust (centre), with some of the speakers from the seminar.

Green golf seminar in St Andrews

Expert advice about sustainable management of golf courses was given by two of the world’s most renowned golf venues at a special seminar inSt Andrewson Thursday .....read the full story »

Golf Club St. Leon-Rot, a stunning 45-hole complex situated near the scenic town ofHeidelberg,Germany, will become the tenth venue to be part of The European Tour’s thriving collection

St. Leon-Rot in Germany becomes newest European Tour Destination

Golf Club St. Leon-Rot, a stunning 45-hole complex situated near the scenic town of Heidelberg, Germany, will become the tenth venue to be part of The European Tour’s thriving collection


Thumbs-Up to Toro

Adrian Porter, course manager at 45-hole Greetham Valley Golf, Hotel and Conference Centre in Rutland, remains one of Toro and distributor LelyUK’s loyal customers

Genworth ET Contract Signing

Genworth Financial in new 4 Year Deal with European Tour

The specialist global insurer has renewed its role as Official Sponsor of The European Tour Statistics .....read the full story »

Chiltern Forest Golf Club Head Greenkeeper Steve Horwood.

Headland’s tailored package brings improvements to Chiltern Forest Golf Club

Head Greenkeeper Steve Horwood is working with Headland Amenity to achieve significant improvements to a tricky course .....read the full story »

iGolfrules is one of the world’s most popular golf apps. It now includes video sequences and the golf rules for 2012–2015

iGolfrules with the new rules for 2012–2015

The “iGolfrules” app was launched three years ago and since then it has topped the rankings of the most popular golf apps in numerous countries. .....read the full story »

Operation Polinator - 1

Operation Pollinator training workshop for Ireland

The free workshop, organised by Syngenta and Everris, will take place at Naas Golf Club, Co. Kildare on Thursday 24 May .....read the full story »

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Alex Armas

Armas to step down as Executive Director of LET

The Ladies European Tour has announced that Alexandra Armas has decided to step down as the Executive Director at the end of 2012

KPMG Travel report

KPMG: Improved outlook for the golf travel industry

Golf tourism is on the increase and is bouncing back from the economic downturn, a new survey by KPMG has revealed .....read the full story »

Bruce Glasco, Troon’s Senior Vice-President and Managing Director, International Operations

Troon to manage Bouskoura Golf City and Atlas Golf Resort

Troon builds on impressive Moroccan portfolio with signing of two intriguing new properties in Casablanca and Marrakech

O'Grady Ballantine's

O’Grady receives 40 year old Ballantine’s blend

It is 40 years since the first European Tour event, the Open de España, was played in April 1972

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Austen Lodge Golf Club, Kent

Austin Lodge Golf Club (Kent) For Sale

Offers in the region of £1.785 million are invited for the Club, which is located close to the M25 Motorway, within easy reach of Sevenoaks, Bromley and Dartford in Kent

Site of Tunis Sports City

Harradine Re-Designs Golf Course at Tunis Sports City

The complete master plan has now been re-dimensioned mainly due to the global economic situation and the new conditions prevailing in the Tunisian market .....read the full story »

England Golf Squad at Woodhall Spa with Powakaddy

PowaKaddy extends partnership with England Golf

Powakaddy continues support of the nation’s next generation of golfing superstars following extension of partnership with England Golf

Ferndown Focusing on the future ahead of Glenmuir Qualifier

PGA professional and director of golf Neil Pike is aiming to help historic club Ferndown Golf Club realise its ambitions for the future .....read the full story »


Lamkin Grips Announces 2012 Product Line Up

Lamkin expands 2012 grip collection with the launch of a new Europe-exclusive model, plus options for wedges and adjustable clubs .....read the full story »

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BMW Masters: Stage set for golf champions

From October 2012, Shanghai will host a new world-class tournament with a prize purse of seven million dollars .....read the full story »

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012


The Big Swing is a record-breaker for grass roots golf

Record-breaking ‘Big Swing’ in Dorset reaches more than 1,000 youngsters through golf