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News Archive for May, 2012


Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Newly renovated bunkering at Thorpeness 18th hole

Thorpeness unveils golf course renovations for English Seniors Championship

Three year program of renovation at Suffolk heathland course includes new bunkering, tees, greenside swales and hollows, heather management and bent grass greens

Golf Live 2012 with Gary Player on 18th Green

Exhibitors declare Golf Live ‘best event’

Exhibitors at Golf Live have declared it an unrivalled opportunity to reach out to golfers in the UK following the third successful staging of the event .....read the full story »

Muscat Hills, Oman

New Golf Academy Opens at Muscat Hills, Oman

A new state of the art golf academy has opened at Muscat Hills Golf and Country Club, a Braemar Golf managed property

Ryan McKinnia

Growing Number of Managerial Recruitment Assignments Fuels CMM’s Continued Expansion

Colt Mackenzie McNair, golf’s premier executive recruitment specialist, has expanded its team of consultants to manage its growing number of managerial recruitment assignments from all areas of the EMEA golf industry .....read the full story »

Dr Simon Watson

Get set for the stress of Summer

Temperatures have soared in recent days and already the hot, dry conditions begin to put incredible stress on turf

Kinghorn Golf Club, Fife

Fife Golf Trust – Driving the Green across public golf courses

The Trust has enrolled all seven of its public golf facilities in the GEO OnCourse programme, to work toward the international ecolabel for sustainable golf, GEO Certified

National Golf Club Challenge Logo

Crown Golf donates over £9,000 to National Golf Club Challenge

Cheque is handed over after totalling takings from 2011 event; Crown Golf also signals continued support of the golf charity event via several of its clubs in 2012


Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

GOLFINO ladies

Golfino Appoints Landmark Media to manage UK & Ireland PR and Communications

European golf sportswear label partners with Landmark Media International to increase brand awareness and assist in driving footfall to its growing network of UK and Ireland stores

From l-r St Andrews Links Trust’s director of greenkeeping Gordon Moir and chief executive Euan Loudon, with The Toro Company’s vice-president Bill Brown and corporate accounts manager Andrew Brown

St Andrews Links on course for another successful 5 Years with Toro and Lely

The Home of Golf remains home to a full fleet of Toro turf maintenance machinery after St Andrews Links Trust renewed its partnership with Toro and its distributor Lely UK for a further five years

Fans receive expert tuition on the Huxley Golf putting green at last year’s Open Championship © Huxley Golf

Huxley Golf to support R&A Swingzone at The Open

Spectators visiting this year’s Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes will be able to enjoy expert tuition from top PGA coaches on a large Huxley Golf all-weather putting green

Greenkeepers from 16 different golf courses gathered at The Berkshire in April for the latest Rescue Club event

Rescue Club meets at The Berkshire

Don’t let ryegrass plague fine turf surfaces this summer

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Letters Add Short Game Expert to Tour Technical Staff

John Letters of Scotland has secured the services of highly-regarded European Tour coach, Andy Gorman


Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Fota Island

Fota Island Resort on the Market

Colliers International and Colohan & Downing are instructed by PricewaterhouseCoopers acting as Receivers. offers in excess of €20m are expected for the entire offering .....read the full story »

Rainer Preissmann, EIGCA (left) & Jerry Kilby, CMAE

EIGCA anounce CMAE as latest Official Patron

The European Institute of Golf Course Architects has announced that the Club Managers Association of Europe is to become their latest Official Patron. .....read the full story »

Howard Swan, David Golding and William Swan

Course Design and Renovation are GTC workshop topics

Ripon City Golf Club in North Yorkshire recently played host to the latest employer focused workshop organised by the Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) in association with Swan Golf Designs

ProQuip Cotton Pique Polo Shirt

New Polo from Proquip

ProQuip completes crestable collection with new super-comfortable 100% Cotton Pique Polo Shirt

Alcanada

New GPS System Allows Alcanada to Take Control

Club de Golf Alcanada is guaranteeing visitors a better experience than ever this summer with the club having taken delivery of a new GPS system for its buggy fleet

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Bents transform greens at Ashton on Mersey Golf Club

Members and visitors have seen the first green transformed with the use of Avalon and Vesper velvet bents from British Seed Houses

Warren Harmston with Ian Cook, CEO of Logicalis Group

Logicalis Sponsors EuroPro Tour Golfer Warren Harmston

Logicalis’ sponsorship comes as Harmston embarks upon his first year as a playing professional


Monday, May 28th, 2012

Kenny Mackay (l) and Chris Kennedy

Changing The Guard at Wentworth

The weekend’s BMW PGA Championship sees the end of an era as Chris Kennedy hands over one of the most coveted jobs in golf to his fellow Scotsman, Kenny Mackay

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County Partnerships Inspire 54,000 to get into Golf

England’s network of County Golf Partnerships (CGPs) are celebrating success after they inspired more than 54,000 people to have a go at golf in the last year .....read the full story »

Skibo Golf Course

E-Z-GO utility vehicles for Skibo Castle

Minimising environmental impact is the main driver for electric vehicles at The Carnegie Club .....read the full story »

ETPI 2012

BMW PGA Championship features aboutGolf Technology

European Tour Professionals have had the opportunity to capitalize on aboutGolf’s performance improvement technology

Bushmills Irish Whiskey sponsors the 2012 Irish Open

Bushmills Irish Whiskey Sponsor The Irish Open

Master Distiller offers ‘Freedom of The Old Bushmills Distillery’ to winner of the Tournament

The Royal Hotel

Grand Re-Opening of Campbeltown Royal Hotel

The Village at Machrihanish Dunes has officially re-opened the historic Royal Hotel with a grand fireworks display over Campbeltown Harbour