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News Archive for June, 2012


Friday, June 29th, 2012

Tony Smith

BIGGA Chairman is Middle East bound

Andrew Mellon will step down from his role of BIGGA chairman during next month’s Open Championship at which time the current Vice Chairman, Tony Smith of Teesside Golf Club, will take over

(l-r) The Toro Company’s Andrew Brown, Lely’s Toro national sales manager Jeff Anguige and The Toro Company vice-president Bill Brown, with Gleneagles’ finance director David Kemp, golf courses and estate manager Scott Fenwick, and director of golf Stuart McEwen.

Toro Plays Its Part in Gleneagles Ryder Cup Preparations

Gleneagles Golf Resort has recently renewed its five-year exclusivity deal with turf maintenance machinery manufacturer Toro and its distributor Lely UK .....read the full story »

Darren Clarke (courtesy of Streeter Lecka at Getty Images)

Clarke Set For PGA Recognition Award

Open champion Darren Clarke will receive the PGA Recognition Award at this year’s annual PGA Luncheon in London .....read the full story »

Golf Europe

Demo Day Launch at Golf Europe Augsburg

NEW venue….NEW format….NEW ideas…OLD-established tradition as Europe’s No.1 Golf Show

(l – r) – Club President, Alexander Yarunin; Director of Golf, David Hartshorne; Golf Operations Manager David Ritchie all wearing Glenmuir Shirts sponsored by ClubCar.

Braemar Golf enshrines PGA Partner and Official Supplier Program

The St Andrews based company, responsible for the soft opening and post opening management services at PGA National Russia, has completed the procurement phase of the project and drawn down on key PGA relationships

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GOLFINO opens new flagship store in Edinburgh

European market leader for high-quality golf wear announces the opening of a flagship store in Edinburgh, with a new lifestyle-oriented design concept

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club reintroduces local species such as marram fescues and bents to create an environment that can thrive on its own.

Visit Kent extends County’s sustainability drive

The county’s 97 golfing venues have increased their commitment to the county’s sustainability drive to foster the local natural habitat

Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club

Golf Tours at the World’s Highest Golf Course

The new Jade Dragon Snow Mountain Golf Club in China is located above 3,000 metres/10,000 feet

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Golf Care Launch Innovative TV Campaign

Golf Care Ambassador and three-time Ryder Cup Captain Bernard Gallacher fronts nationwide TV campaign for leading UK specialist golf insurer

Saad Naimi

Promotions and Accolades at Troon Golf

Key members of Troon’s portfolio of expert staff from the EMEA region are rewarded


Thursday, June 28th, 2012

Niek Molenaar, Managing Director of The Dutch, with David MacLaren, The European Tour’s Director of Property and Venue Development

The Dutch becomes newest European Tour Destination

The Dutch, a signature 18-hole Championship course designed by 2010 Ryder Cup Captain Colin Montgomerie in conjunction with European Golf Design, has been announced today as the fifth European Tour Destination, part of The European Tour’s exclusive network of world class golfing facilities .....read the full story »

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Kiev welcomes European Development Roadshow

Now Ukraine gets hooked as Bulgarian Golf blossoms with the European Development Roadshow

Gary Player (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Gary Player Salutes La Manga Club on 40th Anniversary

The South African legend was La Manga Club’s first director of golf and played a key role in helping the resort establish itself during its early years

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New Ryder Cup Collections unveiled

Ryder Cup Europe has unveiled its new merchandise collections for The 2012 Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club and The 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles .....read the full story »

Stephen Lewis

Direct Golf UK Continue To Strengthen Senior Team

Stephen Lewis steps into the newly created Commercial Manager role and will be responsible for overseeing all of Direct GolfUK’s commercial partnerships as well as identifying new commercial opportunities for the Huddersfield-based golf retailer

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Restricting grass growth is a win-win situation

Restricting the growth of grass plants can reduce the frequency of mowing resulting in improved sward density and less clippings to be disposed of, .....read the full story »

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The Golf Club Experience – Has It Gone AWOL?

Club management and the delivery of the club experience will come under scrutiny at the 2012 Asia Pacific Golf Summit to be held ion 11-13 December


Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

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St George’s Hill to renovate Green Nine

The historic St George’s Hill club in Weybridge, Surrey, has appointed local design firm Thomson, Perrett & Lobb to conduct a strategic review of its Green nine

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Paul Lawrie acquires Golf Centre in Aberdeen

Paul Lawrie has acquired the Aspire Golf Centre in Aberdeen that will now be re-named the ‘Paul Lawrie Golf Centre’ .....read the full story »

2Thumb Grip

Going Forward with 2Thumb Putter Grips

2Thumb Grip Limited, the innovative UK based putting company, has formed a new partnership with CSD Limited, a communications company based in Newbury

ProQuip's new Trophy Suit-world-class weatherwear

New from ProQuip for European Ryder Cup Team

ProQuip’s new world-class Trophy Suit features the same fabric technology worn by the 2012 European Ryder Cup Team

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Golf’s Glamour Girl to Save Lynx from Extinction

Di Dougherty – former Sky Sports TV presenter and wife of professional golfer Nick Dougherty was at the Wildlife Heritage Foundation yesterday to meetPetra– a European lynx that Lynx Golf has chosen to adopt


Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

(L-R) Pascal Grizot, the Chairman of the French Federation’s Ryder Cup Committee, Edward Kitson of Ryder Cup Europe and EGD Designer, Ross McMurray

Ryder Cup course design preparations under way at Le Golf National

Preliminary course design work has begun to prepare the venue of The 2018 Ryder Cup, Le Golf National, Paris, for one of the world’s biggest sporting events

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Strength in numbers: 350 clubs sign up for GMG benefits

Golf Management Group is helping UK clubs make cost savings of more than £1.4 million per year, according to new analysis

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Venus Rock Resort Cyprus – 18 Holes in full construction

Golf & Land Design’s plans and vision are quickly being realised at the Secret Valley Golf Club where Tony Jacklin, four times Ryder Cup captain and winner of The Open and US Open, is providing his signature .....read the full story »