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News Archive for July, 2012


Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

David Boyce of Tourism Ireland with Michael Harris of Golf Monthly

Tourism Ireland: Perfect Hosts at The Open

In addition to supporting the annual Association of Golf Writers’ dinner at Royal Lytham, Tourism Ireland co-hosted an Open industry party with Golf Monthly magazine

PGA Kids Clubs bag

PGA Collection Kids Prove a Winner

Sales of PGA Collection Kids clubs to professionals throughout the UK and Europe have doubled over the past twelve months .....read the full story »

PGA Golf de Catalunya #13

Long Drive Championship at PGA Catalunya

Places for Europe’s only RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship at PGA Catalunya Resort, Spain, are filling up fast

Sarah-Jane Mee

Lynx Strengthens Line Up of TV Personalities

Sarah-Jane Mee is the latest in the line of television personalities to join the Lynx team responsible for the recent European comeback of the illustrious brand

Nicklaus Golf Academies web page

Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf opens at new location in China

Qingdao Tiantai Hotsprings Golf Development Co., Ltd. announces the opening of the first-ever Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf in the Shandong Province. .....read the full story »

Under 18 OWKG winners Thomas Gouveia and Joana Mota, both of Portugal

Best ever Oceânico Golf World Kids Golf Championship

The Oceânico World Kids Golf Championship enjoyed yet another stellar week of competitive junior golf, entertaining 94 young golfers from 11 different countries, competing over 18 categories

Korpa Golf Course, Reykjavik Golf Club

Get Golfing with Iceland Express

The low-fare airline, Iceland Express, is offering up to 20% off green fees at 12 Icelandic courses


Monday, July 30th, 2012

Golf Management Asia website

Golf Management Asia 2012 to take place in Mission Hills in November

Mission Hills China will host the inaugural Golf Management Asia Conference from 6 – 8 November, immediately following the WGC-HSBC Champions Tournament .....read the full story »

Freddie and winning team (credit Phillip Wolstencroft)

De Vere Heron’s Reach welcomes sport stars for charity golf day

An array of sporting legends and golf industry professionals raise over £35,000 for charity

Danielle Wilkinson during a lesson at the R&A SwingZone (courtesy of Adrian Milledge)

Happy ‘Chappers’ after Open Lesson with PGA Pro

A team of 20 PGA professionals gave more than 2,500 free lessons during Open Championship week

ClubstoHire 13 locations

ClubstoHire Opens 13th location

ClubstoHire opened a new store at Palma Majorca on Friday 13th July

John McDonald

Celtic Manor pro guides stars of the future

Combined with his work at Celtic Manor, John McDonald will take over the role as the South East Academy golf coach for the Golf Union of Wales


Friday, July 27th, 2012

Il Ciocco Tuscany Resort

Innovation and sustainability top KPMG Golf Business Forum agenda

KPMG has announced the agenda for this September’s edition of the Golf Business Forum in Barga, Italy, featuring Sir Nick Faldo, Sir Rocco Forte, Dana Garmany, Gil Hanse and Costantino Rocca

Bridgestone logo

Bridgestone Bridges the Gap in the Golf Ball Market

Bridgestone Golf UK Limited will drive an ambitious ball-fitting programme around British and Irish golf clubs in the coming months. Ccrrect swing speed & ball diagnosis can add 10 yards to a drive

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New PING products expand on adjustability and optimisation

Building on its reputation for innovation and performance, PING has introduced several new products this week which will be available in golf shops later this summer .....read the full story »

Current team at DSG TAG

Is DSG TAG Your Next Job In Golf?

One of British golf’s fastest-growing businesses, DSG TAG, is looking for a new recruit – but hurry, as they need you quickly .....read the full story »

Australia’s Marc Leishman and Greg Chalmers took on the children in skills games against the clock, then answered their questions and signed all their shirts to make it a day to remember.

Golf Foundation thanks The R&A

The Golf Foundation enjoyed a highly successful week at The Open Championship and thanked The R&A for providing for opportunity to show golf’s great appeal to youngsters at The Open Championship

John Bushell, Chief Executive of SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC

The Open Industry Lunch 2012

An essential ingredient of The Open Championship Golf Industry Lunch is the presentation by John Bushell, Managing Director of SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. GBN.com is grateful to John for allowing us to report (almost) his entire speech .....read the full story »

A visitor to a Get into golf event tries her hand at putting (Image © Leaderboard Photography)

Get Into Golf Turns Attention to Women

The national campaign to inspire adults to take up the game, is launching a drive to attract women

The new Tour Edition yardage book – packed with critical course information

Clere Golf and Dion Stevens launch European Tour style yardage book

Clere Golf, the graphic communications specialists to the golf industry, has joined forces with Dion Stevens, the esteemed European Tour yardage book creator, to launch a new, premium quality course planner .....read the full story »

The major tranche of course maintenance equipment is delivered to PGA Catalunya Resort

PGA Catalunya Resort takes first major Ransomes Jacobsen shipment

The PGA Catalunya Resort, voted the No 1 golf course in Spain, has recently signed a five-year preferred supplier agreement with Ransomes Jacobsen

Juliet Reid and Tom Styles of Johns Associates Environmental Consultants

New recruits for Johns Associates

Bath-based Johns Associates Environmental Consultants are delighted to welcome two new members to the team .....read the full story »

Pravets Junior

Pravets Golfing Passport for Juniors

Hundreds of Bulgarian children are being introduced to golf through the Pravets Golf and Spa Resort hosting the UNICREDIT PGA Professional Championship of Europe

Chip Brewer, President and Chief Executive Officer

Callaway Golf First Half 2012 Results; and Full Year Guidance

Callaway Golf Company yesterday announced its second quarter and first half 2012 financial results .....read the full story »

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European Tour Qualifying School Returns to Las Colinas

The ambitious Las Colinas Golf & Country Club continues to impress on an International stage as its world-class facilities are again recognised by the European Tour