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News Archive for September, 2012


Friday, September 28th, 2012

Sir Nick Faldo ar KPMG's Golf Business Forum

KPMG’s Forum Debates Critical Issues Facing the Game

HSBC’s Giles Morgan expressed his frustration at unregulated players’ agents demanding ‘unsustainable’ fees for their clients, Olympic golf course designer Gil Hanse weighed into the debate on sustainability in golf, and Sir Nick Faldo raised the possibility of mixed team golf at the Olympics

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Go ahead for Cherkley Court Golf Course plan

Surrey’s Mole Valley District Council has given approval for a members-only golf course designed by David McLay Kidd in collaboration with Tom Watson .....read the full story »

The 2012 Ryder Cup European Captain, José María Olazábal, in action at Medinah Country Club with Club Car

Club Car lines up 350-strong fleet for The Ryder Cup

Golf cars, passenger and utility vehicles ready for global sporting event

Bruce Glasco, Managing Director, Troon International Operations, with Sheikh Rashid bin Khalifa al Khalifa

Troon makes its mark in The Middle East

Royal Golf Club, Bahrain – a European Tour venue – employs services of Troon during next step of development

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Legendary Golfer Tony Jacklin Signs for Back9Network

Ryder Cup icon and the greatest British golfer of his generation joins new Sports Lifestyle TV Network as Global Brand Ambassador

Paul Lawrie at Medinah

Ryder Cup Pair an inspiration for PGA Professionals

There will be fewer prouder men than PGA chief executive Sandy Jones when fellow Scot Paul Lawrie and England’s Ian Poulter stride to the first tee at the Medinah Country Club in Chicago .....read the full story »

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Europe’s largest trade show and education event begins 9th October

PGA Professionals, golf suppliers and industry leaders are making final preparations for Europe’s largest golf trade show and education event as The Golf Show 2012 rapidly approaches .....read the full story »

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New Callaway product range at Nordic Golf Show

Second Chance awarded European Distribution Rights to Sell Callaway Training Aids, Accessories and Gifts from 1st October 2012

China Fleet

60 60 Golf is a Big Hit in Cornwall

China Fleet Country Club has become the latest golf facility to install 60 60 Golf, the fast and affordable new alternative to the more traditional form of the game .....read the full story »

Youngsters from Bishop Headley School, Merthyr

Ryder Cup impact still strong in Welsh golf

Hosting the Ryder Cup brought about a sea change in Welsh golf and will continue to do so for many years

STRI Research Event 2012

Sell-Out STRI Research Event Shapes Future Sportsturf Management

A free educational event attended by turf professionals from across the country has provided a blueprint for the future of the sports turf industry .....read the full story »

David Pattison of Plimsoll

Almost One in Seven Companies Heading for Rocky Ground

Almost one in seven companies in the Golf Courses & Clubs industry are jeopardising their financial health in a bid to boost market share, warns financial analysts Plimsoll Publishing Ltd .....read the full story »

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Tony Jacklin – New Patron of the English Deaf Golf Association

The English Deaf Golf Association is delighted to announce that Tony Jacklin CBE the winner of two Major Golf Championships (Open Champion 1969, US Open Champion 1970 and captain of Europe’s Ryder Cup team in 1983, 1985 1987 and 1989) has agreed to become its patron


Thursday, September 27th, 2012

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Rolex World’s Top 1000 Golf Courses – 2nd Edition

The second edition of The Rolex World’s Top 1000 Golf Courses contains 107 new entrants. It is the result of a 2-year updating work with the collaboration of 200 panellists worldwide .....read the full story »

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The Lodge at Craigielaw to overlook Six Courses!

The Scottish Golf Coast, what a view – 25 new bedrooms to overlook six great East Lothian courses .....read the full story »

Hans de Vree, Richard Campey, Pieter-Teunis Hoogland

Campey marks Vredo’s 35th anniversary with a tribute in Holland

Vredo Dodewaard BV marked a double celebration last week: 35 years of manufacturing Vredo Overseeders and 25 years of producing slurry equipment .....read the full story »

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Numbers game – Ryder Cup weatherwear summed up

ProQuip is the most played weatherwear brand in Ryder Cup history and has been Preferred Supplier to 19 teams, European and American, in the last 29 years,

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300 Exciting Career Opportunities Available in U.S. for Sports Turf Enthusiasts

Young people interested in careers in golf grounds and sports turf management are being invited to take up once-in-a-lifetime internships in the United States, and be paid too!

Simon Rainger, operations director at Ransomes Jacobsen

Ransomes Jacobsen Re-introduce Craft and Technical Apprenticeships

The Ipswich-based manufacturer of professional mowing and turf maintenance equipment is re-introducing Craft and Technical apprenticeships beginning in January 2013 .....read the full story »

Nordic Golf Show

First Nordic Golf Show Opens next week

With 80 exhibitors, the Nordic Golf Show takes place 3-5 October at Malmömässa, Malmö, Sweden

Matt Short, the Course Manager at Sand Martins Golf Club

Transport Ultra Tackles Hard Water for Pesticide Efficiency

Chemical applications at Sand Martins Golf Club in Hampshire have been made easier and more effective with the help of water conditioner Transport Ultra from Headland Amenity .....read the full story »

(l-r) Tony Bennett, Director of Education, PGA`s of Europe, Ralf Niesing, GolfTech Germany, Thomas Reiter, MD GolfTech, Gerhard Reiter, Managing Director of Messe Augsburg

GolfTech Wins at GolfEurope

GolfTech, owners of Big Max trolleys and distributors of Crocs Golf shoes and Rife putters were delighted with their return from Golf Europe inAugsburgas they won product awards in 2 separate categories .....read the full story »

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APAL Accolades for PGA Members

A number of leading lights have been recognised for their expertise in the latest Accreditation for Professional Achievement and Learning (APAL) awards


Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

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The European Ryder Cup Team Honours Seve Ballesteros

The memory of Seve Ballesteros will be carried every step of the way by The European Team during The 2012 Ryder Cup with the United States at Medinah Country Club this week .....read the full story »

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Lough Erne Resort Is Priced To Sell

CBRE Hotels are suggesting offers in the region of £10m (€12.4m) for Lough Erne Golf Resort, Northern Ireland’s only 5 Star Golf Resort