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News Archive for October, 2012


Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

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Scotland’s Best Country House Hotel at IGTM

Meldrum House Country Hotel will have a presence on VisitScotland’s stand

The stars come out to support Golf Foundation

McIlroy and Acushnet End Relationship

Acushnet Company and Rory Mcilroy Joint Announcement

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Donnafugata Becomes First Italian Member of IMG Prestige

The deluxe five-star resort, which features 36 holes and hosted the 2011 Sicilian Open, joins an illustrious portfolio of some of the world’s most celebrated golfing venues

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Lynx Golf introduces the Boom Boom 2

Red Hot Technology Redefines Driving Distance

Thomas Lloyd works out in PlaneSWING

PlaneSWING appoints Exclusive Distributor for Germany

In just eight months PlaneSWING has penetrated 27 countries and received glowing testimonials from teaching professionals and amateur golfers


Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

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Rave Reviews for The Centurion Club

The Centurion Club near St Albans s due to open on schedule in mid-summer 2013 and Managing Director, Scott Evans, is convinced it will quickly become recognised as one of the premier golf facilities in the south east of England

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Club Managers World Conference Travel Package

The CMAE has worked with Destination Golf to put together some great value packages to the CMAA World Conference in San Diego next February

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Eclipse Mowers for Wakefield Golf Club

Wakefield Golf Club rates the Eclipse as the biggest leap in greens technology in the last 35 years

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Get Ahead: Get a Glenmuir Hat

Glenmuir has launched three new winter hats to keep the cold at bay

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GolfResortsDirect.com Launched This Month

The new website will ‘work wonders for golf resort operators’


Monday, October 29th, 2012

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Golf Course St Leon-Rot announced as 2015 Solheim Cup venue

The Ladies European Tour is delighted to announce the appointment of Golf Course St. Leon-Rot in Germany as the venue for The 2015 Solheim Cup .....read the full story »

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Leading Trump Golf Links Architect to Establish Own Company

Caspar Grauballe, Martin Hawtree’s lead Architect on Trump International Golf Links, Scotland is starting his own company: Golf Course Architecture by Caspar

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Speaker Lineup announced for PGAs of Europe Annual Congress

Tony Jacklin, Ken Schofield, David Martin, and Niall Flanagan are just some of the top names that will speak at this year’s Congress at Hotel Vila Galé Lagos in Portugal from 20-23 November

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Rare Golf Architecture Book in Old Sports Auction

The latest on-line auction by Old Sports Auction finishes on 3/4 November. It includes a very rare booklet written by M.C. Hotchkin, called ‘The Principles of Golf Course Architecture’

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Eagle Hole Soars for Kunming Golf Group

Sky Oasis Golf Resort in south-east China has opened its Eagle hole, a creation by US golf architect, Cynthia Dye, that is built in the shape of an eagle .....read the full story »

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West Lancs GC Moves to Tractor-Driven Gangs

A set of Leda fairway gang mowers supplied by Lloyds of Letchworth maintains Open Championship standards at West Lancashire Golf Course


Friday, October 26th, 2012

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Callaway Golf Quarter 3 Loss Widens but Share Price Recovers

Callaway Golf Co has reported third quarter net loss of $48.00 million or $0.50 per share, compared to a loss of $32.00 million or $0.37 per share last year. The Company’s shares on NYSE closed up 3 cents .....read the full story »

BRS Golf Revenue versus Rainfall

Weatherproof Green Fee Sales with BRS Golf

How has the wettest summer in 100 years affected online green fee revenue in the UK and most of Ireland, and can golf clubs protect themselves against the weather’s impact?

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Final Programme for European Golf Business Conference

The event, which will be hosted in just a few weeks from 21 – 23 November at the Majestic Barriere in Cannes France, has attracted a line up of leading industry speakers from around the world .....read the full story »

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Annual Review of Remuneration for Greenkeepers 2013

The Committee for Golf Club Salaries (CGCS) have recommended a 1.5% increase in the level of recommended Salary Scale for Greenkeepers

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GTOC Stands for Better Value Golf Holidays in 2012

Seven established golf travel specialists with a shared desire to offer quality holidays at the best possible price, have formed a Golf Tour Operators Consortium .....read the full story »

Speedcut built a new pond and bunkers at The Leatherhead Golf Club, Surrey

Speedcut Meets Challenge of ‘Horrendous’ Weather

Speedcut Contractors are completing a busy round of sportsturf jobs despite the dreadful summer and autumn rains and drainage inquiries increase

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GolfSwitch at IGTM for the first time

At this year’s IGTM in Vilamoura, GolfSwitch will unveil Version 2 of their successful travel tool DIrect Access and launches the new DIrect Access for the travel trade .....read the full story »

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HSBC Announce Three-Year Extension for HSBC Women’s Champions

HSBC has announced that they will be committing to a three-year extension to their title sponsorship of the HSBC Women’s Champions in Singapore .....read the full story »

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Palmer Williams Golf Academy: complete golf experience on Costa del Sol

The Palmer Williams Golf Academy is a new business at Los Arqueros Golf & Country Club, Marbella, Spain headed by British PGA professionals Steven Palmer and Daniel Williams