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News Archive for 2014

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Golfbreaks.com Chief Executive, Andrew Stanley

The Best-read Stories from GBN.com in 2014

The following posts are the Top Fifty out of the more than 2,000 news items that we have published in 2014 .....read the full story »

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Cleobury Mortimer’s thriving junior section led by head PGA Professional Robert Watkins and junior organiser Richard Chandler has been instrumental in its success

Survey offers pointers for PGA pros

An England Golf survey offers some useful pointers for PGA Professionals aiming to make an impact at their clubs

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Redesign of 9-hole course at GC Carezza

MPS-Golf Design appointed to redesign the 9-hole course at Carezza Golf in The Italian Alps

Group Director of Agronomy, Andrew Whittaker

Abu Dhabi Golf Club’s Maintenance Team Wins Middle East Golf Award

The Troon-managed venue scooped the esteemed award, decided by an expert judging panel of noted industry leaders

David Goldstone

AmenitySales and Bially Formulators launch International Joint Venture

David Goldstone, based in Wetherby, West Yorkshire and Paul T Bially, based in Philadelphia have announced an alliance between their two companies

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Discover 101 Wonders of Sicily with Donnafugata

Donnafugata Golf Resort & Spa offers the perfect place to enjoy a memorable stay in Sicily and the deluxe venue has created an impressive new guide to help guests make the most of their visit


Golf Rx brings Custom Eyewear to Golfers

Boutique prescription lenscrafter Sports Optical Inc. has announced the launch of its new golf division, Golf Rx .....read the full story »

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Scottsh Golf Amalgamation

Proposal to Amalgamate SGU & SLGA Published

Outlining their clear vision for the game in the Proposal, the Chairs of the SGU and SLGA, Tom Craig and Beth Paterson, stress that amalgamation is fundamentally important for the future of golf in Scotland

The Manor House 8th hole

Exclusive Golf: Three Month’s Free Membership Offer this Winter

The offer is available at Exclusive Golf’s two award-winning clubs: Mannings Heath in Sussex and The Manor House in Wiltshire

Manchester Golf Show

Golf Show Group Announce Dates for the Manchester Golf Show 2015

The Manchester Golf Show will run from Friday 24 to Sunday 26 April, hosted by EventCity, part of the INTU Group which manages the Trafford Centre

The legendary 17th green at TPC Sawgrass

John Deere TPC Sawgrass Volunteer Winners Announced

Five BIGGA members have been selected to join the first ever John Deere TPC Sawgrass Volunteer Programme – another superb educational opportunity offered by the Association

Sean Fergusson (left) and Arron Busst

Golf Gets A Business Networking Boost

An innovative networking organisation is helping to boost golf club revenues and drive business by using the game as a catalyst for developing new contacts

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Padraig Harrington receiving the PGA Recognition Award from PGA captain Neil Selwyn-Smith (Tom Dulat at Getty Images)

Harrington Receives PGA Recognition Award

Three-time major champion Padraig Harrington is the 2014 recipient of the PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to golf

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre, Loudwater is GEO Certified®

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre earns GEO Award

The Buckinghamshire public pay-and-play facility has received the prestigious international sustainability award, GEO Certified

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Lynx Golf Gets Carter

BBC Sports and golf commentator Iain Carter has linked up with golf manufacturer Lynx to write regular blogs for the up-and-coming brand’s popular website

Graphics from the new tournament software

Austrian Golf Federation teams up with GolfBox A/S 

The Danish software company GolfBox A/S will supply their new tournament software to the Austrian Golf Federation for the next three years .....read the full story »

Award winners line up at the Durham County Golf Partnership’s second Development Awards evening

Durham salutes unsung heroes of county golf

The Durham County Golf Partnership’s second Development Awards evening presented 13 prizes to helpers of all ages and backgrounds

The winning team of the IRON Golf event, held at Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community

Lumine Shines Following Successful Season on The Costa Daurada

Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Community celebrates memorable 2014 season with increases in participation across the board

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Launch of Syngenta's new report The Opportunity to Grow Golf: Female Participation

Syngenta’s New Report Shows How To Grow Women’s Golf

Friendlier, “less masculine” clubs could encourage more women to take up golf, finds new research

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‘World-class customer experience’ key to Club Car renewal at Quinta Do Lago

The Official Supplier to The Ryder Cup is supplying the European Tour Destination with a new fleet of 90 Precedent vehicles, fully-integrated with the latest Visage GPS technology, including 50 for the recently-redeveloped North Course .....read the full story »

Estonian Golf and Country Club

Annika Sörenstam to design first course in Europe at Estonian Golf & Country Club

The new course, which will complement the venue’s acclaimed Sea Course, rated among Europe’s top 100 courses, is part of a major development to create a family leisure resort and spa overlooking the Gulf of Finland

Get into Golf Counties report

Counties encourage thousands to Get into golf

The number of people taking up ‘Get into golf’ opportunities grew rapidly over the summer months, according to a new report on grass roots activity across England. .....read the full story »

Golf del Sur’s second hole

Classic Tenerife Hole Is A Sur-Fire European Hit

The popularity of Tenerife as a golf destination continues to go from strength to strength

PGA Merchandise Show 2015 logo

Top Golf Lifestyle Apparel Companies at PGA Merchandise Show

Daily Live Fashion Shows to once again Spotlight Newest Golf and Resort Fashions


More Continue To Learn Seminars Sell Out

Continue to Learn seminars, workshops and focus on sessions at BTME 2015 are continuing to sell out – so don’t hesitate in booking your slot at www.btme.org.uk