Monday, 23rd January, 2017

News Archive for January, 2017

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

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National Golf Day 2017 Set for April 26 in Washington, D.C.

Industry Leaders to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with National Mall Service Project

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Carr Golf Tee Up New Partnerships with Belvoir Park and Dromoland Country Club

Carr Golf, a specialist in golf club management and maintenance has announced new partnerships with Belvoir Park and Dromoland Castle Golf Clubs in Ireland

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Billing Fits the Bill as Mottram Hall’s New General Manager

Renowned hotelier Deirdre Billing has returned to QHotels, the UK’s largest golf resort operator, as general manager of Mottram Hall in Cheshire

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Garmin® announces the Approach® G30

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced the Approach G30, adding a sleek and compact handheld to its comprehensive line up of golf GPS devices

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Italy Golf & More Launches 2017 Campaign With European Tour

Following a successful launch last year which helped boost golf visitor numbers by 20 per cent, the enterprising initiative will continue to showcase Italy’s extensive golf offering to selected European markets


STRI Group go Stateside

STRI Group has joined forces with Alabama-based Auburn University. The agreement will focus primarily on expanding the US soccer industry, as well as conducting surfaces research in other sports including golf, football, baseball and equestrian

Top golfers inspire Abu Dhabi's Future Falcons

Top Golfers Inspire Abu Dhabi’s Future Falcons

As golf’s biggest superstars teed off at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, the emirate’s HSBC Future Falcons programme unearthed some next generation stars of its own during an action-packed day of competition and fun

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The Renaissance Club to host 2017 Scottish Senior Open

The Renaissance Club in East Lothian has been named as the host venue for the 25th edition of the Scottish Senior Open from August 4-6

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Launch of Azalea Hospitality

Malaysia-based David Townend announces the formation of his own management company Azalea Hospitality ushering in new ways to change not just the game, but the way the business operates

Friday, January 20th, 2017

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National Golf Month 2017 Targets Women

National Golf Month, the annual programme aimed at growing UK participation in the sport, will focus on encouraging women to take up the game as its primary target for this year’s campaign, which starts on May 1s

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28 SME’s Exhibiting at PGA Merchandise Show

The British Golf Industry Association announces that in conjunction with the Department for International Trade, 28 UK small and medium enterprises will be exhibiting at the PGA Merchandise Show with grants of £2,000

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The Golf Trust becomes Els for Autism’s first UK Partner

The Golf Trust today announces a new partnership with The Els for Autism Foundation, including a programme of activity to offer UK individuals on the autism spectrum the opportunity to use golf as a life skills and physical development tool

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Former Turnberry Director launches The Lighthouse Consultancy

Shining some new perspective for its Clients The Lighthouse Consultancy is described by founder & MD Stephen Walker as a niche player offering specialist support in a range of business disciplines specifically targeting the hospitality and golf segments

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Foresight Sports Appoints Agency to Raise European Profile

Foresight Sports Europe, market leader in accurate golf launch monitors and simulation technology, has appointed specialist marketing agency Sports Impact to handle its brand and product promotion across the Continent the full story »


Wilson Staff Introduces New Golf Bag Range

Innovative carry & cart Hybrix™ model among five new lines for 2017

The Air2G2 machine allows for quicker recovery of turf and continual play

Air2G2 To Participate In Demo Day at the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show

Air2G2 will demonstrate its state-of-the-art aerification machine at the Orange County National Golf Center on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at Demo Day, the largest outdoor demo in the golf world which begins the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show

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Twisted Frog – the UK’s newest golf brand will debut at PGA Merchandise Show

Company launches a range of golf accessories with a twist of French design flair and English practicality


Gleneagles wins Scotland’s Best Hotel Award for fourth year running

Gleneagles has been named Scotland’s Best Hotel/Resort in the Today’s Golfer Travel Awards 2017, retaining the title for the fourth consecutive year

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

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Golf Environment Awards 2017 winners revealed

The winners of the 2017 Golf Environment Awards were announced last night at the Hotel Du Vin, Harrogate, in a ceremony hosted by STRI Group

MPs, Peers and associate members discussed the health benefits of golf in the Palace of Westminster

Health benefits of golf discussed in Parliament

The All-Party Parliamentary Golf Group welcomed representatives of the Golf and Health project to the Palace of Westminster

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Top100GolfCourses Launches Global Domain

Earlier this week, golf’s leading course ranking website, Top 100 Golf Courses, has completed its transfer to a dot com domain to reflect its position as a truly global website the full story »

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OakNorth Bank funds purchase of Ramada Plaza in key golf town

OakNorth, has completed a £750,000 loan to Bliss Investment Partners for the purchase of the award-winning waterfront hotel, Ramada Plaza Southport; the Private Investment Partnership is backing the existing employee team who have helped establish it as the number-one ranked hotel in the region

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Foremost Completes Comprehensive Consumer Equipment Survey

Foremost has just completed Europe’s most comprehensive public Equipment Survey on behalf of its Elite Marketing Programme members, with nearly 30,000 golfers around the country providing them with details the full story »


PrideSports® Merges with MacNeill Engineering

“MacNeill Pride Group” will be World’s Leading Sports Traction Company

‘The Postage Stamp’ – your opportunity to play the iconic 8th hole at Royal Troon. It only measures a scant 123 Yards … but as the legendary Willie Park said ‘A pitching surface skimmed down to the size of a Postage Stamp’ makes for a great challenge’

World Event for Amateur Golfers Launched in Home of Golf

The inaugural World Masters Golf Championship has been launched with a call to all amateur golfers over 50 years of age to take up this unique opportunity to play on the iconic links of Scotland – the Home of Golf