Tuesday, 21st February, 2017

News Archive for February, 2017

Monday, February 20th, 2017


Motocaddy Launches Revolutionary S5 Connect Electric Trolley

First trolley brand to combine a GPS system and smart phone app that connects to the trolley to provide distance data plus mobile alerts .....read the full story »

Taylor Made Custom Guarantee

TaylorMade Golf Announce 2017 Custom Guarantee

In the Company’s quest for service excellence and to show their love and commitment to custom quality, consistency and delivery, TaylorMade Golf chose Valentine’s Day to launch a new Custom Guarantee

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Cub Cadet Expands Offerings with acquisition of Advanced Turf Technology

UK-based company Advanced Turf Technology (ATT) produces cutting reel mowers and cassettes specially designed for the sports field and golf maintenance markets

2017 winners Dan Waring and Jimmy Heritage (Dave Charnley Photography)

Entry opens for the Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards

The prestigious Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year awards are returning for 2017 and the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association is encouraging its members to get involved with this career-defining opportunity

Eric Lynge, Chief Executive Officer of the Asian Golf Industry Federation

Pressing Need for Consolidated Golfing Data

Reliable and consolidated data is one of the keys to safeguarding the future of golf clubs in Singapore and around Asia says Eric Lynge, Chief Executive Officer of the Asian Golf Industry Federation, the region’s umbrella golfing body

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Greens rolling and top dressing featured on the Charterhouse Stand

The highlight for Charterhouse Turf Machinery at BTME 2017 was the launch of a new turf roller from Graden. The new Graden Z2R (Zero to Roll) is a stand-alone unit that requires no trailer and no unhooking

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Mizuno Launches New JPX-S Golf Ball: Balanced Performance Ball with Micro Dimples

Following the success of its golf ball range in 2016, Mizuno is introducing a new JPX-S model to the line-up in February 2017, a soft-compression 3-piece ball offering balanced performance across a wider range of swing speeds plus increased initial ball speed for most golfers

Reesink Turfcare’s irrigation field sales manager Robert Jackson, right, and field sales representative Peter Newton with the award

Reesink Turfcare Wins Otterbine’s Marketing Distributor of The Year Award

Reesink Turfcare has been named Marketing Distributor of the Year by Otterbine, whose water aeration management systems Reesink distributes solely in the UK and Ireland .....read the full story »

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Kaiser Chiefs to bring curtain down on BMW PGA Championship

Several ticketing and hospitality packages are now on sale including a Special Twilight Ticket offer. The BMW PGA Championship will be played at Wentworth from May 25 – 28

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Business Booming for Portugal’s Biggest Golf Course Operator

ORIZONTE – Lisbon Golf, the biggest golf course management company in Portugal, has set its sights on another year of major growth after seeing international bookings rise by more than 20 per cent in 2016

Friday, February 17th, 2017

RandA DRiving Ditance report

R&A and USGA Publish Research On Driving Distance In Golf

Introduced last year, the review examines driving distance data from seven of the major professional golf tours, based on approximately 285,000 drives per year. Data from studies of male and female amateur golfers has also been included for the first time

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PING Launches AW17 Performance Apparel Collections

PING has revealed details of its 2017 Autumn/Winter apparel ranges, launching the brand’s most technologically advanced men’s and ladies performance collections to date .....read the full story »

The delegates with programme presenters Kevin Fish CCM and Gregg Patterson

MDP Strategy and Leadership: All Leading to Success

28 golf and city club managers from 9 European and Middle East Countries attended a Management Development Programme (MDP) course – MDP 3 Strategy and Leadership, hosted recently by CMAE in Edinburgh

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New Callaway Footwear Range Helps Build A Better Game From The Ground Up

Callaway this week unveils its 2017 Footwear Collection blending performance-enhancing design features with a host of innovative styles and striking colours for men and women

Steve Thompson with Sophie Vukelic and Caroline Carroll

Award for Operation Pollinator Champion

John O’Gaunt Golf Club greenkeeper, Steve Thompson, has picked up the prestigious Syngenta Operation Pollinator Award, for the golf club’s consistently outstanding ecological habitat creation and management .....read the full story »

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FJ Unveils SS17 Performance Golf Apparel Range

FJ extends Performance Apparel range with fresh colour stories, improved Essentials line and cutting-edge garments

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SRIXON In Partnership With Prostate Cancer UK

New SRIXON Z-STAR Golf Ball Series is perfect for golfers seeking the feel and performance of the world’s No. 1 premium tour ball as well as superior distance

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European Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia announce Strategic Alliance

The relationship between the European Tour and the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia has been officially ratified through a Strategic Alliance, which was announced today at the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth .....read the full story »

Castle Stuart Golf Links green cutting December 2016

Castle Stuart seeking new recruits

The internationally-renowned Castle Stuart Golf Links is seeking new staff to help maintain the high standard of excellence on its famous links course that has earned the praise of champions

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Stewart Is New Man At The Manor 

The luxury four-star Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa Hotel, near York, has appointed Stewart Woodeson as its new general manager

Silvermere pros diary

Silvermere’s 15 teaching professionals now use ProAgenda.com

The UK’s most successful golf centre, retail and teaching operation has chosen the market leading online diary and lesson booking system, ProAgenda.com, for its team of 15 teaching professionals


Golf Datatech Releases “The Business of Game Improvement”

“The Business of Game Improvement,” is a much anticipated study that analyzes the state of the golf teaching, training and instructional aids product market

Pattana Golf Club and Resort

New Look for Asian Golf Industry Federation Turfgrass Management Expo

A new venue and a revised format have been confirmed for the Asian Golf Industry Federation’s 2017 Turfgrass Management Exposition to be staged at the Pattana Golf Club and Resort on March 7

from left Matthew Pomroy (Foresight) Clubhouse Golf Directors Ben Reeves and Sam Reeves and new chairman Richard Styles

Foresight Group makes £4 million investment into Clubhouse Golf

Foresight, an independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager, has invested £4m into the multi-channel golf equipment, clothing and accessories retailer Clubhouse Golf Limited


Zen Green Stage and PuttView combine for the ultimate indoor putting experience

A new product which combines high technology with exciting gameplay is aiming to give the world’s 35 million regular golfers their best-ever indoor putting experience