Thursday, 30th March, 2017

News Archive for February, 2017

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Callaway Sure Out Wedge

New Callaway Sure Out Wedge for Ultimate Greenside Control

Distinctive new Wedge created in collaboration with Hank Haney

(l-r) Marcus Doyle, Director of Golf at Druids Glen Golf Club, County Wicklow, and GolfNow Sales Manager Ryan Bell

GolfNow tees up 33% growth in 2016

Technology provides perfect platform for online tee time company to grow

Sean Moriarty

Exciting times lie ahead for Quinta do Lago under Moriarty leadership

With a renowned commitment to excellence, 39-year old Sean Moriarty knows what it takes to succeed in business and is relishing the chance to enhance Quinta do Lago’s burgeoning reputation

Matt Plested, Stoneham course manager (front middle left) shakes hands with Reesink’s John Pike. Richard Arnold, club manager, front left and Richard Sharpe, Kingsworthy Garden Machinery, front right

New Toro fleet helps Stoneham keep course “great” during £1m regeneration programme

Southampton’s Stoneham Golf Club has an illustrious past. As the first club to host the Dunlop British Masters in 1946, it has gone on to become a top 100 golf club, has hosted Ryder Cup teams and two Brabazon Trophy events the full story »

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Paul Lawrie, Belle Robertson and Jock MacVicar (Pic Courtesy of Scottish Golf)
The three main winners from tonights awards Jock MacVicar & Belle Robertson (Joint Lifetime Achievement awards) and Paul Lawrie (Inspirational Award)
Pic Kenny Smith, Kenny Smith Photography
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Robertson and MacVicar Join Lawrie in Scottish Golf Awards Roll of Honour

Two of the nation’s golfing stalwarts, Belle Robertson and Jock MacVicar, joined former Open champion c in being honoured at the 2017 Scottish Golf Awards on Friday (24 February) the full story »

Andy Leigh, Regional Officer for The Golf Foundation, delivers his presentation to the Cheshire Golf Development Group’s junior conference

New Junior Drive for Cheshire Clubs

More than 50 clubs attended two special junior conferences to hear of plans to launch a new campaign at the beginning of April to attract those interested in giving golf a go

Thomas Lyte

England’s finest the Trophy Maker for 59club’s Excellence Awards

The 59club Awards Ceremony has always been highly prized, and now with confirmation that the expert team of silversmiths at Thomas Lyte is the official Trophy Maker adds further splendour to the night

Astbury Golf Club

Duncan Ross execute first phase of bunker redevelopments at Astbury GC

Duncan Ross has executed the vision of renowned golf course architect, Jonathan Gaunt, with the fabrication of four bunkers at Astbury Golf Club in Cheshire

Scott Ferrell

Scott Ferrell announced as newest board member of OnGolf

Ferrell, former President of Gary Player Design, brings over 26 years of experience

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Complimentary Transfer Link from Leuchars to St Andrews for London Golfers

London golfers planning to attend St Andrew’s Golf Week this April can tee-off their time in Scotland with a complimentary transfer thanks to Caledonian Sleeper

Friday, February 24th, 2017


Carnoustie Golf Links is seeking a Chief Executive

Carnoustie, a world class destination and Open Championship venue, seeks a Chief Executive; Salary: c.£95,000 (advertorial in association with The Golf Club Secretary)

Royal Chiang Mai Golf Resort

UGolf continues its international drive

The leading golf-course operator in France announces the signing of a partnership with the Royal Chiang-Mai Golf Resort in Thailand

ClearWater prize draw winner Napa Valley Country Club's Assistant Superintendent Todd Schaublin receives the winner's certificate from Human Resource Manager Marsha Lujano

ClearWater – a winner at GIS 2017 too

Highspeed Group, buoyed by the success of their ClearWater prize draw at BTME 2017 in the UK, ran the same prize draw at the Golf Industry Show in Orlando

Steve Carter (PING European Sales Director) and Eddie Reid (TGI Managing Director)

PING Leads the Way at TGI Golf Partnership Awards

PING took home two major accolades for the second year running at the recent TGI awards, with the company once again recognised as Partner Supplier of the Year, while its G series was voted Product of the Year

Steve Harris, chief executive of VisitAberdeenshire

New Golfing Initiative to Showcase Aberdeenshire Golf

Bringing together golf courses, hotels and tour operators, GolfAberdeenshire will raise the profile of the area as a key golfing destination and will work to further develop the golf product. Golf tour operators will also be a partner in the initiative

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PVE To Play Pivotal Role In Free Golf Show Series

Provision Events, one of the world’s leading sports activation agencies, will play a pivotal role in the series of free golf shows to be hosted in 2017 by a partnership of American Golf, the European Tour and Sky Sports

Lee Brown

Lee Brown is new Chief Digital Officer role at Your Golf Travel

Brown, who joins the board of the business, will spearhead enhancements in customer experience and drive future digital strategy at the world’s largest golf travel company

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Buckinghamshire Golf Club (credit: Tristan Jones)

Buckinghamshire Golf Club Sale Completes

Japanese brewing giant Asahi Group Holdings Limited has completed the sale of The Buckinghamshire Golf Club to Eagleresort Limited

Bob Taylor (Head of Ecology, STRI Group), Sophie Vukelic (Ecology and Environment Consultant, STRI Group), Mike James (Wiedenmann – Golf Environment Awards Sponsor), Alex James (Red Course Manager, Frilford Heath Golf Club), Alistair Booth (Executive Chairman, Frilford Heath Golf Club)

Frilford Heath Wins Outstanding Environmental Project Award

Frilford Heath Golf Club, Oxfordshire’s largest golf club, is celebrating after taking home the Outstanding Environmental Project of the Year recognition at this year’s Golf Environment Awards


Driving Online Visitor Bookings

De Vere, one of the UK’s leading hotel groups, and BRS Golf have teamed up to capitalise on the growing demand for online tee times. De Vere will now utilise BRS Golf booking technology within their four signature venues

ICL & Syngenta Launch Ultimate Offers 2017

ICL & Syngenta Launch Ultimate Offers 2017

ICL, Syngenta, Darren Anderson, Abergele Golf Club, Paul Coleman, Dromoland Castle Golf Club,

John Deere Classic

John Deere Classic voted Tournament of the Year

The 2016 John Deere Classic held in the US has been voted the PGA TOUR’s Tournament of the Year. The 46th annual John Deere Classic also received first place awards for Most Engaged Community and Best Social Media Activation from the PGA in December

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Braemar Golf Partner with Turfgrass to Elevate LaLargue

Braemar Golf have teamed up with the industry leading Turfgrass, to assist Golf Club de LaLargue with their vision to elevate their golf course to one of the best conditioned and presented in their region of France and Switzerland

Harris Khalinka Golf Channel GIS

Harris Kalinka Displays Frightening Potential of Virtual Reality In Golf

People running away from a booth at a major industry show is not normally seen as a recommendation of one’s work – but that’s exactly what it was for golf course animation specialist Harris Kalinka at the recent Golf Industry Show

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017


Foresight Sports Brings PEAK Training to Europe

Expert coach to host seminars on cutting edge data from leading technology