Saturday, 27th May, 2017

News Archive for May, 2017


Friday, May 26th, 2017

Golf Foundation Presidents’ Awards

The Golf Foundation Presidents’ Awards at Wentworth on Wednesday were made to the “inspirational” champions of junior grass roots golf

Jumeirah Golf Estates Strengthens European Tour Relationship

Jumeirah Golf Estates reaffirms its title as host venue of the European Tour’s season ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai until 2020

The BGIA Welcomes Lynx Golf as a New Member

The British Golf Industry Association is delighted to welcome Lynx Golf as a new member. Lynx is a British, family owned golf equipment company, dedicated to offering exceptional clubs for use by golfers at all skill levels

New-Look Wentworth On Foresight Simulators

Revamped West Course can be played indoors by golfers year-round

Gog Magog On The Road To Success

James Fuller, General Manager of Gog Magog Golf Club in Cambridge; is one of the latest club mangers to join the burgeoning 59club portfolio, sharing the common goal of wanting to deliver the very best service levels for their members and visitors enjoyment

The Grove Welcomes David Howell As Golf Ambassador 

The Grove, London’s country estate, today welcomes multiple European Tour winner and former Ryder Cup player, David Howell, as its first golf ambassador

Completion of Ernie Els Design Renovation Presents West Course in all its Glory

Ernie Els expressed pride and pleasure in the new-look West Course, an Ernie Els Design-led renovation, after carding a one-under par opening round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

‘And The Putter Went…PING’

PING’s new book chronicles PING’s heritage and takes readers behind the scenes of a genuine American success story that began in the family garage of Karsten Solheim, a Norwegian immigrant and mechanical engineer who invented the PING putter in 1959

Gleneagles voted ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’

The iconic Scottish five-star hotel has been voted ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ for an unprecedented sixth successive year by readers of ‘Ultratravel’, the Telegraph’s luxury travel magazine, and visitors to the telegraph.co.uk website

New Tees Shrink The Links At Royal Dornoch

One of the world’s most prestigious golf courses is being made more accessible to a wider range of players

Free Membership for Children & Grandchildren at Oxford Golf Club

One of the county’s oldest clubs, with origins of golf being played on the Cowley Marsh’s site from as early as 1873, has backed an initiative led by England Golf to increase participation and encourage people to ‘Get into Golf’

Murder in the Fourth Round

Ian Simpson’s latest crime novel sees a murder in the final stages of the 1984 Open Championship


Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Sam Torrance awarded Honorary Life Membership of the European Tour

As the European Tour enters a new era at this week’s BMW PGA Championship, the first event of the new Rolex Series, Torrance’s significant contribution to all aspects of the Tour and Ryder Cup was recognised at Tuesday night’s Championship Reception

Srixon/Cleveland Confirm Title Sponsorship of Foremost Assistant Professionals’ Championship 2017

Foremost has announced that Srixon/Cleveland Golf is to continue as title sponsor of its Assistant Professionals’ Championship, following the huge success of the inaugural event last year

Scottish Golf to Visit Clubs as Part of Strategic Plan Consultation

Scottish Golf is following up on its consultation with Areas and Counties earlier this year with a series of nine club meetings throughout June. The meetings will start at 7pm and be expected to finish approximately at 8.30 pm

Major Golfing Event Comes to Yorkshire

Leeds Golf Centre to host senior masters tour event with over 70 golfing professionals

New ProTurf Analysis from ICL

Over the last few years, ProTurf has become the number one choice for turf managers who are looking to significantly improve the health and presentation on a wide range of turf types

Touring professional, Jack Senior, joins the team at Carus Green

Jack, 28, from Heysham, has been a professional golfer for more than five years and having visited Carus Green many times, is delighted to be presented the opportunity to use the facilities and will now be representing the club in the coming season .....read the full story »


Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Women’s Golf Day: Two Weeks to Go

This global initiative spans 46 countries and will see hundreds of clubs offering events that will hopefully inspire women of all abilities to put their reservations to one side and come along to play golf

Extensive Study Shows Family is the Key to Growing Golf

An independent study carried out by SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. for the Golf Foundation has revealed the importance of family to growing the game of golf

Broke Hill Offers Member’s Bounce For ‘Unluckiest’ Golfer

The club in Halstead, Kent is offering a fabulous prize of two three-month memberships from June to the end of August for the winning hard-luck golf story with entrants invited to submit their tales of woe via the club website:

Power Tee Creates a Buzz at Bumble Bee Hollow

Power Tee, the World Leader in Golf Range Automation, has recently installed their automated teeing system at Bumble Bee Hollow Golf Center in Harrisburg, PA

Syngenta launch new fungicide: ‘Instrata Elite’

New Instrata Elite Offers Turf Disease Control Outside and In and it’s available now

Harrington Re-Enacts His Famous Shot at Birkdale

2008 Open Champion hits latest Wilson Staff 5-wood on 17th hole


Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Blacknest Golf and Country Club, Hampshire: For Sale at £1.8 Million

Greenbanks Golf Ltd, advised by Savills has brought to market the Blacknest Golf and Country Club near Farnham in Hampshire at a guide price of £1.8 million