Wednesday, 22nd February, 2017

Archive for the ‘Corporate’ Category


Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

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American Golf announce 2017 Championship schedule

2017 Tournament Schedule includes New Formats that promise to appeal to an even wider range of golfers


Monday, February 6th, 2017

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Under Armour and The GUI Announce Partnership

The Golfing Union of Ireland today confirmed an exclusive, technical partnership with Under Armour (NYSE: UA, UAA), the originator of innovative performance apparel, footwear and equipment

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PuttOUT Parabolic putting with the all new golf putting aid

‘PuttOut inspires you to pick up a putter every day to keep on top of your putting,’ says ‘Golf Guru’ Mark Crossfield

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Global Turf Equipment Adds African Distribution Networks

Global Turf Equipment (GTE) – the world’s largest independent seller and exporter of pre-owned golf course equipment – has partnered with Mascor to expand distribution channels into South Africa, Uganda and Kenya


Friday, February 3rd, 2017

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VPAR and TGI Golf Enter a Strategic Partnership

Continuing TGI Golf’s promise to support their PGA Professionals with the highest quality suppliers, VPAR has become the preferred supplier of Tournament Scoring Technology

Bubba Watson the leading Volvik brand ambassador

Brand Fusion Tees Off With Volvik Balls

UK-based company to distribute exciting new range of coloured balls

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New USGA Tournament Management Product

Association Leverages Cloud Technology to Empower Club Pros and Engage More Golfers through Improved Experience

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Fan Zone’ Specialist Partners with Azalea

The company behind some of golf’s most successful brand marketing experiences, Provision Events (PVE), has engaged leading marcomms specialist the Azalea Group to handle its PR in the UK

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PowaKaddy Reports Major Growth in Rentals Business

PowaKaddy rental fleets offer swift and simple way for PGA Pros to kick start their year


Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

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Callaway Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results

Reflecting continued sales growth, brand momentum, and market share gains as well as increased profitability and cash flows; and provides 2017 financial guidance

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John Deere Named Official Golf Course Turf Equipment Provider to PGA of America

Agreement includes PGA Championship, KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and PGA Golf Properties; Supporting Sponsor of Select PGA Member Championships

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Ben Hogan Golf files for bankruptcy

According to the ‘Dallas News’ only weeks after Ben Hogan Golf made the majority of its workforce in Fort Worth redundant, the company filed for bankruptcy over the weekend, reports ‘Golf Industry Central’


Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

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Ransomes Jacobsen Celebrates 185 Years of Mower Manufacturing at Ipswich

2017 sees a major milestone in the grounds care industry with Ransomes Jacobsen celebrating its 185th anniversary of mower production at Ipswich


Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

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Chris Wood Opens New Mizuno Performance Centre at Burnham & Berrow

The latest Mizuno Performance Centre at Burnham & Berrow, the highly regarded Somerset links, is the 14th Mizuno Performance Centre across the UK and Ireland, with the portfolio of venues including Gleneagles, Celtic Manor, Royal Birkdale and Woburn Golf Club

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John Deere expands Gator factory to meet demand

The first major expansion in 30 years at the John Deere Horicon Works factory in Wisconsin, USA has added about 80 new jobs – around 70 in the assembly area and 10 new salary positions – bringing the total workforce to 1100 employees during the peak season

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PRG Global Success Story Continues at 2017 PGA Merchandise Show

PRG, supplier of innovative, high-quality bespoke golf accessories, once again enjoyed a significant presence at the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, with one of the largest stands of any UK-based exhibitor

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Club Inc. Announces Collaborations with Meerson and J.Lindeberg for 2017

These two unique partnerships blend golf, business, luxury and fashion


Monday, January 30th, 2017

TaylorMade Golf Company announces signing of Tiger Woods

TaylorMade Golf Company Announces Signing of Tiger Woods

14-Time Major Winner joins Tour Staff with Multi-Year Contract to play TaylorMade’s industry-leading Metalwoods, Irons and Wedges

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Kiradech signs up as Fenix Xcell ambassador

Fenix XCell, a premium golf apparel company has announced that Thailand’s favourite son, the world’s 82nd ranked player – Kiradech Aphibarnrat – is to become the company’s latest brand ambassador .....read the full story »


Thursday, January 26th, 2017

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Supercar Is Centrepiece As PVE’s ‘Fan Zone’ Goes Down A Storm

Graeme Storm may have taken home a cheque for ZAR15,000,000 for winning the BMW SA Open, hosted by City of Ekurhuleni, last week, but he didn’t have the widest smile


Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

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Sherriff extends John Deere dealership area

John Deere dealer Thomas Sherriff & Co, based at new premises in Haddington, East Lothian, has bought the business of W M Dodds at Jedburgh and set up a new outlet in Hexham to take over the territory previously managed by Everitt & Marshall


Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

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We Have Lift-Off: Successful Launch of Price Turfcare at BTME

Price Turfcare, a newly established business founded by Ransomes Jacobsen’s former International Sales Director, Rupert Price, had a very successful launch at the recent BTME in Harrogate

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Under Armour No.1 in UK Men’s Golf Apparel

The meteoric rise of the Baltimore-based brand in the UK Golf Industry was detailed in the latest Golf Datatech Market reports for 2016

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UK’s fibodo Seeks International Partners

UK Golf Entrepreneur eyes international expansion for Golf ‘App’

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Better Billy Bunker joins EIGCA Partnership Programme

Better Billy Bunker has become EIGCA’s latest Silver Partner, further strengthening relationships between golf course architects and the practical solutions they need to design the golf courses of the future