Saturday, 27th August, 2016

Archive for the ‘Corporate’ Category

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Annika Sorenstam

Annika Sorenstam Purchases 50% Stake in Capillary Concrete

World Golf Hall of Famer substantially increases her investment in pioneering technology that aids bunker drainage and hydration, promotes reduced turf irrigation

GameGolfLive award from Golf Digest

GAME GOLF Relocates National Sales Office to San Francisco  

GAME GOLF, the first automatic shot tracker, introduced in 2014, has relocated its national sales office from Jupiter, Florida to its global headquarters in San Francisco, the heart of the technology capital of the world

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

Nike athletes like Rory McIlroy dressed in saturated greens and yellows at the recent 98th PGA Championship hosted by the historic Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey

Nike Transitions out of equipment to focus Golf Innovation on Footwear and Apparel

Nike Golf will transition out of equipment – including clubs, balls and bags – will accelerate innovation in its Golf footwear and apparel business and will partner with more of the world’s best golfers. Shares in Callaway Golf Co. jumped as much as 8.5 percent in New York trading after the announcement the full story »

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

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Strong Growth Sees MyGolfRanking Significantly Widen Its Reach In 2016

MyGolfRanking is a unique free ranking service first rolled out to golf clubs and their members in 2011, with more than 550 clubs signed up by the start of 2015

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

SkyTrak users can now play Thanksgiving Point and dozens of other classic golf courses after today’s E6Golf software announcement

SkyTrak Partners with TruGolf for Realistic HD Golf Simulation

The world’s most famous golf simulator software is now available on the revolutionary SkyTrak – the sport’s ‘most talked-about’ new game-improvement technology

Campey Pro Am Golf Day at Harts Common GC

Campey 2016 Pro-Greenkeeper Challenge returns to Hart Common Golf Club, Bolton

As per previous years there will be on course spot prizes during the Pro-Am tournament, fantastic amateur prizes and a professional prize fund up £3,600 and a first prize of £1,000 if a full field of 50 is achieved on Tuesday 9th August

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Dry Rainge’s new UK and European Distributor

Following the retirement of Mr John Makepeace a new distributor has taken the helm: Specialised Canvas Group, a group of business specialising in all things covers, repairs and installations – the perfect combination for Dry Rainge


‘Golden Bear’ Grill Opens at Fort Lauderdale Airport

Complementing the Nicklaus Companies’ portfolio of licensed products Jack and Barbara Nicklaus have been celebrating the grand opening of the first-ever Golden Bear Grill at County’s Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

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Mizuno Offers Two Free MP-T5 Wedges with Every 7-Piece Custom Set  

Trade Promotion Runs until end of August 2016 offering retailers an enhanced margin opportunity on Mizuno’s range of irons

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Powakaddy FW7s Trolley with Premium Bag

PowaKaddy celebrates half a million Freeway sales

The world of electric golf trolleys experiences a major first as PowaKaddy announces that its award-winning Freeway range has reached half a million sales since the launch back in 1999

Friday, July 29th, 2016


SkyTrak launch monitor and golf simulator now offering 0% finance deal

Golf retailers can buy SkyTrak for just over £200 down after passing a credit check, followed by 12 months of low-cost monthly payments. The 0% finance deal on SkyTrak will also shortly be made available to consumers

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TGI Golf Puts Partners in Control with New Marketing System

The TGI Golf Partnership – golf’s leading retail services group – has launched a new marketing service, giving its Partners the opportunity to produce high quality marketing material for free

Chip Brewer, President and Chief Executive Officer of Callaway Golf Company

Callaway Golf Company Announces Second Quarter 2016 Financial Results

Including a 6.5% Increase in Net Sales and a 140% Increase in Earnings Per Share; Callaway Reaffirms 2016 Full Year Net Sales and Earnings Guidance. Brexit is seen as ‘an additional market risk’

Rider Cup Desert Challenge

Makers of GolfBoard Announce Company Investment Opportunity

Sol Boards Inc. is offering a chance to become a company shareholder to support the growth of one of the most revolutionary and disruptive products in golf – GolfBoard

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

Carly Booth of Scotland on the 18th hole during final practice as a preview for the 2013 Ricoh Women's British Open on the Old Course at St Andrews on July 31, 2013 in St Andrews, Scotland.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

Ladies’ Golf Union and The R&A Sign Merger Agreement

The merger between the Ladies’ Golf Union and The R&A has moved close to completion with the signing of a heads of agreement by the two St Andrews-based organisations

Gerrit van der Scheer, CEO of Royal Reesink (left) shakes hands on the acquisition of Lely Turfcare with CEO of Lely Holding Alexander van der Lely

Royal Reesink Acquires Lely Turfcare in UK, Ireland and Denmark

Lely Turfcare activities mainly comprise the distribution of Toro machines for the maintenance of golf courses and public green spaces and TYM compact tractors

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Tony Scott of Mizuno (left) and Peter Field

Mizuno Opens 15th State-Of-The-Art Performance Centre

Peter Field Golf at Bawburgh Golf Club, Norwich, becomes home to latest Mizuno Performance Centre

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Darren Clarke Standard Life video screen shot

Standard Life Investments ‘World Class as Standard’ Series.

Worldwide partner of The Ryder Cup, Standard Life Investments has released the final instalment in their ‘World Class as Standard’ series, exploring both the importance and the impact of analysis, performance and potential on ultimate sporting success

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Rising British Star Melissa Reid Chooses Huxley Golf to help perfect her putt!

The Solheim Cup Star and five-time ladies tour title holder is riding high on the back of a very successful 2015 and has her sights set even higher in 2016

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Headlining this year’s Toro on Tour is the new Toro Workman GTX

By Popular Demand: Toro on the road with ‘Toro on Tour’

Toro and fine turf machinery distributor Lely Turfcare is hitting the road again in August 2016 with its highly popular Toro on Tour events the full story »

(from left) Craig Dempster, Director of Golf, Paul Lawrie Golf Centres, Paul Lawrie, Kirsty Weir and Christopher Campbell, KAI Agency

Lawrie’s Golf Centres set to fly with KAI

Former Open champion Paul Lawrie has engaged KAI Agency to work on sales, marketing and public relations projects surrounding his successful Paul Lawrie Golf Centre brand

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

The 11th hole of the Oceânico Victoria Course, host to The European Tour’s Portugal Masters

Performance54 Aiming High with Oceânico in Vilamoura

Leading golf and destination marketing group announces partnership with five of Europe’s favourite golf courses

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New Partnership Strengthens Golf Marketing Agencies

Family owned sports PR and Marketing agency Medi8 Marketing Communications has confirmed an agreement with golf digital marketing agency, Albatross Digital Golf

Myview Golf target green

G Golf and Myview Golf, Netherlands, in UK Agreement

G Golf ltd have been appointed sole UK distributor for the extensive Myview Golf nylon synthetic turf surfaces

GOLFZON at the HSBC Golf Zone

GOLFZON Offer Exclusive Access to Simulators during Open Championship

GOLFZON, a leading provider of golf simulators, had a successful stint last week on site and in the town of Troon during the 145th Open, presenting its state-of-the-art golf simulators to approximately 8,500 people who participated on the simulators