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Archive for the ‘Corporate’ Category

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Turf Pride universal core collector

Campey appointed new UK distributor for Turf Pride Universal Core collectors and TAS blades

JSM Distribution and Campey Turf Care Systems have announced they have reached an agreement to transfer the UK distribution for the Turf Pride universal core collector range and TAS Trimmer blades product line to Campey’s

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Graham Dale, Lely's managing director, accepts The Toro Company's annual Distributor of Excellence Award with Trevor Chard, Lely key account manager, on his left and David Cole, Lely turf division senior manager

Lely UK Wins International Award

Lely UK, based in Cambridgeshire, has won The Toro Company’s annual Distributor of Excellence award

Friday, July 25th, 2014

Direct Golf Store

Direct Golf and Sports Direct Create Specialist Golf Collaboration Superpower

The deal sees Sports Direct take an equity stake and provide funding to fulfil Direct Golf’s ambition to become Europe’s number one golf retail specialist with John Andrew, owner and founder of Direct Golf, retaining majority ownership and day-to-day control of the business

Chip Brewer Calaway President and CEO

Callaway Golf Company First Half Results

Callaway Golf announces a 9% increase In Sales, a 40% increase in Operating Income, and a 12% increase in Earnings Per Share for the First Half Of 2014

Jonathan Harmer and Tracy Jarman

Aquatrols Acquires Farmura Environmental Ltd.

Aquatrols Corporation of America, the world leader in soil surfactant technology, has acquired Farmura Environmental which supplies the European market and since 2007 has served as Aquatrols’ principal distributor in the UK the full story »

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

american golf's new  City of London store

American Golf Opens Flagship London Store

Europe’s largest golf retailer has opened a new flagship store just a stone’s throw from Monument in the heart of the City of London

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

George Browns new branch

New George Browns Depot Opens Its Doors

One of the UK’s leading dealers for the Kubota range of agricultural and groundcare machinery solutions, has recently opened the doors of its new branch in Essex the full story »

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Huxley Golf indoor golf surfaces at the Nike Performance Fitting Centre

Huxley Golf Preferred Supplier for World’s First Nike Performance Fitting Centre

Huxley Golf provides premier all-weather surfaces for golf. Clients include training and coaching establishments, golf resorts, ranges and academies and many well-known golf courses

Monday, July 21st, 2014

Lee Westwood Golf School

Lee Westwood Golf School and England Golf announce partnership

The partnership will offer a number of scholarship options for those young golfers recognised as part of the governing body’s national and regional coaching programme the full story »

Taylor Stronge

Taylor Stronge joins the Eagle app team

With over 200 golf clubs now using their Eagle members’ app and many more in the pipeline, support and training for our clients is increasingly important

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Lynx ambassadors Tony Jacklin and Di Dougherty

Lynx Golf Delighted At Ricoh Women’s British Open

Lynx Golf engaged with thousands of golfers as it launched a wide-ranging new event marketing programme at last week’s Ricoh Women’s British Open

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

JRW new appointments

JRW Group Expands Team as Company Adds To Its Portfolio Of Brands

JRW Group, the sport insurance specialists and owner of Golf Care and The Golfer’s Club brands, has boosted its Manchester based team with four new recruits

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014


Crossover Technologies Announces Educational Webinars for Retailers

The sessions will be free of charge to all Crossover customers, with two staged in July followed by another two, pre-Golf Show specials, in September

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

Andrew Stanley

Golfing bond raises £2.8m to fund expansion plans

Leading golf travel company,, has raised £2.8m from its innovative three-year golfing bond, far in excess of the initial £2m target

(right to left) IGF President Peter Dawson. Vice President Ty Votaw and Executive Director Antony Scanlon

IGF Confirms Qualification System for Golf in 2016 Olympic Games

International Golf Federation officials confirmed today the qualification system that will be used for golf in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Members of the England Golf women’s Performance and USA squads are pictured at the presentation of the new fleet of FW7 electric trolleys.  From left: Olivia Winning (Rotherham), Bronte Law (Bramhall), Gabriella Cowley (Hanbury Manor), Sarah-Jane Boyd (Truro), Alex Peters (Notts Ladies’), Hayley Davis (Ferndown).  (Image © Leaderboard Photography)

PowaKaddy support for England Golf women players

PowaKaddy has presented a fleet of its latest FW7 model to the women’s Performance and USA squads, as part of its support for England Golf’s elite amateurs

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Ashworth LogoMark 2014

Ashworth Golf Gains Momentum

The first half of 2014 has seen an incredible set of results for Ashworth Golf. The brand has seen apparel sales grow by 42% and footwear sales grow by 30%. the full story »

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

From left: Fredrik Brandt, Filip Modig, Martin Wild, Lars Aldskogius, Johan Sköld, Björn Gyllensjö

Callaway Announces Important Changes to Its Swedish Sales Team

The Swedish team will be headed by 15-year Callaway veteran, Lars Aldskogius, who will report into UK–based Martin Wild, who manages the commercial teams in the UK, Ireland and Northern Europe

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Dana Garmany will continue to lead Troon as its Chairman, CEO and largest individual shareholder

Troon completes transaction with investor group led by Kohlberg & Company

The transaction provides Troon with new capital and strategic partners, and positions Troon for accelerated growth in the golf and hospitality industry, with enhanced resources benefiting its third-party management model


Rory McIlroy opens the world’s first Nike Performance Fitting Centre

Two-time Major champion strikes commemorative tee-shot at Archerfield Links in front of selected European Media and VIPs

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Club house at Sky Lake Golf Resort

IMG Adds Sky Lake Golf Resort in Hanoi to Golf Course Management Portfolio

Sky Lake offers 36 holes of world class golf in addition to a well appointed clubhouse and driving range. Future plans include development of high end villas, a luxury hotel and a variety of leisure amenities the full story »

Friday, July 4th, 2014

CMM and CMAE logos

CMM Undertakes ‘Director of Education’ Search

CMM partners with the Club Managers Association of Europe to pinpoint senior executive to lead association’s education growth plan

Galvin Green

Sports Impact marks decade of growth with Galvin Green

The independent sports marketing agency that represents several leading golfing brands is marking the tenth anniversary of its association with top golf apparel brand Galvin Green

Nicole and David Wheatley

Bunker Mentality Recruits Specialist Marketeers

One of Europe’s most fashionable golf brands has appointed marketing communications specialists, Medi8, to help drive further growth of the brand in the UK market

Honma 5 Star sales are increasing in the UK

Honma UK Reports Record June Sales

Following a record month in June, Japanese luxury golf brand Honma is to meet prospective new retailers at this year’s Open Championship at Hoylake the full story »