Wednesday, 16th April, 2014

Archive for the ‘Corporate’ Category


Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Kubota's UK HQ at Thame will undergo significant redevelopment at the end of the year

Kubota’s New French Factory Kick-Starts Wider European Expansion

Kubota has continued its commitment to grow its European operations with the opening of what will be its largest manufacturing hub in Europe


Monday, March 31st, 2014

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Campey/PGA Pro-Greenkeeper Challenge

There is still time to enter the Campey Pro-Greenkeeper Challenge Tuesday 8th April, 2014 at Hart Common Golf Club, Westhoughton, Bolton

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ClubCorp Expands International Presence

Announces Management of Paragon Club in China and Consulting Services to The Belfry Club in England


Friday, March 28th, 2014

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Free Loyalty Card Set To Be #1 In Golf

Direct Golf UK is ‘making golf more affordable’ for hundreds of thousands of people with the launch of a new loyalty card, enabling shoppers to turn online points into in-store bargains

Speedcut Contractors power harrowing a tee at Reigate Heath Golf Club before laser levelling

Speedcut busy on golf club projects across the south as weather conditions improve

Speedcut Contractors have been taking advantage of the improving weather conditions in southern England to continue a wide range of golf projects and to take on new contracts .....read the full story »

John Andrew, Chairman Direct Golf UK

Award-Winning Direct Golf Appoints Azalea to Manage PR

Award-winning Direct Golf, Europe’s leading multi-channel specialist golf retailer, has appointed golf marcomms specialist The Azalea Group to manage its PR outreach

Teena Farrell, Crossover Technologies Product Manager

Suppliers see benefits in Crossover Technologies’ XCodes

Adams Golf, Hugo Boss and Ralph Lauren have recently joined 80 other industry leading brands such as FootJoy, PING and TaylorMade in supporting XCodes, an industry wide catalogue of standardised product data from Crossover Technologies


Thursday, March 27th, 2014

Steven Ireland, Associate Relationship Director at RBS (left) with St Andrews Links Trust Director of Finance Euan MacGregor

St Andrews Links Trust tees up developments with £1.5m funding from RBS

Golfers will be able to tee off in style at the Home of Golf thanks to £1.5m in new facilities from the Royal Bank of Scotland

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Marriott Golf announces 2014 Family Golf Festival event schedule

These one-day family golf-themed events will take place at 28 leading Marriott Golf-managed destinations throughout the world


Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

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Bridgestone Golf Expands Its Ball-Fitting Team

The No. 1 ball-fitter in golf, with more than 250,000 live fittings conducted worldwide, has added a third ball technician to cope with the increasing number of fitting sessions booked at golf clubs across the UK and Ireland

Jerry Kilby (left) and Hugh Bishop

StayPrime Global Appoints Kanda Golf Marketing Services as European Representative

StayPrime Global, a company based in Dubai, have been supplying their Elite Pro+ Golf Cart GPS Fleet Management Systems to golf facilities in the Middle East, Asia and Europe for over 10 years .....read the full story »


Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

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UK SkyCaddie Touch Buyers Get Bridgestone Golf Ball Bonus

UK GPS launch promotion unites two leading golf brands; SkyCaddie Double Eagle members will also receive free balls

All Square® Co-founders, Patrick Rahme and Arthur de Rivoire

All Square to pitch at Silicon Valley’s influential Plug and Play EXPO

New social network for golfers wins opportunity to present to over 500 potential investors

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ENGO Appointed As A New Toro Golf Irrigation Distributor For Russia

The TORO Company has appointed ENGO Russia as a new exclusive distributor for TORO Golf Irrigation for the Russian Federation with effect from March 1st, 2014

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Bunker Ambassadors Programme

One of Europe’s most fashionable golf clothing brands has launched a unique International Ambassadors Programme aimed at all level of golfers

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Swing Catalyst To Expand U.S. Sales Force

After a surge in first-quarter sales, Swing Catalyst, the complete swing analysis system used by instructors and golfers around the world, is now focused on its growth in the North-American market .....read the full story »


Monday, March 24th, 2014

BGL Golf’s free tuition initiative, Learn Golf, in action

BGL Golf introduces 2,500 people to the game

BGL Golf, the UK’s leading course owner and operator, has announced more than 2,500 non-golfers registered for its free coaching initiative, Learn Golf .....read the full story »

John Andrew, left, shaking hands with MFS' managing director, Duncan Marrison, watched by MFS chief executive Tony Gill, centre

Direct Golf Looks to Future with New Distribution and Storage Channels

The Yorkshire-based brand has outgrown its long-term home in an old textile mill in Huddersfield and has joined forces with Mosaic Fulfilment Solutions (MFS), to move its outdated storage and distribution centre to Wetherby


Friday, March 21st, 2014

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InsuringSport announce the release of their new website

New transactional website www.insuringsport.co.uk offering Clubs the opportunity to protect themselves by covering their members at low cost for Liability insurance. Golf Business News readers can receive a 10% discount off their first year’s cover

Richard Baggarley

Golf-Tech Limited announce retirement of UK and European Managing Director

Golf-Tech Limited is saying goodbye to Richard Baggarley who is retiring from the company at the end of March

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Volvik Announces Hiring of Golf Industry Vet Jack Dillon

Volvik, ‘the #1 Color Golf Ball On Tour’, has announced the hiring of golf industry veteran Jack Dillon as the Senior Director of Business Development for Volvik USA


Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

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Large group of Guests from UK, Europe and Asia-Pacific visit GIS in Orlando

A party of 70 Ransomes Jacobsen guests and staff from Europe, augmented by a further 20 from the Asia-Pacific territory attended the Golf Industry Show in Orlando


Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

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InPlay Golf Bristol goes live!

Proshot Simulation, the Sussex based specialist supplier of Golf Simulators and Simulation Technology, announces InPlay Golf Bristol has successfully gone live and opened its doors with Six Sports Coach Golf Simulators

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Trailed Mowers – the Salesman’s Perspective

If you are looking to purchase a trailed mower this spring what sort of things should you be looking out for? Jeremy Vincent, General Manager at The Grass Group, reveals what questions he is asked the most

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British Trolley Manufacturer Stewart Golf Celebrates 10 Years at The Top

The first deliveries were made in March 2004 and now in 2014 almost 10,000 machines have been made, every one by hand in Gloucestershire