Saturday, 1st November, 2014

Archive for the ‘People’ Category

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Hall of Fame webpage

World Golf Hall of Fame welcomes Davies, Graham, O’Meara and Tillinghast

The Class of 2015 will be celebrated at Induction Ceremony on July 13, 2015 at St Andrews

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Jayden Phipps and his caddy Howard Baker

7 Year Old Golfer To Represent Great Britain In U.S.

Golf prodigy Jayden Phipps is to represent the UK at the Callaway World Junior Golf Championship next year in California

Ready for their World Record attempt: Mark Cameron (left) and Graham Haslam

Pattaya to Phuket by Golf Cart: Guinness World Record attempt

The 24 day, 1,200km drive in an electric golf cart from Pattaya to Phuket will raise money for Phuket Has Been Good To Us Foundation

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Sergio Garcia advises students of his Junior Golf Academy at PGA Catalunya Resort to focus on fun

Garcia: ‘Focus on the Fun’

Ryder Cup star Sergio Garcia advises academy students at PGA Catalunya Resort to focus on the ‘fun’ side of golf to follow in his footsteps

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Marcela Munoz

Marcela Munoz appointed new Technical Manager for Syngenta Turf & Vegetation Management

Turfgrass specialist with experience from US and South America; initiating pioneering turf research to maintain Syngenta lead in turf science solutions

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Ted Bishop, president of the PGA of America

PGA of America Directors Remove PGA President Ted Bishop from Office

PGA Vice President Derek Sprague is named Interim PGA President

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Feldon Valley Golf Club

Marcus Lovelock is the new General Manager of Feldon Valley

Former PinPoint Golf GM Marcus started in September and is thrilled to be at the helm of this picturesque Cotswolds based club, formerly known as Brailes

David Cromie

David Cromie appointed as Secretary of Denham Golf Club

Cromie has joined Denham GC from Hoylake, venue of the 2014 Open Championship, with effect from 20th October 2014

Jon Bevan (Matt Lewis, Getty Images)

Bevan Appointed PGA Cup Captain

Jon Bevan has promised to leave no stone unturned in his quest to land the PGA Cup after being appointed captain of the Great Britain and Ireland team the full story »

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Golf Beer website

Professional Golfers Introduce GolfBeer

Freddie Jacobson, Keegan Bradley and Graeme McDowell launch a series of easy-drinking craft beers

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Tom Freeland

Yorkshire appoint County Development Officer

England’s largest County has appointed Tom Freeland to spearhead the drive to grow the sport

2014 UniCredit PGA Professional Championship of Europe Winner, Hugo Santos (PGA of Portugal)

Hat-Trick Hugo: Santos Makes History in Pravets

PGA of Portugal Professional, Hugo Santos, produced an outstanding and hard-fought one-under 71 in his final round at Pravets Golf Club to become the 2014 UniCredit PGA Professional Champion of Europe, adding to his successes in 2011 and 2012 the full story »

Jonathan Ward is moving from his job as county development officer for the Durham Golf Partnership to become Secretary to the Durham County Golf Union

New role for Durham’s golf development officer

42 year-old Jonathan Ward has been appointed as Secretary to the Durham County Golf Union, the youngest person to hold the post

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Caroline Shaw is the newly-appointed Marketing and Sales Coordinator for Trimax Mowing Systems UK

Trimax appoints Marketing and Sales Coordinator

Trimax Mowing Systems has announced the appointment of Caroline Shaw as Marketing and Sales Coordinator the full story »

Friday, October 17th, 2014

Former captain of the PGA, Eddie Bullock, joins Colt Mackenzie McNair’s Advisory Board as Non-Executive Director.

Eddie Bullock Joins CMM Advisory Board As Non-Executive Director 

The appointment will provide Colt Mackenzie McNair with additional external management expertise and support the Berkshire-based business’s global expansion plans

Laura Rushby

England Golf appoints Head of Training and Education

Laura Rushby will take up her role on Monday,20th October the full story »

Mark Fletcher

Mark Fletcher of Fletcher Sport Brands leaves Sunice, AUR & Tommy Hilfiger Golf

Mark Fletcher, President of FSB, announced today that he has informed his partner, Alen Brandman (majority shareholder of FSB), that he would be leaving ‘FSB’ this week

Barry Careford

Crown Golf Promotes From Within

Barry Careford, the new manager at South Essex Golf Centre, arrives with a promise to make every golfer feel like they are a member

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

Richard Blight

New Appointment for Bernhard

Richard Blight has just taken over as Manufacturing Manager at the Bernhard Factory in Haverhill, Suffolk

US Team celebrate at closing ceremony.

Team USA secure first Simpson Cup Victory at Congressional

This is the first time that the US Team has been victorious and the win sets them up nicely to level the competition at Royal St George’s in September 2015

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Martin Slumbers (The R&A)

R&A Appoints New Chief Executive

The R&A has announced the appointment of Martin Slumbers as Chief Executive and also as Secretary of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, with effect from 1 October 2015

Boss Watch

Kent Fishmonger Claims Longest Hole-In-One In Britain

Kent fishmonger Peter Vickerman is aiming to hook a new record for Britain’s longest ever hole-in-one after holing his tee shot on a whopping 408-yard, par-four

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Outgoing TGI Golf chairman Gordon Stewart (left) with his successor Paul McEvoy.

Clitheroe’s McEvoy named new TGI Golf chairman

On the back of two of the most successful years in the history of the TGI Golf Partnership, new chairman Paul McEvoy has vowed to continue the group’s sustained growth and profitability following his appointed

John Andrew

Direct Golf Chairman John Andrew Recognised With PGA Fellowship

John Andrew, owner and chairman of Direct Golf UK, is celebrating after being awarded the prestigious title of ‘Fellow’ of the Professional Golfers Association in recognition of his contribution to the golf retail business – 30 years after first qualifying as a pro

Friday, October 10th, 2014

David Howell (Getty Images)

Howell completes European Ryder Cup captaincy selection panel

Two-time Ryder Cup player David Howell has been named as the fifth and final member of the panel which will select the European Ryder Cup captain for The 2016 Ryder Cup