Tuesday, 25th October, 2016

Archive for the ‘People’ Category

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

John Solheim

PING President & COO Doug Hawken retires after 45 years

PING has been preparing the third generation of the Solheim family to assume executive management roles for the last few years and that process now moves forward

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Brian Batchelor

New Managing Director for Bernhard and Company

Brian Batchelor has been appointed Managing Director for global operations. Brian will be located at the company’s manufacturing facility in Haverhill, Suffolk

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Andy Salmon addresses SLGA Club Seminar (Kenny Smith)

Scottish Golf Announces Departure of Andy Salmon

The Board of Scottish Golf today (Thursday 20 October) announces that Andy Salmon, Deputy CEO and Development Director, is leaving the organisation

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016


Longhurst, Love, Mallon, Ochoa and Woosnam are the Class of 2017

The Inductees are to be enshrined into the World Golf Hall of Fame on September 26, 2017 in New York City the week of the Presidents Cup

Ricardo Catarino has joined Troon and will serve as vice president of operations

Troon Expands Florida Office to Accommodate Regional Growth

Golf industry veteran Ricardo Catarino has joined Troon and will serve as vice president of operations, while Ryan Petteruti will serve as operations manager in the Florida office

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Rebecca McGinley

U.K. Women’s Long Drive Champion Finishes Third in World Championships

North East golfer Rebecca McGinley has secured an incredible third place finish in the World Long Drive Championship after taking on the biggest hitters in the women’s game in Oklahoma, U.S.A .....read the full story »

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Gary Brett

Double Celebration for ‘Royal’ Club Pair

Dedicated duo Richard Hopgood and Gary Brett have crowned 45 years of service at Eltham Warren Golf Club – the stunning nine-hole course built on the Queen’s land in south east London

Dame Laura with David Regan

Laura Davies breaks 70 round home track for first time

Laura chips in with personal best score at West Byfleet Golf Club Pro-Am

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Thomas Johansson with his colleagues Anthony McCarthy (left) and Anders Thelberg (right)

New Golf Training Supremo to Shape Bright Future at La Manga Club

The 43-year-old Swede Thomas Johansson has pledged to revolutionise golf tuition at Spain’s historic La Manga Club after his appointment as the luxury resort’s new director of golf training

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Tim Lobb on site


Tim Lobb launches LOBB + PARTNERS following the retirement of Peter Thomson in August

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Simon Jones

Provision Events appoints Simon Jones

Having recently headed up The Golf Show group for the London and Manchester Golf Shows, Simon Jones has joined Provision Events as the Head of Sales and Business Development

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Wycombe Heights Management Team - Robin Cheng, Howard Craft, Simon Tunn

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre Welcomes Brand New Management Team

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre, a BGL Operated venue in High Wycombe, has announced the arrival of three new members of staff to join the popular club’s management team

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Guy Roberts

Roberts Inspired by Golf Italian Job with JSH Hotels Collection

Renowned golf tourism industry figure Guy Roberts is ready to embrace a new challenge after being named as the new golf marketing manager for the JSH Hotels Collection

Matt Peace

Crossover Technologies extends its customer support service team

Crossover Technologies is increasing its customer support service offering with the appointment of a Support Manager to lead its growing support team and oversee support communication with partners in the UK, Europe and Australia .....read the full story »

Gerard Kelly

Carr Golf appoints Gerard Kelly

Gerard Kelly has been appointed Sales and Marketing Manager at Carr Golf, with responsibility for Castleknock and Charlesland Golf Clubs


BIGGA’s best young greenkeepers write history at new-look Toro awards ceremony

For the first time ever, the Toro Young Student Greenkeeper of the Year award, open to students up to the age of 20, complimented the Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year award

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Foremost Golf logo

Foremost Drives More Innovation with New Appointments

Foremost is delighted to announce that two new key members of staff have joined the company, with Alfonso Castaneda joining as Head of Digital and Angela Marshall coming in as the new Head of Ecommerce .....read the full story »

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Joe Perdue Bursary winners (from left Alberto Iglesias, Gabriel Sota and Cathy Kobiela)

CMAE 2016 Joe Perdue bursaries announced

There were 22 applications from 13 different European countries; the quality was extremely high giving the European Club Education Foundation panel a challenging job in identifying the worthy recipients

James Stewart

Foresight Sports Europe appoints EMEA Sales Manager

Foresight Sports Europe, a market leader in golf launch monitors and simulation technology, has appointed James Stewart as its new EMEA Sales Manager

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Matthew Mears Sales Manager Highspeed Group Ltd

New Appointment for Highspeed Group

Highspeed Group Ltd has recently appointed Matthew Mears as Sales Manager to further develop sales of the company’s premier product ClearWater and the newly introduced ClearWater Commercial system in the UK

Monday, September 26th, 2016


Arnold Palmer 10th September 1929 – 25th September 2016

Yesterday, with the passing of Arnold Palmer. the world of golf and sports lost a beloved icon. Here are statements from The R&A, European Tour and USGA and tributes from Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016


Nick Moran to Head up Sales at Your Golf Travel

As Director of Sales Nick Moran will lead the team, based in London, in their quest to provide the very best service and experience for more than 200,000 golfers who travel with the company annually

Nick Solski and Kelly Tidy

Boomers and Swingers appoints Kelly Tidy as Chief Events Officer

Boomers and Swingers @ Astley Driving Range, Manchester announces the appointment of former Ladies British Amateur Champion Kelly Tidy as Chief Events Officer. Kelly will take up her appointment in early October

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

James Sanderson

James Sanderson joins CMM as Associate, Client Services

Colt Mackenzie McNair, the specialist executive search firm operating across the global golf markets, has announced the appointment of James Sanderson as Associate, Client Services

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Paul Babbage (and friends)

Babbage Picked Up By Farleigh Golf Club

The Surrey Club used a unique recruitment process to select their new coach