Saturday, 1st October, 2016

Archive for the ‘People’ Category

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

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Hamish Ferguson (left) and new General Manager Paul Bayliss at Carden Park Hotel

Goodbye Hamish, Welcome Back Paul

Carden Park bids farewell to its General Manager of over 20 years and welcomes Paul Bayliss back to the team

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Dunston Hall director of golf Tom Turner

New director of golf ready to turn on magic at Dunston Hall

Tom Turner has set himself the target of enhancing Dunston Hall’s reputation as the top golf destination in the east of England after being named as the new director of golf at the leading Norfolk resort

Carolyn Maloney

Carolyn Maloney named Channel Marketing Manager Rain Bird’s Golf Division

In her new role, Carolyn Maloney will be responsible for managing marketing communications, segmentation strategy, data analytics and strategic marketing plans for Rain Bird Golf

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Hamish Ferguson

PGA Appoints Executive Director – Commercial

The PGA has appointed Hamish Ferguson into the role of Executive Director – Commercial the full story »

Marc Potter

DPSM appoint P4M Golf’s Marc Potter as Lead Consultant – Nordic Region

DPSM has today announced the appointment of Marc Potter as Lead Consultant – Nordic Region. He will cover high-profile searches within the Scandinavian golf market

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

Asias most powerful woman in golf

Asia’s ‘Most Powerful Woman in Golf’ to be Honoured

There is perhaps no woman in Asia who possesses a greater burning passion for the game than Madame Nguyen Thi Nga, whose Hanoi-based BRG Group is playing a massive role in the growth and development of golf in Vietnam

MEDINAH, IL - SEPTEMBER 30:  Ian Poulter of England celebrates with the Ryder Cup after the Singles Matches for The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club on September 30, 2012 in Medinah, Illinois.  (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

PGA Recognition Award for Poulter

Ryder Cup hero Ian Poulter will receive the PGA Recognition Award for his outstanding contribution to the game at this year’s PGA annual fundraising lunch in December

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Stephen Follett

London Golf Club Welcomes Stephen Follett as new Chief Executive

Stephen has previously held the positions of Director of Golf for Marriott Golf, and Director of Operations at Troon Golf

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Andrew Angoli

Topgolf’s new coach set to build beginner interest

PGA Pro Andrew Agnoli joins Topgolf to fill junior academy and build beginner interest

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

David Glod (left) president

Tour Edge Golf Hires John Craig as Executive Vice President

The appointment is effective on January 1 2017 but Craig has already partially moved into the role as Executive Vice President, working remotely from Australia, coordinating the sales and marketing strategies of the new Hot Launch 2 product line

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Peter Driver (right) "Projecting managing the stand build at SALTEX. That was a great part of my job."

Peter Driver Retires From Ransomes Jacobsen

Well-known industry figure Peter Driver retires from Ransomes Jacobsen today after 16 years’ involvement with the company’s PR and marketing

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Murray Tonry, Head of European and Corporate Sales Lynx Golf

Murray Tonry Joins Lynx

Lynx Golf continues to expand as one of the fastest-growing equipment brands in golf with the key appointment of Murray Tonry as Head of European and Corporate Sales

Tullamore PGA Professional and TGI Partner Bernard Quigley on the front cover of Irish Golfer Magazine

Quigley Becomes TGI Golf’s First Irish Golfer Cover Star

Tullamore Golf Club PGA Professional Bernard Quigley features on the cover of Irish Golfer Magazine in September having won a search for the top coaching PGA Pro in Ireland

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Mark Hopkins, Sales Manager (left), Claire Fraser, MD (centre) and Sean Wright, Account Manager (right)

Crossover Technologies Extends Sales Team

Leading golf retail EPOS provider, Crossover Technologies, has appointed a new Account Manager to join its growing sales team

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

ICG St Andrews

Clubmakers to meet at St Andrews in September

International Clubmakers Guild® to Hold European Chapter Meeting – Open to the Golf Industry – in St Andrews, Scotland

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016


Bob Cupp, ASGCA Fellow, Dies at 76

“Golf is a fun game; it is why 99% of us continue to play. I hope to lead more people – especially families – to play more golf, more often, for the sheer fun of the game.”

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Sarah Blunden

BGL Welcomes Newest Candidate onto Prestigious MiT Programme

Burhill Golf and Leisure Ltd has welcomed its newest candidate, Sarah Blunden from Wycombe Heights Golf Centre, onto the company’s year-long Management in Training (MiT) programme