Monday, 22nd September, 2014

Archive for the ‘People’ Category


Friday, September 19th, 2014

Abacus Sportswears new CFO, Anu Uus.tn

Abacus Sportswear appoints new CFO to support company growth

The Official Apparel Supplier of the 2015 European Solheim Cup Team and Licensee to the 2014 Ryder Cup has appointed Anu Uus as its new Chief Financial Officer

Cottesmore Golf and Country Club

Five Years and Counting for Greg Evans MG

The agronomic consultancy business has evolved alongside his duties as Course Manager of Ealing Golf Club


Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Kevin O'Neill

Kevin O’Neill: Toro Student Greenkeeper of The Year 2014

Kevin, Deputy Head Greenkeeper at Muswell Hill Golf Club in North London, pipped runners-up Tom Freeman from Kingsdown Golf Club and Wesley Lenihan from Ealing Golf Club

Mark Hayes

Hayes appointed Golf Australia media manager

Golf Australia has appointed one of Australia’s most respected golf journalists, Mark Hayes, as its new media manager


Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Chris Wiltshire, the new branch tactical marketing manager at John Deere Limited, from 1st October

New marketing manager appointed at John Deere Limited as Gordon Day retires

Chris Wiltshire has been appointed branch tactical marketing manager at John Deere Limited and will be responsible for all John Deere’s agricultural and turf marketing in the UK and Ireland

Paul Copsey

Martin Guy Developments Appoints Paul Copsey as Projects Manager

The south east of England’s fastest growing golf course maintenance contractor, machinery hire, and specialist construction project& turf renovation companies has appointed Paul Copsey to play a key role in its business

Jean Campey, Jane Middleton, Richard Campey

Company Secretary for Campey retires after 25 years’ service

Jane Middleton, Company Secretary at Campey Turf Care Systems has retired after 25 years loyal service. Jane also had responsibility for sales ordering and processing


Monday, September 15th, 2014

John Singleton at The  Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club

Open Championship hero gets Oman invite

John Singleton, the Liverpool factory worker who qualified to play in this year’s Open Championship at Hoylake, will continue his dream as a professional golfer thanks to an invitation to play in the National Bank of Oman Golf Classic


Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Steve Williams

Steve Williams honored with induction into Caddie Hall of Fame

PGA Tour caddie Steve Williams was rewarded for his contribution in promoting caddies and their role in the game of golf


Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

John Bambury – will oversee Ballybunion Golf Club’s two world-class 18-hole links layouts

World Top 100 ranked Ballybunion Golf Club appoints new Course Manager

Experienced agronomist and green-keeping expert John Bambury will oversee Ballybunion Golf Club’s two world-class 18-hole links layouts,

Pierre Bechmann

Pierre Bechmann to become 10th PGAs of Europe Honorary President

Former Captain of The R&A, Pierre Bechmann will take up the reins from current Honorary President, Donato Di Ponziano, at the Association’s AGM in December

Ryan McKinnia

Club Inc. appoints new Head of Business Development

Ryan McKinnia joins the Club Inc. team in new position

David Townend at the Els Club Teluk Datai

Troon Asian Specialist has new role at The Els Club Malaysia

Industry stalwart David Townend has been appointed Senior Vice President. to oversee the company’s burgeoning golf resort position in South East Asia

Player Celebrates 15 Years of “Giving Golf A Heart”

Player Celebrates 15 Years of “Giving Golf a Heart”

The Gary Player Invitational presented by Coca-Cola will celebrate its 15th anniversary as South Africa’s premier charity golf tournament at the Lost City Golf Course at Sun City from 20-23 November


Friday, September 5th, 2014

Elaine Farquharson-Black

The LGU appoints Elaine Farquharson-Black as GB&I Captain

Scot Elaine Farquharson-Black, a former Curtis Cup and Vagliano Trophy player, has been appointed by the Ladies’ Golf Union to Captain the Great Britain & Ireland golf teams for 2015 and 2016

PING Junior Solheim Cup logo

Iben Tinning to Captain Europe’s 2015 PING Junior Solheim Cup Team

Denmark’s Iben Tinning has been appointed as the Captain of the European Team to play against America in the 2015 PING Junior Solheim Cup at Golf Club St Leon-Rot, near Heidelberg, Germany, on September 14-15, 2015. The 40 year-old four-time Solheim Cup player takes over the role from Scotland’s Janice Moodie as Europe bids to…read the full story


Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Jill de Villiers and Craig Trower

Team Changes at The Wisley

Jill de Villiers Joins Team Wisley

Robert ‘Robban’  Andersson

Introducing Robert ‘Robban’ Andersson – the World’s most active golfer?

Golf GameBook reveals Swedish golfer who has played 1,000 rounds of golf in 1,184 days and recorded every game on the free-to-download smartphone app


Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Paul McGinley (Getty Images)

Gallacher, Poulter and Westwood are Paul McGinley’s ‘Wild Cards’

Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood have been named by European Captain Paul McGinley as his three wild card selections for The 2014 European Ryder Cup team .....read the full story »

Gareth James,

New Coaches for Welsh Golf’s Elite

Two Golf Union of Wales coaches have been promoted to help Welsh golf’s elite amateur players, with both coming up through the ranks of the GUW system to the top level


Monday, September 1st, 2014

Michael O'Grady

One-Armed Golfer Adds Nine Yards Through Ball Fitting

Bridgestone Golf ball-fitting gives Irish champion extra distance off the tee


Friday, August 29th, 2014

Michael Braidwood, the new Director of Education for the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE). (photo Phil Weymouth)

CMAE Appoints Michael Braidwood As New Director Of Education

Successful executive search led by global golf recruitment specialist, Colt Mackenzie McNair, will allow Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) to develop education growth plan for the future


Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Jason Hoyles with Chinese instructors Toby Zhang and Yang Yong at the new Golf Academy China.

Golf Academy China Opens at Spring City

A new golf academy has opened at Spring City Golf & Lake Resort near Kunming in south-west China


Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

DJ Turfcare's David Jenkins and the Plugger PL410 on the stand at IOG SALTEX 2013

David Jenkins celebrates 43 years at IOG SALTEX

Next week David Jenkins, managing director of DJ Turfcare, will celebrate 43 years of attending IOG SALTEX with the last show at Windsor Racecourse before it moves to the NEC

Players during Mixed Team Round 3 of golf at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province, on August 26, 2014.

Sweden Wins Gold in Mixed Team Event at Youth Olympic Games

There were play-off for all three medals with Korea taking Silver and Italy edging out Denmark for the Bronze