Friday, 29th August, 2014

Archive for the ‘People’ Category

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

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

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David Scott Takes Key Role in St Andrews

The five red star Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews has confirmed the appointment of David Scott as its Director of Operations. the full story »

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Golf e Jardim_Club Car Dealer Portugal

Club Car honours its longest-serving European distributor

José Sabino, General Manager at Golfejardim, Club Car’s supplier in Portugal, has been presented with a commemorative plaque, acknowledging the hard work and commitment of the company to the world’s largest manufacturer of small-wheel, zero-emissions electric vehicles

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Philip Murphy

SNAG Golf (Ireland) welcomes Philip Murphy PGA onboard

As part of their continued development strategy, SNAG Golf (Ireland) has appointed Philip Murphy PGA as Director of Golf for the Irish region

Monday, August 18th, 2014

Bill Gates and Le Van Kiem

Vietnamese Philanthropist to be Honoured at Asian Golf Awards

For his commitment to golf and charity, the Asia Pacific Golf Group has elected to honour Vietnamese labour hero Le Van Kiem with a special award

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Brian D'Arcy

New appointment at John Deere Limited

Brian D’Arcy has been appointed strategic account manager for turf and other non-agricultural equipment at John Deere Limited the full story »

Bill Longmuir in action during this year’s Bad Ragaz PGA Seniors Open in Switzerland.

Founding Father Bill Longmuir Returning to Play National Bank of Oman Golf Classic

Bill Longmuir, an eight-time winner on the European Senior Tour, was one of the proudest men in the Sultanate when he teed it up at last year’s inaugural National Bank of Oman Golf Classic at The Wave, Muscat

Joe Thiel

APGS Honours Thiel with Life-Time Achievement Award

Joe Thiel is one of only some 200 golf professionals in the U.S. who have earned the PGA Master Professional designation and some of his greatest successes in teaching are visible in Asia

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

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Tony Jacklin UK theatre tour

Tony Jacklin CBE is soon to begin a 21 date theatre tour of the UK and Ireland. Over the course of two months Tony will take to the stage with his good friend and snooker legend, Willie Thorne, answering questions from the snooker great

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Peter Mansfield bids farewell to Lely after 32 years

Peter Mansfield Bids Farewell to Lely after 32 Years


One of the most well-known and respected names in the professional turf machinery industry, Peter Mansfield, has left Lely UK after 32 years with the company

Nick Solski at Skolkovo Golf Club

New Roles and Recruits at Braemar Golf Projects

Braemar Golf announce a number of new roles, new recruits and returning team members to some of their projects around the world

From left: Mark Redpath, Arthur Turnbull, John Duffy, Doug Ellison

£¼m Raised for North East Children’s Charities

Members of the Slaley Hall Golf Club have just topped £250,000 in charitable donations to children’s charities across the North East of England

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Ted Parslow

Parslow Elected President of Society of Australian Golf Course Architects

Ted Parslow a founding member of the Society of Australian Golf Course Architects (SAGCA) and a Principal of Parslow & Winter Golf Design was recently elected as the new President of SAGCA

Friday, August 8th, 2014

Beatrice Franceschi

Young Lady Design Prodigy Drives Dellanzo Design

Beatrice Franceschi , Principal of BELAND, Pisa, Italy  joins forces with Dellanzo Design  on new growth opportunities internationally the full story »

Colin Mayes poses by the Cinquantenaire Triumphal Arch in Brussels following his 335-mile ride for Help for Heroes

Marathon Mayes’ pedal-power pushes Help for Heroes donations past £4,000

Colin Mayes, chief executive of Burhill Group Limited (BGL), has helped raise more than £4,000 for Help for Heroes by taking part in the Big Battlefield Bike Ride the full story »

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Hansjoerg Lumpi

New Director of Golf Set To Enhance Experience at Thracian Cliffs

The award-winning Thracian Cliffs Resort in Bulgaria has appointed former head of the Austrian PGA, Hansjoerg Lumpi, as its new director of golf

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Kevin Murray

Home of Golf announces official photographer of the Links

Kevin Murray, one of the world’s leading photographers, has been appointed the first-ever official photographer of the St Andrews Links

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Les Malin, who until recently was general manager of Etesia UK, has been promoted to operations director

Les Malin Promoted to Operations Director at Etesia UK

Les Malin, who until recently was general manager of the company, has been promoted to operations director – a move which sees him appointed as the company’s first UK director the full story »


PING adds two new UK Apparel Sales Agents

Commencing immediately, Douglas Pollock will cover Scotland and Scott Waterman will operate within the northern Home Counties of England

Monday, August 4th, 2014

The Applied Golf Management Studies graduates

Top Of The Class

The latest crop of Applied Golf Management Studies students have raised the bar after the class of 2014 graduated with flying colours – including a record return of four with First Class honours

Rory McIlroy during the final round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club on August 3, 2014 in Akron, Ohio. (Photo by Chris Condon/PGA TOUR)

Rory McIlroy Gains a Back-to-Back Victory and a #1 World Ranking

McIlroy delivers a come-from-behind win with 14 Nike clubs and RZN Black ball in the bag

Friday, August 1st, 2014

Dr Nicky Lumb (photo courtesy of The PGA)

PGA Pro Unlocks Secret To Better Golf

A Bristol-based PGA professional is set to help elite level golfers improve their chances of success after highlighting huge potential for improving results through better practice