Thursday, 24th April, 2014

Archive for the ‘People’ Category


Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Gary Bernard

Gary Bernard Signs Contract to Continue as PGA of Canada CEO

The PGA of Canada’s Board of Directors has approved a three-year contract extension through 2016 for chief executive officer Gary Bernard

Angus Watson

New Appointment for Turnberry Leisure Sales Team

Turnberry, a Luxury Collection Resort in Ayrshire, has appointed Angus Watson as an account manager in the leisure sales team


Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Peter Dawson, Chief Executive The R&A

Peter Dawson to Retire in 2015

It was announced today that Peter Dawson is to retire as Chief Executive of The R&A and Secretary of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews

Keith Pickard, De Vere Group Director of Golf

Keith Pickard Appointed De Vere Group Director of Golf

De Vere, the UK’s leading golf resort and hotel brand, announces that Keith Pickard will oversee its Golf division after being appointed as Group Director of Golf

Antony Alexander, Ransomes Jacobsen’s new Product Manager

Antony Alexander promoted Product Manager at Ransomes Jacobsen

Antony Alexander joins the existing two Product Managers based in the UK and the team of three based in the USA

Anthony Caira (left) and Michael Braidwood

Exam success for two Fife based PGA Professionals

Anthony Caira and Michael Braidwood have recently been awarded the globally recognised and much coveted Certified Club Managers designation


Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Bubba Watson

Bubba talks about the new PING glove range

The Masters Champion spoke recently about the new PING glove range and the contribution that goes to his charity from every glove purchased .....read the full story »

Andrew Taylor

Orange Plant Appoints Operations Manager for Southern England

Specialised wood chipper company, Orange Plant, has appointed Andrew Taylor as Operations Manager for its Southern England depots: Burgess Hill and Peterborough


Monday, April 14th, 2014

Martin Heggie

Moortown Man Joins PGA Board

A Yorkshire-based PGA Professional, who as a child wanted to be a dentist, has crowned a successful career in golf by joining the PGA Board of Directors


Friday, April 11th, 2014

Carin Koch of Sweden, Solheim Cip Captain

Carin Koch Named 2015 European Solheim Cup Team Captain

After consecutive European successes in 2011 at Killeen Castle and in 2013 in Colorado, Koch will seek to complete an unprecedented hat-trick of wins when the matches take place at Golf Club St. Leon-Rot in Germany, September 18-20, 2015 .....read the full story »

Marc Masser and Jilles van Oort

Abacus Sportswear Appoints New Netherlands Sales Team

Abacus Sportswear, the Official Clothing Supplier to The European Tour and European Solheim Cup Team, appoints Golfers World as its new distributor in the Netherlands


Thursday, April 10th, 2014

Matthew Harris

Royal Dornoch In The Frame At Golf Majors

Award-winning photographer, Matthew Harris, will be wearing the Royal Dornoch Golf Club wildcat logo on his trademark floppy white hat and polo shirts during the event .....read the full story »


Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

David Murchie, new PGA Chairman (courtesy of Adrian Milledge)

Murchie Takes Over As PGA Chairman

David Murchie has succeeded long-serving PGA chairman Dr Phil Weaver OBE who has stepped down after 25 years in the role .....read the full story »

Stuart Cage

Octagon Expands Global Golf Business With Key Hires

Global sports and entertainment leader Octagon has announced a major expansion of its golf business with the hiring of Stuart Cage, Ross Chouler, Joel Kribel, and Terry Baller. All will join Octagon’s Golf Division under the supervision of Managing Director David Yates

David Lynn wearing a Galvin Green Merwin Ventil8TM shirt in Vibrant Yellow during the first round of the Masters Tournament in 2013

Lynn Marks 400th Tour Event With Special Shirt At Augusta

When England’s David Lynn returns to Augusta this week, he’ll be wearing a shirt displaying the figure 400 on the collar to mark the number of European Tour appearances he has made since 1997


Monday, April 7th, 2014

From left (back row) Mike Greener, Keith Mitchell, Mark Knight and Lloyd Millwood; (front row) Lacey Clark, Suzy Smith and Fiorella Badin (© Leaderboard Photography)

England’s ‘inspirational’ golf volunteers are honoured

Seven inspirational volunteers who encourage others to take up and enjoy golf were recognised last week when they were named England Golf’s 2014 Volunteers of the Year .....read the full story »

Charley Hull

Ricoh sponsors young golf sensation Charley Hull

Ricoh UK has announced a two year sponsorship deal with the up-and-coming female golf star


Friday, April 4th, 2014

Lee Strutt

Perthshire superintendent receives professional certification

Lee Strutt, golf course superintendent at gWest, Perthshire, Scotland, has been designated a Certified Golf Course Superintendent (CGCS) by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)

DJ Flanders_Photo

Troon’s Leading Associates Grab New Opportunities

Troon announce internal promotions across its international portfolio as it continues to develop and expand

Scott Peddie

PSG Strengthens Award-Winning Golf Division

Leading international golf marketing business appoints experienced industry professional Scott Peddie to add further expertise to its team


Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

AGIF Logo

Asian Golf Industry Federation Launches Search for Chief Executive

To assist in the search, AGIF has engaged the services of leading executive recruitment specialist Colt Mackenzie McNair (CMM)


Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Stephen Lewis

Lewis Steps Down At Crown Golf

Stephen Lewis will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of Crown Golf at the end of April, after six years in the role

Yamaha Sales Manager GBN-Recruitment-Banner

Yamaha Motor is Recruiting: UK Sales Manager – Golf Car products

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic sales person to become a Sales Manager for all Yamaha related Golf Car products

Nicklaus golf ball boxes

Nicklaus announces support for St. Jude and children’s healthcare

Program tied into sale and shipping of Nicklaus Golf Balls will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation


Monday, March 31st, 2014

Marc Mouland

Mouland’s Maiden Voyage

Mark Mouland battled a stiff field and stiffer island breezes to capture the 2014 Grey Goose World Par 3 Championship at the Turtle Hill Golf Club in Southampton, Bermuda