Wednesday, 7th October, 2015

Archive for the ‘People’ Category

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Matthew Hazelden

Matthew Hazelden Named New Burhill General Manager

Surrey-based Burhill Golf Club, one of ten U.K. BGL Golf venues, announces the appointment of Matthew Hazelden as its new General Manager

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

Chu Brothers

Asia’s Golf Power Brokers Announced

The most powerful and influential men and women in golf in Asia have been elected for 2015. The list is now in its third year and has grown from a line-up of 10 to a listing of 30

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Martin Slumbers begins his tenure as Chief Executive of The R&A and Secretary of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews.

Martin Slumbers Takes Over as Chief Executive of The R&A

Martin Slumbers has begun his tenure as Chief Executive of The R&A and Secretary of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews succeeding Peter Dawson who retired on Friday 25 September after leading the organisation for the past 16 years

Monday, September 28th, 2015

David Joy, CEO of England Golf

David Joy to leave England Golf

David Joy, the Chief Executive of England Golf, is to leave the organisation at the end of this year to become the Chief Executive of British Canoeing

Gavin Caldwell, the new Captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, drives in to office

New R&A Captain Drives In

Born in Belfast, Gavin Caldwell is only the third Irishman ever to be Captain of the Club in its very long history. Mr Caldwell will represent The R&A and support its work in developing golf around the world

Jeremy Vincent

Charterhouse strengthen sales team by signing Jeremy Vincent

As part of an ongoing company-wide team-strengthening programme, Charterhouse Turf Machinery announce the appointment of Jeremy Vincent as Area Manager for the Central UK regions

Friday, September 25th, 2015

George Brown

George Brown 1938 – 2015

Everyone at BIGGA and the greenkeeping industry was saddened to hear of the death of George Brown, who was National Chairman of the Association in 2003

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

Mike Tinkey

Mike Tinkey Resigns NGCOA

Mike Tinkey has resigned from the National Golf Course Owners Association where he served for 24 years as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and previously on their Board of Directors

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Chris Fitt

Fitt named Golf Operations Manager at Goodwood

Golf At Goodwood has announce the appointment of Chris Fitt as the Operations Manager the full story »

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Spencer Henderson

Clayton and Henderson Join New-Look Scottish Golf Performance Team

Stuart Clayton and Spencer Henderson have been recruited to a new-look Scottish Golf Performance team, ahead of the new unified governing body teeing off from 1 October

Toro Student of the year finalists

Steve Thorne Wins Toro Student Greenkeeper Of The Year

Steve Thorne, Deputy Course Manager at Rushmore Golf Club, has been crowned Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year 2015

Stephen Lewis

Stephen Lewis appointed next Chairman of the Golf Foundation

He will succeed Charles Harrison as Chairman of the Golf Foundation at the charity’s Annual General Meeting in April 2016

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Jim Moore

Longtime USGA Leader to Receive GCBAA’s Don A. Rossi Award

The Golf Course Builders Association of America is pleased to announce James (Jim) Moore as its recipient of the prestigious award

Felix Fritzen

German PGA Professional Claims Role at Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Felix Fritzen has joined the Club as Assistant Golf Professional, adding further professional golf expertise to the renowned Troon Golf-managed venue in the Middle East

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Richard Sheppard has joined Limagrain UK as amenity seed specialist, covering the south of England

Limagrain UK Appoint New Amenity Seed Specialist

Limagrain UK has announced the appointment of Richard Sheppard, who joins the company as an amenity seed specialist, covering the south of England the full story »

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

Gavin Moynihan is welcomed by Chubby Chandler as player manager, Nick Mullen, looks on

Gavin Moynihan joins ISM

Walker Cup star Gavin Moynihan has joined ISM (International Sports Management) and will play his first event as a professional at this week’s Open D’Italia

Friday, September 11th, 2015

Michael Birch

Michael Birch Rejoins

Michael Birch has re-joined golf travel specialists, taking on the role of Group Partnership Manager within Marketing Team

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Wayne Sheffield

Wisley CEO to join Lake Nona G&CC

Wayne Sheffield has accepted a position as Chief Operating Officer and General Manager at the renowned Lake Nona Golf & Country Club in Florida

Mark Day (Leaderboard Photography)

Mark Day is new England girls’ coach

Hertfordshire’s Mark Day has been appointed as the national coach for the England Golf girls’ squad and will take up his position immediately

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Brendan Dwyer

Familiar Face to Spearhead Sales and Marketing at La Manga

Brendan Dwyer has returned to familiar territory after being named as the new director of sales and marketing at Spain’s La Manga Club

John Caven

Nothing but the best for Glasgow Golf Club

Glasgow Golf Club’s new General Manager John Caven is now in a position to set out his plans for the future of the world’s 9th oldest golf club

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

59Club website

Leading The Way In 59Club Awards

59Club customer service excellence awards are much-coveted – and the company has released details of its clients’ individual staff members who are leading the way in their respective categories in 2015

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Tom Watt

Tom Watt joins Your Golf Travel

Tom Watt has been appointed Head of Luxury Travel at Your Golf Travel and will be responsible for the development of their exclusive golf travel brand and concierge service

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Jamie Cundy

First Graduate of Promote Training’s eLearning Course

Jamie Cundy, PGA Fellow Golf Professional, has become the first graduate of Promote Training’s “Driving Green Fee Revenues” eLearning course

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Greg Pearse

Greg Pearse Heads Up Galvin Green UK&I

Former European marketing chief joins iconic clothing brand