Tuesday, 7th July, 2015

Archive for the ‘People’ Category

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Mark Siegel (right) with Jim Mullett (sitting), Marco Scopetta and Pascal Orczech in the company's Bangkok head office

Asia’s Golf Marketing Amigos

The seven sales and marketing consultants at Bangkok-based Golfasian make up a diverse group selling and delivering bucket-list golf holiday experiences to people from every corner of the globe

Friday, July 3rd, 2015


4SPORTS & Entertainment Inc. Acquires the Professional Advisory Group

This acquisition in the North American market will complement 4SPORTS’s strong golf client division and golf event management team in Europe

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Karl Morris

EDGA announces Karl Morris as Commercial Director

The European Disabled Golf Association has great pleasure in welcoming Karl Morris to the team that is driving the Association forwards

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

Chris Bromley

New Head Green Keeper for Tewkesbury Park

Tewkesbury Park has strengthened its golf team with the appointment of new Head Greenkeeper Chris Bromley .....read the full story »

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Ronan Keating at Mini Masters 2015, a golf tournament hosted by Dougray Scott in aid of Leuka

Ronan Keating and Jamie Theakston among stars at Mini Masters 2015

Dougray Scott hosted return of unique charity golf event in aid of Leuka

Friday, June 26th, 2015

Peter Driver (left) receives his TOCA award from Ransomes Jacobsen’s Managing Director Alan Prickett

Ransomes Jacobsen PR Manager Wins International Award

Peter Driver, Ransomes Jacobsen’s long-serving Public Relations Manager, has won an international writing award from the Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA)

Craig Spooner

New face in the South for DLF/Johnsons Sports Seed

DLF Trifolium have appointed Craig Spooner as Amenity Technical Sales Manager for the South of England

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Keith Beattie

Appointments at Glenmuir and Sunderland of Scotland

Two of Scotland’s oldest golf apparel brands have strengthened and reinforced their sales team for the Scotland region

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Iain Roberts (courtesy of The PGA)

‘Unbelievable Ride’ Capped By PGA Master Pro Accolade

An ‘unbelievable ride’ has just got even better for Mission Hills’ group executive director Iain Roberts after he was crowned a PGA Master Professional

Neil Paton, accompanied by Mr and Mrs Herb Kohler, at his leaving reception in the Jigger Inn at the Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort and Spa

‘32’ is Golf Pro’s Final Score!

Neil Paton, one of the longest-serving and best-recognized golf professionals in St Andrews has retired after an incredible 32 years in the town .....read the full story »

Friday, June 19th, 2015

J.D. Dockstader

Dockstader Transitions into COO at GCSAA

J.D. Dockstader, who was named chief business development officer for the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) in 2014, has added the role of chief operating officer


Andrew Boxer to lead PSG’s award-winning Golf and Tourism Division

Professional Sports Group, the multi-award winning international Sports Marketing Agency, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Boxer as Head of Golf & Tourism

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

David Stewart

Walmley Greenkeeper David Stewart nominated for TORO award

A Sutton Coldfield student greenkeeper has been selected as the regional finalist in a competition that could see him win an eight-week scholarship in the United States

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Chris Haspell at Castle Stuart Golf Links

Castle Stuart Manager advises at US Open

While millions of golf fans follow the fortunes of the world’s best players at the US Open this week, a leading Scottish course manager’s focus will be more grounded

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Alex Day (left) and George Scott at Zavidovo

Braemar Golf Recruit New PGA Team for Zavidovo, PGA National Russia

George Scott has joined Alex Day and together they will deliver all golf instruction and lead the golf operations at one of Russia’s finest golf facilities

Darren Parris

Darren Parris Announced as Ashworth Cup Team Captain for Foremost

A veteran of four previous Ashworth Cup teams, Darren Parris, will this year have the honour of captaining and taking his Foremost Team to The Belfry in late August in a bid to win the cup for a second consecutive year

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Amy Yeates

Yeates Appointed Director of Golf at Fairmont St Andrews

Fairmont St Andrews, the luxury accommodation provider at the Home of Golf, has appointed Amy Yeates to the position of director of golf at the five-star resort


Asia’s First Batch of Certified Club Managers

With the launch of the Club Managers Association of Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (CMA-Asia), the time has come to recognise a team of general managers who can serve as the “face of the profession” to the world

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Sean Mitchell (left) and Adam Tross

New Appointments at Hanbury Manor

Two new appointments within the golf sales and operations team signal commitment to delivering a premium golfing experience

Neil Cleverly

Golf Course Superintendent Neil Cleverly tackles Olympic task

Former British military man prepares Rio golf course for world stage in 2016 Olympic Games

Richard Shapland

Headland further strengthens sales team

Richard Shapland has joined Headland Amenity as Technical Sales Manager for the areas of Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and Dorset

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Pete Newton MG

Pete Newton Is Latest Master Greenkeeper

Pete Newton, Course Manager at Rockliffe Hall in County Durham, is celebrating after he became the 66th BIGGA member to achieve Master Greenkeeper status

Nicky Lawrenson

Lawrenson’s New Role Comes With Big Aspirations

Wrexham-born Nicky Lawrenson, 40, a Fellow of the PGA and a certified neuro linguistic programming master practitioner, has been appointed head golf professional at the Aspiration Group

Friday, May 29th, 2015

The Jack Nickaus Room in the USGA’s Museum

USGA Museum Celebrates Opening of Jack Nicklaus Room

Permanent space joins galleries honoring Bob Jones, Ben Hogan, Arnold Palmer and Mickey Wright

Tom Jarrett-Kerr

Tom ‘Comes Home’ For New Role with Foresight Sports

Surrey-based Foresight Sports Europe has appointed Tom Jarrett-Kerr to the newly created post of marketing manager