Wednesday, 29th July, 2015

Archive for the ‘People’ Category


Friday, July 24th, 2015

Bob Holt

New appointment at John Deere Limited

John Deere Limited has appointed Bob Holt as branch customer support manager for the UK and Ireland, replacing Stuart Minter, who has retired after more than 36 years with the company


Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015

Jack Rushworth

Sunice Appoints Jack Rushworth

Sunice is has appointed Jack Rushworth as its sales agent for the North and Midlands area


Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

The home greenkeeping team clearing water from the 18th on Friday morning

BIGGA Support Team’s Manic Monday

The BIGGA Open Support Team battled torrential rain, winds and only the second Monday finish in the competition’s history as they went above and beyond the call of duty at St Andrews


Monday, July 20th, 2015

James Tudor-Jones

New addition to MAJOR Sales Team

MAJOR Equipment Ltd, one of the UK’s leading designers and manufactures of tractor mounted roller mowers for golf courses has announced the expansion of their UK sales team, with the appointment of James Tudor-Jones

Jay Karen

Jay Karen Named CEO of National Golf Course Owners Association

Karen returns to lead the organization that represents more than 3,000 member golf course owners and operators worldwide. He will assume his new position on 1st October

Paul Booth

Booth Becomes General Manager at Abu Dhabi Golf Club

Abu Dhabi Golf Club has announced the strategic promotion of Director of Club Operations Paul Booth to the position of General Manager with immediate effect


Thursday, July 16th, 2015

John Reay, centre, with Warren Sunderland, left, and PGA captain Nicky Lumb, (courtesy of Matt Lewis./Getty Images)

Multi-Million Pound Fundraising PGA Pro Wins Toby Sunderland Award

A PGA Professional who has helped raise more than £3 million for charity has won the Toby Sunderland award. John Reay, 63, picked up his accolade on the eve of the Open Championship


Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

World Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2015

World Golf Hall of Fame Inducts 2015 Class at St Andrews

Dame Laura Davies, David Graham, Mark O’Meara and A.W. Tillinghast enshrined at the University of St Andrews in first–ever live televised ceremony


Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Battle Back golf team, captained by Keith Davies, (in grey) pictured with the Battle Pack Team captained by Andrew Brown of Toro (in red)

Battle Back Soldiers Victorious Against Golf Industry Team

Thursday 9th July 2015 saw twelve wounded soldiers take on twelve golf industry members in a better ball matchplay tournament held at Ping’s Gainsborough Golf Club in Lincolnshire

Henrik Stenson

Henrik Stenson Launches Golf Course Design Business

Swedish professional golfer Henrik Stenson, winner of 13 tournaments on the PGA TOUR and European Tour, has announced the debut of Henrik Stenson Golf Design, a global golf course design business


Monday, July 13th, 2015

Kayleigh Holden   

AEA Welcomes New Marketing Manager

The Agricultural Engineers Association has appointed Kayleigh Holden to succeed Debbie Dale who is retiring after 22 years at the organisation


Friday, July 10th, 2015

Scott Heideman

Heideman Named General Manager of Blackstone Country Club

Scott Heideman has been named general manager of Blackstone Country Club at Vistancia, the premier private country club located within the 7,100-acre master planned community of Vistancia in Peoria, Arizona


Thursday, July 9th, 2015

John Williams, England Golf

John Williams to be England Golf President in 2017

John Williams, who has played a key role in running national amateur golf championships, has accepted the nomination to become President Elect of England Golf for 2016


Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

Emma Clifford

Emma Clifford Named New General Manager at Aldwickbury Park

Aldwickbury Park, one of ten UK BGL Golf venues, announces that Emma Clifford has been appointed new General Manager of the Harpenden-based leisure destination .....read the full story »


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

4Sportswebsite

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