Monday, 1st May, 2017

Archive for the ‘People’ Category


Friday, April 28th, 2017

5-Star Walker Receives Prestigious PGAs of Europe Award

PGA of GB&I Master Professional and Golf Course Architect, Alan Walker, EIGCA, has received the 5-Star Professional Award from the PGAs of Europe

Callaway Golf Company Announces Appointment of Interim CFO

Callaway Golf Company has announced that Robert K. Julian has left the Company and that it has appointed Brian P. Lynch, its General Counsel, to the additional role of Interim Chief Financial Officer

Forum He’s A Jolly Good Fellow … 

The five-star Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort’s João Pinto Coelho was recently recognised by Meeting & Incentive Forums for his outstanding contribution since their inception in 2006


Thursday, April 27th, 2017

New President For AEA

Mark Ormond, Managing Director of SAME Deutz-Fahr UK, takes over the annual presidency of the Agricultural Engineers Association, the voice of the agricultural, environmental and amenity machinery sectors


Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Tim Howell is new GM at St Mellion International Resort

The 53-year-old leisure industry expert arrives in Cornwall after a series of high-profile roles including a period as Chief Executive of the Liberty Stadium, home to Premier League football club Swansea City and Guinness PRO12 rugby union team Ospreys


Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Troon International Scoops High Recognition at Annual Awards

Alice Cooper joins Troon Awards ceremony to celebrate outstanding performances


Monday, April 24th, 2017

Fitt For Foxhills

Foxhills Club & Resort in Surrey has appointed Chris Fitt as its new Director of Golf


Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

QHotels Hunts Fox for Northern Role

QHotels has appointed Andrew Fox as regional general manager for the group’s northern hotels – a role which includes the position of on-site general manager at Slaley Hall, in Northumberland

New President and Chairman for England Golf

John Williams has taken office as the 2017 President of England Golf, while Nic Coward has become the organisation’s first independent Chairman. Alistair Booth and Doug Poole are new England Golf Board members


Monday, April 17th, 2017

Vicki Martz, ASGCA Fellow, Dies at 72

Vicki Martz, a Fellow of the American Society of Golf Course Architects and president of Victoria Martz Golf Design in Jacksonville, Florida died April 13

Ruth Whitehead receives England Golf’s Micklem Award

Cheshire’s Ruth Whitehead, who has played a prominent role in unifying men’s and women’s golf, has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the amateur game with England Golf’s Gerald Micklem Award. Ruth is the first woman to receive this award


Wednesday, April 12th, 2017

Carr Golf Appoints Deirdre O’Connell as Head of Marketing Services

Deirdre O’Connell has been appointed Head of Marketing Services at Carr Golf, the specialists in golf club management, club maintenance and luxury golf travel and events


Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Global Golf Advisors appoints Paul Hinton Director of New Asia-Pacific Office

Global Golf Advisors, the golf and club industry’s leading consulting firm, has appointed Paul Hinton Director of its Asia-Pacific practice and announced the opening of a new office in Sydney to serve the firm’s clients across the Asia-Pacific region

Paul’s Million Dollar Appointment

Million Dollar Holdings, a brand-new company that is offering a range of golfing products and services, has announced the appointment of Paul Homewood as its new sales and business development manager

Pravets Welcome New PGA Head Golf Professional Robin Jacobs

Pravets Golf & Spa, Bulgaria, has welcomed their new Head PGA Golf Professional, Robin Jacobs. Robin arrived last week and has been settling into his new role


Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Lynx Expands Its UK Team with Key New Appointments

Andrew Bayne joins as customer service manager and Chris Kear as area sales manager for the Midlands region – with both new recruits citing Lynx’s passion and positivity as reasons for their move


Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Royal Liverpool Head Professional John Heggarty Takes Over as PGA Captain

The head PGA Professional at Royal Liverpool, John Heggarty, has joined a distinguished band that includes Sir Henry Cotton, Peter Alliss, Dave Thomas and Dai Rees, by becoming PGA captain

Royal Norwich Golf Club appoints Peter Todd as Estate Manager and joins board of directors

Peter Todd brings more than 25 years of golf course management experience to Royal Norwich and has one of the most enviable reputations in golf club and estate management in the country. Peter will assist Phil Grice in the general management of the business


Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

PGA Honours WPGA Pioneers

The PGA has honoured nine of the founding members of the Women’s Professional Golfers’ Association whose foresight has resulted in women golfers playing for six-figure prize purses on an international stage

Charity golf walker Nick Edmund reaches momentous landmark

Despite undergoing a full hip replacement operation in early December and carrying a set of golf clubs on his back, the 56-year-old cancer survivor and former Faldo Design Managing Director has now completed 500km of his 2,000km charity walk for Global-Golf4-Cancer


Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Sod Production Services Hires Chad Adcock as Director of Business Development

Sod Production Services, a division of Riverside Turf, proudly announces the hire of Chad Adcock as their new Director of Business Development. Adcock brings nearly 20 years of golf course management experience to the position


Friday, March 31st, 2017

McAllister Bids to Drive New Investment for Scottish Golf

Stephen McAllister, a two-time European Tour winner and successful businessman, is to join Scottish Golf on a consultancy basis to help open up new markets and explore wider commercial opportunities


Thursday, March 30th, 2017

New Golf Manager Tees Off At Frilford Heath Golf Club

Frilford Heath Golf Club has announced the appointment of its new Golf Manager, Daniel Blesovsky, a PGA professional with a Sports Science & Business Management degree, at its three-championship golf course, based in Oxfordshire

Topgolf Welcomes Former Starbucks COO to Board of Directors

Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® announce former Starbucks COO Troy Alstead has joined its board of directors


Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Ross McMurray appointed EIGCA President

Ross McMurray of European Golf Design has become the 10th President of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects and has pledged that EIGCA remains committed to acting in the best interests of Members and Partners wherever they are based