Friday, 21st November, 2014

Archive for the ‘People’ Category


Friday, November 21st, 2014

Lely has announced the appointment of David Cole to head up its turfcare division.

David Cole Returns To Lely To Head Up Turfcare Division

Lely UK has announced the appointment of David Cole to head up the company’s turfcare division, best known for its distribution of Toro professional turf machinery and irrigation products for the golf, sport and amenity sectors .....read the full story »

Will Scotson

Yamaha Motor appoint Will Scotson as National Golf Car Sales Manager

Will Scotson brings a wealth of experience from the vehicle battery market, where he has worked for the last 16 years, most recently for the Trojan distributor

Dan Lightfoot

Daniel Lightfoot joins Syngenta as new UK Turf Business Manager

Daniel Lightfoot combines practical, technical and communication experience in turf management to provide support for greenkeepers and golf businesses to get the best results from Syngenta products


Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Littlestone's Hole 17

Historic Littlestone Moves Forward with New Commercial Appointments

Littlestone Golf Club appoints Sarah Saunders, formally of Chart Hills, as Sales & Marketing Manager and Adrian Simmonds, from The Buckinghamshire Golf Club, as the new Food & Beverage Manager


Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Peter Alliss was recognised with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to the Golf Industry (from left) Ela Clark; Graham Frost, Senior Consultant World Golf Awards; Peter Alliss; Steve Rider

Inaugural World Golf Awards winners revealed at Conrad Algarve, Portugal

In a special presentation, Peter Alliss was recognised with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Services to the Golf Industry


Friday, November 14th, 2014

Marco Penge, watched by the Duchess (courtesy Nathan Gallagher/SportsAid)

Royal boost for England golfers’ Olympic ambitions

England teenage internationals Marco Penge and Emma Allen received a right royal boost for their Olympic ambitions when they met the Duchess of Cambridge .....read the full story »

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Bradley S. Klein to receive 40th ASGCA Donald Ross Award

Award-winning writer, past PGA caddie and college professor, and current architecture editor at “Golfweek” joins illustrious list of Ross Award recipients

David Cuthbertson

Rockliffe Hall tees off winter golf season with team promotions

One of the North of England’s top golf clubs has promoted two members of its team as it continues to grow in popularity .....read the full story »


Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Robin Sugg

The Grass Group Expands with New Assistant Service Manager

Robin Sugg will take charge of the day to day running of the company’s service department


Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Andy Lane

Headland Enhances Technical Sales Support

Headland Amenity, leading supplier of innovative turf nutrition, health and management products, have strengthened their technical support in the Midlands

Kieran Ayre, left, and James Harper

New PGA Professionals are Perfect Fit at County Durham Golf Resort

Ramside Hall Hotel and Golf Club appoints James Harper and Kieran Ayre to professional golf staff – offering coaching, custom fitting and club repairs


Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

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European Golf Leaders Honour Mission Hills

Mission Hills’ pioneering role in China’s golf development has been recognised with a special award at the European Golf Business Conference in Barcelona

Steve Hunt

Campey take on New Product specialist for the SW

Steve Hunt takes over from the irrepressible Ian Pogson as area product specialist for Campey Turf Care Systems in the South West region of the UK


Friday, November 7th, 2014

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Global Turf Equipment Appoints Richard Bishop to U.K. Sales Team

The world’s largest independent seller and exporter of pre-owned golf course equipment has appointed industry veteran Richard Bishop to its U.K. sales team


Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Alan McCloskey, fourth right, receiving his award with PGA of Scotland secretary Brian Mair pictured fourth from left

Coaching Award for Ryder Cup Coach

Alan McCloskey has capped a memorable year by winning the 2014 sportscotland / South Lanarkshire Coach and Volunteer Award

Eamonn Elliott

New Chief Executive as 5* Rockliffe Hall marks 5th anniversary

Eamonn Elliott, a well-known, award-winning hotel executive, will join Rockliffe Hall in December as the resort moves into the second phase of its development

Rick Webb OCF placement Basingstoke

New Recruit for American Golf

Working Together For A Better Future: OCF Member joins Basingstoke Team


Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

George O'Grady

European Tour Chief Executive George O’Grady to step aside

George O’Grady, Chief Executive of the PGA European Tour has today confirmed that he has asked The Board of Directors to begin the process to appoint his successor .....read the full story »

Sarah Stirk

Sarah Stirk Joins The Richard Mille Team

The Richard Mille family is delighted to welcome TV presenter and journalist Sarah Stirk as the latest friend of the brand


Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Left PeterJackson, Winne, right, Cae Menai-Davis pf The Golf Trust

Stunned Golfer Wins ‘Bag Amnesty’ Trip To Grenada

The Bag Amnesty was organised by the UK’s largest golf club owner / operator, Crown Golf, along with charity The Golf Trust

Claire Coughlan-Ryan

Claire Coughlan-Ryan to Captain GB&I Junior Vagliano Team

Mrs Claire Coughlan-Ryan of Ireland will Captain the GB&I Junior Vagliano team which will play a Continent of Europe side at Malone Golf Club, Belfast, in June 2015


Friday, October 31st, 2014

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World Golf Hall of Fame welcomes Davies, Graham, O’Meara and Tillinghast

The Class of 2015 will be celebrated at Induction Ceremony on July 13, 2015 at St Andrews


Thursday, October 30th, 2014

Jayden Phipps and his caddy Howard Baker

7 Year Old Golfer To Represent Great Britain In U.S.

Golf prodigy Jayden Phipps is to represent the UK at the Callaway World Junior Golf Championship next year in California

Ready for their World Record attempt: Mark Cameron (left) and Graham Haslam

Pattaya to Phuket by Golf Cart: Guinness World Record attempt

The 24 day, 1,200km drive in an electric golf cart from Pattaya to Phuket will raise money for Phuket Has Been Good To Us Foundation


Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Sergio Garcia advises students of his Junior Golf Academy at PGA Catalunya Resort to focus on fun

Garcia: ‘Focus on the Fun’

Ryder Cup star Sergio Garcia advises academy students at PGA Catalunya Resort to focus on the ‘fun’ side of golf to follow in his footsteps