Monday, 6th July, 2015

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Monday, July 6th, 2015

from left: Martin Kaymer, Hans-Walter Peter, Managing Partner of Berenberg, the German bank, and Gary Player

The Union of Business, Golf and Giving

There are untold riches in the golf industry. At the same time, golf is unrivalled in the world of sport in terms of its potential to give back (contribution by Black Knight International)


Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Kym Larratt, currently lying second in the LETAS order of merit, in action at the Stoke by Nayland Hotel, Golf & Spa – viewed from the challenging 18th tee Gainsborough course

WPGA International Challenge Returns to Stoke by Nayland

Stoke by Nayland will again take centre stage when it hosts the WPGA International Challenge for a third successive year

James Wilkinson

John Letters Ambassador Wilkinson equals course record on way to maiden win

James Wilkinson secured his first victory on the PGA Europro Tour in the Eagle Orchid Scottish Masters, at Montrose Links


Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Jordan Smith (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Nike Golf adds Jordan Smith to athlete roster

Nike Golf has further added to its stable of athletes by announcing the signing of former Walker Cup player Jordan Smith


Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Tartan Trews 2

Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open tees off with #TartanWednesday

Golf fans will be encouraged to turn Gullane Golf Club into a sea of tartan next week when the official Pro-Am day at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open is designated ‘Tartan Wednesday’


Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

North Berwick Golf Club

Tartan Tour Set For Scottish Open Qualifying Shootout

The exciting new event, which is part of the PGA Scotland’s Tartan Tour, takes place at North Berwick this Saturday and Sunday (July 4-5)


Monday, June 29th, 2015

European Tour prize money reaches record levels

Players will compete for more than €166 million on The 2015 Race to Dubai. Seven new events have helped boost the total by nearly €26 million – a rise of 18.5% from 2014


Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Open Golf website home page

Champion Golfer of The Year will win more than £1m for the first time

The R&A announce that the prize fund for this year’s Open Championship will rise to £6,300,000, an increase of £900,000 on the 2014 total

Bradley Neil

TaylorMade-adidas Golf Sign Bradley Neil

TaylorMade-adidas Golf announce the signing of 2014 British Amateur Champion Bradley Neil, whose glittering amateur career included appearances at The Open, US Open and The Masters


Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Byeong-Hun An

BMW PGA Championship tickets now on sale for 2016

Fans will be delighted to hear that ticket prices for next year’s BMW PGA Championship (24 -29 May) are unchanged for the second year running


Friday, June 19th, 2015

President Artur Mas (centre) hosts Richard Hills of Ryder Cup Europe (fifth from left) at the Palau De Generalitat, Barcelona

President of Catalunya lends support to Spain’s bid for 2022 Ryder Cup

Artur Mas, President of Generalitat De Catalunya, formally backed Spain’s bid for The 2022 Ryder Cup by welcoming Ryder Cup Director Richard Hills to Barcelona

Darren Clarke

Bonus Boys Clarke and Westwood Eye US Open Victory

Ryder Cup Stars set for £2 million windfall if either can conquer Chambers Bay


Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Peter Adams, Championship Director for the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

Scottish contractors chosen for Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

SecuriGroup, Spectrum Service Solutions and Portakabin appointed for 2015 Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Club in July


Monday, June 15th, 2015

Stephen Gallacher (Kenny Smith Photography)

Ryder Cup rivals re-group for Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open

No fewer than 12 of the superstar golfers who took part at Gleneagles last year will be competing at Gullane 9-12 July


Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Cheyenne Woods (Getty Images)

Aberdeen Asset Management Partner with Cheyenne Woods

Aberdeen Asset Management is pleased to announce that American golfer Cheyenne Woods is to join its stable of global golf ambassadors


Monday, June 8th, 2015

Robert Rock

Rock Knows Best

Robert Rock, whose style icon is model David Gandy, claims to follow the latest fashions, although he thanks Wolsey for helping him to keep ahead of the curve

Newcastle’s Simon Thornton with the Northern Ireland Open trophy, in association with SPHERE GLOBAL and Ulster Bank, during the 2015 Irish Open at Royal County Down

Attention turns to NI Open at Galgorm Castle

The Northern Ireland Open, in association with SPHERE Global and Ulster Bank, takes place at Galgorm Castle Golf Club from 6-9 August


Thursday, June 4th, 2015

Ian Woosnam of Wales in action during the final round of the SSE Enterprise Wales Senior Open played on the Roman Road Course, Celtic Manor Resort on May 31, 2015 in Newport, United Kingdom.  (Photo by Phil Inglis/Getty Images)

Second shot at ‘home’ glory for Woosnam

In-form Ian Woosnam has another shot at ‘home’ glory this week, as the European Senior Tour returns to Jersey for the first time in five years


Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Mark Lichtenhein, Head of Television, Digital Media & Technology at The European Tour (left) and Chris Ross, SVP Global Channels and UK Managing Director at Barracuda

European Tour joins forces with Barracuda

Barracuda, the leading provider of cloud-connected security and storage solutions, has been announced as the Official Supplier of Data Storage and Security to The European Tour .....read the full story »


Monday, June 1st, 2015

Michael Nesbit of Westerhope Golf Club (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images)

PGA Cup Spots On The Line At Burnham & Berrow

A chance to win a place in Great Britain & Ireland’s PGA Cup team is up for grabs at this week’s Titleist & FootJoy PGA Professional Championship at Burnham & Berrow


Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

2016 European Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke of Northern Ireland poses with the Ryder Cup trophy during a Ryder Cup Photocall at the Sofitel hotel on March 23, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

European Ryder Cup Points Race To Start In Russia

The quest to make The 2016 European Ryder Cup team will begin in Russia later this year when the M2M Russian Open at the Skolkovo Golf Club in Moscow has the honour of being the first counting event .....read the full story »


Friday, May 22nd, 2015

George O'Grady, Chief Executive of the European Tour, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of DP World and Keith Waters, Chief Operating Officer and Director of International Policy at the European Tour

DP World Extends Title Sponsorship Until 2020

DP World Tour Championship remains the grand finale of The Race to Dubai for five more years


Monday, May 18th, 2015

Rory McIlroy in victory mode

Rory McIlroy Earns His 11th PGA Tour Victory In Dominant Fashion

5 years on from his first career PGA Tour win, Nike Golf athlete Rory McIlroy dominated the field for his second Wells Fargo Championship victory, becoming the first player to win the event twice


Friday, May 15th, 2015

Sergio García tees off at The 2015 Open de España

Stars of The Open de España support Spain’s Ryder Cup bid

On the first day of The 2015 Open de España, Sergio García and Miguel Ángel Jimenéz have spoken about what a Ryder Cup in their home country would mean to them


Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

The European Tour has added 475 extra seats in the 18th green amphitheatre for this year’s Championship, taking its overall capacity up to 2,561

Increased capacity at BMW PGA Championship to meet demand

The European Tour has announced that it has increased capacity in two of its most popular grandstands ahead of one of the UK’s blue riband summer sporting events