Wednesday, 25th November, 2015

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Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Alstom Open de France logo

Enhancements Confirmed For The 2016 Alstom Open De France

Tournament will count as two events played on The 2016 Race to Dubai with Prize fund, Ryder Cup World Points and Ryder Cup European Points all increased

Hotel La Manga Club Príncipe Felipe

2016 La Manga Club International Pro-Am Joins Spring Sanctioned Event Lineup

The popular La Manga Club International Pro-Am will return for its third edition from 15-17 February in 2016 as up to 20 teams will contest a prize-fund of €20,000

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

(from left) Keith Pelley, Rory McIlroy  and Colm McLoughlin, the Executive Vice Chairman of Dubai Duty Free, launch ticket sales for the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open ticket sales to directly benefit Rory Foundation

Rory McIlroy has launched ticket sales for the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open and urged the Irish public to snap up their tickets for next year’s event at The K Club to help funds raise funds for the Rory Foundation

Friday, November 20th, 2015

Guests and official representatives at the opening of the PGAs of Europe’s new Headquarters at The Belfry, Hunters Lodge

New PGAs of Europe Headquarters Opening

Hunters Lodge, The PGAs of Europe’s new Headquarters at The Belfry, has been officially opened with the second in a series of events that mark 25 years since the Association’s formation


LET Looks to Fairexx to Deliver

Fairexx Logistics has entered the sports sponsorship market by partnering with the Ladies European Tour, which oversees more than 23 golf tournaments spanning 18 countries

LUMINE Mediterránea Beach & Golf Club’s Hills Course, Home of the PGAs of Europe Fourball Championship

Entries Open for 2016 Fourball Championship

The 2016 Fourball Championship will take place at Lumine Mediterránea Beach & Golf Club’s Lakes and Hills Courses from 10 – 12 February, 2016

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

he par 4 first hole looking back to the clubhouse on The Championship course at Royal Dornoch (courtesy of David Cannon / Getty Images)

Royal Return For Northern Open

Celebrations to mark 400 years of golf at Royal Dornoch will include the Northern Open being held there for the first time in more than two decades

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Nick Tarratt, Director European Tour International - Dubai, 1st Warrant Officer Moosa Al Halyan, Dubai Police and Julian Small, Managing Director, Club Operations, Jumeirah Golf Estates with the Government of Dubai and DP World Tour Championship planning team

Dubai Government continues strong support for DP World Tour Championship

A Government of Dubai committee has been overseeing arrangements for vital services and logistics such as policing and security, traffic control, health and safety, medical support, access and emergency evacuation procedures

Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Keith Pelley

Changes to European Tour Membership Regulations Announced

Minimum tournament requirement changed to five, excluding Majors and WGC’s which will enable global members to more effectively plan their schedules

Friday, November 13th, 2015

TrackMan 4

PGA On Track with TrackMan

TrackMan, one of the pioneers of launch monitor technology, is continuing to support the PGA Training Academy by providing use of its equipment up until 2018

Open Golf website grab

New Ticket and Pricing Options for 145th Open at Royal Troon

A new twilight ticket has been introduced for The 145th Open at Royal Troon along with a reduction in the price of an advance purchase adult daily ticket

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Robert Maxfield, PGA joint chief operating officer; Sandy Jones, PGA chief executive; Marco Natale, Club Car vice president EMEA; and Kevin Hart, Club Car sales director golf, EMEA (courtesy of Adrian Milledge)

PGA Professionals Set To Cash In With Club Car

PGA Professionals will get the chance to benefit financially as a result of the Association extending Club Car’s status as a PGA Partner for the next four years

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

(from left) HE Aref Al Awani (General Secretary of Abu Dhabi Sports Council); Kyi Hla Han (Chairman of The Asian Tour); Tim Finchem (US PGA Tour Commissioner); Giles Morgan (Global Head of Sponsorship and Events, HSBC); Keith Pelley (European Tour Chief Executive); Martin Slumbers (Chief Executive of the R&A); and Guy Kinnings (Global Head of Golf at IMG)  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

HSBC Announces Renewal of Global Golf Sponsorship Programme

HSBC today confirms its commitment to the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, the HSBC Women’s Champions and the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship following the news earlier this summer that the bank will continue as Patron of The Open

Royal Golf Dar Es Salam

Lalla Meryem Cup and Trophée Hassan II to be played together

In 2016 both the Lalla Meryem Cup on the Ladies European Tour and the Trophée Hassan II on the men’s European Tour will be played in the same week at Royal Golf Dar Es Salam

Friday, October 30th, 2015

John Reeves

Reeves Revels in Carr Golf Links Win

This year’s edition of the PGAs of Europe-sanctioned Carr Golf Links Pro-Am was concluded in blustery conditions at Royal Portrush

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Gleneagles PGA Centenary 9th hole

Scotland to host The 2019 Solheim Cup

Gleneagles wins highly competitive bidding process and the 16th edition of the greatest team event in women’s golf will be played at the world famous PGA Centenary Course

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Scotlan Home of Golf logo

Scotland’s Solheim Cup bid receives star backing

The Scottish bid proposes staging the biennial event at The Gleneagles Hotel in 2019 and a decision is expected to be made by the Ladies European Tour Board of Directors on Thursday 29 October

Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie logo

Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play Returns to Murcar Links

The Saltire Energy Paul Lawrie Match Play will return to Murcar Links Golf Club in 2016. The European Tour event will stay in Lawrie’s hometown of Aberdeen and will be played from 4th-7th August the full story »

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

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International Team Shield Adds Competitive Boost to Emerging PGAs

The PGAs of Europe International Team Championship (ITC) will include an additional sub-event, the International Team Shield, for the first time in 2015 the full story »

Caesarea GC preparing for the Alps Tour event

First Pro Event in Israel

The Edmond de Rothschild Israel Masters at Caesarea Golf Club was the final championship on the Alps Tour. The Pete Dye design is the only eighteen hole course in the country

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Miguel Cardenal, Secretary of State for Sport, meets Catalunya golf leaders to reiterate Spanish Government support for Costa Brava Barcelona 2022

Spain’s 2022 Ryder Cup bid enjoys unanimous government support

As the process to select the host for The 2022 Ryder Cup comes to a crescendo, the political leadership behind Spain’s candidature has reiterated its unanimous support for the bid

Mats Lundqvist, left, and Jack Harrison (image courtesy of The PGA)

Swede Dreams for Galvin Green Champion

PGA Assistants’ Championship sponsor Galvin Green whisked champion Jack Harrison off for a whistle-stop tour of the company’s native Sweden last month

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

FootJoy RC

FootJoy Extends Partnership with Ryder Cup Europe

FootJoy has extended its Official Licensee role for a further three years following the success of its Ryder-Cup branded gloves, socks and apparel launched around the 2014 contest at Gleneagles

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Dunluce Links Royal Portrush (Club website)

Royal Portrush To Host The 148th Open In 2019

The R&A announced today that The 148th Open will be played at Royal Portrush in 2019, marking a historic return to Northern Ireland for golf’s oldest and most international Championship after nearly 70 years

Georgia Hall, one of the players in action at the WPGA International Challenge at Stoke by Nayland (Picture courtesy of Adrian Milledge)

Talented Tour Hopefuls Get Glimpse of Future Career Choices

They aspire to a life at the top of European golf but talented female golfers got an insight into other career options in golf during the recent LETAS Access Series event at Stoke by Nayland