Monday, 27th June, 2016

Stories tagged ‘Gary Silcock’


Monday, June 27th, 2016

Stephen Gallacher and Gordon Strachan at the 9th hole of The King’s (photo credit Julie Howden/Gleneagles)

Scottish sporting legends re-launch legendary Scottish golf course

One of Scotland’s most iconic golf courses, The King’s Course at Gleneagles, was officially launched on Friday (24th June), following an extensive development programme to restore the course to its original glory


Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Paul Heery, Gleneagles General Manager (left) and Gary Silcock, Gleneagles Director of Golf with the award

Gleneagles named best golf resort in the world for fifth time

The Gleneagles Hotel was awarded the Best Golf Resort in the World title for the fifth consecutive year at the 2016 ULTRAS Awards on 23 May


Friday, May 6th, 2016

Gleneagles has appointed three new professionals to strengthen its golf offering. (from left) Nicola Taylor, Calum Lawson, David Blackadder

Gleneagles golf team boosted with three new appointments

The Gleneagles Hotel has appointed three new professionals to strengthen its golf offering, including Golf Operations Manager David Blackadder, who previously looked after golf operations at Jumeirah Golf Estates, Dubai


Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Mizuno fitting at Gleneagles

Overnight Fitting Service Tees Up New Clubs In Record Time

The PGA National Golf Academy at Gleneagles has partnered with Mizuno to introduce a new custom fitting facility, which will provide a free overnight turnaround service on a bespoke set of clubs


Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

VisitScotland staff with the Solheim Cup trophy at the Scottish Golf Show (photo Kenny Smith)

Solheim Cup shines at Scottish Golf Show

The Solheim Cup trophy has made its first public appearance in Scotland since the country was awarded the right to host the world’s biggest women’s golf event at Gleneagles in 2019


Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

Director of Golf at Gleneagles, Gary Silcock (left) being presented the Gold Flag Award by Chief Executive of 59club, Simon Wordsworth

Gleneagles flies the Gold Flag for excellence

Gleneagles is celebrating after picking up a coveted Gold Flag Award for Golf Resorts at the annual 59club golf service awards


Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Gleneagles Pro-am webpage

Gleneagles to Host New PGA International Pro Am

The PGA in Scotland and The Gleneagles Hotel have announced a new Pro-Am tournament for 2016, scheduled to take place at the renowned venue in Perthshire, Scotland next summer


Monday, September 21st, 2015

Colin Montgomerie meets Gleneagles "DreamTeam" of Junior Golfers who have been selected to take part in the The Gleneagles Foundation inaugural 12 month scholarship programme  (Picture Stuart Adams)

Monty Welcomes Gleneagles “Dream Team” of Junior Golfers

The lucky 13 aspiring golfers, ranging in age from 8 to 17, were announced at an event at The PGA National Academy, Gleneagles, hosted by local legend Colin Montgomerie


Monday, August 10th, 2015

The PGA Centenary Course

Gleneagles Ryder Cup Anniversary: A Week of Celebrations

The Gleneagles Hotel, Host Venue of the 2014 Ryder Cup, will mark the one year anniversary of the momentous sporting event with a week of golfing treats


Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Gleneagles Hotel Foundation

Gleneagles Launches The Gleneagles Foundation for Junior Golfers

The Gleneagles Hotel, Host Venue of the 2014 Ryder Cup, has announced the launch of The Gleneagles Foundation, a 12-month scholarship programme for aspiring junior golfers


Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

La Manga Golf

David Leadbetter to Open New La Manga Club Golf Academy

David Leadbetter will be on hand to officially open his new Leadbetter Golf Academy at Spain’s five-star La Manga Club resort on Monday, 15 September


Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Gary Silcock (left) La Manga Club’s director of golf

La Manga Club has New Buggy Fleet

Golf at La Manga Club has moved into top gear with the addition of a new fleet of Club Car buggies


Monday, October 10th, 2011

The Belfry 18th Green and Hotel

The Belfry Voted England’s Leading Golf Resort

World Travel Awards unveil Ryder Cup resort as best in country


Monday, June 27th, 2011

The Belfry, 10th Hole Brabazon Course

The Belfry voted ‘Favourite Course’ in England

Readers of ‘Going for Golf’ magazine place Brabazon as top domestic course and fourth in Europe


Friday, June 24th, 2011

Gary Silcock (left) and Phil Lewin

Club Car Visage GPS system creates ‘virtual buggy paths’ at The Belfry

One of the UK’s busiest golf resorts, The Belfry, is using the latest GPS technology to remotely control its golf car fleet, optimise course maintenance, pace of play and drive additional revenues .....read the full story »


Thursday, May 12th, 2011

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The Belfry Pays Tribute to Golfing Great Seve

The Belfry paid its own tribute to golfing legend Seve Ballesteros yesterday by lowering flags to half mast and holding a minute’s silence in his memory observed by hundreds of staff and golfers across all three of the resort’s golf courses .....read the full story »


Monday, April 25th, 2011

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TaylorMade Driver Tour Hits The Belfry

Visitors to be fitted for new drivers at free-of-charge Demo Day


Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Dr David Chu

KPMG Business Forum 2011: Booking now Open

Leading international developers take centre stage at KPMG Golf Business Forum, Dubai, April 17-19, 2011


Thursday, November 25th, 2010

The Belfry's Brabazon Course in winter sun

Golfers Avoid the Rain in ‘The Belfry Bubble’

Lower than average rainfall promotes a drier playing experience .....read the full story »


Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Clinic at The Belfry

Open Doors at The Belfry this Sunday

Members of the public are invited to the biggest golf event in the Midlands, staged at the PGA National Golf Academy at The Belfry on 24 October .....read the full story »


Monday, October 4th, 2010

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The Belfry Pro Shop Voted Best In UK

Pro Shop award sees four-time Ryder Cup venue come out on top in a poll of Golf World magazine readers and HSBC Premier Golf Network members .....read the full story »


Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

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The Belfry Launches New Brabazon Course Guide

The spiritual home of the modern Ryder Cup has launched a ground-breaking Video Golf Guide of its flagship Brabazon course, which can now be downloaded straight to an iPhone .....read the full story »


Friday, September 10th, 2010

Douglas Poole, Managing Director - Golfsmith Europe and Chairman BGIA,  is one of the speakers in The Learning Zone

Extensive Seminar Program at GOLF EUROPE 2010

In ‘The Learning Zone’ by The PGAs of Europe high calibre golf industry members will offer brief presentations on marketing and sales strategies as a special type of ‘speed training’. The GOLF EUROPE Product Awards are now into their fourth year .....read the full story »


Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

The Belfry

The Belfry Tops UK Golf Break Venue Survey

Readers of National Club Golfer pick four-time Ryder Cup resort for next domestic trip .....read the full story »


Friday, June 25th, 2010

The Belfry Academy

Open Day to Showcase Belfry’s World-Class Academy

Nine top club-makers will be in attendance on 21 July when The Belfry is hosting an Open Day to provide golfers of all abilities with free tuition tips and top competition prizes .....read the full story »