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Stories tagged ‘Golf Consultants Association’


Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Andrew Lloyd-Skinner

Lloyd-Skinner Excited By Membership of GCA

Andrew Lloyd-Skinner is relishing the chance to play a part in the future of the Golf Consultants Association after becoming the newest member of the organisation


Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Visualisation of #18 Punta Brava

Harris Kalinka visualises great future with Azalea

Harris Kalinka, one of the world’s leading ‘visualisation’ agencies in the fields of golf and architecture, has engaged the Azalea Group to handle its PR and marketing .....read the full story »


Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Michael Pask

Pask Is Welcome Addition to GCA

Michael Pask, former senior vice-president of WME IMG Golf, is the latest recruit to add his experience and expertise to the Golf Consultants Association


Thursday, October 13th, 2016

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New GCA Partners Join Forces

The Golf Consultants Association has welcomed three premium corporate partners to its new programme which is designed to establish closer links across various sections of the golf industry


Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

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GCA Member Visualising Virtual Video Success

Golf course visualisation studio Harris Kalinka has created stunning animations for 10 courses worldwide so far in 2016 – and its new show-reel shows off its work with many of the biggest names in golf course architecture. Andrew Harris is a member of the Golf Consultants Association


Thursday, July 21st, 2016

Mary Lubrano

FSPA’s New Communications Hire: Championing UK Sports and Play

FSPA member Associations include British Association of Golf Course Constructors, British Golf Industry Association, British Rootzone and Top-dressing Manufacturers Association, Club Managers Association of Europe, Golf Consultants Association and UK Golf Course Owners Association


Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Howard Swan

Golf in the Olympics – a personal view from Howard Swan

The golf course architect hopes that the return of Golf as an Olympic sport will encourage the governments of the world to see the game as valuable to their natural, financial and social development and to see a chance for expansion and investment


Friday, February 26th, 2016

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GCA AGM Looks To Bright Future

Members attending the recent annual meeting of the Golf Consultants Association (GCA) in London learned how the group will look to develop in 2016


Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

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Water supply – are you at the mercy of the water company?

the second of a series of practical articles prepared by Bill Hawthorn MIAgrE ASIC GCA, the Irrigation and Water supply specialist Engineer for the Golf Consultants Association and a Director of 2iC Consultants Ltd


Tuesday, January 12th, 2016

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GCA Members Will Enjoy A Busy Week In Harrogate

Members of the Golf Consultants Association will be out in force next week, passing on their expertise to delegates at Harrogate during one of the busiest weeks in the industry’s calendar


Friday, December 18th, 2015

Jerry Kilby

“Who made that crazy decision?”

Everyone involved in golf will have their favourite stories of the strange decisions that golf clubs have made down the years, writes GCA member Jerry Kilby


Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Alan Johnston

Johnston Helps GCA Enhance Social Responsibility

The latest recruit to the Golf Consultants Association brings extensive experience in corporate social responsibility, community engagement and vocational training


Friday, December 4th, 2015

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Golf Consultants Association Completes Year in Great Shape

As the year draws to a close, members of the Golf Consultants Association (GCA) can look back on a busy and prosperous 2015 – with many of them busier than ever as the new year looms


Friday, November 20th, 2015

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Preparing for Winter

The first of a series of practical articles prepared by Bill Hawthorn MIAgrE  ASIC GCA, the Irrigation and Water supply specialist Engineer for the Golf Consultants Association and a Director of 2iC Consultants


Monday, November 2nd, 2015

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The BGIA Offers Free Insolvency Law Seminar

On 20th November 2015 the Federation of Sport and Play Associations will hold a free seminar for all members at The Ardencote Manor which will be open to members of BGIA


Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

Steve Isaac of the R&A (right) chairs one of the working panels

Africa Golf Summit – a great success

Organisers of the first pan-African gathering in golf have hailed the event as a resounding success


Friday, August 28th, 2015

Howard Swan

Swan Leads UK Presence at Africa Golf Summit

The UK presence at next month’s inaugural Africa Golf Summit (AGS) will be led by the Golf Consultants Association, whose chairman, Howard Swan, is one of the keynote speakers


Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

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Africa Golf Summit: A Gathering of Golfing Greats

The summit will promote the Africa Golf Centre of Excellence Programme seeking to establish three key pilot projects in Southern Africa, West Africa and East Africa through public-private partnerships


Monday, May 11th, 2015

Bob Buckingham

Buckingham is latest to join Golf Consultants Association

The man who spent more than 20 years masterminding sales and business development for industry giant Toro is the latest recruit to the expanding Golf Consultants Association .....read the full story »


Monday, January 26th, 2015

Howard Swan

Swan Re-Elected To Lead Golf Consultants Association

Experienced golf course architect Howard Swan was unanimously re-elected chairman of the GCA at its recent annual general meeting


Friday, December 5th, 2014

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Reversing the Trend Towards Nomadic Golfers

Golf Consultants Association Member Jerry Kilby shares his views… .....read the full story »


Friday, November 28th, 2014

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Golf Consultants Association Spurred To A Better Place

The Golf Consultants Association has new members in the fields of environmental permission and compliance, and hotel and restaurant development


Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

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A Matter of Opinion: The Technology Landscape

Luis DeSouza, Golf Consultants Association executive member and CEO of a technology company writes……


Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Mark Smith

Should UK Golf Course Rental Values Plummet?

UK golf property specialist Mark Smith of Smith Leisure considers .....read the full story »


Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

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Safety On The Golf Course

Howard Swan, Chairman of the Golf Consultants’ Association and a professional golf course architect writes