Sunday, 28th May, 2017

The Golf Foundation Presidents’ Awards at Wentworth on Wednesday were made to the “inspirational” champions of junior grass roots golf


Corporate

The BGIA Welcomes Lynx Golf as a New Member

The British Golf Industry Association is delighted to welcome Lynx Golf as a new member. Lynx is a British, family owned golf equipment company, dedicated to offering exceptional clubs for use by golfers at all skill levels

Courses

Completion of Ernie Els Design Renovation Presents West Course in all its Glory

Ernie Els expressed pride and pleasure in the new-look West Course, an Ernie Els Design-led renovation, after carding a one-under par opening round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth

Exhibitions & Conferences

GolfBIC 2018 save the date: 24th January

UKGCOA and OGRO are inviting potential delegates to say what they would most like to see on the event programme with an on-line survey to select the top 5 from a shortlist of 10 suggested topics

Growing the Game

Free Membership for Children & Grandchildren at Oxford Golf Club

One of the county’s oldest clubs, with origins of golf being played on the Cowley Marsh’s site from as early as 1873, has backed an initiative led by England Golf to increase participation and encourage people to ‘Get into Golf’

Interviews

GBN Interview: Howard Swan, Chairman of Golf Consultants Association

GCA numbers have increased greatly over the past three years or so and have begun to make an even larger impact on the international golf market

Management Topics

Gog Magog On The Road To Success

James Fuller, General Manager of Gog Magog Golf Club in Cambridge; is one of the latest club mangers to join the burgeoning 59club portfolio, sharing the common goal of wanting to deliver the very best service levels for their members and visitors enjoyment

Media

Murder in the Fourth Round

Ian Simpson’s latest crime novel sees a murder in the final stages of the 1984 Open Championship

New Products

New-Look Wentworth On Foresight Simulators

Revamped West Course can be played indoors by golfers year-round

Opinion

A new beginning for Spanish golf?

Will Sergio Garcia’s Masters victory kick-start a boost for golf in Spain? asks Alejandro Nagy, director of golfindustria.es, a reference source of information for Spanish golf industry decision makers

People

The Grove Welcomes David Howell As Golf Ambassador 

The Grove, London’s country estate, today welcomes multiple European Tour winner and former Ryder Cup player, David Howell, as its first golf ambassador

Property

Blacknest Golf and Country Club, Hampshire: For Sale at £1.8 Million

Greenbanks Golf Ltd, advised by Savills has brought to market the Blacknest Golf and Country Club near Farnham in Hampshire at a guide price of £1.8 million

Salesroom & Memorabilia

Royal Dornoch In Drive To Protect Its History

The famous and internationally-acclaimed club held a series of celebrations in 2016 to mark 400 years of golf being played on the town links. The final act was to bury a time capsule with a host of memories looking back over the four centuries

Sponsorship

Jumeirah Golf Estates Strengthens European Tour Relationship

Jumeirah Golf Estates reaffirms its title as host venue of the European Tour’s season ending DP World Tour Championship, Dubai until 2020

Travel

Gleneagles voted ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’

The iconic Scottish five-star hotel has been voted ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ for an unprecedented sixth successive year by readers of ‘Ultratravel’, the Telegraph’s luxury travel magazine, and visitors to the telegraph.co.uk website