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18/07/2019
The recently formed Club Managers Association of Europe – Middle East & North Africa Region (CMAE MENA) has held its first club education seminars under the title ‘Building confidence in communication’, to train golf course and other managers for new challenges. John Deere supported this initiative by bringing in communication expert Bill McFarlan
10/07/2019
On 18-21 July 2019, The Open makes an historic return to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years and bringing golf’s oldest international Championship back again is Royal Portrush in County Antrim. As the club prepares to host the 148th event Toro is honoured to play a role in helping prepare the course.
08/07/2019
2019 brings plenty to celebrate for Sherborne Golf Club. A 125-year anniversary, a Toro machinery fleet update and recognition for the club’s young greenkeeping talent.
01/07/2019
It is the policy of the UK Golf Federation to develop key partnerships with the major service providers and associations in the golf industry to help support their members business’s.
01/07/2019
Having been at Edgbaston Golf Club for 31 years, course manager Eddie Mills knows more than anyone what’s best for the club, which is why he recently signed a second five-year agreement plan with Toro.
27/06/2019
Wentworth Club and John Deere Limited have announced a new, exclusive partnership for the supply of golf course maintenance equipment to the world famous West, East and Edinburgh Championship Courses at Virginia Water in Surrey, from spring 2019.
20/06/2019
Golf Business News talks to Colin Mayes, chief executive of Burhill Golf & Leisure, owner/operator of a portfolio of ten golf clubs in the UK, about the current state of the golf industry and what BGL is doing to take its slice of the increasingly competitive leisure market.
10/06/2019
The family-managed duo of golf courses, Thorpe Wood Golf Course and Orton Meadows Golf Course in Peterborough, continues its joint ambition to switch to Toro with the arrival of its latest fleet.
07/06/2019
Atmosphere and social events are important factors for golf clubs to take into consideration when trying to improve women membership satisfaction. Written by Amelia Lewis, UK Regional Manager, Players 1st
28/05/2019
Triumphant British Golf Show smashes expectations – and announces 2020 date
24/05/2019
15 years ago Linda Segerstam was told she should never play golf again. Persistent back injuries were a huge problem
15/05/2019
PGA Professional – Final Thought April 2019 – Doug Poole – CEO UK Golf Federation
08/05/2019
Gleneagles in Perthshire, Scotland has recently celebrated the 100th birthday of its iconic King’s and Queen’s Courses, with a little help from local John Deere dealer Sandy Armit of Double A.
08/05/2019
Skin cancer is a global epidemic and the most serious form is melanoma, which is doubling every ten to 15 years.
18/04/2019
The Golf Foundation has revealed the remarkable results of a research project measuring the impact of a new coaching programme for 11-16 year olds. In 10 weeks, every youngster taking part in the pilot projects showed a statistically significant improvement in Mental Toughness which evaluates Confidence, Commitment, Challenge and Control
17/04/2019
Brussels, Belgium, April 4, 2019 - Macdonald Hotels & Resorts is set to unveil a fleet of state-of-the-art golf cars at venues across the UK, following a renewed four-year deal with Club Car, a world-leading manufacturer of small-wheel, zero-emissions electric vehicles, through licensed dealer Carryway, who deliver and maintain the vehicles.
09/04/2019
BST could help our aims of growing golf participation and also saving valuable resources of energy
01/04/2019
Does 1.7 yards make a difference!!!!
21/03/2019
GolfBIC - the Golf Business Industry Convention, to give it its full title, returned this week to its spiritual home - The Forest of Arden Golf Resort after a three-year period when it moved north to Harrogate to be part of BTME and BIGGA.
26/02/2019
The recent article on the weekly GBN newsletter (attached to our website) highlighted that the study had concluded 'average drive length increased by 1.7 yards on the previous year!'.
26/02/2019
The project was initiated last May to provide the most comprehensive understanding of the past, present and future impact of distance on the game of golf.
26/07/2018
"Champions open access to golf"