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Dan Murphy named new CEO of Bridgestone Golf

POSTED ON June 19, 2018 @ 8:46 pm

A former longtime employee has returned to Bridgestone Golf as the company’s new CEO. Covington-based Bridgestone Golf announced Dan Murphy as the new president and CEO on Monday. Murphy previously was with Bridgestone Golf USA from 2004 to 2015, reaching the level of executive vice president of sales and marketing....

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Record Participation in Women’s Golf Day

POSTED ON June 15, 2018 @ 1:10 pm

The world came together for the third annual celebration of women and girls golf – Women’s Golf Day (WGD) 2018. Events across the globe kicked off in Sydney, Australia, finishing over 24 hours later, and almost a full turn of the globe away, in Hawaii, with golfing communities being strengthened...

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Vale: Bill Yates – “The Guru of Pace of Play”

POSTED ON June 11, 2018 @ 12:59 pm

International slow play expert and Founder of the transformational Pace Manager Systems®, William Morrison Yates, Jr. (Bill), sadly passed away at his home on 4 June after a short time battling pancreatic cancer. Bill dedicated decades to the analysis of how managers of golf courses and clubs can speed up play...

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Greg Norman talks about his new radio show, Attack Life Radio

POSTED ON June 7, 2018 @ 10:11 am

Golfing great and multiple time British Open Champion Greg Norman is launching his own radio show called Attack Life Radio on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio next week. The show will air monthly episodes where Norman will host for an array of guests — from golfers to celebrities to businessmen — to discuss...

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The R&A launches forst women’s charter for golf

POSTED ON May 29, 2018 @ 8:33 pm

The R&A today unveiled a new Women in Golf Charter as part of the organisation’s drive to increase the number of women and girls participating in golf and to encourage more opportunities for women to work within the golf industry. The Women in Golf Charter aims to inspire an industry-wide...

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Golf Resort homes have higher value according to new study

POSTED ON May 22, 2018 @ 12:50 pm

Homes within golf resorts are worth 19% more on average than equivalent properties outside resorts, a new study has revealed. The most valued properties within golf resorts are those with golf course views, which benefit from a 9.5% price premium compared to properties without course views. The study was conducted...

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The National Golf Foundation Issues 2018 Golf Industry Report

POSTED ON May 16, 2018 @ 9:08 am

The National Golf Foundation (NGF), the trade organization that works with every sector within the golf industry, today released its new Golf Industry Report, a comprehensive state-of-the-industry overview. The report compiles many of the game’s key data points in a single publication and is intended to provide the most holistic...

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Australia-based Titomic Enters Collaboration with Callaway

POSTED ON May 10, 2018 @ 8:12 am

Titomic has signed an exclusive, year-long collaborative agreement with American global sporting goods company Callaway Golf Company. Callaway, located in California, is the largest manufacturer of golf clubs in the world, and designs, manufactures, markets, and sells golf equipment, accessories, and lifestyle-related products in over 70 countries. The agreement begins...

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