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PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan Named WGF Chairman for 2018

POSTED ON February 2, 2018 @ 12:11 pm

World Golf Foundation (WGF) – the organization uniting the golf industry to support initiatives to grow the game – announces Jay Monahan, PGA TOUR Commissioner, has been named WGF Chairman for 2018 by the Board of Directors. He succeeds LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan. Monahan was appointed the fourth commissioner of...

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SEEKING: Director Of Instruction – The Golf Academy, Beijing, China

POSTED ON January 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am

Facility Description The Golf Academy at Shadow Creek is located within the Shadow Creek Golf Club. The academy consists of a championship 18 Hole Jack Nicklaus Design golf course, outstanding short game practice area, two indoor full swing simulator swing studios, and a fitness center. The Academy is conveniently located...

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Aussie Scott Barr to coach elite squad in new Singaporean training program

POSTED ON January 12, 2018 @ 2:06 pm

Veteran PGA pro (originally from Canberra) and Singapore-based Australian Scott Barr has been appointed to train the Singaporean national elite squad in the country’s new scheme to raise the standards of golf from junior to professional ranks. The Singapore Golf Association (SGA) announced on Wednesday, January 10 its plans for...

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Study Examines Amazon’s Effect on Golf Retail

POSTED ON January 12, 2018 @ 12:37 pm

Golf Datatech LLC, one of the golf industry’s leading independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, has released a first-of-its-kind Amazon Impact Report, a breakthrough study that highlights the effect the United States’ largest online retailer is having on today’s golf equipment and apparel market. “Amazon is...

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PGA TOUR announces ‘January for Jarrod’ Month to support Jarrod Lyle

POSTED ON January 4, 2018 @ 9:23 am

The PGA TOUR today launched a fundraising effort, ‘January for Jarrod’ to help Jarrod Lyle and his family meet the significant costs he now faces after undergoing his third bone marrow transplant for acute myeloid leukemia on December 6. Lyle, 36, and currently a member of the Web.com Tour who...

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NZ Golf forms industry council to encourage unity

POSTED ON December 19, 2017 @ 1:24 pm

Golf is a sport that is important to New Zealanders, holding a special place in the nation’s sporting landscape. Each year over half a million kiwis play the sport at one of the 390 clubs throughout the country, making it the most played formal sport in New Zealand. As a...

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Sentosa Golf Club Launches Annual Agronomy Volunteer Programme

POSTED ON December 16, 2017 @ 4:28 pm

Ahead of the 2018 SMBC Singapore Open, held from January 18 – 21 over its Serapong Course, Sentosa Golf Club is launching its Singapore Open Agronomy Volunteer Programme; a joint initiative supported by The R&A and GEO. The programme, unique to Sentosa, affords Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents from all over...

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Golfasian Bags Triple Whammy of Honors At World Golf Awards

POSTED ON November 27, 2017 @ 9:58 am

BANGKOK, Thailand (November 26, 2017) — GOLFASIAN has continued its hot streak at the World Golf Awards, picking up top honors in three categories at the 2017 event. The company, Asia’s largest golf tour operator, was one of the big winners at the gala ceremony, held this year at the...

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