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Momentum Builds For Women’s Golf Day

POSTED ON May 3, 2018 @ 9:23 am

With just 5 weeks to go, momentum is building for Women’s Golf Day (WGD), as big-name venues across the globe sign up for the 2018 spectacular. With women and girls’ participation vital to the long-term health of the game, WGD is taking golf to the people and providing the perfect...

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WE ARE GOLF Celebrates 11th Annual National Golf Day in Washington, D.C.

POSTED ON April 28, 2018 @ 12:35 pm

Golf industry leaders participated in a record-high 230 meetings with members of Congress representing 40 states to discuss the game’s economic, social and environmental contributions to society during the 11th annual National Golf Day on Capitol Hill. Conversations with Senate, House of Representatives, Executive Branch and federal agencies’ directors coincided...

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Five facts about golf in celebration of Earth Day 2018

POSTED ON April 18, 2018 @ 9:20 am

#EndPlasticPollution GCSAA national study reports golf courses have shown continual improvement over the past decade Lawrence, Kan. (April 17, 2018) – Since 2006, the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) has been conducting a groundbreaking project, the Golf Course Environmental Profile (GCEP), to develop a comprehensive environmental profile of...

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Pace of Play – Improving the Golfing Experience

POSTED ON April 16, 2018 @ 9:51 am

By Bill Yates In a previous article I noted that golf course management teams are in the business of not just welcoming guests and graciously dispatching them to the first tee, but of actually taking responsibility for their experience on the course. I’ll say again that the “product” of golf...

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From Temples to Tees: Cambodia Eyes Golf Tourism Growth

POSTED ON April 15, 2018 @ 8:15 am

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Cambodia is setting its sights on growing its golf tourism industry. The Southeast Asian nation is becoming increasingly popular with foreign tourists, attracting more than five million visitors in 2016. Around seven million are expected by 2020. Golf tourism is still very much in its infancy, however....

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A huge weekend for Long Drive in New Zealand

POSTED ON March 27, 2018 @ 4:57 pm

  It was a big weekend for the sport of Long Drive as both a New Zealand National Champion and a New Zealand Open Champion were crowned on consecutive days. Anthony Thomas of the United States took out the winning title of the 2018 IGANZ New Zealand Long Drive Open,...

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Golf Inc – How to be a great board member

POSTED ON March 23, 2018 @ 1:27 pm

In Golf Inc’s latest issue Mike Stetz explains how to be a great board member. For a private golf club, having a sound, smart board leadership is a pretty big deal, particularly these days. Yet, the economy has improved and many clubs are on solid financial ground, but challenges remain....

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PGA TOUR and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia announce cooperation agreement

POSTED ON March 19, 2018 @ 2:46 pm

The PGA TOUR and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia announced Thursday that they have signed a cooperation and golf-development agreement, with the two golf organisations collaborating to strengthen professional tournament golf in both the Australasian region as well as globally. The agreement went into effect on December 4, 2017....

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Golf’s Modernise Rules Released

POSTED ON March 13, 2018 @ 12:40 pm

The R&A and the USGA have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented on 1 January 2019. The R&A and the USGA finalised golf’s new Rules this month after an extensive review that included a request for feedback from the global golf community on the proposed changes. Golfers...

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