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Sergio Garcia, TaylorMade mutually agree to part ways

POSTED ON October 10, 2017 @ 12:20 pm

  After more than a decade together, Sergio Garcia and TaylorMade are no longer partners, as announced by the equipment brand Monday. Garcia, who won the 2017 Masters in April, was recently seen competing in the Dell Technologies Championship with a Toulon putter (which is owned by Callaway) as well...

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Ernie Els to receive 2018 Old Tom Morris Award from GCSAA

POSTED ON September 27, 2017 @ 1:18 pm

Ernie Els, a four-time major champion, member of the World Golf Hall of Fame (2010) and founder of the Els for Autism Foundation (2009), will be the recipient of the 2018 Old Tom Morris Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA). Els also founded The Ernie Els...

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Acushnet Holdings Corp. Announces Retirement of CEO Wally Uihlein

POSTED ON September 26, 2017 @ 8:33 am

Acushnet Holdings Corp. (NYSE:  GOLF) (“Acushnet”) announced today that Wally Uihlein, President and Chief Executive Officer, has notified the Acushnet Board of Directors of his plan to retire, effective January 1, 2018.  Uihlein started with Acushnet in 1976 and has been the senior golf executive since 1995.  Uihlein will remain...

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Steve Williams parts way with Adam Scott, joins the women

POSTED ON September 25, 2017 @ 11:13 am

After 39 years of caddying, Steve Williams is set for a new experience. Williams will be taking the bag for his first professional women’s event, supporting American Danielle Kang at New Zealand Women’s Open next week. The 24-year-old has recorded five top 10 finishes in 2017, and is 11th on...

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GolfBox and PGAs of Europe Join Forces

POSTED ON September 22, 2017 @ 12:21 pm

Leading golf software providers, GolfBox, and the PGAs of Europe have signed an agreement to work together promoting the GolfBox ProPlanner and utilising the tournament software package that has been so successful around the world. The agreement will see the Association promote the latest addition to GolfBox’s software suite, ProPlanner,...

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Golf at the Olympics: Set for 2024 in Paris

POSTED ON September 17, 2017 @ 7:29 pm

Nobody knew exactly what to expect from golf returning to the Summer Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years. How would an untested venue test the game’s best players? How would the world react to the game’s inclusion among the Olympic program? Even with the decision by a...

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NZ Golf Industry Council launched to cultivate the game

POSTED ON September 8, 2017 @ 2:08 pm

In December 2015, New Zealand Golf and several other golf industry bodies gathered at the Royal Auckland Golf Club to form an initiative with the common goal to coordinate efforts between associations within the NZ golf industry. With over half a million kiwis picking up a golf club every year...

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Norman to Feature at Golf Business TechCon

POSTED ON September 8, 2017 @ 12:51 pm

Greg Norman will join the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) as a featured panellist at this month’s Golf Business TechCon in Las Vegas. The NGCOA has designed a two-day event (September 27-28) for golf course owners, operators and other industry professionals to spotlight some of the cutting-edge tools and...

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The R&A and USGA receive feedback in scheme to modernise golf rules

POSTED ON September 8, 2017 @ 12:48 pm

The R&A and the USGA have received comments on the proposed new Rules from more than 22,000 golfers in 102 countries, as well as representatives of golf organisations throughout the world, providing valuable feedback as the organisations work toward their implementation on 1 January 2019. With the worldwide survey and...

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