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Tiger Woods Inks Long-Term Exclusive Deal with 2K

POSTED ON March 17, 2021 @ 6:12 pm

2K made a hole in one today by announcing the Company has agreed to an exclusive, long-term partnership with Tiger Woods, one of the most iconic and celebrated figures in golf history. In addition, 2K announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire …

Callaway Golf Company Completes historic Merger with Topgolf

POSTED ON March 10, 2021 @ 6:47 pm

Callaway Golf Company and Topgolf International, Inc. announced this week that the companies have completed their previously announced merger, following approval by shareholders of both companies. The combined enterprise creates an unrivaled tech-enabled golf company delivering leading golf equipment, apparel and entertainment. Leading golf entertainment …

Mike Whan Named CEO At USGA

POSTED ON February 20, 2021 @ 8:08 am

After months of rumors and speculation, all interested parties confirmed the news on Wednesday. Outgoing LPGA commissioner Mike Whan will take over this summer as the new chief executive officer of the USGA, replacing the retiring Mike Davis. Whan to the USGA As tempting as …

Women’s Golf Day honours Winners of The Inspire Action Award

POSTED ON February 6, 2021 @ 11:46 am

Women’s Golf Day (WGD) has announced this year’s winners of the WGD Inspire Action Awards.  Congratulations to Jackie Davidson, Assistant Director of Golf Development at The R&A and Antony Scanlon, Executive Director of the International Golf Federation (IGF), and La Cala Resort.  The Awards, which …

Niall Horan’s Modest! Golf partners with the R&A to help grow the game

POSTED ON January 30, 2021 @ 11:31 am

The R&A has appointed Modest! Golf to work on designing and developing a series of future grassroots programmes aimed at inspiring more young people into golf and retain them within the sport. The new programmes will be launched later this year and provide more opportunities …

Topgolf to expand its global footprint with new partnership

POSTED ON January 9, 2021 @ 11:32 am

Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports and entertainment company, alongside franchise partner TG SEA Development Pte., Ltd, Singapore (TG SEA), announced today plans to develop Topgolf venues across Southeast Asia. With this partnership, TG SEA will introduce the Topgolf experience to multiple countries across the …

LPGA commissioner Mike Whan to step down after almost 11 years

POSTED ON January 8, 2021 @ 9:13 am

Mike Whan, who took over the LPGA Tour during a tumultuous time more than 10 years ago, announced Wednesday that he will step down as commissioner in 2021. Pandemic challenges Whan, 55, notified the LPGA board of directors that he will transition out of the …

Troon adds Indigo Golf Partners to their 630-plus golf facilities portfolio

POSTED ON January 6, 2021 @ 7:52 am

Earlier this week, the largest golf-club management firm Troon announced it has acquired Indigo Golf Partners. Indigo Golf Partners is one of the largest golf course management companies in the United States. Headquartered in Reston, Va., with regional offices and teams across the nation, the …

WGD Founder Gaudet honoured Individual Sports Professional Award

POSTED ON December 11, 2020 @ 10:23 am

Women’s Golf Day (WGD) is proud to announce that Founder Elisa Gaudet has been honoured with Individual Sports Professional – Community Award 2020 of the ISC International Sports Awards 2020 in London, England. The International Sports Convention (ISC) awards, which are now in their 5 …

Gleniti Golf Club in Timaru opens long anticipated driving range

POSTED ON December 5, 2020 @ 9:22 am

For the first time in over a decade a driving range is an option for practicing golf in Timaru. Peter Hayes has established the purpose-built facility at his home club at the Gleniti Golf Club but the good news it is open to all comers. …