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Golf Industry Mourns Passing of Neil Haworth

POSTED ON June 22, 2024 @ 11:08 am

Singapore: Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Board members have paid tribute to acclaimed golf course architect Neil Haworth, who passed away yesterday in Ottawa after a tough battle with cancer. Canadian Haworth, aged 63, was Chairman of Nelson & Haworth Golf Course Architects since 2000, having …

King Charles becomes patron of The R&A

POSTED ON May 11, 2024 @ 11:23 am

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced that His Majesty, King Charles III has accepted the patronage of the club. Following her accession in 1952, Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II accepted the patronage of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club …

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews reopened its historic Clubhouse

POSTED ON April 30, 2024 @ 2:20 pm

29 April 2024, St Andrews, Scotland: The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews today reopened its historic Clubhouse following completion of renovation work to extend the building and implement new and enhanced facilities. The redevelopment of the Clubhouse is the largest undertaking in 100 …

Guy Kinnings Elected Chairman of The IGF Board

POSTED ON April 25, 2024 @ 12:02 pm

Guy Kinnings, the Chief Executive of the European Tour group, has been elected as the new Chairman of the International Golf Federation (IGF) Board. Following the latest Board meeting conducted on Wednesday, 10 April, at Augusta National Golf Club, Kinnings will now serve in the role through …

PGA of America Launches New TV Advert

POSTED ON April 10, 2024 @ 1:55 pm

Frisco, Texas, United States: The PGA of America, in partnership with Omaha Productions, present When I Grow Up, the latest 30-second TV advertisement in the Association’s We Love this Game campaign. The ad, featuring 2024 PGA of America Golf Professional of the Year Tony Pancake, will air on SportsCenter during …

The R&A launches One Club Membership to golf fans worldwide

POSTED ON March 27, 2024 @ 8:42 am

26 March 2024, St Andrews, Scotland: The R&A today launched One Club, an evolution of its direct-to-consumer membership initiative designed to transform how fans and golfers around the world experience the sport year-round. One Club is free to join and provides members with a comprehensive array of …

New Syngenta report reveals reasons for “seismic shift” in golf entertainment growth

POSTED ON March 21, 2024 @ 3:58 pm

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Platinum Equity explores $2 billion-plus Club Car sale

POSTED ON March 18, 2024 @ 9:35 am

March 14 (Reuters) – Private equity firm Platinum Equity has hired advisers to explore a sale of Club Car that could value the golf cart maker at more than $2 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said. Platinum Equity is in the early …

US: Protection for Work of Golf Course Architects

POSTED ON March 13, 2024 @ 9:24 am

Brookfield, Wisconsin, United States: American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) leaders fully support HR 7228, the Bolstering Intellectual Rights against Digital Infringement Enhancement Act (BIRDIE Act). The bill would update the Architectural Works Copyright Protection Act of 1990, which provided copyright protection for buildings …