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Thomson Perrett Lobb course in Cairo hailed as instant classic

POSTED ON April 17, 2019 @ 12:29 pm

The final design of Thomson Perrett & Lobb (TPL) to open – NEWGIZA in Egypt’s capital Cairo – has been described as “instantly one of the elite courses in the Middle East and North Africa”. The golf course architecture firm – comprising the late Peter Thomson, the five-time Open champion,...


Golf Innovation Symposium Demonstrates Global Opportunities

POSTED ON April 14, 2019 @ 10:57 am

Following a two-day summit in Tokyo that elevated the latest global research in golf participation and sustainability, the United States Golf Association (USGA) has released key findings from its fifth Golf Innovation Symposium, presented by Cisco. Supported by the Japan Golf Association (JGA), the USGA brought together dozens of experts...


Topgolf Introduces First ‘Topgolf Lounge’

POSTED ON April 10, 2019 @ 7:24 pm

Topgolf’s new Topgolf Lounge will offer memorable experiences for communities through its premium lounge seating, wide range of virtual games played on industry-leading Full Swing simulators, massive flat screen TVs, and hand-crafted food and cocktail choices. Global sports entertainment leader Topgolf® today announced its first Topgolf Lounge, set to officially...


Golf and health week to highlight how the sport helps wellbeing

POSTED ON March 20, 2019 @ 8:14 am

A dedicated campaign to raise awareness of the health benefits of golf for people of all ages and abilities is to tee off next month. The first ever Golf and Health Week will take place from 15-19 April and will aim to encourage golfers, non-golfers and lapsed golfers into taking...


Live Streaming of USGA Golf Innovation Symposium

POSTED ON March 17, 2019 @ 3:28 pm

The United States Golf Association (USGA), in partnership with its official technology partner, Cisco, will give everyone in the golf industry a front-row seat to its fifth Golf Innovation Symposium. Taking place in Tokyo on March 12-13, the symposium will be broadcast via exclusive live streams, delivered in both English...


Empowering Women In Golf Through Equality

POSTED ON March 8, 2019 @ 3:42 pm

By Role models, race, and gender. Felicity Shiba takes golfscape through her journey in golf On the 8th of March, every year, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. A day to highlight the social, economic, political, and cultural achievements of women. We couldn’t think of a better way to...


Golfer Experience Takes Centre Stage at Innovation Symposium

POSTED ON March 8, 2019 @ 11:32 am

The United States Golf Association (USGA) will host speakers from 10 countries at the 5th Golf Innovation Symposium, in partnership with Cisco, the official technology partner of the USGA. Representing national federations, facility management, golf course architecture, academia and private industry, the presenters will gather at the Tokyo Hilton on...


Toro Celebrates 100 Years Serving the Golf Industry

POSTED ON March 3, 2019 @ 12:06 pm

The Toro Company has reached the 100-year mark in serving the golf industry. In 1919, Toro developed the industry’s first motorised fairway mower, the Toro Standard Golf Machine, for The Minikahda Club, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. By mounting five individual reel mowers onto the front of a farm tractor, Toro helped courses...