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Golf Saudi Summit: Major new golf business event announced

POSTED ON November 9, 2019 @ 9:58 am

Yesterday saw the announcement of an all-new global golf business event, the Golf Saudi Summit, that will bring together captains of industry and national leaders to debate hot topics and modern development tactics at the Saudi International powered by SoftBank Investment Advisers from 2-4 February 2020. Staged in King Abdullah...

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Australia among first to roll out world handicap system in 2020

POSTED ON November 5, 2019 @ 5:22 pm

The World Handicap System (WHS) is ready to be launched from January 2020 and will provide golfers with a unified and more inclusive handicapping system for the first time. Though many countries are planning to adopt the new system in January, the system will go live in other parts of...

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Direction of Golf Industry Debated at Future Investment Initiative

POSTED ON November 3, 2019 @ 9:18 am

Some of the biggest names in the golf industry have come together to debate an exciting new direction for the sport at the Future Investment Initiative. The panel discussion, held in front of golf industry experts and leading business people from across the world, welcomed Ernie Els, a four-time Major...

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Golf Participation Report for Europe 2019

POSTED ON October 31, 2019 @ 5:20 pm

The KPMG Golf Benchmark team have published their annual golf participation study – the Golf Participation Report for Europe 2019 provides data on the supply and demand trends for more than 40 European countries. At the same time, KPMG Golf Benchmark have launched the interactive Golf Participation Platform, a market...

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Arnold Palmer to be honored with postage stamp in 2020

POSTED ON October 24, 2019 @ 7:56 pm

Golfing great Arnold Palmer will be recognised with a commemorative stamp in 2020 to honor the positive impact he had on the sport, the United States Postal Service announced on Tuesday. Palmer, who died in 2016 at the age of 87, earned 62 career victories on the PGA Tour including...

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Tiger Woods to go head to head with Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Hideki Matsuyama in GOLFTV’s “The Challenge: Japan Skins

POSTED ON September 19, 2019 @ 5:13 pm

GOLFTV powered by PGA TOUR has today announced an upcoming high-profile, live competition featuring global golf icon Tiger Woods. The Challenge: Japan Skins will see Woods go head to head with reigning FedExCup champion and PGA TOUR Player of the Year Rory McIlroy and multiple-time PGA TOUR winners Jason Day and Hideki...

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New golf travel show Let’s Play Thru launches this week

POSTED ON September 17, 2019 @ 5:01 am

Let’s Play Thru is an action-packed golf travel series showcasing world class golf destinations and the craft food and cocktail scenes surrounding them. It premiers on YouTube Wednesday, September 18th, and will release episodes weekly. Locations for the show’s first season include iconic golf courses and resorts such as Bay...

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Empire State Building Honoring Arnold Palmer

POSTED ON September 10, 2019 @ 5:43 pm

One of the world’s great buildings will be illuminated red, yellow, white and green on Tuesday night in honor of the Arnold & Winnie Palmer Foundation and Palmer’s philanthropic efforts On what would have been Arnold Palmer’s 90thbirthday Tuesday, Sept. 10, the Empire State Building will be lit in Arnold...

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Tournament Launches Innovative WGC-HSBC Champions Mini Game

POSTED ON September 8, 2019 @ 9:19 am

WeChat, the most popular communication platform in China, has announced a new partnership initiative with the WGC-HSBC Champions to launch a bespoke Mini Game ahead of the 2019 tournament. The newly launched Mini Game aims to introduce golf to a broader audience using innovative digital technologies. WeChat, joined as an...

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