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Royal Melbourne voted 6th most exclusive Golf & Country Clubs in the world

POSTED ON December 3, 2018 @ 10:11 am

One of Australia’s oldest golf clubs, Royal Melbourne, have received the ultimate recognition when making the list (#6) of Platinum Clubs® of the World. The 25 winners represent the standard of Excellence for the finest Private Golf & Country Clubs around the globe and were voted by 700 Golf &...

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Els debuts new International Team logo for 2019 Presidents Cup

POSTED ON November 26, 2018 @ 10:35 am

At a member event at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club, International Team Captain Ernie Els debuted a new International Team logo for the 2019 Presidents Cup. Nearly one year before the event returns to The Royal Melbourne Golf Club on December 9-15, 2019, Els launched the new logo with a...

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Suzy Whaley Elected 41st President of the PGA of America

POSTED ON November 12, 2018 @ 11:02 am

PGA Master Professional Suzy Whaley was elected the 41st President of the PGA of America today at the Association’s 102nd Annual Meeting. Whaley is PGA Director of Golf at Suzy Whaley Golf in Cromwell, Connecticut; and PGA Director of Instruction at the Country Club at Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Succeeding...

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Gary Player leads winners at 2018 World Golf Awards

POSTED ON November 7, 2018 @ 6:37 pm

Golfing legend, Gary Player, was voted ‘Golf Course Designer of the Year’ at the 5th annual World Golf Awards. The South African icon scooped top honours at golf tourism’s event of the year, which was hosted at La Manga Club, Spain. Portugal also emerged as one of the big winners, collecting trophies...

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Australia and New Zealands’s best awarded at World Golf Awards

POSTED ON November 6, 2018 @ 9:50 am

The 5th World Golf Awards ceremony was held on the evening of Saturday November 3rd at La Manga Club in Spain, and saw the world’s leading golf courses being recognized for their excellence in golf tourism. The 2018 World Golf Awards proved to be a truly global gathering of the...

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Geoff Ogilvy’s $4.75m mansion up for sale

POSTED ON November 5, 2018 @ 1:19 pm

Are you thinking about moving house? Now you can live like a champion as former U.S Open winner Geoff Ogily has decided to move back to Australia full time and put his manse in Scottsdale, AZ, up for sale. The 7,700 square estate is worth $4.75 million and has six...

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Golfasian Sweeps the Board at World Golf Awards

POSTED ON November 5, 2018 @ 12:58 pm

Asia’s largest golf tour operator, Golfasian, has once again swept the board at the World Golf Awards, scooping a quartet of honors at this year’s event. The Thailand-based firm, a market leader in golf tourism in Asia since its inception in 1997, has been a star performer at previous installments of...

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Aussie Leighton Walker to host new UK Golf Management Podcast

POSTED ON November 1, 2018 @ 8:36 am

Adelaide native Leighton Walker will, together with another top name in club management, Eddie Bullock of Eddie Bullock Golf Consulting, launch Golf Club Talk UK – the first podcast dedicated to the business of running a golf club in the United Kingdom. The show is aimed at people working in...

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Champion Golfer Memorabilia Collections Launched to Support Golf’s Development

POSTED ON October 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm

Golf fans will have a unique opportunity to support the growth and development of the sport around the world following the launch of a series of exclusive Champion Golfer memorabilia collections. The Open Auction – TheOpen.com/Auction – is a first for the United Kingdom Golf Market, featuring limited edition memorabilia...

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KPMG Golf Participation Report for Europe 2018: Stabilisation continues

POSTED ON October 26, 2018 @ 1:18 pm

Today sees the publication of the Golf Participation Report for Europe 2018 by KPMG’s Golf Advisory Practice. The report, which provides invaluable figures regarding the supply and demand trends in Europe for 2017, is the latest of KPMG’s annual publications offering analysis and insights into Europe’s golf industry. In last...

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