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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. …

European Tour and PGA Tour in New Partnership – John Clark to Retire

POSTED ON November 28, 2020 @ 11:54 am

The European Tour and PGA Tour has unveiled a ‘strategic alliance’ that will see golf’s two major Tours explore all facets of collaboration, working together on commercial opportunities, including collaborating on global media rights in certain territories. This will come through part of the agreement …

CMAA’s 2021 World Conference and Club Business Expo to be held virtually

POSTED ON November 11, 2020 @ 5:14 pm

The Club Management Association of America (CMAA) has announced the reinvention of its 2021 World Conference and Club Business Expo with a new, entirely virtual presentation. The event will take place from March 8-12, 2021. Registration will open next month. Jeff Morgan, the CMAA’s President and …

Worlds most Eco-friendly course premiering environmental doco

POSTED ON November 4, 2020 @ 5:21 pm

Sentosa Golf Club has marked its award as the ‘World’s Best Eco-Friendly Golf Facility’ by premiering a new environmental documentary film to raise awareness of the importance of climate change in golf. GAME ON Campaign The documentary forms part of the club’s GAME ON campaign, …

Hoiana Shores named the Worlds best course in 2020

POSTED ON November 4, 2020 @ 10:23 am

Hoiana Shores Golf Club has been named the Best New Course to open worldwide for the year 2020. The Robert Trent Jones II design, opened earlier this year in the stunning dunescape of Central Vietnam, was singled out for this honor as part of the …

Greg Norman becomes brand ambassador for Novex Biotech

POSTED ON November 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Leading sports nutrition brand Novex Biotech announced World Golf Hall of Fame member, Greg Norman, as its new Brand Ambassador representing Novex’s full product assortment. Norman will be featured in Novex’s marketing as a premier example of health, wellness, and longevity. After playing golf on …