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World Golf Awards announces 2021 winners

POSTED ON November 1, 2021 @ 3:50 pm

World Golf Awards – the leading authority that recognises and rewards excellence in golf tourism – has revealed the best golf organisations of 2021 at its 8th annual Gala Ceremony in Dubai. Vietnam, with its resurgent golf market, was unveiled as one of the big winners, collecting …

NBC Sports Next & Troon Extend Partnership

POSTED ON October 30, 2021 @ 9:33 am

NBC Sports Next and its leading golf technology and services brand, GolfNow, today announced it has extended its longstanding, enterprise-wide partnership with Troon, the leader in golf club management, development and marketing. Within the new, multi-year agreement, NBC Sports Next will remain a preferred partner …

TROON appoints Aussie Clinton Southorn as Director of Construction & Agronomy

POSTED ON October 6, 2021 @ 7:42 pm

Troon’s latest appointment emphasises the wonderful growth opportunities that are available to golf  industry professionals worldwide, with many recent roles filled by Australians. Troon International is pleased to announce the appointment of Clinton Southorn as the organisation’s new Director of Construction & Agronomy, effective from …

PGA TOUR eyes global growth in 2022 and beyond

POSTED ON September 1, 2021 @ 8:14 pm

The PGA TOUR’s 2020-21 season will go down as one of its most memorable yet. But if Commissioner Jay Monahan gets his way, the best is still yet to come. This week’s season-ending TOUR Championship will conclude a riveting 50-tournament schedule that saw 14 playoffs …

Korean clothing company F&F joins $1.8 billion deal for TaylorMade

POSTED ON July 28, 2021 @ 5:40 pm

South Korean clothing company F&F, founded and led by billionaire Kim Chang-soo, is joining in a $1.8 billion acquisition of U.S. golf equipment brand TaylorMade as golf’s popularity grew amid pandemic-related social distancing restrictions. F&F is joining Seoul-based Centroid Investment Partners’ bid to acquire TaylorMade …

Introducing MYGIG VAULT: A better way to train your team members

POSTED ON July 27, 2021 @ 7:31 am

Do you want faster onboarding, more consistent processes, and increased accountability for all employees at your club? Online golf education provider Golf Industry Guru (GIG) has released MYGIG Vault, making GIG the ultimate training, onboarding, and knowledge transfer platform for every team member at your …

The R&A World Golf Museum reopened after redevelopment

POSTED ON June 22, 2021 @ 7:34 am

From today, The R&A is pleased to welcome visitors to The R&A World Golf Museum, in St Andrews, which has undergone an extensive redevelopment.  Beginning as a cabinet of curiosities in the 1800s and known as the British Golf Museum for the past 30 years, …

Women’s Golf Day 2021 sets new global records

POSTED ON June 3, 2021 @ 5:58 pm

Now in its 6th year, Women’s Golf Day (WGD) kicked off with an early start yesterday with its first ever event in New Zealand, one of the three new countries to join the WGD Community in 2021.   The famous red & white of WGD …