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MSL Solutions golf arm staying strong during COVID-19 crisis

POSTED ON June 22, 2020 @ 10:33 am

Sports and leisure software company MSL Solutions (MSL) is expecting solid 2020 revenue despite the COVID-19 crisis The company said last month almost half of its revenue comes from its MSL Golf Business, which provides scoring, booking, and tournament software for golf clubs Given golf …

NGCOA Adds Golf Surprize to Its Smart Buy Marketplace Line-up

POSTED ON May 14, 2020 @ 9:28 am

NGCOA Adds Golf Surprize to Its Smart Buy Marketplace Line-up Mobile platform thanks, encourages and rewards golfers for playing;  reduces dependence on discounting CHARLESTON, S.C.  – The National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA) has added Golf Surprize as its latest NGCOA Smart Buy Marketplace Partner. Golf …

‘World’s Biggest Golf Lesson’ Attempt Scheduled For May 5

POSTED ON April 25, 2020 @ 10:47 am

Golfers are being invited to take part in a world record attempt – without having to leave home. At 2pm BST on May 5, 2020, PGA Professionals around the world will take to Instagram Live in an attempt to give the world’s biggest golf lesson. …

Augusta National Donates $2m To Help Covid-19 Response

POSTED ON April 2, 2020 @ 12:05 pm

Augusta National Golf Club is to donate $2 million to help local coronavirus response efforts in its local district. (Image credit to Augusta National) In a statement from Chairman Fred Ridley, the Georgia-based club is giving $1 million to Augusta University for expansion of COVID-19 …

USPGA TOUR announces landmark domestic media rights portfolio

POSTED ON March 10, 2020 @ 9:06 am

Nine-year deals with ViacomCBS, Comcast/NBC Sports Group, The Walt Disney Company’s ESPN+ will allow TOUR to significantly expand its content offerings; LPGA to receive expanded exposure through first-ever joint negotiations PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – Marking the culmination of a long-term strategic planning process designed to …

United States Golf Association Elects 66th President

POSTED ON March 6, 2020 @ 7:55 am

  Stuart Francis Liberty Corner, New Jersey, United States: Stuart Francis has been elected to serve as the 66th President of the United States Golf Association (USGA). The election took place at the Association’s Annual Meeting in the Village of Pinehurst, North Carolina. Francis will serve a …

Women’s Golf Day is back and locations can sign up for FREE!

POSTED ON February 25, 2020 @ 6:07 pm

900 locations, 52 countries, 25 million engagements: one voice Women’s golf is enjoying a resurgence that is long overdue.  Over the last 5 years, we have seen an increase in the number of female Tour events, mixed events taking root around the globe and a …

Don’t Cut Golf Tourism Funding, Urges IAGTO

POSTED ON February 21, 2020 @ 5:19 pm

Tourist boards and golf tourism suppliers in areas affected by the coronavirus outbreak are being urged not to cut funding and to be prepared to invest money into promoting golf travel as soon as confidence returns to the market. The recommendation comes from Peter Walton, …

World Golf Hall of Fame Modifies Selection Process

POSTED ON February 2, 2020 @ 5:18 pm

The World Golf Foundation Board of Directors has voted to make several changes to the World Golf Hall of Fame eligibility and Induction process in an effort to ensure the game’s greats from around the world are actively recognised and celebrated. Changes to the eligibility …