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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...


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...


National Golf Foundation Appoints First Chief Research Officer

POSTED ON August 30, 2019 @ 1:48 pm

The National Golf Foundation (NGF), the only trade organisation that works with every sector within the golf industry, has promoted David Lorentz to the newly created position of Chief Research Officer. In his new role, Lorentz joins Joe Beditz, Chief Executive Officer, Kim Isom, Chief Financial Officer, and Greg Nathan,...


Greg Norman Joins Garmin As Brand Ambassador

POSTED ON August 8, 2019 @ 7:20 pm

Garmin International has announced a new partnership with Greg Norman to be its global brand ambassador. “We couldn’t be more excited to announce this strategic relationship and welcome Greg Norman into the Garmin family,” said Susan Lyman, Garmin vice president of global marketing. “As a globally recognized athlete, an avid...


Call to use Wellington City council-owned golf course to ease housing crisis

POSTED ON July 30, 2019 @ 4:41 pm

Building hundreds of houses on a section of the Berhampore Golf Course could relieve pressure on property prices across the city, an economist says. Property developer Kurt Gibbons, of GibbonsCo, believes 500 medium-density terraced houses could be built on just a quarter of the 90-acre Berhampore Golf Course, which is protected by the...


Innovative leadership in sustainability reporting by golf

POSTED ON June 21, 2019 @ 11:53 am

Results of extensive international collaboration presented at Global Sustainability Standards Symposium The Hague, June 2019 GEO Foundation, supported by multiple partners and stakeholders, has today announced the development of a new and ground-breaking framework for golf’s social and environmental reporting – this news was shared in front of an audience...


Jan Stephenson inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame

POSTED ON June 11, 2019 @ 2:49 pm

Australian golfing superstar Jan Stephenson has fulfilled a lifelong dream this morning, being inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Carmel-By-The-Sea, California. Stephenson was inducted into the prestigious World Golf of Fame, a who’s who of golf,  including compatriots Karrie Webb, Greg Norman, Peter Thompson,...


The Open Leading the Way in Removing Single-Use Plastic Water Bottles

POSTED ON June 7, 2019 @ 12:37 pm

The Open will become one of the first major global sporting events to remove single-use plastic water bottles in a move supported by the United Nations. The Open Water initiative has been developed with Bluewater – the leading global innovator in drinking water solutions – to deliver a pioneering new...