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Tiger Woods Inducted into World Golf Hall of Fame

POSTED ON March 10, 2022 @ 5:51 pm

Tiger Woods was formally inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame on Wednesday evening. He was ushered into golf’s most revered club by his daughter, Sam, who delivered a touching speech as the 82-time PGA TOUR winner and 15- time major champion’s induction presenter. …

The R&A Appoints Diversity Ambassador

POSTED ON March 9, 2022 @ 5:39 pm

The R&A has appointed Zane Scotland as a diversity ambassador to support the development of initiatives that encourage more people from ethnically diverse communities into golf. As part of the new partnership, Scotland is assisting with the interpretation of research to understand the challenges that exist for …

Massive fire causes ‘extensive’ damage at Oakland Hills Country Club

POSTED ON February 19, 2022 @ 10:33 am

A massive blaze Thursday caused “extensive” damage to the Oakland Hills Country Club, complicating the future of an ornate and historic facility that has been host to major national golf championships. People in the clubhouse alerted firefighters to the smell of smoke at 9:17 a.m., Bloomfield Township Fire …

Record numbers now playing golf, new R&A survey says

POSTED ON December 15, 2021 @ 5:09 pm

New research figures revealed by The R&A and Sports Marketing Surveys (SMS) show golf has enjoyed a significant increase in popularity worldwide since 2016 with over five-and-a-half million additional golfers taking up the sport. The number of total golfers globally has increased from 61 million …

Callaway Golf Company Announces New $50 Million Stock Repurchase Program

POSTED ON December 14, 2021 @ 8:07 pm

Callaway announced today that the Board of Directors has authorized the Company to repurchase up to $50 million of the Company’s common stock in open market or in private transactions. This new repurchase authorization replaces the pre-pandemic repurchase program, which has been terminated by the …

Troon acquires Peter Burwash International (PBI)

POSTED ON December 3, 2021 @ 11:07 am

Troon®, the leader in providing golf and club-related leisure and hospitality services, is pleased to announce it has acquired Peter Burwash International (PBI), a leading tennis management company whose portfolio includes over 30 properties globally. Founded in 1975, Peter Burwash International specializes in tennis instruction, …

New R&A report highlights golf growth in Europe

POSTED ON December 1, 2021 @ 7:37 am

A new research report has shown that golf participation is on the rise in Europe with over 10 million golfers now enjoying the sport. The second edition of the European Golf Participation Report, published by The R&A and the European Golf Association (EGA) using research …

Gary Player Design Launches Global Strategic Alliance with Nicklaus Design

POSTED ON November 20, 2021 @ 8:49 am

Golfing legend and designer of over 135 courses around the world, Gary Player, has enlisted the world’s leading course design firm Nicklaus Design to help him launch a revitalized Gary Player Design business. This is  part of the recent restructuring of his business ventures and …