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PGA Merchandise Show to Include Golf Business Conference From 2020

POSTED ON January 31, 2019 @ 8:16 pm

Calling it a ‘win-win-win’ situation for the golf industry, the PGA of America, the National Golf Course Owners Association, and PGA Golf Exhibitions will co-locate the NGCOA’s Golf Business Conference with the PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando beginning in 2020. The Golf Business Conference, hosted by NGCOA for more than...

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The R&A and the USGA release 2018 driving distance report

POSTED ON January 30, 2019 @ 6:21 pm

The R&A and the USGA have released the 2018 Annual Driving Distance Report, containing driving-distance data from seven men’s and women’s professional golf tours around the world. This is the fourth annual distance report issued by the game’s governing bodies, completed in an effort to monitor current trends in driving...

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Greg Norman Releases First-Ever 100% Wagyu Beef Jerky

POSTED ON January 10, 2019 @ 8:20 pm

Greg Norman and Caribe Producers LLC. announce the release of Greg Norman Signature Wagyu Beef Jerky – the first 100% Australian Wagyu Beef Jerky in the United States. Since 2006, Greg Norman Australian Prime has been a favorite Wagyu beef of pro chefs, restauranteurs and consumers across the country. The...

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Callaway Golf Completes Jack Wolfskin Acquisition

POSTED ON January 5, 2019 @ 6:17 pm

Callaway Golf Company announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Jack Wolfskin for €418 million, or approximately $476 million assuming a 1.140 Euro to US Dollar conversion rate, subject to a working capital adjustment. Jack Wolfskin is an international, premium outdoor apparel, footwear and equipment brand. The...

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Cargie Rymill’s Four Reds Golf Architecture Tour

POSTED ON December 28, 2018 @ 7:28 pm

It was in 2009 that the first Golf Study Tour (Mackenzie Tour) was undertaken by members of the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA), the European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA) and the Society of Australian Golf Course Architects (SAGCA). It was held in Australia, with 86 golf...

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Troon founder to step down as CEO, remain as Chairman

POSTED ON December 13, 2018 @ 11:36 am

Dana Garmany, the founder of Troon, the world’s leading golf course management company, announced yesterday that he will be stepping down as the company’s chief executive officer on March 31, 2019. Garmany will be succeeded as CEO by current President Tim Schantz, while Garmany will remain as chairman of the...

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Royal Melbourne voted 6th most exclusive Golf & Country Clubs in the world

POSTED ON December 3, 2018 @ 10:11 am

One of Australia’s oldest golf clubs, Royal Melbourne, have received the ultimate recognition when making the list (#6) of Platinum Clubs® of the World. The 25 winners represent the standard of Excellence for the finest Private Golf & Country Clubs around the globe and were voted by 700 Golf &...

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Els debuts new International Team logo for 2019 Presidents Cup

POSTED ON November 26, 2018 @ 10:35 am

At a member event at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club, International Team Captain Ernie Els debuted a new International Team logo for the 2019 Presidents Cup. Nearly one year before the event returns to The Royal Melbourne Golf Club on December 9-15, 2019, Els launched the new logo with a...

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Suzy Whaley Elected 41st President of the PGA of America

POSTED ON November 12, 2018 @ 11:02 am

PGA Master Professional Suzy Whaley was elected the 41st President of the PGA of America today at the Association’s 102nd Annual Meeting. Whaley is PGA Director of Golf at Suzy Whaley Golf in Cromwell, Connecticut; and PGA Director of Instruction at the Country Club at Mirasol in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Succeeding...

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