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What is the next challenge of the European Tour Properties?

By: September 19, 2016
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European Tour Properties venues Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort (Provence, France) and PGA Catalunya Resort (Costa Brava, Spain) have been ranked first and third respectively in a prestigious new listing of continental Europe’s finest golf resorts, compiled by Golf…

Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort tries to break sameness

By: September 16, 2016
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The Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort, in Cascais, Lisbon, is celebrating in these days its 30th position in Golf World's inaugural Top 100 Golf Resorts in Continental Europe ranking. This is a nice achievement for a niche operator like the Onyria Golf…

How to reap the benefits of the Ricoh Women’s British Open?

By: September 12, 2016
LYTHAM ST ANNES, ENGLAND - JULY 31:  Natalie Gulbis of USA hits out of a greenside bunker on the 11th hole during the second round of the 2009 Ricoh Women's British Open Championship held at Royal Lytham St Annes Golf Club, on July 31, 2009 in  Lytham St Annes, England.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Natalie Gulbis

The Ricoh Women’s British Open will return to Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club for the fifth time in 2018. Royal Lytham and St Annes Golf Club is one of the most challenging of the Open and Ricoh Women’s…

How do Big Bertha OS irons promote distance?

By: September 9, 2016
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I've got a feeling that from now on not just drivers, but irons will have light weight. But how can we achieve that without sacrificing such crucial KPIs as forgiveness and distance? What can Big Bertha OS irons…

How precise is the adjustability of the new Titleist 917 driver?

By: September 8, 2016
Titleist 917 driver in duo

We have got used to reading about forgiveness and distance when a new golf club will be launched. However, in case of the new Titleist 917 driver, we can find a new element: forgiveness with precise adjustability. The new…

How will Troon boost Tiburón Golf Club’s performance?

By: September 6, 2016
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Troon has been selected to manage the Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, Florida. The golf club was carved from 800 acres of prime Southwest Florida real estate. It features two 18-hole, Greg Norman-designed golf courses, the Gold and the Black.…

Changing of the guard at the London Golf Club

By: September 5, 2016
London Golf Club

Stephen Follett is the new Chief Executive of the London Golf Club. In 2008, Stephen Follet had joined Troon Golf EMA as director of operations. He also has got 15 years of golf management and operations experience as director of…

What are the innovations in the new Cameron & Crown putters?

By: September 3, 2016
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Titleist has recently launched its new line of Cameron & Crown putters by Scotty Cameron. What are the innovations in the new Cameron & Crown putters? Each Cameron & Crown putter is custom designed at 33 inches and matched with…

Can Golf Tourism England maximize the state support?

By: September 1, 2016
Golf Tourism England

The UK government, in collaboration with Visit England, has unveiled a series of strategic investments, designed to grow the British tourism economy. Golf Tourism England was one of a number of successful applicants. The Discover England Fund, which sets…

Use Youth to Catch the Enthusiasm for the 2019 Solheim Cup!

By: Eric Rule, CCM August 22, 2016
Solheim Cup US vs EU

How exciting it has been watching the Summer Olympics!  Every four years we see excitement and patriotism exuding in athletes and fans around the world. In particular, we see the excitement in our youth -- the magic in…

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What are the benefits of the Toulon Design acquisition?

By: August 30, 2016
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I assume you already heard about the latest acquisition of Callaway Golf. If not then, Callaway has just acquired the start-up putter company (just 11-month-old!!) the Toulon Design (based in Vista, California). Toulon Design was founded by Sean Toulon,…

Who will gain the most from Driver vs. Driver competition?

By: August 25, 2016
DRIVER VS. DRIVER -- Season: 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) -- (Photo by: Tasos Katopodis/Golf Channel)

In less than 40 days, Wilson Golf's crowdsourcing, reality show the Driver vs. Driver will end. Golf Channel announced today the 11 finalists who will present their innovative driver concepts and ideas with the hopes of ultimately becoming Wilson…

Why is the USGA investigating the new Steelhead XR Irons?

By: August 24, 2016
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Don't worry there is nothing wrong or illegal with Callaway Golf's new Steelhead XR irons. Thanks to the next-generation 360 Face Cup technology, Callaway Golf was able to boost in face-speed is so significant that it’s hiked the COR…

What is missing from the Slovenian Golf Course Bled?

By: August 15, 2016
Bled Golf Course

We can agree that Slovenia will not be your first thought when you are thinking about your next golf holiday. Even if IAGTO has named Slovenia as the Undiscovered Golf Destination of the Year 2015. Slovenia is one of…

What is the polished Heythrop Park Resort like?

By: August 12, 2016
Heythrop Park Resort

In two weeks Heythrop Park Resort will host its first European Challenge Tour Event, the Bridgestone Challenge, which runs from August 25th – 28th. Bridgestone, early this year has signed a sponsorship deal with the European Tour and thus…

Where are the true innovations in RTX-3 wedges?

By: August 4, 2016
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Do you remember the Cleveland Golf 588 RTX 2.0 wedges from 2014? If yes, then I've got a good news for you! Cleveland Golf has just announced the launch of their new RTX-3 wedges (will be available from September 16).…

What Crown Golf’s lethal generosity is about?

By: August 3, 2016
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I have just found a good example of lethal generosity when I read that Crown Golf (UK’s largest golf club operator) has dropped Club Hire fees at its venues in a bid to attract as many newcomers as possible.…

This is how the new iBlade irons were created

By: August 2, 2016
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PING has just announced the launch of its new iBlade irons. Officials said that the new iBlade iron is designed for golfers who rely on the precision and control. The blade-style iron follows the highly popular S55 model,…

How to get to the heart of change of golf?

By: Robert Trent Jones, Jr. August 1, 2016
Robert Trent Jones Jr at CordeValle

Several weeks ago, the best women golfers in the world gathered at CordeValle Golf Club (see picture below) in Northern California for the U.S. Women’s Open Championship. I was proud that this was the first U.S. Women’s Open played…

Who is going to lecture for sure at the GolfBIC 2017?

By: July 29, 2016
GolfBIC - Gregg Patterson

The world renowned motivational speaker in the club industry, Gregg Patterson, along with the NGCOA and EGCOA Chief Executive Officer’s Jay Karen and Lodewijk Klootwijk have been confirmed as speakers for the annual GolfBIC event in 2017. GolfBIC is…