Monthly Archives: June 2016

What is Marco Simone Golf & Country Club’s new venture?

By: 2016. 06. 30.

During the week that the European Tour visits the 2018 Ryder Cup host venue Le Golf National for the 100th Open de France, European Tour Properties will announce the 2022 host venue Marco Simone Golf & Country Club as the…

International Women’s Golf Day Hailed as a Global Success

By: Rich O'Brien 2016. 06. 29.

On June 7th, 2016 thousands of women and girls from 27 countries celebrated the First Annual International Women's Golf Day (WGD) by spending four hours together at over 400 courses spanning five continents. That day, Women's Golf Day…

Can the X-Act Tank Chipper refine our chipping?

By: 2016. 06. 28.

The Odyssey X-Act Tank Chipper is a new short-game option that utilizes Odyssey Golf's Tank weighting philosophy to help ensure a smoother swing, promoting more consistent contact. It’s designed to function like an Approach Putter, providing an easy-to-hit option…

What will be $550 million enough for Paradise Palms?

By: 2016. 06. 27.

It seems like Troon is not just expanding in Europe, but also in Australia (The Grange Golf Club). Troon has confirmed a partnership with Paradise Palms (Paradise Palms is a championship 18-hole golf course, a par 71, spanning 6,331 meters),…

Is Tara Iti Golf Club the most exclusive golf club?

By: 2016. 06. 27.

As I am reading the statistics about the New Zealander golf industry, a strong desire captures me to share with you the story of Tara Iti Golf Club (it was opened in October 2015). But before I start…

Will the power of Star Wars be with TaylorMade?

By: 2016. 06. 23.

TaylorMade has just announced a global golf merchandise license agreement with Disney, to include the Star Wars franchise. The latest Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens was the most successful for the movie producers by generating $2,058,662,225 revenue. Although, most…

What happened to the new Srixon Soft Feel golf balls?

By: 2016. 06. 22.

Srixon will launch their new Srixon Soft Feel and Srixon Soft Feel Lady golf balls in North America on July 29. This is the 10th generation of Srixon Soft Feel golf balls (golf improvement golf balls). After a…

How will Golfclub Domat/Ems outdo the competition?

By: 2016. 06. 21.

It seems like nothing can stop Troon to gain footing in Europe. The Swiss Golfclub Domat/Ems has selected Troon to manage its golf club. This is Troon's 4th new business win in Europe: Golfclub Pfalz in Germany, Chateau…

How is Vietnam’s role growing on the Asian Tour?

By: 2016. 06. 17.

The Asian Tour today unveiled a new flagship event, the Ho Tram Players Championship, which will take place 13 – 16 April 2017 at The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip (6,855 yards, Par 71; design: Greg Norman) . The US $1.2 million…

How will benefit EWGA’s members from Troon partnership?

By: 2016. 06. 16.

The EWGA (Executive Women’s Golf Association; founded in 1991), the largest women-focused national amateur golf association in the United States and Troon announced the renewal of their multifaceted Supporting Partnership. The partnership is designed to increase women participating in…

A Hawaii expert will lead the Kapalua Golf

By: 2016. 06. 15.

Troon has just announced that Alex Nakajima has been named as the new general manager at Kapalua Golf located on the island of Maui in Hawaii. Nakajima replaces Mike Jones, who spent the last eight-plus years as general…

Why should Marriott Golf UK care about female golfers?

By: 2016. 06. 14.

Last month, Marriott Golf UK has tried to change and improve the unflattering women's participation statistics by offering weekly roll-up lessons (Women’s Hour sessions). The Marriott Golf UK reported about 349 lessons that were held on every Tuesday. The sessions were…

How is The Shire London simplifying golf event organization?

By: 2016. 06. 13.

The Shire London has announced a new monthly series of business-minded golf events. The new Golf Meets events will take place at The Shire London on weekdays, once a month, until late October 2016. The Shire London tried to come up…

When will Foremost Golf embrace the opportunities of IoT?

By: 2016. 06. 08.

Foremost Golf has announced it is to expand its innovative NetTickIT in-store ticketing solution. Since the launch of NetTickIT last year, over 40,000 tickets printed. The essence of the ticketing solution is that it enables Foremost Golf members to…

Can William McGirt win again on the PGA Tour?

By: 2016. 06. 07.

William McGirt prevailed in a sudden-death playoff over fellow staffer Jon Curran to win the Memorial Tournament Presented by Nationwide on the PGA TOUR over the weekend at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. This is William…

Can SPRINT6GOLF improve the pace of play?

By: 2016. 06. 06.

SPRINT6GOLF, a quicker, shorter format of golf for players of all ages and abilities was recently launched. The essence of the SPRINT6GOLF format of golf is that you have to complete within 30-seconds your very first shot to…

How could the Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa be successful?

By: 2016. 06. 02.

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has just opened its new Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa in Portugal close to the leading golf courses i the Algarve and a 15-minute drive from Portimão and an hour from Faro International Airport. These are…

How is The Grange Golf Club preparing for revival?

By: 2016. 06. 01.

Troon has been recently selected by The Grange Golf Club, a private golf club located in New South Wales, Australia. The Grange Golf Club is Troon's 5th Australian golf club. The golf club is a 36-hole complex with West and…