Tag: European Tour

Why do British golf tourists prefer PGA Catalunya Resort?

By: 2015. 08. 02.

Last year PGA Catalunya Resort was awarded as '2015 Golf Resort of the Year for Europe' by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO). Now PGA Catalunya Resort proves that they have not received the recognition in…

Robert Trent Jones II signature golf course is close to completion in Hungary

By: 2015. 06. 14.

Yes it is true. It will be the second Robert Trent Jones II signature golf course in Eastern Europe (the other is in Russia). Hungary's 4th wealthiest entrepreneur (according to Forbes Hungary in 2014) Gábor Széles had an…

Peter Hanson joins Srixon-Cleveland Golf Tour Staff

By: 2015. 06. 04.

Peter Hanson has agreed to terms on a multi-year contract to become a member of the Srixon/Cleveland Golf PGA Tour staff. As I expected none of the sides shared any details of this contract. What is sure that he will…

When will Rossington Hall be ready to host the European Tour?

By: 2015. 06. 04.

The luxurious Rossington Hall, set on 250 acres, has grand ambitions of becoming an elite golf destination and host-venue of the European Tour. The Rossington Hall Golf Development (RHGD) scheme has been back by the Doncaster Council. The European Tour…

Søren Kjeldsen won the 2015 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open

By: 2015. 06. 02.

Søren Kjeldsen won on Sunday the 2015 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open held at the Royal County Down Golf Course, in Newcastle, Northern Ireland. This was his 4th European Tour International Schedule victory. Thanks to his great game he moved to 105th in…

Do you want to challenge European Tour stars at BMW PGA Championship?

By: 2015. 05. 19.

Golf GameBook went little bit further and thought about how to convince golf fans to be more engaged with the European Tour and to be relevant even to the younger audience (e.g. Z Generation). In the new ‘Your…

Rory McIlroy’s 10th career PGA Tour victory

By: 2015. 05. 04.

Rory McIlroy, has become just the second player in WGC Match Play history to win as the No. 1. In his semi-final round, McIlroy made a 44-yard putt for eagle on the 18th hole to advance to the Championship…

Martin Hall partners with Srixon and Cleveland Golf

By: 2015. 02. 15.

I think I don't have to introduce you Martin Hall the famed golf instructor and author. Hall, a former competitor on the European Tour, has over 30 years of experience as a golf professional and is currently the head teaching…

Golf GameBook a new breed of golf social networking site

By: 2015. 02. 05.

One of my learning at the latest PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando was that the big data phenomenon and measurement fetish have arrived to the golf industry. Today different kind of mobile apps, wearables and other gadgets are…

Where is Europe’s best golf hole?

By: 2014. 12. 23.

Golf World magazine has recently announced its '100 Classic Golf Holes in the UK and Continental Europe'. The jury included top designers like Martin Hawtree (Trump International Golf Links) and David McLay Kidd, but also well-known golfers like…

Ryder Cup brought success to VisitScotland

By: 2014. 11. 25.

Nowadays, Scotland attracts 220,000 golf visitors every year. 92,000 other visitors play golf whilst on holiday. Scotland's National Tourism Organisation (VisitScotland) and Golfbreaks.com ran recently a promotion campaign between September 2013 and August 2014 to foster golf tourism in Scotland and to exceed the…

Can you imagine European Challenge Tour Event in Azerbaijan?

By: 2014. 07. 11.

The National Azerbaijan Golf Club has been selected to host the 2014 European Challenge Tour Schedule. The first golf facility in this emerging golf destination will host the inaugural Azerbaijan Challenge Open July 31 – August 3, 2014. I must…

Have you seen Ian Poulter on 4 wheels?

By: 2013. 08. 23.

Don't worry! Ian Poulter didn't lose his mind. I am just kidding.  As far as I can remember we don't hear too much about Ian Poulter neither about Club Car, beside some sponsorship (Puma Golf (aka Cobra Golf),…

Who will be the European Tour players in 2013?

By: 2012. 11. 07.

As we are coming closer to the real winter, I look with envy on our Spaniard friends who can always find a golf course in their country where they can play without jackets and enjoy the sun.  I…