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The Roehampton Club in South West London has chosen, in an extensive and thorough look at the market, to continue its long-term relationship with Toro and distributor Reesink Turfcare with another five-year full-fleet exclusivity agreement.
Collin Morikawa makes his Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship debut at the opening Rolex Series event of the 2022 DP World Tour season this week, the American hoping to begin this campaign as he ended the last - with victory.
Boringdon Park Golf Club in Plymouth has struck a £500,000 deal with Toro that sees the resilient club looking forward to the future after an unfortunate fire destroyed the club’s entire fleet of machinery.
As we all enter the Christmas and New Year period, it is a time to take stock and look back on a year full of challenges, but also opportunities.
GolfBIC 2022 is for UK Golf Federation members and will be a full day show with key industry service and product suppliers, leading sporting industry speakers, rounded off with a networking Gala Dinner - including special guest speaker Barry Hearn!
R&A Chief Development Officer Phil Anderton and Director of Business Development Jenny Brown spent the day meeting key members of staff as well as the diverse range of customers.
Avid travellers looking for a stunning escape to the Surrey countryside can now immerse themselves in an award-winning experience as Foxhills Club & Resort is recognised for its array of leisure pursuits by Condé Nast Johansens.
Last week was a momentous one for the European Tour group, and for golf’s global ecosystem. We announced that from 2022 our main Tour will be renamed the DP World Tour in a landmark partnership agreement with our existing partner DP World – the Dubai based global logistics company.
Harborne Golf Club in Birmingham have again evaluated and invested with Reesink Turfcare, upgrading its Toro fleet with three new machines chosen specifically to focus on improved course presentation and productivity.
Highest training achievement awarded to David Creasy David Creasy, first response technician for Reesink Turfcare’s Sheffield Park branch, has been awarded Master Service Technician status for completing one of the most stringent and comprehensive training courses in the industry.
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The R&A paid a visit to 3 Hammers Golf Complex last week to see first-hand why this Wolverhampton site is recognised as one of the most progressive sites in the country and a leader in golf development.
Midlands PGA Professional Trey Niven has launched an initiative to encourage more black women to take up golf. Based at award winning 3 Hammers Golf Academy in Wolverhampton, Trey had the idea from a video call. The call, with Ray Nyabola, founder of Black British Golfers (BBG) and Amaya Athill, a keen single figure handicapper and pa
Jamie Rutherford praised Slaley Hall Hotel, Spa and Golf Resort as a “true test of golf” as he snatched a dramatic final day victory in the 2021 Matchroom Tour Championship.
- First two episodes hosted by Paul McGinley & Chris Hollins set for over 30 viewings - Golf's Greatest Holes, the golf show with a difference featuring former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley and broadcaster Chris Hollins,
Brand chosen to help resolve noise issues Worcester Golf and Country Club, which is only a few minutes from Worcester city centre, has stuck with Toro in a bid to resolve some noise issues the club was experiencing cutting certain greens.
Edinburgh, Friday, 15 October 2021: Europe’s biggest pre-owned golf equipment company, Golf Clubs 4 Cash, has appointed industry expert Dean Cracknell as Head of Marketing. Cracknell has impressive credentials having worked for various leading golf manufacturers including Cleveland, TaylorMade, Srixon and most recently HONMA. In this new role he
Walton-on-Thames, England – 12th October 2021 – Burhill Group Limited (BGL), owner and operator of 22 golf courses across 10 UK golf clubs, as well as 10 Adventure Leisure facilities, is continuing to lead the way in team development as two club general managers have achieved CMAE Club Management Diploma qualifications.
Golf Club Screens offer a unique way for golf clubs to generate additional income without any financial risk.
Chris Eigelaar, Resort General Manager at iconic golf destination The Belfry Hotel & Resort has joined the board at the UK Golf Federation (UKGF). The resort has also joined the federation as a Premium Member.
Excitement is continuing to build with the news that the top 60 players in the EuroPro Tour Order of Merit have now been confirmed for the season-ending Tour Championship at Slaley Hall next month.
Farleigh Golf Club, Surrey, has reaffirmed its commitment to sustainability and environmental initiatives by completing the development of two areas of wildflowers on the course as part of the Operation Pollinator programme.
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The UK Golf Federation Flying High! The UK Golf Federation membership continues to grow as it fly’s past 1,200! Yes 1,232 members to be exact and still growing.
Sustainable machinery in the form of Toro’s all-electric Greensmaster eTriFlex 3370 and three electric Workman GTXe utility vehicles lead Wallasey Golf Club’s new order with Cheshire Turf Machinery.
The countdown is underway to Finca Cortesin hosting the biggest team competition in women’s golf, with all roads pointing to Spain for the 2023 Solheim Cup.
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Reesink Turfcare introduces the new generation of TYM tractors in a streamlined range with new engines and a new look, following market feedback and TYM’s own rebranding.
Slaley Hall has been handed an unexpected opportunity to end the season in style after being chosen to host the grand finale of Europe’s leading developmental golf tour, the PGA EuroPro Tour.
As a prestige club with a proud history of hosting international tournaments, Nairn Golf Club, situated in the Highlands of Scotland, has yet again renewed its lease agreement with Toro, taking its fleet of machines to 22.
Robert Bayliss has said goodbye to Weymouth Golf Club in Dorset after 42 years serving the James Braid-designed parkland course.
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As the Official Apparel Supplier of the European Solheim Cup team, PING is today releasing details of the apparel collection to be worn by Team Europe at the upcoming 2021 Solheim Cup, at Inverness Club, in Toledo, Ohio.
David Cole is leaving the role of Reesink UK’s managing director in April 2022.
ClubNet Systems, a club management software company owned by Irish technology company Golfgraffix, has now launched their business in the United Kingdom, and have today revealed their new website:
Farleigh Golf Club is reinforcing its commitment to women’s golf with a busy year of events and coaching sessions to tap into a new generation of female golfers of all ages and abilities.
It may have been the 15th British Open hosted at prestigious Royal St George’s in Sandwich, Kent, but for the greenkeeping team headed up by course manager Paul Larsen, the 149th Open was an extraordinary and unique event.
ECCO GOLF Ambassador, Erik van Rooyen, won his first PGA Tour title on Sunday after a brilliant final round that included six birdies and an eagle.
The stage is set at London Golf Club as it gears up to welcome some of the best professional golfers in the world for its highly-anticipated return to the European Tour calendar.
Scottish club strives for perfection with support of Toro fleet
A spectacular final round performance saw Michael Farrier-Twist overturn a five-shot deficit to snatch victory from three-time European Tour winner, Kenny Ferrie, at the Coca Cola PGA Assistants’ Championship held at Farleigh Golf Club.
For the ultimate versatility, Toro’s Sidewinder technology seen in the Reelmaster 3100-D and Groundsmaster 3500-D is game-changing.
Harpenden, Hertfordshire – 28/07/21 – Located just outside Harpenden, Redbourn Golf Club is nearing the completion of a £1 million investment project designed to significantly improve the club’s sustainability, while also elevating its food and beverage offerings and practice facilities.
Motocaddy, the market-leading trolley brand worldwide, has praised the support of its retail partners after extending its share in the UK push trolley market, according to the latest sales figures released by golf industry research specialists, Golf Datatech.
Royal St George’s has undergone months of preparations to welcome players, spectators and members of the media for The 149th Open and ably assisting the talented greenkeeping team create optimal course conditions are Toro machinery and irrigation.
Farleigh member Paul Bennett wrote himself into Farleigh Golf Club’s, and potentially amateur golf’s, history books as he impressively birdied all the par threes in the first round of the annual Club Championships.
More than 120,000 golfers had dreams of an appearance at Slaley Hall when the prolific Daily Mail Foursomes teed-off more than 12 months ago – and now, with just three rounds left to complete, a place in the final 16 is finally on the horizon.
Reesink Turfcare’s ReeAssure Maintenance Scheme has provided a number of invaluable benefits for Falkirk Golf Club in Scotland, which had its fingers burnt by a previous service provider.
Essendon, Hertfordshire, UK – 30th June 2021 – Visit Kent, the official destination management organisation responsible for supporting and growing tourism in Kent, has appointed GMS as its marketing agency for an upcoming campaign focussed on The 149th Open.
The QHotels Group’s prominent position at the head of the UK golf market has been further enhanced following the release of a new rankings list of the top 100 resorts in Great Britain and Ireland.