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24/05/2022
Tuesday, 24 May 2022, Wolverhampton: Children as young as 18 months old are getting into golf at UK Golf Federation Members, The 3 Hammers, as part of a new partnership with specialist sports provider, Sport4Kids. This new programme which is already attracting families and children across the Midlands appears to be the first of its kind in Europe
17/05/2022
Bury St Edmunds Golf Club in Suffolk is approaching its centenary and has enlisted the help of Toro and Reesink Turfcare to ensure the courses are in an immaculate condition in time for the celebrations.
13/05/2022
Edinburgh, Friday, 13 May 2022: UK Golf Federation Corporate Partner, golfclubs4cash, has signed a 10-year lease on new premises that will support its customers south of the border. The new satellite location, in Warrington, will open its doors in June and is designed to streamline the company’s existing business, and improve the service it offer
11/05/2022
INFINITUM Lakes course, which recently hosted the DP World Tour’s ISPS Handa Championship in Spain, is to undergo extensive maintenance work this summer with the layout’s fairways upgraded from Rye grass to the more sustainable Bermuda Tifway 419.
10/05/2022
World Number One and Masters Tournament champion Scottie Scheffler will lead the global field gathering at the Renaissance Club for the Genesis Scottish Open, the third Rolex Series event of the 2022 season, and fans can buy tickets now to see the world’s best players compete at et.golf/GSO2022Tickets
09/05/2022
Betfred British Masters host Danny Willett carded 19 birdies at The Belfry, securing a £19,000 donation from title sponsors Betfred to Prostate Cancer UK. More than £48,000 raised during the tournament week by the tournament's Official Charity
05/05/2022
The Manor House Golf Club, Wiltshire, has purchased a fleet of 50 golf buggies from leading manufacturer, Club Car.
05/05/2022
Radley College has chosen to replace its fleet of utility vehicles with STAR EV’s Capella Work Machines stating the lithium-ion energy source as the key reason for choosing the new brand to the UK market.
04/05/2022
2022 has been a busy year for Inrange® golf. The technology company has landed deals in multiple new regions (Australia and Asia have sites going live this calendar year), as well as expanding their footprint in Europe.
03/05/2022
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. — The Toro Company announces its support of The R&A Women in Golf Charter by becoming a signatory of the industry-wide initiative. According to The R&A, the Women in Golf Charter aims to create a more inclusive golf culture by enabling more women and girls to realise their potential at all levels of the sport. To achieve this, th
21/04/2022
On April 12, we marked a significant milestone in the history of the European Tour group, as we celebrated our 50th anniversary.
19/04/2022
Séamus Power will play in front of his home fans for the first time since becoming a PGA TOUR winner when the Irishman tees it up at the 2022 Horizon Irish Open, which returns to the stunning Mount Juliet Estate from June 30 – July 3.
12/04/2022
The next driver in global golf A few years ago, I was invited by one of Korea's leading groups to address a group from the global golf industry at a summit alongside one Korea's most prestigious golf tournaments.
06/04/2022
Members of the UK Golf Federation receive a huge boost in savings and employer benefits for their business and all their staff as new Members Benefits Portal is launched!
05/04/2022
Walton-on-Thames, England – 5th April 2022 – Burhill Group Limited (BGL) is proud to announce that its entire portfolio of golf clubs has been successfully reaccredited as GEO Certified®.
04/04/2022
J.J. Spaun grabbed the last spot at this week’s Masters tournament wearing the latest Quickdry outfit from Galvin Green when winning his first PGA Tour title in temperatures reaching 86°F (30°C) at the Valero Texas Open at TPC San Antonio on Sunday.
04/04/2022
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club has chosen STAR EV to play a key part in its journey to becoming net zero carbon.
01/04/2022
At Golf BIC 2022, UKGF partner, Golf Clubs 4 Cash, was inundated with enquiries from members looking to purchase rental/loan clubs for their facilities. This increase in market demand reflects the growing number of casual, non-golfers and beginner golfers using UKGF members’ sites over the past year and bodes well for the future of golf.
31/03/2022
In 2021, Littlestone Golf Club in Kent became a Toro Total Solutions customer by upgrading its fleet with Toro machinery and investing in a Toro Lynx Central Control irrigation system. Now it has safeguarded its machinery investment by signing up to Reesink’s ReeAssure Gold maintenance scheme for the all-round perfect deal.
31/03/2022
Increased softness and tackiness of rubber compound complement proprietary design for more traction, enhanced comfort and better performance
08/03/2022
PHOENIX (March 7, 2022) – Custom-engineered to offer milled putter performance, PING has today launched four tour-validated models in a series of Putting Lab Design (PLD) putters. The precision-milled putters are now available for pre-order at authorised PING retailers committed to selling premium, custom fit putters.
03/03/2022
FOXHILLS GEARS UP FOR RETURN OF PGA CUP Foxhills Club & Resort has cemented its standing as a prime venue for professional tournaments as it prepares to host the PGA Cup for the second time this September.
03/03/2022
From Coven, United Kingdom and Fort Portal, Uganda: 3 Hammers Golf Complex has created a Twinning project with East and Central Africa’s number one golf academy AFRIYEA. By working collaboratively 3 Hammers and AFRIYEA will exchange ideas and expertise, create fun experiences for the youngsters at both venues with a long term ambition to create a
25/02/2022
The Ashley Wood Golf Club in Dorset has returned to Reesink Turfcare and TYM after experiencing what its compact utility tractor line has to offer in terms of gentle and productive operation for its historically significant and environmentally protected site.
22/02/2022
The 2022 calendar year has started with a flurry of activity for the European Tour group, with our first two Rolex Series events on the DP World Tour now complete. After a stop-start beginning to the season in South Africa last November due to COVID-19, it is a big relief to finally get our season going again.
16/02/2022
With just under 5 weeks until GolfBIC 2022, the conference has now released their itinerary and exhibitors for the day showcasing excellent keynote speakers, unique networking opportunities and a Gala Dinner for all attendees
14/02/2022
The Astbury Golf Club has taken delivery of a new fleet of tailored vehicles, as it extends its partnership with Club Car, the world’s largest manufacturer of small-wheel electric vehicles.
07/02/2022
Nicolai and Rasmus Højgaard will team up for an exciting new televised exhibition event, the Hero Challenge, in Ras Al Khaimah tomorrow (Tuesday February 8) with the Danish twins hoping to make it another Højgaard double following Nicolai’s spectacular DP World Tour victory last week.
01/02/2022
The intricacies of selecting and installing the right irrigation network are no more pronounced than for West Sussex Golf Club, a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), which recently completed the installation of a full course Toro irrigation system.
21/01/2022
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.
17/01/2022
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.
13/12/2021
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.
13/12/2021
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.
06/12/2021
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!
29/11/2021
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.
22/11/2021
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.
16/11/2021
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.
12/11/2021
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.
08/11/2021
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.
05/11/2021
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04/11/2021
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.
02/11/2021
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
02/11/2021
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.
28/10/2021
- 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,
25/10/2021
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.
15/10/2021
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
12/10/2021
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.
07/10/2021
Golf Club Screens offer a unique way for golf clubs to generate additional income without any financial risk.
05/10/2021
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.
30/09/2021
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.