Entries by Mathilda

$220,000 raised for sick kids thanks to Premier’s Cup

The Australian golf industry united yesterday for the inaugural Premier’s Cup which saw over $220,000 raised for The Royal Children’s Hospital. Hosted by the Premier of Victorian, the Hon. Daniel Andrews, Melbourne’s corporate world joined politicians, Professional golfers and celebrities at Victoria’s most prestigious golf club, Royal Melbourne, for the charity pro-am. The all-star line-up […]

New Female Golf Coaching Programme – love.golf – Set for Spring 2016 Launch

love.golf, a new female commercial golf coaching programme led by PGA Professionals, is set to launch in spring 2016. The franchise is being headed-up by award-winning PGA Professional Alastair Spink with the support of Syngenta. Based on Spink’s academic study into gender in sports coaching and Syngenta’s groundbreaking market research into female participation in golf, […]

Collaboration Champions Initiatives Around Innovation and Inclusion in Golf

Far Hills, New Jersey, United States: The United States Golf Association (USGA) and Deloitte have entered a multi-year strategic partnership intended to accelerate the USGA’s impact on the game of golf and foster greater collaboration and innovation around services that benefit golfers and facilities. The USGA and Deloitte first teamed up in 2014 to assess […]

Joy for 13yr old Juliana at Faldo Series New Zealand Championship

Christchurch, New Zealand (January 20): Watch out Lydia Ko, there’s a new kid on the block! Announcing her arrival on the international stage in spectacular fashion, fresh-faced 13-year-old Juliana Hung scored a runaway victory in the second Faldo Series New Zealand Championship, presented by the Canterbury Golf Development Trust.   A member of the Canterbury […]

Tim Finchem Named World Golf Foundation Chairman for 2016

Tim Finchem, PGA TOUR Commissioner, has been named World Golf Foundation (WGF) Chairman for 2016 by the Board of Directors. He succeeds Pete Bevacqua, CEO of the PGA of America. Finchem became Commissioner of the PGA TOUR on June 1, 1994. Now entering his 26th year with the organization, he has played an integral role […]

Hitting into the Light 2, The Hole in One Challenge

Swing your arms continuously around your body for 60 seconds. Now imagine doing this non-stop for 12 hours straight. That’s what Tom Hughson will attempt on February 6 at The Western Australian Golf Club, all in the name of charity. Hughson, who will undertake the Hitting into the Light 2, the HOLE-IN-1 CHALLENGE of hitting […]

Caddy Call for 2016 BMW ISPS Handa New Zealand Open

Social and serious golfers are being invited to “take part in the action” for this year’s 2016 BMW ISPS Handa New Zealand Open in Queenstown from March 10 to 13. An iconic and hugely popular sporting event that’s back on the Queenstown calendar, the Open will be played in a Pro-Am format incorporating 144 professional […]