PGA of Australia launches First Tee of Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (10 December 2019) – Former PGA TOUR Commissioner and the Vice-Chairman of First Tee Tim Finchem and CEO of PGA of Australia Gavin Kirkman announced today the launch of the First Tee of Australia. Presidents Cup and its Global Partner, Citi, helped launch the efforts through the Citi 44 Million Yard Challenge, an interactive global experience […]

Golf’s “Massive” Opportunity: Men’s and Women’s Tournaments

Syngenta Growing Golf has welcomed the announcement of the new Scandinavian Mixed Tournament as it today publishes a new multimedia feature and podcast highlighting the proven appeal of parallel men’s and women’s sports events. The new co-sanctioned European Tour and Ladies European Tour event in June 2020, hosted by Major Champions Henrik Stenson and Annika […]

Record 50,000 pupils take part in school golf competitions in England

Thanks to a partnership between national charity the Golf Foundation and the Youth Sport Trust, more than 50,000 young people have taken part in an inter-school golf competition in English schools for the first time in one academic year. The level of competitive golf played in primary schools saw a significant increase in 2017/18, jumping […]

Golf’s hidden health benefits brought to light by expert panel

Golf may not be the viewed as the most physical of pursuits, but there are still many health benefits to reap from 18 holes. There’s long-standing evidence that playing golf regularly is associated with longevity and can assist in reducing the risk for heart disease/stroke. Now researchers and policy-makers are attempting to spread the word […]

Golf for Seniors program proving to be a hit

The Golf NSW- Get into Golf for Seniors program is proving to be a hit across the State with participant numbers climbing and more clubs signing up as venue hosts. Launched by Golf NSW in 2016, over 625 people have got a taste for the game at some 65 affiliated clubs. Participants have learned about […]

Growing The Game In China

The PGA of America and China-based PacificPine Sports Group are partnering to develop state-of-the-art youth golf development centers in China. The partnership will offer grassroots instruction programs at “PGA of America Youth Development Centers” across China to introduce and grow the game of golf for boys and girls. PGA Professionals will oversee the development and […]

MyGolf celebrates it 15,000th participant!

MyGolf par-teed in style today as it celebrated an important milestone, with 15,000 participants introduced to golf through Australia’s national junior program over the last twelve months. Josie Laurie, an eight-year-old golfer from the Sandhurst Club in Melbourne’s south-east, was the 15,000th MyGolf participant in 2017-18 and, to celebrate, she invited her fellow Sandhurst Club […]

England Golf drives new sustainability commitment

England Golf marked World Environment Day by announcing a new partnership with the GEO Foundation, the not-for-profit organisation dedicated to supporting sustainability in and through golf. The partnership will promote the business benefits of good environmental management to England Golf’s 1900+ affiliated clubs. This includes a 25% discount on the subscription to OnCourse®, a custom […]

Your shot at fame: Wrights PR to support Golf Month 2018

How is your planning going for Golf Month 2018? How is your club or golf facility celebrating? Is your activity on the Golf Month website yet? The Golf Month team is here to help maximise publicity for the fun, social and welcoming activities being staged all around the country. That’s why we’ve engaged Wrights PR, […]

PING Supports Media Project to Raise Awareness for ‘Golfers First’

The European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA) is “delighted” to announce that globally respected club manufacturer PING is to support a major new international media project over three years. ‘EDGA Profiles supported by PING’ is a series of recorded and written interviews that aims to raise awareness of remarkable players – ‘Golfers First’ – who refuse […]