Powerbrokers unite for women’s golf

Vision 2025 is up and running. The program that will revolutionise women’s golf in Australia had its first committee meeting this week. And the significance of the program was clearly evident with a strong representation of many of the sport’s key decision makers at the Golf Australia office. Vision 2025 is a blueprint that sets […]

Five facts about golf in celebration of Earth Day 2018

#EndPlasticPollution GCSAA national study reports golf courses have shown continual improvement over the past decade Lawrence, Kan. (April 17, 2018) – Since 2006, the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) has been conducting a groundbreaking project, the Golf Course Environmental Profile (GCEP), to develop a comprehensive environmental profile of golf courses in the United […]

Keith Pelley inspires venues to share ideas and innovate at European Tour Properties Conference

European Tour Chief Executive Keith Pelley delivered an inspiring keynote speech at the European Tour Properties Conference, encouraging venues to share ideas and innovate to grow the game. Representatives from the 26-strong network of world-class golf venues, including delegates from the Middle East and South East Asia, attended the three-day event at London Golf Club, […]

USGA Launches ‘Driving Golf Forward’ Campaign

As part of its commitment to ensuring a healthy future for golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) has launched ‘Driving Golf Forward’, a multi-year campaign focused on four key impact areas. Mike Davis, the USGA’s Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, introduced the campaign during the organisation’s Annual Meeting in Miami Beach. “The health […]

Golf’s new world handicap system designed to welcome more golfers

The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is set to be transformed by a new system developed by The R&A and the USGA, with key features designed to provide all golfers with a consistent measure of playing ability. The new World Handicap System, to be implemented in 2020, follows an extensive review […]

TPC Kuala Lumpur Introduces Junior Golf Pass

Driven by the commitment to spur golf interest among youths, TPC Kuala Lumpur has introduced the Junior Golf Pass (JGP), an annual passport for golfers aged between 12 and 20. The JGP allows 360 days access to TPC Kuala Lumpur’s multi award-winning golf course, top notch clubhouse facilities plus a host of other privileges; minus […]

2018 National Inclusive Golf Conference

The National Alliance for Accessible Golf (Alliance) is pleased to announce its first Accessible/Inclusive Golf for Individuals with Disabilities Conference on Friday, January 26, 2018, in Orlando, FL. The event will be held in proximity of the PGA’s Merchandise Show to allow interested individuals to attend both events. Executive Director Steve Jubb, PGA, shares “We […]

The Netherlands makes golf more accessible

The Dutch Golf Sports Funds is investing in an initiative to make golf more accessible to athletes with disabilities. This initiative will receive countrywide support through the creation of ‘ Sportfonds op Naam’, with the aim of providing (financial) support to golf clubs for the disabled. The fund received a boost to its funding during the […]

Bid to Set Record for Number of Free Lessons

WE ARE GOLF (WAG) – a coalition of the game’s leading associations and industry partners – will once again partner with Topgolf for National Golf Day 2017, offering free golf lessons at the company’s 28 venues across America. Taking place on April 26, Topgolf is attempting to set a company record for most golf lessons […]

Ten Facts About Golf in Celebration of Earth Day 2017

Golf is a sport for a lifetime that delivers more than 2 million jobs and $69 billion in annual economic impact while contributing $3.9 billion per year for philanthropic causes — more than all other sports combined. A professionally managed golf course can demonstrate environmental stewardship and provide a place to meet exercise and fitness […]