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PGA Rookie of the Year award for Wilkinson

Ben Wilkinson, an assistant professional at Royal Winchester Golf Club, has been named the Titleist PGA Rookie of the Year after finally settling on g

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Shot Scope prepares for American expansion

Scottish golf technology company, Shot Scope, recently agreed a partnership with Chicago-based fulfilment company, Disc, to support the increasing…

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Royal & Awesome launches Pro-Shop Affiliate Scheme

The Scottish golf trouser brand Royal & Awesome, is launching a Pro-Shop Affiliate Scheme. The initiative will allow retailers to make money from Roya

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Golf Foundation thanks BGIA members for £10,000 support

The Golf Foundation has thanked members of the British Golf Industry Association (BGIA) for a pledged donation of £10,000, raised during the BGIA’s re

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New decision to limit use of video evidence in golf

The R&A and the USGA have issued a new Decision on the Rules of Golf to limit the use of video evidence in the game which takes effect immediately.

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adidas introduces adiPure Golf Collection

adidas is fusing craftsmanship and innovation to change the way we look at traditional golf style. adiPure, the new apparel line from adidas Golf, ava

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Exclusive Open accommodation for golf trade

Trade Travel Club, the experts in golf travel for the trade, are pleased to offer the golf industry exclusive accommodation packages for this year’s O

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Graduation 2017 - Davies

Prestigious award for golf pro

Sheffield golf professional Gareth Davies is proving life begins at almost 40 after changing the direction of his career from playing to coaching.

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New brand for the voice of UK sports and play

The Federation of Sports and Play Associations is rebranding to re-connect with its members. The national trade umbrella body leads and supports its a

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Emma Morgan Women's Winner at 2016 British Open Speedgolf Championships

England Golf quick to partner with British Speedgolf

England Golf is partnering British Speedgolf to promote the fast and fun version of the game as part of its Golf Express campaign. The partnership

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Obsessing over service

With the golf season getting into its swing and encouraging retail figures for the industry, Andy Brown took a trip to TaylorMade’s UK headquarter

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Eddie Bullock

Is your club’s website effective?

Your website should give you the edge over your competitors, but too many golf clubs seem to be stuck in the digital dark ages, writes Eddie Bullock. 

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Powakaddy

New innovations keep on rolling out

There’s plenty for the team at PowaKaddy to be excited about in 2017 with a host of upgrades and two brand new models. Andy Brown went to visit the te

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Johan

Dedicated maker of fashion

Johan Lindeberg played a big role in changing the world of golf fashion when he founded J.Lindeberg in 1996. Twenty years on and following a break

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How apps can create golf days that amaze

Having an app can create a fantastic experience for your members and guests. Jenni Biggs imagines how one such day could ideally work.  It all

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Learning empathy by trying new skills

For PGA coaches golf comes as second nature, so it is sometimes worth trying a new skill to relive how difficult learning something new can be, writes

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Impact and flight – the enduring legacy of John Jacobs

In the last issue of GOLF RETAILING we reported the passing of John Jacobs in January. Here Glyn Pritchard takes a more considered look at his legacy

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Leslie Hepsworth, Srixon Sports Europe Ltd

The UK and Ireland President of Srixon talks about the time he hit an ace and his opponent stormed off, why the pro is essential to the health of the

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Gavin Dear

Shooting for success

The shot tracking sector of golf is one of the fastest growing in the industry, with new technology providing data that would have been unheard of a d

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Karl Morris

Just do it

By taking the smallest of actions every day real change and achievement can be made, writes Karl Morris.  At times it can all seem a bit much. We l

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