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Golf - 24 Mar 2016 - Events
Golf tourism and major events in Scotland is vital to the future success of golf in the UK, according to a new report funded by The R&A.
Golf - 15 Mar 2011 - Events
Open Championship organiser, The R&A and EventScotland today announced that the 150th Anniversary Open Championship staged in St Andrews, last year, delivered a combined £100 million benefit to Scotland.
Golf - 31 Aug 2006
HSBC has announced a new partnership with the China Golf Association (CGA) creating a significant grassroots initiative to develop the game in China.
Golf - 14 Jul 2006
The European Tour Sport Relief Challenge burst through the £100,000 mark after the first round of the Barclays Scottish Open, where the lowest round of the day on Thursday – six under par 65 – meant that £4500 was added to the previous £97,192 total, taking the Tour’s Sport relief contribution to £101,692.
Golf - 10 Apr 2006
A record prize fund of $1.8 million will be on offer for the 2006 BMW Asian Open which takes place next month at the Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club from April 20-23 and which will again be tri-sanctioned between The European Tour, the Asian Tour and the China Golf Association.
Golf - 30 Nov 2005
Mission Hills Golf Club, China, affirmed by the Guinness World Records as the world's largest golf complex, and The Celtic Manor Resort, venue for the Ryder Cup in 2010, have announced the creation of the Goodwill Trophy and Business Forum, a ground-breaking collaboration that will enhance trade, tourism and cultural exchange between the United Kingdom and China through golf.
Golf - 14 Sep 2005
Singapore, September 13, 2005 – Toyota Motor Asia Pacific and IMG, the world’s largest sports and lifestyle management agency, announced today that they will jointly stage the inaugural Lexus Cup in Singapore this December 2005.
Golf - 22 Feb 2005
Record prize money of £2,300,000 has been confirmed for the 2005 Smurfit European Open at The K Club, Straffan, Co. Kildare, Ireland, from June 30 to July 3, an increase of £100,000 on 2004.
Golf - 03 Feb 2005
Dunlop, one of Britain's best known sports brands, has joined The Daily Telegraph as co-title sponsor for one of Britain's greatest golfing events for 2005, The Daily Telegraph Dunlop Masters.
Golf - 25 Jan 2005
Singapore, 24 January 2005 – Just days after the rip-roaring excitement of the Tiger Cup Finals, Tiger Beer announces that it will be bringing yet another thrilling international sports tournament to Asia – this time in golf. It will be holding the 2005 Tiger Skins Game in Phuket over 16-17 April 2005 - a premier golf competition that was previously held in Singapore in 2002 and 2003.
Golf - 25 Jan 2005
Las Vegas, NV – The Las Vegas Founders Club, PGA TOUR and Michelin North America today announced that the tire manufacturer has extended its title sponsorship of the TOUR’s Michelin Championship at Las Vegas through 2006.
Golf - 21 Jan 2005
Durban, 21 January 2005 - In the wake of the devastation caused by the tsunami on Boxing Day, South Africa's major golfing bodies have joined together to pledge support to the relief effort in South East Asia, with the establishment of a SA Golf Tsunami Relief Fund on Friday.
Golf - 21 Jan 2005
Crown Golf has acquired American Golf UK from American Golf Corporation ('AGC') and NGP Realty Sub ('NGP'). The combined group will be Europe’s largest golf club operator, operating and professionally managing 55 golf courses over 31 properties across the UK, with 27,000 members and 1,500 employees.
Golf - 20 Jan 2005
Bangkok, January 20: The Thai Airways International Thailand Open will be staged at Blue Canyon Country Club in Phuket in March to aid the resort island's recovery following the Tsunami tragedy, the Asian Tour announced today.
Golf - 14 Jan 2005
The AIB Irish Seniors Open, one of the most eagerly anticipated tournaments of the European Seniors Tour season, will be further enhanced in 2005 with the involvement of Greenstar as a new associate sponsor.
Golf - 07 Jan 2005
(Cheshire, England - January 7 2005) The Robe di Kappa Ladies European Tour (LET) announced today that it will make a significant donation of the Tour income from the Thailand Ladies Open to the Tsunami Earthquake Appeal to help aid the victims of the recent disaster which has claimed an estimated 150,000 lives in South East Asia.
Golf - 20 Dec 2004
(Cheshire, England - December 20 2004) Chart Hills Golf Club in Kent will play host to the cream of Europe’s women professional golfers for the remainder of the decade as the Robe di Kappa Ladies European Tour (LET) confirmed today they have signed the event for the next five years.
Golf - 03 Dec 2004
(LET Head Office, Cheshire, December 3 2004) The Board of Directors of the Ladies European Tour announced today that Ian Randell’s employment as Chief Executive of the Ladies European Tour has ended, following a Board meeting on Tuesday 23rd November.
Golf - 11 Nov 2004
(Cheshire, England and Bangkok, Thailand; November 11 2004) For the first time in its history, the Robe di Kappa Ladies European Tour (LET) will compete in Thailand as it proudly announced today the addition to the 2005 LET tournament schedule of the inaugural Thailand Ladies Open.
Golf - 05 Nov 2004
Trump Open 2004 will join professionals, amateurs and celebrities in Costa do Sauípe, in a time that Golf playing grows in Brazil.
Golf - 04 Nov 2004
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL – The PGA TOUR and National Car Rental have signed an extension to their marketing relationship through 2007, whereby National will continue to serve as the official car rental company of the PGA TOUR and Champions Tour, while adding the Nationwide Tour in 2005.
Golf - 01 Nov 2004
Doha, November 1: The Qatar Masters will be jointly sanctioned for the first time by the Asian Tour and European Tour next year, organisers announced today.
Golf - 27 Oct 2004
(Cheshire, England October 26 2004) The Robe di Kappa Ladies European Tour (LET) announced today that with the cooperation and sponsorship of financial giants Deutsche Bank, the Ladies’ Swiss Open will return to the tournament schedule in 2006.
Golf - 19 Oct 2004
Mission Hills Golf Club, Shenzhen, China, October 19 2004: The Visa Dynasty Cup, the Ryder Cup style shootout between Asia and Japan, will be played at the worlds largest golf club, Mission Hills Golf Club, China, next April, organisers announced on Tuesday.
Golf - 04 Oct 2004
The International Federation of PGA Tours is delighted to announce that the World Golf Championships – American Express Championship will be played at The Grove, Hertfordshire, England, from September 28 – October 1, 2006.
Golf - 06 Aug 2004
(Cheshire, England August 6 2004) The Robe di Kappa Ladies European Tour announced today the return of an LET event in Denmark after a break of seven years from the tournament schedule.
Golf - 29 Jul 2004
(Cheshire, England July 21 2004) The Robe di Kappa Ladies European Tour (LET) announced today the appointment of Serafin Ibañez Bailey as the new Commercial Director.
Golf - 29 Jul 2004
The fourth annual UBS Cup will take place on The Kiawah Island Club’s Cassique golf course on Kiawah Island, South Carolina. The US$3 million match play event, which features two 12-man teams competing in a Ryder-Cup style format, will be held from November 19-21 this year with the United States defending its title against the Rest of the World team.
Golf - 14 Jun 2004
Record prize money of €1.9 million, has been announced for the Nissan Irish Open which will take place at County Louth Golf Club in Baltray from July 22-25.
Golf - 02 Jun 2004
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) today announced the signing of a three-year partnership with worldwide lodging franchisor Choice Hotels International, making Choice Hotels the official hotel partner of the LPGA.
Golf - 27 May 2004
The European Tour and Volvo Event Management announce today a new global golf strategy for Volvo which will extend, by a further three years, the partnership to a minimum of 20 years, enhance the commitment to Tour Competition and end the title sponsorship of The PGA Championship.
Golf - 24 May 2004
The European Ryder Cup Board announces today that the proposed reorganisation of The Ryder Cup to include the introduction of The PGA’s of Europe has been finalized, with The European Tour have becoming the Managing Partner and The Professional Golfers’ Association the Founding Partner.
Golf - 24 May 2004
Monday 24th May, 2004 -- The Ryder Cup Board is delighted to announce that Virgin Atlantic Airways has become the Official Airline Sponsor for The 2004 European Ryder Cup Team for The 35th Ryder Cup Matches. The Team, Official Party and guests, will fly to Detroit aboard a Virgin Atlantic Airbus A340-600 flight for The Matches. The competition takes place on September 17-19, 2004 at Oakland Hills Country Club, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA, and will showcase the golfing elite from Europe and A
Golf - 11 May 2004
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. - Women's Sports Services, LLC (WSS) has been selected as the official career partner for the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). The comprehensive partnership will focus on career and professional development needs for the LPGA membership, both in the Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) and Tour divisions.
Golf - 29 Apr 2004
Woburn-based clothing re-branding specialist, Premier Style, has expanded its portfolio of blue chip clients by signing a licensing agreement with The European Tour to design, produce and market an exclusive range of golfing leisurewear and accessories to the retail and corporate sectors.
Golf - 10 Oct 2003
Fox Sports International today announced that they have agreed a deal with Viasat Sports for the US PGA TOUR for 2004 to 2006. Viasat has acquired the rights to live coverage of 32 tournaments of the US PGA TOUR which will be broadcast on their channels in Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden. They shall also be broadcasting the international match-play competition, Presidents Cup this year.
Golf - 09 Oct 2003
Kuala Lumpur, October 9: The Carlsberg Malaysian Open will offer a record US$1.21 million (RM4.6 million) in total prize money next year, reinforcing its premier status as the richest national Open in Asia.
Golf - 29 Sep 2003
A new record prize fund of $7,000,000 – the largest to be contested on the Continent of Europe – will be on offer when The World Golf Championships – American Express Championship returns to Mount Juliet in Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny, Ireland, next year.
Golf - 19 Sep 2003
Callaway Golf Company announced the promotion of Patrice Hutin to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer on Thursday. Mr. Hutin, who previously was the Company's Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Advertising, will report to Callaway Golf CEO and Chairman Ron Drapeau, effective immediately.
Golf - 18 Sep 2003
(Tytherington, England, 17 September 2003) The Evian Ladies European Tour (LET) and the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) have jointly announced the Acer Women's World Cup of Golf at Pezula, the first-ever truly worldwide competition co-sanctioned by both tours. The $1 million Acer Women's World Cup of Golf at Pezula, set to take place February 2005, will be held at Pezula Championship Golf Course in Knysna, South Africa.
Golf - 17 Sep 2003
Parallel Media Group Plc ('PMG'), the AIM listed executive sports rights and marketing business, has successfully protected its rights in the Tour de las Americas (the 'Tour').
Golf - 27 Aug 2003
Parallel Media Group Plc ('PMG'), the AIM listed executive sports rights and marketing business, following a press release issued earlier today by the Asian PGA Tour ('APGA') regarding the contract with Asian PGA Tour Limited ('ATL'), has made the following statement to clarify its position.
Golf - 22 Aug 2003
A successful businessman and former international golfer is to head the company responsible for delivering Wales’ 2010 Ryder Cup programme, it was announced today (August 21) at the WPGA Championship of Europe at Royal Porthcawl.
Golf - 31 Jul 2003
DUBAI, UAE, 29July, 2003 – Emirates, the award-winning Dubai-based international airline, is increasing its sport sponsorship portfolio by supporting one of the PGA European Tour's premier tournaments, the BMW International Open 2003 in Germany .
Golf - 29 Jul 2003
The Asian PGA is hopeful two of Indonesia’s flagship events will make a return to its schedule after receiving a call from the country’s golfing authorities to help reform its domestic circuit.
Golf - 26 Jun 2003
The total prize fund on offer for next year’s Dubai Desert Classic at the Emirates Golf Club from March 4-7, 2004, has increased by $150,000 to $2 million, a rise of eight per cent on this year’s figure.
Golf - 26 Mar 2003
(Tytherington, March 24 2003) The Ladies European Tour (LET) announced today that Sponsor Service, the Tournament promoters of the P4 Norwegian Masters and Danish Masters on the 2003 Ladies European Tour, recently filed for bankruptcy, which seriously jeopardised these two events.
Golf - 20 Mar 2003
HSBC, the world's second largest bank, is to sponsor the World Match Play Championship at Wentworth Club, creating a first prize of £1million, the richest in the history of European and American golf.