- Heritage USA - THE SAVIOURS OF THE PGA TOUR
I was asked by a friend who was in my golf library if I read the books on the shelf, which indeed I do. In fact I have just been reading one which was only published last year, to celebrate the centenary of the births of all three of perhaps the greatest golfers of all time. Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson and Sam Snead, two Texans and one from Carolina, all born in 1912.
- HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED HOW RYDER CUP STARS CELEBRATE. ...
'TWO GOOD ROUNDS' - 19th hole stories from the world's greatest golfers Find out in the book Two Good Rounds - 19th Hole Stories from the World's Greatest Golfers by Elisa Gaudet, now available on Amazon in hardback and on Kindle. Luke Donald, Graeme McDowell, Lee Westwood, Pardraig Harrington, Darren Clarke and many more share their stories.
- RICARDO SANTOS BECOMES FIRST PORTUGUESE WINNER OF THE SIR HENRY COTTON ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Ricardo Santos has rewritten history becoming the first ever Portuguese winner of The Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year Award 2012. This follows a successful season for the player who won the Madeira Islands Open on the scenic Santo da Serra course, a course he played many times as a junior.
- PGA GOLDEN GENERATION GATHER FOR SPECIAL CELEBRATION
PGA stalwarts of 50 years membership or more took centre stage during the first of two celebration lunches to mark five decades of the PGA's world-renowned training programme.
- CHAMPAGNE TONY
With the Open just played and the PGA to finish this weekend, the win of Darren Clarke invoked a spirit of a 'man of the people' but there have been other Open Champion's who were people that the watching public took to their hearts - as did the media.
- Your Holiday book - one choice
'Two Tribes - The rebirth of the Ryder Cup' by Gavin Newsham - If you like golfing stories, then the Ryder Cup is as big a provider of golfing folklore as any other. Its heroes (and villains) are many but this years has been all the more poignant with the passing of Seve and a look back at all he did to change the Ryder Cup into the third biggest Sporting event in the World.
- KPMG announces Dr David Chu to receive its Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 Golf Business Forum
KPMG will present Dr David Chu, founder of the Mission Hills Group in China (www.missionhillschina.com), and a significant contributor to the business of sport, with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the eighth annual Golf Business Forum at The Park Hyatt Dubai, April 17-19, 2011.