National: What's New

Gary Player Invitational Launches Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 21:47 Wednesday, 07 October 2015 21:43

Gary Player InvitationalBlack Knight International and the Abu Dhabi Sports Council announced that the UAE will host a Gary Player Invitational event at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club in Abu Dhabi on February 8, 2016.

The first of a new five-year cooperation between the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and Black Knight International, next year’s event will feature an all-star professional lineup alongside tournament host and global golfing icon, Gary Player. The participants will be announced in due course and provide sponsors and partners’ guests with a once-in-a-lifetime golf experience. The world-leading charity golf series, a true union of golf and giving, has raised more than $60 million for charities worldwide, with the ambition to surpass $100 million in donations by 2020. A specific UAE beneficiary charity will be selected by The Player Foundation, working closely with Emirates Red Crescent.



European Tour Launches Travel Club

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 20:58 Wednesday, 07 October 2015 20:52

Golf BreaksPlaying a round of golf with some of the world’s best players is something most golf fans can only dream about, but those dreams could now be a reality after the European Tour launched its new Travel Club.

The European Tour Travel Club will be offering golf travellers unprecedented access to a unique range of experiences, not only giving them the chance to buy tickets and travel packages to European Tour events, but to be involved in the tournament, too.



TaylorMade-adidas Golf Named Presenting Sponsor of MJT Boston Pizza National Championship

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 October 2015 20:52 Wednesday, 07 October 2015 20:45

MJTVANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Maple Leaf Junior Tour (MJT), Canada’s number one-played junior golf tour and the ‘Road to College Golf’ in Canada, is pleased to announce that TaylorMade-adidas Golf, a golf industry leader in innovation, technology and performance golf equipment, footwear and apparel, has been named Presenting Sponsor of the season-ending MJT Boston Pizza National Championship at The Reunion Resort and Golf Course in Kissimmee, Florida, November 6-8, 2015.

“We are delighted to welcome TaylorMade-adidas Golf as Presenting Sponsor of our flagship event and greatly appreciate this support of junior golf,” stated Murray Poje, Founder and Executive Director of the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour. “This is very exciting news for junior golfers from across Canada who have qualified to attend.”



Mount Juliet Joins European Tour Properties Network

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015 22:14 Tuesday, 06 October 2015 22:10

Mount Juliet EstateThe internationally renowned Mount Juliet Estate becomes the 16th member of the exclusive European Tour Properties network with the announcement of the Irish venue as a European Tour Destination.

Mount Juliet, one of Ireland’s most iconic golf resorts, located in the heart of County Kilkenny, becomes the first European Tour Destination in Ireland, joining a network of venues that encompasses 14 different countries across Europe, the Middle East and Asia.



PGA of Canada Announces New Era as National Partner

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 October 2015 21:43 Tuesday, 06 October 2015 21:38

New Era CapThe PGA of Canada is proud to announce a new national partnership with the world’s leading headwear manufacturer, New Era Cap.

The agreement sees the creation of a New Era welcome package for new PGA of Canada members. In addition, New Era joins the PGA of Canada’s Retirement Advantage Program.

“The PGA of Canada is happy to announce our newly formed partnership with a world leader in New Era,” says PGA of Canada CEO Gary Bernard. “We’re excited about the benefits this new affiliation will afford all PGA of Canada Members while providing a very unique welcome to our Association’s newest members.”



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