National: What's New

The European Tour Welcomes Hilton as Hotel Supplier

Last Updated on Tuesday, 16 December 2014 18:48 Tuesday, 16 December 2014 18:45

altThe European Tour and Hilton Worldwide  announced that the world’s largest hospitality company is to become the Tour’s official worldwide hotel supplier.

Building on Hilton’s rich history of sporting association and diverse locations across 93 countries, the deal welcomes Hilton into the stable of European Tour global partners for three years, beginning in 2015. The initial arrangement will see Hilton host Tour staff in its many properties that have proximity to events taking place across the world, particularly in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.



Golf Inc. Recognizes Three Nicklaus Design Layouts as Development of the Year Honorees

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 21:59 Sunday, 14 December 2014 21:50

altGolf Inc. will honor six golf courses from five countries in this year’s Development of the Year competition, including an impressive three by Nicklaus Design: Nicklaus Club-Beijing in China; Quivira Golf Club in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico; and Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point in New York, New York. Each course’s specific ranking amongst the six finalists will be announced in the January/February issue of Golf Inc. Magazine.



Omega Enters 10-Year Partnership with Ladies European Tour

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 December 2014 05:21 Sunday, 14 December 2014 05:14

OmegaOMEGA recently announced that it has entered into a ten-year partnership with the Ladies European Tour (LET), Europe's leading women's professional golf tour, further underscoring the brand's relationship with the sport and its support of professional female athletes. The length of the contract is a testament to the confidence that the brand and the organisation have of the future success of the collaboration.



Adam Scott and Wife Expecting First Child

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014 00:17 Friday, 12 December 2014 00:12

Adam Scott

Canadian Press

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Golfer Adam Scott and his wife, Marie Kojzar, are expecting their first child early next year.

Scott, who married Kojzar in a private ceremony in the backyard of their home in the Bahamas on April 17, told Australian Golf Digest “it’s not far away now, in nine weeks.”



McIlroy Named SJA’s Sportsman of the Year

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014 00:11 Friday, 12 December 2014 00:07

altGolfer Rory McIlroy, winner of two major titles in 2014, was announced by Sir Michael Parkinson, the President of the Sports Journalists' Association, as the 65th winner of the SJA's Sportsman of the Year award.

Jo Pavey, the European 10,000 metres champion at the age of 40, was voted by the SJA's members as their Sportswoman of the Year. And the England women's rugby team, winners of the World Cup this year for the first time, were named as the SJA's Team of the Year, seeing off a strong challenge from McIlroy and his Ryder Cup-winning European team mates.



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