• Christine Langford takes charge at Thorpeness

    By SGB golf on 22/01/2016
    Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel has appointed Christine Langford as its new Senior Golf Professional, the first female professional in the club’s 93-year history. A five time winner on the Ladies European Tour, Christine succeeds veteran PGA Professional Frank Hill, 71, who retired in October 2015. Christine, 58, said: “I am delighted to make history as Thorpeness’ first woman professional […]
  • ETIQUS raises £10,000 for the Golf Foundation

    By SGB golf on 16/10/2015
    ETIQUS is excited to announce that it has raised £10,000 for leading golf charity the Golf Foundation. The cheque was presented to Golf Foundation Chief Executive Brendon Pyle at the recent Golf Trade Show at Harrogate where ETIQUS debuted its timepiece collection. Brainchild of entrepreneur and founder Gary Butler, the ETIQUS brand is formed on the principles of golfing etiquette […]
  • Joseph Garratt brings ‘old school’ British fashion to Boys golf

    By SGB golf on 14/10/2015
    Golf has a new look with British fashion brand Joseph Garratt, which launches its Autumn 2015 range of original garments at this week. The first collection is aimed at boy golfers aged 7 to 12 years, and includes Trousers, Plus Twos, Jumpers, Hats and Socks. With Scottish-made garments, plus fabrics woven in England at the heart of the collection, […]
  • American Golf set for National Golf Month

    By SGB golf on 28/04/2015
    American Golf is in the final stages of preparation for its nationwide support of National Golf Month. With several initiatives lined up across the month of May, the company is ready to play an integral role in National Golf Month’s drive to grow the game of golf. Doug Poole, Director of National Golf Month is delighted with the support shown […]
  • Oscar Jacobson launches new website

    By SGB golf on 17/03/2015
    Swedish brand, Oscar Jacobson, may boast a 112-year heritage in tailoring and many decades’ experience at the sharp end of high-quality apparel, but it has never shied away from innovation and progress, whether in the garments it creates, or now in the medium it will use to bring the OJ Sport message to the world going forwards. Following the recent […]
  • PING unveils the new Rhapsody family for ladies for 2015

    By SGB golf on 15/01/2015
    Innovation and expanded custom-fitting opportunities provide the inspiration for PING’s newest ladies line. The Rhapsody women’s products showcase Pings ability to make measurable performance gains without sacrificing any important attributes. Rhapsody clubs are engineered for slower swing speeds “Based on our studies of women’s swing dynamics, we engineered the Rhapsody series with a lighter overall system mass, higher lofts and […]
  • Allied forces: adidas & Ashworth

    By SGB golf on 28/09/2009
    After all the upheaval the Ashworth brand has been through over the past couple of years, Spring Summer 2010 is a crucial season for the American-born label. By Autumn 2008 the California-based company had run up debts of over $45 million, revenues had fallen off a cliff and it was nearing bankruptcy, before being bought by TaylorMade adidas for $72.8 […]
  • Driving ahead

    By SGB golf on 07/07/2009
    How are Cobra sales for 2009 going so far? Everyone is finding it a hard sell this year, and people are not buying as much equipment as they used to, but we are holding our own in terms of maintaining market share. Our first quarter numbers from Golf Datatech show we increased our UK market share in drivers by a […]
  • Motocaddy enters satellite age

    By SGB golf on 15/06/2009
    Managing director Rod Brown describes Motocaddy as “innovative”, he says the company likes to “keep things fresh” and that “we always have our foot on the accelerator”. It is easier to make such claims than it is to live up to them, but if Motocaddy’s summer launch of the eagerly-anticipated S5 GPS matches its billing, Brown’s confidence will be justified. […]
  • ProStance – the base for every successful golf swing

    By SGB golf on 14/05/2009
    Still relatively new to the market, ProStance has been the result of three years of research and development with professionals and amateurs alike. In fact, it’s the professional game which cannot get hold of the product fast enough. Over 70 Tour players already trust this unique product including three-time major winner Padraig Harrington, Paul McGinley, Rory McIlory, Bradley Dredge, Philip […]