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February 2002

Nike Golf Renews Sponsorship of Scottish National Golf Centre
Thursday, February 28, 2002
28th February 2002: Nike Golf today announced an extension of its sponsorship of The National Golf Academy at the Scottish National Golf Centre in Drumoig.The existing 3-year contract......... Full Story

Leggatt Celebrates Taylor-Made Signing with Win
Wednesday, February 27, 2002
A little more than a week after the official announcement of his long-term re-signing with TaylorMade-adidas Golf,Ian Leggatt took home the title at the Tucson Open-his first-ever victory on the PGA Tour.........
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Gallacher to Represent Loch Lomond
Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Stephen Gallacher has been appointed Touring Professional at Loch Lomond Golf Club.Currently ranked 47th in the European Tour Volvo Order of Merit, Stephen will represent Loch Lomond Golf Club on the European Tour.......
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Daly Takes on Top class Field
Thursday, February 21, 2002
Former Open champion John Daly, one of the most exciting and charismatic golfers of the modern era, will be making his first appearance in the UK this year at the Benson and Hedges International Open, which takes place at The De Vere Belfry......... Full Story

Drivers Push Irons to the Top at ANZ Championship
Thursday, February 21, 2002
The Lakes GC, Sydney, Australia - Whilst TaylorMade's 300 Series Drivers continue to dominate on the European Tour, it seems that their success is having a positive impact on the popularity of the company's irons........ Full Story

Nike Golf Auction a Success for the First Tee
Thursday, February 21, 2002
When you think of collectible golf clubs, you probably think of old, rough-hewn, pockmarked metal heads on hickory shafts. Not John Young. The recent retiree from New York who has settled in Sunset Beach, SC is the proud owner of a gleaming new....... Full Story

Golf Week sponsors Developmental Players Tour
Sunday, February 17, 2002
ORLANDO, Fla., (Feb. 15, 2002) - Golfweek, Golf's News Leader, has recently announced its decision to become presenting sponsor of theDevelopmental Players Tour. The DP Tour is a year-round......... Full Story

Student Greenkeeper Wins Toro Award
Sunday, February 17, 2002
Andrew Pledger, first assistant greenkeeper at the Hertfordshire Golf Club, Broxbourne, Herts., has become the 2001 champion student greenkeeper, after winning the prestigious Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award......

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New HQ for Ping Collection
Sunday, February 17, 2002
PING Collection has announced it is to move to the headquarters of its parent company, Umbro International, in Cheadle.
The decision to close its subsidiary office........ Full Story

Ocala Wins Replica course Award
Sunday, February 17, 2002
The renowned golf course at R.L.R.Golden Ocala Golf & Country Club in Florida has been named by T&L Golf Magazine as the best replica course in America. The 18-hole links features re-creations of eight......... Full Story

New Golf Super-Centre Opening
Sunday, February 17, 2002
Peter Cowen, one of the world’s most recognised and well-respected golf coaches, has joined forces with a group of business associates to form a new international company named ‘Peter Cowen Golf’........

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Big Bertha C4 launch
Sunday, February 17, 2002
The co-ordinated launch of the new Big Bertha C4™ Driver took place on 14th February when supplies arrived in selected golf shops around the world.......
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Second Golf Course for Croatia
Saturday, February 9, 2002
Swan Golf Designs, professional golf course architects based in Essex are to design Croatia’s second golf course, to be built close to..... Full Story

LLI acquires Chesfield Downs
Saturday, February 9, 2002
Leisure Links International (“LLI”) a company, established in 1999, that specialises in providing management services to the golf industry, announces that it has acquired Chesfield Downs Golf Club from Clubhaus PLC for a total..... Full Story

Thursday, February 7, 2002
Orlando, Florida - Specialist Sports PR agency S2 has been awarded the UK PR account for Maxfli Golf. S2 were awarded the business due to ............ Full Story

A Hat Trick of Wins for TaylorMade
Wednesday, February 6, 2002
Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Australia - A victory for staff player Ernie Els at The Heineken Classic signalled a "hat-trick" of wins for TaylorMade on the 2002 European Tour...... Full Story

Nike Golf Launches New Power Distance Range
Tuesday, February 5, 2002
Nike Golf is launching a new series of golf balls called the Nike Power Distance. The new range will include three models designed to give the mid to high handicap player increased ......... Full Story

Industry News from the USA
Monday, February 4, 2002
TaylorMade's Els and Goosen notch wins on two continents - Africa and Australia. The Rossa putter was used by Els in his victory......... Full Story

Friday, February 1, 2002
Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Australia - After a three-way tie for the iron count at last week's Johnnie Walker Classic, TaylorMade Golf has gone one better ........ Full Story

Sports Minister at Celtic Manor
Friday, February 1, 2002
Sports Minister Richard Caborn made a special visit to Wales this week to find out how the venue for the 2010 Ryder Cup is delivering on a promise........ Full Story

An American in….. Orlando A US view of the Orlando Trade Show
Friday, February 1, 2002
The PGA Show is over. The big winners were the major manufacturers - TaylorMade,Mizuno Nike, PING, Titleist and Callaway for their "full service product lines" - Their booths were the most active...... Full Story

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