Author Archive | Jack Rayner


Skycaddie launches new mobile GPS app

SkyCaddie®, the most trusted Rangefinder in Golf, announces the introduction of the new SkyCaddie Mobile GPS App available for iOS and Android. Now, golfers of all skill levels and budgets can save strokes and play better with golf’s only 100% ground-verified and error-corrected course maps through a variety of platforms, from the range of dedicated […]

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AOC Nationals

Derby College students take gold

Derby College students, Will Painter (Kedleston Park GC), Will Davidson (Breadsall Priory GC and James Walwyn (Wychwood Park) won the gold medal the Association of Colleges National Finals recently played at Bath Golf Club. The Derby trio were part of a 4 man team representing the East Midlands in the National Finals, they were joined […]

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PGA Pros get Golphin

Golphin for kids is a brand new concept in children’s clubs and it is fast becoming a phenomenon in the way youngsters are introduced to swinging a club for the first time. The brainchild of Scotland-based businessman Calum McPherson and developed in partnership with PGA professionals and biomechanics experts at Strathclyde University, Golphinforkids clubs are […]

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England receive 2015 fleet from official trolley supplier

England receive 2015 fleet from official trolley supplier

PowaKaddy today backed England’s leading amateur golfers with the presentation of a fleet of cutting edge FW7 electric trolleys to the England Golf Men’s Squad at Royal Lytham & St Annes. The new Freeway Series from PowaKaddy, of which the FW7 is the flagship model, has been improved and upgraded for 2015 with new larger 11” […]

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Famous sporting legends join John Hartson (below centre) to launch the John Hartson Foundation's new testicular cancer awareness campaign at the charity's annual golf day

John Hartson kicks off colourful cancer awareness campaign

Celtic legend John Hartson was joined by a number of his footballing chums to kick off his new testicular cancer awareness campaign. The former striker – who fought a life-threatening battle with the disease in 2009 – teed off the ‘Know Your Balls!’ drive at his charity’s annual golf day. Former Celtic stars Alan Stubbs […]

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Mehaffey wins Helen Holm – 15-year-old McWilliam in top three

Ireland’s Olivia Mahaffey claimed the Helen Holm Scottish Open Strokeplay Championship with a final round 75 over Royal Troon, but Scotland’s 15-year-old Shannon McWlliam did herself proud with a third place on a wild and windy day on the Ayrshire coast. McWilliam, one behind overnight after rounds of 71 and 72 over Troon Portland, moved […]

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INVERNESS, SCOTLAND - JULY 14:  Phil Mickelson of the United States tees off on the 13th hole during the final round of the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open at Castle Stuart Golf Links on July 14, 2013 in Inverness, Scotland.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Phil set to thrill again in Scotland

Phil Mickelson will make his annual pilgrimage to the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open this summer, looking to regain the title he won in dramatic fashion in 2013 as the tournament heads to Gullane Golf Club for the first time from July 9-12. Mickelson’s next visit to East Lothian will have special resonance for the […]

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Trump Turnberry unveils changes to legendary Ailsa course

    The proposed changes to the legendary Ailsa course at Trump Turnberry Resort have been unveiled for the first time. In less than one year after securing ownership, The Trump Organization and famed golf course architects Mackenzie & Ebert have completed a meticulous historic study and modern day review of the Ailsa course, and […]

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Funding for new golf tourism initiative in Dumfries & Galloway

A new initiative to attract more golf tourists to Dumfries & Galloway has been launched. The Dumfries & Galloway golf partnership includes all of the region’s golf courses under the South of Scotland Golfer’s Association, Dumfries & Galloway Council, the Scottish Golf Union, VisitScotland and a number of accommodation providers and visitor attractions. The group has […]

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