A customer survey conducted by ClubstoHire.com, the No.1 golf club rental operator worldwide, has found that over 96% of golfers plan to take two or more golfing holidays during the next two years.

And of the 2,300 travelling golfers who took part in the survey, two-thirds (66%) indicated that they intend to take as many as three or more golfing holidays over the same period. Most rental customers have a handicap of 18 and above.

The results point to continued growth in the golf travel industry and are welcomed by ClubstoHire as it looks to expand a service that has helped travelling golfers save an estimated £2.7m (€3.5m/$4m) in airline excess charges over the past five years. (more…)

Motocaddy, the UK’s number one cart bag brand, has launched its 2016 range with more stylish, streamlined and durable bags than ever before.

The full range of Lite, Club, Pro and Dry-Series bags incorporate a new and improved top layout with larger dividers for better club organisation, plus an upgraded anti-twist base which features the brand’s innovative EASILOCK™ bag-to-trolley connection system introduced two years ago.

Available from March, a total of 14 new bags are on offer across the four ranges, featuring eye-catching new designs and a wide-range of colour combinations that enable golfers to match a bag to the Motocaddy trolley of their choice. (more…)

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Jordan Spieth has strengthened his endorsement of market-leading grip manufacturer SuperStroke by adding the new S-Tech club grips to his bag and signing a multi-year extension that will see him continue to use the brand’s club and putter grips.

The two-time Major winner won a remarkable $22m in prize money last season using the brand’s Flatso 1.0 putter grip and now has a full suite of SuperStroke grips across his set of clubs. (more…)

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SuperStroke, the hottest grip brand on the market, has added a new Pistol GT model to its latest range of putter grips for 2016 that incorporate trend-setting CounterCore Technology across three different lines.

The Pistol GT is the smallest grip in the SuperStroke range, so it gives those golfers currently using a conventional putter grip a smooth transition into the parallel technology pioneered by the brand for a controlled putting stroke. (more…)

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Galvin Green is delighted to announce the continued sponsorship of the PGA Assistants’ Championship for the second year running. The agreement with the PGA will re-enforce the brands supporting role in the next generation of PGA Professionals across Great Britain and Ireland.

This year’s Galvin Green PGA Assistant’s Championship final will be held at a new venue – Little Aston Golf Club in Sutton Coldfield from 3-5 August – following seven regional qualifying events across the U.K and Ireland in May at prestigious venues such as Craigielaw Golf Club, East Lothian (PGA Scotland), County Meath in Trim (PGA Ireland) and Purdis Heath Golf Club in Ipswich (PGA East).

Around 120 Assistant Professionals will compete for the first prize of £5,000, a Galvin Green wardrobe and entry to the end of season PGA Play-Offs and the Australian PGA Futures Championship.

“Galvin Green is once again proud to be part of a long-standing event supporting the future generation of PGA Professionals,” said Greg Pearse, Managing Director of Galvin Green UK.

In a new feature for the 2016 season, different coloured Ventil8 shirts will be worn to signify the leader overnight as part of an on-going commitment by the leading high-performance clothing brand.

The PGA’s longest running event was established in 1930 – pre-dating the US Masters by four years – is notoriously difficult to win with players  only eligible to compete in the championship during their three years of training.

Past winners include legendary TV commentator Peter Alliss and former Open champion and Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin.

Galvin Green first sponsored the event in 2015, with Jack Harrison winning by four shots at the Coventry Golf Club.

To find out more information on the Galvin Green PGA Assistants’ Championship visit www.pga.info

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