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In this edition:
  • GolfBIC 2015
  • Birchwood Park Golf Centre
  • PGA Show Touts Sunnier Skies In 2015
  • UKGCOA - CEO update February 2015
  • Laguna Phuket Re-Opens
  • Golf Management
  • SMS INC. Reveals An Upsurge In Golfing Numbers
  • Inspired to Try Golf?
  • The Open Chapionship TV Debate
  • Retail News
  • Golf Foundation News
  • Golf Courses 4 Sale
  • PGA News
  • Brit Manufacturing Solutions (BMS)
  • Machinery4Golf
  • News
  • Classifieds

John Jacobs and Butch Harmon
John Jacobs OBE, OGRO Honorary President presents Butch Harmon with the OGRO Lifetime Acheiement Award at the PGA Cocktail Reception on the eve of the Open Championship at Muirfield.

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GolfBIC 2015 - Golf's Future - Inclusive and Accessible

The Golf Business and Industry Convention is organised by golf owners and operators for golf owners and operators.
OGRO and the UKGCOA understand the challenges that are facing golf operators today and have devised a convention programme that seeks to address some of these issues and provide attendees with practical, income generating ideas to take away from the two days.

As a convention we place great emphasis on providing networking opportunities for delegates as we appreciate that there is much good quality experience within the industry that members are happy to share.

We look forward to welcoming you to GolfBIC again in 2015 and, if you have not attended before, don't miss out on the UK golf event with a 94% satisfaction rating!

Read more and register here
Hot Offers take off on Golf Resorts Direct
Golf Resorts Direct introduced Hot Offers in May 2013. "Mailing out to our readers on a monthly basis with fantastic offers from our resort partners has proved very popular and we are looking forward to developing this aspect of the website over the coming months." said Colin Jenkins Director of Golf Resorts Direct. He added " has been carefully designed to help those who own and operate golf resorts find more customers. We are also seeking better matched customers for the golf resorts, as so many 4 and 5 star resorts are currently only able to find new custom at the value seeking end of the market. The site will aid golfers who wish to travel to very finest places to stay and play golf. Put simply, we are looking to match great places for great people."

GRN-OGRO is the monthly publication for golf course, resort, range and retail operators delivered to all operators and owners in the UK. Features include quality courses, resorts, or ranges, interviews with leading industry figures and the latest business news. All this, together with extensive coverage of golf facilities for sale, makes GRN-OGRO rewarding reading for all with an interest in the golf industry.

Jobs in Golf – the specialist golf recruitment site. GRN-OGRO are delighted to announce their collaboration with a new and invaluable website for the golf industry – Jobs in Golf – The site is designed to help all those seeking a new position to access the latest job vacancies, and we are certain it will be invaluable for all those keen to keep up to date on the latest career opportunities.

For more details and to register, visit the Jobs in Golf website –

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Whether you are selling or buying Golf Courses 4 Sale is the website with all the latest on golf courses and ranges for sale.

Golf Range Finder is our top listing website for golf ranges provided free to all range owners by GRN-OGRO.

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