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International Club Suppliers (ICS) - the sales and marketing arm for entegra Procurement Services (entegra) in the golf club and resort channel - announces Volvik, Specialty Cigars International and Par West Turf Services have joined its National Vendor Program. read more

"2aTEE and Apel are integral to continuing the aggressive roll-out of the Visage Media Network," said Ben Porter, CEO of GPSI. "Our innovative digital-out-of-home media platform reaches the coveted golf demographic, integrating brand messaging into positive experiences over 4-1/2-hour rounds." read more

"Troon has been a long-standing partner of Emaar Hospitality Group, as underlined by the success of The Address Montgomerie Dubai," said Philippe Zuber, Chief Operating Officer, Emaar Hospitality Group. "Through our renewed partnership, we look forward to bringing their world-class business model to our sought-after golf destination, Arabian Ranches Golf Club." read more

"We are delighted to be working with CMAA-Asia to bring top quality training and education to the club industry in the region and it is our hope that together, we will be able to make a significant contribution to the future growth of the industry in our region," said David Kwee, Training Vision's chief executive officer during the signing of the official memorandum of understanding. read more

"Troon was our first choice as the top golf business talent internationally and we look forward to expanding our relationship as we enhance our golf experience and bring many more recreational opportunities to the region," said David Twiggs, Hot Springs Village's Chief Operating Officer. read more

"Traditions Club is re-defining and revolutionizing the country club experience through innovative products with multi-generational appeal," said Bill Horton, General Manager of Traditions Club. "We provide a stimulating environment to live, work and play, but we never forget the golf course is central to our vision." read more

"The private, member-owned clubs included in our report have continued to build on their success, withstanding the recession," said Philip Newman, partner and national private clubs industry leader at McGladrey. "We are seeing a significant reinvestment in club amenities and a determination to offer members more choices of services and activities." read more

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Burabay Golf Resort to our international portfolio," said Bruce Glasco, chief operating officer, managing director, Troon international division. "This will be an exciting addition to golf in the country and the first golf resort to be built there. With unique developments of this nature, there are real opportunities to grow and heighten Kazakhstan's position on the golfing map." read more

"We look forward to the leadership and command of the club business that lead the Board of Governors and members to select KemperSports to usher La Gorce to continued success," said Scott Copeland, President of the Board. "We welcome their proven ability to guide our staff of dedicated professionals to the next level of service. " read more

"We have been contemplating this decision for quite some time. Given the current market conditions, we feel the timing is right to align TPC Myrtle Beach with National Golf Management," said Chip Smith, TPC Myrtle Beach owner. "They know the market, and have the experience and resources to increase rounds and revenues, while assuring a great experience for our guests." read more

"From the first conversations with RepSpark, they spoke the language and understood the needs and challenges of the brands. There was a comfort level not only with the application, but also with the people," said David Quattrucci, Vice President, Operations for Tharanco Lifestyles. "Greg Norman Collection and Dunning Golf are currently working towards a Q3 go-live date." read more

"We are excited that these two governmental bodies selected our firm to solve this complex riddle through research and financial modeling to provide a benchmark on which both parties can rely as an integral component to the their "Memorandum of Understanding," said J. J. Keegan, Managing Principal of Golf Convergence. read more

"We're so excited to bring these two brands on board," said Josh Chervokas, COO of New York Golf Center. "We're one of the only places you can find them both in the Metropolitan New York area. Our customers are going to love the styles -- no matter their tastes. There's something for everyone." read more

"Though we no longer own the course, we’re proud of the legacy we’re leaving behind. We couldn’t be happier with the new owners, and we’re confident the new management, Eagle Golf, will continue to elevate the quality of golf in Las Vegas," said Mike Luce, President of Walters Golf. read more

"Turf care professionals can now rent equipment on an 'as needed' basis," said Jim Sartain, TERF co-owner. "TERF is an ideal option when budget monies are not allotted to buy equipment, or if machines are needed in the short-term for a specific job." read more