events during the past two years. The Great
Waterway Classic was announced Thursday at a
news conference in Gananoque, Ont.
The eGolf Professional Tour announced
Wednesday that it has been granted an exemption into the European Tour’s King Hassan II
Trophy in Agadir, Morocco, to be contested at
Golf du Palais Royal on March 22-25, 2012.
The R&A announced
the appointment of
Johnnie Cole-Hamilton as its
new executive director of
championships as part of
a wider management reor-ganisation.
one of the four player directors on the circuit’s
Golf Digest senior writer Jaime Diaz has
been named recipient of the 2012 PGA Lifetime
Achievement Award in Journalism.
John Philp announced he will retire at the
end of June after 26 years of service working as
the Links Superintendent at famed Carnoustie.
St Andrews Links Trust announced the appointment of two new trustees, Richard Muck-art, of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, and
Mrs Gillian Kirkwood, the chairwoman of the
Ladies’ Golf Union.
The redesigned official website of The
Open Championship was unveiled last week.
TheOpen.com boasts a host of new features
that will offer the best possible online coverage
of golf’s oldest Major.
Aberdeen Asset Management announced a new two-year
extension of its sponsorship of
the Scottish Golf Union and the
Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association National Squads.
Mission Hills China announced it will host
a new women’s professional golf tournament
co-sanctioned by the Ladies European Tour.
The World Ladies Championships will be played
March 2-4 on Mission Hills Hainan’s Vintage
MyGolf has signed a partnership agreement
with the NGA Pro Golf Tour, formerly the NGA
The PGA Tour announced the members
of the 16-man Player Advisory Council on
Wednesday, and Jim Furyk took his spot as
Legendary greenkeeper and former PGA
Tour player Paul Bondeson, who died late last
year, will be remembered in a memorial Jan. 31
at Mariner Sands Country Club in Stuart, Fla. l