Press Releases

Hackwell Named Director of Rain Bird’s Golf Strategic Business Unit

January 23, 2020

Tucson, Arizona, United States: Rain Bird has named Stuart Hackwell as Director of its Golf Strategic Business Unit (SBU). Hackwell will be responsible for growing Rain Bird Golf’s presence worldwide including sales, distribution, marketing, engineering and product development. Hackwell has been with Rain Bird for 27 years, joining the company in 1992 as an Area Sales […]


Exciting Pattaya Finale to Thai Trilogy

Pattaya, Thailand: A thrilling climax is in store at this week’s Faldo Series Pattaya Championship, the final leg of the inaugural Faldo Series Thailand trilogy. Burapha Golf Club is the venue for the 15th event of the 2019-20 Faldo Series Asia season with exciting finishes on the cards in the Under-16 categories for boys and […]


The Toro Company to Acquire Venture Products, Inc

January 22, 2020

Bloomington, Minneapolis, United States: The Toro Company has entered into an agreement to acquire privately-held Venture Products, Inc, the manufacturer of Ventrac-branded products.  The transaction is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, and is currently anticipated to close before the end of The Toro Company’s fiscal 2020 second quarter.  Based in Orrville, […]


Golf’s ‘Sustainability Champions’ Recognised

North Berwick, Scotland: GEO Foundation has announced an exciting new initiative to recognise and celebrate individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to advancing sustainability in golf. These ‘Sustainability Champions’ are honoured for their significant and measurable achievements in club and course management, and in the future, this will extend to course design, tournament staging […]


Global Golf Industry Unites at the 67th PGA Merchandise Show

January 21, 2020

Orlando, United States: The 67th PGA Merchandise Show is welcoming nearly 40,000 golf industry professionals from around the world to discover the newest trends and technology from some 1,000 exhibiting golf companies and brands. The industry’s annual ‘Major of Golf Business’ features a packed four-day schedule beginning with PGA Show Demo Day (January 21) at […]