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Apple Imagines A World You Digitize By Touch, And They Aren’t Alone

As creative apps go mobile, companies are developing new tools to capture the world.<p>Apple has filed a patent application for a stylus that you can touch to any surface, take a photo, and store the texture and color data into a 3-D image file. Easy to imagine: you’re sitting at Starbucks, drawing on …

How to Keep Your Brain Sharp

<b>The brain. The body’s most powerful organ. Only a brain surgeon could fully understand its inner workings or how it does what it does. One thing’s</b> …

Golf Holds Key to Solving ‘Crisis of Inactivity’

<b>Golf could hold the key to tackling Europe’s current epidemics of physical inactivity, obesity and low youth participation in sport.</b>As the world’s …

Coaching Confidence: 3 Ways to Help Players Pre-Tournament

“I found something on the range”. A typical quote that you hear from time to time from players who have just shot great rounds in tournament …

Pathway to Permanence: Coaching a Technical Change

Let’s assume for a moment that, just like golfers have bad rounds, every once in a while coaches also have bad lessons. We’re not perfect and …

Changing Limiting Beliefs: Do You Focus On Your Character Or Your Reputation?

<b>The great American basketball coach John Wooden once said that sportsmen and sportswomen should focus more on their character rather than on their</b> …

4 Tips for Working Across Time Zones

<b>With all the recent technological advances society has to offer, working across different time zones has become a relatively accepted and manageable</b> …

Common Barriers to Improvement in Players

<b>One of the major challenges facing the PGA Professional is to quickly identify changes needed in a player’s game, and to set a path of instruction to</b> …

Something to Sell & No-One to Buy

<b>On my last visit to the opticians, the doctor fitted lenses to meet the needs of my eyes. Likewise when I go to the shoe shop or buy a suit, these</b> …

Creating a Coaching Climate

The dream environment of many an organisation is one where managers and employees are able to communicate consistently and openly around their …

Real Results – 8 Ways To Implement Sustainable Initiatives at Your Facility

<b>Golf facilities around the world make use of the Golf Environment Organization’s (GEO) OnCourse online programme to manage their club’s</b> …

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<b>The BlackSeaRama Vivacom Pro-Am takes place from 15 – 17 July at BlackSeaRama Golf & Villas, Bulgaria, and entries will close on the 1st July, …

Golf

A thrilling playoff was a fitting finish to the 2015 Aegean Airlines Pro-Am at Costa Navarino in Greece, as South Africa’s Jake Roos converted his week-long lea

<b>A thrilling playoff was a fitting finish to the 2015 Aegean Airlines Pro-Am at Costa Navarino in Greece, as South Africa’s Jake Roos converted his</b> …

Golf

Round 2 of the 2015 Aegean Airlines Pro-Am saw things hot up at Costa Navarino in Greece, as overnight leader, Jake Roos, continued his advance in the tournamen

<b>Round 2 of the 2015 Aegean Airlines Pro-Am saw things hot up at Costa Navarino in Greece, as overnight leader, Jake Roos, continued his advance in</b> …

Golf

The PGA of South Africa’s intensive focus on golf education is starting to reap rewards throughout Africa as it raises the standard of golf on the continent whi

<b>The PGA of South Africa’s intensive focus on golf education is starting to reap rewards throughout Africa as it raises the standard of golf on the</b> …

South Africa

The interaction between a federation and their national coach is a fundamental of any success which the players will have on the course. A harmonious relationsh

<b>Chairman of the PGAs of Europe Education Committee, Jonathan Mannie, will be presenting at the 2015 Coaches Circle from 27-28 July at Pravets Golf &</b> …

Golf

The 2014 Ryder Cup yet again stepped forward as one of the world’s leading sustainable events, generating significant benefits to the community and environment,

Ryder Cup Sets New Standards for Sustainable Sporting Events<p>The 2014 Ryder Cup yet again stepped forward as one of the world’s leading sustainable …

Sustainability

AN APPROVED ONLINE EDUCATION PROGRAMME OF THE PGAs OF EUROPE 2014 - NOW ALSO AVAILABLE IN GERMAN SPANISH

AN APPROVED ONLINE EDUCATION PROGRAMME OF THE PGAs OF EUROPE 2014 – NOW ALSO AVAILABLE IN GERMAN & SPANISH<p>A hugely successful online course for PGA …

Education

The Perfect Recipe for Charisma

<b>While charm school owners will disagree, there’s no standard recipe for charisma. Some would even argue it’s an open-and shut case of ‘you either</b> …

Why is Custom Fitting Good for the Golfer and Good for You?

<b>PING’s longstanding reputation as the custom fitting leader has been earned through decades of research and field experience, utilising a methodology</b> …

Life After Fitting – Using DMDs to Extend Your After-Sales Services

<b>Custom fitting has been long recognised as a hugely beneficial process for golfers of all abilities. But the opportunity to extend and improve your</b> …

Custom fitting clubs for individuals has been around for a few years. But an element that is relatively new and underutilised by PGA Professionals is Ball Fitt

<b>Custom fitting clubs for individuals has been around for a few years. But an element that is relatively new and underutilised by PGA Professionals is</b> …

Golf

Former PGAs of Europe Honorary President, Education Committee Chairman and Chairman of the PGA of France, Jean-Etienne Lafitte, sadly passed away on the 9th May

<b>Former PGAs of Europe Honorary President, Education Committee Chairman and Chairman of the PGA of France, Jean-Etienne Lafitte, sadly passed away on</b> …

France

The Key Qualities They Are Really Looking For in an Interview

<b>Interview revelation number one: your achievements rarely just speak for themselves. While qualifications and professional background may have gotten</b> …

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The Carr Golf Links Pro-Am will return from the 19th – 22nd October taking PGA Professionals and their amateur teams to some of the greatest links golf courses

<b>The Carr Golf Links Pro-Am will return from the 19th – 22nd October taking PGA Professionals and their amateur teams to some of the greatest links</b> …

Golf

PGA Professional Members and Assistants of recognised PGAs have once again been granted complimentary access to the Open Championship.

<b>PGA Professional Members of recognised PGAs have once again been granted complimentary access to the Open Championship.</b><p>This year’s championship will …

Golf

Case Study: Thinking Outside the Box – Retailing Equipment

<b>We all know that the golf trade is having a tough time of it and so we are always keen to meet with PGA pros and retailers who are doing things</b> …

Coaches Circle: Home Coach Vs. National/Regional Coach – Coaching Ego Over Player Success?

<b>PGA of GB&I Advanced Fellow Professional at the Impact Golf Academy, Ian Peek, will be presenting at the 2015 Coaches Circle from 27-28 July at</b> …

PGA of GB&I Advanced Fellow Professional and Director of Coaching for Cranfield Golf, Steven Orr, will be presenting at the 2015 Coaches Circle from 27-28 July

<b>PGA of GB&I Advanced Fellow Professional and Director of Coaching for Cranfield Golf, Steven Orr, presented at the 2015 Coaches Circle from 27-28</b> …

Golf