Entries by PowerPlay Editor

Powerplay Golf launches new website

PowerPlay Golf (PPG), the tried and tested short form of golf, today launches its new improved web site incorporating its updated branding for the first time.  The site can be found at its new address www.powerplay.golf The new site is the latest development in the relaunch of PPG following its change of ownership and management. […]

Powerplay Golf strengthens its team

PowerPlay Golf (PPG), the tried and tested short form of golf, is pleased to announce an agreement with Y4 Media that brings two highly experienced additional members to its team. Being designed as a televised professional sport, PPG recognised the need to strengthen its ability to work with programme makers and broadcasters.  Additionally, the means […]

PowerPlay Golf repurchased and ready for relaunch

The team behind the original creation of PowerPlay Golf (PPG) has now reclaimed control of the business and is setting about the restructuring and relaunch of the sport.  PPG is the tried and tested short form of the game, adding drama and excitement without interfering with its core attributes. PowerPlay Golf was introduced via a […]

Major Champion Graeme McDowell talks about PowerPlay Golf

Just before I defended my Wales Open title this year, I took part in a special, made-for-TV event at Celtic Manor along with 11 other tour pros using the new nine-hole PowerPlay format. For those who haven’t come across it, it’s a concept designed to promote more attacking golf courtesy of two flags on each […]

PowerPlay Golf: Celtic Manor Resort launches new game

Six months after hosting the Ryder Cup, the Celtic Manor Resort at Newport is to host a new version of golf, and organisers hope PowerPlay Golf could transform the sport in the way that Twenty20 has done for cricket. The nine-hole game features an extra flag on each green with which golfers can try to […]

PowerPlay Golf launch short-listed for PRCA Award

The campaign delivered by broadcast specialist markettiers4dc to launch PowerPlay Golf has been shortlisted at the 2011 PRCA Awards. Heralded as the ‘Oscars’ of the PR Industry, the PRCA Awards showcase the best that the UK and International PR industry has to offer. The global launch of PowerPlay Golf, which took place at Celtic Manor […]

Caroline Hedwall wins new PowerPlay Golf event

PowerPlay Golf final leaderboard 32 Points:            Caroline Hedwell (Swe) 29:                          Helen Alfredsson (Swe) 27:                          Paula Creamer (USA), Ian Poulter (Eng) 26:                          Victor Dubuisson (Fra) 25:                          Ian Woosnam (Wal) 22:                          Max Kieffer (Ger) 20:                          Paul Casey (Eng) 18:                          Gary Player (SA) 16:                          Thongchai Jaidee (Tha) 15:                          Graeme McDowell (NI), John Daly (USA) Caroline Hedwall upstaged major […]

Schofield Announced as Chairman of PowerPlay Golf

Acclaimed sports administrator Ken Schofield CBE has been named as the new Chairman of PowerPlay Golf, marking another significant step in the development of golf’s new format. PowerPlay Golf has also announced that it will stage a press conference at The Celtic Manor Resort, City Of Newport, Wales, on Wednesday 13th April, at 1400 GMT. […]