Sunday, 28th May, 2017

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Gog Magog On The Road To Success

James Fuller, General Manager of Gog Magog Golf Club in Cambridge; is one of the latest club mangers to join the burgeoning 59club portfolio, sharing the common goal of wanting to deliver the very best service levels for their members and visitors enjoyment

New Tees Shrink The Links At Royal Dornoch

One of the world’s most prestigious golf courses is being made more accessible to a wider range of players

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Scottish Golf to Visit Clubs as Part of Strategic Plan Consultation

Scottish Golf is following up on its consultation with Areas and Counties earlier this year with a series of nine club meetings throughout June. The meetings will start at 7pm and be expected to finish approximately at 8.30 pm

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Broke Hill Offers Member’s Bounce For ‘Unluckiest’ Golfer

The club in Halstead, Kent is offering a fabulous prize of two three-month memberships from June to the end of August for the winning hard-luck golf story with entrants invited to submit their tales of woe via the club website:

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Chris Wood to Fly Flag for Greenkeepers During Title Defence

BMW PGA Champion 2016 Chris Wood will be flying the flag for greenkeepers everywhere when he sets out to defend his title this week

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Understanding The Role Of Bedknives

True or false – the fine finish from a cylinder mower is down to luck?

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Golf Course Architects Support The Playing Aids Review

European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA) shows support for review of playing aids and green-reading materials by The R&A and USGA

Frilford Heath Golf Club Engages 59club Services

Frilford Heath Golf Club in Oxfordshire has engaged the services of 59club, Europe’s leading customer service benchmarking and training provider

It’s safety first for Searle and GCA

Health and safety specialist Britrisk is reaping the rewards of managing director Tom Searle’s membership of the Golf Consultants Association after securing three new clients

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Golf is Driving Force in Challenge Through Sport Initiative

The project, which has significant Lottery funding, supports those on the road to recovery after alcohol or drugs issues by encouraging them to adopt a more active and healthy lifestyle. The scheme develops confidence and self-esteem

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Virtual Reality Is On Course For Golf Industry

The common perception of Virtual Reality is that it is just for video gamers – but Harris Kalinka, the world’s leading golf course animation company, is showing how it can be applied for the benefit of the golf industry

Salaries for U.S. Superintendents Rise 4.7% In Two Years

Employers of golf course superintendents continue to reinforce the value they place in golf course facility leaders as the average annual salary for the profession climbed to more than $89,000 in 2017

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Topgolf Inks Deal for 10 Venues Across Mexico

Topgolf partnering with Ventura Entertainment to operate new venues, beginning with locations in Mexico City and Cancun

Summit Highlights Vietnam’s Golfing Potential

Optimism abounds for the growth and development of the golf market in Vietnam. That was the message from the high-profile speakers at a Club Management Mini Summit at the Els Performance Golf Academy  on the outskirts of Hanoi

Inaugural R&A Nine Hole Championship at Royal Birkdale in July

The nine-hole event, which follows a successful pilot last year, is central to The R&A’s efforts to promote this form of golf as an ideal way to play the sport in less time, either recreationally or competitively for handicap purposes

“Thank a Golf Course Superintendent Week”

U.S. Golfers are asked to show their support on social media using #ThankASuper

Friday, May 5th, 2017

SMS INC. Reveal Q1 Golfing Numbers

Leading sports research company SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. has announced increased figures in its UK Golf Rounds Played study for the first quarter 2017 compared with the previous year

Golf industry unites to provide one-stop shop for education events

Anyone working or volunteering in the UK golf industry is able to access a consolidated calendar of educational events thanks to the collaboration of the industry bodies in an online Golf Education Calendar, the initiative of the Golf Education Group

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

TaylorMade Sponsoring Sawted Tee Time Reminder Service for Golfers

The service is similar to ones provided by GP practices, dentists, opticians and the NHS to remind people of their appointments

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

CCM for 13th oldest golf club in the world

Scotscraig Golf Club the 13th Oldest Golf Club in the world have announced the appointment of Derek McKenzie CCM as their new General Manager with effect from 17th of April

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

Joint Statement Regarding Green-Reading Materials

The R&A and the USGA believe that a player’s ability to read greens is an essential part of the skill of putting

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Today WE ARE GOLF & Topgolf extend partnership for the USA’s National Golf Day

Free Lessons are being offered at Topgolf’s 28 Venues on April 26, the 10th Anniversary National Golf Day

The Revolution of Facebook Video for Golf Pros

A forward-thinking Golf Pro in Kent has used Facebook video advertising to generate a 900% return on investment allowing him to invest in Trackman and launch his own academy in just 4 months

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

New brand for the voice of UK Sports and Play 

The Federation of Sports and Play Associations is rebranding to re-connect with its members. The national trade umbrella body leads and supports its associations which cover businesses in the play industry, sporting goods trade and golf sector

Monday, April 24th, 2017

England Golf partners British Speedgolf – it’s Express Delivery

England Golf is partnering British Speedgolf to promote the fast and fun version of the game as part of its Golf Express campaign