Monday, 27th February, 2017

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category

Monday, January 9th, 2017

First BMI in Malaysia

Leading Clubs Participate in First BMI Programme in Malaysia

Three of Malaysia’s most prominent golf clubs supported the third course to be offered under the Business Management Institute (BMI) Asia Pacific education programme

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

The K Club

Club Management Education course makes its return to Dublin

The Confederation of Golf in Ireland, the Irish Golf and Club Managers Association and the Club Managers Association of Europe are delighted to announce the return of the CMAE’s Management Development Programme Part 1 course early next year

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016


The Ladies’ Golf Union and The R&A Complete Merger

The merger of the Ladies’ Golf Union (LGU) and The R&A has been finalised and will come into effect from 1 January 2017

59club roadshows took place on December

59club’s Roadshow hailed a success by all attendees…

Content focused on the art of doing CLUB WELL, and included proven tactics that were guaranteed to assist clubs to convert more member sales, generate more referrals, retain more members, enhance the service experience, maximise additional revenue and retain customer loyalty

Friday, December 16th, 2016


FEGGA unites European greenkeepers in strategic vision for sustainability

Under the inspirational leadership of FEGGA (The Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Associations), greenkeepers all over Europe have come together in a pledge for responsible and sustainable golf course management

Reesink Turfcare’s new bumper 16-page 2017 guide is available now

Lantra Joins City & Guilds as Part of Reesink Turfcare Training

Reesink Turfcare is delighted to be working with Lantra, the national awarding organisation, to provide its biggest range of vocational training for land-based disciplines yet

CMAE's MDP Golf St Andrews 2016

The 4th MDP Golf teed off to perfection

A record twenty one Golf Managers from thirteen different countries recently attended a residential training programme hosted by the Club Managers Association of Europe in St Andrews, the home of golf

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016


Industry Figureheads Gather at Lord’s for 5th Annual Club Leadership Summit

More than 50 of the world’s top CEOs and General Managers were in attendance including delegates from the likes of Valderamma, The Wisley, Queenwood, Royal Dornoch and Kingsbarns

Friday, December 9th, 2016


Rules of Golf Update

New Local Rule Eliminates Penalty for a Player Who Accidentally Causes a Ball to Move on the Putting Green

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016


Some Guidance on Forthcoming Changes to Electricity Meters

There are significant legislative changes that are due to take place on a huge number of meters by April 2017, writes Rachel Mould, Director Material Matters


New partnership to grow club industry in South Africa

The Club Management Association of South Africa has embarked on a strong recruitment drive to develop new talent within the industry through an exclusive partnership with the PGA of South Africa and BGA Recruitment

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Delegates at the 89th Introduction to Golf Club Management training course at Aldwark Manor

GCMA celebrates 25 years of training course

The Golf Club Managers’ Association is celebrating 25 years of running its Introduction to Golf Club Management training course – a period that has seen at least 1200 delegates attend the week long residential training course, which was most recently delivered at Aldwark Manor, near York

Lambourne Club

LED lights dazzle GMG golf clubs

LED lighting is ensuring a bright future for Golf Management Group Member golf clubs in the UK, a recent survey has shown the full story »

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Jack Nicklaus interviewed by Giles Morgan at the HSBC Golf Business Forum

Nicklaus Urges Golf Industry to seize Worldwide Potential and Current Opportunities

Record 18-Time Major Champion says golf needs to change with a changing world at 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum

Syngenta Golf Ambassador, Carin Koch and Syngenta Global Head of Lawn & Garden, Jeff Cox launched the new report at the HSBC Golf Business Forum

Golf’s $35 billion opportunity

Women account for just 24% of golfers worldwide, yet the number of prospective female players could add $35 billion to the global golf economy

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Manuel de Los Santos of the Dominican Republic

Largest EDGA Annual Assembly yet

Topics will include the further growth of European Disabled Golf Association and progress in linking with the Paralympic movement is sure to be a key discussion point, as EDGA members strive to have golf become a Paralympic sport

Monday, November 28th, 2016

PlayMoreGolf delivers membership growth at Dore and Totley Golf Club

PlayMoreGolf network adds six new UK golf venues in two months

Dore and Totley Golf Club adopts flexible memberships and adds 33 new members in first six months

Friday, November 25th, 2016

Delivering the Sustainability and Golf Sessions at the EGA Annual Meeting in Barcelona were (from left) Jonathan Smith GEO; Colin Wood EGA; Richard Holland WWF; and Steve Isaac The R&A

There’s A Panda In The Room

Environmental body WWF addresses representatives of over 40 golfing nations at European Golf Association AGM

CESAR Datagged Gator

John Deere expands its use of CESAR on the Gator range

With more than 500,000 Gators built, they’ve earned a reputation for durability and quality like no other. Unfortunately, their positive attributes have made them a popular target for professional and opportunistic thieves

Thursday, November 24th, 2016

CMAE logo

Warwick ‘Wonderland’

CMAE’s latest Management Development Programme Part 2 was a complete success when twenty three international delegates from the golf industry enjoyed presentations by leading educators at Warwick University

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016


UKGCOA Continues Dialogue with Treasury over VAT Distortion

The UK Golf Course Owners Association has had an ongoing, and positive, dialogue with the Treasury for some time in an attempt to agree an acceptable solution to VAT distortion in golf

In the classroom with Ken Moodie

Onwards and upwards for EVQGCD students

The EIGCA’s Vocational Qualification in Golf Course Design is the only accredited professional qualification in golf course design

Thursday, November 17th, 2016


CMAA Unveils Generational Research on Club Membership

The Club Managers Association of America has unveiled new research uncovering generational attitudes about club memberships, specifically the Millennial demographic

Friday, November 11th, 2016


SMS INC. Reveals Q3 Golfing Numbers

SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. has announced decreased figures in its UK Golf Rounds Played study for the third quarter 2016 compared with the previous year


Promote Training Launch Customer Service eLearning Course

“Customer Service in Golf” is a craft-level course designed for all employees within a golf club environment, from bar staff through to golf shop assistants