Sunday, 1st May, 2016

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category


Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

PlayMoreGolf has partnered with De Vere Venues, which includes Wychwood Park, Cheshire, to offer golfers a new, affordable and flexible approach to club membership

PlayMoreGolf introduces online flexible points-based membership

The UK’s first online points-based flexible membership programme, has partnered with De Vere Venues, one of the country’s leading proprietary golf venue operators

(from left) Micah Woods, Dominic Wall, Steve Isaac, Sam Thomas, Pirapon Namatra, Paul Jansen

R&A steps forward to promote golf sustainability in Asia

Geared to promoting sustainable golf course design, development and management in the region the R&A is staging a series of six seminars to be held across Asia through to 2018


Monday, March 14th, 2016

irst year students at the new John Deere Apprentice Training Centre, with John Deere Limited training centre manager Richard Halsall and ProVQ programme manager Ian Crowder (centre left and right), and group trainers Sebastian Gillbard (left) and Benjamin Hobster (right).

John Deere opens new Apprentice Training Centre

A timely announcement for National Apprenticeship Week in the UK, which runs from March 14th-18th


Friday, March 11th, 2016

Bayer Turf Manual

New turf manual from Bayer

Bayer’s new turf manual is now available as either a hard copy version, or as a downloadable file from the company website


Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

Richmond Golf Club – Living Wall, winner of Outstanding Environmental Project of the Year

STRI Honours Golf Environment Award Winners

Following a rigorous inspection of 27 golf clubs across the UK by STRI’s team of experts, the winners of the 2016 Awards have been announced


Friday, March 4th, 2016

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Bespoke eLearning Induction Courses by Promote Training

Promote Training, the first dedicated eLearning provider to the UK golf industry, have launched their bespoke elearning induction course service


Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

CDM Regs

Golf Course Architects study the revised CDM Regulations

The European Institute of Golf Course Architects has held a one day seminar on the revisions to the Construction Design and Management Regulations which came into effect last year,


Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

An England Golf referee advises on the rules (© Leaderboard Photography)

England Golf to introduce R&A Rules Schools in 2016

England Golf will offer members and officials from golf clubs and counties the potential to graduate through three tiers of Rules tutoring and learning

EIFG website

GCSAA selects seven new research projects to fund in 2016

Environmental Institute for Golf block grant provides $110,000 in research funding to Golf Course Superintendents Association of America


Friday, February 26th, 2016

Syngenta Turf Technical Manager, Marcela Munoz

Advice for Spring Wetting Agent Programmes

Using new Qualibra technology combines the chance to create firmer, faster playing surfaces, along with improved growing conditions for turf, says Syngenta Turf Technical Manager, Marcela Munoz


Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

R&A Clubhouse, St Andrews

Ladies’ Golf Union and R&A to Merge

The business operations of the LGU will be brought into The R&A group of companies with effect from 1 January 2017

ASGCA Free Publications

ASGCA members display depth of skills at Golf Industry Show

American Society of Golf Course Architects Forum attendees hear examples of member projects focused on green function, course setup and water use


Friday, February 19th, 2016

Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club

New Executive Club Management Course added in Dubai

CMAE and Dubai Golf, who have joined forces to host a Management Development Programme (MDP) for club industry professionals in the Middle East, have added a new education session to the programme

Simon Joyce, Lichfield’s Director of Golf

On your marks! Get ready for golf

A Staffordshire club is tackling one of the biggest issues facing golf – by advising its players on a new scheme to help them get a move on


Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

Jamie Blake

Growth Degree Days help Broadway GC reduce chemicals and improve course condition

Head Greenkeeper Jamie Blake is on a two-pronged mission to switch Broadway Golf Club to a preventative maintenance regime


Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Golf & Water.book cover

ASGCA Foundation debuts ‘Golf & Water: Case Studies in Water Stewardship’

New book details numerous examples of architects protecting world’s most vital resource. Copies are available for free download (see full article)


Friday, February 12th, 2016

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Prominent Presenters for BMI Course in Singapore

Club Managers Association of America members Jeffrey Kreafle and Larry Ross will present the programme at the Business Management Institute course from April 5-9 at Orchid Country Club


Thursday, February 11th, 2016

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European Tour’s New Pace of Play Policy off to a Positive Start

New Pace of Play policy helping to reduce round times; with 95 groups monitored during the Tour’s annual ‘Desert Swing’ and five players given ‘monitoring penalties’


Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

SMS INC 2015 Q4 Graph

SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. Reveal UK’s Q4 Golfing Numbers

Leading sports research company SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. has announced a year on year decrease in the number of rounds played during the final quarter of 2015


Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

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Turfgrass Growers to get insights into social media for business

Next month TGA members will get a unique insight into this world when Alex Wright of Knapton Wight gives a presentation to their spring conference


Monday, February 8th, 2016

Callaway Golf Chief Club Designer Roger Cleveland discussed ‘Wedgeducation’ at the TGI Golf Business Conference.

Roger Cleveland Steals The Show At TGI Golf Business Conference

Callaway Golf Chief Club Designer Roger Cleveland flew in from California to stage a short game seminar to remember for TGI Golf Partners at the group’s annual Business Conference


Friday, February 5th, 2016

Dan Walker hosting the 2015 event

Top BBC Star Returns To Host Golf Service Industry ‘Oscars’

The awards will recognise excellence within the golf industry throughout 2015 and the evening will also see the presentation of 59club’s coveted gold and silver flag designations


Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Irie Fields Pineapples

Irie Fields Achieves New First for Golf Course Developments

Irie Fields in St Kitts is hailed as the only fully organically maintained, edible golf course in the world

Gregg Patterson in action

Award-Winning Presenter’s Membership Seminar Proving a Big Draw

Places at Gregg Patterson’s seminar on 29th February at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club, ahead of 59club’s annual awards, are being booked up very quickly


Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Dr Steve Otto of the R&A shows a graph that suggests that the pros, since around 2003, have not been hitting the ball any further, whereas throughout the 1990s length increased dramatically

The Golf Ball ‘Myth’

Dr Steve Otto of the R&A shows a graph that suggests that the pros, since around 2003, have not been hitting the ball any further, whereas throughout the 1990s length increased dramatically