Friday, 6th March, 2015

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category


Monday, January 12th, 2015

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Exam success over 4 countries and 2 continents for Club Management Professionals

Four Club Industry professionals have recently achieved the globally recognized benchmark of excellence in Club Management


Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Picture of Temple Golf Club manager Matthew Wellings with the defibrillator which saved his life

Golf Club Manager Backs Charity’s Campaign after Defibrillator Saves His Life

Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) calls for clubs to fit ‘defibs’ and train staff

Dan Walker (left) presenting a 59Club gold flag award to last year's Ultimate Members' Club, Wentworth

Walker to Compère Golf Service Industry ‘Oscars’

The fifth annual 59Club service excellence awards take place next month at Marriott Forest of Arden, Warwickshire


Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

USRGA website

U.S. Recreational Golf Association Aims to Make Golf ‘More Fun’

The U.S. Recreational Golf Association, founded in May 2014, announce the launch of a new version of its website http://www.usrga.org


Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Delegates at The Rusacks Hotel, St Andrews the venue for MDP Golf

The 2nd MDP Golf teed off to perfection 

Eighteen Golf Managers from Scotland, Norway, Spain, Holland, France and the USA recently attended a residential training programme hosted by the Scottish Golf Union and Scottish Ladies Golfing Association at St Andrews


Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Cleobury Mortimer’s thriving junior section led by head PGA Professional Robert Watkins and junior organiser Richard Chandler has been instrumental in its success

Survey offers pointers for PGA pros

An England Golf survey offers some useful pointers for PGA Professionals aiming to make an impact at their clubs


Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Scottsh Golf Amalgamation

Proposal to Amalgamate SGU & SLGA Published

Outlining their clear vision for the game in the Proposal, the Chairs of the SGU and SLGA, Tom Craig and Beth Paterson, stress that amalgamation is fundamentally important for the future of golf in Scotland

The Manor House 8th hole

Exclusive Golf: Three Month’s Free Membership Offer this Winter

The offer is available at Exclusive Golf’s two award-winning clubs: Mannings Heath in Sussex and The Manor House in Wiltshire


Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Royal Dornoch Golf Club aerial

Golf Club in new drive to help Young People Find Careers

The Royal Dornoch Golf Club is seeking to achieve Investors in Young People (IIYP) accreditation as a way of developing young members of staff


Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Rules official

England Golf plans new County Rules Schools

England Golf will run two County Rules Schools in early 2015, in Cumbria and on the Channel Island of Guernsey


Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

John Jermine

PGA Pros “Vital To Clubs” Says Welsh Chief

A leading figure in Welsh golf believes PGA Professionals hold the key to the long term success of golf clubs in Wales .....read the full story »

Sustainability link web page

Sustainability Drive web page gives instant links to successful case studies

EGCOA, CMAE, FEGGA, GEO and Syngenta are partners in the Sustainability Drive – Unlocking Golf’s True Potential

CMAE in Spain

CMAE Goes Spanish

The Club Managers Association of Europe recently staged a Management Development programme Part 1 for a group of Spanish club industry professionals .....read the full story »

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Guildford College – Merrist Wood Becomes GTC Quality Assured Centre

The Greenkeepers Training Committee is pleased to welcome Guildford – Merrist Wood College, Surrey on to its Quality Assured Scheme .....read the full story »

Guy Smith

Turf Growers “An Integral Part Of The British Farming Industry”

Guy Smith, NFU Vice President, spoke at the recent TGA conference about the importance of British growers working together to influence Government and EU policy


Friday, December 5th, 2014

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SkyCaddie Responds to NGF Survey on DMDs

“The National Golf Foundation survey is confirmation that DMDs boost golf’s enjoyment factor, which is good news for the sport,” says SkyCaddie .....read the full story »

SGD BTME Programme

SGD Share Experience and Expertise at BTME

Swan Golf Designs is teaming up with the Greenkeepers Training Committee once again to present two workshops during BTME in January


Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Nairn Dunbar GC website

“Society Saturdays” at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club to encourage Golf Tourism

For 2015 Nairn Dunbar has launched its “Society Saturdays”, where golf societies of any size are able to book and reserve times in advance of throughout the year


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

England Golf Results Book

Golf clubs offered advice to survive and thrive

England Golf is offering a series of recommendations to help golf clubs increase their membership and survive and thrive in a challenging climate


Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Last year's FTMI delegates

Applications Open for FTMI 2015

Launched in 2013, by Jacobsen and BIGGA, the Future Turf Managers Initiative provides opportunities for deputy and assistant greenkeepers to develop their skills


Monday, December 1st, 2014

Aylesbury Park Golf Club & Clandon Golf course manager Dale Hand, on the John Deere 7400 TerrainCut rotary mower

John Deere Golf Mowers Shape Up

Although fifty miles apart, two co-owned 18-hole courses have streamlined their operations in a novel and effective way to capitalise on the equipment


Friday, November 28th, 2014

Hillier Hopkins 2012 report cover

Annual UK Golf Clubs Survey Closing Soon

There is still time to take part in the Hillier Hopkins annual UK Golf Club Survey. The deadline is Friday 5th December


Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

Shooting Star Chase’s Mike Hey (left) receives the cheque from Pyrford Golf Club Captains Tuula Kaminarides and John Gilkes

Pyrford’s Record-Breaking Year Raises £13k For Local Charity

Generous golfers at Pyrford Golf Club, near Woking, have raised a record-breaking amount, in the club’s most successful charity fundraising year in memory .....read the full story »


Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

Ian Randell holds the award that has just been presented by Alexander Baron von Spoercken

PGAs of Europe Receive EGCOA Award

The European Golf Course Owners Association has awarded the PGAs of Europe the 2014 EGCOA Award in recognition of its outstanding contribution to the golf business and the development of golf across the continent


Monday, November 24th, 2014

The Diploma recipients with Kevin Fish (far left), Tony Stranger (Centre and guest speaker at the event) and Michael Braidwood (CMAE’s Director of Education)

Club Industry Professionals receive European Management Diploma

The Diploma is awarded across Europe by the Club Managers Association of Europe as a key qualification in their Management Development Programme