Sunday, 2nd August, 2015

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category


Thursday, June 4th, 2015

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Back to the future: Reigate Heath GC proves popularity of 9 holes

Reigate Heath GC is amongst the first to get its nine hole format of challenging heathland golf approved for handicap purposes and for qualifying competitions under the new CONGU guidelines


Monday, June 1st, 2015

Roll up for Uttoxeter chairman Chris Trumper (left) and Maurice Brown, founder member and competitions secretary

Golf gets an Express Delivery!

Golf Express, the campaign to encourage busy people to play all the game in half the time, is underway .....read the full story »

Toro logo for Commercial and Irrigation

The Ideal Time To Check And Replace Worn Bedknives, says Lely

With the new season’s early cut out of the way, and late spring/summer’s flush of grass growth still to tame, now is the ideal time to check for worn bedknives, says turfcare specialist and Toro distributor Lely UK


Friday, May 29th, 2015

SMS Golf Rounds played in UK

SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. Reveals Positive Q1 Golfing Numbers

SMS INC. has confirmed that the new year has started positively for the sport, building on the conclusions of 2014 when golf participation finally stabilised


Thursday, May 28th, 2015

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Ryder Cup Sets New Standards for Sustainable Sporting Events

The 2014 Ryder Cup yet again stepped forward as one of the world’s leading sustainable events, generating significant benefits to the community and environment, a new report released this week has concluded .....read the full story »

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GCSAA Publishes 2015 Salaries Survey

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America survey shows salaries for superintendents continue steady increase in 2015


Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Lynx Central Control Software

Innovative Technologies Help Golf Courses Save Water

Amid Record California Drought Toro Irrigation helps California golf courses meet Governor Brown’s water reduction mandate


Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

BMW PGA Championship Village

Green To The Fore At BMW PGA Championship

Arena Group re-use initiative making key contribution to European Tour Green Drive


Thursday, May 21st, 2015

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Scottish Golf Governing Body Seeks Board Directors

The new unified governing body for golf in Scotland has begun the process of appointing its first Chairperson and Non-Executive Board who will be tasked with leading the organisation into a new era


Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

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KPMG releases report – Golf Participation in Europe 2015

KPMG Golf Advisory Practice has studied 33 European golf markets, offering an outlook on golf in the region with insights and analysis of demand and supply trends over the past two years

Dr Natalie Jinks inspects assistant course manager Frank Allsop's mole watched by Julie Wymark (head of housekeeping) & Francesca Litting (human resources manager)

Branston Club Raises Staff Awareness of Sun Safety & Skin Cancer Risks

Branston Club has organised a Sun Safety & Skin Cancer prevention briefing for its many staff working outside, including golf course green-keepers, housekeeping staff, crèche supervisors and gym instructors .....read the full story »


Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Skin Cancer Awareness

Stay Sports Sunsafe

Summer is fast approaching and the British Skin Foundation is urging those who enjoy outdoor sports to stay safe in the sun


Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

AGIF Vietnam Ed Seminar Golf Sponsors

All Systems Go For Hanoi Turfgrass Management Education Seminar

Van Tri Golf Club will play host to this month’s Asian Golf Industry Federation Turfgrass Management Education Seminar


Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

Hazel Grove's Eagle App

Eagle members’ app perfect fit for progressive Hazel Grove GC

Although it is more than 100 years old, the Club has a reputation for being progressive, writes Charles de Haan


Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Officials from Howley Hall receive the GolfMark and Sport England awards from Yorkshire County Development Officer Tom Freeland. (from left) Colin Roberts (immediate past Captain); David Jones (Secretary/Manager); Stephen Bestwick (President); Tom Freeland; Alison Mowat (Lady Captain) and Stuart Johnson (Captain)

Howley Hall First In Yorkshire To Achieve New Golfmark Status

Howley Hall Golf Club is the first golf club in Yorkshire to be awarded the latest GolfMark accreditation from England Golf and Sport England’s ClubMark award


Thursday, April 30th, 2015

CMAA e university website

‘Education for All’ in golf club industry in Asia

The launch of CMAA e-University, an on-line education portal, brings universal access to education to all those employed in the golf club industry in Asia


Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

KPMG Caribbean Golf Overview

Signs of recovery in Caribbean golf market – new KPMG study

The report which provides invaluable figures for key stakeholders in the golf industry, is KPMG’s latest publication about Caribbean golf since 2009


Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

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R&A Announces Results of Pace of Play Survey and Plans for Industry Forum

The R&A has announced the results of a pace of play survey, with an industry forum to discuss the findings planned for later in the year

CMAE Scottish region Club Manager diploma recipients 2014 with Kevin Fish (far left), Tony Stranger (centre and guest speaker at the awards ceremony) and Michael Braidwood (CMAE’s Director of Education)

Leading Recruiters taking note of CMAE’s qualifications

The Club Managers Association of Europe has been delighted by the recent recognition given to their qualifications by leading UK based recruitment firms, Colt MacKenzie McNair and Timberlake Golf


Monday, April 27th, 2015

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New Handicap Week Launched to Help Educate Golfers

Scottish Golf’s inaugural Handicap Week is launched to help educate new and established golfers on how to better understand the intricacies of handicapping


Friday, April 24th, 2015

Susie Lee drives in

Female Club Captain Drives In at The Wisley

The Wisley has been highly successful and leading the way on equality in golf for 25 years now, writes Dove Jones


Monday, April 20th, 2015

Attracting golfers

Top Tips for greenkeepers preparing for National Golf Month

There is huge industry investment in positive publicity and exciting initiatives to get more people onto the golf course, but it will depend on a great looking course and an attractive environment to keep them coming back


Friday, April 17th, 2015

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We Are Golf Hosts Eighth Annual National Golf Day on Capitol Hill

Two million jobs, nearly $70 billion economic impact highlight key messages reverberated through D.C .....read the full story »

Last year’s winners during their recent visit to Portugal (from left) Rhys Butler, Royal St David’s Golf Club, Glenn Kirby, Hockley Golf Club, Joel Nunes, Palmares Golf Club, Bob Taylor, Senior Consultant, STRI and John Kelly, Royal Birkdale Golf Club

Calling All UK Golf Clubs for The 2016 Golf Environment Awards

STRI has announced that the 2016 STRI Golf Environment Awards are now open for entry

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BIGGA’s Member’s Choice Goes Live

BIGGA are offering their members the opportunity to help shape the education that’s delivered at Continue to Learn at BTME 2016