Thursday, 3rd September, 2015

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category


Friday, July 10th, 2015

Golf Datatech tn

Golf Datatech Launches ‘SMART’ Reports

The new ‘Summary Market Trend’ Reports are created to assist sales and marketing efforts of small to medium sized companies by providing expert insight, data and trend information on seven core golf product categories


Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Phil Mickelson at Castle Stuart in 2013

Castle Stuart to be focus of Scottish Open Economic Study

As some of the world’s best golfers pitch up this week for the Scottish Open, a new study is being planned to calculate the economic value of the tournament


Monday, July 6th, 2015

Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI) website

CGI and IGCMA team up to host Irish Golf Club Management Development Programme

Confederation of Golf in Ireland and Irish Golf & Club Managers Association team up to host Irish Golf Club Management Development Programme Part One in November 2015 for second time resounding success of inaugural programme earlier this year


Friday, July 3rd, 2015

High Five Training in action

Specialist Groundscare Training Business Launched

Ian Mitchell, the former Operator Training Specialist with Ransomes Jacobsen, has formed High Five Training, a new training business providing support for the groundscare industry


Monday, June 29th, 2015

Chambers Bay Golf Course (rtj website)

RTJ II proves ‘Brown Is Beautiful’ and sets tone for future of Golf Development

Principals of Robert Trent Jones II to deliver presentation about flexibility and sustainability to golf course owners meeting at Poppy Hills


Friday, June 26th, 2015

Clearly this is a well-run golf club (evidence of a strong GM in place!)

CMM Calls For ‘More Specialist Golf GMs’

The specialist executive search firm operating across the golf markets of Europe, Middle East and Asia, has called for General Managers at Golf Clubs to develop more specialist skills

Promote Training

PGA Recognition for Promote Training’s First E-Learning Course

The Professional Golfers’ Association has recognized Promote Training’s “Driving Green Fee Revenues” eLearning course as qualifying for ‘CPD’ points


Friday, June 19th, 2015

Summer turf management

Get more from Summer Disease Control

Summer outbreaks of Fusarium may not cause the large-scale damage seen in winter, but, at a time when all players expect the very best possible greens quality, any complaints can be especially vociferous


Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

Myagi Home Page

Myagi launches revolutionary training platform with Direct Golf 

Myagi, the leading online retail sales training platform, has launched its service in the UK with the award-winning, multi-channel specialist retailer, Direct Golf


Friday, June 12th, 2015

(© Leaderboard Photography)

New figures indicate golf participation in England is stabilising

New figures from Sport England offer cautious optimism for golf, with indications that the decline in participation is stabilising


Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

The students in a surveying exercise at Woking Golf Club with EIGCA Senior Member Tim Lobb

Wanted: Students of Golf Course Architecture!

The European Institute of Golf Course Architects is inviting applicants for its next intake on their Vocational Qualification in Golf Course Design

Toro’s Andrew Price and Rain Bird’s Chris Gray making a joint presentation at the Hanoi event

AGIF Educational Seminars Prove a Big Hit

The Asian Golf Industry Federation has pledged to ramp up its backing for the region’s growing band of course superintendents


Friday, June 5th, 2015

Jon Schauder, Area Director - Europe, Troon

Troon a Leading Voice at Global Real Estate Institute Forum

Jon Schauder, Troon Golf’s newly appointed Area Director – Europe, co-chaired a session on resort and residential markets at the Global Real Estate Institute’s Spain forum in Madrid

Promote Training

Promote Training Launch as First Dedicated eLearning Provider to UK Golf Industry

The new company is offering Golf Business News readers a special rate on enrolment to their first course


Thursday, June 4th, 2015

#9 Reigate Heath GC

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

Ryder Cup logo - 2

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 »

GCSAA screengrab

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

Mixed Golf 6

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

KPMG Report cover

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 »