Tuesday, 21st October, 2014

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Simon Wordsworth, chief executive at 59Club(left) and the general manager of LGCE, Claus Feldt

59Club and The Leading Golf Courses Europe Support Quality-Driven Golf Clubs

The Leading Golf Courses of Europe (LGCE), a corporation representing some of the continent’s most distinctive clubs, has joined forces with Europe’s leading golf-specific mystery shopper service, 59Club, to offer additional benefits to members and clients

Monday, September 8th, 2014

Jaey Goodchild with rough alongside fairway #2

Autumn Rescue for overgrown rough

Early autumn conditions are currently ideal to tackle overgrown rough that has become a serious burden and frustration for golf clubs and players over the long summer growing conditions

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Pitchcare Conservation event

‘Pitchcare’ and RSPB hold Golf Conservation Event

Pitchcare, in conjunction with the RSPB have organised a conservation event at Enville Golf Club on 18th September 2014

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Material Matters training day sml

Material Matters – Training the Team that Matters

After six months of research, surveys and feedback gathering, Material Matters will unveil their new Training Matters programme at a taster day on 14th October, which Ransomes Jacobsen is proud to sponsor

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

From left: Alice Ho, Andy Stangenberg (president Q-Principle Inc), Mike Sebastian (president CMAA-Asia), Murali Nair (executive director SDH), Angela Raymond (executive director CMAA-Asia), Chia Tuck Keong (managing director SDH) and Lawrence Young (education director, CMAA-Asia)

CMAA Asia Pacific Partners With SDH

This paves the way for the club industry in the Southeast Asia region to have access to quality training and education in the hospitality field .....read the full story »

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

The STRI event in 2013

STRI Research Event Gears Up To Welcome Sportsturf Industry

STRI Research 2014 takes place at STRI’s head office and research facility in Bingley, West Yorkshire and offers unique insight into the world of sportsturf management

Monday, September 1st, 2014

Pictured at the opening ceremony for the Mission Hills – St Andrews: Home to Home Scholarship Fundraising Championship are (from left): Zhang Lianwei; Mr. Tenniel Chu, Vice Chairman of Mission Hills Group; Dr. Lindsay Porter from the University of St Andrews; and Mr Steve Notman of Historic Scottish Golf (photograph by Miao Hua/Mission Hills)

Mission Hills Takes On Scottish Flavour

The sights and sounds of Scotland came to Mission Hills in China as the resort hosted its second annual Mission Hills – St Andrews: Home to Home Scholarship Fundraising Championship .....read the full story »

Friday, August 29th, 2014

GMG Golf Club Expo Invite

GMG Golf Club Expo 2014 – Mere Resort & Spa 30th October

Golf Management Group invites members and non-members to see and hear for themselves how Golf Management Group is working alongside golf clubs up and down the country

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Club V1 versatility

500 Up For Cloud-Based ClubV1 Admin System

In a little more than 10 months since its launch, Club Systems International’s ClubV1 administration system has topped 500 clients

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

STRI's Bob Taylor (right) with a group of greenkeepers and club managers

STRI and Kanda Golf Announce Joint Workshops For Golf Clubs

These educational workshops combine practical solutions to the issues of managing the finest playing surfaces for the game of golf with business solutions to enable a golf club to grow revenues and reduce costs

Monday, August 25th, 2014

GCMA Conference logomod

GCMA is moving

From 2nd September the Golf Club Managers’ Association will be based at Bristol & Clifton Golf Club

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

APGS logo

‘Serious Golf Market Research’ comes to Southeast Asia

A series of market research studies is being carried out by Jeff Blunden of Melbourne-based Golf Business Advisory Services supported by the Asia Pacific Golf Group

GTC logo

Government approval for new Golf Greenkeeper Standard

The Greenkeepers Training Committee, having gained Government accreditation as an Apprenticeship Trailblazer organisation, announces that a new GOLF GREENKEEPER STANDARD has been approved

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

ASGCA flyer

ASGCA Members Lead the Way on Turfgrass Reduction

93% of American Society of Golf Course Architects members are helping clients reduce maintained turfgrass acreage; “Golf Course Turfgrass Reduction” flyer a good first step in addressing concerns

GAA screengrab

Golf Academy of America Accepting Applications for 2014 Fall Semester

Golf Academy of America, which offers a comprehensive, 16-month program that prepares graduates for a rewarding career in the golf industry, is accepting applications for the 2014 fall semester

Friday, August 15th, 2014

England Golf CMAE GCMA

New partnership promotes education for English club managers

England Golf is partnering the Golf Club Managers’ Association and the Club Managers Association of Europe to promote education and training opportunities throughout England

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Crossovertec snag logo

Golf retailers benefit from Crossover Technologies education

Crossover Technologies, a leading supplier of retail management solutions for the industry, helped PGA Professionals to enhance their businesses through a number of educational webinars

Monday, August 11th, 2014

Michael Barrett congratulates Tony Jacklin

Jacklin to Lead Campaign For Real Golf

Tony Jacklin CBE, one of the finest British golfers of his generation and past Captain of Europe’s Ryder Cup team) has become President of the Campaign for Real Golf, which aims to restore the game of golf to its roots, Recreational, Enjoyable, Affordable and Less time-consuming

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Winners, finalists & sponsors at Wentworth in May 2014

Last Call for STRI’S 2015 Golf Environment Awards

The awards recognise the individual golf courses and course professionals who are making real improvements to their local environment and the quality of life for the future throughout the UK. Entries should be submitted by Monday 18 August

Ted Bishop, president of the PGA of America

PGA President Bishop Has Roots In Golf Course Maintenance

Ted Bishop believes that water usage is an important issue but playability is also important. Courses should be set up so players can get around, have success and fun and so they want to come back

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

Temple Golf Club first tee

Radical Departure for a Traditional Golf Club

Seeing the systemic shift facing golf and golf clubs everywhere, Temple Golf Club has embraced change and launched new schemes to attract and retain all ages and abilities

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Tim Trinka,  AGIF

Education at Core of AGIF / GCSAA Alliance

The Asian Golf Industry Federation and the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America have agreed to a partnership that shares educational resources designed to raise the profile and standard of turfgrass maintenance in the Asian region

The 2013 WINSTONuniversity graduates celebrate on the Swilcan Bridge in St Andrews

WINSTONuniversity now accepting applications for new Semester

Walter Woods Scholarship available to support potential students

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Rod Burke of Syngenta

Use August growth to build winter reserves

Advice to help greenkeepers and grounds managers nurture turf to recover from the effects of heat and drought stress

Robert Yeo

Energizing Human Capital … Golf’s Greatest Resource!

How a golf club performs and how a superb club experience is delivered is all contingent on human capital. It’s not about how human capital is trained. It is all about creating a desire for human capital to want to learn and grow .....read the full story »