Saturday, 22nd October, 2016

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category

Friday, September 9th, 2016


Golf Course Superintendents Association of America Celebrates 90th Anniversary

Founded Sept. 13, 1926, at Sylvania Country Club in Toledo, Ohio, the organization was first called the National Association of Greenkeepers of America the full story »

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

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Golf Datatech, LLC Completes The Brand Identity in Golf Study

BIIG is golf’s first comprehensive report on the top brands in today’s marketplace. The Study covers 19 Major Brands in Golf, across all equipment and apparel product categories, capturing 2,100 serious golfers in the US and their brand perceptions and attitudes

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

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Hunter Ranch Golf Course Introduces a New Way to Play

Time-constrained golfers in Paso Dobles, California, can now play and pay by the hole

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

FSU Dedman School of Hospitality web page

Troon and Florida State University Announce Unique Partnership

Troon and Florida State University’s Dedman School of Hospitality announce a unique partnership aimed at growing and developing future leaders in the global club management and hospitality industries

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

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Milestone in Sustainable Golf Development

Golf shows proactive leadership and collaboration as it comes together on a voluntary sustainability standard for golf developments

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Club Managers Association of Europe and Golf Genius join forces

The CMAE announce a 2 year partnership with Golf Genius which will see them working together to better inform Club Managers on their Event management software

Friday, August 19th, 2016

Albatross DG and Bletchingley logo combined

Social Media and Digital Marketing – A Personal Endorsement

‘I’ll be moving all my marketing budget into social media and digital marketing,’ says Steve Cookson – General Manager, Bletchingley Golf Club

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Sergio de Cespedes en Río Real Golf Hotel Marbella

Costa del Sol, European leader in golf course irrigation with recycled water

The regulations in Spain state that new golf courses must be irrigated with recycled water and existing courses must do so as far as possible

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Gary Skews, Gauntlet Health and Safety

Golf Health & Safety Expert Warns of Additional ‘Rookies’ Risk

A health and safety and insurance expert, with over two decades of experience in health and safety consultancy, is warning golf clubs to beware of a 2016 ‘rookie boom’ that could put their club’s health and safety practices and procedures to the test

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Home of Golf to Host MDP Golf Management

CMAE, in partnership with TORO, has announced that its Management Development Programme on Golf Management will be held for a 3rd year running, at St Andrews, on 28th November – 2nd December this year

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Harborne Golf Club

GCMA, PGA & BIGGA launch flexible Golf Club Management qualification

Representing a fundamental shift to the approach to professional education in golf club management, the Golf Club Management Partnership announces the launch of a new ASQ Level 5 Diploma in Golf Club Management

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Presenters at the 2016 A.S.K. Workshops Event in Hungary

PGAs of Europe inaugural A.S.K. Workshops Raises Bar for CPD Events

The PGAs of Europe’s A.S.K. Workshops event has raised the bar for modern-day CPD sessions and received tremendous praise from both speakers and attending PGA Professional delegates, after the inaugural event took place in Hungary last week

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The new UK Exporter Directory – entries invited now

The Department for International Trade is launching a new export directory that aims to promote British goods on an unprecedented scale

Monday, August 1st, 2016

ICL at BTME 2016

ICL offers scholarship opportunity for BIGGA members

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association has announced the launch of a new scholarship in conjunction with BIGGA Partner, ICL

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Xact Group golf training web page

New partnership extends Xact service to golf clubs

The golf unions of England, Wales and Scotland have been partnered by the greenkeepers’ association BIGGA to extend the support offered to golf clubs on health and safety and employment law

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

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Brexit Impact upon Weed, Pest and Disease Control

‘During Brexit we need to demonstrate the importance of weed, pest and disease control,’ says Professor John Moverley, Chairman of the Amenity Forum

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Beckenham Place Park protest

UK Parliamentary Golf Group visits Beckenham Place Park

The course, which was England’s first and is now inner London’s last remaining public course, has been threatened with closure by Lewisham Council, following a controversial consultation

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

The Diploma recipients with CMAE’s Director of Education Michael Braidwood left and Dubai Golf’s CEO Chris May. From left to right Michael, Tim Neil, Andrea Faldella, Mohammed Attallah, Chris

Middle East Diploma Successes come in 3’s

The Diploma is awarded across Europe and the Middle East by the Club Managers Association of Europe as a key qualification in its Management Development Programme’s (MDP) education pathway

Friday, July 15th, 2016

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Nine is fine for golf

Golf bodies in Great Britain and Ireland are getting together to promote nine hole golf as a quick and enjoyable way to play golf either socially or competitively in a new digital campaign

Top row: L- Kevin Fish, Scottish Golf. R- John Bull, Tall Tree Bottom row: L- Rob Hill, Global Golf Advisors. R- Gregg Patterson, Tribal Magic

MDP Strategy and Leadership set for Edinburgh return

CMAE is delighted to announce that its 5th Management Development Programme (MDP 3, Strategy and Leadership) on the MDP pathway will take place again in Edinburgh from the 23rd to 27th January 2017 the full story »

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016


Statement by UK Golf Course Owners Association

Summary of Treasury meeting on 7th July

Friday, July 8th, 2016

(l-r) David Bancroft Turner, Brock Agnew, Tom Hogan, Nathan Arnett, Brett Balloch (black jacket), Steve Hewitt (back), Rowan Daymond (front), David Hurst, Justin Crowe, Kirsty Herring, Liam Ash, Nick Marino, Jarrod Arps, Stuart Campbell, Ben Tilley, Justin Bradbury, Mark Harkness and Stewart MacFarlane

Inaugural Australian Future Turf Managers’ Initiative takes place in Melbourne

Jacobsen Supports AGCSA’s Inaugural Future Turf Managers’ Initiative

BMI Asia Pacific

BMI Golf Management Course Bound for Bangkok

To be staged from September 6-10, the BMI Golf Management Course is presented by the Asian Golf Industry Federation and the Club Managers Association of America

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

Golf Express website

Durham clubs are quick off the mark

Following a successful eight-month trial, Golf Express – which promotes 9-hole golf to inspire busy people to play more often – has been rolled out by England Golf

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

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England Golf discuss strategy in Parliament

England Golf Chief Executive, Nick Pink, and Director of Strategy and Governance, Rod Findlay, made a presentation to Peers, MPs and Associate Members yesterday evening