Thursday, 26th November, 2015

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

European Sports Championships 2018 Board

Gymnastics and Golf join line up at European Sports Championships

Gymnastics and Golf are to join the line-up of leading sports who will stage their European Championships together in summer 2018 for the first time in their history

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Kevin Fish

The CMAE Pathway complete

Following the successful delivery of MDP 3 Strategy and Leadership in Edinburgh, the Club Managers Association of Europe has completed their Management Development Programme education pathway

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Rob Hill, right, Director of the Global Golf Advisors Institute for Best Practice; and Dr. Aylwin Tai, President of CMAA China Chapter

Research Report Published on Best Practices of World’s Top Clubs

Global Golf Advisors, formerly known as KPMG Golf Industry Practice and a leading authority on successful management practices for golf and private clubs, has published the first findings from its Institute for Best Practice

Ian Howieson

Golf Management Group launched in Scotland

Ian Howieson an Advanced Fellow of the PGA, who launched Golf Management Group in the South of England in 2010, has this year launched GMG / Scotland

Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

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CMAE & ESP Leisure partner up

The Club Managers Association of Europe is delighted to announce a new 2 year partnership with ESP Leisure which will see them working together to better inform Club Managers on Leisure software solutions for Clubs

Friday, October 16th, 2015

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New Trustworthy ‘Golftell’ Will Be ‘A Site For Sure Eyes’

A new validated feedback site for golf is set to revolutionise the way clubs and resorts manage their client relationship and communications

Never mind the weather – wrap up warm and carry on golfing with Golf Express (image © Leaderboard Photography)

Carry on winter golfing with ‘Golf Express’

Golf Express promotes 9-hole golf – all the game in half the time – and, although the days are drawing in and temperatures dropping, golfers don’t have to hibernate

Turf Science Live Ireland

Successful Education at Turf Science Live Ireland

Over 120 groundsmen, superintendents, turf managers, agronomists and golf club managers attended the latest Turf Science Live event, which was held at Naas Golf Club, organised by Everris with Syngenta, Campey Turfcare and Lely Toro Ireland

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Get on top of winter maintenance with Toro Parts

Be A Winner This Winter – Top Maintenance Tips From Toro

You can never be over prepared for winter and the advice from Toro is to not leave it too late to address winter servicing and maintenance

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Dr Thom Nikolai talking about generating customer satisfaction through smooth and true greens.

Learning and Sharing provides a Leading Edge

A unique educational, networking and social event for club and course managers has taken place at Castle Stuart Golf Links

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

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Symbio Soil Biology and Greenkeeping Seminars

The seminars are designed for club owners and managers and head greenkeepers that would like to increase the finer perennial grasses in their greens and manage the course on a lower consumables budget, without hollow coring, while reducing fertiliser and fungicide input

Monday, October 12th, 2015

IAGTO teamed up with The Golf Environment Organization (GEO) to create specific Sustainability Awards; Jonathan Smith (left) and Peter Walton

IAGTO Sustainability Awards

Helping golf courses and resorts emerge as leaders in sustainable sport and business

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Data from European Tour Golf Actives Study

European Tour Survey: UK Golf Activity Flourishing 

The European Tour has announced that golf participation in the UK is far from being in decline and is actually flourishing, especially amongst a younger demographic. The European Tour confirm they already have plans in place to commission similar studies in key Continental European markets in the near future

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Continue to Learn at BTME 2016 Launches

An integral part of BTME, Continue to Learn 2016 will deliver the largest ever programme offering visitors the widest choice of educational events

Indonesian Turf Management Seminar

Record Turnout at Indonesian Turf Management Seminar

It was the third time the event had been staged in collaboration with the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) but the first since 2011

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

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Teeing up the gender-free way

Golf is going gender-free as a growing number of clubs abandon ladies’ and men’s tees. They’re replacing them with tees which any member can play off to suit their ability and inclination – the perfect way to encourage improving golfers, to retain ageing players and to promote social golf

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Irish Golf Industry Survey Launched

All Golf Club managers and Officers in Ireland are encouraged to ensure their Club participates in the survey. A prize draw will be held for those participants who complete the survey on line

Aberdeen Asset Management global golf ambassadors Paul Lawrie (centre), Marc Warren, Pamela Pretswell and Carly Booth are joined by leading Scottish golf amateurs Ewen Ferguson and Gabrielle Macdonald, Aberdeen Asset Management Chief Executive, Martin Gilbert, and new Scottish Golf, Chair, Eleanor Cannon, as well as local youngsters from the ClubGolf programme to launch Scottish Golf on the West Sands, St Andrews

Scottish Golf Tees Off in Style with New Aberdeen Asset Management Partnership

Scottish Golf, the new unified governing body for the sport in Scotland, has secured a major sponsorship deal with Aberdeen Asset Management as the organisation unveiled its new look


Crossover Technologies Becomes PGA Official Supplier

Crossover Technologies have taken their mission to tackle the over-stocking of golf shops to the next level by signing up to The PGA’s official supplier programme

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Scottish Golf New Staffing structure

Increased Club Support Backed by Scottish Government

Scotland’s golf clubs are to receive increased support to help grow membership and encourage more people to play golf, exactly a year on from Scotland’s staging of The Ryder Cup

EIGCA, ASGCA, SAGCA members outside Leeds Castle

Golf Course Architects go “To Heath & Links” for 2015 Study Tour

Organised by the European Institute of Golf Course Architects, golf course architects from Europe, North America and Australia came together last week to study and play some of southeast England’s finest golf courses

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Gordon McKillop, Chief Executive, STRI, addresses delegates

Insight into innovation at STRI Research 2015

STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute) opened up its research facilities to over 250 sports and amenity turfcare professionals last week at their Head Office in Bingley, West Yorkshire

Friday, September 25th, 2015

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OnGolf Reduces Golf Course Operating Costs

U.S. Golf Course Budgets are being more efficiently managed using the industry’s first cloud based decision platform to manage all golf course operations in one place

Helen Hammond delivers the FSPA’s social media seminar

Beyond the Basics: Using Social Media for Business Impact and Results

On 23rd September the Federation of Sport and Play Association (FSPA) held a free full day social media seminar for its members in Kenilworth

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Christine Pooler

CMAE Seminar Open Invitation

Christine Pooler, CEO Merion Golf Club, is the guest speaker at a Club Managers Association of Europe meeting at The Belfry on 12th October