Tuesday, 16th September, 2014

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category


Monday, July 28th, 2014

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 »


Friday, July 25th, 2014

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Postal Ballot on motion to admit women as members of R&A

A postal ballot among members of the Club on a motion to admit women as members will be conducted prior to the announcement of the result on 18 September 2014 .....read the full story »

Nigel Freemantle (left), Chairman of the BGIA, presents a cheque for £15,000 from the BGIA's charity golf day and the 'Grow Golf' fund, to Charles Harrison, Chairman of the Golf Foundation, during the SMS INC. industry lunch at Royal Liverpool

SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. Host 30th Golf Industry Lunch at The Open

For a fifth year, SMS INC. teamed up with the British Golf Industry Association (BGIA) to stage the Golf Industry Lunch in support of the Golf Foundation’s initiative HSBC Golf Roots


Thursday, July 24th, 2014

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

EIGCA Vocational Qualification in Golf Course Design Invites Applicants

The European Institute of Golf Course Architects Vocational Qualification in Golf Course Design is inviting applicants for its next intake in spring 2015


Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

New electronic scoreboards at The Open (photo courtesy of The R&A)

‘Best Ever Spectator Experience’ at The Open

Peter Unsworth, the new chairman of the R&A Championship Committee, promised the information available to spectators last week had ‘never been so readily available’. Final attendance figures show that 202,917 attended this year compared with 228,976 when the Championship was last held at Hoylake .....read the full story »

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Hong Kong Golf Association Adopts USGA GHIN Service

The United States Golf Association announce that the Hong Kong Golf Association has adopted the USGA’s Golf Handicap and Information Network® (GHIN) for its more than 15,000 subscribers


Friday, July 18th, 2014

Tim Trinka, President AGIF

Record Open Presence Boosts Asian Golf Industry

No fewer than 21 players representing seven Asian countries teed-off in the opening round at Royal Liverpool Golf Club


Tuesday, July 15th, 2014

HSBC infographic snag

New Loughborough Research Reveals Importance of “The Caddie Factor”

The right caddie can improve a golfer’s performance by 30%; Double Open Champion Padraig Harrington credits his caddie with winning him The Open


Friday, July 11th, 2014

England Golf Partnership SMS INC Report cover

Golf drives £3.4 billion into England’s economy

Golf is worth a massive £3.4 billion annually to the economy of England and employs nearly 50,000 people .....read the full story »


Monday, July 7th, 2014

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AEA Training For Business Launch Of First Full Season Programme

The programme will be sent to all contacts within the land based industries be they AEA members or not and training is open to all with no restrictions


Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

AGIF Product Demonstration

AGIF Confirms Turfgrass Management Education Seminars and Expositions

The Asian Golf Industry Federation will stage a series of four Turfgrass Management Education Seminars and Expositions in the second half of the year


Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

The GolfBoard

Build Lucrative New Income Stream with GolfBoard

Demo’s of the innovative new 4-wheel drive skateboard are available by appointment


Friday, June 27th, 2014

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European Golf Federations Unite for Sustainability

The game’s leading administrative bodies have launched a pioneering initiative that will help ensure the sport of golf delivers the greatest combined economic, social and environmental value in the years ahead

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Gleneagles Ryder Cup to generate £65 million of income

A new book on the history of the matches will be published in early July. A special offer to GBN.com readers ends at midnight 1st July


Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Ian Poulter pictured with Senior Referee, European Tour, Andy McFee, when The Ryder Cup star incurred a penalty shot during the second play-off hole at the 2010 DP World Tour Championship on the Earth Course at Jumeirah Golf Estates, after he dropped his ball on his marker

R&A to Visit Dubai for R&A Rules of Golf School in November

The three day School will take place from November 3 – 5 during the Dubai Festival City Challenge Tour Grand Final hosted by Al Badia Golf Club


Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Golf Datatech Unveils ‘Assessing the Pyramid 2014’

A comprehensive study of serious golfers and their post-recession buying habits, the timing is particularly significant as it analyses the lingering impact of the U.S. economic meltdown on the golf industry, and its most engaged participants

Keiser University College website

Keiser University College of Golf & Sport Management Unveils New Degree Program

Originally offered online, the popular program generated increasing demand from students seeking an ‘on-the-ground’ bachelor’s program option


Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Students visiting Montado Hotel & Golf Resort

EIGCA Students Look to Lisbon for Learning

s part of the introduction to this new design project the students studied two golf courses in Portugal, Montado Hotel & Golf Resort and Ribagolfe

Driving education and training forward - IOG head of education Chris Gray (right) with Myerscough's Stewart Brown

Myerscough College’s Sports Turf Degrees Accredited by IOG

Myerscough College is the largest provider of higher education qualifications in Europe for sports turf and offers full-time and online FdSc and BSc (Hons) degrees .....read the full story »


Friday, June 20th, 2014

Golf GameBook’s Pasi Halmetoja (left) gives Finnish golf professional, Harri Murtonena, a short introduction to the Golf GameBook live scoring application before he tees off

Professional Tour Event Allows Players To Compete Using Mobile Live Scoring App

History is created as Golf GameBook’s mobile live scoring functionality gives competitors in Finnish Tour event real-time scoring and instant leaderboard feedback


Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

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Asian Absence at Amateur Championship Raises Eyebrows

A total of 28 countries are represented in the 288-strong starting line-up this week. But there’s not a single player from Asia among them

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Club Inc. partner CMAE Midland & North region

Summer Networking Series visits Ganton Golf Club

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Sample “Request for Proposal” Form Available from ASGCA

Improved economy + need for course renovations = industry need for RFP information, says American Society of Golf Course Architects


Friday, June 6th, 2014

Future Turf Manager event attendees toured Sage Valley Golf Club in Graniteville, South Carolina, widely known as one of the top golf course in the United States.

Next Generation of Turf Managers Optimistic About Future

College seniors from top turfgrass programs around the world converged in Charlotte, North Carolina last month for Jacobsen’s annual Future Turf Managers event .....read the full story »


Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Continue to Learn

BIGGA offers Members’ Choice at BTME 2015

BIGGA are offering members and visitors the opportunity to help form the content of Continue to Learn at BTME for the first time