Sunday, 23rd November, 2014

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category


Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Thatch build up in surface layers

Thatch target for turf disease control

Organic matter in greens in excess of targets – Thatch hosts high levels of disease pathogens – STRI Programme reduces organic matter and improves playing surface quality


Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

Jonas User Groups

Jonas Club Software Launches Fall User Conferences in UK and Ireland

Jonas Club Software has invited all of its clients throughout the UK and Ireland to attend full day education sessions, free of charge


Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Vision 20.20 square graphic

EGCOA Has VISION 2020

The European Golf Course Owners Association, together with its national golf course owners associations, have developed the VISION 2020 project to create a roadmap to guide golf course owners

Gleneagles Hotel

Tourism and Events Are Big Winners from The 2014 Ryder Cup

Many Scottish golf clubs, tour operators and accommodation providers, including those beyond the immediate area, have reported an increase in bookings across 2014 and some are 50% up on last year


Monday, September 29th, 2014

Scottish Golf Membership Card

Scottish Golfers Sign Up in their Thousands to New Membership Card

During one of the most exciting times in Scottish golf history, club members across the country are reaping the benefits of an exciting new national affinity card – one also designed to help clubs retain and recruit membership


Friday, September 26th, 2014

Previews - 2014 Ryder Cup

Ryder Cup lines up for Zero Waste

Gleneagles is awash with the flags and banners of Europe and the USA this week, but another colour is also featuring strongly – green – as event organisers and partners work to make this one of the most sustainable golf tournaments yet .....read the full story »


Thursday, September 25th, 2014

The STRI Research Event was held at Bingley, West Yoykshire

STRI Research Event Takes A Look At The Future Of Sportsturf Science

An annual research event hosted by STRI (Sports Turf Research Institute) and attended by hundreds of greenkeepers and groundstaff from across the UK has given valuable insight into the future of the sports turf industry


Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Golf Datatech logo

Golf Datatech Releases Women in Golf 2014 Study

Comprehensive Report Highlights Key Factors that Define the $900 Million U.S. Women’s Golf Market


Friday, September 19th, 2014

Peter Dawson (photo from The R&A)

Royal and Ancient Golf Club votes to welcome women members

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is now a mixed membership club

Water Use and Conservation study 2009

Water Issues in Golf to be studied in U.S. Survey of Superintendents

GCSAA aims for assessment and best management


Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Ryder Cup logo - 2

Ryder Cup suppliers and contractors team up for ‘Green Drive’

Gleneagles is buzzing with activity! From grandstands to tents and temporary buildings; to recycling, temporary power, media and merchandise, dozens of suppliers and contractors are putting things in place for golf’s greatest spectacle


Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Pace of Play tips from ASGCA

American Golf Architects release Pace of Play information

“Pace of Play: Checklist & Tips” targets a more enjoyable and smoother experience for golfers and course operators is and available for free download

David Kwee, Training Vision’s chief executive officer(left) with Mike Sebastian, president of CMAA-Asia

Training and Education Initiatives for Clubs in Southeast Asian

CMAA-Asia Pacific Pte Ltd has entered into a partnership with Training Vision


Monday, September 15th, 2014

Fusarium in collar

Headlands 20/20/30 programme to help fend off the disease

As autumn closes in, the combination of residual summer warmth and late season humidity suggests the onset of Fusarium Patch is not far away


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