Thursday, 24th July, 2014

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

(from left) Lodewijk Klootwijk (EGCOA); Jonathan Smith and Keli Jerome (GEO); Rod Burke, Simon Elsworth and Austen Sutton (Syngenta)

Golf Association Collaboration Aims for Sustainability Drive

A new golf industry Sustainability Drive, led by a collaboration of Europe’s leading golf associations and businesses, is set to help create great courses and strong operating businesses

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

We Are Golf Golf Channel Report

GCSAA joins golf industry on Capitol Hill for National Golf Day

We Are Golf effort showcases game’s economic, charitable, environmental and fitness benefits

Koro Field Top Maker at work

Campey action day in Naas GC Dublin

Invitation from Campeys to see Koro break new ground at Naas GC

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

US Kids European Championship 1

Junior Golfer’s Drive boosts East Lothian Economy

One of the biggest golfing tournaments in the UK’s sporting calendar is set to inject a bumper £1 million boost to East Lothian when it tees off next week the full story »

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

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England Golf Rules schools head to the North East and East Midlands

Since 2011, there have been 12 England Golf County Rules Schools run across the country attracting over 350 people in total. Successful delegates qualify as county referees and can assist at county tournaments the full story »

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Course manager Andrew Ralphs of Delamere Forest Golf Club – pictured with John Deere dealer salesman Richard Owens of Turner Groundscare – also chose a John Deere 2500E to minimise noise and the risk of oil spills on his course

All quiet on the north-western front

Greenkeepers in the north-west of England are preserving the peace and tranquillity of their courses, thanks to John Deere’s 2500E hybrid electric triplex greens mowers

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Club Inc.'s new website

Club Inc. report ‘going from strength to strength in 2014’

High-end clients include Castiglion del Bosco, Jonas Club Software, The Wisley and Cannes Mougins

Friday, May 9th, 2014

SMS INC Rounds played graph

Encouraging Figures for 2014 First Quarter Rounds Played in UK

SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. has announced increased figures in its Golf Rounds Played study for the first quarter 2014 compared with the previous year

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Moray Golf Club

Moray Golf Club toasts 125 years with historic whisky deal

Moray Golf Club has signed a sole-supplier agreement with one of Scotland ’s most respected suppliers of wines and spirits

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

National Golf Month website

National Golf Month launches in Wales

National Golf Month has seen all the major Golf Unions and Associations, Golf Clubs, Driving Ranges, Golf Manufacturers and PGA Professionals sign up to work together to get more players on course to enjoy the game

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Nominations Now Open for 2014 IOG/BIGGA Industry Awards

BBC…ITV…Sky Sports News…talkSPORT radio…regional media…sports and turf press…IOG Industry Award winners hit the headlines!


WEAREGOLF Returns to Capitol Hill for National Golf Day On May 21

Jack Nicklaus, Industry Executives to Meet with Congress about Game’s Economic, Charitable, Environmental, Fitness Benefits

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

KPMG Development Survey

KPMG publishes Golf Course Development Cost Survey

The average cost of developing an 18-hole golf course in the EMA region hits 6 million Euros as KPMG’s new survey reveals

GolFlower from above

‘Golflower’: The power of the course on the range and profitable too!

Golflower, the golf training centre which brings the course to the range has achieved profitability after its first year of running under NGFGolf management the full story »

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Turf Science Live heads to Scotland

Registrations are now open for greenkeepers and turf managers to attend this year’s Turf Science Live, the UK’s premier turf event showcasing the application of the latest technological innovation and advances in golf course management. Presented by Everris, Jacobsen and Syngenta, Turf Science Live provides a practical, hands-on opportunity to interact with leading specialists in…read the full story

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Blackwell Grange GC upgrades to Open Solutions

Blackwell Grange GC, has recently installed Open Solutions software as the heart of its fully integrated club management technology

Australia Participation report

New Australian Golf Participation Survey

The ongoing health of Australian golf clubs is the focus of a new report released by Golf Australia and Golf Management Australia today the full story »

Friday, April 25th, 2014

Material Matters dashboard

Material Matters in Masters Week

several notable speakers and dedicated suppliers were brought together on Thursday 10th April for what proved to be an exhilarating day at Windlesham Golf Club

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Some of the young Russian golfers and their coaches at Valle Romano Golf Resort

Promising Young Russian Golfers Train On The Costa Del Sol

Youngsters from the world of Russian golf, accompanied by their coaches, were based at Jason Floyd’s InternationalJuniorGolfAcademy at Valle Romano Golf Club

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Image Liz Bennett (L) Doug Poole and Holly Aitchinson

National Golf Month targets extra 100,000 lapsed or new golfers in May

Media Launch of National Golf Month May 2014

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‘Play More Golf’ fund launched to boost participation

England Golf has launched a new ‘Play More Golf’ fund, offering grants of up to £1500 for projects which encourage people to play the game more often and which promote club membership

Footgolf (courtesy PGA of America)

PGA of America Encourages Consumers to ‘Give Golf a Try’

The PGA of America is focused on getting those golf tv viewers out on the course to stem the golf industry’s downward participation trend the full story »

US Open Championships website screengrab

“Open for All” Fan Programming for Historic 2014 U.S. Open Championships

New Experiential and Online Fan Engagement to Run Through Championship Weeks

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Donnie Ross, deputy golf operations manager at Castle Stuart Golf Links and a qualified Heartstart trainer (left) receives the defibrillator from Jeremy Matte, the club’s director of golf.

Castle Stuart receives defibrillator and Heartstart training

Mobile machine will provide fast emergency response: machine could be a lifesaver for Castle Stuart golfers

Online Golf website

Easter Weekend Sales – ‘Eggcellent for Golf!’

Neatly wrapped around the biggest golf major of the year, and ‘officially’ beginning the 2014 season, Easter Weekend is a huge time for golf retail the full story »