Wednesday, 23rd April, 2014

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

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Foremost Golf Lends its Support to National Golf Month

Foremost Golf has added its full support to National Golf Month this May the full story »


Single Focus on Energy Cost Reduction

Powerful Allies teams with Aqua Veritas to offer a unique “one stop” energy cost saving plan for large golf courses, driving ranges and golfing hotels the full story »

The special needs children from the EndeavourSchool in the Initiative enjoying their class at the Little Channels Golf Centre in Essex

Swan begins initiative for disadvantaged kids

Some would say that golf has long needed to reach out to various parts of our community and show what a wonderful game can do for those who might have less advantage than the rest of us. Such is the sentiment behind Howard Swan’s initiative to work with the Endeavour School in Essex to bring…read the full story

The AGIF meets at Beijing

AGIF Unveils New Membership Categories

In a bold effort to cement its position as the region’s umbrella golfing body, the Asian Golf Industry Federation has revised its membership categories to include golf facilities within the region

Monday, March 24th, 2014

SNAG Director of Schools Sports for the State, Mrs Grace Asagba (pictured wit...

SNAG fast tracks the “Giants of Africa”

February has seen SNAG training courses held in some of the hottest and coldest places in the world

Friday, March 21st, 2014

GMG website

Golf Management Group Hosts Business Seminar

Club Managers and Owners are invited to attend the GMG South Business Seminar at Kingswood Golf Club on 2nd April

Dominic Wall presentation

R&A Extends Support to Asian Golf Course Superintendents

The R&A has extended its backing for the Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia conference the full story »

Tim Trinka, President AGIF

Watershed Moment for AGIF, Says President

Education programmes and partnerships, research and communications will all feature prominently among the core activities of the Asian Golf Industry Federation going forward

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Toro PR4168Bedknives

Don’t Risk A ‘Will-Fit’ This Spring, Says Lely

Only a genuine Toro bedknife can guarantee Toro users the best quality cut and aftercut appearance this Spring

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

National Golf Month Flyer

National Golf Month: May 2014 – A British Golf Industry Initiative

National Golf Month is a BGIA initiative funded by the Grow Golf Trustees targeted to bringing 100,000 extra golfers back to playing or trying golf in May 2014

Monday, March 17th, 2014

(from left) Zaixing Zhang, Zi Li and Se Xiao

A bright future ahead for Chinese students on the PGA training programme

The international appeal of PGA qualification has been highlighted by three Chinese students aiming to make their mark in the sport the full story »

Jason Straka

Designing to Protect Water Resources

Jason Straka, of Fry/Straka Global Golf Course Design, presents Seminar to Golf Course Superintendents Association of Cape Cod

Friday, March 14th, 2014

Colin Mayes

GolfBIC 2014: Industry “cautiously optimistic” about business prospects

The golf club, course and range business should be “cautiously optimistic” about its prospects for the year ahead, delegates at the Golf Business Industry Convention (GolfBIC) heard this week

Downs Course 7th fairway

Record Membership Growth At Golf At Goodwood

At a time when many clubs are concerned about dwindling numbers and revenue, Golf At Goodwood has reported an impressive increase in credit membership to almost 2,000

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Manor House Hotel

Exclusive Offer Just The Ticket For New Golf Members

Golfers in the south of England have the opportunity to save 25 per cent on membership at one of golf’s most innovative and forward-thinking groups

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

Sporting Greats on an Olympic mission to support Brazil's young golfers: Back from left: Double world basketball champion Amaury Pasos, Olympic volleyball gold medallist Giovane Gavio, World Cup winner Roberto Rivelino and former Open Champion Todd Hamilton; front from left Daniel Stapff, Rafael Becker and Felipe Navarro (Photo: Business Wire)

HSBC Sporting Greats on Olympic Mission to Support Brazil’s Young Golfers

Countdown to Rio gathers pace as HSBC brings together ultimate backroom team

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014

SGU SLGA Amalgamation

Proposal for SGU & SLGA Amalgamation Goes Out to Consultation

Plans to amalgamate the Scottish Golf Union Ltd and Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association Ltd into a single unified governing body have made “significant progress”

Joanne Oliver, the 2013 WPGA One Day Series champion (Getty Images)

Tournament Boost for England’s Talented Amateurs

The WPGA is opening up entry to its popular One Day Series to elite amateur under-16 and under-18s girls as an opportunity to develop their skills in a tournament arena

Monday, March 10th, 2014

David Croxton, Chair of the GTC's Trailblazer Group, outside the door of No 10 Downing Street. (Photograph by Ryan Bezzant)

GTC at Downing Street Reception

David Croxton, Proprietor of Cold Ashby Golf Club and Chair of the GTC’s Trailblazer Group attended the Reception with Ryan Bezzant, an apprentice from Ealing Golf Club

Friday, March 7th, 2014

GameBook and Broken Pencil

New Study Reveals How UK Golfers Connect On Social Media

Facebook is the favoured social media platform among UK golfers of whom 54% use social media to follow Tour players, 43% seek coaching and swing advice and 43% look for golf product information

GTC website

Producing an Apprenticeship Standard for Golf Greenkeeping

Cold Ashby, Bearwood Lakes, Worplesdon, Basildon, Stock Brook, The Grove, Ealing, Luton Hoo and Royal Liverpool Golf Clubs are just a few of many golf club employers delighted to be supporting the Government’s Trailblazer Apprenticeship reform programme

Fortrose and Rosemarkie Club award

Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club named as RBS Junior Club of the Year

Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club has been named the Country’s No.1 Club for young golfers after winning the 2013/14 RBS Junior Club of the Year at the 2014 Scottish Golf Awards

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

AGIF Sentosa Agronomy

AGIF and Sentosa Agronomy Education Programme Hailed a Success

Held in conjunction with the HSBC Women’s Champions at Singapore’s award-winning Sentosa Golf Club, the AGIF and Sentosa Agronomy Education Programme was hailed as a resounding success

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

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Dealing with unprecedented disease pressure

Turf plants have been under unprecedented levels of disease pressure this winter, compounded by wet and windy weather conditions that have too often prevented timely fungicide applications

Friday, February 28th, 2014

Jonathan Gaunt

The Case for 9-Hole Golf Courses

It makes good economic and environmental sense to develop 9-hole courses and specialist golf operators say that they can work profitably, by Jonathan Gaunt, Golf Course Architect