Saturday, 13th February, 2016

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category


Friday, January 8th, 2016

Radcliffe at Warwick University

Last few places available for CMAE’s MDP 1 in Warwick

MDP 1 in Warwick takes place from 25-29 January at the Radcliffe in Warwick University


Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

USGA logo

USGA to Host Pace and Innovation Symposium

Register for free on-line access to the 2016 USGA Pace and Innovation Symposium on Jan. 19-20, at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena. The webinar will be recorded for late viewing

Mike Taylor Machinery technician Lucy Naylor plans to move on to the Master Service Technician programme when she finishes college

LTA Accredited Lely Introduces Master Service Technician Programme

With Landbased Technician Accreditation, Lely UK is dedicated to continuously developing and improving the training it provides for its extensive network of machinery dealers and service centres


Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

Students at Dornoch

New Partnership Will Boost Golf Education In Scotland

The PGA and the University of the Highlands and Islands have unveiled a new partnership aimed at enhancing educational opportunities in Scotland for those eager to pursue a career in golf


Friday, December 18th, 2015

Parliamentary Golf Society website

Parliament Tees Off To Support The World Of Golf

Members of both UK Houses of Parliament have come together to create an All-Party Group to support the sport of golf and announced the date of its first meeting of 2016

Steven Brown

Promote Training’s ‘Golf Food & Beverage Management’ eLearning Course Goes Live

Promote Training have released their latest eLearning course entitled “Golf Food & Beverage Management” – written by Associate Course Author, Steven Brown FBII


Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Toro Training Guide 2016

Courses more closely tailored to Greenkeepers’ needs in latest Lely Training Guide

UK Toro distributor Lely has launched its new Turfcare Training Programme for 2016, which sees reviewed course content more closely tailored to customers’ needs

Alan Johnston

Johnston Helps GCA Enhance Social Responsibility

The latest recruit to the Golf Consultants Association brings extensive experience in corporate social responsibility, community engagement and vocational training


Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

The delegates pictured outside the R&A Clubhouse

The 3rd MDP Golf teed off to perfection

Thirteen Golf Managers from Scotland, England, Cyprus, Equatorial Guinea and USA recently attended a residential training programme hosted by Scottish Golf Ltd at St Andrews, the home of golf .....read the full story »


Friday, December 11th, 2015

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New figures reinforce stabilisation in England golf participation

Golf participation appears to be continuing to stabilise after the latest Active People Survey figures from Sport England

USGA ASGCA project at Canal Shores 1

USGA and ASGCA in partnership to support Publicly Accessible Golf Courses

The USGA and the American Society of Golf Course Architects have launched a program to provide pro bono consulting services to help publicly accessible golf facilities improve the design and maintenance of their courses and deliver a better experience for their customers

Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club

Executive Club Management Course announced for Dubai

The Club Managers Association of Europe and Dubai Golf will host a Management Development Programme for club industry professionals in the Middle East from 29th May to 2nd June


Friday, December 4th, 2015

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Golf Environment Awards 2016 – Finalists Announced

STRI is delighted to announce the finalists for the following categories: Environmental Golf Course of the Year, Conservation Greenkeeper of the Year and Outstanding Environmental Project of the Year

TGA website grab

Impact of loss of plant protection issues spark debate at TGA Autumn Conference

Members of the Turfgrass Growers Association hear about their Council’s plan to put together a strategy to lobby and work towards getting help to solve these issues


Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

GCSAA Water Use survey

National survey shows U.S. golf courses using nearly 22% less water

In 2013 Golf Course Superintendents used 21.8% less water overall and just 1.44% of all irrigated water in the U.S. to maintain their courses in 2013, compared with usage in 2005


Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Robin Hood Golf Club (Image © Leaderboard Photography)

Clubs invited to host England championships

England Golf is inviting clubs to put themselves forward to host national championships and tournaments


Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

The Diploma recipients with Kevin Fish (centre) and Michael Braidwood, CMAE’s Director of Education, front right

The European Management Diploma Nine

Nine Scottish Golf Club Managers and Senior Staff received their Diplomas at a recent presentation ceremony in Stirling


Friday, November 27th, 2015

(from left): Alison Root, ‘Women and Golf’ editor; Emma Clifford, the 2014 GCMA Club Manager of the Year; Carin Koch, Syngenta Golf Ambassador; and Gary Firkins, Director at Landmark Media

Syngenta puts females first at GCMA Conference

Syngenta Golf Ambassador Carin Koch was among the expert speakers for a keynote presentation and panel discussion on female participation in golf in the UK at the Golf Club Managers Association Conference


Thursday, November 26th, 2015

9th hole at the Sir Nick Faldo-designed Laguna Lang

Sir Nick Faldo Urges New Approach to Golf Course Design

Six-time Major winner says resorts should consider 12-hole courses to cut playing time and attract new golfers, writes Paul Myers


Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Pace of play image from R&A report

The R&A Holds Time for Golf Industry Forum To Discuss Pace Of Play

The R&A is conducting an industry forum in St Andrews this week to examine the issues surrounding pace of play and the time it takes to play golf

CONGU website page

Changes to CONGU Unified Handicapping System

The Council of National Golf Unions Limited (CONGU) has announced that the Unified Handicapping System has been revised. Changes will take effect on 1 January 2016, with an implementation date for clubs of 1 March 2016


Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Taiwan Turfgrass Seminar

Thumbs-Up for Taiwanese Turfgrass Seminar

With the support of the Taiwan Golf Course Association and Miramar Golf Country Club, the Asian Golf Industry Federation’s inaugural two-day education seminar attracted more than 80 delegates


Thursday, November 19th, 2015

MDP Golf Management brochure

Six places left for MDP Golf this December

This course covers the key pillars of golf operations and has the added bonus of taking place in St Andrews. The course forms part of the Management Development Programme Educational pathway


Monday, November 16th, 2015

Tim Trinka

AGIF President Trinka Hails ‘Year of Progress’

Tim Trinka has hailed another year of progress and development for the Asian Golf Industry Federation

The delegates at the MDP programme in Bournemouth with CMAE’s Director Education Michael Braidwood (front row 2nd from left) and Presenter Darshan Singh (2nd row third from the right)

Bournemouth Blast of Education!

CMAE’s latest Management Development Programme Part 2 was a roaring success for the London and Home Counties region of CMAE in Bournemouth at the beginning of this month