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Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Some of the Gleneagles Greenkeeping Team at the SPGA Championship at Gleneagles, October 2016 (Kenny Smith Photography)

New Greenkeeping Scholarship Gives Cutting Edge to Gleneagles

The Gleneagles Greenkeeping Scholarship programme is designed to equip successful candidates with the practical and theoretical skills required for a successful career in golf course management

Friday, January 27th, 2017

The Orient Shanghai Golf Course was shut down last March

Crackdown on Golf in China

Last weekend China announced the closure of 111 courses following a multi-year campaign to protect land and water resources. An additional 18 courses were ordered to return land and 47 clubs were told to halt construction

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

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Course Ranger Pace of Play Technology “is answer for Slow Play”

Course Ranger’s pace of play technology, powered by the Swatch Group, now offers a number answers to questions that golf clubs everywhere have been looking for

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Golf Datatech / Yano Research Institute Unveil Expanded World Golf Report 2017

Global Retail Market Summary Provides Detailed Analysis of the Geography, Size and Economic Significance of the $12.55 Billion Worldwide Golf Equipment and Apparel Market

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

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Golf Datatech Unveils Proprietary Retail Market Reports for DMDs

Golf Datatech, LLC, the golf industry’s largest independent market research company, has unveiled proprietary retail market share reports covering the rapidly expanding Distance Measuring Device market in the United States

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

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National Golf Day 2017 Set for April 26 in Washington, D.C.

Industry Leaders to Celebrate 10th Anniversary with National Mall Service Project

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

MPs, Peers and associate members discussed the health benefits of golf in the Palace of Westminster

Health benefits of golf discussed in Parliament

The All-Party Parliamentary Golf Group welcomed representatives of the Golf and Health project to the Palace of Westminster

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

A preview of the landing page for the new OnCourse® platform at

OnCourse® for a sustainable future

Significant new upgrade to sustainability solutions platform for golf

PlayMoreGolf adds another riad show date

PlayMoreGolf’s successful Business Roadshows continue

PlayMoreGolf is continuing its successful series of UK Business Roadshows, with its first free-to-attend event of 2017 taking place at Woburn Golf Club on February 2

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

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R&A to partner Golf Environment Awards

STRI Group is delighted to announce that The R&A has agreed to become a lead partner of the Golf Environment Awards

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Clearwatr Key to Compliance BTME

ClearWater is Number One at BTME 2017

Highspeed Group is focusing on their Number One product ClearWater and sees BTME 2017 as the ideal platform to build on the last twelve months success

The R&A have invited leading experts to Sustainability in Golf seminars being hosted in Japan and Korea

R&A to Host Sustainability in Golf Seminars in Japan and Korea

Hundreds of golf club officials, golf course operators and developers from the region are expected to attend the seminars, which are being supported by the Japan Golf Association and the Korea Golf Association

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017


New Look GreenCast Supports Better Decision Making

The new look Syngenta GreenCast website now gives greenkeepers, agronomists and industry advisors faster and easier access to key information to manage turf more effectively

Monday, January 9th, 2017

First BMI in Malaysia

Leading Clubs Participate in First BMI Programme in Malaysia

Three of Malaysia’s most prominent golf clubs supported the third course to be offered under the Business Management Institute (BMI) Asia Pacific education programme

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

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Club Management Education course makes its return to Dublin

The Confederation of Golf in Ireland, the Irish Golf and Club Managers Association and the Club Managers Association of Europe are delighted to announce the return of the CMAE’s Management Development Programme Part 1 course early next year

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016


The Ladies’ Golf Union and The R&A Complete Merger

The merger of the Ladies’ Golf Union (LGU) and The R&A has been finalised and will come into effect from 1 January 2017

59club roadshows took place on December

59club’s Roadshow hailed a success by all attendees…

Content focused on the art of doing CLUB WELL, and included proven tactics that were guaranteed to assist clubs to convert more member sales, generate more referrals, retain more members, enhance the service experience, maximise additional revenue and retain customer loyalty

Friday, December 16th, 2016


FEGGA unites European greenkeepers in strategic vision for sustainability

Under the inspirational leadership of FEGGA (The Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Associations), greenkeepers all over Europe have come together in a pledge for responsible and sustainable golf course management

Reesink Turfcare’s new bumper 16-page 2017 guide is available now

Lantra Joins City & Guilds as Part of Reesink Turfcare Training

Reesink Turfcare is delighted to be working with Lantra, the national awarding organisation, to provide its biggest range of vocational training for land-based disciplines yet

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The 4th MDP Golf teed off to perfection

A record twenty one Golf Managers from thirteen different countries recently attended a residential training programme hosted by the Club Managers Association of Europe in St Andrews, the home of golf

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016


Industry Figureheads Gather at Lord’s for 5th Annual Club Leadership Summit

More than 50 of the world’s top CEOs and General Managers were in attendance including delegates from the likes of Valderamma, The Wisley, Queenwood, Royal Dornoch and Kingsbarns

Friday, December 9th, 2016


Rules of Golf Update

New Local Rule Eliminates Penalty for a Player Who Accidentally Causes a Ball to Move on the Putting Green

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016


Some Guidance on Forthcoming Changes to Electricity Meters

There are significant legislative changes that are due to take place on a huge number of meters by April 2017, writes Rachel Mould, Director Material Matters


New partnership to grow club industry in South Africa

The Club Management Association of South Africa has embarked on a strong recruitment drive to develop new talent within the industry through an exclusive partnership with the PGA of South Africa and BGA Recruitment

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Delegates at the 89th Introduction to Golf Club Management training course at Aldwark Manor

GCMA celebrates 25 years of training course

The Golf Club Managers’ Association is celebrating 25 years of running its Introduction to Golf Club Management training course – a period that has seen at least 1200 delegates attend the week long residential training course, which was most recently delivered at Aldwark Manor, near York