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Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

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Sample “Request for Proposal” Form Available from ASGCA

Improved economy + need for course renovations = industry need for RFP information, says American Society of Golf Course Architects

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Future Turf Manager event attendees toured Sage Valley Golf Club in Graniteville, South Carolina, widely known as one of the top golf course in the United States.

Next Generation of Turf Managers Optimistic About Future

College seniors from top turfgrass programs around the world converged in Charlotte, North Carolina last month for Jacobsen’s annual Future Turf Managers event the full story »

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Continue to Learn

BIGGA offers Members’ Choice at BTME 2015

BIGGA are offering members and visitors the opportunity to help form the content of Continue to Learn at BTME for the first time

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Thongchai Jaidee

Triumphant Asian Duo ‘An Inspiration’, says AGIF President

Asian Golf Industry Federation President Tim Trinka has hailed the victories of Hideki Matsuyama and Thongchai Jaidee on the world’s two leading professional circuits

Friday, May 30th, 2014

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Torrance and Livingstone Back Ryder Cup Support for Scottish Clubs

A new Scottish Golf ‘Club Toolkit’ initiative which will encourage clubs to build a legacy from The 2014 Ryder Cup through access to coveted tickets for the event itself


Open Solutions powers flexible success for Haywards Heath

Haywards Heath Golf Club’s highly successful model for flexible membership has attracted 118 new members in one year

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

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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

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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

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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

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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