Sunday, 25th June, 2017

Archive for the ‘Management Topics’ Category

Friday, June 23rd, 2017

‘Running-Golf’ Day at Notts GC Hollinwell on Monday Sept 4th

A unique opportunity for club administrators, greenkeepers and all interested golfers to learn from a panel of experts about the key greenkeeping issue for the future

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

STRI professional qualifications for the amenity industry

The professional training courses take place during autumn and winter 2017 at STRI’s HQ in West Yorkshire, and include both introductory and professionally recognised qualifications the full story »

Monday, June 19th, 2017

The Power of Deep Aeration

Terrain Aeration has been providing this service for over twenty-five years and the process actually dates back to the nineteen-seventies

Friday, June 16th, 2017

BGL Once Again Leads the Way in Sustainable Golf and Leisure

Burhill Golf and Leisure Ltd has recently had five venues recertified by the Golf Environment Organisation with the remaining five to follow as a result of continued, progressive works carried out across the operator’s 22 golf courses

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Double Dubai Delight!

CMAE’s Management Development Programmes were successfully hosted at the Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club and the Park Hyatt, Dubai Creek during the last week of May

Monday, June 12th, 2017

BGIA Urges All UK Golf Associations to Encourage Adoption of Ready Golf

Following the R&A’s announcement that it will introduce ‘Ready Golf’ at its 2017 amateur championships the British Golf Industry Association is calling on all UK golf associations to actively encourage the adoption of this solution to the problem of slow play

Friday, June 9th, 2017

DLF help youngsters to their ‘best school trip ever’

DLF Seeds help youngsters get to hear of environmental issues, turf management and golf

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Ready Golf to be Introduced at The R&A’s Amateur Events

Ready Golf features in The R&A’s Pace of Play manual as a recommended solution for tackling slow play and enables golfers to play when they are ready to do so rather than strictly adhere to ‘the farthest from the hole plays first’ requirement

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

Bogey’s Sports Park Well Above Par with Power Tee

Bogey’s Sports Park in Richmond, VA was up over 100% in February, and cumulatively nearly 30% from prior year since installation

Standards Set to Soar at Ladybank

Gordon Simpson joined Ladybank Golf Club last year and has set his sights on delivering a more customer-focused approach. He has recently engaged 59club to support him and his team to achieve that desired outcome the full story »

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Fish to Focus on Keeping Your Head Above Water at BMI Course

Industry stalwart Kevin Fish will reveal how to balance the pull of tradition with the needs of the modern consumer at the fifth course to be offered under the Business Management Institute Asia Pacific education programme

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Gog Magog On The Road To Success

James Fuller, General Manager of Gog Magog Golf Club in Cambridge; is one of the latest club mangers to join the burgeoning 59club portfolio, sharing the common goal of wanting to deliver the very best service levels for their members and visitors enjoyment

New Tees Shrink The Links At Royal Dornoch

One of the world’s most prestigious golf courses is being made more accessible to a wider range of players

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Scottish Golf to Visit Clubs as Part of Strategic Plan Consultation

Scottish Golf is following up on its consultation with Areas and Counties earlier this year with a series of nine club meetings throughout June. The meetings will start at 7pm and be expected to finish approximately at 8.30 pm

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Broke Hill Offers Member’s Bounce For ‘Unluckiest’ Golfer

The club in Halstead, Kent is offering a fabulous prize of two three-month memberships from June to the end of August for the winning hard-luck golf story with entrants invited to submit their tales of woe via the club website:

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Chris Wood to Fly Flag for Greenkeepers During Title Defence

BMW PGA Champion 2016 Chris Wood will be flying the flag for greenkeepers everywhere when he sets out to defend his title this week

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Understanding The Role Of Bedknives

True or false – the fine finish from a cylinder mower is down to luck?

Friday, May 19th, 2017

Golf Course Architects Support The Playing Aids Review

European Institute of Golf Course Architects (EIGCA) shows support for review of playing aids and green-reading materials by The R&A and USGA

Frilford Heath Golf Club Engages 59club Services

Frilford Heath Golf Club in Oxfordshire has engaged the services of 59club, Europe’s leading customer service benchmarking and training provider

It’s safety first for Searle and GCA

Health and safety specialist Britrisk is reaping the rewards of managing director Tom Searle’s membership of the Golf Consultants Association after securing three new clients

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Golf is Driving Force in Challenge Through Sport Initiative

The project, which has significant Lottery funding, supports those on the road to recovery after alcohol or drugs issues by encouraging them to adopt a more active and healthy lifestyle. The scheme develops confidence and self-esteem

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Virtual Reality Is On Course For Golf Industry

The common perception of Virtual Reality is that it is just for video gamers – but Harris Kalinka, the world’s leading golf course animation company, is showing how it can be applied for the benefit of the golf industry

Salaries for U.S. Superintendents Rise 4.7% In Two Years

Employers of golf course superintendents continue to reinforce the value they place in golf course facility leaders as the average annual salary for the profession climbed to more than $89,000 in 2017

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Topgolf Inks Deal for 10 Venues Across Mexico

Topgolf partnering with Ventura Entertainment to operate new venues, beginning with locations in Mexico City and Cancun

Summit Highlights Vietnam’s Golfing Potential

Optimism abounds for the growth and development of the golf market in Vietnam. That was the message from the high-profile speakers at a Club Management Mini Summit at the Els Performance Golf Academy  on the outskirts of Hanoi