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GMG pass the 300 landmark as The Wisley take advantage

6.42am 19th April 2012 - Corporate

Golf Management Group, Europe’s largest Golf Club buying alliance, has advanced beyond a significant landmark. Since its launch in the summer of 2010, the purchasing group has seen a rapid up-take of membership from golf clubs keen to access National Price Files across over 40 areas of expenditure.

“Since we joined GMG Group last year we have found our membership most useful. In particular access to your supplier network has enabled our department heads and buyers to compare and benchmark costs over a very comprehensive range of golf club supplies.  Our membership of GMG is a powerful weapon in the battle to contain, control and reduce cost and is appreciated as a valuable component of our budgetary control process,” stated The Wisley finance controller Robert Nesbitt.

Company Director, Phil Aitken commented: “ More and more clubs are taking advantage of the benefits that being part of the group brings. The increased number of Golf Clubs joining the alliance increases the annual spend, which enables GMG to negotiate further discounts from golf club suppliers. That combined spend now exceeds £80 million, so it’s not a great surprise that clubs are seeing that a small annual investment will be re-paid many times over.”

With many Golf Clubs suffering from reduced membership, GMG are keen to offer assistance not just with preferential pricing but also offer best practice solutions.   “Moving forward we will introduce support and advice across different platforms including, marketing and membership retention,” Aitken added.

To find out why Royal St Georges and Royal Aberdeen have recently joined the Group, click or contact GMG on 0161 485 5410 for an informal chat.


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