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IGCMA in New Partnership with Global Golf Advisors

10.43am 20th May 2014 - Corporate

IGCMA LogoGlobal Golf Advisors, the leading authority on successful management practices for golf and private clubs, are undertaking the most thorough benchmarking project ever carried out amongst golf clubs in Dublin on behalf of their new partner, the Irish Golf & Club Managers Association (IGCMA).

The project will deliver to the association, valuable market data on the operating characteristics of golf clubs in Ireland’s capital. It will also provide each participating club with a specific benchmark analysis, allowing them measure their performance against market best practice.

President of the IGCMA, Alan Threadgold said “We are delighted to announce our partnership with Global Golf Advisors, a recognized brand throughout the world in the golf industry. Their expertise will benefit our Association and the Clubs that our Members represent from an advisory perspective as well as supporting professional education which is a core provision of the IGCMA”.

The alliance between the two organizations is aimed at supporting the IGCMA’s educational objectives and providing both the association and its members with advisory support in areas such as strategic planning, governance, market research, financial management and best practice analysis.

Rob Hill, Partner of Global Golf Advisors EMEA Office said “We are extraordinarily proud of our close collaboration with professional club managers around the world and this partnership with the IGCMA reflects our commitment to professional education, greater market insight and fostering successful club businesses”.

Global Golf Advisors started in 1992 as a speciality practice at KPMG in Toronto, Canada. The independent firm has served over 2,300 private, resort and public golf facilities as well as financial institutions around the world. The EMEA Office is located just outside Dublin in County Wicklow, Ireland, +353 1 281 0338. The firm also maintains headquarters Toronto, Canada, and Scottsdale, USA.

Formed in 2010 by the coming together of The Irish Association of Golf Club Secretaries and the CMAE-Irish region, the IGCMA is the only representative body for professional club managers in the Golf, Tennis, Yachting, Leisure and Dining Club sectors in Ireland.

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