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Smarter Business tees up new PGA Partnership

6.07pm 3rd December 2019 - Corporate

Smarter Business has announced a new partnership with The PGA, taking the success of Smarter Golf Energy (SGE) to greater heights by offering a more comprehensive suite of business-essential services.

SGE was founded in 2018 with the aim of providing both PGA members and their clubs with improved service and lower tariffs on energy and water. Smarter Business has since decided to improve upon that relationship by bringing the rest of their services, such as waste management, to the side of the green.

Smarter Golf Energy offers numerous services to golf courses, which can range from shopping the energy market to find the most competitive quote to free desktop energy audits and more comprehensive audits which involve specialist equipment and resources.

Helen Grove, Commercial Director – Smarter Business, said: “The goal for SGE was to provide uncomplicated, honest advice to the golf industry, and to use the relationships with our suppliers to ensure the best value for PGA Members and the locations within which they work. However, in looking to the future of this partnership, we wanted to elevate our input, allowing PGA Members to access the full range of our services, rather than just energy and water. We felt we could provide far more benefits in this industry, and we are eager to start supplying our world-class service across the board to PGA Members.”

Horsham Golf Club in West Sussex reaped the fantastic benefits on offer for PGA Members and golf facilities through Smarter Business. Smarter Business reviewed and audited Horsham’s existing energy contracts and managed to secure a significant 20% in savings on their current energy bills; allowing them to look for scope to invest that money elsewhere.

Neil Burke, co-owner of the Horsham Golf Club, commented: “As responsible businesses, we want our golf clubs to use energy efficiently and reducing the use of energy also reduces cost. Smarter Business offered a comprehensive service and, as experts in our industry, I was confident we were in good hands. Now we are working with them on a comprehensive audit and hope that, once it’s completed, we will have a detailed review of our energy use allowing us to save even more money.”

Liam Greasley, PGA Executive Director – Commercial, added: “We are delighted to re-launch this exciting new partnership with Smarter Business. This partnership will allow our members to potentially save money and improve their facility’s efficiency, as we’ve seen at clubs like Horsham. We very much look forward to working with Helen Grove and her experienced team.”


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