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Golf Europe seminar programme features the experts

10.49pm 7th August 2008 - Exhibitions & Conferences

A hand-picked selection of some of the leading specialists in their own specific field, are to provide a comprehensive programme of seminars during the 16th Golf Europe trade fair in Munich on 5/7 October.

With golf business, and the various paths to progress in the industry, as a major theme for the presentations, subjects range from the strategies required to obtain the most enviable career opportunities, to trends in golf management and the kind of skills that top employees seek.

In addition there is a speaker on the game’s most essential skill of all…a modern means of unravelling the mysteries of putting using the most up-to-date techniques.

The Presentations will include:
• How to Get the Top Jobs? Harald H.J. Heil & Andreas Oswald
• Future Trends and Opportunities in Golf Management: Jerry Kilby
• The Pathway to Success: Paul Dellanzo
• Putting Instruction – an Untapped Market: Nick Middleton

Harald Heil and Andreas Oswald of the Greenwell Gleeson Company are experts in placing high level executives and top management into permanent or temporary positions. With their knowledge they will provide the audience with strategies to get the top jobs.

Jerry Kilby is the chief executive of the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE). He is also a former marketing manager of the PGA of GB&I and collected experience managing various operations including being the general manager of Nad Al Sheba Club in Dubai. He has been involved in sports event and venue management as well as sports sponsorship negotiations in events such as the Ryder Cup. Equipped with this knowledge he will outline his views on golf management trends in the future.

Paul Dellanzo is proud to be both a PGA golf professional and someone who has made the transition to and providing leadership in the field of professional golf management in Europe. Troon Golf is the largest single employer of golf professionals and course managers worldwide.

Paul’s experience extends from running his own golf academies to giving about 20.000 golf lessons coaching players from beginners to winners. Last year he received a PGAs of Europe 5 Star Professional Award and his experience certainly allows him some considerable insight into the skill sets required by employers. He is a strong believer that PGA professionals are ideally placed to take advantage of existing and new opportunities in the industry.

Nick Middleton is the inventor of the Zen Oracle putting training system which is widely used by Tour Players and Coaches and the Break 30 Putting Education Programme. He termed “Zenjineering”, the mission sets out a holistic approach to Mind, Body & Motion and comprises an elite golf science support services.

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