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Maximising Profitable Golf Club Operations

1.17pm 8th April 2014 - Management Topics

GMG Kingswood IMG_0503Golf Management Group brought together several speakers on Wednesday 2nd April to ensure members are armed with the best advice to maximise profitable Golf Club operations in these challenging times.

Kingswood Golf Club in Surrey hosted the event, being the first of its type organised by GMG in the South of England. Future events will be planned later in the year as an additional benefit of membership of the Group

The speakers were: David Valentine, Director of Golf Management Group, who announced their new Contracts Manager App; Steve Richardson, Clere Golf – ‘making sure your brand is appropriate to your business’; Alex Brown, GMG Food Procurement – controlling costs and managing purchases; Mark Loader, Matthew Clark – maximising opportunities for wet sales ; Kevin Neal, Circle Golf – making sure you are properly covered; Simon Wordsworth 59Club – training your staff to make sure no opportunities are missed adds £thousands to your bottom line

Michael Sawicki, General Manager of Dulwich and Sydenham Golf Club said: “I have taken several ideas from the event which I am going to engage immediately and I am sure they are going to make a big difference to our bottom line this year. Each of the speakers had a different slant on maximising opportunities and leaving no stone unturned in gaining new business. Thanks GMG!”

Peter Stewart, Marketing and Administration Assistant at Sittingbourne and Milton Regis Golf Club said: “Not only did the day give me some fresh ideas to develop our business but there were some simple-to-engage ideas about minimising our risks and reducing our outgoings, it was an inspiring event”

For more information about Golf Management Group or future events visit or call Phil Sparks on 01304 374119 or Head Office on 0161 485 5410 or email

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