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Can you achieve growth with club management diplomas?

By: October 25, 2016

5 CMAE members were awarded recently with their Club Management Diplomas (CMDip) at a special presentation ceremony at the CMAE’s recent Annual General Meeting. The successful recipients were Simon Baker, Iain Lancaster, Sharon Heeley, Andrew Hill and Michael Newland.…

Why is social media helpful for Maderas Golf Club?

By: Corey Ross October 24, 2016

The timing of the request to write this piece about social media success and golf is curious in that I’ve been reflecting a lot on the topic recently. It was a little over a year ago that I…

Where are the true voices about Carnoustie Golf Links?

By: October 20, 2016
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Carnoustie Golf Links, a regular host of The Open Championship, has been voted as the best golf course in Scotland in the Scottish Golf Tourism awards. The awards are held annually to celebrate what’s great about Scottish Golf. Voted…

Disabled golfers at the spotlight in the Portugal Masters

By: October 19, 2016

Would you believe that disabled golfers represent 10% of once a week participants (source: Sport England Active People Survey, 2014) in the UK? According to the England Golf, cca. 5.63% (38 000 people) of UK golfers are disabled…

Did you enjoy the British Masters at The Grove?

By: October 18, 2016

Last week’s British Masters at The Grove is just over. The Swede Alex Noren claimed the 2016 title with an 18 under par total. This was the Swede's 7th European Tour International Schedule victory in his 222nd official…

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What the renewed The Wigwam Golf Club will be like?

By: October 16, 2016

Tomorrow (October 17th) will reopen The Wigwam Golf Club's Robert Trent Jones Sr.-designed Patriot Golf Course after a significant after an extensive bunker and irrigation system renovation. The renovation work focused on removing bunkers, modernizing and reshaping the remaining bunkers and…

Is it good for us Cobra Golf’s ONE LENGTH option?

By: October 14, 2016

Cobra Golf is further expanding the offering of clubs under the revered KING name. The new Cobra KING F7 set of irons, along with COBRA’s first-ever F7 ONE LENGTH set provides golfers with optimized performance, distance, forgiveness, and…

How can caddie service improve customer experience?

By: October 13, 2016

Troon North Golf Club, the preeminent daily-fee club in Scottsdale, will soon launch a new caddie service for guests. As guests, we will have the option of a Forecaddie or a Single-Bag Caddie or choose to play without…

Why the new Wilson Staff FG Tour F6 Irons?

By: October 10, 2016

Wilson Golf has recently unveiled its latest addition to the award- winning FG Tour line, the Wilson Staff FG Tour V6 Irons. The Wilson Staff FG Tour V6 irons are an evolution of the highly acclaimed V4 Irons.…

Is it time to discover golf in North-East Poland?

By: October 7, 2016

I am always curious to read about Central European countries' golf clubs' efforts to attract golf tourists. This why I thought to write about two Polish golf clubs' latest initiative. Two of the leading golf clubs in Poland,…

What will be the next invesment of Oceânico Golf?

By: October 5, 2016

Oceânico Group (founded by Gerry Fagan and Simon Burgess 13 years ago) sold for just under €70m its full interest and ownership in Oceânico Golf, Vilamoura, to KAY CC Portugal, a consortium between Mr. Keith Cousins and the…

What will be like Praia D’el Rey’s new links golf course?

By: October 2, 2016

My visit to Praia D'el Rey this week is a great example how LinkedIn is able to connect like-minded people. I met Alexandra Betamio de Almeida (Sustainable urban development consultant) on LinkedIn who offered me if I visit Portugal…

How is Lumine exploiting video marketing trends?

By: September 30, 2016

Lumine Golf Club at Mediterranea Beach & Golf Community (managed by Troon) has recently announced a multi-year partnership with Rick Shiels. As part of the cooperation, Lumine will be Shiels’ official resort partner. Calle Carlsson, General Manager said "Rick is part…

What is the next challenge of the European Tour Properties?

By: September 19, 2016

European Tour Properties venues Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort (Provence, France) and PGA Catalunya Resort (Costa Brava, Spain) have been ranked first and third respectively in a prestigious new listing of continental Europe’s finest golf resorts, compiled by Golf…

Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort tries to break sameness

By: September 16, 2016

The Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort, in Cascais, Lisbon, is celebrating in these days its 30th position in Golf World's inaugural Top 100 Golf Resorts in Continental Europe ranking. This is a nice achievement for a niche operator like the Onyria Golf…