Monthly Archives: October 2016

How can O’Grady help the Centurion Club?

By: 2016. 10. 31.

The prestigious Centurion Club announced last week, that the former Chief Executive of the PGA European Tour, George O’Grady, will become the club’s first President. I think, I don't have to introduce you George O'Grady, who spent over 40 years…

A surprising event at the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

By: 2016. 10. 28.

Next week, we will see in Abu Dhabi a historical moment. The Saadiyat Beach Golf Club (Gary Player designed seafront golf course: par-72 course, which will be set up at 6,337 yards / 5,795 meters for the championship) will…

Who will help to achieve sustainable golf tournaments?

By: 2016. 10. 27.

A public consultation period has opened on a new voluntary sustainability standard for golf tournaments, with industry leaders calling for input into the creation of sustainable best practices for golf tournaments around the world. Golf Environment Organization (GEO)…

How could the Hoebridge Golf Centre be more attractive?

By: 2016. 10. 26.

Hoebridge Golf Centre, a BGL venue in Woking, has just unveiled their £500,000 worth of investment plans that are currently underway at the center. The plans include the construction of a new, adult-only lounge area to be used…

Can you achieve growth with club management diplomas?

By: 2016. 10. 25.

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 2016. 10. 24.

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…

Carnoustie Golf Links

Where are the true voices about Carnoustie Golf Links?

By: 2016. 10. 20.

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: 2016. 10. 19.

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: 2016. 10. 18.

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…

What the renewed The Wigwam Golf Club will be like?

By: 2016. 10. 16.

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: 2016. 10. 14.

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: 2016. 10. 13.

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: 2016. 10. 10.

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: 2016. 10. 07.

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: 2016. 10. 05.

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: 2016. 10. 02.

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…