Golf Real Estate

West Cliffs Golf Links

How will West Cliffs challenge the competitors?

By: 2017. 02. 21.

Do you remember when I wrote in last October about the new golf course to be built right next to Praia D'el Rey? The new golf course, West Cliffs Golf Links is almost ready. Only 99 days left…

Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort tries to break sameness

By: 2016. 09. 16.

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…

Is the new hotel of PGA Catalunya Resort attractive?

By: 2016. 07. 14.

Probably you remember, that in last May, I wrote about that the PGA Catalunya Resort will add a new 5-star hotel, the Hotel Camiral in June following an investment of €33 million. So from now on, we can enjoy the…

How could the Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa be successful?

By: 2016. 06. 02.

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has just opened its new Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa in Portugal close to the leading golf courses i the Algarve and a 15-minute drive from Portimão and an hour from Faro International Airport. These are…

How can PGA Catalunya Resort’s new hotel inspire you?

By: 2016. 05. 26.

Early this year, I have already written about that the PGA Catalunya Resort has enhanced its portfolio of rental properties by over 70% to include a larger mix of luxurious family houses, golf-fronted semi-detached villas. Most recently, PGA Catalunya Resort…

What makes Zala Springs Golf Resort apartments unique?

By: Zala Springs Golf Resort 2016. 05. 23.

What is the real estate development concept of Zala Springs Golf Resort? Zala Springs Golf Resort is a unique development in Hungary. The resort is being positioned at the very top level and the aim is to deliver…

What is the magic of Zala Springs Golf Resort?

By: Zala Springs Golf Resort 2016. 05. 02.

In the following you find my interview with Damian MacPherson, the club manager of  Zala Springs Golf Resort (Hungary): What makes Zala Spings Golf Resort unique and different from other Hungarian and CEE golf courses? The design of the…

Why is the indoor golf concept luring entrepreneurs?

By: 2016. 04. 13.

Unsurprisingly, one of the main reasons why people don't want to play or give up playing golf is their time constraints (the other is the overall cost). This perception is also supported by Syngenta's Growing Golf in the…

How can a £5 million investment improve a golf club?

By: 2016. 03. 22.

Burhill Golf and Leisure Ltd (BGL) will invest this year, £5,000,000 into the development of the newly branded Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club, currently Birchwood Park Golf Centre. The venue will undergo a complete transformation of its health…

What is the heritage of Christy O’Connor Jnr?

By: 2016. 01. 08.

Early this week the Irish golf society and I think the golf world lost a great golfer (4 European Tour victory, 2 Ryder Cup appearance etc.) and golf architect in the person of Christy O'Connor Jnr. Christy O’Connor Jnr…

Is Abu Dhabi the most successful golf destination in 2015?

By: 2015. 11. 26.

It is very likely that Abu Dhabi was the most successful golf destination in 2015 at the 2nd annual World Golf Awards. The country was able to reap 4 titles: World's Best Golf Hotel 2015: St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Abu Dhabi's Best…

Can Al Zorah Golf Complex compete with other UAE golf clubs?

By: 2015. 07. 02.

In the last couple of years UAE is among the the Top 10 Fastest Growing Tourism Hotspots in the world. Just in 2013, UAE's golf tourism grew by 10.4%. In 2013, Abu Dhabi and Dubai were the 6th golf tourism…

New reason to visit Quinta do Lago: Bovino Steakhouse

By: 2015. 06. 15.

There is a proverb that says: the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. Now Quinta do Lago is adding a modern steakhouse to its food services to provide more reason to visit them: Bovino Steakhouse.…

Ernie Els’ latest golf design project in Malaysia

By: 2014. 11. 14.

Ernie Els will open in early 2016 his 3rd Malaysian golf course, the Desaru Coast North. Just like Els Club Teluk Datai it will be managed and operated by Troon Golf. In this golf course development project Vijay Singh…

Thracian Cliffs Golf & Beach Resort joins IMG Prestige

By: 2014. 09. 19.

I wonder and stare, how Bulgaria is emerging on the global golf map from almost nothing. Currently 8 golf courses are operating in Bulgaria, where 3 of them on the Black Sea cost (Black Sea Rama, Thracian Cliffs Golf…

European Ryder Cup captain’s new venture

By: 2014. 09. 04.

By end of October, European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley will open his latest golf course design project the North Course, at Portugal’s prestigious Quinta do Lago resort.  The official opening ceremony of the €9.6m new layout will be on…

Las Colinas Golf is shortlisted for the Golf Resort Award

By: 2014. 05. 30.

Last year PGA Catalunya Resort was the lucky Spanish golf club to win at the European Property Awards as the best golf development in Europe. At this time Las Colinas Golf & Country Club is close to win the…

What is the best golf development in Europe?

By: 2013. 10. 13.

European Tour’s latest destination, PGA Catalunya Resort was awarded at European Property Awards as the best golf development in Europe. For PGA Catalunya Resort this is not the first recognition. They hold the 5th position in Golf World magazine's…

Golf participation in Europe 2010

By: 2010. 11. 25.

Those who are familiar with the golf industry they know that KPMG prepares from year to year a survey about golf course development and golf participation trends. 2010 is not an exception. ;) Since the last decade of…

Golf Salary & Benefits Study 2010

By: 2010. 06. 13.

After a big break I am back. I hope you forgive me for such delay. Recently I came across with Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE)and and executive recruitment specialist, Colt Mackenzie McNair's new findings about golf salaries…