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How to be pampered in the Carriage House at Adare Manor?

By: May 25, 2018
The Carriage House Lounge at Adare Manor

Last month, I shared with you the great news that the Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course (7509-yard) at Adare Manor went through a reconstruction. Now I can report on the opening of The Carriage House at Adare Manor (owned…

TOP 10 tee times booking solutions for Spain and Portugal

By: May 23, 2018
tee times booking solutions brands-communication--2018

The golf tourism in the Algarve generated 500 million euros in 2017 and generated 16,800 jobs (source: Algarve Tourism Association). This is why I thought to figure out what are the TOP 10 tee times booking solutions for Spain…

The Buick LPGA Shanghai & the Chinese golfers’ dreams

By: May 18, 2018
SAIC-GM Buick Brand and WME IMG China Launched Buick LPGA Shangahi Today

We all know (I hope so!) that by making a golf event more observable makes it easier to generate interest and to raise awareness. If we want to make female golf contagious we should create triggers. As a…

How could Atalayoun Golf Resort impress us?

By: May 16, 2018
Atalayoun Golf Resort

Morocco is one of the TOP5 golf countries in Africa with 40 golf courses. South Africa is the biggest with 484 golf courses. Currently, there are 8 golf projects in development in Morocco (=20% growth) one of them…

The “Big Time-Long Time” Golf Club Staff Happy Toolbox

By: Gregg Patterson, Founder & President “Tribal Magic!!!” May 15, 2018
Golf Club Staff Happy Toolbox

The “Golf Club Staff Happy” Imperative Every golf club manager’s toolbox needs to be filled with “Big Time-Long Time” Golf Club Staff Happy Tools---tactics they can use to keep the employee team Big Time Happy for a Long,…

Where will the 1st World Corporate Golf Challenge be held in Hungary?

By: May 11, 2018
World Corporate Golf Challenge in Zala Springs Golf Resort Hungary

I believe countries that are not famous for being a golf country (e.g. Hungary) or as a golf tourism destination, holding a prestigious golf tournament like the World Corporate Golf Challenge can help to improve the country's awareness. This…

How to make the Rain Bird Central Control multifunctional?

By: May 10, 2018
Rain Bird IC Connect

Before I share with you the latest innovation of Rain Bird, I would like to draw your attention to some interesting technology trends. One of these trends is the rise of usage of artificial intelligence that will stay with…

How do you find new sources of green fee revenue?

By: April 19, 2018
Innovative-Ideas-green fee revenue

An often-quoted idea is that golf clubs should understand their customers and create customer profiles. In recent years, more and more golf clubs have begun to recognize that it is not enough to know what our golf club…

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How could GreenSight become really useful for turf managers?

By: May 9, 2018
GreenSight dashboard

The GreenSight Agronomics is only 3-years old but already made its first acquisition. GreenSight has just acquired the digital-transformation firm Turf Cloud. Inc. The main motivation was to be able to provide more actionable insights for turf managers, but also…

Does Carnoustie Golf Links focus on the right things?

By: May 7, 2018
Carnoustie Golf Links clubhouse

The Open Championship venue, Carnoustie Golf Links, has officially opened its new clubhouse, the Links House last week. A total of 26 jobs have been created through the £4.75 million project. The new Links House building includes: a golf…

Is Champion Hills Club a wellness-focused residential community?

By: May 4, 2018
Champion Hills Club - clubhouse

Let's finish the week with a Troon news. Troon has been selected to manage the Champion Hills Club, a private golf club in Hendersonville, North Carolina. Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Champion Hills Club is a member-owned club…

Foremost EMP Video Monitor vs. Augmented Reality experience

By: May 3, 2018
Augmented Reality experience vs Foremost EMP Video Monitor

While Foremost is celebrating that more than 200 members have already chosen to install the upgraded Elite Marketing Programme (EMP) video monitor solution, I would like to share with you how augmented reality experience is transforming the retail industry. When…

Creating a certified supervisor program – Part 2 -‘The Who’

By: Gregg Patterson, Founder & President “Tribal Magic!!!” May 2, 2018
certified supervisor program

This is the second part of the article of 'Creating a certified supervisor program'. Doing "The Who" “Doing supervisor certification right” requires knowing The What that’s needed and The How of delivering What’s Needed effectively and efficiently.   In…

What are the innovations in the new Titleist AVX golf balls?

By: April 25, 2018
Titleist AVX golf balls in white

Between October 2017 to January 2018 Acushnet tested and validated the new Titleist AVX golf balls in Arizona, California, and Florida. It always impresses me what such golf equipment companies like Acushnet can invent to make us feel like you can't afford to…

Can we gain a relaxed golf holiday with rented golf clubs?

By: April 24, 2018
rented golf clubs and golf holidays

It is a constant dilemma for us golfers when we plan our golf holiday or golf trip abroad whether to bring our customized golf clubs with us or utilize golf club rental services at the local golf resort…

How do you imagine PGA Catalunya’s renewed Club Café?

By: April 23, 2018
PGA Catalunya Resort - The Club Café

The famous interior designer Lazaro Rosa-Violán returned to PGA Catalunya Resort to create something great after the successful design project of the Hotel Camiral. He is considered to be a fashionable interior designer. It seems like that not only the Hotel…

How big is the MOI in the Odyssey EXO Putters?

By: April 18, 2018
Odyssey EXO Putters close look

I am always curious what will golf equipment brands like Odyssey come up with in their latest golf equipment. Obviously, I am skeptical, because we can never know whether the latest feature is a gimmick or a real…

Creating a Certified Supervisor Program – Part 1 -‘The What’

By: Gregg Patterson, Founder & President “Tribal Magic!!!” April 16, 2018
Certified Supervisor Program Develop-Your-Employees-for-a-Strong-Company

The Need We who manage are in the business of identifying, developing and stimulating the Upwardly Mobile, the talented ones---people who, through the exercise of their talents, make our clubs flourish. Many of these talented ones, The Upwardly…