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Enhancement on the way at Troon North Golf Club’s Pinnacle Course

By: June 18, 2018
Troon North Golf Club’s Pinnacle Course

Troon North Golf Club's Pinnacle Course (in Scottsdale, Arizona) will undergo in the following months a 4-month course enhancement project. This is a Tom Weiskopf designed golf course, just like the other Troon North Golf Club course the Monument.…

What is the benefit of golf clubs in promoting e-bikes?

By: June 14, 2018
E-bike & Michel from Leading Golf Clubs of Germany

For many years I have heard that cycling is the new golf as road cycling is becoming the preferred way of networking for the modern professional. Some believe it is a more effective way of building lasting working relationships…

How can golf travel agencies remain relevant in 2018?

By: June 13, 2018
golf travel agencies before major changes

In a previous post, I have already started to hint and recommend to golf travel agencies that golf travelers are looking for “experiences”.  As part of the customer experience innovation and development, I recommended a high level of…

Troon continues to work with Brookwater Golf & Country Club

By: June 7, 2018
Brookwater Golf & Country Club - The tree lined 18th hole offers a thrilling conclusion

Troon International has been selected to manage the Brookwater Golf and Country Club, Queensland’s (Australia) premium golfing destination. Troon is managing Brookwater Golf and Country Club (18-hole, par 72 championship golf course, a Greg Norman design) for over 15…

Sustainability: How can golf clubs beat plastic pollution?

By: June 5, 2018
plastic pollution_World environment day logos

I am sure that you have heard of how serious is the plastic pollution worldwide. If not, then let me give you some insights: 91% of plastic waste isn’t recycled. And since most plastics don’t biodegrade in any meaningful…

Improved playing experience at the Royal Mougins Golf Resort

By: June 4, 2018
Royal Mougins Golf Resort

The French Riviera's only golf resort, the Royal Mougins Golf Resort (since 1993; member of IMG Prestige) has just completed a comprehensive upgrade of the bunkers and irrigation system. This is part of the significant six-figure upgrade. Royal Mougins Golf Resort's 18-hole championship…

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Let’s judge: Callaway Rogue Pro Black Irons

By: May 31, 2018
Callaway Rogue Pro Black Irons 2018-048

Like in most cases, I tried to find new technology solutions, new materials in the Callaway Rogue Pro Black Irons. At this moment, I have got the feeling that the new Callaway Rogue Pro Black Irons are built with…

Troon makes the most of the latest fitness trends

By: May 30, 2018
Troon AMPD Golf Performance partnership

Troon by partnering with AMPD Golf Performance to provide the best in golf swing development, golf fitness, training, athleticism and conditioning to members and customers of Troon-managed golf facilities, they are actually following the latest wellness trends in the hospitality…

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 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…