12 entries: "Nicklaus Design"

Italian wines in traditional restaurant in florence

Can Italian wines make you play better golf?

By: 2019. 07. 01.

Last weekend we hosted some guests for dinner. We wanted to pimp up the dinner with some Italian wines to make the gathering more memorable. As I was planning which wines should we buy, I used Vivino (the…

Faldo Signature Design Laguna Golf Lăng Cô plays host to the Faldo Series Asia Grand Final

What is the value of Faldo Signature Design Status?

By: 2019. 05. 16.

This morning I had to realize that Faldo Design provides two design brand options: Faldo Design,Sir Nick Faldo Signature. What I liked in the Sir Nick Faldo Signature offer is that it provides a Golf Environment Organization (GEO)…

Aerial of the 2nd hole Potomac Shores Golf Club

The new life of the Potomac Shores Golf Club

By: 2019. 04. 30.

The Potomac Shores Golf Club (since 2014) in Dumfries, VA. (Just 30 minutes south of Washington, D.C.), is the first public Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course in the Washington, D.C., metro area. The club's golf course is a…

Castello Antognolla Golf Course Umbria Italy

What are the benefits of playing golf in Italy?

By: 2019. 03. 05.

If you remember, Reed Exhibition in cooperation with Sports Marketing Surveys came out with a study about the trends in the golf tourism industry in 2017. They asked over 10,000 regular golfers (=those who play at least 10…

Hoiana Shores Golf Club designed by Robert Trent Jones II.

Hoiana Shores Golf Club: part of a US$4 billion mega-resort

By: 2018. 07. 26.

The story Hoiana Shores Golf Club (Quang Nam Province, Vietnam; cca. 40 kilometers from the Da Nang Airport) began on 2 August 2016 when the Suncity Group received all of the official approvals. It is part of a US$4 billion mega-resort.…

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The first 30 years of the St Mellion International Resort

By: 2018. 06. 21.

Would you believe that Jack Nicklaus initially turned down the request of the original owners' (the Bond brothers) to build a new course next to the Kernow course (was opened in 1976; aka The Old Course), just because…

How would you improve The Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation?

By: 2016. 05. 27.

Troon has been selected to manage The Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation. The Reserve Club at Woodside Plantation is a private country club nestled within Woodside Plantation, a Southern Living Inspired Community located in the Carolina foothills. The Reserve course…

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…

What will be like playing at the Al Zorah Golf Club?

By: 2015. 12. 14.

After 8 years of planning and developing, Al Zorah Golf Club opened last week (9 December 2015). The new golf course was officially opened by His Highness Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman, as golfers and high-profile government…

What would you do on the first day of Al Zorah Golf Club?

By: 2015. 09. 23.

Do you remember when I wrote in July about Al Zorah Golf Club? If not, then just a brief reminder. It will be a par-72, 18-hole golf course (designed by Nicklaus Design) in Ajman (I would say in…

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…

Magnolia Green Golf Club continues with Billy Casper Golf

By: 2015. 05. 28.

Magnolia Green Golf Club (owned by iStar Financial who purchased he mostly undeveloped 1,896 acres (including the golf course) for $52 million at a May 2009 foreclosure auction.) has decided to continue with Billy Casper Golf. The golf club management…