30 entries: "artificial intelligence"

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Can the new Mavrik Driver outshine the Epic Flash?

By: 2020. 01. 15.

I compared in the title the new Callaway Mavrik Driver ($499; Product at Retail: 1/23/20) with the Epic Flash driver intentionally. Callaway Golf is probably the first golf equipment manufacturer to use artificial intelligence and machine learning for…

European Golf Business Conference 2020 in Cascais Portugal

Get set for success at the European Golf Business Conference!

By: 2020. 01. 13.

Last November, the Euromonitor International Lifestyles Survey found: 43% of global consumers prefer experiences over things.78% - value real-world experiences.70% say they use technology to improve their day-to-day life. More and more golf clubs and resorts understand and…

Enjoy high-quality offerings on and off the course at The Shire London

What is The Shire London’s vision for 2020?

By: 2019. 12. 25.

I haven't written a while about The Shire London, the only Seve Ballesteros designed course in the UK. So I wondered what they are coming up with for 2020. In short, affordable luxury, on and off the course.…

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Is your golf club prepared for conversational marketing?

By: 2019. 12. 03.

How many times did it happen to you that you felt lost when visiting a golf club website or when you visited their social media page/profile you had the impression that they don't care about your response? I…

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How to manage the pace of play well at your golf club?

By: 2019. 11. 25.

The R&A says there are 3 factors which influence the pace of play: The management of play;The course design and set-up;The players. In this interview with Stephen Knoop (Managing Director, Tagmarshal International) I try to get answers on,…

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Who are the winners of the 20th annual IAGTO Awards?

By: 2019. 10. 21.

The 20th annual IAGTO Awards has just ended. It is time, to sum up, the winners and the possible future golf tourism trends. This year's votes were polled from IAGTO's 700+ golf tour operators in 63 countries. To…

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What is the future of golf club jobs?

By: 2019. 08. 19.

The World Economic Forum's The Future of Job Report 2018 said four specific technology advances have a huge impact on future jobs among them on golf club jobs. High-speed mobile internet,Widespread adoption of big data analytics,Cloud technology,Artificial Intelligence…

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How AI contributed to the success of the 148th Open Championship?

By: 2019. 07. 22.

There are more and more pieces of evidence that AI (artificial intelligence) is penetrating into the golf industry. In 2017, Pebble Beach Resort launched its AI-based virtual concierge service. Another great example is Callaway Golf's Epic Flash Driver…

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Top golf destinations in Italy for female golfers

By: 2019. 06. 03.

‘Women multiplier effect’ Forbes says if the consumer economy had a sex, it would be female. Women drive 70-80% of all consumer purchasing, through a combination of their buying power and influence. In 2017, they estimated that the “female economy” was…

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Is smart hospitality important to La Mola?

By: 2019. 05. 08.

The Real Club de Golf El Prat has just extended its exclusivity agreement with La Mola Conference Center Hotel. La Mola is located next to the 10th hole of the North course of Real Club de Golf El…

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ParOne Invitational STEAMathalon: how to broaden golf’s appeal?

By: 2019. 05. 07.

When we are discussing the challenge of how could golf broaden its appeal and attract new audience demographics we cannot or it is hard to neglect the importance of such technology innovation like artificial intelligence. Let me give…

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How will Troon Privé design the future of The Standard Club?

By: 2019. 04. 10.

Troon Privé has been selected to manage The Standard Club, a private club located in Johns Creek, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. The Standard Club, the oldest social club in Atlanta, is the outgrowth of the old Concordia…

Cannot skip Portugal golf tourism

The surprising growth of Portuguese & Spanish golf tourism

By: 2019. 03. 06.

My Portuguese friend, Carlos Ferreira (owner of Tee Times Golf Agency) wrote me a few weeks ago about an almost 30% growth in the number of played rounds among his clients between the periods of November 2017 –…

Lake Presidential Golf Club in Upper Marlboro - Maryland

Changing of the guard at Lake Presidential Golf Club

By: 2019. 02. 18.

Troon has been selected to manage the Lake Persidential Golf Club. Billy Casper Golf was in charge of the management of this semi-private club in Upper Marlboro, Maryland since 2014. During that period Lake Presidential Golf Club went…

Scottish Golf Tourism Industry

Can Scottish Golf Tourism industry exceed the £325 million target?

By: 2018. 12. 27.

In 2016, the study of VisitScotland and Scottish Enterprise found that the Scottish golf tourism industry worths £286 million. The Scots are very optimistic now. A review of Scotland’s National Golf Tourism Strategy has extended the industry’s target…

Cristobal Guerrero Managing Director of Las Colinas Golf & Country Club

Insider: Where is Las Colinas Golf & Country Club heading to?

By: 2018. 08. 27.

Since I read the article in the Financial Times last year about golf resort living and golf tourism, I was really curious to know the opinion of Cristobal Guerrero, the managing director of Las Colinas Golf & Country Club.…

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Are you a real Ryder Cup fan? Test it NOW!

By: 2018. 08. 07.

I can promise you I will not ask you as a Ryder Cup fan when will start the 2018 Ryder Cup. Just in case: 25th September 2018. Regarding major golf tournaments and events, I always highlight the importance…

Cobra Puma Golf joins Foremost EMP Premium member service

What is the next chapter in Cobra Puma Golf’s retail support?

By: 2018. 07. 25.

I have got an impression that there is a quite big silence around Cobra Puma Golf. Last news I heard from them is that they have extended their sponsorship contract with Rickie Fowler. Most recently in the UK,…

Rain Bird IC Connect

How to make the Rain Bird Central Control multifunctional?

By: 2018. 05. 10.

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…

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Does Carnoustie Golf Links focus on the right things?

By: 2018. 05. 07.

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…