49 entries: Wearable technology

How will wearable technology change our golf retail experience? – part 2

By: 2015. 01. 14.

In the previous post I started to explain why wearable technology solution could improve golf retail experience. I highlighted 3 major areas for improvement: product information and related services, in-store communication and navigation; payment solutions. In this post…

How will wearable technology change our golf retail experience?

By: 2015. 01. 13.

The usage of wearables is not totally new to the golf industry. Those who were lucky to be in the Ryder Cup were able to experience the advantages of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID). This is why I was thinking over how could pro-shops…

Why should mobile technology matter to your golf club?

By: Gary Denault 2017. 03. 01.

Proximity, wearability, data. Terms being used in all aspects of marketing today, but most importantly in mobile marketing. Mobile apps seem to be a great solution for almost any business segment. Sadly statistics are showing otherwise. We are…

When will pro shops exploit beacon technology?

By: 2015. 12. 28.

I hope one day I will live through such a moment in a pro shop when I get personalized service and offer without wasting too much time there (instead of playing golf). Early this year, I recommended wearable…

Cleveland Golf Wedge Analyzer powered by Swingbyte technology

By: 2015. 03. 16.

Although I am happy to share information about the latest golf clubs of leading golf equipment manufacturers, it seems to me that there are no significant differences among the leading brands. So how do you want to gain…

Callaway FITS Shaft Analyzer

How Callaway FITS Shaft Analyzer affects your performance?

By: 2019. 01. 21.

Just like in any other area of our life our customers are expecting personalized products and services. Golf shafts are not exceptions. We can all agree that for irons and drivers the shaft type and its characteristics can…

Troon AMPD Golf Performance partnership

Troon makes the most of the latest fitness trends

By: 2018. 05. 30.

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…

Honma Golf Gallery Store within the popular Roger Dunn Golf Shops’ Santa Ana, California

Can we get meaningful experience at the new Honma Golf Gallery Store?

By: 2017. 11. 21.

We can agree that there are not so many headlines around the Japan-based Honma Golf. Have you heard about that last year the Japanese prime minister gave a Honma Beres S-05 with 9.5 degrees of loft with a…

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship - New pin flags presented by Abdulla Kalban from EGA

The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship secured a new sponsor

By: 2017. 10. 18.

The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, which each January launches the Desert Swing as part of the European Tour will be renamed in 2018 to Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA. The parties have signed recently a sponsorship deal.…

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…

Is it time to discover golf in North-East Poland?

By: 2016. 10. 07.

I am always curious to read about Central European countries' golf clubs' efforts to attract golf tourists. This why I thought to write about two Polish golf clubs' latest initiative. Two of the leading golf clubs in Poland,…

Golf GameBook a new breed of golf social networking site

By: 2015. 02. 05.

One of my learning at the latest PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando was that the big data phenomenon and measurement fetish have arrived to the golf industry. Today different kind of mobile apps, wearables and other gadgets are…

Tiger Woods’ signature TW ’15 with the integration of flyweave

By: 2015. 01. 29.

The new TW ’15 shoe, is the first to feature Nike’s breakthrough Flyweave technology in the upper. The innovation in Flyweave technology is helping us to have more flexibility in the upper part of the golf shoe. What makes unique TW…

Monte Rei starts to measure customer experience in a new way

By: 2015. 01. 28.

59Club has just launched its new product 'Stay & Play' an in-depth, statistical customer experience analysis. 59Club recommends to see the customer experience from a broader experience the total customer journey. The first golf club to utilize this customer…

Golf Game: How to raise $125,000 in 30 days

By: 2013. 03. 11.

In last December I wrote about the concept of crowdfunding as a potential solution to raise capital and financial support for a golf course. Of course this idea is not limited to golf courses. From the Finnish example we…

Blogger relations in the golf industry

By: 2013. 02. 18.

To understand the importance and essence of blogger relations, I think we should get to the roots of media relations in general. What is a difference between a blogger and a journalist?   We should find the answer…

Valderrama PowaKaddy rental fleet at the clubhouse entry

Will a PowaKaddy GPS trolley make you feel better at Valderrama?

By: 2019. 07. 24.

Today we are not surprised to see golfers with rangefinders, smartwatches or even smart trolleys (PowaKaddy GPS trolley fleet at Valderrama). I can see 3 global trends that can underpin/support this phenomenon: Golfers like other consumers are seeking…

SAIC-GM Buick Brand and WME IMG China Launched Buick LPGA Shangahi Today

The Buick LPGA Shanghai & the Chinese golfers’ dreams

By: 2018. 05. 18.

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…

Carnoustie Golf Links clubhouse

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…

Colonial Country Club

Is there a sense of community in the Colonial Country Club?

By: 2018. 03. 12.

Troon has been selected to manage the Colonial Country Club in Memphis, Tenn. Troon Privé, the private club operations division of Troon, will manage this 18-hole facility. The Colonial Country Club was established in 1913 and provides a full-service, private-club experience. The…