Golf Club Management

The Carriage House Lounge at Adare Manor

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

By: 2018. 05. 25.

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…

Atalayoun Golf Resort

How could Atalayoun Golf Resort impress us?

By: 2018. 05. 16.

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…

Golf Club Staff Happy Toolbox

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

By: Gregg Patterson, Founder & President “Tribal Magic!!!” 2018. 05. 15.

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,…

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…

GreenSight dashboard

How could GreenSight become really useful for turf managers?

By: 2018. 05. 09.

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…

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…

Champion Hills Club - clubhouse

Is Champion Hills Club a wellness-focused residential community?

By: 2018. 05. 04.

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…

certified supervisor program

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

By: Gregg Patterson, Founder & President “Tribal Magic!!!” 2018. 05. 02.

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…

PGA Catalunya Resort - The Club Café

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

By: 2018. 04. 23.

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…

Certified Supervisor Program Develop-Your-Employees-for-a-Strong-Company

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

By: Gregg Patterson, Founder & President “Tribal Magic!!!” 2018. 04. 16.

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…

Tbilisi Hills Golf Resort European Tour Properties

What are the high hopes of the Tbilisi Hills Golf Resort?

By: 2018. 03. 27.

Probably you remember, that on October 2017 I wrote about Tbilisi's and Georgia's first golf resort, the Tbilisi Hills Golf Resort. It is the first 18-hole golf course (6,300m; Tilander Golf Design) of Tbilisi and Georgia. The developers of…

Kapalua, Plantation Course #18

What will Kapalua Golf’s multi-million enhancement include?

By: 2018. 03. 26.

The Ben Crenshaw and Bill Coore designed Plantation Course at Kapalua Golf & Tennis (Maui, Hawaii) is expected to undergo a multi-million dollar enhancement project aimed at refining and revitalizing the 27-year-old golf course. No worries, this year you will still able to play…

Troon Privé Rio Verde Community and Country Club

What can Troon Privé expect from high NPS score?

By: 2018. 03. 15.

The Troon Privé managed Rio Verde Country Club and Community are in a very good mood. Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, was hired to manage the club in mid-2016. Earlier this year, members approved a…

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…

Mountain Gazelle in their Natural Habitat at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

Is Saadiyat Beach Golf Club a safe heaven for wildlife?

By: 2018. 03. 08.

The Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, managed by Troon Golf, has received recognition in Environmental Planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses (ACSP). Administered by Audubon International, the program is designed to help landowners preserve and…

The Stunning 17th on Sentosa Golf Club's New Tanjong Course

What will be the prominent feature of the Sentosa Golf Club?

By: 2018. 02. 26.

Last year, I have already mentioned Sentosa Golf Club's Singapore Open Agronomy Volunteer Programme. Last week they were the host of the first-ever Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship at their new Tanjong Course (completed in November 2016). The Thai star Atthaya…

Sarah Blunden Wycombe Heights Golf Centre female promotion v3

Female leadership promotion at Wycombe Heights Golf Centre

By: 2018. 02. 12.

It is fair to say that we do not hear frequently about female management, leadership promotion in golf clubs. In July 2017 I have already mentioned the very low share of women in golf club management positions. The…

Lodge of Four Seasons

Troon won a challenging task at The Lodge of Four Seasons

By: 2018. 01. 15.

Troon has been selected at the beginning of January to manage The Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. Troon will not just oversee the operations of the 358 room resort, but will also manage the property’s…

pollinators_sign

What is the importance of pollinators in a golf club?

By: 2018. 01. 08.

I have just found that in the last couple of years there is a severe decline in the number of such pollinators like wild bees, honeybees. The bumblebee numbers have declined by 70% over the past 40 years with three species…

European Tour Properties - Villaverde Hotel & Resort with the CEO v2

What is Villaverde Hotel & Resort’s new achievement?

By: 2018. 01. 05.

It seems like the Italian golf clubs and resorts are gradually becoming part of the well-known networks. Most recently the Villaverde Hotel & Resort has joined the exclusive European Tour Properties network, becoming the 26th European Tour Destination (the 19th in Europe).…