Golf Real Estate

Las Colinas Golf & Country Club - European Property Awards 2018

European Property Awards says Las Colinas is the….

By: 2018. 10. 31.

Last month I had the opportunity to visit Las Colinas Golf & Country Club a see really close the real estate concept and developments of the resort. It was amazing to see around the golf course the great…

The future of the golf industry

How I see the golf industry?

By: Michael Braidwood - General Manager, Education City Golf Club, Qatar 2018. 09. 03.

It’s an interesting question when you are posed with it – how do you see the golf industry? Well, I’ve been playing golf now for close on 40 years and have worked in the golf industry for close…

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.…

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.…

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…

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…

Hinojo Community Las Colinas Golf Country Club from above

Does it worth investing in Hinojo Community as a 2nd home?

By: 2018. 03. 02.

The year 2017, was a great year for the Spanish home sales. The Spanish house price index published by Tinsa shows a significant rise in real estate prices in 2017: Barcelona, Madrid area - 7,5% the Mediterranean coast up…

3. Le Touquet Golf Resort_Patrice Boissonnas

Harry Colt’s La Mer shines again in his old splendour

By: 2017. 06. 29.

It always makes me happy to share the news of a renovated, famous golf course. Most recently, the Harry Colt designed La Mer Course at Le Touquet Golf Resort (Normandy, France) gained back almost completely its old splendor.…

Synthetic turf by Golfplan in reality

Do golf courses really can win with synthetic turf?

By: 2017. 06. 22.

At the end of 2015, Rand Jerris, Ph.D. the Senior Managing Director of Public Services for the United States Golf Association gave an interview to my guest writer Rich O'Brien about sustainability. Rand Jerris said in that interview that "With…

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…

Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort tries to break sameness

By: 2016. 09. 16.

The Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort, in Cascais, Lisbon, is celebrating in these days its 30th position in Golf World's inaugural Top 100 Golf Resorts in Continental Europe ranking. This is a nice achievement for a niche operator like the Onyria Golf…

Is the new hotel of PGA Catalunya Resort attractive?

By: 2016. 07. 14.

Probably you remember, that in last May, I wrote about that the PGA Catalunya Resort will add a new 5-star hotel, the Hotel Camiral in June following an investment of €33 million. So from now on, we can enjoy the…

How could the Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa be successful?

By: 2016. 06. 02.

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has just opened its new Macdonald Monchique Resort & Spa in Portugal close to the leading golf courses i the Algarve and a 15-minute drive from Portimão and an hour from Faro International Airport. These are…

How can PGA Catalunya Resort’s new hotel inspire you?

By: 2016. 05. 26.

Early this year, I have already written about that the PGA Catalunya Resort has enhanced its portfolio of rental properties by over 70% to include a larger mix of luxurious family houses, golf-fronted semi-detached villas. Most recently, PGA Catalunya Resort…

What makes Zala Springs Golf Resort apartments unique?

By: Zala Springs Golf Resort 2016. 05. 23.

What is the real estate development concept of Zala Springs Golf Resort? Zala Springs Golf Resort is a unique development in Hungary. The resort is being positioned at the very top level and the aim is to deliver…

What is the magic of Zala Springs Golf Resort?

By: Zala Springs Golf Resort 2016. 05. 02.

In the following you find my interview with Damian MacPherson, the club manager of  Zala Springs Golf Resort (Hungary): What makes Zala Spings Golf Resort unique and different from other Hungarian and CEE golf courses? The design of the…

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…

How can a £5 million investment improve a golf club?

By: 2016. 03. 22.

Burhill Golf and Leisure Ltd (BGL) will invest this year, £5,000,000 into the development of the newly branded Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club, currently Birchwood Park Golf Centre. The venue will undergo a complete transformation of its health…

What is the heritage of Christy O’Connor Jnr?

By: 2016. 01. 08.

Early this week the Irish golf society and I think the golf world lost a great golfer (4 European Tour victory, 2 Ryder Cup appearance etc.) and golf architect in the person of Christy O'Connor Jnr. Christy O’Connor Jnr…

Is Abu Dhabi the most successful golf destination in 2015?

By: 2015. 11. 26.

It is very likely that Abu Dhabi was the most successful golf destination in 2015 at the 2nd annual World Golf Awards. The country was able to reap 4 titles: World's Best Golf Hotel 2015: St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort Abu Dhabi's Best…