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What are the learnings of the 2023 KemperSports Golfer Insights Survey?

By: January 30, 2023
2023 KemperSports Golfer Insights Survey

KemperSports has just released its 2023 KemperSports Golfer Insights Survey. Roughly 16,000 golfers of varying levels and ages were asked about their motivations to play golf. Before I would share with you KemperSports' findings, let me show you…

How is Clube de Golf Santo da Serra preparing for climate change’s effects?

By: January 26, 2023
Clube de golf Santo da Serra golf course view

Water costs are one of the biggest expenses for golf clubs. At the same time, it is better to prepare now that we will not always have an infinite amount of water at our disposal. I can still…

What should La Hacienda Links Golf Resort do for a better golf experience?

By: January 25, 2023
La Hacienda Links Golf Resort sea shore golf course real estate

Last year I reported that La Hacienda Links Golf Resort was acquired by Millenium Hospitality. The Texas-based golf course architect Kurtis Bowman has redesigned the Links Course. A new contemporary clubhouse, driving range, and practice area have been completed. La Hacienda Links…

How much have Titleist Pro V1 golf balls evolved in 1 year?

By: January 24, 2023
2023 Titleist Pro V1 golf ball_inside elements

In September 2022, Titleist started the seeding and validation process for 2023 Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls on the PGA Tour at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas. The new Titleist Pro V1…

Why worth visiting the John Deere booth at BTME 2023?

By: January 24, 2023
John Deere 7700A E-Cut PrecisionCut Fairway Mower

In the second half of last year, I first heard that John Deere will introduce its electric greens mowers at the BTME in 2023. I planned to be there at BTME this year. Then, unfortunately, something happened to…

How can Dismal River Club improve if it is operated by KemperSports?

By: January 23, 2023
Dismal River Club resized

You know how much of an admirer I am of Tom Doak's work. Last week, KemperSports won the full management of the Dismal River Club, a private golf club in  Mullen, Nebraska. That's why I couldn't ignore the…

How will The R&A & IMG partnership evolve and expand in the future?

By: January 19, 2023
The R&A IMG Partnership extended

The R&A has renewed and expanded its long-standing partnership with IMG to create and invest in new commercial opportunities that drive long-term growth and support its wider strategy. Starting January 2023, the new long-term agreement will see Endeavor-owned…

Who has been better off with the sale of Streamsong Resort?

By: January 17, 2023
Streamsong Resort Red golf course hole 16th (Credit_ Larry Lambrecht)

Two possible explanations came to my mind when I heard of Streamsong Resort's sale by The Mosaic Company to Lone Windmill LLC, a subsidiary of Kemper Sports Management LLC. Option #1: The Mosaic Company wants to focus on…

See why you’ll gain more distances with the new Wilson DUO SOFT golf balls!

By: January 16, 2023
Wilson DUO SOFT golf ball packshot white color

One of my best decisions in 2022 was to change to Wilson DUO SOFT+ golf balls and to Wilson Staff D9 clubs in 2021. Wilson DUO SOFT golf balls are part of Wilson's premium golf ball range that…

The 2023 Golf Business Conference: how to reinvent golf club business?

By: January 12, 2023
GCAE Golf Business Conference 2023

The 15th Annual European Golf Business Conference (14-16 February 2023, Cascais, Portugal) is almost here. It will cover and discuss these golf business challenges below. In the continuation, you will find why these topics are so important, timely,…

How did Toptracer become an “Official Range Technology” of the PGA of America?

By: January 6, 2023
Toptracer PGA of America partnership

I believe the strongest brands are fully relevant and make a difference in consumers’ lives. These relevant brands continue to not only win the heads and hearts of consumers/golfers but also drive top-line business growth. Toptracer driving range…

What remarkable has Golf Business Monitor achieved in 2022?

By: January 4, 2023
Golf Business Monitor in 2022-resized

It was great to see the growing interest in the Golf Business Monitor: campaigns, webinars, interviews, etc., in 2022. Feedspot has just ranked Golf Business Monitor as the #1 B2B golf business blog & as the #22 best golf blog in the world! Thanks to…

How does Club Caddie see the future of golf club management softwares?

By: December 20, 2022
yield-management club caddie

Today I will share with you an interview with Michael Rawlins, the Director of Product at Club Caddie. He started out as the Head Golf Professional, but as an Owner, he has done every job possible in the…

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Did Golf Genius International exceed its brave business goals in 2022?

By: January 27, 2023
Golf Genius International Year in Review 2022

In December 2021, at the GCMA 2021 Conference, I was very pleased when Golf Genius initiated an influencer marketing cooperation with me. Golf Genius was one of my several new clients in 2022. I believe it is essential…

Will the organizers repeat the success of the JCB Championship in August?

By: January 20, 2023
JCB Championship 2023 Darren Clarke

The Legends Tour will return to the JCB Golf & Country Club - from 3-5 August 2023 - following the hugely successful JCB Championship - more than 7,000 spectators - at the venue last year, with 2011 Open…

Which 4 top color trends does the 2023 Glenmuir Autumn-Winter Collection follow?

By: January 18, 2023
Glenmuir 2023 Autumn Winter Collection_MarineGreen-Couple-6

The Fashion Frill defined the TOP 10 color trends in 2023. I put in bold those colors that we can find in the 2023 Glenmuir Autumn-Winter Collection too: Digital Lavender Sundial Luscious Red Tranquil Blue Verdigris, Pantone Fanfare…

What are the benefits of Pure-Seed’s new seeded bermudagrass Sun Queen?

By: January 13, 2023
Pure Seed and Atlas Turf International are introducing Sun Queen bermudagrass

Pure Seed and Atlas Turf International have just launched Sun Queen, their newest seeded bermudagrass for the golf, sports field, and landscape markets. This new release from the breeding program of Pure-Seed Testing, Inc. delivers the total package…

How can Peter Finch help OGIO as Golf Brand Ambassador?

By: January 12, 2023
Peter Finch OGIO influencer marketing cooperation

More and more brands understand that they need to move more budget to influencer marketing as a more effective and accessible means of communication with consumers. It can also be a highly effective way to attract and connect…

How does the new PING G430 driver switch to the desired speed?

By: January 11, 2023
PING G430 drivers_Lifestyle_DriverGroup_2

PING launched the PING G430 family in North America, Europe, and South America yesterday. In the lure of speed and forgiveness, I was curious about the changes since the launch of PING G410 Plus & G410 SFT drivers…

How much more Foxhills is ready to spend on golf course modernization?

By: January 9, 2023
Foxhills Club and Resort Sean Graham

Foxhills Club & Resort has begun work on a major golf course modernization project that has seen £1.5 million already invested – and has announced a new director of golf to help oversee the improvements. Sean Graham -…

How memorable will be the new Tom Doak-designed golf course at Pinehurst Resort?

By: January 5, 2023
Pinehurst Resort 10th golf course by Tom Doak

Probably one of the first golf architecture books I read was Tom Doak's The Anatomy of a Golf Course. I've followed his work since (e.g., The Loop at Forest Dunes, Barnbougle Dunes (Tasmania), Cape Kidnappers, Streamsong, Tara Iti…

Which Burhill Group venues won at the 2022 Member Experience Awards?

By: January 3, 2023
Burhill Group shines in 2022 with four MEA Awards

Give golfers a great golf club membership experience and they will never leave you and spend more money in your golf club. Great! This is what every golf club is striving for. So why are so many golf…

What can Palmilla Golf Club be most proud of during its 30 years?

By: December 28, 2022
Palmilla Golf Club managed by Troon

Which description best fits Palmilla Golf Club? A hidden gem in Los Cabos, Mexico? An underrated golf club? An overrated golf club? Or something else? It is certain that this is Jack Nicklaus' first golf course work/project (1992)…