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Can Tewkesbury Park provide a truly world-class golf experience now?

By: June 20, 2024
Tewkesbury Park 10th anniversary

This summer marks an important milestone as Tewkesbury Park celebrates its amazing 10-year transformation into one of the top golf resorts in the UK! Between 2016 and 2018, Tewkesbury Park underwent a two-year, £9m facelift. In 2018, the…

How will Chart Hills encourage us to stay longer?

By: June 19, 2024
Chart Hills Golf Club renovated golf course

Two years ago, I mentioned that Chart Hills Golf Club would build a new 6-hole ‘The Loop’ par-3 golf course designed by Sir Nick Faldo. Does that ring a bell? Chart Hills has just completed the construction of…

What Makes The Shopping Experience In Hole19’s Online Store Truly Unique?

By: June 18, 2024
Hole19 online pro shop

In today's discussions on e-commerce personalization, the following four trends are consistently brought to the forefront, paving the way for innovation and progress: Getting ready for Generative AI (which allows users to input a variety of prompts to generate new…

Why is Dubai Golf’s mangrove planting crucial to the local ecosystem?

By: June 17, 2024
Dubai Golf mangrove plantation

Would you believe that between 35-50% of the world’s mangrove forests were lost between 1980-2000? The Rainforest Trust makes that claim. It is worth knowing that mangrove forests provide ideal habitats for fish, crustaceans, and other organisms seeking…

What breakthrough has Pure Seed achieved in paspalum turfgrass development?

By: June 14, 2024
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Seashore paspalum is a native, low-growing, warm-season perennial grass that reaches approximately 20 inches in height. It is best known for its salt tolerance. Seashore paspalum is widely recognized for its sustainable qualities and is consistently favored for…

How could interactive content elevate Bernhard and Company’s latest brochure?

By: June 13, 2024
Bernhard and Company sharpening systems brochure for 2024

Bernhard and Company has just unveiled its new brand and sharpening systems brochure. Let's analyze it from a business-to-business (B2B) content marketing perspective. I usually recommend interactive content to my clients because: Their audience can actively engage with…

Upgrade your long game with the new Wilson Staff Model RB Utility irons!

By: June 12, 2024
Wilson Staff Model RB Utility iron in a golf bag

Have you ever pondered the possibility of shortening lengthy par-3 or par-5 holes? Of course you want that! Wilson Golf seeks to provide a solution with the new Wilson Staff Model RB Utility irons. The Staff Model RB…

Join Prostate Cancer UK’s Mixed Pairs fundraising campaign now!

By: June 12, 2024
Prostate Cancer UK 202209_Little Aston_Golf Merchandise shoot_Rosie Lonsdale

I am slowly reaching the age when I have to pay much more attention to health problems that I previously only heard about. Don't worry; I'm perfectly healthy. The point is that I want to live much more…

Guess how much Toptracer has boosted Mearns Castle’s business!

By: June 11, 2024
Mearns Castle Golf Academy Toptracer Range with food

Mearns Castle saw marginal gains in the first year after the installation, increasing its yearly golf balls hit to just over 4 million. The next year, with Toptracer’s product improving and gaining traction, turnover was up 25% in…

How will the World Corporate Golf Challenge ignite excitement in China?

By: May 28, 2024
Mission Hills Golf Club Haikou China and World Corporate Golf Challenge

The 31st edition, 2024 Luzhou Laojiao Guojiao 1573 World Corporate Golf Challenge World Final, will be held in Hainan, the second-largest island in China.  The World Corporate Golf Challenge global committee and the Bureau of Tourism, Culture, Radio,…

How did Playsport Golf Range achieve a 90% revenue growth?

By: May 17, 2024
Toptracer driving range technology Playsport Golf Range

Playsport Golf Range, one of the UK’s biggest driving ranges, has reported record business growth in 2023 following the installation of Toptracer Technology. Located on the outskirts of Glasgow, the multi-floor driving range boasts 56 premium bays and…

NetJets: raising the bar as the new Official Private Jet Provider for The Open!

By: May 3, 2024
The Open NetJets official private jet provider 2024

Did you know that NetJets has teamed up with the R&A to become the official private jet provider for The Open? The multiyear agreement allows NetJets to extend invitations to the prestigious event to their Owners – the…

Michael Pask’s Journey From IMG To Golf Genius Software

By: May 2, 2024
Michael Pask Golf Genius Software 2024

Golf Genius Software has appointed Michael Pask as an advisory member of the company. This hire is part of Golf Genius' international expansion plans. Pask joins the team with a host of experience in the golf industry, having…

Toptracer technology helps Centro Nacional de Golf Introduce thousands to golf

By: April 25, 2024
Toptracer at the Centro Nacional de Golf since 2018

Centro Nacional de Golf, the home of the Spanish Golf Federation, has made significant progress in enhancing its driving range experience since integrating Toptracer Technology in 2018. As one of Toptracer’s earliest clients in continental Europe, Centro Nacional…

Trends with Recurring Subscription Revenue at Daily Fee Courses: Are Public Courses Becoming Semi-Private Country Clubs?

By: April 23, 2024
Club Caddie loyalty program

In recent years, we’ve seen a dramatic shift across the daily fee golf landscape as savvy operators have adjusted their business model to capitalize on an opportunity to create steady, recurring revenue streams from their core customers. As…

How can Turf Gamechanger help reduce golf course maintenance costs?

By: April 22, 2024
Turf Gamechanger on the green

Have you ever noticed the diverse range of lawnmowers that golf clubs use to preserve their courses and create an exceptional golf experience? It's worth pondering whether there could be a more sustainable solution, wouldn't you agree? I…

How will the new owners revitalize the Old Dane golf course?

By: April 9, 2024
The Old Dane Golf Links Nebraska

The Andersen family in Nebraska, known for their Landmand Golf Club (King-Collins design), are taking on a new challenge with a new golf course development. The family acquired the Old Dane golf course in 2007 and rebuilt it in…

Forthview Golf Range has soared 600% growth by Toptracer

By: April 8, 2024
Toptracer Range billboard screen

Forthview Golf Range, in Airth, Falkirk, has experienced a colossal 600% growth since implementing Toptracer technology five years ago. Toptracer, the #1 range technology in golf, was installed at Forthview Golf Range in 2019. The technology was an…

What will make the 5th VP Bank Swiss Ladies Open inspiring?

By: April 5, 2024
2023 VP Bank Swiss Ladies Open winner

It is important to give equal attention to men's and women's golf tournaments. We should support and promote women's golf tournaments so that they become as successful and popular as men's golf tournaments. That's why I wanted to…

Can Project 24 By the Golf Trust raise £24,000 in 24 hours of golf?

By: April 4, 2024
Golf Trust Project 24 Lofoten Links

Golf offers (too) a wonderful opportunity for people with disabilities to enhance both physical and mental well-being, providing many immediate and lasting health benefits (e.g. higher energy level, enhanced cardiovascular endurance, improved balance and motor skills, etc). That's…

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How Did Burhill Golf Club Increase Its Pro Shop Sales Revenue By 18%?

By: June 11, 2024
Burhill Golf Club modernized pro shop

Your marketing and design efforts in the pro shop are pivotal in converting potential customers into buyers and fostering brand loyalty. In other words, in contemporary retail, the store concept has transcended its conventional role as a mere…

How can England Golf & The Golf Trust best support people with disabilities?

By: June 7, 2024
England Golf The Golf Trust people with disabilities project

Just before the weekend, I stumbled upon a significant initiative that aims to make golf more inclusive and accepting of individuals with disabilities. I’m excited to share this with you today. England Golf and The Golf Trust, a…

Where Will Don Crowe Continue His Career At Dream Golf In A New Position?

By: June 6, 2024
Dream Golf Don Crowe Senior VP Operations

Dream Golf, a collection of golf resorts and new properties in development, today announced that longtime Bandon Dunes General Manager Don Crowe has been named Senior Vice President of Operations.  In his new position, Crowe will support operations…

Where Will TaylorMade Open Its 3rd Global Golf Ball Plant?

By: June 6, 2024
TaylorMade golf ball plant in Korea 2024

Based on data from Cognitive Market Research, the estimated size of the global golf balls market in 2023 is USD 984.5 million. The market is anticipated to experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.2% from 2023…

St Andrews Links Trust’s record year in 2023: £11.5m operating profit

By: June 5, 2024
St Andrews Links Trust Old Course - Swilcan Bridge

St Andrews Links Trust has announced a record year for 2023 with unprecedented demand and revenue across its golf courses and facilities, with 283,082 rounds played at the historic venue. St Andrews Links Trust, the body responsible for…

What golf course should RTJ2 design to make Cotton Bay Club more attractive?

By: June 4, 2024
Cotton Bay Golf Club new golf course master plan RTJ2

Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects (RTJ II) has been awarded the commission to design a new golf course for Cotton Bay Club on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas. The original Cotton Bay Golf Club…

What synergies could the Tagmarshal & Club Caddie partnership have?

By: June 3, 2024
Tagmarshal Club Caddie partnership

Tagmarshal, the market leader in optimizing on-course operations and pace-of-play management, has just partnered with Club Caddie. Tagmarshal and Club Caddie have aligned their focus on daily-fee courses and country clubs, solidifying their dedication to optimizing operations and…

Will Glen Moray benefit from sponsoring the Senior Open?

By: May 30, 2024
Glen Moray sponsoring the Senior Open

Over the years, I've discovered that single malt, scotch, and smoky whiskeys are the most enjoyable. Which one is your favorite? The tale of Glen Moray is reminiscent of a Scottish folk story. It tells of three brothers,…

Be the 1st to experience the allure of the Inspiration Club on Friday!

By: May 29, 2024
The Inspiration Club Hole 17th - Longest green in London

In April, I shared the exciting news that the Menai-Davis family, proprietors of the Bridgetown Golf Group, will unveil their third golf course, The Inspiration Club, on June 1st. The new course is located just south of A40 Western…

How will the International Turfgrass Research Initiative advance sustainable turf management?

By: May 23, 2024
International Turfgrass Research Initiative

I consider all endeavors and measures to foster sustainability and environmental friendliness in golf positive. The International Turfgrass Research Initiative is no exception. The Scandinavian Turfgrass and Environment Research Foundation (STERF), The R&A, and the United States Golf…