Monthly Archives: May 2020

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How does QHotels help recover from the effects of the coronavirus?

By: 2020. 05. 21.

I recently read an interesting study on how coronavirus affects our mental health. This US study is quite shocking: The 2020 participants were 8x as likely to screen positive for serious mental illness – 28%, compared to 3.4%…

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What is the financial impact of coronavirus on the American private golf clubs?

By: 2020. 05. 20.

In the last two months, I’ve been researching and analyzing how coronavirus affects public golf clubs around the globe. Robert A. Sereci (GM/COO, Medinah Country Club) shared with us his thoughts about what will coronavirus change in membership…

Community development and building in golf clubs

Hungry for CLUB!!!

By: Gregg Patterson - Founder & President “Tribal Magic!!!” 2020. 05. 19.

Post Virus (coronavirus / COVID-19) people will be HUNGRY for CLUB!  And clubs that do CLUB right will flourish. The Virus will provide managers, owners, and staff an opportunity to emphasize the WHY of clubdom---that clubs exist to…

Longbow Golf Club

Longbow Golf Club to host new LPGA Symetra Tour Tournament

By: 2020. 05. 18.

Longbow Golf Club is not a new venue for the LPGA. Longbow Golf Club previously hosted the Symetra Tour Gateway Classic from 2013-2015 and in 2017. The 2015 event was particularly noteworthy as Hannah O’Sullivan became the youngest…

Portuguese Golf Federation regulations covid19 Algarve

Is the Algarve really ready to welcome golf tourists again?

By: 2020. 05. 14.

Have you noticed the latest announcement of the Portuguese tourism board? It said the country's beaches and hotels will be ready to welcome tourists by mid-June. According to my source, a complete cancelation of the tourist season this…

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The future of the golf club business is under construction and you are the architect

By: 2020. 05. 13.

In the last couple of weeks, I asked club managers of leading golf clubs what their plans are for the post-coronavirus crisis period. Maybe one, a Belgian golf club manager, had an idea regarding how they could mitigate…

ARC bespoke golf package install at Prince's Golf Club safety measures

How do you communicate safety measures at your golf club?

By: 2020. 05. 12.

Yesterday the British government gave clarification on outdoor recreation and rules on social distancing in England: Individuals playing golf on their own.Two-balls comprising of individuals from different households.At the discretion of the golf club, members of the same…

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Team & technology in the future of golf club management!

By: Andrea Faldella CCM - Operations Manager at The Els Club, Dubai 2020. 05. 11.

‘Accelerate innovation’ this is an interesting expression that I’ve recently read. We find ourselves in the middle of difficulty from time to time, yet rarely do we find ourselves with a chance to somewhat pause ‘business as usual’…

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Is your Club going to stay afloat?

By: Chris Duffy CMDip - Board Member, CMAE 2020. 05. 07.

Your Club is currently sailing on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) seas, but does it sink or stay afloat, and who is now steering the ship, what speed is it going and which direction is it heading? The current COVID-19…

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How will Troon elevate The Club at ArrowCreek?

By: 2020. 05. 06.

The story of The Club at ArrowCreek is really interesting. A group of 36 investors bought the ArrowCreek Country Club from the Federal Bankruptcy Court in October 2014. In 2015, the new investors made both its 18-hole championship…

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What can we get in the MyMG2 personalized wedge program?

By: 2020. 05. 05.

Offering personalization of golf equipment is with us for a long-long time. With direct digital access to consumers and powerful analytics capabilities, companies like TaylorMade Golf will be able to come up with sophisticated personalized offers. I will…

Julán Romaguera general manager Los Naranjos Golf Club coronavirus

What will golf club committee work look like AFTER the coronavirus crisis?

By: Julián Romaguera - GM, Los Naranjos Golf Club 2020. 05. 03.

There is a lot of uncertainty around the consequences this Covid19 (coronavirus) will have over the game of golf, not only in the aspect of the game itself as we have already read in many different articles but…

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New Puma Golf collection in the nostalgia of Tie Dye

By: 2020. 05. 01.

One of the things I really like in Puma Golf apparel is the brave usage of colors. I don't say I would dare to wear all of them, but some of them are really awesome. On the National…