54 entries: "Abu Dhabi"

New branded water bottles at Abu Dhabi Golf Club, Saadiyat Beach Golf Club and Yas Links

Abu Dhabi’s trio of golf clubs are all for one: sustainability

By: 2020. 02. 06.

I know it is not a totally new idea to replace plastic bottles with aluminium bottles. However, I welcome every effort that serves to improve the sustainability of the game and the golf club itself. In November, I…

Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship - New pin flags presented by Abdulla Kalban from EGA

The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship secured a new sponsor

By: 2017. 10. 18.

The Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, which each January launches the Desert Swing as part of the European Tour will be renamed in 2018 to Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA. The parties have signed recently a sponsorship deal.…

Abu Dhabi Invitational

Who will win the 2017 Abu Dhabi Invitational?

By: 2016. 12. 22.

Paul McGinley will lead a host of star names at the 2017 Abu Dhabi Invitational at the award-winning Yas Links on Yas Island from January 28-29, 2017. He will captain a Professional Golfers’ Team against a Celebrity Team…

Why is the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship attractive?

By: 2016. 11. 09.

Maybe it is early to talk about the 12th Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship (Abu Dhabi Golf Club, January 19-22, 2017), but there is a great temptation when I see who will be playing, besides the defending champion Rickie…

Are you prepared for the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship?

By: 2016. 01. 19.

A Little bit more than 40 hours left before the kickoff of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship. Just like in 2015, the players will line up for the US $2.7 million showpiece.  Abu Dhabi Golf Club (January 21-24) will…

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…

Rory McIlroy got lost in Abu Dhabi

By: 2015. 01. 14.

Actually Rory McIlory together with the Henrik Stenson, Justin Rose and Rickie Fowler are preparing for the 10th anniversary of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship that will kick off tomorrow (15-18 January 2015). So the guys looked around and…

Record income at Abu Dhabi Golf Club & Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

By: 2014. 01. 23.

2013 was a really outstanding year for Abu Dhabi thanks its two leading golf clubs Saadiyat Beach Golf Club and  Abu Dhabi Golf Club. Saadiyat Beach Golf Club has unveiled an unprecedented growth of 94% against the same period…

Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship starts in 2 days

By: 2014. 01. 14.

I think 2013 was a pretty good year for HSBC Golf. HSBC marked 10th anniversary as a major international sponsor of golf. I have just received from them a mail where they announced their sponsorship of Golf Business…

Abu Dhabi is striving for bigger slice from golf tourism

By: 2013. 01. 21.

At the end of last year, in December and October I had already written about the success of Abu Dhabi in golf tourism. Abu Dhabi Golf Club became the Best Course in the Middle East at the coveted Asia Pacific…

Abu Dhabi’s golf tourism success

By: 2012. 12. 10.

In this year we have seen three dominant trends in the global luxury goods market: globalization, consolidation and diversification. Luxury goods have also become more affordable to a wider range of consumers than ever before, as personal incomes rise in…

2013 Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship

By: 2012. 10. 31.

Probably many of us are thinking in these days about to extend our membership at our golf course. I am little bit puzzled because I do not know a golf course that is worth to join. If you can…

Faldo Series by Sir Nick Faldo

The Faldo Series in 2020: 3 continents & 19 events

By: 2020. 02. 28.

The Faldo Series (since 1996) has announced its European tournament schedule for 2020 that will see 19 events played across 3 continents before a winner is crowned in November’s Grand Final at Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf…

2020-2019 body-image

What was I the proudest of in 2019?

By: 2019. 12. 30.

I am very happy that I could make 2019 a very eventful year as well. Let's take a look at the achievements and results. For my advertiser partners, it is really promising that Golf Business Monitor's traffic grew…

20th IAGTO Awards logo

Who are the winners of the 20th annual IAGTO Awards?

By: 2019. 10. 21.

The 20th annual IAGTO Awards has just ended. It is time, to sum up, the winners and the possible future golf tourism trends. This year's votes were polled from IAGTO's 700+ golf tour operators in 63 countries. To…

Troon's International Division Promotes Francisco de Lancastre David golf club management

Behind the Scenes of the Largest Role in Golf Club Management

By: Francisco de Lancastre David - Cluster General Manager - Troon 2019. 10. 07.

With Troon having recently announced their partnership in the Middle East with Yas Links Abu Dhabi, the number of properties that they oversee in this region has reached 17, a truly impressive figure. If we look more specifically…

Royal Greens Golf & Country Club Troon Golf Saudi

Golf Saudi is striving for a dynamic golf development program

By: 2019. 10. 02.

Probably you have noticed that Saudi Arabia is diversifying its economy by moving away from oil. To achieve this, the Saudi government launched the Quality of Life Program. They are planning to invest 130 billion riyals (1 riyal…

The 8th hole at Yas Links, showcasing its imposing hazards

How did Troon impress the owner of Yas Links?

By: 2019. 08. 05.

Probably, you have already heard that Troon has been selected to manage Yas Links. This is the 17th Troon managed venue in the MENA region. Troon is not a newcomer in Abu Dhabi. They are already helping Abu…

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club Sam Oliver 59Club golf club customer experience

Golf club customer experience – It’s not a mystery

By: Simon Wordsworth - CEO, 59Club 2019. 05. 27.

59 is the ultimate score in golf, the holy grail if you like, something that most of us can only ever dream of achieving – that’s what 59club is about, it’s striving to achieve the ultimate. My aim…

59club Service Excellence Awards’ 2017-18 award winners

The nominees of the 59club Service Excellence Awards are…

By: 2019. 03. 11.

The very first step of improving customer experience in our golf clubs is the measurement of CX. This is why I am happy to see so much nominees at the latest 59club Service Excellence Awards. Today, customer experience…