41 entries: Abu Dhabi Golf Club

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…

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…

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…

chatbot in golf club marketing strategy

How chatbots can help in golf club marketing?

By: 2019. 02. 14.

For years, we used calls, mails/letters, in-person meetings to communicate with our golf club members. Then came the social media and significantly changed the way how our golf club members, guests and visitors want to communicate with a…

Lee Westwood and Your Golf Travel

Your Golf Travel & the importance of added value services

By: 2018. 09. 04.

I am so happy that Your Golf Travel came to the same conclusion as I did last July. In that post, I highlighted the Portuguese Tee Times Golf Agency's 'unlimited golf concept' as a great offer. The reason why…

Golf travel instagramers - visual communication

Who are the TOP 7 golf travel instagramers to consider?

By: 2017. 10. 20.

I received many positive feedbacks about my TOP 10 golf travel blogs' list that I published in August. So I thought to analyze another social media platform, the Instagram, and who are the most successful golf travel Instagrammers.…

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 Golf Club

What are the new golf destination promotion techniques in 2017?

By: 2017. 08. 09.

Troon International has recently sealed a partnership with leading golf tour operators Golfbreaks.com, Your Golf Travel and golf.extra, to increase visibility and encourage more golfers than ever to venues within its world-class golf course portfolio. Properties in the…

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…

A surprising event at the Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

By: 2016. 10. 28.

Next week, we will see in Abu Dhabi a historical moment. The Saadiyat Beach Golf Club (Gary Player designed seafront golf course: par-72 course, which will be set up at 6,337 yards / 5,795 meters for the championship) will…

How can Troon exploit German golf tourism?

By: 2016. 04. 18.

There is a golf country in Europe that despite its size and purchasing power we hardly hear about her. The country is Germany. Germany is the #2 golf country in Europe (639,137 golfers; 15% of European golfers), not far…

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…

Who is the big winner of the latest Middle East Golf Awards?

By: 2016. 01. 14.

I almost started this post by heralding Troon's 4 new accolades (within 3 months Troon received awards in 12 categories in total) at the latest Middle East Golf Awards (MEGA). Although The Els Club, Dubai is managed by Troon,…

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…

Troon won in 8 categories at the 2nd Annual World Golf Awards

By: 2015. 11. 09.

This weekend (5th-8th November) was held the full-3 day World Golf Awards program at the Conrad Algarve (it is the 2nd year in a row that the event is held in this luxury Algarve hotel). World Travel Awards celebrated earlier…

HSBC extended its commitment to golf sponsorship by 5 years

By: 2015. 11. 04.

HSBC's announcement about the renewal of their global golf sponsorship portfolio (World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions, the HSBC Women’s Champions and the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship) brought a great relief. In the summer was announced that HSBC will…

What can offer the new Qatar International Golf Club?

By: 2015. 11. 03.

When I think about Qatar's connection to the sport, then Qatar Airlines' & Qatar Foundation's FC Barcelona sponsorship comes to my mind. Unlike in the UAE, Qatar has only one serious golf course the Doha Golf Club. This…

Can Al Zorah Golf Complex compete with other UAE golf clubs?

By: 2015. 07. 02.

In the last couple of years UAE is among the the Top 10 Fastest Growing Tourism Hotspots in the world. Just in 2013, UAE's golf tourism grew by 10.4%. In 2013, Abu Dhabi and Dubai were the 6th golf tourism…