175 entries: GEO

GEO-Sustainable Golf Development Standard 2nd-resized

What are the new elements in GEO’s Sustainable Golf Development Standard 2.0?

By: 2021. 09. 22.

The first version/edition of GEO's Sustainable Golf Development Standard was created in 2016. The main focus was three areas: PreparationDesignConstruction Even then, I really missed the fourth element/phase, the "follow-up." To remain relevant and stay in business golf…

5th hole at Royal St George’s Golf Club

Royal St George’s Golf Club will host the 149th Open in 2021

By: 2020. 04. 20.

The organizers of the 149th Open had to realize that they will not be able to hold the event on the planned date (12-19 July 2020). The 149th Open will be held at Royal St George's Golf Club between…

Nine Bridges GEO Certified for the 3rd time 2019

Nine Bridges has earned to be a GEO Certified golf club

By: 2019. 11. 06.

You might say that the achievement of Nine Bridges is nothing special. However, if I put in contact then you very likely to change your mind. Today there are 538 golf clubs in South Korea. Out of this…

How to save your GEO Certified status in Latin America?

By: 2016. 02. 16.

I assume when you hear Costa Rica then you don't think about it as a possible golf holiday destination. Even KPMG left out Costa Rica from their 2015 Caribbean Golf Overview study.  All this happens to a country…

What can make your golf club GEO Certified?

By: 2015. 09. 30.

PGA Catalunya Resort's team of greenkeepers led by course manager David Bataller (see picture below) was named as Champions of the Green for August 2015. This is not the first time that PGA Catalunya Resort attains such recognition. In 2013,…

Star War’s George Lucas is looking for new challenges

By: 2015. 02. 28.

After exhausting job interviews Star War's George Lucas found a really challenging job at Chichester Golf Club as....Please help him where you can! :-))) Related articles Who are those generous people at Crown Golf clubs? Golf GameBook a…

Quinta do Lago South Course - 1st hole

What did Quinta do Lago spend his € 7m investment on the South Course?

By: 2021. 09. 02.

In the last two years, golf course renovations remained the most coveted actions/plans according to ASGCA. Turf conditioning and golf course design are still among the TOP 3 aspects of golfers where to play golf. Slowly, sustainability will…

Vokey WedgeWorks 60A Limited Edition wedge cover

Who inspired the new Vokey WedgeWorks 60A Limited Edition wedge?

By: 2021. 08. 26.

We all know that manufacturers like Acushnet, are consulting with brand team members in product development. Do they ask for advice on how to make their products more customer-centric? Master Craftsman Bob Vokey and Vokey Tour Representative Aaron Dill are at it…

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Don’t look for single-use plastic bottles at the 2021 AIG Women’s Open!

By: 2021. 08. 18.

I am so happy that the organizers of the 2021 AIG Women's Open (16-22 August 2021) at Carnoustie Golf Links will not offer single-use plastic bottles instead will offer water refilling stations and reusable stainless steel bottles. It…

Alastair Higgs - Rain Bird career news

How positively Rain Bird is viewed as an employer?

By: 2021. 08. 16.

When I first heard about the promotion of Alastair Higgs (Europe Service Manager) and the appointment of Antonio Farina (Area Sales Manager: Italy, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus), Rain Bird's corporate culture came to my mind unintentionally. As a…

Redbourn Golf Club by BGL

Redbourn Golf Club invests £1 million in sustainability

By: 2021. 07. 28.

Redbourn Golf Club (part of BGL Golf) became GEO Certified in 2013. In the very same year, Hoebridge Golf Centre (part of BGL Golf) earned the same title. To achieve the certification Redbourn Golf Club had to fulfill…

John Deere fleet at Gleneagles

Why does Gleneagles after 5 years still insist on John Deere?

By: 2021. 07. 27.

This collaboration between Gleneagles and John Deere began when an exclusive contract was signed in 2017. John Deere's local dealer Double A Trading is involved in this cooperation. As part of the agreement, John Deere exclusively provides golf…

London Golf Club golf course bunker close look

When will the London Golf Club achieve carbon neutrality?

By: 2021. 06. 17.

Who will be the first carbon-neutral golf club: London Golf Club (UK) or Sentosa Golf Club (Singapore)? Regardless, who will be the winner, we have to look at sustainability as a matter of value creation, not value preservation.…

Golf vistas in Málaga

How to find the key to happiness next to golf in Málaga?

By: 2021. 06. 07.

If you enjoy playing golf in the best weather in Europe, then it is a great idea to look for a gorgeous property in Málaga. People buy property in Málaga for various reasons: as a holiday property, as…

QHotels Group Oulton Hall clubhouse

What development will the QHotels Group use the £2m for?

By: 2021. 06. 01.

Before I would share with you QHotels Group's investment plans, it is worth understanding what are the expectations in the hospitality industry in the UK. Here are some interesting insights to consider Over 50% of UK travelers are…

Shot Scope V3 Magyar Golf Club 20210521

Is your shot among Shot Scope’s 100 million tracked shots?

By: 2021. 05. 23.

Now on Friday, I was wondering if the new Shot Scope V3 smartwatch could find it on a lesser-known golf course as well. I went to the Hungarian Golf Club, which is about 40 km from Budapest. Shot…

PGA National Czech Republic - Sustainability.infographic

What are the achievements of the PGA National Czech Republic in sustainability?

By: 2021. 04. 29.

It has been almost a year since I was able to participate in the official launch of the PGA National Czech Republic. I had already heard then about the participation of the PGA National Czech Republic in the OnCourse…

Mas Garriga building Hotel Peralada Wine Spa Golf-resized

Mas Garriga is the new great escape destination after the lockdown!

By: 2021. 04. 26.

Last week I really enjoy discovering The Manor House's latest acquisition the Baker’s Cottage (in Castle Combe village). Since then, I have learned a new term: self-contained house. Both Baker's Cottage and Mas Garriga are self-contained houses. Hotel Peralada Wine Spa &…

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Burhill Group in the TOP 10 at the BDO Profit Track 100 awards

By: 2021. 04. 13.

In the last five years, I saw at least 5 great initiatives at Burhill Group that can explain their latest success at the 22nd annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 awards. I appreciate especially these initiatives: Investing in…

Cobra Golf RADSPEED driver in 4 colors Majors Collection Season Opener

4 limited edition Cobra Golf RADSPEED drivers for special golf events

By: 2021. 04. 07.

There is almost no golf equipment manufacturer who would not utilize the moments of major golf championship to promote their products. Cobra Golf is not an exception. Cobra Golf is introducing a Limited-Edition Majors Collection of RADSPEED &…