20 entries: Pinehurst

Pinehurst Resort 10th golf course by Tom Doak

How memorable will be the new Tom Doak-designed golf course at Pinehurst Resort?

By: 2023. 01. 05.

Probably one of the first golf architecture books I read was Tom Doak's The Anatomy of a Golf Course. I've followed his work since (e.g., The Loop at Forest Dunes, Barnbougle Dunes (Tasmania), Cape Kidnappers, Streamsong, Tara Iti…

Golf Pride Innovation Campus

Why is Golf Pride’s home moving to Pinehurst Resort?

By: 2017. 11. 06.

Last week I heard that Golf Pride is planning to build a new purpose-built facility in Pinehurst Resort, North Carolina. The manufacturer of Golf Pride is expecting from the new place to accelerate new product development and manage…

Tiger Woods effect hits Pinehurst Resort

By: 2014. 06. 15.

Back in March 2010 The New York Times wrote about the "Tiger Bubble" and warned  us from the negative impacts ("But at some point the momentum shifts. Economic reality quickly catches up with the pervasive overconfidence that first…

Tagmarshal powered by AI

How do golf clubs benefit from AI-powered Tagmarshal?

By: 2024. 04. 30.

In the current era, where technology is the driving force behind efficient performance, incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) in data processing has emerged as a fundamental component. For businesses aiming to innovate and stand out, AI represents a means…

Golf Pride Reverse-Taper-Red_Grip-Family

How can the Reverse Taper Technology of the new Golf Pride putter grip improve our game?

By: 2024. 03. 05.

I checked Google's February report on my articles' readership and popularity this morning. I discovered that my most well-received piece was about Golf Pride's Reverse Taper Technology golf grips. However, I realized that I made a mistake—or they…

2023 Tagmarshal Diamond Awards Diamond Partner 2023-2024

What is the importance of winning the 2023 Tagmarshal Diamond Awards?

By: 2023. 11. 01.

The subject of pace of play is a recurring topic among golf club managers. This matter can cause considerable inconvenience to golfers who wish to utilize their leisure time to play golf. It is not a novel concept…

Toptracer 9 Shot Challenge Pebble Beach

Can you beat the top female tour players in Toptracer’s 9-Shot Challenge?

By: 2023. 06. 30.

The Toptracer 9-Shot Challenge was launched last year. The event was scheduled to coincide with The Open at St Andrews. This year, the Toptracer 9-Shot Challenge will once again utilize a similar timing technique, and it will take…

Golf Pride Identify Worn Grip

Golf Pride research: How much extra ball speed & carry do fresh grips provide?

By: 2023. 06. 09.

I quickly realized that worn golf grips are hindering my game, even when I wear golf gloves. It's a shame to skimp on this because your game might suffer. If you haven't taken heed of the valuable advice…

Ross Crosbie greenkeeper Carnoustie Golf Links

How did the trainee at Carnoustie Golf Links become a fully qualified greenkeeper?

By: 2023. 04. 11.

Carnoustie Golf Links understood the importance and benefits of training programs and apprenticeships to upskill. Bold companies today focus on high-quality training. Skill gaps are existing in almost every industry including the golf industry. Maybe your golf club…

Club de Golf Alcanada golf course 7th Hole

What did Club de Golf Alcanada win at the Tagmarshal Awards?

By: 2023. 02. 23.

Today, more and more golf club managers realize that there is a connection between the pace of play and the golf experience (see customer experience). Managing tee-time intervals properly can contribute a lot to golf experience and improve net…

Belleair Country Club Fry Straka golf architects

What will the Belleair Country Club West Course look like after the renovation?

By: 2022. 05. 25.

I am so happy that I can share with you this great news. Belleair Country Club - the oldest golf club in Florida - has got two Donald Ross-design golf courses. Now the club has decided to renovate…

Golf Pride CPX perfromance grip

How does Golf Pride’s softest performance grip, the CPX, help?

By: 2022. 04. 01.

Ever since I switched Golf Pride MCC Align grips, I’ve been paying close attention to the company’s innovations ever since. My game from them has improved incredibly. The new Golf Pride CPX (“Comfort Performance Extreme”) performance grip combines…

Golf course operations frontline workers

How to empower golf club frontline workers to succeed?

By: 2021. 10. 19.

The world of work has changed. Expectations of both employers and employees have changed. A significant number of golf club employees are quitting their jobs citing issues related to the employee experience (EX), from lack of work-life balance…

Gamble Sands’ QuickSands Hole 3

Gamble Sands’ QuickSands course officially Opens on…

By: 2021. 05. 06.

Gamble Sands’ David McLay Kidd-designed QuickSands Course a 14-hole short course is open for resort and daily-fee play since May 1st. The development of the golf course started in late winter 2019-20. QuickSands is laid out to the…

Bangkok's Ballyshear Golf Links at Ban Rakat Golf Club a routing plan

Let’s discover the Lido-inspired Ballyshear Golf Links!

By: 2019. 06. 11.

I am almost hundred percent sure that I don't have to introduce Gil Hanse to you. Here are some of his known golf course design works: The Olympic Golf Course - Rio de Janeiro, BrasilCastle Stuart Golf Links:…

Why sustainability is critical for the growth of the game?

By: Rich O'Brien 2015. 12. 07.

Last time, my guest writer Rich O'Brien (from Charleston Golf News) wrote about the importance of women's participation in golf. Today, he will discuss the question of the sustainability of the game. I recently interviewed Rand Jerris, Ph.D. the…

Will La Manga Club win the ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ category?

By: 2015. 06. 29.

La Manga Club Resort is one of the venues that was nominated in the ‘Best Golf Resort in the World’ category at the Telegraph Media Group's 2015 UltraTravel Awards. Thus La Manga Club is the only destination in continental Europe to…

LPGA’s future in numbers

By: 2014. 07. 07.

I assume you know that in this year the US Open and the US Women's Open were taken in the same place (Pinehurst No. 2) and very close to each other in time. I thought it might not…

Where to watch 2014 US Open Championship?

By: 2014. 06. 12.

I think it is a unfortunate coincidence that both 2014 U.S. Open Championship, U.S. Women’s Open Championships (June 19-22) and the 2014 World Cup start on the very same day. Probably in the U.S. it is less problematic than…

Phil Mickelson will make money for me in June

By: 2014. 05. 22.

I can dream about this, but for US and Canadian golfers it can happen easily between June 12, 2014-June 15, 2014. Callaway Golf came out with a new idea about promotion prize. Instead of give away golf clubs, they…