24 entries: Syngenta

Helpful findings of Syngenta on women’s participation

By: 2016. 11. 30.

A couple of years ago (actually in 2013!), I have already written that the golf industry and golf clubs particularly, need to increase women's participation to survive and to find a new source of revenue. In the very same year,…

Golf Business Monitor's 10th Anniversary

Golf Business Monitor’s 10th anniversary

By: 2019. 08. 13.

I am super excited today, as I arrived at a major milestone with Golf Business Monitor, the world #1 B2B golf business blog (+ golf club marketing consultancy). 10 years ago on 13th August 2009, I launched my…

Golf Club Pfalz Neil Lubbock, Jon Schauder and Simon Doyle

Are we witnessing the rebirth of the Golf Club Pfalz?

By: 2019. 06. 18.

Troon International was asked in 2016 to help to elevate the Golf Club Pfalz's golf course conditioning to Troon golf course standards. Golf Club Pfalz stretches out over 6,638 yards (par-73; 18-hole championship golf course) through natural woodland. As the…

Judy Murray and Nicola Sturgeon - at the 2018 Aberdeen Standard Investments Gender Summit

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ Diversity Summit & The 2019 Solheim Cup

By: 2019. 04. 04.

Aberdeen Standard Investments could not find better timing for their 5th Diversity Summit than the week of The 2019 Solheim Cup(at Gleneagles in Scotland, from 9th to 15th September). Aberdeen Standard Investments is the title sponsor of both the…

Carnoustie Golf Links - Scottish Golf Tourism Awards 2018 - team

Carnoustie Golf Links won the Best Golf Course over £100 category

By: 2018. 11. 06.

Not so far away from The 147th Open (was held at Carnoustie Golf Links; winner: Francesco Molinari), I thought to share with you the latest success of Carnoustie Golf Links. Carnoustie Golf Links won for the second time (first time…

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What can save pollinators in a golf club?

By: 2018. 10. 30.

In some parts of the world winter is getting closer and the end of the golf season as well. In case you missed this year to consider helping pollinators to survive, then here are some new insights on…

Could you do more for pollinators on your golf courses?

By: 2018. 08. 21.

You might jump out of your pants when you feel a bee or a beetle on you while concentrating to have a perfect golf swing. However, we should be grateful to these little creatures! More than 75% of…

Royal Mougins Golf Resort

Improved playing experience at the Royal Mougins Golf Resort

By: 2018. 06. 04.

The French Riviera's only golf resort, the Royal Mougins Golf Resort (since 1993; member of IMG Prestige) has just completed a comprehensive upgrade of the bunkers and irrigation system. This is part of the significant six-figure upgrade. Royal Mougins Golf Resort's 18-hole championship…

Mountain Gazelle in their Natural Habitat at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

Is Saadiyat Beach Golf Club a safe heaven for wildlife?

By: 2018. 03. 08.

The Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, managed by Troon Golf, has received recognition in Environmental Planning from the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses (ACSP). Administered by Audubon International, the program is designed to help landowners preserve and…

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What is the importance of pollinators in a golf club?

By: 2018. 01. 08.

I have just found that in the last couple of years there is a severe decline in the number of such pollinators like wild bees, honeybees. The bumblebee numbers have declined by 70% over the past 40 years with three species…

Alastair Spink Head Coach at love.golf

Why love.golf is attractive for women?

By: Alastair Spink - Head Coach at love.golf 2017. 07. 19.

Recently, I was lucky enough to talk with Alastair Spink, the Head Coach at love.golf about the challenges and achievements of their program. For those of you who have not heard about this initiative, it is a social…

Crown Golf Development Program

Who are the new ambassadors of Crown Golf clubs?

By: 2017. 07. 06.

In my latest article ("Reality of Measuring Customer Experience", page 26-27.) about customer experience in Golf Management Europe, I have highlighted that if golf clubs want to achieve customer-centricity then first they have to make an internal transformation. This includes empowering…

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What can Cobra Puma Golf offer to junior golfers?

By: 2017. 04. 22.

In the last couple of years, we can hear many interesting programs to boost junior golf participation (e.g. SNAG, PGA Junior League Golf (36,000 participants in 2016), TopGolf, Hack Golf, US Kids Golf etc.), but we rarely hear…

Women love.golf and Carin Koch

How to provide right golf experience for women?

By: 2017. 03. 06.

I like the proverb of Confucius who said tell people - and they may forget....show them - they may remember...involve them and they will understand. In the last couple of years, I have seen many initiatives that tried…

5th Annual Club Leadership Summit

Secrets of the 5th Annual Club Leadership Summit

By: 2016. 12. 15.

Last week ended the 5th Annual Club Leadership Summit (4th-6th December 2016) at Lord’s, the Home of Cricket. More than 50 of the world's top CEOs and general managers were among the participants from places like Valderamma, The Wisley, Queenwood, Royal Dornoch…

How can caddie service improve customer experience?

By: 2016. 10. 13.

Troon North Golf Club, the preeminent daily-fee club in Scottsdale, will soon launch a new caddie service for guests. As guests, we will have the option of a Forecaddie or a Single-Bag Caddie or choose to play without…

How will Golfclub Domat/Ems outdo the competition?

By: 2016. 06. 21.

It seems like nothing can stop Troon to gain footing in Europe. The Swiss Golfclub Domat/Ems has selected Troon to manage its golf club. This is Troon's 4th new business win in Europe: Golfclub Pfalz in Germany, Chateau…

Why is the indoor golf concept luring entrepreneurs?

By: 2016. 04. 13.

Unsurprisingly, one of the main reasons why people don't want to play or give up playing golf is their time constraints (the other is the overall cost). This perception is also supported by Syngenta's Growing Golf in the…

How Carnoustie Golf Links saved its bumblebees?

By: 2016. 02. 14.

Carnoustie Golf Links is a real environment conscious golf club. 2 years ago, they became the 2nd Open Championship venue to be GEO Certified. Most recently, the golf club has been awarded a major national accolade for its work in…

2015 HSBC Golf Business Forum goes to Shanghai

By: 2015. 07. 10.

The coming 2015 HSBC Golf Business Forum will take place in Asia for the 1st time, at the Sheshan International Golf Club (the flagship WGC-HSBC Champions tournament), Shanghai, 5-8 November 2015. This year’s Forum agenda will focus on 4 key…