29 entries: carnoustie

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…

Carnoustie Golf Links Well-Being and Recruitment Day

See how Carnoustie Golf Links fulfills a sustainability objective!

By: 2023. 03. 02.

You have may have heard of the importance of promoting your golf club's community open day(s) as a sustainability objective (GEO Foundation: CC4l). A good example of this is Carnoustie Golf Links' Well-Being and Recruitment Day. On Tuesday…

Carnoustie Golf Links team up with Abertay University 2

How does Carnoustie Golf Links wants to make golf more accessible?

By: 2022. 08. 12.

Golf in Scotland had an extraordinary year in 2021. The number of registered golfers grew by 7.17%: 179,832 registered golfers in 2020,192,724 registered golfers in 2021. The total number of golfers was 595,000 golfers. What is less flattering…

Carnoustie Golf Links study 2022

The 2021 AIG Women’s Open at Carnoustie Golf Links is changing perceptions

By: 2022. 03. 07.

I think the question has arisen in you too whether a major international competition - like the 2021 AIG Women’s Open at Carnoustie Golf Links - could affect the perception of golf. Apparently, it can. The 2021 AIG…

Carnoustie Golf Links 10 hole championship players-resized

The birth of a 10-hole tournament in Carnoustie Golf Links

By: 2021. 09. 20.

I’m always happy when a golf club invents a new game format that can bring new excitement to our game. Who remembers SPRINT6GOLF or Speedgolf? Now Carnoustie Golf Links tried to come up with something new. Hopefully, we…

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…

Carnoustie Golf Links clubhouse

Does Carnoustie Golf Links focus on the right things?

By: 2018. 05. 07.

The Open Championship venue, Carnoustie Golf Links, has officially opened its new clubhouse, the Links House last week. A total of 26 jobs have been created through the £4.75 million project. The new Links House building includes: a golf…

Carnoustie Golf Links Scotland Tagmarshal

Carnoustie Golf Links saved 17 minutes of its golfers’ time

By: 2017. 12. 08.

The R&A found two years ago in its survey that 60% of golfers would enjoy golf more if they could play golf in less time. Most recently, a USGA survey shows 74% of golfers believe appropriate speed is critical…

Carnoustie Golf Links

Where are the true voices about Carnoustie Golf Links?

By: 2016. 10. 20.

Carnoustie Golf Links, a regular host of The Open Championship, has been voted as the best golf course in Scotland in the Scottish Golf Tourism awards. The awards are held annually to celebrate what’s great about Scottish Golf. Voted…

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…

Glen Moray sponsoring the Senior Open

Will Glen Moray benefit from sponsoring the Senior Open?

By: 2024. 05. 30.

Over the years, I've discovered that single malt, scotch, and smoky whiskeys are the most enjoyable. Which one is your favorite? The tale of Glen Moray is reminiscent of a Scottish folk story. It tells of three brothers,…

Sand scrapes at St Andrews Links Trust

How did St Andrews Links Trust win the Best Sustainability Project title?

By: 2024. 03. 25.

St Andrews Links Trust won the prestigious Best Sustainability Project at the Scottish Golf Tourism Awards in association with Luxe Scot in recognition of its outstanding work in driving sustainability and climate action.  Sustainable golf featured prominently at…

St Andrews Links Bluewater Mineralizer

How does St Andrews Links get rid of single-use plastic bottles?

By: 2023. 10. 24.

It is imperative that St Andrews Links switch from single-use plastic bottles to more sustainable alternatives. This move towards environmental consciousness is commendable and essential in the current global climate. Fortunately, many golf clubs have switched to reusable…

Royal Norwich 12th Hole

How competitive will Royal Norwich Turfcare Academy and Business Management qualification be?

By: 2023. 08. 14.

In April, I informed you that Ross Crosbie, the first apprentice in recent years at Carnoustie Golf Links, has completed his 4-year apprenticeship and is now a fully qualified Greenkeeper. The 4-year apprenticeship works in conjunction with Elmwood College in…

John Deere OnLink greenkeeper

How does John Deere help optimize golf course operations expenditures?

By: 2022. 03. 25.

Do you remember when John Deere acquired OnLink, an industry-leading golf course performance optimization software platform in 2019? At the time, John Deere explained the acquisition by saying they would like to address the golf industry’s ongoing labor…

2021 AIG Women's Open without single use plastic bottles Mastercard Adidas

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…

John Deere golf tournament support-resized

John Deere in support of 3 international golf tournaments in Scotland

By: 2021. 07. 09.

How would you prove your mowers are top-notch ones? The most obvious way to demonstrate quality and reliability is to support major golf tournaments. It is excellent social proof too. I would utilize user social proofs as well.…

Greater Flamingo at Saadiyat Beach Golf Club-final

Are you impressed by Saadiyat Beach Golf Club’s sustainability efforts?

By: 2021. 06. 08.

It is good to see businesses among them golf clubs like Saadiyat Beach Golf Club are prioritizing sustainability and ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance). A recent Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week study found 87% of executives said improving ESG…

John Deere golf course mower in action

How John Deere is helping golf clubs’ sustainability efforts?

By: 2021. 05. 10.

Probably you have already noticed that I truly care about golf clubs' sustainability efforts. So far, I showed golf clubs' sustainability initiatives. I thought it would be interesting to know what do golf turf equipment manufacturers, like John…

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How to manage the pace of play well at your golf club?

By: 2019. 11. 25.

The R&A says there are 3 factors which influence the pace of play: The management of play;The course design and set-up;The players. In this interview with Stephen Knoop (Managing Director, Tagmarshal International) I try to get answers on,…