63 entries: coronavirus

Rockliffe Hall interview with Jason Adams MD

How does Rockliffe Hall handle the HR challenges caused by the coronavirus crisis?

By: Jason Adams - Managing Director, Rockliffe Hall 2020. 05. 27.

As a business we recognised in the very early days the potential dangers Covid-19 may bring.          We heightened our hygiene procedures across the resort immediately and ordered additional hand sanitizer to be available and visible for Golf Members…

Oulton Hall exterior QHotels

How does QHotels help recover from the effects of the coronavirus?

By: 2020. 05. 21.

I recently read an interesting study on how coronavirus affects our mental health. This US study is quite shocking: The 2020 participants were 8x as likely to screen positive for serious mental illness – 28%, compared to 3.4%…

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What is the financial impact of coronavirus on the American private golf clubs?

By: 2020. 05. 20.

In the last two months, I’ve been researching and analyzing how coronavirus affects public golf clubs around the globe. Robert A. Sereci (GM/COO, Medinah Country Club) shared with us his thoughts about what will coronavirus change in membership…

Julán Romaguera general manager Los Naranjos Golf Club coronavirus

What will golf club committee work look like AFTER the coronavirus crisis?

By: Julián Romaguera - GM, Los Naranjos Golf Club 2020. 05. 03.

There is a lot of uncertainty around the consequences this Covid19 (coronavirus) will have over the game of golf, not only in the aspect of the game itself as we have already read in many different articles but…

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Will coronavirus drive changes in golf club committee work?

By: 2020. 04. 27.

When I read Ross Duncan's guest article about the changing role of golf club committee member during the coronavirus crisis, my first question was what will happen after this crisis. Will coronavirus drive changes in golf club committee…

Do not fall apart during coronavirus crisis

How do golf clubs respond commercially to coronavirus? – Part 5.

By: 2020. 04. 26.

I am very pleased that more and more golf club leaders are willing to contribute to my article series about how golf clubs are managing the coronavirus crisis around the world. This time, I will bring you further…

5th Green - April 2020 Peebles Golf Club coronavirus crisis

The changing role of a golf club committee member during the coronavirus crisis

By: Ross Duncan, Marketing convenor, Peebles Golf Club 2020. 04. 17.

Throughout 128 years of our club’s history, committee meetings had taken place in the clubhouse, a council building or gathered round a hotel boardroom. On three occasions last month, that tradition was broken as several members of our…

Monopoly-coronavirus crisis

A strategic response to the coronavirus crisis

By: Steve Mona, Director of Governance & Leadership Club Benchmarking 2020. 04. 16.

Leaders of golf clubs throughout the world are all wrestling with the same question: "What should we do in response to the impact of COVID-19?" The answer is simple, but it calls for some contemplation: "Don't panic. Resist…

getting out from coronavirus

How do golf clubs respond commercially to coronavirus? – Part 4.

By: 2020. 04. 15.

In the first three parts of my article series, you got insights on how leading golf clubs' leaders are managing and leading their golf club during the coronavirus crisis. This time, I will bring you further insights from…

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How to protect our golf club business during the coronavirus crisis?

By: Keith Haslam, MD, Braemar Golf 2020. 04. 14.

Last week I asked two questions from Keith Haslam the managing director of Braemar Golf: How do you minimize your golf club's losses due to coronavirus/COVID-19? Have you got a recovery plan/idea for the post-COVID-19 era? He took…

fighting coronavirus 2

How do golf clubs respond commercially to coronavirus? – Part 3.

By: 2020. 04. 13.

New week, new ideas about how to manage coronavirus crises in our golf clubs. Probably in the next part of this article series I will be able to share with you best practices from Vietnam too. Just as…

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How do golf clubs respond commercially to coronavirus? – Part 2.

By: 2020. 04. 08.

As you probably heard of it that I started on Monday an article series about the coronavirus and its effect on our golf club business. The intention was/is to show how various golf club managers of leading golf…

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How do golf clubs respond commercially to coronavirus? – Part 1.

By: 2020. 04. 04.

With this post, I am launching an article series where I would like to share with you how various golf club managers of leading golf clubs are trying to respond commercially to coronavirus. My unhidden intention is to…

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How should the golf industry respond to coronavirus?

By: 2020. 03. 04.

Michael Jacoby (CEO, Owner of Rheingolf Messe, Düsseldorf) has just told me that due to the fear of the coronavirus 65% fewer people participated in their event. Furthermore, 5 of his exhibitors canceled their participation. This is what…

Episode One - Ardglass - Paul and Chris in Ireland

How to present Ireland as a golf destination? How Sky Sports can help?

By: 2021. 10. 18.

Professor Catherine Johnson says "After lockdown was relaxed, it was streaming that retained its uplift, while time spent watching broadcast TV gradually declined back to normal levels. The Nielsen Total Audience Report (US) found video streaming increased from 19%…

Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year winners Rhian Barton and Matthew Milligan

Who won the 2nd Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year competition?

By: 2021. 09. 08.

I found an interesting study from O.C. Tanner. They found the most important driver (37%) of great work is "Recognize me". To have a successful culture of recognition, you need to consider these 5 factors: Be specific &…

Adare Manor Resort

How does Adare Manor envision the future?

By: 2021. 08. 31.

My new interviewee, Andy McMahon is the new director of golf operations & padel club in Adare Manor. On this occasion, I thought about asking How Adare Manor is improving the customer experience & the employee experience, where…

BGL-Burhill Group-Facilities-Andy Hiseman

How does the Burhill Group solve the current business challenges?

By: 2021. 05. 17.

After learning in April that Burhill Group finished in 7th place at the 22nd annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 awards, I wondered how they had achieved that success. This is why I ask in this interview…

Le Golf National 1st hole 2018 Ryder Cup

How Golf National solves its business challenges after the Ryder Cup?

By: 2021. 03. 22.

Paul Armitage left the club not so long time ago as the general manager of the Golf National. His successor is Philippe Pilato. He has been at Golf National for 25 years, almost since the day it opened.…

Who are 59club's 11th Annual Award nominees

Are you among the 59club’s 11th Annual Award nominees?

By: 2021. 03. 18.

Last year, was not an easy year for club managers to deliver the same level of customer experience as in a normal situation. People usually remember peak moments and pits during their stay in a golf resort or…