52 entries: irrigation

London Golf Club Rain Bird v8 software Paul Kennedy Head of Irragation and Water Management

London Golf Club is changing to data driven irrigation

By: 2017. 08. 28.

In these days, the London Golf Club is changing to a data driven irrigation solution, the Rain Bird V8 irrigation, and control software. The software was launched in May 2017. I am sure that Paul Kennedy, Head of…

Troon Country Club final version

The results of Troon Country Club’s $4.6 million golf course renovation

By: 2020. 12. 03.

We don't hear too much about Tom Weiskopf's golf course design works. He has got only cca. 26 golf course design works in the US. Troon Country Club (Scottsdale, Arizona) is one of his first venture into golf…

Troon Abu Dhabi Gazelle at Saadiyat

5 best practices to consider for golf club leaders

By: Francisco de Lancastre David - Cluster GM, Troon Abu Dhabi 2020. 10. 12.

A year ago, I asked Francisco de Lancastre David as the new cluster general manager of Troon Abu Dhabi (=Yas Links Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Golf Club, and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club) about his future plans in the new position.…

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This is how Chart Hills will look like next spring

By: 2020. 09. 29.

I have already shared with you the news about the renovation work at Chart Hills. The club is hoping that all of the work will be completed before the start of the 2021 golf season or sooner if…

Sentosa Golf Club food waste management solution

Sentosa Golf Club is gearing up to fight food waste. How?

By: 2020. 09. 22.

Have you heard that Asia produces over 50% of global food waste? China, South Korea, and Japan are being responsible for 28% of disposed food. At the same time in Singapore, I can see continuous improvement in disposed food…

golf course agronomy spending optimization

Golf course agronomy spending optimization…beyond imagination

By: Simon Doyle - Director of Agronomy, Troon 2020. 09. 14.

Everyone’s needs and abilities are different so the first question really is; how good do you have to be in order to be successful in your market and/or to meet the demands of your ownership, members, and guests?…

Farleigh Golf Club golf course

What has Farleigh Golf Club achieved in the last 10 years?

By: 2020. 09. 08.

I’ve been eyeing the Foxhills Collection's Farleigh Golf Club for a long time. After the Hayton family bought the golf club (the previous name was Farleigh Court, opened in 1997) 10 years ago they invested heavily in the…

Moorfleet Golf Club a Parkland Course

How will revive the German Moorfleet Golf Club?

By: Rainer Preissmann - Former president of EIGCA 2020. 09. 07.

What to do if a golf course was getting a bit long in the tooth and the new owner wants to realize its own ideas of a lucrative and sustainable golf operation? Those who entered the Moorfleet Golf Club for the first time last year…

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How Chart Hills is preparing for the 2021 golf season?

By: 2020. 06. 24.

One of the last golf business news of 2019 was the acquisition of Chart Hills Golf Club by the Ramac Holdings Ltd. The new owner's probably the first major project is the extensive redevelopment and improvement of the entire 250-acre…

B2B tee time sales growth

How to easily increase your B2B tee time sales?

By: 2020. 06. 01.

The coronavirus crisis taught golf clubs to bravely use various technology solutions to give a proper answer in the current business environment. We can experience that these solutions (e.g. WhatsApp for internal & membership communication or even to…

The Club at ArrowCreek Legend 3

How will Troon elevate The Club at ArrowCreek?

By: 2020. 05. 06.

The story of The Club at ArrowCreek is really interesting. A group of 36 investors bought the ArrowCreek Country Club from the Federal Bankruptcy Court in October 2014. In 2015, the new investors made both its 18-hole championship…

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…

2020-2019 body-image

What was I the proudest of in 2019?

By: 2019. 12. 30.

I am very happy that I could make 2019 a very eventful year as well. Let's take a look at the achievements and results. For my advertiser partners, it is really promising that Golf Business Monitor's traffic grew…

Ålands Golfklubb Hole 10 in the morning

The birth of a European Elite golf course?

By: Joakim Isaksson, Consultant & project manager, Slottsbanan 2.0 2019. 12. 09.

Ålands Golfklubb´s Castle Course has gone through a major rebuild during 2018 and -19. We are now at the final stretch of the project. Adam Lawrence from Golf Course Architecture visited us and stated that he may have…

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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,…

Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club by Brian Oar

Will you recognize Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club in 2021?

By: 2019. 11. 18.

Don't worry the Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club (founded in 1996) will not be plowed up. The golf course of the country club will undergo a $7 million dollar renovation project led by golf course designer David…

Arabian Ranches Golf Club Re-Opens

The Arabian Ranches Golf Club is over its largest enhancements

By: 2019. 11. 14.

The Arabian Ranches Golf Club (managed by Troon) has just completed its largest enhancement since the opening in 2004. The renovation was undertaken by Desert Landscape, a division of Desert Group, who completed the project two weeks ahead…

Jalmari Talola Soil Scout CEO

What opportunity does Husqvarna see in Soil Scout?

By: 2019. 10. 14.

One of the big news was last week that the Swedish Husqvarna Group has announced a venture capital investment in Soil Scout, a Finnish-based IoT start-up providing buried wireless soil monitoring solution. This is why I thought to…

Ben Styles VP Golf at Hoiana Shores Golf Club Hoiana Integrated Resort

Here is how Hoiana Shores Golf Club preparing for the opening

By: 2019. 10. 02.

The story Hoiana Shores Golf Club (Quang Nam Province, Vietnam; cca. 40 kilometers from the Da Nang Airport) really arouse my curiosity. This is why I thought to ask Ben Styles (Vice President of Golf at Hoiana Shores…

Reserva Conchal Golf Club and Beach Club Costa Rica

Reserva Conchal Golf Club and Beach Club picks Troon

By: 2019. 09. 30.

Many things come to our mind when we hear Costa Rica except golf. It is not a big surprise since there are only 8 golf clubs in this country. One of them is Reserva Conchal Golf club and…