120 entries: pace of play

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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,…

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The Shark Experience vs Pace of Play. Can you decide?

By: 2017. 12. 22.

I am that golfer who goes to play golf with his friends to relax and talk with them during his stay in the golf club. What I experienced so far that we golfers need silence, tranquility, and silence…

Can SPRINT6GOLF improve the pace of play?

By: 2016. 06. 06.

SPRINT6GOLF, a quicker, shorter format of golf for players of all ages and abilities was recently launched. The essence of the SPRINT6GOLF format of golf is that you have to complete within 30-seconds your very first shot to…

How will Glendale Golf improve the pace of play?

By: 2016. 05. 25.

I could easily start this post with the cliché of there is nothing new under the sun, but I will not do that. I think, Troon was the first golf club management company that came up with a…

How to improve the pace of play of a golf course?

By: Rich O'Brien 2016. 01. 18.

The next interview in the Grow the Game Initiative series was with Rand Jerris, the Senior Managing Director of Public Services for Public Services for the United States Golf Association. He oversees many of the key functions of…

Can GolfBoard improve pace of play at Crown Golf?

By: 2015. 09. 14.

It is very likely that GolfBoard a 2-year-old company (started as a Kickstarter project: 127 backers pledged $105,589) lived up to expectations. In June 2015, I had the chance to report about GolfBoard's cooperation with Billy Casper Golf.…

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Black Desert Resort gets a very playable Tom Weiskopf-designed golf course

By: 2022. 03. 31.

I have just found a very interesting golf resort development project, the Black Desert Resort. The Black Desert Resort is a 600-plus acre resort, golf and entertainment district in Ivins, Utah, a suburb of St. George. D.A. Davidson…

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How can Sotogrande Stay & Play package offer make our lives more pleasant?

By: 2021. 11. 09.

Not surprisingly, you are happy to read more about the offers of the Sotogrande. It is fair to say that in 2021 we were looking for: Sustainable spaces - we care much more about the spaces in which…

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Where should active senior golf travelers play golf in Portugal?

By: 2019. 09. 03.

I was curious to figure out what can Portugal offer to active senior golf travelers. This is how this article was born. As I am analyzing the UN World Population Prospect 2018 study, I can see a growing…

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Vokey’s HandGround program: feel like tour players!

By: 2018. 12. 14.

There is no week when I do not hear about the importance of product and service personalization.  Do you remember Mac Daddy 4 Callaway Custom Wedges from February 2018?  Callaway is offering tour-level customization & personalization for Mac Daddy…

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Can we say the PowaKaddy Micra golf push cart is the best?

By: 2022. 05. 04.

The size of the trunk was one of the reasons I bought a Saab many years ago. That's why it's worth taking a closer look at the new PowaKaddy Micra golf push cart. Brand new for 2022 is…

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How is Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club redesigning its services?

By: 2022. 03. 03.

I spoke to Stephen Norton, General Manager at Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club, to discuss how the demands of golf club management have changed since the start of the pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, we were actually…

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How does Foxhills Club & Resort develop a meaningful & memorable experience?

By: 2021. 12. 07.

During the 2021 GCMA National Conference in November, I had a very interesting conversation with Christopher Fitt (Director of Golf & Leisure, Foxhills Club & Resort). That is why I invited him for an interview to share his…

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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?…

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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…

The future of the golf industry

How I see the golf industry?

By: Michael Braidwood - General Manager, Education City Golf Club, Qatar 2018. 09. 03.

It’s an interesting question when you are posed with it – how do you see the golf industry? Well, I’ve been playing golf now for close on 40 years and have worked in the golf industry for close…

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What are the golf development challenges in France?

By: Pierre Chevallier - Assistant GM @ Golf de Saint-Cloud 2017. 12. 27.

Whereas pace of play might be the most crucial issue to face for golf development in France, time management for Club Managers is due to become one of most relevant KPI. Take your time, not everyone else’s When…

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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…

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 to make lifetime memories at Fairmont St Andrews?

By: 2016. 03. 14.

Thanks to Crown Golf, GolfBoard is not totally new in the UK. Last year Crown Golf has tested GolfBoard in 3 of its golf courses: The Hertfordshire, Paultons (rental from £15) and Sherfield Oaks. Now, the Troon (preferred partner of GolfBoard…