32 entries: wellbeing

Argentario Golf & Wellness Resort Espace Wellness Center Technogym equipment

How does Argentario Golf & Wellness Resort embrace the wellbeing trends?

By: 2022. 04. 19.

After two years of isolation, we really need to recharge ourselves physically and mentally. Health became a top priority for many consumers, among them golfers too. I see more and more golf resorts are turning into golf &…

Onyria Quinta da Marinha Hotel balcony golf course

Onyria Quinta da Marinha Hotel is supporting its employees’ wellbeing

By: 2022. 02. 28.

During the pandemic, we experienced how much this health situation has mentally worn out us. Those golf clubs and resorts that invest in employee experience for them their employees' mental health has become an increasingly important topic. In…

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Synchronicity becomes a wellbeing partner of Troon

By: 2020. 07. 30.

Would you believe that U.S. consumer sales of cannabidiol – usually abbreviated as CBD – will reach around 1.8 billion U.S. dollars by 2022? CBD is the most abundant cannabinoid found in hemp. I tell you, even more,…

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How does The QHotels Collection make itself competitive?

By: 2022. 04. 26.

It will be a year in May that Keith Pickard joined The QHotels Collection as the Group Director of Golf, Leisure & Spa. That’s why I was wondering how he sees The QHotels Collection's situation and how they…

BIGGA CEO Jim Croxton Continue to Learn at BTME in March 1 greenkeepers

What do greenkeepers expect from their employers in golf clubs?

By: 2022. 04. 05.

I think that’s a very important recognition of what Jim Croxton said at 2022 BTME. Namely: "....with golf participation and membership booming, the time has come for the leading bodies in the game to make a priority of…

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…

London Golf Club Reece Salvage, Becky Bainbridge and Lewis Matthews

How does the London Golf Club retain its best talents?

By: 2022. 02. 02.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed just about everything, including golf club HR and talent management. People are reevaluating their work preferences. Unfortunately, not always the job/work in golf club comes out as a winner. Employee experience must be…

Royal Bled 14th, 16th Hole on the King`s Course

Royal Bled, the great life refresh

By: 2022. 01. 31.

The current pandemic triggered consumers – among them golfers – to make a great life refresh by changing and rebooting their lifestyles. Travel restrictions, covid testing requirements, and complicated bureaucracy in 2020 and 2021 have facilitated the rise…

La Reserva Club Sotogrande view to the Mediterranean

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…

London Golf Club 18th hole clubhouse

For the first time in London Golf Club’s history….

By: 2021. 10. 14.

I was very happy this year when I learned that the London Golf Club website is being revamped and they want to do something to achieve carbon neutrality. In my recent interview with Stephen Follett (Chief Executive, London…

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…

Alastair Higgs - Rain Bird career news

How positively Rain Bird is viewed as an employer?

By: 2021. 08. 16.

When I first heard about the promotion of Alastair Higgs (Europe Service Manager) and the appointment of Antonio Farina (Area Sales Manager: Italy, Turkey, Greece, and Cyprus), Rain Bird's corporate culture came to my mind unintentionally. As a…

Acushnet Awards with the winners

How Acushnet is developing outstanding employee experience?

By: 2021. 05. 05.

Last year I saw so many employee experience development initiatives at Acushnet UK. I really like them. For this reason, I thought to interview Matthew Johnson, the general manager of Acushnet UK. How do you define what is…

Esplanade Golf & Country Club

How will Troon Privé help Esplanade Golf & Country Club?

By: 2021. 04. 20.

Troon has been selected to manage Esplanade Golf & Country Club, a private club and community located in Naples, Florida. Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, will manage golf, club, resort-style amenities, food & beverage operations,…

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.…

La Finca Resort restaurant after renovation

How will La Finca Resort welcome us at the end of the month?

By: 2020. 07. 09.

Probably you have already heard of the 6 million Euro investment of La Finca Resort. In my previous post, I have already highlighted some elements of this project: Thorough development work has been carried out at the resort,…

Southern Trace Country Club Hole #1

Where is the Southern Trace Country Club heading to?

By: 2020. 07. 08.

Last week Troon Privé has been selected to manage Southern Trace Country Club (since 1988). Previously ClubCorp managed the country club. Troon will oversee golf, club and food & beverage operations as well golf course agronomy and membership…

Zala Springs Golf Resort wellness service

The great wellness escape to Zala Springs Golf Resort!

By: 2020. 07. 06.

These days when we start to see the light at the end of the tunnel, many of us start thinking where and how can people feel recharged, improve their wellbeing and last but not least, play golf and…

The Virginian Hole 12 by Troon

Can Troon Privé exceed expectations at The Virginian?

By: 2020. 06. 11.

Troon has been selected to manage The Virginian and its sister property, Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards, both of which are located in Bristol, Virginia. Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, will oversee golf, club and food &…

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…