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2021 Amundi Evian Championship Rolex sponsorship

What can Rolex expect from sponsoring the 2021 Amundi Evian Championship?

By: 2021. 07. 21.

The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic had a huge impact on how rights holders sell sponsorship, brands make sponsorship investments, and how commercial partnerships are activated. In addition, advancing technology is changing the way how fans participate, engage…

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Why has the Puma Golf SNACK SHACK collection become so restrained?

By: 2021. 07. 20.

I was already getting used to the bold and innovative style of Puma Golf when I saw the new SNACK SHACK collection. Maybe the PUMA Golf x Arnold Palmer Collection is similarly restrained. Let's take a closer look at…

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What does self-contained accommodation offer in Quinta da Marinha?

By: 2021. 07. 19.

It is not a big surprise that self-contained accommodations are gaining momentum as many people are still very careful about spending their holidays. Villas have rocketed in popularity this year too (e.g. Villas at Renaissance). Quinta da Marinha…

Les Bordes Golf Club New Course open

The Les Bordes Golf Club’s New Course is ready to impress you!

By: 2021. 07. 15.

I’m so glad we got to this big day when Les Bordes Golf Club's New Course (Gil Hanse design) is ready for playing. This is Gil Hanse's first golf course design project in continental Europe at the start…

Las Colinas Golf Country Club WOW Beach

What has Las Colinas Golf & Country Club achieved in 10 years?

By: 2021. 07. 13.

I had been to Las Colinas Golf & Country Club (managed by Troon) on a FAM trip in 2018. I can still remember the challenging, Cabell B. Robinson-designed golf course. Jon Brook (Director of Golf & Sports) gave…

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Rheingolf on the Green an Open-Air Golf Show in Germany: 20-22nd August

By: 2021. 07. 12.

It seems like we are over the hardest part of the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, this does not necessarily mean that trade shows like Rheingolf will return to their original format or will not move towards holding them…

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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 an excellent social proof too. I would utilize user social proofs as…

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How can The Club at Pasadera further improve its member experience?

By: 2021. 07. 08.

Troon has been selected to manage The Club at Pasadera, a private country club in Monterey, California. Troon Privé will manage: resort-style amenities, food & beverage operations, golf course agronomy and membership marketing. The Club at Pasadera - history &…

TaylorMade 300 Mini Driver close look

Can you recognize TaylorMade’s iconic 300 driver in its new form?

By: 2021. 07. 07.

How many of you remember TaylorMade's iconic 300 series (300 Ti, 320 Ti, and 360 Ti) from 2001? As we desire a return to normalcy, nostalgia marketing will likely continue to enjoy a renaissance in 2021. Just think…

Yas Acres golf course in the future

How long should we wait for the Yas Acres golf course?

By: 2021. 07. 06.

To understand my impatience, we have to go back in time to 2016. The golf design company Fry/Straka has completed plans for a new nine-hole golf course in Abu Dhabi, UAE in 2016. Yas Acres golf course is…

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How can Players 1st’s BI suite give an edge to golf clubs?

By: 2021. 07. 05.

I have long been of the opinion that golf clubs should no longer make decisions without having data that justify their decisions. In other words, they must become data-driven. Analytics can help golf clubs to make operational improvements…

Rosa Private Golf Club Poland

How to make your golf holiday exciting in Poland?

By: 2021. 07. 01.

I have just read the findings of the European Travel Commission’s study about Europeans’ sentiments regarding travelling after the COVID-19 pandemic. These insights I found the most promising: 70% - likely / highly likely to travel.51% - will…

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How quickly the properties of La Reserva Club’s El Mirador sold out!

By: 2021. 06. 30.

I have got an impression, as the pandemic eases, we will be very much looking for single-family homes, private outdoor space, and enough room to work remotely. This is likely to boost luxury home sales in 2021. Smadar…

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Will PowaKaddy’s new videos cut through the noise on YouTube?

By: 2021. 06. 28.

PowaKaddy has created a set of high-tech product (5) videos showcasing the pioneering 2021 trolley range. I wouldn’t say that PowaKaddy is an early adopter of YouTube for brand communication. In the second half of this article, I will…

Keith Pickard QHotels Group

What will Keith Pickard be able to achieve at The QHotels Group?

By: 2021. 06. 28.

Keith Pickard is joining The QHotels Group (owner & operator of 21 venues across the UK) from Macdonald Hotels & Resorts. In his previous position, he was the group director of golf, leisure & spa (between 2015-2020) of…

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Is the Glenmuir Spring Summer 2022 Collection bold enough?

By: 2021. 06. 23.

It’s very disturbing that there are a lot of golf t-shirts that still have polyester in them and that’s why it’s not so comfortable to wear outside of the golf course. That’s why I can only wear them…

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When will Troon take full advantage of mobile commerce?

By: 2021. 06. 22.

Let’s face it, the golf industry is lagging far behind in mobile commerce. The mobile app of most golf clubs provides only very basic services (e.g. tee time booking, weather). Meanwhile, App Annie State of Mobile 2021 study…

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Cobra Golf’s new KING TEC Hybrid with PWRSHELL Face design. Worth it?

By: 2021. 06. 21.

Have you heard of Cobra Golf's new KING TEC Hybrid? The new KING TEC Hybrid ($279) is the newest addition to their KING players’ family.  The Cobra Golf KING TEC Hybrid is designed for better players who seek a utility…

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When will the London Golf Club achieve carbon neutrality?

By: 2021. 06. 17.

Who will be the first carbon-neutral golf club: London Golf Club (UK) or Sentosa Golf Club (Singapore)? Regardless, who will be the winner, we have to look at sustainability as a matter of value creation, not value preservation.…

Trackman Bullseye Championship-v2

Trackman Bullseye Championship vs. Toptracer 9-Shot Challenge

By: 2021. 06. 16.

When I first heard of the Trackman Bullseye Championship, almost immediately Toptracer 9-Shot Challenge came to my mind. The coming 121st U.S. Open (17–20 June) at Torrey Pines South Course in San Diego, California gave both brands an…