Author: Miklos Breitner

Guy Kinnings about the 2020 Ryder Cup

The 2020 Ryder Cup from the organizer’s perspective

By: Guy Kinnings - Deputy CEO, Ryder Cup Director & CCO at PGA European Tour 2020. 01. 27.

The 2020 Ryder Cup will be hosted on The Straits® at Whistling Straits. The late Pete Dye designed both courses at Whistling Straits, as well as both courses at Blackwolf Run®. The Whistling Straits has a huge experience in…

Carden Park PGA Golf Academy

Why is PGA Golf Academy accreditation important for Carden Park?

By: 2020. 01. 23.

It seems like Carden Park (UK) has got a busy new year. On 6th January they opened their new-built 4,500sq spa. It was a £10m investment. The spa has indoor and outdoor facilities including two vitality pools, a…

Callaway Golf VR industry AAA Games Studio

Why is it worth for Callaway Golf to enter the VR industry?

By: 2020. 01. 23.

In recent years esports and gaming became mainstream. We are not surprised to read about esport or gaming tournaments and events in mainstream media. The European Tour (in cooperation with DreamHack, a global entertainment company and game developers…

Wilson DUO Soft+ golf ball-tech image with black background

How soft is the new Wilson DUO Soft+ golf ball?

By: 2020. 01. 22.

I was anxiously awaiting the end of the embargo and sharing it with you the details about the new Wilson DUO Soft+ golf ball. The DUO Soft+ is a premium 2-piece golf ball. Wilson claims that the new…

Titleist T400 irons head close look

4 reasons why worth considering Titleist T400 irons

By: 2020. 01. 21.

Last August I have already shared with you that Titleist launched the Titleist T-series irons product family (T100, T200, T300). On March 27, Titleist will launch a new member of this product family, the Titleist T-400 irons. The fittings…

Sustainability champions by GEO in 2020

Who are the sustainability champions in 2020?

By: 2020. 01. 21.

In employee experience development, we highlight the importance of recognizing employees' achievements and performance. Recognition can be meaningful if we do it in a timely and genuine way. My concern with recognition is that it is not about…

Lamkin Grips - Calibrate Technology with 3 grips

How will Lamkin’s ST grip family be renewed in 2020?

By: 2020. 01. 20.

This week at the PGA Show in Orlando, Lamkin will introduce the new members of the ST grip line: ST+2 Hybrid and ST+2 Hybrid Calibrate grips. Both are loaded with advanced features including Lamkin’s new “Smooth Tack” material,…

2020 Wilson Staff D7 Forged iron-Cross-Cut-Powerchamber

Wilson Staff D7 forged irons with a true tour-level appeal

By: 2020. 01. 17.

For some of you, the new Wilson Staff D7 forged irons might remind the Wilson Staff C300 forged irons. Right here at the beginning, I can assure you that the new Wilson Staff D7 forged irons are different:…

Berkhamsted Golf Club Berkhamsted trophy

Berkhamsted Golf Club enables gender equality in elite golf

By: 2020. 01. 17.

As you may have noticed I don't write or very rarely about golf tournaments. If I write it is because of sustainability or fan engagement best practices. The reason why I am writing about the Berkhamsted Trophy is…

2020 Titleist Tour Soft golf balls-dozens and sleeve-group

4 reasons for considering the new Titleist Tour Soft golf balls

By: 2020. 01. 16.

To understand the advancements in the 2020 Titleist Tour Soft golf balls, let me give you a brief summary of the features of the 1st version of this golf ball model (2018): Designed with the largest Titleist core…

SO Sotogrande Resort & Spa

Where will be the 1st SO/ Hotel in Spain?

By: 2020. 01. 15.

We can say good-bye soon to Almenara Hotel at Sotogrande. The Sotogrande SA has agreed with Accor’s luxury, lifestyle brand SO/ Hotels & Resorts to launch the brand's 1st hotel in Spain. This will be the 8th SO/…

Callaway Golf drivers-2020-Mavrik-Driver-photo-gallery-7-600x600

Can the new Mavrik Driver outshine the Epic Flash?

By: 2020. 01. 15.

I compared in the title the new Callaway Mavrik Driver ($499; Product at Retail: 1/23/20) with the Epic Flash driver intentionally. Callaway Golf is probably the first golf equipment manufacturer to use artificial intelligence and machine learning for…

Hambantoto, Sri Lanka edible golf courses

Is it time to think about edible golf courses?

By: Paul Jansen - Jansen Golf Design 2020. 01. 14.

Golf courses - big and small - cover a substantial amount of land. In fact, most of our modern 18 hole golf courses are routed over as much as 75ha / 185acres of land and often much more.…

European Golf Business Conference 2020 in Cascais Portugal

Get set for success at the European Golf Business Conference!

By: 2020. 01. 13.

Last November, the Euromonitor International Lifestyles Survey found: 43% of global consumers prefer experiences over things.78% - value real-world experiences.70% say they use technology to improve their day-to-day life. More and more golf clubs and resorts understand and…

Toptracer experience-Shot5

Where is Europe’s 100th Toptracer installation?

By: 2020. 01. 11.

Pine Ridge Golf Club in Surrey has become the 100th golf facility in Europe to utilize Toptracer Range. This installation also brings the total number of Toptracer Range hitting bays to 1,700 - each with the capability of hosting…

What are the surprises in the 3rd generation Q-STAR TOUR golf ball?

By: 2020. 01. 09.

In the past, I had the chance to write about Srixon Q-STAR golf balls. But somehow Srixon Q-STAR TOUR golf balls escaped my attention. This is what I would like to complete with the introduction of the 3rd…

The Club at Hammock Beach at sunset

How will Troon raise the bar at The Club at Hammock Beach?

By: 2020. 01. 08.

Troon earned a very interesting assignment from KDG Capital, the new owners of The Club at Hammock Beach, part of the Hammock Beach Club community in Palm Beach, Fla. ( 30 minutes south of St. Augustine). Troon Privé,…

TaylorMade SIM driver close look

Why should we believe in the new TaylorMade SIM driver?

By: 2020. 01. 07.

It is fair enough to say that January is one of the most exciting months of the year when golf equipment marketers like TaylorMade are showing us their latest golf equipment models. Hence, I get to the point…

golf tourists high hopes

Is this how golf tourists’ expectations are changing in 2020?

By: 2020. 01. 06.

I think this is a perfect time to discuss golf tourists' expectations in 2020. So I thought to ask Özlem Pinho (Sales & Marketing Executive, Tee Times Golf Agency) and Telma Santos (Portugal & Spain Golf Holidays Adviser,…

8th hole 439yds Par 4 Chart Hills Golf Club

Here are the details of Chart Hills Golf Club’s acquisition!

By: 2020. 01. 03.

One of the last golf business news of 2019 was the acquisition of Chart Hills Golf Club by the Ramac Holdings Ltd. If I tell you that Ramac Holdings is the owner and operator of Prince’s Golf Club,…