Author: Miklos Breitner

BGL-Burhill Group-Facilities-Andy Hiseman

How does the Burhill Group solve the current business challenges?

By: 2021. 05. 17.

After learning in April that Burhill Group finished in 7th place at the 22nd annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 awards, I wondered how they had achieved that success. This is why I ask in this interview…

Bernhard and Company-European Distributor of the year 2020

Who is the best distributor of Bernhard and Company in Europe?

By: 2021. 05. 13.

Bernhard and Company, has announced Grasvardsmaskiner AB of Sweden (GVM), as the winner of its coveted European Distributor of the Year award for 2020. Inaugurated in 2013, the annual Bernhard and Company Distributor of the Year Awards recognize…

John Deere golf course mower in action

How John Deere is helping golf clubs’ sustainability efforts?

By: 2021. 05. 10.

Probably you have already noticed that I truly care about golf clubs' sustainability efforts. So far, I showed golf clubs' sustainability initiatives. I thought it would be interesting to know what do golf turf equipment manufacturers, like John…

Gamble Sands’ QuickSands Hole 3

Gamble Sands’ QuickSands course officially Opens on…

By: 2021. 05. 06.

Gamble Sands’ David McLay Kidd-designed QuickSands Course a 14-hole short course is open for resort and daily-fee play since May 1st. The development of the golf course started in late winter 2019-20. QuickSands is laid out to the…

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…

Onyria Quinta da Marinha Hotel balcony view

Is Onyria Quinta da Marinha Hotel attractive to you?

By: 2021. 05. 04.

Now that I have received my second vaccination on Friday, I feel like I have to travel abroad to play golf. Two years ago I wrote that we should visit less known Portuguese golf resorts because often they…

Damage caused by predators searching for leatherjackets resized

BIGGA & Syngenta in the battle against leatherjackets. Are you too?

By: 2021. 05. 03.

Leatherjackets are one of the most dangerous lawn pests found in the UK. If I remember well, 1999 was the worst year for golf clubs in the UK. To better understand the possible threat in leatherjackets (=the grubs/larvae…

PGA National Czech Republic - Sustainability.infographic

What are the achievements of the PGA National Czech Republic in sustainability?

By: 2021. 04. 29.

It has been almost a year since I was able to participate in the official launch of the PGA National Czech Republic. I had already heard then about the participation of the PGA National Czech Republic in the OnCourse…

Special First Tee edition Bridgestone Golf e6 golf balls

First Tee edition Bridgestone Golf e6 golf balls will be available in…

By: 2021. 04. 28.

I am very pleased that Bridgestone Golf is trying to make golf available to those who would otherwise have a hard time accessing the game of golf. What is it about? Bridgestone Golf has just announced a special…

Yorba Linda Country Club Hole 5 Sanyo Foods

3-in-1: Troon to manage 3 golf courses of Sanyo Foods

By: 2021. 04. 27.

For a long time, I have not heard of such a big new business win like Troon's recently. Troon has been selected to manage three Southern California golf courses owned by Garden Grove-based Sanyo Foods Corporation of America: Yorba…

Mas Garriga building Hotel Peralada Wine Spa Golf-resized

Mas Garriga is the new great escape destination after the lockdown!

By: 2021. 04. 26.

Last week I really enjoy discovering The Manor House's latest acquisition the Baker’s Cottage (in Castle Combe village). Since then, I have learned a new term: self-contained house. Both Baker's Cottage and Mas Garriga are self-contained houses. Hotel Peralada Wine Spa &…

Landmand Golf Club hole 16 with 17 and 18 in distance

How Landmand Golf Club sold all of its membership before the opening?

By: 2021. 04. 22.

I thought to share with you a very promising golf club business news, just right before the weekend. Landmand Golf Club has sold out its membership offering 6 months before its planned opening! The Landmand Golf Club will…

Baker's Cottage living room example

Why does The Manor House find Baker’s Cottage so attractive?

By: 2021. 04. 21.

With the acquisition of Baker's Cottage (in Castle Combe village), The Manor House is taking advantage of one of the current hotel trends. Namely, the hyper-local design & hometels. When I saw the first pictures of Baker's Cottage,…

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,…

2021 PING putter models Anser Cross Section

PING is launching 11 putter models in 2021. Find your best!

By: 2021. 04. 15.

I haven’t written about PING putter models in a while. Therefore, I decided to change this and share with you the latest PING putter models (11!). I will not detail all of them just my 6 favorite putter…

Sunday Times BDO 100 Profit Track BGL w number

Burhill Group in the TOP 10 at the BDO Profit Track 100 awards

By: 2021. 04. 13.

In the last five years, I saw at least 5 great initiatives at Burhill Group that can explain their latest success at the 22nd annual Sunday Times BDO Profit Track 100 awards. I appreciate especially these initiatives: Investing in…

Husqvarna robotic lawnmower CEORA teaser

Can Husqvarna convince the greenkeepers with its robotic lawnmowers?

By: 2021. 04. 12.

Maybe I need to re-evaluate the autonomous/robotic lawnmowers? It so happened that I found an interesting study by the Scandinavian Turfgrass and Environment Research Foundation (STERF) on this topic. The study found: Results from 2020 showed few significant…

Golf GameBook Open 2021 Finland Sweden

Who can win in the Golf GameBook Open digital golf tournament?

By: 2021. 04. 08.

Now that we start to see the end of the lockdown, it is a nice challenge how to reactivate golfers and offer them a unique golf experience. When you think of increasing and improving your mobile app's (e.g.…

Cobra Golf RADSPEED driver in 4 colors Majors Collection Season Opener

4 limited edition Cobra Golf RADSPEED drivers for special golf events

By: 2021. 04. 07.

There is almost no golf equipment manufacturer who would not utilize the moments of major golf championship to promote their products. Cobra Golf is not an exception. Cobra Golf is introducing a Limited-Edition Majors Collection of RADSPEED &…

golf club tee time booking in 10 minutes

How to digitize your golf club tee time booking in 10 minutes?

By: 2021. 04. 06.

The current pandemic forced many golf clubs that they should start taking their golf operations’ (including tee time booking) digitalization seriously. If you have read John P. Kotter’s book Leading Change, you might say the COVID-19 pandemic could/is…