Author: Miklos Breitner

Syngenta Golf and Social Media study about golf entertainment venues

Do golf entertainment venues cannibalize traditional golf course customers?

By: 2024. 03. 19.

Elisa Guadet shared an exciting statistic from our interview yesterday. While 75% of on-course golfers are male, the gender split of players off the course is almost 50-50, with 47% female and 53% male. Syngenta's recently published study…

Women's Golf Day golf memories

What exciting opportunities lie ahead for women’s golf in 2024?

By: 2024. 03. 18.

Meeting Elisa Gaudet, the founder of Women's Golf Day, at the PGA Show in 2015 was a defining moment for me. Her initiative and drive inspired me, and I joined the Women's Golf Day team as a country…

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Finca Cortesin has welcomed José Ignacio Olea as its new Director of Golf

By: 2024. 03. 14.

Finca Cortesin has just confirmed the appointment of José Ignacio Olea as its new Director of Golf. With over two decades of invaluable experience in the golf industry, encompassing diverse operational, managerial, leadership, and sales roles. José Ignacio…

Aphrodite Hills Resort new Club Car golf carts

The Aphrodite Hills Resort has added 72 new Club Car golf carts to its fleet!

By: 2024. 03. 13.

After 14 years, it was time to say goodbye to the Club Car Precedents golf carts at the Aphrodite Hills Resort in Cyprus. The outgoing golf cart fleet has clocked up around 1.8 million kilometers since 2010. The…

Shot Scope X5 golf watch with Hole Maps 2024

How much better will our game be with the Shot Scope X5 watch with ‘hole maps’?

By: 2024. 03. 13.

To be honest, I still rely on my Shot Scope V3 golf watch during games. It helps me choose golf clubs and determine the right amount of force to use. The previous edition of the Shot Scope X5…

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All-In-One Application Vs. Integrated Golf Management Technology

By: 2024. 03. 12.

In the ever-evolving landscape of golf course management, the introduction of the Internet marked a pivotal shift in how clubs handle their operations. From the old server-based technologies of the '90s to the modern cloud-based solutions of today,…

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LIV Golf secured its 1st multi-brand partnership with Stuburt!

By: 2024. 03. 11.

Through a partnership with LIV Golf, Stuburt - a British apparel brand since 1860 - has become the exclusive on-course apparel partner for all three teams (out of 13): Torque GC, Fireballs GC, and Stinger GC. The partnership…

Aramco Team Series in Tampa

What positive impact will the Aramco Team Series presented by PIF in Tampa make?

By: 2024. 03. 07.

This weekend, we will witness an exhilarating event that will likely shake up the Ladies European Tour: The Aramco Team Series Presented by PIF in Tampa. This tournament is a prelude to the highly anticipated Solheim Cup of…

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How is the Cobbs Creek Golf Campus being modernized and enhanced?

By: 2024. 03. 06.

The modernization of Cobbs Creek Golf Campus and the collaboration among the parties involved is truly inspiring and could serve as a model for other golf club proprietors and developers. Below you can find what I found particularly…

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How will KemperSports reinvent the golf experience at Heritage Shores Golf Club?

By: 2024. 03. 05.

Since July 2022, Indigo Sports (a division of Troon) has operated Heritage Shores Golf Club. Between 2015 and 2022, Billy Casper Golf managed the golf club. KemperSports was recently selected by the Heritage Shores Home Owner’s Association to…

Golf Pride Reverse-Taper-Red_Grip-Family

How can the Reverse Taper Technology of the new Golf Pride putter grip improve our game?

By: 2024. 03. 05.

I checked Google's February report on my articles' readership and popularity this morning. I discovered that my most well-received piece was about Golf Pride's Reverse Taper Technology golf grips. However, I realized that I made a mistake—or they…

Nick Moran GM of the Year Golf Division Burhill Group

What constitutes a record-breaking year of performance for Burhill Group?

By: 2024. 03. 04.

BGL (Burhill Group Limited) has announced that its golf division, BGL Golf, is celebrating a record-breaking year of performance in 2023, with a 10% revenue increase, a significant investment and refurbishment program, an ‘excellent’ group NPS rating, and…

Royal Melbourne Country Club new tennis courts

How well can Royal Melbourne Country Club meet the growing demand for tennis?

By: 2024. 03. 01.

The USTA found last year that U.S. tennis participation grew by 1 million players in 2022, with more than 23.6 million playing the sport–the third consecutive year that the sport has increased.  This number, when added to the…

Golf Genius Shotzoom acquistion Golfshot Plus 2024

How will Shotzoom’s acquisition benefit Golf Genius and golfers?

By: 2024. 02. 29.

For those who are not yet familiar with Golfshot ($29.99), I will quickly summarize what this mobile application can do. Golfshot provides a text list of distances for several targets on each hole and overhead satellite images with…

Club Car DP World Tour extended partnership 2024

Where else could Club Car’s successful partnership with the DP World Tour expand?

By: 2024. 02. 28.

Club Car has served as a supplier to the Tour since 1999, providing indispensable vehicles for the staging of DP World Tour events worldwide. The DP World Tour has just announced the continuation of its cooperation with Club…

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Which PowaKaddy electric golf trolley was the best-selling in the UK in 2023?

By: 2024. 02. 27.

In March 2023, the launch of the RX Remote range marked a significant milestone for PowaKaddy. The remote-controlled RX1 and RX1 GPS have been extremely well-received, offering new convenience and performance for golfers worldwide. Throughout 2023, PowaKaddy maintained…

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How did the AI technology help develop the new Wilson Dynapower Forged irons?

By: 2024. 02. 26.

On Friday, I wrote about using artificial intelligence in product development. Here is another example of how this technology can help create even better golf clubs. Because the Wilson Golf AI technology system played a significant role in…

AI technology usage perspectives in the golf industry

How can the golf industry harness the power of AI technology to succeed?

By: 2024. 02. 23.

AI technology's potential advantages and benefits for the golf industry are being considered as we head into 2024. It is worth noting that AI technology has already been utilized in certain segments, such as sports equipment and lawn…

Dubai Creek Resort 18th hole

Would you rank the Dubai Creek Resort as the world’s #43 best golf resort?

By: 2024. 02. 22.

I am really curious about the criteria(s) by which Golf World ranks the different resorts worldwide! It is widely acknowledged that awards and recognition serve as a means of external validation for the quality and performance of a…

Golf Pirkkala and Tim Lobb

How has Tim Lobb created an inclusive 9-hole golf course for Golf Pirkkala?

By: 2024. 02. 22.

In order to gain a deeper comprehension of Tim Lobb's latest endeavor for Golf Pirkkala, it is essential to elucidate the concept of "inclusive golf course design." An authentic inclusive golf program is one where individuals of all…