Author: Miklos Breitner

Troon's International Division Promotes Francisco de Lancastre David golf club management

Behind the Scenes of the Largest Role in Golf Club Management

By: Francisco de Lancastre David - Cluster General Manager - Troon 2019. 10. 07.

With Troon having recently announced their partnership in the Middle East with Yas Links Abu Dhabi, the number of properties that they oversee in this region has reached 17, a truly impressive figure. If we look more specifically…

The new Titleist EXP01 golf ball made its way to the top

The new Titleist EXP01 golf ball made its way to the top

By: 2019. 10. 03.

As you can imagine plenty of golf ball concepts are rising day by day at golf equipment manufacturers. The Titleist Golf Ball Research & Development team is comprised of more than 75 associates. Now they can be happy…

Royal Greens Golf & Country Club Troon Golf Saudi

Golf Saudi is striving for a dynamic golf development program

By: 2019. 10. 02.

Probably you have noticed that Saudi Arabia is diversifying its economy by moving away from oil. To achieve this, the Saudi government launched the Quality of Life Program. They are planning to invest 130 billion riyals (1 riyal…

Ben Styles VP Golf at Hoiana Shores Golf Club Hoiana Integrated Resort

Here is how Hoiana Shores Golf Club preparing for the opening

By: 2019. 10. 02.

The story Hoiana Shores Golf Club (Quang Nam Province, Vietnam; cca. 40 kilometers from the Da Nang Airport) really arouse my curiosity. This is why I thought to ask Ben Styles (Vice President of Golf at Hoiana Shores…

6th Annual World Golf Awards 2019

Where are the World Golf Awards winning Portuguese golf resorts?

By: 2019. 10. 01.

I know you might be skeptical when you see Portugal to win 5 times in a row Europe's and World's Best Golf Destination at the World Golf Awards. However, I see that there is a real performance behind…

Reserva Conchal Golf Club and Beach Club Costa Rica

Reserva Conchal Golf Club and Beach Club picks Troon

By: 2019. 09. 30.

Many things come to our mind when we hear Costa Rica except golf. It is not a big surprise since there are only 8 golf clubs in this country. One of them is Reserva Conchal Golf club and…

Titleist TruFeel golf ball in a lifestyle photo

Titleist TruFeel improves upon the DT TruSoft golf ball

By: 2019. 09. 29.

If you prefer a very soft compression feel and you like Titleist DT TruSoft golf balls, then I have got a great news for you. Titleist TruFeel improves upon the prior generation Titleist DT TruSoft golf ball. They…

Mizuno MP-20 HMB irons 2019

Mizuno MP-20 HMB irons with forged Chromoly material

By: 2019. 09. 27.

One of the things I like in writing about new golf clubs is how manufacturers are trying to find new materials to improve performance. This is also true regarding the latest Mizuno MP-20 HMB irons. In the last…

Der Öschberghof hotel clubhouse with view of the golf course

Why will Öschberghof put a spell on you too?

By: 2019. 09. 26.

The impressions and memories are still fresh to give you a proper review on the 5-star superior resort Der Öschberghof. Claus Feldt (Management consultant: golf & sport, Der Öschberghof) invited me to their FAM trip. This is how…

Majesty Golf Royale-Royale-W-Driver

Luxury & craftsmanship in the new Majesty Golf Royale golf clubs

By: 2019. 09. 18.

If you ask me to list Japanese golf club brands then these brands come to my mind: Honma Golf (since 1958)Mizuno (since 1933), Miura (since 1957),Vega Golf andMajesty Golf. In my mind Japanese golf clubs are in mainly…

The 2019 Solheim Cup - the winning European Team

Record crowds at The 2019 Solheim Cup

By: 2019. 09. 17.

I was so happy to see Europe is winning The 2019 Solheim Cup for the first time since 2013. What is even nicer is the record crowds. More than 90,000 turned out to watch The 2019 Solheim Cup…

Cleveland Golf Launcher HB Turbo driver Backside

5 impressive innovations in the Cleveland Golf Launcher HB Turbo Driver

By: 2019. 09. 16.

In the last 10 years, I wrote only about Cleveland Golf wedges and putters, but now I would like to share with you the 5 innovations in the latest Cleveland Golf Launcher HB Turbo Driver. Jeff Brunski, Vice…

Players 1st dashboard

100+ UK golf clubs are confident in Players 1st

By: 2019. 09. 12.

I am always delighted when I hear about that more and more golf clubs are taking the customer experience seriously so much so that they even measure it. Two years ago, Morten Bisgaard, the CEO and Co-Founder of…

N.S.PRO 950GH neo shaft

Will Nippon Shaft’s N.S.PRO 950GH neo meet the demand?

By: 2019. 09. 11.

Can you imagine that the original N.S.PRO 950GH shaft was launched 20 years ago in 1999? The N.S.PRO 950GH has been sold over 40 million times worldwide and has been used by more than 250 professional tournament winners in the…

New Zealand Golf OnCourse New Zealand

Massive focus on sustainability at New Zealand Golf

By: 2019. 09. 10.

I was very pleased to hear that New Zealand Golf in cooperation with New Zealand Golf Industry Council and the Golf Managers Association of New Zealand has launched a new national sustainability initiative. They want to drive their…

Hoiana Shores Golf Club 11th hole and the clubhouse

What will impress us at the Hoiana Shores Golf Club?

By: 2019. 09. 04.

The opening of the Vietnamese, US$4 billion mega-resort Hoiana Shores Golf Club is almost here. The Hoiana Shores Golf Club will welcome golfers from 23 September, pending a grand opening in early 2020. The pins will instead be…

Vale do Lobo wellness active senior golf traveler

Where should active senior golf travelers play golf in Portugal?

By: 2019. 09. 03.

I was curious to figure out what can Portugal offer to active senior golf travelers. This is how this article was born. As I am analyzing the UN World Population Prospect 2018 study, I can see a growing…

argentario golf resort spa-gallery-wellness

The pursuit of wellness at Italian golf clubs

By: 2019. 09. 02.

The notion to combine wellness and spa experience with golf is not a totally new one. I must admit this. Just think of the Spanish La Cala Resort, the Italian Palazzo Arzaga Hotel Spa & Golf Resort or…

Burhill Golf Club Clubhouse Hero of Burhill Golf and Leisure

25% membership growth at Burhill Golf and Leisure

By: 2019. 08. 29.

It was obvious to me that Burhill Golf and Leisure is doing an impressive job in the field of customer experience development. Last year at the CEA (Customer Engagement Academy) Customer Experience Awards 3 Burhill Golf & Leisure venues…

VisitScotland golf tourism promotion in 1991

What has VisitScotland achieved in golf tourism in 50 years?

By: 2019. 08. 27.

When we reach such a major milestone/anniversary like VisitScotland (50th), then the organization (previously called the Scottish Tourist Board) rightly looks back and summarizing its achievements. This what I will do too. I have already written about the…