Author: Miklos Breitner

Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club by Brian Oar

Will you recognize Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club in 2021?

By: 2019. 11. 18.

Don't worry the Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club (founded in 1996) will not be plowed up. The golf course of the country club will undergo a $7 million dollar renovation project led by golf course designer David…

Here come the new Vokey Design SM8 wedges!

By: 2019. 11. 18.

Today at the PGA Tour’s RSM Classic, the new Vokey Design SM8 wedges will be made available to tour players for the first time. This marks the start of Titleist’s tour seeding and validation process for the next generation Vokey…

Arabian Ranches Golf Club Re-Opens

The Arabian Ranches Golf Club is over its largest enhancements

By: 2019. 11. 14.

The Arabian Ranches Golf Club (managed by Troon) has just completed its largest enhancement since the opening in 2004. The renovation was undertaken by Desert Landscape, a division of Desert Group, who completed the project two weeks ahead…

Silverado Resort & Spa

Silverado Resort and Spa on the way to utilize wine tourism

By: 2019. 11. 13.

If you are a real wine lover then I don't have to introduce Napa Valley to you. In 2018, Napa Valley attracted 3.85 million visitors. The tourism industry generated $2.23 billion in total visitor spending inside Napa County.…

Al Hamra Golf Club - Plastic Free

How Al Hamra Golf Club is joining the anti-plastic fight?

By: 2019. 11. 12.

In April I shared with you that Arabella Golf Mallorca is ceasing the sale of plastic water bottles and, instead, will provide players with reverse osmosis purified, mineralized water fountains (see picture above) that dispense both still and sparkling water. Now Al…

LedgeRock Golf Club and its clubhouse

What will enhance membership at the LedgeRock Golf Club?

By: 2019. 11. 11.

As you know, private golf clubs are closing, redeveloping and converting to public play in record numbers. This is why I thought to bring a positive example of the LedgeRock Golf Club (in suburban Philadelphia: 15 minutes southwest…

Wilson Staff Model Utility Irons-Exploded

Are Wilson Staff Model Utility Irons confidence boosters?

By: 2019. 11. 07.

When I am writing about the latest golf clubs, it always fascinates me their material selection. This is also true regarding the Wilson Staff Model Utility Irons. In the last couple of years, there was almost no golf…

Nine Bridges GEO Certified for the 3rd time 2019

Nine Bridges has earned to be a GEO Certified golf club

By: 2019. 11. 06.

You might say that the achievement of Nine Bridges is nothing special. However, if I put in contact then you very likely to change your mind. Today there are 538 golf clubs in South Korea. Out of this…

Expert Golf Saudi panel discuss 'What's next for the game of golf' at Future Investment Initiative

What golf achieved at the Future Investment Initiative?

By: 2019. 11. 05.

Last month I have already mentioned to you that Saudi Arabia is trying to diversify its economy by moving away from oil by launching the Quality of Life Program. At the same time, Golf Saudi signed cooperation with…

Surfing in Portugal golf escape

How to have an all in one golf escape in Portugal?

By: 2019. 11. 01.

How many of you are dreaming about to have a hole in one? Or about an all in one golf escape or golf holiday? I can see many indications that even golf tourists want to have an active…

Seven Canyons Sedona, AZ, USA

Full golf club management service for Seven Canyons by Troon

By: 2019. 10. 31.

Troon and Seven Canyons have been working together since the summer of 2018. In those days, Troon was asked to help the sales and marketing of the Arizonian golf course and private, gated residential community. As per the…

Las Colinas Golf & Country Club - 2019 European Property Awards best of Spain

Las Colinas retained its title at the 2019 European Property Awards

By: 2019. 10. 29.

Just like in 2018, Las Colinas Golf & Country Club competed to be awarded top honors in the “Residential Development – Spain” category at the 2019 European Property Awards. The judging panel of 80 industry experts focused on…

Sunderland of Scotland SS2020 Collection Mens-Coldwear

Are you surprised by Glenmuir’s acquisition of Sunderland of Scotland?

By: 2019. 10. 28.

The news about Glenmuir's acquisition of Sunderland of Scotland could not have come at a better time as we are entering into the cold month of November. But to be serious, they will be one company from 1st January…

Finnish Golf Club Managers Association Conference 2019 employee experience

How to design employee experience in golf clubs?

By: 2019. 10. 26.

I am excited to share with you that I have been invited by Antti Hiltunen on behalf of the Finnish Golf Managers Association + Finnish Golf Club Owners Association to give a keynote presentation on employee experience development…

Tony D’Errico private golf clubs

What should private golf clubs prepare for in 2020?

By: 2019. 10. 23.

The Club Management magazine has named Tony D’Errico, CCM, CCE, the 2019 Club Executive of the Year. A 26-year member of the Club Management Association of America (CMAA), D’Errico currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the Quail…

Signing Ceremony 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters

The 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters found a new host!

By: 2019. 10. 22.

Since 1998, the Doha Golf Club has been the host venue of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. But now, the 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters, a European Tour event is moving to the Education City Golf Club. This…

20th IAGTO Awards logo

Who are the winners of the 20th annual IAGTO Awards?

By: 2019. 10. 21.

The 20th annual IAGTO Awards has just ended. It is time, to sum up, the winners and the possible future golf tourism trends. This year's votes were polled from IAGTO's 700+ golf tour operators in 63 countries. To…

True Spec Golf logo

Troon provides a meaningful experience with True Spec Golf

By: 2019. 10. 17.

These days, I am reading Chip Heath's and Dan Heath's book The Power of Moments. The authors highlighted an interesting aspect that is really crucial in the current business environment. Namely, how to avoid sameness and flatness moments…

Alexander Aisenbrey Öschberghof

What motivated Öschberghof’s 60M Euro investment?

By: 2019. 10. 14.

I had the impression that you enjoyed my review of the German Öschberghof. Hence, I thought to interview Alexander Aisenbrey, the Managing Director of Öschberghof. What trends and insights motivated the 60 million Euro upgrade of Öschberghof? Due…

Jalmari Talola Soil Scout CEO

What opportunity does Husqvarna see in Soil Scout?

By: 2019. 10. 14.

One of the big news was last week that the Swedish Husqvarna Group has announced a venture capital investment in Soil Scout, a Finnish-based IoT start-up providing buried wireless soil monitoring solution. This is why I thought to…