Tag: Burhill Group

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…

Guy Riggott new COO at Burhill Group 2024

How will the golf division of BGL grow under Guy Riggott, the new COO?

By: 2024. 02. 12.

Guy Riggott's promotion to Chief Operating Officer of BGL's Golf Division is a testament to his hard work and dedication. Ever since Riggott joined BGL in September 2014 as Operations Director, he has been a driving force behind…

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre Electric-mower

What are the 7 sustainability commitments of the Wycombe Heights Golf Centre?

By: 2024. 01. 19.

In 2024, the discourse surrounding sustainability is witnessing an upsurge in the recognition of the significance of biodiversity and nature-positivity. Consequently, golf clubs are expected to establish nature-related targets and publicly disclose the progress made in this area.…

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What should The Shropshire Golf Centre’s £400k driving range renovation include?

By: 2023. 07. 17.

The operations of golf courses, including driving ranges, are gradually moving towards digitalization. There is mounting evidence that the traditional driving range experience is no longer appealing or competitive. As golfers, we highly value the importance of distances…

Abbey Hill Golf Centre clubhouse Burhill Group

What was the £1+ million investment enough for Abbey Hill Golf Centre?

By: 2023. 06. 29.

As I pondered over questions like these, I came across the news of Abbey Hill Golf Centre's significant renovation project. Abbey Hill Golf Centre, a BGL (Burhill Group Limited) venue in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, has already invested more…

Burhill Group shines in 2022 with four MEA Awards

Which Burhill Group venues won at the 2022 Member Experience Awards?

By: 2023. 01. 03.

Give golfers a great golf club membership experience and they will never leave you and spend more money in your golf club. Great! This is what every golf club is striving for. So why are so many golf…

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How did the Burhill Group reaccredit its golf clubs as GEO Certified?

By: 2022. 04. 06.

I would say being GEO Certified should be a fundamental requirement for golf clubs. Golfers are worried about climate change. They are reducing their use of plastic, cutting food waste, and recycling, among other activities. It is really…

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How is Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club redesigning its services?

By: 2022. 03. 03.

I spoke to Stephen Norton, General Manager at Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club, to discuss how the demands of golf club management have changed since the start of the pandemic. Prior to the pandemic, we were actually…

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The Thornbury Golf Centre embarked on a £600,000 irrigation investment project

By: 2021. 11. 08.

Thornbury Golf Centre - near Bristol - will start soon a £600,000 irrigation investment project (funded by club owner and operator, Burhill Group Limited (BGL)) with the aim of amplifying the look and playability of both golf courses,…

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Who are the new operators of Ninja Warrior UK leisure venues?

By: 2021. 05. 26.

I never thought I would ever write in the Golf Business Monitor about the Ninja Warrior UK. But now, thanks to the Burhill Group and Adventure Leisure (10 sites in its portfolio), I will. Ninja Warrior UK is…

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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…

Burhill Group staff development Clubhouse

Burhill Group stays on top of employee needs

By: 2021. 01. 18.

Those golf clubs will be able to realize their customer experience strategy who invest in their employees and put them first. They will be able easier to retain their best talents too. By investing in employee experience (EX)…

GM of the Year 2019, Tim Good GM Thornbury golf club employees

Why golf club employees need both recognition & appreciation?

By: 2020. 03. 24.

Yesterday, I have already highlighted the importance of golf club employees' appreciation. Now I would like to explain to you why both recognition and appreciation are important. This idea came to my mind when I heard of Burhill…

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Why Burhill Group invests £60,000 in its apprenticeship program?

By: 2020. 01. 28.

20 years ago, I started my professional career as a trainee at the Leo Burnett communications agency in Budapest. I must admit it had a significant contribution to my future career. This is why I got my head…

Ramsdale Park Golf Centre Golfmark award

Ramsdale Park Golf Centre won a GolfMark award

By: 2019. 02. 20.

Ramsdale Park Golf Centre (a BGL Golf venue in Nottinghamshire), a 36-hole golf complex has received England Golf’s coveted GolfMark award, which also incorporates Clubmark. For those of us who are not living in the UK, this is…