Tag: customer experience

omnichannel experience Players 1st

How can Players 1st help golf clubs to be able to deliver an omnichannel experience?

By: 2022. 06. 16.

2,000+ clubs in 20 different countries trusting the Players 1st platform. In this interview, I asked Morten Bisgaard, the CEO & Co-founder of Players 1st among the others about how has customer experience measurement developed in the last 10…

Pete Dye Golf Club 10th hole Club Caddie

How will the Pete Dye Golf Club utilize Club Caddie’s rich features?

By: 2022. 06. 01.

Recently, the Pete Dye Golf Club has selected Club Caddie as its new golf club management software. This is why I interviewed Tony Kowalski, the general manager of the club to understand their needs, expectations, and most of…

Customisation Image golf event Golf Genius

How can Golf Genius help you to create the buzz?

By: 2022. 05. 15.

Let me share with you a note from Craig Higgs, Managing Director of Golf Genius International. I recently had the pleasure of listening to renowned club management speaker Greg Patterson at the 59 Club Awards at The Belfry…

Pleasington Golf Club view 2

What helped Pleasington Golf Club to enhance the member experience the most?

By: 2022. 05. 12.

Perhaps it is no exaggeration to say that Pleasington Golf Club (since 1891) is a real hidden treasure in North England. Pleasington Golf Club is featured in Golf Monthly’s Top 100 Hidden Gems for 2022.  In the last…

Chris Duffy staffing crisis

The club industry staffing crisis

By: Chris Duffy CCM 2022. 04. 11.

One year ago, no-one would have believed that Tiger Woods would play the Masters. Two years ago, no one would know the effect the Covid-19 pandemic would have taken on the club industry. Seven years ago, I didn't…

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Here is how you can understand better your golf club customers’ needs

By: 2022. 03. 21.

Perhaps it is no exaggeration to say that the last two years have been outstanding for the golf industry. Wherever we look we can see significant growth in golf participation and golf equipment sales. NGF’s participation research shows…

London Golf Club Reece Salvage, Becky Bainbridge and Lewis Matthews

How does the London Golf Club retain its best talents?

By: 2022. 02. 02.

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed just about everything, including golf club HR and talent management. People are reevaluating their work preferences. Unfortunately, not always the job/work in golf club comes out as a winner. Employee experience must be…

Customisation Image golf event Golf Genius

Make an extraordinary golf event with tour-like personalization!

By: 2022. 02. 01.

In the new digital era, competing for golfers and keeping the attention has become the $64,000 question for the golf clubs. We can already see a massive shift to digital consumption (e.g. mobile commerce, mobile apps, e-commerce). According…

Bridgestone Golf OTTO at the driving range Flightscope

How much added value does Bridgestone Golf’s OTTO (Autonomous Ball Fitting Cart) have?

By: 2022. 01. 26.

Do you remember when I wrote that golf equipment manufacturers should not be product-focused, but rather consumer-centric? Customer centricity is about providing great experiences & meaningful moments at every stage of the customer journey. That’s why I want to…

North Berwick Golf Club GM Elaine McBride

How does North Berwick Golf Club live up to its guests’ & members’ expectations?

By: 2022. 01. 10.

The North Berwick Golf Club honored double-winning European Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew by reopening a clubhouse lounge in her name last December. That’s why I thought I’d ask a few questions from Elaine McBride, the general manager…

John Deere Italian Association of Golf Technicians Awards 2021 winners

How did John Deere win the Italian Association of Golf Technicians Awards?

By: 2021. 12. 13.

According to my sources what really impressed the Italian golf technicians and greenkeepers is John Deere's TechControl system, which allows supervisors and technicians to electronically preset and control several features through a simple and intuitive interface. These features…

Toptracer UK Boys squad 2

What are the results of the England Golf & Toptracer cooperation so far?

By: 2021. 11. 26.

I told my audience at the 2021 GCMA National Conference that today's businesses no longer compete only within their market category or industry. The personalized experiences delivered by disruptors such as Amazon, Netflix, Apple, Uber, etc., and a…

Onboarding workflow by Beekeeper

How to successfully onboard great professionals in golf clubs?

By: 2021. 11. 19.

Did you know that 46% of new hires fail and leave a company within the first 3-6 months on the job? And not only that but 89% of the time when new hires leave it’s an issue of…

Golf course operations frontline workers

How to empower golf club frontline workers to succeed?

By: 2021. 10. 19.

The world of work has changed. Expectations of both employers and employees have changed. A significant number of golf club employees are quitting their jobs citing issues related to the employee experience (EX), from lack of work-life balance…

Mizuno ST-G 220 driver without a shaft

The new Mizuno ST-G 220 driver adds unparalleled adjustability

By: 2021. 09. 14.

I believe personalization is a must-have and not just a nice gesture or a luxury. We should master how personalization efforts can be used to enhance relationships with consumers, produce customer loyalty and positively impact the bottom line.…

Farleigh Golf Club bar frontline workers

How does the Farleigh Golf Club make itself competitive?

By: 2021. 09. 06.

In the last three years I wrote about the Farleigh Golf Club (UK) for several reasons: Winner in various categories at the 59Club 11th Annual Award: my59 Ultimate Service Excellence, Golf Operations Team, Golf Manager of the Year…

Adare Manor Resort

How does Adare Manor envision the future?

By: 2021. 08. 31.

My new interviewee, Andy McMahon is the new director of golf operations & padel club in Adare Manor. On this occasion, I thought about asking How Adare Manor is improving the customer experience & the employee experience, where…

Callaway JAWS Full Toe wedges 2021-STUDIO-8481-600x600

Will the new Callaway JAWS Full Toe wedges improve your game?

By: 2021. 08. 10.

Callaway Golf now wants to prove that it is indeed possible to create such a wedge that can help us to have control on all types of wedge shots, from chips, pitches, flops, bunker shots, and full shots…

Customer Lifetime Value golf

Discover & reward your loyal & most valuable customers!

By: 2021. 08. 02.

When you know the total amount of revenue your golf club member or guest will generate, you will be able to make better decisions on how to acquire and retain customers. It is good to highlight we should…

Les Bordes Golf Club New Course open

The Les Bordes Golf Club’s New Course is ready to impress you!

By: 2021. 07. 15.

I’m so glad we got to this big day when Les Bordes Golf Club's New Course (Gil Hanse design) is ready for playing. This is Gil Hanse's first golf course design project in continental Europe at the start…