Tag: customer experience

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…

Players 1st BI Tool visual

How can Players 1st’s BI suite give an edge to golf clubs?

By: 2021. 07. 05.

I have long been of the opinion that golf clubs should no longer make decisions without having data that justify their decisions. In other words, they must become data-driven. Analytics can help golf clubs to make operational improvements…

Keith Pickard QHotels Group

What will Keith Pickard be able to achieve at The QHotels Group?

By: 2021. 06. 28.

Keith Pickard is joining The QHotels Group (owner & operator of 21 venues across the UK) from Macdonald Hotels & Resorts. In his previous position, he was the group director of golf, leisure & spa (between 2015-2020) of…

Mark Chapleski of Troon International & Mark Bull of 59club MEA

How did 59club convince Troon International to cooperate?

By: 2021. 06. 11.

Troon International has selected 59club to afford its venues full access to their market-leading "performance management" products & services. Troon International is not entirely a new client for 59club. In the second half of this article, I will…

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What are the real benefits of golf club employee experience technology?

By: 2021. 06. 01.

We do not just use technology today – we have a relationship with it. When it comes to tech at work in a golf club — the software, systems, and apps employees use in their day-to-day jobs—that relationship…

golf club tee time booking in 10 minutes

How to digitize your golf club tee time booking in 10 minutes?

By: 2021. 04. 06.

The current pandemic forced many golf clubs that they should start taking their golf operations’ (including tee time booking) digitalization seriously. If you have read John P. Kotter’s book Leading Change, you might say the COVID-19 pandemic could/is…

Who are 59club's 11th Annual Award nominees

Are you among the 59club’s 11th Annual Award nominees?

By: 2021. 03. 18.

Last year, was not an easy year for club managers to deliver the same level of customer experience as in a normal situation. People usually remember peak moments and pits during their stay in a golf resort or…

Personalization of golf club services and communication

How personalization can drive golf club members’ loyalty in 2021?

By: 2021. 01. 04.

We can all agree that the COVID-19 crisis made us understand the importance of relationships, care, understanding, and empathy. A Salesforce research found: 71% of customers believe businesses that have shown more care and empathy in 2020 have gained…

59Club Service Excellence Award Winners 2020

Who are the winners of the 59Club Service Excellence Award in 2020?

By: 2020. 12. 04.

The COVID-19 pandemic affected almost every aspect of life and business in 2020. It will not be very different in 2021. Before I would detail the customer experience trends in 2021, let's see who are the winners of…

golf club marketing trends 2021

Golf club marketing trends to expect in 2021 are…

By: 2020. 11. 16.

I know many of you are finalizing or in the middle of the planning of your marketing strategy and activities right now for 2021. That’s why I was thinking about summarizing what golf club marketing trends I expect…