Tag: The Open Championship

St Andrews Links Bluewater Mineralizer

How does St Andrews Links get rid of single-use plastic bottles?

By: 2023. 10. 24.

It is imperative that St Andrews Links switch from single-use plastic bottles to more sustainable alternatives. This move towards environmental consciousness is commendable and essential in the current global climate. Fortunately, many golf clubs have switched to reusable…

Royal Country Down golf course

Would you add the Royal County Down to the roster of Open venues?

By: 2023. 07. 25.

Your Golf Travel asked 550 golfers recently which golf club they would add to the roster of Open venues. The following made it to the top four: Kingsbarns (13%), Royal Porthcawl (13%), Royal Dornoch (20%), Royal County Down…

rolex-and-sports-golf-the-open-collin-morikawa in 2021

How will Rolex make the 151st Open Championship memorable & exciting?

By: 2023. 07. 10.

Here, at the beginning, I will quickly summarize for you what you need to know about the 151st Open Championship. This year, Royal Liverpool Golf Club, on the north-west coast of England, hosts the 151st edition from 20–23…

The R&A IMG Partnership extended

How will The R&A & IMG partnership evolve and expand in the future?

By: 2023. 01. 19.

The R&A has renewed and expanded its long-standing partnership with IMG to create and invest in new commercial opportunities that drive long-term growth and support its wider strategy. Starting January 2023, the new long-term agreement will see Endeavor-owned…

Joe Simpson Ipswich Golf Club Overall Winner BIGGA Annual Photographic Competition 2022

Which greenkeeper deserves to win the BIGGA Annual Photographic Competition 2022?

By: 2022. 11. 23.

Sometimes I am a little bit envious of the work of greenkeepers. They are able to see so many unique moments on the golf course that we golfers cannot. I see that much better application materials have been…

NTT DATA billboard at the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club

How AI contributed to the success of the 148th Open Championship?

By: 2019. 07. 22.

There are more and more pieces of evidence that AI (artificial intelligence) is penetrating into the golf industry. In 2017, Pebble Beach Resort launched its AI-based virtual concierge service. Another great example is Callaway Golf's Epic Flash Driver…

148th Open-Royal Portrush Golf Course

High hopes for the success of the 148th Open in Northern Ireland

By: 2019. 04. 16.

Last week I had an interesting conversation about the possible effects of Brexit on UK golf clubs. I thought to share with you some of our worries/concerns before letting you know the high hopes of Royal Portrush Golf…

93% of the players used Bushnell Golf at The Open Championship

By: 2015. 07. 20.

The 144th Open Championship is ending soon and we start to collect interesting stats from the event. One of them is the stunning achievement of Bushnell Golf. According to my sources more than 96% of caddies and over 93%…

Nike Golf Club Collection for The Open Championship at St. Andrews

By: 2015. 07. 03.

With a very good timing (just before the start of The Open Championship: 12-19 July), Nike Golf is presenting in these days their latest edition of Nike Golf Club Collection. Actually it is a tribute to golf’s heritage. So I…