Tag: USGA

Women's Golf Day golf memories

What exciting opportunities lie ahead for women’s golf in 2024?

By: 2024. 03. 18.

Meeting Elisa Gaudet, the founder of Women's Golf Day, at the PGA Show in 2015 was a defining moment for me. Her initiative and drive inspired me, and I joined the Women's Golf Day team as a country…

Troon Acquires Eventive Sports - L to R Eventive President Gene Hallman and Troon Chief Legal Officer Jay McGrath

How much can Troon expand its business after acquiring Eventive Sports?

By: 2024. 01. 05.

It appears to me that Troon has successfully acquired 7 distinct companies within the past five years: Cliff Drysdale Tennis, Indigo Golf Partners, RealFood, Peter Burwash International, appliedgolf, ICON Management Services, Green Golf Partners. Most recently, Troon acquired…

Arcis Golf career pathing

How can Arcis Golf assist you with career progression in the golf industry?

By: 2023. 11. 20.

It is evident that the contemporary workforce is experiencing a significant shift towards diversity, while at the same time, job roles and working methods are undergoing rapid transformation. As such, it is imperative for golf clubs to recognize…

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…

Toptracer 9 Shot Challenge Pebble Beach

Can you beat the top female tour players in Toptracer’s 9-Shot Challenge?

By: 2023. 06. 30.

The Toptracer 9-Shot Challenge was launched last year. The event was scheduled to coincide with The Open at St Andrews. This year, the Toptracer 9-Shot Challenge will once again utilize a similar timing technique, and it will take…

Golf Business Monitor in 2022-resized

What remarkable has Golf Business Monitor achieved in 2022?

By: 2023. 01. 04.

It was great to see the growing interest in the Golf Business Monitor: campaigns, webinars, interviews, etc., in 2022. Feedspot has just ranked Golf Business Monitor as the #1 B2B golf business blog & as the #22 best golf blog in the world! Thanks to…

Jon Podany CCO USGA

What will be the top commercial priorities of the USGA in the coming years?

By: 2022. 06. 22.

Recently - at the U.S. Open, at The Country Club, Brookline - I had the chance to interview Jon Podany the Chief Commercial Officer of the USGA. This is what you can read here. Jon Podany, Chief Commercial…

Belleair Country Club Fry Straka golf architects

What will the Belleair Country Club West Course look like after the renovation?

By: 2022. 05. 25.

I am so happy that I can share with you this great news. Belleair Country Club - the oldest golf club in Florida - has got two Donald Ross-design golf courses. Now the club has decided to renovate…

2015 Ricoh Women’s British Open Championship stays at Turnberry

By: 2015. 07. 29.

On Thursday will start the 39th Women's British Open Championship at Turnberry's Ailsa Course. This was not 100% sure if LPGA will agree to hold the championship at Turnberry after Donald Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants. LPGA, PGA…

How Troon Golf handles slow golfers?

By: 2013. 07. 26.

A frequently recurring problem of golf courses and golfers are those people who either not able to play in good pace or don't care about others' time or for any reasons. Here I don't want to start a…

The end of belly putters

By: 2012. 11. 29.

I waited so long for this decision of USGA and R&A! Now it is official: we cannot use belly putters: "14-1b Anchoring the ClubIn making a stroke, the player must not anchor the club, either “directly” or by…

Bridgestone makes Nike golf balls?

By: 2012. 11. 13.

In recent weeks I came across with an interesting debate on Rory McIlroy's possible contract with Nike Golf. Pros and cons are flying from one side to another. When suddenly somebody said basically Bridgestone is now a DBA…

Golf mobile applications as a source of revenue – part 2

By: Anthony Douglas 2012. 10. 15.

Last week my guest writer Anthony Douglas from Hole19 Golf started to talk about golf mobile applications and in general about golf mobile application market. We believe there are lots of opportunities in this area to exploit for our business goals.…

Asian golf balls are rising

By: 2009. 10. 08.

While golf ball manufacturers are stampeding us into lure of branding, it is worth to look around in golf ball market. When I am considering to buy new golf ball, I always consider my wallet size and handicap…

Golf architecture is facing new challenges

By: 2009. 09. 04.

To the best of my knowledge a classic 18-hole golf course is 6,000 yards that spreads over 100 acres. Today if we check the average golf course territory we find that about 150-200 acres of total land, including…