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Who are the 10 lucky winners of the Envu Superintendent Grant Program in 2023?

By: 2023. 02. 01.

Envu has partnered with the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) to send up to 10 members to the annual GCSAA Conference and Trade Show. The Envu Superintendent Grant Program (formerly the Bayer Superintendent Grant Program) assists…

2023 KemperSports Golfer Insights Survey

What are the learnings of the 2023 KemperSports Golfer Insights Survey?

By: 2023. 01. 30.

KemperSports has just released its 2023 KemperSports Golfer Insights Survey. Roughly 16,000 golfers of varying levels and ages were asked about their motivations to play golf. Before I would share with you KemperSports' findings, let me show you…

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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…

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Who has been better off with the sale of Streamsong Resort?

By: 2023. 01. 17.

Two possible explanations came to my mind when I heard of Streamsong Resort's sale by The Mosaic Company to Lone Windmill LLC, a subsidiary of Kemper Sports Management LLC. Option #1: The Mosaic Company wants to focus on…

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The 2023 Golf Business Conference: how to reinvent golf club business?

By: 2023. 01. 12.

The 15th Annual European Golf Business Conference (14-16 February 2023, Cascais, Portugal) is almost here. It will cover and discuss these golf business challenges below. In the continuation, you will find why these topics are so important, timely,…

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What did Arcis Golf find attractive about TPC River’s Bend to acquire?

By: 2022. 12. 21.

Arcis Golf - the 2nd largest and fastest-growing owner and operator of private, resort, and daily fee clubs in the United States - has added TPC River’s Bend in Maineville, Ohio, to its growing portfolio. This is the…

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What do the PGA of America and the golf industry need to succeed?

By: 2022. 11. 24.

After hearing that Don Rea Jr. became the new vice president of the PGA of America, I thought it is a great moment to ask him about his plans, the challenges of the PGA of America, and the…

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How can RepSpark Community help you to impress your pro shop customers & boost sales?

By: 2022. 10. 12.

Golf and golf participation have set so many all-time records over the last few years, it’s hard to keep track of them all. Rounds played, new golfers across all demographics, returning golfers, new women golfers, new junior golfers…

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Las Colinas Golf & Country Club proves to be good for the DP World Tour Qualifying School

By: 2022. 10. 12.

Some may wonder whether it is possible to organize such a high-level competition in a golf resort - like Las Colinas Golf & Country Club - such as the DP World Tour Qualifying School, or whether it is…

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Should Swing Factory acquire Golf Paradise Terrey Hills?

By: 2022. 09. 28.

The Australian Swing Factory - a Toptracer Partner - seems like clearly understands what the future generations of golf - Millennials and Generation Z are looking for: Public courses;Playing with friends (golf social tendencies): 62%experiences (e.g. Toptracer). Golf…

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What are the key learnings of the organizers of the 2022 Presidents Cup?

By: 2022. 09. 26.

The 2022 Presidents Cup has just ended. I am sharing with you now an interview with Rolex Partners Johnny Harris (Quail Hollow Club, President), Johno Harris (2022 Presidents Cup Chair), and Adam Sperling (Executive Director, 2022 Presidents Cup).…

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Who is the Official Timekeeper & Global Partner of the 2022 Presidents Cup?

By: 2022. 09. 19.

Nielsen tracked a 107% increase in sponsorship spending globally in the first part of 2021. Nielsen's 2021 Trust in Advertising study found: Millennials (25-40) and Gen X (41-56) trust advertising the most. Those aged 65+, followed by Gen Z (15-24) and Boomers (57-66) have the…

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The John Deere renowned apprenticeship program is already 30 years old!

By: 2022. 09. 05.

John Deere has just marked the 30th anniversary of its renowned apprenticeship program with an open day to recruit the next generation of technicians to work across its agriculture, turf, and parts business. Over 1,000 apprentices have qualified…

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How did Golf Saudi convince the Asian Development Tour to come to Saudi Arabia?

By: 2022. 08. 30.

A good reason for Saudi Arabia and Golf Saudi to cheer is when the Asian Development Tour will visit the Riyadh Golf Club in December. This is the first visit of ADT to the kingdom. Boasting a prize…

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How is Atlas Turf International increasing its sales in Southeast Asia?

By: 2022. 08. 29.

Atlas Turf International has just selected Jebsen & Jessen as its exclusive distributor in Southeast Asia. Jebsen & Jessen will represent Atlas Turf International’s complete line of turfgrass products throughout Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand,…

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GCSAA’s First Green gets extra support from golf-allied organizations

By: 2022. 08. 25.

Last year I shared with you that John Deere has made a donation to the GCSAA Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), to support First Green, which provides hands-on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education…

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How can TMRW Sports benefit from rising demands for sports technology?

By: 2022. 08. 24.

A ResearchAndMarkets.com study found a year ago that the global sports technology market was valued at USD 17.9 billion in 2021 and is expected to reach USD 40.2 billion by 2026, at a CAGR of 17.5% between 2021…

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Can Golf It! make golf more inclusive and accessible?

By: 2022. 08. 16.

Stephen Smith, the chief neuroscientist at PSYenz, recommended once ‘Sell the lifestyle, not the health, benefits of golf’. He believes promoting immediate returns such as being out in the fresh air or meaningful time with the family or…

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How can RepSpark help pro-shops to meet golfers’ demands

By: 2022. 08. 14.

One of the few benefits of the latest pandemic is the huge interest and demand for golf equipment and apparel. To handle the increased demand, and exceed golfers’ expectations in the pro-shops, is not a simple task. Hence,…

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How does Carnoustie Golf Links wants to make golf more accessible?

By: 2022. 08. 12.

Golf in Scotland had an extraordinary year in 2021. The number of registered golfers grew by 7.17%: 179,832 registered golfers in 2020,192,724 registered golfers in 2021. The total number of golfers was 595,000 golfers. What is less flattering…