Golf Business

Jerry Kilby golf industry consultant

Is the golf industry moving in the right direction?

By: Jerry Kilby CCM, Golf industry consultant, Kanda Golf 2020. 07. 27.

Last week I heard from Jerry Kilby CCM (former CEO of the Club Managers Association of Europe) that he is relaunching his own consultancy company, Kanda Golf. That's why I thought to ask him how he sees the…

Langston Golf Course first opened in 1939 National Links Trust

Why Troon is partnering with the National Links Trust?

By: 2020. 07. 02.

Troon is partnering now with the National Links Trust to manage the operations for East Potomac Park, Langston and Rock Creek Park golf courses in Washington, DC. This is the first project of the National Links Trust. The…

Rory McIlroy investment Kaia Health

Where would Rory McIlroy be worth investing?

By: 2020. 06. 25.

If we look at what former and current PGA Tour stars are doing with their earned money we can see some similarities. E.g. launching a golf course design company, establishing a charity foundation. Probably Jack Nicklaus has got…

CX Trends 2020 the nex big

3 CX trends that matter your golf club business in 2020

By: 2020. 06. 17.

As the health situation improves after a coronavirus epidemic we are replanning and reorganizing our golf clubs' and resorts' for the rest of the year. This situation gives you an excellent opportunity to focus even more on these…

B2B tee time sales growth

How to easily increase your B2B tee time sales?

By: 2020. 06. 01.

The coronavirus crisis taught golf clubs to bravely use various technology solutions to give a proper answer in the current business environment. We can experience that these solutions (e.g. WhatsApp for internal & membership communication or even to…

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What will the European Tour look like for the rest of the year?

By: 2020. 05. 29.

Just like many other sports events, the European Tour is very interested in resuming the 2020 season and continue as business as usual. The global value of the sports industry was estimated to be $471bn in 2018. The…

Rockliffe Hall interview with Jason Adams MD

How does Rockliffe Hall handle the HR challenges caused by the coronavirus crisis?

By: Jason Adams - Managing Director, Rockliffe Hall 2020. 05. 27.

As a business we recognised in the very early days the potential dangers Covid-19 may bring.          We heightened our hygiene procedures across the resort immediately and ordered additional hand sanitizer to be available and visible for Golf Members…

GolfGenius MVP Capital Partners

Why MVP Capital Partners is investing in Golf Genius?

By: 2020. 05. 26.

Last week Golf Genius proudly announced that they completed their first institutional round of equity funding, led by Rory McIlroy, and MVP Capital Partners.  Robert Brown, managing partner of MVP Capital Partners said "We view Golf Genius Software…

Do not fall apart during coronavirus crisis

How do golf clubs respond commercially to coronavirus? – Part 5.

By: 2020. 04. 26.

I am very pleased that more and more golf club leaders are willing to contribute to my article series about how golf clubs are managing the coronavirus crisis around the world. This time, I will bring you further…

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A strategic response to the coronavirus crisis

By: Steve Mona, Director of Governance & Leadership Club Benchmarking 2020. 04. 16.

Leaders of golf clubs throughout the world are all wrestling with the same question: "What should we do in response to the impact of COVID-19?" The answer is simple, but it calls for some contemplation: "Don't panic. Resist…

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How should the golf industry respond to coronavirus?

By: 2020. 03. 04.

Michael Jacoby (CEO, Owner of Rheingolf Messe, Düsseldorf) has just told me that due to the fear of the coronavirus 65% fewer people participated in their event. Furthermore, 5 of his exhibitors canceled their participation. This is what…

Guy Kinnings about the 2020 Ryder Cup

The 2020 Ryder Cup from the organizer’s perspective

By: Guy Kinnings - Deputy CEO, Ryder Cup Director & CCO at PGA European Tour 2020. 01. 27.

The 2020 Ryder Cup will be hosted on The Straits® at Whistling Straits. The late Pete Dye designed both courses at Whistling Straits, as well as both courses at Blackwolf Run®. The Whistling Straits has a huge experience in…

Hambantoto, Sri Lanka edible golf courses

Is it time to think about edible golf courses?

By: Paul Jansen - Jansen Golf Design 2020. 01. 14.

Golf courses - big and small - cover a substantial amount of land. In fact, most of our modern 18 hole golf courses are routed over as much as 75ha / 185acres of land and often much more.…

European Golf Business Conference 2020 in Cascais Portugal

Get set for success at the European Golf Business Conference!

By: 2020. 01. 13.

Last November, the Euromonitor International Lifestyles Survey found: 43% of global consumers prefer experiences over things.78% - value real-world experiences.70% say they use technology to improve their day-to-day life. More and more golf clubs and resorts understand and…

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Here are the details of Chart Hills Golf Club’s acquisition!

By: 2020. 01. 03.

One of the last golf business news of 2019 was the acquisition of Chart Hills Golf Club by the Ramac Holdings Ltd. If I tell you that Ramac Holdings is the owner and operator of Prince’s Golf Club,…

ICC Wales IGTM 2020

Can Wales raise the bar for the IGTM in 2020?

By: 2019. 12. 18.

When we are thinking about playing golf in the UK, we intentionally and unintentionally thinking about playing in Scotland and England. Wales is now trying to change this perception and attitude by hosting the IGTM in 2020. This…

Okol Lake Park an overview

Does Okol Lake Park golf resort will be created in Bulgaria?

By: 2019. 12. 05.

I think we can all agree that Eastern European countries are not really considered as typical golf destinations like Spain and Portugal. Some of these countries made a great effort to get on the map of the global…

Golf Business Forum 2020

Who will impress us at the Golf Business Forum 2020?

By: 2019. 11. 20.

In 2018, 282 delegates participated in the Golf Business Forum 2018. For the Golf Business Forum 2020, the organizers are expecting to attract over 400 delegates from all segments of the golf industry. The Golf Business Forum 2020 will be…

Expert Golf Saudi panel discuss 'What's next for the game of golf' at Future Investment Initiative

What golf achieved at the Future Investment Initiative?

By: 2019. 11. 05.

Last month I have already mentioned to you that Saudi Arabia is trying to diversify its economy by moving away from oil by launching the Quality of Life Program. At the same time, Golf Saudi signed cooperation with…

Alexander Aisenbrey Öschberghof

What motivated Öschberghof’s 60M Euro investment?

By: 2019. 10. 14.

I had the impression that you enjoyed my review of the German Öschberghof. Hence, I thought to interview Alexander Aisenbrey, the Managing Director of Öschberghof. What trends and insights motivated the 60 million Euro upgrade of Öschberghof? Due…