Golf Club Management

Saadiyat Beach Golf Club Abu Dhabi golf venues

How will Abu Dhabi golf venues get back into the swing?

By: 2020. 08. 11.

I can understand every golf club & resort around the world who are doing their best to mitigate and/or recover from the coronavirus caused damages and losses. See what happened to the tourism industry in the Middle East…

Red Hawk Golf and Resort

Will Troon Golf elevate Red Hawk Golf and Resort to a higher level?

By: 2020. 08. 06.

Troon Golf's latest "trophy" is Red Hawk Golf and Resort in Sparks, Nevada just outside of Reno. It is a semi-private facility. Through Red Hawk’s semi-private designation, the club is open to full golf members, daily-fee play, annual…

2020 U.S. Women’s Open Champions Golf Club bunker preparations

There is no need to postpone the 2020 US Women’s Open!

By: 2020. 08. 03.

Can you imagine a major golf tournament like the 2020 US Women's Open will be held in December? Due to the coronavirus (aka COVID-19), the organizers found a new date for the tournament: between December 10-14, 2020. The…

Sentosa Golf Club announces partnership with GEO Foundation

Sentosa Golf Club sets an example, in sustainability for Singapore

By: 2020. 07. 28.

I just read the Climate Action Tracker report on Singapore. There was nothing bright in it on Singapore. It says Singapore’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) emissions target is very weak compared to currently implemented policies. We rate Singapore’s NDC 2030…

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…

Kapolei Golf Club close to the hole and the clubhouse

Why should Kapolei Golf Club humanize its business?

By: 2020. 07. 23.

Probably you have already heard of Troon has been selected to manage Kapolei Golf Club an 18-hole daily-fee club in Kapolei, Hawaii on the island of Oahu. Troon Golf, the resort and daily-fee operations division of Troon, will…

Emporda Golf Resort Miguel Girbes

What changes are expected at the Emporda Golf Resort with the new leadership?

By: 2020. 07. 20.

You’ve probably heard that Miguel Girbes, a former golf director at Finca Cortesin, is continuing his career at the Emporda Golf Resort as a resort general manager. That’s why I thought I’d ask what his plans are and…

La Finca Resort restaurant after renovation

How will La Finca Resort welcome us at the end of the month?

By: 2020. 07. 09.

Probably you have already heard of the 6 million Euro investment of La Finca Resort. In my previous post, I have already highlighted some elements of this project: Thorough development work has been carried out at the resort,…

Southern Trace Country Club Hole #1

Where is the Southern Trace Country Club heading to?

By: 2020. 07. 08.

Last week Troon Privé has been selected to manage Southern Trace Country Club (since 1988). Previously ClubCorp managed the country club. Troon will oversee golf, club and food & beverage operations as well golf course agronomy and membership…

golf club committee

The Good, the bad, and the ugly…..Club Committees / Boards!!

By: Chris Duffy CMDip - BOARD MEMBER, CMAE England 2020. 07. 07.

Whatever type of private members club you are, whether its Golf, Tennis, Sailing, or City Club it is highly likely that your club is managed through a volunteer committee/council or Board of Directors. The keyword here is VOLUNTEER…

Zala Springs Golf Resort wellness service

The great wellness escape to Zala Springs Golf Resort!

By: 2020. 07. 06.

These days when we start to see the light at the end of the tunnel, many of us start thinking where and how can people feel recharged, improve their wellbeing and last but not least, play golf and…

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…

Chart Hills Golf Club-Aerial-Work-02

How Chart Hills is preparing for the 2021 golf season?

By: 2020. 06. 24.

One of the last golf business news of 2019 was the acquisition of Chart Hills Golf Club by the Ramac Holdings Ltd. The new owner's probably the first major project is the extensive redevelopment and improvement of the entire 250-acre…

Buzzard on a Bench at St Enodoc Golf Club

How did sustainability cause win at St Enodoc Golf Club?

By: 2020. 06. 22.

The St Enodoc Golf Club in north Cornwall, England has just embarked on a 5-year ecological management plan to return both its championship Church Course and Holywell Course back to a biodiverse landscape. Their intention was to find the…

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…

Shore-05th-New-Hole-Prince's Golf Club

How could the Prince’s Golf Club impress you?

By: 2020. 06. 15.

I thought to ask it because the Prince's Golf Club has just completed their 3-year renovation project with the opening of Smugglers’ Landing, a completely new par-3. The renowned golf course architects, Mackenzie & Ebert scooped this project 3…

The Virginian Hole 12 by Troon

Can Troon Privé exceed expectations at The Virginian?

By: 2020. 06. 11.

Troon has been selected to manage The Virginian and its sister property, Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards, both of which are located in Bristol, Virginia. Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, will oversee golf, club and food &…

Al Mouj Golf Expands Its International Certifications for Environmental Excellence

Al Mouj Golf sets a new level of commitment to sustainability…

By: 2020. 06. 02.

How many golf clubs can claim to be both GEO & Audubon International certified? Al Mouj Golf is one of the less than 20 golf clubs worldwide who can be proud of this high-level of achievement. This is…

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…

Oulton Hall exterior QHotels

How does QHotels help recover from the effects of the coronavirus?

By: 2020. 05. 21.

I recently read an interesting study on how coronavirus affects our mental health. This US study is quite shocking: The 2020 participants were 8x as likely to screen positive for serious mental illness – 28%, compared to 3.4%…