Golf Club Management

Newark Golf Club golf course

Who saved the future of the 125-year-old Newark Golf Club?

By: 2024. 07. 18.

I have some exciting news for those who love playing at Newark Golf Club and aspire to become members. The 125-year-old Newark Golf Club was saved by a sale led by Bob Maxwell and Robert Dymond of Begbies…

2024 Solheim Cup team leaders Club Car

Can Club Car Become The Official Golf Car Of The 2024 Solheim Cup?

By: 2024. 07. 17.

You may not be surprised to hear that the Club Car has once again become the official golf car of a leading golf tournament. I was not surprised - at all - to learn that the Club Car…

The River Club Boise Idaho The Barn inside

How did The Barn at The River Club become a multi-functional driving range

By: 2024. 07. 10.

I have written before about who the golf clubs who understand the importance of investing in driving range experience and do not only look at the cost side of this investment can answer at least three business challenges at the…

Dom Pedro Golf Vilamoura Old Course Hole 1 resized

What improvements would you make to the Old Course at Dom Pedro Golf Vilamoura?

By: 2024. 07. 10.

The Old Course at Dom Pedro Golf Vilamoura is probably the most popular of the Dom Pedro Golf venues. During these months, the golf club undergoes an extensive renovation. In 2018, when I spoke at the Share Algarve…

Hero Dubai Desert Classic 8th Hole

The Hero Dubai Desert Classic has been GEO Certified for the 2nd time

By: 2024. 07. 08.

In August of last year, I was delighted to learn that the Hero Dubai Desert Classic golf tournament had attained GEO Certified qualification. Establishing a prerequisite for hosting major golf tournaments would be advantageous, mandating that they host…

Beau Desert Golf Club Cutting greens with the new John Deere machinery

Beau Desert Golf Club is on a sustainability mission with John Deere

By: 2024. 07. 02.

John Deere has unveiled new turf care machines customized for golf course clientele, specifically aimed at establishments such as TPC Deere Run and other PGA TOUR-affiliated courses. The launch of these machines took place earlier this year. These…

Colin Mayes CEO Burhill Group

Which achievement Colin Mayes can be most proud of at Burhill Group?

By: 2024. 06. 27.

Back in 2017, I had the pleasure of meeting Colin Mayes in person during the 2017 World Swimming Championships in Hungary. Colin competed in the senior category, and at his request, I took him to visit the Pannonia…

Troon RainDance National Golf Course

Troon offers impactful consulting services for The Water Valley Company

By: 2024. 06. 24.

For those who have yet to discover The Water Valley Company, let me offer a brief overview of what you should know about it. Pelican Lakes Resort & Golf offers 27 holes of spectacular championship golf. The Water…

Les Roches Gonzalo Sanchez Garcia

What opportunities does the golf management education program at Les Roches offer?

By: 2024. 06. 21.

The Les Roches postgraduate golf club management program is designed with the understanding that Spain is ranked among the leading global destinations for golf travelers. It draws approximately 1.2 million tourists annually and contributes more than €12 billion…

Tewkesbury Park 10th anniversary

Can Tewkesbury Park provide a truly world-class golf experience now?

By: 2024. 06. 20.

This summer marks an important milestone as Tewkesbury Park celebrates its amazing 10-year transformation into one of the top golf resorts in the UK! Between 2016 and 2018, Tewkesbury Park underwent a two-year, £9m facelift. In 2018, the…

Chart Hills Golf Club renovated golf course

How will Chart Hills encourage us to stay longer?

By: 2024. 06. 19.

Two years ago, I mentioned that Chart Hills Golf Club would build a new 6-hole ‘The Loop’ par-3 golf course designed by Sir Nick Faldo. Does that ring a bell? Chart Hills has just completed the construction of…

Dubai Golf mangrove plantation

Why is Dubai Golf’s mangrove planting crucial to the local ecosystem?

By: 2024. 06. 17.

Would you believe that between 35-50% of the world’s mangrove forests were lost between 1980-2000? The Rainforest Trust makes that claim. It is worth knowing that mangrove forests provide ideal habitats for fish, crustaceans, and other organisms seeking…

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What breakthrough has Pure Seed achieved in paspalum turfgrass development?

By: 2024. 06. 14.

Seashore paspalum is a native, low-growing, warm-season perennial grass that reaches approximately 20 inches in height. It is best known for its salt tolerance. Seashore paspalum is widely recognized for its sustainable qualities and is consistently favored for…

Burhill Golf Club modernized pro shop

How Did Burhill Golf Club Increase Its Pro Shop Sales Revenue By 18%?

By: 2024. 06. 11.

Your marketing and design efforts in the pro shop are pivotal in converting potential customers into buyers and fostering brand loyalty. In other words, in contemporary retail, the store concept has transcended its conventional role as a mere…

Dream Golf Don Crowe Senior VP Operations

Where Will Don Crowe Continue His Career At Dream Golf In A New Position?

By: 2024. 06. 06.

Dream Golf, a collection of golf resorts and new properties in development, today announced that longtime Bandon Dunes General Manager Don Crowe has been named Senior Vice President of Operations.  In his new position, Crowe will support operations…

St Andrews Links Trust Old Course - Swilcan Bridge

St Andrews Links Trust’s record year in 2023: £11.5m operating profit

By: 2024. 06. 05.

St Andrews Links Trust has announced a record year for 2023 with unprecedented demand and revenue across its golf courses and facilities, with 283,082 rounds played at the historic venue. St Andrews Links Trust, the body responsible for…

Cotton Bay Golf Club new golf course master plan RTJ2

What golf course should RTJ2 design to make Cotton Bay Club more attractive?

By: 2024. 06. 04.

Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects (RTJ II) has been awarded the commission to design a new golf course for Cotton Bay Club on the island of Eleuthera in The Bahamas. The original Cotton Bay Golf Club…

Tagmarshal Club Caddie partnership

What synergies could the Tagmarshal & Club Caddie partnership have?

By: 2024. 06. 03.

Tagmarshal, the market leader in optimizing on-course operations and pace-of-play management, has just partnered with Club Caddie. Tagmarshal and Club Caddie have aligned their focus on daily-fee courses and country clubs, solidifying their dedication to optimizing operations and…

The Inspiration Club Hole 17th - Longest green in London

Be the 1st to experience the allure of the Inspiration Club on Friday!

By: 2024. 05. 29.

In April, I shared the exciting news that the Menai-Davis family, proprietors of the Bridgetown Golf Group, will unveil their third golf course, The Inspiration Club, on June 1st. The new course is located just south of A40 Western…

International Turfgrass Research Initiative

How will the International Turfgrass Research Initiative advance sustainable turf management?

By: 2024. 05. 23.

I consider all endeavors and measures to foster sustainability and environmental friendliness in golf positive. The International Turfgrass Research Initiative is no exception. The Scandinavian Turfgrass and Environment Research Foundation (STERF), The R&A, and the United States Golf…