Golf & Health

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Can Zala Springs Golf Resort meet the latest wellness trends?

By: 2021. 06. 07.

In recent years, wellness has grown into mandatory service. To stay in the competition among the high-end and not-so-average golf clubs and resorts wellness service is a must-have. The question, of course, is how to interpret the concept…

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What are the personal well-being benefits of golf during the pandemic?

By: 2021. 03. 03.

I have been saying for a long time that the complete closure of golf courses is not good for our health, well-being, and golf club owners. Limited access would make much more sense. Now the joint study from…

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How does Farleigh Golf Club help save the pollinators?

By: 2021. 01. 27.

How many of you remember my article where I wrote about Syngenta’s Operation Pollinator program? In essence, it helps golf clubs to create pollen and nectar-rich habitats in out-of-play areas. The importance of saving pollinators Before I would share…

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Synchronicity becomes a wellbeing partner of Troon

By: 2020. 07. 30.

Would you believe that U.S. consumer sales of cannabidiol – usually abbreviated as CBD – will reach around 1.8 billion U.S. dollars by 2022? CBD is the most abundant cannabinoid found in hemp. I tell you, even more,…

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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…

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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…

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The changing role of a golf club committee member during the coronavirus crisis

By: Ross Duncan, Marketing convenor, Peebles Golf Club 2020. 04. 17.

Throughout 128 years of our club’s history, committee meetings had taken place in the clubhouse, a council building or gathered round a hotel boardroom. On three occasions last month, that tradition was broken as several members of our…

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How could Arcis Golf prove its helpfulness?

By: 2020. 04. 16.

We are all waiting for the end of the coronavirus crisis. However, it is giving brands like Arcis Golf the opportunity to prove its helpfulness. I found a recent Ipsos research that says 74% of customers want to…

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How to protect our golf club business during the coronavirus crisis?

By: Keith Haslam, MD, Braemar Golf 2020. 04. 14.

Last week I asked two questions from Keith Haslam the managing director of Braemar Golf: How do you minimize your golf club's losses due to coronavirus/COVID-19? Have you got a recovery plan/idea for the post-COVID-19 era? He took…

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How do golf clubs respond commercially to coronavirus? – Part 3.

By: 2020. 04. 13.

New week, new ideas about how to manage coronavirus crises in our golf clubs. Probably in the next part of this article series I will be able to share with you best practices from Vietnam too. Just as…

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How do golf clubs respond commercially to coronavirus? – Part 2.

By: 2020. 04. 08.

As you probably heard of it that I started on Monday an article series about the coronavirus and its effect on our golf club business. The intention was/is to show how various golf club managers of leading golf…

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How do golf clubs respond commercially to coronavirus? – Part 1.

By: 2020. 04. 04.

With this post, I am launching an article series where I would like to share with you how various golf club managers of leading golf clubs are trying to respond commercially to coronavirus. My unhidden intention is to…

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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…

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Where to play golf in Portugal’s famous wine regions?

By: 2019. 05. 01.

Recently, I had to realize that with my friends and family members, we talk quite a lot about the great Portuguese wines. These discussions usually start with mentioning the wine region of Porto or Madeira. Soon I understood…

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What can save pollinators in a golf club?

By: 2018. 10. 30.

In some parts of the world winter is getting closer and the end of the golf season as well. In case you missed this year to consider helping pollinators to survive, then here are some new insights on…

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Will the 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open pass the sustainability test?

By: 2017. 02. 01.

Tomorrow will kick off The 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale. The Organizers are expecting to have over half a million spectators. We could think for a while that this is going to be another Waste Management…

Disabled golfers at the spotlight in the Portugal Masters

By: 2016. 10. 19.

Would you believe that disabled golfers represent 10% of once a week participants (source: Sport England Active People Survey, 2014) in the UK? According to the England Golf, cca. 5.63% (38 000 people) of UK golfers are disabled…

Let’s help to raise the awareness of breast cancer!

By: 2015. 10. 11.

Again a "Sunday off topic", but this time it is important. It cannot be stressed enough the importance of prevention...and this is not a pharmaceutical industry mantra....This is why I am happy to highlight Troon and Callaway Golf's…

Royal & Awesome helped to raise more than £10,000 for Sparks

By: 2015. 06. 25.

Fulwell Golf Club, Twickenham held the second Sparks Longest Golf Day Challenge with the help of the Scottish clothing company Royal & Awesome. Almost 50 golfers endured four rounds of gruelling, dusk-to-dawn golf at the 111-year-old club, while wearing Royal &…

Review: TaylorMade’s wearable golf tracker: Microsoft Golf Tile

By: 2015. 06. 22.

In last November I wrote a review about Arccos Golf (innovation partner of Callaway Golf; the original concept/idea is from Callaway Golf) and Game Golf, where I shared my doubts about their future potentials, namely they are monofunctional and pricey…