Golf Marketing

COVID-19 59Club solution

Can 59Club’s COVID-19 survey templates really help us?

By: 2020. 03. 23.

The American Hotel and Lodging Association predicts some 45% of all hotel jobs have been eliminated or will be eliminated in the next few weeks. They forecast a 30% drop in hotel occupancy over a full year would…

59Club 10th Annual Industry Oscars

Who are the winners of 59Club’s 10th Annual Industry Oscars?

By: 2020. 03. 18.

The Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club was the host venue of 59Club’s 10th annual Service Excellence Awards on March 12, 2020. On the night, 59Club presented 64 awards across 27 categories, recognizing ‘service excellence’ across…

Logo Callaway Golf Next-Gen 2020 Challenge

Callaway Golf Next-Gen 2020 Challenge in live stream broadcast

By: 2020. 03. 06.

How many of you remember Callaway Golf's creative event marketing project The Links at Petco Park from 2015? It was held at the San Diego Padres stadium. I still believe it was a great idea to activate inactive/"armchair…

Faldo Series by Sir Nick Faldo

The Faldo Series in 2020: 3 continents & 19 events

By: 2020. 02. 28.

The Faldo Series (since 1996) has announced its European tournament schedule for 2020 that will see 19 events played across 3 continents before a winner is crowned in November’s Grand Final at Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golf…

OGIO SE Golf Bags Ship Sticks cooperation

What are the benefits of the OGIO & Ship Sticks partnership?

By: 2020. 02. 26.

I have been saying for a while how important is for golf equipment manufacturers to have a holistic approach to the golf experience. This goes beyond providing convenience and personalization to golfers. Companies like OGIO (owned by Callaway Golf) should think about how…

Real Club de Golf El Prat golf course and La Mola

What could Real Club de Golf El Prat achieve with an 8.5 rating?

By: 2020. 02. 07.

Recently, the Spanish Real Club de Golf El Prat achieved an 8.5 rating on Leadingcourses.com. With this result, they are the most popular golf club in the Barcelona area. Marcello Della Vecchia, director of sales and marketing at…

Brentford Football Club Partnership with The Shire London

What is behind The Shire London’s social cohesion effort?

By: 2020. 02. 06.

At first sight, the partnership between The Shire London and Brentford Football Club might sound just another business partnership. The two clubs are really close to each other. Google Maps says there are only 18.7 miles between them.…

Paul-Williams-Toptracer technology solutions

Which technology solutions will excite golfers?

By: Paul Williams - General Manager Toptracer Europe 2020. 02. 05.

I believe technology has a significant role in creating defining moments and exceptional customer experience for golfers and golf club guests. Based on your reactions to my previous post about Toptracer Range 100th installation in Europe, I thought…

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…

Carden Park PGA Golf Academy

Why is PGA Golf Academy accreditation important for Carden Park?

By: 2020. 01. 23.

It seems like Carden Park (UK) has got a busy new year. On 6th January they opened their new-built 4,500sq spa. It was a £10m investment. The spa has indoor and outdoor facilities including two vitality pools, a…

Callaway Golf VR industry AAA Games Studio

Why is it worth for Callaway Golf to enter the VR industry?

By: 2020. 01. 23.

In recent years esports and gaming became mainstream. We are not surprised to read about esport or gaming tournaments and events in mainstream media. The European Tour (in cooperation with DreamHack, a global entertainment company and game developers…

Berkhamsted Golf Club Berkhamsted trophy

Berkhamsted Golf Club enables gender equality in elite golf

By: 2020. 01. 17.

As you may have noticed I don't write or very rarely about golf tournaments. If I write it is because of sustainability or fan engagement best practices. The reason why I am writing about the Berkhamsted Trophy is…

Enjoy high-quality offerings on and off the course at The Shire London

What is The Shire London’s vision for 2020?

By: 2019. 12. 25.

I haven't written a while about The Shire London, the only Seve Ballesteros designed course in the UK. So I wondered what they are coming up with for 2020. In short, affordable luxury, on and off the course.…

Gimme 5 moments

Why worth creating memorable moments for your guests?

By: 2019. 12. 10.

Do you think your golf club guests and members remember every single moment during their stay in your golf club? I am sure that they will not. People usually remember peak moments and pits during their stay in…

conversational marketing

Is your golf club prepared for conversational marketing?

By: 2019. 12. 03.

How many times did it happen to you that you felt lost when visiting a golf club website or when you visited their social media page/profile you had the impression that they don't care about your response? I…

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How to manage the pace of play well at your golf club?

By: 2019. 11. 25.

The R&A says there are 3 factors which influence the pace of play: The management of play;The course design and set-up;The players. In this interview with Stephen Knoop (Managing Director, Tagmarshal International) I try to get answers on,…

Silverado Resort & Spa

Silverado Resort and Spa on the way to utilize wine tourism

By: 2019. 11. 13.

If you are a real wine lover then I don't have to introduce Napa Valley to you. In 2018, Napa Valley attracted 3.85 million visitors. The tourism industry generated $2.23 billion in total visitor spending inside Napa County.…

LedgeRock Golf Club and its clubhouse

What will enhance membership at the LedgeRock Golf Club?

By: 2019. 11. 11.

As you know, private golf clubs are closing, redeveloping and converting to public play in record numbers. This is why I thought to bring a positive example of the LedgeRock Golf Club (in suburban Philadelphia: 15 minutes southwest…

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…

Finnish Golf Club Managers Association Conference 2019 employee experience

How to design employee experience in golf clubs?

By: 2019. 10. 26.

I am excited to share with you that I have been invited by Antti Hiltunen on behalf of the Finnish Golf Managers Association + Finnish Golf Club Owners Association to give a keynote presentation on employee experience development…