Golf Marketing

Carnoustie Golf Links 10 hole championship players-resized

The birth of a 10-hole tournament in Carnoustie Golf Links

By: 2021. 09. 20.

I’m always happy when a golf club invents a new game format that can bring new excitement to our game. Who remembers SPRINT6GOLF or Speedgolf? Now Carnoustie Golf Links tried to come up with something new. Hopefully, we…

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How GolfStar takes control of its members’ tee time booking?

By: 2021. 09. 16.

Consumer behavior has changed radically in response to the COVID-19 lockdown. They became more price-sensitive/conscious than ever before. As a result, direct bookings are clawing their way back up hotels' distribution mix.  Golf clubs must rethink how and…

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Will women feel more welcomed at Finca Cortesin after the Solheim Cup?

By: 2021. 09. 13.

It is not big news if I tell you that the 2023 Solheim Cup will be held in Finca Cortesin between September 18-24, 2023. Finca Cortesin will become the first venue in Spain to stage the Solheim Cup. What excites me much…

London Golf Club Heritage 5th Green

What could make the new London Golf Club website more effective?

By: 2021. 09. 07.

Once I received a piece of advice on website design and development: Decide on a consistent brand message and tone, one that you're committed to presenting consistently across.! Later I will explain it in regard to the new…

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How does the Farleigh Golf Club make itself competitive?

By: 2021. 09. 06.

In the last three years I wrote about the Farleigh Golf Club (UK) for several reasons: Winner in various categories at the 59Club 11th Annual Award: my59 Ultimate Service Excellence, Golf Operations Team, Golf Manager of the Year…

Adare Manor Resort

How does Adare Manor envision the future?

By: 2021. 08. 31.

My new interviewee, Andy McMahon is the new director of golf operations & padel club in Adare Manor. On this occasion, I thought about asking How Adare Manor is improving the customer experience & the employee experience, where…

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Potters Point: Retention marketing pays off for John Deere

By: 2021. 08. 20.

One of the major B2B marketing trends in 2021 is retention marketing. Today, many companies know that returning customers are more likely to purchase from a company (e.g. John Deere) over time. Fred Reichheld believes Marketers' operating costs…

La Cala Resort driving range The Bucket Pros partnership

Why did La Cala Resort choose The Bucket Pros as its partner?

By: 2021. 08. 03.

A year ago I wrote golf clubs and golf academies' perspectives, it is time to rethink driving range experiences. However, it is not only about installing Toptracer Range, Trackman Range, or Inrange Golf, especially when your golf club/resort does…

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Discover & reward your loyal & most valuable customers!

By: 2021. 08. 02.

When you know the total amount of revenue your golf club member or guest will generate, you will be able to make better decisions on how to acquire and retain customers. It is good to highlight we should…

2021 Amundi Evian Championship Rolex sponsorship

What can Rolex expect from sponsoring the 2021 Amundi Evian Championship?

By: 2021. 07. 21.

The uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic had a huge impact on how rights holders sell sponsorship, brands make sponsorship investments, and how commercial partnerships are activated. In addition, advancing technology is changing the way how fans participate, engage…

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How can Players 1st’s BI suite give an edge to golf clubs?

By: 2021. 07. 05.

I have long been of the opinion that golf clubs should no longer make decisions without having data that justify their decisions. In other words, they must become data-driven. Analytics can help golf clubs to make operational improvements…

Rosa Private Golf Club Poland

How to make your golf holiday exciting in Poland?

By: 2021. 07. 01.

I have just read the findings of the European Travel Commission’s study about Europeans’ sentiments regarding travelling after the COVID-19 pandemic. These insights I found the most promising: 70% - likely / highly likely to travel.51% - will…

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Will PowaKaddy’s new videos cut through the noise on YouTube?

By: 2021. 06. 28.

PowaKaddy has created a set of high-tech product (5) videos showcasing the pioneering 2021 trolley range. I wouldn’t say that PowaKaddy is an early adopter of YouTube for brand communication. In the second half of this article, I will…

Mobile commerce Troon mobile application in 2021

When will Troon take full advantage of mobile commerce?

By: 2021. 06. 22.

Let’s face it, the golf industry is lagging far behind in mobile commerce. The mobile app of most golf clubs provides only very basic services (e.g. tee time booking, weather). Meanwhile, App Annie State of Mobile 2021 study…

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Trackman Bullseye Championship vs. Toptracer 9-Shot Challenge

By: 2021. 06. 16.

When I first heard of the Trackman Bullseye Championship, almost immediately Toptracer 9-Shot Challenge came to my mind. The coming 121st U.S. Open (17–20 June) at Torrey Pines South Course in San Diego, California gave both brands an…

Sandals Resorts International Sandals Emerald Bay Golf Course by Greg Norman

Is it worth it for Sandals Resorts to cooperate with Greg Norman?

By: 2021. 06. 15.

Recently I read in Business Insider that influencer marketing set to become a $15 billion dollar industry by 2022. 63% of marketers are planning to increase their influencer marketing spending in 2021. Are you surprised? Although Greg Norman…

Mark Chapleski of Troon International & Mark Bull of 59club MEA

How did 59club convince Troon International to cooperate?

By: 2021. 06. 11.

Troon International has selected 59club to afford its venues full access to their market-leading "performance management" products & services. Troon International is not entirely a new client for 59club. In the second half of this article, I will…

Zala Springs Golf Resort wellness center 2021

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 real benefits of golf club employee experience technology?

By: 2021. 06. 01.

We do not just use technology today – we have a relationship with it. When it comes to tech at work in a golf club — the software, systems, and apps employees use in their day-to-day jobs—that relationship…

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How does Robert Jones Black’s Generation Next Project help?

By: 2021. 05. 27.

Very smart and good recognition of Robert Jones Black (Great-Grandson of Bobby Jones; the Founder of the Generation Next Project) that for Generation Z (Born 1997-2003) is difficult to escape from the threat of physical or emotional abuse, as…