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Glen Moray sponsoring the Senior Open

Will Glen Moray benefit from sponsoring the Senior Open?

By: 2024. 05. 30.

Over the years, I've discovered that single malt, scotch, and smoky whiskeys are the most enjoyable. Which one is your favorite? The tale of Glen Moray is reminiscent of a Scottish folk story. It tells of three brothers,…

Finca Cortesin Solheim Cup winner

What can Finca Cortesin do to improve the Solheim Cup’s legacy?

By: 2024. 05. 21.

When clients ask for influencer marketing advice, I suggest collaborating with relevant influencers for extended partnerships rather than short-term and sporadic campaigns. In short, consider evolving the successful influencer campaigns into brand ambassadors. This role enables your brand ambassadors…

Dubai Golf operated golf clubs

Will the Dubai Golf-operated clubs succeed in employee advocacy?

By: 2024. 04. 10.

Let's start with the great news and start this day positively! All three Dubai Golf-operated golf clubs in Dubai, Emirates Golf Club, Jumeirah Golf Estates, and Dubai Creek Golf and Yacht Club, have been recognized with Gold Flag…

ECCO GOLF Erik Anders Lang Random Golf Club

How could ECCO Golf take advantage of the partnership with Random Golf Club?

By: 2024. 01. 18.

The global influencer marketing spending is around $21.1 billion. Emarketer forecasted in 2022 that the influencer marketing spending in the U.S. in 2024 will be $7.14 billion. Hence I predict 2024 will bring us more connections and collaborations…

Old Tom Morris Award GCSAA Dottie Pepper

What earned Dottie Pepper the GCSAA Old Tom Morris Award?

By: 2023. 11. 15.

Dottie Pepper, former LPGA Tour professional and current television golf broadcaster, has been named the recipient of the 42nd Old Tom Morris Award, presented by the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA). Pepper will be honored on…

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What opportunities does ESPN see in acquiring TGL’s US media rights?

By: 2023. 10. 05.

What is the size of the business opportunity in which ESPN joins as a partner, and is it important for him to handle its US media budget for that service? The following happened. TGL presented by SoFi, the…

2023 BMW PGA Championship goes green energy

What will green hydrogen be used for at the 2023 BMW PGA Championship?

By: 2023. 09. 12.

The green hydrogen is believed to be the "cleanest" method of producing hydrogen. Many countries have set themselves the goal of decarbonizing completely by 2050. Decarbonizing hydrogen and creating green hydrogen is key to achieving this. Unfortunately - at this…

Partnership between LET and John Deere extended

How lucrative is it for John Deere to sponsor the European Ladies Tour?

By: 2023. 08. 16.

In October 2022, SponsorUnited published an interesting insight regarding sponsorship of women's sports events. They claim: "Sponsorships with women grew 20% year-over-year across the major US sports (LPGA, NWSL, WNBA, WTA), top European soccer leagues (Women’s Super League…

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Why marketing technology matters when developing and executing campaigns

By: Pam Didner 2023. 06. 12.

I am pleased to announce that Pam Didner, a renowned B2B speaker, author, and consultant, has graciously accepted my invitation to share her expertise on the Golf Business Monitor. Here is her first article. Technology is fully ingrained…

6th hole La Reserva Club

How will the new ranking of the La Reserva Club drive more sales & prices?

By: 2023. 04. 03.

Have you ever tried to find the connections between being highly ranked and golf revenue growth? What I know is that such rankings on the most important golf magazines' lists are good reasons to raise prices. At the…

Golf Kitchen food golf clubs

Who will try to spice up Golf Kitchen to make it even more competitive?

By: 2023. 03. 22.

I am not saying anything new when I say that F&B is one of the most important sources of income for golf clubs. It is also worth noting that more cooking experiences are taking place online nowadays. GWI…

Jörn Plinke Head of BMW Golfsport Marketing and Partnerships

What opportunities does BMW see in golf sponsorship?

By: 2023. 03. 06.

WPP says "2023 promises to be a highly competitive environment for brands and rights-holders looking to get ahead in the sports industry". I also see the sports broadcasting landscape has changed significantly in 2022. Streaming became a very important…

The R&A IMG Partnership extended

How will The R&A & IMG partnership evolve and expand in the future?

By: 2023. 01. 19.

The R&A has renewed and expanded its long-standing partnership with IMG to create and invest in new commercial opportunities that drive long-term growth and support its wider strategy. Starting January 2023, the new long-term agreement will see Endeavor-owned…

Peter Finch The R&A at the 150th Open Championship

What can Peter Finch’s community of 500K+ be good for brands?

By: 2022. 08. 02.

Remember, authentic and organic always win. In the world of micro-influencers, authenticity is the currency. What can brands achieve from cooperating with mega-influencers like Peter Finch (500K followers on YouTube) or Rick Shiels? In a previous article, I…

Jeff Price COO PGA of America

What are the latest fan experience innovations of the PGA of America?

By: 2022. 05. 23.

The 104th PGA Show is just over with the victory of Justin Thomas. Rolex re-established its partnership in 2021 when it regained the role of Official Timekeeper and Official Partner of the PGA of America and its PGA…

Timeline & Booking HowDidiDo

HowDidiDo helps to book your casual and competition rounds on the same page!

By: 2021. 12. 20.

Simplify and make it a no-brainer. Perhaps this is how the new HowDidiDo booking platform can be summarized. The new-look booking page can be accessed directly from the HowDidiDo app’s timeline via a new booking button.  Golfers can use the calendar feature to see…

Acciona Open de Espana golf tournament logo IMG

IMG acquires the Acciona Open de España golf tournament and….

By: 2021. 12. 15.

As we prepare for Christmas, IMG acquired the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament and the Acciona Open de España golf tournament. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2022, subject to ATP / WTA and regulatory approvals.…

Episode One - Ardglass - Paul and Chris in Ireland

How to present Ireland as a golf destination? How Sky Sports can help?

By: 2021. 10. 18.

Professor Catherine Johnson says "After lockdown was relaxed, it was streaming that retained its uplift, while time spent watching broadcast TV gradually declined back to normal levels. The Nielsen Total Audience Report (US) found video streaming increased from 19%…

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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…

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HSBC’s key global golf partnerships can calm down. See why!

By: 2020. 12. 14.

HSBC announced today that it will continue to support the 3 key pillars of its global golf brand partnership portfolio: the HSBC Women’s World Championship in Singapore, the World Golf Championships-HSBC Champions in Shanghai and the CGA-HSBC China…