65 entries: coronavirus

The Manor House Hotel Grounds and Gardens

Would you consider The Manor House as golfers’ heaven?

By: 2020. 07. 21.

This morning I read on Gov.uk that because of the coronavirus crisis the Foreign & Commonwealth Office currently advises British nationals against all but essential international travel. Inbound & domestic tourism - UK VisitBritain & VisitEngland predict that…

Emporda Golf Resort Miguel Girbes

What changes are expected at the Emporda Golf Resort with the new leadership?

By: 2020. 07. 20.

You’ve probably heard that Miguel Girbes, a former golf director at Finca Cortesin, is continuing his career at the Emporda Golf Resort as a resort general manager. That’s why I thought I’d ask what his plans are and…

Kulm Golf Kulm Hotel St Moritz 5

Precision is a must-have at the Kulm Hotel St. Moritz!

By: 2020. 07. 15.

When I am reading Kulm Hotel St. Moritz's ‘Golf Break’ package (starts from CHF 620 pp) the following ideas come to my mind regarding the future of luxury hotels after coronavirus: How can we maximize touchpoints, but still…

La Finca Resort restaurant after renovation

How will La Finca Resort welcome us at the end of the month?

By: 2020. 07. 09.

Probably you have already heard of the 6 million Euro investment of La Finca Resort. In my previous post, I have already highlighted some elements of this project: Thorough development work has been carried out at the resort,…

golf club committee

The Good, the bad, and the ugly…..Club Committees / Boards!!

By: Chris Duffy CMDip - BOARD MEMBER, CMAE England 2020. 07. 07.

Whatever type of private members club you are, whether its Golf, Tennis, Sailing, or City Club it is highly likely that your club is managed through a volunteer committee/council or Board of Directors. The keyword here is VOLUNTEER…

Ricardo Pascual CEO GolfSpain, Spain

Getting Spain ready for #golfpostcorona.

By: 2020. 07. 01.

During the CV19 pandemic,  we sat down (virtually) with some of the Spanish golf industry representatives and asked them a few questions about the state of the Spanish golf market, how they dealt with the situation, and the…

CX Trends 2020 the nex big

3 CX trends that matter your golf club business in 2020

By: 2020. 06. 17.

As the health situation improves after a coronavirus epidemic we are replanning and reorganizing our golf clubs' and resorts' for the rest of the year. This situation gives you an excellent opportunity to focus even more on these…

The Virginian Hole 12 by Troon

Can Troon Privé exceed expectations at The Virginian?

By: 2020. 06. 11.

Troon has been selected to manage The Virginian and its sister property, Nicewonder Farm & Vineyards, both of which are located in Bristol, Virginia. Troon Privé, the private club operating division of Troon, will oversee golf, club and food &…

Customer experience design-tee time marketplace

How does tee time marketplace work in golf tourism?

By: 2020. 06. 09.

Golf club managers have already been thinking and trying a lot about how to sell more tee time and increase the revenue from it. Just think, for instance, of dynamic pricing or even yield management. Some of them…

Golf Business Monitor and World Corporate Golf Challenge media partnership in 2020

My media partnership with the World Corporate Golf Challenge

By: 2020. 06. 03.

It was two years ago when I heard of the World Corporate Golf Challenge (since 1997) for the first time. In that year the Hungarian Zala Springs Golf Resort hosted the very first World Corporate Golf Challenge tournament…

B2B tee time sales growth

How to easily increase your B2B tee time sales?

By: 2020. 06. 01.

The coronavirus crisis taught golf clubs to bravely use various technology solutions to give a proper answer in the current business environment. We can experience that these solutions (e.g. WhatsApp for internal & membership communication or even to…

European Tour flag-small

What will the European Tour look like for the rest of the year?

By: 2020. 05. 29.

Just like many other sports events, the European Tour is very interested in resuming the 2020 season and continue as business as usual. The global value of the sports industry was estimated to be $471bn in 2018. The…

Community development and building in golf clubs

Hungry for CLUB!!!

By: Gregg Patterson - Founder & President “Tribal Magic!!!” 2020. 05. 19.

Post Virus (coronavirus / COVID-19) people will be HUNGRY for CLUB!  And clubs that do CLUB right will flourish. The Virus will provide managers, owners, and staff an opportunity to emphasize the WHY of clubdom---that clubs exist to…

Portuguese Golf Federation regulations covid19 Algarve

Is the Algarve really ready to welcome golf tourists again?

By: 2020. 05. 14.

Have you noticed the latest announcement of the Portuguese tourism board? It said the country's beaches and hotels will be ready to welcome tourists by mid-June. According to my source, a complete cancelation of the tourist season this…

Zest Golf Channel Manager logo B2B tee time sales

The future of the golf club business is under construction and you are the architect

By: 2020. 05. 13.

In the last couple of weeks, I asked club managers of leading golf clubs what their plans are for the post-coronavirus crisis period. Maybe one, a Belgian golf club manager, had an idea regarding how they could mitigate…

ARC bespoke golf package install at Prince's Golf Club safety measures

How do you communicate safety measures at your golf club?

By: 2020. 05. 12.

Yesterday the British government gave clarification on outdoor recreation and rules on social distancing in England: Individuals playing golf on their own.Two-balls comprising of individuals from different households.At the discretion of the golf club, members of the same…

Technology golf club management

Team & technology in the future of golf club management!

By: Andrea Faldella CCM - Operations Manager at The Els Club, Dubai 2020. 05. 11.

‘Accelerate innovation’ this is an interesting expression that I’ve recently read. We find ourselves in the middle of difficulty from time to time, yet rarely do we find ourselves with a chance to somewhat pause ‘business as usual’…

extra-mile COVID-19

Is your Club going to stay afloat?

By: Chris Duffy CMDip - Board Member, CMAE England 2020. 05. 07.

Your Club is currently sailing on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) seas, but does it sink or stay afloat, and who is now steering the ship, what speed is it going and which direction is it heading? The current COVID-19…

Wilson Staff Model golf balls in Baller Box

Don’t confuse the Wilson Staff Model golf balls with the Easter eggs!

By: 2020. 04. 24.

To ease our unpleasant feelings caused by the coronavirus I share with you Wilson's latest offer. The new Wilson Staff Model golf balls are designed for advanced players and to provide the distance, spin, and control lower handicap…

Ile aux Cerf Golf Club, Mauritius.

How will the COVID-19 transform the Mauritius golf industry’s future?

By: Priscilla Guranna, Sales & Marketing manager, Ile aux Cerfs Golf Club 2020. 04. 21.

Has there ever been any universal concern that has monopolized the attention of the whole planet? Definitely, not! This is a first of its kind, an incomparable and historical situation that, has brought the world to a halt.…