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Atlas Turf International and Jebsen and Jessen_resized

How is Atlas Turf International increasing its sales in Southeast Asia?

By: 2022. 08. 29.

Atlas Turf International has just selected Jebsen & Jessen as its exclusive distributor in Southeast Asia. Jebsen & Jessen will represent Atlas Turf International’s complete line of turfgrass products throughout Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand,…

St Andrews Links Trust Swilcan Bridge

Why has St Andrews Links Trust opted for cloud-based ERP software?

By: 2022. 08. 22.

Two years ago, I already mentioned how important digital transformation is for golf clubs in order to maintain competitiveness, enhance employee productivity, and serve guests more efficiently (see also customer experience & personalization). The main motivations of businesses…

oak-hill-country-club-1_RepSpark

How can RepSpark help pro-shops to meet golfers’ demands

By: 2022. 08. 14.

One of the few benefits of the latest pandemic is the huge interest and demand for golf equipment and apparel. To handle the increased demand, and exceed golfers’ expectations in the pro-shops, is not a simple task. Hence,…

Carnoustie Golf Links team up with Abertay University 2

How does Carnoustie Golf Links wants to make golf more accessible?

By: 2022. 08. 12.

Golf in Scotland had an extraordinary year in 2021. The number of registered golfers grew by 7.17%: 179,832 registered golfers in 2020,192,724 registered golfers in 2021. The total number of golfers was 595,000 golfers. What is less flattering…

Clube de Golf Santo da Serra clubhouse drone view

How did the Clube de Santo da Serra reduce its water usage by 66%?

By: 2022. 08. 10.

GCSAA’s Golf Course Environmental Profile (GCEP) Survey Series - 3rd edition - found water use down by 29% at U.S. golf facilities since 2005. I definitely wanted to share this with you before reporting on Clube de Santo…

Westchester Hills Golf Club Hole 2_resized

What did Westchester Hills Golf Club spend $3.5 million on?

By: 2022. 08. 03.

Westchester Hills Golf Club in White Plains, New York recently completed a $3.5 million golf course renovation by famed architect Rees Jones.  In addition, the 109-year-old club also completed a $1 million pool renovation focused on providing a resort-style setting…

EIGCA AM2022 - Jason Straka ASGCA, Tim Lobb, EIGCA

Where is the EIGCA action plan & recommendations to tackle climate change?

By: 2022. 07. 14.

In recent years, the efforts of Sentosa Golf Club have impressed me the most as they try to make their operations environmentally friendly and sustainable. The 2022 EIGCA Annual Meeting was held from Monday 27th to Wednesday 29th…

Gamble Sands - Sands Course_resized

What would make the golf experience at Gamble Sands more attractive?

By: 2022. 07. 13.

Last year Gamble Sands (located in Brewster, Wash.) launched the David McLay Kidd-designed QuickSands Course a 14-hole short course. The 18-hole Sands Course opened for play in 2014 to widespread acclaim, with the 100,000 square foot Cascades putting course following shortly thereafter. Now Gamble…

Lake Merced Golf Club 13th hole after renovation

What does “the MacKenzie vibe” look like at Lake Merced Golf Club’s golf course?

By: 2022. 07. 12.

The Hanse Golf Design and Heritage Links won the renovation project of the Lake Merced Golf Club golf course renovation. Starting in October 2021, Hanse Golf Design (HGD) has collaborated with course builder Heritage Links on a comprehensive,…

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Checklist for membership & communication personalization features of Club Caddie

By: 2022. 07. 06.

It is clear as noonday, that consumers – among them golfers – are more likely to respond favorably to membership offers and communication messages if the golf club treats them in a personal manner. As competition increases, golf…

Wilson Golf personalization_Staff_Ball_Front_Hero_NYC_Side

What Wilson Golf is doing for a more sophisticated product & service personalization?

By: 2022. 07. 03.

Personalization of products and services is one of the biggest marketing challenges for marketers as it became a must-have. For this reason, in this reason, you can hear firsthand from Drew Parsons (Territory Sales Manager Scotland & Cumbria,…

Costa Navarino_International Olympic Academy Golf Course - Troon International FABIAN SIXT

What new assignments have Troon International won from Costa Navarino?

By: 2022. 06. 28.

Troon, through its Troon International division, has been engaged at The Bay and The Dunes courses since inception. Until now, Troon International has only provided golf operations service to Costa Navarino. The range of services will be expanded…

Glenmuir Spring Summer 2023 collection Amethyst Landscape

Can you feel wellness in the new Glenmuir Spring Summer 2023 collection?

By: 2022. 06. 24.

My smart fashionista friends are predicting that viridian green and digital lavender will be the two main colors of 2023. They say those people who would like to improve their mental health, will prefer Digital Lavender since it…

Jon Podany CCO USGA

What will be the top commercial priorities of the USGA in the coming years?

By: 2022. 06. 22.

Recently - at the U.S. Open, at The Country Club, Brookline - I had the chance to interview Jon Podany the Chief Commercial Officer of the USGA. This is what you can read here. Jon Podany, Chief Commercial…

Golf Genius Phone & Computers

The Solution for all your golf communities

By: 2022. 06. 21.

Golf clubs are always on the look out for ways to retain members and integrate potential new ones, in the most engaging way possible. This might be through leagues, roll-ups, or swindles (to name a few) – all…

Tenerife GOLFDELSUR 2

What kind of unique golf experiences can Tenerife give us?

By: 2022. 06. 20.

Tenerife is an island with 9 golf clubs. Most of them are really close to each other in the southern part of the island. Despite this fact, we do not hear too much about Tenerife's golf offers and…

new Vokey Design WedgeWorks T Grind

Who should play with the new Vokey Design WedgeWorks T Grind?

By: 2022. 06. 08.

Titleist is launching today the much-anticipated Vokey Design WedgeWorks T Grind. Inspired by Vokey’s work with one of the game’s all-time best wedge players, the T Grind was designed for great hands and a vivid short-game imagination. Available in 58º…

Pete Dye Golf Club 10th hole Club Caddie

How will the Pete Dye Golf Club utilize Club Caddie’s rich features?

By: 2022. 06. 01.

Recently, the Pete Dye Golf Club has selected Club Caddie as its new golf club management software. This is why I interviewed Tony Kowalski, the general manager of the club to understand their needs, expectations, and most of…

NGL Golf_Golf Genius Software

How does Golf Genius help impress tournament organizers and golfers?

By: 2022. 05. 31.

Perhaps needless to say how much customers' expectations have changed as a result of various digital innovations. A recent Epsilon study found that 80% of customers are more likely to make a purchase when businesses provide a customized…

2022 Award winner Ben Matthews with Sandy Armit John Deere

How does John Deere endorse great talents?

By: 2022. 05. 19.

I found an interesting personal, career story of Ben Matthews, an SRUC student. Who has just won the 2022 HNC Golf Course Management Student of the Year Award, sponsored by John Deere and Scottish turf dealer Double A.…