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Asian Golf Industry Federation Summit Strikes a Chord on Sustainability

POSTED ON February 8, 2018 @ 9:37 am

Delivering a keynote address at an Asian Golf Industry Federation-organised Club Management Mini Summit, Jonathan Smith, Founder and Executive Director of the not-for-profit Golf Environment Organisation (GEO), said that golf can be a leader in sustainable sport and business, universally valued for its positive role for nature and people. Staged...


Speakers Announced for conjoint CMAA & GMA NZ Conference

POSTED ON January 31, 2018 @ 1:11 pm

It is full steam ahead for one of the major golf industry events later this year – The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) and the Golf Managers Association of New Zealand (GMANZ) conjoint BMI International Conference and 8th Biennial 2018 GMANZ Conference. Releasing the preliminary speakers list this week, conference...


BMI Course Builds Competency in Club Management Industry

POSTED ON January 28, 2018 @ 7:19 am

Crisis management, club governance and financial benchmarking were among the topics covered during the latest course to be offered under the Business Management Institute (BMI) Asia Pacific education programme. Staged at Sentosa Golf Club, the five-day event attracted more than a dozen high-powered executives from prominent clubs in China, Malaysia,...


Club Management Mini Summit Focus on Sustainable Practices

POSTED ON January 5, 2018 @ 12:28 pm

Sustainable Practices in the Club Industry will be the theme at the first in a series of Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF)-organised Club Management Mini Summits in 2018. To be staged at Sentosa Golf Club on the second day of the SMBC Singapore Open, the January 19 gathering will include...


BMI Golf Management – Remuera Golf Club

POSTED ON December 22, 2017 @ 6:32 am

BMI Golf Management delivers an intensive 5-day 40-hour course covering a history of the game of golf, information on how to manage course operations and golf tournaments, an introduction to golf retailing, the rules of golf, the golf handicapping system as well as environmental aspects of golf club management. The...


Women’s Golf’s Best to Descend on Bonville and Coffs in 2018

POSTED ON December 11, 2017 @ 1:38 pm

Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW, alongside the Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser, Golf NSW CEO Stuart Fraser and ALPG CEO Karen Lunn today announced Coffs Harbour will host two major international women’s golf events in 2018. The world-renowned Bonville Golf Resort will become the home of Australian...


Full Steam Ahead for Golf Business Forum 2018

POSTED ON December 7, 2017 @ 12:24 pm

Early in 2017, a group of golf industry people met at the Golf Australia office, coffees in hand and pens at the ready. The working group, made up of Golf Business Forum sponsors, delegates and industry association representatives, had a job to do: reflect on the inaugural Golf Business Forum...


2018 Melbourne World Cup of Golf to be contested at The Metropolitan Golf Club

POSTED ON December 5, 2017 @ 12:35 pm

The PGA TOUR, on behalf of the International Federation of PGA Tours, announced today that the 59th edition of the World Cup of Golf will return to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, with The Metropolitan Golf Club playing host to 28 two-person teams representing their respective countries on November 21-25, 2018. As...


PGA tournaments coming to Victorian RACV Resorts

POSTED ON December 4, 2017 @ 2:52 pm

A number of PGA tournaments are coming to Victorian RACV Resorts thanks to an expanded partnership between RACV and PGA of Australia. This new partnership complements the existing Australian PGA Championship event held at RACV’s Royal Pines Resort in Queensland. Victorians will greatly benefit from the expanded partnership with premier...


Gold Coast embraces the Australian PGA Championship for another three years

POSTED ON December 4, 2017 @ 9:57 am

Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and City of Gold Coast today announced their commitment to the PGA of Australia (PGA) to support the Australian PGA Championship for a further three years. A day after the close of one of the most successful events to date, and where Queenslander Cameron Smith hoisted...