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Pondok Indah Hosts Club Management Mini Summit

POSTED ON August 15, 2018 @ 8:55 am

Female participation in golf will be a main topic of discussion at this week’s Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF)-organised Club Management Mini Summit. To be held at the Pondok Indah Golf Gallery on Wednesday (August 15), the event is being staged in collaboration with the Golf Course Managers Association of Indonesia...

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USGA, R&A have agreed to severely restrict green-reading books

POSTED ON July 20, 2018 @ 10:50 pm

The U.S. Golf Association and R&A plan to severely restrict the information allowed in green-reading books. Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, the move will effectively render the books impractical to players who have increasingly leaned on them for reading putts. Three golf industry rules experts confirmed the plan to Golfweek. The...

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Mike Orloff interview on US Private Club Radio Show

POSTED ON July 16, 2018 @ 8:23 am

Earlier this week Mike Orloff, Founder and Managing Director of Golf Industry Central (GIC) joined Private Club Radio to discuss the state of the golf and country club industry down under. Listen to the show and learn what Australia and New Zealand are doing differently and what opportunities and challenges...

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Custom Fitting on the Rise, Says Report

POSTED ON July 6, 2018 @ 4:43 pm

Golf Datatech LLC, one of the golf industry’s leading independent research firms for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, has released the seventh edition of its exclusive report on the Evolution of Custom Fitting Golf Equipment in the United States. “The percentage of golfers getting their clubs custom fit continues...

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Dan Murphy named new CEO of Bridgestone Golf

POSTED ON June 19, 2018 @ 8:46 pm

A former longtime employee has returned to Bridgestone Golf as the company’s new CEO. Covington-based Bridgestone Golf announced Dan Murphy as the new president and CEO on Monday. Murphy previously was with Bridgestone Golf USA from 2004 to 2015, reaching the level of executive vice president of sales and marketing....

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Record Participation in Women’s Golf Day

POSTED ON June 15, 2018 @ 1:10 pm

The world came together for the third annual celebration of women and girls golf – Women’s Golf Day (WGD) 2018. Events across the globe kicked off in Sydney, Australia, finishing over 24 hours later, and almost a full turn of the globe away, in Hawaii, with golfing communities being strengthened...

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Vale: Bill Yates – “The Guru of Pace of Play”

POSTED ON June 11, 2018 @ 12:59 pm

International slow play expert and Founder of the transformational Pace Manager Systems®, William Morrison Yates, Jr. (Bill), sadly passed away at his home on 4 June after a short time battling pancreatic cancer. Bill dedicated decades to the analysis of how managers of golf courses and clubs can speed up play...

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Greg Norman talks about his new radio show, Attack Life Radio

POSTED ON June 7, 2018 @ 10:11 am

Golfing great and multiple time British Open Champion Greg Norman is launching his own radio show called Attack Life Radio on SiriusXM PGA Tour Radio next week. The show will air monthly episodes where Norman will host for an array of guests — from golfers to celebrities to businessmen — to discuss...

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