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Picking a golf school

Picking a golf school

James Morris

Every serious golfer knows that to improve his or her game, at some point, instruction from a golf professional is required. While you may already know this, you may also find that time or budget constraints make it impractical for you to take regular one-on-one lessons with a local pro...
Customers about using travel service providers when planning a golf vacation

Customers about using travel service providers when planning a golf vacation

Andrew J. Wein

Golf travel in particular tends to be expensive and requires not only arranging for accommodations and transportation, but also tee times and other details (e.g., lessons, carts, etc...). A good travel agent can help reduce the costs by offering golf packages (accommodation and tee time combinations that save money over these services being purchased separately), and can help golfers choose the right destination to suit their interests and those of their travel companions ...
Matching golf destinations to your golf personality

Matching golf destinations to your golf personality

Michael Trout

There is a literal golfer's smorgasbord out there, consisting of hundreds of golf courses - including many of the world's finest layouts. While this translates into dozens of great golf destinations to choose from, choosing the right one for a "golf personality," and for that of your companions, is essential. It's not a bad idea to check out golf travel magazines, such as Golf & Travel, which profiles many of the world's greatest golf destinations, and books, such as Golf Digest's "Places to Pla...
Golf courses are optimistic on future performance

Golf courses are optimistic on future performance

Ashley Nault

According to the inaugural KPMG Golf Benchmark Survey, golf courses in Great Britain and Ireland remain optimistic, despite participation rates in the sport remaining relatively stagnant. 87% of courses responding to the international survey rated their future business prospects as either good or excellent...
Golf tourism in Czech Republic: onto the green

Golf tourism in Czech Republic: onto the green

Laura Maudlin

CzechTourism, the state agency to promote domestic tourism, is set to release record-high subsidies to boost the rapidly developing golf industry...
Who are Scotland’s golf tourist customers and what are they looking for?

Who are Scotland’s golf tourist customers and what are they looking for?

Theodore Slate

The key to success is to identify the different segments in the golf tourism market, the requirements of each of these different types of visitors and match these with what you can offer...
Golf tourism diploma for golf tourism

Golf tourism diploma for golf tourism

Pat Hyland

Golf Tourism is a global phenomenon, recognized virtually everywhere in the world. Golf clubs and Golf resorts are a growing component of the travel and tourism industry world wide. The demand for qualified, knowledgeable, customer service oriented employees who are ready to excel in the world of Golf Tourism are needed now more than ever before ...