The Ryder Cup and Paris, perfect for a golfing tour

In 2018 France will host the Ryder Cup for the first time at Le Golf National, near Paris. Glyn Pritchard travelled to the course courtesy of Your Gol

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New challenges

Grant Wright, owner of World of Golf in Croydon and CEO of New Malden Golf Centre, argues that golf clubs need to work harder than ever before to attr

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App design guide: seven top tips

Jenni Biggs, app project director of golf2win.co.uk takes a close look at how all golf clubs can ensure their app really works for them. Golf apps

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Technical Advances?

Technology has altered the way all golf pros teach – mostly for the better – but some caution is required, writes Sue Shapcott. Over the past 20 ye

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Getting things done

In the modern world there are so many distractions it is easy to get side-tracked, but those who concentrate on the areas of their business that need

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Plane speaking from Jim Hardy

In a follow-up to his article in the March issue on John Jacob’s legacy, Glyn Pritchard has an exclusive interview with Jacob’s protégé Jim Hardy, who

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No ordinary Mr Jones

All golf pros need to ensure they engage with the older population and make it clear that age is no barrier to playing better golf than ever before, w

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Dems is the new Rules!

The R&A and the USGA has announced a public consultation on a major review of the Rules of Golf. Glyn Pritchard looks at what is proposed and its impl

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Mirroring Mindset

When coaching all PGA Pros need to make sure that they do not over emphasise the role of natural ability otherwise they risk demotivating their custom

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Is your club’s website effective?

Your website should give you the edge over your competitors, but too many golf clubs seem to be stuck in the digital dark ages, writes Eddie Bullock. 

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How apps can create golf days that amaze

Having an app can create a fantastic experience for your members and guests. Jenni Biggs imagines how one such day could ideally work.  It all

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Learning empathy by trying new skills

For PGA coaches golf comes as second nature, so it is sometimes worth trying a new skill to relive how difficult learning something new can be, writes

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Impact and flight – the enduring legacy of John Jacobs

In the last issue of GOLF RETAILING we reported the passing of John Jacobs in January. Here Glyn Pritchard takes a more considered look at his legacy

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Just do it

By taking the smallest of actions every day real change and achievement can be made, writes Karl Morris.  At times it can all seem a bit much. We l

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Many receive advice, only the wise profit from it

The challenges facing golf clubs are constantly evolving and all successful clubs will evolve with them, argues Eddie Bullock. In my dealings with

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How could golf be relevant to the Millennials?

The spending power of the Millennial demographic is increasing but too many golf clubs aren’t doing enough to attract them. Miklós Breitner looks at w

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Mind games – sports psychology for golf coaches

GOLF RETAILING have teamed up with books publisher Human Kinetics to look at how pros can successfully use reinforcement and feedback to improve a cli

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Golf market review

Phil Barnard, Partner at GolfDatatech, provides GOLF RETAILING with an insight into how the market performed in 2016, which sectors performed well for

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Create your own ice bucket challenge!

The start of a new year is when resolutions are made, but Karl Morris argues that setting yourself a challenge would be more productive and lead to po

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The future is not what it used to be

The game of golf as a sport and as an industry has changed dramatically over the last 30 years. Rather than looking to the past though all golf retail

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