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The CMAE has two publications through which it communicates with its members and with those involved in the European Club Industry.  They are:

Clubhouse Europe: a quarterly magazine with editorial focused on best practice in European club management. For more details on this publication, please click here.  

ClubNetworker: a monthly e-newsletter for the club industry, targeting club managers, industry suppliers and professional managers, owners and operators, committees and boards, plus sports organisations and governing bodies. Published monthly, ClubNetworker offers club managers a wide range of articles featuring industry news, trends and developments, conference announcements and educational updates.  To subscribe to ClubNetworker, please click here.

Latest News

  • 19 Dec 2014
    Eighteen Golf Managers from Scotland, Norway, Spain, Holland, France and the USA recently attended a residential training programme hosted by the Scottish Golf Union and Scottish Ladies Golfing Association at St Andrews, the Home of Golf.
  • 15 Dec 2014
    Michael Braidwood, the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) Director of Education, and Vice President Marc Newey recently took advantage of two wonderful opportunities to promote CMAE’s Education Pathway and the Management Development Programme.
  • 11 Dec 2014
    In these times, when memberships are on a decline, you have to think out of the box in order to keep growing your membership base. Typically, you will see around a 10% attrition at the end of each membership year - some people move away, some give up golf, some just feel membership is not for them and so on.
  • 11 Dec 2014
    The Club Managers Association of America is proud to announce that it has named 30 new Certified Chief Executives. The Certified Chief Executive (CCE) designation was developed to recognize those managers who have shown the ability to successfully serve as the most senior manager in a club.
  • 11 Dec 2014
    Design firm Thomson Perrett & Lobb joined by other top consultants for Garden City Golf Estate project in Nigerian oil capital.
  • 10 Dec 2014
    Golf club managers, greenkeepers and consultants can now get instant access to a series of exciting case studies and initiatives that highlight the best practice in golf business management and sustainability.
  • 08 Dec 2014
    The Club Managers Association of Europe recently staged a Management Development programme Part 1 for a group of Spanish club industry professionals. The programme was hosted by the Club Managers Spain and took place at the World renowned Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in Marbella.
  • 24 Nov 2014
    The Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) is delighted to announce that the pilot Management Development Programme on Food and Beverage (MDP F&B), recently delivered in Dublin, Ireland, was a complete success with very high satisfaction ratings by the delegates.
  • 20 Nov 2014
    Six Golf Club Managers and Senior Staff received their MDP Diplomas at a recent presentation ceremony in Stirling. The Diploma is awarded across Europe by the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) as a key qualification in their Management Development Programme (MDP).
  • 12 Nov 2014
    The Dubai-based Emirates Golf Club has received an Efficient Use of Resources Award from the International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) for the Club’s highly focused and sustained approach to water management and irrigation efficiency, where pressure on the vital resource is enormous.

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