The Royal Spanish Golf Federation (RFEG) and the International Foundation Club Managers Spain (CMS) have signed a co-operation agreement in order to promote best practice for the management of golf clubs which will lead to the promotion, support and development of course’s in particularly the world renounced CMM qualification.
The Royal Spanish Golf Federation and the International Foundation
Club Manager Spain (CMS) have signed a cooperation agreement in order to promote
best practices for the management of golf clubs which will lead to the
promotion, support and development of courses Development Program for Club Managers/Directors/Secretaries.
the cooperation agreement between the two agencies, the international
qualification Certified Club Manager (CCM) is more accessable to the club managers/director/secretaries in Spanish golf.
Gonzaga Escauriaza, president of the
RFEG, stressed that “this project fits perfectly with the traditional
objectives of the Federation to boost the professionalism of those responsible
for the good health of golf in Spain, as we have been doing with the APG and
the Greenkeepers Association ”
The CCM certification was created in the mid 60s by the Club Managers of
America with other international associations getting on board with the qualification, such as the Association of Directors of
Canada, Australia, South Africa, China an Europe.
In the words of Daniel Assisi,
president of CMS, “is the most prestigious certification among
professionals in the management of clubs in the world, and to access it you
have to demonstrate experience, knowledge and a passion for continuing
education within the reach only those with a true vocation for this work.
The support of the
RFEG will be reflected as a first initiative, Managment courses organized
Club Manager Spain Development Program for Club Managers Association of
Europe. The first will take place in Marbella in the fall of 2012,
dates will be announced along with registration details in early September.
“These courses are five
days, which reviews the ten areas of competition affecting the club management,
from financial to sport, through the restoration, maintenance and all
aspects that can make a difference between a well run club and one lacking
“, explains Daniel Assisi, who also says that” in a total of five
courses that managers can do to enable them to rate the availability of time
and grant them the necessary funds to access the examination of Certified
Club Manager “.
to Gonzaga Escauriaza, “before taking this step we have met with
representatives of American and European associations, we studied the
reliability of the certification process and understand that any club president
can rest easy if you have a director who has this degree. For this reason
we expect Club Manager Spain to take steps to expedite the conclusion of courses in
Spain, because we trust in the professionalism of the directors of our golf
courses and we are confident that demand will be very important. “