Magical Montreux hosts MDP Food & Beverage

The Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) hosted their latest MDP course on Food & Beverage in the picturesque town of Montreux, Switzerland on the 25-29 April. The five day education course focused on increasing delegates knowledge of Food & Beverage operations with sessions on customer service, stock taking, recruitment, costing a dish, profitability, events, […]

Golf Genius announce partnership with Stuart Gillett

Golf Genius Software, the leading worldwide provider of tournament management solutions, announces an engagement with Stuart Gillett to assist the ongoing development of Golf Genius across the UK and EMEA regions.  Gillett will offer support to the existing team on the acquisition of new clients and support existing Golf Genius clients in making the most […]

The journey to CCM – Les Durno

What a journey – July 2012 – appointed General Manager of the Club that I’d been a member at since 1970  – proud as punch to be the man at the helm, with a really strong team behind me with such longevity in many of the roles. It was my first foray into Golf Club […]

Cruden Bay General Manager becomes Certified Club Manager

The CMAE is delighted to announce that Les Durno, General Manager at Cruden Bay Golf Club has gained the internationally renowned Certified Club Manager (CCM) certification.  The CCM designation has been the hallmark of professionalism in club management since 1965 and is the cornerstone of CMAE’s education programme. It is recognised globally as a valuable […]

An unFOREgetable week in St Andrews

The CMAE continues to deliver top class club management education with the latest Management Development Programme on golf management hosted in St Andrews on the 28 March to 01 April 2022. An international group of 18 delegates came to St Andrews, the Home of Golf for five days of education focusing on managing golf operations, […]

Obbi Golf and Belvoir Park Golf Club

MAJOR players across the golf industry are endorsing a new product which helps ensure the safety, compliance and training standards at golf clubs are up to date literally at the click of a button. Golf clubs, golf course management organisations, insurance companies, health & safety and legal experts have all sung the praises of Obbi […]


Agustin Garcia is chief business officer at Infinitum (formerly known as Lumine), in Tarragona, on Spain’s Mediterranean coast. It offers exclusive seafront homes, three golf courses, and top-quality facilities and services. We partnered with 59club 2 years ago and have been reaping the benefits ever since. The ‘mystery shopper’ exercise is a fantastic, authentic way […]

CMAE announces brand new summit on Capital Improvements

The CMAE are delighted to announce a brand new Capital Improvements Summit taking place virtually on 3rd May 2022. The summit will focus on increasing your capital through investment including sessions on construction management in clubs and the competencies a club management professional needs to complete a successful project or renovation. Calling on both industry […]

Golf Genius Software launches integrated event marketing tool Golf Hub

Golf Genius Software, the leading worldwide provider of tournament management solutions, has announced the launch of Golf Genius Golf Hub, a powerful new way to promote and market events available at no cost to existing Golf Genius customers. Private clubs, public courses, and resorts are now able to seamlessly create a promotional Golf Hub landing […]

CMAE announce dates for 2022 European Conference on Club Management

The Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE) has announced that the European Conference on Club Management will take place on the 5-8 November 2022 in Costa Adeje, Tenerife. The annual conference is CMAE’s flagship event of the year and the 2022 event will be the first in-person European conference since 2019. Featuring two full days […]