Management Development Programme heads to new territory

The CMAE’s renowned Management Development Programme will head to new territory in 2024 as it has been announced the part 3 Strategy and Leadership course will take place in Budapest. Part 3 Strategy & Leadership will take place in the Hungarian capital on the 22-26 January 2024. MDP 3 Strategy and Leadership is aimed at […]

Eminent Collection honored business leaders & properties having achieved elite benchmark of excellence

The industry’s best performing properties and leaders were announced as 59club unveiled their Eminent Collection – signifying the benchmark of excellence within the Global Golf & Hospitality landscape.  An exclusive event hosted aboard the Sunborn London; a floating super-yacht hotel in Royal Victoria Dock, marked the special occasion for those having achieved the highest long-serving […]

Irish Club Manager joins CCM ranks

The CMAE is delighted to announce that Niall Carroll, CEO at The Condor Club at Chateau du Coudreceau has gained the internationally renowned Certified Club Manager (CCM) certification.  Niall’s success with the CCM exam raises the number of Certified Club Managers in Europe and the Middle East to 69. Originally from Ireland, Niall has been […]

Troon General Manager becomes Certified Club Manager

The CMAE is delighted to announce that Paul Booth, General Manager at Troon’s Al Hamra 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 […]

CMAE Hosts 2022 European Conference in Tenerife

The Club Management Association of Europe (CMAE) hosted the European Conference on Club Management from the 5-8 November in Costa Adeje, Tenerife. Delegates travelled from across the UK, Europe and as far as South Africa and the US to attend the event which featured a programme of inspirational keynote sessions, workshops and networking opportunities. Delegates […]


Golf Genius Software, the leading provider of cloud-based golf tournament management systems, has launched its ‘Golf Shop’ product across international markets today, which will help to create new levels of efficiencies for PGA Professionals worldwide. With functions to manage special orders, club repairs, demo and rental sets, staff scheduling and customer profiling, the Golf Shop […]

CMAE announces new Commercial Director

The Club Management Association of Europe (CMAE) is pleased to announce Craig Cotterill has been appointed to the position of Commercial Director. The Commercial Director is a brand new position created in line with the strategic plan that was published in June and will take responsibility for the operational management of the CMAE corporate partnerships […]

59club Service Spotlight on Phil Waine

Trump International Golf Club, Dubai affords an exquisite championship links-style golf course, world-class golf, leisure & retail facilities, and the finest dining experience complete with the promise to exceed all members and guest expectations. We caught up with the Director of Golf Operations at Trump International Golf Club, Phil Waine to discuss how the stunning […]

Can Your Club Survive Without a Member’s App?

Having a Members Club App is an easy way to manage your club profile, giving you access to your account anytime, anywhere! How has rapid change in people’s lifestyle and advances in technology changed members’ perceptions of technology, are they demanding more and does it make your club’s operations more efficient if everyone uses it? […]

CMAE Hosts US managers for prestigious BMI International

Leading club managers from America gathered in Edinburgh for the 2022 Club Management Association of America (CMAA) Business Management Institute (BMI) International Conference from 6-11 October. The event, which was organised and hosted by the CMAE, saw around 100 club management professionals from major US golf, country, city and dining clubs attend the five-day programme, […]