KPMG: Improved outlook for the golf travel industry

Golf tourism is on the increase and is bouncing back from the economic downturn, a new survey by KPMG has revealed. According to the Golf Travel Insights report, 60% of golf tour operators experienced an increase in the number of golf breaks booked in 2011, compared to 38% in 2010.

SGU/SLGA Blaze a Trail for Europe with Management Course

The Scottish Golf Union and the Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association, the national governing bodies for amateur golfers, have blazed a trail for the rest of Europe to follow after successfully staging Scottish Golf Club Management Training Level One – the first comprehensive course of its kind.