Maintaining standards while keeping a firm grip on costs is perhaps the most important aspect of any club employee’s job, whether you are a greenkeeper, manager or a steward. Greg Evans MG explains how to get more for less
The European Golf Bodies are pleased to announce the launch of the Grow the Game website. The website was officially unveiled during the European Golf Business Conference, which took place in London last week (30. Nov. -2. Dec. 2010).
The CMAE has announced that seven club managers have successfully passed the CMAE’s Certified Club Manager (CCM) exam, and they join an elite band of 16 club managers in Europe who have reached this pinnacle of their professional development in the club industry.
After months of researching several hundred club managers across Europe, the CMAE is delighted to publish the CMAE Salary & Benefits Study 2010. Results from the online survey were independently studied by IFM Sports Marketing Surveys for the CMAE and for recruitment specialist Colt Mackenzie McNair, who kindly sponsored the survey.
In early 2009, the Board of Directors of the CMAE asked a small group of experienced club managers to draft a Club Governance Handbook, which could be published and made available to clubs and club managers, to help them establish a sound governance structure at their clubs.
In terms of golf industry development, Central and Eastern Europe is an extremely dynamic region, creating great prospects for the future of the golf market in the region.
The Club Managers Association of Europe is to stage an important new ‘Leadership in Education’ conference that will bring together Europe’s club managers’ associations to discuss future trends and developments across the whole industry.
KPMG’s Golf Advisory Practice in co-operation with the Club Managers Association of Europe (CMAE), have together launched a new advisory service to help golf course owners and operators turn their golf operations around and can assist to appropriately assess the value of their business.
The CMAE is delighted to announce that the first in a series of e-learning courses will be held in October 2010, entitled “Membership, Marketing and Food & Beverage for Clubs”.