Monthly Archives: February 2012

Why are some golf courses committing business suicide?

A few days ago I ranted a bit about the insanity of golf and my fears for its future.  Think of this as part two of that post, because now I am going rave about golf course dinosaurs and why their lack of business model innovation is going to put many of them into bankruptcy. Last year in British Columbia ... Read More »

Insanity – Thy name is golf.

It is said that Albert Einstein defined insanity as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”. I’ve always loved that definition because it reminds me to think outside the box when I see myself repeating the same mistakes. I am by nature a stubborn person, but I don’t consider myself insane. If something ‘ain’t broke’ ... Read More »

Get on with golf or get off!

Last week you probably heard about a golfer being stabbed by another with a broken golf club at Eagle Mountain Lake golf course.   It all started when a marshal tried to “move things along” by asking a group of tortoises to let a 3-some play through.  Things got very ugly – someone almost died. The story was shocking, but after ... Read More »

Therapy for a golfer’s soul: Golf’s Unfolding Drama

Evan Schiller You meet the most interesting people when you work or play in the golf industry – many of them through social media. Last week was no exception.  I followed someone on Twitter who introduced me to his new eBook on the iPad. Now normally I get books sent to me by publishers to review for free. If I ... Read More »