Talking strudel with the EGCOA

What does wiener schnitzel have to do with golf? OK, nothing really but I managed to eat some pretty great schnitzel when in Vienna, along with apple strudel, and a killer bratwurst from a street vendor. And I was here for the 2018 Golf Business Conference, hosted by Lodewijk Klootwijk, CEO of the European Golf Course Owners Association.  

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Work in golf? How about playing it?

“I work in golf” has been my standard answer to the question “so, what do you do?” for well over a decade now. It’s an answer I’m proud to give, but I always cringe a little when the other person smiles knowingly and comments on how low my handicap must be. Ah, no. I work in golf, but I rarely play golf. 

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Golf TechCon Las Vegas

The lights, glitter and ka-ching of slot machines in Las Vegas don’t hold much excitement for me, but the buzz I felt as I touched down was definitely reserved for the NGCOA’s Golf TechCon, the first dedicated golf business technology conference held in the USA for 19 years. It’s fair to say the game has changed in that period!   

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