Sonja Gschwendtner;
Zala Springs

“The main reason for Zala’s creation was to build an international community for golf, for players and for those who appreciate outstanding quality and high-quality and luxury, so we have luxury designed homes and the idea was to make Zala a golf village.”

Jack Laws;
Les Bordes

“I left school with one GCSE, and worked very, very hard to get two more GCSEs, which allowed me to go onto the PGA. I was a historic underachiever. I was very, very capable, but I went to a school which was in Central London, which was awful, basically. I never really used to go. But luckily, I was always good at golf.”

Agustín García Pascual;

“Although I had the option to return to The States and play soccer for one more year, I had to think about my future, which was in golf, and not football. So, I turned down the San Jose contract, and was offered two roles in golf — one in Madrid, and the other in Barcelona.”

Stephen Follett;
London Golf Club

“We have recently signed agreements with three staff to support them as they work towards the PGA Foundation Degree. We also have multiple greenkeeping staff in training to receive agronomy qualifications, and two of our managers have just completed the CMAE coursework. It is one of our top priorities as a business to keep our staff growing and moving forward in their career journey with us.”

Howard Craft;

“We also have become more disciplined with regards to our Board activities. A Board pack is now sent 72 hours before a meeting, keeping the agenda focused and clearly highlighting any decisions to be made. This means we can discuss the important strategic matters in a Board meeting — and not how the carrots are chopped!”

Antognolla Golf;

Described as Italy’s most exciting new luxury resort, Antognolla Golf in Umbria will soon have the credentials to warrant that bold statement. The resort, which was established in 1997 and currently consists of an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones II designed golf course, sits in the shadow of Antognolla Castle which dates to the twelfth century.

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