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Powered by Pacific Links. Last week I had the pleasure of playing Royal Portrush in the Guinness & Oysters World Final. I had never played Royal Portrush before and was looking forward to seeing the new holes that have been installed in readiness for 2019 Open Championship. The course including the new holes and the facilities surpassed my expectations, congratulations to… View Article

NIALL’S BLOG 19th Sept

Powered by Pacific Links. I’m just back from a great week with Pacific Links at Bear Mountain golf & spa resort where I played more golf in four days then I care to remember. I did have the pleasure of playing with some great people during the week starting with John Cook from the Golf Channel’s morning drive, Jasper Parnevik… View Article


Powered by Pacific Links. My apologies that the blog is a couple of days late this week but I wanted to wait until after my trip of a life time, an exclusive tour of the Tottenham Hotspurs training ground. The trip was arranged by Nick Brown, the European Sales Manager for Ransome Jacobson & E-Z-GO… View Article


Powered by Pacific Links. I’m now back from holiday and am looking forward to a busy few months ahead. I was recently invited to visit The Bailey’s Hotel in Kensington, London by their new Corporate Sales Manager James Hallworth, who used to work at Royal Mid Surrey GC. The boutique hotel has recently been renovated… View Article


Powered by Pacific Links. Just before I join most people on a few day’s holiday, I would like to wish Tom Delozier (our key note speaker from last year’s Club Leadership Summit) all the very best this week hosting the USPGA Championship. Those of you who were lucky enough to be present for Tom’s presentation will know the… View Article

NIALL’S BLOG 27th July

Powered by Pacific Links. Firstly, a big thank you to Rudy Anderson and the Pacific Links Golf Network for continuing to partner with the blog until the end of the year. I am looking forward to meeting up with Rudy when he is next over in London in August along with Victor Zhang, their new… View Article

NIALL’S BLOG 10th July

Powered by Pacific Links. Every time I go to Northern Ireland I love to see more of the country and just wonder at the beautiful scenery and last week was no different. Thanks to an invite from Sport Changes Life, our charity for The Club Leadership Summit, I was able to see the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Portstewart. The day… View Article

NIALL’S BLOG 27th June

Powered by Pacific Links. I am looking forward to attending the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Portstewart thanks to an invite from “Sport Changes Life” the chosen Charity for the 2017 Summit. The field is truly star studded and the crowds should be amazing. The Rory Foundation who host the week have chosen “Sport… View Article

NIALL’S BLOG 13th June

Powered by Pacific Links. Last week, we held a networking lunch in the Sussex cellars of Berry Bros. & Rudd in St. James’s for NorthStar, one of the Club Leadership Summit 2017 partners. BBR are one of the oldest and most prestigious wine merchants in London and have been since 1648. Andrew Bulloch, Northstar’s international… View Article


Powered by Pacific Links. May is always my favourite month of the year, and this year is no different, from seeing Harry Kane (he is one of our own) win the golden boot for the second season in succession by scoring 7 away goals in a week, to receiving a super invitation from a regular… View Article


Powered by Pacific Links. Since the last blog we are delighted that the new Club Leadership Summit website is now up and running which gives details of the venue and the dates. We are also delighted to announce that Golf Genius have continued their partnership of this event and also that Mike Zisman their founder,… View Article


Powered by Pacific Links. Normally I finish with football but this week I’m beginning with the news that after 22 years I am delighted to say that Spurs will finish ahead of the team from Woolwich in the Premier League and who knows with a lot of luck, we might even win the league as… View Article

NIALL’S BLOG 18th April

Powered by Pacific Links. I hope you all enjoyed your Easter break, it has certainly given me a few days to recover after coming back from my busy schedule in the States. We are delighted to announce that after these meetings, Northstar club software have agreed to become a partner of the 2017 Club Leadership… View Article

NIALL’S BLOG 4th April

Powered by Pacific Links. This week I am in America for the Masters but I will still be on the lookout for those last applications for Carnoustie, if you have missed the details, click here for more information and our friends at Aspen will help you. Whilst packing for the States, I received a delivery from J Lindeberg with… View Article

NIALL’S BLOG 21st March

Powered by Pacific Links. Last week I went to Belfast to complete some arrangements for the Club Leadership Summit and we are delighted to announce that Sport Changes Life will be our official charity for the 2017 summit. They are a great organisation who help the poorer parts of Belfast get involved with sport by… View Article

NIALL’S BLOG 7th March

Powered by Pacific Links. As always life is interesting and I’m delighted to say that the response to the CEO search that we are running for The Carnoustie Links Trust with Aspen has been amazing. After I put the video provided by Carnoustie Links Trust on Linkedin, it has attracted nearly 4,000 views. If you… View Article


Powered by Pacific Links. As highlighted in the previous blog we are delighted to announce that we are working with Donogh O’Brien from Aspen People. They have asked us to provide the research and promotional element to the high profile search of the CEO for Carnoustie Links. If you would like any further information regarding… View Article


Powered by Pacific Links. We had a very productive week at the PGA Trade show last week. We renewed our European partnership with Pacific Links and I’m delighted to announce that they have agreed to be the partner of my blog for the next 6 months! Pacific Links is a fast moving reciprocal international membership… View Article


Powered by Golf Genius. 2017 has started at some pace and as you read this I, like many of you will be in Orlando for the PGA Trade show. We have already been working on our industry flagship event, The Club Leadership Summit 2017 and are delighted that J Lindeberg have confirmed their involvement for… View Article


Powered by Golf Genius. Happy New Year to everyone and all the best both personally and professionally to you in 2017. I for one was pleased to take some time off over the Christmas period and recharge the batteries and look forward to the opportunities in the coming year. During the break we worked on… View Article