Singapore: A senior figure from one of the world’s leading suppliers of tournament management solutions will discuss ‘Why New Technology is Now Essential in Golf Course Management’ during the latest Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) webinar.
Hosted by Golf Genius Software and presented by the AGIF, the webinar will take place at 3 pm (Singapore time) on Thursday, June 25.
The discussion on tournament play and software in the time of Covid-19 will be led by Craig Higgs, Managing Director, Golf Genius Software.
Joining him will be Steven Thielke, Chief Executive Officer at Malaysia’s TPC Kuala Lumpur, and Paul Booth, General Manager, Al Hamra Golf Club, located in the most northern of the UAE’s seven Emirates, Ras Al Khaimah.
Eric Lynge, the AGIF’s Chief Executive Officer, who will moderate the session, said attendees can gain education/association credits in the Club Management Association of America (CMAA), the PGA of America, the PGA of Great Britain and Ireland as well as the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA).
“In addition to the exchange of information, for those who are looking to gain education/association credits in CMAA, PGA of America, PGA of GB and Ireland as well as GCSAA, your attendance will be tracked and a certificate of attendance will be issued pending your attendance for a minimum of one hour on the webinar,” said Lynge.
A Full Business Member of the AGIF, Golf Genius Software has more than 85 employees, including 30 PGA professionals, with sales and support operations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe and Australia.
“With an unrivalled set of features, innovative technology and outstanding support, Golf Genius powers golf tournament management at clubs and resorts in 38 countries worldwide,” said Higgs.
In total, Golf Genius software is used at more than 8,000 private clubs, public courses, resorts and golf associations, including the Singapore Golf Association and thousands of clubs and virtually every State and regional golf association in the United States.
Higgs said: “Golf Genius products save time and eliminate hassle for players, tournament organisers and sponsors.
“In this webinar, we look forward to discussing the importance of club tournament play in the economy of a club and study how software is impacting club tournament play in the Covid-19 and post Covid-19 period – the ‘new normal’ in golf.”
The first webinar in the AGIFWhy New Technology is Now Essential in Golf Course Management series focused on drone technology and featured Chris Gray, Head of Sustainability and Agronomy for Asia at The R&A, Owen Hester, Founder and President at Green Dynasty, Bobby Carrington, a Tech Portfolio Advisor for a private equity company in New York City and Head of Customer Success at Brain Pool Tech, and Kai Voges, Co-Founder and CEO of Brain Pool Tech.
**Registration for Thursday’s webinar can be made at the following link: