I don’t normally write anything on this blog page that doesn’t have to do with either golf in South Africa, golfers of South Africa or travel to and in South Africa. But at this special time I want to share with you what is happening in South Africa. With the people of South Africa. Many of whom have played or never will play golf. Who may have traveled, sometimes long and far. Sometimes not of their own free will. But because the government told them to. The apartheid government, before Nelson Mandela became president.
As the Father of our nation has moved on, this is a time to reflect. To honor, to commemorate and to celebrate.
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9th December, 2013
This is the 3rd and final part (Click here for part 1 and part 2) of Golf tourism and its future in SA…
That brings me back to the original seminar, which after a few more presentations was turned into a brainstorm session on how to grow the golf industry in South Africa. I would assume you are not really interested in why and how ‘we’ as an industry plan to sustain and grow our own industry, but I did find it fascinating to realize that we actually have no idea where the industry stands, how many people specifically come to South Africa to play golf (as opposed to the ones who come to South Africa and may play the occasional round…), how much they spend and how often the return. Read More »
4th October, 2013