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Scottish Golf National Conference 2018 - New!

Tscottish golf smallhe second annual Scottish Golf Conference was held at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre last Saturday with the game’s digital future top of the agenda.  Scottish Golf set out its plans to overcome the challenges faced by golf clubs, building on the key themes arising from the inaugural event last year, which identified technology, pay-per-play golfers, changing club culture and the recruitment of more women and young people as the most important areas for the governing body to focus its work on.

Andrew McKinlay, the recently appointed Chief Executive of Scottish Golf, said:...“The conference gives us a fantastic platform to showcase the exciting progress made by the team at Scottish Golf in the last 12 months.  “This is a crucial time for golf in Scotland and a great opportunity for the industry as a whole to embrace change as we look to secure the game’s future.

A You Tube video of the entrie conference has been produced an can be viewed on the link below.  The conference begins 13 minutes 45 seconds in.  You can navigate there quickly by moving the timeline at the bottom of the screen.  Hover your mosue at the bottom of the You Tube screen to bring up the time line.  The Conference lasted over 3 hours but feel free to move the timeline to find discussions that might interest you.  To help you identify item of interest, the agenda is shown beneath the video in this article.

  • 10:30   Welcome, introductions and overview
  • 10:40   Review 2018
  • 11:00   Development of the Game – Club Support
  • 12:00   Lunch
  • 12:30   The Digital Future of the Game
  • 13:50   Summary, conclusion and next steps
  • 14:00   Close

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