Free Golf Course Management System Launched by The R&A

By iSportconnect | January 23, 2013

The R&A have unveiled a new online system that will manage golf courses more sustainably and efficiently.

The system, ailment called CourseTracker, viagra ed is free and easy to use. It is designed to allow golf course managers and club secretaries to record the income generated by the course and the cost of maintenance.

CourseTracker accurately monitors the golf club’s performance and allows them to identify strengths and weaknesses, as well as areas where savings can be made.

It also allows golf clubs to anonymously compare their own performance against those of similar size clubs in the same country.

England Golf, the Golfing Union of Ireland, the Scottish Golf Union and the Golfing Union of Wales have all endorsed the system, which was rigorously tested by course managers, club secretaries and industry bodies during development.

Steve Isaac, Director, Golf Course Management at The R&A, said: “There is more pressure than ever on golf clubs to make the right decisions to manage golf courses sustainably, efficiently and cost effectively. CourseTracker can help them do that through recording, monitoring and reporting their activities and inputs. We know this is an area where many clubs struggle due to lack of time and resources.

Paul Keeling, Club Services Manager at England Golf, added: “CourseTracker is an excellent new resource for golf clubs which can really help them get a grip on their expenditure on course maintenance. It is so important to manage golf courses sustainably both to protect the environment and reduce costs. This is a quick, easy to use system which can deliver accurate and useful management information for golf clubs. We will certainly be recommending CourseTracker to courses we work with in England.”