“As great as the other venues nearby are, none of them are set in a location even close to La Hacienda. This is honestly one of the most dramatic and spectacular views I’ve seen from a golf course in the entire world.”
“It’s quite ironic having underperformed in all of my GCSE’s and A-levels that I actually realised how important education was, and after becoming a Master Greenkeeper, I thought to myself, ‘What else do I do now?’ So, I turned to the CMAE as I thought that was the best education package that I could do.”
“The key is the team around you. The staff need to be enthusiastic about what they do, to be empowered to make their own decisions and to believe in the overall ethos of what you are trying to achieve. And if you do it, you do it 100 per cent — in my view, if your heart is not in it, there’s no point.”
“The Shire London itself was originally inspired by, and is still driven by, the legacy of one of the true giants of golf, Severiano Ballesteros. We have a legacy equally as heartfelt and meaningful driving us forwards at The Legacy Club, and it will be a big contributor to the charitable work we do with It’s Never You and other charities.”
“It has been such a rewarding career with Troon, for many reasons, but in a nutshell the main influence in who I am today is that I have been able to experience so many different cultures around the world. In the end, no matter where you go in the world or whatever language you speak, a smile is smile and that says it all, especially in hospitality.”
Situated in the north-eastern region of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and on the Caribbean coast, PGA Riviera Maya Golf Club forms part of a community of four world-class residential and real estate resorts, and marks the first PGA of America facility in Latin America, as the Association continues to support the growth of golf outside of the United States.