Webinar: Exploring the future of golf

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Wednesday, March 24th, 2021 at 18:00 CET (Central Europe)

The world is changing, and with it the golf industry. So what will the future of golf look like? In this webinar, we'll explore some of the most interesting paradigm shifts with four golf experts.

How are sustainable practices changing the world of golf? Who are the new players of golf and how can we expand our target markets? What role does digital communication play in the industry? How are course design and authorship affected by new expectations?

We'll dive into these questions and your own in this live session. 

Meet our experts


Leading Price - Javier Reviriego 2 (2)

Javier Reviriego Bóveda

CEO/General Director

Real Club Valderrama

Real Club Valderrama is one of Spain's top golf courses. It has hosted more than 20 European Tour events and the 1997 Ryder Cup, among numerous other important tournaments. Reviriego has been CEO of the course since 2011, and is also on the Board of Directors of Immobel Spain, which is currently developing the Marbella Four Seasons Resort. Prior to joining Valderrama, he was the General Manager of Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa from 2006-2011.

Jeremy Slessor

Jeremy Slessor

Managing Director

European Golf Design

Mr. Slessor has been involved in the golf course industry since 1976 and joined European Golf Design in 1994 before becoming Managing Director in 1996. His company has successfully developed highly rated courses all over the world and is a joint venture between the IMG and the European Tour. He is a frequent contributor to numerous golf publications and a speaker at international industry events, sharing his experiences in management, planning, construction management, logistics, and course design.

Elisa Gaudet

Elisa Gaudet


Executive Golf International & Women's Golf Day

Elisa Gaudet has 20 years of golf industry experience in the U.S., Europe and Latin America including executing the 2002 EMC World Cup for the PGA TOUR. She also headed up sponsorship, marketing and PR for the Tour de las Americas (Latin PGA Tour). Gaudet founded Executive Golf International, a strategy-driven golf marketing firm that was responsible for creating Women’s Golf Day, engaging thousands of women worldwide through the game of golf in an event that transcends language, culture, religion, politics and age. Gaudet has also been a speaker at numerous golf and sports conferences and has received multiple awards.

Patrick Rahme - All Square

Patrick Rahme


All Square

All Square is a revolutionary social network and marketplace designed for golfers. Users can book trips and green fees as well as share experiences with others in the network. The company also provides premium online positioning and content for golf clubs and resorts, bringing together industry players and target markets in a single platform. Rahme is himself a past national golf champion, channeling his love of golf, technology, and connection through this thoroughly modern avenue. 

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Brendan Breen - Moderator

Director, Abama Golf & Abama Tennis

Abama Resort, Tenerife

Brendan Breen has been the director of Abama Golf since 2016, and has spearheaded the rising prominence of the division, with Abama Golf winning numerous awards at National and International levels. He has been involved in both the hotel and golf industries for more than 30 years, working at a senior management level for hotels and other renowned golf courses.

Jesus Abellan

Jesús Abellán - Introduction

CEO, Arum Group

Real estate sector expert and specialized in strategic planning, Abellan has been responsible for numerous operations and projects related to joint ventures, restructuring, and the sales and purchases of assets and companies.