The Golf Research Group is ideally positioned to act as experts. We are an independent research company with no vested interests and have substantial in-house databases with ten year trend data.
These databases have provided extremely powerful evidence in a number of disputes. Our consultants, with long experience in the industry, have proved adept at developing uniquely tailored approaches to a wide variety of situations where golf-related expertise is required.
Golf Research Group consultants have appeared as experts in the following:
Retained by one of the largest law firms in the United States to act in a high profile litigation between a publicly quoted company owning a golf course in Nevada and a number of home builders. A report, defended it in deposition and subsequently appeared in court for cross examination, leading to a successful outcome for the client.
A substantial U.S. based operator of golf facilities retained GRG in a planning appeal relating to the development of an 18-hole golf facility in England. A report and appeared in court as an expert witness with regard to the market and demand for the proposed course. The appeal succeeded, and the course was developed.
GRG was retained by a developer over plans for an 18 hole golf course in southern England. A report subsequently appeared in court as an expert witness. The appeal was successful.
Retained by a hotel developer in a planning dispute relating to the development of an 18 hole golf course, a report that was submitted as evidence. The appeal, (which subsequently reached the Home Secretary), was successful.
GRG has been retained by a law firm in the west of the United States in potential litigation between the owner and members of a high profile golf course relating to the number of memberships to be sold. Expert testimony for this ongoing assignment.
GRG was retained by a large metropolitan council in a case relating to the compulsory purchase of land from a private member golf course in England. Expert testimony and appeared in court for cross questioning. A satisfactory outcome in the dispute was reached for the client.
GRG has been retained by a water authority in England in a case relating to compensation to be paid to a golf course following the construction of a water pipeline across it. Expert testimony in this ongoing case.