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.|