“His approach to the commercial, strategic and operational development of a Golf Facility is consistently outstanding.”
Head of European Senior Tour & Head of European Tour Properties
Neal Graham has over 20 years international experience in the golf and hospitality industry at the highest level.
After working for the Marriott hotel chain for over 13 years, Neal moved to Dubai in January 2009 and opened Jumeirah Golf Estates, in time for the inaugural DP World Tour Championship, the season finale event of the Race to Dubai.
Neal established Jumeirah Golf Estates into a world class recognized golfing destination with the opening of the European Tour Performance Institute and clubhouse. In parallel, Neal was instrumental in supporting all stakeholders to ensure that the DP World Tour Championship has become one of the most important and recognized professional golf events in the world.
In addition to his position within the club at Jumeirah Golf Estates, he played a leading role in activating the sponsorship agreement with Open Champion Henrik Stenson.
NG Consultancy specializes in assisting clients realize their goals and objectives within the golf and hospitality industry.
“During my role as the Jumeirah Golf Estates Brand Ambassador, Neal organized and activated the agreement in a professional and effective manner. His ability to create and host innovate events such as the Greatest Moments on Earth stunt with Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose and I proved very successful. Neal’s easy go personality and thorough approach to event and tournament organization is first class.”Henrik Stenson
I have worked with Neal over 20 years, in his roles as Director of Golf at Marriott Dalmahoy and latterly as General Manager, Operations, at Jumeirah Golf Estates. In my career of working with high quality golf venues across the world, Neal is one of the very best Operators that I have ever encountered. His approach to the commercial, strategic and operational development of a Golf Facility is consistently outstanding. He understands the multiple components of a golf business to an advanced level and his calm, personable character makes him an outstanding leader.David MacLaren
On the final leg of my recent trip back home, I was invited to play in the Scottish Senior Open Alliance Pro-Am at the impressive Renaissance Club approximately 30 minutes drive east of Edinburgh.read more
Welcome to NG Consultancy and my first blog! My name is Neal Graham and I have had the fortunate experience of working in the golf and hospitality world over the last 20 years….read more