Golf clubs, the law and age discrimination

Golf clubs, the law and age discrimination 0 Updated

🕔14:48, 16.Jun 2019

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) warns about making assumptions about capability based upon age.

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Meet The Shire London’s new, young greenkeeping team

Meet The Shire London’s new, young greenkeeping team 0 Updated

🕔17:02, 15.Jun 2019

The son of the European Tour’s chief agronomist, Richard Stillwell has been appointed to lead a youthful and energetic course management at The Shire London.

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The upgrade of Belvoir Park Golf Club

The upgrade of Belvoir Park Golf Club 0 Updated

🕔15:21, 14.Jun 2019

Regarded as one of the best inland golf courses in Northern Ireland, Belvoir Park is in the process of having its course updated – and that means shaping modern reconstructions while maintaining Harry Colt’s concepts.

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Meet the PGA pro: Gordon Robertson

Meet the PGA pro: Gordon Robertson 0 Updated

🕔14:10, 14.Jun 2019

The head PGA professional at Drumpellier Golf Club talks about the shorter hole courses the venue has established and the technology he’s invested in to ensure his business never stands still.

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Just 21 Irish golf clubs have registered their water use

Just 21 Irish golf clubs have registered their water use 0 Updated

🕔12:46, 14.Jun 2019

New rules requiring Irish golf courses to register if they extract large volumes of water from groundwater sources have been complied with by just 21 of Ireland’s 350 venues.

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Oxford Golf Club launches junior scholarship programme

Oxford Golf Club launches junior scholarship programme 0 Updated

🕔09:43, 14.Jun 2019

Oxford Golf Club has announced that its men’s and ladies’ charities for the year will both focus on creating an innovative junior scholarship programme.

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Listed clubhouse to be renovated to provide better access for elderly golfers

Listed clubhouse to be renovated to provide better access for elderly golfers 0

🕔13:37, 13.Jun 2019

Wigan Golf Club has been granted planning permission to renovate its clubhouse – which is a listed building – so that it can provide better access for people with disabilities and the elderly.

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Georgia Hall: ‘It’s unreal to be named an MBE aged just 23!’

Georgia Hall: ‘It’s unreal to be named an MBE aged just 23!’ 0 Updated

🕔11:45, 13.Jun 2019

British Open champion Georgia Hall says it sounds “unreal” to be named an MBE at 23 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, which names Britain’s top names recognised for their services to the country.

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Golf participation in the USA sees first rise in 14 years

Golf participation in the USA sees first rise in 14 years 1

🕔13:04, 10.Jun 2019

The number of people playing on American golf courses rose 1.7 per cent to 24.2 million in 2018 – the first reported increase in 14 years.

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Formby Hall launches Tommy Fleetwood academy

Formby Hall launches Tommy Fleetwood academy 3

🕔08:34, 10.Jun 2019

Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa in Liverpool has launched the first-ever Tommy Fleetwood golf academy, with the aim of giving young people opportunities in the sport he loves. 

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Meet the golf club manager: Elaine McBride

Meet the golf club manager: Elaine McBride 10

🕔22:24, 9.Jun 2019

The general manager of The North Berwick GC talks about a career including the army and turning around a community golf club, the perception of golf within society and why she is a huge fan of NLP.

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Should your golf club streamline its committee?

Should your golf club streamline its committee? 4 Updated

🕔15:49, 7.Jun 2019

Experienced golf club manager Adrian Cooper argues that having boards with too many people on them holds many golf clubs back.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0 Updated

🕔10:55, 7.Jun 2019

The CEO of The PGA talks exclusively to The Golf Business about the crucial work PGA professionals are doing to introduce the game to children.

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Leading golf resort sees rapid rise in women members

Leading golf resort sees rapid rise in women members 0

🕔08:55, 7.Jun 2019

One of Europe’s leading golfing resorts is to host its first-ever women-only pro-am after seeing a rise in its female members by more than a third in the last 12 months.

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Another closed 18-hole golf course could reopen as a nine-hole venue

Another closed 18-hole golf course could reopen as a nine-hole venue 1

🕔05:30, 7.Jun 2019

One of two golf clubs in Lincolnshire that closed down last November could be revived as a nine-hole course.

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Nottinghamshire golf club is not in trouble despite press reports

Nottinghamshire golf club is not in trouble despite press reports 0

🕔17:05, 6.Jun 2019

The owner of Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club has hit back at reports that the club is in financial trouble.

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Golfer avoids jail after throttling fellow player

Golfer avoids jail after throttling fellow player 0

🕔08:26, 5.Jun 2019

A golfer who throttled and later punched a fellow player who had criticised his etiquette because he didn’t shout ‘fore’ has avoided jail.

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Acclaimed golf architect Mark Parsinen passes away

Acclaimed golf architect Mark Parsinen passes away 7

🕔19:00, 4.Jun 2019

The co-designer of both Castle Stuart Golf Links and Kingsbarns Golf Links, Mark Parsinen, has died, aged just 70, after suffering a stroke.

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Chesfield Downs becomes The Club Company’s 14th golf club

Chesfield Downs becomes The Club Company’s 14th golf club 0

🕔15:16, 4.Jun 2019

Chesfield Downs Golf and Country Club in Hertfordshire has been bought by The Club Company from Crown Golf.

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Historic golf club appoints first ever female captain

Historic golf club appoints first ever female captain 3

🕔09:37, 4.Jun 2019

Wenvoe Castle Golf Club in Wales has appointed a woman as its club captain for the first time in its 83-year history.

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Just 1.5% of American greenkeepers are women

Just 1.5% of American greenkeepers are women 0

🕔19:23, 3.Jun 2019

More female golf club managers, greenkeepers and course architects would drive greater profitability in the golf industry, says an expert on inclusion in business.

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‘Playing golf at night is so much fun’

‘Playing golf at night is so much fun’ 1

🕔15:54, 3.Jun 2019

The Ladies European Tour ran its first-ever night golf event last month, in which participants commented on how much fun it was. Golf clubs, meanwhile, are also tapping into this entertaining and different format.

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Meet the course manager: Phil Helmn MG

Meet the course manager: Phil Helmn MG 0 Updated

🕔13:33, 1.Jun 2019

We speak to Goodwood’s general manager of Sports Turf, Grounds & Gardens about maintaining a cricket pitch, an airfield and a horse racing track in addition to two 18-hole golf courses.

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How to win two tickets for the Solheim Cup

How to win two tickets for the Solheim Cup 0

🕔12:01, 31.May 2019

Ahead of the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, Scottish Golf has unveiled a ‘Club Ambassador Programme’ in a bid to help clubs in Scotland benefit from the tournament.

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18-hole venue that closed down could be resurrected as 9-hole facility

18-hole venue that closed down could be resurrected as 9-hole facility 2

🕔08:27, 29.May 2019

The venue of a Northern Irish golf course that closed down four years ago could be turned into a new golf facility in a sign of the strength of the golf industry in 2019.

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More than one in two golf clubs now offer nine-hole green fees

More than one in two golf clubs now offer nine-hole green fees 1

🕔16:38, 28.May 2019

For the first time ever, more than one in two golf clubs in England now offer nine-hole green fees, according to England Golf.

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This club has nearly 130 female members – and wants to grow this much further

This club has nearly 130 female members – and wants to grow this much further 1

🕔11:26, 28.May 2019

A club in Lancashire that already has well above the average number of female members for a UK golf club has signed up to The R&A’s Women in Golf Charter as part of a drive to go even further.

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