Meet the club secretary: Neil Statham

Meet the club secretary: Neil Statham 0 Updated

🕔16:30, 18.Apr 2019

Neil is at Knole Park GC. He talks about marketing the club and the challenges involved in running an SSSI where the land is leased from a Lord’s estate and the country house is owned by the National Trust.

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Would having British Summer Time for the whole year help the golf industry?

Would having British Summer Time for the whole year help the golf industry? 0 Updated

🕔15:11, 18.Apr 2019

The chief executive of the UK Golf Federation has said that golf participation in the UK would be boosted if British Summer Time (BST) was adopted for the whole 12 months of the year.

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City mayor writes to golf club over sale-for-housing speculation

City mayor writes to golf club over sale-for-housing speculation 0

🕔14:12, 18.Apr 2019

The city mayor of Salford has written to a golf club over speculation surrounding a multi-million pound land sale to a housebuilder, according to reports.

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Durham club wins grant to attract juniors to golf

Durham club wins grant to attract juniors to golf 0 Updated

🕔13:13, 18.Apr 2019

South Moor Golf Club in Durham has won the backing of a community trust to help bring new players into the game.

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Family purchases Grange Park and will invest in lodges

Family purchases Grange Park and will invest in lodges 0 Updated

🕔11:30, 18.Apr 2019

The 18-hole golf club Grange Park, in Lincolnshire, has been sold to a family that has said it will invest in the facility.

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Golf resort forms partnership with ice hockey team

Golf resort forms partnership with ice hockey team 1

🕔08:44, 17.Apr 2019

A Shropshire golf club has agreed a partnership with a local ice hockey club that has two teams.

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Golf club offers £1,000 reward after attack by vandals

Golf club offers £1,000 reward after attack by vandals 0

🕔06:20, 17.Apr 2019

A Kent golf club is offering a £1,000 reward for any information that leads to a prosecution of vandals who caused extensive damage to its course.

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What will Tiger Woods’ astonishing comeback mean for golf participation?

What will Tiger Woods’ astonishing comeback mean for golf participation? 1

🕔04:40, 17.Apr 2019

Tiger Woods’ incredible Masters victory could lead to more people playing the game in the UK – not least because images of him winning were broadcast on the front pages of newspapers the following day.

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Merseyside golf club to undergo major redevelopment

Merseyside golf club to undergo major redevelopment 1

🕔21:35, 16.Apr 2019

A Merseyside golf club hopes to embark on a major redevelopment project that will include a new clubhouse, changes to the course and the building of more than 20 homes.

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Housing project ‘will fund golf course redesign’

Housing project ‘will fund golf course redesign’ 0

🕔12:06, 16.Apr 2019

A plan to build nearly 200 homes on a part of a Scottish golf course will create funding for the course to be redesigned so it can remain an 18-hole venue.

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GolfClubSubs offers direct debits to UK golf club members

GolfClubSubs offers direct debits to UK golf club members 0

🕔15:36, 15.Apr 2019

A financial technology company is offering the opportunity for UK golf clubs’ members to pay their annual subscriptions via direct debit online.

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Meet the course manager: Chris Smith

Meet the course manager: Chris Smith 1 Updated

🕔10:34, 14.Apr 2019

Just 10 years ago Chris Smith was working as an electrician. Today he’s the course manager of Cranleigh Golf & Country Club in Surrey. He talks about the work he’s set to do in his new role.

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Why offering free golf to children works

Why offering free golf to children works 3

🕔09:50, 14.Apr 2019

There are two proven ways to benefit a golf club and children – offer free golf to them and raise awareness that you’re offering them free golf. James Bargeron reports.

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Meet the PGA pro: Stuart Disney

Meet the PGA pro: Stuart Disney 0

🕔16:43, 13.Apr 2019

The Mendip GC’s pro talks about the programmes he’s introduced to benefit non-traditional golfing profiles such as disability groups, and how his pro shop won a ‘Most Improved Business of the Year’ award.

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Psychology professor recommends golf to reduce stress

Psychology professor recommends golf to reduce stress 3

🕔09:44, 10.Apr 2019

A psychologist has championed the role golf can play in reducing stress and supporting good mental health.

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Fairway Credit agrees to step in to help Zebra Finance’s customers

Fairway Credit agrees to step in to help Zebra Finance’s customers 5

🕔20:10, 9.Apr 2019

Fairway Credit has agreed to step in to help after rival Zebra Finance closed for new business in golf membership funding.

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Aylesbury Park Golf Club closes amid HS2 development

Aylesbury Park Golf Club closes amid HS2 development 0

🕔18:01, 9.Apr 2019

A Buckinghamshire golf club that the HS2 railway line was due to slice through has closed down.

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Stony Holme Golf Club is latest former Mack Golf venue to be rescued

Stony Holme Golf Club is latest former Mack Golf venue to be rescued 1

🕔10:10, 9.Apr 2019

A golf club in Carlisle that closed down last year when its operator went into liquidation has been rescued.

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In their own words: Craig Tracey MP

In their own words: Craig Tracey MP 1

🕔05:27, 9.Apr 2019

The co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Golf Group, and MP for North Warwickshire & Bedworth, exclusively discusses the work that the group does to support the sport.

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in their own words: Andrew McKinlay

in their own words: Andrew McKinlay 0

🕔17:06, 8.Apr 2019

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of Scottish Golf previews the inaugural Golf and Health Week, which takes place as soon as The Masters ends.

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How Westmanstown Golf Club delivered lessons to women over winter

How Westmanstown Golf Club delivered lessons to women over winter 1

🕔12:20, 7.Apr 2019

Its PGA professional, Bernard Fitzgerald, details how, over one five-week period this winter, he delivered lessons to a huge number of women, which has improved their golf.

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Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year awards is launched

Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year awards is launched 0

🕔10:52, 7.Apr 2019

BIGGA, Toro and Reesink Turfcare have launched their annual competition that seeks to uncover the brightest emerging talent in the greenkeeping industry.

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Another former Tour player saves a struggling golf club

Another former Tour player saves a struggling golf club 2

🕔09:04, 3.Apr 2019

A Cheshire golf club that closed down when its owner went into liquidation is reopening thanks to a company set up by former Ryder Cup captain Ian Woosnam.

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North Wales GC named golf club of the year

North Wales GC named golf club of the year 1

🕔06:02, 3.Apr 2019

North Wales Golf Club has been named Wales Golf Club of the Year in a ceremony at 2010 Ryder Cup venue Celtic Manor.

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In their own words: Keith Pelley

In their own words: Keith Pelley 0

🕔20:26, 2.Apr 2019

The chief executive of the European Tour explores the rapidly growing popularity of the Staysure Tour.

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The non-golf revenue streams golf clubs are exploiting

The non-golf revenue streams golf clubs are exploiting 0

🕔18:33, 2.Apr 2019

One way several golf clubs are earning increased income is from marketing themselves as health centres that provide gyms, yoga and pilates in addition to golf.

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Should our golf club go for adventure golf?

Should our golf club go for adventure golf? 0

🕔12:40, 2.Apr 2019

Adventure golf is becoming big business. Here we speak to the operations director of Adventure Leisure, Andrew Scholey, to find out what’s causing this growth and how it can benefit existing facilities.

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