Become a Nevada Bobs Pro Shop 1

🕔18:36, 31.Jan 2013

Nevada Bobs have opened up their expertise and the use of their brand name to all golf clubs to help increase the awareness and offering golf clubs have to a

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Two golf clubs receive lottery funding

Two golf clubs receive lottery funding 4

🕔12:15, 31.Jan 2013

Two golf clubs in Northumberland have been awarded more than £80k of lottery funding to improve their facilities. The money is part of the Olympics legacy. Alnmouth Village Golf Club, the oldest nine-hole links course in England, which dates back

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Archaeological concern over adventure golf

Archaeological concern over adventure golf 4

🕔10:48, 30.Jan 2013

A golf club in Northampton has become the latest to attempt to build an adventure golf area to appeal to juniors. However, its proposals could be scuppered because an organisation that protects historic battlefields believes the proposals may be archeologically

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Golf clubs employ 2m people in the US

Golf clubs employ 2m people in the US 3

🕔10:47, 29.Jan 2013

The United States golf industry, which is about six times bigger than the UK’s, is worth £43.8 billion per year and employs nearly two million people. The charity sector in the US also benefits from £2.5 billion of revenue per

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Craftsman Quality Lockers and Garran form a partnership

Craftsman Quality Lockers and Garran form a partnership 2

🕔11:20, 28.Jan 2013

Craftsman Quality Lockers, Britain’s largest manufacturer of timber lockers, and Garran Lockers, the UK’s fastest growing locker manufacturer, have formed a partnership. A spokesman said: “Under this new association, the two companies will co-ordinate development of future locker designs and

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Smart Attack – Why your club should have an app

Smart Attack – Why your club should have an app 2

🕔10:40, 28.Jan 2013

Does your club have an app? If not, you could be missing out on vital interaction with customers, and even compete with Groupon, writes Mark Kemp. We live in a world full of wonderful electrical gadgets and technological advancements and,

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How to speed up slow play

How to speed up slow play 7

🕔13:37, 27.Jan 2013

Golf pro and marketing expert Sean Mysel discusses what can be learnt from a club in California that managed to reduce the average length of a round of golf by nearly an hour by its members and visitors.    

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England Golf appoints new CEO

England Golf appoints new CEO 0

🕔15:05, 25.Jan 2013

The director of Derbyshire Sport, David Joy, has been named the chief executive of England Golf, one of the most powerful positions in British golf. His experience working with legislative and parliamentary bodies proved pivotal to the appointment, which hints

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Old Course Hotel wins three awards

Old Course Hotel wins three awards 0

🕔10:40, 25.Jan 2013

The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in St Andrews has been awarded three very high profile accolades already this year. The accolades are from VisitScotland, Conde Nast Traveller and world travel guide, Travel & Leisure. The award from

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Bramley is latest victim of trophy theft

Bramley is latest victim of trophy theft 0

🕔10:25, 25.Jan 2013

Bramley has become the latest golf club in Surrey or Sussex to have its trophies stolen in a late-night raid. At least nine golf clubs have experienced a break-in since last September, in which silver trophies or cups have been

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Beck kept course open during deluge

Beck kept course open during deluge 1

🕔11:11, 21.Jan 2013

The professional at a golf club that stayed open far more than its competitors during last year’s wet weather has said a beck was the cause of its drainage solution. Most golf courses in England struggled to cope with the

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Poisoning leads to hygiene warning

Poisoning leads to hygiene warning 0

🕔11:55, 20.Jan 2013

A local councillor has warned all golf clubs in the country to take food hygiene seriously after one club’s owner was fined nearly £33k because wedding guests became ill. Yeo Finance, which owns Mendip Spring Golf Club in Somerset, has

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Two Leeds clubs are saved for a year

Two Leeds clubs are saved for a year 2

🕔11:27, 18.Jan 2013

Two municipal Yorkshire golf courses that were about to be closed down have been given a 12-month reprieve in order to explore options. A report by Leeds City Council recommended shutting Middleton Park and Gotts Park golf clubs, which both

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Golf clubs are becoming more professional

Golf clubs are becoming more professional 1

🕔17:51, 17.Jan 2013

The most comprehensive survey into British golf has suggested that the financial decline of the last few years is starting to slow down. The biennial England Golf Golf Club Membership Questionnaire 2012 has found that there has been a huge

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Bedale GC introduces flexible membership

Bedale GC introduces flexible membership 6

🕔15:21, 16.Jan 2013

Bedale Golf Club in Yorkshire has become the latest venue to offer a flexible ‘pay as you play’ membership category to retain and recruit customers. As clubs are increasingly competing to secure members, several have introduced schemes in which golfers

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Club fined after mower traps golfer

Club fined after mower traps golfer 0

🕔11:02, 15.Jan 2013

A club that had a golfer rushed to hospital after a ride-on mower landed on his foot has been ordered to pay more than £9,000. The golfer at Feldon Valley Golf Club in Oxfordshire was in his buggy by the

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18 holes ‘deters people from playing’

18 holes ‘deters people from playing’ 3

🕔05:36, 11.Jan 2013

The chief executive of The R&A has urged golf clubs to offer something shorter than 18 holes of golf in order to attract new players. Several people within the industry have recently expressed concern that the time and expense it

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Wentworth’s profits soar due to non-golf services

Wentworth’s profits soar due to non-golf services 0

🕔11:27, 10.Jan 2013

Wentworth Club, one of the most famous golf clubs in the world, has seen a large increase in profits, although this is largely due to its non-golf offerings. The results also cover the financial year that ended on March 31,

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14-hole golf to be tried in India

14-hole golf to be tried in India 0

🕔14:54, 9.Jan 2013

One of the world’s fastest growing golf markets has introduced a shortened version of the game to appeal to sport fans. India, which has seen scores of new golf courses built in the last few years, has introduced the Golf

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Golfers urged to donate clubs to youngsters

Golfers urged to donate clubs to youngsters 2

🕔12:26, 8.Jan 2013

Europe’s largest ‘pay and play’ golf course operator has launched a golf club ‘amnesty’ in which golfers donate unwanted clubs to beginner players. Mytime Golf’s ‘Clubs 4 All’ initiative is particularly aimed at anyone who received new clubs for Christmas.

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‘Social media does not work’

‘Social media does not work’ 31

🕔15:24, 7.Jan 2013

This week’s Marketing Minute sees golf pro Sean Mysel discuss his interview with the author of a bestselling book on why social media is overhyped as a marketing tool. How effective is social media for your golf venue?

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Yorkshire club placed into liquidation

Yorkshire club placed into liquidation 1

🕔10:51, 7.Jan 2013

A Yorkshire golf club that was opened during the boom in new golf venues in the mid 1990s has been placed into liquidation. Allerthorpe Park Golf Club has locked its gates and posted a notice on its website saying: “It

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Just a few days to go until BTME

Just a few days to go until BTME 1

🕔15:38, 4.Jan 2013

The annual BTME show that offers products and education particularly around golf course maintenance is about to take place in Harrogate. And at this late stage, organisers have confirmed that the Continue to Learn education programme has been boosted by

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Nearby golf courses add £95k to properties

Nearby golf courses add £95k to properties 0

🕔15:19, 4.Jan 2013

Properties that are in close proximity to a top golf course are worth about £95,000 more than the national average house price, new research reveals. Property website PrimeLocation has analysed the asking prices of every house on the market that

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Menai Davis to build three more courses

Menai Davis to build three more courses 4

🕔10:44, 3.Jan 2013

The owner of one of the biggest new golf courses in London has announced he intends to build another three in the city within the next seven years. Tony Menai Davis, owner of the Seve Ballesteros-designed The Shire London near

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Eagle launches app for golf clubs

Eagle launches app for golf clubs 1

🕔12:33, 2.Jan 2013

Eagle has launched a cost effective app for golf clubs that runs on all the major operating softwares. “It’s just the sort of thing that is going to help me retain members, build relationships with our visitors and show everyone

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Several golf clubs sold at the end of 2012

Several golf clubs sold at the end of 2012 0

🕔11:30, 2.Jan 2013

Demand to buy golf venues is showing no signs of falling despite the tough economic conditions many have reported in recent years. That is the view of commercial property firm GVA, which has sold four golf clubs in the last

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