What we learnt about golf club management in September 5

🕔14:43, 27.Sep 2013

What we learnt about golf club management this month: 6. If you’re a fisherman in Scotland, then a golfing body will be in touch with you The Scottish Golf Union and the Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association are targeting footballers, fishermen

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More golf clubs for sale

More golf clubs for sale 3

🕔10:31, 27.Sep 2013

Golf clubs continue to be placed up for sale as the market shows signs of recovery.

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Walton Heath to deregister common land

Walton Heath to deregister common land 4

🕔10:23, 26.Sep 2013

Walton Heath Golf Club has applied to the secretary of state for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to deregister ‘common land’ so that it can be converted into a practice facility.

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Football, fishing & climbing targeted by SGU

Football, fishing & climbing targeted by SGU 4

🕔09:49, 25.Sep 2013

The Scottish Golf Union and Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association have launched a three-phased marketing campaign to encourage golfers to join their local golf club.

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Clubs spending heavily on non-golf facilities

Clubs spending heavily on non-golf facilities 7

🕔10:09, 24.Sep 2013

Several golf clubs are spending heavily on improving their facilities in a sign that the worst may be over for the industry. However, most of the money is being spent on non-golf offerings.

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Bristol and Clifton GC – Club Manager

Bristol and Clifton GC – Club Manager 3

🕔11:23, 23.Sep 2013

  APPOINTMENT OF CLUB MANAGER Bristol and Clifton is an 18 hole parkland club, founded in 1891 and situated in open countryside within 2 miles of Clifton, Bristol. It is a private members’ club, which regularly hosts major regional and national

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Registration opens for BTME 2014

Registration opens for BTME 2014 0

🕔11:08, 20.Sep 2013

Registration for BTME 2014 has now opened – and all the planned stand space has already been sold.

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Colin Jenkins takes over Basildon Golf Club

Colin Jenkins takes over Basildon Golf Club 2

🕔10:16, 20.Sep 2013

The chairman of the Organisation of Golf and Range Operators, Colin Jenkins, has taken over the management of Basildon Golf Club in Essex.

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Outcry after geese shot by golf club

Outcry after geese shot by golf club 7

🕔10:10, 19.Sep 2013

A Worcestershire golf club has faced an angry backlash from its local community after it shot several geese because their faeces may have dirtied golf balls.

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Golfer raises £250K for Child Flight

Golfer raises £250K for Child Flight 4

🕔11:19, 18.Sep 2013

The PGA pro at Styal Golf Club in Cheshire has raised nearly £250,000 for children’s charity Child Flight, following the death of his daughter.

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Keith Kensett dies, aged 61

Keith Kensett dies, aged 61 2

🕔15:36, 17.Sep 2013

Keith Kensett, the owner of R&K Kensett, one of the biggest suppliers of turf machinery to golf clubs, has died, aged 61.

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St Andrews adopts Bayern Munich ‘mentor model’ for teaching sport

St Andrews adopts Bayern Munich ‘mentor model’ for teaching sport 1

🕔13:22, 17.Sep 2013

St Andrews Links has set up a ‘golf camp’ that is based on the work Bayern Munich carry out with young footballers.

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Tappin served at tough ‘correctional facility’

Tappin served at tough ‘correctional facility’ 4

🕔10:30, 16.Sep 2013

Former Kent County Golf Union head, Christopher Tappin, has revealed he spent six weeks in a gang-dominated correctional facility in New York, prior to his return to the UK to serve his prison sentence.

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Golfers live five years longer

Golfers live five years longer 26

🕔10:55, 6.Sep 2013

Heart Research UK is urging everyone in the UK to take up golf – as regular golfers live, on average, five years longer than non-golfers, according to Swedish research.

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Germany has more female golfers than UK

Germany has more female golfers than UK 8

🕔08:32, 5.Sep 2013

The UK now has fewer female golfers as members of clubs than Germany, despite having four times as many golf courses and being known as the ‘home of golf’.

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Bernard Gallacher regains consciousness

Bernard Gallacher regains consciousness 4

🕔10:09, 4.Sep 2013

The 1995 Ryder Cup-winning captain, Bernard Gallacher, has regained consciousness after suffering a suspected heart attack last week, Wentworth has revealed.

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£250K simulators delayed by bats

£250K simulators delayed by bats 4

🕔10:17, 3.Sep 2013

A golf club in Leicestershire could be waiting for months until customers can use two £250,000 simulators it has bought – because bats were found in the building housing them.

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Alex Salmond: ClubGolf is a success

Alex Salmond: ClubGolf is a success 5

🕔10:44, 2.Sep 2013

Scotland’s first minister, Alex Salmond, has said he is ‘extremely encouraged’ by new data that shows that the government-funded programme, ClubGolf, introduced more than half of clubs’ new junior members to the game in 2011 and 2012.

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Flexible membership schemes are not for us

Flexible membership schemes are not for us 0

🕔13:11, 1.Sep 2013

With discount sites offering green fees at some clubs that start from less than £4, it’s never been cheaper to play golf. But, with many venues still facing difficulties, and golfers more interested in value for money than simply the

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