The top three things we learnt about golf club management in November 0

🕔12:48, 29.Nov 2013

Here are the top three things we learnt about golf club management in November

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Settlement reached in Niddry Castle case

Settlement reached in Niddry Castle case 4 Updated

🕔03:08, 28.Nov 2013

A settlement has finally been reached in the case of the golfer who lost his eye on the golf course and sued both the golfer and the club for hundreds of thousands of pounds.

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Club offers children free membership

Club offers children free membership 2

🕔17:05, 27.Nov 2013

Waterstock Golf Club in Oxfordshire has uniquely offered nine children with special needs free membership for a year.

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Jumeirah Golf Estates updates website provision

Jumeirah Golf Estates updates website provision 0

🕔16:22, 27.Nov 2013

Jumeirah Golf Estates, one of the leading golf resorts in the world, has chosen to have its website delivered by ClubHouse Online e3 from Jonas Club Management. The resort, which saw Henrik Stenson win the Race to Dubai earlier this

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AED firm offers golf clubs 10% discount

AED firm offers golf clubs 10% discount 2

🕔16:22, 25.Nov 2013

One of the UK’s biggest suppliers of defibrillators has said it will provide a ten percent discount to any golf club that purchases one by January 2014. The news from Philips / Laerdal comes as Bernard Gallacher has said he

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BBC show mocks single sex golf clubs

BBC show mocks single sex golf clubs 10

🕔10:37, 25.Nov 2013

A popular BBC satirical programme has mocked single sex golf clubs – especially ones that refuse to allow women to be their members.

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Jodie Kidd to develop ladies’ golf

Jodie Kidd to develop ladies’ golf 4

🕔10:39, 22.Nov 2013

Brocket Hall Golf Club has appointed model Jodie Kidd to develop its ladies’ and girls’ golf sections.

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USGA produces pace of play videos

USGA produces pace of play videos 1

🕔10:47, 21.Nov 2013

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has produced three celebrity-packed videos to tackle the pace of play on golf courses.

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Average club has less than 3 girls as members 7

🕔10:41, 21.Nov 2013

The average golf club in England has less than 3 girls as members, according to new research. However, there is potentially huge demand to increase this.

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Defibrillator firm is marketing to golf venues

Defibrillator firm is marketing to golf venues 0

🕔09:37, 21.Nov 2013

A defibrillator company is marketing to golf venues in an effort to get more of the machines to save more golfers’ lives. The news comes as Bernard Gallacher has said he will lead a campaign to get more of the

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HS2 is already ‘killing’ golf club

HS2 is already ‘killing’ golf club 4

🕔12:28, 19.Nov 2013

Ruislip Golf Club says it’s lost half its members and 85 percent of its junior section because the high speed rail line, HS2, is due to be built next to it.

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How to market a business on social media in 2014: An introduction

How to market a business on social media in 2014: An introduction 7

🕔14:38, 18.Nov 2013

The world’s top 25 social media and social network websites and apps

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Historic club to be saved by giant net

Historic club to be saved by giant net 5

🕔11:39, 18.Nov 2013

Exeter Golf and Country Club is set to be saved by a giant net. It feared closure because balls might hit nearby houses – that haven’t actually been built yet.

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Disc golf taking off in the UK

Disc golf taking off in the UK 6

🕔12:46, 15.Nov 2013

Another popular American sport that that can be played at golf clubs is growing rapidly in the UK – in this case ‘disc golf’.

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David Joy: Clubs need to be professional

David Joy: Clubs need to be professional 9

🕔10:44, 13.Nov 2013

The chief executive of England Golf, David Joy, has said some golf clubs are putting people off from being members by displaying an unprofessional attitude.

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The top trends of 2013

The top trends of 2013 10

🕔00:14, 13.Nov 2013

The year 2013 has been incredibly important to the golf sector – predictions at the start of the year were that hundreds of clubs would close down following a participation drop in 2012 and the effects of several years of

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Letchworth GC to receive £250,000 payment

Letchworth GC to receive £250,000 payment 2

🕔17:43, 12.Nov 2013

Letchworth Golf Club is to be paid at least £250,000 to use inert soil to convert an under-used nine-hole par three golf course into a six-hole academy course.

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‘Free coaching has brought us £42,000’

‘Free coaching has brought us £42,000’ 2

🕔13:20, 12.Nov 2013

The manager of a proprietary golf club in Hampshire has revealed how he secured nearly £42,000 of income for his club – by offering free coaching to friends and family of members.

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‘Golf club traditions threaten gender equality’

‘Golf club traditions threaten gender equality’ 6

🕔18:54, 11.Nov 2013

One of the UK’s most eminent university professors, and a president of a golf club, has said that some of the traditions golf clubs have are “out of touch, a complete nonsense and a turn off to diversity and gender equality”.

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More golf clubs purchasing simulators

More golf clubs purchasing simulators 3

🕔15:49, 8.Nov 2013

Golf Club Management looks at the growth of simulators at golf clubs

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GCMA launches its own app

GCMA launches its own app 1

🕔13:29, 8.Nov 2013

The Golf Club Managers’ Association (GCMA) has launched an app in time for its national conference.

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SHB Hire acquires Golf Buggy Hire

SHB Hire acquires Golf Buggy Hire 2

🕔13:23, 8.Nov 2013

SHB Hire, a family owned company with over 45 years’ experience of hiring vehicles and equipment, has acquired Golf Buggy Hire, the largest buggy event hire company in the UK. The move means that SHB Hire, which operates from 14

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Banker quits City to be a greenkeeper

Banker quits City to be a greenkeeper 7

🕔11:07, 7.Nov 2013

An investment banker has given up a highly lucrative career in the City of London in order to become a greenkeeper.

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Golf Trends 2013

Golf Trends 2013 5

🕔14:01, 6.Nov 2013

Clubs beginning to invest again  It’s been a tough few years for golf clubs, and it’s been even worse for suppliers to golf clubs, as the venues have been reluctant to spend. However, this did begin to change in 2013,

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Australia merger is biggest in golf history

Australia merger is biggest in golf history 11

🕔11:40, 6.Nov 2013

Two of the greatest golf clubs in Australia are to merge with each other.

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Golf club forms deal with Tottenham Hotspur

Golf club forms deal with Tottenham Hotspur 3

🕔12:21, 5.Nov 2013

Hertfordshire golf club Brocket Hall has agreed a corporate partnership with Premier League football club Tottenham Hotspur.

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Innovative deal with homebuilder launched

Innovative deal with homebuilder launched 2

🕔11:40, 4.Nov 2013

A golf club has entered into an innovative deal with a homebuilder in a bid to boost participation – anyone who moves into the new houses will become a member of the club for free.

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