Golf course to be turned into housing estate

Golf course to be turned into housing estate 2

🕔13:02, 31.Jan 2014

A local council has controversially put in place plans to convert an entire golf course into a housing estate.

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British successes have no effect on business

British successes have no effect on business 8

🕔12:53, 30.Jan 2014

64% of all UK golf clubs say that golfing British successes in major championships have no bearing on their business performance, according to a new survey.

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Alistair Dunsmuir: What we learnt about golf club management in January 2

🕔11:45, 30.Jan 2014

Here’s the top three things we learnt about golf club management in January.

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Two more courses to sell land for housing

Two more courses to sell land for housing 5

🕔11:19, 29.Jan 2014

A mixture of the UK’s housing shortage and golf’s financial struggles has meant that two more golf clubs are trying to sell parts of their land for housing.

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The Musselburgh installs a biomass boiler

The Musselburgh installs a biomass boiler 5

🕔11:16, 29.Jan 2014

Musselburgh Links, the world’s oldest golf club, is installing both a biomass boiler to heat its clubhouse and solar panels for its roof.

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German club purchases water recycling system

German club purchases water recycling system 1

🕔06:46, 29.Jan 2014

Hanau-Wilhelmsbad Golf Club near Frankfurt has become the first golf venue in Germany to purchase a ClearWater washpad water recycling system.

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Dundonald Links wins eco award

Dundonald Links wins eco award 5

🕔11:29, 28.Jan 2014

Dundonald Links in Scotland has been named ‘Environmental Golf Course of the Year’ at the 2014 Golf Environment Awards.

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Chippenham’s course manager named new BIGGA chair

Chippenham’s course manager named new BIGGA chair 4

🕔17:06, 27.Jan 2014

Chris Sealey, course manager at Chippenham Golf Club, has been officially named the new chairman of greenkeeping association BIGGA.

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‘Preferential treatment’ complaint over new members

‘Preferential treatment’ complaint over new members 2

🕔10:59, 27.Jan 2014

Existing members of a Durham golf club have complained that new members recruited from a neighbouring closed down venue are getting preferential treatment.

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Irrigation roadshow sold out

Irrigation roadshow sold out 0

🕔14:54, 24.Jan 2014

Toro distributor Lely, and BIGGA, are celebrating the sell-out success of their first irrigation roadshow. Lely and BIGGA joined forces to stage events at Elmwood in Scotland and Sherborne, Dorset, for BIGGA members to learn about the latest developments in

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Longcliffe invests in new course machinery fleet

Longcliffe invests in new course machinery fleet 0

🕔14:49, 24.Jan 2014

One of the premier courses in the East Midlands, Longcliffe Golf Club, has signed its first Toro package deal. Wanting to invest in new machinery, course manager Peter Sands called in three major turfcare suppliers to demo. “I reviewed our

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Golf can cut risk of stroke by two thirds

Golf can cut risk of stroke by two thirds 6

🕔11:59, 24.Jan 2014

Older men who play golf every day can cut their risk of suffering a stroke by two thirds – provided they walk the course – according to new research.

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BTME has record breaking year

BTME has record breaking year 0

🕔11:53, 24.Jan 2014

BTME 2014 saw 8,751 visitors attend the show – the highest number in the exhibition’s history.

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Golf clubs could get £500m in VAT rebate

Golf clubs could get £500m in VAT rebate 22

🕔15:12, 23.Jan 2014

The UK government could pay British private members’ golf clubs half a billion pounds in the controversial VAT rebate.

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Two percent of England is golf courses

Two percent of England is golf courses 10 Updated

🕔05:12, 22.Jan 2014

Approximately two percent of all the land in England is devoted to its nearly 2,000 golf courses, according to new research.

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Tiger Woods urges clubs to offer free golf

Tiger Woods urges clubs to offer free golf 3 Updated

🕔07:30, 21.Jan 2014

World number one golfer Tiger Woods has urged golf clubs around the world to give children free rounds of golf.

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Chipping Norton GC to be transformed

Chipping Norton GC to be transformed 3

🕔11:21, 20.Jan 2014

Chipping Norton is the latest golf club to try to diversify – by becoming a venue for weddings and business conferences, as well as just for golfers.

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Royal club appoints woman as captain

Royal club appoints woman as captain 4

🕔11:56, 17.Jan 2014

A woman has been appointed captain of a royal golf club for what is believed to be the first time in British history.

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‘Day of doom’ as golf clubs close down

‘Day of doom’ as golf clubs close down 9

🕔11:09, 16.Jan 2014

Two major golf clubs closed down and a third was placed into receivership within the same 24-hour period this week, in what’s been described as a ‘day of doom’

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Precision irrigation control systems will be at BTME 0

🕔19:36, 15.Jan 2014

Golf irrigation specialist Bailoy Products is showing its range of Gemini and Trident precision irrigation control systems, which water in millimetres, at BTME.

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Aeration system to debut at BTME 0

🕔19:32, 15.Jan 2014

Golf course pond and lake management specialist Otterbine will debut its new Fractional five-in-one aerating system on the ‘Lely – Partners in Turfcare’ stand at BTME 2014.

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TYM tractors to exhibit at BTME for first time 0

🕔19:26, 15.Jan 2014

TYM tractors will be at BTME 2014 for the first time with UK distributor Lely.

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New ‘smart’ sprinkler to be launched at BTME

New ‘smart’ sprinkler to be launched at BTME 0

🕔19:17, 15.Jan 2014

Toro says ‘the best golf sprinkler in the industry’ just got better with its new Infinity Series Sprinkler with Smart Access.

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New bunker rake to be unveiled at BTME

New bunker rake to be unveiled at BTME 0

🕔19:02, 15.Jan 2014

Visitors to BTME will be the first in the UK to see Toro’s all-new Sand Pro 2040Z zero-turn bunker rake.

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Golf coach pleads guilty to Formby theft

Golf coach pleads guilty to Formby theft 0

🕔11:20, 15.Jan 2014

An old age pensioner and golf coach has pled guilty to stealing money from golfers in Formby Golf Club in Liverpool’s changing room.

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Swindon council puts its courses up for sale

Swindon council puts its courses up for sale 1

🕔11:30, 14.Jan 2014

Swindon Borough Council has put 75 percent of its golf courses up for sale.

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How to access Golf Club Management when it is designed for an Android device

How to access Golf Club Management when it is designed for an Android device 0

🕔15:13, 13.Jan 2014

Golf Club Management can be accessed on any smartphone or tablet, but it is now designed specifically for Android devices. To access this, follow these steps: 1. If you have an Android tablet or smartphone, on Google Play, search for

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