Here’s the top three things I learnt about golf club management in October:

Here’s the top three things I learnt about golf club management in October: 0

🕔16:17, 31.Oct 2014

‘The industry is far from perfect, but there are some things about it that are fantastic’. What I learnt about golf club management in October.

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Bernard Gallacher has saved several golfers’ lives

Bernard Gallacher has saved several golfers’ lives 0

🕔10:55, 31.Oct 2014

Scores of golf clubs have purchased a life-saving defibrillator in 2014 as a result of a campaign set up Bernard Gallacher, new figures reveal.

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Cheshire club amazingly closes its golf course to secure its future

Cheshire club amazingly closes its golf course to secure its future 2

🕔11:17, 30.Oct 2014

Peover Golf Club in Cheshire has come up with a radical and unique solution to secure its future – it has permanently closed down its costly golf course.

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Staffordshire golf course has attracted rough sleepers

Staffordshire golf course has attracted rough sleepers 0

🕔11:09, 29.Oct 2014

Cannock Park GC, a former municipal golf club that was handed over to a trust in 2012, has attracted rough sleepers and drug users, according to local residents.

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Two major golf clubs to close down ‘next month’

Two major golf clubs to close down ‘next month’ 6

🕔12:02, 28.Oct 2014

Taunton Vale GC and Lostwithiel Golf & Country Club are both set to permanently close down this November, in a sign the industry is still in severe trouble.

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Amazing putt that went viral was a ‘fluke’ (video)

Amazing putt that went viral was a ‘fluke’ (video) 0

🕔16:09, 27.Oct 2014

An amazing putt that’s been described as ‘the most incredible putt of all time’ has clocked up more than 2.5 million views on YouTube in six days.

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The rejuvenation of Glynhir Golf Club

The rejuvenation of Glynhir Golf Club 0

🕔15:46, 25.Oct 2014

How former GCMA chief executive Keith Lloyd has led the team that has transformed the once struggling and now seemingly thriving Glynhir Golf Club in Wales.

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Royal Dornoch sets up green fee community fund

Royal Dornoch sets up green fee community fund 3

🕔10:32, 24.Oct 2014

One of the greatest golf clubs in the world, Royal Dornoch, will donate up to one percent of all the green fee income it receives to local good causes.

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This is Britain’s youngest golf club manager

This is Britain’s youngest golf club manager 4

🕔10:12, 23.Oct 2014

Britain’s youngest golf club manager is a 23-year-old woman called Ellie Green, research by Golf Club Management can reveal.

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If your golf club’s business is performing badly, it’s probably badly run

If your golf club’s business is performing badly, it’s probably badly run 0

🕔10:02, 22.Oct 2014

A major survey of golf clubs in the USA has found that their poor business performance in recent years has been down to their poor business practices, and has been avoidable.

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Northenden Golf Club will, amazingly, bounce back from this

Northenden Golf Club will, amazingly, bounce back from this 1

🕔10:18, 21.Oct 2014

The historic Northenden Golf Club in Manchester is to remain in existence despite a huge fire that completely destroyed its 100-year-old clubhouse.

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Golfers’ insurance premiums ‘unlikely to fall’ despite ruling

Golfers’ insurance premiums ‘unlikely to fall’ despite ruling 0

🕔10:10, 20.Oct 2014

Golfers are unlikely to see a reduction in their insurance premiums despite a landmark ruling in favour of a golfer who caused significant injury to a bystander.

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The R&A appoints banker as its new CEO

The R&A appoints banker as its new CEO 1

🕔10:33, 16.Oct 2014

The R&A, the joint governing body for golf around the world, has appointed a former banker, Martin Slumbers, to be its new chief executive from next year.

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Catriona Matthew: 18 holes puts women off golf

Catriona Matthew: 18 holes puts women off golf 0

🕔10:04, 15.Oct 2014

The winner of the 2009 Women’s British Open, Catriona Matthew, has said that 18 holes deters women in their 30s and 40s from playing golf.

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Vince Cable ‘is wrong to say golf courses should be built on’

Vince Cable ‘is wrong to say golf courses should be built on’ 0

🕔09:48, 14.Oct 2014

PGA chief executive Sandy Jones criticises business secretary Vince Cable for saying golf courses should be built on to solve the housing crisis, saying this underestimates their economic contribution.

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Another golf club offers women only coaching

Another golf club offers women only coaching 0

🕔10:41, 13.Oct 2014

Beauchief Golf Course in Yorkshire has become the latest venue to offer women only coaching in a bid to tap into a potentially massive market.

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Tony Jacklin golf club to create 70 new jobs

Tony Jacklin golf club to create 70 new jobs 0

🕔11:44, 10.Oct 2014

Magnolia Park Golf Club, which now has a Tony Jacklin academy, is to aggressively expand its business, which will result in 70 new jobs by the end of 2014.

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England Golf launches biggest drive ever to attract women and girls

England Golf launches biggest drive ever to attract women and girls 2

🕔14:46, 9.Oct 2014

England Golf has launched the biggest drive in its history to get women and girls to play golf, featuring an advisory group and a targeted appointment.

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Tetney Golf Club to build 27 homes

Tetney Golf Club to build 27 homes 1

🕔12:03, 8.Oct 2014

Tetney Golf Club in Grimsby has become the latest venue to see the lucrative potential of building homes on or by its course – but local residents are not happy.

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Should golf be learning from yoga when it comes to attracting millennials?

Should golf be learning from yoga when it comes to attracting millennials? 0

🕔10:25, 7.Oct 2014

Golf Business Forum speaker & trends expert Thimon de Jong has said golf needs to be more like yoga in order to attract people in their 20s & 30s to play it

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Two golf clubs have greens attacked by chemicals

Two golf clubs have greens attacked by chemicals 0

🕔09:54, 6.Oct 2014

At least two UK golf clubs have reported that one or more of their greens have suffered an extraordinary chemical attack within the last 12 months.

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Criteria and rules for the GCMA Manager of the Year competition 0

🕔14:06, 3.Oct 2014

These are the criteria for the GCMA Manager of the Year competition, 2015. To fill out the nomination form, visit www.howdidido.com/gcma 1) The closing date for entries is May 31, 2015 2) Golf Club Manager of the Year entries will

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Scottish golf clubs report huge boost from the Ryder Cup

Scottish golf clubs report huge boost from the Ryder Cup 0

🕔09:48, 3.Oct 2014

Scotland’s sport secretary has suggested that the country’s golf clubs have seen an enormous economic boost from last week’s Ryder Cup held at Gleneagles.

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71% of golfers believe dress codes are a problem for golf

71% of golfers believe dress codes are a problem for golf 1

🕔10:28, 2.Oct 2014

A major new survey of golfers’ attitudes towards dress codes has found that an overwhelming majority believe that they do deter people from taking up golf.

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From foreign buyers to a sympathetic media, here’s what I learned about golf club management in September

From foreign buyers to a sympathetic media, here’s what I learned about golf club management in September 0

🕔11:17, 1.Oct 2014

From foreign buyers to a sympathetic media, here’s what I learned about golf club management in September

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This historic golf club has been saved after its members agree to sell off everything it owns

This historic golf club has been saved after its members agree to sell off everything it owns 0

🕔10:15, 1.Oct 2014

Silsden Golf Club is saved after its members agree to sell off everything the club owns to clear half a million pounds in debt.

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November conferences for Jonas clients

November conferences for Jonas clients 0

🕔04:31, 1.Oct 2014

Jonas Club Software is proud to announce its next series of User Conferences to be hosted on November 3 and 5 in London and Bray, Ireland, respectively.   Jonas Club Software has invited all of its clients throughout the UK

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