Study finds male culture of golf clubs is what’s killing them

Study finds male culture of golf clubs is what’s killing them 1

🕔14:29, 28.Dec 2014

A new study by Syngenta into how golf clubs can reverse their financial decline has concluded that their male culture is a major barrier to growth.

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This Surrey golf club has given up golf to become a FootGolf centre

This Surrey golf club has given up golf to become a FootGolf centre 3

🕔12:38, 18.Dec 2014

A Surrey golf club has closed down its golf course and is instead focussing entirely on FootGolf, the hybrid version of football and golf.

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Mainstream media reveals golf’s shortcomings

Mainstream media reveals golf’s shortcomings 8

🕔12:19, 17.Dec 2014

Two of the UK’s biggest media outlets, the BBC & The Telegraph, have both published articles identifying the problems golf is facing and offering solutions.

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BTME Continue to Learn seminars selling out

BTME Continue to Learn seminars selling out 0

🕔13:22, 15.Dec 2014

Continue to Learn seminars, workshops and focus on sessions at BTME 2015 are continuing to sell out according to the organisers of the event.

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Two golf clubs detail major investment projects

Two golf clubs detail major investment projects 0

🕔11:20, 15.Dec 2014

Portsmouth and Parley Golf Centres have both revealed they have invested more than £200,000 each in improving their facilities.

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Youth ordered to give all his pocket money to golf club he vandalised

Youth ordered to give all his pocket money to golf club he vandalised 0

🕔11:48, 12.Dec 2014

Teenager Aaron Steele, who caused criminal damage at Kirriemuir Golf Club, has been told to hand over his pocket money to cover the costs of his vandalism.

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Christmas idea: A charity has published an e-novel – and it’s all about golf

Christmas idea: A charity has published an e-novel – and it’s all about golf 0

🕔11:33, 11.Dec 2014

The first ever e-novel to be published by a charity (Anthony Nolan) is a book about golf written by a stand-up comedian (Dominic Holland).

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Pensioner loses extraordinary legal golf cheat case

Pensioner loses extraordinary legal golf cheat case 0

🕔15:13, 10.Dec 2014

A pensioner who took his golf club and the Golfing Union of Ireland to court over a golf cheat case has lost his appeal and faces a huge legal bill.

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This golf club has done something brilliant for its environment and local community

This golf club has done something brilliant for its environment and local community 0

🕔11:52, 9.Dec 2014

Carluke Golf Club has helped local disadvantaged youngsters plant several trees on its course in a move that will benefit them, residents & the environment.

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Two golf clubs see their rents rise by 80,000%

Two golf clubs see their rents rise by 80,000% 2

🕔11:31, 8.Dec 2014

Royal Guernsey and L’Ancresse golf clubs have been told their rents will rise by just under 80,000% from 2016.

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Another two golf clubs have their trophies stolen

Another two golf clubs have their trophies stolen 0

🕔11:46, 5.Dec 2014

At least two more golf clubs, Chorlton-cum-Hardy and Lutterworth, have had their trophies stolen in the last few weeks, police have announced.

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If your golf club’s male members pose naked, they will make money for charity

If your golf club’s male members pose naked, they will make money for charity 0

🕔11:35, 4.Dec 2014

Leominster Golf Club has come up with a novel way to raise money for charity and its own profile – its male members have posed naked for its 2015 calendar.

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The golf industry is now in a ‘precarious position’

The golf industry is now in a ‘precarious position’ 10

🕔12:43, 3.Dec 2014

England Golf has warned that the industry is now in a ‘precarious position’ after its major survey revealed that club membership is still in sharp decline.

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Here’s the top 3 things I learnt about golf club management in November

Here’s the top 3 things I learnt about golf club management in November 1

🕔14:42, 2.Dec 2014

From one campaigner vowing to stand as an MP at the next election to the average age of regular golfers up a massive 15 years, November was a massive month.

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Grandmother left writhing in agony on golf course for 90 minutes

Grandmother left writhing in agony on golf course for 90 minutes 0

🕔11:30, 2.Dec 2014

Staff at golf clubs and golfers are being urged to receive first aid training after a grandmother was left writhing in agony on a course for 90 minutes.

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This fishmonger has just hit the first ever 400 yard hole-in-one

This fishmonger has just hit the first ever 400 yard hole-in-one 2

🕔11:10, 1.Dec 2014

Kent fishmonger Peter Vickerman has holed the longest hole-in-one of all time and become the first golfer ever to achieve one more than 400 yards long.

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