This amazing man lost both his legs after licking a golf ball

This amazing man lost both his legs after licking a golf ball 1

🕔11:54, 27.Feb 2015

A fundraising disco has been held to honour an amazing man called Brian Mayo who contracted meningitis after licking a golf ball in the 1980s.

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Playing golf could save twice as many lives as obesity kills

Playing golf could save twice as many lives as obesity kills 0

🕔11:39, 26.Feb 2015

A Cambridge University study has found that twice as many people die each year from inactivity than from obesity, but playing golf could be the solution.

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Monte Carlo Rally represented by UK golf club managers

Monte Carlo Rally represented by UK golf club managers 0

🕔07:21, 26.Feb 2015

A group of golf club managers have taken part in this year’s Monte Carlo Rally.

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Hope for Wrangaton despite it entering liquidation

Hope for Wrangaton despite it entering liquidation 0

🕔11:15, 25.Feb 2015

Wrangaton Golf Club in Devon, which entered liquidation last month, hopes to continue as a golf club despite its current troubles.

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These two stories about a heart attack on golf courses will make you realise how wonderful humans can be

These two stories about a heart attack on golf courses will make you realise how wonderful humans can be 0

🕔12:35, 24.Feb 2015

Two different stories involving golfers suffering from a heart attack on golf courses are being heralded as examples of the good nature of human beings.

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Greenkeeper sues club after slicing foot with chainsaw

Greenkeeper sues club after slicing foot with chainsaw 3

🕔11:02, 23.Feb 2015

A greenkeeper is suing Downfield Golf Club for a five-figure sum of money after slicing his foot with a chainsaw while working there.

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Three struggling golf clubs have their futures secured

Three struggling golf clubs have their futures secured 0

🕔11:23, 20.Feb 2015

Three struggling golf clubs that feared that they would shut down have all been told their futures have been secured thanks to private investment.

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National Lottery funded golf clubhouse set to be converted into a bungalow

National Lottery funded golf clubhouse set to be converted into a bungalow 0

🕔11:20, 19.Feb 2015

Silsden Golf Club’s clubhouse, which was built with the aid of a £670,000 National Lottery grant, could be controversially turned into a 4-bedroom bungalow.

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This is disc golf (video)

This is disc golf (video) 1 Updated

🕔23:36, 18.Feb 2015

You have probably heard of footgolf, which many golf clubs in the UK are now introducing, but do you know about disc golf? Several clubs in the USA and Australia are adapting their courses to incorporate another version of golf.

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New drink drive law is ‘killing Scottish golf clubs’

New drink drive law is ‘killing Scottish golf clubs’ 2

🕔11:16, 18.Feb 2015

A new drink drive law that was introduced in Scotland in December is having a devastating effect on Scottish golf clubs’ businesses, according to reports.

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One major golf project dies as another is set to go ahead

One major golf project dies as another is set to go ahead 0

🕔11:11, 13.Feb 2015

Two of the biggest golf course development projects that the UK has ever seen are to have very different futures, Golf Club Management can reveal.

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Golf’s participation drop may have finally hit a plateau

Golf’s participation drop may have finally hit a plateau 1

🕔12:18, 12.Feb 2015

Two major surveys into participation in golf – which has fallen dramatically over the last decade – show that the drop may finally have hit a plateau.

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Landfill waste removal ordered from golf course due to foul smell

Landfill waste removal ordered from golf course due to foul smell 0

🕔16:26, 11.Feb 2015

A company has been ordered to clean up waste from a golf course following complaints of a bad smell, after a landfill project was carried out.

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Argument over confusing dress code leads to police visit

Argument over confusing dress code leads to police visit 1

🕔16:06, 10.Feb 2015

Police have been called to one of the most exclusive golf clubs in the world after an argument about its confusing dress code got out of hand.

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Scottish ladies on brink of historic merger with men

Scottish ladies on brink of historic merger with men 2

🕔11:33, 9.Feb 2015

Members of the SLGA have given their overwhelming backing to a merger with the male SGU so that Scotland has a unisex governing body for amateur golf.

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19 arrests follow spate of Liverpool golf club thefts

19 arrests follow spate of Liverpool golf club thefts 0

🕔15:00, 6.Feb 2015

Nineteen people have been arrested, and 17 of them bailed, as part of a three-month investigation into several thefts at Merseyside golf clubs last year.

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History made as HMRC agrees to pay VAT back to private golf clubs

History made as HMRC agrees to pay VAT back to private golf clubs 36

🕔11:07, 5.Feb 2015

After several years of legal wrangling, HMRC has agreed to make substantial payments to hundreds of private members’ golf clubs for overpaid VAT by April.

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Golf club managers vent fury over loss of Open coverage

Golf club managers vent fury over loss of Open coverage 5

🕔11:36, 4.Feb 2015

Several golf clubs and their managers have expressed their anger that the Open Championship will not be shown live on terrestrial television from 2017.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about golf club management during January

Here’s the top three things I learnt about golf club management during January 0

🕔11:47, 3.Feb 2015

Homophobia is now an issue that some golf clubs are prepared to aggressively tackle. Regardless of whether you think the punishment of a year’s ban from two golf courses was too draconian or not, William Webster’s chastisement for a moderately

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Greenkeeper killed by falling branch

Greenkeeper killed by falling branch 0

🕔11:05, 3.Feb 2015

Hinckley Golf Club’s head greenkeeper, Dougie Johnstone, died during extreme weather when a 17 foot tree branch fell on his head, an inquest has found.

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Is this the end for municipal golf clubs?

Is this the end for municipal golf clubs? 1

🕔12:26, 2.Feb 2015

Municipal golf clubs may now be facing a critical period in their history as a whole host face closure according to new research by this publication.

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