Scotland set for ‘exciting’ future following merger

Scotland set for ‘exciting’ future following merger 2

🕔10:21, 31.Mar 2015

Scotland is to have a national governing body for amateur golf that will include males and females for the first time in its history.

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Michael Jordan comes up with a rather expensive way to combat slow play

Michael Jordan comes up with a rather expensive way to combat slow play 0

🕔13:26, 30.Mar 2015

Basketball legend Michael Jordan has come up with a unique way to deal with slow play; he intends to build his own private golf course.

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Amazing scenes as five local residents buy entire golf club

Amazing scenes as five local residents buy entire golf club 0

🕔10:52, 25.Mar 2015

Castle Park Golf Club, which had permanently closed down in January, has reopened after five local residents got together to purchase the entire venue.

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Only 25% of men want to play golf with women

Only 25% of men want to play golf with women 1

🕔11:54, 24.Mar 2015

A new survey has found that men play a huge role in tapping into the massive potential of women golfers – but they need to change their attitudes first.

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Nottingham golf club victim of ‘bizarre’ range ball theft crime

Nottingham golf club victim of ‘bizarre’ range ball theft crime 0

🕔11:29, 23.Mar 2015

A golf club in Nottingham has revealed that it has been the victim of one of the most bizarre crimes a club has ever faced.

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V&A raises millions to buy Cardinal Wolsey angels from golf club

V&A raises millions to buy Cardinal Wolsey angels from golf club 0

🕔12:09, 19.Mar 2015

Wellingborough Golf Club is in line for a windfall after the V&A revealed it has now raised the £5m to buy the angels built for the tomb of Cardinal Wolsey.

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These golf clubs are doing amazing work to increase the numbers of disabled golfers

These golf clubs are doing amazing work to increase the numbers of disabled golfers 0

🕔17:04, 18.Mar 2015

A new charter that aims to grow the number of disabled golfers has been welcomed by England Golf, which is showing off clubs already conforming to it.

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Should a golf club remove a picture of a former captain if he is a paedophile?

Should a golf club remove a picture of a former captain if he is a paedophile? 3

🕔14:15, 17.Mar 2015

It might not be a question every golf club committee has to debate, but it is one that is vexing a club in Lancashire after it emerged a former captain is a paedophile.   The golf club, like many in

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Golf’s biggest sponsor: The game has to change

Golf’s biggest sponsor: The game has to change 4

🕔11:16, 16.Mar 2015

The head of sponsorship for HSBC, probably the biggest sponsor of golf in the world, has said that the game is at a crossroads and must now change.

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Negative publicity for golf club for shooting rabbits

Negative publicity for golf club for shooting rabbits 1

🕔11:50, 13.Mar 2015

A Tyneside golf club has received local negative publicity for shooting rabbits that were causing damage to its greens.

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There are 3,297 golf clubs in the British Isles

There are 3,297 golf clubs in the British Isles 0

🕔11:42, 12.Mar 2015

An unprecedented report into the global golf industry that took 25,000 hours to compile has found that there are 3,297 golf clubs in the British Isles.

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Golf clubs must start welcoming the whole family if they are to survive says the SGU

Golf clubs must start welcoming the whole family if they are to survive says the SGU 1

🕔13:00, 11.Mar 2015

Struggling golf clubs need a change of mindset in which they must welcome the family to their venues, and not just men aged older than 50, says the SGU.

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Dress codes and drink driving laws: Scottish golfers explain why memberships are dropping

Dress codes and drink driving laws: Scottish golfers explain why memberships are dropping 1

🕔12:37, 10.Mar 2015

Readers of The Herald have given their theories why memberships at golf clubs are in decline: dress codes and drink driving legislation.

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Environment body slams 15 golf courses over water usage

Environment body slams 15 golf courses over water usage 2

🕔11:14, 9.Mar 2015

Scottish golf courses have been exposed for taking more water than they are allowed to by an agency that has the power to take legal action against them.

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‘World’s oldest golf course’ brings in raft of measures to ensure survival

‘World’s oldest golf course’ brings in raft of measures to ensure survival 2

🕔12:39, 6.Mar 2015

North Inch GC, which has been described as the world’s oldest golf course, is bringing in measures from flexible subs to free coaching to ensure survival.

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Pressure on Troon and Muirfield as Royal St George’s admits women

Pressure on Troon and Muirfield as Royal St George’s admits women 0

🕔11:22, 5.Mar 2015

As Royal St George’s admits women for the first time in its 127-year history, what does this mean for the other men-only Open venues, Troon and Muirfield?

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Golf in state of shock as 20-year-old man dies at Celtic Manor

Golf in state of shock as 20-year-old man dies at Celtic Manor 0

🕔11:08, 4.Mar 2015

A 20-year-old greenkeeper has died at Celtic Manor Resort in Wales after the spraying vehicle he was in rolled into one of the club’s lakes.

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Two golf centres are placed up for sale

Two golf centres are placed up for sale 0

🕔10:57, 2.Mar 2015

Two golf centres, World of Golf in Croydon and Grimsby GC, have been placed up for sale according to the agent instructed to dispose of them.

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Vote for your golf club ‘Manager of the Year’

Vote for your golf club ‘Manager of the Year’ 0

🕔01:55, 2.Mar 2015

The GCMA Manager of the Year competition has been launched, with new categories, new sponsors and new prizes for outstanding managers of golf clubs.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in February

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in February 0

🕔13:52, 1.Mar 2015

3. Participation in golf might have finally stopped dropping. It’s been a dreadful few years for the industry, with many clubs losing vital revenue due to a drop in both the number of people being members and the numbers playing

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