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

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

🕔12:36, 30.Nov 2015

From the reaction to handicapping changes to Greg Norman’s calls to save the industry, Alistair Dunsmuir reviews the month in the golf club industry.

Read Full Article
AGCO challenges non-profit status of private members’ golf clubs

AGCO challenges non-profit status of private members’ golf clubs 6

🕔12:00, 27.Nov 2015

The chair of the Association of Golf Course Owners (AGCO), Vivien Saunders, has submitted a report to the senior policy advisor on VAT at the Treasury that calls for the non-profit status of private members’ clubs to be challenged.

Read Full Article
CONGU announces new handicapping changes

CONGU announces new handicapping changes 9

🕔11:23, 26.Nov 2015

The Council of National Golf Unions (CONGU) has announced that its revised handicapping system has been updated and the new changes will come in on January 1, 2016.

Read Full Article
HMRC agrees to pay golf clubs over VAT claims

HMRC agrees to pay golf clubs over VAT claims 0

🕔11:02, 26.Nov 2015

HMRC has agreed to pay private members’ golf clubs VAT claims over their green fees that could amount to millions of pounds. However, accountancy firm KPMG is advising clubs that if they cannot confirm that the claims comply with the latest HMRC guidance, they should do nothing for now.

Read Full Article
Why the refurbishment of Sandy Lodge’s clubhouse has boosted wedding income

Why the refurbishment of Sandy Lodge’s clubhouse has boosted wedding income 0

🕔08:57, 23.Nov 2015

The refurbishment to the interior at clubhouses like Sandy Lodge didn’t just provide an upgrade to tired facilities, it created areas that have attracted revenue from the likes of wedding parties and small conferences

Read Full Article
Strictly members-only golf club opens up to the public

Strictly members-only golf club opens up to the public 0

🕔17:59, 20.Nov 2015

A golf club that was strictly members-only has decided to allow non-members to visit the club. The move is being seen as a sign that the industry is in a state of modernisation due to financial necessity.

Read Full Article
Andrew Minty is youngest ever Golf Club Manager of the Year

Andrew Minty is youngest ever Golf Club Manager of the Year 0

🕔23:09, 16.Nov 2015

The director of golf at Langland Bay Golf Club, Andrew Minty, has been named the Golf Club Managers’ Association’s (GCMA) Golf Club Manager of the Year, the most prestigious award in golf club management.

Read Full Article
Alex Woodward named ‘Newcomer Manager of the Year’

Alex Woodward named ‘Newcomer Manager of the Year’ 0

🕔23:01, 16.Nov 2015

The secretary manager of Boyce Hill Golf Club in Essex, Alex Woodward, has been named the Golf Club Managers’ Association’s (GCMA) Newcomer Manager of the Year.

Read Full Article
High Post Golf Club is the ‘Team of the Year’

High Post Golf Club is the ‘Team of the Year’ 0

🕔22:52, 16.Nov 2015

The manager, head professional and head greenkeeper of High Post Golf Club in Wiltshire have collectively been named the Golf Club Managers’ Association’s (GCMA) Team of the Year.

Read Full Article
Sponsored feature: Imagine the IT benefits Surrey Downs Golf Club has seen

Sponsored feature: Imagine the IT benefits Surrey Downs Golf Club has seen 0

🕔16:58, 15.Nov 2015

Surrey Downs is a thriving golf club and one of several in the UK that has turned to Imagination to supply its IT system.

Read Full Article
Watch this irate kangaroo chase golfers off the fairway (video)

Watch this irate kangaroo chase golfers off the fairway (video) 0 Updated

🕔07:48, 12.Nov 2015

Watch this irate kangaroo chase golfers off the fairway

Read Full Article
Over £3m to be invested in former municipal golf club

Over £3m to be invested in former municipal golf club 0

🕔15:26, 11.Nov 2015

The company that purchased two municipal golf clubs last year is planning one of the biggest investments in the golf industry in them.

Read Full Article
This woman has just become the PGA’s first ever female director of golf

This woman has just become the PGA’s first ever female director of golf 0

🕔12:23, 10.Nov 2015

A PGA professional has become the PGA’s 51st director of golf – and the first ever woman to achieve the qualification.

Read Full Article
Greg Norman has radical ideas to improve the state of golf

Greg Norman has radical ideas to improve the state of golf 4

🕔14:49, 9.Nov 2015

Greg Norman calls for relaxed dress codes, a 12-hole format of golf and even music in buggies to address the large drop in participation over the last few years.

Read Full Article
Greenkeeper saw stolen golf clubs on eBay

Greenkeeper saw stolen golf clubs on eBay 0

🕔15:37, 6.Nov 2015

A greenkeeper at Cleeve Hill Golf Club in Gloucestershire, who had his golf clubs stolen from the club, saw them up for sale on auction website eBay.

Read Full Article
The top three things I learnt about the industry in October

The top three things I learnt about the industry in October 0 Updated

🕔07:01, 3.Nov 2015

From dress codes to gender free tees, Golf Club Management editor Alistair Dunsmuir reviews the last month in the industry.

Read Full Article
Golf Club Team of the Year finalist High Post Golf Club

Golf Club Team of the Year finalist High Post Golf Club 0

🕔14:19, 2.Nov 2015

Profile of Golf Club Team of the Year finalist High Post Golf Club

Read Full Article
Golf Club Team of the Year finalist Royal Cromer Golf Club

Golf Club Team of the Year finalist Royal Cromer Golf Club 0

🕔14:15, 2.Nov 2015

Profile of Golf Club Team of the Year finalist Royal Cromer Golf Club

Read Full Article
Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Alex Woodward, Boyce Hill Golf Club

Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Alex Woodward, Boyce Hill Golf Club 0

🕔14:12, 2.Nov 2015

Profile of Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Alex Woodward, Boyce Hill Golf Club

Read Full Article
Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Stuart Leech, Formby Golf Club

Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Stuart Leech, Formby Golf Club 0

🕔14:09, 2.Nov 2015

Profile of Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Stuart Leech, Formby Golf Club

Read Full Article

Join Our Mailing List


Read the latest issues

Advertise With Us

To advertise in the magazine or online, contact:

Email marketing@thegolfbusiness.co.uk
Tel 020 7803 2453

Twitter Timeline