Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing the magazine in October

Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing the magazine in October

🕔16:40, 31.Oct 2016

From how the weak pound is proving to be of worth to golf clubs to why a small blue butterfly spells a PR victory for the golf industry, October was a fascinating month for the UK golf industry, writes Alistair Dunsmuir.

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Golf club members are getting older

Golf club members are getting older

🕔15:44, 28.Oct 2016

England Golf’s biennial research into the state of the nation’s golf club industry has found a large rise in the age of members of golf clubs in just two years.

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At least four UK golf clubs close down

At least four UK golf clubs close down

🕔12:12, 27.Oct 2016

At least four golf clubs have announced they are closing or have closed in the space of a few days as many venues are continuing to struggle in the current economic climate.

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Modern golf club has its future secured for the next 9 years

Modern golf club has its future secured for the next 9 years

🕔11:55, 25.Oct 2016

With more golf clubs closing down this autumn, Edwalton Golf Centre in Nottingham has been told its future has been secured until at least 2025.

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BTME 2017 to offer largest-ever Continue to Learn

BTME 2017 to offer largest-ever Continue to Learn Updated

🕔07:09, 25.Oct 2016

The largest-ever programme of education at a turf industry event in Europe has been unveiled by BIGGA.

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36 hole golf club to convert 9 holes into a vineyard

36 hole golf club to convert 9 holes into a vineyard

🕔12:39, 24.Oct 2016

A Sussex golf club has come up with a unique way to increase its revenue streams – it is going to convert a quarter of its golf course land into a vineyard.

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43% of leisure industry staff have been injured at work

43% of leisure industry staff have been injured at work

🕔11:43, 21.Oct 2016

A study of people who work in Britain’s leisure and hospitality industry has found that nearly half have suffered an injury at work and more than two thirds claim their working environment to be a health and safety hazard.

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This visually impaired golfer has just hit his second hole in one

This visually impaired golfer has just hit his second hole in one

🕔12:17, 20.Oct 2016

A legally blind golfer with five per cent central vision has hit his second hole in one in ten years.

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Six Derbyshire golf clubs join forces

Six Derbyshire golf clubs join forces

🕔12:15, 18.Oct 2016

Six Derbyshire golf clubs have set up a group so they can work together to attract people to join and visit their clubs – and have already secured government funding for what they’re doing.

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Surge in US golfers visiting top Scottish clubs due to weak pound

Surge in US golfers visiting top Scottish clubs due to weak pound

🕔13:35, 17.Oct 2016

The fall in the strength of the pound as a result of Brexit appears to be having a positive effect on the UK’s most prestigious golf clubs, especially in Scotland.

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