Private clubs saw membership rise in 2016

Private clubs saw membership rise in 2016 0

🕔14:29, 28.Feb 2017

Another survey on membership levels in golf clubs has found that 2016 was the best year for many in several years, but problems still remain.

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World’s oldest links could have a new management company

World’s oldest links could have a new management company 0

🕔12:47, 27.Feb 2017

Musselburgh Links, The Old Course, which is regarded by some as the world’s oldest golf course for continuous play, is the subject of a bid that could result in £10 million being invested in it, according to reports.

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Less than 3% of golf clubs made a loss in 2016

Less than 3% of golf clubs made a loss in 2016 0

🕔12:53, 24.Feb 2017

A new survey of golf clubs has found a huge turnaround in their financial fortunes between 2013 and 2016.

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Historic golf club embarks on modernisation programme

Historic golf club embarks on modernisation programme 0

🕔13:18, 23.Feb 2017

One of the oldest golf clubs in the world, Ladybank GC in Fife, is undergoing a series of major changes to make it attractive to modern consumers.

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Previously struggling club now pursuing members’ buyout

Previously struggling club now pursuing members’ buyout 0

🕔12:40, 21.Feb 2017

A Norfolk golf club that was struggling to pay its rent just five years ago has turned around so much that its members are buying the venue from the Crown Estate.

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This club is already seeing a return on its 2016 £2m investment

This club is already seeing a return on its 2016 £2m investment 0

🕔17:43, 20.Feb 2017

A golf club that spent more than £2 million on itself in 2016 has said it has already seen a significant return on the investment.

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Wentworth’s West Course greens to be ready for PGA

Wentworth’s West Course greens to be ready for PGA 0 Updated

🕔06:48, 19.Feb 2017

Wentworth’s West Course is one of the most famous in the world but, in recent years, some European Tour golfers had complained about the state of its greens. Kenny Mackay details the improvements they have undergone since last May

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Over 90% of seniors say they should get discounted membership

Over 90% of seniors say they should get discounted membership 1

🕔13:27, 17.Feb 2017

New research has found that more than 90 percent of senior golfers believe that they should get some sort of incentive or discount on golf club membership fees, while more than 80 percent of golf clubs do not offer this.

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Lancashire’s golf clubs see huge rise in members; Surprise fall in Durham

Lancashire’s golf clubs see huge rise in members; Surprise fall in Durham 1

🕔13:26, 16.Feb 2017

Lancashire’s golf clubs collectively saw an increase of more than 1,500 members in 2016, while Durham saw a surprise loss after a successful 2015.

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Marlborough Golf Club receives £200,000 VAT windfall

Marlborough Golf Club receives £200,000 VAT windfall 2

🕔13:01, 15.Feb 2017

Marlborough Golf Club in Wiltshire has received £200,000 from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HRMC) as recovery of VAT paid on visitors’ green fees.

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Major drive to attract women to golf this spring

Major drive to attract women to golf this spring 2

🕔13:09, 14.Feb 2017

A major English campaign to get more women playing golf is to tee off this May.

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Huge investment for The Nottinghamshire

Huge investment for The Nottinghamshire 0

🕔14:27, 13.Feb 2017

The Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club has become the latest golf facility to invest heavily in itself.

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‘Members of Scottish golf clubs can not sue fellow members for personal injury’

‘Members of Scottish golf clubs can not sue fellow members for personal injury’ 0

🕔13:51, 10.Feb 2017

A landmark legal case, in which a judge in the Court of Session has dismissed a golfer’s claim against his club’s committee, means that members of Scottish golf clubs cannot sue fellow members for personal injury, states a law firm.

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Golf dominates list of world’s best-paid sports stars

Golf dominates list of world’s best-paid sports stars 0

🕔13:14, 8.Feb 2017

New research into the world’s best-paid sports stars has shown that golfers dominate the top rankings.

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ITV profiles nonagenarian golfer

ITV profiles nonagenarian golfer 0

🕔13:14, 7.Feb 2017

The television network ITV Anglia has run a profile on a 90-year-old female golfer who is enjoying the game she has played for more than 60 years.

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Members complain over deal to attract retired police officers

Members complain over deal to attract retired police officers 1

🕔15:33, 6.Feb 2017

Members of a top Scottish golf club have, according to a newspaper report, ‘mutinied’ over a membership deal that the club has for retired police officers.

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Golf clubs in Wales report increase in memberships

Golf clubs in Wales report increase in memberships 1

🕔13:37, 3.Feb 2017

Golf clubs in Wales found 2016 to be their best year for years, according to new data from the Golf Union of Wales.

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Golf club brings in 15 minute green fees

Golf club brings in 15 minute green fees 2

🕔13:13, 2.Feb 2017

An American golf club has introduced pay-as-you-play green fees in a bid to both tackle slow play and give golfers more value for money.

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Research reveals golf makes you happy

Research reveals golf makes you happy 2 Updated

🕔06:50, 1.Feb 2017

A new study on exercise and wellbeing has found that people who walk regularly are generally much happier than those who do little or no exercise.

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