100-year-old tells ITV: ‘Golf has prolonged my life’

100-year-old tells ITV: ‘Golf has prolonged my life’

🕔17:22, 17.Aug 2017

A 100-year-old man who plays golf twice a week has been profiled on ITV News – and he says the game has prolonged his life.

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Could you play 18 full-length holes in less than 40 minutes?

Could you play 18 full-length holes in less than 40 minutes?

🕔11:22, 16.Aug 2017

A number of golf clubs have been trialing ‘SpeedGolf’ – where golfers run between holes as scores are calculated by the number of shots and the time taken to complete the round.

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This golf club is officially junior friendly

This golf club is officially junior friendly

🕔14:18, 15.Aug 2017

A golf club in Staffordshire has become the 100th in England to achieve ‘GolfMark’ status – which means it has passed criteria for how welcoming it is to beginners and juniors.

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Legal matters: Fracking on the golf course

Legal matters: Fracking on the golf course Updated

🕔06:58, 15.Aug 2017

This guidance from the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association looks at the financial and legal ramifications of allowing a fracking company to mine for energy on land the golf club owns. 

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Why have Italian golf clubs seen a 25% rise in green fees since 2015?

Why have Italian golf clubs seen a 25% rise in green fees since 2015?

🕔12:12, 14.Aug 2017

A project that promotes golf tourism to Italy has said the country’s golf clubs have seen a stunning 25 per cent rise in green fee income from foreigners in just the last two years.

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App for golf club members to launch

App for golf club members to launch Updated

🕔06:25, 13.Aug 2017

The same company that launched the HowDidiDo app for golfers, which has already had over 100,000 downloads, is launching an app for members of golf clubs, which should dramatically reduce managers’ admin time

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Scottish Golf calls on members to support changes

Scottish Golf calls on members to support changes

🕔06:18, 13.Aug 2017

Scottish Golf CEO Blane Dodds is urging members to support changes to the governing body’s financial structure that he believes will create significant investment to the grassroots game in Scotland

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Travellers demand £500 to leave after parking caravans at golf club

Travellers demand £500 to leave after parking caravans at golf club

🕔16:44, 11.Aug 2017

A group of travellers have issued a £500 ransom demand to a Yorkshire golf club after parking their caravans in its car park.

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Visitors can now register to visit SALTEX for free

Visitors can now register to visit SALTEX for free

🕔18:21, 10.Aug 2017

Visitors can now register to attend the turf management event SALTEX 2017 for free.

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How to get more children playing golf at your facility

How to get more children playing golf at your facility Updated

🕔06:20, 10.Aug 2017

Clubs are working hard to attract more juniors. Steve Jackson, who works with organisations that boost junior participation, details what is particularly successful at getting youngsters on the course

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