Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing The Golf Business in December

Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing The Golf Business in December 0

🕔07:40, 31.Dec 2017

From stealing buggy batteries to reducing the number of people on your board, Alistair Dunsmuir sees out 2017 in style

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Meet the course manager: Horton Park’s Simon Adby

Meet the course manager: Horton Park’s Simon Adby 1 Updated

🕔06:47, 31.Dec 2017

He maintains two footgolf courses, an adventure golf course, a nine-hole course and an 18-hole venue, and talks about what these extra non-traditional golf facilities mean for him and his greenkeeping team

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What is the legal situation for a golf club wanting to sell its land?

What is the legal situation for a golf club wanting to sell its land? 0

🕔10:34, 26.Dec 2017

This guidance from the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) explores the matters golf clubs should consider if they are selling their land

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Leasing course machinery is a cost effective way to improve your fleet

Leasing course machinery is a cost effective way to improve your fleet 0 Updated

🕔06:36, 22.Dec 2017

Ian Henderson from Golf Finance explains how golf clubs can improve their courses by leasing their course machinery

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Huge funding boost for Irish golf clubs

Huge funding boost for Irish golf clubs 0

🕔13:24, 20.Dec 2017

The Irish government has said it will invest £1.7 million into more than 60 golf clubs under a sports club funding programme for 2017.

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Meet the PGA pro: Roe Park Resort’s Michael McCrudden

Meet the PGA pro: Roe Park Resort’s Michael McCrudden 0 Updated

🕔10:26, 20.Dec 2017

The resident PGA professional explains how the club has got more women and children playing the game, and he outlines the technology he uses that improves golfers’ games

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Golf Foundation CEO to write for The Golf Business

Golf Foundation CEO to write for The Golf Business 0

🕔12:19, 19.Dec 2017

The chief executive of the charity the Golf Foundation is to write a semi-regular column for The Golf Business.

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European Tour CEO joins disabled golf board

European Tour CEO joins disabled golf board 1

🕔15:49, 18.Dec 2017

The CEO of the European Tour, Keith Pelley, has joined the European Disabled Golf Association (EDGA) as a non-executive director.

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Partitioning glass doors can benefit your clubhouse

Partitioning glass doors can benefit your clubhouse 0 Updated

🕔05:48, 18.Dec 2017

One Kent golf club has found that installing stylish glass doors in the clubhouse helps raise money from events without impacting members – while creating the ‘wow’ factor

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England Golf partners with adventure golf provider

England Golf partners with adventure golf provider 0

🕔12:58, 15.Dec 2017

England Golf has formed a partnership with a company that provides adventure golf courses throughout the UK.

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Meet the golf group CEO: Colin Mayes

Meet the golf group CEO: Colin Mayes 0 Updated

🕔09:38, 15.Dec 2017

The CEO of BGL and president of the UKGCOA talks exclusively about how venues can attract new customers, dealing with difficult committee members and tackling the VAT disparity in the golf industry

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There has been a spate of buggy battery thefts from golf clubs

There has been a spate of buggy battery thefts from golf clubs 1

🕔13:03, 14.Dec 2017

Police across the UK are warning golf clubs to be vigilant after several have reported thefts of batteries from their buggies in just the last few weeks.

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In their own words: BIGGA CEO Jim Croxton

In their own words: BIGGA CEO Jim Croxton 0 Updated

🕔07:42, 13.Dec 2017

The head of the greenkeepers’ association previews next month’s mammoth BTME exhibition

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Torquay Golf Club ends ambitious growth plan

Torquay Golf Club ends ambitious growth plan 0

🕔14:37, 12.Dec 2017

Torquay Golf Club has said it is not in a position to proceed with plans to effectively double in size.

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Vast majority of golf clubs are not prepared for data protection changes

Vast majority of golf clubs are not prepared for data protection changes 0

🕔16:12, 11.Dec 2017

A new survey has found that three quarters of all small to medium sized businesses are not prepared for data protection changes that come into effect in 2018.

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How to get a golf vacation of a lifetime … for a lifetime!

How to get a golf vacation of a lifetime … for a lifetime! 0

🕔09:13, 11.Dec 2017

A Florida resort is offering British golfers a 99-year lease on luxury apartments for up to eight to 12 weeks a year. It is for every year, for a lifetime, for about £63,000

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Golf’s first cyber protection policy

Golf’s first cyber protection policy 0 Updated

🕔11:20, 9.Dec 2017

Linkscover, the golf club insurance specialist, has now become the first insurer to include comprehensive cyber cover for golf clubs

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New business rates appeal system ‘is failing golf clubs’

New business rates appeal system ‘is failing golf clubs’ 0

🕔14:30, 8.Dec 2017

The new ‘check, challenge, appeal’ (CCA) system that businesses can use to appeal their rates is confusing and ‘clearly not working’ according to a commercial real estate consultancy

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Another golf club saved from closing down

Another golf club saved from closing down 0

🕔12:15, 7.Dec 2017

A Gloucestershire golf club became the second UK golf club to be saved from closing down within the same week, last month.

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Company profile: Acumen – ClearWater

Company profile: Acumen – ClearWater 1 Updated

🕔07:02, 7.Dec 2017

Acumen Waste Services, with ClearWater and other Highspeed Group brands under its belt, and acquired following the purchase of Highspeed Group in April of this year, is focusing very much on the future

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The transformation of Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa

The transformation of Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa 0 Updated

🕔22:07, 6.Dec 2017

The £2.4 million refurbishment of Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa

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Golf clubs are helping people recover from a stroke

Golf clubs are helping people recover from a stroke 0

🕔13:20, 6.Dec 2017

The golf industry in Lancashire and Portugal has been showing that the health and social benefits of the game can help the rehabilitation process of people who have had a stroke.

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Annual golf subscriptions set to soar in Scotland

Annual golf subscriptions set to soar in Scotland 7

🕔12:45, 4.Dec 2017

The cost of being a member of a Scottish golf club is set to soar over the next decade due to a funding crisis, delegates at the first Scottish Golf national conference have been told.

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Company profile: Open Solutions – the new force in clubhouse technology

Company profile: Open Solutions – the new force in clubhouse technology 0

🕔05:42, 4.Dec 2017

The golf software supplier has been revamped – but what does this mean for its end users?

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HowDidiDo to sponsor ‘Club of the Year’ award

HowDidiDo to sponsor ‘Club of the Year’ award 1 Updated

🕔21:48, 2.Dec 2017

One of the largest networks of golfers In Europe, HowDidiDo, has agreed to sponsor the England Golf ‘Club of the Year Award 2018’. 

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New CEO for golf trade umbrella organisation

New CEO for golf trade umbrella organisation 0 Updated

🕔06:35, 1.Dec 2017

The body that represents a number of golf trade associations, the Federation of Sports and Play Associations (FSPA), has appointed Mark Kirkup as its new chief executive.

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