YouGov survey on golf shows the need for GolfSixes-style events

YouGov survey on golf shows the need for GolfSixes-style events 3

🕔13:12, 31.Jan 2018

A major survey on what the British public thinks about televised golf events suggests the industry desperately needs to support alternative versions to the traditional model.

Read Full Article
Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in January

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

🕔07:05, 31.Jan 2018

From the role Germany could play in reviving your facility to a spike in burglaries at golf clubs, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir reviews the last month in the industry.

Read Full Article
Mixed news if you own a house next to a Scottish golf course

Mixed news if you own a house next to a Scottish golf course 1

🕔17:10, 30.Jan 2018

The most expensive homes in the whole of Scotland are next to the Old Course in St Andrews, according to new research, but not all golf homeowners are celebrating.

Read Full Article
The amazing story of Dale Hill’s courses manager Neil Durrant

The amazing story of Dale Hill’s courses manager Neil Durrant 0 Updated

🕔07:03, 30.Jan 2018

Neil details what happened when he woke up one morning and found he was paralysed from the neck down

Read Full Article
Cheshire golf resort sold for £8 million

Cheshire golf resort sold for £8 million 0

🕔12:47, 29.Jan 2018

One of the premier golf resorts in northern England, Wychwood Park Hotel and Golf Course in Crewe, has been sold, reportedly for more than £8 million.

Read Full Article
Steven Brown: Is your menu making you as much money as it could?

Steven Brown: Is your menu making you as much money as it could? 0 Updated

🕔05:43, 27.Jan 2018

Food and beverage consultant Steven Brown has visited several golf clubs in the last year and found a number of areas in their menus that could be improved – and he lists them here

Read Full Article
Another wave of burglaries at UK golf clubs reported

Another wave of burglaries at UK golf clubs reported 0

🕔13:28, 26.Jan 2018

There have been a number of burglaries at UK golf clubs in just the last month, according to police reports.

Read Full Article
Deeside, Wentworth and Durness golf clubs – the big greenkeeping winners at BTME 2018

Deeside, Wentworth and Durness golf clubs – the big greenkeeping winners at BTME 2018 1

🕔14:40, 25.Jan 2018

The greenkeeping teams at Deeside Golf Club and The Wentworth Club, and the head greenkeeper at Durness Golf Club, are the big winners at the ‘BIGGA Awards’ at BTME 2018.

Read Full Article
PGA links up with app aimed at golf clubs

PGA links up with app aimed at golf clubs 0 Updated

🕔06:00, 24.Jan 2018

The PGA Midlands has formed a partnership with the inventor of CourseMate, an app designed for the golf industry.

Read Full Article
New survey provides more evidence that golf is good for you

New survey provides more evidence that golf is good for you 0

🕔07:38, 23.Jan 2018

A new survey on physical activity has found that playing golf can improve life satisfaction, happiness and feelings of being worthwhile, while reducing levels of anxiety.

Read Full Article
IT developments in the golf industry

IT developments in the golf industry 0 Updated

🕔06:38, 23.Jan 2018

Two major suppliers are developing more products in 2018 to improve the communication between golf clubs and their customers – without increasing admin time

Read Full Article
Is it time to market to German golfers?

Is it time to market to German golfers? 1 Updated

🕔08:26, 22.Jan 2018

A new survey has found that German golfers spend almost double the amount on foreign golf holidays than British people do.

Read Full Article
Sponsored profile: AirPixa (golf course aerial and video production)

Sponsored profile: AirPixa (golf course aerial and video production) 0

🕔05:45, 22.Jan 2018

The marketing benefits of using AirPixa – a company that produces aerial photographs and videos.

Read Full Article
Staffordshire golf course will not be sold off

Staffordshire golf course will not be sold off 0 Updated

🕔07:40, 21.Jan 2018

A nine-hole golf course and a pitch and putt course that are part of the Himley Hall country estate in Staffordshire will not be sold off, council bosses seem to have confirmed.

Read Full Article
Meet the head PGA pro: Rye Golf Club’s Matthew Holland

Meet the head PGA pro: Rye Golf Club’s Matthew Holland 0 Updated

🕔08:52, 20.Jan 2018

Matthew Holland talks about how a swing studio has revolutionised what he can offer golfers, plus how he adapts communication to different types of members to ensure they use the pro shop more

Read Full Article
Kent Golf Union appoints first ever female county secretary

Kent Golf Union appoints first ever female county secretary 0

🕔07:36, 19.Jan 2018

A county golf union that England Golf describes as a ‘very traditional men’s county golf union’ has appointed a woman as its county secretary for the first time.

Read Full Article
In their own words: World Golf Foundation CEO Steve Mona

In their own words: World Golf Foundation CEO Steve Mona 0

🕔07:15, 18.Jan 2018

The chief executive of the World Golf Foundation looks forward to 2018 – a year that should see positive inclusivity trends continue

Read Full Article
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 Updated

🕔21:12, 17.Jan 2018

Luxurious Florida apartments are being marketed to British golfers with a 20% discount. Buyers automatically become members of two Greg Norman golf courses in Orlando.

Read Full Article
Scottish Golf begins recruitment for FOUR new directors

Scottish Golf begins recruitment for FOUR new directors 0

🕔13:27, 17.Jan 2018

The body that runs amateur golf in Scotland, Scottish Golf, has said it is recruiting for four new directors for its board.

Read Full Article
James Braid course invests in new course machinery

James Braid course invests in new course machinery 0

🕔04:07, 17.Jan 2018

Golspie Golf Club has invested in two machines to maintain the varying surfaces on the James Braid design 18-hole golf course.

Read Full Article
Golf club PGA pro and manager challenge this April

Golf club PGA pro and manager challenge this April 0

🕔07:24, 16.Jan 2018

All golf clubs are being invited to enter a pair comprising their club manager / secretary and PGA professional for the 2018 ‘Teamwork Trophy’.

Read Full Article
Yorkshire golf club votes to sell its clubhouse

Yorkshire golf club votes to sell its clubhouse 0 Updated

🕔07:53, 15.Jan 2018

Members of a Yorkshire golf club have voted to sell their clubhouse to a developer, which will be knocked down and replaced by five homes.

Read Full Article
Meet the golf club manager: Gordon MacLeod from St Ives (Hunts)

Meet the golf club manager: Gordon MacLeod from St Ives (Hunts) 0 Updated

🕔06:20, 15.Jan 2018

Gordon talks about winning the GCMA’s ‘Newcomer of the Year’ award, the challenges involved in taking over a club that had recently relocated and what the venue’s strategic plan entails

Read Full Article
What is the liability of committee members when the company is not incorporated?

What is the liability of committee members when the company is not incorporated? 0 Updated

🕔09:15, 12.Jan 2018

This guidance from the NGCAA explores issues such as debt, loans and mortgages and asks what is the liability of committee members when the company is not incorporated.

Read Full Article
Yorkshire club creates general manager position

Yorkshire club creates general manager position 0 Updated

🕔06:58, 12.Jan 2018

Hallamshire Golf Club in Yorkshire has created the new position of general manager and appointed the head professional of Queenwood Golf Club in Surrey to fill it.

Read Full Article
In their own words: Golf Foundation CEO Brendon Pyle

In their own words: Golf Foundation CEO Brendon Pyle 0 Updated

🕔08:49, 9.Jan 2018

Brendon looks forward to working with golf clubs in 2018 to introduce the game to more children

Read Full Article
Irish golf club to benefit from staggering £18m investment

Irish golf club to benefit from staggering £18m investment 0

🕔07:42, 9.Jan 2018

The company that runs East Clare Golf Club in Ireland has said it will invest nearly £18 million into the facility.

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