Half of all couples would marry at a golf course

Half of all couples would marry at a golf course

🕔11:41, 30.Apr 2018

A survey of wedding preferences conducted on 3,928 newlyweds has found that 49 per cent would have been happy to have the ceremony at a golf club in summer.

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Why these two golf clubs saw huge growth in 2017

Why these two golf clubs saw huge growth in 2017

🕔21:41, 29.Apr 2018

They might be about 400 miles apart on opposing ends of England, but The Point at Polzeath and Carus Green GC share at least one thing in common: Both had an extraordinary 2017.

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BGIA donates £10,000 to Golf Foundation charity

BGIA donates £10,000 to Golf Foundation charity

🕔12:26, 28.Apr 2018

National golf charity the Golf Foundation has thanked the British Golf Industry Association (BGIA) for raising £10,000, which will help more young people to enjoy the benefits of golf in the years ahead.

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Here’s 3 major issues we discussed in April 2018

Here’s 3 major issues we discussed in April 2018

🕔13:10, 27.Apr 2018

From changing driving distances to a participation rate slump, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir explores three issues that have emerged from some of our stories this month.

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Greenkeeper Bill Mitchell retires – after 58 years at the same golf club

Greenkeeper Bill Mitchell retires – after 58 years at the same golf club

🕔23:22, 26.Apr 2018

A 58-year career is not in itself remarkable, what is remarkable, as in the case of Bill Mitchell, is a 58-year career at the same club.

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Yorkshire golf club rejects four-figure approach by fracking firm

Yorkshire golf club rejects four-figure approach by fracking firm

🕔11:59, 26.Apr 2018

A Yorkshire golf club has turned down a request by a fracking firm to carry out seismic testing on its land.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Burford’s Stuart Richens

Meet the head greenkeeper: Burford’s Stuart Richens

🕔06:43, 26.Apr 2018

Burford GC in Oxfordshire still has a waiting list and charges a joining fee. We speak to Stuart Richens, the head greenkeeper, to find out what his team has done to the course

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David Leadbetter to open European headquarters in July

David Leadbetter to open European headquarters in July

🕔16:04, 25.Apr 2018

One of the world’s most famous golf coaches, David Leadbetter, will open the ‘Leadbetter Golf Academy European Headquarters’in Buckinghamshire next month.

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Two Kent golf clubs close down

Two Kent golf clubs close down

🕔13:16, 23.Apr 2018

Two golf clubs in Kent have closed down in the space of a few days of each other – and just a few weeks after another venue in the county closed.

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Reintroducing the joining fee at Canterbury Golf Club

Reintroducing the joining fee at Canterbury Golf Club Updated

🕔08:01, 22.Apr 2018

About four years ago Canterbury Golf Club in Kent bought the land on which the course resides. It then began a programme of improvements that have been so successful that the club has closed its membership

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