Do golf clubs need a motion picture licence?

Do golf clubs need a motion picture licence? 0 Updated

🕔07:59, 19.Aug 2018

This guidance from the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) explores the licences that golf clubs need if they broadcast anything other than sport, music or news from their clubhouse televisions.

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Most people are unaware of the cancer benefits of golf

Most people are unaware of the cancer benefits of golf 0

🕔15:44, 17.Aug 2018

A new study has found that while most people are aware that the walking that comes from regularly playing golf is good for the heart, very few understand that this also helps protect against some cancers.

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Council rejects golf club’s plan to build 57 homes

Council rejects golf club’s plan to build 57 homes 0

🕔12:14, 17.Aug 2018

A golf club’s plan to build 57 homes on part of its golf course, which would have seen it generate a significant amount of income, has been rejected by its local council.

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Meet the golf club CEO: Wentworth’s Stephen Gibson

Meet the golf club CEO: Wentworth’s Stephen Gibson 0 Updated

🕔06:20, 17.Aug 2018

The head of the host of the BMW PGA Championship talks about how he ended up in such a sought after position in golf, and how being both a chef and a professional golfer helps in the daily running of the club.

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In their own words: Richard Dixon

In their own words: Richard Dixon 0 Updated

🕔19:01, 16.Aug 2018

The Wales Golf CEO looks at the growth of the game among women and girls in Wales.

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Female participation in golf is soaring in 2018

Female participation in golf is soaring in 2018 0

🕔11:39, 16.Aug 2018

New data from a company that analyses millions of rounds of golf in the UK has found a surge in participation of the game by women and girls since the start of this year.

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Amenity Forum ‘very surprised’ by glyphosate ruling

Amenity Forum ‘very surprised’ by glyphosate ruling 3

🕔12:39, 14.Aug 2018

An independent body that represents the amenity horticulture sector has said it is ‘very surprised’ by a decision by a US jury that found that chemical giant Monsanto knew its Roundup weedkillers were dangerous.

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Are millennials really the saviour of golf?

Are millennials really the saviour of golf? 7 Updated

🕔09:33, 13.Aug 2018

Women’s golf expert Sarah Forrest isn’t convinced – in fact here she argues that the mothers of millennials offer more potential for golf clubs looking to boost participation in the game.

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100 members of Scottish golf club raise funds for cancer charity

100 members of Scottish golf club raise funds for cancer charity 0

🕔06:54, 12.Aug 2018

More than 100 members of Loudoun Gowf Club, near Kilmarnock, have taken part in a HowDoWeBEATIt competition to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK (PCUK).

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Appointments: New director of golf for Fairmont St Andrews

Appointments: New director of golf for Fairmont St Andrews 0

🕔12:02, 11.Aug 2018

The 520 acre Fairmont St Andrews resort in Scotland has appointed Dan Naudo as its new director of golf.

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Report: The growth of golf in Oman, Asia

Report: The growth of golf in Oman, Asia 1

🕔05:12, 10.Aug 2018

The country has less than 1,000 golfers and its capital, Muscat, has just four golf clubs. With the help of Jacobsen, we look at the issues two of these clubs’ key staff face – from growing junior sections to offering night golf.

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The major upgrade to Stoke Park Country Club & Spa

The major upgrade to Stoke Park Country Club & Spa 0 Updated

🕔20:31, 9.Aug 2018

The Buckinghamshire venue has created uniformity on a 27-hole layout that had experienced 100 years of tinkering, plus it has dealt with stone contamination in the bunkers.

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Review of the Ricoh Women’s British Open 2018

Review of the Ricoh Women’s British Open 2018 0

🕔17:10, 9.Aug 2018

The final day of the Ricoh Women’s British Open 2018 saw an exciting duel between an outstanding Thai golfer and a Brit who we should be hearing a lot more from in the next few years. Sarah Forrest reports

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Ladies’ golf week was a social media success story

Ladies’ golf week was a social media success story 1

🕔16:54, 9.Aug 2018

‘Women and Girls’ Golf Week’, which ran from July 30 to August 5, generated over 12 million impressions through its #WhyIGolf hashtag.

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Wimbledon makes £65 million offer to buy golf club

Wimbledon makes £65 million offer to buy golf club 2

🕔08:49, 8.Aug 2018

The world’s most prestigious tennis tournament has made a massive £65 million offer to a local golf club which, if accepted, will result in a windfall for all its members.

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Investment for holiday park operator

Investment for holiday park operator 0

🕔16:31, 7.Aug 2018

Kenwick Park Hotel in Lincolnshire has been bought by a holiday park operator as golfing ‘staycation’ holidays are becoming increasingly popular and profitable.

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Golfers are happier and healthier than non-golfers

Golfers are happier and healthier than non-golfers 1

🕔07:39, 7.Aug 2018

New research by The R&A has found that golfers are significantly happier and healthier than non-golfers.

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The rules of golf: Relief from movable or immovable obstructions

The rules of golf: Relief from movable or immovable obstructions 0 Updated

🕔07:21, 5.Aug 2018

Shona McRae, Assistant Director – Rules, The R&A, looks at the refereeing decisions that were made at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie last month.

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Guide launched to help clubs improve clubhouse design

Guide launched to help clubs improve clubhouse design 0

🕔06:14, 4.Aug 2018

A new guide has been launched that details how simple changes to the design of the golf club – not just the course – can lead to significantly improved customer service.

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Preparing your golf club for the World Handicap System

Preparing your golf club for the World Handicap System 0

🕔20:30, 3.Aug 2018

Player Score input (PSi) from Club Systems has revolutionised how handicap committees process competition cards. And now, ahead of the introduction of the World Handicap System, it’s making life easier for club golfers as well.

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Golf club relaunches successful ‘nine holes and a drink’ promotion

Golf club relaunches successful ‘nine holes and a drink’ promotion 0

🕔11:35, 3.Aug 2018

Oxford Golf Club has relaunched its ‘nine holes and a drink’ package to encourage people to play the sport quickly.

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How golf can help beat prostate cancer

How golf can help beat prostate cancer 1

🕔06:58, 3.Aug 2018

The PGA is joining forces with Prostate Cancer UK to reach golfers at risk of prostate cancer and raise money to fund vital research to save men’s lives.

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This woman has become the first female head greenkeeper in Wales

This woman has become the first female head greenkeeper in Wales 0

🕔13:12, 1.Aug 2018

Lucy Sellick has been appointed head greenkeeper at Wenvoe Castle Golf Club – the first time ever that a Welsh golf club has employed a female head greenkeeper.

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Court orders golf club to pay £150,000 over greenkeeper death

Court orders golf club to pay £150,000 over greenkeeper death 0

🕔07:50, 1.Aug 2018

Golf clubs are being encouraged to check health and safety claims of their staff with previous employers, after a Leicestershire club was ordered to pay £150k following the death of its course manager.

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