Spike in golf courses being attacked by vandals in January

Spike in golf courses being attacked by vandals in January 0

🕔07:09, 30.Jan 2019

A large number of golf clubs have reported that they have been hit by vandals – typically burglars – in the first few weeks of 2019.

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The recovery of Oadby Golf Club

The recovery of Oadby Golf Club 5

🕔05:11, 30.Jan 2019

When Oadby GC in Leicester closed in 2012 it was symbolic of the problems the industry was in. This year it will re-open with a new name – and a focus on making the game fun and inclusive.

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Here are the finalists for England Golf’s 2019 awards

Here are the finalists for England Golf’s 2019 awards 0

🕔21:47, 29.Jan 2019

Here is the shortlist of the finalists for the England Golf Awards 2019, sponsored by adidas Golf.

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Harry Redknapp opens golf club’s new entry gates

Harry Redknapp opens golf club’s new entry gates 0

🕔22:01, 28.Jan 2019

The former football manager, Harry Redknapp, has officially opened the new entry gates at one of Dorset’s top golf clubs.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Mike Davie

Meet the head greenkeeper: Mike Davie 1 Updated

🕔20:10, 28.Jan 2019

Working at Hazel Grove Golf Club in Cheshire, Mike talks about how he improved the course’s bunkers with a limited number of staff and what he has done to provide mental health support to greenkeepers in the industry.

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The reinvention of Allerton Manor and Sherdley Park golf clubs

The reinvention of Allerton Manor and Sherdley Park golf clubs 0

🕔17:40, 28.Jan 2019

Toro machinery has been instrumental in the reinvention of two municipal golf clubs in the south Liverpool and Merseyside areas.

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This is why Amber Valley has been a Ransomes customer for more than 18 years

This is why Amber Valley has been a Ransomes customer for more than 18 years 0

🕔16:55, 28.Jan 2019

The council has continued its long relationship with the Suffolk-based mower manufacturer, with its latest purchase of two Ransomes MP493 rotary mowers from local dealer Sharrocks.

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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

🕔08:16, 28.Jan 2019

The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir finds that even this publication is no longer a Brexit-free safe space – and details why bifurcation is a word on some golf administrators’ lips.

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This woman has been a member of two golf clubs for a combined total of 125 years

This woman has been a member of two golf clubs for a combined total of 125 years 4

🕔19:38, 20.Jan 2019

A woman who has been a member of Downfield Golf Club in Scotland for 75 years has now celebrated her 50th anniversary of being a member of Pitlochry Golf Club.

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Golf club to introduce penalties for practice swings

Golf club to introduce penalties for practice swings 6

🕔17:38, 20.Jan 2019

A major Portuguese golf club has said it will battle against slow play in 2019 by, among other things, running a golf event that should be completed in 90 minutes.

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Irish golf clubs are anxious about Brexit

Irish golf clubs are anxious about Brexit 4

🕔13:23, 20.Jan 2019

A number of golf clubs in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have expressed their concerns about Brexit.

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Windermere Golf Club had its most successful year ever in 2018

Windermere Golf Club had its most successful year ever in 2018 0

🕔18:56, 19.Jan 2019

Windermere Golf Club in Cumbria has had arguably its most successful year ever, which has included setting a new record for visitor green fee income.

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Meet the PGA pro: Michael Vandenberg

Meet the PGA pro: Michael Vandenberg 0

🕔17:14, 19.Jan 2019

The Michael Vandenberg Golf Academy at Rochford Hundred Golf Club provides customers with an exceptional retail experience. Here, he explains how he makes profits in an increasingly challenging market.

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Club profile: Cotswold Hills Golf Club

Club profile: Cotswold Hills Golf Club 3 Updated

🕔10:05, 19.Jan 2019

Set in an area of natural beauty among rolling hills between Cheltenham and Gloucester, Cotswold Hills Golf Club enjoys an attractive setting with a top quality course to match.

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In their own words: Steve Mona

In their own words: Steve Mona 0

🕔17:46, 18.Jan 2019

The chief executive of the World Golf Foundation (WGF) talks about the latest political and research developments that have been showing the health benefits of playing the game.

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What should my golf club sign before entering into a contract?

What should my golf club sign before entering into a contract? 0 Updated

🕔10:48, 18.Jan 2019

Entering into a contract with a third party is a regular necessity for all golf clubs, but often something goes wrong and the club wishes the contract had been worded differently.

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Moor Park to focus on being a private members’ club again

Moor Park to focus on being a private members’ club again 10

🕔13:34, 14.Jan 2019

A world-famous golf club that had pursued revenue streams in addition to golf, such as weddings, has decided to focus on its golf offering to members instead as it moves forward.

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Golf in Derbyshire bloomed in 2018

Golf in Derbyshire bloomed in 2018 0

🕔13:14, 14.Jan 2019

The Derbyshire Golf Development Group has revealed it had a very successful 2018, in which it introduced 2,806 new people to the game.

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Donald Steel designed Scottish course closes down

Donald Steel designed Scottish course closes down 4

🕔13:00, 14.Jan 2019

Brunston Castle Golf Club in Scotland has reportedly closed with almost immediate effect due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Meet the golf club manager: David Moon

Meet the golf club manager: David Moon 2 Updated

🕔07:31, 12.Jan 2019

The golf manager at St Mellion International Resort in Cornwall is celebrating an astonishing 25 years at the club. He explains how he has done this and what he has learnt along the way.

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In their own words: Andrew McKinlay

In their own words: Andrew McKinlay 2

🕔07:21, 12.Jan 2019

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of Scottish Golf previews the likely changes to the game that will take place this year.

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Escaped rhea to stay at golf club where it has become a ‘star’

Escaped rhea to stay at golf club where it has become a ‘star’ 0

🕔12:46, 11.Jan 2019

A six-feet-tall flightless bird that has roamed a Worcestershire golf course for the last three months is set to stay there because it has become so popular with the club’s staff and members.

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Should we lease golf course machinery?

Should we lease golf course machinery? 0

🕔11:05, 11.Jan 2019

Because golf clubs can spread the VAT element over their monthly lease payments, Golf Finance certainly thinks so.

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18-exhibitor scorecard challenge to run at BTME

18-exhibitor scorecard challenge to run at BTME 0

🕔07:50, 11.Jan 2019

Eighteen exhibitors including The Golf Business and EcoBunker are running a ‘scorecard challenge’ at BTME in Harrogate next week.

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Paul McGinley: Golf needs two sets of rules

Paul McGinley: Golf needs two sets of rules 6

🕔04:48, 9.Jan 2019

The captain of Europe’s successful 2014 Ryder Cup team, Paul McGinley, has called for two sets of rules of golf – one for professionals and for amateurs – in a bid to boost participation in the game.

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Guernsey golf resort sold to Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder

Guernsey golf resort sold to Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder 0

🕔12:22, 8.Jan 2019

La Grande Mare Hotel Golf & Country Club in Guernsey has been sold to an investment firm.

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The (new) Rules of Golf: The essentials

The (new) Rules of Golf: The essentials 1

🕔18:45, 7.Jan 2019

Shona McRae, Assistant Director – Rules, The R&A, looks at the essentials that every golfer should know about the new rules.

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