Former LET player Fame Tate buys Stanedge Golf Club

Former LET player Fame Tate buys Stanedge Golf Club 2

🕔06:00, 27.Mar 2019

The former Ladies European Tour golfer Fame Tate has acquired Stanedge Golf Club in Derbyshire and opened it to the public.

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Hazlemere Golf Club converts from private members’ to proprietary club

Hazlemere Golf Club converts from private members’ to proprietary club 1

🕔15:32, 26.Mar 2019

A private members’ golf club in Buckinghamshire has been sold off of a guide price of £1.75 million and converted back to being a proprietary club, which it was in the 1980s and 1990s.

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Meet the overseas director of operations: Chris White

Meet the overseas director of operations: Chris White 1

🕔18:07, 25.Mar 2019

Chris is the director of operations at Ayla Oasis, the host venue for the Jordan Mixed Open. He talks about this and his career to date.

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3 Hammers owner Ian Bonser wins lifetime service award

3 Hammers owner Ian Bonser wins lifetime service award 1

🕔15:23, 25.Mar 2019

Ian Bonser, who has helped countless people to follow their golfing dreams, has been honoured with England Golf’s Lifetime Service Award.

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In their own words: Jim Croxton

In their own words: Jim Croxton 0

🕔21:57, 24.Mar 2019

The CEO of Europe’s biggest greenkeeping association, BIGGA, explains that the entire structure of a golf club relies upon a well-maintained course that is enjoyable and attractive to play.

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Device launched that allows long-range wireless control of most irrigation valves

Device launched that allows long-range wireless control of most irrigation valves 0

🕔18:17, 24.Mar 2019

A device that can control irrigation valves from more than 10 miles away has been launched for UK golf clubs.

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How to solve the problem of shade on the golf course

How to solve the problem of shade on the golf course 0

🕔17:38, 24.Mar 2019

Shade results in weak turf but for many golf courses the option of removing the trees causing it is not viable. Fortunately, there is a solution.

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Here’s our top three golf industry trends of March 2019

Here’s our top three golf industry trends of March 2019 0

🕔17:09, 24.Mar 2019

From a motion tabled in parliament supporting measures to promote the health benefits of golf to society to another golf club’s purchase by a UK leisure operator, March was an encouraging month for the industry.

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Golf club members and staff offered 50% off wine and spirits show

Golf club members and staff offered 50% off wine and spirits show 1

🕔04:02, 22.Mar 2019

Every reader of The Golf Business can attend The City Wine Show in London for 50% off the ticket price thanks to an offer from our sister publications the drinks business and The Spirits Business.

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Two Merseyside golf clubs are looking for new operators

Two Merseyside golf clubs are looking for new operators 0

🕔09:33, 20.Mar 2019

Wirral Council has announced that it is seeking operators to take on two of its municipal golf courses on a long lease. 

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Craig Tracey MP to write for The Golf Business

Craig Tracey MP to write for The Golf Business 0

🕔06:24, 20.Mar 2019

The co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Golf (APPG) Group, and Member of Parliament for North Warwickshire & Bedworth, Craig Tracey MP, is to provide regular editorial contributions to The Golf Business.

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Inquest finds greenkeeper’s death was an accident

Inquest finds greenkeeper’s death was an accident 1

🕔21:44, 19.Mar 2019

A 35-year-old greenkeeper died after a poplar tree he was cutting fell on his head and fractured his skull, an inquest has heard.

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Campaign to raise awareness of health benefits of golf to take place

Campaign to raise awareness of health benefits of golf to take place 3

🕔13:09, 19.Mar 2019

A major week-long R&A backed campaign to raise awareness of the health benefits of playing golf will begin the day after the Masters ends next month.

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Discover Coxmoor Golf Club’s spectacular new clubhouse

Discover Coxmoor Golf Club’s spectacular new clubhouse 3

🕔04:10, 19.Mar 2019

The Nottinghamshire venue opened the facility on New Year’s Eve, featuring a large balcony overlooking a picturesque golf course.

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Meet the PGA pro: Ryan Rastall

Meet the PGA pro: Ryan Rastall 0

🕔20:18, 18.Mar 2019

The head PGA professional at Howley Hall GC in Yorkshire has won the coveted ‘Pro Shop of the Year’ category at the recent TGI Golf Awards. Here, Ryan explains why his shop has been such a success.

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What can we do if we receive our membership subs late?

What can we do if we receive our membership subs late? 2

🕔18:26, 18.Mar 2019

The National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA) details what a golf club can do about the late payment of membership fees.

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Appointments: Steve Dougan is the new manager of Kings Norton Golf Club

Appointments: Steve Dougan is the new manager of Kings Norton Golf Club 0

🕔17:58, 18.Mar 2019

The PGA fellow professional, director of golf and experienced club manager, Steve Dougan, is to oversee the day to day operations at Kings Norton Golf Club in Birmingham.

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Struggling golf club has its future saved

Struggling golf club has its future saved 1

🕔13:06, 13.Mar 2019

At least two golf clubs concerned about their futures have been putting together rescue plans in the last few days – and at least one of these has resulted in the club being saved.

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Golf club to auction off everything it had

Golf club to auction off everything it had 1

🕔12:19, 13.Mar 2019

A timed online auction sale of greenkeeping machinery, tractors, mowers and equipment, clubhouse and hotel contents, containers and vehicles is to take place.

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Golf club announces partnership with larger hole event organiser

Golf club announces partnership with larger hole event organiser 3

🕔10:00, 13.Mar 2019

A company that aims to boost participation in golf by modernising the game via the introduction of a format involving larger hole cups, has announced a permanent residency at Thames Ditton & Esher Golf Course.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0

🕔22:58, 12.Mar 2019

The CEO of The PGA talks exclusively to The Golf Business about the changing roles of PGA professionals.

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How to get more children playing golf

How to get more children playing golf 2

🕔21:57, 12.Mar 2019

A number of golfing organisations and clubs are working together to introduce golf to more children. Here, we look at three initiatives that have all been working. 

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Here are the first UK golf clubs to sign up to The R&A’s Women and Girl’s Charter

Here are the first UK golf clubs to sign up to The R&A’s Women and Girl’s Charter 0

🕔18:57, 12.Mar 2019

A number of UK golf clubs have signed up to The R&A’s Women and Girl’s Charter – something that has interested the secretary of state for sport.

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Georgia Hall to promote golf to women, girls and families

Georgia Hall to promote golf to women, girls and families 0

🕔17:17, 12.Mar 2019

Women’s British Open champion Georgia Hall has been named as an ambassador for The R&A – and she aims to inspire more women, girls and families into playing golf.

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Was your golf club’s captain inauguration like this?

Was your golf club’s captain inauguration like this? 0

🕔03:37, 12.Mar 2019

Burhill Golf Club in Surrey’s incoming club captains for 2019 opted for a Lion King-themed event for their inaugurations – in front of over 200 attending members.

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Dundonald Links sold to UK leisure operator for more than £4 million

Dundonald Links sold to UK leisure operator for more than £4 million 0

🕔10:07, 6.Mar 2019

One of the UK’s greatest golf courses has been sold for £4.5 million to a leisure operator that is investing in the golf industry.

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Tributes for golf club owner who has died aged 59

Tributes for golf club owner who has died aged 59 1

🕔07:46, 6.Mar 2019

A number of people have paid tribute to Alan Strange, the co-owner and professional at The Brow Golf Club in Shropshire, who has sadly died suddenly, aged 59.

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