How to win two tickets for the Solheim Cup

How to win two tickets for the Solheim Cup 0

🕔12:01, 31.May 2019

Ahead of the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, Scottish Golf has unveiled a ‘Club Ambassador Programme’ in a bid to help clubs in Scotland benefit from the tournament.

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18-hole venue that closed down could be resurrected as 9-hole facility

18-hole venue that closed down could be resurrected as 9-hole facility 2

🕔08:27, 29.May 2019

The venue of a Northern Irish golf course that closed down four years ago could be turned into a new golf facility in a sign of the strength of the golf industry in 2019.

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More than one in two golf clubs now offer nine-hole green fees

More than one in two golf clubs now offer nine-hole green fees 1

🕔16:38, 28.May 2019

For the first time ever, more than one in two golf clubs in England now offer nine-hole green fees, according to England Golf.

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This club has nearly 130 female members – and wants to grow this much further

This club has nearly 130 female members – and wants to grow this much further 1

🕔11:26, 28.May 2019

A club in Lancashire that already has well above the average number of female members for a UK golf club has signed up to The R&A’s Women in Golf Charter as part of a drive to go even further.

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Golf operator calls for volunteers to help people with dementia

Golf operator calls for volunteers to help people with dementia 0

🕔11:26, 28.May 2019

A ‘buddy scheme’ has been launched in Edinburgh to give people living with dementia a chance to get back on the fairways.

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Golf club offers free prostate cancer tests to any man aged 45+

Golf club offers free prostate cancer tests to any man aged 45+ 0

🕔11:24, 28.May 2019

A golf club in Wolverhampton has partnered with local businesses to offer free prostate cancer tests to any man aged 45 or older on June 14.

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How F&B in golf has changed in the last decade

How F&B in golf has changed in the last decade 0

🕔13:05, 27.May 2019

The average golf club’s F&B operation has changed significantly in the last 10 years. Here, Steven Brown, describes that transformation and explores what else the industry still needs to do to maximise profitability.

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The Belfry opts for environmentally-friendly heating solutions

The Belfry opts for environmentally-friendly heating solutions 0

🕔12:10, 27.May 2019

The Belfry Hotel & Resort has selected an environmentally-friendly heating solution from Viessmann to provide energy efficient hot water to its customers.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in May 2019

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in May 2019 0

🕔11:11, 27.May 2019

From errors on social media leading to golf clubs being vandalised to measures to boost junior participation bearing fruit, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir picks his three key trends of the last month. 

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Golf coach criticised for relaxed dress code rule

Golf coach criticised for relaxed dress code rule 12

🕔07:34, 21.May 2019

A golf coach has hit out at golf club officials who are ‘stuck in the 19th century’ after being criticised on social media for allowing his students to play in tracksuit bottoms and hoodies.

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Historic Scottish golf club closes down

Historic Scottish golf club closes down 7

🕔05:21, 21.May 2019

A 126-year-old golf club on the outskirts of Glasgow has closed down.

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Meet the golf club manager: Howard Craft

Meet the golf club manager: Howard Craft 0

🕔21:55, 20.May 2019

The club manager at Berkhamsted GC talks about the growing number of golf club managers in their 30s and the challenges involved in maintaining a full membership and an entrance fee in today’s climate.

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New golf project to be made available to PGA professionals

New golf project to be made available to PGA professionals 0

🕔12:56, 20.May 2019

A Golf Foundation coaching project that includes breathing techniques and delivered successful results for participants aged 11 to 16 is to be made available to PGA professionals.

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Club profile: Astbury Golf Club

Club profile: Astbury Golf Club 0

🕔12:47, 19.May 2019

The Cheshire facility is a quintessentially English rural golf club that’s looking forward to its centenary. And, thanks to a programme of investment in its course and clubhouse, its future is exciting as well.

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This is what it’s like to buy golf clubs when you’re a woman

This is what it’s like to buy golf clubs when you’re a woman 2 Updated

🕔10:28, 18.May 2019

The Golf Business contributor Sarah Forrest is an accomplished golfer and golf writer – but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy or satisfying experience for her when she buys golf equipment.

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Peter Alliss charity raises thousands for children with disabilities

Peter Alliss charity raises thousands for children with disabilities 0

🕔06:33, 18.May 2019

A charity set up by the ‘voice of golf’, Peter Alliss, has now raised £1.15 million and paid for more than 300 wheelchairs and walking aids.

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Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software is popular with UK golf clubs

Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software is popular with UK golf clubs 0

🕔14:14, 17.May 2019

Leading the way with the latest technology in turfcare, Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software program is proving to be a popular addition at UK golf clubs across the country.

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UK golf club attacked in bizarre case of mistaken identity

UK golf club attacked in bizarre case of mistaken identity 1

🕔12:15, 14.May 2019

A second UK golf club has had to deal with an animal rights activism attack – in this case to its reputation – in a matter of days, and in both cases the clubs were innocent victims.

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‘Hip replacement surgery will not stop you playing golf’

‘Hip replacement surgery will not stop you playing golf’ 2

🕔11:22, 14.May 2019

A member of the Open Championship medical team who’s also an orthopaedic surgeon has said the initial results from a major survey into joint replacement operations suggests they don’t stop people playing golf.

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Carnoustie reopens free to play golf course

Carnoustie reopens free to play golf course 0

🕔10:19, 14.May 2019

Carnoustie Golf Links has redesigned and reopened its fourth golf course – and has made it open and free to play for everyone.

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The Brow Golf Club has been closed down

The Brow Golf Club has been closed down 1

🕔08:19, 14.May 2019

A Shropshire golf club has closed down following the untimely death of its co-owner – and a decision has not yet been made whether this will be permanent or not.

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In their own words: Nick Pink

In their own words: Nick Pink 0

🕔22:47, 13.May 2019

The chief executive of England Golf details that the resurrection of Tiger Woods as a golfing champion could inspire increased participation – at a time when it is already rising.

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Meet the PGA pro: Simon Hanson

Meet the PGA pro: Simon Hanson 0

🕔12:23, 13.May 2019

The head PGA professional at Kemnay GC and the TGI’s ‘new partner of the year’ talks about the technology he uses to boost his pro shop and how the club encourages more beginners into the game.

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Are you a micro manager?

Are you a micro manager? 0 Updated

🕔09:01, 13.May 2019

A micro manager – a boss who gives excessive supervision to employees – can be a problem for any business. Here, golf clubs’ staff trainer Frank Newberry explains how they come about.

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Employment Law – the importance of carrying out a reasonable investigation

Employment Law – the importance of carrying out a reasonable investigation 0 Updated

🕔15:15, 12.May 2019

A recent employment tribunal case has underlined the importance of the investigation stage in disciplinary proceedings for golf club employers, writes the National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA).

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Nearly a third of Welsh golf clubs are seeing a rise in members

Nearly a third of Welsh golf clubs are seeing a rise in members 2

🕔08:57, 8.May 2019

Three in ten golf clubs in Wales have seen an increase in members in the last year, according to a Wales Golf club survey.

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Incorrect Facebook post led to golf club being vandalised

Incorrect Facebook post led to golf club being vandalised 0

🕔06:19, 8.May 2019

A story about a golf club that was attacked by animal rights activists after a local resident posted an incorrect update about a badger sett has received national media attention.

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