Berkshire golf club to build hotel and health club

Berkshire golf club to build hotel and health club 2

🕔10:33, 25.Feb 2020

A golf club in Berkshire that was established in 1993 has applied for planning permission to build a hotel and health club, as part of a major project.

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Insolvency expert says some golf club committees need to be more professional

Insolvency expert says some golf club committees need to be more professional 7

🕔07:02, 25.Feb 2020

An insolvency expert that has dealt with two golf clubs that closed down in recent months has said committee members of some clubs need to be ‘more business-like about running costs’.

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Watford golf course hit by vandals in ‘disgusting’ attack

Watford golf course hit by vandals in ‘disgusting’ attack 0

🕔06:59, 25.Feb 2020

A nine-hole golf club north of London has had all its greens damaged by vandals. The attack was so severe that the club had to close for four days.

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Ladies European Tour backs decision to allow both sexes to compete in the Berkhamsted Trophy

Ladies European Tour backs decision to allow both sexes to compete in the Berkhamsted Trophy 1

🕔22:19, 24.Feb 2020

A decision to allow both sexes to compete in the Berkhamsted Trophy, a world-first for elite amateur golf, has been backed by the Ladies European Tour (LET).

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Brocket Hall sold days after receiving winding-up petition

Brocket Hall sold days after receiving winding-up petition 0

🕔13:13, 24.Feb 2020

Brocket Hall has been sold just two days after it entered administration.

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Meet the golf club manager: Simon Greatorex

Meet the golf club manager: Simon Greatorex 0

🕔06:23, 24.Feb 2020

The general manager of St Enodoc talks about managing a prestigious golf club, positive economic data coming out of Cornwall and his career from a promising golfer to a successful club manager.

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Legal advice for golf clubs: employment contracts

Legal advice for golf clubs: employment contracts 0 Updated

🕔15:29, 21.Feb 2020

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the NGCAA details what is required to go into employment contracts and what is advisable.

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Appointment: Craig Waddell is the new director of golf at Dalmahoy

Appointment: Craig Waddell is the new director of golf at Dalmahoy 0

🕔12:51, 20.Feb 2020

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club on the outskirts of Edinburgh has appointed Craig Waddell as its new director of golf and leisure. 

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Golf in the gambling industry

Golf in the gambling industry 0

🕔12:48, 19.Feb 2020

Every year across the world avid sports fan wager almost half a billion dollars on the outcomes of their favourite sports – and a phenomenal amount of money is wagered on golf.

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Local authority to invest heavily in golf because it ‘will deliver returns’

Local authority to invest heavily in golf because it ‘will deliver returns’ 1

🕔10:49, 19.Feb 2020

A Merseyside council is to invest more than half a million pounds in its golf offerings, including building two driving ranges, because it believes it will achieve a return on investment of double this in a decade.

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Five golf courses in Scotland are earmarked for closure

Five golf courses in Scotland are earmarked for closure 4

🕔09:07, 19.Feb 2020

Five golf courses in Scotland that have suffered from low usage in recent years could be closed down, according to a report in The Times.

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Somerset golf club launches membership for £1 initiative

Somerset golf club launches membership for £1 initiative 1

🕔09:03, 19.Feb 2020

Orchardleigh G&CC has launched a membership policy in which golfers can join the club for £1. They have to pay the full green fee rate for every round they then play, but for the £1 they’re entitled to all the other benefits of club membership.

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Meet the PGA pro: Michael Brooks

Meet the PGA pro: Michael Brooks 2

🕔15:44, 18.Feb 2020

The head professional at Pumpherston Golf Club talks about how the club is introducing the game to more children and the technology he’s taken on to aid him teach the game to golfers.

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The effect of climate change on Scottish golf courses to be investigated

The effect of climate change on Scottish golf courses to be investigated 1

🕔14:48, 18.Feb 2020

The R&A is to invest thousands of pounds into examining the effects of climate change on golf – in particular on links courses in Scotland.

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Mathew and McGinley star at TGI Golf Business Conference

Mathew and McGinley star at TGI Golf Business Conference 0

🕔10:12, 18.Feb 2020

Victorious European captains Catriona Mathew and Paul McGinley were the star turns at the eighth annual TGI Golf Business Conference staged at the iconic Trump Turnberry.

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The benefits of shorter golf courses

The benefits of shorter golf courses 1

🕔08:21, 18.Feb 2020

Numerous golf clubs are now offering shorter versions of golf than the traditional 18-hole model in a bid to attract golfers who want to play a round in less than four hours.

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The rise of the mixed golf tournament

The rise of the mixed golf tournament 0

🕔07:31, 18.Feb 2020

After successful recent tournaments in Northern Ireland and Jordan, there will be at least four professional events this year featuring men and women competing against each other.

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Scottish club to invest £233k in improvements following successful year

Scottish club to invest £233k in improvements following successful year 0

🕔10:57, 12.Feb 2020

A Renfrewshire golf club is set to embark on nearly a quarter of a million pounds-worth of improvements to its clubhouse, after recently investing a similar amount in a development studio.

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Historic Yorkshire golf club to close down

Historic Yorkshire golf club to close down 1

🕔10:52, 12.Feb 2020

A 109-year-old golf club in West Yorkshire that has ‘struggled with the upkeep of the facility’ in recent years has announced it will close down at the end March.

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Suffolk golf club planning major £6 million refurbishment

Suffolk golf club planning major £6 million refurbishment 1

🕔07:49, 12.Feb 2020

A golf club in Suffolk hopes to embark on a huge multi-million pound project that would include building homes and a magnificent new clubhouse in order to safeguard its future.

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Leading Scottish venue can sell alcohol to American golfers while they’re playing

Leading Scottish venue can sell alcohol to American golfers while they’re playing 3

🕔06:10, 12.Feb 2020

One of the greatest golfing venues in the world has been given permission to sell alcohol on its course from a golf cart.

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In their own words: Richard Dixon

In their own words: Richard Dixon 0

🕔13:43, 11.Feb 2020

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the chief executive of Wales Golf details the education opportunities for golf clubs preparing for the new World Handicap System.

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What are golf clubs investing in?

What are golf clubs investing in? 1 Updated

🕔11:44, 9.Feb 2020

Most golf clubs need to invest in themselves in order to grow. We look at three that have decided to splash the cash in the last few months to find out what they’re investing in and how much they’re spending.

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Course improvements at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club

Course improvements at Nairn Dunbar Golf Club 0 Updated

🕔18:10, 8.Feb 2020

Following feedback that three of its holes had a ‘parkland feel’, Nairn Dunbar put a links restoration plan in place to unveil as much of the natural dune systems as possible.

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Review: A golf tourist in Japan

Review: A golf tourist in Japan 0

🕔14:22, 7.Feb 2020

Kansai is said to be the food and culture capital of Japan. Here to review several of its more than 300 golf courses, including venues with two greens on every hole and ones with yellow rough, is Sarah Forrest.

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Another Scottish golf club closes down

Another Scottish golf club closes down 0

🕔10:06, 5.Feb 2020

A links golf club in Inverness is to close down this month – with the club posting online that it is ‘furious’ with the decision.

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New survey finds golf club costs are rising significantly

New survey finds golf club costs are rising significantly 9

🕔09:39, 5.Feb 2020

A new survey of UK golf clubs has found that course costs have risen significantly in the last year, but many clubs are reporting growth and managers’ salaries are also significantly increasing.

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