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Top 8 health benefits of golf for teens

Top 8 health benefits of golf for teens 0

🕔15:30, 7.Apr 2020

Golf is one of the best-received sports nowadays. It’s a low-injury activity often referred to as a gentleman’s game or sport of leisure. The more popular it became, the more researchers strived to find out the many kinds of benefits that golf offers.

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Comment: ‘Golf participation saw a boom after both world wars’

Comment: ‘Golf participation saw a boom after both world wars’ 4

🕔11:16, 31.Mar 2020

There is hope: After the Spanish Flu pandemic, golf participation around the world doubled during the ‘Roaring Twenties’, and the game became so popular that handicapping was standardised, the Ryder Cup started and the Open Championship began charging people to attend.

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Legal advice for golf clubs during the coronavirus pandemic

Legal advice for golf clubs during the coronavirus pandemic 4

🕔15:11, 25.Mar 2020

This guidance, from the National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA), examines the government’s job reimbursement scheme, self-isolation and SSP, childcare issues and clubhouse and course closures against the backdrop of COVID-19.

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Club profile: Kenilworth Golf Club

Club profile: Kenilworth Golf Club 0

🕔08:35, 19.Mar 2020

Since it opened in the 19th century, the Warwickshire venue has always been viewed as a forward-thinking one. And that continues right up until today via a modern clubhouse.

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This is Dumbarnie Links

This is Dumbarnie Links 4

🕔07:05, 17.Mar 2020

Perhaps the most exciting golf development of 2020 will be a stunning new links course near St Andrews, which will open in May. Here, its course manager talks about the work that has gone into creating the venue

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Meet three remarkable women now playing on the Ladies European Tour

Meet three remarkable women now playing on the Ladies European Tour 0

🕔17:51, 16.Mar 2020

Introducing three of the world’s best golfers, who have overcome cancer, deafness and even balancing school lessons with professional golf, to achieve greatness.

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Machrihanish Golf Club should open its clubhouse this year

Machrihanish Golf Club should open its clubhouse this year 0

🕔14:14, 16.Mar 2020

At the end of 2018, Machrihanish Golf Club suffered a fire that destroyed its historic clubhouse. Today, the club is set to build a new clubhouse with improved facilities.

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Meet the PGA pro: Paul Stevenson

Meet the PGA pro: Paul Stevenson 0

🕔13:27, 16.Mar 2020

The head professional at Portadown GC talks about the award he has just for his pro shop, the changes in the industry since he started working at the club in 1987 and the technology he uses to teach the game.

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Five key employment law changes come into force in April

Five key employment law changes come into force in April 0

🕔14:19, 15.Mar 2020

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) details new legislation that is coming in next month which could affect golf clubs.

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Meet the manager: Jonathan Webb

Meet the manager: Jonathan Webb 1

🕔13:57, 15.Mar 2020

The general manager of Walmer & Kingsdown GC talks about the club’s location on top of the White Cliffs of Dover and the transferrable skills he learned at NATO commanding over 1,000 troops.

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Hoiana Shores Golf Club – a stunning new golf facility in Vietnam

Hoiana Shores Golf Club – a stunning new golf facility in Vietnam 0

🕔10:44, 14.Mar 2020

The club has its own in-house school to teach staff how to maintain the course, and supporting this via both education and the donation of equipment to ensure the mowers remain sharp, is Bernhard and Company.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0

🕔15:43, 13.Mar 2020

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of The PGA details what the association’s members can look forward to in 2020.

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Why municipal golf is thriving in Burnley

Why municipal golf is thriving in Burnley 2

🕔20:26, 9.Mar 2020

Municipal golf courses have generally been struggling in recent years. But it doesn’t have to be this way, as Wesley Kellow, operations manager at Burnley Leisure, which recently took on Towneley GC, details.

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Golf in Zanzibar: A review

Golf in Zanzibar: A review 1

🕔16:35, 9.Mar 2020

Zanzibar, off the east coast of Africa, has one golf course. But that was sufficient for Sarah Forrest to visit the archipelago and discover that even here there is more than enough to satisfy the holiday golfer.

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Product profile: The BTD-200 lightning warning system

Product profile: The BTD-200 lightning warning system 0

🕔13:27, 4.Mar 2020

The BTD-200 lightning warning system from meteorological equipment specialist Biral is a complete, ready-to-run, self-contained sensor that reliably detects the presence of all forms of lightning to an accurate range of 22 miles.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Cathcart Castle’s Scott Davidson

Meet the head greenkeeper: Cathcart Castle’s Scott Davidson 0

🕔15:37, 2.Mar 2020

Scott talks about improving the course’s drainage and therefore the greens, renovating the bunkers and trialling new grasses on a redundant green.

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Here are three trends from the last month that has got the golf industry talking

Here are three trends from the last month that has got the golf industry talking 2

🕔15:10, 28.Feb 2020

From one golf club offering membership for £1 to another announcing it wants to invest £30 million in itself, there was something for everyone in February.

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In their own words: Alexandra Armas

In their own words: Alexandra Armas 0

🕔16:10, 27.Feb 2020

In her first column for The Golf Business, the new chief executive of the Ladies European Tour (LET) looks ahead to 2020.

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Meet the golf club manager: Simon Greatorex

Meet the golf club manager: Simon Greatorex 1

🕔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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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 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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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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