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Meet the golf club manager: Darren Attwood

Meet the golf club manager: Darren Attwood 0

🕔12:09, 15.Nov 2019

The club secretary of Royal Jersey GC talks about being in the unprecedented position of spending the last two decades managing a prestigious club where he has also been a member since the mid-1970s.

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How to make more from corporate golf

How to make more from corporate golf 0

🕔10:15, 15.Nov 2019

Corporate golf offerings are a way for a golf club to earn significant revenues. Here, we look at how two maximise this – including recruiting big name professionals to be on hand for lessons.

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The redesign of Prince’s Golf Club

The redesign of Prince’s Golf Club 0

🕔08:32, 15.Nov 2019

The Kent golf club has three loops of nine holes, which are all being redesigned. The first has now been completed and the result is stunning.

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A look at the new Royal Norwich golf course

A look at the new Royal Norwich golf course 0

🕔12:01, 14.Nov 2019

In September Royal Norwich GC moved to a new home a few miles away. We speak to its estates director about the course management work that went into this and his role as a member of the club’s board.

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The extraordinary story of Alison Johns

The extraordinary story of Alison Johns 0

🕔12:22, 13.Nov 2019

In 2009, the PGA professional was given five days to live. In 2019 she’s been nominated as the first-ever woman captain of the PGA Midlands region.

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Why so many clubs are investing in their driving ranges

Why so many clubs are investing in their driving ranges 0

🕔12:09, 13.Nov 2019

Several golf clubs have been investing in technology in their driving ranges in recent months as this is now a proven way to attract more customers to their venues.

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The rules of golf: What constitutes a teeing area?

The rules of golf: What constitutes a teeing area? 0

🕔12:01, 13.Nov 2019

Shona McRae, The R&A’s Assistant Rules Director, details what a teeing area constitutes and advises on the location of tee-markers.

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Eagle revises and updates its golf club diary template

Eagle revises and updates its golf club diary template 0

🕔14:55, 4.Nov 2019

It is that time of year for many clubs when the fixture and events diary will go into production.

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Meet the golf course manager: Dan Harding

Meet the golf course manager: Dan Harding 0

🕔08:31, 4.Nov 2019

The course manager at Old Thorns in Hampshire talks about maintaining a venue designed for 7,000 rounds a year but has 35,000 and the extensive bunker renovation project his team undertook.

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Here’s our top three tips from stories in the last month to help golf clubs grow

Here’s our top three tips from stories in the last month to help golf clubs grow 2

🕔12:39, 1.Nov 2019

October was a traumatic month for the industry with a number of course closures, but there were also several good news stories to encourage clubs to grow in the next decade.

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New golf courses: Dumbarnie Links to open for play in May 2020

New golf courses: Dumbarnie Links to open for play in May 2020 5

🕔06:29, 30.Oct 2019

Dumbarnie Links, Scotland’s newest links golf course, crafted by former Ryder Cup player Clive Clark, is expected to open for play on May 16, 2020.

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Henrik Stenson opens Österåker GC in Sweden

Henrik Stenson opens Österåker GC in Sweden 0

🕔04:35, 30.Oct 2019

The former Open champion, Henrik Stenson, has opened the gates of Österåker Golf Club in Sweden, the first Henrik Stenson Golf Design (HSGD) project.

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Meet the PGA professional: Carl Bianco

Meet the PGA professional: Carl Bianco 0

🕔11:43, 28.Oct 2019

The head pro at Woking Golf Club in Surrey for the last 20 years talks about the challenges involved in managing a successful shop while also teaching the game and the technology he utilises.

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Meet the golf club manager: Nick Hughes

Meet the golf club manager: Nick Hughes 6

🕔08:11, 22.Oct 2019

The general manager of Cranleigh Golf & Country Club talks about the challenges involved in managing a club where golf is just one of the many health provisions on offer and why membership has grown significantly.

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In their own words: Richard Dixon

In their own words: Richard Dixon 1

🕔06:24, 22.Oct 2019

The CEO of Wales Golf talks about the potential for growth of women’s participation following the news that the AIG Women’s British Open will be held in Wales for the first time.

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Can a suspension pending a disciplinary investigation and hearing amount to a breach of contract?

Can a suspension pending a disciplinary investigation and hearing amount to a breach of contract? 0

🕔16:34, 17.Oct 2019

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) details that suspensions of members or employees must only be carried out when there is proper cause to do so.

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How to improve your mental golf game

How to improve your mental golf game 0

🕔16:28, 17.Oct 2019

Having proficient mental skills can lead to improvement in golf. Helena Bailey, a professional golf performance coach, shares her tips on improving your mental game.

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Meet the golf club celebrity chef: Tony Tobin

Meet the golf club celebrity chef: Tony Tobin 1

🕔07:37, 16.Oct 2019

Reigate Heath Golf Club in Surrey recently appointed Tony to oversee its food and beverage operation, and to open a restaurant. Here, he talks about his career and this new role.

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4 high-end hotels and resorts In England for golf lovers

4 high-end hotels and resorts In England for golf lovers 0

🕔11:54, 15.Oct 2019

When it comes to vacations, you as a golf lover always endeavor to discover the most astonishing places.

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The first Sir Nick Faldo Signature golf course is in Vietnam

The first Sir Nick Faldo Signature golf course is in Vietnam 0

🕔10:58, 15.Oct 2019

A new category of golf courses called the ‘Sir Nick Faldo Signature’ has been created for golf courses designed by him. And the first venue to appear in it is this stunning resort in Vietnam.

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In their own words: Keith Pelley

In their own words: Keith Pelley 2

🕔09:02, 9.Oct 2019

The chief executive of the European Tour talks about the measures the organisation is bringing in to combat slow play.

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Here’s the European Tour’s four-point plan to tackle slow play

Here’s the European Tour’s four-point plan to tackle slow play 0

🕔08:03, 9.Oct 2019

The European Tour has come up with an action plan that focuses on regulation, education, innovation and field size reduction where appropriate, to tackle the issue of slow play.

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Will Europe’s Solheim Cup success lead to more women playing golf?

Will Europe’s Solheim Cup success lead to more women playing golf? 1

🕔20:28, 8.Oct 2019

Europe’s victory in The Solheim Cup may boost female participation – but some clubs have been experiencing this anyway thanks to golf clinics with female tour players, free group lessons and free golfing equipment.

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Club profile: Aylesbury Vale Golf Club

Club profile: Aylesbury Vale Golf Club 0

🕔17:10, 8.Oct 2019

The 30-year-old Bedfordshire golf club recently replaced its tired-looking metal lockers with modern wooden ones – and the results have been so successful that there’s now a waiting list for them.

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Whisky: Debunking the common myths

Whisky: Debunking the common myths 0

🕔14:38, 7.Oct 2019

In some parts of the world, whisky is the only drink that the locals touch. While this isn’t constant in every destination, there’s no doubt that this is a beverage which has grown significantly over the last few years.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Gary Barnfield

Meet the head greenkeeper: Gary Barnfield 0 Updated

🕔10:15, 4.Oct 2019

Oswestry Golf Club is known for its all-year-round play. We speak to Gary about how that is achieved – in particular via the irrigation system the club uses and how his team has tackled the problem of worm casts.

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How the PGA Tour can expand its audience

How the PGA Tour can expand its audience 0

🕔00:11, 2.Oct 2019

The PGA Tour isn’t exactly hurting for popularity, with plenty of dedicated golf fanatics tuning in regularly from around the world.

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