Green-reading materials will be limited from January

Green-reading materials will be limited from January 1

🕔14:28, 15.Oct 2018

The R&A and the USGA are limiting the use of electronic green-reading materials or detailed putting-green maps so that golfers use their own judgement when reading greens,

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American Golf immediately rescued following collapse

American Golf immediately rescued following collapse 0

🕔12:25, 15.Oct 2018

The American Golf brand of retail stores has been saved after entering administration – but 20 of its facilities will still close down.

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Golf charity event was ‘largest in Europe’

Golf charity event was ‘largest in Europe’ 0

🕔14:09, 12.Oct 2018

A golf charity event that took place in Surrey and involved more than 400 golfers has been described as ‘the largest event of its type in Europe’.

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Nine golf clubs close as Mack Golf ceases trading

Nine golf clubs close as Mack Golf ceases trading 5

🕔13:34, 7.Oct 2018

One of the UK’s biggest golf operators, Mack Golf, has stopped trading with immediate effect, resulting in the closure of nine golf venues.

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Grants offered to smaller golf clubs to prepare for new handicapping system

Grants offered to smaller golf clubs to prepare for new handicapping system 0

🕔12:47, 6.Oct 2018

Smaller golf clubs in England can apply for grants to help them prepare for the new World Handicap System (WHS), it has been announced.

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Owner of multi-million pound golf club to be questioned by detectives

Owner of multi-million pound golf club to be questioned by detectives 1

🕔11:41, 6.Oct 2018

A woman who owns an ‘upmarket golf club’ in south-east England is to be questioned by detectives about her purchase of the facility, according to The Times newspaper.

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Scottish Golf votes to approve fee increase

Scottish Golf votes to approve fee increase 5

🕔10:50, 6.Oct 2018

Scottish Golf has voted to increase the affiliation fee all members of Scottish golf clubs over the age of 18 with playing rights pay it from £11.25 to £14.50.

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Clubs geared up for lucrative Halloween and Bonfire Night events

Clubs geared up for lucrative Halloween and Bonfire Night events 0

🕔21:13, 5.Oct 2018

Many golf clubs will be treating both Halloween and Bonfire Night as an opportunity to bring new visitors to their facilities.

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Dundonald Links seeks an investor

Dundonald Links seeks an investor 0

🕔13:21, 1.Oct 2018

Dundonald Links in Scotland, which is owned by Loch Lomond Golf Club, has said it is seeking an investment partner to acquire a substantial interest in the venue to fund a development.

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Golf club at centre of storm over birds being shot

Golf club at centre of storm over birds being shot 2

🕔12:13, 1.Oct 2018

A golf club in Liverpool has faced a local backlash following claims that it has been shooting Canada geese as they fly over the course.

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Father and son honoured for saving Olympic boxer’s life on golf course

Father and son honoured for saving Olympic boxer’s life on golf course 0

🕔10:39, 1.Oct 2018

A father and son who successfully saved the life of a former Olympic boxer during a round of golf have won a St John Ambulance’s Everyday Heroes award.

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John O’Gaunt Golf Club signs up to Reesink Turfcare for course maintenance needs

John O’Gaunt Golf Club signs up to Reesink Turfcare for course maintenance needs 0

🕔12:01, 30.Sep 2018

Celebrating the signing of its third five-year exclusivity agreement with Reesink Turfcare and Toro is John O’Gaunt Golf Club.

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Tiger Woods’ astonishing victory comes amid major report on golf participation

Tiger Woods’ astonishing victory comes amid major report on golf participation 3

🕔08:51, 26.Sep 2018

Tiger Woods’ 80th PGA Tour title – and his first in more than five years – came on the same day that a report in the British Journal of Sports Medicine that warns about the dangers of a decline in golf participation was published.

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Glasgow Golf Club will ‘bounce back’ following devastating fire

Glasgow Golf Club will ‘bounce back’ following devastating fire 0

🕔14:45, 25.Sep 2018

The general manager of Glasgow Golf Club has said the historic venue has “already started” bouncing back, after a huge fire damaged 80 per cent of its clubhouse.

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Interest in Ryder Cup has surged to huge levels

Interest in Ryder Cup has surged to huge levels 0

🕔15:00, 24.Sep 2018

The number of people interested in the Ryder Cup has surged by more than six million people over just the last four years.

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Nine in ten golf clubs near Carnoustie saw increased profits this summer

Nine in ten golf clubs near Carnoustie saw increased profits this summer 0

🕔13:35, 24.Sep 2018

A survey of 34 golf clubs and accommodation providers in the same council area as Carnoustie Golf Links has found that 89 per cent saw an upsurge in demand during the week of the Open in July.

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36 hole golf club up for sale for £4.5 million

36 hole golf club up for sale for £4.5 million 0

🕔15:05, 18.Sep 2018

A 36-hole Hampshire golf club situated in the New Forest National Park has been placed up for sale with a guide price of £4.5 million to £4.75 million.

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New Scottish Golf affiliation fee vote in October

New Scottish Golf affiliation fee vote in October 0

🕔17:10, 17.Sep 2018

Scottish Golf has announced there will be a new vote on October 4 on raising the affiliation fee that all 170,000+ members of Scottish golf clubs pay it.

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East Midlands golf club to close as its membership drops to just 75

East Midlands golf club to close as its membership drops to just 75 1

🕔12:08, 17.Sep 2018

An East Midlands golf club is to close down early next year amid rumours that it will be converted into housing, after its membership fell to just 75.

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Brocket Hall launches ‘exclusive’ golf club

Brocket Hall launches ‘exclusive’ golf club 2

🕔11:23, 17.Sep 2018

A leading facility featuring two high-end golf courses, which entered administration in 2015, has launched a new golf club.

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The R&A changes its brand in order to modernise

The R&A changes its brand in order to modernise 2

🕔10:54, 12.Sep 2018

Golf’s governing body for most of the world, The R&A, has announced it is changing its brand identity and is investing £200 million in developing the game over the next decade. 

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Golf club membership has RISEN in England

Golf club membership has RISEN in England 6

🕔12:16, 11.Sep 2018

Golf club membership in England has experienced a shock and large rise in the last two years, according to the most comprehensive study of golf club trends in the UK.

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New ‘safeguarding children in golf’ accreditation to be launched

New ‘safeguarding children in golf’ accreditation to be launched 0

🕔17:32, 10.Sep 2018

A new ‘SafeGolf’ accreditation for UK golf clubs that meet high standards to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people is to be launched.

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Golf’s modernised rules book is published

Golf’s modernised rules book is published 3

🕔14:29, 8.Sep 2018

The new Rules of Golf, which feature the most significant changes in more than 60 years, have been published by The R&A and the USGA.

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Club Systems to run 5 weeks of UK roadshows

Club Systems to run 5 weeks of UK roadshows 0

🕔11:50, 8.Sep 2018

The biggest IT specialist in the UK market, Club Systems International (CSI), will be running a five week roadshow at golf clubs throughout the UK during October and November.

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Open Solutions and Intuitive Edge form a partnership

Open Solutions and Intuitive Edge form a partnership 0 Updated

🕔19:22, 7.Sep 2018

Open Solutions, the business solutions provider to golf clubs, and Intuitive Edge Marketing, the UK’s fastest growing golf club marketing agency, have formed a partnership.

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Golf club offers free golf for women and children

Golf club offers free golf for women and children 0

🕔05:45, 7.Sep 2018

A prestigious Scottish golf club has said all ladies and juniors can play its course for free for the whole of this month.

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