Club applies to build 92 homes as part of survival bid

Club applies to build 92 homes as part of survival bid 1

🕔03:14, 19.Feb 2019

A Northumberland golf club that has financially struggled in recent years has applied to have nearly 100 new homes built on part of its current course to prevent it from closing down.

Read Full Article
Closed-down golf course set to reopen

Closed-down golf course set to reopen 1

🕔01:25, 19.Feb 2019

A Cheshire golf course that closed down when Mack Golf ceased trading last year is set to reopen next month.

Read Full Article
Greater Manchester golf club is 4th to announce March / April closure

Greater Manchester golf club is 4th to announce March / April closure 1

🕔22:35, 18.Feb 2019

A golf club in Rochdale has become at least the fourth in the UK to say it will close down in late March or early April.

Read Full Article
Congratulations to ‘partner of the year’ – PGA pro Paul Vaughan

Congratulations to ‘partner of the year’ – PGA pro Paul Vaughan 0

🕔13:06, 18.Feb 2019

The director of golf at Ardglass Golf Club in Northern Ireland, Paul Vaughan, has been named as ‘Partner of the Year’ at the annual TGI Golf Awards.

Read Full Article
Golf club appoints wheelchair golfer as captain for first time

Golf club appoints wheelchair golfer as captain for first time 7

🕔07:40, 12.Feb 2019

A Derbyshire golf club has become the first in England and probably the world to appoint a wheelchair golfer as its club captain.

Read Full Article
Free beer for golfers works in war v slow play

Free beer for golfers works in war v slow play 2

🕔04:52, 12.Feb 2019

A golf resort in Portugal has discovered that offering free beer to golfers is an effective way to get them to complete their rounds more quickly.

Read Full Article
Stephen Nicholson named as new business manager of Haydock Park Golf Club

Stephen Nicholson named as new business manager of Haydock Park Golf Club 3

🕔22:29, 11.Feb 2019

The former manager of Oxford Golf Club, Stephen Nicholson, has been named as the new business manager of Haydock Park Golf Club in Merseyside.

Read Full Article
Golf clubs call on dog owners to be more responsible

Golf clubs call on dog owners to be more responsible 1

🕔19:34, 11.Feb 2019

At least two golf clubs have asked dog owners to be more responsible when it comes to walking their dogs – as they’ve experienced problems such as fouling, trespassing and even wildlife being attacked.

Read Full Article
Golf club manager finds ball thief is a crow

Golf club manager finds ball thief is a crow 0

🕔20:14, 10.Feb 2019

The manager of a golf club in Dorset who carried out a personal investigation into why balls on the course kept disappearing has found the culprit is a crow.

Read Full Article
131-year-old Surrey golf club to close down

131-year-old Surrey golf club to close down 15

🕔09:02, 6.Feb 2019

An historic golf club in Surrey has said it will cease trading in March – the second major UK golf club to close since the start of the year. It also means at least three clubs will close on the same day in March.

Read Full Article
Ben Ludwell named as new manager of The Buckinghamshire

Ben Ludwell named as new manager of The Buckinghamshire 0

🕔22:37, 5.Feb 2019

The former assistant general manager at the Queenwood Golf Club in Surrey, Ben Ludwell, has been named as the new general manager of The Buckinghamshire Golf Club.

Read Full Article
Gleneagles launches new branding to celebrate centenary

Gleneagles launches new branding to celebrate centenary 0

🕔16:39, 5.Feb 2019

Gleneagles is marking the 100th anniversary of both its King’s and Queen’s golf courses by unveiling a new celebratory logo that will be used throughout the year.

Read Full Article
Lightning warning system on display at Golf Industry Show

Lightning warning system on display at Golf Industry Show 0 Updated

🕔16:19, 2.Feb 2019

UK meteorological equipment specialist Biral is attending the Golf Industry Show in San Diego this month to exhibit its new BTD-200 self-contained, standalone lightning warning system.

Read Full Article
Spike in golf courses being attacked by vandals in January

Spike in golf courses being attacked by vandals in January 0

🕔07:09, 30.Jan 2019

A large number of golf clubs have reported that they have been hit by vandals – typically burglars – in the first few weeks of 2019.

Read Full Article
Here are the finalists for England Golf’s 2019 awards

Here are the finalists for England Golf’s 2019 awards 0

🕔21:47, 29.Jan 2019

Here is the shortlist of the finalists for the England Golf Awards 2019, sponsored by adidas Golf.

Read Full Article
Harry Redknapp opens golf club’s new entry gates

Harry Redknapp opens golf club’s new entry gates 0

🕔22:01, 28.Jan 2019

The former football manager, Harry Redknapp, has officially opened the new entry gates at one of Dorset’s top golf clubs.

Read Full Article
This is why Amber Valley has been a Ransomes customer for more than 18 years

This is why Amber Valley has been a Ransomes customer for more than 18 years 0

🕔16:55, 28.Jan 2019

The council has continued its long relationship with the Suffolk-based mower manufacturer, with its latest purchase of two Ransomes MP493 rotary mowers from local dealer Sharrocks.

Read Full Article
This woman has been a member of two golf clubs for a combined total of 125 years

This woman has been a member of two golf clubs for a combined total of 125 years 4

🕔19:38, 20.Jan 2019

A woman who has been a member of Downfield Golf Club in Scotland for 75 years has now celebrated her 50th anniversary of being a member of Pitlochry Golf Club.

Read Full Article
Golf club to introduce penalties for practice swings

Golf club to introduce penalties for practice swings 6

🕔17:38, 20.Jan 2019

A major Portuguese golf club has said it will battle against slow play in 2019 by, among other things, running a golf event that should be completed in 90 minutes.

Read Full Article
Irish golf clubs are anxious about Brexit

Irish golf clubs are anxious about Brexit 4

🕔13:23, 20.Jan 2019

A number of golf clubs in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have expressed their concerns about Brexit.

Read Full Article
Windermere Golf Club had its most successful year ever in 2018

Windermere Golf Club had its most successful year ever in 2018 0

🕔18:56, 19.Jan 2019

Windermere Golf Club in Cumbria has had arguably its most successful year ever, which has included setting a new record for visitor green fee income.

Read Full Article
Moor Park to focus on being a private members’ club again

Moor Park to focus on being a private members’ club again 10

🕔13:34, 14.Jan 2019

A world-famous golf club that had pursued revenue streams in addition to golf, such as weddings, has decided to focus on its golf offering to members instead as it moves forward.

Read Full Article
Golf in Derbyshire bloomed in 2018

Golf in Derbyshire bloomed in 2018 0

🕔13:14, 14.Jan 2019

The Derbyshire Golf Development Group has revealed it had a very successful 2018, in which it introduced 2,806 new people to the game.

Read Full Article
Donald Steel designed Scottish course closes down

Donald Steel designed Scottish course closes down 4

🕔13:00, 14.Jan 2019

Brunston Castle Golf Club in Scotland has reportedly closed with almost immediate effect due to unforeseen circumstances.

Read Full Article
Escaped rhea to stay at golf club where it has become a ‘star’

Escaped rhea to stay at golf club where it has become a ‘star’ 0

🕔12:46, 11.Jan 2019

A six-feet-tall flightless bird that has roamed a Worcestershire golf course for the last three months is set to stay there because it has become so popular with the club’s staff and members.

Read Full Article
18-exhibitor scorecard challenge to run at BTME

18-exhibitor scorecard challenge to run at BTME 0

🕔07:50, 11.Jan 2019

Eighteen exhibitors including The Golf Business and EcoBunker are running a ‘scorecard challenge’ at BTME in Harrogate next week.

Read Full Article
Paul McGinley: Golf needs two sets of rules

Paul McGinley: Golf needs two sets of rules 6

🕔04:48, 9.Jan 2019

The captain of Europe’s successful 2014 Ryder Cup team, Paul McGinley, has called for two sets of rules of golf – one for professionals and for amateurs – in a bid to boost participation in the game.

Read Full Article

Join Our Mailing List


Read the latest issues

Advertise With Us

To advertise in the magazine or online, contact:

Email marketing@thegolfbusiness.co.uk
Tel 020 7803 2453

Twitter Timeline