TYM Tractors launches two flexible finance offers

TYM Tractors launches two flexible finance offers 0 Updated

🕔14:39, 18.Aug 2019

TYM Tractors, via Reesink Turfcare, has launched two finance options to help UK golf clubs get the tractor they need.

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Another historic Scottish golf course closes down

Another historic Scottish golf course closes down 3

🕔17:00, 16.Aug 2019

Mount Ellen Golf Club in Lanarkshire has become at least the fourth Scottish golf club to close in the last few months.

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England still dominates Europe’s golf course table

England still dominates Europe’s golf course table 0 Updated

🕔13:56, 16.Aug 2019

A new R&A report on golf around the world has found that more than three-quarters of all the golf courses in existence are located in just 10 countries.

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Major golf event will offer free sanitary products to all spectators

Major golf event will offer free sanitary products to all spectators 0

🕔12:47, 16.Aug 2019

Next month’s Solheim Cup, the women’s version of the Ryder Cup in which Europe take on the USA, will be the first major golf competition to tackle period poverty.

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Glasgow golf club hoping to build flats to generate revenue

Glasgow golf club hoping to build flats to generate revenue 0

🕔12:23, 15.Aug 2019

A golf club in Glasgow has submitted a planning application to build 14 flats in a move to generate ‘much-needed revenue’.

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Scotland’s first Topgolf centre to feature three-tiered driving range

Scotland’s first Topgolf centre to feature three-tiered driving range 0

🕔11:48, 15.Aug 2019

Topgolf, the entertainment company which has been highly successful in England where there are three venues, is to open its first in Scotland.

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‘Financially unsustainable’ golf club sold to a charitable trust

‘Financially unsustainable’ golf club sold to a charitable trust 2

🕔11:24, 15.Aug 2019

A private members’ golf club in Lincolnshire has been sold to a charity that preserves land and buildings of national importance.

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Scottish Golf CEO calls for doctors to prescribe golf

Scottish Golf CEO calls for doctors to prescribe golf 3

🕔09:51, 14.Aug 2019

The CEO of Scottish Golf, Andrew McKinlay, has called for the game to be prescribed on the NHS to help combat mental and physical health problems.

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£15 million investment for public golf course

£15 million investment for public golf course 0

🕔06:24, 14.Aug 2019

A golf course in Liverpool is set to be transformed by a £15 million investment – which will almost certainly be the largest investment in a municipal golf facility in British history.

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Royal Dornoch Golf Club is working to protect an endangered animal

Royal Dornoch Golf Club is working to protect an endangered animal 0

🕔04:15, 14.Aug 2019

Members of Royal Dornoch Golf Club in Scotland are working together to protect the endangered Scottish wildcat.

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Scottish Golf teams up with club to market reduced green fees

Scottish Golf teams up with club to market reduced green fees 0

🕔18:15, 13.Aug 2019

Scottish Golf has teamed up with both VisitScotland and The Renaissance Club to offer all members of Scottish Golf affiliated clubs preferential green fee rates this winter at the facility.

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England Golf CEO Nick Pink named as new CEO of England Hockey

England Golf CEO Nick Pink named as new CEO of England Hockey 16

🕔07:21, 7.Aug 2019

The chief executive of England Golf, and regular contributor to The Golf Business, Nick Pink, has been named as the new chief executive of England Hockey.

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Golf participation significantly up for first half of 2019

Golf participation significantly up for first half of 2019 3

🕔06:17, 7.Aug 2019

New data suggests that the number of rounds of golf played at UK golf courses in the fist half of 2019 was up significantly compared to the same six months in 2018.

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PGA pros lose £9k per year due to cancellations

PGA pros lose £9k per year due to cancellations 2

🕔04:58, 7.Aug 2019

UK golf coaches are losing more than £9,000 per year due to clients cancelling their pre-booked coaching sessions, new research reveals.

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Anders Mankert receives R&A praise for rescuing golf facility

Anders Mankert receives R&A praise for rescuing golf facility 2

🕔14:26, 5.Aug 2019

A PGA Advanced Fellow who took over a disused golf course and reopened it as a nine-hole venue earlier this year has received a handwritten note from the chairman of The R&A, praising him for his achievement.

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Suffolk golf club appoints social media stars to help with marketing

Suffolk golf club appoints social media stars to help with marketing 1

🕔11:39, 5.Aug 2019

Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel has appointed two golf fans with large social media followings to market the facility.

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Adare Manor in Ireland will host the 2026 Ryder Cup

Adare Manor in Ireland will host the 2026 Ryder Cup 3

🕔09:51, 31.Jul 2019

Adare Manor, which reopened just over a year ago, has been selected as the host of the 2026 Ryder Cup.

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Advanced PGA professional Alex Davies named as Belton Woods’ new director of golf

Advanced PGA professional Alex Davies named as Belton Woods’ new director of golf 1

🕔07:24, 31.Jul 2019

Advanced PGA professional Alex Davies, 34, has joined Belton Woods in Lincolnshire as its new director of golf.

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First two ‘Hero’s Handshakes’ awarded to incredible golf juniors

First two ‘Hero’s Handshakes’ awarded to incredible golf juniors 1

🕔05:12, 31.Jul 2019

Two incredible youngsters have received golf’s first ‘Hero’s Handshakes’ for dealing with hidden disabilities and using golf to raise funds for good causes.

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Fears grow for Glasgow’s six municipal golf courses

Fears grow for Glasgow’s six municipal golf courses 4

🕔20:17, 30.Jul 2019

Glasgow City Council has said it is seeking views on the city’s six golf courses ‘due to low usage and a substantial annual deficit’, raising fears that they might close down.

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30 primary schools in Wales to benefit from golf lessons

30 primary schools in Wales to benefit from golf lessons 0

🕔18:18, 30.Jul 2019

Children at 30 primary schools across South Wales will get the chance to learn golf and move on to join clubs, thanks to a new partnership between Wales Golf and PlaySports.

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Toro signs second agreement plan with Edgbaston Golf Club

Toro signs second agreement plan with Edgbaston Golf Club 0

🕔12:46, 30.Jul 2019

Having been at Edgbaston Golf Club for 31 years, course manager Eddie Mills knows more than anyone what’s best for the club, which is why he recently signed a second five-year agreement plan with Toro.

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Northumberland golf club planning major rebrand

Northumberland golf club planning major rebrand 3

🕔12:49, 23.Jul 2019

Wallsend Golf Club in Northumberland is hoping to embark on a major £12.5m project that will see its driving range transformed into a centre aimed at attracting new people to golf.

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Greenfee365 enters the UK golf tourist market

Greenfee365 enters the UK golf tourist market 0

🕔10:34, 23.Jul 2019

Greenfee365, the marketing company that allows golf clubs to sell their tee times directly to golfers all over the world, which has been huge in Spain, Portugal, Italy and France, is launching in the UK. 

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Scottish Water gives a tower to a golf club to help with its finances

Scottish Water gives a tower to a golf club to help with its finances 0

🕔11:33, 22.Jul 2019

Scottish Water, the body that provides water services across Scotland, has transferred the ownership of a disused tower it had been renting to Keith Golf Club, in order to help it with its finances.

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Royal Portrush’s manager to retire this autumn

Royal Portrush’s manager to retire this autumn 7

🕔10:16, 16.Jul 2019

The secretary-manager of Royal Portrush, host of the 2019 Open Championship, will retire this autumn after managing the club for an incredible 35 years.

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Fame Tate wins women’s ‘Oustanding Achievement’ for golf club turnaround

Fame Tate wins women’s ‘Oustanding Achievement’ for golf club turnaround 4

🕔16:22, 15.Jul 2019

PGA professional Fame Tate has won the ‘Oustanding Achievement’ Award at The English Women’s Awards – North for bringing a golf club back from the edge of closure.

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