Huge rise in golf bookings suggests golfers are holidaying in the UK

Huge rise in golf bookings suggests golfers are holidaying in the UK 0

🕔12:12, 15.Nov 2019

A Cornish golf resort has seen a huge 20 per cent rise in group golf throughout 2019.

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Closed down course set to be resurrected and improved

Closed down course set to be resurrected and improved 0

🕔12:10, 15.Nov 2019

In a sign of the strength of some parts of the UK golf market, a Lancashire facility that closed down in 2013, and then reopened as a nine-hole club, now plans to revert back to being an 18-hole venue.

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Historic Yorkshire golf club in potential rescue package negotiations

Historic Yorkshire golf club in potential rescue package negotiations 1

🕔12:10, 15.Nov 2019

A 127-year-old golf club in Yorkshire has said it is working with its local authority to ensure it can continue operating.

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Castle Stuart back on track to build second course

Castle Stuart back on track to build second course 0

🕔10:14, 15.Nov 2019

Castle Stuart Golf Links in Scotland, which has hosted the Scottish Open four times since it opened just ten years ago, is set to build a new championship course.

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Two of the world’s oldest golf clubs merge amid membership declines

Two of the world’s oldest golf clubs merge amid membership declines 5

🕔12:44, 13.Nov 2019

The ninth oldest golf club in the world has merged with another historic club – founded in 1879 – to form a new golf club, in the hope that two struggling venues can cut clubhouse costs and thrive as one entity.

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Four Merseyside golf clubs have their futures secured

Four Merseyside golf clubs have their futures secured 2

🕔12:40, 13.Nov 2019

Plans to privatise two golf clubs in Merseyside have been dropped by Wirral Council, which has said it will instead invest in both the venues and another two courses.

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Ireland now has more members of golf clubs than Scotland

Ireland now has more members of golf clubs than Scotland 0

🕔12:31, 13.Nov 2019

Ireland has more members of golf clubs than Scotland for the first time since KPMG started comparing the figures of the two golfing unions.

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Appointments: Gary Beves named as general manager of Golf at Goodwood

Appointments: Gary Beves named as general manager of Golf at Goodwood 0

🕔12:16, 13.Nov 2019

Golf At Goodwood has announced the appointment of Gary Beves, the club’s assistant manager, as its new general manager.

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HowDidiDo raises £30,000 for Prostate Cancer UK

HowDidiDo raises £30,000 for Prostate Cancer UK 0

🕔12:05, 13.Nov 2019

Hampshire’s Ryan Reece showed how to beat the opposition when he emerged victorious from more than 4,000 golfers to win HowDidiDo’s 2019 How Do We Beat It competition, which raised £30,000 for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Golf club bought for more than £40 million

Golf club bought for more than £40 million 0

🕔12:27, 6.Nov 2019

A Canadian hotel operator has bought an Irish golf club for about £43 million in what is one of the biggest golf transactions for several years.

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New governance guide for UK golf clubs launched

New governance guide for UK golf clubs launched 1

🕔11:51, 6.Nov 2019

A new governance guide for UK golf clubs has been issued as part of a drive to modernise and grow the game.

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‘Last men-only UK golf club to admit women’

‘Last men-only UK golf club to admit women’ 1

🕔09:20, 6.Nov 2019

One of the oldest golf clubs in the world has announced it is to end its male-only membership policy and will allow female members for the first time in 232 years.

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PGA TOUR and Scottish Golf both launch partnerships with holiday firms

PGA TOUR and Scottish Golf both launch partnerships with holiday firms 0

🕔21:56, 5.Nov 2019

The PGA TOUR has formed a partnership with Golfbreaks on the same day that Scottish Golf has entered into an agreement with Golf Holidays Direct.

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TGI Golf and the UK Golf Federation join forces

TGI Golf and the UK Golf Federation join forces 0

🕔16:28, 5.Nov 2019

The UK Golf Federation has announced that TGI Golf will become the body’s official retail partner in an arrangement that will give its members access to the group’s full suite of benefits.

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Historic Scottish golf club ‘saved at the 11th hour’

Historic Scottish golf club ‘saved at the 11th hour’ 1

🕔10:05, 30.Oct 2019

A 118-year-old Scottish golf club which closed down in early October has been saved.

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Another golf course suffers ‘the worst vandalism we’ve seen’

Another golf course suffers ‘the worst vandalism we’ve seen’ 1

🕔08:23, 30.Oct 2019

Vandals have ‘walked a considerable distance’ to dig up greens at Willingdon Golf Club in Sussex in what has been described as an ‘extreme’ and ‘premeditated’ attack.

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Suffolk golf club sees 25% increase in bird species

Suffolk golf club sees 25% increase in bird species 1

🕔20:14, 29.Oct 2019

Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf and Spa in Suffolk has seen a nearly 25 per cent rise in bird species that live at the venue in just eight years, according to a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) survey.

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Arscott Golf Club awarded both GolfMark and SafeGolf recognition

Arscott Golf Club awarded both GolfMark and SafeGolf recognition 0

🕔17:17, 29.Oct 2019

A Shropshire golf club that changed its management structure last year ago has received GolfMark and SafeGolf awards from England Golf.

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Royal Mid-Surrey has now partnered with 33 international golf clubs

Royal Mid-Surrey has now partnered with 33 international golf clubs 0

🕔13:09, 29.Oct 2019

Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club has added its 33rd golf club in 15 countries to its list of clubs that it shares reciprocal playing arrangements for members with.

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Northumberland golf club set for multi-million pound improvement

Northumberland golf club set for multi-million pound improvement 0

🕔12:07, 22.Oct 2019

A Northumberland golf club is set to undertake a major redevelopment project that will see the creation of 50 jobs.

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Four more golf clubs close down

Four more golf clubs close down 17

🕔11:09, 22.Oct 2019

Four golf clubs have announced they have closed or are going to close down in the last few days – meaning that at least eight have gone under in the last month.

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Golf club and airport oppose solar farm plan due to glare from the panels

Golf club and airport oppose solar farm plan due to glare from the panels 2

🕔18:10, 21.Oct 2019

The host of this year’s Irish Open is opposing a planning application for a nearby solar farm because the glare from the panels could adversely affect golfers.

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More than seven out of ten major winners have been older than 30

More than seven out of ten major winners have been older than 30 1

🕔13:42, 17.Oct 2019

A study on which sports allow players to enjoy more success later in their careers has found that elite level golfers enjoy greater longevity than practically any other sport can offer.

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‘Some Scottish Golf clubs are considering joining England Golf’

‘Some Scottish Golf clubs are considering joining England Golf’ 0

🕔11:32, 16.Oct 2019

A Scottish newspaper has stated that it has been claimed that some golf clubs affiliated to Scottish Golf are ‘looking into the possibility of joining England Golf’ due to a disagreement about handicapping software.

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Oxfordshire golf club closes down

Oxfordshire golf club closes down 2

🕔11:18, 16.Oct 2019

Carswell Golf Club in Oxfordshire has closed down, its captain has confirmed.

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£8.5m improvement fund opportunity for golf clubs identified

£8.5m improvement fund opportunity for golf clubs identified 0

🕔11:14, 16.Oct 2019

Ridgeway Lockers, in conjunction with Golf Finance, have identified an £8.5 million fund opportunity to help golf clubs finance a wide range of improvements both inside and outside the clubhouse.

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Crail Golfing Society to have electric car charging points installed

Crail Golfing Society to have electric car charging points installed 0

🕔10:13, 16.Oct 2019

Scottish golf clubs are to be given the opportunity to become electric vehicle charging locations following a deal that’s been agreed between Scottish Golf and a supplier.

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