Would having British Summer Time for the whole year help the golf industry?

Would having British Summer Time for the whole year help the golf industry? 0 Updated

🕔15:11, 18.Apr 2019

The chief executive of the UK Golf Federation has said that golf participation in the UK would be boosted if British Summer Time (BST) was adopted for the whole 12 months of the year.

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City mayor writes to golf club over sale-for-housing speculation

City mayor writes to golf club over sale-for-housing speculation 0

🕔14:12, 18.Apr 2019

The city mayor of Salford has written to a golf club over speculation surrounding a multi-million pound land sale to a housebuilder, according to reports.

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Durham club wins grant to attract juniors to golf

Durham club wins grant to attract juniors to golf 0 Updated

🕔13:13, 18.Apr 2019

South Moor Golf Club in Durham has won the backing of a community trust to help bring new players into the game.

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Family purchases Grange Park and will invest in lodges

Family purchases Grange Park and will invest in lodges 0 Updated

🕔11:30, 18.Apr 2019

The 18-hole golf club Grange Park, in Lincolnshire, has been sold to a family that has said it will invest in the facility.

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Golf resort forms partnership with ice hockey team

Golf resort forms partnership with ice hockey team 1

🕔08:44, 17.Apr 2019

A Shropshire golf club has agreed a partnership with a local ice hockey club that has two teams.

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Golf club offers £1,000 reward after attack by vandals

Golf club offers £1,000 reward after attack by vandals 0

🕔06:20, 17.Apr 2019

A Kent golf club is offering a £1,000 reward for any information that leads to a prosecution of vandals who caused extensive damage to its course.

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What will Tiger Woods’ astonishing comeback mean for golf participation?

What will Tiger Woods’ astonishing comeback mean for golf participation? 1

🕔04:40, 17.Apr 2019

Tiger Woods’ incredible Masters victory could lead to more people playing the game in the UK – not least because images of him winning were broadcast on the front pages of newspapers the following day.

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Merseyside golf club to undergo major redevelopment

Merseyside golf club to undergo major redevelopment 1

🕔21:35, 16.Apr 2019

A Merseyside golf club hopes to embark on a major redevelopment project that will include a new clubhouse, changes to the course and the building of more than 20 homes.

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Housing project ‘will fund golf course redesign’

Housing project ‘will fund golf course redesign’ 0

🕔12:06, 16.Apr 2019

A plan to build nearly 200 homes on a part of a Scottish golf course will create funding for the course to be redesigned so it can remain an 18-hole venue.

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GolfClubSubs offers direct debits to UK golf club members

GolfClubSubs offers direct debits to UK golf club members 0

🕔15:36, 15.Apr 2019

A financial technology company is offering the opportunity for UK golf clubs’ members to pay their annual subscriptions via direct debit online.

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Psychology professor recommends golf to reduce stress

Psychology professor recommends golf to reduce stress 3

🕔09:44, 10.Apr 2019

A psychologist has championed the role golf can play in reducing stress and supporting good mental health.

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Fairway Credit agrees to step in to help Zebra Finance’s customers

Fairway Credit agrees to step in to help Zebra Finance’s customers 5

🕔20:10, 9.Apr 2019

Fairway Credit has agreed to step in to help after rival Zebra Finance closed for new business in golf membership funding.

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Aylesbury Park Golf Club closes amid HS2 development

Aylesbury Park Golf Club closes amid HS2 development 0

🕔18:01, 9.Apr 2019

A Buckinghamshire golf club that the HS2 railway line was due to slice through has closed down.

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Stony Holme Golf Club is latest former Mack Golf venue to be rescued

Stony Holme Golf Club is latest former Mack Golf venue to be rescued 1

🕔10:10, 9.Apr 2019

A golf club in Carlisle that closed down last year when its operator went into liquidation has been rescued.

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Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year awards is launched

Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year awards is launched 0

🕔10:52, 7.Apr 2019

BIGGA, Toro and Reesink Turfcare have launched their annual competition that seeks to uncover the brightest emerging talent in the greenkeeping industry.

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Another former Tour player saves a struggling golf club

Another former Tour player saves a struggling golf club 2

🕔09:04, 3.Apr 2019

A Cheshire golf club that closed down when its owner went into liquidation is reopening thanks to a company set up by former Ryder Cup captain Ian Woosnam.

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North Wales GC named golf club of the year

North Wales GC named golf club of the year 1

🕔06:02, 3.Apr 2019

North Wales Golf Club has been named Wales Golf Club of the Year in a ceremony at 2010 Ryder Cup venue Celtic Manor.

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Driffield Golf Club reaches settlement over patent infringement

Driffield Golf Club reaches settlement over patent infringement 0

🕔05:43, 1.Apr 2019

An out of court settlement has been agreed between Driffield Golf Club in Yorkshire and EcoBunker over a patent for synthetic grass revetting. What follows is a statement the two have jointly agreed.

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Golf club bans older members to achieve equal age parity

Golf club bans older members to achieve equal age parity 1

🕔00:01, 1.Apr 2019

In an article published on Monday morning, a club in Belgium says it now has a waiting list after it imposed a limit on older golfers in order to ensure at least half of its membership is made up of young golfers.

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Former LET player Fame Tate buys Stanedge Golf Club

Former LET player Fame Tate buys Stanedge Golf Club 2

🕔06:00, 27.Mar 2019

The former Ladies European Tour golfer Fame Tate has acquired Stanedge Golf Club in Derbyshire and opened it to the public.

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Hazlemere Golf Club converts from private members’ to proprietary club

Hazlemere Golf Club converts from private members’ to proprietary club 1

🕔15:32, 26.Mar 2019

A private members’ golf club in Buckinghamshire has been sold off of a guide price of £1.75 million and converted back to being a proprietary club, which it was in the 1980s and 1990s.

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3 Hammers owner Ian Bonser wins lifetime service award

3 Hammers owner Ian Bonser wins lifetime service award 1

🕔15:23, 25.Mar 2019

Ian Bonser, who has helped countless people to follow their golfing dreams, has been honoured with England Golf’s Lifetime Service Award.

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Device launched that allows long-range wireless control of most irrigation valves

Device launched that allows long-range wireless control of most irrigation valves 0

🕔18:17, 24.Mar 2019

A device that can control irrigation valves from more than 10 miles away has been launched for UK golf clubs.

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Golf club members and staff offered 50% off wine and spirits show

Golf club members and staff offered 50% off wine and spirits show 1

🕔04:02, 22.Mar 2019

Every reader of The Golf Business can attend The City Wine Show in London for 50% off the ticket price thanks to an offer from our sister publications the drinks business and The Spirits Business.

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Two Merseyside golf clubs are looking for new operators

Two Merseyside golf clubs are looking for new operators 0

🕔09:33, 20.Mar 2019

Wirral Council has announced that it is seeking operators to take on two of its municipal golf courses on a long lease. 

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Craig Tracey MP to write for The Golf Business

Craig Tracey MP to write for The Golf Business 0

🕔06:24, 20.Mar 2019

The co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Golf (APPG) Group, and Member of Parliament for North Warwickshire & Bedworth, Craig Tracey MP, is to provide regular editorial contributions to The Golf Business.

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Inquest finds greenkeeper’s death was an accident

Inquest finds greenkeeper’s death was an accident 1

🕔21:44, 19.Mar 2019

A 35-year-old greenkeeper died after a poplar tree he was cutting fell on his head and fractured his skull, an inquest has heard.

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