Campaign to raise awareness of health benefits of golf to take place

Campaign to raise awareness of health benefits of golf to take place 3

🕔13:09, 19.Mar 2019

A major week-long R&A backed campaign to raise awareness of the health benefits of playing golf will begin the day after the Masters ends next month.

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Appointments: Steve Dougan is the new manager of Kings Norton Golf Club

Appointments: Steve Dougan is the new manager of Kings Norton Golf Club 0

🕔17:58, 18.Mar 2019

The PGA fellow professional, director of golf and experienced club manager, Steve Dougan, is to oversee the day to day operations at Kings Norton Golf Club in Birmingham.

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Struggling golf club has its future saved

Struggling golf club has its future saved 1

🕔13:06, 13.Mar 2019

At least two golf clubs concerned about their futures have been putting together rescue plans in the last few days – and at least one of these has resulted in the club being saved.

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Golf club to auction off everything it had

Golf club to auction off everything it had 1

🕔12:19, 13.Mar 2019

A timed online auction sale of greenkeeping machinery, tractors, mowers and equipment, clubhouse and hotel contents, containers and vehicles is to take place.

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Golf club announces partnership with larger hole event organiser

Golf club announces partnership with larger hole event organiser 3

🕔10:00, 13.Mar 2019

A company that aims to boost participation in golf by modernising the game via the introduction of a format involving larger hole cups, has announced a permanent residency at Thames Ditton & Esher Golf Course.

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Here are the first UK golf clubs to sign up to The R&A’s Women and Girl’s Charter

Here are the first UK golf clubs to sign up to The R&A’s Women and Girl’s Charter 0

🕔18:57, 12.Mar 2019

A number of UK golf clubs have signed up to The R&A’s Women and Girl’s Charter – something that has interested the secretary of state for sport.

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Georgia Hall to promote golf to women, girls and families

Georgia Hall to promote golf to women, girls and families 0

🕔17:17, 12.Mar 2019

Women’s British Open champion Georgia Hall has been named as an ambassador for The R&A – and she aims to inspire more women, girls and families into playing golf.

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Was your golf club’s captain inauguration like this?

Was your golf club’s captain inauguration like this? 0

🕔03:37, 12.Mar 2019

Burhill Golf Club in Surrey’s incoming club captains for 2019 opted for a Lion King-themed event for their inaugurations – in front of over 200 attending members.

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Dundonald Links sold to UK leisure operator for more than £4 million

Dundonald Links sold to UK leisure operator for more than £4 million 0

🕔10:07, 6.Mar 2019

One of the UK’s greatest golf courses has been sold for £4.5 million to a leisure operator that is investing in the golf industry.

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Tributes for golf club owner who has died aged 59

Tributes for golf club owner who has died aged 59 1

🕔07:46, 6.Mar 2019

A number of people have paid tribute to Alan Strange, the co-owner and professional at The Brow Golf Club in Shropshire, who has sadly died suddenly, aged 59.

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More than £20k awarded to small golf clubs

More than £20k awarded to small golf clubs 0

🕔14:48, 5.Mar 2019

More than £20k has been awarded to ‘small golf clubs’, with another £40,000 set to be provided, to help them purchase player input score screens ahead of next year’s introduction of the World Handicap System.  

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Video of clubhouse fight goes viral

Video of clubhouse fight goes viral 0

🕔10:00, 5.Mar 2019

A video of a violent altercation in a golf club, which was posted on social media on Monday, has gone viral.

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Guide launched to help clubs attract youngsters to golf

Guide launched to help clubs attract youngsters to golf 0

🕔16:03, 3.Mar 2019

A new guide to help golf clubs attract young people into the sport has been produced by England Golf.

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Media slammed for criticising golf consultants

Media slammed for criticising golf consultants 6

🕔10:41, 26.Feb 2019

The mainstream media has come under fire from a golf industry group after it mocked a council for employing consultants with golf expertise.

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This man had already hit two holes-in-one by the seventh hole

This man had already hit two holes-in-one by the seventh hole 0

🕔17:57, 25.Feb 2019

An amateur golfer has defied odds of 67 million to one to hit two holes-in-one in the same round.

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Work starts on redevelopment of HS2 golf course

Work starts on redevelopment of HS2 golf course 1

🕔13:04, 25.Feb 2019

A major redevelopment of a golf course that is set to have the HS2 rail line constructed through it has begun.

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Brian Evans: An obituary

Brian Evans: An obituary 0

🕔07:05, 25.Feb 2019

The former secretary / manager of Lydd Golf Club in Kent, Brian Evans, has passed away aged 84.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in February

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in February 3

🕔03:33, 25.Feb 2019

The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir discusses the two greatest things in the world – dogs and beer – and why they’ve both played a role in the industry in the last month.

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Club applies to build 92 homes as part of survival bid

Club applies to build 92 homes as part of survival bid 3

🕔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.

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Closed-down golf course set to reopen

Closed-down golf course set to reopen 2

🕔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.

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

Greater Manchester golf club is 4th to announce March / April closure 3

🕔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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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