Guernsey golf resort sold to Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder

Guernsey golf resort sold to Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder 0

🕔12:22, 8.Jan 2019

La Grande Mare Hotel Golf & Country Club in Guernsey has been sold to an investment firm.

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Durham golf club becomes first to renew GolfMark award

Durham golf club becomes first to renew GolfMark award 3

🕔12:40, 7.Jan 2019

A golf club in Durham has become the first in England to renew its GolfMark Award – an official seal of approval for its work to grow the game.

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‘Training trailblazer’ Clive Pinnock passes away

‘Training trailblazer’ Clive Pinnock passes away 0

🕔16:45, 4.Jan 2019

Clive Pinnock, Reesink’s training ambassador who worked for the company for 34 years before retiring in spring 2018, has sadly passed away following a short battle with cancer.

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This woman has gone from golf beginner to club captain in five years

This woman has gone from golf beginner to club captain in five years 2

🕔07:16, 1.Jan 2019

A golfer has become the lady captain of Wales Golf’s 2013 ‘golf club of the year’ – even though she only started playing golf for the first time in that year.

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Cherry Burton Golf Club sold to Aureus Leisure

Cherry Burton Golf Club sold to Aureus Leisure 0

🕔06:06, 1.Jan 2019

Cherry Burton Golf Club in Yorkshire has been sold to Aureus Leisure, the owner of a number of leisure sites including The Hawthorns Holiday Park and the Sandy Beaches Caravan Site. 

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Club votes to change 18-hole layout to two loops of nine holes

Club votes to change 18-hole layout to two loops of nine holes 8

🕔05:32, 1.Jan 2019

Following a successful trial, a Scottish golf club’s members have voted overwhelmingly to change the course from an 18-hole venue to two distinct loops of nine holes.

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The top golf themed slot games

The top golf themed slot games 1

🕔03:16, 1.Jan 2019

Thanks to the likes of Nick Faldo and Rory McIlroy, golf has grown in popularity over the years which has led to software companies creating golf-themed slots for the masses.

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Prince’s Golf Club launches junior foundation

Prince’s Golf Club launches junior foundation 0 Updated

🕔09:10, 30.Dec 2018

Prince’s Golf Club in Kent has launched a junior foundation with the aim of bringing through the next generation of local golfing talent to elite and professional level.

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Bigbury Golf Club receives GolfMark award

Bigbury Golf Club receives GolfMark award 0 Updated

🕔12:06, 29.Dec 2018

Bigbury Golf Club in Devon has received the GolfMark award.

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Stirling Golf Club preparing for 150th anniversary

Stirling Golf Club preparing for 150th anniversary 0 Updated

🕔15:51, 28.Dec 2018

Lying on a tilted slab of ancient volcanic lava in front of the historic Stirling Castle is Stirling Golf Club, one of Scotland’s oldest golf clubs, which is preparing for its 150th anniversary.

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Owner says golf clubs will ignore new CONGU ruling

Owner says golf clubs will ignore new CONGU ruling 15

🕔03:18, 27.Dec 2018

The owner of a golf club in southern England has said ‘pretty much all’ golf clubs will ignore a new directive that the ‘drop where lost’ golf rule should not be permitted in club competitions.

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Crowdfunding page set up for Machrihanish Golf Club steward

Crowdfunding page set up for Machrihanish Golf Club steward 0

🕔04:45, 21.Dec 2018

A crowdfunding page has been created for the steward who lived at Machrihanish Golf Club’s clubhouse, after the building was destroyed by a huge fire.

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Scottish club sees membership increase following family-friendly approach

Scottish club sees membership increase following family-friendly approach 6 Updated

🕔05:22, 18.Dec 2018

An historic Scottish golf club has reported that its membership figures across male, female, junior and youth categories all rose in 2018.

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Two Scottish golf clubs agree to merge

Two Scottish golf clubs agree to merge 0

🕔17:03, 17.Dec 2018

Two historic Scottish golf clubs have agreed to merge with each other in response to their respective dwindling memberships.

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Mental health charity built flood defence at golf club

Mental health charity built flood defence at golf club 0

🕔13:11, 17.Dec 2018

A mental health charity that provides horticultural training has helped to create an environmentally-friendly flood defence to protect Rothbury Golf Club in Northumberland.

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124-year-old Lincolnshire golf club closes with immediate effect

124-year-old Lincolnshire golf club closes with immediate effect 1

🕔20:17, 15.Dec 2018

A Lincolnshire golf club that was due to celebrate its 125th anniversary next year has closed down with immediate effect – at least the seventh golf facility to do so in the last seven weeks.

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Golf club ordered to pay £10k after employee suffers burns

Golf club ordered to pay £10k after employee suffers burns 0

🕔15:34, 14.Dec 2018

Golf clubs have been warned that they should take seriously the health and safety of their staff after a Kent venue was ordered to pay more than £10,000 after an employee suffered burns.

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Another major hotel brand snaps up a UK golf resort

Another major hotel brand snaps up a UK golf resort 0

🕔13:17, 12.Dec 2018

There has been a spate of major hotel brands buying UK golf resorts in the last few weeks – possibly fuelled by an increase in tourists visiting some parts of the UK in the last two years due to the weakness of the pound.

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‘Series of police failings’ led to greenkeeper’s death

‘Series of police failings’ led to greenkeeper’s death 0

🕔12:40, 10.Dec 2018

An inquest has heard that a greenkeeper at Wentworth Golf Club died after deliberately driving his van into the River Thames, following a night of drinking.

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Golf club manager marries at her place of work

Golf club manager marries at her place of work 0

🕔10:44, 10.Dec 2018

The manager of Carus Green GC in Cumbria has married her childhood friend at the golf club she works at.

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St Andrews loses appeal to register name as a trademark

St Andrews loses appeal to register name as a trademark 0

🕔13:02, 9.Dec 2018

The commercial wing of the St Andrews Links Trust has lost its appeal to register the town’s name as an EU trademark for services relating to golf.

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Bridlington Golf Club is saved

Bridlington Golf Club is saved 0

🕔13:44, 5.Dec 2018

An historic golf club has had its future secured after East Riding of Yorkshire Council agreed to sell the 118 acres of land that the golf course resides on to it.

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Greenkeeper sets up mental health support page on Facebook

Greenkeeper sets up mental health support page on Facebook 3

🕔18:33, 4.Dec 2018

The head greenkeeper of Hazel Grove Golf Club in Cheshire has set up a successful Facebook page that provides mental health support to greenkeepers in the industry.

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95-year-old Hertfordshire golf club ceases trading

95-year-old Hertfordshire golf club ceases trading 4

🕔16:19, 3.Dec 2018

An historic golf club in Hertfordshire, which has been open since 1923, has ceased trading – at least the sixth golf club to do so in the last six weeks.

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Ruling could grant some neighbours a right to play on golf courses

Ruling could grant some neighbours a right to play on golf courses 0

🕔15:05, 3.Dec 2018

A Supreme Court ruling that visitors to a timeshare complex in Kent have a legal right to play golf on the golf course next door could have major consequences for the industry, an expert has warned.

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Another major firm buys its first golf club

Another major firm buys its first golf club 1

🕔08:55, 28.Nov 2018

The UK’s largest private hotel owner-operator has become the second major company within a few days to acquire its first golf club.

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The vast majority of golf clubs do not offer corporate membership packages

The vast majority of golf clubs do not offer corporate membership packages 5

🕔16:48, 27.Nov 2018

A survey of more than 200 golf clubs throughout England and Scotland has found that three in every four venues do not offer a corporate membership package, even though most businesses would welcome one.

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