Podcast for UK golf club managers launched

Podcast for UK golf club managers launched 0

🕔13:29, 29.Oct 2018

The UK’s first ever podcast for golf club managers has been launched.

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New funding option is ‘proving popular’

New funding option is ‘proving popular’ 0

🕔06:35, 28.Oct 2018

A new funding product introduced by Orchard Funding has attracted interest from a lot of golf clubs already, states the company.

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Ewen Murray becomes honorary member at Montrose Golf Links

Ewen Murray becomes honorary member at Montrose Golf Links 2

🕔17:15, 27.Oct 2018

Ewen Murray, ‘the voice of Sky Sports golf’, has become the first TV personality to be granted honorary membership at Montrose Golf Links in its 450-year history.

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Fourth oldest golf club in the world to allow women

Fourth oldest golf club in the world to allow women 1

🕔11:48, 23.Oct 2018

The world’s fourth oldest golf club, Bruntsfield Links Golfing Society, has voted to end its men-only membership policy with immediate effect.

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125-year-old golf club ‘could close’

125-year-old golf club ‘could close’ 2

🕔17:34, 22.Oct 2018

The directors of an historic golf club in Lincolnshire say it is ‘staring closure in the face’ as it is now running at a loss.

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Stoke Park placed up for sale

Stoke Park placed up for sale 2

🕔15:38, 22.Oct 2018

The outstanding Buckinghamshire venue Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Resort is back on the market as its owners have decided to focus on “other business interests”.

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Award for accountant who switched to greenkeeping aged 42

Award for accountant who switched to greenkeeping aged 42 0 Updated

🕔12:34, 21.Oct 2018

A man who made a radical career change from accountancy and mortgage broking, aged 42, to greenkeeping, has won a course management award.

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Huntercombe Golf Club replaces its irrigation system

Huntercombe Golf Club replaces its irrigation system 0

🕔10:38, 19.Oct 2018

Huntercombe Golf Club has replaced its irrigation system with Toro because, according to course manager Grant Stewart, “it’s the best on the market” for covering compact tees and vast greens.

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Wimbledon Park’s members approve constitution amendment

Wimbledon Park’s members approve constitution amendment 0

🕔08:56, 19.Oct 2018

The members of Wimbledon Park Golf Club have agreed to change their articles of association so that they can sell their land to the All England Club for about £65 million.

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American Golf immediately rescued following collapse

American Golf immediately rescued following collapse 8

🕔12:25, 15.Oct 2018

The American Golf brand of retail stores has been saved after entering administration – but 20 of its facilities will still close down.

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Reading Golf Club votes to relocate club

Reading Golf Club votes to relocate club 1

🕔12:13, 15.Oct 2018

Members of Reading Golf Club have voted overwhelmingly in favour of relocating their golf club in order to safeguard its future.

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Green-reading materials will be limited from January

Green-reading materials will be limited from January 1

🕔10:28, 15.Oct 2018

The R&A and the USGA are limiting the use of electronic green-reading materials or detailed putting-green maps so that golfers use their own judgement when reading greens.

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Golf charity event was ‘largest in Europe’

Golf charity event was ‘largest in Europe’ 0

🕔14:09, 14.Oct 2018

A golf charity event that took place in Surrey and involved more than 400 golfers has been described as ‘the largest event of its type in Europe’.

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Nine golf clubs close as Mack Golf ceases trading

Nine golf clubs close as Mack Golf ceases trading 5

🕔13:34, 7.Oct 2018

One of the UK’s biggest golf operators, Mack Golf, has stopped trading with immediate effect, resulting in the closure of nine golf venues.

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Grants offered to smaller golf clubs to prepare for new handicapping system

Grants offered to smaller golf clubs to prepare for new handicapping system 0

🕔12:47, 6.Oct 2018

Smaller golf clubs in England can apply for grants to help them prepare for the new World Handicap System (WHS), it has been announced.

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Owner of multi-million pound golf club to be questioned by detectives

Owner of multi-million pound golf club to be questioned by detectives 1

🕔11:41, 6.Oct 2018

A woman who owns an ‘upmarket golf club’ in south-east England is to be questioned by detectives about her purchase of the facility, according to The Times newspaper.

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Scottish Golf votes to approve fee increase

Scottish Golf votes to approve fee increase 5

🕔10:50, 6.Oct 2018

Scottish Golf has voted to increase the affiliation fee all members of Scottish golf clubs over the age of 18 with playing rights pay it from £11.25 to £14.50.

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Clubs geared up for lucrative Halloween and Bonfire Night events

Clubs geared up for lucrative Halloween and Bonfire Night events 0

🕔21:13, 5.Oct 2018

Many golf clubs will be treating both Halloween and Bonfire Night as an opportunity to bring new visitors to their facilities.

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Dundonald Links seeks an investor

Dundonald Links seeks an investor 0

🕔13:21, 1.Oct 2018

Dundonald Links in Scotland, which is owned by Loch Lomond Golf Club, has said it is seeking an investment partner to acquire a substantial interest in the venue to fund a development.

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Golf club at centre of storm over birds being shot

Golf club at centre of storm over birds being shot 2

🕔12:13, 1.Oct 2018

A golf club in Liverpool has faced a local backlash following claims that it has been shooting Canada geese as they fly over the course.

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Father and son honoured for saving Olympic boxer’s life on golf course

Father and son honoured for saving Olympic boxer’s life on golf course 0

🕔10:39, 1.Oct 2018

A father and son who successfully saved the life of a former Olympic boxer during a round of golf have won a St John Ambulance’s Everyday Heroes award.

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John O’Gaunt Golf Club signs up to Reesink Turfcare for course maintenance needs

John O’Gaunt Golf Club signs up to Reesink Turfcare for course maintenance needs 0

🕔12:01, 30.Sep 2018

Celebrating the signing of its third five-year exclusivity agreement with Reesink Turfcare and Toro is John O’Gaunt Golf Club.

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Tiger Woods’ astonishing victory comes amid major report on golf participation

Tiger Woods’ astonishing victory comes amid major report on golf participation 3

🕔08:51, 26.Sep 2018

Tiger Woods’ 80th PGA Tour title – and his first in more than five years – came on the same day that a report in the British Journal of Sports Medicine that warns about the dangers of a decline in golf participation was published.

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Glasgow Golf Club will ‘bounce back’ following devastating fire

Glasgow Golf Club will ‘bounce back’ following devastating fire 0

🕔14:45, 25.Sep 2018

The general manager of Glasgow Golf Club has said the historic venue has “already started” bouncing back, after a huge fire damaged 80 per cent of its clubhouse.

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Interest in Ryder Cup has surged to huge levels

Interest in Ryder Cup has surged to huge levels 0

🕔15:00, 24.Sep 2018

The number of people interested in the Ryder Cup has surged by more than six million people over just the last four years.

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Nine in ten golf clubs near Carnoustie saw increased profits this summer

Nine in ten golf clubs near Carnoustie saw increased profits this summer 0

🕔13:35, 24.Sep 2018

A survey of 34 golf clubs and accommodation providers in the same council area as Carnoustie Golf Links has found that 89 per cent saw an upsurge in demand during the week of the Open in July.

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36 hole golf club up for sale for £4.5 million

36 hole golf club up for sale for £4.5 million 0

🕔15:05, 18.Sep 2018

A 36-hole Hampshire golf club situated in the New Forest National Park has been placed up for sale with a guide price of £4.5 million to £4.75 million.

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