Golf club invents game in honour of Nick Pink

Golf club invents game in honour of Nick Pink 0

🕔12:03, 16.Sep 2019

The outgoing chief executive of England Golf, Nick Pink, has had a new game named after him by a golf club in Wolverhampton.

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Golf club membership in Wales is up

Golf club membership in Wales is up 0

🕔08:09, 11.Sep 2019

Golf club membership in Wales grew by nearly 1,000 people last year, according to new data from Wales Golf.

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Scottish golf club becomes latest to recommend that it is wound up

Scottish golf club becomes latest to recommend that it is wound up 0

🕔06:41, 11.Sep 2019

A golf club in Angus could become the fourth in Scotland to announce its closure in the last month, according to reports.

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Two golfers hit consecutive holes-in-one

Two golfers hit consecutive holes-in-one 1

🕔19:54, 10.Sep 2019

Two golfers in Surrey have hit consecutive holes-in-one on the same hole, beating estimated odds of more than one million to one.

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Several Scottish golf clubs applying to build houses by their courses

Several Scottish golf clubs applying to build houses by their courses 0

🕔09:12, 4.Sep 2019

A number of golf clubs in Scotland are hoping to build properties on land they own in a bid to secure their futures.

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Third Scottish golf club in three weeks closes down

Third Scottish golf club in three weeks closes down 6

🕔03:43, 4.Sep 2019

A municipal golf club in Glasgow has become the third golfing facility in Scotland to close down in the last three weeks.

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14-year-old receives England Golf’s ‘Hero Handshake Award’ for disability activism

14-year-old receives England Golf’s ‘Hero Handshake Award’ for disability activism 0

🕔13:06, 3.Sep 2019

A 14-year-old girl has become the latest recipient of England Golf’s Hero Handshake Award for encouraging children with disabilities to play golf.

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‘One of Scotland’s best public golf courses’ to close next year

‘One of Scotland’s best public golf courses’ to close next year 2

🕔08:49, 28.Aug 2019

A public golf course in Dundee, where membership has dropped to less than 100 people, will close down next year as its local council wants to save thousands of pounds of public money.

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Francisco de Lancastre David promoted to Troon Golf ‘cluster general manager’

Francisco de Lancastre David promoted to Troon Golf ‘cluster general manager’ 0

🕔03:08, 28.Aug 2019

Troon has announced the promotion of Francisco de Lancastre David to the role of ‘cluster general manager’ across all three of its championship golf courses in Abu Dhabi.

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CSI autumn roadshow to tee off in September

CSI autumn roadshow to tee off in September 0

🕔17:08, 27.Aug 2019

Each year Club Systems International tours the UK and Ireland, showcasing its new products, services and updates, in an informal format that also allows club representatives to network among themselves.

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Here are the finalists for next month’s Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year

Here are the finalists for next month’s Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year 0

🕔08:29, 27.Aug 2019

The British and International Golf Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA), alongside Toro and Reesink Turfcare, has revealed the 11 finalists who will contest this year’s Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Awards.

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Another historic Scottish golf course closes down

Another historic Scottish golf course closes down 7

🕔09:00, 21.Aug 2019

Mount Ellen Golf Club in Lanarkshire has become at least the fourth Scottish golf club to close in the last few months.

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Scotland’s first Topgolf centre to feature three-tiered driving range

Scotland’s first Topgolf centre to feature three-tiered driving range 1

🕔06:48, 21.Aug 2019

Topgolf, the entertainment company which has been highly successful in England where there are three venues, is to open its first in Scotland.

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Major golf event will offer free sanitary products to all spectators

Major golf event will offer free sanitary products to all spectators 2

🕔17:47, 20.Aug 2019

Next month’s Solheim Cup, the women’s version of the Ryder Cup in which Europe take on the USA, will be the first major golf competition to tackle period poverty and it will feature an all-female police command structure.

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England still dominates Europe’s golf course table

England still dominates Europe’s golf course table 2

🕔13:56, 20.Aug 2019

A new R&A report on golf around the world has found that more than three-quarters of all the golf courses in existence are located in just 10 countries.

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Here’s some gift ideas for golfers

Here’s some gift ideas for golfers 0

🕔10:20, 20.Aug 2019

The PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando is an excellent opportunity to look at new and innovative products that could form gifts for golfers.

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‘Financially unsustainable’ golf club sold to a charitable trust

‘Financially unsustainable’ golf club sold to a charitable trust 2

🕔09:24, 20.Aug 2019

A private members’ golf club in Lincolnshire has been sold to a charity that preserves land and buildings of national importance.

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Glasgow golf club hoping to build flats to generate revenue

Glasgow golf club hoping to build flats to generate revenue 0

🕔18:23, 19.Aug 2019

A golf club in Glasgow has submitted a planning application to build 14 flats in a move to generate ‘much-needed revenue’.

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TYM Tractors launches two flexible finance offers

TYM Tractors launches two flexible finance offers 0 Updated

🕔14:39, 18.Aug 2019

TYM Tractors, via Reesink Turfcare, has launched two finance options to help UK golf clubs get the tractor they need.

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Scottish Golf CEO calls for doctors to prescribe golf

Scottish Golf CEO calls for doctors to prescribe golf 3

🕔09:51, 14.Aug 2019

The CEO of Scottish Golf, Andrew McKinlay, has called for the game to be prescribed on the NHS to help combat mental and physical health problems.

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£15 million investment for public golf course

£15 million investment for public golf course 0

🕔06:24, 14.Aug 2019

A golf course in Liverpool is set to be transformed by a £15 million investment – which will almost certainly be the largest investment in a municipal golf facility in British history.

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Royal Dornoch Golf Club is working to protect an endangered animal

Royal Dornoch Golf Club is working to protect an endangered animal 0

🕔04:15, 14.Aug 2019

Members of Royal Dornoch Golf Club in Scotland are working together to protect the endangered Scottish wildcat.

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Scottish Golf teams up with club to market reduced green fees

Scottish Golf teams up with club to market reduced green fees 0

🕔18:15, 13.Aug 2019

Scottish Golf has teamed up with both VisitScotland and The Renaissance Club to offer all members of Scottish Golf affiliated clubs preferential green fee rates this winter at the facility.

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England Golf CEO Nick Pink named as new CEO of England Hockey

England Golf CEO Nick Pink named as new CEO of England Hockey 16

🕔07:21, 7.Aug 2019

The chief executive of England Golf, and regular contributor to The Golf Business, Nick Pink, has been named as the new chief executive of England Hockey.

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Golf participation significantly up for first half of 2019

Golf participation significantly up for first half of 2019 3

🕔06:17, 7.Aug 2019

New data suggests that the number of rounds of golf played at UK golf courses in the fist half of 2019 was up significantly compared to the same six months in 2018.

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PGA pros lose £9k per year due to cancellations

PGA pros lose £9k per year due to cancellations 2

🕔04:58, 7.Aug 2019

UK golf coaches are losing more than £9,000 per year due to clients cancelling their pre-booked coaching sessions, new research reveals.

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Anders Mankert receives R&A praise for rescuing golf facility

Anders Mankert receives R&A praise for rescuing golf facility 2

🕔14:26, 5.Aug 2019

A PGA Advanced Fellow who took over a disused golf course and reopened it as a nine-hole venue earlier this year has received a handwritten note from the chairman of The R&A, praising him for his achievement.

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