New Scottish Golf affiliation fee vote in October

New Scottish Golf affiliation fee vote in October 0

🕔17:10, 17.Sep 2018

Scottish Golf has announced there will be a new vote on October 4 on raising the affiliation fee that all 170,000+ members of Scottish golf clubs pay it.

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East Midlands golf club to close as its membership drops to just 75

East Midlands golf club to close as its membership drops to just 75 1

🕔12:08, 17.Sep 2018

An East Midlands golf club is to close down early next year amid rumours that it will be converted into housing, after its membership fell to just 75.

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Brocket Hall launches ‘exclusive’ golf club

Brocket Hall launches ‘exclusive’ golf club 2

🕔11:23, 17.Sep 2018

A leading facility featuring two high-end golf courses, which entered administration in 2015, has launched a new golf club.

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The R&A changes its brand in order to modernise

The R&A changes its brand in order to modernise 2

🕔10:54, 12.Sep 2018

Golf’s governing body for most of the world, The R&A, has announced it is changing its brand identity and is investing £200 million in developing the game over the next decade. 

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Golf club membership has RISEN in England

Golf club membership has RISEN in England 6

🕔12:16, 11.Sep 2018

Golf club membership in England has experienced a shock and large rise in the last two years, according to the most comprehensive study of golf club trends in the UK.

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New ‘safeguarding children in golf’ accreditation to be launched

New ‘safeguarding children in golf’ accreditation to be launched 0

🕔17:32, 10.Sep 2018

A new ‘SafeGolf’ accreditation for UK golf clubs that meet high standards to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people is to be launched.

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Golf’s modernised rules book is published

Golf’s modernised rules book is published 3

🕔14:29, 8.Sep 2018

The new Rules of Golf, which feature the most significant changes in more than 60 years, have been published by The R&A and the USGA.

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Club Systems to run 5 weeks of UK roadshows

Club Systems to run 5 weeks of UK roadshows 0

🕔11:50, 8.Sep 2018

The biggest IT specialist in the UK market, Club Systems International (CSI), will be running a five week roadshow at golf clubs throughout the UK during October and November.

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Open Solutions and Intuitive Edge form a partnership

Open Solutions and Intuitive Edge form a partnership 0 Updated

🕔19:22, 7.Sep 2018

Open Solutions, the business solutions provider to golf clubs, and Intuitive Edge Marketing, the UK’s fastest growing golf club marketing agency, have formed a partnership.

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Golf club offers free golf for women and children

Golf club offers free golf for women and children 0

🕔05:45, 7.Sep 2018

A prestigious Scottish golf club has said all ladies and juniors can play its course for free for the whole of this month.

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Club wants to build driving range – to keep golfers playing the game

Club wants to build driving range – to keep golfers playing the game 4

🕔10:24, 5.Sep 2018

A Lancashire golf club has submitted a planning application to build a driving range – and has stated that golfers will abandon the sport if it doesn’t.

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Derbyshire golf club announces it will close down next year

Derbyshire golf club announces it will close down next year 6

🕔12:49, 4.Sep 2018

A golf club in Derbyshire that has seen its membership drop from 350 in 2006 to 210 today has announced it will permanently close down next spring.

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Tacit and Eagle have formed a powerful partnership

Tacit and Eagle have formed a powerful partnership 1

🕔11:47, 4.Sep 2018

Two of the biggest suppliers to the UK golf industry have announced that they have formed a major partnership that both believe will benefit golf clubs throughout the world.

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Appointment: New greenkeeping director for St Andrews Links

Appointment: New greenkeeping director for St Andrews Links 1

🕔15:02, 3.Sep 2018

St Andrews Links – the ‘Home of Golf’ – has appointed Sandy Reid as its new director of greenkeeping, one of the most prestigious roles in golf course management in the world.

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Luke Donald golf club ‘will not become housing estate’

Luke Donald golf club ‘will not become housing estate’ 0

🕔11:52, 29.Aug 2018

The general manager of a major golf club in Buckinghamshire has quashed rumours that the venue is set to close down and be converted into a housing estate.

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Historic Edinburgh golf club to be ‘modernised’ following drop in usage

Historic Edinburgh golf club to be ‘modernised’ following drop in usage 6

🕔12:50, 28.Aug 2018

A golf club in Edinburgh is to embrace a raft of changes including bringing in footgolf and disc golf, and having fewer holes for golf, following a fall in members.

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Appointments: New general manager for Surrey golf club that’s undertaking £25m upgrade

Appointments: New general manager for Surrey golf club that’s undertaking £25m upgrade 3

🕔14:38, 27.Aug 2018

Foxhills Club & Resort has appointed a new general manager to drive its ambitious £25 million development project.

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GTC launches new health and safety guidelines for turf professionals

GTC launches new health and safety guidelines for turf professionals 0

🕔14:56, 24.Aug 2018

The Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) has launched a set of health and safety guidelines for greenkeepers that ‘could save lives’ following a review.

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Golf club interest in equipment recycling scheme ‘oversubscribed’

Golf club interest in equipment recycling scheme ‘oversubscribed’ 0

🕔11:46, 23.Aug 2018

A pilot scheme that encourages people to drop off old and unused golf clubs at their local golf course, which are then recycled, is so popular that it is already oversubscribed by venues. 

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‘Golf clubs could have PlayStation rooms’

‘Golf clubs could have PlayStation rooms’ 0

🕔12:44, 22.Aug 2018

The new chief executive of Scottish Golf has called on venues in the country to think creatively about how they can be more welcoming.

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Most people are unaware of the cancer benefits of golf

Most people are unaware of the cancer benefits of golf 0

🕔15:44, 20.Aug 2018

A new study has found that while most people are aware that the walking that comes from regularly playing golf is good for the heart, very few understand that this also helps protect against some cancers.

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Council rejects golf club’s plan to build 57 homes

Council rejects golf club’s plan to build 57 homes 1

🕔12:14, 19.Aug 2018

A golf club’s plan to build 57 homes on part of its golf course, which would have seen it generate a significant amount of income, has been rejected by its local council.

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Female participation in golf is soaring in 2018

Female participation in golf is soaring in 2018 1

🕔11:39, 16.Aug 2018

New data from a company that analyses millions of rounds of golf in the UK has found a surge in participation of the game by women and girls since the start of this year.

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Amenity Forum ‘very surprised’ by glyphosate ruling

Amenity Forum ‘very surprised’ by glyphosate ruling 4

🕔12:39, 14.Aug 2018

An independent body that represents the amenity horticulture sector has said it is ‘very surprised’ by a decision by a US jury that found that chemical giant Monsanto knew its Roundup weedkillers were dangerous.

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100 members of Scottish golf club raise funds for cancer charity

100 members of Scottish golf club raise funds for cancer charity 0

🕔06:54, 12.Aug 2018

More than 100 members of Loudoun Gowf Club, near Kilmarnock, have taken part in a HowDoWeBEATIt competition to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK (PCUK).

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Appointments: New director of golf for Fairmont St Andrews

Appointments: New director of golf for Fairmont St Andrews 0

🕔12:02, 11.Aug 2018

The 520 acre Fairmont St Andrews resort in Scotland has appointed Dan Naudo as its new director of golf.

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Ladies’ golf week was a social media success story

Ladies’ golf week was a social media success story 1

🕔16:54, 9.Aug 2018

‘Women and Girls’ Golf Week’, which ran from July 30 to August 5, generated over 12 million impressions through its #WhyIGolf hashtag.

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