106-year-old Lancashire golf club ceases trading

106-year-old Lancashire golf club ceases trading 1

🕔16:34, 26.Nov 2018

An historic golf club in Lancashire has become at least the fifth golf club in the UK to cease trading with immediate effect in the last month.

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PGA Fellow Ashley Northridge takes new role at Burhill Golf Club

PGA Fellow Ashley Northridge takes new role at Burhill Golf Club 1

🕔17:35, 24.Nov 2018

Burhill Golf Club has appointed Ashley Northridge as its new head of golf operations.

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Two golf clubs have thousands of pounds-worth of trophies stolen

Two golf clubs have thousands of pounds-worth of trophies stolen 0

🕔09:39, 21.Nov 2018

Two English golf clubs have both suffered raids in which trophies worth thousands of pounds were stolen within about 24 hours of each other.

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Major property firm buys Surrey golf club

Major property firm buys Surrey golf club 0

🕔15:15, 20.Nov 2018

A PLC that specialises in property trading and investment, which had recently expressed concerns about Brexit, has invested in a golf club.

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Brett Davidge named as new manager of Shropshire golf resort

Brett Davidge named as new manager of Shropshire golf resort 1

🕔13:03, 19.Nov 2018

An experienced hotelier has been named as the new general manager of the four-star Telford Hotel & Golf Resort, in Shropshire.

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Hilton takes over first Scottish golf resort

Hilton takes over first Scottish golf resort 0

🕔10:45, 19.Nov 2018

The Hilton brand of hotels has taken over another golf resort – and the first of its portfolio in Scotland.

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Historic Scottish golf club permanently closes

Historic Scottish golf club permanently closes 12

🕔14:59, 13.Nov 2018

An Edinburgh golf club that was over 100 years old has closed down – with reports suggesting that its membership had fallen to just 20 people.

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Derision follows call for golfers to wear hard hats

Derision follows call for golfers to wear hard hats 3

🕔10:16, 13.Nov 2018

A number of golfers and people who work in the golf industry have derided a recent call for golfers to wear hard hats in a bid to reduce golfing-related injuries.

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Suffolk golf club wins VAT ruling against HMRC

Suffolk golf club wins VAT ruling against HMRC 0

🕔09:43, 13.Nov 2018

A tribunal has ruled in favour of a golf club that it was exempt from paying VAT on its green fees and against Her Majesty’s Revenue and Custom (HMRC), which had said this was tax avoidance.

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Are all the Mack Golf clubs still closed down?

Are all the Mack Golf clubs still closed down? 0

🕔15:12, 12.Nov 2018

Half of the eight UK Mack Golf clubs that closed down last month have reopened and only one will definitely remain closed, according to research by The Golf Business.

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Scottish Golf to set up Young Person’s Golf Panel

Scottish Golf to set up Young Person’s Golf Panel 0

🕔13:27, 9.Nov 2018

Youngsters who are passionate about golf are being urged to apply to become a member of a pioneering new programme to help drive the future of the sport.

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Registration has opened for largest-ever BTME

Registration has opened for largest-ever BTME 0

🕔15:37, 8.Nov 2018

Registration has opened for the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s (BIGGA) largest-ever BTME and Continue to Learn event, which will take place in January 2019.

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Greenkeepers are risking sunburn and cancer

Greenkeepers are risking sunburn and cancer 2

🕔12:54, 6.Nov 2018

A new survey of 154 greenkeepers has found that many do not use sufficient protection against sunburn and skin cancer.

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All of these golfing words or phrases are real

All of these golfing words or phrases are real 1

🕔10:09, 6.Nov 2018

A survey of 686 golf enthusiasts has found the words or phrases which most fans of the sport have no idea what they mean.

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One golf club closes, another enters liquidation

One golf club closes, another enters liquidation 0

🕔14:31, 5.Nov 2018

As an example that some facilities are still struggling, one UK golf club has closed and another has entered liquidation in the last week.

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Major changes for Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa

Major changes for Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa 0

🕔19:43, 4.Nov 2018

Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa in Merseyside is to undertake major improvements to its non-golf offerings.

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There are 4.2 million registered golfers in Europe

There are 4.2 million registered golfers in Europe 3

🕔17:41, 30.Oct 2018

KPMG’s annual survey of the state of the golf industry in Europe has found there are just under 4.2 million members of 6,900 golf clubs in the continent.

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GolfSixes is now a proven way to encourage juniors to play golf

GolfSixes is now a proven way to encourage juniors to play golf 3

🕔14:57, 30.Oct 2018

New figures from The R&A have revealed that the GolfSixes format of fast, team golf is encouraging more youngsters to play the game.

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‘Significant improvements’ at golf club hit by local crime

‘Significant improvements’ at golf club hit by local crime 0

🕔16:46, 29.Oct 2018

A golf club that prevented its staff from turning up to work in early October due to local crime problems has said there have been significant improvements since.

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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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