Georgia Hall: ‘It’s unreal to be named an MBE aged just 23!’

Georgia Hall: ‘It’s unreal to be named an MBE aged just 23!’ 0

🕔21:45, 18.Jun 2019

British Open champion Georgia Hall says it sounds “unreal” to be named an MBE at 23 in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list, which names Britain’s top names recognised for their services to the country.

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Oxford Golf Club launches junior scholarship programme

Oxford Golf Club launches junior scholarship programme 0

🕔15:43, 18.Jun 2019

Oxford Golf Club has announced that its men’s and ladies’ charities for the year will both focus on creating an innovative junior scholarship programme.

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John Dempsey ends 33 year link with Royal Curragh

John Dempsey ends 33 year link with Royal Curragh 0

🕔16:01, 17.Jun 2019

The course manager of Royal Curragh Golf Club, Dr John Dempsey, has been made redundant after 33 years at the venue.

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The physical game: how the best players stay fit for golf

The physical game: how the best players stay fit for golf 0

🕔04:34, 15.Jun 2019

The physical dynamics of golf have changed immensely over the years. Sport in general is all about margs and golf is no different.

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Golf participation in the USA sees first rise in 14 years

Golf participation in the USA sees first rise in 14 years 2

🕔13:04, 10.Jun 2019

The number of people playing on American golf courses rose 1.7 per cent to 24.2 million in 2018 – the first reported increase in 14 years.

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Formby Hall launches Tommy Fleetwood academy

Formby Hall launches Tommy Fleetwood academy 3

🕔08:34, 10.Jun 2019

Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa in Liverpool has launched the first-ever Tommy Fleetwood golf academy, with the aim of giving young people opportunities in the sport he loves. 

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Leading golf resort sees rapid rise in women members

Leading golf resort sees rapid rise in women members 0

🕔08:55, 7.Jun 2019

One of Europe’s leading golfing resorts is to host its first-ever women-only pro-am after seeing a rise in its female members by more than a third in the last 12 months.

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Another closed 18-hole golf course could reopen as a nine-hole venue

Another closed 18-hole golf course could reopen as a nine-hole venue 1

🕔05:30, 7.Jun 2019

One of two golf clubs in Lincolnshire that closed down last November could be revived as a nine-hole course.

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Nottinghamshire golf club is not in trouble despite press reports

Nottinghamshire golf club is not in trouble despite press reports 0

🕔17:05, 6.Jun 2019

The owner of Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club has hit back at reports that the club is in financial trouble.

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Golfer avoids jail after throttling fellow player

Golfer avoids jail after throttling fellow player 0

🕔08:26, 5.Jun 2019

A golfer who throttled and later punched a fellow player who had criticised his etiquette because he didn’t shout ‘fore’ has avoided jail.

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Acclaimed golf architect Mark Parsinen passes away

Acclaimed golf architect Mark Parsinen passes away 7

🕔19:00, 4.Jun 2019

The co-designer of both Castle Stuart Golf Links and Kingsbarns Golf Links, Mark Parsinen, has died, aged just 70, after suffering a stroke.

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Chesfield Downs becomes The Club Company’s 14th golf club

Chesfield Downs becomes The Club Company’s 14th golf club 0

🕔15:16, 4.Jun 2019

Chesfield Downs Golf and Country Club in Hertfordshire has been bought by The Club Company from Crown Golf.

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Historic golf club appoints first ever female captain

Historic golf club appoints first ever female captain 3

🕔09:37, 4.Jun 2019

Wenvoe Castle Golf Club in Wales has appointed a woman as its club captain for the first time in its 83-year history.

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Just 1.5% of American greenkeepers are women

Just 1.5% of American greenkeepers are women 0

🕔19:23, 3.Jun 2019

More female golf club managers, greenkeepers and course architects would drive greater profitability in the golf industry, says an expert on inclusion in business.

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18-hole venue that closed down could be resurrected as 9-hole facility

18-hole venue that closed down could be resurrected as 9-hole facility 2

🕔08:27, 29.May 2019

The venue of a Northern Irish golf course that closed down four years ago could be turned into a new golf facility in a sign of the strength of the golf industry in 2019.

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More than one in two golf clubs now offer nine-hole green fees

More than one in two golf clubs now offer nine-hole green fees 1

🕔16:38, 28.May 2019

For the first time ever, more than one in two golf clubs in England now offer nine-hole green fees, according to England Golf.

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This club has nearly 130 female members – and wants to grow this much further

This club has nearly 130 female members – and wants to grow this much further 1

🕔11:26, 28.May 2019

A club in Lancashire that already has well above the average number of female members for a UK golf club has signed up to The R&A’s Women in Golf Charter as part of a drive to go even further.

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Golf operator calls for volunteers to help people with dementia

Golf operator calls for volunteers to help people with dementia 0

🕔11:26, 28.May 2019

A ‘buddy scheme’ has been launched in Edinburgh to give people living with dementia a chance to get back on the fairways.

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Golf club offers free prostate cancer tests to any man aged 45+

Golf club offers free prostate cancer tests to any man aged 45+ 0

🕔11:24, 28.May 2019

A golf club in Wolverhampton has partnered with local businesses to offer free prostate cancer tests to any man aged 45 or older on June 14.

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The Belfry opts for environmentally-friendly heating solutions

The Belfry opts for environmentally-friendly heating solutions 0

🕔12:10, 27.May 2019

The Belfry Hotel & Resort has selected an environmentally-friendly heating solution from Viessmann to provide energy efficient hot water to its customers.

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Golf coach criticised for relaxed dress code rule

Golf coach criticised for relaxed dress code rule 12

🕔07:34, 21.May 2019

A golf coach has hit out at golf club officials who are ‘stuck in the 19th century’ after being criticised on social media for allowing his students to play in tracksuit bottoms and hoodies.

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Historic Scottish golf club closes down

Historic Scottish golf club closes down 9

🕔05:21, 21.May 2019

A 126-year-old golf club on the outskirts of Glasgow has closed down.

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New golf project to be made available to PGA professionals

New golf project to be made available to PGA professionals 0

🕔12:56, 20.May 2019

A Golf Foundation coaching project that includes breathing techniques and delivered successful results for participants aged 11 to 16 is to be made available to PGA professionals.

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Peter Alliss charity raises thousands for children with disabilities

Peter Alliss charity raises thousands for children with disabilities 0

🕔06:33, 18.May 2019

A charity set up by the ‘voice of golf’, Peter Alliss, has now raised £1.15 million and paid for more than 300 wheelchairs and walking aids.

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Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software is popular with UK golf clubs

Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software is popular with UK golf clubs 0

🕔14:14, 17.May 2019

Leading the way with the latest technology in turfcare, Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software program is proving to be a popular addition at UK golf clubs across the country.

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UK golf club attacked in bizarre case of mistaken identity

UK golf club attacked in bizarre case of mistaken identity 1

🕔12:15, 14.May 2019

A second UK golf club has had to deal with an animal rights activism attack – in this case to its reputation – in a matter of days, and in both cases the clubs were innocent victims.

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‘Hip replacement surgery will not stop you playing golf’

‘Hip replacement surgery will not stop you playing golf’ 2

🕔11:22, 14.May 2019

A member of the Open Championship medical team who’s also an orthopaedic surgeon has said the initial results from a major survey into joint replacement operations suggests they don’t stop people playing golf.

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