131-year-old Surrey golf club to close down

131-year-old Surrey golf club to close down 15

🕔09:02, 6.Feb 2019

An historic golf club in Surrey has said it will cease trading in March – the second major UK golf club to close since the start of the year. It also means at least three clubs will close on the same day in March.

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Ben Ludwell named as new manager of The Buckinghamshire

Ben Ludwell named as new manager of The Buckinghamshire 0

🕔22:37, 5.Feb 2019

The former assistant general manager at the Queenwood Golf Club in Surrey, Ben Ludwell, has been named as the new general manager of The Buckinghamshire Golf Club.

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Gleneagles launches new branding to celebrate centenary

Gleneagles launches new branding to celebrate centenary 0

🕔16:39, 5.Feb 2019

Gleneagles is marking the 100th anniversary of both its King’s and Queen’s golf courses by unveiling a new celebratory logo that will be used throughout the year.

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Lightning warning system on display at Golf Industry Show

Lightning warning system on display at Golf Industry Show 0 Updated

🕔16:19, 2.Feb 2019

UK meteorological equipment specialist Biral is attending the Golf Industry Show in San Diego this month to exhibit its new BTD-200 self-contained, standalone lightning warning system.

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Spike in golf courses being attacked by vandals in January

Spike in golf courses being attacked by vandals in January 0

🕔07:09, 30.Jan 2019

A large number of golf clubs have reported that they have been hit by vandals – typically burglars – in the first few weeks of 2019.

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Here are the finalists for England Golf’s 2019 awards

Here are the finalists for England Golf’s 2019 awards 0

🕔21:47, 29.Jan 2019

Here is the shortlist of the finalists for the England Golf Awards 2019, sponsored by adidas Golf.

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Harry Redknapp opens golf club’s new entry gates

Harry Redknapp opens golf club’s new entry gates 0

🕔22:01, 28.Jan 2019

The former football manager, Harry Redknapp, has officially opened the new entry gates at one of Dorset’s top golf clubs.

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This is why Amber Valley has been a Ransomes customer for more than 18 years

This is why Amber Valley has been a Ransomes customer for more than 18 years 0

🕔16:55, 28.Jan 2019

The council has continued its long relationship with the Suffolk-based mower manufacturer, with its latest purchase of two Ransomes MP493 rotary mowers from local dealer Sharrocks.

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This woman has been a member of two golf clubs for a combined total of 125 years

This woman has been a member of two golf clubs for a combined total of 125 years 4

🕔19:38, 20.Jan 2019

A woman who has been a member of Downfield Golf Club in Scotland for 75 years has now celebrated her 50th anniversary of being a member of Pitlochry Golf Club.

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Golf club to introduce penalties for practice swings

Golf club to introduce penalties for practice swings 6

🕔17:38, 20.Jan 2019

A major Portuguese golf club has said it will battle against slow play in 2019 by, among other things, running a golf event that should be completed in 90 minutes.

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Irish golf clubs are anxious about Brexit

Irish golf clubs are anxious about Brexit 4

🕔13:23, 20.Jan 2019

A number of golf clubs in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland have expressed their concerns about Brexit.

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Windermere Golf Club had its most successful year ever in 2018

Windermere Golf Club had its most successful year ever in 2018 0

🕔18:56, 19.Jan 2019

Windermere Golf Club in Cumbria has had arguably its most successful year ever, which has included setting a new record for visitor green fee income.

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Moor Park to focus on being a private members’ club again

Moor Park to focus on being a private members’ club again 10

🕔13:34, 14.Jan 2019

A world-famous golf club that had pursued revenue streams in addition to golf, such as weddings, has decided to focus on its golf offering to members instead as it moves forward.

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Golf in Derbyshire bloomed in 2018

Golf in Derbyshire bloomed in 2018 0

🕔13:14, 14.Jan 2019

The Derbyshire Golf Development Group has revealed it had a very successful 2018, in which it introduced 2,806 new people to the game.

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Donald Steel designed Scottish course closes down

Donald Steel designed Scottish course closes down 4

🕔13:00, 14.Jan 2019

Brunston Castle Golf Club in Scotland has reportedly closed with almost immediate effect due to unforeseen circumstances.

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Escaped rhea to stay at golf club where it has become a ‘star’

Escaped rhea to stay at golf club where it has become a ‘star’ 0

🕔12:46, 11.Jan 2019

A six-feet-tall flightless bird that has roamed a Worcestershire golf course for the last three months is set to stay there because it has become so popular with the club’s staff and members.

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18-exhibitor scorecard challenge to run at BTME

18-exhibitor scorecard challenge to run at BTME 0

🕔07:50, 11.Jan 2019

Eighteen exhibitors including The Golf Business and EcoBunker are running a ‘scorecard challenge’ at BTME in Harrogate next week.

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Paul McGinley: Golf needs two sets of rules

Paul McGinley: Golf needs two sets of rules 6

🕔04:48, 9.Jan 2019

The captain of Europe’s successful 2014 Ryder Cup team, Paul McGinley, has called for two sets of rules of golf – one for professionals and for amateurs – in a bid to boost participation in the game.

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Guernsey golf resort sold to Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder

Guernsey golf resort sold to Hargreaves Lansdown co-founder 0

🕔12:22, 8.Jan 2019

La Grande Mare Hotel Golf & Country Club in Guernsey has been sold to an investment firm.

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Durham golf club becomes first to renew GolfMark award

Durham golf club becomes first to renew GolfMark award 3

🕔12:40, 7.Jan 2019

A golf club in Durham has become the first in England to renew its GolfMark Award – an official seal of approval for its work to grow the game.

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‘Training trailblazer’ Clive Pinnock passes away

‘Training trailblazer’ Clive Pinnock passes away 0

🕔16:45, 4.Jan 2019

Clive Pinnock, Reesink’s training ambassador who worked for the company for 34 years before retiring in spring 2018, has sadly passed away following a short battle with cancer.

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This woman has gone from golf beginner to club captain in five years

This woman has gone from golf beginner to club captain in five years 2

🕔07:16, 1.Jan 2019

A golfer has become the lady captain of Wales Golf’s 2013 ‘golf club of the year’ – even though she only started playing golf for the first time in that year.

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Cherry Burton Golf Club sold to Aureus Leisure

Cherry Burton Golf Club sold to Aureus Leisure 0

🕔06:06, 1.Jan 2019

Cherry Burton Golf Club in Yorkshire has been sold to Aureus Leisure, the owner of a number of leisure sites including The Hawthorns Holiday Park and the Sandy Beaches Caravan Site. 

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Club votes to change 18-hole layout to two loops of nine holes

Club votes to change 18-hole layout to two loops of nine holes 8

🕔05:32, 1.Jan 2019

Following a successful trial, a Scottish golf club’s members have voted overwhelmingly to change the course from an 18-hole venue to two distinct loops of nine holes.

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The top golf themed slot games

The top golf themed slot games 1

🕔03:16, 1.Jan 2019

Thanks to the likes of Nick Faldo and Rory McIlroy, golf has grown in popularity over the years which has led to software companies creating golf-themed slots for the masses.

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Prince’s Golf Club launches junior foundation

Prince’s Golf Club launches junior foundation 0 Updated

🕔09:10, 30.Dec 2018

Prince’s Golf Club in Kent has launched a junior foundation with the aim of bringing through the next generation of local golfing talent to elite and professional level.

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Bigbury Golf Club receives GolfMark award

Bigbury Golf Club receives GolfMark award 0 Updated

🕔12:06, 29.Dec 2018

Bigbury Golf Club in Devon has received the GolfMark award.

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