Golf group sees ‘substantial growth’ in rounds played this year

Golf group sees ‘substantial growth’ in rounds played this year 0

🕔11:36, 3.Dec 2019

Burhill Golf and Leisure (BGL), operator of ten UK golf clubs, has reported a substantial growth in rounds played for the months of July, August and September.

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Liverpool golf club unveils major development plans

Liverpool golf club unveils major development plans 0

🕔09:44, 3.Dec 2019

A golf club in Liverpool has unveiled a £10m+ plan including a 16,000 square feet driving range, a new clubhouse, an adventure golf course and even football pitches and tennis courts.

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Golf club’s future thrown into doubt following new housebuilding plan

Golf club’s future thrown into doubt following new housebuilding plan 0

🕔05:31, 3.Dec 2019

A golf club that was saved earlier this year, when plans to build 300 homes on it were thrown out by a government inspector, is facing an uncertain future again.

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Mixed golf event will ‘lead to more interest in women’s golf’

Mixed golf event will ‘lead to more interest in women’s golf’ 0

🕔21:28, 2.Dec 2019

The European Tour and Ladies European Tour’s 2020 mixed event in which men and women will go head-to-head on the same course will boost interest in women’s golf, according to new research.

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Biral’s lightning warning system now distributed by Reesink Turfcare

Biral’s lightning warning system now distributed by Reesink Turfcare 0

🕔17:02, 2.Dec 2019

Reesink Turfcare has expanded its range to include the BTD-200 lightning warning system from meteorological equipment specialists Biral.

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Dubai tournament puts spotlight on the Middle East’s golfing credentials

Dubai tournament puts spotlight on the Middle East’s golfing credentials 0

🕔16:23, 2.Dec 2019

It seems like sport has gone from strength to strength in the UAE and the Middle East in general in recent years.

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How does the prize money in golf compare to gambling disciplines?

How does the prize money in golf compare to gambling disciplines? 0

🕔15:16, 2.Dec 2019

Within the world of professional sports, the prize money is continuing to rise as it reaches new, record-breaking heights.

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Three more golf clubs to close down

Three more golf clubs to close down 8

🕔21:44, 27.Nov 2019

Another three golf clubs, one in Scotland, one in Yorkshire and one in Norfolk, have announced they will close down by the end of this year.

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Another three golf courses suffer extreme vandalism

Another three golf courses suffer extreme vandalism 0

🕔20:27, 27.Nov 2019

At least three more golf courses have reported cases of extreme vandalism in the last few days – as these shocking images can testify.

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Golf operator sees business grow by 50% in last year

Golf operator sees business grow by 50% in last year 0

🕔19:13, 27.Nov 2019

An operator of two Scottish golf clubs has said its business has grown by more than 50 per cent in the current financial year.

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Fears for Irish clubs as bank sells off their debts

Fears for Irish clubs as bank sells off their debts 0

🕔19:20, 26.Nov 2019

An Irish golf club has closed down after its debt – valued at more than £1.1 million – was sold by a bank to a fund.

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Adventure golf concept for adults and students to be launched

Adventure golf concept for adults and students to be launched 0 Updated

🕔15:43, 23.Nov 2019

An adventure golf concept that will be marketed to adults rather than children or families is set to be launched at several venues in the next few months.

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Golfer sues club for revoking international membership amid reports that he was playing ’30 times a year’

Golfer sues club for revoking international membership amid reports that he was playing ’30 times a year’ 1

🕔12:19, 21.Nov 2019

A golfer is taking legal action against an exclusive club after it revoked his cheaper international membership because he was playing more than 30 rounds a year.

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Hamilton Golf Club embarks on irrigation refit

Hamilton Golf Club embarks on irrigation refit 0

🕔12:07, 21.Nov 2019

Based on a recommendation, Hamilton Golf Club in Lanarkshire, Scotland, opted for Toro for its irrigation refit.

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Historic Yorkshire golf club in potential rescue package negotiations

Historic Yorkshire golf club in potential rescue package negotiations 1

🕔10:10, 20.Nov 2019

A 127-year-old golf club in Yorkshire has said it is working with its local authority to ensure it can continue operating.

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Huge rise in golf bookings suggests golfers are holidaying in the UK

Huge rise in golf bookings suggests golfers are holidaying in the UK 0

🕔09:12, 20.Nov 2019

A Cornish golf resort has seen a huge 20 per cent rise in group golf throughout 2019.

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Closed down course set to be resurrected and improved

Closed down course set to be resurrected and improved 0

🕔08:10, 20.Nov 2019

In a sign of the strength of some parts of the UK golf market, a Lancashire facility that closed down in 2013, and then reopened as a nine-hole club, now plans to revert back to being an 18-hole venue.

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Castle Stuart back on track to build second course

Castle Stuart back on track to build second course 0

🕔07:14, 20.Nov 2019

Castle Stuart Golf Links in Scotland, which has hosted the Scottish Open four times since it opened just ten years ago, is set to build a new championship course.

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Two of the world’s oldest golf clubs merge amid membership declines

Two of the world’s oldest golf clubs merge amid membership declines 5

🕔12:44, 13.Nov 2019

The ninth oldest golf club in the world has merged with another historic club – founded in 1879 – to form a new golf club, in the hope that two struggling venues can cut clubhouse costs and thrive as one entity.

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Four Merseyside golf clubs have their futures secured

Four Merseyside golf clubs have their futures secured 2

🕔12:40, 13.Nov 2019

Plans to privatise two golf clubs in Merseyside have been dropped by Wirral Council, which has said it will instead invest in both the venues and another two courses.

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Ireland now has more members of golf clubs than Scotland

Ireland now has more members of golf clubs than Scotland 0

🕔12:31, 13.Nov 2019

Ireland has more members of golf clubs than Scotland for the first time since KPMG started comparing the figures of the two golfing unions.

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Appointments: Gary Beves named as general manager of Golf at Goodwood

Appointments: Gary Beves named as general manager of Golf at Goodwood 0

🕔12:16, 13.Nov 2019

Golf At Goodwood has announced the appointment of Gary Beves, the club’s assistant manager, as its new general manager.

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HowDidiDo raises £30,000 for Prostate Cancer UK

HowDidiDo raises £30,000 for Prostate Cancer UK 0

🕔12:05, 13.Nov 2019

Hampshire’s Ryan Reece showed how to beat the opposition when he emerged victorious from more than 4,000 golfers to win HowDidiDo’s 2019 How Do We Beat It competition, which raised £30,000 for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Golf club bought for more than £40 million

Golf club bought for more than £40 million 0

🕔12:27, 6.Nov 2019

A Canadian hotel operator has bought an Irish golf club for about £43 million in what is one of the biggest golf transactions for several years.

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New governance guide for UK golf clubs launched

New governance guide for UK golf clubs launched 2

🕔11:51, 6.Nov 2019

A new governance guide for UK golf clubs has been issued as part of a drive to modernise and grow the game.

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‘Last men-only UK golf club to admit women’

‘Last men-only UK golf club to admit women’ 1

🕔09:20, 6.Nov 2019

One of the oldest golf clubs in the world has announced it is to end its male-only membership policy and will allow female members for the first time in 232 years.

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PGA TOUR and Scottish Golf both launch partnerships with holiday firms

PGA TOUR and Scottish Golf both launch partnerships with holiday firms 0

🕔21:56, 5.Nov 2019

The PGA TOUR has formed a partnership with Golfbreaks on the same day that Scottish Golf has entered into an agreement with Golf Holidays Direct.

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