Golf resort offers free coaching to women and girls

Golf resort offers free coaching to women and girls 1

🕔13:03, 2.Jul 2019

Five of Macdonald Hotels & Resorts’ golf venues will be offering free coaching to women and girls in the first half of July.

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Women welcomed to 275-year-old golf club for first time

Women welcomed to 275-year-old golf club for first time 8

🕔12:42, 2.Jul 2019

The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, which has its home at Muirfield, 16-time host of the Open, has invited women to become club members for the first time in its history.

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Naked women golf day slammed for taking ‘golf backwards’

Naked women golf day slammed for taking ‘golf backwards’ 2

🕔11:12, 1.Jul 2019

A golf event in Essex featuring topless women in buggies and naked ladies serving drinks has been branded ‘an unacceptable step back in time’ by people who work in the industry.

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Wentworth Club and John Deere announce major new partnership

Wentworth Club and John Deere announce major new partnership 0

🕔10:31, 1.Jul 2019

Wentworth Club and John Deere have entered into an exclusive partnership for the supply of an astonishing 140-plus golf course maintenance machines to its three world famous golf courses.

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HowDidiDo app gets new look as it tops 215,000 downloads

HowDidiDo app gets new look as it tops 215,000 downloads 0

🕔09:40, 1.Jul 2019

HowDidiDo, Europe’s largest online golf community, is set to become the country’s largest members’ golf app after topping 215,000 downloads.

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Duo win Speedgolf championship in sub 50 minute 18-hole round

Duo win Speedgolf championship in sub 50 minute 18-hole round 0

🕔06:35, 1.Jul 2019

The British Speedgolf Pairs Championship has concluded with the winning 18-hole round completed in less than 50 minutes.

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Religious argument over Sunday golf could see club close

Religious argument over Sunday golf could see club close 2

🕔10:19, 26.Jun 2019

An historic, successful and stunning golf club on a Scottish island could, incredibly, be closed down, because its landlord does not want members playing on it on Sundays.

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Poll shows UK golfers are split over junior dress codes

Poll shows UK golfers are split over junior dress codes 11

🕔09:12, 26.Jun 2019

A poll of UK golfers on whether children should adhere to dress codes when they learn or play golf has revealed an almost neck and neck divide.

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Free prostate cancer test at golf club stopped traffic

Free prostate cancer test at golf club stopped traffic 1

🕔07:30, 26.Jun 2019

A free, three minute prostate cancer test that was open to any man at a Wolverhampton golf club proved so popular that it stopped local traffic, with over 1,000 people in attendance.

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Club profile: Holywell Golf Club

Club profile: Holywell Golf Club 0

🕔15:02, 25.Jun 2019

This inland links-type course is one of the highest in Wales and has served its local community well for over 100 years – and the club has been investing in its clubhouse to ensure that this continues for much longer.

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Aldwark Manor sold to property investment company

Aldwark Manor sold to property investment company 0

🕔14:45, 25.Jun 2019

A family-run Leeds-based property investment company has acquired Aldwark Manor Golf & Spa Hotel, near York, for an undisclosed sum.

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In their own words: Jim Croxton

In their own words: Jim Croxton 1

🕔13:07, 25.Jun 2019

The CEO of Europe’s biggest greenkeeping association, BIGGA, explains that as the regulatory environment for chemicals gets tighter every year, golf clubs need high quality greenkeepers like never before.

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Software supplier intelligentgolf sold to new company

Software supplier intelligentgolf sold to new company 0

🕔10:19, 25.Jun 2019

A company that was only incorporated last year has bought the web-based provider of golf club and competition management software, intelligentgolf.

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How golfing celebrities are helping raise the profile of the sport

How golfing celebrities are helping raise the profile of the sport 0

🕔07:48, 25.Jun 2019

According to the latest industry report, 2017 saw around 2.6 million beginners take to the golf course.

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Here’s my top three developments in the golf industry from the last month

Here’s my top three developments in the golf industry from the last month 1

🕔07:28, 25.Jun 2019

From baby boomers saving the US golf industry to cancer tests at golf clubs proving to be excellent PR for the venues, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir looks at trends in June 2019.

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Listed clubhouse to be renovated to provide better access for elderly golfers

Listed clubhouse to be renovated to provide better access for elderly golfers 0

🕔08:37, 19.Jun 2019

Wigan Golf Club has been granted planning permission to renovate its clubhouse – which is a listed building – so that it can provide better access for people with disabilities and the elderly.

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Just 21 Irish golf clubs have registered their water use

Just 21 Irish golf clubs have registered their water use 1

🕔04:46, 19.Jun 2019

New rules requiring Irish golf courses to register if they extract large volumes of water from groundwater sources have been complied with by just 21 of Ireland’s 350 venues.

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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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Meet the PGA pro: Gordon Robertson

Meet the PGA pro: Gordon Robertson 0

🕔20:10, 18.Jun 2019

The head PGA professional at Drumpellier Golf Club talks about the shorter hole courses the venue has established and the technology he’s invested in to ensure his business never stands still.

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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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The upgrade of Belvoir Park Golf Club

The upgrade of Belvoir Park Golf Club 0

🕔15:21, 18.Jun 2019

Regarded as one of the best inland golf courses in Northern Ireland, Belvoir Park is in the process of having its course updated – and that means shaping modern reconstructions while maintaining Harry Colt’s concepts.

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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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Golf clubs, the law and age discrimination

Golf clubs, the law and age discrimination 0 Updated

🕔14:48, 16.Jun 2019

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) warns about making assumptions about capability based upon age.

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Meet The Shire London’s new, young greenkeeping team

Meet The Shire London’s new, young greenkeeping team 0

🕔17:02, 15.Jun 2019

The son of the European Tour’s chief agronomist, Richard Stillwell has been appointed to lead a youthful and energetic course management team at The Shire London.

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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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