The Rules of Golf have been urgently amended

The Rules of Golf have been urgently amended 4

🕔17:54, 20.Mar 2020

Scottish Golf has issued a statement that, in the light of the coronavirus outbreak, the Rules of Golf have been dramatically amended and applied with immediate effect.

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Golf club offers all its beds to the NHS; Contingency plans for the Open; The war on COVID-19 update

Golf club offers all its beds to the NHS; Contingency plans for the Open; The war on COVID-19 update 2

🕔11:40, 20.Mar 2020

An English golf and country club has offered all 30 of its bedrooms to the NHS until the coronavirus pandemic subsides.

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Golf club member dies; A club is offering free golf; Council-run clubs are closing: Coronavirus update

Golf club member dies; A club is offering free golf; Council-run clubs are closing: Coronavirus update 5

🕔11:13, 19.Mar 2020

A Scottish golf club has announced that one of its members has died after contracting COVID-19.

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You can still play golf provided you ‘keep a distance’

You can still play golf provided you ‘keep a distance’ 23

🕔09:05, 19.Mar 2020

The UK’s chief scientific adviser has responded to a health select committee question about playing golf during the coronavirus crisis by effectively saying it is an activity that is allowable.

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Club profile: Kenilworth Golf Club

Club profile: Kenilworth Golf Club 0

🕔08:35, 19.Mar 2020

Since it opened in the 19th century, the Warwickshire venue has always been viewed as a forward-thinking one. And that continues right up until today via a modern clubhouse.

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Host of European Senior Tour events to close this autumn

Host of European Senior Tour events to close this autumn 1

🕔08:32, 19.Mar 2020

A Leicestershire golf course which has hosted tournaments for the European Senior Tour is to close down this autumn – the decision is not thought to have anything to do with the coronavirus pandemic.

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This is Dumbarnie Links

This is Dumbarnie Links 4

🕔07:05, 17.Mar 2020

Perhaps the most exciting golf development of 2020 will be a stunning new links course near St Andrews, which will open in May. Here, its course manager talks about the work that has gone into creating the venue

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Edinburgh golf club could sell three of its holes due to financial woes

Edinburgh golf club could sell three of its holes due to financial woes 1

🕔06:23, 17.Mar 2020

A James Braid-designed golf course in Edinburgh could see three of its holes turned into a luxury retirement complex to cover the financial problems it has been suffering.

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Canterbury and Close House golf clubs launch new membership categories

Canterbury and Close House golf clubs launch new membership categories 1

🕔05:15, 17.Mar 2020

Two golf clubs more than 300 miles apart in England have both launched new membership categories to appeal to golfers.

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Here’s Royal Liverpool’s spectacular course changes

Here’s Royal Liverpool’s spectacular course changes 1

🕔04:52, 17.Mar 2020

Royal Liverpool, which has hosted the Open twice in the last 15 years, is nearing completion of the first phase of major course changes designed to retain it as a regular host of the Open Championship.

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Planning permission denied for major new Scottish golf course

Planning permission denied for major new Scottish golf course 2

🕔21:41, 16.Mar 2020

Scottish ministers have ruled that a major but controversial 18-hole golf course cannot be built on protected Highland land – two years after local councillors approved the plan.

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Meet three remarkable women now playing on the Ladies European Tour

Meet three remarkable women now playing on the Ladies European Tour 0

🕔17:51, 16.Mar 2020

Introducing three of the world’s best golfers, who have overcome cancer, deafness and even balancing school lessons with professional golf, to achieve greatness.

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Machrihanish Golf Club should open its clubhouse this year

Machrihanish Golf Club should open its clubhouse this year 0

🕔14:14, 16.Mar 2020

At the end of 2018, Machrihanish Golf Club suffered a fire that destroyed its historic clubhouse. Today, the club is set to build a new clubhouse with improved facilities.

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Recently struggling club is now performing well following innovations

Recently struggling club is now performing well following innovations 0

🕔13:33, 16.Mar 2020

A Scottish golf club that was in danger of closing down due to financial difficulties just a few months ago is now performing well following a series of changes.

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Meet the PGA pro: Paul Stevenson

Meet the PGA pro: Paul Stevenson 0

🕔13:27, 16.Mar 2020

The head professional at Portadown GC talks about the award he has just for his pro shop, the changes in the industry since he started working at the club in 1987 and the technology he uses to teach the game.

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Wentworth to convert to debenture-only club

Wentworth to convert to debenture-only club 1

🕔06:57, 16.Mar 2020

The home of the BMW PGA Championship, Wentworth, has said it will press ahead with plans to convert to a debenture-only club.

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Appointment: David Llewellyn is the new executive golf professional at Carden Park

Appointment: David Llewellyn is the new executive golf professional at Carden Park 0

🕔05:58, 16.Mar 2020

Former European Tour golfer David Llewellyn has been named as executive golf professional at Carden Park in Cheshire, the golf facility he worked at from 1994 to 2002.

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Five key employment law changes come into force in April

Five key employment law changes come into force in April 0

🕔14:19, 15.Mar 2020

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) details new legislation that is coming in next month which could affect golf clubs.

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Meet the manager: Jonathan Webb

Meet the manager: Jonathan Webb 1

🕔13:57, 15.Mar 2020

The general manager of Walmer & Kingsdown GC talks about the club’s location on top of the White Cliffs of Dover and the transferrable skills he learned at NATO commanding over 1,000 troops.

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Surrey golf club sees sharp rise in new members

Surrey golf club sees sharp rise in new members 0

🕔16:21, 14.Mar 2020

Farleigh Golf Club in Surrey has reported its best start to a year ever in terms of an increase in membership numbers.

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Hoiana Shores Golf Club – a stunning new golf facility in Vietnam

Hoiana Shores Golf Club – a stunning new golf facility in Vietnam 0

🕔10:44, 14.Mar 2020

The club has its own in-house school to teach staff how to maintain the course, and supporting this via both education and the donation of equipment to ensure the mowers remain sharp, is Bernhard and Company.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0

🕔15:43, 13.Mar 2020

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of The PGA details what the association’s members can look forward to in 2020.

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Nevill Golf Club appoints Paul Way as course director

Nevill Golf Club appoints Paul Way as course director 0 Updated

🕔13:48, 13.Mar 2020

Nevill Golf Club in Kent has announce that former European Tour and Ryder Cup player Paul Way has been appointed as its new course director.

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The 2020 How Do We Beat It event launches

The 2020 How Do We Beat It event launches 0

🕔13:20, 13.Mar 2020

HowDidiDo’s eclectic How Do We Beat It competition, which has raised more than £100,000 for Prostate Cancer UK since it started three years ago, has been launched for 2020.

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Innovative ‘36 shots’ junior championship launched in Scotland

Innovative ‘36 shots’ junior championship launched in Scotland 0

🕔16:48, 11.Mar 2020

The first ever ‘Scottish Junior Flag Championship’ will take place this year in a bid to help golf clubs attract more juniors to their facilities.

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Here’s what the new Topgolf venue in Glasgow will look like

Here’s what the new Topgolf venue in Glasgow will look like 3

🕔13:59, 11.Mar 2020

Construction work has started on the new Topgolf facility in Glasgow, and an artist’s drawing of how the site will look has been released.

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East Midlands golf club saved just before it was due to close

East Midlands golf club saved just before it was due to close 2

🕔12:38, 11.Mar 2020

A golf club in the East Midlands that announced it would close at the end of March has been saved at the 11th hour.

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