Work starts on redevelopment of HS2 golf course

Work starts on redevelopment of HS2 golf course 1

🕔13:04, 25.Feb 2019

A major redevelopment of a golf course that is set to have the HS2 rail line constructed through it has begun.

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How liable is a golf club if there’s a data breach?

How liable is a golf club if there’s a data breach? 0

🕔10:48, 25.Feb 2019

The National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA) looks at what happened when an employer was found ‘vicariously liable’ – even though not at fault – for a data breach by a rogue employee.

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Brian Evans: An obituary

Brian Evans: An obituary 0

🕔07:05, 25.Feb 2019

The former secretary / manager of Lydd Golf Club in Kent, Brian Evans, has passed away aged 84.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in February

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in February 3

🕔03:33, 25.Feb 2019

The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir discusses the two greatest things in the world – dogs and beer – and why they’ve both played a role in the industry in the last month.

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Club applies to build 92 homes as part of survival bid

Club applies to build 92 homes as part of survival bid 3

🕔03:14, 19.Feb 2019

A Northumberland golf club that has financially struggled in recent years has applied to have nearly 100 new homes built on part of its current course to prevent it from closing down.

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Closed-down golf course set to reopen

Closed-down golf course set to reopen 2

🕔01:25, 19.Feb 2019

A Cheshire golf course that closed down when Mack Golf ceased trading last year is set to reopen next month.

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Greater Manchester golf club is 4th to announce March / April closure

Greater Manchester golf club is 4th to announce March / April closure 3

🕔22:35, 18.Feb 2019

A golf club in Rochdale has become at least the fourth in the UK to say it will close down in late March or early April.

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Meet the PGA professional: Alex Keighley

Meet the PGA professional: Alex Keighley 0

🕔14:01, 18.Feb 2019

Alex is the head professional at Huddersfield Golf Club. She talks about managing the teaching and retail side of the golf facility’s business and introducing more women and children to the game.

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Congratulations to ‘partner of the year’ – PGA pro Paul Vaughan

Congratulations to ‘partner of the year’ – PGA pro Paul Vaughan 0

🕔13:06, 18.Feb 2019

The director of golf at Ardglass Golf Club in Northern Ireland, Paul Vaughan, has been named as ‘Partner of the Year’ at the annual TGI Golf Awards.

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Golf club profile: The Richmond

Golf club profile: The Richmond 0

🕔05:56, 18.Feb 2019

The Surrey venue has a magnificent and historic Grade I listed building for a clubhouse, which has meant providing modern facilities for members and visitors has been a considerable achievement.

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Fairway Credit – changing how clubs collect their fees

Fairway Credit – changing how clubs collect their fees 0

🕔20:02, 17.Feb 2019

Golf clubs have been turning to Fairway Credit in the past year to provide their members with new options about paying their annual subscriptions. Here, we find out what they are.

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‘Our week at Le Golf National’

‘Our week at Le Golf National’ 0 Updated

🕔18:31, 17.Feb 2019

During last year’s Ryder Cup, 180 of the world’s best greenkeepers worked on the Parisian golf course. Here, two of them – both British staff at The Belfry – detail their experiences of a week that will never be forgotten.

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How golf is helping people living with dementia and Parkinson’s disease

How golf is helping people living with dementia and Parkinson’s disease 3

🕔10:49, 12.Feb 2019

Golf in Society has been running days out for the last four years. Not only is this having a remarkably positive effect on the people needing care – it’s led to similar results for the bottom lines of the golf clubs involved.

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Golf club appoints wheelchair golfer as captain for first time

Golf club appoints wheelchair golfer as captain for first time 7

🕔07:40, 12.Feb 2019

A Derbyshire golf club has become the first in England and probably the world to appoint a wheelchair golfer as its club captain.

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Free beer for golfers works in war v slow play

Free beer for golfers works in war v slow play 2

🕔04:52, 12.Feb 2019

A golf resort in Portugal has discovered that offering free beer to golfers is an effective way to get them to complete their rounds more quickly.

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Stephen Nicholson named as new business manager of Haydock Park Golf Club

Stephen Nicholson named as new business manager of Haydock Park Golf Club 3

🕔22:29, 11.Feb 2019

The former manager of Oxford Golf Club, Stephen Nicholson, has been named as the new business manager of Haydock Park Golf Club in Merseyside.

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Golf clubs call on dog owners to be more responsible

Golf clubs call on dog owners to be more responsible 1

🕔19:34, 11.Feb 2019

At least two golf clubs have asked dog owners to be more responsible when it comes to walking their dogs – as they’ve experienced problems such as fouling, trespassing and even wildlife being attacked.

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The Rules of Golf: Do water hazards have to contain water?

The Rules of Golf: Do water hazards have to contain water? 2

🕔09:17, 11.Feb 2019

In her latest article on the new Rules of Golf, Shona McRae, Assistant Director – Rules, The R&A, looks at more essentials every golfer should know.

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Golf club manager finds ball thief is a crow

Golf club manager finds ball thief is a crow 0

🕔20:14, 10.Feb 2019

The manager of a golf club in Dorset who carried out a personal investigation into why balls on the course kept disappearing has found the culprit is a crow.

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Here’s some of the highlights from the PGA Merchandise Show

Here’s some of the highlights from the PGA Merchandise Show 0

🕔17:09, 10.Feb 2019

This year’s PGA Merchandise Show in Florida saw thousands of golf industry professionals gather to discover the latest trends in golf equipment and technology. Sarah Forrest reports.

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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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In their own words: Nick Pink

In their own words: Nick Pink 4

🕔15:59, 4.Feb 2019

The chief executive of England Golf predicts how golf will attract more people – especially women and girls – to clubs in 2019.

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Could your driving range be more like a bowling alley?

Could your driving range be more like a bowling alley? 0 Updated

🕔09:50, 3.Feb 2019

There are many ways to improve a driving range to attract more customers. One of the most popular at the moment is to make them more like bowling alleys.

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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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Golf course review: Royal Bled in Slovenia

Golf course review: Royal Bled in Slovenia 0

🕔07:37, 2.Feb 2019

Built just before WW2 and Communist rule ensured it ‘slept’ for years, the club has now been redeveloped and opened to tourism. Sarah Forrest reports on one of the most scenic golf courses on the continent.

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