Kent golf club acquires another club

Kent golf club acquires another club 0

🕔05:11, 8.Jan 2020

The owner of a prestigious golf club in Kent has acquired another club in the same county for an undisclosed fee.

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Golf club may take council to court over plans to demolish its clubhouse

Golf club may take council to court over plans to demolish its clubhouse 0

🕔22:37, 7.Jan 2020

An Essex golf club is threatening to take legal action against its local authority in a dispute over the proposed loss of its clubhouse.

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Transferring employees under TUPE

Transferring employees under TUPE 0 Updated

🕔16:57, 5.Jan 2020

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) details the law relating to transferring employees.

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‘It’s fascinating to see how quickly a bond develops between the youngest and oldest members of the group’

‘It’s fascinating to see how quickly a bond develops between the youngest and oldest members of the group’ 0 Updated

🕔15:32, 3.Jan 2020

A golf club in Yorkshire has run an innovative mixed-age and mixed-gender competition in which each fourball had one junior, one adult man, one adult woman and one senior participant.

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Meet the PGA pro: Nick Williams

Meet the PGA pro: Nick Williams 0 Updated

🕔14:41, 3.Jan 2020

The head professional at St Enodoc Golf Club in Cornwall since 1981 talks about ways to get more juniors to play golf and the techniques and technology he utilises to ensure his pro shop is as profitable as can be.

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Two in five golfers play MORE golf after a hip operation

Two in five golfers play MORE golf after a hip operation 0

🕔07:28, 2.Jan 2020

Two in five golfers play more golf after undergoing joint replacements and almost 90 per cent continue to play the same amount of golf after the operation, according to stunning new research.

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Golf club to build a football pitch on its grounds

Golf club to build a football pitch on its grounds 0

🕔05:34, 2.Jan 2020

A golf resort in southern England plans to build a new nine-hole course, a footgolf course and even a football pitch, as part of major expansion proposals.

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Devon golf club to invest in log cabins and simulators

Devon golf club to invest in log cabins and simulators 0

🕔02:06, 2.Jan 2020

A golf club on the outskirts of Exeter has been granted planning permission to undertake a major refurbishment.

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Scottish Golf app ‘still on track’

Scottish Golf app ‘still on track’ 0

🕔20:13, 1.Jan 2020

An ‘under fire’ app that Scottish Golf announced plans for in 2018 is set to be launched in April 2020, reports The Scotsman newspaper, following claims on social media that it has been ‘scrapped’.

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Overseas member wins court case against Sunningdale

Overseas member wins court case against Sunningdale 0

🕔12:05, 1.Jan 2020

A golfer who took legal action against Sunningdale Golf Club because it revoked his cheaper international membership because he was playing more than 30 rounds a year has won his court case.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Telma Granja

Meet the head greenkeeper: Telma Granja 0

🕔07:36, 1.Jan 2020

Less that 2% of greenkeepers in the UK are women. However, there is growing female interest in the profession and there are women like Telma Granja, who leads an all-male team of 11 greenkeepers at a Portuguese golf course that’s 2,200 feet above sea level.

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These were some of the 2019 benefits to Club Systems’ customers

These were some of the 2019 benefits to Club Systems’ customers 0

🕔17:47, 31.Dec 2019

HowDidiDo is available to any golfer who is a member of a club that uses Club Systems International software – and the online platform offers much more than just data.

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Review: Golf in the Alps

Review: Golf in the Alps 0

🕔14:48, 31.Dec 2019

Being a mountainous region featuring more than 100 peaks higher than 4,000 metres, the Alps isn’t the obvious place to play golf, but, as Sarah Forrest discovers, the courses are breathtaking.

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Here’s the top three trends we learnt about the golf industry in December 2019

Here’s the top three trends we learnt about the golf industry in December 2019 0

🕔09:30, 31.Dec 2019

From clubs switching to recyclable coffee cups to another club trying to secure its future by selling its land for housing and then relocating to a new venue, December was a month for thinking outside the box.

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Leicestershire golf club is set to build a new course and relocate to it

Leicestershire golf club is set to build a new course and relocate to it 0

🕔10:23, 18.Dec 2019

A golf club in Leicestershire has submitted a planning application to build a new 18-hole golf course and then relocate to it.

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Royal golf club bans plastic tees

Royal golf club bans plastic tees 1

🕔09:45, 18.Dec 2019

One of the world’s oldest golf clubs has said it will ban plastic tees by the end of the year in a move to protect wildlife and greenkeeping equipment.

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Golf club switches to fully recyclable cups

Golf club switches to fully recyclable cups 0

🕔06:17, 18.Dec 2019

Trentham Golf Club in Stoke-on-Trent has announced it has switched from cardboard cups to fully recyclable ones. 

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Meet the golf club manager: Richard Woolley

Meet the golf club manager: Richard Woolley 4

🕔05:42, 18.Dec 2019

The general manager of Pine Ridge Golf Club in Surrey talks about the challenges involved in running a golf club that also relies on alternative revenue streams and the importance of good customer service.

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Two golf clubs given new names

Two golf clubs given new names 0

🕔20:55, 17.Dec 2019

Two golf clubs, one in England and one in Scotland, have both changed their names as they head into 2020.

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Two more golf courses could have housing complexes built on them

Two more golf courses could have housing complexes built on them 1

🕔16:18, 17.Dec 2019

Another two English golf courses could see housing complexes built on them, according to reports.

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What does a golf club sales manager do?

What does a golf club sales manager do? 0

🕔08:02, 17.Dec 2019

In 2014 Littlestone Golf Club was losing members and money. It then created the role of ‘sales, membership and marketing manager’ and the club hasn’t looked back since.

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Should we get a professional cleaner for our beer lines?

Should we get a professional cleaner for our beer lines? 0 Updated

🕔15:27, 13.Dec 2019

Beer line cleaning is often left to untrained staff – but this can lead to poor dispense quality. A professional beer line cleaner is offering golf clubs a free clean to ensure the beer served tastes as it should.

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Jeremy Tomlinson named as the new chief executive of England Golf

Jeremy Tomlinson named as the new chief executive of England Golf 1

🕔15:20, 11.Dec 2019

The former managing director of Acushnet Europe, Jeremy Tomlinson, has been named as the new chief executive of England Golf.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 2

🕔13:27, 11.Dec 2019

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of The PGA reveals that the association is embarking on significant changes, including a revamp to its brand guidelines.

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Yorkshire golf club is offering free golf for military personnel

Yorkshire golf club is offering free golf for military personnel 0

🕔18:16, 10.Dec 2019

A Yorkshire golf club has said it will provide complimentary golf to members of an armed forces charity.

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Club to build ‘community academy’ in its 150th year

Club to build ‘community academy’ in its 150th year 1

🕔17:35, 10.Dec 2019

Stirling Golf Club is to celebrate its 150th anniversary by constructing a new six-figure community academy.

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Golf club launches charity cookbook

Golf club launches charity cookbook 0

🕔17:17, 10.Dec 2019

Members of Gullane Ladies Golf Club in Scotland have launched a golf-themed cookbook in aid of a mental health charity.

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