Club profile: Aylesbury Vale Golf Club

Club profile: Aylesbury Vale Golf Club 0

🕔17:10, 8.Oct 2019

The 30-year-old Bedfordshire golf club recently replaced its tired-looking metal lockers with modern wooden ones – and the results have been so successful that there’s now a waiting list for them.

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Golf club members and staff offered 50% off wine and spirits show

Golf club members and staff offered 50% off wine and spirits show 1

🕔04:02, 8.Oct 2019

Every reader of The Golf Business can attend The Wine Show Chelsea in London for 50% off the ticket price.

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Whisky: Debunking the common myths

Whisky: Debunking the common myths 0

🕔14:38, 7.Oct 2019

In some parts of the world, whisky is the only drink that the locals touch. While this isn’t constant in every destination, there’s no doubt that this is a beverage which has grown significantly over the last few years.

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Pennard and Cambridge Meridian sign up to direct debit system

Pennard and Cambridge Meridian sign up to direct debit system 0 Updated

🕔13:09, 5.Oct 2019

Pennard Golf Club in Swansea and Cambridge Meridian in England have both signed up to GolfClubSubs.com’s innovative online direct debit system that’s tailor-made for pay-monthly golf memberships.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Gary Barnfield

Meet the head greenkeeper: Gary Barnfield 0 Updated

🕔10:15, 4.Oct 2019

Oswestry Golf Club is known for its all-year-round play. We speak to Gary about how that is achieved – in particular via the irrigation system the club uses and how his team has tackled the problem of worm casts.

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93-year-old Surrey golf club closes down

93-year-old Surrey golf club closes down 9

🕔10:19, 2.Oct 2019

The historic, municipal nine-hole Moore Place Golf Club in Surrey has closed suddenly and unexpectedly, according to reports.

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Lincolnshire golf club secures its future

Lincolnshire golf club secures its future 0

🕔08:14, 2.Oct 2019

A golf club and hotel in Lincolnshire has had an uncertain future secured and jobs have been saved after a pre-pack administration sale was agreed.

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PGA pro to cycle with clubs to 14 UK venues and then play each course

PGA pro to cycle with clubs to 14 UK venues and then play each course 0

🕔06:50, 2.Oct 2019

A PGA professional is aiming to complete a 10-day golfing challenge involving cycling to all 14 Open Championship venues – with his clubs on his back – and playing a full 18 holes on each course.

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Larger hole format led to significant revenue increase for Surrey golf club

Larger hole format led to significant revenue increase for Surrey golf club 0

🕔03:05, 2.Oct 2019

Thames Ditton and Esher Golf Club’s partnership with 1PUTT, which provides an alternative golfing experience featuring larger holes, has been a revenue-generating success.

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How the PGA Tour can expand its audience

How the PGA Tour can expand its audience 0

🕔00:11, 2.Oct 2019

The PGA Tour isn’t exactly hurting for popularity, with plenty of dedicated golf fanatics tuning in regularly from around the world.

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Hornsea duo win inaugural PING Pairs title powered by HowDidiDo

Hornsea duo win inaugural PING Pairs title powered by HowDidiDo 0

🕔21:43, 1.Oct 2019

The inaugural PING Pairs title – powered by HowDidiDo – was secured by a duo from Hornsea GC, in Yorkshire … by the narrow margin of just one point.

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The revamp of The Grove’s bar and restaurant

The revamp of The Grove’s bar and restaurant 0

🕔17:16, 1.Oct 2019

The Hertfordshire golf resort now utilises the flora and fauna found at the venue for its cocktails, and its restaurant, which provides vegan offerings near live cooking stations.

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Luggage style green fee tickets can help manage the flow of visitors to your course

Luggage style green fee tickets can help manage the flow of visitors to your course 0

🕔10:47, 1.Oct 2019

Eagle’s ‘Luggage Style’ green fee tickets are the perfect solution to manage and account for the constant flow of green fee paying golfers playing your course.

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1st Products tackles tough task at Royal Norwich

1st Products tackles tough task at Royal Norwich 0

🕔05:05, 1.Oct 2019

Royal Norwich GC has been benefitting from Toro machines as it builds its new golf course from scratch, but now course manager Peter Todd has also enlisted the help of a second Reesink Turfcare brand: 1st Products.

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Glasgow council ‘considering converting six golf courses into forests’

Glasgow council ‘considering converting six golf courses into forests’ 9

🕔12:11, 25.Sep 2019

Glasgow City Council is considering reforesting golf courses in a bid to plant more trees and make the city greener.

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Hampshire driving range to be converted into ‘family, sports and entertainment space’

Hampshire driving range to be converted into ‘family, sports and entertainment space’ 0

🕔10:23, 25.Sep 2019

A financial services company has acquired Paultons Golf Club near Southampton from Crown Golf and has said it will invest significantly in the facility.

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The new World Handicap System will start in November 2020

The new World Handicap System will start in November 2020 2

🕔07:12, 25.Sep 2019

The new World Handicap System (WHS) will come into operation on November 2, 2020.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0

🕔21:54, 24.Sep 2019

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of The PGA explains that from novices through to Open champions, the PGA professional plays a pivotal role in their development.

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Meet the director of golf: Rockliffe Hall’s Martyn Stubbings

Meet the director of golf: Rockliffe Hall’s Martyn Stubbings 0

🕔19:36, 24.Sep 2019

The Durham-based PGA professional talks about what this role in a major resort entails, getting more women to play the game and the technology he utilises to offer customers something extra.

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Dealing with bullying and harassment in the workplace

Dealing with bullying and harassment in the workplace 0

🕔05:51, 24.Sep 2019

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) explains how bullying and harassment in the office can create the risk of employment tribunal claims.

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Fairway Credit – making golf more accessible

Fairway Credit – making golf more accessible 0

🕔04:58, 24.Sep 2019

The golf industry over the last 25 years has changed considerably and Fairway Credit, by offering market-leading finance products, has been able to help clubs, managers and golfers realise their dreams.

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Here’s three of the most important stories for the golf industry that happened in September

Here’s three of the most important stories for the golf industry that happened in September 0

🕔03:40, 24.Sep 2019

From another driving range that will be converted into an entertainment centre to the impact The Solheim Cup could have on women’s participation in golf, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir reviews September.

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The top three golfers of all-time: Tiger Woods sits proudly alongside the greats

The top three golfers of all-time: Tiger Woods sits proudly alongside the greats 0

🕔06:01, 23.Sep 2019

When considering the best sportsmen, or sportswomen for that matter, in a chosen field across the entire history of a sport or event, you should always consider relevant factors that could make such comparisons problematic.

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18-hole course to be turned into nine holes to safeguard its future

18-hole course to be turned into nine holes to safeguard its future 3

🕔12:07, 18.Sep 2019

An 18-hole golf course in Birmingham is set to be transformed into a nine-hole facility that will also include a footgolf course and a driving range, to safeguard its future.

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Work set to go ahead to stop Royal North Devon from falling into the sea

Work set to go ahead to stop Royal North Devon from falling into the sea 0

🕔11:34, 18.Sep 2019

Work to stop one of the world’s oldest golf clubs from falling into the sea is set to go ahead.

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Optical Express founder makes bid to buy top golf club

Optical Express founder makes bid to buy top golf club 1

🕔05:08, 18.Sep 2019

The man who founded the Optical Express chain has submitted an offer to acquire the long-term lease of Cawder Golf Club in Scotland.

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Royal Dornoch licenses its tartan for a whisky

Royal Dornoch licenses its tartan for a whisky 0

🕔14:20, 17.Sep 2019

Royal Dornoch Golf Club has, for the first time in its history, licensed the use of its crest and tartan on a Highland single malt.

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