Tewkesbury Park renames both its golf courses following investment

Tewkesbury Park renames both its golf courses following investment 0

🕔17:15, 10.Dec 2019

Tewkesbury Park in Gloucestershire has renamed its two golf courses following a £10 million investment in the facility.

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6 mobile-based golf games to play on the go

6 mobile-based golf games to play on the go 0

🕔17:12, 10.Dec 2019

Golf games for mobile devices come in several flavors – they can be miniature golf arcade games, with tonnes of crazy obstacles, or more simulator-type mobile golfing experiences.

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Appointments: James Ibbetson named as new manager of Farleigh Golf Club

Appointments: James Ibbetson named as new manager of Farleigh Golf Club 0

🕔13:00, 10.Dec 2019

Farleigh Golf Club in Surrey has appointed the director of golf at Yas Links, Abu Dhabi, as its new general manager.

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Eagle will design your 2020 scorecards ahead of the new World Handicap System

Eagle will design your 2020 scorecards ahead of the new World Handicap System 0

🕔16:35, 6.Dec 2019

If you place your scorecard order now, Eagle will do all of the artwork and design work completely free of charge – no extra cost at all to the club for this service.

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Golf group sees ‘substantial growth’ in rounds played this year

Golf group sees ‘substantial growth’ in rounds played this year 0

🕔11:36, 3.Dec 2019

Burhill Golf and Leisure (BGL), operator of ten UK golf clubs, has reported a substantial growth in rounds played for the months of July, August and September.

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Liverpool golf club unveils major development plans

Liverpool golf club unveils major development plans 0

🕔09:44, 3.Dec 2019

A golf club in Liverpool has unveiled a £10m+ plan including a 16,000 square feet driving range, a new clubhouse, an adventure golf course and even football pitches and tennis courts.

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Alan Oliver: What golf clubs can learn from top golfers

Alan Oliver: What golf clubs can learn from top golfers 0

🕔06:41, 3.Dec 2019

The secretary at Silloth on Solway GC in Cumbria says how top golfers prepare for tournaments is a good model for how golf clubs can market themselves better.

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Golf club’s future thrown into doubt following new housebuilding plan

Golf club’s future thrown into doubt following new housebuilding plan 0

🕔05:31, 3.Dec 2019

A golf club that was saved earlier this year, when plans to build 300 homes on it were thrown out by a government inspector, is facing an uncertain future again.

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Mixed golf event will ‘lead to more interest in women’s golf’

Mixed golf event will ‘lead to more interest in women’s golf’ 0

🕔21:28, 2.Dec 2019

The European Tour and Ladies European Tour’s 2020 mixed event in which men and women will go head-to-head on the same course will boost interest in women’s golf, according to new research.

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Meet the PGA pro: Scotscraig GC’s Craig Mackie

Meet the PGA pro: Scotscraig GC’s Craig Mackie 1

🕔19:25, 2.Dec 2019

Craig talks about managing stock in the shop, introducing the game to local school children and the success he’s had at attracting women to the venue.

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Biral’s lightning warning system now distributed by Reesink Turfcare

Biral’s lightning warning system now distributed by Reesink Turfcare 0

🕔17:02, 2.Dec 2019

Reesink Turfcare has expanded its range to include the BTD-200 lightning warning system from meteorological equipment specialists Biral.

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Dubai tournament puts spotlight on the Middle East’s golfing credentials

Dubai tournament puts spotlight on the Middle East’s golfing credentials 0

🕔16:23, 2.Dec 2019

It seems like sport has gone from strength to strength in the UAE and the Middle East in general in recent years.

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Here’s the top three golf industry developments from November 2019

Here’s the top three golf industry developments from November 2019 0

🕔15:21, 2.Dec 2019

More golf clubs closed down in November – but the relatively small numbers that have gone, plus positive data from many other venues, suggests the industry is actually performing well at the moment.

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Three more golf clubs to close down

Three more golf clubs to close down 8

🕔21:44, 27.Nov 2019

Another three golf clubs, one in Scotland, one in Yorkshire and one in Norfolk, have announced they will close down by the end of this year.

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Another three golf courses suffer extreme vandalism

Another three golf courses suffer extreme vandalism 0

🕔20:27, 27.Nov 2019

At least three more golf courses have reported cases of extreme vandalism in the last few days – as these shocking images can testify.

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Golf operator sees business grow by 50% in last year

Golf operator sees business grow by 50% in last year 0

🕔19:13, 27.Nov 2019

An operator of two Scottish golf clubs has said its business has grown by more than 50 per cent in the current financial year.

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Can our club ban golf buggies?

Can our club ban golf buggies? 1

🕔06:20, 27.Nov 2019

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) details the legal obligations on clubs as far as implementing buggy restrictions are concerned.

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Fears for Irish clubs as bank sells off their debts

Fears for Irish clubs as bank sells off their debts 0

🕔19:20, 26.Nov 2019

An Irish golf club has closed down after its debt – valued at more than £1.1 million – was sold by a bank to a fund.

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Adventure golf concept for adults and students to be launched

Adventure golf concept for adults and students to be launched 0 Updated

🕔15:43, 23.Nov 2019

An adventure golf concept that will be marketed to adults rather than children or families is set to be launched at several venues in the next few months.

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Golfer sues club for revoking international membership amid reports that he was playing ’30 times a year’

Golfer sues club for revoking international membership amid reports that he was playing ’30 times a year’ 1

🕔12:19, 21.Nov 2019

A golfer is taking legal action against an exclusive club after it revoked his cheaper international membership because he was playing more than 30 rounds a year.

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Hamilton Golf Club embarks on irrigation refit

Hamilton Golf Club embarks on irrigation refit 0

🕔12:07, 21.Nov 2019

Based on a recommendation, Hamilton Golf Club in Lanarkshire, Scotland, opted for Toro for its irrigation refit.

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Historic Yorkshire golf club in potential rescue package negotiations

Historic Yorkshire golf club in potential rescue package negotiations 1

🕔10:10, 20.Nov 2019

A 127-year-old golf club in Yorkshire has said it is working with its local authority to ensure it can continue operating.

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Huge rise in golf bookings suggests golfers are holidaying in the UK

Huge rise in golf bookings suggests golfers are holidaying in the UK 0

🕔09:12, 20.Nov 2019

A Cornish golf resort has seen a huge 20 per cent rise in group golf throughout 2019.

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Closed down course set to be resurrected and improved

Closed down course set to be resurrected and improved 0

🕔08:10, 20.Nov 2019

In a sign of the strength of some parts of the UK golf market, a Lancashire facility that closed down in 2013, and then reopened as a nine-hole club, now plans to revert back to being an 18-hole venue.

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Castle Stuart back on track to build second course

Castle Stuart back on track to build second course 0

🕔07:14, 20.Nov 2019

Castle Stuart Golf Links in Scotland, which has hosted the Scottish Open four times since it opened just ten years ago, is set to build a new championship course.

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Meet the golf club manager: Darren Attwood

Meet the golf club manager: Darren Attwood 0

🕔06:09, 20.Nov 2019

The club secretary of Royal Jersey GC talks about being in the unprecedented position of spending the last two decades managing a prestigious club where he has also been a member since the mid-1970s.

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How to make more from corporate golf

How to make more from corporate golf 0

🕔10:15, 19.Nov 2019

Corporate golf offerings are a way for a golf club to earn significant revenues. Here, we look at how two maximise this – including recruiting big name professionals to be on hand for lessons.

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