Ladies’ golf week was a social media success story

Ladies’ golf week was a social media success story 1

🕔16:54, 9.Aug 2018

‘Women and Girls’ Golf Week’, which ran from July 30 to August 5, generated over 12 million impressions through its #WhyIGolf hashtag.

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Wimbledon makes £65 million offer to buy golf club

Wimbledon makes £65 million offer to buy golf club 2

🕔08:49, 8.Aug 2018

The world’s most prestigious tennis tournament has made a massive £65 million offer to a local golf club which, if accepted, will result in a windfall for all its members.

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Investment for holiday park operator

Investment for holiday park operator 0

🕔16:31, 7.Aug 2018

Kenwick Park Hotel in Lincolnshire has been bought by a holiday park operator as golfing ‘staycation’ holidays are becoming increasingly popular and profitable.

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Golfers are happier and healthier than non-golfers

Golfers are happier and healthier than non-golfers 1

🕔07:39, 7.Aug 2018

New research by The R&A has found that golfers are significantly happier and healthier than non-golfers.

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The rules of golf: Relief from movable or immovable obstructions

The rules of golf: Relief from movable or immovable obstructions 0 Updated

🕔07:21, 5.Aug 2018

Shona McRae, Assistant Director – Rules, The R&A, looks at the refereeing decisions that were made at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie last month.

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Guide launched to help clubs improve clubhouse design

Guide launched to help clubs improve clubhouse design 0

🕔06:14, 4.Aug 2018

A new guide has been launched that details how simple changes to the design of the golf club – not just the course – can lead to significantly improved customer service.

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Preparing your golf club for the World Handicap System

Preparing your golf club for the World Handicap System 0

🕔20:30, 3.Aug 2018

Player Score input (PSi) from Club Systems has revolutionised how handicap committees process competition cards. And now, ahead of the introduction of the World Handicap System, it’s making life easier for club golfers as well.

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Golf club relaunches successful ‘nine holes and a drink’ promotion

Golf club relaunches successful ‘nine holes and a drink’ promotion 0

🕔11:35, 3.Aug 2018

Oxford Golf Club has relaunched its ‘nine holes and a drink’ package to encourage people to play the sport quickly.

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How golf can help beat prostate cancer

How golf can help beat prostate cancer 1

🕔06:58, 3.Aug 2018

The PGA is joining forces with Prostate Cancer UK to reach golfers at risk of prostate cancer and raise money to fund vital research to save men’s lives.

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This woman has become the first female head greenkeeper in Wales

This woman has become the first female head greenkeeper in Wales 0

🕔13:12, 1.Aug 2018

Lucy Sellick has been appointed head greenkeeper at Wenvoe Castle Golf Club – the first time ever that a Welsh golf club has employed a female head greenkeeper.

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Court orders golf club to pay £150,000 over greenkeeper death

Court orders golf club to pay £150,000 over greenkeeper death 0

🕔07:50, 1.Aug 2018

Golf clubs are being encouraged to check health and safety claims of their staff with previous employers, after a Leicestershire club was ordered to pay £150k following the death of its course manager.

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Major new funding product for golf clubs launched

Major new funding product for golf clubs launched 0

🕔10:48, 31.Jul 2018

A financial services PLC has brought out a finance product specifically for golf clubs – the first of its kind in decades.

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In their own words: Nick Pink

In their own words: Nick Pink 1

🕔06:18, 30.Jul 2018

The CEO of England Golf explains how golf clubs can benefit by tapping into the services the organisation offers.

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R&A to limit use of putting surfaces maps

R&A to limit use of putting surfaces maps 1

🕔14:37, 29.Jul 2018

The R&A and the USGA are proposing regulations regarding the use of green-reading materials, reaffirming the need for a player to read greens based on their own judgement, skill and ability.

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International reciprocal golf club soaring in popularity

International reciprocal golf club soaring in popularity 1

🕔12:09, 28.Jul 2018

A high-end golf club network that provides six UK golf clubs with potential access to thousands of golfers in Asia is thriving at the moment.

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How clubs are tapping into the corporate golf market

How clubs are tapping into the corporate golf market 0

🕔16:58, 27.Jul 2018

Alternative, especially flexible and reciprocal, membership categories have seen strong growth in the last few years and now golf clubs are applying the principles behind them to attract companies.

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Sponsored story: An app aimed at marketing to nomadic golfers

Sponsored story: An app aimed at marketing to nomadic golfers 0 Updated

🕔22:13, 26.Jul 2018

A new app has been launched that is designed specifically to help golf clubs market to nomadic golfers. We detail how it works.

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Meet the golf course manager: Tracy Park’s Kevin Boxall

Meet the golf course manager: Tracy Park’s Kevin Boxall 0

🕔15:20, 26.Jul 2018

Maintaining two spectacular – but constructed differently – golf courses on a site of an English Civil War battle, Kevin details how he tackles challenges including drainage, irrigation and woodland management.

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

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in July 0

🕔15:19, 26.Jul 2018

In his monthly round-up of trends and developments in the industry, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir looks at how driving distances are getting both longer and shorter, and warns about tee time booking scams.

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Golf club ‘did not break the law’ by refusing to allow female golfer to play in men-only event

Golf club ‘did not break the law’ by refusing to allow female golfer to play in men-only event 2

🕔06:18, 24.Jul 2018

A woman who took discrimination action against an Irish golf club that refused to allow her to participate in a men-only competition has failed in her complaint.

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Norfolk golf club reports growth in visitors from Benelux

Norfolk golf club reports growth in visitors from Benelux 1

🕔17:34, 23.Jul 2018

A golf club based in Norwich has said that it has experienced a significant growth in the number of visitors from central and northern Europe, especially The Netherlands and Belgium, this year.

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Here’s Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll encouraging children to play golf

Here’s Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll encouraging children to play golf 0

🕔15:31, 23.Jul 2018

Non-golfing sporting heroes Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll helped promote family golf at the Open Championship at Carnoustie.

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The secret secretary: We didn’t need to employ GDPR advisers

The secret secretary: We didn’t need to employ GDPR advisers 5

🕔12:23, 23.Jul 2018

I own a small 18-hole golf club and we never employ companies like IT firms that offer to sort out, for example, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) issues some bigger clubs might have been concerned about.

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Golf club to host water usage meeting

Golf club to host water usage meeting 0

🕔12:22, 23.Jul 2018

A Surrey golf club is to host a meeting later this year on water usage and resilience in the golf sector.

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Meet the manager: Ray Chilten

Meet the manager: Ray Chilten 0 Updated

🕔08:13, 23.Jul 2018

The manager of Newport Golf Club talks about how the governance of the club has become more professional, which has included streamlining the number of people on the committee, membership satisfaction surveys and business plans.

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Club profile: Cathkin Braes Golf Club

Club profile: Cathkin Braes Golf Club 0 Updated

🕔20:41, 20.Jul 2018

The oldest golf club in Glasgow has seen a number of major improvements since the 19th century, and that has continued this year with an investment in its clubhouse.

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Meet the PGA pro: Stephen Gordon

Meet the PGA pro: Stephen Gordon 0

🕔16:10, 20.Jul 2018

The winner of the 2018 ‘TGI New Partner of the Year’, the PGA professional at Bangor Golf Club talks about maximising revenues from his pro shop.

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