Inflation has put 433 golf clubs at risk of closure

Inflation has put 433 golf clubs at risk of closure 2

🕔10:47, 24.Jul 2024

A whitepaper written by some leading names in the UK golf industry has concluded that one in six British golf clubs face potential closure due to rising costs in recent years.

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Two golf courses attacked by vandals

Two golf courses attacked by vandals 0

🕔11:37, 23.Jul 2024

Vandals have caused thousands of pounds-worth of damage to a golf club in Cumbria after riding off-road bikes onto the course.

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Topgolf Open takes place in Glasgow

Topgolf Open takes place in Glasgow 0

🕔18:02, 22.Jul 2024

Topgolf Glasgow was teeming with activity as it hosted the Topgolf Open, a star-studded event that brought together creators from golf, lifestyle and travel, influencers, the media, and VIPs from Special Olympics GB.

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Brackenwood Golf Club is saved again

Brackenwood Golf Club is saved again 0

🕔12:14, 19.Jul 2024

A golf club that closed in 2022, was saved in 2023, but was told in 2024 that it would not actually ever reopen, now believes it could be back open in 2025.

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Visitor income to Highland golf clubs has soared

Visitor income to Highland golf clubs has soared 3

🕔00:18, 19.Jul 2024

Research for a group of more than 30 Highlands golf clubs has found that visitor income to them has soared from £5.8 million per year to £9 million in the last six years.

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Happy when it rains

Happy when it rains 0

🕔11:10, 18.Jul 2024

Prolonged rain in recent months has seen more golf clubs investing in simulators and even some clubs having competitions against each other via them, when golfers were unable to play on the course.

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Are you maximising equipment opportunities mid-season?

Are you maximising equipment opportunities mid-season? 0

🕔11:02, 18.Jul 2024

David Murch, Business Development Consultant at Foremost Golf, discusses the importance of capitalising on equipment sales mid-season, when the footfall traffic and demand are much higher.

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Kress showcases the pinnacle of possibilities in automated mowing

Kress showcases the pinnacle of possibilities in automated mowing 0

🕔10:36, 18.Jul 2024

These mowers integrate advanced technologies such as RTKn, MAP and OAS with new innovations, setting a new benchmark for performance and precision in turf care.

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Do I have to ask before I pat a woman’s bottom?

Do I have to ask before I pat a woman’s bottom? 0

🕔10:14, 18.Jul 2024

Carolyne Wahlen from Golf HR reports that there has been a rise in sexual harassment cases involving golf club members, and advises: Have a member disciplinary policy in place and then follow it.

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Braehead Golf Club acquires two Toro machines

Braehead Golf Club acquires two Toro machines 0

🕔10:10, 18.Jul 2024

With Reesink Turfcare’s Ree.Own scheme, Braehead Golf Club located in Alloa, Scotland has taken ownership of two new – or rather used – Toro machines as a cost-effective solution to updating machinery.

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Ladbrook Park replaces fleet with four Ventrac tractors

Ladbrook Park replaces fleet with four Ventrac tractors 0

🕔10:05, 18.Jul 2024

Ladbrook Park Golf Club has achieved significant savings to its course maintenance budget, replacing an ageing fleet with just four Ventrac 4520 all-terrain compact tractors and 13 attachments.

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123-year-old club sold and avoids insolvency

123-year-old club sold and avoids insolvency 0

🕔12:22, 17.Jul 2024

A 123-year-old golf club in Nottinghamshire has been purchased by an inheritance tax and estate planning specialist, ensuring it avoids insolvency and that its members each receive a significant dividend.

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Skellig Six18 Distillery sponsors Carr Golf tournaments

Skellig Six18 Distillery sponsors Carr Golf tournaments 0

🕔13:56, 16.Jul 2024

Carr Golf has announced that Skellig Six18 Distillery is the flagship sponsor of its two upcoming World Invitational Golf Tournaments in County Kerry.

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Royal Troon’s neighbour attacked by vandals

Royal Troon’s neighbour attacked by vandals 5

🕔11:35, 12.Jul 2024

Vandals have damaged a golf course located just five miles away from Royal Troon one week before it hosts the Open Championship.

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Meet the manager and the PGA pro

Meet the manager and the PGA pro 0

🕔19:19, 11.Jul 2024

Paul Thomas has been head pro at Newport Golf Club for almost a decade. He, alongside Newport manager, Rhys Morgan, talks about Newport Golf Academy and the community he has helped to build at the club.

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Open for business

Open for business 0

🕔18:30, 11.Jul 2024

Research has found that last year’s Open Championship generated nearly £200 million of economic benefit for Liverpool, a huge increase from when Royal Liverpool previously hosted the tournament in 2014.

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The R&A and Toptracer announce five-year strategic partnership

The R&A and Toptracer announce five-year strategic partnership 1

🕔18:19, 11.Jul 2024

Toptracer, the world’s number one range technology, has announced a five-year partnership with The R&A for The Open and AIG Women’s Open.

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More than 2,300 challenges registered with Prostate Cancer UK

More than 2,300 challenges registered with Prostate Cancer UK 0

🕔11:11, 11.Jul 2024

Golfers across the UK have responded to Prostate Cancer UK’s call to action to grab their clubs, round up playing partners and take on The Big Golf Race fundraising challenges to help save men’s lives.

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Kubota launches the FC2-221

Kubota launches the FC2-221 0

🕔10:33, 11.Jul 2024

The newest addition to Kubota’s Front Collect mower series features a simplified design, complementing the professional-grade models currently available in the Front Collect range.

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Hart Common GC benefits from Husqvarna robotic mower

Hart Common GC benefits from Husqvarna robotic mower 0

🕔10:26, 11.Jul 2024

Hart Common Golf Club has been enjoying the benefits of advanced robotic solutions following the installation of the new professional robotic mower from Husqvarna – CEORA.

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CardsSafe for golf club bars and restaurants

CardsSafe for golf club bars and restaurants 0

🕔10:13, 11.Jul 2024

For over 20 years, CardsSafe has been a trusted tool for hospitality and leisure venues. It helps them securely retain customer credit, debit and ID cards while their customers run tabs or hire a product or service.

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Origin Amenity Solutions now offers Rain Bird CirrusPro™

Origin Amenity Solutions now offers Rain Bird CirrusPro™ 0

🕔10:08, 11.Jul 2024

Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS), the dedicated distributor of Rain Bird products to the UK golf market, proudly announces the addition of Rain Bird CirrusPro, a groundbreaking mobile-first irrigation system.

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Reesink now distributes Perrot sprinklers

Reesink now distributes Perrot sprinklers 0

🕔10:03, 11.Jul 2024

Reesink Hydro-Scapes is expanding its offering of professional irrigation solutions for sports customers by taking on the distribution of Perrot sprinklers in the UK.

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Play golf and live a healthier life

Play golf and live a healthier life 1

🕔09:19, 11.Jul 2024

According to research published by the R&A, people are living longer, happier, healthier lives by playing golf.

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Golf club operator reports record financial results

Golf club operator reports record financial results 0

🕔10:38, 10.Jul 2024

Golf club operator Burhill Group Limited (BGL) has reported record six-month financial results.

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Trump Turnberry issues Open host plea

Trump Turnberry issues Open host plea 8

🕔12:13, 9.Jul 2024

Trump Turnberry has issued a desire to return as a host venue for the Open Championship, and says it would be fitting if it was the location for the 2027 championship.

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Somerset golf club site sold to housebuilder

Somerset golf club site sold to housebuilder 1

🕔10:57, 9.Jul 2024

Housebuilder Acorn Property Group has acquired land situated at Cricket St Thomas Golf Club in Somerset and intends to build 30 flats overlooking the course.

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