The Guardian is criticised for saying golf is for elites

The Guardian is criticised for saying golf is for elites 2

🕔14:38, 27.Jun 2022

The Guardian newspaper has received a backlash for stating that golf has no social conscience and is “elite”.

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The 2021 Open delivered £113m of benefits to Kent

The 2021 Open delivered £113m of benefits to Kent 0

🕔13:48, 27.Jun 2022

The 149th Open at Royal St George’s in 2021 delivered £113.4 million in economic benefit to Kent according to independent research commissioned by The R&A.

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Suffolk golf club is third to be sold to leisure operator in three weeks

Suffolk golf club is third to be sold to leisure operator in three weeks 0

🕔10:48, 24.Jun 2022

Ufford Park Hotel Golf & Spa in Woodbridge, Suffolk has become at least the third British golf venue to be sold to a leisure operator in just the last three weeks.

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Meet the PGA professional: Stephen Hamill

Meet the PGA professional: Stephen Hamill 0

🕔09:59, 24.Jun 2022

Hamill, from Lisburn Golf Club in Northern Ireland, discusses managing the shop and coaching, getting more children to play the game and being named ‘TGI Golf Partner of the Year’.

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Lancashire venue opens new driving range and adventure course

Lancashire venue opens new driving range and adventure course 1

🕔12:59, 23.Jun 2022

Duxbury Park Golf Course in Derbyshire has opened a brand new driving range and adventure golf course as part of a £450,000 investment.

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New campaign launched to introduce children to golf

New campaign launched to introduce children to golf 1

🕔12:36, 23.Jun 2022

A new campaign has been launched to introduce golf to primary schools across the UK, and celebrate and support those who are already bringing the game to children.

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Legal guidance for golf clubs: General meetings

Legal guidance for golf clubs: General meetings 0

🕔11:27, 23.Jun 2022

This is the first part of a guidance note covering information on the conduct of general meetings for incorporated golf clubs.

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Rick Shiels walks 150 miles for Prostate Cancer UK

Rick Shiels walks 150 miles for Prostate Cancer UK 0

🕔18:51, 21.Jun 2022

Golf YouTuber Rick Shiels has completed a pilgrimage across Scotland ahead of the historic 150th Open Championship, raising more than £115,000 for Prostate Cancer UK. 

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London golf club that closed down in 2021 reopens

London golf club that closed down in 2021 reopens 2

🕔11:03, 21.Jun 2022

American Golf’s first municipal golf site, Barnehurst Golf Club, in Bexleyheath, London, has officially opened.

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Aramco Team Series makes donation to get more women and girls playing golf

Aramco Team Series makes donation to get more women and girls playing golf 1

🕔10:14, 20.Jun 2022

The LET’s Aramco Team Series has donated a raft of training aids to a Midlands golf coach who has helped bring more than 150 women and girls into the game in the last two years.

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‘Sell the lifestyle, not the health, benefits of golf’ says neuroscientist

‘Sell the lifestyle, not the health, benefits of golf’ says neuroscientist 1

🕔10:23, 18.Jun 2022

A neuroscientist has said that golf’s governing bodies should promote the experience of playing golf ahead of the health benefits if they want more people to improve their health by playing the game.

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Two Wirral golf courses are saved (for now)

Two Wirral golf courses are saved (for now) 1

🕔12:15, 17.Jun 2022

The two golf courses in Wirral that closed down in April may have had their futures secured after their council said they could be part of a community asset transfer scheme.

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Call for women’s golf to be played alongside men’s

Call for women’s golf to be played alongside men’s 21

🕔10:05, 17.Jun 2022

Leading English golfer Bronte Law has said that golf should emulate tennis and stage men’s and women’s tournaments at the same courses and at roughly the same time.

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On the Radyr

On the Radyr 0

🕔09:50, 17.Jun 2022

European Tour star Bradley Dredge has been named an ambassador for the annual Junior Open at Radyr Golf Club.

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STAR EV achieves nationwide dealer coverage in its first year

STAR EV achieves nationwide dealer coverage in its first year 0

🕔13:01, 16.Jun 2022

STAR EV, a leading global electric utility vehicles manufacturer, has achieved nationwide dealer coverage in its first year in the UK.

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“When should I start looking to secure prices for my renewal of gas and electricity contracts?”

“When should I start looking to secure prices for my renewal of gas and electricity contracts?” 0

🕔09:59, 16.Jun 2022

During the past few months of crazy price increases the GMG Energy Club has helped many clubs with their energy projections.

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Local ‘buys historic golf club’ to prevent it being developed

Local ‘buys historic golf club’ to prevent it being developed 1

🕔11:48, 14.Jun 2022

An unnamed local resident has bought a golf club in Kent in order to prevent it being converted into housing.

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Royal Liverpool submits bid to save local golf club

Royal Liverpool submits bid to save local golf club 0

🕔10:27, 13.Jun 2022

Open Championship host Royal Liverpool has submitted a bid to take over one of two municipal golf clubs that closed in April due to their council’s budgeting crisis.

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Linn Grant becomes first ever female winner on the DP World Tour

Linn Grant becomes first ever female winner on the DP World Tour 2

🕔19:35, 12.Jun 2022

Sweden’s Linn Grant stormed to a sensational nine-shot victory with a final round of 64 at the Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed to become the first ever female winner on the DP World Tour.

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Golf club opens sports rehab and injury clinic

Golf club opens sports rehab and injury clinic 1

🕔10:44, 10.Jun 2022

A golf club in Cumbria has launched an on-site rehabilitation and injury clinic.

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Meet the CEO: Gary Favell

Meet the CEO: Gary Favell 1

🕔10:13, 10.Jun 2022

The CEO of American Golf talks about the brand’s acquisition of golf clubs in the last two years, its plans for the next 12 months and why its bricks and mortar stores are bucking national trends.

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LIV Golf to invest £1 million in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire

LIV Golf to invest £1 million in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire 14

🕔12:19, 9.Jun 2022

LIV Golf is to invest £1m in ‘underrepresented communities’ across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, starting with a charity focused on early intervention projects offering mental health services.

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Still time to enter Europe’s largest pro-am

Still time to enter Europe’s largest pro-am 0

🕔11:08, 9.Jun 2022

Golf clubs across the UK and Ireland still have time to enter the eagerly anticipated 2022 St. James’s Place National Pro-Am.

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A world of difference

A world of difference 0

🕔10:45, 9.Jun 2022

La Hacienda Alcaidesa Links Golf Resort in Spain has redesigned its Links course. Here, we speak with course designer, Kurtis Bowman, about the project.

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How to adhere to forthcoming food waste legislation

How to adhere to forthcoming food waste legislation 0

🕔09:54, 9.Jun 2022

GMG has collaborated with W&W to help ensure every UK golf business adheres to food waste legislation in time for the anticipated 2024 rule change.

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Major improvements set for course that closed in 2018

Major improvements set for course that closed in 2018 0

🕔11:14, 8.Jun 2022

In a sign of the current strength of golf, a Welsh club that closed down in 2018 and has since reopened, has now applied to make major improvements to the facility.

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Two golf clubs are sold to leisure groups

Two golf clubs are sold to leisure groups 0

🕔11:39, 7.Jun 2022

A golf club in Suffolk and one in south-western Scotland have been sold a few days apart.

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