Here’s some of the major trends in the UK golf industry we saw in July

Here’s some of the major trends in the UK golf industry we saw in July 0

🕔16:10, 2.Aug 2021

The surge in participation caused by the pandemic continued to dominate the industry in July, with more venues earmarked for closure being saved and the game’s future now looking set for a very different path than its past.

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UK golf club to build a toboggan run on its grounds

UK golf club to build a toboggan run on its grounds 0

🕔07:49, 2.Aug 2021

A Nottinghamshire golf club has been granted permission to build a 120-metre toboggan run on its grounds.

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Scotland’s ‘Golf Tourism and Visitor Strategy’

Scotland’s ‘Golf Tourism and Visitor Strategy’ 0

🕔12:45, 31.Jul 2021

With many golf clubs in Scotland still struggling due to a lack of overseas visitors, a ‘Golf Tourism and Visitor Strategy’ is being developed to shape the next nine years of golf tourism.

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Council to sell golf course following bankruptcy notice

Council to sell golf course following bankruptcy notice 0

🕔10:26, 31.Jul 2021

Croydon Council has placed Coulsdon Manor Hotel and Golf Club up for sale due to the local authority’s financial crisis.

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Thieves posing as charity workers are targeting golf club members in southern England

Thieves posing as charity workers are targeting golf club members in southern England 0

🕔09:06, 30.Jul 2021

Two ‘highly professional’ female thieves have been repeatedly stealing expensive watches from men in golf club car parks in the last year, according to the police.

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Wilton Carpets launches the ‘Tartan Collection’

Wilton Carpets launches the ‘Tartan Collection’ 0

🕔08:45, 30.Jul 2021

Wilton Carpets’ newly launched Tartan Collection is steeped in tradition and heritage craftsmanship, but simultaneously at the vanguard of interior design trends and very much part of the fabric of prestigious leisure and hospitality venues.

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Legal advice in golf clubs: Discrimination

Legal advice in golf clubs: Discrimination 0

🕔13:00, 29.Jul 2021

In a feature providing legal advice about equality, diversity and inclusion in golf clubs, the NGCAA details the legal definition of discrimination.

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Golf course staff are wearing body cameras due to rise in vandalism

Golf course staff are wearing body cameras due to rise in vandalism 0

🕔07:31, 28.Jul 2021

Staff at a golf course in Dundee are wearing body cameras due to the rise in vandalism and the abuse they’ve received in recent months.

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Council urged to save Derbyshire golf course following Woosnam’s interest

Council urged to save Derbyshire golf course following Woosnam’s interest 2

🕔08:48, 27.Jul 2021

A Harry Colt designed golf course in Derbyshire that closed at the end of last year is facing calls to reopen following interest in the venue from Ian Woosnam.

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Another golf course saved by the participation surge

Another golf course saved by the participation surge 0

🕔07:59, 26.Jul 2021

A golf club in Sussex has been saved from closure partly because of the surge in participation during the pandemic.

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Stellar Asset Management purchases its third golf club

Stellar Asset Management purchases its third golf club 0

🕔10:01, 22.Jul 2021

An inheritance tax and estate planning specialist has purchased its third golf club in five years.

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Golf club closes and bailiffs appointed as travellers move onto the course

Golf club closes and bailiffs appointed as travellers move onto the course 0

🕔09:47, 22.Jul 2021

A golf club in Coventry has had to close for at least a whole day, while bailiffs have been appointed and police have blockaded its entrance, after a group of travellers set up an encampment on its land.

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‘I remortgaged my house to build a pro shop and driving range’

‘I remortgaged my house to build a pro shop and driving range’ 2

🕔09:16, 22.Jul 2021

Rob Macey, the head professional at Norwood Park Golf Centre in Notts, details his incredible career, plus his experiences during the pandemic, which included working as a greenkeeper.

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Doing it for the kids

Doing it for the kids 0

🕔09:14, 22.Jul 2021

While young adult participation has boomed during the pandemic, clubs are being asked to not forget to provide opportunities for juniors.

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Turning a hobby into a career

Turning a hobby into a career 0

🕔09:07, 22.Jul 2021

Stuart McLaren works in finance and is good at golf. So good, in fact, that his employer is sponsoring him as he starts on the PGA EuroPro Tour.

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Accountancy firm offers free golf lessons to female staff

Accountancy firm offers free golf lessons to female staff 4

🕔11:08, 21.Jul 2021

One of the ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms in the UK, EY, has said it is offering free golf lessons to some of its female staff so that they don’t miss out on networking opportunities.

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The pandemic has led to a surge in women’s golf

The pandemic has led to a surge in women’s golf 5

🕔11:34, 20.Jul 2021

The male / female ratio in UK golf participation has changed exponentially for the first time, as female participation at UK golf courses has more more than tripled during the pandemic.

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Meet the golf club manager: James Glover

Meet the golf club manager: James Glover 0

🕔12:47, 17.Jul 2021

The general manager of Hallamshire GC in Yorkshire talks about the history of the club – and its future – and some of the challenges he’s had to overcome as manager, including the pandemic.

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Club hopes to replace clubhouse with housing

Club hopes to replace clubhouse with housing 0

🕔07:15, 17.Jul 2021

An historic golf club near Manchester has submitted plans to demolish its clubhouse and replace it with housing, funding the building of a modern clubhouse elsewhere at the venue.

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Cumbrian club selected to get more girls playing golf

Cumbrian club selected to get more girls playing golf 0

🕔07:11, 17.Jul 2021

A Cumbrian golf club that’s membership has grown by about 25 percent in recent months has been selected to offer special courses aimed at getting more girls playing golf.

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The England Golf awards winners

The England Golf awards winners 0

🕔14:25, 16.Jul 2021

To recognise just some of the work carried out during the pandemic, England Golf has rewarded clubs, counties and individuals for their achievements in growing the game.

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Maintenance scheme saves Falkirk Golf Club money

Maintenance scheme saves Falkirk Golf Club money 0

🕔12:08, 16.Jul 2021

Reesink Turfcare’s ReeAssure Maintenance Scheme has provided a number of invaluable benefits for Falkirk Golf Club in Scotland, which had its fingers burnt by a previous service provider.

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New project to introduce children to golf launched at the Open

New project to introduce children to golf launched at the Open 2

🕔11:58, 15.Jul 2021

A project aimed at getting more children to play golf has been launched at the 149th Open at Royal St George’s Golf Club in Kent.

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Golf clubs struggling to cope with levels of vandalism

Golf clubs struggling to cope with levels of vandalism 1

🕔07:07, 14.Jul 2021

Several golf courses, particularly in Scotland, have stated they are struggling to cope with current levels of vandalism, which at least two venues have said is now a weekly occurrence.

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Non-members of golf clubs in England can obtain an official handicap from today

Non-members of golf clubs in England can obtain an official handicap from today 0

🕔12:06, 13.Jul 2021

For the first time ever, golfers in England can, from today, obtain an official handicap without having to join a golf club.

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‘I’m a Muslim woman who’s been introduced to a fantastic new sport: golf’

‘I’m a Muslim woman who’s been introduced to a fantastic new sport: golf’ 0

🕔12:03, 12.Jul 2021

Saudi Arabia’s golf association, Golf Saudi, has been teaching British Muslim women to play the game at a golf course in England.

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Do handicap committees still exist?

Do handicap committees still exist? 1

🕔12:38, 9.Jul 2021

The head of Handicapping and Course Rating for England Golf, Gemma Hunter, answers some common questions that have been asked by readers.

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