Judge rejects ‘too exclusive golf club’

Judge rejects ‘too exclusive golf club’ 3

🕔09:54, 29.Aug 2013

Owners of Cherkley Court have said they are “appalled” with a high court judge’s decision to stop turning it into a highly exclusive golf club that would be antithetical to public ‘need’.

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What we learnt about golf club management in August

What we learnt about golf club management in August 6

🕔16:37, 28.Aug 2013

The top 10 things we learnt about golf club management and the golf industry in the last few weeks.

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Cambridge Golf Club closes down

Cambridge Golf Club closes down 4

🕔09:50, 28.Aug 2013

Cambridge Golf Club has closed down and will be converted into a new town’s housing estate.

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Trophies still being stolen from clubs

Trophies still being stolen from clubs 2

🕔10:11, 27.Aug 2013

Several golf clubs have been hit by thieves this summer – with their trophies remaining the prize asset for burglars.

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Guidelines written for dealing with Groupon

Guidelines written for dealing with Groupon 8

🕔10:16, 23.Aug 2013

The European Golf Course Owners’ Association (EGCOA) has issued guidelines to all European golf clubs for dealing with third party tee time resellers such as Groupon and AmazonLocal.

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Golf club technology failings revealed

Golf club technology failings revealed 7

🕔10:32, 22.Aug 2013

A new survey finds that just 12 percent of golf clubs have mobile-friendly websites and most managers do not seem to even know how their website performs on a smartphone.

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Marketing: Invest your time and money wisely to ensure you adapt to golf’s changes

Marketing: Invest your time and money wisely to ensure you adapt to golf’s changes 5

🕔15:14, 20.Aug 2013

Your marketing strategy needs to adapt to the changes the game has experienced in recent years, writes Daniel Chidley, but that’s not as difficult as it may seem.

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Six Premier League clubs will promote golf

Six Premier League clubs will promote golf 5

🕔11:26, 20.Aug 2013

Everton, Aston Villa, Sunderland, Southampton, West Bromwich Albion and Hull agree to work with local golf clubs and schools to provide golfing opportunities to children.

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Hoebridge awarded environmental label

Hoebridge awarded environmental label 2

🕔10:08, 19.Aug 2013

Hoebridge Golf Centre in Surrey has received the GEO global environmental award – the first pay-and-play facility in the UK to have ever won the accolade.

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List of weirdest things found on a golf course compiled

List of weirdest things found on a golf course compiled 4

🕔11:01, 16.Aug 2013

From a suitcase full of lingerie to a live shark, a retailer of golf equipment has compiled the top 10 strangest things to be found on a golf course.

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President banned from Sleaford Golf Club

President banned from Sleaford Golf Club 6

🕔10:09, 15.Aug 2013

The president elect of Sleaford Golf Club, who has ‘made enemies’ with some of the members during his 45 years at the club, has given up golf after receiving a three-year club ban for an alleged cheating incident.

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The latest legislation affecting greenkeepers

The latest legislation affecting greenkeepers 2

🕔14:38, 14.Aug 2013

David Mears is the managing director of Highspeed Group. Here, he analyses the plethora of legislation affecting greenkeepers today.

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Club to build ‘FootGolf’ course

Club to build ‘FootGolf’ course 12

🕔10:19, 14.Aug 2013

Addington Court Golf Centre has built a ‘FootGolf’ course at its venue in a bid to attract a new type of paying customer.

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‘Golf courses for housing’ trend continues

‘Golf courses for housing’ trend continues 5

🕔10:26, 13.Aug 2013

At least five UK golf clubs have tried to sell off part of their land to housing developers in order to fund other aspects of the golf club in the last 18 months, Golf Club Management can reveal.

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Judy Murray reveals Scottish golf complex

Judy Murray reveals Scottish golf complex 4

🕔09:43, 8.Aug 2013

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray’s mother, Judy, and golfing legend Colin Montgomerie, jointly announce that a purpose-built tennis and golf centre is to be built in Scotland.

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CASC consultation sparks disagreement

CASC consultation sparks disagreement 4

🕔11:02, 7.Aug 2013

Several golf clubs, England Golf and the UKGCOA have responded to the CASC consultation exercise, which shows little agreement in the golf industry over the best way forward.

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Golfer who bludgeoned turtle evades justice

Golfer who bludgeoned turtle evades justice 8

🕔09:47, 6.Aug 2013

The golfer who caused national outrage by beating to death a defenceless turtle is now likely to have got away with his crime.

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Wigan Athletic close down golf club

Wigan Athletic close down golf club 6

🕔09:54, 1.Aug 2013

Wigan Athletic Football Club suddenly closes down Charnock Richard Golf Club, despite assurances just days ago that it would remain open.

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