British successes have no effect on business

British successes have no effect on business 7

🕔12:53, 30.Jan 2014

64% of all UK golf clubs say that golfing British successes in major championships have no bearing on their business performance, according to a new survey.

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Two more courses to sell land for housing

Two more courses to sell land for housing 4

🕔11:19, 29.Jan 2014

A mixture of the UK’s housing shortage and golf’s financial struggles has meant that two more golf clubs are trying to sell parts of their land for housing.

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The Musselburgh installs a biomass boiler

The Musselburgh installs a biomass boiler 5

🕔11:16, 29.Jan 2014

Musselburgh Links, the world’s oldest golf club, is installing both a biomass boiler to heat its clubhouse and solar panels for its roof.

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Dundonald Links wins eco award

Dundonald Links wins eco award 4

🕔11:29, 28.Jan 2014

Dundonald Links in Scotland has been named ‘Environmental Golf Course of the Year’ at the 2014 Golf Environment Awards.

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Chippenham’s course manager named new BIGGA chair

Chippenham’s course manager named new BIGGA chair 2

🕔17:06, 27.Jan 2014

Chris Sealey, course manager at Chippenham Golf Club, has been officially named the new chairman of greenkeeping association BIGGA.

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Longcliffe invests in new course machinery fleet

Longcliffe invests in new course machinery fleet 0

🕔14:49, 24.Jan 2014

One of the premier courses in the East Midlands, Longcliffe Golf Club, has signed its first Toro package deal. Wanting to invest in new machinery, course manager Peter Sands called in three major turfcare suppliers to demo. “I reviewed our

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Golf can cut risk of stroke by two thirds

Golf can cut risk of stroke by two thirds 6

🕔11:59, 24.Jan 2014

Older men who play golf every day can cut their risk of suffering a stroke by two thirds – provided they walk the course – according to new research.

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Golf clubs could get £500m in VAT rebate

Golf clubs could get £500m in VAT rebate 20

🕔15:12, 23.Jan 2014

The UK government could pay British private members’ golf clubs half a billion pounds in the controversial VAT rebate.

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Two percent of England is golf courses

Two percent of England is golf courses 11

🕔05:12, 22.Jan 2014

Approximately two percent of all the land in England is devoted to its nearly 2,000 golf courses, according to new research.

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Royal club appoints woman as captain

Royal club appoints woman as captain 4

🕔11:56, 17.Jan 2014

A woman has been appointed captain of a royal golf club for what is believed to be the first time in British history.

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‘Day of doom’ as golf clubs close down

‘Day of doom’ as golf clubs close down 9

🕔11:09, 16.Jan 2014

Two major golf clubs closed down and a third was placed into receivership within the same 24-hour period this week, in what’s been described as a ‘day of doom’

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‘Clubs should pass VAT refund to golfers’

‘Clubs should pass VAT refund to golfers’ 24

🕔11:10, 9.Jan 2014

The chair of AGCO has said that all private members’ golf clubs should hand whatever VAT refund they receive back to golfers who paid green fees at their clubs.

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