If you like naked men, mowers and charity, then you’ll love this golf club

If you like naked men, mowers and charity, then you’ll love this golf club 0

🕔14:10, 30.May 2014

Inspired by the Calendar Girls, an Essex golf club is raising thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK – thanks to naked men.

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Iconic brand De Vere to sell off all its premier golf clubs

Iconic brand De Vere to sell off all its premier golf clubs 0

🕔10:46, 29.May 2014

Just one month after Turnberry was sold, De Vere announces it will sell off its six golf resorts for a reported £160 million.

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58 of this golf club’s full members are children

58 of this golf club’s full members are children 0

🕔11:41, 28.May 2014

Rothbury Golf Club has been singled out for praise for its work in introducing children to golf.

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Struggling Newton Stewart turned around by necessary changes

Struggling Newton Stewart turned around by necessary changes 0

🕔10:53, 27.May 2014

A private members’ golf club that was on the brink of being closed down less than two years ago is now posting good results following a series of changes.

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Manager left to ‘clear up mess’ after golf club calls member a ‘cheating ****’ in email

Manager left to ‘clear up mess’ after golf club calls member a ‘cheating ****’ in email 2

🕔10:42, 21.May 2014

One of the UK’s most prestigious golf clubs is at the centre of a national storm after an email it sent out featuring competition results labelled one of its golfers a ‘cheating ****’.

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How to purchase used course machinery that is factory refurbished

How to purchase used course machinery that is factory refurbished 1

🕔15:47, 20.May 2014

Ransomes Jacobsen has launched the Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) initiative, where used equipment is factory refurbished and marketed to end-users.

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Clubs unhappy with HMRC’s ‘delaying tactics’ re VAT rebate

Clubs unhappy with HMRC’s ‘delaying tactics’ re VAT rebate 6

🕔13:48, 20.May 2014

Many clubs are angry that HMRC has not yet processed claims for a VAT rebate on green fees, as KPMG calls for members’ clubs to now treat green fees as exempt from VAT.

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Almost all golfers under 35 now use social media

Almost all golfers under 35 now use social media 7

🕔11:18, 19.May 2014

The vast majority of golfers now use at least one of the major social networking sites and, for the first time, the majority now own a smartphone.

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Accessing digital versions of print golf magazines

Accessing digital versions of print golf magazines 0

🕔16:32, 18.May 2014

Digital versions of the print magazines Golf Club Management and Greenkeeping can be accessed here. Simply click on the dates below. Golf Club Management Golf Club Management, June 2014 Golf Club Management, May 2014 Golf Club Management, April 2014 Golf

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Thieves steal clubs from disabled golfers

Thieves steal clubs from disabled golfers 1

🕔10:21, 16.May 2014

Disabled and elderly golfers at Beedles Lake Golf Club in Leicestershire have had equipment stolen after thieves raided a shed they use.

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Golf club makes largest charitable donation in history

Golf club makes largest charitable donation in history 3

🕔10:47, 15.May 2014

A venue has made what is thought to be the largest donation a golf club has ever made while a cancer trust has said a separate donation it received from a golf club is the biggest it has ever received.

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This teenager with learning difficulties has gained key life skills from being taught golf

This teenager with learning difficulties has gained key life skills from being taught golf 4

🕔11:09, 14.May 2014

A sports development professional has said teenagers with learning difficulties are gaining key life skills via a programme that teaches them golf.

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Survey finds that struggling golf clubs can be saved – if they attract women

Survey finds that struggling golf clubs can be saved – if they attract women 2

🕔11:15, 13.May 2014

A new survey has found that female golfers could turn struggling golf clubs around, but only if clubs make themselves appear attractive to women.

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Controversial Garnant Golf Club is saved by its members

Controversial Garnant Golf Club is saved by its members 0

🕔10:42, 12.May 2014

Garnant Golf Club, which entered liquidation earlier this year despite receiving £160,000 of taxpayer-funded money, has been saved by its members.

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Golf club and snooker club form partnership

Golf club and snooker club form partnership 2

🕔13:48, 9.May 2014

Cleeve Hill Golf Club in Gloucestershire has formed a unique partnership with a local snooker club.

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Who is to blame for the municipal golf courses slump?

Who is to blame for the municipal golf courses slump? 4

🕔10:52, 9.May 2014

The National Association of Public Golf Courses has said it is clear who is to blame for the now astonishing deterioration in municipal golf courses.

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55-year-old man ‘sacked for being too old’

55-year-old man ‘sacked for being too old’ 8

🕔09:44, 8.May 2014

A 55-year-old man who was sacked, for what he claims as being too old, by a golf club he worked at, has been awarded more than £50,000 by an employment tribunal.

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New golf course opens in the UK

New golf course opens in the UK 2

🕔10:02, 7.May 2014

Maverston Golf Course has opened in Scotland despite calls not to build 18-hole venues – and has already attracted 100 members.

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This man has become the first ever deaf-before-he-could-speak person to be named captain of a British golf club

This man has become the first ever deaf-before-he-could-speak person to be named captain of a British golf club 11

🕔10:32, 6.May 2014

Ellesmere Port Golf Club in Cheshire’s has appointed a pre-lingual deaf person to be its captain – the first time this has happened in British history.

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This golf club has done something amazing for local wildlife

This golf club has done something amazing for local wildlife 4

🕔12:05, 2.May 2014

Boston West Golf Club in Lincolnshire has won two conservation awards in the last year for creating a ‘mini nature reserve’.

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Two major golf clubs sold

Two major golf clubs sold 2

🕔10:06, 1.May 2014

In a sign of renewed confidence in the UK golf industry, two of Britain’s most important golf clubs have been sold within a few days of each other.

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