Durham clubs unite for ‘Get into golf’ drive

Durham clubs unite for ‘Get into golf’ drive 0

🕔15:14, 30.Jun 2016

A quarter of all the golf clubs in Durham are working together to specifically get more women playing golf.

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Former tennis star Blane Dodds named as new CEO of Scottish Golf

Former tennis star Blane Dodds named as new CEO of Scottish Golf 0

🕔15:36, 27.Jun 2016

The former tennis player, and current chair of Tennis Scotland, Blane Dodds, has been named as the new chief executive of Scottish Golf.

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Second vote likely to be held following disappointment over referendum result

Second vote likely to be held following disappointment over referendum result 0

🕔11:33, 27.Jun 2016

Former Open venue Muirfield wants to hold a second referendum of its members about admitting women before the end of the year following ‘disappointment’ over the first result.

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BIGGA: ‘Brexit will hit greenkeeping budgets’

BIGGA: ‘Brexit will hit greenkeeping budgets’ 1

🕔11:08, 24.Jun 2016

Two organisations heavily involved in the golf industry have said Britain’s decision to vote for ‘Brexit’ will have a negative impact on trade.

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Two more golf clubs embark on housing projects

Two more golf clubs embark on housing projects 0

🕔11:54, 22.Jun 2016

At least two more UK golf clubs are embarking on major housing projects in a bid to provide investment in the venues themselves.

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Major 9 hole event to start this year at Royal Troon

Major 9 hole event to start this year at Royal Troon 1

🕔13:26, 21.Jun 2016

A nine-hole golf event designed to boost participation in golf will take place at Royal Troon just five days before the Open tees off this year.

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This PGA pro coaches hundreds of kids at top golf events

This PGA pro coaches hundreds of kids at top golf events 0

🕔12:12, 20.Jun 2016

A PGA professional at Dudley Golf Club has been selected to coach for free at the Open this year – after spending three days coaching children for a charity at the BMW Championship at Wentworth.

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Is this the world’s longest serving PGA professional?

Is this the world’s longest serving PGA professional? 5

🕔17:05, 17.Jun 2016

After the revelation of the world’s longest serving member at one club, another British golf club believes it might have the longest serving club professional in the world.

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Fund managers told to stop playing golf

Fund managers told to stop playing golf 0

🕔12:38, 16.Jun 2016

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told fund managers that they are spending too much time on golf courses.

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Permission granted for Royal Norwich to sell course and relocate

Permission granted for Royal Norwich to sell course and relocate 0

🕔12:23, 15.Jun 2016

Royal Norwich Golf Club’s extraordinary sale of its home so that 1,000 properties can be built on the course is set to go ahead as planning permission has now been granted.

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This golf club has doubled its membership in just two years

This golf club has doubled its membership in just two years 1

🕔17:46, 13.Jun 2016

Gaudet Luce Golf Club in Worcestershire has doubled its membership from 400 to 800 in just the last two years, thanks to a flexible membership scheme.

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£120,000 course redesign was egg-stremely unnecessary

£120,000 course redesign was egg-stremely unnecessary 0

🕔12:34, 10.Jun 2016

A golf course owner has said he nearly had to spend thousands of pounds redesigning his course to make it safer – but discovered that nearby ‘wayward balls’ had actually been dropped by birds.

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Three tips for marketing to younger golfers

Three tips for marketing to younger golfers 0 Updated

🕔23:45, 9.Jun 2016

Marketing expert Martyn Gill provides three simple tips to make promoting your golf club to younger people more easy

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Golf participation in England has risen for first time in years

Golf participation in England has risen for first time in years 0

🕔11:32, 9.Jun 2016

After more than a decade of year-on-year steep falls, golf participation and club membership in England has risen in the last year.

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‘More Vardy than Vardon’ – football used to get kids into golf

‘More Vardy than Vardon’ – football used to get kids into golf 0

🕔15:59, 8.Jun 2016

Charity the Golf Foundation has teamed up with 16 football clubs to host the ‘StreetGolf Championship’ in a bid to take advantage of the current excitement about Euro 2016 and get more children playing golf.

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Mackenzie ‘trail’ shows benefits of golf clubs working together

Mackenzie ‘trail’ shows benefits of golf clubs working together 0

🕔15:29, 7.Jun 2016

A UK golf club designed by Augusta National architect Alister MacKenzie, which teamed up with eight other venues to form a ‘golf trail’, has said every club can benefit by partnering with its competition.

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This man has been a member of his golf club for more than 82 years

This man has been a member of his golf club for more than 82 years 2

🕔14:59, 6.Jun 2016

A nonagenarian Norfolk golfer has broken the world record for the longest running golf club membership ever – and claims the health benefits from golf has kept him living so long.

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Lockerbie Golf Club NOT ‘on the brink of closure’

Lockerbie Golf Club NOT ‘on the brink of closure’ 0

🕔15:34, 3.Jun 2016

Lockerbie Golf Club has said that, contrary to reports in the Scottish press, it is not on the brink of closure, although it has had its rent slashed for the next two years.

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Royal Troon calls urgent meeting to change men-only constitution

Royal Troon calls urgent meeting to change men-only constitution 1

🕔11:28, 2.Jun 2016

The host of this year’s Open Championship, Royal Troon, has unexpectedly announced that it proposes to allow women to become members just two weeks before the event takes place this July.

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Golf used to warn kids about the dangers of fires

Golf used to warn kids about the dangers of fires 0

🕔12:28, 1.Jun 2016

Firefighters in Wales have come up with an innovative way to teach children about the dangers of fires – by creating a unique and fun golf course in which every hole has a fire-related theme.

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