Aberdeenshire golf clubs ‘may go under’ due to rates relief change

Aberdeenshire golf clubs ‘may go under’ due to rates relief change 3

🕔13:04, 31.Aug 2016

More than 50 golf clubs in Aberdeenshire have been hit by a new levy on business rates.

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Here’s the top 3 things I learnt while editing Golf Club Management in August

Here’s the top 3 things I learnt while editing Golf Club Management in August 0

🕔08:20, 31.Aug 2016

From fraud scams to clubs showing creativity can lead to financial success, August was far more than simply Justin Rose winning a gold medal at the Olympics, as Golf Club Management editor Alistair Dunsmuir details

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Will your course be hosting Rugby Golf events?

Will your course be hosting Rugby Golf events? 1

🕔12:09, 30.Aug 2016

Organisers of a new sport to the UK are hoping golf clubs will be hosting Rugby Golf events in the way they have embraced footgolf in the last few years.

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Golf club launches a devilish 666 yard hole

Golf club launches a devilish 666 yard hole 0

🕔11:40, 26.Aug 2016

A Wiltshire golf club has launched a hole that measures 666 yards and is calling it ‘The Beast’.

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More than 1 in 2 non-golfers are put off the game by dress codes

More than 1 in 2 non-golfers are put off the game by dress codes 0

🕔15:38, 24.Aug 2016

More than 50 per cent of people who do not play golf would consider playing the game if they were subjected to a relaxed dress code.

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Golf clubs are using mystery shoppers to boost standards

Golf clubs are using mystery shoppers to boost standards 1

🕔15:31, 23.Aug 2016

Golf Development Wales has been sending ‘mystery shoppers’ to golf clubs all over the country in a bid to raise standards at the venues.

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3 in 4 golfers pick their course based on online reviews

3 in 4 golfers pick their course based on online reviews 0

🕔12:07, 22.Aug 2016

A survey of 4,000 golfers has found that a huge three in four of them will read online reviews before deciding which new course to play.

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England Golf asks for ideas to grow participation

England Golf asks for ideas to grow participation 2 Updated

🕔06:34, 19.Aug 2016

England Golf is embarking on a listening exercise to get as many ideas as possible to grow golf, its new chief executive has announced.

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A third of a Scottish island’s population work on a golf course

A third of a Scottish island’s population work on a golf course 0

🕔11:52, 17.Aug 2016

A third of the entire population of the Scottish island of Jura work on a golf course that hasn’t even been built yet.

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Another golf club is victim of huge fraud scam

Another golf club is victim of huge fraud scam 0

🕔12:06, 16.Aug 2016

Waterlooville Golf Club in Hampshire has also been swindled out of scores of thousands of pounds, it has been revealed.

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What will Justin Rose’s gold medal mean for golf

What will Justin Rose’s gold medal mean for golf 0

🕔14:59, 15.Aug 2016

England Golf believes Justin Rose’s spectacular gold medal at the Rio Olympics will inspire people in the UK to try golf for the first time – and participation could even rise rapidly.

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Riddlesden lost half its membership in just three years

Riddlesden lost half its membership in just three years 0

🕔13:42, 12.Aug 2016

An 89-year-old Yorkshire golf club that closed down earlier this year lost half of its membership between 2012 and 2015.

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Golf and golf club praised for helping people with Parkinson’s

Golf and golf club praised for helping people with Parkinson’s 0

🕔16:20, 10.Aug 2016

Rudding Park Hotel, Spa and Golf in Yorkshire has been praised for helping people with Parkinson’s – the latest of several clubs in the last few weeks that has helped people with physical ailments.

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7 jailed for planned heist on Old Course Hotel

7 jailed for planned heist on Old Course Hotel 0

🕔16:16, 9.Aug 2016

Seven men have been jailed for a total of 47 years for planning a unique raid on the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews which would have had ‘huge implications’ for golf if they had been successful.

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Golf club gets an undertaker to sponsor hole called ‘The Coffin’

Golf club gets an undertaker to sponsor hole called ‘The Coffin’ 0

🕔14:07, 8.Aug 2016

West Lothian Golf Club has been praised for getting a local funeral director to sponsor a hole that is called ‘The Coffin’.

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Nike’s decision to partially leave golf came on same day Adidas reported huge recovery

Nike’s decision to partially leave golf came on same day Adidas reported huge recovery 0

🕔11:47, 5.Aug 2016

The decision by Nike Golf, one of the biggest sponsors of the game in the world, to partially exit the industry, came on the same day that Adidas reported a recovery in its golf business.

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Two golf clubs receive £150k grant from Sport England

Two golf clubs receive £150k grant from Sport England 0 Updated

🕔12:16, 3.Aug 2016

Two Hertfordshire golf clubs are receiving nearly £150,000 between them to spend on refurbishments and improvements thanks to grants from Sport England.

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Toro distributor Lely sold to Royal Reesink

Toro distributor Lely sold to Royal Reesink 0 Updated

🕔06:22, 2.Aug 2016

The turfcare activities of one of the biggest companies in the UK golf club industry, Lely, have been sold to major Dutch company Royal Reesink.

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Another golf club to build housing by its course

Another golf club to build housing by its course 0

🕔14:12, 1.Aug 2016

Huntercombe GC in Oxfordshire is the latest golf club to hope to build houses on its land to fund improvements to its facilities.

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