Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing Golf Club Management in November

Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing Golf Club Management in November 0

🕔06:29, 30.Nov 2016

From an upturn in golf club sales to some huge plans for venues in the coming years, GCM editor Alistair Dunsmuir looks back on November

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Carnoustie and St Andrews bring in millions

Carnoustie and St Andrews bring in millions 0

🕔12:20, 29.Nov 2016

The accounts for two Open venues have revealed a healthy state of finances for two major golf course operators.

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Golf club praised for turning flooded bog into a wildlife haven

Golf club praised for turning flooded bog into a wildlife haven 0

🕔13:05, 28.Nov 2016

A golf club in Leicestershire has received local praise for transforming a flooded bog on its course into a pond and wildlife haven.

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This golf coach is nominated for a national disabled coaching award

This golf coach is nominated for a national disabled coaching award 0

🕔12:13, 25.Nov 2016

A man who has been championing blind golfers for more than two decades is in line for a prestigious national coaching award.

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Two golf clubs have administrators appointed

Two golf clubs have administrators appointed 0

🕔13:18, 24.Nov 2016

A leading golf club in Northumberland and a top venue in Hertfordshire have both had administrators appointed to them.

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Golf club to grow by the building of 56 homes

Golf club to grow by the building of 56 homes 0

🕔12:53, 23.Nov 2016

A Scottish golf club is to fund improvements by selling its practice ground to a developer, which will build 56 homes.

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Merseyside set for new £190 million golf club

Merseyside set for new £190 million golf club 0

🕔12:53, 22.Nov 2016

A major new international golf development in Merseyside is a step nearer after Wirral Council agreed to spend more than half a million pounds on surveys and geotechnical reports to see it through.

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Nigel Mansell course one of several sold in recent weeks

Nigel Mansell course one of several sold in recent weeks 0

🕔12:50, 21.Nov 2016

The golf club created by former Formula 1 world champion Nigel Mansell has been sold for a reported figure of £11 million.

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91-year-old scores a hole-in-one

91-year-old scores a hole-in-one 1

🕔12:16, 18.Nov 2016

A 91-year-old golfer has hit a hole-in-one at Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel in Buckinhamgshire – the latest story in what’s been an incredible year for elderly golfers.

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This man has become golf’s first accredited coach for deaf people

This man has become golf’s first accredited coach for deaf people 0

🕔12:42, 16.Nov 2016

A PGA professional in Lincolnshire has become the first person who works in golf in England to achieve the DEAFinitely Inclusive Mark, the accreditation scheme that was launched last year

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Celtic Manor considering legal action against ‘Celtic Minor’

Celtic Manor considering legal action against ‘Celtic Minor’ 0

🕔15:40, 14.Nov 2016

A Welsh golf club that last year changed its name to Celtic Minor could face legal action from Celtic Manor, which believes the club is exploiting its reputation.

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“Footgolf meant our turnover grew by 30%”

“Footgolf meant our turnover grew by 30%” 0

🕔13:05, 11.Nov 2016

A Welsh golf club has told the BBC that the introduction of footgolf led to increasing its turnover by 30 per cent at a time when its membership was falling dramatically.

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Council rejects proposal to convert entire golf course into housing estate

Council rejects proposal to convert entire golf course into housing estate 0

🕔14:03, 10.Nov 2016

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has surprisingly rejected a proposal to convert Plough Hill Golf Centre in Warwickshire into a housing estate.

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HS2 golf club has its future secured

HS2 golf club has its future secured 0

🕔16:04, 8.Nov 2016

A 130-year-old golf club that could have closed down because the HS2 railway line is set to go through the course has had its future secured.

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Jack Nicklaus-designed golf resort to open in 2020

Jack Nicklaus-designed golf resort to open in 2020 0

🕔14:41, 7.Nov 2016

The group that runs a hotel that new world tennis number one Andy Murray owns has said it is also going to run a major golf resort in Scotland.

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£60m golf club to be built in Northern Ireland

£60m golf club to be built in Northern Ireland 0

🕔14:52, 4.Nov 2016

A £60 million golf club is to be built in Lisburn, Northern Ireland, and could open as soon as 2019.

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Several private members’ golf clubs have now received overpaid VAT refunds

Several private members’ golf clubs have now received overpaid VAT refunds 0

🕔15:58, 3.Nov 2016

Approximately 25 per cent of the golf clubs that had claimed for VAT rebates on green fees via KPMG have now received the money back from HMRC.

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Golf membership grows in Lancashire for first time since 2004

Golf membership grows in Lancashire for first time since 2004 0

🕔15:33, 2.Nov 2016

In one of the clearest signs that the golf industry is experiencing recovery, The Lancashire Union of Golf Clubs has said its members have this year collectively seen a rise in their members for the first time in 12 years.

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Goodwood closes its flexible membership category because it is too popular

Goodwood closes its flexible membership category because it is too popular 1

🕔12:18, 1.Nov 2016

One of the first golf clubs in the UK to set up a flexible membership policy has announced it is going to close it at the end of this year because it is now too popular.

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