Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing the magazine in January:

Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing the magazine in January: 0

🕔06:56, 31.Jan 2017

From flexible memberships to ‘no slow play golf’, Golf Club Management editor Alistair Dunsmuir provides his monthly round-up of the biggest stories in the industry.

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Council freezes rent of community conscious golf club

Council freezes rent of community conscious golf club 0

🕔17:29, 30.Jan 2017

A local authority has rewarded a golf club that has been at the heart of its community by freezing its rent for the next five years.

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How Enfield GC achieved an affordable drainage solution

How Enfield GC achieved an affordable drainage solution 0

🕔15:49, 30.Jan 2017

When two streams at Enfield GC overflowed, flooding both the course and nearly 200 homes, local authorities devised costly schemes to protect the venue’s neighbours. Fortunately, the club was allowed to embark on an affordable alternative drainage solution, which has achieved all its goals.

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Golf club had to pay for removal of dumped waste

Golf club had to pay for removal of dumped waste 0

🕔13:11, 27.Jan 2017

A Hampshire golf club has had to pay for the clearance and disposal of rubbish that was dumped by its entrance.

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Muirfield to hold second vote on women in next few days

Muirfield to hold second vote on women in next few days 2

🕔15:13, 26.Jan 2017

Muirfield has confirmed it is to hold its second vote on allowing women to become members in less than a year.

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Prolific burglar jailed for targeting golf clubs

Prolific burglar jailed for targeting golf clubs 0

🕔17:47, 24.Jan 2017

A prolific burglar who’s been linked with at least two robberies at golf clubs has been jailed for two years.

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Bromley GC becomes official ‘no slow play’ venue

Bromley GC becomes official ‘no slow play’ venue 0 Updated

🕔06:32, 21.Jan 2017

A London golf club has become the first in the UK to be officially branded as a venue where golfers can play a round quickly.

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Sussex club to downsize and build 130 homes

Sussex club to downsize and build 130 homes 0

🕔14:28, 16.Jan 2017

An 18-hole Sussex golf club that has suffered ‘significant financial loss’ in recent years is set to convert to nine holes and build 130 homes in order to secure its future.

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‘Father of modern golf’ John Jacobs, dies, aged 91

‘Father of modern golf’ John Jacobs, dies, aged 91 0

🕔14:27, 13.Jan 2017

Golfing legend John Jacobs OBE, described as the father of modern day golf, has died at the age of 91.

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Golf club buys local hotel for £20m

Golf club buys local hotel for £20m 0

🕔13:25, 11.Jan 2017

A 36-hole golf club in Northamptonshire has merged with a local hotel it had previously had disputes with in order to make both businesses stronger.

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Reesink to show off precision spray system at BTME

Reesink to show off precision spray system at BTME 0 Updated

🕔01:14, 11.Jan 2017

Reesink Turfcare will be bringing a GeoLink Precision Spray System simulator to BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) 2017, Europe’s leading showcase for turf professionals and buyers.

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Major project launched to see how beneficial golf is to the environment

Major project launched to see how beneficial golf is to the environment 0

🕔06:45, 10.Jan 2017

BIGGA, the CMAE, England Golf, Imperial College London and Environmental Solutions International have announced they are working together on a national project to survey the golf sector’s benefits to the environment.

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There has been a huge rise in the number of members of English golf clubs

There has been a huge rise in the number of members of English golf clubs 4

🕔14:52, 9.Jan 2017

English golf clubs saw an unexpected boom in their collective number of members in 2016, according to new figures from Sport England.

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This golf club saw 150 new members in 2016

This golf club saw 150 new members in 2016 0

🕔12:54, 6.Jan 2017

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre in Buckinghamshire has said the flexible membership policy it introduced last year led to 150 people joining the club.

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Liverpool GC runs sessions for visually impaired people

Liverpool GC runs sessions for visually impaired people 0

🕔12:36, 4.Jan 2017

Liverpool Golf Centre is running a scheme that aims to break down the golfing barriers for blind and partially sighted people.

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Number of golfers with disabilities in Wales doubled in 2016

Number of golfers with disabilities in Wales doubled in 2016 1

🕔12:54, 3.Jan 2017

The Golf Union of Wales (GUW) has won an insport Silver Award for its work in making the sport more inclusive for people with disabilities.

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