Golf group comes up with an amazing new type of golf course

Golf group comes up with an amazing new type of golf course 2

🕔11:02, 31.Jul 2017

A company that owns seven golf courses in the UK has introduced golf holes unlike anything we’ve seen before at three of its venues.

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Achieving good governance at your golf club

Achieving good governance at your golf club 5 Updated

🕔22:31, 30.Jul 2017

Earlier this year ICSA: The Governance Institute published guidance on board effectiveness for sports boards in order to improve governance in the sector. Why is good governance vital in golf clubs – and how do you achieve it?

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Why Waterton Park Golf Club has a reputation for environmental friendliness

Why Waterton Park Golf Club has a reputation for environmental friendliness 0 Updated

🕔17:29, 30.Jul 2017

A look at the measures the Yorkshire club has brought in to be green.

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193 golf clubs are ‘ripe for acquisition’

193 golf clubs are ‘ripe for acquisition’ 3

🕔16:24, 28.Jul 2017

An industry financial analyser has said that there are 193 golf clubs in the UK that are currently ripe for acquisition.

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Greenkeeper profile: The 2018 Ryder Cup course manager

Greenkeeper profile: The 2018 Ryder Cup course manager 0 Updated

🕔12:41, 27.Jul 2017

The course manager of Le Golf National, Alejandro Reyes, talks about how preparations for the 2018 Ryder Cup are going.

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Heather is first female manager in this golf club’s history

Heather is first female manager in this golf club’s history 6

🕔12:01, 27.Jul 2017

A Hampshire golf club has become the latest to appoint a woman as its boss for the first time in its history.

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This is a golf green in England

This is a golf green in England 1

🕔16:02, 26.Jul 2017

This is what a golf green can look like in the summer if it hasn’t been irrigated properly for months.

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Legal matters: Improving cashflow performance

Legal matters: Improving cashflow performance 3 Updated

🕔11:12, 22.Jul 2017

This guidance from the NGCAA looks at the issue that many golf clubs have failed because of poor cashflow management rather than lack of profits. What can managers do to improve this vital aspect of their work?

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This golf club has been hit with a 98% increase in its business rates

This golf club has been hit with a 98% increase in its business rates 3 Updated

🕔08:27, 22.Jul 2017

A Yorkshire golf club has seen its rateable value increase by £178,000 – even though it was only valued at £182,000.

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Couple accused of burgling golf clubs

Couple accused of burgling golf clubs 0 Updated

🕔00:53, 21.Jul 2017

A couple have been accused of robbing two golf clubs in Northern Ireland in ‘opportunistic’ attacks.

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How students could help your golf club

How students could help your golf club 0 Updated

🕔17:09, 20.Jul 2017

Could business students come up with free solutions to the issues facing your golf club? Two clubs have approached their local university for support – and the recommendations are now with their committees

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This might be the greatest game ever

This might be the greatest game ever 3

🕔15:09, 18.Jul 2017

Former Open champion Louis Oosthuizen has been using a giant dartboard to teach youngsters how to play golf ahead of the 2017 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

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Meet the manager: Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club’s Luke Edgcumbe

Meet the manager: Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club’s Luke Edgcumbe 0 Updated

🕔12:37, 18.Jul 2017

Luke tells The Golf Business about major improvements at the club, how it is celebrating its 125th anniversary and transferring hotel management skills to a private members’ golf club

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English golf clubs are seeing a boom in new members

English golf clubs are seeing a boom in new members 8

🕔18:01, 17.Jul 2017

Nearly 17,000 people joined English golf clubs in the year up to the end of March 2017, making it one of the best years for the nation in recent times.

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Foxhills to run a fundraiser for Grenfell victims

Foxhills to run a fundraiser for Grenfell victims 0

🕔11:33, 17.Jul 2017

Foxhills Club & Resort in Surrey has said it will run a major golf fundraiser for those affected by the Grenfell Tower disaster.

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In their own words: Scottish Golf CEO Blane Dodds

In their own words: Scottish Golf CEO Blane Dodds 3 Updated

🕔10:59, 16.Jul 2017

The chief executive for Scottish Golf writes exclusively for The Golf Business about the consultation exercise his organisation has been running with golf clubs

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The secret secretary: Where does charity begin?

The secret secretary: Where does charity begin? 3 Updated

🕔12:19, 14.Jul 2017

Sometimes golf club managers like to discuss controversial issues with their peers under the cloak of anonymity. Here, a ‘secret secretary’ explains that ‘charity’ can be used as an excuse to make golfers feel good about themselves – and why this can be costly for a golf club

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Montrose Links to crowdfund for £5m to stop course falling into the sea

Montrose Links to crowdfund for £5m to stop course falling into the sea 1

🕔12:09, 13.Jul 2017

One of the oldest golf clubs in the world is set to crowdfund for £5 million to stop the course falling into the sea.

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Man jailed for 32 months after golf club drowning

Man jailed for 32 months after golf club drowning 0

🕔11:17, 12.Jul 2017

The director of a golf ball collection company has been jailed after an employee drowned on a Welsh golf course last year.

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Another tourism group buys a UK golf club

Another tourism group buys a UK golf club 0

🕔13:39, 11.Jul 2017

Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course in the Scottish Borders has become the latest golf club to be bought by a leisure group.

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This is how you get more women playing golf

This is how you get more women playing golf 2 Updated

🕔11:01, 11.Jul 2017

Most golf clubs want to attract more women to the game but may not know how. Here, Kerry Cooper, an amateur golfer, details the extraordinary success she had when she decided to tackle the issue

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Crown Golf’s PGA changes have led to improvements

Crown Golf’s PGA changes have led to improvements 0

🕔11:30, 10.Jul 2017

Crown Golf’s changes to the roles of its top PGA professionals are having a positive improvement on the operator’s bottom line, a spokesman has confirmed.

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Boost your golf club’s reputation with coffee

Boost your golf club’s reputation with coffee 2 Updated

🕔21:00, 9.Jul 2017

As research reveals the power of coffee to make an unforgettable impression, Heike Wiesner, Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE) Professional, reveals why golf clubs should change their view on the coffee they offer

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Meet the F&B manager: Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club’s Lee Third

Meet the F&B manager: Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club’s Lee Third 0 Updated

🕔14:55, 8.Jul 2017

Lee Third is the food and beverage manager of Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club. He talks about the benefits of the club’s wine committee, trying new dishes and how to increase revenues in a golf club’s bar and restaurant

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The UK’s newest golf course opens in Hampshire

The UK’s newest golf course opens in Hampshire 1

🕔12:01, 7.Jul 2017

The UK’s newest golf course, set against the background of Hampshire Cricket’s home, is opening – and it already has a full membership.

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European Tour CEO issues a challenge to UK’s golf clubs

European Tour CEO issues a challenge to UK’s golf clubs 9

🕔11:56, 6.Jul 2017

The chief executive of the European Tour, Keith Pelley, has issued a challenge to golf clubs to modernise in a bid to grow the game over the next few years.

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Sponsored feature: The revenue benefits of alfresco dining

Sponsored feature: The revenue benefits of alfresco dining 0 Updated

🕔05:43, 5.Jul 2017

Alfresco dining is not just a revenue generator – it’s also a good way of marketing the golf club. We look at one company that provides everything a club needs to allow its customers to eat outside

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