Golf clubs ‘delighted’ that the pace of play has been so quick

Golf clubs ‘delighted’ that the pace of play has been so quick 29

🕔10:43, 19.May 2020

Several golf clubs in England have reported that the length of time it’s taken for post-lockdown rounds to be completed has been so fast that they are considering making permanent changes based on the last week of golf activity.

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Should you wear a watch on the golf course?

Should you wear a watch on the golf course? 0

🕔15:36, 18.May 2020

The season of golf is upon us. The weather is getting warmer, and, for those regular on the golf course, that means it’s time to get their gear and attire and start playing.

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The R&A launches £7 million funding package for UK golf clubs

The R&A launches £7 million funding package for UK golf clubs 1

🕔14:16, 18.May 2020

The R&A has launched a £7 million funding package, The R&A Covid-19 Support Fund, to help national golf associations in the UK and Ireland deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Golf courses can reopen in Scotland ‘a few days after’ May 28

Golf courses can reopen in Scotland ‘a few days after’ May 28 31

🕔12:43, 18.May 2020

The first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has said that ‘outdoor activities such as golf’ can resume ‘within a few days’ of the next review of lockdown restrictions, which will take place on Thursday, May 28.

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English golf courses seeing a ‘surge’ in membership applications

English golf courses seeing a ‘surge’ in membership applications 19

🕔10:31, 18.May 2020

Some golf club managers in England are reporting a surge in membership applications as there appears to be huge demand to play golf after two months of lockdown.

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Golf courses in Northern Ireland can reopen

Golf courses in Northern Ireland can reopen 0

🕔18:02, 17.May 2020

Golf courses across Northern Ireland can reopen to their members on Wednesday, May 20, the Stormont Executive has confirmed.

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Golf club hit by vandals just before it reopened

Golf club hit by vandals just before it reopened 3

🕔06:29, 17.May 2020

A Bournemouth golf club was attacked by vandals and arsonists, causing widespread damage, just days before it reopened after the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Several golf courses in Wales have already reopened

Several golf courses in Wales have already reopened 4

🕔05:57, 17.May 2020

Some golf clubs in Wales have already reopened and allowed golf to be played on them provided it is with only a maximum of one other golfer who they live with, according to reports.

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‘Scottish golf clubs to be told on Tuesday when they can reopen’

‘Scottish golf clubs to be told on Tuesday when they can reopen’ 6

🕔04:40, 17.May 2020

The Sunday Times has claimed that the first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, will reveal when golf courses can reopen on this coming Tuesday.

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The technology to help you adapt to the new guidelines

The technology to help you adapt to the new guidelines 1 Updated

🕔15:41, 16.May 2020

Golf is one of the few sports allowed to be played at the moment, but only under strict new rules. Here, online tee time provider BRS GOLF, explains how you can manage and even increase bookings while adhering to the new regulations.

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English golf course that allowed walkers reopens

English golf course that allowed walkers reopens 10

🕔05:39, 16.May 2020

A Manchester golf venue that allowed walkers to use its course during the lockdown has now reopened – but didn’t do so immediately at least partly because it was clearing up the damage that they caused, according to reports.

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Golfers and golf courses in Scotland desperate for the game to resume

Golfers and golf courses in Scotland desperate for the game to resume 7

🕔10:48, 15.May 2020

There are renewed warnings that some Scottish golf clubs are on the brink as new reports emerge of golfers threatening golf club staff in Scotland because they are still not allowed to play.

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Golf coaching is now allowed again in England

Golf coaching is now allowed again in England 2

🕔16:34, 14.May 2020

The government has updated its guidance to the golf industry and has stated that golf tuition can resume in England with immediate effect.

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‘We’ll have lost at least £75,000 by the end of July’

‘We’ll have lost at least £75,000 by the end of July’ 6

🕔10:46, 14.May 2020

One golf club made staff redundant, which led to members quitting, one’s raised more than £20k via a crowdfunder and another has said subscription refunds could lead to closure. We look at the financial plight of three clubs in the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Scottish golf clubs: Get your members to register with a booking service now

Scottish golf clubs: Get your members to register with a booking service now 2

🕔12:49, 13.May 2020

Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish golf clubs are being advised to prepare now for the reintroduction of tee times, after several clubs in England experienced problems due to demand.

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Six Scottish golf clubs could close ‘in the next two weeks’

Six Scottish golf clubs could close ‘in the next two weeks’ 1

🕔12:08, 13.May 2020

Six golf clubs in South Lanarkshire are in danger of not reopening when golf in Scotland resumes as it is claimed that no greenkeepers have been working on them during the lockdown.

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Meet the golf club manager: Roger Hyder

Meet the golf club manager: Roger Hyder 5

🕔09:05, 13.May 2020

The general manager of Canterbury Golf Club talks about dealing with the Covid-19 lockdown, how the club has grown exponentially since it bought its land six years ago and his role as a consultant to struggling golf clubs.

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Golf clubs in Wales can reopen – but golfers must be ‘local’ to them

Golf clubs in Wales can reopen – but golfers must be ‘local’ to them 5

🕔16:26, 12.May 2020

Golf clubs in Wales can reopen ‘to allow for a managed and coordinated reintroduction of golf across Wales from Monday 18 May’, according to unexpected guidance from Wales Golf.

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England Golf CEO Jeremy Tomlinson: I welcome the resumption of golf

England Golf CEO Jeremy Tomlinson: I welcome the resumption of golf 1

🕔12:09, 12.May 2020

In an open letter to the golf industry, the new head of England Golf says ‘there is a buzz about golf being back’, and that golf clubs’ staff and volunteers deserve praise for their work during the lockdown.

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8% of private members’ golf clubs are now in a ‘critical’ position

8% of private members’ golf clubs are now in a ‘critical’ position 9

🕔12:02, 12.May 2020

A new survey has found that 144 private members’ golf clubs in the UK and Ireland are now in a ‘critical financial position’, following the Covid-19 lockdown.

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‘We’ve received more than 100 tee time bookings in the last 24 hours’

‘We’ve received more than 100 tee time bookings in the last 24 hours’ 9

🕔08:45, 12.May 2020

Some English golf clubs are reporting that they have experienced the busiest period for tee time bookings in their history in the aftermath of the confirmation that golf courses can reopen.

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You need a plan of action now for your food and beverage operation

You need a plan of action now for your food and beverage operation 1

🕔08:25, 12.May 2020

Food and beverage expert Steven Brown answers questions about one of the hardest hit areas in the pandemic: golf clubs’ bars and restaurants.

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Golfers resort to virtual tournaments

Golfers resort to virtual tournaments 0

🕔08:19, 12.May 2020

Many European Tour players, including Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer, have decided to participate in virtual golf tournaments which are powered by simulator technology.

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Can English golf clubs now reopen pro shops and driving ranges?

Can English golf clubs now reopen pro shops and driving ranges? 3

🕔08:07, 12.May 2020

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf has said it will be raising questions with ministers on pro shops, driving ranges and golf coaching, as it currently remains unclear whether these can resume.

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Is golf an expensive hobby?

Is golf an expensive hobby? 0

🕔08:02, 12.May 2020

The beginnings of golf date back to the 15th century Scotland, where it was a posh sport played by aristocrats.

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You can play golf in England with someone you do not live with

You can play golf in England with someone you do not live with 13

🕔15:40, 11.May 2020

The government has updated its guidance regarding what people in England can and can not do from Wednesday, May 11, and it now states that you can play golf with someone you do not live with.

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These tips will show you the right mobile phone etiquette on the golf course

These tips will show you the right mobile phone etiquette on the golf course 0

🕔13:29, 11.May 2020

The jarring sound of a ring tone, regardless of how nice the ringtone is, is enough to set anyone off.

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