Some golf club managers have been made redundant

Some golf club managers have been made redundant 3

🕔10:49, 16.Jun 2020

There are reports that some golf club managers have been made redundant in recent days – in spite of the income boost many golf clubs in the UK have experienced in the last month.

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New guidance issued for teaching golf to children in England

New guidance issued for teaching golf to children in England 0

🕔11:30, 15.Jun 2020

A junior golf charity has issued new guidance to help golf clubs and PGA professionals in England teach the game in a safe environment against the backdrop of Covid-19 to groups of children.

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‘Golf club membership remains relevant and affordable’

‘Golf club membership remains relevant and affordable’ 18

🕔07:09, 14.Jun 2020

The chief executive of England Golf has said the surge in memberships in England in the last month is proof that being a member is both affordable and relevant.

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The multiple functions of golf clubhouses: The ideal venue for your next poker tournament

The multiple functions of golf clubhouses: The ideal venue for your next poker tournament 0

🕔16:41, 12.Jun 2020

Golf is one of the UK’s favourite sports, as evidenced by England having more registered golf courses than any other country in the UK by a long way.

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‘Social distancing restaurant’ to open in Cornwall in July

‘Social distancing restaurant’ to open in Cornwall in July 2

🕔15:39, 12.Jun 2020

A Cornish hotel has said it has revamped its restaurant so that it conforms to social distancing guidelines, and it will open early next month. 

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Competition golf in England is resuming – and demand for it is huge

Competition golf in England is resuming – and demand for it is huge 2

🕔06:59, 12.Jun 2020

Several golf clubs across England are reintroducing competition golf – with some saying the number of entries they’re receiving is in the hundreds of golfers.

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No evidence that golfers ‘are hiding in ferries’

No evidence that golfers ‘are hiding in ferries’ 1 Updated

🕔06:46, 11.Jun 2020

A golf club located on a remote Scottish island has said it has found no evidence that reports that golfers are hiding in vans in ferries so they can play the course are true.

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Income is rising fast at most UK golf clubs

Income is rising fast at most UK golf clubs 6

🕔06:50, 10.Jun 2020

Several golf clubs have reported that they are experiencing a boom in revenues due to the current strong demand to play golf, with this including a sharp rise in non-golf income such as from coaching and even food and beverage.

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Two leading golf clubs devastated by fire shortly after reopening

Two leading golf clubs devastated by fire shortly after reopening 2

🕔10:17, 9.Jun 2020

Two golf clubs, one 117 years old and the other opened by a US president, have both seen their clubhouses devastated by fires just days after their golf courses reopened following the lockdown.

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Meet the golf club manager: Geoff Johnson MBE

Meet the golf club manager: Geoff Johnson MBE 0 Updated

🕔07:40, 7.Jun 2020

The new manager of Clandeboye Golf Club talks about moving clubs during a pandemic, attracting membership renewals during a lockdown, clubhouses in a social distancing world and why local golf clubs should now work more together.

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‘The support we received during this very difficult time has been great’

‘The support we received during this very difficult time has been great’ 0 Updated

🕔13:22, 6.Jun 2020

Fairway Credit operated on a ‘business as usual’ basis from March to May and now, with golf in such demand, it is allowing golf club members who’d cancelled credit agreements to re-join schemes, writes Roger Brown, chief commercial officer of Specialist Lending at Fairway Credit.

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‘We’ll have no choice but to cease trading until next April’

‘We’ll have no choice but to cease trading until next April’ 2

🕔06:28, 6.Jun 2020

A number of golf clubs that rely on overseas visitors, particularly in Scotland and Ireland, fear that they will have to close down unless government action is taken before the end of this month.

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Buckinghamshire golf club closes down amid Covid-19

Buckinghamshire golf club closes down amid Covid-19 2

🕔13:19, 5.Jun 2020

A golf club in Buckinghamshire is believed to be the first in the UK to announce it is closing down since the coronavirus pandemic started.

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How this golf course kept walkers safe when it reopened

How this golf course kept walkers safe when it reopened 1

🕔11:13, 5.Jun 2020

With over 500 acres of natural heathland criss-crossed by public footpaths, Berkhamsted Common, which is home to Berkhamsted Golf Club, could have been a flashpoint when golf resumed last month.

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Scottish golf clubs are experiencing a membership surge

Scottish golf clubs are experiencing a membership surge 6

🕔06:29, 5.Jun 2020

Several Scottish golf clubs are experiencing a surge in members after it became the last country in the UK to reopen its golf courses, with one saying 12 people joined just because they enjoyed walking around it during the lockdown.

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The first locker rooms can reopen in the UK this Monday

The first locker rooms can reopen in the UK this Monday 2

🕔10:56, 4.Jun 2020

Golf club locker rooms, which have been closed in the UK since March, can reopen in Northern Ireland from this Monday.

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‘Our future is now secure’

‘Our future is now secure’ 4

🕔10:58, 3.Jun 2020

The president of a Scottish golf club that feared it would close down in March has said the club’s future is now secure due to the increase in membership sales, while an English venue has said it is already taking staff off of furlough.

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What amounts did golf clubs that set up lockdown crowdfunders secure?

What amounts did golf clubs that set up lockdown crowdfunders secure? 0

🕔10:55, 2.Jun 2020

Two golf clubs, one in England and one in Scotland, that set up crowdfunders during the lockdown as they feared for their futures, detail what happened next.

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PGA professionals in England can now coach in groups of six people

PGA professionals in England can now coach in groups of six people 0

🕔17:47, 1.Jun 2020

As of today (June 1), golf coaches in England can teach in groups of up to six people – ie the PGA professional and a maximum of five others – England Golf has confirmed.

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Nearly a half of ‘nomadic’ golfers are considering joining a club

Nearly a half of ‘nomadic’ golfers are considering joining a club 4

🕔11:20, 1.Jun 2020

A survey of avid golfers who are not members of clubs in England in late May has found that more than two in five are considering joining a club at the moment.

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