Third major UK golf development set to go ahead

Third major UK golf development set to go ahead 0

🕔19:19, 31.Aug 2020

Liverpool City Council’s planners are recommending approval for a £15 million golf course development – which could become the third major golf investment to go ahead in northern England at roughly the same time.

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Lincolnshire sees the biggest jump in golf ‘staycation’ searches

Lincolnshire sees the biggest jump in golf ‘staycation’ searches 1

🕔17:57, 31.Aug 2020

New research on online searches for golf breaks broken down by the English counties people want to visit has found that Lincolnshire has seen the biggest jump in the last year.

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Here’s three UK golf industry trends we learnt about in August

Here’s three UK golf industry trends we learnt about in August 3

🕔16:56, 31.Aug 2020

From the sharp rise in planning applications to build houses to the growth in demand to play golf continuing unabated, August has rounded off a far better summer for the golf industry than what was feared a few months ago.

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‘Our members need to know they have the right person at the helm during these unprecedented times’

‘Our members need to know they have the right person at the helm during these unprecedented times’ 1

🕔12:19, 30.Aug 2020

It’s been an extraordinary few months for the industry. Andrew Minty, manager of the ‘Welsh Golf Club of the Decade’ during the lockdown, reviews what has happened and what he has learnt about managing a golf club during a pandemic.

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Over 40 UK golf venues now use CardsSafe

Over 40 UK golf venues now use CardsSafe 0

🕔04:30, 30.Aug 2020

The CardsSafe system is a cost-effective and simple piece of technology specifically designed to securely retain customer credit, debit and ID cards while the cardholder runs a tab or hires a product or service.

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How these clubs remained open despite huge course renovation projects

How these clubs remained open despite huge course renovation projects 0

🕔13:11, 29.Aug 2020

Two huge course redevelopment projects in the UK have been at Whittington Heath and at Moor Hall. John Greasley Ltd details what was done and how the playing of golf continued during the works.

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Quad bikers ‘tear up’ Lancashire golf course

Quad bikers ‘tear up’ Lancashire golf course 1

🕔16:09, 28.Aug 2020

A golf club has had to close down for ‘several days’ after quad bikers drove onto the course and tore up many of the greens and fairways.

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At least 12 UK golf clubs that feared closing are now thriving

At least 12 UK golf clubs that feared closing are now thriving 3

🕔06:38, 27.Aug 2020

At least 12 golf clubs that feared their closure was imminent during the lockdown have stated their futures are now secure thanks to the recent membership surge.

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World no.1 spot is a poisoned chalice, study finds

World no.1 spot is a poisoned chalice, study finds 0

🕔15:46, 26.Aug 2020

New research has revealed that the world number one spot has been a poisoned chalice for the world’s top golfers, with only Rory McIlroy securing a Major while holding that position over the last decade.

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Golf course to be redesigned as balls land in football boss’s garden

Golf course to be redesigned as balls land in football boss’s garden 5

🕔06:57, 26.Aug 2020

A Scottish golf club is to redesign two of its holes after several stray balls landed in a neighbour’s garden – and that property is the home of Rangers FC’s chairman.

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At least three more clubhouses close for Covid-19 deep cleans

At least three more clubhouses close for Covid-19 deep cleans 3

🕔06:49, 25.Aug 2020

At least three UK golf clubs have closed their clubhouses for periods of up to 72 hours in the last few days, after members who had been in them either tested positive for Covid-19 or had failed to self-isolate when they were meant to.

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Slot games with the lowest RTP

Slot games with the lowest RTP 0

🕔10:05, 24.Aug 2020

Something that most beginner slot gamblers do not pay enough attention to when they first start spinning those reels is the concept of RTP, or Return To Player.

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Irish golf clubs can apply for €10,000 grant

Irish golf clubs can apply for €10,000 grant 0

🕔06:47, 24.Aug 2020

Golf clubs in Ireland have until early September to apply for a one-off €10,000 payment to help boost their operating performance following the coronavirus disruption.

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Club gives honorary membership to member of 50 years

Club gives honorary membership to member of 50 years 0

🕔22:27, 23.Aug 2020

A Surrey golf club has given honorary membership to a 93-year-old woman who has been a continuous member since 1970 – and doesn’t even play golf!

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Review of Aloha! Cluster Pays Slot

Review of Aloha! Cluster Pays Slot 0

🕔20:57, 23.Aug 2020

Aloha! Welcome to Luau! This Hawaiian themed slot is sure to get you toe-tapping to the sounds of the Hawaiian tunes.

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Driving range sees 73,000 balls hit in one day

Driving range sees 73,000 balls hit in one day 0

🕔17:08, 23.Aug 2020

A driving range in Manchester has seen what is believed to be the most amount of golf balls ever to be hit in one day at a UK range – 73,000.

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Three more golf venues apply to build housing

Three more golf venues apply to build housing 0

🕔06:49, 21.Aug 2020

The trend of golf clubs applying to build large numbers of houses on their land appears to be growing, as another two have submitted planning applications.

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2020 has probably already seen more golf rounds than 2019

2020 has probably already seen more golf rounds than 2019 0

🕔10:00, 20.Aug 2020

A new survey of 75 golf clubs suggests that the UK has probably already seen more rounds of golf played this year than in the whole of 2019, even though most courses were closed for about two months.

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Meet the golf course manager: Richard Mullen

Meet the golf course manager: Richard Mullen 0

🕔09:37, 20.Aug 2020

The course manager at Banchory Golf Club in Aberdeenshire explains why the venue is an ecological haven that is rightfully being recognised for environmental best practice.

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Local council offers all under-16s free golf

Local council offers all under-16s free golf 4

🕔14:36, 19.Aug 2020

A Merseyside council, which earlier this year said it would invest heavily in golf, has said it is offering free golf for the next 12 months to anyone under the age of 16.

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Appointments: Conor Hull joins golf finance firm

Appointments: Conor Hull joins golf finance firm 0

🕔12:46, 19.Aug 2020

Conor Hull has been appointed as a new finance consultant at TGI Golf Finance (TGI GF).

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How golfers prepare for top tournaments

How golfers prepare for top tournaments 0

🕔11:58, 19.Aug 2020

Want to play golf like a pro? Staying in peak physical condition is crucial to the success of pro golfers, and this includes following a tip top diet and nutritional plan to ensure the food we eat helps our performance and recovery.

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English golf clubs have seen 20,000 new members since May

English golf clubs have seen 20,000 new members since May 14

🕔10:39, 19.Aug 2020

The CEO of England Golf has revealed that English golf clubs have collectively seen 20,000 new members join them in the three months since most venues reopened.

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Irish golf clubs predicting huge drop in green fee income this year

Irish golf clubs predicting huge drop in green fee income this year 2

🕔20:17, 18.Aug 2020

Two major Irish golf clubs are predicting that green fee losses caused by Covid-19 will run into millions of pounds between them just for 2020.

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‘Major disruption’ to golf course after chemical applied ‘in error’

‘Major disruption’ to golf course after chemical applied ‘in error’ 4

🕔18:10, 18.Aug 2020

An historic golf course in Aberdeen has said it will be on temporary greens for the rest of the year and into 2021 after a chemical was applied in error earlier this summer, causing significant damage.

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Meet the golf club manager: David Brodie

Meet the golf club manager: David Brodie 4

🕔07:23, 16.Aug 2020

Panmure GC is one of the oldest golf clubs in the world. Its manager only took over last year – here he talks us through what’s been going on, from introducing new technology to surviving the lockdown.

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Plan for major golf venue in Bolton given green light

Plan for major golf venue in Bolton given green light 0

🕔06:53, 16.Aug 2020

A plan to create an international golf destination in Bolton has been given the go ahead by the government.

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