‘My health has deteriorated because I couldn’t play golf in November’

‘My health has deteriorated because I couldn’t play golf in November’ 0

🕔07:59, 28.Nov 2020

A 63-year-old golfer has detailed how important golf is to his life, and in particular his health, amid calls for golf to be exempt from any future pandemic lockdown.

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Golf club makes more than £1m loss due to Covid

Golf club makes more than £1m loss due to Covid 1

🕔07:03, 27.Nov 2020

An Irish golf club that relies on tourism has detailed that it has missed out on nearly £2.7 million of income in the last year, making an overall loss of more than £1.15 million, due to Covid-19.

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Protected: Earning a fortune on golf sports betting: dream or reality?

Protected: Earning a fortune on golf sports betting: dream or reality? 0

🕔10:56, 26.Nov 2020

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Golf club members’ app soared in 2020

Golf club members’ app soared in 2020 0

🕔09:16, 26.Nov 2020

The HowDidiDo app used by members of British and Irish golf clubs saw a 61 percent increase in users in 2020, in another example of how much the game has boomed during the pandemic.

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Golf to be banned in Northern Ireland and for some people in Scotland

Golf to be banned in Northern Ireland and for some people in Scotland 2

🕔07:21, 25.Nov 2020

Golf is set to be banned in Northern Ireland for two weeks, and some golfers in Scotland will not be allowed to play at certain venues, according to reports.

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Another two golf courses hit by vandals

Another two golf courses hit by vandals 2

🕔07:49, 24.Nov 2020

Two historic Scottish golf courses, one 155 years old and the other 130 years old, have become the latest venues to be targeted by vandals.

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Confirmation comes that English golf clubs can reopen from December 2

Confirmation comes that English golf clubs can reopen from December 2 1

🕔20:14, 23.Nov 2020

The prime minister has confirmed that golf in England can resume on December 2. Here’s what we know so far about what English golf clubs are allowed to open and how golf can be played next month.

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Golf operator reports membership and participation surge in 2020

Golf operator reports membership and participation surge in 2020 1

🕔07:19, 23.Nov 2020

An operator of eight Scottish golf courses has reported an overall membership increase of a staggering 43 percent in 2020 compared with 2019.

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Neuroscientist: Golf fulfils a prescription for wellbeing

Neuroscientist: Golf fulfils a prescription for wellbeing 4

🕔07:22, 22.Nov 2020

A neuroscientist has written a paper that concludes that ‘golf fulfills the perfect prescription for wellbeing and happiness’.

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‘Record numbers’ at one club before second lockdown

‘Record numbers’ at one club before second lockdown 1

🕔07:06, 21.Nov 2020

A report on golf before the second lockdown in England suggests that record numbers played on the eve of course closures in early November.

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Golf participation in October was still soaring

Golf participation in October was still soaring 1

🕔06:29, 20.Nov 2020

New figures for rounds of golf played in the UK in October suggest that the participation boom was still going into the autumn, up by 65 percent compared with 2019.

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A lockdown football match took place on a golf course

A lockdown football match took place on a golf course 2

🕔09:17, 19.Nov 2020

An Essex golf course that closed down for 28 days due to the English lockdown has discovered that a ‘full-scale’ football match took place on its course.

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Two golf clubs close down for good

Two golf clubs close down for good 4

🕔07:17, 18.Nov 2020

Despite the huge participation increase in golf in 2020, two golf clubs, one in Derbyshire and one in Angus, have closed down.

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Report finds huge disparities in the business rates golf clubs pay

Report finds huge disparities in the business rates golf clubs pay 1

🕔06:22, 18.Nov 2020

An independent report on the UK’s business rates system has found that golf clubs pay amounts that range from £26 to £88 per member.

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Review of Rainbow Riches

Review of Rainbow Riches 0

🕔11:43, 17.Nov 2020

Since its release in 2006, Rainbow Riches has been at the forefront of the industry within the United Kingdom, with a lasting popularity that has seen developer Barcrest evolve and adapt the series over the past decade.

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Math-based approach to win slot games

Math-based approach to win slot games 0

🕔10:32, 17.Nov 2020

Slots used to be far simpler machines when they were first invented back in the 19th century.

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Car ‘drives at 80mph’ on golf course

Car ‘drives at 80mph’ on golf course 6

🕔06:58, 17.Nov 2020

A car containing three young men has driven onto a nine-hole golf course in Lancashire, causing significant damage.

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Members regain control of club that could have closed down

Members regain control of club that could have closed down 6

🕔06:44, 16.Nov 2020

The members of a golf club that was a private members’ venue, but was then taken over by banks and a hedge fund due to financial issues, have now regained control and are looking to the future with confidence.

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Study finds golfers use online technology to practice at home during lockdowns

Study finds golfers use online technology to practice at home during lockdowns 0

🕔07:15, 15.Nov 2020

A research project carried out by two universities has found that golfers turn to online technology to hone their skills when golf courses are closed due to Covid-19 lockdowns.

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Fairhaven transforms changing provision

Fairhaven transforms changing provision 1

🕔15:25, 14.Nov 2020

The 125-year-old Fairhaven Golf Club has undergone a £1.3 million clubhouse refurbishment including a new private function suite, the creation of a formal reception area and new men’s and ladies’ locker rooms.

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Golf tourism set to bounce back in 2021

Golf tourism set to bounce back in 2021 2

🕔07:37, 14.Nov 2020

A new survey has found increasing confidence in golf tourism for 2021 following a very difficult 2020 due to the pandemic.

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Historic golf club reveals it has had an outstanding year

Historic golf club reveals it has had an outstanding year 1

🕔06:35, 13.Nov 2020

One of the world’s oldest golf clubs, which could have closed down six years ago, has said it has experienced a more than 200 percent membership increase.

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‘I couldn’t sleep the previous night’

‘I couldn’t sleep the previous night’ 0

🕔15:14, 12.Nov 2020

Every country’s golf industry has been hugely impacted by coronavirus this year. Here, amateur golfer Paarth Singh details what it was like playing in India for his first round after lockdown restrictions were lifted.

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‘Golf could have provided a lockdown tonic’ 

‘Golf could have provided a lockdown tonic’  5

🕔10:16, 12.Nov 2020

Golf resort operators have been detailing their disappointment that the 28 day lockdown in England has resulted in the closing of their courses, as well as their bars, restaurants, hotels and spas.

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Scientists say allowing walkers on urban golf courses risks biodiversity

Scientists say allowing walkers on urban golf courses risks biodiversity 5

🕔07:59, 11.Nov 2020

A group of Australian scientists have said allowing walkers to use golf courses during Covid-19 lockdowns is a threat to biodiversity.

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“We are all so sad and angry to think people could do this”

“We are all so sad and angry to think people could do this” 5

🕔06:48, 10.Nov 2020

A historic golf club that has said it will close down next year has had vandals tear up its course, and the damage is so severe that it may still be affected even after the latest lockdown ends.

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Scottish club survived spring lockdown because locals didn’t want to lose it

Scottish club survived spring lockdown because locals didn’t want to lose it 2

🕔06:45, 9.Nov 2020

The captain of a golf club on the Isle of Cumbrae in Scotland has said his venue could have closed down during the March to May lockdown but it survived thanks to its members and other locals.

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