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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Meet the golf resort director: James Macbeth Stewart

Meet the golf resort director: James Macbeth Stewart 2

🕔08:33, 8.Nov 2020

The resort director at The Belfry talks about the effect the pandemic has had on the resort in 2020, from the health and safety measures that have been introduced to the venue hosting a major golf event this August.

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How to modify your golf game for winter

How to modify your golf game for winter 0

🕔16:16, 6.Nov 2020

Winter is coming, and the cold weather makes playing golf that little bit tougher. Luckily, we have some great tips to help ensure your scores don’t drop with the temperature this season.

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Many more golf rounds were played this September than in previous years’ summer months

Many more golf rounds were played this September than in previous years’ summer months 0

🕔11:35, 6.Nov 2020

New data on golf participation in the UK has found that significantly more rounds were played this September than in any summer month in the previous four years.

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Math-based approach to win slot games

Math-based approach to win slot games 0

🕔10:32, 6.Nov 2020

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

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Woman who granted a golfing wish to her dying husband has now introduced 100 children to golf

Woman who granted a golfing wish to her dying husband has now introduced 100 children to golf 4

🕔07:21, 6.Nov 2020

A woman who took up golf in 2017 because this was her dying husband’s wish has now introduced the game to more than 100 children via a golf academy she launched.

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‘Teething problems’ in first week of new World Handicap System

‘Teething problems’ in first week of new World Handicap System 33

🕔13:44, 5.Nov 2020

There are reports of teething problems, which were anticipated by golf’s authorities, after the new World Handicap System (WHS) was launched in the UK on Monday.

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Golf club managers are dismayed over new course closures

Golf club managers are dismayed over new course closures 4

🕔14:42, 4.Nov 2020

Several golf club managers, directors and professionals, and an MP, have expressed strong disagreement over the closure of courses in England from November 5 to December 2.

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This 98-year-old golfer still plays twice a week

This 98-year-old golfer still plays twice a week 13

🕔13:30, 4.Nov 2020

A woman who has been described as ‘Britain’s oldest golfer’ says she still plays golf twice a week at the age of 98.

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What will golf tourism be like in 2021?

What will golf tourism be like in 2021? 0

🕔13:01, 3.Nov 2020

It is no secret that the entire tourism sector has been hit hard in 2020, including those who offer golfing holidays, trips and coaching.

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Minister apologises for confusion and confirms English golf clubs will close

Minister apologises for confusion and confirms English golf clubs will close 1

🕔12:37, 3.Nov 2020

Michael Gove has apologised for the confusion surrounding golf clubs in England and confirmed that they will have to close for 28 days.

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Boris Johnson dashes hopes that golf will win lockdown reprieve

Boris Johnson dashes hopes that golf will win lockdown reprieve 26

🕔17:07, 2.Nov 2020

The prime minister has dashed hopes that golf courses in England will be allowed to remain open from November 5 to December 2 after all.

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Golf is ‘hopeful’ of a lockdown exemption, reports The Times

Golf is ‘hopeful’ of a lockdown exemption, reports The Times 2

🕔12:35, 2.Nov 2020

Golf and outdoor tennis in England are hopeful that they will be subjected to a reprieve and be allowed to continue, The Times newspaper has reported, as several golf clubs back the petition calling for them to remain open.

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Petition for golf to stay open quickly hits 100,000 signatures

Petition for golf to stay open quickly hits 100,000 signatures 16

🕔12:50, 1.Nov 2020

A petition for golf courses to be allowed to stay open during the November lockdown in England hit 100,000 signatures within just a few hours of launching, as England Golf says it will challenge the government over the decision to close them.

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