Golf controversially used in Civil Service diversity training manual

Golf controversially used in Civil Service diversity training manual 0

🕔07:26, 20.Apr 2021

There are calls for the Civil Service to stop using an ‘anti-racism’ training programme for its staff, which states that golf clubs are an example of ‘privilege’.

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Municipal course caps membership numbers due to ‘unprecedented demand’

Municipal course caps membership numbers due to ‘unprecedented demand’ 1

🕔07:31, 19.Apr 2021

A leisure group that runs a municipal golf course in Scotland has capped the number of members the club has due to unprecedented demand in recent weeks.

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Top golfers’ ‘mental health has deteriorated in the last decade’

Top golfers’ ‘mental health has deteriorated in the last decade’ 0

🕔07:48, 18.Apr 2021

Research into the mental health of leading golfers has found it is deteriorating because they are spending more time on the road.

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Irrigation maintenance checklist

Irrigation maintenance checklist 0

🕔12:27, 17.Apr 2021

Robert Jackson explores how an irrigation system can be maintained in a cost and time effective manner, ensuring it performs to an optimum level this spring and summer.

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Golf club operator to invest in five venues

Golf club operator to invest in five venues 0

🕔07:55, 17.Apr 2021

An operator of six golf clubs in England has said it will invest, on average six figure amounts, in five of them due to the increased popularity of the game at the moment.

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Hideki Matsuyama’s Masters win predicted to lead to Far East golf surge

Hideki Matsuyama’s Masters win predicted to lead to Far East golf surge 4

🕔04:47, 16.Apr 2021

There are predictions that Hideki Matsuyama’s win at the 2021 Masters will lead to a surge in popularity of the sport in Asia, particularly Japan.

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Meet the director of golf: Graham Chambers

Meet the director of golf: Graham Chambers 0

🕔14:12, 15.Apr 2021

The director of golf at Longhirst Hall Golf Club talks about the venue’s history from coal mine to EuroPro Tour host, the last, extraordinary, year and what the next few years might look like for the golf industry.

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Formby Hall and The Grove make new senior management appointments

Formby Hall and The Grove make new senior management appointments 0

🕔06:07, 15.Apr 2021

Two major English golf resorts, Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa in Liverpool and The Grove in Hertfordshire, have both made new senior managerial appointments.

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Gleneagles posts £5m loss due to Covid

Gleneagles posts £5m loss due to Covid 0

🕔07:22, 14.Apr 2021

The host of the 2014 Ryder Cup, Gleneagles, has become the latest major golf resort to post a loss for the last financial year due to coronavirus.

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More golf venues announce major investment projects

More golf venues announce major investment projects 0

🕔07:23, 13.Apr 2021

At least three more golf venues have announced forthcoming major projects in a sign of the strength of the UK golf industry in 2021.

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How pro shops can make the most of the spending surge

How pro shops can make the most of the spending surge 0

🕔15:33, 12.Apr 2021

With shoppers returning to high streets and shopping centres, retailers are busy preparing to maximise the potential of physical stores and meet pent-up consumer demand.

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Golf club reports £260k loss due to Covid

Golf club reports £260k loss due to Covid 0

🕔07:53, 12.Apr 2021

An Irish golf club that is usually popular with overseas visitors has said its operating loss for 2020 was more than a quarter of a million pounds.

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Member calls for changes to cope with tee time demand surge

Member calls for changes to cope with tee time demand surge 4

🕔07:48, 10.Apr 2021

One of the longest-standing members of one of the oldest golf clubs in the world has called for it to create new staff roles due to a membership surge in recent months.

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‘Teenagers have been camping in one of the bunkers’

‘Teenagers have been camping in one of the bunkers’ 2

🕔07:05, 9.Apr 2021

Greenkeepers at a prestigious Surrey golf club had to wake up teenagers who were camping in a tent in one of the bunkers over the Easter holidays – and were met with abuse.

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Meet the pro who teaches golf to blind people

Meet the pro who teaches golf to blind people 0

🕔12:10, 8.Apr 2021

Anders Mankert has been teaching – for free – blind golfers now for a quarter of a century, and some have gone on to excel at the game.

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Spending on golf jumped by nearly 400% last week

Spending on golf jumped by nearly 400% last week 0

🕔11:09, 8.Apr 2021

New data from Barclaycard shows that spending on golf soared in the week English golf courses were allowed to reopen following three months of lockdown.

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Preparing for the return of F&B

Preparing for the return of F&B 0

🕔11:00, 8.Apr 2021

Golf clubs should prepare for the return of their bars and restaurants by evaluating their staff costs in these departments, argues food and beverage consultant Steven Brown.

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‘We’ve had more than 300 rounds per day since reopening’

‘We’ve had more than 300 rounds per day since reopening’ 0

🕔07:48, 7.Apr 2021

Several golf clubs have reported huge participation rates in the last few days, as many golf clubs have reopened following lockdowns amid dry and sunny weather.

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Roundup of golf industry appointments in the last week

Roundup of golf industry appointments in the last week 0

🕔07:19, 6.Apr 2021

There have been an unusually high number of new appointments in golf clubs and the golf industry in general in the last few days, here are some of the most high profile of them.

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No, golf courses are not bad for the environment

No, golf courses are not bad for the environment 1

🕔07:09, 5.Apr 2021

There is a media narrative that golf courses are bad for the environment. However, research is finding that that not only is not true, but golf courses now play a pivotal role in how green a local area is.

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Demand for early evening tee times is soaring

Demand for early evening tee times is soaring 2

🕔07:14, 4.Apr 2021

The demand for ‘twilight golf’ in April has soared according to a report in The Telegraph.

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Golf club delays reopening due to lockdown damage

Golf club delays reopening due to lockdown damage 0

🕔07:57, 3.Apr 2021

An English golf club has delayed the day it will reopen by at least a week to clear up the damage caused by members of the public who used it during the lockdown.

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‘Noxious chemical’ sprayed across golf club’s greens

‘Noxious chemical’ sprayed across golf club’s greens 3

🕔07:45, 2.Apr 2021

A golf club that experienced vandalism when a quad bike drove across it in March has now revealed that the vehicle probably had a spray unit attached to cause even more damage to the surface.

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‘We are full from the first tee to the last’

‘We are full from the first tee to the last’ 1

🕔12:04, 1.Apr 2021

Several English golf clubs have reported that their first few days back has resulted in huge participation.

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Who will be the Masters champion?

Who will be the Masters champion? 0

🕔11:26, 1.Apr 2021

The Masters tournament is back in its deserved spot to start as the first foremost championship of the golf season.

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