Here’s the top three UK golf industry trends in May 2021

Here’s the top three UK golf industry trends in May 2021 0

🕔17:09, 31.May 2021

All the main trends in the industry at the moment are driven by the surge in participation, here is our pick of the main three from the last month.

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Meet the PGA professional: Michael Nesbit

Meet the PGA professional: Michael Nesbit 1

🕔10:07, 29.May 2021

The head professional at Westerhope Golf Club talks about the last extraordinary year and how the pro shop has adapted to the ‘new normal’.

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Tiger Woods: My goal right now is walking on my own

Tiger Woods: My goal right now is walking on my own 1

🕔10:06, 28.May 2021

In his first interview since his car accident, Tiger Woods has said his primary focus is regaining strength in his injured right leg.

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Whitby Golf Club has gained 113 new members in the last year

Whitby Golf Club has gained 113 new members in the last year 3

🕔07:18, 28.May 2021

Whitby Golf Club in Yorkshire has gained more than 100 members in the last year, thanks to the participation surge in golf due to the pandemic.

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STAR EV electric vehicle brand arrives in the UK

STAR EV electric vehicle brand arrives in the UK 0

🕔10:18, 27.May 2021

The STAR EV brand, and its extensive range of lithium and sealed battery-powered utility vehicles for the golf market, is available in the UK for the first time.

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Participation has grown by more than two million golfers in the last year

Participation has grown by more than two million golfers in the last year 5

🕔12:18, 26.May 2021

New research from The R&A has found that the number of people in Great Britain who have played golf on a full-length course in the last year has surged to 5.2 million.

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Non-members of golf clubs can obtain handicaps from early July

Non-members of golf clubs can obtain handicaps from early July 5

🕔18:08, 25.May 2021

Golfers in England who are not members of English golf clubs will be able to obtain official handicaps for the first time ever from early July, England Golf has confirmed.

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What are the most famous golf courses in the world?

What are the most famous golf courses in the world? 0

🕔11:27, 25.May 2021

Golfing is one of the most popular sports around, known for its peaceful nature and, depending on the course, its scenic views.

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Golf club to host ‘Muslim golf day’

Golf club to host ‘Muslim golf day’ 5

🕔07:17, 25.May 2021

A golf club in Manchester is to host a Muslim golf day, in which only halal food will be served, no alcohol or gambling will be involved and prayer arrangements will be made for golfers.

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Golf venue to open in Berkshire this summer

Golf venue to open in Berkshire this summer 2

🕔07:24, 24.May 2021

A golf ‘entertainment complex’ is set to open in Berkshire this July, boosted by the current demand to play the game and the recent growth of modern driving ranges.

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Royal Dornoch offers free golf to NHS staff for the whole of June

Royal Dornoch offers free golf to NHS staff for the whole of June 2

🕔11:39, 22.May 2021

Royal Dornoch Golf Club is offering free rounds on both its courses to NHS and care staff golfers for the remainder of May and all of June.

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Are you seeking to expand or diversify your golf club?

Are you seeking to expand or diversify your golf club? 0

🕔11:22, 21.May 2021

Whilst many golf clubs have benefited from extra ‘Covid related’ demand, some are embracing diversification ideas in order to boost recurring revenue and profits, or just to remain viable.

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Golfing in Monte Carlo and how to pass the time

Golfing in Monte Carlo and how to pass the time 0

🕔10:25, 21.May 2021

Located on the French Riviera in the opulent Monaco, Monte Carlo is one of the most luxurious destinations in the world.

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Another historic golf club reintroduces a waiting list

Another historic golf club reintroduces a waiting list 1

🕔07:44, 21.May 2021

The oldest golf club in Oxfordshire has said it has been so busy since it reopened in late March that it is reintroducing a waiting list for memberships.

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Meet the golf club manager: Shahin Bani-Sadr

Meet the golf club manager: Shahin Bani-Sadr 1

🕔12:26, 20.May 2021

Appointed as one of the youngest private members’ golf club managers – at Rowlands Castle GC – in the UK, aged 28, less than two years ago, Shahin takes us through the last 15 months.

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Another golf group announces investment plan

Another golf group announces investment plan 1

🕔09:38, 20.May 2021

The QHotels Group has become the latest owner of golf venues to announce that it will invest heavily in them, against the backdrop of increased participation.

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You do not need a credit licence to allow members to pay on an instalment plan

You do not need a credit licence to allow members to pay on an instalment plan 1

🕔13:54, 18.May 2021

Articles regarding the regulation of golf membership finance are causing golf clubs unnecessary concern.

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Hannah McAllister named as new CEO of Wales Golf

Hannah McAllister named as new CEO of Wales Golf 8

🕔11:26, 18.May 2021

Congratulations to Hannah McAllister, who has been named as the new CEO of Wales Golf.

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“There is strong demand” as another UK golf club is bought

“There is strong demand” as another UK golf club is bought 0

🕔09:18, 18.May 2021

A Yorkshire venue has become at least the sixth UK golf club in the last few days to be sold as one agent says: “[There is currently] strong ongoing demand for golf businesses.”

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Consultation to begin on new multi-million pound Scottish golf resort

Consultation to begin on new multi-million pound Scottish golf resort 1

🕔07:58, 18.May 2021

Plans to convert a former farm into a major new golfing destination next to St Andrews are to be consulted on this week.

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Golf club plans to fund new clubhouse via housing

Golf club plans to fund new clubhouse via housing 1

🕔07:33, 17.May 2021

A golf club that saw its clubhouse destroyed by a fire recently has submitted a planning application for a new building.

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How Clandeboye Golf Club romances the stone

How Clandeboye Golf Club romances the stone 0

🕔09:47, 16.May 2021

Clandeboye Golf Club is home to several miles of dry stone walls, parts of which have collapsed. A group of members meet every Monday to restore this beautiful part of the landscape.

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Reesink’s got you covered

Reesink’s got you covered 0

🕔14:55, 15.May 2021

When it comes to buying machinery, Reesink’s thought of everything.

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Golf clubs that rely on overseas visitors still severely disrupted

Golf clubs that rely on overseas visitors still severely disrupted 2

🕔07:39, 15.May 2021

UK golf clubs, particularly ones in Scotland, that rely on overseas visitors for business are facing an extremely challenging 2021, even despite the participation surge.

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Spate of golf course vandalism ‘could put juniors off playing golf’

Spate of golf course vandalism ‘could put juniors off playing golf’ 0

🕔07:36, 12.May 2021

A golf club captain has said he fears that youngsters could be deterred from playing golf due to the spate of cases of vandalism at venues in recent weeks.

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Visiting San Diego’s golf tournament

Visiting San Diego’s golf tournament 0

🕔16:51, 11.May 2021

There are many immigration choices available to golfers to compete professionally in any golf tournament in the USA.

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Ways to be certain that online slot sites are fair

Ways to be certain that online slot sites are fair 0

🕔13:38, 11.May 2021

The snag with online slots is that you may begin to wonder whether the slots you want to play are fair or not.

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