Here’s three interesting developments from the UK golf industry in the last month

Here’s three interesting developments from the UK golf industry in the last month 1

🕔12:55, 30.Sep 2021

From a 4,000-year-old coffin found on one golf course to a club that’s investing in luxury treehouses, September was the first month in 19 in which Covid-19 did not dominate all or almost all of the main stories.

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‘No magic solution’ to issue of trans people in women’s grassroots sports

‘No magic solution’ to issue of trans people in women’s grassroots sports 0

🕔11:39, 30.Sep 2021

New guidelines for participation in grassroots sport state that transgender women retain physique, stamina and strength advantages when competing against women, and there is ‘no magic solution’ to the issue.

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Partnering with industry brands

Partnering with industry brands 0

🕔10:39, 30.Sep 2021

Golf clubs and equipment brands are increasingly forming partnerships with each other so that golfers can now be offered exceptional custom fitting experiences when they visit the club.

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Time to celebrate 75 years of SALTEX

Time to celebrate 75 years of SALTEX 0

🕔10:18, 30.Sep 2021

Those associated with the maintenance of golf courses will have the opportunity to see a wide range of innovative new products at the NEC, Birmingham on November 3 and 4.

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Golf course vandal unveiled as former member

Golf course vandal unveiled as former member 1

🕔11:54, 29.Sep 2021

A vandal who poured weedkiller on a golf course, causing nearly £16,000 of damage, was a disgruntled former member, a court has heard.

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Daniel Gavins’ maiden European Tour victory still sinking in

Daniel Gavins’ maiden European Tour victory still sinking in 0

🕔11:05, 29.Sep 2021

Yorkshire born and bred golf professional Daniel Gavins announced himself well and truly on the European Tour golf scene by claiming his maiden tour victory at the ISPS HANDA World Invitational in Northern Ireland.

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The ‘Rolex Rippers’ have robbed another man

The ‘Rolex Rippers’ have robbed another man 0

🕔07:55, 28.Sep 2021

The thieves who have been targeting people in or near golf clubs in southern England for more than a year have struck again, according to reports.

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Council looks to golf club for cemetery space

Council looks to golf club for cemetery space 1

🕔07:58, 27.Sep 2021

A council that is running out of graveyard space for burials is considering using golf club land to alleviate the issue.

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US golf clubs are ’embracing fun’ in order to attract more members

US golf clubs are ’embracing fun’ in order to attract more members 1

🕔09:59, 25.Sep 2021

American golf clubs are using the pandemic to embrace changes to their venues in order to attract more people to join them, according to a report.

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Golf club will not allow people to play unless they’re vaccinated

Golf club will not allow people to play unless they’re vaccinated 3

🕔11:52, 24.Sep 2021

The most prestigious golf club in Australia, Royal Melbourne GC, has said golfers will not be allowed to play at the venue unless they provide proof that they have been vaccinated.

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A new way to teach golf to children

A new way to teach golf to children 0

🕔10:37, 24.Sep 2021

A new project to introduce children to golf has been launched.

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‘Heartbreaking’ as vandals tear up green at Gloucestershire golf club

‘Heartbreaking’ as vandals tear up green at Gloucestershire golf club 0

🕔09:45, 24.Sep 2021

Vandals have driven onto the course of a golf club that recently avoided closure and torn up one of its greens, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage.

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Legal advice for golf clubs: Staff accommodation

Legal advice for golf clubs: Staff accommodation 0

🕔11:15, 23.Sep 2021

The extent of property held by a golf club can very often include residential flats and houses, invariably occupied as a home by an employee of the club.

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Another archaeological discovery is made at an English golf course

Another archaeological discovery is made at an English golf course 0

🕔09:50, 22.Sep 2021

Just a few days after it emerged that a 4,000 year old coffin containing a high status individual had been found at a golf club in Lincolnshire, two ancient kilns have been discovered in Norfolk.

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Golf club turns dying tree into stunning art exhibit

Golf club turns dying tree into stunning art exhibit 4

🕔08:15, 22.Sep 2021

A golf club has commissioned two ‘chainsaw artists’ to convert its iconic dying tree into an incredible sculpture.

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The best casino golf courses in the world

The best casino golf courses in the world 0

🕔20:54, 21.Sep 2021

You can have the best of both worlds when you visit a casino golf course. Here are the best casino golf courses in the world. Find out more.

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Northumberland golf club to embark on £500k of improvements

Northumberland golf club to embark on £500k of improvements 0

🕔10:45, 21.Sep 2021

Alnwick Castle Golf Club is to invest £500,000 in itself on a new clubhouse, changing facilities and a greenkeepers’ shed, as well as course improvements, partly in order to ‘create new income streams’.

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Greenkeeper wins the Welsh Amateur

Greenkeeper wins the Welsh Amateur 0

🕔07:39, 21.Sep 2021

A greenkeeper who works at Aldersey Green Golf Club in Cheshire has won the men’s Welsh Amateur Championship.

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Bolton golf course hopes to have 14 homes built on its land

Bolton golf course hopes to have 14 homes built on its land 1

🕔08:31, 20.Sep 2021

A golf club has become the second just in Bolton in recent weeks to announce plans to build housing on its course.

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Meet the golf club general manager: James Thomas

Meet the golf club general manager: James Thomas 1

🕔11:15, 19.Sep 2021

The head of Oakdale Golf Club talks about managing a major rise in membership in the last two years, dealing with staff self-isolating and why his club runs an innovative membership scheme.

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The five UK golfers who spent the longest at number one

The five UK golfers who spent the longest at number one 0

🕔09:31, 17.Sep 2021

British golfers have a rich tradition of success in the majors and have produced some of the world’s greatest champions.

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Review of the ‘Wales Golf Festival’

Review of the ‘Wales Golf Festival’ 0

🕔10:53, 16.Sep 2021

This summer Wales Golf ran a three-day festival at Parc Golf Club featuring several events, with the emphasis on fun and inclusion, in order to appeal to people of all levels of ability.

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Glenbervie Golf Club opts for the Reesink ReeAssure maintenance plan

Glenbervie Golf Club opts for the Reesink ReeAssure maintenance plan 0

🕔10:19, 16.Sep 2021

With 300 acres of grass to maintain, there was no doubt that Glenbervie Golf Club in Scotland, needed the support of the Reesink Turfcare’s ReeAssure maintenance plan.

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Merseyside golf club to undergo £20 million of improvements

Merseyside golf club to undergo £20 million of improvements 2

🕔11:23, 15.Sep 2021

An English golf club is planning to embark on major changes including the construction of a modern driving range, football pitches and a new clubhouse in order to be one of the premier venues in the north west.

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Another golf course set to be converted into housing

Another golf course set to be converted into housing 3

🕔08:38, 14.Sep 2021

A golf club in Stockport has become at least the fifth in just a month to announce that its course could be concreted over.

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Global interest as ancient coffin found at Lincolnshire golf course

Global interest as ancient coffin found at Lincolnshire golf course 1

🕔09:05, 13.Sep 2021

A 4,000-year-old coffin containing the remains of a ‘high-status individual’ has been found buried at a Lincolnshire golf course in a story that is receiving global attention. 

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Meet the PGA professional: Mike Bradley

Meet the PGA professional: Mike Bradley 1

🕔14:26, 10.Sep 2021

The head pro at Hollinwell Golf Club talks about the range of work he gets involved in, the free coaching the club offers to juniors and a playing career that included the Open Championship.

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