Woman named first ever female captain of a golf club in Ireland

Woman named first ever female captain of a golf club in Ireland 1

🕔19:58, 31.Jan 2022

Dungannon Golf Club in Northern Ireland has become the first golf club in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to appoint a woman as its overall captain.

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Here’s three of the most significant developments from January for the golf industry

Here’s three of the most significant developments from January for the golf industry 0

🕔18:09, 31.Jan 2022

From pandemic year two golf participation data showing even better results than year one, to this publication getting a new publisher, we look at important developments in the golf industry in January 2022.

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Gareth Bale becomes R&A ambassador

Gareth Bale becomes R&A ambassador 1

🕔13:05, 31.Jan 2022

Footballer Gareth Bale has been named as a global ambassador for The R&A – a role that will see him inspire new audiences around the world into playing golf.

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£240k municipal driving range in Merseyside opens

£240k municipal driving range in Merseyside opens 0

🕔09:05, 31.Jan 2022

A new 10-bay driving range, located at Bootle Golf Course in Merseyside, has opened.

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Golf club to end memberships

Golf club to end memberships 0

🕔10:52, 30.Jan 2022

A golf club has applied for planning permission to build lodges that will reduce the length of its course – a move that may result in it only allowing guests staying at the lodges to use the venue.

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Scottish course set to undergo major development

Scottish course set to undergo major development 0

🕔10:29, 29.Jan 2022

A golf club in Argyll and Bute in Scotland is set to partner with one of Britain’s largest housebuilding companies in order to undertake a major renovation project.

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“A tremendous privilege”

“A tremendous privilege” 0

🕔12:44, 28.Jan 2022

Anders Mankert’s ‘Golf Scholarship’ programme has now been running for more than two decades. Here he talks about some of its notable successes and his plans for it in 2022.

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Royal Dornoch closes the book for 2022 due to unprecedented demand

Royal Dornoch closes the book for 2022 due to unprecedented demand 6

🕔13:54, 25.Jan 2022

Unrivalled demand for tee times has forced Royal Dornoch Golf Club to close the book for the 2022 season.  

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“Demand from new golfers” sees retail sales soar

“Demand from new golfers” sees retail sales soar 0

🕔11:49, 25.Jan 2022

Retailer American Golf has said that the surge in participation in the UK over the last two years resulted in a huge rise in sales over the Christmas period.

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Ambitious plans for new St Andrews resort halted amid legal battle

Ambitious plans for new St Andrews resort halted amid legal battle 0

🕔11:26, 25.Jan 2022

While the ‘home of golf’ continues to be adored by players and spectators alike, ambitious plans for a rival club in the St Andrews area have hit the skids.

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Two golf clubs that came close to closure post record growth

Two golf clubs that came close to closure post record growth 0

🕔12:20, 24.Jan 2022

Two Scottish golf clubs that have both been on the brink of closure within recent years have now both reported record growth.

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Over 250 golf clubs took part in recruitment drive

Over 250 golf clubs took part in recruitment drive 1

🕔08:23, 23.Jan 2022

A UK government initiative that offers 16-to-24 year olds a work placement at a golf club was taken up by more than 250 venues in 2021, resulting in employment for more than 400 people.

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Golf club to build 100 mobile units

Golf club to build 100 mobile units 1

🕔10:53, 22.Jan 2022

A golf club in Cumbria has received planning permission to build 100 mobile units in order to protect its financial viability.

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Perthshire golf course now uses bamboo toilet roll

Perthshire golf course now uses bamboo toilet roll 1

🕔08:06, 21.Jan 2022

A luxury holiday estate and golf course has announced that all its holiday homes’ toilet roll is now created sustainably from bamboo.

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More Scottish golf clubs report cases of vandalism

More Scottish golf clubs report cases of vandalism 0

🕔13:20, 20.Jan 2022

Two Scottish golf clubs have become the latest to report shocking levels of vandalism.

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Misconduct: Messaging groups and social media

Misconduct: Messaging groups and social media 0

🕔12:44, 20.Jan 2022

The National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA) provides legal advice on what policies clubs should have on employees’ social media activities.

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What does the increasing popularity of golf in the UK mean for the sport?

What does the increasing popularity of golf in the UK mean for the sport? 0

🕔11:52, 20.Jan 2022

Since 2016 the number of golfers in Great Britain and Ireland has increased from 3.6 million to 5.7 million.

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Council plans to sell golf club at multi-million pound loss

Council plans to sell golf club at multi-million pound loss 3

🕔12:28, 19.Jan 2022

A council in Norfolk is reportedly planning to sell a golf club it bought for more than £7 million for less than £2 million.

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Meet the golf director: Keith Pickard

Meet the golf director: Keith Pickard 0

🕔11:33, 19.Jan 2022

The golf, leisure and spa director of The QHotels Collection, which manages seven golf resorts in England and Scotland, details how the venues have adapted to the pandemic.

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Five great golf business ideas for 2022

Five great golf business ideas for 2022 0

🕔17:16, 18.Jan 2022

If you love golf and dream of becoming an entrepreneur, then you should consider combining the two things. There are many different types of golf businesses to start in 2022. In this article you can be inspired by five great golf business ideas.

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Another torched car found on a Dundee golf course

Another torched car found on a Dundee golf course 2

🕔12:17, 18.Jan 2022

For at least the third time in the last year, an abandoned burnt-out car has been found on a golf course in Dundee.

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The most anticipated golf tournaments in 2022 that you don’t want to miss

The most anticipated golf tournaments in 2022 that you don’t want to miss 0

🕔15:19, 17.Jan 2022

With a thrilling calendar of competitive competition ahead, we can’t help but fixate on this year’s most anticipated tournaments.

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Club launches speed radar in collaboration with local residents

Club launches speed radar in collaboration with local residents 0

🕔13:59, 17.Jan 2022

A golf club has introduced a speed radar outside its main residence to encourage safe driving as part of a partnership between members and local residents.

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Police issue warning to golfers about Rolex thieves

Police issue warning to golfers about Rolex thieves 0

🕔12:52, 16.Jan 2022

Police in Hampshire have issued a warning to golfers about a female gang of robbers dubbed the Rolex rippers.

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Trump: Confidence is strong for 2022

Trump: Confidence is strong for 2022 1

🕔12:33, 14.Jan 2022

The executive vice president of the Trump Organization, Eric Trump, has said confidence in Trump Turnberry for 2022 is strong, although Covid is still making “it difficult to predict how operations will be affected”.

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Online reviews now play a major role in golf course decisions

Online reviews now play a major role in golf course decisions 1

🕔12:51, 13.Jan 2022

A survey of golfers has found that they are much more likely to leave reviews of golf courses they play and read other golfers’ reviews before deciding to play a new course than before.

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Reflections on a strong year; What’s in store for 2022?

Reflections on a strong year; What’s in store for 2022? 0

🕔11:05, 13.Jan 2022

Roger Brown, chief commercial officer at Fairway Credit, looks at what the last 12 months have meant for the golf industry, and what the next 12 should bring us.

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