Ayaka Furue breaks course record to win 2022 Women’s Scottish Open

Ayaka Furue breaks course record to win 2022 Women’s Scottish Open 0

🕔19:27, 31.Jul 2022

Dundonald Links is already relishing the prospect of hosting the 2023 Women’s Scottish Open following the huge success of this year’s event.

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

Here’s three important developments in the golf industry from the last month 0

🕔08:47, 31.Jul 2022

From a spate of golf resorts that were sold in July to new surveys revealing details of a staffing crisis in the industry, July 2022 has been an interesting month.

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Two clubs gain approval to build housing

Two clubs gain approval to build housing 1

🕔11:07, 29.Jul 2022

Two golf clubs have both received planning permission to build homes which could secure their futures.

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BRS Golf and Golf Genius: Success Stories

BRS Golf and Golf Genius: Success Stories 0

🕔12:33, 28.Jul 2022

This year the number of new customers adopting the joint ‘Competitions & Handicapping’ solution has increased by 85 percent year-on-year.

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Warm welcome awaits for Royal Lytham visitors

Warm welcome awaits for Royal Lytham visitors 0

🕔12:25, 28.Jul 2022

Championship golf venue Royal Lytham & St Annes has further boosted its visitor offering with completion of upgraded changing facilities in the clubhouse.

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Portugal announces restrictions on irrigation at golf clubs

Portugal announces restrictions on irrigation at golf clubs 2

🕔10:51, 27.Jul 2022

As a survey reveals golf courses are using far less water than they used to, drought-hit Portugal has announced that irrigation of them in the Algarve will be restricted.

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18 Welsh clubs benefit from sustainability grants

18 Welsh clubs benefit from sustainability grants 3

🕔13:50, 25.Jul 2022

Nearly 20 golf clubs in Wales have benefitted from grants totalling just under £40,000 to help them foster nature, improve water efficiency and reduce emissions.

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Fires ‘deliberately’ started at golf course

Fires ‘deliberately’ started at golf course 0

🕔11:06, 25.Jul 2022

A golf course that has its future up in the air has suffered a spate of seemingly deliberately-started fires during the recent heatwave in the UK.

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Nearly 400 golf clubs now offer GolfSixes

Nearly 400 golf clubs now offer GolfSixes 3

🕔12:12, 22.Jul 2022

The R&A has revealed that 386 golf clubs in Great Britain and Ireland now offer the junior tournament GolfSixes, which will be rolled out to six new countries.

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Golf club managers are working in kitchens due to vacancies

Golf club managers are working in kitchens due to vacancies 1

🕔08:35, 22.Jul 2022

A survey has found that there are widespread vacancies for staff at the moment, so much so that golf club managers are increasingly on rotas to work in kitchens.

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Campaign launched in Wales to get people playing golf

Campaign launched in Wales to get people playing golf 0

🕔15:13, 21.Jul 2022

An animated campaign has been launched in Wales to encourage people to play golf to improve their health and lifestyle.

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Profile: The London Golf Performance Academy

Profile: The London Golf Performance Academy 0

🕔12:32, 21.Jul 2022

The London Golf Performance Academy, based at two golf clubs, is only five years old but plans to go from strength-to-strength as soon as this year.

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Legal advice: General meetings (part two)

Legal advice: General meetings (part two) 2

🕔12:25, 21.Jul 2022

This is the second part of a guidance note covering information and advice on the conduct of general meetings for incorporated golf clubs.

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Review of Club Management World Conference 2022

Review of Club Management World Conference 2022 0

🕔11:36, 21.Jul 2022

At this year’s conference one of the main topics was how to address the staffing crisis in the global golf club industry that has arisen in the last two years. Chris Duffy reports.

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Golf club profile: Kirkby Lonsdale

Golf club profile: Kirkby Lonsdale 0

🕔10:14, 21.Jul 2022

The Cumbrian club has seen a large increase in members in the last year – and many of them are younger and female golfers.

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Victoria Falls could lose heritage status if golf course is built

Victoria Falls could lose heritage status if golf course is built 0

🕔10:12, 20.Jul 2022

The United Nations has informed the governments of Zimbabwe and Zambia that Victoria Falls could lose its unique heritage status if a golf course is built at the site.

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Golf club in Kent to close due to proposed road crossing

Golf club in Kent to close due to proposed road crossing 0

🕔11:52, 19.Jul 2022

A golf club in Kent has said it will close at the end of August as its directors have agreed to sell the land to make way for a proposed road crossing to link Kent and Essex.

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Famous golfers to look for in the upcoming BMW PGA Championship

Famous golfers to look for in the upcoming BMW PGA Championship 0

🕔17:44, 18.Jul 2022

The BMW PGA Championship, as it is currently known for sponsorship reasons, is an annual men’s professional golf tournament on the European Tour.

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Another UK golf resort is sold

Another UK golf resort is sold 0

🕔11:24, 18.Jul 2022

The Mere Golf Resort and Spa in Cheshire has become the latest UK golfing resort to be sold.

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New £20 million golf club in Leicestershire set to go ahead

New £20 million golf club in Leicestershire set to go ahead 0

🕔14:12, 17.Jul 2022

Planning for a major new 18-hole golf club in Leicestershire to replace an existing venue a few miles away has been recommended for approval.

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Meet the PGA professional: Neil Colquhoun

Meet the PGA professional: Neil Colquhoun 0

🕔12:47, 17.Jul 2022

From Merchants of Edinburgh GC, Neil discusses teaching the game to youngsters who have learnt how to play via social media and how he sells out of stock items.

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Woman jailed for robbing elderly men in golf club car parks

Woman jailed for robbing elderly men in golf club car parks 0

🕔07:49, 15.Jul 2022

A Romanian woman who was part of a gang known as the ‘Rolex Rippers’ has been jailed for 40 months for stealing watches from elderly men typically in golf clubs.

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Club Systems provides three St Andrews clubs with extra hardware

Club Systems provides three St Andrews clubs with extra hardware 1

🕔14:02, 14.Jul 2022

Club Systems has provided three prestigious golf clubs in St Andrews with additional hardware to help them cope with the extra demand during the Open Championship.

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Is solar the solution?

Is solar the solution? 0

🕔11:49, 14.Jul 2022

Rising energy costs and increased environmental and sustainability focus have seen many golf clubs explore the possibilities of sourcing their own power supply via renewable energy.

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Tommy Fleetwood helps to inspire the next generation at the 150th Open

Tommy Fleetwood helps to inspire the next generation at the 150th Open 0

🕔10:31, 14.Jul 2022

Eight youngsters from Monifieth Golf Club have visited St Andrews to meet Ryder Cup star Tommy Fleetwood as part of a Golf Foundation initiative. 

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How the unique storylines of golf’s Majors are helping to keep local courses busy

How the unique storylines of golf’s Majors are helping to keep local courses busy 0

🕔09:50, 14.Jul 2022

It still surprises many that some of the most historic golf courses on the planet are open to the public.

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Family-owned Scottish golf venue is sold

Family-owned Scottish golf venue is sold 1

🕔08:42, 13.Jul 2022

A facility has been sold after 100 years of ownership by the same family – and become the fourth UK golf venue in five weeks to be acquired by a leisure operator.

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