“Do they know how much water it takes to make cement?”

“Do they know how much water it takes to make cement?” 14

🕔13:08, 14.Aug 2022

Environmental campaigners have been mocked online for filling golf holes at courses in France with cement to make a point about irrigation – even though water is required to make cement.

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The butterfly that’s thriving thanks to a golf club

The butterfly that’s thriving thanks to a golf club 0

🕔09:56, 13.Aug 2022

A rare species of butterfly is being studied on a wildlife conservation course, which should lead to it thriving. And it’s all thanks to Cirencester Golf Club.

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Campaigns launched to prevent two more former golf courses becoming housing estates

Campaigns launched to prevent two more former golf courses becoming housing estates 0

🕔11:38, 12.Aug 2022

Residents and some local councillors near two golf clubs that closed down in recent years are campaigning to ensure the green spaces are not converted into housing.

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Meet the golf manager: Max Stockwell

Meet the golf manager: Max Stockwell 1

🕔10:46, 12.Aug 2022

The golf manager at Bowood Park Hotel & Golf Club in Cornwall details what managing the club has been like since the pandemic started and being an England Golf ‘Club of the Year’ finalist.

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Patrick Reed: A raft of big-name golfers will compete on the Asian Tour

Patrick Reed: A raft of big-name golfers will compete on the Asian Tour 2

🕔11:44, 11.Aug 2022

Former Masters champion Patrick Reed has said the balance of power in world golf will continue to sway as some golfing ‘superstars’ will compete on the Asian Tour.

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Drawings and details of The R&A’s Glasgow golf concept are released

Drawings and details of The R&A’s Glasgow golf concept are released 5

🕔10:45, 11.Aug 2022

The R&A has revealed the name of its new ‘golf concept’ that will open in Glasgow next summer, along with artistic drawings and other details.

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Historic golf club is crowdfunding due to rising energy costs

Historic golf club is crowdfunding due to rising energy costs 2

🕔12:00, 10.Aug 2022

A 19th century Scottish golf club has set up a crowdfunder as rising costs have meant that its income no longer supports its expenditure.

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Where are the hosepipe bans and how do they affect golf irrigation?

Where are the hosepipe bans and how do they affect golf irrigation? 1

🕔10:58, 10.Aug 2022

So far four water companies in England and Wales have announced they have brought in or will bring in a hosepipe ban, and a further three say they may introduce one.

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Green Party peer calls for ‘fewer golf courses’

Green Party peer calls for ‘fewer golf courses’ 6

🕔09:29, 9.Aug 2022

Green Party life peer Baroness Bennett has called for a reduction in the number of golf courses in the UK, despite being presented with evidence that many clubs are benefiting the environment.

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Golf club could be converted into retirement village

Golf club could be converted into retirement village 4

🕔11:57, 5.Aug 2022

A golf club in Surrey has submitted a planning application to be redeveloped into a retirement community featuring 200 homes and a care home.

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‘We wanted to innovate’

‘We wanted to innovate’ 1

🕔11:06, 5.Aug 2022

The professional women’s game, driven by a desire to move in creative directions such as team formats and on-course DJs, is experiencing growth, states LET CEO Alexandra Armas.

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Scottish club receives £40k grant to improve disability access

Scottish club receives £40k grant to improve disability access 1

🕔12:24, 4.Aug 2022

A Scottish golf club has received a grant of £40,000 from its local council to carry out works to ensure improved access for people with disabilities.

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Food and beverage: Outsource or in-house?

Food and beverage: Outsource or in-house? 6

🕔10:32, 4.Aug 2022

Many golf clubs outsource their food and beverage operation to an external contractor but, according to industry expert Steven Brown, these are often poor deals for the club that can be significantly improved.

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Sir Nick Faldo to design new course in Kent

Sir Nick Faldo to design new course in Kent 1

🕔08:02, 4.Aug 2022

The most successful European golfer of all time, Sir Nick Faldo, is to design a new par-three golf course and putting green in Kent.

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Golf club teams up with university to launch participation research

Golf club teams up with university to launch participation research 0

🕔11:49, 3.Aug 2022

Carnoustie Golf Links has linked up with Abertay University to launch a ‘golf research hub’ that will focus on increasing participation in under-represented groups.

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Rounds of golf are up 73% compared with 2019

Rounds of golf are up 73% compared with 2019 0

🕔12:17, 2.Aug 2022

New data has found that the number of rounds of golf played in the UK this year is up significantly on 2019’s levels – suggesting that the pandemic surge is having a long lasting effect on participation.

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“The post-Covid recovery may have papered over the cracks”

“The post-Covid recovery may have papered over the cracks” 4

🕔14:59, 1.Aug 2022

The sharp rise in members at golf clubs in the UK over the last two and a half years have not solved ‘deep-seated problems’ in the industry, according to an article in The Times newspaper.

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“I would recommend a career in golf to any woman”

“I would recommend a career in golf to any woman” 2

🕔11:43, 1.Aug 2022

The longest serving female golf club secretary / manager in Wales is delighted to have seen a sea-change in attitudes to women during her time in the job.

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