Here’s three developments from the last month that reveal a lot about the state of the golf industry

Here’s three developments from the last month that reveal a lot about the state of the golf industry 0

🕔12:36, 31.Oct 2023

From mixed financial performances in the golf club industry to the unwelcome return of trophy thefts, here’s a look at some key trends from the last few weeks.

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Insights into golf betting in the PGA Tour underdog scene

Insights into golf betting in the PGA Tour underdog scene 0

🕔14:31, 30.Oct 2023

As a participant sport, golf is more popular than ever. In turn, this has naturally seen a major rise in both watching professional golf, and betting on the outcome.

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Meet the head of agronomy in Europe at The R&A: Paul Woodham

Meet the head of agronomy in Europe at The R&A: Paul Woodham 0

🕔13:49, 26.Oct 2023

The new head of agronomy in Europe at The R&A talks to George Stead about the importance of sustainability in golf course maintenance and how it’s possible to achieve this.

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“Golf is what keeps us going!”

“Golf is what keeps us going!” 8

🕔11:29, 26.Oct 2023

Twice a week this summer a fourball met to play at their local club in Cumbria. And, given that the youngest of the quartet was 86, and two are in their 90s, they are evidence that the sport can help people live longer lives.

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Why contracts are most likely to land you in hot water (and a tribunal)

Why contracts are most likely to land you in hot water (and a tribunal) 0

🕔11:14, 26.Oct 2023

From a failure to issue a contract to not knowing legal changes that they must stipulate, there are many mistakes golf clubs can and do make in this area. Golf HR’s Carolyne Wahlen details key measures to follow.

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Why it pays to receive expert financial advice

Why it pays to receive expert financial advice 6

🕔11:00, 26.Oct 2023

A member with a little knowledge about their lawn shouldn’t advise the course manager – and one with a little finance knowledge shouldn’t advise the club on major purchases, writes Golf Finance’s Malcolm Pennycott.

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Kilspindie Golf Club acquires Reelmaster 3550-D thanks to Reesink ReeOwn

Kilspindie Golf Club acquires Reelmaster 3550-D thanks to Reesink ReeOwn 0

🕔10:04, 26.Oct 2023

Kilspindie Golf Club has its hands on a new used Reelmaster 3550-D as part of Reesink’s ReeOwn scheme that refurbishes and rehomes preloved Toro equipment.

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The winners of this year’s World Golf Awards

The winners of this year’s World Golf Awards 0

🕔10:16, 25.Oct 2023

Featuring venues such as Apes Hill Barbados, Terras da Comporta, Quinta do Lago, La Hacienda Links Golf Resort and Costa Navarino, here are some of the winners at the World Golf Awards in Abu Dhabi.

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Two prestigious Surrey clubs are victims of burglaries

Two prestigious Surrey clubs are victims of burglaries 3

🕔11:18, 23.Oct 2023

Two prestigious golf clubs, which both counted Winston Churchill as a member, have experienced burglaries recently, with one of them seeing £90,000-worth of its trophies stolen.

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Mastering patience: Lessons from the golf course and the poker table

Mastering patience: Lessons from the golf course and the poker table 0

🕔16:20, 20.Oct 2023

Let’s unravel the woven threads of these diverse yet interconnected realms, gleaning pearls of wisdom from their depths.

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Golf for beginners: A step-by-step guide to getting started in the game

Golf for beginners: A step-by-step guide to getting started in the game 0

🕔11:27, 20.Oct 2023

Learn from your mistakes, golf guidebooks and those around you until you up your gaming skills. 

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Vandals destroy range technology at Essex golf club

Vandals destroy range technology at Essex golf club 4

🕔11:12, 20.Oct 2023

A golf club in Essex has suffered tens of thousands of pounds-worth of damage after vandals broke in and smashed up its driving range technology.

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Plan ahead for your retail business and reap the rewards in 2024

Plan ahead for your retail business and reap the rewards in 2024 0

🕔11:29, 19.Oct 2023

Ian Melham, Head of Membership Services, Foremost Golf, offers advice on planning ahead for 2024.

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SALTEX takes place on 1-2 November in Birmingham

SALTEX takes place on 1-2 November in Birmingham 0

🕔10:25, 19.Oct 2023

SALTEX is Europe’s largest and leading sports turf, amenities and landscaping trade exhibition, and will be held at Birmingham NEC on 1-2 November 2023.

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Saltex preview: Kubota

Saltex preview: Kubota 0

🕔10:22, 19.Oct 2023

Visitors to SALTEX 2023 will be the first to see the latest in the electric offering from Kubota UK, as stand C070 provides the European launch platform for the next addition to the eco-friendly line-up.

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Saltex preview: Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS)

Saltex preview: Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS) 0

🕔10:19, 19.Oct 2023

Leading the way in the amenity and grounds management market, the OAS team will be available on stands G060 and G057, offering turf management solutions for all grounds managers and greenkeepers alike.

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Saltex preview: Reesink UK

Saltex preview: Reesink UK 0

🕔10:18, 19.Oct 2023

With a power source for the future, the Groundsmaster e3200 is Toro’s first all-electric outfront rotary mower – and it debuts at SALTEX 2023 on the Reesink UK stand.

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Turnaround for Durham golf and country club

Turnaround for Durham golf and country club 0

🕔10:28, 17.Oct 2023

A golf and country club in Durham that was struggling this time last year is now investing significantly in itself.

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Welsh golf club plans major expansion

Welsh golf club plans major expansion 0

🕔11:04, 16.Oct 2023

A golf club in Wales hopes to almost triple the size of its driving range and build a new building to contain a pro shop and refreshment facilities.

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2023 is set for record golf participation year

2023 is set for record golf participation year 4

🕔11:17, 13.Oct 2023

This year is set to break last year’s record for the highest number of rounds of golf played by members of clubs in the UK and Ireland in history.

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Do we need to invest in a modern driving range?

Do we need to invest in a modern driving range? 5

🕔14:40, 12.Oct 2023

Should your golf club risk alienating existing, older, members, by converting the driving range into an entertainment centre that would probably attract younger people? Or could there be a middle way?

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A monthly membership payment option for golf clubs

A monthly membership payment option for golf clubs 2

🕔12:29, 12.Oct 2023

An in-depth look at GolfClubSubs.

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Meet the head professional: James Erskine

Meet the head professional: James Erskine 5

🕔11:44, 12.Oct 2023

The head professional Dumfries & County Golf Club, James Erskine, talks about swing studios, introducing the game to thousands of children and how TGI Golf has helped his business for several years.

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Origin Amenity Solutions expands its research team

Origin Amenity Solutions expands its research team 0

🕔11:01, 12.Oct 2023

Origin Amenity Solutions (OAS) has announced the expansion of the Origin Turf Science and Technology Centre team and the promotion of one of its key people.

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Ormskirk and Farleigh win student awards

Ormskirk and Farleigh win student awards 0

🕔10:07, 12.Oct 2023

The winner of the Toro Student Greenkeeper of the Year Award has been named as Michael Russell, assistant greenkeeper at Ormskirk Golf Club in West Lancashire.

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First-ever disability-friendly putting green to open in Birmingham

First-ever disability-friendly putting green to open in Birmingham 0

🕔11:30, 10.Oct 2023

A golfing charity is to build the UK’s first disability-friendly putting green at Walmley Golf Club – thanks to support from Sutton Coldfield’s historic charitable trust.

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Greenkeeping team praised for incredible repair job

Greenkeeping team praised for incredible repair job 6

🕔10:26, 10.Oct 2023

A West Midlands golf course has been vandalised after a car crashed through gates and then drove onto a green and a fairway – but the greenkeeping team had the green back in play later the same morning.

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