Scottish golf course to close ‘in three weeks’

Scottish golf course to close ‘in three weeks’ 2

🕔11:40, 31.Jan 2024

A popular, municipal golf course in Scotland, which was built in the 1950s, has said it has been told it could close down in just three weeks.

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Here’s three developments from the first month of 2024

Here’s three developments from the first month of 2024 1

🕔08:59, 31.Jan 2024

From a club selling out 2024’s tee times in a few hours to others reporting 2023 was their best year ever, the golf industry is in a far healthier place in 2024 than it was when Slumbers and Pelley joined it in 2015.

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Club plans to reduce course from 18 holes to 12

Club plans to reduce course from 18 holes to 12 12

🕔11:35, 30.Jan 2024

A Somerset golf club has reportedly lost members after it announced plans to reduce its course from 18 holes to 12, and build other forms of entertainment in the space created.

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Golf club that closed in 2018 to reopen

Golf club that closed in 2018 to reopen 1

🕔12:09, 29.Jan 2024

In a sign of the strength of the UK golf industry today, a Welsh golf club that permanently closed down before the pandemic is to reopen.

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Celebrities ‘interested’ in purchasing iconic venue

Celebrities ‘interested’ in purchasing iconic venue 0

🕔11:55, 26.Jan 2024

An MMA fighter and a former presidential candidate for the Republic of Ireland are both reportedly interested in purchasing the Slieve Russell golf resort in Northern Ireland.

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Club offers to support flooded club’s members

Club offers to support flooded club’s members 2

🕔11:22, 25.Jan 2024

A golf club in Cumbria has said members of a neighbouring club that has been hit by flooding can use its facilities for free during the clean-up operation.

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The UK golf clubs that are planning for Net Zero

The UK golf clubs that are planning for Net Zero 1

🕔11:00, 25.Jan 2024

At least three golf clubs in the UK have announced plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions, particularly thanks to the installation of solar panels, which are also saving them thousands of pounds per year.

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Club profile: Oxford Golf Club

Club profile: Oxford Golf Club 0

🕔10:41, 25.Jan 2024

Last year was special for Oxford Golf Club, which launched the Colt Invitational to celebrate 100 years since Harry Colt redesigned its course, and a book about its history was placed in the Bodleian Library.

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Vicki Harrison named as new manager of Dundonald Links

Vicki Harrison named as new manager of Dundonald Links 0

🕔21:18, 24.Jan 2024

Dundonald Links has appointed Vicki Harrison as its new general manager – making her the first woman to hold the position at the Ayrshire resort.

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The business of betting on golf

The business of betting on golf 0

🕔19:12, 24.Jan 2024

The amount of money currently being bet on golf is surging.

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Get Golfing to host the Women’s Golf Championship

Get Golfing to host the Women’s Golf Championship 1

🕔11:53, 23.Jan 2024

A charity that last year took over the running of its 12th golf club since forming in 2018 has agreed a three-year deal to host the Women’s Golf Championship.

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Golf’s synergy with the tech world

Golf’s synergy with the tech world 0

🕔11:07, 23.Jan 2024

Golf video games, simulations, gadgets, less time-consuming game formats and online communities have all made it easier for players of all ages to get into the sport.

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Volunteers are saving a golf course from 12 feet of flooding

Volunteers are saving a golf course from 12 feet of flooding 2

🕔13:12, 22.Jan 2024

Volunteers have been moving thousands of sandbags to help protect a golf club near Lincoln, which may have been hit by half a million pounds-worth of flood damage.

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Norfolk golf club set to be sold to its tenant

Norfolk golf club set to be sold to its tenant 0

🕔12:36, 19.Jan 2024

A golf club that was purchased by its local council 17 years ago is set to be sold back to its tenant.

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Leeds club ‘facing closure’ over repeated vandalism

Leeds club ‘facing closure’ over repeated vandalism 2

🕔13:18, 18.Jan 2024

A golf club in Leeds has said it may be forced to close due to repeated vandalism.

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Meet the manager: Philip Henderson

Meet the manager: Philip Henderson 3

🕔12:19, 18.Jan 2024

The Scottish general manager at Al Zorah Golf Club in the UAE, Philip Henderson, details his experiences managing clubs around the world and why his current club is such a special venue.

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How golf helped this child through autism

How golf helped this child through autism 1

🕔10:35, 18.Jan 2024

The son of a member at Lahinch Golf Club was diagnosed with autism at a young age. The father took his son to the club and, to his surprise, this helped him learn how to socialise, writes Daragh Small.

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‘How we’ve uplifted the presentation of the estate’

‘How we’ve uplifted the presentation of the estate’ 0

🕔10:00, 18.Jan 2024

Peter Pattenden, golf courses and estates manager at Carden Park, looks at how the versatility of turf maintenance equipment he first purchased in 2017 has helped him overcome winter challenges.

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Which bookmakers offer the best golf betting odds?

Which bookmakers offer the best golf betting odds? 0

🕔12:05, 17.Jan 2024

Different bookies offer different odds on golf tournaments – but is any one better than the others?

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Small business ideas to start at university

Small business ideas to start at university 0

🕔11:31, 17.Jan 2024

A lot of students come up with the most creative ways to get a steady income.

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7% pay rise recommended for golf club staff

7% pay rise recommended for golf club staff 3

🕔11:12, 16.Jan 2024

The Committee for Golf Club Salaries (CGCS) has recommended a seven percent increase in the salaries of golf club staff for 2024, and nine percent for assistant greenkeepers.

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Historic club offers lifetime memberships to fund coastal erosion work

Historic club offers lifetime memberships to fund coastal erosion work 3

🕔09:49, 16.Jan 2024

One of the world’s oldest links venues, Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club, is offering a lifetime overseas golf membership to help pay for protection against storms.

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Centurion Club plans to build 10 more holes

Centurion Club plans to build 10 more holes 0

🕔14:28, 15.Jan 2024

An 18-hole Hertfordshire golf club has submitted a plan to build 10 additional holes.

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Golf strategy: How to make smart decisions on the course for lower scores

Golf strategy: How to make smart decisions on the course for lower scores 0

🕔11:27, 15.Jan 2024

Golf, well known as a game of precision and patience, can simultaneously be a source of immense joy and utter, devastating frustration.

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Thieves stole 10,000 golf balls from club

Thieves stole 10,000 golf balls from club 0

🕔13:16, 12.Jan 2024

Thieves stole more than 10,000 golf balls from a golf club in Kent that had just reopened after years of closure in an overnight raid shortly before Christmas.

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The history of golf attire in the UK

The history of golf attire in the UK 0

🕔12:48, 11.Jan 2024

From Mary, Queen of Scots to the present day, a dress code, for reasons ranging from performance to decorum, has been used and can make sense, writes Kiran Kanwar, but, ideally, a balance should be struck.

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Dorset venue to entirely close down

Dorset venue to entirely close down 3

🕔11:29, 11.Jan 2024

A golf club, hotel and spa in Dorset that said it would close its golf operation down this year has now announced that the entire venue will permanently close.

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