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Buckinghamshire golf club closes down amid Covid-19

Buckinghamshire golf club closes down amid Covid-19 2

🕔13:19, 5.Jun 2020

A golf club in Buckinghamshire is believed to be the first in the UK to announce it is closing down since the coronavirus pandemic started.

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England Golf to use Tacit Lifter and Covid-19 Clip for elite competitions

England Golf to use Tacit Lifter and Covid-19 Clip for elite competitions 1

🕔06:43, 28.May 2020

England Golf will be using the Tacit Lifter with the Covid-19 Clip on its flags for elite competitions and championships later this year, to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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Four golf clubs have now closed down permanently due to Covid-19

Four golf clubs have now closed down permanently due to Covid-19 1

🕔10:40, 4.May 2020

Three golf clubs in Ireland will not be reopening when the rest of the country’s courses return to action on May 18.

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‘Covid-19 Clip’ introduced so golfers don’t touch the flag

‘Covid-19 Clip’ introduced so golfers don’t touch the flag 4 Updated

🕔07:35, 23.Apr 2020

A UK company has developed what it is calling a ‘Covid-19 Clip’ so that golfers do not need to touch the flag when the lockdown period ends and playing the game can resume.

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Covid-19 survey of golf clubs to be presented to government; Concern over golf clubs grants; A leisure trust launches an appeal for donations

Covid-19 survey of golf clubs to be presented to government; Concern over golf clubs grants; A leisure trust launches an appeal for donations 0

🕔09:40, 22.Apr 2020

An economic survey of golf clubs in Northern Ireland, against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic, will be presented to both the governments on the island of Ireland to ensure that the industry can bounce back when lockdown measures have eased.

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Golf courses are now reopening even in the world’s worst-hit Covid-19 areas

Golf courses are now reopening even in the world’s worst-hit Covid-19 areas 20

🕔10:18, 20.Apr 2020

In South Korea, which has had a relatively low death toll, a professional golf tournament will go ahead next month; in New York, the worst-hit area in the world, golf courses reopened this weekend.

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Club given immediate COVID-19 lifeline of £25,000 as more is being made available; Club gives free membership to NHS staff; Footballer ‘to pay golf club’s staff wages’; COVID-19 latest

Club given immediate COVID-19 lifeline of £25,000 as more is being made available; Club gives free membership to NHS staff; Footballer ‘to pay golf club’s staff wages’; COVID-19 latest 12

🕔16:29, 7.Apr 2020

A golf club has already received £25,000 of coronavirus funding from the Scottish government – money that has ‘secured its future’.

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From the Irish golf club that ‘won’t reopen’ to the boom in golf in Singapore, a look at golf and COVID-19 around the world

From the Irish golf club that ‘won’t reopen’ to the boom in golf in Singapore, a look at golf and COVID-19 around the world 3

🕔12:51, 2.Apr 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has not just had a huge impact on the UK golf industry, but arguably every golf industry around the world – both for better and for worse.

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Here’s some amazing stories emanating from golf clubs during COVID-19

Here’s some amazing stories emanating from golf clubs during COVID-19 2

🕔14:23, 29.Mar 2020

From a golf club that’s inspiring the industry to raise money for the NHS to ones that have been distributing food, the coronavirus has brought out the best in many golf clubs.

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COVID-19 helplines launched for golf clubs and PGA members; Club asks members to keep paying subs; LET revises 2020 tournament dates

COVID-19 helplines launched for golf clubs and PGA members; Club asks members to keep paying subs; LET revises 2020 tournament dates 5

🕔11:36, 28.Mar 2020

The PGA has launched a ‘COVID-19 Helpline’ to support its members and golf clubs through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Scottish golf clubs eligible for £25k grant; Some Irish clubs have remained open; Members urged to keep paying their subscriptions; COVID-19 update

Scottish golf clubs eligible for £25k grant; Some Irish clubs have remained open; Members urged to keep paying their subscriptions; COVID-19 update 4

🕔13:02, 26.Mar 2020

Scottish golf clubs that have been forced into temporary closure by the coronavirus crisis are eligible for a one-off Scottish government grant of £25,000.

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Some golf courses were very busy this weekend, Some pro shops have closed; Quotes from golf club managers; COVID-19 latest

Some golf courses were very busy this weekend, Some pro shops have closed; Quotes from golf club managers; COVID-19 latest 3

🕔15:40, 23.Mar 2020

Some pro shops at golf clubs closed down this weekend as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Golf club offers all its beds to the NHS; Contingency plans for the Open; The war on COVID-19 update

Golf club offers all its beds to the NHS; Contingency plans for the Open; The war on COVID-19 update 2

🕔11:40, 20.Mar 2020

An English golf and country club has offered all 30 of its bedrooms to the NHS until the coronavirus pandemic subsides.

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Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme 0

🕔22:27, 30.Jun 2020

As the Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease, the National Golf Clubs Advisory Association looks at the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) relating to furlough that will operate from July 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020.

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Bucks club sees record visitor bookings

Bucks club sees record visitor bookings 2

🕔06:59, 30.Jun 2020

A golf club in Buckinghamshire has reported that its online visitor bookings in June 2020 were up a staggering 1,335 percent compared with June 2019.

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Meet the golf course manager: Peter Bradburn

Meet the golf course manager: Peter Bradburn 0

🕔05:23, 30.Jun 2020

The course and grounds manager at Roehampton Club in London talks about maintaining a prestigious course during the Covid-19 lockdown, the environmental work the club has carried out in recent years and why he still loves being a greenkeeper after three decades in the job.

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How have golf rules adapted to the recent health crisis?

How have golf rules adapted to the recent health crisis? 0

🕔12:23, 29.Jun 2020

There are few sports which have been unaffected by the current health crisis and the world of golf has likewise seen a handful of changes.

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All Scottish golf clubs can apply for new funding

All Scottish golf clubs can apply for new funding 0

🕔11:33, 29.Jun 2020

Every affiliated Scottish golf club that has been financially affected by Covid-19 can apply for one of two new grants totalling more than two-thirds of a million pounds, according to The R&A.

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2018-19 was the best year for Scottish golf clubs in years

2018-19 was the best year for Scottish golf clubs in years 1

🕔06:59, 27.Jun 2020

Scottish golf clubs saw a sharp drop in the pace of membership decline before the pandemic started, according to new data.

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Toro Irrigation: Every penny – and drop – counts

Toro Irrigation: Every penny – and drop – counts 0

🕔05:13, 27.Jun 2020

When it comes to irrigation in the current climate, two things have never been truer: every penny counts and every drop counts.

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Golf has an almost unique perception of safety

Golf has an almost unique perception of safety 3

🕔16:19, 23.Jun 2020

A new survey of nearly 1,500 golfers has found that golf has an almost unique perception of safety during the pandemic – and golfers are likely to play more but spend less money than normal in the months ahead.

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Bristol golf course closes half its course due to rare orchid

Bristol golf course closes half its course due to rare orchid 4

🕔06:49, 20.Jun 2020

A golf course in Bristol has closed off nine of its 18 holes following advice from an ecologist, after a rare orchid that had grown during the lockdown was found at the venue.

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One golf club has seen its membership TREBLE in the last month 

One golf club has seen its membership TREBLE in the last month  3

🕔06:49, 19.Jun 2020

Some golf clubs that feared that they might not reopen when they closed in March are now stating their futures have been secured due to the current strong demand.

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Covid accreditation scheme launched for golf clubs

Covid accreditation scheme launched for golf clubs 0

🕔12:03, 17.Jun 2020

The AA has launched a ‘Covid Confident assessment scheme’ so that hospitality businesses such as golf clubs can give confidence to consumers that they are safe.

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Some golf club managers have been made redundant

Some golf club managers have been made redundant 3

🕔10:49, 16.Jun 2020

There are reports that some golf club managers have been made redundant in recent days – in spite of the income boost many golf clubs in the UK have experienced in the last month.

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New guidance issued for teaching golf to children in England

New guidance issued for teaching golf to children in England 0

🕔11:30, 15.Jun 2020

A junior golf charity has issued new guidance to help golf clubs and PGA professionals in England teach the game in a safe environment against the backdrop of Covid-19 to groups of children.

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‘Social distancing restaurant’ to open in Cornwall in July

‘Social distancing restaurant’ to open in Cornwall in July 2

🕔15:39, 12.Jun 2020

A Cornish hotel has said it has revamped its restaurant so that it conforms to social distancing guidelines, and it will open early next month. 

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