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Top golfers’ ‘mental health has deteriorated in the last decade’

Top golfers’ ‘mental health has deteriorated in the last decade’ 0

🕔07:48, 18.Apr 2021

Research into the mental health of leading golfers has found it is deteriorating because they are spending more time on the road.

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Irrigation maintenance checklist

Irrigation maintenance checklist 0

🕔12:27, 17.Apr 2021

Robert Jackson explores how an irrigation system can be maintained in a cost and time effective manner, ensuring it performs to an optimum level this spring and summer.

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Hideki Matsuyama’s Masters win predicted to lead to Far East golf surge

Hideki Matsuyama’s Masters win predicted to lead to Far East golf surge 4

🕔04:47, 16.Apr 2021

There are predictions that Hideki Matsuyama’s win at the 2021 Masters will lead to a surge in popularity of the sport in Asia, particularly Japan.

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Meet the director of golf: Graham Chambers

Meet the director of golf: Graham Chambers 0

🕔14:12, 15.Apr 2021

The director of golf at Longhirst Hall Golf Club talks about the venue’s history from coal mine to EuroPro Tour host, the last, extraordinary, year and what the next few years might look like for the golf industry.

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How pro shops can make the most of the spending surge

How pro shops can make the most of the spending surge 0

🕔15:33, 12.Apr 2021

With shoppers returning to high streets and shopping centres, retailers are busy preparing to maximise the potential of physical stores and meet pent-up consumer demand.

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Meet the pro who teaches golf to blind people

Meet the pro who teaches golf to blind people 0

🕔12:10, 8.Apr 2021

Anders Mankert has been teaching – for free – blind golfers now for a quarter of a century, and some have gone on to excel at the game.

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Preparing for the return of F&B

Preparing for the return of F&B 0

🕔11:00, 8.Apr 2021

Golf clubs should prepare for the return of their bars and restaurants by evaluating their staff costs in these departments, argues food and beverage consultant Steven Brown.

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No, golf courses are not bad for the environment

No, golf courses are not bad for the environment 1

🕔07:09, 5.Apr 2021

There is a media narrative that golf courses are bad for the environment. However, research is finding that that not only is not true, but golf courses now play a pivotal role in how green a local area is.

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‘We are full from the first tee to the last’

‘We are full from the first tee to the last’ 1

🕔12:04, 1.Apr 2021

Several English golf clubs have reported that their first few days back has resulted in huge participation.

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Who will be the Masters champion?

Who will be the Masters champion? 0

🕔11:26, 1.Apr 2021

The Masters tournament is back in its deserved spot to start as the first foremost championship of the golf season.

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Johnson the bookmakers’ favourite as all eyes turn to Augusta for the Masters

Johnson the bookmakers’ favourite as all eyes turn to Augusta for the Masters 0

🕔18:12, 31.Mar 2021

There’s something special about The Masters.

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Here’s three golf industry trends that became evident in March

Here’s three golf industry trends that became evident in March 0

🕔15:26, 31.Mar 2021

With golf courses reopening in England to unprecedented demand, we look at the top three trends in the golf industry in March.

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Top golf themed slots

Top golf themed slots 0

🕔11:44, 31.Mar 2021

One armed bandits, fruit machines, pokies or puggy; they’ve been around for years but are certainly a little different today than their older cousins of the dark pub corner.

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Meet the head of golf: Andrew Jowett

Meet the head of golf: Andrew Jowett 2

🕔12:19, 26.Mar 2021

The new head of golf at Gleneagles talks about future plans at ‘The Glorious Playground’ and how the business has supported staff and customers during the pandemic.

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Preparing for the surge

Preparing for the surge 0

🕔10:24, 25.Mar 2021

With golf participation expected to be very high for the coming season, some venues have taken the opportunity of recent lockdowns to fast track major course renovation projects.

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‘We’re almost fully booked for the first two weeks’

‘We’re almost fully booked for the first two weeks’ 0

🕔07:07, 24.Mar 2021

A number of English golf clubs have detailed how excited they are about the return of golf next week, following an absence that’s lasted nearly three months.

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Comment: Handicaps for non-members of golf clubs

Comment: Handicaps for non-members of golf clubs 8

🕔08:07, 21.Mar 2021

Chris Gray, general manager at Cottingham Parks Golf & Leisure, argues that the plan to create handicaps for ’nomads’ risks repeating trends from the 1990s, which led to a decline in golf club memberships.

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The Secret Secretary: Managing during the pandemic

The Secret Secretary: Managing during the pandemic 0

🕔13:15, 20.Mar 2021

An anonymous golf club manager talks about his perception of golf club management during the pandemic.

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Grow your club’s membership by providing flexible payment options

Grow your club’s membership by providing flexible payment options 2

🕔12:25, 19.Mar 2021

With a surge in golf participation expected shortly, Fairway Credit operates a solution that enables members to apply directly for finance which does not require the club to obtain credit broking authorisation.

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Irish golf club set to admit women for the first time

Irish golf club set to admit women for the first time 6

🕔07:39, 19.Mar 2021

One of the last golf clubs in the British Isles in which only men can be members is set to change its policy.

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Club faces ‘uncertain future’ as council rejects plan to build houses

Club faces ‘uncertain future’ as council rejects plan to build houses 1

🕔07:58, 13.Mar 2021

Plans to build 249 houses on part of a northern English golf course, in order to secure its future, have been rejected by its local council.

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When can golf resume across the UK?

When can golf resume across the UK? 0

🕔16:05, 12.Mar 2021

We now know when four-ball golf can resume across almost all of the UK.

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Skin cancer from the golf course: The facts

Skin cancer from the golf course: The facts 0

🕔12:45, 12.Mar 2021

Golf and greenkeeping are healthy activities but overexposure to UV light can be a potential health hazard. Fortunately, it’s one that can be easily managed.

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4 reasons to play golf in 2021

4 reasons to play golf in 2021 0

🕔12:21, 12.Mar 2021

We all need an escape now and again, an outlet to escape from the sometimes mundane nature of everyday life.

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Scottish golf clubs report best ever year

Scottish golf clubs report best ever year 0

🕔07:36, 12.Mar 2021

Scottish Golf has revealed that it has seen its biggest ever rise in club membership in one year from October 2019 to September 2020.

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How to deal with stress as a golf club manager

How to deal with stress as a golf club manager 2

🕔06:03, 12.Mar 2021

Named manager of the ‘Welsh Golf Club of the Decade’ last year, Andrew Minty offers advice on how golf club managers can deal with stress at what has been a challenging time for everyone in the industry.

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New research highlights the wellbeing benefits of playing golf (but on a course)

New research highlights the wellbeing benefits of playing golf (but on a course) 2

🕔07:27, 9.Mar 2021

New research showing the personal wellbeing benefits of golf during the pandemic has been published – and it highlights the need for playing the game on golf courses above driving ranges and home practice.

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