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99% of UK golfers hope to play in early spring

99% of UK golfers hope to play in early spring 0

🕔06:39, 4.Mar 2021

A new survey on golfers’ attitudes and feedback from venues suggests that participation in golf this spring will be ‘huge’ – with numbers likely to be even higher than in 2020.

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“The pics don’t really do the damage justice”

“The pics don’t really do the damage justice” 1

🕔06:35, 3.Mar 2021

A golf club in Rochdale has become at least the second this year to post shocking images on social media of an abandoned car on its course.

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Amazing UK golf courses you have to play before you die

Amazing UK golf courses you have to play before you die 0

🕔12:35, 2.Mar 2021

For the golfing world in the UK, the news of a likely return of the sport after lockdown restriction is a huge relief. The closure of golfing facilities has had a devastating impact on the sport.

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Skechers leverages cutting edge technology for 2021 footwear collection

Skechers leverages cutting edge technology for 2021 footwear collection 0

🕔10:27, 2.Mar 2021

With the golfing community in the UK eagerly awaiting clear guidelines on the sports resumption for 2021, players and fans continue looking for any positives coming from the industry.

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Swindon golf club set to significantly grow

Swindon golf club set to significantly grow 1

🕔07:22, 2.Mar 2021

A golf club in Swindon has applied for planning permission to expand significantly through a new, modern driving range, football pitches and an adventure golf course.

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The courses every golfer should play at least once in their lifetime

The courses every golfer should play at least once in their lifetime 0

🕔17:02, 1.Mar 2021

Golf is appealing not just because of the game itself but also because of the beautiful courses you get to play on! And these courses are the best of the best.

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Council considers closing golf course despite the surge in demand

Council considers closing golf course despite the surge in demand 1

🕔07:25, 1.Mar 2021

Luton Borough Council has said it is considering closing a popular golf club as it needs to make savings to cover a shortfall in its budget caused by fewer people using Luton Airport.

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Compensation offered to boy after golf club broken arm incident

Compensation offered to boy after golf club broken arm incident 0

🕔07:47, 28.Feb 2021

A teenage boy has been offered nearly €34,000 (£29,500) after he broke his arm at an Irish golf club, and the only treatment he received was the application of frozen meat to his arm.

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Here’s our top three golf industry trends from February

Here’s our top three golf industry trends from February 0

🕔05:18, 28.Feb 2021

From sponsorship for amateur golfers to venues knowing when they can prepare for the next participation surge, we review the big three trends in the golf industry in the last month.

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Golf club reduces annual subs due to recent growth

Golf club reduces annual subs due to recent growth 1

🕔07:13, 27.Feb 2021

An Irish golf club has revealed it has reduced its annual subscription for 2021, following a prosperous 2020.

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The growth of Carnoustie’s junior section in the last year

The growth of Carnoustie’s junior section in the last year 0

🕔13:10, 26.Feb 2021

Even though the pandemic has disrupted so much for so many in the last year, Carnoustie’s junior programme performed stronger than ever.

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Review of electric golf course machinery

Review of electric golf course machinery 0

🕔10:33, 26.Feb 2021

It’s been just over a year since Toro’s revolutionary all-electric Greensmaster eTriFlex 3370 debuted at BTME and what a launch year it’s had.

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More than a third of golf clubs saw a ‘dramatic’ rise in membership last year

More than a third of golf clubs saw a ‘dramatic’ rise in membership last year 0

🕔09:59, 25.Feb 2021

A survey of more than 200 golf clubs has found that more than 80 percent saw an increase in membership revenue in 2020, and nearly half an increase in green fee revenue.

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Three golf courses suffer major vandal incidents a few days apart

Three golf courses suffer major vandal incidents a few days apart 1

🕔20:36, 24.Feb 2021

Three golf courses have suffered major – seemingly unconnected – attacks just a few days apart, in one case the club believes the bill will be £70,000.

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The oldest golf club in the world: A look at the Old Course at St Andrews’ beginnings

The oldest golf club in the world: A look at the Old Course at St Andrews’ beginnings 0

🕔12:47, 24.Feb 2021

While some historians believe golf’s roots can be traced back to the Roman game of paganica, the Chinese game of chuiwan, or the Persian game of chowkan, there is no dispute that the modern game of golf emerged in Fife in Scotland.

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Amateur golfers ‘will be able to accept sponsorship without restriction’

Amateur golfers ‘will be able to accept sponsorship without restriction’ 1

🕔10:39, 24.Feb 2021

Golfers will be able to play as professionals in tournaments, and receive sponsorship, and not lose their amateur status under new R&A and USGA proposals.

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Top 7 stars who love golf

Top 7 stars who love golf 0

🕔19:01, 23.Feb 2021

Who of the stars of world level can be found with a golf club in his hand?

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Meet the golf manager: Craig Ferris

Meet the golf manager: Craig Ferris 0

🕔14:02, 20.Feb 2021

From Luton Hoo Hotel Golf & Spa, Craig talks about a working life managing a golf venue during a pandemic which has seen venues close, reopen to a surge in demand and then close again.

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‘The benefits of being a club member will be seen fully when courses reopen’

‘The benefits of being a club member will be seen fully when courses reopen’ 4

🕔08:34, 19.Feb 2021

Speaking last week, a member of the PGA’s National Executive Committee has said he hopes the next meeting – scheduled for the day after Boris Johnson’s Covid roadmap revelation – will have ‘reopening courses’ on the agenda.

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Greg Dyke’s hotel company acquires Devon golf club 

Greg Dyke’s hotel company acquires Devon golf club  2

🕔06:10, 19.Feb 2021

The former head of the BBC, Greg Dyke, has brought The Dartmouth Hotel, Golf and Spa into his Vine Hotels portfolio, stating that optimism for staycation holidays is now strong.

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Raise clubhouse provision to a new level

Raise clubhouse provision to a new level 0

🕔05:50, 19.Feb 2021

Clubs can capitalise on the surge in members seen in 2020, a leading facilities manufacturer urges.

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Golf club ends lockdown public access due to mess created

Golf club ends lockdown public access due to mess created 11

🕔11:37, 14.Feb 2021

A private members’ golf club that has allowed the public to walk across its course during three lockdowns has ended the policy due to excessive damage and dog fouling.

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The digital course maintenance technology used at Harleyford GC

The digital course maintenance technology used at Harleyford GC 0

🕔10:27, 14.Feb 2021

Harleyford Golf Club’s course manager, Craig Earnshaw, has been using modern technology to aid the team – and it has proved to be particularly beneficial during the pandemic.

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‘Securing Hitachi’s loan has given us confidence’

‘Securing Hitachi’s loan has given us confidence’ 0

🕔12:20, 13.Feb 2021

The owner of three golf venues explains why Hitachi Capital’s one-stop-shop approach to finance has been so beneficial during the pandemic.

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Connection between golf and sports betting

Connection between golf and sports betting 0

🕔11:15, 13.Feb 2021

There are millions of sports fans in the United Kingdom.

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Top British golf players and GamStop

Top British golf players and GamStop 0

🕔01:01, 13.Feb 2021

As some of you already know, golf is one of the most popular sports in the United Kingdom.

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Top golf portals for GamStop punters

Top golf portals for GamStop punters 0

🕔20:54, 12.Feb 2021

There are over 640.000 golf players in the United Kingdom.

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