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US golf clubs are ’embracing fun’ in order to attract more members

US golf clubs are ’embracing fun’ in order to attract more members 1

🕔09:59, 25.Sep 2021

American golf clubs are using the pandemic to embrace changes to their venues in order to attract more people to join them, according to a report.

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A new way to teach golf to children

A new way to teach golf to children 0

🕔10:37, 24.Sep 2021

A new project to introduce children to golf has been launched.

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Legal advice for golf clubs: Staff accommodation

Legal advice for golf clubs: Staff accommodation 0

🕔11:15, 23.Sep 2021

The extent of property held by a golf club can very often include residential flats and houses, invariably occupied as a home by an employee of the club.

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The best casino golf courses in the world

The best casino golf courses in the world 0

🕔20:54, 21.Sep 2021

You can have the best of both worlds when you visit a casino golf course. Here are the best casino golf courses in the world. Find out more.

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Meet the golf club general manager: James Thomas

Meet the golf club general manager: James Thomas 1

🕔11:15, 19.Sep 2021

The head of Oakdale Golf Club talks about managing a major rise in membership in the last two years, dealing with staff self-isolating and why his club runs an innovative membership scheme.

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The five UK golfers who spent the longest at number one

The five UK golfers who spent the longest at number one 0

🕔09:31, 17.Sep 2021

British golfers have a rich tradition of success in the majors and have produced some of the world’s greatest champions.

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Review of the ‘Wales Golf Festival’

Review of the ‘Wales Golf Festival’ 0

🕔10:53, 16.Sep 2021

This summer Wales Golf ran a three-day festival at Parc Golf Club featuring several events, with the emphasis on fun and inclusion, in order to appeal to people of all levels of ability.

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Glenbervie Golf Club opts for the Reesink ReeAssure maintenance plan

Glenbervie Golf Club opts for the Reesink ReeAssure maintenance plan 0

🕔10:19, 16.Sep 2021

With 300 acres of grass to maintain, there was no doubt that Glenbervie Golf Club in Scotland, needed the support of the Reesink Turfcare’s ReeAssure maintenance plan.

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Meet the PGA professional: Mike Bradley

Meet the PGA professional: Mike Bradley 0

🕔14:26, 10.Sep 2021

The head pro at Hollinwell Golf Club talks about the range of work he gets involved in, the free coaching the club offers to juniors and a playing career that included the Open Championship.

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Bespoke solutions; carpet designed for your clubhouse

Bespoke solutions; carpet designed for your clubhouse 0

🕔10:14, 10.Sep 2021

When you have a space which welcomes guests, is the hub of your membership community and is a commercial asset for the club for functions and events, you need it to create an impression.

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Preparing for winter

Preparing for winter 0

🕔09:48, 9.Sep 2021

With fewer daylight hours and less favourable growing conditions, the focus shifts from presentation and playability to winter maintenance and the limitation of turf damage.

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Opportunity knocks. Golf needs to answer

Opportunity knocks. Golf needs to answer 0

🕔11:11, 4.Sep 2021

Golf has seen an unprecedented boom in the last 18 months but new data from BRS Golf and GolfNow shows the first sign of a slowdown. But there is good news within this.

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Here’s three UK golf industry trends from August

Here’s three UK golf industry trends from August 0

🕔10:03, 31.Aug 2021

From ‘thinking outside the box’ when it comes to introducing golf to youngsters to the end of the pandemic participation boom, we look at the top golf industry trends from August 2021.

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The Guardian promotes call for London’s golf courses to be ‘redeveloped’

The Guardian promotes call for London’s golf courses to be ‘redeveloped’ 8

🕔08:27, 30.Aug 2021

The Guardian newspaper has promoted a call by an architect for many of the 94 golf courses in Greater London to be redeveloped.

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Meet the PGA professional: Ian Mowbray

Meet the PGA professional: Ian Mowbray 0

🕔13:35, 29.Aug 2021

The PGA club professional at Liphook Golf Club talks about the extreme changes to his role in the last 18 months and how he helps the club introduce the game to more people.

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Hillside Golf Club uses an all-electric riding greensmower

Hillside Golf Club uses an all-electric riding greensmower 0

🕔10:26, 26.Aug 2021

Hillside Golf Club on ‘England’s Golf Coast’ in Southport knows only too well the importance of its biggest asset: its greens.

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The golf clubs signing deals with tour pros

The golf clubs signing deals with tour pros 0

🕔11:13, 21.Aug 2021

More clubs are signing deals with tour players as this is benefiting both parties, particularly the clubs, which gain a marketing hook, plus someone who can appeal to corporate guests.

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Golf’s new-found popularity makes the numbers add up for Club Systems International

Golf’s new-found popularity makes the numbers add up for Club Systems International 0

🕔12:47, 20.Aug 2021

Club Systems International’s products, such as HowDidiDo, have seen unprecedented growth during the pandemic. As a result, it is offering more benefits to customers than ever before.

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Top 10 fun golf themed slot machine games you may want to play

Top 10 fun golf themed slot machine games you may want to play 0

🕔11:38, 17.Aug 2021

The market for golf-themed products has grown significantly over time.

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Flixton turns tide of misfortune

Flixton turns tide of misfortune 0

🕔11:36, 14.Aug 2021

After its course was flooded by a nearby river, Flixton GC’s men’s changing room was also flooded, by a leaky tap. However, the venue today looks better than ever.

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Surveying your members

Surveying your members 0

🕔14:33, 12.Aug 2021

Understanding your members’ needs is essential to retaining them, and the best way of doing this is by surveying them. One proponent of this method is Fairway Credit.

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This is the last UK golf course that still hasn’t reopened

This is the last UK golf course that still hasn’t reopened 1

🕔12:38, 6.Aug 2021

A popular and historic short hole golf club in Edinburgh has still not reopened following the first Covid lockdown in 2020, despite the boom in participation of golf.

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Game-changing versatility with Toro’s sidewinder technology

Game-changing versatility with Toro’s sidewinder technology 0

🕔11:02, 6.Aug 2021

For the ultimate versatility, Toro’s Sidewinder technology seen in the Reelmaster 3100-D and Groundsmaster 3500-D is game-changing.

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‘This safeguards the club’s future’

‘This safeguards the club’s future’ 0

🕔14:41, 5.Aug 2021

Sustainability roundup: A golf club is ensuring the majority of its land is natural habitat, others have eliminated single-use plastic bottles and a venue is building a solar farm.

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English golfers and their sponsors

English golfers and their sponsors 0

🕔13:44, 4.Aug 2021

Sponsors play a crucial role in pumping revenue into the sport. They financially back events in the UK and around the globe, but many players also have their own deals in place.

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Wilton Carpets launches the ‘Tartan Collection’

Wilton Carpets launches the ‘Tartan Collection’ 0

🕔08:45, 31.Jul 2021

Wilton Carpets’ newly launched Tartan Collection is steeped in tradition and heritage craftsmanship, but simultaneously at the vanguard of interior design trends and very much part of the fabric of prestigious leisure and hospitality venues.

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Scotland’s ‘Golf Tourism and Visitor Strategy’

Scotland’s ‘Golf Tourism and Visitor Strategy’ 0

🕔19:45, 30.Jul 2021

With many golf clubs in Scotland still struggling due to a lack of overseas visitors, a ‘Golf Tourism and Visitor Strategy’ is being developed to shape the next nine years of golf tourism.

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