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How golfers prepare for top tournaments

How golfers prepare for top tournaments 0

🕔11:58, 19.Aug 2020

Want to play golf like a pro? Staying in peak physical condition is crucial to the success of pro golfers, and this includes following a tip top diet and nutritional plan to ensure the food we eat helps our performance and recovery.

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Meet the golf club manager: David Brodie

Meet the golf club manager: David Brodie 4

🕔07:23, 16.Aug 2020

Panmure GC is one of the oldest golf clubs in the world. Its manager only took over last year – here he talks us through what’s been going on, from introducing new technology to surviving the lockdown.

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World Handicap System: Your questions answered

World Handicap System: Your questions answered 9

🕔17:14, 10.Aug 2020

A number of golf club managers have sent in questions to us about the new World Handicap System – and here to answer them is Gemma Hunter, head of Handicapping & Course Rating for England Golf.

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The Covid-friendly ‘menu app’ that Pine Ridge GC is using

The Covid-friendly ‘menu app’ that Pine Ridge GC is using 1

🕔11:27, 9.Aug 2020

Pine Ridge Golf Club has introduced a system where golfers can order food at the tap of a button while on the course or driving range – and it’s proving to be particularly popular because of social distancing.

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How to make waste management cost savings at your golf club

How to make waste management cost savings at your golf club 0

🕔12:27, 8.Aug 2020

Gordon Campbell explains that waste management is a surprisingly simple way for clubs to make serious financial savings.

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‘Since reopening new attitudes and behaviours are evident’

‘Since reopening new attitudes and behaviours are evident’ 3

🕔12:59, 7.Aug 2020

Elaine McBride, General Manager of The North Berwick Golf Club, reveals how the pandemic affected the historic club and how post lockdown provides an opportunity to commence a very different journey.

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Is Tiger’s comeback the greatest ever?

Is Tiger’s comeback the greatest ever? 0

🕔12:18, 5.Aug 2020

On April 14th, 2019, Tiger Woods claimed the 15th Major title of his career. For someone who has dominated the sport for so long, victory at the US Masters may have seemed routine but, as we know, his most recent Major was far from assured.

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Here’s three top trends from the UK golf industry in July

Here’s three top trends from the UK golf industry in July 1

🕔12:33, 31.Jul 2020

From the continuation in the surge of demand to play golf to concerns about a second wave, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir looks at the UK golf industry in July 2020.

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Legal advice for golf clubs on returning to work

Legal advice for golf clubs on returning to work 1

🕔07:23, 19.Jul 2020

As clubhouses, bars and restaurants open up again after the shutdown, the NGCAA looks at some of the legal obligations placed upon golf club managers at this particularly trying time.

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How to practice golf at home

How to practice golf at home 0

🕔15:24, 16.Jul 2020

To keep your game sharp, here, The Belfry’s Director of Golf, Chris Reeve, shares his top tips on golf training at home.

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Golf clubs can now collect membership fees via direct debit AND be FCA compliant

Golf clubs can now collect membership fees via direct debit AND be FCA compliant 0

🕔12:17, 13.Jul 2020

A new and automated online system has been launched that allows golf clubs to collect annual membership fees using direct debit while ensuring the club is FCA compliant.

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‘We’ve cut plastic bottles by 120,000 per year’

‘We’ve cut plastic bottles by 120,000 per year’ 2

🕔07:32, 12.Jul 2020

Lumine Golf Club has an ambition to be the most sustainable golf course in Spain. Here we detail what the venue is doing to bring that about.

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Meet the golf club manager: Anders Mankert

Meet the golf club manager: Anders Mankert 0

🕔15:30, 9.Jul 2020

Last year PGA Advanced Fellow Mankert opened The Leicester Golf Centre – a nine-hole venue located where an 18-hole course had permanently closed eight years earlier. Here he talks about what happened next – both in 2019 and amid this year’s pandemic.

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Golfers and golf club employees urged to wear sun protection

Golfers and golf club employees urged to wear sun protection 0

🕔10:16, 9.Jul 2020

A campaign has been launched to get 500 golf clubs in the UK and Ireland ‘Sun Protection Accredited’ in 2020.

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What has the last few months been like for the golf industry in Europe?

What has the last few months been like for the golf industry in Europe? 0

🕔07:37, 2.Jul 2020

It’s been an extraordinary few weeks for the golf industry in the UK – two months of lockdown when the season was about to start followed by unprecedented demand to use the course – but what’s it been like in mainland Europe?

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Here’s three ideas from the golf industry from the last month

Here’s three ideas from the golf industry from the last month 1

🕔15:46, 1.Jul 2020

June was a month of extraordinary contradictions – many clubs reported their best ever membership growth figures but with tourism and clubhouses effectively still in lockdown, some are still struggling. Here’s three ideas for growth.

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An early look at the favourites for the men’s 2020 golf majors

An early look at the favourites for the men’s 2020 golf majors 0

🕔10:13, 1.Jul 2020

The 2020 men’s golf majors won’t be what we expected but we’ll soon have the best players in the world vying for the biggest honours in the sport.

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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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Five football stars who know their way around a golf course

Five football stars who know their way around a golf course 0

🕔18:17, 29.Jun 2020

Which stars of the world of football have a famous reputation for playing golf, and how good are they at the sport?

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How have golf rules adapted to the recent health crisis?

How have golf rules adapted to the recent health crisis? 1

🕔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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‘We had 330 golfers playing on the first day back’

‘We had 330 golfers playing on the first day back’ 2

🕔07:39, 28.Jun 2020

Like most golf clubs in the UK, Royal Mid-Surrey reopened in May following about two months of lockdown, and since then it has faced unprecedented demand, and now is in a stronger position than it was before the pandemic. 

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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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A guide to betting on golf

A guide to betting on golf 0

🕔16:32, 26.Jun 2020

Golf is a very popular sport to bet on and with the improvement in technology, you can now stream golf tournaments live and easily follow your favourite players.

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2022 Ryder Cup provides huge opportunity for Italy

2022 Ryder Cup provides huge opportunity for Italy 0

🕔12:24, 24.Jun 2020

The Marco Simone Golf and Country Club will play host to the Ryder Cup in 2022, as Italy welcomes the prestigious competition for the first time in its history.

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5 important facts about Michael Jordan’s exclusive golf course in Florida

5 important facts about Michael Jordan’s exclusive golf course in Florida 0

🕔12:32, 19.Jun 2020

If you are a fan of ‘The Last Dance’ on ESPN and have been watching it, through the events of the past six Sundays, you would have understood that the man named Michael Jordan has an undying love for the golf course.

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