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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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Here’s some of the major trends in the UK golf industry we saw in July

Here’s some of the major trends in the UK golf industry we saw in July 0

🕔16:10, 30.Jul 2021

The surge in participation caused by the pandemic continued to dominate the industry in July, with more venues earmarked for closure being saved and the game’s future now looking set for a very different path than its past.

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Legal advice in golf clubs: Discrimination

Legal advice in golf clubs: Discrimination 0

🕔13:00, 27.Jul 2021

In a feature providing legal advice about equality, diversity and inclusion in golf clubs, the NGCAA details the legal definition of discrimination.

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Betting offers in golf explained

Betting offers in golf explained 0

🕔09:33, 26.Jul 2021

This article explains the different types of bonuses out there and how you can use them to win money.

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The R&A e-Open: Engaging seasoned golfers and attracting new interest alike

The R&A e-Open: Engaging seasoned golfers and attracting new interest alike 0

🕔11:00, 23.Jul 2021

The second e-Open tournament gets underway in mid-August.

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‘I remortgaged my house to build a pro shop and driving range’

‘I remortgaged my house to build a pro shop and driving range’ 2

🕔09:16, 22.Jul 2021

Rob Macey, the head professional at Norwood Park Golf Centre in Notts, details his incredible career, plus his experiences during the pandemic, which included working as a greenkeeper.

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Doing it for the kids

Doing it for the kids 0

🕔09:14, 22.Jul 2021

While young adult participation has boomed during the pandemic, clubs are being asked to not forget to provide opportunities for juniors.

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Turning a hobby into a career

Turning a hobby into a career 0

🕔09:07, 22.Jul 2021

Stuart McLaren works in finance and is good at golf. So good, in fact, that his employer is sponsoring him as he starts on the PGA EuroPro Tour.

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Meet the golf club manager: James Glover

Meet the golf club manager: James Glover 0

🕔12:47, 17.Jul 2021

The general manager of Hallamshire GC in Yorkshire talks about the history of the club – and its future – and some of the challenges he’s had to overcome as manager, including the pandemic.

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The England Golf awards winners

The England Golf awards winners 0

🕔14:25, 16.Jul 2021

To recognise just some of the work carried out during the pandemic, England Golf has rewarded clubs, counties and individuals for their achievements in growing the game.

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Maintenance scheme saves Falkirk Golf Club money

Maintenance scheme saves Falkirk Golf Club money 0

🕔12:08, 16.Jul 2021

Reesink Turfcare’s ReeAssure Maintenance Scheme has provided a number of invaluable benefits for Falkirk Golf Club in Scotland, which had its fingers burnt by a previous service provider.

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New project to introduce children to golf launched at the Open

New project to introduce children to golf launched at the Open 2

🕔11:58, 15.Jul 2021

A project aimed at getting more children to play golf has been launched at the 149th Open at Royal St George’s Golf Club in Kent.

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Pro golfers and their pastimes off the fairway

Pro golfers and their pastimes off the fairway 0

🕔11:12, 15.Jul 2021

Professional golfers are people too, and believe it or not, they don’t spend all their time on the course practising their swing for the next tournament.

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‘I’m a Muslim woman who’s been introduced to a fantastic new sport: golf’

‘I’m a Muslim woman who’s been introduced to a fantastic new sport: golf’ 0

🕔12:03, 12.Jul 2021

Saudi Arabia’s golf association, Golf Saudi, has been teaching British Muslim women to play the game at a golf course in England.

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