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Do handicap committees still exist?

Do handicap committees still exist? 1

🕔12:38, 9.Jul 2021

The head of Handicapping and Course Rating for England Golf, Gemma Hunter, answers some common questions that have been asked by readers.

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Warrington Golf Club goes more electric

Warrington Golf Club goes more electric 0

🕔11:33, 9.Jul 2021

Warrington Golf Club in Appleton, Warrington, has re-invested in Toro for another five years and has included more electric options in its new fleet from Cheshire Turf Machinery.

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‘The rest of 2021 will be wonderful!’

‘The rest of 2021 will be wonderful!’ 0

🕔12:30, 8.Jul 2021

As clubhouses in England are set to return to normal this month, this year’s two captains of Royal Mid-Surrey Golf Club detail their hopes that the remainder of the year will be busy – but normal.

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How The Masters leaves behind $200 million in revenue every year

How The Masters leaves behind $200 million in revenue every year 0

🕔12:01, 8.Jul 2021

The Masters is probably the most prestigious golf tournament in the world! And with its prestige comes a long list of traditions that make it The Masters.

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Yorkshire golf club to be redeveloped as luxury wedding venue

Yorkshire golf club to be redeveloped as luxury wedding venue 1

🕔06:31, 5.Jul 2021

A Yorkshire golf club is set to be redeveloped as a luxury wedding venue.

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What happened in the golf industry in June 2021?

What happened in the golf industry in June 2021? 0

🕔14:50, 2.Jul 2021

Here’s three developments from the last month that give us an insight into the state of the UK golf industry at the moment.

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Could a lightning detector benefit your golf club?

Could a lightning detector benefit your golf club? 0

🕔10:09, 2.Jul 2021

The BTD-200 lightning detector is currently installed at the Royal Pahang Golf Club, Stellenbosch Golf Club and at Bishops Stortford Golf Club, to name a few.

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Golf games that are worth a swing

Golf games that are worth a swing 0

🕔17:33, 1.Jul 2021

If you’re a golf fan that’s looking for something to play then you can try some of these games out.

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Club sees huge growth in female members

Club sees huge growth in female members 1

🕔11:24, 29.Jun 2021

A Scottish golf club that has been running a ‘Get into Golf’ initiative to women has revealed dozens have joined the club as a result.

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Why flowers benefit a golf course

Why flowers benefit a golf course 0

🕔10:54, 26.Jun 2021

Flowers enrich the golf course environment, help reverse the decline of pollinating insects and enhance out of play areas that would otherwise require maintenance.

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World Golf Museum is renamed and reopened

World Golf Museum is renamed and reopened 0

🕔11:27, 23.Jun 2021

The R&A World Golf Museum, in St Andrews, known as the British Golf Museum for the past 30 years, has reopened following an extensive redevelopment.

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Meet the golf charity: Get Golfing

Meet the golf charity: Get Golfing 0

🕔12:09, 20.Jun 2021

Edward Richardson has an extraordinary story to tell. Golf helped him overcome a severe illness, and this drove him to set up Get Golfing, a charity that turns around struggling golf clubs.

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Managing water with soil surfactants

Managing water with soil surfactants 0

🕔12:03, 19.Jun 2021

What is a wetting agent / surfactant and why are they so useful at dealing with golf course water management issues such as dry patch? Here, Aquatrols provides the answers.

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Participation surge has led to some Edinburgh clubs fearing for their futures

Participation surge has led to some Edinburgh clubs fearing for their futures 1

🕔06:59, 16.Jun 2021

The surge in participation in golf has, paradoxically, led to some golf clubs in Edinburgh fearing they may close down, due to the tee time booking changes it has led to.

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A rough guide to dismissing employees

A rough guide to dismissing employees 0

🕔11:28, 10.Jun 2021

A golf club may find it necessary to consider the dismissal of an employee. This factsheet from the NGCAA sets out the broad legal position and procedure to be aware of.

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Hitachi announce £60 million profit

Hitachi announce £60 million profit 0

🕔10:20, 10.Jun 2021

Hitachi Capital Consumer Finance, one of the UK’s leading retail point of sale providers, has announced profits of £60.2m and a growth in market share, illustrating resilience despite volatility in the lending landscape in the last year. 

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‘It’s finally looking very positive’

‘It’s finally looking very positive’ 0

🕔10:19, 6.Jun 2021

Last March Aaron Galbraith started his dream job as director of golf at Canterbury GC – just before the first lockdown. Here, he takes us through the last, incredible, 15 months of his career.

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Increase spend and the bottom line with CardsSafe

Increase spend and the bottom line with CardsSafe 0

🕔10:38, 5.Jun 2021

With CardsSafe, golf courses can safely retain bank and ID cards, offering the opportunity to up-sell in the clubhouse and protect rental equipment from becoming ‘lost’.

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Here’s what Liverpool Golf Centre’s new store looks like

Here’s what Liverpool Golf Centre’s new store looks like 1

🕔11:15, 4.Jun 2021

The American Golf store at Liverpool Golf Centre has reopened following a £400,000 investment.The shop provides 14 jobs and state-of-the-art services for all types of golfers.

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Here’s the top three UK golf industry trends in May 2021

Here’s the top three UK golf industry trends in May 2021 0

🕔17:09, 31.May 2021

All the main trends in the industry at the moment are driven by the surge in participation, here is our pick of the main three from the last month.

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Meet the PGA professional: Michael Nesbit

Meet the PGA professional: Michael Nesbit 1

🕔10:07, 29.May 2021

The head professional at Westerhope Golf Club talks about the last extraordinary year and how the pro shop has adapted to the ‘new normal’.

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Tiger Woods: My goal right now is walking on my own

Tiger Woods: My goal right now is walking on my own 1

🕔10:06, 28.May 2021

In his first interview since his car accident, Tiger Woods has said his primary focus is regaining strength in his injured right leg.

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What are the most famous golf courses in the world?

What are the most famous golf courses in the world? 0

🕔11:27, 25.May 2021

Golfing is one of the most popular sports around, known for its peaceful nature and, depending on the course, its scenic views.

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Are you seeking to expand or diversify your golf club?

Are you seeking to expand or diversify your golf club? 0

🕔11:22, 21.May 2021

Whilst many golf clubs have benefited from extra ‘Covid related’ demand, some are embracing diversification ideas in order to boost recurring revenue and profits, or just to remain viable.

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Golfing in Monte Carlo and how to pass the time

Golfing in Monte Carlo and how to pass the time 0

🕔10:25, 21.May 2021

Located on the French Riviera in the opulent Monaco, Monte Carlo is one of the most luxurious destinations in the world.

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Meet the golf club manager: Shahin Bani-Sadr

Meet the golf club manager: Shahin Bani-Sadr 1

🕔12:26, 20.May 2021

Appointed as one of the youngest private members’ golf club managers – at Rowlands Castle GC – in the UK, aged 28, less than two years ago, Shahin takes us through the last 15 months.

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You do not need a credit licence to allow members to pay on an instalment plan

You do not need a credit licence to allow members to pay on an instalment plan 1

🕔13:54, 18.May 2021

Articles regarding the regulation of golf membership finance are causing golf clubs unnecessary concern.

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