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Legal advice for golf clubs during the coronavirus pandemic

Legal advice for golf clubs during the coronavirus pandemic 4

🕔15:11, 25.Mar 2020

This guidance, from the National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA), examines the government’s job reimbursement scheme, self-isolation and SSP, childcare issues and clubhouse and course closures against the backdrop of COVID-19.

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You can save money to purchase new mowers by not repairing old ones

You can save money to purchase new mowers by not repairing old ones 0

🕔17:46, 22.Mar 2020

After five years of mower usage, repair costs soar while the value of the machines slump. So don’t repair machinery after five years; the money saved can fund the leasing of brand new mowers, explains Ian Henderson.

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Meet the PGA pro: Lee Brotherhood

Meet the PGA pro: Lee Brotherhood 0

🕔17:31, 21.Mar 2020

The head PGA professional at Hollywood Golf Club in Birmingham details how he keeps track of members’ consumer interests and what he’s doing to get more women and beginners to play golf.

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Company profile: Bernhard and Company

Company profile: Bernhard and Company 0

🕔17:02, 20.Mar 2020

A Danish golf club that invested in two grinders in 2017 has seen turf definition and the playing surface improve, and the club’s mechanic is now even helping other clubs in the area with their machinery maintenance as a result.

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Woodhall Spa safeguards home of English Golf with Toro

Woodhall Spa safeguards home of English Golf with Toro 0

🕔12:17, 20.Mar 2020

It’s a relationship over two decades strong, therefore it’s no surprise that when it came to renewing its machinery fleet as it concluded what is widely recognised as the biggest in-house golf renovation project in the UK, that Woodhall Spa GC chose Toro again.

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Top 8 health benefits of golf for teens

Top 8 health benefits of golf for teens 0

🕔15:30, 19.Mar 2020

Golf is one of the best-received sports nowadays. It’s a low-injury activity often referred to as a gentleman’s game or sport of leisure. The more popular it became, the more researchers strived to find out the many kinds of benefits that golf offers.

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‘Another nail in the coffin’

‘Another nail in the coffin’ 0

🕔13:05, 19.Mar 2020

Chris Gray, manager of Cottingham Parks Golf & Leisure in Yorkshire, argues that the proposal that giving nomadic golfers an official handicap by attaching them to a local club will lead to clubs closing.

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Club profile: Kenilworth Golf Club

Club profile: Kenilworth Golf Club 0

🕔08:35, 19.Mar 2020

Since it opened in the 19th century, the Warwickshire venue has always been viewed as a forward-thinking one. And that continues right up until today via a modern clubhouse.

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The travelling lady golfer: Morocco

The travelling lady golfer: Morocco 0

🕔17:48, 18.Mar 2020

From playing on a course dotted with artwork and statues to a venue set within the walls of a palace, there is nothing quite like golf in Morocco, as Sarah Forrest details.

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This is Dumbarnie Links

This is Dumbarnie Links 4

🕔07:05, 17.Mar 2020

Perhaps the most exciting golf development of 2020 will be a stunning new links course near St Andrews, which will open in May. Here, its course manager talks about the work that has gone into creating the venue

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Meet three remarkable women now playing on the Ladies European Tour

Meet three remarkable women now playing on the Ladies European Tour 0

🕔17:51, 16.Mar 2020

Introducing three of the world’s best golfers, who have overcome cancer, deafness and even balancing school lessons with professional golf, to achieve greatness.

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Machrihanish Golf Club should open its clubhouse this year

Machrihanish Golf Club should open its clubhouse this year 0

🕔14:14, 16.Mar 2020

At the end of 2018, Machrihanish Golf Club suffered a fire that destroyed its historic clubhouse. Today, the club is set to build a new clubhouse with improved facilities.

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Meet the PGA pro: Paul Stevenson

Meet the PGA pro: Paul Stevenson 0

🕔13:27, 16.Mar 2020

The head professional at Portadown GC talks about the award he has just for his pro shop, the changes in the industry since he started working at the club in 1987 and the technology he uses to teach the game.

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Five key employment law changes come into force in April

Five key employment law changes come into force in April 0

🕔14:19, 15.Mar 2020

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) details new legislation that is coming in next month which could affect golf clubs.

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Meet the manager: Jonathan Webb

Meet the manager: Jonathan Webb 1

🕔13:57, 15.Mar 2020

The general manager of Walmer & Kingsdown GC talks about the club’s location on top of the White Cliffs of Dover and the transferrable skills he learned at NATO commanding over 1,000 troops.

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Hoiana Shores Golf Club – a stunning new golf facility in Vietnam

Hoiana Shores Golf Club – a stunning new golf facility in Vietnam 0

🕔10:44, 14.Mar 2020

The club has its own in-house school to teach staff how to maintain the course, and supporting this via both education and the donation of equipment to ensure the mowers remain sharp, is Bernhard and Company.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0

🕔15:43, 13.Mar 2020

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of The PGA details what the association’s members can look forward to in 2020.

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Why municipal golf is thriving in Burnley

Why municipal golf is thriving in Burnley 2

🕔20:26, 9.Mar 2020

Municipal golf courses have generally been struggling in recent years. But it doesn’t have to be this way, as Wesley Kellow, operations manager at Burnley Leisure, which recently took on Towneley GC, details.

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Golf in Zanzibar: A review

Golf in Zanzibar: A review 1

🕔16:35, 9.Mar 2020

Zanzibar, off the east coast of Africa, has one golf course. But that was sufficient for Sarah Forrest to visit the archipelago and discover that even here there is more than enough to satisfy the holiday golfer.

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Product profile: The BTD-200 lightning warning system

Product profile: The BTD-200 lightning warning system 0

🕔13:27, 4.Mar 2020

The BTD-200 lightning warning system from meteorological equipment specialist Biral is a complete, ready-to-run, self-contained sensor that reliably detects the presence of all forms of lightning to an accurate range of 22 miles.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Cathcart Castle’s Scott Davidson

Meet the head greenkeeper: Cathcart Castle’s Scott Davidson 0

🕔15:37, 2.Mar 2020

Scott talks about improving the course’s drainage and therefore the greens, renovating the bunkers and trialling new grasses on a redundant green.

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Here are three trends from the last month that has got the golf industry talking

Here are three trends from the last month that has got the golf industry talking 2

🕔15:10, 28.Feb 2020

From one golf club offering membership for £1 to another announcing it wants to invest £30 million in itself, there was something for everyone in February.

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In their own words: Alexandra Armas

In their own words: Alexandra Armas 0

🕔16:10, 27.Feb 2020

In her first column for The Golf Business, the new chief executive of the Ladies European Tour (LET) looks ahead to 2020.

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Meet the golf club manager: Simon Greatorex

Meet the golf club manager: Simon Greatorex 1

🕔06:23, 24.Feb 2020

The general manager of St Enodoc talks about managing a prestigious golf club, positive economic data coming out of Cornwall and his career from a promising golfer to a successful club manager.

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Legal advice for golf clubs: employment contracts

Legal advice for golf clubs: employment contracts 0 Updated

🕔15:29, 21.Feb 2020

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the NGCAA details what is required to go into employment contracts and what is advisable.

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Meet the PGA pro: Michael Brooks

Meet the PGA pro: Michael Brooks 2

🕔15:44, 18.Feb 2020

The head professional at Pumpherston Golf Club talks about how the club is introducing the game to more children and the technology he’s taken on to aid him teach the game to golfers.

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The benefits of shorter golf courses

The benefits of shorter golf courses 1

🕔08:21, 18.Feb 2020

Numerous golf clubs are now offering shorter versions of golf than the traditional 18-hole model in a bid to attract golfers who want to play a round in less than four hours.

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