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The Secret Secretary: Managing during the pandemic

The Secret Secretary: Managing during the pandemic 0

🕔13:15, 20.Mar 2021

An anonymous golf club manager talks about his perception of golf club management during the pandemic.

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Grow your club’s membership by providing flexible payment options

Grow your club’s membership by providing flexible payment options 2

🕔12:25, 19.Mar 2021

With a surge in golf participation expected shortly, Fairway Credit operates a solution that enables members to apply directly for finance which does not require the club to obtain credit broking authorisation.

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Irish golf club set to admit women for the first time

Irish golf club set to admit women for the first time 6

🕔07:39, 19.Mar 2021

One of the last golf clubs in the British Isles in which only men can be members is set to change its policy.

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Club faces ‘uncertain future’ as council rejects plan to build houses

Club faces ‘uncertain future’ as council rejects plan to build houses 1

🕔07:58, 13.Mar 2021

Plans to build 249 houses on part of a northern English golf course, in order to secure its future, have been rejected by its local council.

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When can golf resume across the UK?

When can golf resume across the UK? 0

🕔16:05, 12.Mar 2021

We now know when four-ball golf can resume across almost all of the UK.

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Skin cancer from the golf course: The facts

Skin cancer from the golf course: The facts 0

🕔12:45, 12.Mar 2021

Golf and greenkeeping are healthy activities but overexposure to UV light can be a potential health hazard. Fortunately, it’s one that can be easily managed.

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4 reasons to play golf in 2021

4 reasons to play golf in 2021 0

🕔12:21, 12.Mar 2021

We all need an escape now and again, an outlet to escape from the sometimes mundane nature of everyday life.

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Scottish golf clubs report best ever year

Scottish golf clubs report best ever year 0

🕔07:36, 12.Mar 2021

Scottish Golf has revealed that it has seen its biggest ever rise in club membership in one year from October 2019 to September 2020.

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How to deal with stress as a golf club manager

How to deal with stress as a golf club manager 2

🕔06:03, 12.Mar 2021

Named manager of the ‘Welsh Golf Club of the Decade’ last year, Andrew Minty offers advice on how golf club managers can deal with stress at what has been a challenging time for everyone in the industry.

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New research highlights the wellbeing benefits of playing golf (but on a course)

New research highlights the wellbeing benefits of playing golf (but on a course) 2

🕔07:27, 9.Mar 2021

New research showing the personal wellbeing benefits of golf during the pandemic has been published – and it highlights the need for playing the game on golf courses above driving ranges and home practice.

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How to use Sportsbook

How to use Sportsbook 0

🕔13:52, 8.Mar 2021

What would you say to have your golf betting wager boosted by as much as 115% of your deposit, or getting 20% of your stake back when you lose a bet?

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60% of golf industry professionals report increase in mental health problems

60% of golf industry professionals report increase in mental health problems 3

🕔07:19, 8.Mar 2021

More than 60 percent of greenkeepers, PGA professionals and golf club managers have experienced increased work-related mental health problems in the past year, a new survey has found.

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‘We utilise CardsSafe in our golf shop and spike bar, and on-course with our drinks buggy’

‘We utilise CardsSafe in our golf shop and spike bar, and on-course with our drinks buggy’ 0

🕔12:52, 5.Mar 2021

CardsSafe, used at London Golf Club, is a system specifically designed to securely retain customer payment cards while the cardholder runs a tab or trials a product or service.

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Furlough, the National Minimum Wage and maternity allowance

Furlough, the National Minimum Wage and maternity allowance 0

🕔06:50, 5.Mar 2021

The National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) look at financial changes coming in in the next few months which may impact your golf club.

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99% of UK golfers hope to play in early spring

99% of UK golfers hope to play in early spring 4

🕔06:39, 4.Mar 2021

A new survey on golfers’ attitudes and feedback from venues suggests that participation in golf this spring will be ‘huge’ – with numbers likely to be even higher than in 2020.

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“The pics don’t really do the damage justice”

“The pics don’t really do the damage justice” 2

🕔06:35, 3.Mar 2021

A golf club in Rochdale has become at least the second this year to post shocking images on social media of an abandoned car on its course.

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Amazing UK golf courses you have to play before you die

Amazing UK golf courses you have to play before you die 0

🕔12:35, 2.Mar 2021

For the golfing world in the UK, the news of a likely return of the sport after lockdown restriction is a huge relief. The closure of golfing facilities has had a devastating impact on the sport.

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Skechers leverages cutting edge technology for 2021 footwear collection

Skechers leverages cutting edge technology for 2021 footwear collection 0

🕔10:27, 2.Mar 2021

With the golfing community in the UK eagerly awaiting clear guidelines on the sports resumption for 2021, players and fans continue looking for any positives coming from the industry.

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Swindon golf club set to significantly grow

Swindon golf club set to significantly grow 3

🕔07:22, 2.Mar 2021

A golf club in Swindon has applied for planning permission to expand significantly through a new, modern driving range, football pitches and an adventure golf course.

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The courses every golfer should play at least once in their lifetime

The courses every golfer should play at least once in their lifetime 0

🕔17:02, 1.Mar 2021

Golf is appealing not just because of the game itself but also because of the beautiful courses you get to play on! And these courses are the best of the best.

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Council considers closing golf course despite the surge in demand

Council considers closing golf course despite the surge in demand 2

🕔07:25, 1.Mar 2021

Luton Borough Council has said it is considering closing a popular golf club as it needs to make savings to cover a shortfall in its budget caused by fewer people using Luton Airport.

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Compensation offered to boy after golf club broken arm incident

Compensation offered to boy after golf club broken arm incident 0

🕔07:47, 28.Feb 2021

A teenage boy has been offered nearly €34,000 (£29,500) after he broke his arm at an Irish golf club, and the only treatment he received was the application of frozen meat to his arm.

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Here’s our top three golf industry trends from February

Here’s our top three golf industry trends from February 0

🕔05:18, 28.Feb 2021

From sponsorship for amateur golfers to venues knowing when they can prepare for the next participation surge, we review the big three trends in the golf industry in the last month.

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Golf club reduces annual subs due to recent growth

Golf club reduces annual subs due to recent growth 1

🕔07:13, 27.Feb 2021

An Irish golf club has revealed it has reduced its annual subscription for 2021, following a prosperous 2020.

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The growth of Carnoustie’s junior section in the last year

The growth of Carnoustie’s junior section in the last year 0

🕔13:10, 26.Feb 2021

Even though the pandemic has disrupted so much for so many in the last year, Carnoustie’s junior programme performed stronger than ever.

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Review of electric golf course machinery

Review of electric golf course machinery 0

🕔10:33, 26.Feb 2021

It’s been just over a year since Toro’s revolutionary all-electric Greensmaster eTriFlex 3370 debuted at BTME and what a launch year it’s had.

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More than a third of golf clubs saw a ‘dramatic’ rise in membership last year

More than a third of golf clubs saw a ‘dramatic’ rise in membership last year 0

🕔09:59, 25.Feb 2021

A survey of more than 200 golf clubs has found that more than 80 percent saw an increase in membership revenue in 2020, and nearly half an increase in green fee revenue.

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