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England Golf CEO Jeremy Tomlinson: My review of 2020

England Golf CEO Jeremy Tomlinson: My review of 2020 2

🕔09:25, 31.Dec 2020

England Golf chief executive Jeremy Tomlinson has highlighted the volume and variety of work carried out by the amateur game’s governing body during an unforgettable year.

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The growth of women’s golf in Wales

The growth of women’s golf in Wales 1

🕔13:41, 30.Dec 2020

From members of clubs to volunteers and employees at them, and at the elite level, women’s golf in Wales is growing exponentially.

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Company profile: Rigby Taylor

Company profile: Rigby Taylor 0

🕔10:01, 28.Dec 2020

You may not have heard of Rigby Taylor, but its products are helping golf courses such as Carnoustie and Gleneagles deal with a range of issues, writes Chris Clark.

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Tips on content creation

Tips on content creation 0

🕔10:41, 27.Dec 2020

In the fourth of article in her series on social media marketing, Lily Hymes provides tips on content that golf clubs can share online.

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Meet the US golf course superintendent: Jeff Miller

Meet the US golf course superintendent: Jeff Miller 0

🕔12:29, 26.Dec 2020

Jeff is the superintendent at The Santaluz Club in California. He talks about the soil condition of a course in a mountainous area and how the club recycles water for irrigation purposes.

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The rise of corporate memberships

The rise of corporate memberships 0

🕔13:21, 25.Dec 2020

With many working from home due to the pandemic, several golf clubs have seen a sharp rise in memberships – and have introduced new corporate membership packages to meet this change in demand.

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Q&A with Ladies European Tour golfer Annabel Dimmock

Q&A with Ladies European Tour golfer Annabel Dimmock 1

🕔10:13, 25.Dec 2020

‘Golf clubs are a little intimidating to walk into, and I feel they could be more of a part of the local community, for somewhere that people might want to go and meet for coffee, or do a yoga class.’

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The clubhouse refurbishment projects of 2020

The clubhouse refurbishment projects of 2020 1

🕔08:09, 25.Dec 2020

Enhancing a clubhouse may not have been a priority in 2020, but some clubs completed major refurbishments of tired buildings this year, which sets them up to bring in additional revenue when things get back to normal.

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The rise of the shorter golf course in 2020

The rise of the shorter golf course in 2020 1

🕔12:05, 24.Dec 2020

There has been a growth in demand for shorter versions of golf recently – and this began before the pandemic did.

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More golf clubs report growth for 2020

More golf clubs report growth for 2020 2

🕔06:33, 23.Dec 2020

At least two more Scottish golf clubs have reported remarkable growth for 2020, driven by the pandemic.

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Who to look out for in the Masters 2021

Who to look out for in the Masters 2021 0

🕔15:42, 21.Dec 2020

The year 2020 saw a bit of change for the US Masters: for the first time in its history, it took place in the month of November.

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98% of golfers say the game improves their mental health

98% of golfers say the game improves their mental health 9

🕔08:13, 19.Dec 2020

A new survey has found that almost all golfers believe the game improves their mental health.

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A beginner’s guide to golf trolleys

A beginner’s guide to golf trolleys 0

🕔18:21, 15.Dec 2020

Investing in a golf trolley signals to your fellow players that you’re a professional, and will offer you a host of other benefits as well – but where do you even begin?

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Another golf venue reports sensational growth in 2020

Another golf venue reports sensational growth in 2020 1

🕔07:53, 15.Dec 2020

A Scottish golf course has said the number of rounds played at its venue between June and October this year was nearly double the figure for the whole of 2019. 

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‘It has been an unprecedented time in the club’s history’

‘It has been an unprecedented time in the club’s history’ 5

🕔07:05, 14.Dec 2020

An 18th century Scottish golf club has said that 2020 has been so successful that the venue will move forward to the ‘next level’ due to the influx of new members.

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Spectator sues golf club after ball hits his head 

Spectator sues golf club after ball hits his head  3

🕔07:57, 12.Dec 2020

A spectator who was hit by a ball during a tournament has become the latest to sue both the golfer who struck the ball and the golf club where the incident happened.

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CardsSafe has been a ‘welcome addition to the London Golf Club’

CardsSafe has been a ‘welcome addition to the London Golf Club’ 0

🕔14:04, 11.Dec 2020

CardsSafe is a technology that securely retains customers’ credit cards while they run a tab in the bar or pro shop, or hire a buggy.

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Former Ryder Cup host plans new investment amid golf boom

Former Ryder Cup host plans new investment amid golf boom 1

🕔09:27, 10.Dec 2020

The new owner of The K Club in Ireland, the host of the 2006 Ryder Cup, has said the club will invest in itself, even with the pandemic still going on, and has hired a new general manager.

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135 people joined remote club to save it from closing

135 people joined remote club to save it from closing 6

🕔18:35, 9.Dec 2020

A remote Scottish golf club has revealed that 135 people from across the world joined it this year to save it from closing.

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BRS Golf and Golf Genius form trailblazing competition management partnership

BRS Golf and Golf Genius form trailblazing competition management partnership 0

🕔11:56, 6.Dec 2020

With the launch of this integration, BRS Golf’s product suite now offers online booking, membership management, payment solutions, membership finance and competition and handicapping.

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The furlough scheme for golf clubs

The furlough scheme for golf clubs 0

🕔09:38, 5.Dec 2020

The National Golf Clubs Advisory Association outlines the latest advice for golf clubs with regards to the furlough scheme.

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‘Many golf clubhouses are still not welcoming to women’

‘Many golf clubhouses are still not welcoming to women’ 19

🕔07:11, 3.Dec 2020

The most successful women’s golfer in history has said that golf clubs need to think about the design of their clubhouses if they want to attract more women to them.

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‘My health has deteriorated because I couldn’t play golf in November’

‘My health has deteriorated because I couldn’t play golf in November’ 11

🕔07:59, 28.Nov 2020

A 63-year-old golfer has detailed how important golf is to his life, and in particular his health, amid calls for golf to be exempt from any future pandemic lockdown.

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Here’s three significant developments in the UK golf industry in November

Here’s three significant developments in the UK golf industry in November 1

🕔07:01, 27.Nov 2020

Here’s three developments that took place in November that could have significant ramifications for the golf industry, moving forward.

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How to reach more potential customers using social media

How to reach more potential customers using social media 2

🕔13:11, 26.Nov 2020

In the third of her articles on how golf clubs can improve their marketing on social media, Lily Hymes looks at proven techniques to get more followers – including potential customers – online.

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Earning a fortune on golf sports betting: dream or reality?

Earning a fortune on golf sports betting: dream or reality? 0

🕔10:56, 26.Nov 2020

One of the great things about golf is that it’s an inclusive game that unites people. Whether you’re a player or spectator, young or old, golf offers something for everyone and is enjoyed the world over.

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Golf club members’ app soared in 2020

Golf club members’ app soared in 2020 0

🕔09:16, 26.Nov 2020

The HowDidiDo app used by members of British and Irish golf clubs saw a 61 percent increase in users in 2020, in another example of how much the game has boomed during the pandemic.

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