London Golf Club plans for major expansion

London Golf Club plans for major expansion 0

🕔11:27, 21.May 2024

London Golf Club is planning on a major expansion that will include a new hotel and spa, to make it ‘Kent’s first health and wellbeing-focused leisure destination’.

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“If we didn’t have the American golfers, we probably wouldn’t be here”

“If we didn’t have the American golfers, we probably wouldn’t be here” 4

🕔10:50, 17.May 2024

A senior director at one of Scotland’s top golf clubs has said that Americans account for more than half of business at top-end golf courses and hotels in Scotland during the summer season.

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Club introduces dementia-friendly golf lessons

Club introduces dementia-friendly golf lessons 4

🕔10:35, 15.May 2024

Bromley Golf Centre in London is teaching dementia-friendly golf sessions to support local people living with dementia, and their carers.

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Golf course may close to accommodate housing

Golf course may close to accommodate housing 3

🕔11:43, 13.May 2024

A golf course in Leicestershire may be closed down amid plans to build hundreds of new homes in the area.

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Scottish Golf plans to create women’s and girls’ posts

Scottish Golf plans to create women’s and girls’ posts 2

🕔11:20, 10.May 2024

Scottish Golf has said it is aiming for 30,000 women to be members of its affiliated golf clubs by 2027 – a rise of 15 percent in just four years.

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Q1 sees participation fall

Q1 sees participation fall 3

🕔11:45, 9.May 2024

Golf participation in England, Scotland and Wales for the first quarter of 2024 was slightly down compared with the previous two years.

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Golf club agrees to make changes following tragic accident

Golf club agrees to make changes following tragic accident 0

🕔11:11, 8.May 2024

A leading Scottish golf club has agreed to make a number of changes, including the removal of a hedge, after an 11-year-old boy was tragically killed on a nearby road.

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“We have already closed 29 days this year”

“We have already closed 29 days this year” 7

🕔10:54, 7.May 2024

Golf clubs in the UK and Ireland have had a difficult start to the golfing season due to constant wet weather, as the last month was the sixth wettest April since records began.

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Club membership increased in England in 2023

Club membership increased in England in 2023 0

🕔12:18, 5.May 2024

The chief executive of England Golf has revealed club membership in 2023 increased slightly from the previous year.

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GolfSixes returns for 2024

GolfSixes returns for 2024 0

🕔13:51, 3.May 2024

The GolfSixes League has resumed for 2024.

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Club membership concern over Ireland’s Independent Golfer scheme

Club membership concern over Ireland’s Independent Golfer scheme 10

🕔10:34, 29.Apr 2024

The manager of one of Ireland’s greatest golf venues has called for an “informed discussion” with clubs on Golf Ireland’s proposed ‘Independent Golfer’ scheme, adding that it could threaten club memberships.

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Meldrum House sold to Apex Hotels

Meldrum House sold to Apex Hotels 0

🕔12:20, 25.Apr 2024

Meldrum House Country Hotel and Golf Course in Aberdeenshire has been bought by Edinburgh-based Apex Hotels for an undisclosed sum.

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Members of Gloucestershire club take legal action over holes reduction

Members of Gloucestershire club take legal action over holes reduction 0

🕔11:16, 23.Apr 2024

Several members of a golf club in Gloucestershire have taken legal action against their own venue over a reduction in the number of holes from 18 to nine.

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Scottish Golf proposing new affiliation fee rise

Scottish Golf proposing new affiliation fee rise 6

🕔11:27, 19.Apr 2024

Scottish Golf is proposing to raise the affiliation fees every member of an affiliated Scottish golf club pays from £14.50 per year to £17.50 per year.

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The Club Company converts driving ranges into entertainment centres

The Club Company converts driving ranges into entertainment centres 2

🕔15:58, 18.Apr 2024

The Club Company, which runs 16 golf clubs in the UK, has converted the driving ranges of eight of them into entertainment centres.

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St Andrews Links Trust acquires farmland in coastal erosion battle

St Andrews Links Trust acquires farmland in coastal erosion battle 0

🕔09:57, 17.Apr 2024

St Andrews Links Trust has acquired land from a nearby farm as part of coastal management activity to protect and maintain the future of the links.

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Mytime Active launches ‘wellbeing hubs’ at its golf clubs

Mytime Active launches ‘wellbeing hubs’ at its golf clubs 0

🕔12:25, 16.Apr 2024

Golf club operator Mytime Active has launched ‘wellbeing hubs’ at two of its golf clubs to benefit their local communities.

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Exclusive Queenwood experiencing a ‘rebellion’

Exclusive Queenwood experiencing a ‘rebellion’ 2

🕔11:34, 15.Apr 2024

One of the most exclusive golf clubs in the world, Queenwood in Surrey, is experiencing a rebellion featuring extremely wealthy members, reports the Sunday Times.

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Club fined £10k for not issuing legal proceedings against phone mast company

Club fined £10k for not issuing legal proceedings against phone mast company 0

🕔10:51, 12.Apr 2024

In a case unique to the golf industry, a golf club has been fined £10,000 for not instigating legal proceedings against a telecommunications company that had a phone mast housed on its land.

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Second Ayrshire club in a year closes

Second Ayrshire club in a year closes 0

🕔11:33, 8.Apr 2024

A golf club has closed down in Ayrshire – the second to do so in just over a year.

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Adele McLean named as new managing director of TGI

Adele McLean named as new managing director of TGI 8

🕔10:24, 8.Apr 2024

Adele McLean takes over from Eddie Reid as managing director of major golf retail services group, TGI Golf Partnership.

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Two golf clubs in Bournemouth report shocking vandalism

Two golf clubs in Bournemouth report shocking vandalism 7

🕔11:25, 5.Apr 2024

Two golf clubs in Bournemouth have reported that vandals have attacked parts of their courses.

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More clubs entering into reciprocal partnerships with each other

More clubs entering into reciprocal partnerships with each other 0

🕔10:57, 3.Apr 2024

Four golf clubs in Ireland have renewed a reciprocal partnership to offer more advantages and value to their club members, while three clubs in Kent have created a joint marketing initiative.

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Clubs closed more for than twice as normal due to winter weather

Clubs closed more for than twice as normal due to winter weather 5

🕔11:32, 2.Apr 2024

Record rainfall and high winds over the last six months has seen ‘unprecedented’ course closures and one club even fearing for its future.

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GolfNow and The Golf Foundation join forces to expand Unleash Your Drive programme

GolfNow and The Golf Foundation join forces to expand Unleash Your Drive programme 1

🕔11:12, 28.Mar 2024

Golf technology provider GolfNow has joined forces with junior golf charity The Golf Foundation to sponsor the Unleash Your Drive programme.

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“Scotland will see more golf tourists this year than ever before”

“Scotland will see more golf tourists this year than ever before” 0

🕔12:38, 25.Mar 2024

An event to celebrate Scottish golf tourism has predicted that golf tourists will visit the ‘home of golf’ from more countries than ever before in 2024.

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Cardigan GC and Andrew Minty win top Welsh awards

Cardigan GC and Andrew Minty win top Welsh awards 1

🕔12:10, 23.Mar 2024

Cardigan Golf Club has been named Wales Golf Club of the Year and Andrew Minty Welsh Golf Club Manager of the Year at the Wales Golf Awards.

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