Irish club to sell off nationalist paintings

Irish club to sell off nationalist paintings 0

🕔18:26, 22.Nov 2011

Paintings that depict the Proclamation of the Irish Republic are to be sold by Druids Glen Golf Resort in Ireland and the money gained will fund a refurbishment of the

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Politicians oppose third Guernsey course

Politicians oppose third Guernsey course 0

🕔18:11, 22.Nov 2011

Plans to build what would only be the third 18-hole golf course in Guernsey have been opposed by two senior local politicians. Elected representatives Tony Spruce, who sits on the public services board, and Robert Sillars, a member of the

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Homeless man found on Dunscar’s green

Homeless man found on Dunscar’s green 0

🕔17:37, 21.Nov 2011

A mountain rescue team was called to Dunscar Golf Club in Lancashire on Sunday, after a homeless man was found suffering from suspected hypothermia on one of the greens. The man, in his late 50s, was discovered by a 70-year-old

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Turnberry trials new bunker solution

Turnberry trials new bunker solution 0

🕔15:44, 21.Nov 2011

Turnberry Golf club has become the second Open Championship venue to trial a new bunker-face solution that resists all forms of erosion. EnviroBunker, a bunker-face and edge solution, requires no maintenance, has a design life in excess of 20 years,

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Windlesham Golf Club links with Porsche Design

Windlesham Golf Club links with Porsche Design 1

🕔10:39, 21.Nov 2011

Windlesham Golf Club in Surrey has formed a partnership with Porsche Design, a leading luxury brand in high-end men’s accessories. The deal will see the golf club become the first in England to stock Porsche Design sportswear and accessories via its pro

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Warrenpoint GC’s members could lose £4k

Warrenpoint GC’s members could lose £4k 0

🕔14:46, 20.Nov 2011

Members of Warrenpoint Golf Club in Northern Ireland could lose nearly £4,000 on a loan payment they made in 2005. The club set up a financial scheme six years ago, in which every member invested £4,500 so that the club

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Tamworth enters a CVA to solve debt crisis

Tamworth enters a CVA to solve debt crisis 0

🕔14:33, 20.Nov 2011

Tamworth Golf Centre in Staffordshire has entered into a Corporate Voluntary Arrangement (CVA) with its creditors, which it owes nearly £200,000 to. The deal will see the municipal course pay its debts over an agreed period of time. However, its

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Fairmont St Andrews wins European gong

Fairmont St Andrews wins European gong 0

🕔10:06, 19.Nov 2011

Fairmont St Andrews has been voted European Golf Resort of the Year by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators’ (IAGTO). Voted by 400-plus specialist golf tour operators in 58 different countries, the accolade comes hot on the heels of

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New Slovakian course given PGA branding

New Slovakian course given PGA branding 0

🕔09:56, 19.Nov 2011

A new golf club in Slovakia is to be given Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) branding. The Black Stork Resort joins Gleneagles and The Belfry, plus Bayhood Beijing No.9, PGA National Russia and Antalya Golf Club in Turkey in having a

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Golf course painting to sell for ‘up to £30k’

Golf course painting to sell for ‘up to £30k’ 1

🕔17:26, 17.Nov 2011

An early 19th century watercolour showing two boys playing golf on the Old Links of Musselburgh is estimated to be sold for £20,000 to £30,000 next month. The drawing of the world’s oldest club, where the game has been played

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Over 33% of golfers use social media to research holidays

Over 33% of golfers use social media to research holidays 0

🕔17:12, 17.Nov 2011

A new survey published at the International Golf Travel Market (IGTM) in Belek, Turkey, reveals that UK golfers are most influenced by friends’ recommendations and ‘word-of-mouth’ when researching golf holidays. It also found that more than a third of UK golfers

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Golf software firms form tee time partnership

Golf software firms form tee time partnership 0

🕔17:03, 17.Nov 2011

Teeofftimes.co.uk, the UK’s largest tee-time booking service, has formed a partnership with intelligentgolf, the supplier of online solutions to golf clubs across the UK and Ireland, to give its customers the opportunity to fill unoccupied tee times. The partnership will

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PGA develops new guide for golf clubs

PGA develops new guide for golf clubs 0

🕔16:55, 17.Nov 2011

The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) is promoting its members to golf clubs with a new industry guide highlighting its education programme and membership categories. The guide, which can be downloaded from www.PGA.info, is part of a strategy to furnish the

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225 golfers join Surrey clubs due to Twitter

225 golfers join Surrey clubs due to Twitter 0

🕔16:39, 17.Nov 2011

Golf clubs in Surrey have seen 225 people join them in the last six months, largely thanks to a marketing campaign on the social media website Twitter. The Surrey County Golf Partnership’s (CGP) ‘GolfMIX’ programme, which utilises the micro-blogging site

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Golf charity awarded £5k by PGA members

Golf charity awarded £5k by PGA members 0

🕔16:04, 17.Nov 2011

Golf charity the Golf Foundation has received a £5,000 cheque from The Golf Show exhibition. The donation was made by show organisers the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA), Foremost Golf and the TGI Golf Partnership. Organisers presented national development manager for

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Norfolk Golf Club ‘to close’

Norfolk Golf Club ‘to close’ 0

🕔15:48, 16.Nov 2011

Norfolk Golf and Country Club is to close two days before Christmas, according to reports. The East Anglian club – thought of as one of the premier golfing venues in the region a few years ago – was put up

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EGU and EWGA to merge

EGU and EWGA to merge 1

🕔15:14, 16.Nov 2011

The English Golf Union (EGU) and the English Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) are to merge into one organisation following an historic vote today, and the first president of the new body will be a woman. An announcement was made at the

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Ardglass wins golf award due to 20% growth

Ardglass wins golf award due to 20% growth 2

🕔13:56, 13.Nov 2011

Ardglass Golf Club in Eire has been named as Ireland’s ‘Links Golf Course of the Year 2011’ following a 20 per cent increase in business. The award, handed out by minister for arts, heritage and the gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan, was

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Footballer to sue Turnberry Golf Club

Footballer to sue Turnberry Golf Club 1

🕔14:16, 12.Nov 2011

A former goalkeeper for Glasgow Rangers Football Club is to sue Turnberry Hotel and Golf Club in Scotland after he fell off a ladder there two years ago. Peter McCloy was working at the world-famous golf resort as a starter in

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Saunton GC raises £13k for chemo unit

Saunton GC raises £13k for chemo unit 0

🕔10:24, 12.Nov 2011

Saunton Golf Club in Devon has raised more than £13,000 for a new chemotherapy unit at North Devon District Hospital. A charity golf event last month featured 75 players and was supported by more than 40 golf club suppliers and

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Caledonian GC rejects proposed merger

Caledonian GC rejects proposed merger 0

🕔10:20, 12.Nov 2011

The members of one golf club in Aberdeen have rejected an offer to merge with another two clubs following fears for the future of all three due to the loss of a local football stadium. Northern, Bon Accord and Caledonian

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Robbery at Alwickbury Park Golf Club

Robbery at Alwickbury Park Golf Club 0

🕔09:57, 12.Nov 2011

Alwickbury Park Golf Club’s greenkeeping shed has been broken into and power tools have been stolen. The incident happened at the Hertfordshire club during daylight on a weekday afternoon nearly three weeks ago. A Stihl pole saw, a Kawasaki strimmer,

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Tenby Golf Club raises £1,500 for Alzheimer’s

Tenby Golf Club raises £1,500 for Alzheimer’s 0

🕔09:49, 12.Nov 2011

Tenby Golf Club’s ladies’ section has raised £1,500 for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, following a year of fundraising. The sum was raised through a range of events that included a Boxing Day swim and a

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Loch Lomond wins eco award

Loch Lomond wins eco award 9

🕔13:15, 11.Nov 2011

Loch Lomond Golf Club in Scotland has won the ‘Overall Achievement Award’ at the STRI’s Golf Environment Awards 2011. The club achieved exemplary results in the key performance areas of nature conservation, waste management, water management and turfgrass management. David Cole,

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Royal Navy golf club to close – in one week

Royal Navy golf club to close – in one week 0

🕔20:56, 10.Nov 2011

Culdrose Golf Club in Cornwall, a 50-year-old golf club owned by the Royal Navy, is to close. The club, which lies on a Royal Navy Air Station, will shut in just one week, after the base installed radio and radar

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Club member banned for online sabotage

Club member banned for online sabotage 0

🕔17:36, 10.Nov 2011

Vale of Leven Golf Club in West Dunbartonshire has banned a former member from ever rejoining the club after he brought the club’s website down. Chad Wright, a member at the club for seven years who set up the website,

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Airline luggage prices impacting on golf tourism

Airline luggage prices impacting on golf tourism 0

🕔17:14, 10.Nov 2011

Golfers in the UK, Europe’s largest golf market, say rising airline fees to transport sports equipment is now a significant factor in their decision to stay at home for a golf break instead of travelling abroad, a new survey has

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