Bolton golf course hopes to have 14 homes built on its land

Bolton golf course hopes to have 14 homes built on its land 1

🕔08:31, 20.Sep 2021

A golf club has become the second just in Bolton in recent weeks to announce plans to build housing on its course.

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Merseyside golf club to undergo £20 million of improvements

Merseyside golf club to undergo £20 million of improvements 2

🕔11:23, 15.Sep 2021

An English golf club is planning to embark on major changes including the construction of a modern driving range, football pitches and a new clubhouse in order to be one of the premier venues in the north west.

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Another golf course set to be converted into housing

Another golf course set to be converted into housing 3

🕔08:38, 14.Sep 2021

A golf club in Stockport has become at least the fifth in just a month to announce that its course could be concreted over.

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Global interest as ancient coffin found at Lincolnshire golf course

Global interest as ancient coffin found at Lincolnshire golf course 1

🕔09:05, 13.Sep 2021

A 4,000-year-old coffin containing the remains of a ‘high-status individual’ has been found buried at a Lincolnshire golf course in a story that is receiving global attention. 

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Two golf construction projects in Scotland restart after Covid break

Two golf construction projects in Scotland restart after Covid break 0

🕔08:59, 10.Sep 2021

Two major golf construction projects are underway in Scotland – one is the creation of a modern driving range facility and the other is the refurbishment of an existing golf club, after both were delayed by Covid.

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Golf club to invest in luxury treehouses

Golf club to invest in luxury treehouses 3

🕔10:55, 9.Sep 2021

A golf club near Durham is to build five ‘luxury treehouses’ after its initial three have proven to be a hit with attendees at weddings and other events.

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Royal Portrush to host the Open in 2025

Royal Portrush to host the Open in 2025 0

🕔11:10, 8.Sep 2021

Royal Portrush, which hosted the Open in 2019, is to do so again in 2025, providing another outstanding showcase for golf in Northern Ireland.

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Wales becomes the latest country to run a handicaps for non-members scheme

Wales becomes the latest country to run a handicaps for non-members scheme 0

🕔14:35, 7.Sep 2021

Wales Golf has said it will introduce an official handicap scheme for people who are not members of golf clubs for the first time ever.

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Golf club receives £15.95 million offer to buy its lease

Golf club receives £15.95 million offer to buy its lease 0

🕔09:05, 7.Sep 2021

A private members’ golf club near London has received an offer from its local council of just under £16 million to relinquish the lease for its land.

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Club sells two houses for over a million pounds each

Club sells two houses for over a million pounds each 2

🕔09:21, 6.Sep 2021

A golf club that is building five coastal homes that will have an asking price of more than a million pounds each has sold two before work has even started.

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Thieves targeted golf clubs during first lockdown

Thieves targeted golf clubs during first lockdown 0

🕔08:59, 3.Sep 2021

A crown court has heard that a gang targeted and ram raided three golf clubs in April last year as the whole of Britain was under a coronavirus lockdown, causing extensive losses.

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Robert Bayliss retires after 43 years

Robert Bayliss retires after 43 years 0

🕔11:59, 2.Sep 2021

Robert Bayliss has retired as the head greenkeeper of Weymouth Golf Club in Dorset after an incredible 43 years serving the James Braid-designed parkland course.

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Golf club applies to stay open until 2.30am every night

Golf club applies to stay open until 2.30am every night 2

🕔11:46, 2.Sep 2021

A golf club in Nottinghamshire has said it wants to be more inclusive to its entire local community – and that’s why it is applying for a licence to stay open until 2.30am every night.

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Ian Woosnam reportedly interested in another golf club

Ian Woosnam reportedly interested in another golf club 0

🕔09:10, 1.Sep 2021

Former world number one golfer Ian Woosnam has announced his intention to save a second 18-hole golf club.

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Calls for golf to be included in the Paralympics

Calls for golf to be included in the Paralympics 8

🕔15:43, 31.Aug 2021

There are growing calls for golf to be included as a sport in the 2024 Paralympic Games.

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Golf club offers vaccinated youngsters membership opportunity

Golf club offers vaccinated youngsters membership opportunity 2

🕔10:18, 31.Aug 2021

An Oxfordshire golf club has said it will give away one free membership to a golfer aged 18 to 29 if they have been double vaccinated.

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Welsh golf clubs invited to apply for women’s golf fund

Welsh golf clubs invited to apply for women’s golf fund 0

🕔12:22, 26.Aug 2021

Welsh golf clubs have been invited to apply for grants of up to £5,000 to get more women and girls playing golf in the next four years.

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New data reveals first participation slowdown since the pandemic started

New data reveals first participation slowdown since the pandemic started 2

🕔08:12, 25.Aug 2021

New data taken from nearly 2,000 golf clubs in the UK and Ireland has found both a month-on-month and year-on-year drop in visitor rounds, when clubs were open, for the first time since the pandemic started.

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Golf club awarded £320,000 to reduce carbon emissions

Golf club awarded £320,000 to reduce carbon emissions 0

🕔08:58, 24.Aug 2021

A municipal golf course in Nottinghamshire has been awarded just under £320,000 to ‘fund heat decarbonisation and energy efficiency measures’.

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Fundraisers aim to save golf course in Bath

Fundraisers aim to save golf course in Bath 0

🕔09:37, 23.Aug 2021

A municipal golf course in Bath that has not reopened following the first lockdown in 2020 could be saved after a fundraiser was launched.

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Sheffield’s elderly encouraged to take up golf

Sheffield’s elderly encouraged to take up golf 0

🕔11:33, 22.Aug 2021

A project has been launched in Sheffield in which elderly people will be introduced to the game of golf in a bid to benefit their mental and physical health.

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Tony Gill announces retirement as Brora’s general manager

Tony Gill announces retirement as Brora’s general manager 1

🕔09:34, 22.Aug 2021

The general manager of Brora Golf Club in the Highlands for the last 16 years, Tony Gill, has announced he is to retire.

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Kate Rose criticises the BBC’s ‘indifference’ towards women’s golf

Kate Rose criticises the BBC’s ‘indifference’ towards women’s golf 2

🕔08:15, 20.Aug 2021

The founder of the Rose Ladies Series, Kate Rose, has criticised the BBC for failing to give meaningful coverage to the Women’s Open, even though the broadcaster talks extensively about inclusion and diversity.

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Laura Davies-designed golf course could be sold off

Laura Davies-designed golf course could be sold off 1

🕔07:33, 18.Aug 2021

A Surrey golf course that has some members who signed up for life has revealed that it could be sold off to a care home developer.

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Covid has also led to a a golf boom in Australia

Covid has also led to a a golf boom in Australia 0

🕔09:29, 17.Aug 2021

New figures on golf participation in Australia have shown a parallel with the UK – in which the pandemic has resulted in unprecedented growth.

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Two more golf clubs to build housing on their land

Two more golf clubs to build housing on their land 3

🕔09:06, 16.Aug 2021

Two more UK golf clubs are set to build properties on their land to provide much-needed funds, with one saying that the pandemic has meant investing in housing is now more lucrative than in hotels.

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Man who saved golfer’s life set to finish incredible charity walk

Man who saved golfer’s life set to finish incredible charity walk 0

🕔08:07, 13.Aug 2021

A 58-year-old former armed forces trainer is on the verge of completing a three month mission of walking over 1,000 miles while hitting a golf ball, in order to raise money for defibrillators to be installed around the country.

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