Pro shops in England can reopen on June 15

Pro shops in England can reopen on June 15 1

🕔12:26, 21.May 2020

Golf club pro shops in England can fully reopen on June 15, the prime minister has announced.

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Largs Golf Club already has 300 members booked to play this weekend

Largs Golf Club already has 300 members booked to play this weekend 0

🕔12:14, 21.May 2020

Largs Golf Club in Ayrshire, which will reopen on Friday, May 29, has more than 300 members booked in to play this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Police tell golf club that some members traveled too far to play

Police tell golf club that some members traveled too far to play 6

🕔11:07, 21.May 2020

An Irish golf club has been visited by the police, who checked the number plates of vehicles parked in the car park, to make sure no golfers had traveled an ‘unacceptable’ distance to play at the venue.

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‘It’s very frustrating’. Many Scottish golf clubs and golfers want their courses to reopen now

‘It’s very frustrating’. Many Scottish golf clubs and golfers want their courses to reopen now 8

🕔10:39, 20.May 2020

Scottish golf club employees from greenkeepers to PGA professionals, as well as golfers, are becoming increasingly frustrated that they cannot reopen while almost all other golf courses in the UK now have golf being played on them.

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Some driving ranges in England are still not allowed to open

Some driving ranges in England are still not allowed to open 0

🕔09:51, 20.May 2020

England Golf has been advised that the UK government is ‘unlikely to provide specific guidance on club fitting and driving ranges’ and has therefore developed its own guidance for English golf clubs.

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Tee time provider reports 681% rise in online usage

Tee time provider reports 681% rise in online usage 1

🕔17:20, 19.May 2020

Online giant GOLFNOW has reported an astonishing 681 per cent increase in website sessions in England last week compared with the same week in 2019.

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Golf clubs ‘delighted’ that the pace of play has been so quick

Golf clubs ‘delighted’ that the pace of play has been so quick 29

🕔10:43, 19.May 2020

Several golf clubs in England have reported that the length of time it’s taken for post-lockdown rounds to be completed has been so fast that they are considering making permanent changes based on the last week of golf activity.

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The R&A launches £7 million funding package for UK golf clubs

The R&A launches £7 million funding package for UK golf clubs 1

🕔14:16, 18.May 2020

The R&A has launched a £7 million funding package, The R&A Covid-19 Support Fund, to help national golf associations in the UK and Ireland deal with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Golf courses can reopen in Scotland ‘a few days after’ May 28

Golf courses can reopen in Scotland ‘a few days after’ May 28 31

🕔12:43, 18.May 2020

The first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has said that ‘outdoor activities such as golf’ can resume ‘within a few days’ of the next review of lockdown restrictions, which will take place on Thursday, May 28.

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English golf courses seeing a ‘surge’ in membership applications

English golf courses seeing a ‘surge’ in membership applications 19

🕔10:31, 18.May 2020

Some golf club managers in England are reporting a surge in membership applications as there appears to be huge demand to play golf after two months of lockdown.

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Golf courses in Northern Ireland can reopen

Golf courses in Northern Ireland can reopen 0

🕔18:02, 17.May 2020

Golf courses across Northern Ireland can reopen to their members on Wednesday, May 20, the Stormont Executive has confirmed.

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Golf club hit by vandals just before it reopened

Golf club hit by vandals just before it reopened 3

🕔06:29, 17.May 2020

A Bournemouth golf club was attacked by vandals and arsonists, causing widespread damage, just days before it reopened after the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Several golf courses in Wales have already reopened

Several golf courses in Wales have already reopened 4

🕔05:57, 17.May 2020

Some golf clubs in Wales have already reopened and allowed golf to be played on them provided it is with only a maximum of one other golfer who they live with, according to reports.

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‘Scottish golf clubs to be told on Tuesday when they can reopen’

‘Scottish golf clubs to be told on Tuesday when they can reopen’ 6

🕔04:40, 17.May 2020

The Sunday Times has claimed that the first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, will reveal when golf courses can reopen on this coming Tuesday.

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English golf course that allowed walkers reopens

English golf course that allowed walkers reopens 10

🕔05:39, 16.May 2020

A Manchester golf venue that allowed walkers to use its course during the lockdown has now reopened – but didn’t do so immediately at least partly because it was clearing up the damage that they caused, according to reports.

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Golfers and golf courses in Scotland desperate for the game to resume

Golfers and golf courses in Scotland desperate for the game to resume 7

🕔10:48, 15.May 2020

There are renewed warnings that some Scottish golf clubs are on the brink as new reports emerge of golfers threatening golf club staff in Scotland because they are still not allowed to play.

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Golf coaching is now allowed again in England

Golf coaching is now allowed again in England 2

🕔16:34, 14.May 2020

The government has updated its guidance to the golf industry and has stated that golf tuition can resume in England with immediate effect.

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Scottish golf clubs: Get your members to register with a booking service now

Scottish golf clubs: Get your members to register with a booking service now 2

🕔12:49, 13.May 2020

Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish golf clubs are being advised to prepare now for the reintroduction of tee times, after several clubs in England experienced problems due to demand.

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Six Scottish golf clubs could close ‘in the next two weeks’

Six Scottish golf clubs could close ‘in the next two weeks’ 1

🕔12:08, 13.May 2020

Six golf clubs in South Lanarkshire are in danger of not reopening when golf in Scotland resumes as it is claimed that no greenkeepers have been working on them during the lockdown.

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Golf clubs in Wales can reopen – but golfers must be ‘local’ to them

Golf clubs in Wales can reopen – but golfers must be ‘local’ to them 5

🕔16:26, 12.May 2020

Golf clubs in Wales can reopen ‘to allow for a managed and coordinated reintroduction of golf across Wales from Monday 18 May’, according to unexpected guidance from Wales Golf.

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8% of private members’ golf clubs are now in a ‘critical’ position

8% of private members’ golf clubs are now in a ‘critical’ position 9

🕔12:02, 12.May 2020

A new survey has found that 144 private members’ golf clubs in the UK and Ireland are now in a ‘critical financial position’, following the Covid-19 lockdown.

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‘We’ve received more than 100 tee time bookings in the last 24 hours’

‘We’ve received more than 100 tee time bookings in the last 24 hours’ 9

🕔08:45, 12.May 2020

Some English golf clubs are reporting that they have experienced the busiest period for tee time bookings in their history in the aftermath of the confirmation that golf courses can reopen.

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Can English golf clubs now reopen pro shops and driving ranges?

Can English golf clubs now reopen pro shops and driving ranges? 3

🕔08:07, 12.May 2020

The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Golf has said it will be raising questions with ministers on pro shops, driving ranges and golf coaching, as it currently remains unclear whether these can resume.

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You can play golf in England with someone you do not live with

You can play golf in England with someone you do not live with 13

🕔15:40, 11.May 2020

The government has updated its guidance regarding what people in England can and can not do from Wednesday, May 11, and it now states that you can play golf with someone you do not live with.

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PGA TOUR return offers timely boost to golf businesses

PGA TOUR return offers timely boost to golf businesses 0

🕔12:41, 11.May 2020

Golf is now one of the first sports deemed to be no longer out of bounds as the lockdown is starting to be relaxed.

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Golf courses in England can reopen from Wednesday, May 13

Golf courses in England can reopen from Wednesday, May 13 41

🕔19:42, 10.May 2020

Golf courses and tennis courts in England can reopen from Wednesday, May 13, following Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address to the nation.

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Reopened golf clubs across Europe are busy but struggling with new rules

Reopened golf clubs across Europe are busy but struggling with new rules 11

🕔06:39, 10.May 2020

Reports from across Europe where golf courses have reopened in the last few days suggest there is strong demand to play the game but venues have been fined and even closed down for not complying with new Covid-19 regulations.

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