‘Poison’ sprayed on golf club’s greens causes up to £250k of damage

‘Poison’ sprayed on golf club’s greens causes up to £250k of damage 0

🕔11:11, 12.Aug 2021

The course operations manager of an Australian golf club has said a vandal has poured ‘poison’ on five of his greens, causing potentially more than £250,000 of damage.

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Venue is allowed to use dumped chalk for improvements

Venue is allowed to use dumped chalk for improvements 1

🕔06:28, 10.Aug 2021

A footgolf venue that replaced a golf course in 2017 has been told it can create boundary walls around its car park with chalk that had been dumped there by a rogue builder.

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‘There are more victims of the ‘Rolex Rippers”

‘There are more victims of the ‘Rolex Rippers” 1

🕔12:10, 9.Aug 2021

Two of the victims of the ‘Rolex Rippers’ have spoken about the tactics the women used in order to rob them, including shouting ‘sex’ as they grabbed one victim, and have criticised the police, stating there are more than 14 victims.

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Four golf courses set to have housing built on them

Four golf courses set to have housing built on them 3

🕔12:13, 8.Aug 2021

Four English golf courses look set to have, between them, well over 1,000 homes built on their land after four separate planning decisions were made within a few days of each other.

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Members save golf club by buying it

Members save golf club by buying it 1

🕔07:44, 4.Aug 2021

An Irish golf club that feared closing down has been purchased by its members following an online auction.

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UK golf club to build a toboggan run on its grounds

UK golf club to build a toboggan run on its grounds 1

🕔07:49, 2.Aug 2021

A Nottinghamshire golf club has been granted permission to build a 120-metre toboggan run on its grounds.

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Thieves posing as charity workers are targeting golf club members in southern England

Thieves posing as charity workers are targeting golf club members in southern England 0

🕔15:06, 1.Aug 2021

Two ‘highly professional’ female thieves have been repeatedly stealing expensive watches from men in golf club car parks in the last year, according to the police.

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Second golf club in a week blocks its entrance due to travellers

Second golf club in a week blocks its entrance due to travellers 1

🕔07:59, 1.Aug 2021

A second English golf club has blockaded its entrance in the space of just one week, as travellers set up an encampment by its land.

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Golf course staff are wearing body cameras due to rise in vandalism

Golf course staff are wearing body cameras due to rise in vandalism 0

🕔07:31, 28.Jul 2021

Staff at a golf course in Dundee are wearing body cameras due to the rise in vandalism and the abuse they’ve received in recent months.

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Council urged to save Derbyshire golf course following Woosnam’s interest

Council urged to save Derbyshire golf course following Woosnam’s interest 2

🕔08:48, 27.Jul 2021

A Harry Colt designed golf course in Derbyshire that closed at the end of last year is facing calls to reopen following interest in the venue from Ian Woosnam.

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Another golf course saved by the participation surge

Another golf course saved by the participation surge 0

🕔07:59, 26.Jul 2021

A golf club in Sussex has been saved from closure partly because of the surge in participation during the pandemic.

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Stellar Asset Management purchases its third golf club

Stellar Asset Management purchases its third golf club 0

🕔10:01, 22.Jul 2021

An inheritance tax and estate planning specialist has purchased its third golf club in five years.

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Golf club closes and bailiffs appointed as travellers move onto the course

Golf club closes and bailiffs appointed as travellers move onto the course 0

🕔09:47, 22.Jul 2021

A golf club in Coventry has had to close for at least a whole day, while bailiffs have been appointed and police have blockaded its entrance, after a group of travellers set up an encampment on its land.

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Accountancy firm offers free golf lessons to female staff

Accountancy firm offers free golf lessons to female staff 5

🕔11:08, 21.Jul 2021

One of the ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms in the UK, EY, has said it is offering free golf lessons to some of its female staff so that they don’t miss out on networking opportunities.

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The pandemic has led to a surge in women’s golf

The pandemic has led to a surge in women’s golf 5

🕔11:34, 20.Jul 2021

The male / female ratio in UK golf participation has changed exponentially for the first time, as female participation at UK golf courses has more more than tripled during the pandemic.

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Club hopes to replace clubhouse with housing

Club hopes to replace clubhouse with housing 0

🕔07:15, 17.Jul 2021

An historic golf club near Manchester has submitted plans to demolish its clubhouse and replace it with housing, funding the building of a modern clubhouse elsewhere at the venue.

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Cumbrian club selected to get more girls playing golf

Cumbrian club selected to get more girls playing golf 0

🕔07:11, 17.Jul 2021

A Cumbrian golf club that’s membership has grown by about 25 percent in recent months has been selected to offer special courses aimed at getting more girls playing golf.

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Golf clubs struggling to cope with levels of vandalism

Golf clubs struggling to cope with levels of vandalism 1

🕔07:07, 14.Jul 2021

Several golf courses, particularly in Scotland, have stated they are struggling to cope with current levels of vandalism, which at least two venues have said is now a weekly occurrence.

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Non-members of golf clubs in England can obtain an official handicap from today

Non-members of golf clubs in England can obtain an official handicap from today 0

🕔12:06, 13.Jul 2021

For the first time ever, golfers in England can, from today, obtain an official handicap without having to join a golf club.

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‘I’m a Muslim woman who’s been introduced to a fantastic new sport: golf’

‘I’m a Muslim woman who’s been introduced to a fantastic new sport: golf’ 0

🕔12:03, 12.Jul 2021

Saudi Arabia’s golf association, Golf Saudi, has been teaching British Muslim women to play the game at a golf course in England.

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All golf course Covid rules in England can be removed from July 19

All golf course Covid rules in England can be removed from July 19 2

🕔18:53, 8.Jul 2021

New coronavirus guidance from England Golf states that golf clubs, after 16 months, can effectively return to exactly how they were before the pandemic started, from July 19.

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New campaign to get more women playing golf launches

New campaign to get more women playing golf launches 1

🕔12:32, 8.Jul 2021

A new participation campaign has launched in Great Britain and Ireland to get more women and girls playing golf.

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Global golf community in shock as PGA professional is murdered on US golf course

Global golf community in shock as PGA professional is murdered on US golf course 3

🕔05:19, 7.Jul 2021

A director of golf has been tragically murdered on the golf course he worked at in the USA.

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The Bristol Golf Club is sold for the second time in 12 months

The Bristol Golf Club is sold for the second time in 12 months 1

🕔18:01, 6.Jul 2021

The Bristol Golf Club has been sold for the second time in a year, this time to an associated company of Masters Golf, a golf accessory supplier.

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Golf club defends its handicap system following comments

Golf club defends its handicap system following comments 0

🕔17:40, 6.Jul 2021

An Irish golf club has defended the handicap system it has after a podcast said ‘that should not happen’ because it won its third title in less than a decade.

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‘Distance’ charge that Lanarkshire golfers pay is set to be scrapped

‘Distance’ charge that Lanarkshire golfers pay is set to be scrapped 0

🕔08:42, 3.Jul 2021

Unpopular charges that members of municipal golf clubs in South Lanarkshire have to pay if they don’t live in the area could be scrapped, according to reports.

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Cheshire Turf Machinery celebrates 25 year anniversary

Cheshire Turf Machinery celebrates 25 year anniversary 0

🕔07:49, 3.Jul 2021

Toro dealer Cheshire Turf Machinery, based in Stockport near Manchester, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

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