Scottish golf pros receive FSA funding

Scottish golf pros receive FSA funding 3

🕔12:50, 26.May 2013

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has agreed to provide £20,000 of funding to golf professionals to teach food hygiene as part of their lessons to children.

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Low UK rank for female participation

Low UK rank for female participation 3

🕔11:59, 23.May 2013

A new PGA survey has found that there are 4.2 million golfers in Great Britain and Ireland, but female participation remains very low.

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The Nairn to sponsor tour rookie

The Nairn to sponsor tour rookie 3

🕔10:38, 21.May 2013

A golf club has taken an unusual marketing step to attract more people to its venue – it is sponsoring a professional golfer.

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‘Most golfers don’t know what the pro does’

‘Most golfers don’t know what the pro does’ 8

🕔11:03, 20.May 2013

A major survey of golfers who work in golf clubs has found that they feel they get little recognition from club golfers about what work they actually do.

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Fergie named as new golf club captain

Fergie named as new golf club captain 4

🕔15:00, 17.May 2013

Sir Alex Ferguson has been named as the new captain of De Vere Mottram Hall. The news comes just one week after he retired as the manager of Manchester United.

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Fundraising golf club closes

Fundraising golf club closes 3

🕔10:34, 16.May 2013

A golf club that used to donate all its profits to a charity has been closed down after its membership dropped to just 50 people.

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Four golf clubs saved from going under

Four golf clubs saved from going under 2

🕔10:38, 9.May 2013

Four British golf clubs have all been saved from being closed down in the last few days.

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‘Narcissistic directors are bad for business’

‘Narcissistic directors are bad for business’ 7

🕔10:34, 29.Apr 2013

One of Britain’s leading golf club managers has said ‘whinging and negative’ committee members are threatening the futures of their own golf clubs.

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Dawson defiant over single-sex golf clubs

Dawson defiant over single-sex golf clubs 15

🕔10:15, 24.Apr 2013

The chief executive of The R&A has said that he will not bully Open venue golf clubs to accept women as members.

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Sandy Jones: Clubs need to focus on golf

Sandy Jones: Clubs need to focus on golf 9

🕔11:14, 18.Apr 2013

The chief executive of the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) has warned golf clubs against offering non-golf services that could raise income.

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Planning sought for £60m ‘The Ayrshire’

Planning sought for £60m ‘The Ayrshire’ 2

🕔09:39, 16.Apr 2013

Developers have filed for planning permission to build a major new multi-million pound golf course in Scotland.

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Surrey club offers month-long ‘membership’

Surrey club offers month-long ‘membership’ 4

🕔12:59, 26.Mar 2013

A Surrey golf club has come up with an innovative way to market itself – it is offering unlimited golf for one month.

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Shock £320k damages ruling against club

Shock £320k damages ruling against club 7

🕔15:11, 21.Mar 2013

Appeal court judges in Scotland have stunned the golf industry by announcing that a golf club must pay a substantially higher proportion of damages than had been previously ruled, after a golfer lost his eye when he was hit by a ball.

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Inchmarlo Golf Club is partially saved

Inchmarlo Golf Club is partially saved 2

🕔11:25, 19.Mar 2013

A liquidated Scottish resort has been partially saved after a deal was struck with a landowning family that has an association with the club’s villas.

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£50k landfill grant for golf club

£50k landfill grant for golf club 3

🕔11:17, 18.Mar 2013

One of the world’s oldest golf clubs has received £50,000 of government funding to update its course and clubhouse in an environmentally friendly way.

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Golf needs to get its ‘head out of the sand’

Golf needs to get its ‘head out of the sand’ 10

🕔11:17, 14.Mar 2013

The head of the world’s largest operator of golf clubs has said that golf needs to get its ‘head out of the sand’ and start offering much quicker rounds.

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New green fee deal for the north-west

New green fee deal for the north-west 4

🕔11:00, 12.Mar 2013

Fifteen golf clubs in north-west England and in Wales have joined a scheme that aims to increase the number of visiting golfers they all receive.

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Apps are ‘fastest trend in history’

Apps are ‘fastest trend in history’ 6

🕔05:37, 11.Mar 2013

There has been a huge growth in the number of golf clubs that offer downloadable apps for smartphones in the last few months, according to new data.

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50 clubs ‘could close this spring’

50 clubs ‘could close this spring’ 16

🕔05:47, 7.Mar 2013

The chairman of the Organisation of Golf and Range Operators has warned that as many as 50 private members’ British golf clubs could close down this spring.

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The Wiltshire sold in seven figure deal

The Wiltshire sold in seven figure deal 3

🕔12:06, 4.Mar 2013

Eddy Shah has sold his last golf course in what is believed to be one of the industry’s most expensive transactions in recent years.

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Golf more popular in schools than football

Golf more popular in schools than football 23

🕔05:13, 27.Feb 2013

Golf is now played at schools so much that it is on more English schools’ curriculums than football, according to new data.

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Club to offer ‘golf and poker challenge’

Club to offer ‘golf and poker challenge’ 2

🕔11:16, 26.Feb 2013

A Surrey club has come up with an innovative way to attract visitors – by offering an event that requires competitors to excel at both golf and poker.

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Two more clubs placed into liquidation

Two more clubs placed into liquidation 3

🕔12:37, 25.Feb 2013

Two golf clubs have gone into liquidation, with approximately 55 jobs lost.

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Golfers ‘should pass etiquette test’

Golfers ‘should pass etiquette test’ 11

🕔11:05, 19.Feb 2013

More than nine in ten greenkeepers believe that golfers should pass a test on course care before they are allowed to play the game.

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Golf equipment sent to returning soldiers

Golf equipment sent to returning soldiers 2

🕔10:30, 15.Feb 2013

The PGA is to provide British soldiers returning from duty in Afghanistan with a selection of new golf equipment.

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GB&I golf worth more than £5bn

GB&I golf worth more than £5bn 6

🕔16:33, 14.Feb 2013

Golf is worth £5.25 billion to the British and Irish economies, according to a new survey.

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US to tackle slow play

US to tackle slow play 7

🕔05:07, 14.Feb 2013

The authority that runs golf in the USA is to dramatically address the pace of play issue that it says is hurting the health of golf venues.

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