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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Here’s three UK golf industry trends from August

Here’s three UK golf industry trends from August 0

🕔10:03, 31.Aug 2021

From ‘thinking outside the box’ when it comes to introducing golf to youngsters to the end of the pandemic participation boom, we look at the top golf industry trends from August 2021.

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The Guardian promotes call for London’s golf courses to be ‘redeveloped’

The Guardian promotes call for London’s golf courses to be ‘redeveloped’ 8

🕔08:27, 30.Aug 2021

The Guardian newspaper has promoted a call by an architect for many of the 94 golf courses in Greater London to be redeveloped.

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Meet the PGA professional: Ian Mowbray

Meet the PGA professional: Ian Mowbray 0

🕔13:35, 29.Aug 2021

The PGA club professional at Liphook Golf Club talks about the extreme changes to his role in the last 18 months and how he helps the club introduce the game to more people.

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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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Hillside Golf Club uses an all-electric riding greensmower

Hillside Golf Club uses an all-electric riding greensmower 0

🕔10:26, 26.Aug 2021

Hillside Golf Club on ‘England’s Golf Coast’ in Southport knows only too well the importance of its biggest asset: its greens.

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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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The golf clubs signing deals with tour pros

The golf clubs signing deals with tour pros 0

🕔11:13, 21.Aug 2021

More clubs are signing deals with tour players as this is benefiting both parties, particularly the clubs, which gain a marketing hook, plus someone who can appeal to corporate guests.

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Golf’s new-found popularity makes the numbers add up for Club Systems International

Golf’s new-found popularity makes the numbers add up for Club Systems International 0

🕔12:47, 20.Aug 2021

Club Systems International’s products, such as HowDidiDo, have seen unprecedented growth during the pandemic. As a result, it is offering more benefits to customers than ever before.

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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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Flixton turns tide of misfortune

Flixton turns tide of misfortune 0

🕔11:36, 14.Aug 2021

After its course was flooded by a nearby river, Flixton GC’s men’s changing room was also flooded, by a leaky tap. However, the venue today looks better than ever.

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Meet the director of golf: Jack Laws

Meet the director of golf: Jack Laws 0

🕔11:57, 13.Aug 2021

The director of golf at Les Bordes Golf Club, one of the world’s most spectacular new golf facilities, talks about the venue, working through the pandemic and his time at Sunningdale.

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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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Surveying your members

Surveying your members 0

🕔14:33, 12.Aug 2021

Understanding your members’ needs is essential to retaining them, and the best way of doing this is by surveying them. One proponent of this method is Fairway Credit.

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‘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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