Warm welcome awaits for Royal Lytham visitors

Warm welcome awaits for Royal Lytham visitors 0

🕔12:25, 28.Jul 2022

Championship golf venue Royal Lytham & St Annes has further boosted its visitor offering with completion of upgraded changing facilities in the clubhouse.

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Portugal announces restrictions on irrigation at golf clubs

Portugal announces restrictions on irrigation at golf clubs 2

🕔10:51, 27.Jul 2022

As a survey reveals golf courses are using far less water than they used to, drought-hit Portugal has announced that irrigation of them in the Algarve will be restricted.

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18 Welsh clubs benefit from sustainability grants

18 Welsh clubs benefit from sustainability grants 3

🕔13:50, 25.Jul 2022

Nearly 20 golf clubs in Wales have benefitted from grants totalling just under £40,000 to help them foster nature, improve water efficiency and reduce emissions.

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Fires ‘deliberately’ started at golf course

Fires ‘deliberately’ started at golf course 0

🕔11:06, 25.Jul 2022

A golf course that has its future up in the air has suffered a spate of seemingly deliberately-started fires during the recent heatwave in the UK.

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Nearly 400 golf clubs now offer GolfSixes

Nearly 400 golf clubs now offer GolfSixes 3

🕔12:12, 22.Jul 2022

The R&A has revealed that 386 golf clubs in Great Britain and Ireland now offer the junior tournament GolfSixes, which will be rolled out to six new countries.

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Golf club managers are working in kitchens due to vacancies

Golf club managers are working in kitchens due to vacancies 1

🕔08:35, 22.Jul 2022

A survey has found that there are widespread vacancies for staff at the moment, so much so that golf club managers are increasingly on rotas to work in kitchens.

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Campaign launched in Wales to get people playing golf

Campaign launched in Wales to get people playing golf 0

🕔15:13, 21.Jul 2022

An animated campaign has been launched in Wales to encourage people to play golf to improve their health and lifestyle.

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Profile: The London Golf Performance Academy

Profile: The London Golf Performance Academy 0

🕔12:32, 21.Jul 2022

The London Golf Performance Academy, based at two golf clubs, is only five years old but plans to go from strength-to-strength as soon as this year.

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Legal advice: General meetings (part two)

Legal advice: General meetings (part two) 2

🕔12:25, 21.Jul 2022

This is the second part of a guidance note covering information and advice on the conduct of general meetings for incorporated golf clubs.

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Review of Club Management World Conference 2022

Review of Club Management World Conference 2022 0

🕔11:36, 21.Jul 2022

At this year’s conference one of the main topics was how to address the staffing crisis in the global golf club industry that has arisen in the last two years. Chris Duffy reports.

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Golf club profile: Kirkby Lonsdale

Golf club profile: Kirkby Lonsdale 0

🕔10:14, 21.Jul 2022

The Cumbrian club has seen a large increase in members in the last year – and many of them are younger and female golfers.

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Victoria Falls could lose heritage status if golf course is built

Victoria Falls could lose heritage status if golf course is built 0

🕔10:12, 20.Jul 2022

The United Nations has informed the governments of Zimbabwe and Zambia that Victoria Falls could lose its unique heritage status if a golf course is built at the site.

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Golf club in Kent to close due to proposed road crossing

Golf club in Kent to close due to proposed road crossing 0

🕔11:52, 19.Jul 2022

A golf club in Kent has said it will close at the end of August as its directors have agreed to sell the land to make way for a proposed road crossing to link Kent and Essex.

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Another UK golf resort is sold

Another UK golf resort is sold 0

🕔11:24, 18.Jul 2022

The Mere Golf Resort and Spa in Cheshire has become the latest UK golfing resort to be sold.

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New £20 million golf club in Leicestershire set to go ahead

New £20 million golf club in Leicestershire set to go ahead 0

🕔14:12, 17.Jul 2022

Planning for a major new 18-hole golf club in Leicestershire to replace an existing venue a few miles away has been recommended for approval.

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Meet the PGA professional: Neil Colquhoun

Meet the PGA professional: Neil Colquhoun 0

🕔12:47, 17.Jul 2022

From Merchants of Edinburgh GC, Neil discusses teaching the game to youngsters who have learnt how to play via social media and how he sells out of stock items.

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Woman jailed for robbing elderly men in golf club car parks

Woman jailed for robbing elderly men in golf club car parks 0

🕔07:49, 15.Jul 2022

A Romanian woman who was part of a gang known as the ‘Rolex Rippers’ has been jailed for 40 months for stealing watches from elderly men typically in golf clubs.

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Club Systems provides three St Andrews clubs with extra hardware

Club Systems provides three St Andrews clubs with extra hardware 1

🕔14:02, 14.Jul 2022

Club Systems has provided three prestigious golf clubs in St Andrews with additional hardware to help them cope with the extra demand during the Open Championship.

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Is solar the solution?

Is solar the solution? 0

🕔11:49, 14.Jul 2022

Rising energy costs and increased environmental and sustainability focus have seen many golf clubs explore the possibilities of sourcing their own power supply via renewable energy.

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Tommy Fleetwood helps to inspire the next generation at the 150th Open

Tommy Fleetwood helps to inspire the next generation at the 150th Open 0

🕔10:31, 14.Jul 2022

Eight youngsters from Monifieth Golf Club have visited St Andrews to meet Ryder Cup star Tommy Fleetwood as part of a Golf Foundation initiative. 

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Family-owned Scottish golf venue is sold

Family-owned Scottish golf venue is sold 1

🕔08:42, 13.Jul 2022

A facility has been sold after 100 years of ownership by the same family – and become the fourth UK golf venue in five weeks to be acquired by a leisure operator.

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1 in 3 greenkeepers looking for work outside of golf

1 in 3 greenkeepers looking for work outside of golf 6

🕔17:47, 11.Jul 2022

A survey of 1,300 greenkeepers in the UK has found that more than a third are currently looking for work outside of golf.

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£4m Hounslow Golf Park opens

£4m Hounslow Golf Park opens 0

🕔12:22, 11.Jul 2022

A multi-million pound golf ‘park’ featuring a two-storey 55-bay driving range, a nine-hole golf course and two adventure courses has opened at the site of a former golf club.

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Meet the St Andrews manager: Ayden Roberts-Jones

Meet the St Andrews manager: Ayden Roberts-Jones 6

🕔08:01, 10.Jul 2022

Ayden Roberts-Jones is the manager of The Duke’s, St Andrews. We speak to him about the facility and what this year’s Open Championship will mean for both him and the club.

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Nottinghamshire golf club plans significant growth

Nottinghamshire golf club plans significant growth 0

🕔09:34, 9.Jul 2022

A golf club in Nottinghamshire has applied for planning permission to invest ‘significant funds’ in order to grow.

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Golfers can play St Andrews during Open week via Toptracer

Golfers can play St Andrews during Open week via Toptracer 0

🕔12:05, 8.Jul 2022

Toptracer is giving golfers a unique chance to take on The Old Course at St Andrews during Open week in the latest edition of its 9-Shot Challenge global tournament series.

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Golf tourism is worth nearly £300m per year to Scotland

Golf tourism is worth nearly £300m per year to Scotland 4

🕔13:54, 7.Jul 2022

The chief executive of Visit Scotland has said that tourists visiting Scotland to either play its golf courses or watch golf events bring in £286 million to the country every year.

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