Herefordshire Golf Club becomes latest venue to be sold

Herefordshire Golf Club becomes latest venue to be sold 2

🕔07:03, 18.Oct 2020

The Herefordshire Golf Club, which was put up for sale during the lockdown with a guide price of between £1 million and £1.25 million, has been sold to three local businessmen.

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Meet the managing director: Alistair Robertson

Meet the managing director: Alistair Robertson 2

🕔14:24, 17.Oct 2020

The head of Sport Aberdeen explains how the agency that manages the city council’s golf facilities is building a vibrant future for municipal golf on the foundations of an illustrious past.

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‘Golf’s traditions will make it the post-pandemic go-to sport’

‘Golf’s traditions will make it the post-pandemic go-to sport’ 5

🕔15:52, 16.Oct 2020

A psychologist and neuroscientist has said that golf’s traditions mean the game has the potential to ‘cement its place as the go-to leisure activity in a post-pandemic world’.

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Club’s dress code update intensifies debate

Club’s dress code update intensifies debate 17

🕔06:39, 16.Oct 2020

An English golf club that issued a statement on its website that ‘hoodies are not acceptable’, in response to Tyrrell Hatton wearing one during his recent victory at the BMW Championship, has intensified a debate about dress codes.

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New poll highlights how attractive golf is during a pandemic

New poll highlights how attractive golf is during a pandemic 4

🕔06:32, 15.Oct 2020

A poll of golfers across the United States, Canada and the UK has found that the surge in new members this summer has been driven by a desire for wellbeing.

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Golf participation has more than doubled in the last year

Golf participation has more than doubled in the last year 9

🕔15:48, 13.Oct 2020

New data on the surge of golf participation in the UK and Ireland in 2020 has found that the number of rounds booked online in September doubled from 2019’s figures.

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Crown Golf sells its seventh golf club in 2020

Crown Golf sells its seventh golf club in 2020 7

🕔09:26, 13.Oct 2020

Crown Golf has sold its seventh golf club this year – with the new owner stating it is discontinuing the membership at the latest venue and will run it as a pay-and-play facility instead.

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Clubs form reciprocal deal to help each other with Covid restrictions

Clubs form reciprocal deal to help each other with Covid restrictions 2

🕔07:05, 13.Oct 2020

Three golf clubs in Wales have formed an innovative partnership with each other to ensure golf club members have a course to play at if they otherwise cannot play due to local lockdown travel restrictions.

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Golf club manager hits out at new Covid restrictions

Golf club manager hits out at new Covid restrictions 4

🕔19:18, 12.Oct 2020

The managing secretary of a Scottish golf club has criticised a new coronavirus ruling that has meant the club has had to close its two clubhouses.

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Report finds Londoners are moving to Surrey and joining golf clubs there

Report finds Londoners are moving to Surrey and joining golf clubs there 1

🕔07:23, 12.Oct 2020

People are moving out of London and particularly into Surrey, according to a report in the Financial Times, and this is having a positive effect on many local golf clubs’ memberships.

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Essex golf club to build a £700,000 adventure golf course

Essex golf club to build a £700,000 adventure golf course 2

🕔06:54, 12.Oct 2020

An Essex golf venue that already features a pitch and putt, a footgolf, a crazy golf and a discgolf course, is now building a £700,000 adventure golf course.

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Hitachi Capital: Revolutionising the membership finance market

Hitachi Capital: Revolutionising the membership finance market 0

🕔09:44, 9.Oct 2020

Hitachi has launched a finance product for clubs that want to attract new members and retain existing ones. The flexible membership product includes no recall on defaults and immediate payment to boost cashflow.

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Daniel Rornes becomes 2020 disability golf champion

Daniel Rornes becomes 2020 disability golf champion 0

🕔11:28, 8.Oct 2020

Congratulations to Daniel Rornes, who has won this year’s Paragolfing Championships in Denmark.

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Eleanor Cannon to step down as chair of Scottish Golf 

Eleanor Cannon to step down as chair of Scottish Golf  0

🕔18:05, 7.Oct 2020

The chair of Scottish Golf, Eleanor Cannon, is to step down next March, after what will be six years in the post.

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Manchester golf club closes down amid competing bids to buy the land

Manchester golf club closes down amid competing bids to buy the land 1

🕔07:45, 7.Oct 2020

A 94-year-old golf club with 290 members in Salford has closed down amid reports that a housing company and a campaign group were both bidding to buy it, but only one had backing from the local council.

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Golf rounds were up by 10 MILLION in July in the USA

Golf rounds were up by 10 MILLION in July in the USA 6

🕔06:58, 7.Oct 2020

The number of rounds of golf on US courses this July was up a staggering 10 million compared with July 2019.

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Venue closes for two weeks due to coronavirus

Venue closes for two weeks due to coronavirus 1

🕔20:24, 4.Oct 2020

A golf club’s hotel in Darlington has closed for two weeks after a number of staff were contacted by NHS Test and Trace and asked to self-isolate, although the golf course will remain open.

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This Scottish golf club has a marketing tagline that no other club can beat

This Scottish golf club has a marketing tagline that no other club can beat 2

🕔07:47, 3.Oct 2020

A remote Scottish golf club that is accessible via the shortest scheduled passenger flight in the world has revealed it also now has the longest hole in the UK.

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Legal analysis: The Job Support Scheme

Legal analysis: The Job Support Scheme 3

🕔12:05, 2.Oct 2020

The National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) looks at the government’s Winter Economy Plan and what it might mean for golf clubs.

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Half of UK golfers ‘prepared to travel for more than an hour’ to play

Half of UK golfers ‘prepared to travel for more than an hour’ to play 1

🕔07:34, 2.Oct 2020

New analysis of a recent survey of more than 2,500 golfers during the pandemic has found that about half of golfers are prepared to travel for more than an hour to play the game.

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Here’s three golf industry trends that have resulted from coronavirus

Here’s three golf industry trends that have resulted from coronavirus 1

🕔11:06, 1.Oct 2020

The Golf Business looks at three UK golf industry trends – beyond simply a general rise in participation and membership – that have materialised as a direct result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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How golf clubs around the world are meeting their environmental targets

How golf clubs around the world are meeting their environmental targets 0

🕔08:57, 1.Oct 2020

Clubs around the world are still carrying out eco-friendly improvements. Here, we look at the work three, from introducing native plants to supporting a vast array of bird species, are doing.

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Surrey golf club opened by Tony Jacklin closes

Surrey golf club opened by Tony Jacklin closes 4

🕔06:36, 1.Oct 2020

A Surrey golf club that was opened in 1992 by winning Ryder Cup captain Tony Jacklin has closed.

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Vandals use ‘substance’ to attack Musselburgh’s greens

Vandals use ‘substance’ to attack Musselburgh’s greens 1

🕔06:58, 30.Sep 2020

East Lothian Police are appealing for information after Musselburgh Golf Club became the latest golf course to be deliberately vandalised.

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This Golf Foundation auction offers golf and luxury

This Golf Foundation auction offers golf and luxury 0

🕔16:59, 29.Sep 2020

Charity The Golf Foundation, which creates opportunities for young people through golf, has been donated a list of extraordinary golfing products, which people can bid for in a week-long online auction that ends on October 4.

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Study finds golf improves muscle strength and balance in elderly people

Study finds golf improves muscle strength and balance in elderly people 2

🕔11:47, 29.Sep 2020

A new international research and potentially far-reaching study has found evidence to suggest that golf provided improved muscle strength and balance in elderly participants.

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Unique television advertising campaign led to golfers flocking to The Belfry

Unique television advertising campaign led to golfers flocking to The Belfry 4

🕔11:56, 28.Sep 2020

A first-of-its-kind television advertising campaign involving online tee time giant GolfNow, The Belfry and AdSmart from Sky, has successfully promoted The Belfry’s championship courses.

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