UK Golf Federation launches free handicaps for non-members

UK Golf Federation launches free handicaps for non-members 4

🕔17:31, 7.Jun 2021

The UK Golf Federation, an association of several golf clubs, has launched software that gives golfers who aren’t members of clubs official handicaps for free ‘for life’.

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Police place a dispersal order ring around an entire golf course

Police place a dispersal order ring around an entire golf course 0

🕔07:04, 7.Jun 2021

Police in London have become the latest to tackle antisocial behaviour on golf courses – by authorising dispersal powers around an entire golf course for 48 hours.

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‘It’s finally looking very positive’

‘It’s finally looking very positive’ 0

🕔10:19, 6.Jun 2021

Last March Aaron Galbraith started his dream job as director of golf at Canterbury GC – just before the first lockdown. Here, he takes us through the last, incredible, 15 months of his career.

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Increase spend and the bottom line with CardsSafe

Increase spend and the bottom line with CardsSafe 0

🕔10:38, 5.Jun 2021

With CardsSafe, golf courses can safely retain bank and ID cards, offering the opportunity to up-sell in the clubhouse and protect rental equipment from becoming ‘lost’.

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Here’s what Liverpool Golf Centre’s new store looks like

Here’s what Liverpool Golf Centre’s new store looks like 1

🕔11:15, 4.Jun 2021

The American Golf store at Liverpool Golf Centre has reopened following a £400,000 investment.The shop provides 14 jobs and state-of-the-art services for all types of golfers.

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Scottish Golf launches non-member handicap scheme

Scottish Golf launches non-member handicap scheme 5

🕔12:54, 3.Jun 2021

Scottish Golf has launched a scheme that will allow golfers who aren’t members of clubs to obtain a handicap for the first time ever.

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Saved! Golf course finally reopens after March 2020 lockdown

Saved! Golf course finally reopens after March 2020 lockdown 1

🕔15:30, 1.Jun 2021

A golf course that users feared had permanently shut because it remained closed from March 2020 to May 2021, has finally reopened.

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Get Golfing charity takes over the running of Arkley Golf Club

Get Golfing charity takes over the running of Arkley Golf Club 0

🕔07:57, 1.Jun 2021

The property company, U+I, has agreed to hand over the lease of Arkley Golf Club in Hertfordshire to charity Get Golfing for the next 25 years.

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Here’s the top three UK golf industry trends in May 2021

Here’s the top three UK golf industry trends in May 2021 0

🕔17:09, 31.May 2021

All the main trends in the industry at the moment are driven by the surge in participation, here is our pick of the main three from the last month.

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Meet the PGA professional: Michael Nesbit

Meet the PGA professional: Michael Nesbit 1

🕔10:07, 29.May 2021

The head professional at Westerhope Golf Club talks about the last extraordinary year and how the pro shop has adapted to the ‘new normal’.

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Tiger Woods: My goal right now is walking on my own

Tiger Woods: My goal right now is walking on my own 1

🕔10:06, 28.May 2021

In his first interview since his car accident, Tiger Woods has said his primary focus is regaining strength in his injured right leg.

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Whitby Golf Club has gained 113 new members in the last year

Whitby Golf Club has gained 113 new members in the last year 3

🕔07:18, 28.May 2021

Whitby Golf Club in Yorkshire has gained more than 100 members in the last year, thanks to the participation surge in golf due to the pandemic.

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STAR EV electric vehicle brand arrives in the UK

STAR EV electric vehicle brand arrives in the UK 0

🕔10:18, 27.May 2021

The STAR EV brand, and its extensive range of lithium and sealed battery-powered utility vehicles for the golf market, is available in the UK for the first time.

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Participation has grown by more than two million golfers in the last year

Participation has grown by more than two million golfers in the last year 5

🕔12:18, 26.May 2021

New research from The R&A has found that the number of people in Great Britain who have played golf on a full-length course in the last year has surged to 5.2 million.

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Non-members of golf clubs can obtain handicaps from early July

Non-members of golf clubs can obtain handicaps from early July 5

🕔18:08, 25.May 2021

Golfers in England who are not members of English golf clubs will be able to obtain official handicaps for the first time ever from early July, England Golf has confirmed.

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Golf club to host ‘Muslim golf day’

Golf club to host ‘Muslim golf day’ 5

🕔07:17, 25.May 2021

A golf club in Manchester is to host a Muslim golf day, in which only halal food will be served, no alcohol or gambling will be involved and prayer arrangements will be made for golfers.

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Golf venue to open in Berkshire this summer

Golf venue to open in Berkshire this summer 2

🕔07:24, 24.May 2021

A golf ‘entertainment complex’ is set to open in Berkshire this July, boosted by the current demand to play the game and the recent growth of modern driving ranges.

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Royal Dornoch offers free golf to NHS staff for the whole of June

Royal Dornoch offers free golf to NHS staff for the whole of June 2

🕔11:39, 22.May 2021

Royal Dornoch Golf Club is offering free rounds on both its courses to NHS and care staff golfers for the remainder of May and all of June.

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Are you seeking to expand or diversify your golf club?

Are you seeking to expand or diversify your golf club? 0

🕔11:22, 21.May 2021

Whilst many golf clubs have benefited from extra ‘Covid related’ demand, some are embracing diversification ideas in order to boost recurring revenue and profits, or just to remain viable.

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Another historic golf club reintroduces a waiting list

Another historic golf club reintroduces a waiting list 1

🕔07:44, 21.May 2021

The oldest golf club in Oxfordshire has said it has been so busy since it reopened in late March that it is reintroducing a waiting list for memberships.

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Meet the golf club manager: Shahin Bani-Sadr

Meet the golf club manager: Shahin Bani-Sadr 1

🕔12:26, 20.May 2021

Appointed as one of the youngest private members’ golf club managers – at Rowlands Castle GC – in the UK, aged 28, less than two years ago, Shahin takes us through the last 15 months.

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Another golf group announces investment plan

Another golf group announces investment plan 1

🕔09:38, 20.May 2021

The QHotels Group has become the latest owner of golf venues to announce that it will invest heavily in them, against the backdrop of increased participation.

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You do not need a credit licence to allow members to pay on an instalment plan

You do not need a credit licence to allow members to pay on an instalment plan 1

🕔13:54, 18.May 2021

Articles regarding the regulation of golf membership finance are causing golf clubs unnecessary concern.

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Hannah McAllister named as new CEO of Wales Golf

Hannah McAllister named as new CEO of Wales Golf 8

🕔11:26, 18.May 2021

Congratulations to Hannah McAllister, who has been named as the new CEO of Wales Golf.

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“There is strong demand” as another UK golf club is bought

“There is strong demand” as another UK golf club is bought 0

🕔09:18, 18.May 2021

A Yorkshire venue has become at least the sixth UK golf club in the last few days to be sold as one agent says: “[There is currently] strong ongoing demand for golf businesses.”

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Consultation to begin on new multi-million pound Scottish golf resort

Consultation to begin on new multi-million pound Scottish golf resort 1

🕔07:58, 18.May 2021

Plans to convert a former farm into a major new golfing destination next to St Andrews are to be consulted on this week.

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Golf club plans to fund new clubhouse via housing

Golf club plans to fund new clubhouse via housing 1

🕔07:33, 17.May 2021

A golf club that saw its clubhouse destroyed by a fire recently has submitted a planning application for a new building.

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