Construction of R&A’s community golf facility to begin

Construction of R&A’s community golf facility to begin 2

🕔12:58, 10.Aug 2021

The R&A has secured approval to create a world-leading ‘community golf facility’ in Glasgow.

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Venue is allowed to use dumped chalk for improvements

Venue is allowed to use dumped chalk for improvements 1

🕔06:28, 10.Aug 2021

A footgolf venue that replaced a golf course in 2017 has been told it can create boundary walls around its car park with chalk that had been dumped there by a rogue builder.

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‘There are more victims of the ‘Rolex Rippers”

‘There are more victims of the ‘Rolex Rippers” 1

🕔12:10, 9.Aug 2021

Two of the victims of the ‘Rolex Rippers’ have spoken about the tactics the women used in order to rob them, including shouting ‘sex’ as they grabbed one victim, and have criticised the police, stating there are more than 14 victims.

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Four golf courses set to have housing built on them

Four golf courses set to have housing built on them 3

🕔12:13, 8.Aug 2021

Four English golf courses look set to have, between them, well over 1,000 homes built on their land after four separate planning decisions were made within a few days of each other.

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This is the last UK golf course that still hasn’t reopened

This is the last UK golf course that still hasn’t reopened 1

🕔12:38, 6.Aug 2021

A popular and historic short hole golf club in Edinburgh has still not reopened following the first Covid lockdown in 2020, despite the boom in participation of golf.

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Game-changing versatility with Toro’s sidewinder technology

Game-changing versatility with Toro’s sidewinder technology 0

🕔11:02, 6.Aug 2021

For the ultimate versatility, Toro’s Sidewinder technology seen in the Reelmaster 3100-D and Groundsmaster 3500-D is game-changing.

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‘This safeguards the club’s future’

‘This safeguards the club’s future’ 0

🕔14:41, 5.Aug 2021

Sustainability roundup: A golf club is ensuring the majority of its land is natural habitat, others have eliminated single-use plastic bottles and a venue is building a solar farm.

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Members save golf club by buying it

Members save golf club by buying it 1

🕔07:44, 4.Aug 2021

An Irish golf club that feared closing down has been purchased by its members following an online auction.

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UK golf club to build a toboggan run on its grounds

UK golf club to build a toboggan run on its grounds 1

🕔07:49, 2.Aug 2021

A Nottinghamshire golf club has been granted permission to build a 120-metre toboggan run on its grounds.

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Thieves posing as charity workers are targeting golf club members in southern England

Thieves posing as charity workers are targeting golf club members in southern England 0

🕔15:06, 1.Aug 2021

Two ‘highly professional’ female thieves have been repeatedly stealing expensive watches from men in golf club car parks in the last year, according to the police.

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Second golf club in a week blocks its entrance due to travellers

Second golf club in a week blocks its entrance due to travellers 1

🕔07:59, 1.Aug 2021

A second English golf club has blockaded its entrance in the space of just one week, as travellers set up an encampment by its land.

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Wilton Carpets launches the ‘Tartan Collection’

Wilton Carpets launches the ‘Tartan Collection’ 0

🕔08:45, 31.Jul 2021

Wilton Carpets’ newly launched Tartan Collection is steeped in tradition and heritage craftsmanship, but simultaneously at the vanguard of interior design trends and very much part of the fabric of prestigious leisure and hospitality venues.

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Scotland’s ‘Golf Tourism and Visitor Strategy’

Scotland’s ‘Golf Tourism and Visitor Strategy’ 0

🕔19:45, 30.Jul 2021

With many golf clubs in Scotland still struggling due to a lack of overseas visitors, a ‘Golf Tourism and Visitor Strategy’ is being developed to shape the next nine years of golf tourism.

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Here’s some of the major trends in the UK golf industry we saw in July

Here’s some of the major trends in the UK golf industry we saw in July 0

🕔16:10, 30.Jul 2021

The surge in participation caused by the pandemic continued to dominate the industry in July, with more venues earmarked for closure being saved and the game’s future now looking set for a very different path than its past.

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Golf course staff are wearing body cameras due to rise in vandalism

Golf course staff are wearing body cameras due to rise in vandalism 0

🕔07:31, 28.Jul 2021

Staff at a golf course in Dundee are wearing body cameras due to the rise in vandalism and the abuse they’ve received in recent months.

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Legal advice in golf clubs: Discrimination

Legal advice in golf clubs: Discrimination 0

🕔13:00, 27.Jul 2021

In a feature providing legal advice about equality, diversity and inclusion in golf clubs, the NGCAA details the legal definition of discrimination.

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Council urged to save Derbyshire golf course following Woosnam’s interest

Council urged to save Derbyshire golf course following Woosnam’s interest 2

🕔08:48, 27.Jul 2021

A Harry Colt designed golf course in Derbyshire that closed at the end of last year is facing calls to reopen following interest in the venue from Ian Woosnam.

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Another golf course saved by the participation surge

Another golf course saved by the participation surge 0

🕔07:59, 26.Jul 2021

A golf club in Sussex has been saved from closure partly because of the surge in participation during the pandemic.

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Stellar Asset Management purchases its third golf club

Stellar Asset Management purchases its third golf club 0

🕔10:01, 22.Jul 2021

An inheritance tax and estate planning specialist has purchased its third golf club in five years.

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Golf club closes and bailiffs appointed as travellers move onto the course

Golf club closes and bailiffs appointed as travellers move onto the course 0

🕔09:47, 22.Jul 2021

A golf club in Coventry has had to close for at least a whole day, while bailiffs have been appointed and police have blockaded its entrance, after a group of travellers set up an encampment on its land.

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‘I remortgaged my house to build a pro shop and driving range’

‘I remortgaged my house to build a pro shop and driving range’ 2

🕔09:16, 22.Jul 2021

Rob Macey, the head professional at Norwood Park Golf Centre in Notts, details his incredible career, plus his experiences during the pandemic, which included working as a greenkeeper.

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Doing it for the kids

Doing it for the kids 0

🕔09:14, 22.Jul 2021

While young adult participation has boomed during the pandemic, clubs are being asked to not forget to provide opportunities for juniors.

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Turning a hobby into a career

Turning a hobby into a career 0

🕔09:07, 22.Jul 2021

Stuart McLaren works in finance and is good at golf. So good, in fact, that his employer is sponsoring him as he starts on the PGA EuroPro Tour.

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Accountancy firm offers free golf lessons to female staff

Accountancy firm offers free golf lessons to female staff 5

🕔11:08, 21.Jul 2021

One of the ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms in the UK, EY, has said it is offering free golf lessons to some of its female staff so that they don’t miss out on networking opportunities.

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The pandemic has led to a surge in women’s golf

The pandemic has led to a surge in women’s golf 5

🕔11:34, 20.Jul 2021

The male / female ratio in UK golf participation has changed exponentially for the first time, as female participation at UK golf courses has more more than tripled during the pandemic.

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Meet the golf club manager: James Glover

Meet the golf club manager: James Glover 0

🕔12:47, 17.Jul 2021

The general manager of Hallamshire GC in Yorkshire talks about the history of the club – and its future – and some of the challenges he’s had to overcome as manager, including the pandemic.

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Club hopes to replace clubhouse with housing

Club hopes to replace clubhouse with housing 0

🕔07:15, 17.Jul 2021

An historic golf club near Manchester has submitted plans to demolish its clubhouse and replace it with housing, funding the building of a modern clubhouse elsewhere at the venue.

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