Toro distributor Lely sold to Royal Reesink

Toro distributor Lely sold to Royal Reesink 0 Updated

🕔06:22, 2.Aug 2016

The turfcare activities of one of the biggest companies in the UK golf club industry, Lely, have been sold to major Dutch company Royal Reesink.

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Another golf club to build housing by its course

Another golf club to build housing by its course 0

🕔14:12, 1.Aug 2016

Huntercombe GC in Oxfordshire is the latest golf club to hope to build houses on its land to fund improvements to its facilities.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing Golf Club Management in July

Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing Golf Club Management in July 0 Updated

🕔05:54, 31.Jul 2016

From the biggest fraud in golf club management history to the astonishing work that some top pros are doing to get more kids playing golf, July was not a quiet month in the industry, reports GCM editor Alistair Dunsmuir

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Izaak Walton Golf Club has entered liquidation

Izaak Walton Golf Club has entered liquidation 0

🕔14:54, 29.Jul 2016

Izaak Walton Golf Club in Stoke, a popular 18-hole venue, has entered liquidation. The club has shut its clubhouse and boarded up its doors and windows.

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The golf industry is seeing some positives from Brexit

The golf industry is seeing some positives from Brexit 0

🕔15:40, 27.Jul 2016

A major golf course construction firm and a golf tourism company have both said that Britain’s decision to leave the EU can have positive ramifications for the industry.

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Golf is a superb way to help stroke victims recover

Golf is a superb way to help stroke victims recover 0

🕔18:02, 26.Jul 2016

The Stroke Association is increasingly finding that playing golf, which provides a number of key social, mental and physical benefits, is an excellent way for survivors to boost their recovery.

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Unions report ‘surge’ in female participation in golf

Unions report ‘surge’ in female participation in golf 1

🕔11:59, 25.Jul 2016

Both England Golf and the Golf Union of Wales have issued a statement saying their countries are now witnessing a surge in female participation of the game.

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Golf Development Wales is getting people from ethnic minority backgrounds into golf

Golf Development Wales is getting people from ethnic minority backgrounds into golf 0

🕔20:54, 21.Jul 2016

A new project aimed at addressing the tiny number of people from a black and minority ethnic background who are members of golf clubs in Wales is already having a positive effect.

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Every golf club in UK invited to support Fields in Trust

Every golf club in UK invited to support Fields in Trust 0

🕔14:36, 20.Jul 2016

A charity that safeguards parks and playing fields is asking, via Bernard Gallacher, every golf club in the UK to show its support for it, after one venue in Northern Ireland was protected.

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Is there anything Nottingham isn’t doing to get people into golf?

Is there anything Nottingham isn’t doing to get people into golf? 0

🕔15:04, 19.Jul 2016

Local authorities in Nottingham are so keen to get golfers trying the game that they are setting up events in local parks as well as golf clubs this summer.

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The Beef praised for working with juniors at the Open

The Beef praised for working with juniors at the Open 0

🕔16:23, 18.Jul 2016

Andrew ‘The Beef’ Johnston has been praised for playing Tri-Golf with local children during the Open Championship.

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Warning as Yorkshire golf club becomes victim of huge bank fraud

Warning as Yorkshire golf club becomes victim of huge bank fraud 0

🕔11:42, 15.Jul 2016

Hull Golf Club in Yorkshire has become the victim of what is thought to be, financially, the biggest bank fraud to have hit the golf industry ever.

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Major new locker brand for the industry launches

Major new locker brand for the industry launches 0 Updated

🕔06:53, 14.Jul 2016

One of the biggest suppliers to golf clubs, Craftsman Lockers, has formed a new partnership with Garran Lockers: the Ice Locker Group.

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Rose, Willett, Hull and Matthew to represent Team GB at the Olympics

Rose, Willett, Hull and Matthew to represent Team GB at the Olympics 0

🕔10:58, 13.Jul 2016

Justin Rose, Danny Willett, Catriona Matthew and Charley Hull will represent Team GB for golf at the Olympics in Brazil next month.

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This historic mansion has been bought by a golf club

This historic mansion has been bought by a golf club 0

🕔11:36, 12.Jul 2016

The historic and spectacular Sudbrook Mansion, along with Sudbrook Park, have been bought by The Richmond Golf Club in London.

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Golf boss: Footgolf is having a tremendous impact for us

Golf boss: Footgolf is having a tremendous impact for us 1

🕔12:37, 11.Jul 2016

The chief executive of BGL Golf, which owns 22 golf courses in the UK at 10 venues, has said introducing footgolf at four of them has led to significant improvements.

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Golfers are less bothered about competition than you’d think

Golfers are less bothered about competition than you’d think 0

🕔12:32, 8.Jul 2016

A new survey of amateur golfers has found that less than eight percent view competition as the best thing about the game.

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Treasurer of golf club: Women-only venues can be good for females

Treasurer of golf club: Women-only venues can be good for females 0

🕔12:34, 7.Jul 2016

The treasurer of a women-only golf club has said her club’s policy is good for women as long as they are under-represented in golf participation.

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51 children join golf club thanks to this amazing Pepperell gesture

51 children join golf club thanks to this amazing Pepperell gesture 0

🕔12:11, 6.Jul 2016

A goodwill gesture from European Tour professional Eddie Pepperell has resulted in 51 children joining Frilford Heath Golf Club in Oxfordshire.

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Samaritans links with Rotherham Golf Club

Samaritans links with Rotherham Golf Club 0 Updated

🕔21:41, 4.Jul 2016

The Samaritans charity has announced it is running a special fundraising event next month at Rotherham Golf Club, which is home to 2016 Masters champion Danny Willett.

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Royal Troon widely praised for admitting women

Royal Troon widely praised for admitting women 0

🕔12:21, 4.Jul 2016

Royal Troon Golf Club has received widespread praise for its decision to admit women – just two weeks before it hosts the Open Championship.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing Golf Club Management in June

Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing Golf Club Management in June 0

🕔10:59, 4.Jul 2016

From Muirfield’s shock decision to have a second vote on admitting women to a stunning rise in participation, June was a surprising month for golf, as it was the UK.

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Durham clubs unite for ‘Get into golf’ drive

Durham clubs unite for ‘Get into golf’ drive 0

🕔15:14, 30.Jun 2016

A quarter of all the golf clubs in Durham are working together to specifically get more women playing golf.

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Former tennis star Blane Dodds named as new CEO of Scottish Golf

Former tennis star Blane Dodds named as new CEO of Scottish Golf 0

🕔15:36, 27.Jun 2016

The former tennis player, and current chair of Tennis Scotland, Blane Dodds, has been named as the new chief executive of Scottish Golf.

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Second vote likely to be held following disappointment over referendum result

Second vote likely to be held following disappointment over referendum result 0

🕔11:33, 27.Jun 2016

Former Open venue Muirfield wants to hold a second referendum of its members about admitting women before the end of the year following ‘disappointment’ over the first result.

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BIGGA: ‘Brexit will hit greenkeeping budgets’

BIGGA: ‘Brexit will hit greenkeeping budgets’ 2

🕔11:08, 24.Jun 2016

Two organisations heavily involved in the golf industry have said Britain’s decision to vote for ‘Brexit’ will have a negative impact on trade.

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Two more golf clubs embark on housing projects

Two more golf clubs embark on housing projects 0

🕔11:54, 22.Jun 2016

At least two more UK golf clubs are embarking on major housing projects in a bid to provide investment in the venues themselves.

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