Local authorities relinquish more golf clubs
At least two more municipal golf clubs have been handed over or closed down by their local authorities since the start of this year.
Camberley Heath to build homes by course
Camberley Heath GC has become the latest golf club that will build homes by its course.
Clubs urged to end bans on mobile phones
England Golf is calling on clubs to relax dress codes and restrictions on mobile phones, offer flexible membership options and make golf affordable to try in a bid to reverse economic problems.
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Average golf club gave £7K to charity in 2013
UK golf clubs collectively gave more than £18 million to charities in 2013, with the average club donating more than £7,000 to good causes, according to a new survey.
Vandals launch extraordinary attack on club
At least two people have used either a lorry or a 4×4 vehicle and two knapsack sprays to spray more than 350 litres of weed killer on 14 greens of a golf club at 4am in the morning.
Members vote to shut prestigious golf club
Members of Royal Norwich GC, one of the most prestigious golf clubs in the world, vote to close their course down and merge with another club seven miles away.
HMRC withdraws EU VAT appeal
HMRC withdraws its appeal against the ruling that private members’ clubs’ green fees must be VAT exempt. But will this lead to more negative headlines for golf?
‘Golf takes too long to play’
Two of the world’s greatest golfers and two of the game’s lead administrators have all warned that golf is in jeopardy because it can take too long to play.
‘Buy one, join six’ scheme from De Vere
Golf club owner De Vere has introduced a reciprocal scheme in which golfers can join six leading golf clubs for the price of one membership.