Friday 25 April 2014

    Why would someone join a golf club?

    A new survey has revealed that a welcoming atmosphere is the number one reason why somebody relatively new to golf will join a golf club. But what is a ‘welcoming atmosphere’?

    Historic clubs agree joint memberships

    Two golf clubs built before World War One have formed a joint membership deal in a bid to bring new golfers to their venues and retain existing members.

    Ryder Cup golf course to tour care homes

    A mini golf course is going to be sent on a tour of care homes in central Scotland as part of preparations for this year’s Ryder Cup.

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‘How to grow golf in the UK’ report is published

A new study that aims to help golf clubs and courses retain, attract and grow their customer base has been published.

STRI’s Trueness Meter wins technology award

The STRI has won the ‘Best use of Technology by a Governing Body’ award at the inaugural Sports Technology Awards at The Brewery in London.

Full extent of flooding damage revealed

The full extent of the damage and the recovery of the flooding that devastated several golf courses throughout the British Isles this winter is now beginning to emerge.

Jailed golf club owner angry with council

The owner of Waterstock Golf Club in Oxfordshire has launched an attack on his local council for dumping waste without securing planning permission – something he was jailed for in 2012.

Thriving club opens ‘family golf course’

A ‘thriving’ golf club that has attracted juniors to its facility is about to open a nine-hole ‘family golf course’ to further boost profits.

Clubs offering free golf for 2014

At least 29 golf clubs have issued some sort of free golf offer for the first time in their history since the beginning of 2014.

Emma Clifford is Manager of the Year

Emma Clifford, secretary manager of West Essex Golf Club, has been named the Golf Club Managers’ Association’s (GCMA) Manager of the Year for 2014.

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