Meeting showed ‘golf at its worst’

Meeting showed ‘golf at its worst’ Updated

🕔04:52, 28.Feb 2013

The manager of an English golf club has said that a recent county golf meeting that he attended showed golf “at its worst”. The anonymous manager told Golf Club Management that many of the positive initiatives carried out by golf

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Why Become a Nevada Bobs Pro Shop?

Why Become a Nevada Bobs Pro Shop?

🕔23:59, 27.Feb 2013

Being Part of a Brand doesn’t mean you lose your identity! What have clubs that have rebranded their shops as a Nevada Bobs Pro shop seen since becoming a part of our brand? Hazlemere GC said when they first opened

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What does an honorary secretary do?

What does an honorary secretary do?

🕔12:19, 27.Feb 2013

by Gavin Johnson In 1909 Sir Matt Busby was born, the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, now BP, was incorporated and Joan of Arc was beatified in Rome. All interesting occurrences, though to Brian Griffiths, current honorary secretary of Runcorn Golf Club

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Golf more popular in schools than football

Golf more popular in schools than football Updated

🕔05:13, 27.Feb 2013

Golf is now played at schools so much that it is on more English schools’ curriculums than football, according to new data. The junior golf charity, the Golf Foundation, has revealed that its 2013 ‘HSBC Golf Roots’ programme in schools

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Club to offer ‘golf and poker challenge’

Club to offer ‘golf and poker challenge’

🕔11:16, 26.Feb 2013

A Surrey club has come up with an innovative way to attract visitors – by offering an event that requires competitors to excel at both golf and poker. Kingswood Golf and Country Club has even secured sponsorship from TaylorMade Golf

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Two more clubs placed into liquidation

Two more clubs placed into liquidation

🕔12:37, 25.Feb 2013

Two golf clubs have gone into liquidation, with approximately 55 jobs lost. Tamworth Golf Club in Staffordshire and Inchmarlo Resort and Golf Club near Aberdeen have both become victims of the economic downturn. Tamworth was, in 2007, leased by its

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Tips on securing more corporate golfers

Tips on securing more corporate golfers

🕔16:41, 22.Feb 2013

According to England Golf’s biennial questionnaire, the rise of corporate golf is the biggest trend in the industry today. More than a third of golf clubs offer this as of 2012 – in 2010 just 16 per cent of clubs

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Profile: Crowlands Golf Centre

Profile: Crowlands Golf Centre

🕔16:31, 22.Feb 2013

The recent England Golf survey revealed that there has been a sharp rise in the number of golf clubs that offer flexible membership categories in just the last two years, but still the vast majority of golf clubs do not

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What is the state of play regarding golf clubs and VAT?

What is the state of play regarding golf clubs and VAT?

🕔15:10, 21.Feb 2013

Adrian Houstoun, a partner at chartered accountant Kingston Smith LLP, outlines the various legal cases involving golf clubs and VAT over the last few years to detail the VAT different types of golf clubs should be paying VAT is a

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Wirrall Ladies appoints male captain

Wirrall Ladies appoints male captain

🕔10:46, 20.Feb 2013

A golf club built for women has elected its first-ever male captain in order to comply with the Equality Act. The 119-year-old Wirrall Ladies’ Golf Club in Merseyside has voted that it should be jointly captained by a man and

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