Golf Environment Organisation (GEO) sustainability associate Tony Hanson explains how Prince’s Golf Club in Kent achieved GEO certification following his audit – which shows the world the club is environmentally friendly
At the heart of HMRC’s VAT rebate to private members’ golf clubs on green fee income is the issue of ‘unjust enrichment’. Adrian Houstoun details what it is, why it has played such a prominent role in the case and what the bearing of it on the final amount clubs can claim will be.
Part of the Highland Golf Links, Kingsmills Hotel needed to accommodate a growing number of customers. It therefore ordered five-star pre-built lodges for golfers to enjoy before and after their rounds
Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry while editing Golf Club Management in the last month
From England being set to lose its place as Europe’s number one country for golf club membership to the stigma that golf should also lose – for negativity – we review the last month in the industry.
Aerial photography of the golf course: Not just a valuable marketing tool, but also a way to help golfers plot their rounds
Aerial photography of the golf course: Not just a valuable marketing tool, but also a way to help golfers plot their rounds.
From what can be learnt from a study looking into the effect green speeds have on pace of play of rounds of golf to the latest survey on the financial strength of the industry, Alistair Dunsmuir provides his monthly update.
Functions such as weddings are a superb way for golf clubs to generate extra income, but providing for extra guests in the clubhouse can be a problem for your members. A solution is to partition the clubhouse using stylish glass.
From the benefits of increasing hole cup sizes to improving a golf club’s marketing infrastructure, the industry had a surprisingly good February, as Golf Club Management’s editor Alistair Dunsmuir discovered
The lifeblood of many golf clubs is built around member retention, so marketing to your existing members is a sensible idea. One way to do that is via a benefits package that could also bring in advertising revenue.
Golf Environment Organisation sustainability associate Tony Hanson explains why an environmental management system is not just good for the planet – it could also prevent your golf club from suffering from legal claims