Saturday 19 April 2014

News

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.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 No Comments »

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.

Monday, April 14th, 2014 No Comments »

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.

Friday, April 11th, 2014 No Comments »

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.

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 No Comments »

Historic club makes unique free golf proposal

An historic private members’ golf club has said it will provide free coaching and free golf for children – but only if one of the world’s leading golfers opens its new junior coaching facility.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Two more clubs to become housing estates

Two more struggling golf clubs are set to be closed down and converted into housing estates.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 1 Comment »

Two struggling clubs put up for sale

Two golf courses have been put up for sale as new data suggests that the industry is in recovery.

Friday, April 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Bigotry call against 50 Scottish golf clubs

A charity that tackles religious bigotry has said that about 50 unnamed golf clubs in Scotland are committing ‘acts of discrimination’ against golfers due to their religious beliefs.

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

Golf ‘desperately needs to change its image’

A golf conference on participation has concluded that the game urgently needs to change its image – as a new survey finds that infrequent golfers are deserting golf and not being replaced.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 6 Comments »