Golf in England has lost more than 200,000 weekly, and well over 400,000 monthly, players in just the last seven years, according to new data.
Golf clubs may be forced to purchase insurance for greenkeepers who use ride-on mower and golfers who use buggies, following a landmark European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling.
A golf club in Leicestershire has become the latest to deal with a national media storm after three members resigned and another has been suspended because of comments about a breastfeeding mother.
Private members’ golf clubs that were expecting a large VAT payout from HMRC this April will find out in two to three months what they will get.
A pioneering student who has been given a four-figure business grant to develop a product that could benefit golf clubs has said that their backward-looking committees are destroying their own venues.
A fundraising campaign has been set up for Mike Mosse, a popular 51-year-old golf course manager, who is now receiving critical care for oesophageal cancer.
Leading British golfer Ian Poulter has thanked Sky Sports for helping get the British Masters back on the European Tour schedule.
A local campaigner has launched an impassioned plea to keep Beckenham Place Park, London’s last public golf course, open, as its local council is set to close down the venue.
A new EU-funded project is to explore how to get more people playing golf as researchers believe the game is key to tackling Europe’s current epidemics of physical inactivity, obesity and low youth participation in sport.
Five golf clubs along the Pennines have formed a unique partnership that offers tourists a ‘golf trail’ featuring ‘scenic beauty’.