At least two golf clubs in Scotland have said their memberships have grown because they have been offering 9-hole competitions.
Two golf clubs in Dundee have made a plea to local dog owners to do more to stop their animals causing damage to their greens.
Surprising new data has found that although UK golf clubs are still losing members, the remaining members are playing much more competitive rounds of golf, and especially Stableford competitions.
The first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has said that Muirfield’s decision to continue refusing women on becoming members is “indefensible”.
Stockwood Park Golf Club in Luton has ended its practice of offering concessions to elderly members – a move that has angered some but others do not approve of these policies in the first place.
A report on golf’s value to the UK’s economy has found that despite recent falls in participation there are almost as many regular golfers in the UK than tennis and badminton players combined.
An innovative Essex golf club has introduced free golf to every child aged 10 or under who are the child or grandchild of any member of the club.
Another community golf project, this time in Wales, has led to a massive decrease in antisocial behaviour among teenagers.
A golf club in Cheshire has been praised by both a leading charity and a sport development group for its work at introducing children and females to golf. In the UK women and children make up a disproportionately small number
A golfer has failed in his attempt to sue a golf club after the hole-in-one car he won was less than half the value the thought it was going to be.