Two more golf clubs embark on housing projects

Two more golf clubs embark on housing projects

🕔11:54, 22.Jun 2016

At least two more UK golf clubs are embarking on major housing projects in a bid to provide investment in the venues themselves.

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Major 9 hole event to start this year at Royal Troon

Major 9 hole event to start this year at Royal Troon

🕔13:26, 21.Jun 2016

A nine-hole golf event designed to boost participation in golf will take place at Royal Troon just five days before the Open tees off this year.

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This PGA pro coaches hundreds of kids at top golf events

This PGA pro coaches hundreds of kids at top golf events

🕔12:12, 20.Jun 2016

A PGA professional at Dudley Golf Club has been selected to coach for free at the Open this year – after spending three days coaching children for a charity at the BMW Championship at Wentworth.

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Is this the world’s longest serving PGA professional?

Is this the world’s longest serving PGA professional?

🕔17:05, 17.Jun 2016

After the revelation of the world’s longest serving member at one club, another British golf club believes it might have the longest serving club professional in the world.

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Fund managers told to stop playing golf

Fund managers told to stop playing golf

🕔12:38, 16.Jun 2016

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told fund managers that they are spending too much time on golf courses.

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Permission granted for Royal Norwich to sell course and relocate

Permission granted for Royal Norwich to sell course and relocate

🕔12:23, 15.Jun 2016

Royal Norwich Golf Club’s extraordinary sale of its home so that 1,000 properties can be built on the course is set to go ahead as planning permission has now been granted.

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This golf club has doubled its membership in just two years

This golf club has doubled its membership in just two years

🕔17:46, 13.Jun 2016

Gaudet Luce Golf Club in Worcestershire has doubled its membership from 400 to 800 in just the last two years, thanks to a flexible membership scheme.

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£120,000 course redesign was egg-stremely unnecessary

£120,000 course redesign was egg-stremely unnecessary

🕔12:34, 10.Jun 2016

A golf course owner has said he nearly had to spend thousands of pounds redesigning his course to make it safer – but discovered that nearby ‘wayward balls’ had actually been dropped by birds.

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Golf participation in England has risen for first time in years

Golf participation in England has risen for first time in years

🕔11:32, 9.Jun 2016

After more than a decade of year-on-year steep falls, golf participation and club membership in England has risen in the last year.

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‘More Vardy than Vardon’ – football used to get kids into golf

‘More Vardy than Vardon’ – football used to get kids into golf

🕔15:59, 8.Jun 2016

Charity the Golf Foundation has teamed up with 16 football clubs to host the ‘StreetGolf Championship’ in a bid to take advantage of the current excitement about Euro 2016 and get more children playing golf.

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