At least two more UK golf clubs are embarking on major housing projects in a bid to provide investment in the venues themselves.
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.
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.
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.
The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has told fund managers that they are spending too much time on golf courses.
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.
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.
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.
After more than a decade of year-on-year steep falls, golf participation and club membership in England has risen in the last year.
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.