Golf club launches a devilish 666 yard hole

Golf club launches a devilish 666 yard hole

🕔11:40, 26.Aug 2016

A Wiltshire golf club has launched a hole that measures 666 yards and is calling it ‘The Beast’.

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More than 1 in 2 non-golfers are put off the game by dress codes

More than 1 in 2 non-golfers are put off the game by dress codes

🕔15:38, 24.Aug 2016

More than 50 per cent of people who do not play golf would consider playing the game if they were subjected to a relaxed dress code.

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Golf clubs are using mystery shoppers to boost standards

Golf clubs are using mystery shoppers to boost standards

🕔15:31, 23.Aug 2016

Golf Development Wales has been sending ‘mystery shoppers’ to golf clubs all over the country in a bid to raise standards at the venues.

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3 in 4 golfers pick their course based on online reviews

3 in 4 golfers pick their course based on online reviews

🕔12:07, 22.Aug 2016

A survey of 4,000 golfers has found that a huge three in four of them will read online reviews before deciding which new course to play.

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England Golf asks for ideas to grow participation

England Golf asks for ideas to grow participation Updated

🕔06:34, 19.Aug 2016

England Golf is embarking on a listening exercise to get as many ideas as possible to grow golf, its new chief executive has announced.

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A third of a Scottish island’s population work on a golf course

A third of a Scottish island’s population work on a golf course

🕔11:52, 17.Aug 2016

A third of the entire population of the Scottish island of Jura work on a golf course that hasn’t even been built yet.

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Another golf club is victim of huge fraud scam

Another golf club is victim of huge fraud scam

🕔12:06, 16.Aug 2016

Waterlooville Golf Club in Hampshire has also been swindled out of scores of thousands of pounds, it has been revealed.

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What will Justin Rose’s gold medal mean for golf

What will Justin Rose’s gold medal mean for golf

🕔14:59, 15.Aug 2016

England Golf believes Justin Rose’s spectacular gold medal at the Rio Olympics will inspire people in the UK to try golf for the first time – and participation could even rise rapidly.

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Riddlesden lost half its membership in just three years

Riddlesden lost half its membership in just three years

🕔13:42, 12.Aug 2016

An 89-year-old Yorkshire golf club that closed down earlier this year lost half of its membership between 2012 and 2015.

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Golf and golf club praised for helping people with Parkinson’s

Golf and golf club praised for helping people with Parkinson’s

🕔16:20, 10.Aug 2016

Rudding Park Hotel, Spa and Golf in Yorkshire has been praised for helping people with Parkinson’s – the latest of several clubs in the last few weeks that has helped people with physical ailments.

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