A novel way to birdie the 17th at Sawgrass

A novel way to birdie the 17th at Sawgrass

🕔15:05, 22.May 2015

For some, getting single figures on the 17th at TPC Sawgrass is an achievement, but for these two it’s not enough to birdie the hole in the conventional way.

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Club dealing with media storm as greenkeeper is suspended for giving water to animal sanctuary

Club dealing with media storm as greenkeeper is suspended for giving water to animal sanctuary

🕔10:54, 21.May 2015

A golf club is dealing with a negative publicity storm after it suspended one of its greenkeepers, after he allowed a neighbouring animal sanctuary to take some of its irrigation water in an emergency.

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Holland now has more female golfers than England

Holland now has more female golfers than England

🕔15:18, 20.May 2015

A shocking new survey on European golf participation rates has found that Holland, which only has 203 golf courses, has significantly more female golfers than England, despite it having nearly ten times as many golf venues.

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‘The worst is over for most golf clubs’

‘The worst is over for most golf clubs’

🕔16:43, 19.May 2015

The director of an organisation that markets golf clubs to potential buyers has said that the worst of the financial problems that has beset the industry has come to an end.

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‘Golf club membership keeps me going’ says 82-year-old cancer battling widower

‘Golf club membership keeps me going’ says 82-year-old cancer battling widower

🕔15:19, 18.May 2015

An amazing 82-year-old man whose wife recently died, and was himself diagnosed with cancer, has said he is being kept healthy by his golf club membership.

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This golf club’s bunkers are made of recycled beer bottles

This golf club’s bunkers are made of recycled beer bottles

🕔10:59, 15.May 2015

The sand in the bunkers of Beauchief Golf Course in Sheffield is now made of recycled glass from beer bottles from the club’s bar.

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19 clubs launch 9-hole loyalty card scheme to tackle slow play

19 clubs launch 9-hole loyalty card scheme to tackle slow play

🕔10:18, 14.May 2015

Nineteen golf clubs have launched a radical loyalty card scheme to speed up golf so that it is played in half the time it normally takes.

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Giant holes ‘would save golf’ says master greenkeeper

Giant holes ‘would save golf’ says master greenkeeper

🕔10:16, 13.May 2015

One of the most respected golf course consultants in the world has become the latest high profile figure to state that increasing the size of hole cups in golf would be hugely beneficial to the game.

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Man ‘with machete and stab wounds’ found by golf course

Man ‘with machete and stab wounds’ found by golf course

🕔11:33, 12.May 2015

Golfers at Carrick Knowe Golf Course in Edinburgh found a man covered in stab wounds and possibly with a machete this weekend, by the fourth hole.

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England Golf introduces guide to help golf clubs recruit women

England Golf introduces guide to help golf clubs recruit women

🕔13:17, 11.May 2015

England Golf has launched probably the most comprehensive guide ever produced to help golf clubs attract women to their venues.

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