Participation in golf: The shocking facts over the last seven years

Participation in golf: The shocking facts over the last seven years

🕔14:57, 28.Jul 2015

Golf in England has lost more than 200,000 weekly, and well over 400,000 monthly, players in just the last seven years, according to new data.

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Mowers and buggies may need compulsory insurance following ruling

Mowers and buggies may need compulsory insurance following ruling

🕔14:43, 27.Jul 2015

Golf clubs may be forced to purchase insurance for greenkeepers who use ride-on mower and golfers who use buggies, following a landmark European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling.

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Golf club dealing with media storm over breastfeeding comments

Golf club dealing with media storm over breastfeeding comments Updated

🕔06:39, 24.Jul 2015

A golf club in Leicestershire has become the latest to deal with a national media storm after three members resigned and another has been suspended because of comments about a breastfeeding mother.

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Golf clubs to hear VAT decision in two to three months

Golf clubs to hear VAT decision in two to three months

🕔12:00, 22.Jul 2015

Private members’ golf clubs that were expecting a large VAT payout from HMRC this April will find out in two to three months what they will get.

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‘Golf club committees are killing golf clubs’

‘Golf club committees are killing golf clubs’

🕔15:25, 21.Jul 2015

A pioneering student who has been given a four-figure business grant to develop a product that could benefit golf clubs has said that their backward-looking committees are destroying their own venues.

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Fundraising campaign set up for severely ill greenkeeper

Fundraising campaign set up for severely ill greenkeeper

🕔14:30, 20.Jul 2015

A fundraising campaign has been set up for Mike Mosse, a popular 51-year-old golf course manager, who is now receiving critical care for oesophageal cancer.

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Ian Poulter praises Sky Sports over British Masters

Ian Poulter praises Sky Sports over British Masters

🕔15:20, 17.Jul 2015

Leading British golfer Ian Poulter has thanked Sky Sports for helping get the British Masters back on the European Tour schedule.

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Plea to keep London’s last public golf course open

Plea to keep London’s last public golf course open

🕔12:15, 16.Jul 2015

A local campaigner has launched an impassioned plea to keep Beckenham Place Park, London’s last public golf course, open, as its local council is set to close down the venue.

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Golf is the key to tackling obesity crisis says EU

Golf is the key to tackling obesity crisis says EU

🕔10:45, 15.Jul 2015

A new EU-funded project is to explore how to get more people playing golf as researchers believe the game is key to tackling Europe’s current epidemics of physical inactivity, obesity and low youth participation in sport.

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5 clubs form Pennines golf trail to attract tourists

5 clubs form Pennines golf trail to attract tourists

🕔13:53, 14.Jul 2015

Five golf clubs along the Pennines have formed a unique partnership that offers tourists a ‘golf trail’ featuring ‘scenic beauty’.

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