Monthly Archives: March 2016

English golf clubs trend

Accountants Hiller Hopkins polled 100 clubs and found the following. 5% of the clubs were operating at a loss. 56% said they were growing. 84% of clubs said they were renovating their clubhouses.There has been a big decline in membership … Continue reading

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Rory thanks Arnold Palmer

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Europe win Bonallack Trophy

Surrey’s David Boote, 21, played an important role in the European Team which won the Bonallack Trophy this week,. The team of top European amateurs played the best amateurs from the Asia-Pacific region and won 21.5 to 21.5 at the … Continue reading

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Wentworth debenture plans scrapped

The Chinese owners of one of Britain’s most prestigious golf clubs have shelved plans to reduce the number of members by hugely increasing fees. The Beijing-based Reignwood group wanted to cut membership at Wentworth in Surrey from 4,000 to 900 … Continue reading

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What Rory McIlroy does off the golf course

On Tuesday he was playing with a White Mountain jigsaw set.    

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Golf Direct owner ordered before House of Commons committee

New Direct Golf owner Mike Ashley has been ordered to face MPs on 7 June and has been warned that if he does not he could face parliamentary censure. The Commons Business, Innovation and Skills committee wants to speak to … Continue reading

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A world tour?

PGA Commissioner Tim Finchem has again opened up the discussion about a world tour that has been going on for at least the past twenty five years. He has recently said that he considers it in the best interests of … Continue reading

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