Sunday, 28th May, 2017

Archive for the ‘Growing the Game’ Category


Friday, May 26th, 2017

Golf Foundation Presidents’ Awards

The Golf Foundation Presidents’ Awards at Wentworth on Wednesday were made to the “inspirational” champions of junior grass roots golf

Free Membership for Children & Grandchildren at Oxford Golf Club

One of the county’s oldest clubs, with origins of golf being played on the Cowley Marsh’s site from as early as 1873, has backed an initiative led by England Golf to increase participation and encourage people to ‘Get into Golf’


Wednesday, May 24th, 2017

Women’s Golf Day: Two Weeks to Go

This global initiative spans 46 countries and will see hundreds of clubs offering events that will hopefully inspire women of all abilities to put their reservations to one side and come along to play golf

Extensive Study Shows Family is the Key to Growing Golf

An independent study carried out by SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC. for the Golf Foundation has revealed the importance of family to growing the game of golf


Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Jack Nicklaus Academy of Golf Hong Kong Launches Golden Bear Golf Passport

There are three levels for Passport holders, each with varied number of hours for instruction and practice time to fit the individual needs of the student

Sir Nick’s New Goal for 2017-18 Faldo Series Asia Season

Consolidation will be the watchword during the 12th season of the Faldo Series Asia. Today, 40 Faldo Series tournaments take place in 30-plus countries worldwide


Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Wycombe Heights Named Official Hub for Junior Golf

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre, High Wycombe, has been recognised as the official junior golf hub by Berks, Bucks and Oxon Golf and this distinction means that the centre is now one of just three clubs that Berks, Bucks and Oxon Golf use to feed juniors into their elite county squad

Women’s Golf Day Three Weeks to Go

Women’s Golf Day attracts female business leaders from Silicon Valley to Shanghai via London, Paris & Rome. WGD is one of the sport’s fastest growing movements


Saturday, May 13th, 2017

National Golf Month reaches record number of people on social media

National Golf Month, the annual campaign aimed at increasing participation in golf, has achieved record levels of success on social media

Royal Mid-Surrey Hosts SSE Women’s Invitational

SSE sponsors event face-lift for businesswomen at top golf club


Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

How the Great Danes inspired Golf Foundation youngsters

Team Denmark not only won the first GolfSixes championship at Centurion Club, but they also encouraged boys and girls in a special junior GolfSixes event organised by the Golf Foundation and staged with the support of the European Tour


Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Golf Express anniversary sets the pace

England Golf launched the Golf Express campaign last May to promote shorter, quicker formats – and it has captured the mood of the moment .....read the full story »

Macdonald Hotels & Resorts launches free junior golf membership campaign

Children aged 17 or under can enjoy free flexible membership at one of five Macdonald Hotels & Resorts golf venues


Friday, May 5th, 2017

Bank Holiday celebration for Churchill 

PGA pros Angus Hoare and Phil Lathwood teed up a special tournament to mark their first anniversary at Churchill & Blakedown Golf Club on Bank Holiday Monday


Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

May Is ‘Player Development Month’ at Troon Facilities Worldwide

Troon daily-fee facilities, private clubs and Troon Golf Academies around the world will join together to conduct more than 500 introductory golf clinics and “Get Into Golf” clinics throughout the month of May


Friday, April 28th, 2017

Golf Foundation thanks BGIA for £10,000 support for young golfers

The Golf Foundation has thanked members of the British Golf Industry Association for a pledged donation of £10,000, raised during the BGIA’s recent annual golf day, held at Woburn Golf Club

Bakewell Golf Club receives England Golf’s GolfMark Award

Bakewell Golf Club is the third Derbyshire Club to be awarded the new national GolfMark accreditation demonstrating their hard work and dedication to both junior and beginners’ golf .....read the full story »


Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Titleist Extends Junior Support as Official Golf Ball Partner to the Golf Foundation

The #1 Ball in Golf maintains long-standing relationship with the Golf Foundation, as the charity continues to encourage more children than ever to take up the game

BGIA Raises £10,000 for The Golf Foundation

The British Golf Industry Association AGM and Annual Dinner, held at Woburn on 11th April, was followed by a Charity Golf Day which raised £10,000 for the Golf Foundation


Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Former Westlife Star gets behind National Golf Month

Brian McFadden has pledged his support for National Golf Month. The singer, who achieved global success with Westlife with songs including ‘Uptown Girl’ and ‘Queen of My Heart’, stressed the importance of growing female participation for the health of the game in the UK


Friday, April 21st, 2017

MPs declare support for National Golf Month

Politicians have clubbed together to support this year’s National Golf Month, which will this year focus on getting more women trying the game for the first time this May

Mini Summit Focus on Growing the Game in Vietnam

Growing the game in the dynamic Vietnamese golf marketplace will be the theme at next week’s Club Management Mini Summit, the AGIF organised event on April 28 that will be attended by a mixture of club managers and industry professionals


Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Birdies and Eagles at St Osyth As Youngsters Open National Golf Course Project

Eagles could become a familiar sight in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, thanks to a school golf project which combines fun, sportsmanship and learning

Bakewell Golf Club receives England Golf’s GolfMark Award

England Golf developed the GolfMark award to identify and acknowledge golf facilities in England that were junior and beginner friendly and Bakewell Golf Club is the third Derbyshire Club to be awarded the accreditation


Monday, April 17th, 2017

Ladies European Tour pros get behind National Golf Month

NGM is happening this May in the UK. It will focus on promoting the health, wellbeing and social benefits of the sport to women and is offering thousands of opportunities for women and girls to try the game for free, if they register on National Golf Month’s web site .....read the full story »