R&A new lead partner of the Golf Environment Awards

The R&A has become a lead partner of the Golf Environment Awards (GEA). The R&A will work alongside STRI (formerly known as the Sports Turf Research Institute) to bring greater credibility and recognition to what recognised as one of the most valued and established award programmes that directly promotes golf’s positive environmental standing. The GEA […]

Three-Dimensional Sustainability Strategy Revealed

Under the leadership of FEGGA (Federation of European Golf Greenkeepers Associations), greenkeepers all over Europe have come together in a pledge for responsible and sustainable golf course management. All of FEGGA’s 22 European national greenkeeping organisations have agreed to promote and endorse a clear, detailed and ambitious strategic vision that embraces golf’s potential to produce […]

CMAA Releases Report on Generational Attitudes Toward Clubs

The Club Managers Association of America worked in conjunction with the Center for Generational Kinetics and The Club Foundation to develop the research, with a special focus on Millennials. According to the report, 41% of Millennials say that personal recommendations are most important when considering a club membership, and that same group is twice as […]

New app for junior golf in Qld

Golf Queensland today unveiled an all-new app delivering all the best news and views that Junior Golf Queensland has on offer, all in the one place. Available for both iOS and Android, the Junior Golf Queensland app will be the junior golfers’ new best friend. The app features the latest news, events calendar, social media […]

Golf & Health Project Launches To Highlight How Golf Can Benefit All

(ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.) – World Golf Foundation (WGF) – the non-profit organization developing and supporting initiatives that positively impact lives through the game of golf and its traditional values – announces the launch of the Golf & Health Project, academically researching and highlighting how the game can benefit peoples’ lives. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh in […]

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

Rudding Park Hotel, Spa and Golf in Yorkshire has been praised for helping people with Parkinson’s. This comes just a few days after Malkins Bank Golf Course was commended for helping people who had suffered strokes, and in recent weeks Lincoln Golf Centre was acknowledged in the House of Commons for its work with dementia […]

The Olympic Course Experience: Hole No. 1

The par-5 first hole of the Rio Olympic Course plays 604 yards for the men and 536 yards for the women. Watch an exclusive flyover tour with commentary from course architect Gil Hanse.

Olympic Golf Course achieves recognition from Golf Environment Organization

5 August 2016: The Rio Olympic Golf Course has today been recognised for its commitment and contribution to the enhancement of the environment. Following three years of extensive reporting, monitoring, evaluation and site visits from an independent auditor, spanning the design, construction and grow in phases of the project, The Rio Olympic Golf Course has […]

200 girls pledge to grow the game of golf

200 players at the English Girls’ Championships have pledged to help grow the game of golf by introducing one friend to the sport. The aim of the campaign is for that friend to then pledge to introduce one of their friends to golf, creating a ripple effect across the country and in turn helping to […]

Families are urged to Get into golf

England Golf has named July as Family Golf Month and will lead a drive to attract all the generations to Get into golf together. Clubs and driving ranges across the country are being invited to organise open days to highlight golf as a great game that can involve all the family. England Golf is offering […]