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How to bring a golf course to life

How to bring a golf course to life

Jan 18th, 2017

An animation of planned renovation work at a California golf course so impressed watching members that it was given a standing ovation.

Crocodile trap set on Oz golf course

Crocodile trap set on Oz golf course

Dec 30th, 2016

 A golf course in Australia put out a large trap in a water hazard after an enormous 11.5-foot crocodile started making frequent appearances in playing areas.

Golf course saved from developers

Golf course saved from developers

Nov 21st, 2016

Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council has surprisingly rejected a proposal to convert Plough Hill Golf Centre in Warwickshire into a housing estate.

South Korea's MOD to buy golf course

South Korea's MOD to buy golf course

Nov 15th, 2016

South Korea's Ministry of National Defense is close to acquiring a golf course where it hopes to deploy the THAAD U.S. missile defense system.

Britney Spears Buys $7.4million House With Golf Course

Britney Spears Buys $7.4million House With Golf Course

Jul 27th, 2016

Blimey, they're all it it: First Taylor Swift clobbers a superfan with a 56 degree wedge, then Justin Bieber shows his questionable golfing prowess on a public course and now Britney has finally come to her senses and joined the great golf movement. 

The Loop – Tom Doak's amazing reversible golf course

The Loop – Tom Doak's amazing reversible golf course

Apr 15th, 2016

Did you know that The Old Course at St. Andrews was originally built to be played in two different directions? Tom Doak knew this and, with a little help from English architect Tom Simpson, he's creating something very similar in Michigan called The Loop.

Chinese crackdown on golf courses continues

Chinese crackdown on golf courses continues

Mar 29th, 2016

President Xi Jinping has been conducting an anti–corruption campaign since taking office in 2013, and his focus has been on banquets, gift–giving and golf. Now three more Shanghai courses have been bulldozed.

Proposal to save North Inch Golf Course on the table

Proposal to save North Inch Golf Course on the table

Mar 24th, 2016

Councilors on Perth and Kinross Council are considering a six-year plan to ensure the survival of the North Inch course in Perth. Perth and Kinross Council were looking to close the North Inch course due to financial pressures.

Olympic Golf Course Tested Before 2016 Rio Games

Olympic Golf Course Tested Before 2016 Rio Games

Mar 10th, 2016

This week the Olympic Golf Course in Rio de Janeiro played host to it’s first test event, The Aquece Rio Golf Challenge, and whilst the main PGA Tour players could not be persuaded to attend the one day event, Brazil’s top nine golfers were there to christen the course. Here's the verdict!

Grimsby Golf Course goes FootGolf only

Grimsby Golf Course goes FootGolf only

Feb 25th, 2016

Grimsby Golf Centre has become the second golf club to switch entirely to FootGolf, and it is reporting that user numbers have tripled in size since it changed over. Is this good or bad news for golf?

London's last inner city golf course to close

London's last inner city golf course to close

Feb 21st, 2016

It’s official. London's last inner city public golf course is to close — and this is mostly thanks to a £4.9m grant from the Lottery Heritage Fund.  So what’s the thinking?

Another golf course to close

Another golf course to close

Feb 6th, 2016

Another golf course is going to be closed. But this time it’s not going to be turned into a housing estate. Instead it’s going to become a vineyard.

Ministry of Defence golf course scandal

Ministry of Defence golf course scandal

Jan 16th, 2016

The Ministry of Defence (MoD – not to be confused with MoTD) is apparently quite heavily involved in the golf business. They have 11 courses, one pitch and putt centre and a driving range. And now they are under pressure to off load them sharpish.

Another UK golf course

Another UK golf course

Jan 12th, 2016

Another UK golf course is under pressure from developers, as residents near Woolton Golf Club fear their neighbourhood being turned into a ‘concrete housing jungle’ if its proposed sale goes through.

Gareth Bale builds amazing golf course

Gareth Bale builds amazing golf course

Nov 24th, 2015

Gareth Bale builds amazing golf course...in his back garden!!! Chooses his favourite three holes ever: The Postage Stamp; 17th at Sawgrass and the start of Amen Corner at Augusta, the 11th...

Is Tiger's new design the ultimate golf course?

Is Tiger's new design the ultimate golf course?

Nov 14th, 2015

The future is here and we have Tiger to thank for it. Not only is the golf course he designed a dead ringer for Augusta, you can pretty much do what you want at Bluejack National. Wanna wear jeans? No dramas. Wanna wear your shirt untucked? Help yourself. Plus there are short courses for kids and a shed load of other fun stuff to do. So many activities...

Anger as council closes municiple golf course

Anger as council closes municiple golf course

Nov 1st, 2015

According to a report on the BBC local news site, a 105-year-old golf course in Leicester has closed as the city council looks to save £90m by 2018. The closure of Western Park municipal golf club will apparently save the authority  a paltry £123,000 a year.

Jeremy Roenick leaps on golf course alligator

Jeremy Roenick leaps on golf course alligator

Oct 27th, 2015

Some hazards are just meant to be left alone on the golf course: Thorn bushes, lakes; cliff tops; unpleasant bunkers, that sort of thing. And definitely alligators...

Plane crashes on golf course

Plane crashes on golf course

Jul 7th, 2015

A pilot walked away totally unhurt after his plane crashed near the 18th hole of the Legendary Run golf course in Cincinnati, Ohio, Sunday night.

Golf Course vandalised

Golf Course vandalised

Nov 19th, 2019

A golf club is counting the cost of a horrific attack on their greens by mindless vandals. Seven of the greens at Oldham Golf Club were hacked at with what appears to have been a golf club or clubs. The distressing pictures were posted by the club on their social media feeds.

Oman's first links-style golf course gets ready

Oman's first links-style golf course gets ready

Feb 27th, 2019

Al Mouj Golf, one of the Middle East’s flagship golf courses, designed by Greg Norman, is completing its final touches ahead of the 2019 Oman Open, which takes place from February 28th to 3rd March. 

Chainsaw attacker at golf course sentenced

Chainsaw attacker at golf course sentenced

Oct 28th, 2018

A man who attempted to murder a golfer in a chainsaw attack has been jailed for over eight years by a judge who described the incident as “like something out of a horror film.”

Golf course upgrade enhances royal experience at Mougins

Golf course upgrade enhances royal experience at Mougins

Jun 4th, 2018

Already regarded among the premier golf venues in France, Royal Mougins Golf Resort has taken its golfing experience to new heights after implementing a comprehensive upgrade of the bunkers and irrigation system on its award-winning championship course. 

Top 5 Remotest Golf Courses in the UK

Top 5 Remotest Golf Courses in the UK

Apr 17th, 2018

Sometimes it’s important to get away from the maddening crowds. So we thought it was time we looked at the remotest courses in Britain, where you can properly get away and turn the noise down.

How to win  £2 million mansion with its own golf course

How to win £2 million mansion with its own golf course

Dec 20th, 2017

A millionaire is holding a competition to give away his £2.3million mansion for £10.50 a ticket, and it will come complete with a Rolls-Royce, a fully stocked wine cellar, as well as a gardener and housekeeper. What's not to like?!

Millenium Falcon spotted on golf course

Millenium Falcon spotted on golf course

Nov 9th, 2017

The iconic Millennium Falcon has been spotted by fans, not in a galaxy far away, but on the borders of a golf course in Surrey - Barrow Hills Golf Club to be precise.

Trump golf course's charitable giving claims under scrutiny

Trump golf course's charitable giving claims under scrutiny

Oct 19th, 2017

President Trump has always bigged-up his record of charitable giving, but these philanthropic boasts have not always stood up to scrutiny. And now the charitable-giving claims of one of his golf courses are being challenged.

Outstanding quality of England's golf courses

Outstanding quality of England's golf courses

Jul 30th, 2017

The quality of England's golf courses has been recognised by golfers from across the continent, following a study conducted by SPORTS MARKETING SERVICES, on behalf of Golf Tourism England.

Pop up golf course

Pop up golf course

Jul 13th, 2017

A company called Stadiumlinks have been mastering the art of the pop-up–golf course, and here is their latest transformation.

Escaped Camel recaptured on golf course

Escaped Camel recaptured on golf course

Jul 11th, 2017

A camel escaped from a circus and led police on a merry dance through peak–hour traffic on one of the busiest roads in Darwin, Australia, before being recaptured on a local golf course.

Cliffhanger! Dorset golf course falls into ocean

Cliffhanger! Dorset golf course falls into ocean

Jun 30th, 2017

As if bumping into acting luvvies David Tennant and Olivia Colman while they're filming Broadchurch wasn't bad enough, now the members of Bridport & West Dorset Golf Club have been dealt another blow as half the 15th hole sank into the ocean.

Kangaroos on the golf course

Kangaroos on the golf course

Feb 16th, 2017

We've had mongeese, hawks and alligators on the golf course. Now there are kangaroos to be avoided, as they found out today at the IPSA Handa 6 hole event in Australia.

Donald Trump quick to get back on the golf course

Donald Trump quick to get back on the golf course

Feb 6th, 2017

The big question on everyone's lips this last 15 days since Donald Trump took office and started throwing around Executive Orders like confetti is, of course, when will Trumper capitulate on his promise and get back on the golf course?

Golf course redesign for Bom Sucesso

Golf course redesign for Bom Sucesso

Nov 16th, 2016

Bom Sucesso, one of the latest additions to the European Tour Properties network, has engaged award winning golf course architects European Golf Design (EGD) to renovate the Guardian Bom Sucesso championship course. 

Picnic makers and soccer players ruin golf course

Picnic makers and soccer players ruin golf course

Nov 8th, 2016

All you've got to do is put a decent swing on it, draw it round the football match going on right in front of you, and hope your ball doesn't land in the pickle jar in the picnic hamper being enjoyed by a load of dudes sitting on the bloody green!

 Tewkesbury Park reveals golf course upgrades

Tewkesbury Park reveals golf course upgrades

Aug 11th, 2016

One of the West of England’s most scenic golf hotels has completed a major series of improvements to its golf course. Here's what's been going down at Tewkesbury Park.

Crazy golf course owner in council dispute

Crazy golf course owner in council dispute

Jul 14th, 2016

An irate owner of a crazy golf course in Cleethorpes is enraged with his local council for making him seek planning permission for playful postcard artwork.

Teenager crash lands plane on golf course

Teenager crash lands plane on golf course

Jul 3rd, 2016

There's nothing more disconcerting than the words 'engine' and 'lost', especially when you put those words together and you take into account the fact that you're in an airplane. And you're flying it. And you're 17 years old.

First African American owned golf course for sale

First African American owned golf course for sale

Jun 29th, 2016

In 1967, four businessmen jointly invested $250,000 to buy Freeway Golf Course, which became the first 18-hole course to be owned by African Americans in the USA. Now this historic course is under threat and up for sale.

Playa Grande Golf Course

Playa Grande Golf Course

Jun 18th, 2016

The Playa Grande Golf Course in the Dominican Republic has been fully restored and the latest Aman hotel, Amanera, recently opened. This is why we are desperate to go.

Barra Golf Course goes Crowd-funding

Barra Golf Course goes Crowd-funding

Apr 4th, 2016

The UK’s most westerly golf course, Barra Golf Club, on the Isle of Barra in the western isles of Scotland, has turned to internet Crowd-funding to raise £30,000 for a clubhouse.

SkyTrak adds 90,000 golf courses

SkyTrak adds 90,000 golf courses

Mar 16th, 2016

SkyTrak have announced that it is now possible to play full-size simulated golf on over 90,000 different golf courses thanks to a new deal with The Golf Club Game.