Case studies and stories from UKGCOA members on what initiatives have proved successful at their clubs

12 Oct 2017Glendale Golf – Our journey towards ‘Growing the Game’

Research in recent years has shown that the game of golf is 'too difficult for beginners' and especially for children, so how can we make the game easier and more fun to learn?

10 Jul 2017Par not needed in Glendale Golf’s Fun Course revolution

Do you really need to show the Par of a golf hole, on a scorecard? Glendale Golf, which operates seven golf centres in the UK, doesn’t think so – at least, not where family- friendly golf is concerned.

16 May 2017Putting ‘A Club In Every Hand’

This week I read that the rounds played in Q1 were up 9%. Great news. Foxhills and Farleigh are both up 13%. Foxhills benefits from having 3500 members and being chosen to host the PGA Cup. But what of Farleigh?

24 Mar 2017Clays Golf grow their F&B with Pacino Pizza

As many golf clubs have seen the demise in food and beverage sales over the past few years we have been researching how to replace this market without adding huge cost to influence this.