GCMA Insights

#PlayInMay and support the Golf Foundation’s Unleash Your Drive in Schools initiative

8 May 2024

Planning on getting out on the course this May? Make…

Course dates: Principles of Golf Club Management

8 May 2024

This one-week course provides you with a fantastic overview of…

‘The path of inaction is simply not viable’

8 May 2024

Unsustainable Finance – the Golf Finance team take an alternative…

How much does it cost to run and maintain a golf course?

8 May 2024

In the latest of our series looking at The Price…

Will England Golf’s new Pace of Play policy speed up the game?

8 May 2024

Radical new measures to keep the governing body’s top tournaments…

Time’s up? Are we making too much of how long it takes to play golf?

8 May 2024

New data from the Golf for All report reveals golfers…

Henni Koyack: ‘Golf club membership has to evolve’

8 May 2024

The Sky Sports Golf presenter, an ambassador for the Underrated…

rules of golf

5 Rules your members are bound to get wrong

10 Apr 2024

If you can stop your golfers making these mistakes in…

This is why your golf club lives from hand to mouth

10 Apr 2024

Why do so many golf clubs struggle to maintain a…

This golf group increased revenue, invested millions, and kept customers happy – how did they do it?

10 Apr 2024

Burhill Group Limited is one of the UK’s biggest golf…

golf club talk uk

Opinion: We still have a long way to go on equality

10 Apr 2024

Why is the idea of treating men and women equally…

Golf It!

5 things Golf It! gets right — and other facilities can too

8 Apr 2024

This article is part of GCMA Insights – topical content…

Sign up for the GCMA’s Principles of Golf Management course

8 Apr 2024

“I would 100% recommend this course to any upcoming golf…

Faldo Series to be powered by Golf Genius from 2024 onwards

5 Mar 2024

Faldo Series will utilise Golf Genius Tournament Management to elevate…

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Where does your club get their cash – and how do they spend it?

5 Mar 2024

In the latest article in our series The Price of…

How much does food and beverage really cost?

5 Mar 2024

Whether you’re popping in for a quick pint, or having…

world handicap system

What impact will the World Handicap System changes make to your game?

5 Mar 2024

After a winter of waiting, the way we play our…

Salary calculator: What is it? Who is it for? Why should I use it?

7 Feb 2024

The Committee for Golf Club Salaries offers a tool that…

joining fees

Here’s why your club have joining fees – and how they could be improved

6 Feb 2024

A tax on membership or a vital part of a…

How much do member fees contribute to your golf club’s budget?

6 Feb 2024

In a new series looking at The Price of Club…

green fees

How much is too much to pay for a round of golf?

6 Feb 2024

Visitor green fees have been rapidly rising ever since the…

‘We have to get a lot better at getting the message out to golfers’

10 Jan 2024

Alistair Beggs, the R&A’s Head of Sustainable Agronomy, told a…

How bad was the rain battering our golf courses?

10 Jan 2024

It felt like barely a day was passing without the…

‘We had to move our driving range’ – a golf club owner reveals the real impact of long-hitting

10 Jan 2024

This article is part of GCMA Insights – topical content…

golf ball rollback

What does the golf ball roll back mean for club golfers?

10 Jan 2024

The R&A and USGA’s decision to announce a universal golf…

GCMA Insights Podcast: Alistair Beggs, Head of Agronomy at The R&A

10 Jan 2024

In the latest GCMA Insights podcast, Leighton Walker is joined…

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GCMA introduces new benefit to support its members

6 Dec 2023

The launch of a free financial helpline in partnership with…

world handicap system

‘It’s good governance’: Why The R&A carried out a huge handicap review

4 Dec 2023

With the Rules of Handicapping about to change, we sat…

Forget the critics – if WHS changes embrace more players they will have succeeded

4 Dec 2023

Alterations to the World Handicap System have resulted in familiar…

world handicap system

5 things you need to know about the World Handicap System changes in 2024

4 Dec 2023

If you’re running competitions, or are part of a handicap…

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