“It’s great to see women’s sport taking strides in both participation and representation”

7 Sep 2023

Natalie McColl, the GCMA’s Membership Services Manager, reflects on an…

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‘We should set memberships fees that are fair to all’

8 Feb 2022

In a new opinion column written by GCMA members, David…

Why golf clubs must not make the mistake of taking their loyal members for granted

21 Apr 2021

The pandemic has brought lots of new members and clubs…

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From the GCMA archives

2 Feb 2021

We scour the GCMA magazine archives to find out what…

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How to thrive in a crisis

20 Nov 2020

Marie Taylor unpicks the hallmarks and lays out practical tips…

First Aid Marie Mental Health

The vital role men play in International Women’s Day

8 Mar 2019

Some of the best practical ideas I’ve seen from thought…

International Womens Day Wglg Women's Golf Leadership Group

In conversation with Ross McMurray

14 Sep 2018

The European Golf Design architect, the man behind the Ryder…

Celtic Manor Golf Architecture Ross Mcmurray Royal Norwich

Working with your greenkeeping team

11 May 2018

Jim Croxton, chief executive of BIGGA, looks at how club…

BIGGA Greenkeeping Leadership

Captain’s Corner – Howard Williams

15 Mar 2018

Clubs are waking up to the challenge of membership with…

Flexible Membership The R&a Women's Participation

Captain’s Corner

6 Mar 2018

HOWARD WILLIAMS at the BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition I spent…

Opinion: Moving with the times versus time-honoured traditions

8 Feb 2018

How do you find the tricky balance between moving with…

Dress Codes: Why do clubs have them?

7 Dec 2017

Richard Penley-Martin, secretary of Ganton, explains why he thinks they…

Etiquette Golf Dress Codes

The club member’s view: The young ones

26 Oct 2017

If you’re actively seeking younger members, doesn’t it make sense…

Club Members View Mike Hyde Opinion

The Outside View: Richard Payne

12 Sep 2017

Richard Payne, director of SPORTS MARKETING SURVEYS INC and head of…

Richard Payne SMS INC The Outside View

The Outside View: Jim Croxton

4 May 2017

There are four keys to relationships and they’re the same…

BIGGA The Outside View