Why join a golf club in 2021?

Why join a golf club in 2021?

The surge in golf club membership that started in April and May of this year took most observers in the golf industry by surprise. In hindsight, given the Covid-19 restrictions on other sporting activities, it actually makes a lot of sense. Some 12,000 new members...
One for the Money*

One for the Money*

2020 might have been a year to forget but there were some positives for golf clubs. Memberships showed big gains which is a massive momentum shift for Irish golf but, behind the scenes, golf clubs also continued to invest in their courses, clubhouses and facilities....
The Hard Yards 

The Hard Yards 

Every year, golf clubs invest thousands of euro in their courses just to keep the course in good condition. So, every year, I ask a question to find out what other significant investments have been made. My question to clubs and through Social Media was this:   What...
One in Ten*

One in Ten*

On a scale of one to ten – ten being the best – what kind of year do you reckon Irish golf had in 2020. Covid probably has you thinking it’s about a 3, but counter that with the giant leap in membership across the country and perhaps you’ll re-evaluate, chalking up a...
I Dreamed a Dream*

I Dreamed a Dream*

Ever since the return to golf was announced by our Taoiseach, I’ve felt an electric charge – like the dull hum of my razor’s adaptor – coursing through my veins. Call it goosebumps, pins and needles, static from touching a door handle… or maybe it’s just the tinnitus...