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GCSAI WINTER EDUCATION PROGRAM

Starting next Tuesday the 24th of November through to February the Golf Course Superintendents Association of Ireland will deliver a series of webinars and in another exciting development will launch a GCSAI podcast. It is hoped through coming together regularly over the next few months, that we will be able […]

Covid Venues App Q&A

We talked to Jaime Carr and Sean Murray to find out more about COVID VENUES (CV), a web app that manages COVID-19 contact tracing requirements for clubs and venues. What is Covid Venues? It is a web app that manages contract tracing for clubs in line with government guidelines. The […]

Women in Golf Leadership Development Programme

Members of the R&A’s Women in Golf Leadership Development Programme, are undertaking a project centred around women’s and girls’ participation in golf. To support this, they have developed a survey which will give a great insight into this area and be used as part of a wider project. The Women […]

Help Shape The Future for Greenkeeping

As part of The R&A’s ‘Golf Course 2030’ initiative towards the future management of golf courses, the SRUC are managing a project which aims to establish the perceptions of golfers about their golf course maintenance teams and about what it takes to work in that sector of the golf industry. […]

Get Skin Savvy

This summer, the Slip! Slap! Swing! campaign persuaded golf to get sun savvy. This autumn the Melanoma Fund is back encouraging golfers to get skin savvy, by carrying out a monthly skin check to help avoid late detection of melanoma, a problem more prevalent in men.  The initiative uses an […]

Club Education Programme Disability Sport NI

Disability Sport NI have launched a Club Education Programme, designed to provide free training opportunities to volunteers, administrators, club officials and coaches from both mainstream and disability sports clubs who aspire to make their sessions safe and inclusive of disabled people. There are two programmes available, disability club education programme […]

Gregor the Golf Ball

Gregor the Golf Ball – My first golfing adventure, has been written and created by Euan McIntyre (Pen name James Cobban). We did the below Q&A with Euan to find out more about the book. Where did the concept come from? Whilst working in the Golf Industry I seen that […]

Parents in Sports Week- Promise 2

A recent YouGov survey found that more than a third of parents (38%), with children who are members of sports or leisure clubs in the UK, said that either they had never received, or could not recall being sent, any information about safeguarding measures by their child’s club, when asked […]

1872 Perform online survey app

With Covid-19, health and safety is more important than ever on the golf course.  1872 Culture, have created an online survey app that can help golf clubs to analyse if their course is above or below par in the areas of course conditions, pace of play and covid-19 safety. How […]