Latest News for Golf in Gloucestershire

County Academy v County Under 14 Boys

A windy day at Knowle Golf Club was the first Academy match of the season against the Under 14's. A better ball format from the Yellow Tees with shots being given everywhere all the matches were tight all the way round. The final results was a 3.5 - 2.5 win to the County Academy.

See the report for full team sheet and match result.

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Increasing Membership through a Family Open Day

55 New Members of which 19 signed up on the day

Over £14'000 income generated for the club

Find out how Lansdown Golf Club increased all of their membership categories through a Family Open Day.

See PDF Case Study for more info.

Starting a New Chapter

124 More Members Increasing Revenue by £70'000

£15'000 additional income by adding online tee bookings

Read all about how PGA Professional Keith Wood has turned Gloucester Golf Club into a thriving members club.

See PDF Case Study for all the info.

Attracting New Women to Golf

42 people attended the Family Open Day, 19 were women.

20% Increase in Ladies Membership

Filton Golf Club held a very well supported Family Fun Day which has increased female participation at the Golf Club by 20%.

See PDF for full case study.

 

CAP Jamboree - 23rd February 2020

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The Junior County Academy Program for 2020 is up and running
with 12 squads (57 Boys/36 Girls) the highest take up we have ever had.

 

Recently 71 squad members attended Forest Hills
for a Jamboree and meet the coach.

 

It was an opportunity for the squads to get together and have some fun, games and playing experience.

 

As well as Academy kit for the new intake; spot prizes were given not only for play but for friendliness and caring for others.

 

Our grateful thanks go to Forest
Hills and also to the Level 1 volunteer coaches and squad coaches that were
there.

 

Everyone had a great time and the
place was heaving!

 

At the time of writing this report we are in the midst of COVID-19 lockdown which is curtailing all events across Gloucestershire as well as other Counties. We hope to be up and running shortly but in the meantime have launched Coach Now for our squads so they can interact with their coaches.

 

When we do start up again the coaching will start in earnest and new for this year we are

piggy backing off the Girls Stableford events and offering the same to the boys
with handicaps of 36 plus and also the non-handicap players so that they can
get their cards marked.