Five-time DP World Tour winner, Tommy Fleetwood, has pledged his support for iGolf, the digital subscription platform offering non-club members an official handicap.
England Golf has today announced that iGolf, the game-changing platform offering non-club members an official WHS Handicap Index, has reached 25,000 subscribers.
The male to female ratio on the golf course – traditionally weighted towards males – is improving. It’s great to see golf becoming more accessible, as clubs do all they can to make everyone – no matter their age, gender, ethnicity or ability feel included.
Supported by Slingsby Gin, The Slingsby Golf Academy has been created to inspire and increase female participation within golf. With the help of a few famous faces, including Zara Tindall, Judy Murray, Zoe Williams and Anna Woolhouse, The Slingsby Golf Academy has entered its second season.
Golf is becoming more and more accessible to people of all backgrounds and whilst the growth of the sport is important for all involved, it can still be a daunting experience when taking your first steps onto a course!
With more women and girls wanting to get involved with golf, England Golf has been working hard to support growth through different initiatives and through supporting individuals who are also helping to further the game.
Amidst the noise of a busy working life in London, Denise Bradley maintains her passion for golf through her subscription to iGolf, England Golf’s new digital community for non-members of golf clubs.
With Father’s Day just around the corner (Sunday 19th June to be precise), it’s never too early to start planning. Whilst you shouldn’t reserve showing that you love and appreciate your parents, honorary parents, step-parents or grandparents once or twice a year, Father’s Day is a great way to show you care.
Women’s Golf Day is a one day event that is celebrated every year (usually in June), and commemorates and empowers women in golf.
England Golf has partnered with Bluefin Sport, underwritten by Burns and Wilcox Ltd, to provide members of affiliated golf clubs in England and iGolf subscribers with personal liability insurance.
The historical perceptions and issues of inclusion that have often held golf back in the past are quickly being dismantled, as golf clubs and associations put things in place to make golf a more accessible sport for all.
The popularity of golf is continuing to grow across all demographics. This has not only seen an increase in membership uptake but also the introduction of innovative new platforms such as iGolf to help drive this trend, which itself has amassed over 16,000 subscribers since its launch in July 2021.
Often deemed as the ‘unofficial start’ to the new golf season, The Masters is a unique spectacle unlike any of the other three major championships staged later in the year. Hosted at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia, it is where new champions are made and legacies are forged.
Golf is a sport that can offer all individuals both a thrill and a challenge, regardless of ability or demographic, but the traditional perceptions about golf’s aura of exclusivity have often hindered its ability to attract new people into the sport.
With both society and corporate golf days becoming more and more popular amongst non-club members, ensuring everyone can compete fairly is very important.
Home to roaring crowds, lush fairways and back-nine Sundays, The Masters tournament is the one event of the year that makes every golfer eager to pick up their clubs and head to the first tee to improve their game.
Whilst golf is often perceived as a challenging sport, it is one that is also immensely enjoyable and highly satisfying for players of all abilities. Played at your own pace and promoting good exercise and fresh air, golf is a sport that offers something for everyone.
From the outside looking in, golf can sometimes feel like a sport out of reach. There can be a lot of myths surrounding golf. In some instances, expensive and exclusive club memberships often reinforce them, but the reality is that this couldn’t be further from the truth.
Despite its first-glance appearance as a complex concept reserved only for highly-experienced and regular golfers, a handicap is something that can be obtained and benefitted from by casual and skilled golfers alike.
You may already have a handicap and want to compete at some other golf courses this year, or you could be determined to obtain your first official handicap. Whatever your situation is, it will pay to know what the new World Handicap System (WHS) is, and how it will help you to achieve your 2022 handicap goals.
In 2021, England Golf, the governing body for amateur golf in England, unveiled their brand-new subscription platform, iGolf.
Find out how can it help you!
Golf has been around for centuries – in fact, it’s thought that the modern game of golf dates back to 15th-century Scotland. With so much history, it’s understandable that there’s a little bit of misinformation going around.
However, these myths could stop people who may be interested in the game from playing. So, we’re here to debunk some of the most common myths about golf.
As part of their Golf Life series, Tubes and Ange met up with England Golf’s Championship Director James Crampton to discuss some of the finer parts of the beautiful game!
Some of the topics and rules discussed in this video really will shock you!