Henry Cotton and the Golf Foundation

The idea to bring golf in school is not new, encouraging clubs to pay their professionals to do the work is new. The golf foundation has encouraged thousands of school children to start golf and is one of the reasons England produces a large percentage of European Tour players. The Golf Foundation est.1951

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Golf around the world 2015 – R&A report

This unprecedented report reveals the truly global nature of the sport of golf and explores its potential for growth. It represents the culmination of a lengthy project to identify and verify every golf course in the world. Funded by The R&A and 15 of the world’s leading golf companies, the project was conceived and undertaken […]

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Syngenta market survey – growing golf in the UK

In May 2013 Syngenta commissioned GfK to produce an important market study on the UK golf industry. Questioning more than 3500 people including 2000 non golfers. Although the UK  and Swiss golf situations differ, they are both suffering from the recent drop in golf club members. The UK has a population of 63 million, 60% […]

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Jean-Claude Biver – Swiss golf

” Hublot is pleased to sponsor this new and original golf academy aimed at school children. Young people today are encouraged to play many sports, but how many will try golf? If we can encourage children between the age of 10 and 14, who knows, maybe this is where we will find the next champion? […]

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The future of Swiss golf

   In my experience as a Swiss golf professional for the past 25 years I believe we can change the common perception that golf is an elite sport only played by a minority here. I understand the challenges and am sure they can be overcome by working together with the schools, professionals and clubs. If […]

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