The Flexible Golf Membership – Everything You Need to Know

There is a greater need for flexibility when it comes to golf memberships. Golf is an ever-popular sport, with approximately 4 million golfers in the UK and over 3000 golf courses to play on. In 2019, there were 3.9m golfers in the UK and approx. 1.3m of those belong to a golf club. This means 2.6m people that play the game and either pay green fees or membership discount rates. Unless you can dedicate a large proportion of your time to justify the cost of a full membership, perhaps a full traditional golf membership isn’t an option. Enter the flexible golf membership category. 

Is A Flexible Golf Membership Becoming The New Staycation?

Everyone loves a holiday abroad, but this year that might not be an option for you. Plus, do you often notice that holidays abroad aren’t always the most rejuvenating experience, especially when it comes to golf holidays. If your main holiday is normally abroad, then this year, perhaps the answer is a staycation and why not make it a golf one. Picture it now, good weather, beautiful course and you’re having a great round all whilst in the UK. And the best bit, a much lower chance of having to self-isolate once your holiday is over! 

R&A Restrictions and Guidelines, For Playing Golf in the UK Under Covid-19 Restrictions:

These guidelines will include all aspects of golf, from arrival in the car park shortly before the round to departure straight away on completion of the round. Golfers will be required to comply with the rules on social distancing throughout. Please see below for the temporary provisions in relation to the Rules of Golf will also be necessary to ensure safe play ,this breaks down into 5 areas:

How Will Golf Courses Look After The Lockdown

If we asked you in January, “what do you imagine the start of the golfing season to look like”, your answer probably would have been along the lines of, “spring in its bloom, warmer weather and lush greens”. Unfortunately, the answer is far from that. We have gone from flash floods and waterlogged greens to a nationwide lock down.

Let’s Take a Look at Some Good News Golf Stories From Around The World

With Covid-19 being a global pandemic, this means that it isn’t just Golf in the UK that has been affected. Arguably every golf industry around the world has been impacted, in some cases for the better! So, what has been going on?

Greenkeepers – Is It Safe For Them To Continue To Work During The Lockdown?

Following the announcement of the nationwide lockdown from PM Boris Johnson last week, golf’s national unions announced clubs and courses to be closed across the UK. This was also then followed by the R&A’s backing on this decision.

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