17 Aug 2017

DIT Grants of £2000 for PGA Merchandise Show

The PGA Merchandise Show will take place from the 24th – 26th January in Orlando, USA. The BGIA has teamed up with DIT to offer grants of £2,000 to help UK Small and Medium size enterprises to attend the show.

04 Aug 2017

Better Health is Par for the Course for Golf Fans, Study Shows

Golf fans may be among the fittest of all sporting spectators, a new study suggests. Most people who attend golf events exceed recommended daily step counts, researchers found. A survey of spectators at last year’s Paul Lawrie Match Play event at Archerfield Links,

03 Aug 2017

BGIA Chair Philip Morley Discusses Negative Press, Golf Health Benefits and a Bright Future

I am very lucky to have had a life working in the golf business and playing golf. Having completed eight months as BGIA Chairman it is interesting to reflect on what I have learnt and how my perceptions and understanding of the industry have changed.

27 Jul 2017

BGIA Executive Board Member Stephanie Zinser (Lynx Golf) Discusses a Passion for Golf and Initiatives to Grow the Sport

Stephanie Zinser, co-owner and Managing Partner of leading golf equipment company Lynx Golf, has become the first female member of the British Golf Industry Association’s Executive Board. Stephanie has been a successful freelance writer and journalist, a best-selling author and an investment banker and is mum to seven children.

27 Jun 2017

BGIA Chair, Philip Morley Discusses Statistics, The Open and Ready Golf

The statistics are telling us that it’s been a great year for the golf trade so far. Participation and sales are up and hopefully the golf market will remain resilient in the face of an unsettled political environment (again statistics suggest that it usually does), which gives a good general indication that the year will end on a high. Fingers crossed.