The UK & Eire’s main golf membership know-how supplier, BRS Golf, has linked up with Golf Entry – a novel golf format designed to offer an thrilling pathway for newcomers.
The previous 12 months has ignited a renewed curiosity in golf, with many kids taking it up for the primary time, and adults coming again to the game once more. Golf Entry goals to assist golf golf equipment interact these new and returning golfers, flip them into membership members and encourage them to proceed with golf, at the same time as extra sporting choices start to return.
Not like many teaching applications, Golf Entry encourages on-course studying, permitting newcomers to the sport to get higher acquainted with the foundations, laws and etiquette in a enjoyable and casual surroundings. New guidelines launched by Golf Entry, like choosing up your ball when you take greater than three makes an attempt to get out of a bunker, assist make golf extra satisfying for newcomers.
By Golf Entry newbie golfers can regularly measure their enchancment via a colour-coded scoring system till they attain an official handicap stage.
As a part of the partnership, golf golf equipment at present utilizing BRS Golf know-how within the UK & Eire will obtain an unique supply once they signal as much as change into a Golf Entry course. This features a 12% low cost for BRS Golf golf equipment within the UK and Eire which might be new to Golf Entry, a free ‘Race to 18’ board recreation and junior golf magazines. Any BRS Golf membership companions at present utilizing Golf Entry will obtain a ten% low cost on all top-up orders.
Final 12 months 50% of the newcomers who took half in Golf Entry went on to change into full golf membership members. And thru BRS Golf and its mum or dad firm GolfNow, these new golfers will be capable of proceed enjoying golf after graduating from Golf Entry, nonetheless they resolve to have interaction with the game. Whether or not that be a full membership, a versatile membership or a extra informal strategy via reserving GolfNow tee instances. Versatile Membership administration software program is now accessible from BRS Golf.
Golf Entry individuals will all obtain details about how they will be a part of their native membership and methods they will proceed to play golf casually.
Simon Wooden, Director of Golf Entry stated: “Golf Entry is delighted to be working in partnership with BRS Golf by GolfNow. Golf Entry is an thrilling growth initiative, designed to bridge the hole for brand new golfers from by no means hitting a ball to progressing onto common participation and golf membership membership.Golf Entry permits newcomers to study the sport on the golf course and the distinctive color coded scoring system present the brand new gamers with not solely a incredible and satisfying expertise, but in addition rewards a participant for each stage they attain.”
“There are already over 100 golf golf equipment efficiently embracing the Golf Entry scheme and we stay up for working with GolfNow and BRS Golf to assist golf golf equipment to develop the sport.”
Fiona Hampton, Director of Gross sales & Buyer Success at GolfNow, stated: “One among our guiding ideas at BRS Golf by GolfNow is to develop the sport of golf within the UK & Eire. We imagine working with the Golf Entry programme will assist enhance participation within the sport at golf golf equipment throughout the nation. The previous 12 months has supplied a chance for golf to welcome a extra numerous and various golfer into the sport, and right into a sport that actually everybody can get pleasure from and the place everybody can really feel welcome. The problem now could be partaking and retaining these new golfers.”
Stuart Disney, Head Skilled at The Mendip Golf Membership, stated: “Mendip Golf Membership has beloved the Golf Entry system, the entire membership has introduced into it. The emphasis on rewarding development is a wonderful characteristic of the programme and retains the golfers engaged all through the course. The system has allowed the golfers to advance, with utterly new golfers having the ability to be comfy and assured enjoying 9 holes. It’s a incredible pathway for newcomers to start out enjoying on the course after which progress via the degrees after which end off as full members of the membership.”
Golf Entry graduate, Emily Simpson from Cornwall, shared her story and it’s one which can be acquainted to many golfers choosing the sport again up once more as an grownup.
“My notion of golf was that it’s a extra male-dominated sport and it could be extraordinarily tough for me to entry and be capable of begin enjoying,” says Emily.
“My first Golf Entry session was nice enjoyable and I discovered myself unusually hooked on hitting that subsequent shot within the hope it was an amazing one. I went with my pals and my son and all of us actually loved ourselves. I had performed a pitch and putt course a number of instances earlier than however by no means had been on a golf course despite the fact that I had labored at a golf membership in my teenagers for years.
“I’m now via all of the Golf Entry ranges, a member of a golf membership and play off the pink tees however nonetheless really feel like I wish to proceed with the occasions at Golf Entry periods. It is a good way to observe on the course with out the strain of low handicapper teams behind you, and with the help of the Golf Skilled there to assist in giving just a little bit of recommendation.”
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