The UK & Eire’s main golf membership know-how supplier, BRS Golf, has linked up with Golf Access – a singular golf format designed to offer an thrilling pathway for inexperienced persons.
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, whilst extra sporting choices start to return.
Not like many teaching packages, Golf Entry encourages on-course studying, permitting newcomers to the sport to get higher acquainted with the principles, rules and etiquette in a enjoyable and casual setting. New guidelines launched by Golf Entry, like selecting up your ball for those who take greater than three makes an attempt to get out of a bunker, assist make golf extra pleasing for inexperienced persons.
By means of Golf Entry newbie golfers can frequently measure their enchancment via a colour-coded scoring system till they attain an official handicap degree.
As a part of the partnership, golf golf equipment at the moment utilizing BRS Golf know-how within the UK & Eire will obtain an unique supply after they signal as much as grow to be a Golf Entry course. This features a 12% low cost for BRS Golf golf equipment within the UK and Eire which are new to Golf Entry, a free ‘Race to 18’ board recreation and junior golf magazines. Any BRS Golf membership companions at the moment utilizing Golf Entry will obtain a ten% low cost on all top-up orders.
Final 12 months 50% of the inexperienced persons who took half in Golf Entry went on to grow to be full golf membership members. And thru BRS Golf and its father or mother firm GolfNow, these new golfers will have the ability to proceed taking part in golf after graduating from Golf Entry, nonetheless they determine to interact with the game. Whether or not that be a full membership, a versatile membership or a extra informal method via reserving GolfNow tee occasions. Versatile Membership administration software program is now accessible from BRS Golf.
Golf Entry members 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 improvement 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 inexperienced persons 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 pleasing expertise, but additionally rewards a participant for each degree they attain.”
“There are already over 100 golf golf equipment efficiently embracing the Golf Entry scheme and we look ahead to 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: “Certainly one of our guiding rules 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 various and different 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 liked the Golf Entry system, the entire membership has introduced into it. The emphasis on rewarding development is a superb function of the programme and retains the golfers engaged all through the course. The system has allowed the golfers to advance, with utterly new golfers with the ability to be comfy and assured taking part in 9 holes. It’s a incredible pathway for inexperienced persons to begin taking part in 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 might be acquainted to many golfers selecting 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 troublesome for me to entry and have the ability to begin taking part in,” says Emily.
“My first Golf Entry session was nice enjoyable and I discovered myself surprisingly hooked on hitting that subsequent shot within the hope it was a terrific one. I went with my associates and my son and all of us actually loved ourselves. I had performed a pitch and putt course just a few occasions 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 purple tees however nonetheless really feel like I need to proceed with the occasions at Golf Entry classes. It is a good way to follow 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 a bit bit of recommendation.”
For extra info on Golf Entry please click here