Saturday March 28, 2020

Finding a way out of the rough

The recession has hit Irish golf clubs hard, but the more ingenious ones are using the tough economic conditions to offer a better deal to their members. Lisa Jackson reports

9th July, 2011

Golf clubs around the country have adapted to the challenging economic environment to offer members and visitors better value for money.

While some clubs have fallen into the hands of receivers, most have managed to stay out of the rough by offering lower prices and creative deals.

The Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI) had 156,000 members in 2010.This represented a 19,000 drop in membership since the peak of golf’s popularity in 2007. Pat Finn, the...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The best writing and and the biggest stories of 2019 from the Business Post

Richie Oakley | 2 months ago

Denis O’Brien is back in court, residents continue to fight the Council on halting site and a row surfaces in government over rent control proposals

Leanna Byrne | 4 years ago