In August teams of golf centre staff at seven Glendale Golf centres across the UK will be encouraging local residents to visit their centre for the first time. Each centre’s goal is to interact with at least 100 absolute first-time visitors, whether for a golf lesson, a fun golf-themed event, or a session on the driving range.
Each centre will also invite local community leaders to come and meet them, to discuss how golf can spread through the area – whether through schools, youth clubs, community centres or at the Glendale Golf centre itself. Golf Camps and free rounds of golf for youngsters, free beginner golf lessons, footgolf events, ladies’ days, fun days for the family and more are being lined up at each golf centre. Each venue is making a special effort to encourage senior citizens to discover how a golf centre can be a relaxing and sociable place, with how well you can play the game being of secondary importance.
Tom Brooke, operations director of Glendale Golf commented, “Each person who tries golf for the first time at a Glendale golf centre in August will almost certainly share the experience at least six others – if we make it a good experience. That’s the local snowball effect we are trying to create, at each of the seven locations. What matters is that people feel welcomed by a Glendale Golf centre, and our energetic teams are determined to meet people from all walks of life at their place during the Golf Festival.”