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BGL grows membership numbers by 25% over five years

BGL grows membership numbers by 25% over five years

Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, UK – 30th July 2019 – Burhill Golf and Leisure (BGL) continues to go from strength to strength as the group has seen significant increases in membership revenue at its 10 venues across the UK.



Since 2015, BGL is reporting a 25% increase in membership across all categories and venues as it continues to buck the trend in an increasingly competitive market.

With many golf clubs struggling and some notable closures over the last few years, BGL has been able to reinvest in its portfolio with enhanced facilities and improved sustainability measures on and off the golf course.

Recently, the group has undertaken several key projects including a £5 million investment into brand-new health and leisure facilities at Birchwood Park Golf & Country Club and the development of a state-of-the-art Toptracer driving range at Wycombe Heights Golf Centre.

Along with investment into new and improved facilities at the venues, the group have made a concerted effort to prioritise customer service and deliver an outstanding experience to members and guests, without exception.

Customer experience measurement metric Net Promoter Score (NPS), which is based on over 6,000 responses, has risen on average across all venues from +37 to +57 since 2015, with seven venues awarded a silver medal or higher in the Customer Engagement Academy’s inaugural Customer Experience Awards for 2018.

"I am delighted with the continued success that we have achieved at each of our venues over the last few years,” commented BGL Operations Director, Guy Riggott.

"In addition to substantial investment across the group and a focused sales team driving growth at regional level, we are particularly proud of our NPS performance which has given us a close ear to the membership and ensures we offer consistent, high-quality customer experiences across the board.”



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About BGL Golf Burhill Golf and Leisure Limited (BGL Golf), founded at the Burhill Golf Club in 1926, operates 22 golf courses across six golf centres and four golf clubs situated throughout the UK. Since 1982, the Company has become a major player in the UK’s Pay and Play market. BGL Golf now offers accessible, affordable golf in a relaxed environment at the following locations: Abbey Hill Golf Centre (Milton Keynes), Aldwickbury Park Golf Club (Harpenden), Birchwood Park Golf and Country Club (Dartford), Burhill Golf Club (Walton on Thames), Hoebridge Golf Centre (Woking), Ramsdale Park Golf Centre (Nottingham), Redbourn Golf Club (St Albans), The Shropshire Golf Centre (Telford), Thornbury Golf Centre (Bristol), Wycombe Heights Golf Centre (High Wycombe).