‘The liability of golf clubs (again)’

“Reparation actions against golf clubs (or golfers) seem to be occurring with increasing regularity in recent years. In 2014, there were the cases of Phee v Gordon [2014] CSIH 18, which concerned a golfer struck by a golf ball hit by another player, as well as McMahon v Dear [2014] CSOH 100, which related to an injury sustained by a ‘ball spotter’ during a golfing tournament. In 2016 two further golf-related cases are worthy of mention, one concerning product liability and the other personal injury …” (more)

[Martin Hogg, Obligations Law Blog, 26 January]

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