• The amateur golfers taking on the might of Wimbledon: ‘It's like Brexit. It has split members'

    10 days ago - By The Guardian

    For months, a battle has raged between the legendary tennis club and the golfers who play next door. Will they give up their fairways for £65m? A fortnight before Christmas, when most people are worrying about finding the money for presents, Catherine Devons will turn down an £85,000 windfall she didn't ask for and certainly didn't expect. Even in the mercenary world of London's runaway property market, and in one of its wealthiest and leafiest corners, such huge jackpots are rare. But in Wimbledon, tennis is big business and money talks. For the past nine months, a battle has been raging...
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