Two golf clubs have thousands of pounds-worth of trophies stolen

Two golf clubs have thousands of pounds-worth of trophies stolen 0

🕔09:39, 21.Nov 2018

Two English golf clubs have both suffered raids in which trophies worth thousands of pounds were stolen within about 24 hours of each other.

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Major property firm buys Surrey golf club

Major property firm buys Surrey golf club 0

🕔15:15, 20.Nov 2018

A PLC that specialises in property trading and investment, which had recently expressed concerns about Brexit, has invested in a golf club.

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Meet the director of golf operations: Andy McMahon

Meet the director of golf operations: Andy McMahon 0

🕔12:26, 20.Nov 2018

Andy, at Adare Manor in Ireland, the venue for the Irish Open in 2007 and 2008, talks about the major changes that have taken place at the venue.

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Brett Davidge named as new manager of Shropshire golf resort

Brett Davidge named as new manager of Shropshire golf resort 1

🕔13:03, 19.Nov 2018

An experienced hotelier has been named as the new general manager of the four-star Telford Hotel & Golf Resort, in Shropshire.

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In their own words: Jim Croxton

In their own words: Jim Croxton 0

🕔11:38, 19.Nov 2018

The CEO of Europe’s biggest greenkeeping association, BIGGA, explains that golfers, and especially members of golf club committees, will see benefits if they appreciate greenkeepers more.

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Hilton takes over first Scottish golf resort

Hilton takes over first Scottish golf resort 0

🕔10:45, 19.Nov 2018

The Hilton brand of hotels has taken over another golf resort – and the first of its portfolio in Scotland.

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Club profile: Gullane Golf Club

Club profile: Gullane Golf Club 1

🕔08:07, 19.Nov 2018

The world-famous Scottish club has three courses, two clubhouses and one vision to see that it never falls behind – ensuring continued investment in its facilities.

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Meet Scottish Golf’s performance director, Clare Queen

Meet Scottish Golf’s performance director, Clare Queen 0 Updated

🕔06:26, 19.Nov 2018

Clare talks about how her role is helping golfers transition from talented amateurs into professionals – and why young people, especially girls, should give golf a try.

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Historic Scottish golf club permanently closes

Historic Scottish golf club permanently closes 12

🕔14:59, 13.Nov 2018

An Edinburgh golf club that was over 100 years old has closed down – with reports suggesting that its membership had fallen to just 20 people.

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Derision follows call for golfers to wear hard hats

Derision follows call for golfers to wear hard hats 3

🕔10:16, 13.Nov 2018

A number of golfers and people who work in the golf industry have derided a recent call for golfers to wear hard hats in a bid to reduce golfing-related injuries.

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Suffolk golf club wins VAT ruling against HMRC

Suffolk golf club wins VAT ruling against HMRC 0

🕔09:43, 13.Nov 2018

A tribunal has ruled in favour of a golf club that it was exempt from paying VAT on its green fees and against Her Majesty’s Revenue and Custom (HMRC), which had said this was tax avoidance.

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Are all the Mack Golf clubs still closed down?

Are all the Mack Golf clubs still closed down? 0

🕔15:12, 12.Nov 2018

Half of the eight UK Mack Golf clubs that closed down last month have reopened and only one will definitely remain closed, according to research by The Golf Business.

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Andrew Minty on membership retention

Andrew Minty on membership retention 3

🕔14:17, 11.Nov 2018

Langland Bay GC’s director of golf details the secrets behind successful golf club membership retention.

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Alan Oliver on membership retention

Alan Oliver on membership retention 2

🕔08:21, 11.Nov 2018

Alan Oliver, the club secretary at Silloth on Solway Golf Club in Cumbria, believes a golf club manager should adopt five ‘things to consider’ when it comes to retaining members.

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Meet the PGA pro: Andrew Agnoli

Meet the PGA pro: Andrew Agnoli 0

🕔16:26, 9.Nov 2018

The Head of Academy at Topgolf UK, who is an AA PGA Advanced Professional, explains how the Topgolf model is being used this month to attract more women to the game.

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Scottish Golf to set up Young Person’s Golf Panel

Scottish Golf to set up Young Person’s Golf Panel 0

🕔13:27, 9.Nov 2018

Youngsters who are passionate about golf are being urged to apply to become a member of a pioneering new programme to help drive the future of the sport.

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Registration has opened for largest-ever BTME

Registration has opened for largest-ever BTME 0

🕔15:37, 8.Nov 2018

Registration has opened for the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s (BIGGA) largest-ever BTME and Continue to Learn event, which will take place in January 2019.

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Greenkeepers are risking sunburn and cancer

Greenkeepers are risking sunburn and cancer 1

🕔12:54, 6.Nov 2018

A new survey of 154 greenkeepers has found that many do not use sufficient protection against sunburn and skin cancer.

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All of these golfing words or phrases are real

All of these golfing words or phrases are real 1

🕔10:09, 6.Nov 2018

A survey of 686 golf enthusiasts has found the words or phrases which most fans of the sport have no idea what they mean.

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One golf club closes, another enters liquidation

One golf club closes, another enters liquidation 0

🕔14:31, 5.Nov 2018

As an example that some facilities are still struggling, one UK golf club has closed and another has entered liquidation in the last week.

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Major changes for Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa

Major changes for Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa 0

🕔19:43, 4.Nov 2018

Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa in Merseyside is to undertake major improvements to its non-golf offerings.

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In their own words: Nick Pink

In their own words: Nick Pink 2

🕔21:59, 3.Nov 2018

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of England Golf details the importance of making golf a safe and welcoming place, where everyone can have a positive experience.

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Golf’s good causes: Sarah Bennett

Golf’s good causes: Sarah Bennett 0

🕔13:46, 3.Nov 2018

This year the Toby Sunderland Award was given to Sarah, who is raising money for a golf administrator who has contracted an incredibly rare disease.

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How do I discipline a member of my golf club?

How do I discipline a member of my golf club? 0

🕔11:38, 3.Nov 2018

This guidance from the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) looks at what golf clubs should consider if they feel they need to discipline a member. 

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Company profile: Ridgeway Furniture

Company profile: Ridgeway Furniture 0

🕔17:49, 1.Nov 2018

Ridgeway’s latest golf installations following its expansion into a new state-of-the-art factory include Wentworth, Cathkin Braes, Cowglen, Coxmoor, La Moye and Richmond Golf Club.

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There are 4.2 million registered golfers in Europe

There are 4.2 million registered golfers in Europe 3

🕔17:41, 30.Oct 2018

KPMG’s annual survey of the state of the golf industry in Europe has found there are just under 4.2 million members of 6,900 golf clubs in the continent.

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GolfSixes is now a proven way to encourage juniors to play golf

GolfSixes is now a proven way to encourage juniors to play golf 3

🕔14:57, 30.Oct 2018

New figures from The R&A have revealed that the GolfSixes format of fast, team golf is encouraging more youngsters to play the game.

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