Golf club has bizarre issue of tourists building sandcastles in its bunkers

Golf club has bizarre issue of tourists building sandcastles in its bunkers 0

🕔14:09, 30.Sep 2016

A leading Scottish golf club has revealed that it has had to tackle the bizarre problem of tourists in the area walking onto its course and building sandcastles in its bunkers.

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Golf operator goes extra mile to get beginners golfing

Golf operator goes extra mile to get beginners golfing 1

🕔14:10, 29.Sep 2016

Britain’s UK’s largest golf club operator, Crown Golf, which runs 22 venues, has taken a never-seen-before approach to get people who haven’t tried golf to take up the game.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing Golf Club Management in September

Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing Golf Club Management in September 0 Updated

🕔06:58, 29.Sep 2016

From TripAdvisor reviews to new evidence of the health benefits of the game, September was a month the industry can benefit from for years to come

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Four Cumbrian brothers achieve amazing golfing feat

Four Cumbrian brothers achieve amazing golfing feat 0

🕔13:45, 27.Sep 2016

Four brothers from Cumbria have all hit a hole-in-one in the last three years. It is thought this is the first time this has ever happened in the UK.

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Scottish club crowdfunds £8,000 for irrigation system

Scottish club crowdfunds £8,000 for irrigation system 0

🕔14:40, 26.Sep 2016

A junior-friendly Aberdeenshire golf club has raised nearly £8,000 for a new irrigation system after it crowdfunded the money.

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Our two biggest complaints with golf clubs are not what you might think

Our two biggest complaints with golf clubs are not what you might think 1

🕔14:57, 23.Sep 2016

Research by a golf equipment superstore into what people talk about most when leaving a negative TripAdvisor review for a golf club has found that two areas stand out – and they’re not what you might think.

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Members go to local newspaper to complain about state of their golf club

Members go to local newspaper to complain about state of their golf club 1

🕔12:18, 22.Sep 2016

Disgruntled members of Beacon Park Golf Centre in Lancashire have taken the extraordinary step of complaining about its state to their local newspaper in a bid to see improvements carried out.

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Golf is so good for you that doctors should prescribe it says public health agency

Golf is so good for you that doctors should prescribe it says public health agency 1

🕔11:49, 20.Sep 2016

The health benefits of playing golf are so considerable that doctors should effectively start prescribing it, says a government organisation.

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G-Mac: Golf needs to be a quicker and more fun game to play

G-Mac: Golf needs to be a quicker and more fun game to play 1

🕔11:51, 19.Sep 2016

Former US Open champion Graeme McDowell has said golf needs to be quicker, sexier and less elitist as new data shows participation is still falling.

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Business leaders criticise Liam Fox over golf comments

Business leaders criticise Liam Fox over golf comments 0

🕔11:46, 16.Sep 2016

A number of business leaders have criticised UK trade secretary Liam Fox for saying the country’s prosperity is at risk because people prefer to play golf than do deals.

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CSI launch autumn roadshows

CSI launch autumn roadshows 0 Updated

🕔23:58, 15.Sep 2016

Club Systems International (CSI) has announced it will run a roadshow throughout the UK and Ireland between October and December.

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85 year old golfer wins club tournament

85 year old golfer wins club tournament 0 Updated

🕔07:17, 14.Sep 2016

The theory that golf is a unique sport because it allows elderly people to compete against younger opponents has been given more credence because an 85 year old man has won a tournament.

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Housing magazine calls for golf courses to be closed down and built on

Housing magazine calls for golf courses to be closed down and built on 0

🕔07:01, 12.Sep 2016

A leading equities analyst has written an article for Property Week calling for authorities to dig up golf courses in a bid to solve the UK’s housing shortage crisis.

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Golf boss: The game has to become easier to play

Golf boss: The game has to become easier to play 0 Updated

🕔06:46, 10.Sep 2016

The managing partner of one of the UK’s most prestigious venues, Castle Stuart Golf Links, has said golf courses have to become easier to play in order to boost participation levels.

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New diploma in golf club management launched

New diploma in golf club management launched 0 Updated

🕔04:13, 8.Sep 2016

The PGA, the British and International Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) and the Golf Club Managers’ Association (GCMA) have launched a new ASQ Level 5 diploma in golf club management.

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Golf industry leaders to appear together

Golf industry leaders to appear together 0 Updated

🕔06:45, 6.Sep 2016

The heads of various UK golf industry bodies will appear together in a ‘Leaders Forum’ in Harrogate in January.

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How to convert your golfers into golfers AND diners

How to convert your golfers into golfers AND diners 0 Updated

🕔04:33, 5.Sep 2016

Food and beverage expert Steven Brown analyses why the vast majority of golfers do not regularly eat and drink at the club – and what can be done to turn this around

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Isle of Man is second merged male and female English golf region

Isle of Man is second merged male and female English golf region 0 Updated

🕔23:33, 4.Sep 2016

The Isle of Man is home to the second English region to merge the men and women’s organisations – after Northamptonshire.

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102-year old golfer is UK’s longest serving club member

102-year old golfer is UK’s longest serving club member 0 Updated

🕔08:33, 3.Sep 2016

A 102-year-old man who has been a continuous member of his golf club for 90 years is thought to be the longest serving golf club member in history.

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Opposition to new golf course due to rare fly

Opposition to new golf course due to rare fly 1

🕔11:51, 2.Sep 2016

A championship golf course that is being proposed to be built in the Highlands is at risk due to concerns for a rare species of fly.

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Accounting ‘should be a higher priority’ in Scottish golf clubs

Accounting ‘should be a higher priority’ in Scottish golf clubs 0

🕔11:05, 1.Sep 2016

Proper accounting guidance and practice is essential for golf clubs in Scotland to thrive – but could be lacking in many of them, according to a study by a University of Strathclyde student.

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