Two more Ayrshire golf courses facing closure threat

Two more Ayrshire golf courses facing closure threat

🕔14:37, 28.Feb 2018

Two golf courses operated by South Ayrshire Council are set to be closed down in a bid to save costs.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in February 2018

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in February 2018 Updated

🕔06:53, 28.Feb 2018

From a new global handicap system to a very real threat to one in six Scottish golf courses, February 2018 was a game changer for the golf industry, reports The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir 

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Academic report shows huge potential for clubs via women golfers

Academic report shows huge potential for clubs via women golfers

🕔13:01, 27.Feb 2018

A major new R&A commissioned study by the International Institute for Golf Education, based at the University Centre Myerscough, has confirmed the huge potential female golfers offer to golf clubs.

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Sarah Forrest: My golfing trip to the Chinese island of Hainan

Sarah Forrest: My golfing trip to the Chinese island of Hainan Updated

🕔11:48, 26.Feb 2018

Golf in China is growing at a huge rate, especially on Hainan, which is home to Mission Hills Haikou, the world’s second largest golf complex with 10 golf courses, and the spectacular Sheraton Dunes.

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The turnaround at Sapey Golf Club

The turnaround at Sapey Golf Club Updated

🕔07:43, 24.Feb 2018

Last summer the Worcestershire club announced it was to close. With just a few days left, it was rescued – and it has since seen half a million pounds of investment.

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Leeds GC is England Golf’s ‘Club of the Year’

Leeds GC is England Golf’s ‘Club of the Year’

🕔13:02, 23.Feb 2018

Leeds Golf Centre has been named ‘Club of the Year’ by England Golf at a glittering awards ceremony.

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The rise and rise of Topgolf

The rise and rise of Topgolf Updated

🕔22:58, 22.Feb 2018

The facility where golfers play competitive games at driving range-like venues while being able to order high-quality food and beverage is now using technology to make analysis of golfers’ shots more fun and more precise.

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New World Handicap System to come into play in 2020

New World Handicap System to come into play in 2020

🕔15:19, 20.Feb 2018

The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is to be transformed by a new system that The R&A and the USGA have unveiled.

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World’s fifth oldest golf course is losing 1.5 metres of land per year to coastal erosion

World’s fifth oldest golf course is losing 1.5 metres of land per year to coastal erosion

🕔14:11, 20.Feb 2018

As Scottish Natural Heritage warns that a proposed golf course could fall into the sea, a spokesman for Montrose Golf Links has said the venue may have to be moved inland as it is currently losing at least 1.5 metres a year.

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How research will get more women playing golf at your club

How research will get more women playing golf at your club Updated

🕔10:01, 20.Feb 2018

Kari Haug details why research is of paramount importance when it comes to growing the women’s game, and explores the impact positive female role models and the equipment industry can play.

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