Major new funding product for golf clubs launched

Major new funding product for golf clubs launched 0

🕔10:48, 31.Jul 2018

A financial services PLC has brought out a finance product specifically for golf clubs – the first of its kind in decades.

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In their own words: Nick Pink

In their own words: Nick Pink 1

🕔06:18, 30.Jul 2018

The CEO of England Golf explains how golf clubs can benefit by tapping into the services the organisation offers.

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R&A to limit use of putting surfaces maps

R&A to limit use of putting surfaces maps 1

🕔14:37, 29.Jul 2018

The R&A and the USGA are proposing regulations regarding the use of green-reading materials, reaffirming the need for a player to read greens based on their own judgement, skill and ability.

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International reciprocal golf club soaring in popularity

International reciprocal golf club soaring in popularity 1

🕔12:09, 28.Jul 2018

A high-end golf club network that provides six UK golf clubs with potential access to thousands of golfers in Asia is thriving at the moment.

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How clubs are tapping into the corporate golf market

How clubs are tapping into the corporate golf market 0

🕔16:58, 27.Jul 2018

Alternative, especially flexible and reciprocal, membership categories have seen strong growth in the last few years and now golf clubs are applying the principles behind them to attract companies.

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Sponsored story: An app aimed at marketing to nomadic golfers

Sponsored story: An app aimed at marketing to nomadic golfers 0 Updated

🕔22:13, 26.Jul 2018

A new app has been launched that is designed specifically to help golf clubs market to nomadic golfers. We detail how it works.

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Meet the golf course manager: Tracy Park’s Kevin Boxall

Meet the golf course manager: Tracy Park’s Kevin Boxall 0

🕔15:20, 26.Jul 2018

Maintaining two spectacular – but constructed differently – golf courses on a site of an English Civil War battle, Kevin details how he tackles challenges including drainage, irrigation and woodland management.

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

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in July 0

🕔15:19, 26.Jul 2018

In his monthly round-up of trends and developments in the industry, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir looks at how driving distances are getting both longer and shorter, and warns about tee time booking scams.

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Golf club ‘did not break the law’ by refusing to allow female golfer to play in men-only event

Golf club ‘did not break the law’ by refusing to allow female golfer to play in men-only event 2

🕔06:18, 24.Jul 2018

A woman who took discrimination action against an Irish golf club that refused to allow her to participate in a men-only competition has failed in her complaint.

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Norfolk golf club reports growth in visitors from Benelux

Norfolk golf club reports growth in visitors from Benelux 1

🕔17:34, 23.Jul 2018

A golf club based in Norwich has said that it has experienced a significant growth in the number of visitors from central and northern Europe, especially The Netherlands and Belgium, this year.

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Here’s Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll encouraging children to play golf

Here’s Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll encouraging children to play golf 0

🕔15:31, 23.Jul 2018

Non-golfing sporting heroes Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll helped promote family golf at the Open Championship at Carnoustie.

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The secret secretary: We didn’t need to employ GDPR advisers

The secret secretary: We didn’t need to employ GDPR advisers 5

🕔12:23, 23.Jul 2018

I own a small 18-hole golf club and we never employ companies like IT firms that offer to sort out, for example, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) issues some bigger clubs might have been concerned about.

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Golf club to host water usage meeting

Golf club to host water usage meeting 0

🕔12:22, 23.Jul 2018

A Surrey golf club is to host a meeting later this year on water usage and resilience in the golf sector.

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Meet the manager: Ray Chilten

Meet the manager: Ray Chilten 0 Updated

🕔08:13, 23.Jul 2018

The manager of Newport Golf Club talks about how the governance of the club has become more professional, which has included streamlining the number of people on the committee, membership satisfaction surveys and business plans.

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Club profile: Cathkin Braes Golf Club

Club profile: Cathkin Braes Golf Club 0 Updated

🕔20:41, 20.Jul 2018

The oldest golf club in Glasgow has seen a number of major improvements since the 19th century, and that has continued this year with an investment in its clubhouse.

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Meet the PGA pro: Stephen Gordon

Meet the PGA pro: Stephen Gordon 0

🕔16:10, 20.Jul 2018

The winner of the 2018 ‘TGI New Partner of the Year’, the PGA professional at Bangor Golf Club talks about maximising revenues from his pro shop.

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Golf club manager raises £15k for children’s hospices

Golf club manager raises £15k for children’s hospices 1

🕔09:25, 18.Jul 2018

The general manager at Thorpeness Golf Club, whose son died aged 18 months from heart complications, has helped raise £15,079 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) via a golf day and fundraising dinner.

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This is what golf clubs in the UK look like at the moment

This is what golf clubs in the UK look like at the moment 0

🕔15:13, 17.Jul 2018

These screenshots from UK golf clubs’ social media accounts demonstrate what a prolonged period of hot and dry weather can do Britain’s green golf courses.

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Health professionals urged to refer inactive patients for golf lessons

Health professionals urged to refer inactive patients for golf lessons 0

🕔11:37, 17.Jul 2018

A new report that shows that golf builds muscle strength, reduces blood pressure and improves life satisfaction has led to health professionals being urged to refer older and inactive patients for golf lessons.

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How to clean your golf clubs

How to clean your golf clubs 0

🕔11:22, 16.Jul 2018

There are a few ways to clean your golf clubs. You can allot a little money for special golf club cleaning kits that you can easily find at most pro shops.

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The Belfry appoints Chris Eigelaar as general manager


The Belfry appoints Chris Eigelaar as general manager
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🕔08:32, 16.Jul 2018

The four‐time host of the Ryder Cup, The Belfry Hotel & Resort, has appointed South African Chris Eigelaar as its new general manager.

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Watch this amazing film about golfers with disabilities

Watch this amazing film about golfers with disabilities 0

🕔12:03, 15.Jul 2018

The European Tour has made a film that will ‘open the eyes’ of everyone to the high standard of a generation of golfers with a disability now competing against each other internationally.

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Marketing matters: How much should a golf club invest in marketing?

Marketing matters: How much should a golf club invest in marketing? 1

🕔09:16, 15.Jul 2018

In his first column on marketing, Stephen Nicholson, the general manager of Oxford Golf Club and former group golf marketing manager at QHotels, explains how much of a golf venue’s budget should be allocated to promoting the facility.

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In their own words: Scottish Golf CEO Andrew McKinlay

In their own words: Scottish Golf CEO Andrew McKinlay 0

🕔16:39, 14.Jul 2018

In his first column exclusively for The Golf Business, the new chief executive of Scottish Golf explains the role the organisation plays in amateur golf in Scotland.

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Ion exchange technology water filter launched

Ion exchange technology water filter launched 0

🕔14:45, 14.Jul 2018

A water filter brand that removes 99.6 per cent of all tap water impurities has been launched.

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PGA to run women’s golf campaign at the Open

PGA to run women’s golf campaign at the Open 0

🕔14:35, 14.Jul 2018

Spectators at the 147th Open Championship will be getting behind the Professional Golfers’ Association’s #WeLoveGolf campaign by sharing the reasons why they love the game.  

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Preparing for your staff for a major event

Preparing for your staff for a major event 0

🕔15:09, 13.Jul 2018

In its latest column, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) explores the legal issues golf clubs should consider in the build up to hosting big tournaments such as the Open Championship.

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