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Trans World Sport profiles FootGolf (Video)

Trans World Sport profiles FootGolf (Video) 0 Updated

🕔13:11, 10.Aug 2014

 

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Padraig Harrington tries the world’s toughest shot … blindfolded (Video)

Padraig Harrington tries the world’s toughest shot … blindfolded (Video) 0 Updated

🕔07:42, 9.Aug 2014

Padraig Harrington tries the world’s toughest shot … blindfolded (Video)

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Woman sues golfer after being hit by ball and suffering a stroke

Woman sues golfer after being hit by ball and suffering a stroke 0

🕔10:06, 7.Aug 2014

A member of an Irish golf club has sued a fellow member after a golf ball he hit struck her on the head, causing her to suffer a stroke.

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This is the greatest way imaginable that a golf club can raise money for charity

This is the greatest way imaginable that a golf club can raise money for charity 1

🕔10:04, 5.Aug 2014

Cowdray Park Golf Club in West Sussex commissioned a helicopter to drop more than 1,000 golf balls onto one of its greens from a height of 90 feet.

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What is the latest legislation surrounding red diesel?

What is the latest legislation surrounding red diesel? 0

🕔05:29, 2.Aug 2014

Golf Club Management explains who is allowed to use red diesel – the low tax version of regular diesel, and when and how they can use it.

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UK retailer says PGA professionals’ jobs are safe following mass sackings in the US

UK retailer says PGA professionals’ jobs are safe following mass sackings in the US 1

🕔09:56, 1.Aug 2014

The head of a golf retail group has said that British PGA professionals do not need to fear for their jobs after hundreds were sacked on the same day in the USA.

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

🕔15:06, 30.Jul 2014

From golfers teaming up with rock stars to clubs introducing bicycles to their courses, July 2014 has been a month like no other for the industry.

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World’s oldest golf club could permanently close down

World’s oldest golf club could permanently close down 0 Updated

🕔03:19, 29.Jul 2014

In the starkest symbol of the financial troubles golf clubs are facing due to declining memberships, North Inch Golf Course, which pre-dates 1450, could close down as it falls into disrepair.

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England Golf launches its plan to save golf

England Golf launches its plan to save golf 6

🕔10:46, 24.Jul 2014

England Golf has launched its far-reaching plan to stop the decline in golf – and in doing so reveals that English golf clubs have lost more than 200,000 members in the last decade.

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This is how every golf club in the country could get their waiting lists back

This is how every golf club in the country could get their waiting lists back 2 Updated

🕔05:55, 23.Jul 2014

Demand from women to play golf is so strong that every golf club in the UK could have waiting lists for membership categories, according to an astonishing new survey.

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Open organisers are hit by new sexism row that ‘members waved ties in banned woman’s face’

Open organisers are hit by new sexism row that ‘members waved ties in banned woman’s face’ 2

🕔11:23, 17.Jul 2014

Open organisers have been hit by a new sexism row in which ‘R&A members waved ties’ in the face of the female president of St Andrews University, who is not allowed to join their golf club.

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You will probably think that golf’s latest plan to get new people playing has a few holes in it

You will probably think that golf’s latest plan to get new people playing has a few holes in it 11

🕔11:52, 10.Jul 2014

A golf organisation that is backed by players, equipment manufacturers and industry leaders has devised a radical way to halt the decline in golf: Make the holes bigger. More than three times bigger.

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CEO Mike Round leaves the Golf Foundation for the LET

CEO Mike Round leaves the Golf Foundation for the LET 3

🕔11:12, 9.Jul 2014

Mike Round, CEO of the Golf Foundation since 2000, is to leave the the junior golf charity and join the Ladies European Tour (LET) as a director.

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These amazing pictures of birds were all taken on British golf courses

These amazing pictures of birds were all taken on British golf courses 1

🕔15:07, 8.Jul 2014

The STRI has been collating data of birds that have stopped-over at British golf courses to refuel in recent years, before continuing their migrations from one part of the world to another.

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‘Dress codes in golf are harmful to the business of the clubs’

‘Dress codes in golf are harmful to the business of the clubs’ 13 Updated

🕔10:47, 5.Jul 2014

Could a dress code impact on a golf club’s business?

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9 top American golfers show their love for Tim Howard

9 top American golfers show their love for Tim Howard 0

🕔13:57, 2.Jul 2014

Top American golfers were enthralled with the USA v Belgium match at the 2014 World Cup, and especially the heroics of goalkeeper Tim Howard, which Belgium won after extra time. Here’s what they said:

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Here’s the top 3 things I learnt about the industry in June

Here’s the top 3 things I learnt about the industry in June 0

🕔12:27, 1.Jul 2014

Alistair Dunsmuir reveals what he learnt about the golf industry in June

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Could golf clubs fall foul of the new FCA law?

Could golf clubs fall foul of the new FCA law? 1

🕔14:07, 30.Jun 2014

Article written by Fairway Credit At the beginning of this year, England Golf published the third draft of its strategic framework. Focusing on the steady decline in golf club membership – down by over 15 percent since 2007/08 for those

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HMRC finally accepts VAT ruling – but says it will restrict payments to members’ golf clubs 20

🕔10:18, 27.Jun 2014

HMRC has finally accepted a 2013 European Union ruling that green fees at private members’ golf clubs must be exempt from VAT – but the clubs in question will be far from happy.

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‘Ayatollah’ golf case: All clubs told to implement anti-bullying measures following ‘saucy scandal’

‘Ayatollah’ golf case: All clubs told to implement anti-bullying measures following ‘saucy scandal’ 3

🕔11:11, 26.Jun 2014

A golf club has been rebuked by a judge for displaying ‘amazing ignorance and a total misunderstanding of bullying’ after it rejected a claim because the lady in question had not been physically hurt.

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Another month, another world famous Scottish golf course is placed up for sale

Another month, another world famous Scottish golf course is placed up for sale 0

🕔10:18, 25.Jun 2014

As the run up to the Ryder Cup continues, Fairmont St Andrews has become the third major Scottish golf course in the last three months to be placed up for sale.

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AGCO makes application to throw out EU VAT rebate ruling 26

🕔11:12, 19.Jun 2014

The Association of Golf Course Owners has applied to provide data that the ruling that VAT must not be applied to green fees was based on flawed evidence.

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Robert Rock: Golf clubs still put children off from playing golf

Robert Rock: Golf clubs still put children off from playing golf 1

🕔10:53, 12.Jun 2014

Professional golfer Robert Rock has said golf clubs are still putting up barriers that prevent juniors from playing golf.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry during May

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry during May 0

🕔10:24, 4.Jun 2014

From major resorts going up for sale to women being the saviour of golf, May was a fascinating month for the golf industry

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12 Google Autocompletes That Reveal What People Think About Golf

12 Google Autocompletes That Reveal What People Think About Golf 3

🕔11:01, 2.Jun 2014

The game of golf does not have a good image. Even Google seems to poke fun at it.

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If you like naked men, mowers and charity, then you’ll love this golf club

If you like naked men, mowers and charity, then you’ll love this golf club 0

🕔14:10, 30.May 2014

Inspired by the Calendar Girls, an Essex golf club is raising thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK – thanks to naked men.

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Iconic brand De Vere to sell off all its premier golf clubs

Iconic brand De Vere to sell off all its premier golf clubs 0

🕔10:46, 29.May 2014

Just one month after Turnberry was sold, De Vere announces it will sell off its six golf resorts for a reported £160 million.

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