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Club Systems to run 5 weeks of UK roadshows

Club Systems to run 5 weeks of UK roadshows 0

🕔11:50, 8.Sep 2018

The biggest IT specialist in the UK market, Club Systems International (CSI), will be running a five week roadshow at golf clubs throughout the UK during October and November.

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Open Solutions and Intuitive Edge form a partnership

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🕔19:22, 7.Sep 2018

Open Solutions, the business solutions provider to golf clubs, and Intuitive Edge Marketing, the UK’s fastest growing golf club marketing agency, have formed a partnership.

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Club wants to build driving range – to keep golfers playing the game

Club wants to build driving range – to keep golfers playing the game 4

🕔10:24, 5.Sep 2018

A Lancashire golf club has submitted a planning application to build a driving range – and has stated that golfers will abandon the sport if it doesn’t.

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Appointment: New greenkeeping director for St Andrews Links

Appointment: New greenkeeping director for St Andrews Links 1

🕔15:02, 3.Sep 2018

St Andrews Links – the ‘Home of Golf’ – has appointed Sandy Reid as its new director of greenkeeping, one of the most prestigious roles in golf course management in the world.

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Appointments: New general manager for Surrey golf club that’s undertaking £25m upgrade

Appointments: New general manager for Surrey golf club that’s undertaking £25m upgrade 3

🕔14:38, 27.Aug 2018

Foxhills Club & Resort has appointed a new general manager to drive its ambitious £25 million development project.

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GTC launches new health and safety guidelines for turf professionals

GTC launches new health and safety guidelines for turf professionals 0

🕔14:56, 24.Aug 2018

The Greenkeepers Training Committee (GTC) has launched a set of health and safety guidelines for greenkeepers that ‘could save lives’ following a review.

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Council rejects golf club’s plan to build 57 homes

Council rejects golf club’s plan to build 57 homes 1

🕔12:14, 19.Aug 2018

A golf club’s plan to build 57 homes on part of its golf course, which would have seen it generate a significant amount of income, has been rejected by its local council.

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100 members of Scottish golf club raise funds for cancer charity

100 members of Scottish golf club raise funds for cancer charity 0

🕔06:54, 12.Aug 2018

More than 100 members of Loudoun Gowf Club, near Kilmarnock, have taken part in a HowDoWeBEATIt competition to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK (PCUK).

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Appointments: New director of golf for Fairmont St Andrews

Appointments: New director of golf for Fairmont St Andrews 0

🕔12:02, 11.Aug 2018

The 520 acre Fairmont St Andrews resort in Scotland has appointed Dan Naudo as its new director of golf.

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Guide launched to help clubs improve clubhouse design

Guide launched to help clubs improve clubhouse design 0

🕔06:14, 4.Aug 2018

A new guide has been launched that details how simple changes to the design of the golf club – not just the course – can lead to significantly improved customer service.

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Golf club relaunches successful ‘nine holes and a drink’ promotion

Golf club relaunches successful ‘nine holes and a drink’ promotion 0

🕔11:35, 3.Aug 2018

Oxford Golf Club has relaunched its ‘nine holes and a drink’ package to encourage people to play the sport quickly.

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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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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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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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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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The divide between professional and amateur golfers is growing

The divide between professional and amateur golfers is growing 0

🕔12:23, 10.Jul 2018

Two major surveys have shown that there is a growing divide between the average driving distances made by professional and amateur golfers.

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42 club golfers to play Carnoustie on eve of Open

42 club golfers to play Carnoustie on eve of Open 0

🕔12:06, 8.Jul 2018

Forty-two club golfers will experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to play Carnoustie on the eve of the 147th Open thanks to ‘The R&A’s 9 Hole Championship’ final on July 14. 

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More than 900 golf clubs took part in Women’s Golf Day

More than 900 golf clubs took part in Women’s Golf Day 2

🕔12:14, 23.Jun 2018

More than 900 golf clubs spanning 58 countries took part in Women’s Golf Day 2018 – a celebration of women’s and girls’ golf – in early June.

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Spectacular new restaurant signals major changes for Irish golf club

Spectacular new restaurant signals major changes for Irish golf club 0

🕔12:19, 15.Jun 2018

Ireland’s newest five-star golf resort, Adare Manor, has officially opened the Carriage House, offering a resort-dining destination.

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International ‘early evening’ nine-hole competition gains R&A support

International ‘early evening’ nine-hole competition gains R&A support 5

🕔09:56, 12.Jun 2018

As new statistics continue to prove the growing popularity of nine-hole golf, The R&A has thrown its support behind a German competition which is about to be branched out across the world. 

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Houses with golfing views are worth 9.5% more

Houses with golfing views are worth 9.5% more 2

🕔08:38, 9.Jun 2018

Homes within golf resorts are, on average, worth much more than equivalent properties outside resorts, a new study has revealed.

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Thousands of golfers sign up for prostate cancer ‘drive’

Thousands of golfers sign up for prostate cancer ‘drive’ 1

🕔07:39, 4.Jun 2018

Prostate Cancer UK’s 2018 golfing charity competition, HowDoWeBEATIt, has already raised £30,000 as 4,300 members of golf clubs have signed up to it.

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Large jump in number of nine-hole golfers

Large jump in number of nine-hole golfers 4

🕔20:43, 30.May 2018

All four home golf unions have reported significant rises in the number of people who have been playing nine-holes of golf in the last couple of years.

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15-year legal battle over Scottish golf course ownership ends

15-year legal battle over Scottish golf course ownership ends 0

🕔12:22, 18.May 2018

An incredibly complicated legal battle that started more than 15 years ago surrounding the ownership of Letham Grange Golf Club in Scotland has finally come to an end.

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Midlands golf club appoints former royal chef

Midlands golf club appoints former royal chef 0

🕔12:08, 15.May 2018

Edgbaston GC has become the latest golf club to appoint a high profile chef to enhance its food and beverage operation.

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New name for UK’s largest golf resort operator

New name for UK’s largest golf resort operator 0

🕔16:29, 14.May 2018

The UK’s largest golf resort operator, which manages nine golf resorts, has revealed a new name and revamped brand identity.

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