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Scottish Golf to set up Young Person’s Golf Panel

Scottish Golf to set up Young Person’s Golf Panel 0

🕔13:27, 9.Nov 2018

Youngsters who are passionate about golf are being urged to apply to become a member of a pioneering new programme to help drive the future of the sport.

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Major changes for Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa

Major changes for Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa 0

🕔19:43, 4.Nov 2018

Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa in Merseyside is to undertake major improvements to its non-golf offerings.

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Ewen Murray becomes honorary member at Montrose Golf Links

Ewen Murray becomes honorary member at Montrose Golf Links 2

🕔17:15, 27.Oct 2018

Ewen Murray, ‘the voice of Sky Sports golf’, has become the first TV personality to be granted honorary membership at Montrose Golf Links in its 450-year history.

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Wimbledon Park’s members approve constitution amendment

Wimbledon Park’s members approve constitution amendment 0

🕔08:56, 19.Oct 2018

The members of Wimbledon Park Golf Club have agreed to change their articles of association so that they can sell their land to the All England Club for about £65 million.

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Green-reading materials will be limited from January

Green-reading materials will be limited from January 1

🕔10:28, 15.Oct 2018

The R&A and the USGA are limiting the use of electronic green-reading materials or detailed putting-green maps so that golfers use their own judgement when reading greens.

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Golf charity event was ‘largest in Europe’

Golf charity event was ‘largest in Europe’ 0

🕔14:09, 14.Oct 2018

A golf charity event that took place in Surrey and involved more than 400 golfers has been described as ‘the largest event of its type in Europe’.

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Dundonald Links seeks an investor

Dundonald Links seeks an investor 0

🕔13:21, 1.Oct 2018

Dundonald Links in Scotland, which is owned by Loch Lomond Golf Club, has said it is seeking an investment partner to acquire a substantial interest in the venue to fund a development.

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Nine in ten golf clubs near Carnoustie saw increased profits this summer

Nine in ten golf clubs near Carnoustie saw increased profits this summer 0

🕔13:35, 24.Sep 2018

A survey of 34 golf clubs and accommodation providers in the same council area as Carnoustie Golf Links has found that 89 per cent saw an upsurge in demand during the week of the Open in July.

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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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