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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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New drive to encourage stroke victims to play golf

New drive to encourage stroke victims to play golf 0

🕔11:27, 14.May 2018

A new project in Wales is taking place to encourage people who have survived a stroke to try golf or get back into the game they love.

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Tewkesbury Park unveils £9 million facelift

Tewkesbury Park unveils £9 million facelift 0

🕔23:28, 11.May 2018

Cotswold golfing haven Tewkesbury Park has unveiled a spectacular two-year, £9 million facelift.

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Winter course work enhanced St Enodoc Golf Club

Winter course work enhanced St Enodoc Golf Club 0

🕔15:39, 4.May 2018

A rolling programme of work at St Enodoc over the winter has enhanced the playability of the championship links as well as the appearance of one of England’s most highly-regarded courses.

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BGIA donates £10,000 to Golf Foundation charity

BGIA donates £10,000 to Golf Foundation charity 0

🕔12:26, 28.Apr 2018

National golf charity the Golf Foundation has thanked the British Golf Industry Association (BGIA) for raising £10,000, which will help more young people to enjoy the benefits of golf in the years ahead.

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Greenkeeper Bill Mitchell retires – after 58 years at the same golf club

Greenkeeper Bill Mitchell retires – after 58 years at the same golf club 0

🕔23:22, 26.Apr 2018

A 58-year career is not in itself remarkable, what is remarkable, as in the case of Bill Mitchell, is a 58-year career at the same club.

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New data on holiday preferences is opportunity for Scottish golf clubs

New data on holiday preferences is opportunity for Scottish golf clubs 0

🕔13:07, 20.Apr 2018

A poll of 10,000 people on their holiday preferences could prove to be valuable to Scottish golf clubs.

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German firm snaps up Scottish golf course

German firm snaps up Scottish golf course 0

🕔12:27, 13.Apr 2018

A German company has bought The Roxburghe Hotel and Golf Course in Scotland off a guide price of £3.25 million and will rename it SCHLOSS Roxburghe.

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Wales Golf launches new scheme to attract families

Wales Golf launches new scheme to attract families 1

🕔16:22, 11.Apr 2018

The body that runs amateur golf in Wales has launched a new scheme to promote golf to women, girls, families and people with disabilities.

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Golf club closed suddenly amid Premier League interest

Golf club closed suddenly amid Premier League interest 0

🕔12:00, 10.Apr 2018

A Leicestershire golf club closed suddenly in January amid reports that members were owed thousands of pounds, following interest from a Premier League football club.

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Golf club wants to build 152 retirement properties

Golf club wants to build 152 retirement properties 0 Updated

🕔16:30, 1.Apr 2018

Cottingham Parks Golf and Leisure Club in Yorkshire has submitted a planning application to build 152 retirement properties.

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Ipswich GC’s manager retires after 18 years at the club

Ipswich GC’s manager retires after 18 years at the club 7

🕔12:13, 26.Mar 2018

Ipswich Golf Club’s general manager, Neill Ellice, is retiring from his position after 18 years at the club.

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‘International Ladies Golf Tournament’ to take place this September

‘International Ladies Golf Tournament’ to take place this September 0

🕔16:27, 23.Mar 2018

The first of its kind, open to all amateur club handicap lady golfers all over the world, the International Ladies Golf Tournament (ILGT), will held in Perth and Kinross, home of the 2019 Solheim Cup, this September.

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Top Irish golf club reopens following ‘temporary’ closure

Top Irish golf club reopens following ‘temporary’ closure 2

🕔16:58, 16.Mar 2018

A leading golf club in Ireland which closed down a few weeks ago after it had reportedly run out of money has reopened.

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Club that was about to close given a glimmer of hope

Club that was about to close given a glimmer of hope 0

🕔12:39, 15.Mar 2018

A Kent golf club that had been earmarked to close down in just two weeks has been given a last minute reprieve.

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New Rules of Golf for 2019 unveiled

New Rules of Golf for 2019 unveiled 2

🕔13:13, 12.Mar 2018

The R&A and the USGA have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented on January 1, 2019. 

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CEO of Standard Life Aberdeen named as Wentworth Club director

CEO of Standard Life Aberdeen named as Wentworth Club director 0 Updated

🕔07:43, 10.Mar 2018

Martin Gilbert, co-CEO of Standard Life Aberdeen, has joined the board of directors at Wentworth Club as a non-executive director.

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