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Posts From Alistair Dunsmuir

Should we be concerned about the latest participation slump data?

Should we be concerned about the latest participation slump data?

🕔11:42, 19.Apr 2018

New research for golf participation over the last six months compared with previous years has found an unprecedented and stunning drop.

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Jobs portal for the entire golf industry is launched

Jobs portal for the entire golf industry is launched

🕔15:42, 18.Apr 2018

The Golf Business has launched what is set to be the biggest recruitment portal in the golf industry, featuring hundreds of jobs such as club managers, PGA professionals and greenkeepers.

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Has the shine come off flexible memberships?

Has the shine come off flexible memberships?

🕔11:48, 16.Apr 2018

A new survey has found that the number of golf clubs offering flexible memberships has fallen sharply following years of record growth.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in March 2018

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in March 2018 Updated

🕔08:46, 31.Mar 2018

Giving his monthly review of how the golf industry has evolved, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir looks at the state of the game in Scotland and how the new rules of golf will affect the industry

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Golf is saving health authorities millions of pounds every year

Golf is saving health authorities millions of pounds every year

🕔14:12, 26.Mar 2018

A major survey of 3,200 golfers has found that the game plays a significant role in improving their physical and mental health.

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Two golf clubs could be sold leaving a windfall for members

Two golf clubs could be sold leaving a windfall for members

🕔13:18, 23.Mar 2018

Two private members’ golf clubs in south east England could be sold off – leading to a large windfall for their members.

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Heart Research UK is recommending that you play golf

Heart Research UK is recommending that you play golf

🕔14:01, 21.Mar 2018

The UK’s second largest heart charity, Heart Research UK, has started recommending that people aged 65 or older should play golf in order to reduce their chances of developing heart disease.

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Huge setback for Scottish Golf as it loses fee rise vote

Huge setback for Scottish Golf as it loses fee rise vote

🕔12:19, 12.Mar 2018

The chair of Scottish Golf has expressed her “deep disappointment” after the membership narrowly voted against a proposal to increase the annual affiliation fee paid by members for the first time in five years.

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Stephen Nicholson to contribute for The Golf Business

Stephen Nicholson to contribute for The Golf Business

🕔12:10, 6.Mar 2018

The general manager of Oxford Golf Club and the man who featured on an iconic cover of The Golf Business, Stephen Nicholson, is to contribute for the leading golf industry publication.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in February 2018

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in February 2018 Updated

🕔06:53, 28.Feb 2018

From a new global handicap system to a very real threat to one in six Scottish golf courses, February 2018 was a game changer for the golf industry, reports The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir 

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