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Another golf club to be sued by someone hit by a ball

Another golf club to be sued by someone hit by a ball 0

🕔14:06, 15.Oct 2015

A former member of the armed forces who wasn’t even playing golf is suing Alford Golf Club in Scotland after he was hit in the head by a ball.

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Carin Koch: Dress codes put women off golf

Carin Koch: Dress codes put women off golf 5

🕔15:57, 6.Oct 2015

European Solheim Cup captain Carin Koch has said that several golf clubs are missing out on thousands of female customers by having restrictive dress codes.

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The top 3 things I learnt about golf club management in September

The top 3 things I learnt about golf club management in September 1 Updated

🕔01:08, 2.Oct 2015

Here are the top three things that Golf Club Management editor Alistair Dunsmuir learnt about the industry in September.

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These clubs are abandoning ladies’ tees and here’s why

These clubs are abandoning ladies’ tees and here’s why 5

🕔14:12, 1.Oct 2015

More than 30 UK golf clubs have abandoned ladies’ tees in an effort to encourage improving golfers, retain ageing players and promote social golf.

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England Golf CEO David Joy announces his resignation

England Golf CEO David Joy announces his resignation 2

🕔14:41, 28.Sep 2015

David Joy, the chief executive of England Golf, has resigned from his position to take up a new role as the CEO of British Canoeing at the start of next year.

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Is this Britain’s most environmentally friendly golf club?

Is this Britain’s most environmentally friendly golf club? 0

🕔07:26, 21.Sep 2015

Coventry Golf Club has been hailed as Britain’s most environmentally friendly golf club after it became the first in England to be re-certified to the eco GEO standard.

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England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland unite to get more women into golf

England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland unite to get more women into golf 1

🕔14:38, 16.Sep 2015

The four national golf unions covering the British Isles have formed a unique partnership in a bid to get more women and girls playing golf.

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Is this the way to make golf quicker and more fun?

Is this the way to make golf quicker and more fun? 1

🕔10:47, 9.Sep 2015

Three UK golf clubs have taken brought in a number of ‘part skateboards, part Segways and part buggies’, which allow golfers to ‘surf fairways’ between shots, dramatically speeding up play.

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This Alzheimer’s carer has found solace in golf

This Alzheimer’s carer has found solace in golf 0

🕔14:16, 2.Sep 2015

A woman who cares for her husband who suffers from Alzheimer’s has found she has found mental and physical wellbeing by taking up golf.

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Former men-only golf club now has thriving ladies’ academy

Former men-only golf club now has thriving ladies’ academy 1

🕔13:46, 1.Sep 2015

A golf club that was male only just 10 years ago has set up a ladies’ golf academy that is being showcased as an example of best practice when it comes to attracting women to golf.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about golf club management in August

Here’s the top three things I learnt about golf club management in August 0

🕔11:00, 28.Aug 2015

From using signs with eyes in order to get golfers to repair pitchmarks, to Lee Westwood’s comments about toffs, did silly season live up to its name this year?

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Timpson CEO offers free book to clubs to end slow play

Timpson CEO offers free book to clubs to end slow play 2

🕔10:35, 27.Aug 2015

The chief executive of retailer Timpson has said he will supply a book he has written on how golf clubs can reduce slow play free of charge to any golf club that requests it, while stocks last.

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Golf club captain plays an astonishing four rounds in four countries in one day

Golf club captain plays an astonishing four rounds in four countries in one day 0

🕔11:31, 24.Aug 2015

The captain of Stourbridge Golf Club in the West Midlands has, along with a former professional footballer, played an incredible four 18-hole rounds of golf, in four different countries, on the same day, raising thousands for charity.

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Study finds using signs with eyes will lead to pitchmarks being repaired

Study finds using signs with eyes will lead to pitchmarks being repaired 0 Updated

🕔07:07, 19.Aug 2015

A bizarre study carried out at Surrey Downs Golf Club has found that signs containing eyes are more likely to get golfers to repair their pitchmarks.

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‘Free golf coaching and shorter courses leads to new members’

‘Free golf coaching and shorter courses leads to new members’ 2

🕔14:59, 11.Aug 2015

New data from England Golf has found that clubs that offer free golf coaching and the ability to play less than 18 holes of the game are seeing a ‘surge’ in new players and club members.

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Lee Westwood: Golf needs larger holes, a two-hour format and an image overhaul

Lee Westwood: Golf needs larger holes, a two-hour format and an image overhaul 5

🕔11:49, 6.Aug 2015

Leading golfer Lee Westwood has said that the game of golf needs an urgent image revamp amid worrying data about participation trends.

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Participation in golf: The shocking facts over the last seven years

Participation in golf: The shocking facts over the last seven years 4

🕔14:57, 28.Jul 2015

Golf in England has lost more than 200,000 weekly, and well over 400,000 monthly, players in just the last seven years, according to new data.

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Mowers and buggies may need compulsory insurance following ruling

Mowers and buggies may need compulsory insurance following ruling 1

🕔14:43, 27.Jul 2015

Golf clubs may be forced to purchase insurance for greenkeepers who use ride-on mower and golfers who use buggies, following a landmark European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling.

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Golf clubs to hear VAT decision in two to three months

Golf clubs to hear VAT decision in two to three months 0

🕔12:00, 22.Jul 2015

Private members’ golf clubs that were expecting a large VAT payout from HMRC this April will find out in two to three months what they will get.

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Fundraising campaign set up for severely ill greenkeeper

Fundraising campaign set up for severely ill greenkeeper 0

🕔14:30, 20.Jul 2015

A fundraising campaign has been set up for Mike Mosse, a popular 51-year-old golf course manager, who is now receiving critical care for oesophageal cancer.

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Golf is the key to tackling obesity crisis says EU

Golf is the key to tackling obesity crisis says EU 0

🕔10:45, 15.Jul 2015

A new EU-funded project is to explore how to get more people playing golf as researchers believe the game is key to tackling Europe’s current epidemics of physical inactivity, obesity and low youth participation in sport.

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Manager of the Year Emma Clifford named head of Aldwickbury Park

Manager of the Year Emma Clifford named head of Aldwickbury Park 0

🕔11:42, 6.Jul 2015

The winner of last year’s Manager of the Year competition, Emma Clifford, has been named the new manager of Aldwickbury Park Golf Club in Hertfordshire.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt during June

Here’s the top three things I learnt during June 0

🕔10:02, 2.Jul 2015

Golf Club Management editor Alistair Dunsmuir looks at the top three things he learnt during the month of June – from the launch of ‘Cross Golf’ to the unstoppable juggernaut that is footgolf.

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US golf club has golfers ‘surfing’ fairways between shots

US golf club has golfers ‘surfing’ fairways between shots 4

🕔10:18, 29.Jun 2015

An American golf venue has introduced a radical new way to get golfers to quickly play the course and in a fun way – golfers can hire carts that allow them to surf fairways.

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Crown Golf rolls its services out to its competitors

Crown Golf rolls its services out to its competitors 1

🕔14:10, 24.Jun 2015

The UK’s largest golf club owner and operator, Crown Golf, is to offer its management skill-set and purchasing power to any golf club in the UK, in what is a marked change of direction for the company.

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Golfer plays an amazing 18 different courses in one day for charity

Golfer plays an amazing 18 different courses in one day for charity 0

🕔14:06, 22.Jun 2015

The captain of Pleasington Golf Club in Blackburn has played an incredible 18 holes at 18 different golf courses – on the same day – for charity.

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Radical new golf game hailed as a stunning success

Radical new golf game hailed as a stunning success 0

🕔15:00, 18.Jun 2015

A radical new golf game that has been played in an urban part of London has been hailed as a stunning success after it was reported on BBC News in the UK and CNN in the USA.

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