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Meet the PGA pro: Alistair Welsher

Meet the PGA pro: Alistair Welsher 0 Updated

🕔06:49, 23.Sep 2018

The professional at Tiverton Golf Club in Devon talks about winning the ‘TGI PING Custom Fitter of the Year’ award and the programmes he runs to introduce more members to the club.

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Meet the course manager: Overstone Park’s Lawrence Ryan

Meet the course manager: Overstone Park’s Lawrence Ryan 0 Updated

🕔17:23, 22.Sep 2018

At the end of last year the Northants club was sold, and the new owner has pledged to invest considerably into what is already a major golf resort. Here, Ryan talks about the forthcoming changes.

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Sponsored feature: An app to help you sell tee times

Sponsored feature: An app to help you sell tee times 0 Updated

🕔11:58, 21.Sep 2018

Horsham Golf Club has installed a marketing app designed to increase visitors to the club and the amount they spend while there. And it’s working out incredibly well.

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The secret secretary: Is UKGCOA changing a good thing?

The secret secretary: Is UKGCOA changing a good thing? 1 Updated

🕔17:06, 16.Sep 2018

I read with interest about the UK Golf Course Owners Association (UKGCOA) changing its name (to the UK Golf Federation) and purpose, but I fear this may be another nail in the coffin for some golf clubs.

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Sexual harassment – what you should know as a golf club manager

Sexual harassment – what you should know as a golf club manager 0

🕔15:35, 15.Sep 2018

This guidance from the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) examines what legal issues golf club managers should be aware of when it comes to sexual harassment claims against members or staff. 

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The golf course: A history of St Mellion International Resort

The golf course: A history of St Mellion International Resort 0 Updated

🕔13:18, 15.Sep 2018

The Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at the Cornish club turned 30 this summer. We look back at three decades of a venue that has hosted the likes of Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo and Paul Casey.

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The transformation of Elgin Golf Club

The transformation of Elgin Golf Club 0

🕔06:50, 14.Sep 2018

The Scottish golf club’s behind-the-scenes changes have brought a new vibrancy and in turn attracted a younger and more diverse membership.

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Why we outsourced our successful catering operation

Why we outsourced our successful catering operation 0 Updated

🕔12:51, 9.Sep 2018

Why would a golf club with a seven figure food and beverage turnover end its in-house operation and contract it out to an external provider? Steven Brown reports.

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How golf clubs can tap into the rise of ‘staycation’ holidays

How golf clubs can tap into the rise of ‘staycation’ holidays 0 Updated

🕔12:14, 8.Sep 2018

As the rise in incoming tourism due to the weak pound has led to leisure operators snapping up golf clubs, one lodge provider is offering golf clubs the opportunity to bring in and keep this extra revenue for themselves.

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Club profile: La Moye Golf Club

Club profile: La Moye Golf Club 0 Updated

🕔08:22, 7.Sep 2018

The Jersey venue has completed a £3.5 million clubhouse refurbishment, turning the building into one of the most spectacular locations in UK golf.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0

🕔17:16, 3.Sep 2018

The chief executive of the Professional Golfers’ Association looks forward to this month’s Ryder Cup and details how the organisation is engaging better with golfers.

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What the 21st century clubhouse is looking like

What the 21st century clubhouse is looking like 2

🕔07:19, 2.Sep 2018

Some of the biggest golf clubs in Europe have carried out extensive refurbishments of their clubhouses in the last 12 months. Here, we explore why design trends are changing the way clubhouses will look for many years to come.

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How to salvage your golf course after the hot and dry summer

How to salvage your golf course after the hot and dry summer 0

🕔12:48, 31.Aug 2018

This summer UK golf clubs faced an unprecedented two-plus months of extremely hot and dry weather. Here is advice from some major suppliers to the industry on ways to ensure your course is less susceptible to autumn diseases.

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Here’s the top 3 things I learnt about the golf industry in August

Here’s the top 3 things I learnt about the golf industry in August 0

🕔14:10, 30.Aug 2018

From the rise in female greenkeepers to the news that some golf clubs still ban mobile phones on their courses, here’s the top three things The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir learnt about the industry in August.

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How to combat slow play on the golf course

How to combat slow play on the golf course 0 Updated

🕔11:26, 25.Aug 2018

A number of golf clubs have brought in measures to speed up the pace of play on the golf course. The Golf Business explores how they work.

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Club profile: Wentworth Club

Club profile: Wentworth Club 1

🕔07:35, 25.Aug 2018

The club has undergone significant change in the last few years including stunning interior improvements – a £13 million project that is perhaps the biggest in golf clubhouse history.

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Meet the golf course manager: Mike Ginger

Meet the golf course manager: Mike Ginger 0

🕔06:26, 25.Aug 2018

The greenkeeper at Whiteleaf GC in Bucks explains how the Colt-designed venue usually remains open 365 days of the year – despite being maintained by just three greenkeepers, one of whom is a part-time volunteer.

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Meet the PGA professional: Whitecraigs’ David Orr

Meet the PGA professional: Whitecraigs’ David Orr 0 Updated

🕔19:04, 23.Aug 2018

The Glasgow golf club’s pro explains why his firm was named ‘Most Improved Business of the Year’ at the TGI Golf Awards and how he helps attract more people to golf.

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You cannot manage a golf club from behind your desk

You cannot manage a golf club from behind your desk 5 Updated

🕔08:35, 21.Aug 2018

The director of golf at Langland Bay GC, and both the youngest PGA director of golf and the youngest GCMA ‘Manager of the Year’, Andrew Minty, explains why you cannot manage a successful golf club from behind your desk.

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Meet the golf club CEO: Wentworth’s Stephen Gibson

Meet the golf club CEO: Wentworth’s Stephen Gibson 0

🕔06:20, 18.Aug 2018

The head of the host of the BMW PGA Championship talks about how he ended up in such a sought after position in golf, and how being both a chef and a professional golfer helps in the daily running of the club.

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Do golf clubs need a motion picture licence?

Do golf clubs need a motion picture licence? 1

🕔07:59, 17.Aug 2018

This guidance from the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) explores the licences that golf clubs need if they broadcast anything other than sport, music or news from their clubhouse televisions.

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In their own words: Richard Dixon

In their own words: Richard Dixon 0 Updated

🕔19:01, 16.Aug 2018

The Wales Golf CEO looks at the growth of the game among women and girls in Wales.

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Are millennials really the saviour of golf?

Are millennials really the saviour of golf? 8 Updated

🕔09:33, 13.Aug 2018

Women’s golf expert Sarah Forrest isn’t convinced – in fact here she argues that the mothers of millennials offer more potential for golf clubs looking to boost participation in the game.

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Report: The growth of golf in Oman, Asia

Report: The growth of golf in Oman, Asia 1

🕔05:12, 10.Aug 2018

The country has less than 1,000 golfers and its capital, Muscat, has just four golf clubs. With the help of Jacobsen, we look at the issues two of these clubs’ key staff face – from growing junior sections to offering night golf.

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The major upgrade to Stoke Park Country Club & Spa

The major upgrade to Stoke Park Country Club & Spa 0 Updated

🕔20:31, 9.Aug 2018

The Buckinghamshire venue has created uniformity on a 27-hole layout that had experienced 100 years of tinkering, plus it has dealt with stone contamination in the bunkers.

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Review of the Ricoh Women’s British Open 2018

Review of the Ricoh Women’s British Open 2018 0

🕔17:10, 9.Aug 2018

The final day of the Ricoh Women’s British Open 2018 saw an exciting duel between an outstanding Thai golfer and a Brit who we should be hearing a lot more from in the next few years. Sarah Forrest reports

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The rules of golf: Relief from movable or immovable obstructions

The rules of golf: Relief from movable or immovable obstructions 0 Updated

🕔07:21, 5.Aug 2018

Shona McRae, Assistant Director – Rules, The R&A, looks at the refereeing decisions that were made at the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie last month.

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