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Andrew Minty on membership retention

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🕔14:17, 11.Nov 2018

Langland Bay GC’s director of golf details the secrets behind successful golf club membership retention.

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Alan Oliver on membership retention

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🕔08:21, 11.Nov 2018

Alan Oliver, the club secretary at Silloth on Solway Golf Club in Cumbria, believes a golf club manager should adopt five ‘things to consider’ when it comes to retaining members.

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Meet the PGA pro: Andrew Agnoli

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🕔16:26, 9.Nov 2018

The Head of Academy at Topgolf UK, who is an AA PGA Advanced Professional, explains how the Topgolf model is being used this month to attract more women to the game.

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Registration has opened for largest-ever BTME

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🕔15:37, 8.Nov 2018

Registration has opened for the British & International Golf Greenkeepers Association’s (BIGGA) largest-ever BTME and Continue to Learn event, which will take place in January 2019.

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In their own words: Nick Pink

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🕔21:59, 3.Nov 2018

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of England Golf details the importance of making golf a safe and welcoming place, where everyone can have a positive experience.

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Golf’s good causes: Sarah Bennett

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🕔13:46, 3.Nov 2018

This year the Toby Sunderland Award was given to Sarah, who is raising money for a golf administrator who has contracted an incredibly rare disease.

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How do I discipline a member of my golf club?

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🕔11:38, 3.Nov 2018

This guidance from the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) looks at what golf clubs should consider if they feel they need to discipline a member. 

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Company profile: Ridgeway Furniture

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🕔17:49, 1.Nov 2018

Ridgeway’s latest golf installations following its expansion into a new state-of-the-art factory include Wentworth, Cathkin Braes, Cowglen, Coxmoor, La Moye and Richmond Golf Club.

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New funding option is ‘proving popular’

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🕔06:35, 28.Oct 2018

A new funding product introduced by Orchard Funding has attracted interest from a lot of golf clubs already, states the company.

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Company news: Eagle launches website design service for golf clubs

Company news: Eagle launches website design service for golf clubs 1

🕔15:29, 26.Oct 2018

In line with its mission to help golf clubs make a better impression on-course and online, Eagle has added website design to its portfolio of services to help golf clubs make a better impression to prospective members and visitors.

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Club profile: Mitcham Golf Club

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🕔10:14, 21.Oct 2018

The club was founded by Conservative MP Sir Henry Mallaby-Deeley in 1891 and future prime minister, Arthur Balfour, was its first president. It was opened as a public course in 1925 by the then prime minister, Ramsay Macdonald.

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Huntercombe Golf Club replaces its irrigation system

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🕔10:38, 19.Oct 2018

Huntercombe Golf Club has replaced its irrigation system with Toro because, according to course manager Grant Stewart, “it’s the best on the market” for covering compact tees and vast greens.

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What should a golf club consider before recruiting staff?

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🕔17:28, 14.Oct 2018

This guidance from the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) discusses some of the legal issues for a golf club to consider before and during a recruitment process. 

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In their own words: Steve Mona

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🕔14:43, 14.Oct 2018

The chief executive of the World Golf Foundation (WGF) explains how the #InviteHER hashtag is helping to encourage more women to play golf throughout the world.

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Meet the director of golf: Paul Vaughan

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🕔07:27, 14.Oct 2018

From Ardglass Golf Club in Northern Ireland, Paul is this year’s winner of the Galvin Green’s TGI Partner of the Year. He talks about the growth of the venue – and how he got Ed Sheeran to promote the club.

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Club history: Littlestone Golf Club

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🕔19:39, 13.Oct 2018

The Kent venue was designed by a mixture of Alister MacKenzie, James Braid and William Laidlaw Purves, and was the host of the first ever Ladies’ Championship in 1894.

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In their own words: European Tour CEO Keith Pelley

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🕔10:28, 6.Oct 2018

The European Tour CEO talks about the ‘Made in Denmark’ golf event, which has been praised for its innovative ideas, including a tee box that is inside the hospitality tent on the 15th hole.

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The Rules of Golf: What committees should now prepare for

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🕔16:03, 5.Oct 2018

Shona McRae, Assistant Director – Rules, The R&A, details some of the key issues for golf club committees to consider before the new Rules of Golf – said to be the biggest set of changes in a generation – come into effect.

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Meet the director of golf: Chris Fitt

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🕔12:14, 5.Oct 2018

The director of golf at Foxhills in Surrey talks about an incredibly varied golfing career despite only being 30. Plus how the club has achieved a large membership and the measures it’s introduced to attract more people to the game.

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A round-up of additional revenue streams open to golf clubs

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🕔16:55, 4.Oct 2018

Today, most golf clubs need more than just the offer of 18-hole golf in order to break even or make a profit. Here, Jon Dawson summarises the most successful measures clubs have introduced to boost their cashflows.

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In their own words: Scottish Golf CEO Andrew McKinlay

In their own words: Scottish Golf CEO Andrew McKinlay 0

🕔10:32, 1.Oct 2018

The chief executive of Scottish Golf details the state of funding of amateur golf in Scotland ahead of a key meeting about affiliation fees on October 4.

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SALTEX starts later this month

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🕔08:04, 1.Oct 2018

This year’s SALTEX event at The NEC will include, for the first time, an ‘Innovation Hub’, featuring the latest groundscare innovations from robotics to pesticide alternatives, plus an insight into research and trial work findings.

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John O’Gaunt Golf Club signs up to Reesink Turfcare for course maintenance needs

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🕔12:01, 30.Sep 2018

Celebrating the signing of its third five-year exclusivity agreement with Reesink Turfcare and Toro is John O’Gaunt Golf Club.

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Here are the top three things I learnt editing The Golf Business in the last month

Here are the top three things I learnt editing The Golf Business in the last month 0

🕔19:35, 29.Sep 2018

In his monthly round-up of industry trends, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir looks at England Golf’s latest survey into membership numbers and asks if your local golf club would benefit from having more women’s lavatories.

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Meet the manager of the Ryder Cup venue

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🕔15:13, 24.Sep 2018

Englishman Paul Armitage is the general manager of Le Golf National, the venue of the 2018 Ryder Cup. He talks about what hosting the event means for him, the club and the country.

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Meet the PGA pro: Alistair Welsher

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🕔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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