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International clubs forge reciprocal deal to attract members

International clubs forge reciprocal deal to attract members 1

🕔12:47, 24.Oct 2011

Two major golf clubs, one in China and one in Cyprus, have formed a reciprocal partnership to attract more members to both. Eléa Golf Club in Cyprus has signed the agreement with the world’s largest golf facility, Mission Hills China. The

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How to attract members: Make it possible for them to pay by direct debit and offer flexible subs

How to attract members: Make it possible for them to pay by direct debit and offer flexible subs 0

🕔13:29, 23.Oct 2011

The lure of lavish golfing retreats in far-flung corners of the globe is just too irresistible for many enthusiasts, it seems. The onset of cheap flights throughout Europe and the prospect of plunging prices for long-haul journeys open up access

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Jack Nicklaus on the design and agronomy of his Portuguese course

Jack Nicklaus on the design and agronomy of his Portuguese course 0

🕔16:00, 22.Oct 2011

The Monte Rei Golf Club on the Algarve opened in 2007 and is already one of Iberia’s premier golf resorts. Set in the picturesque foothills of Portugal’s Algarve with sweeping views of the Serra do Caldeirão Mountains to the north

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Attracting birds and insects to your golf course via native wild flowers

Attracting birds and insects to your golf course via native wild flowers 1

🕔11:18, 22.Oct 2011

Many golf clubs are choosing to focus on the ecology of their courses, not just to benefit the environment, but to enhance their members’ playing experience. Course managers too are looking for ways to encourage and protect flora and fauna

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How garden waste can conserve the levels of carbon in the soil and reduce water usage

How garden waste can conserve the levels of carbon in the soil and reduce water usage 0

🕔16:21, 21.Oct 2011

Now is the time for greenkeepers to adopt methods that will support more effective water usage and, on a broader environmental theme, conserve levels of carbon in the soil. Compost made from recycled garden waste can play its part as

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Noel Mackenzie: Why it is pivotal that greenkeepers are well informed about course machinery

Noel Mackenzie: Why it is pivotal that greenkeepers are well informed about course machinery 0

🕔19:18, 20.Oct 2011

The quality of any course is a delicate balance between the level of play and the surface standards that are desirable and achievable on the budget, equipment and wherewithal of the staff involved. To achieve a standard, the right tools

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The story behind the three famous paintings of Conwy Golf Club

The story behind the three famous paintings of Conwy Golf Club 5

🕔19:13, 20.Oct 2011

Leading Golf Course architect and former president of the European Institute of Golf Course Architects, David Williams, is leading a campaign to explain the link between three of the most famous images of golf known throughout the world and their

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Noel Mackenzie: How technology – and Ronan Rafferty – can help greenkeepers

Noel Mackenzie: How technology – and Ronan Rafferty – can help greenkeepers 0

🕔09:35, 20.Oct 2011

It was with some interest that I attended an evening ‘talk’ by Ronan Raffety recently. Ronan talked very freely about how golf had changed and, as a highly skilled player, he openly questioned the nature of modern day presentation of

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How to make your membership categories more attractive

How to make your membership categories more attractive 0

🕔16:31, 19.Oct 2011

The popularity of golf is on the increase and a whole new generation of golfers, including women and children, are queuing up to tee off. However, golf clubs are still perceived as expensive and the game as an elitist hobby

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Steven Brown: How to make your food and beverage operation stand out

Steven Brown: How to make your food and beverage operation stand out 0

🕔14:26, 19.Oct 2011

In recent articles I have focussed purely on matters financial, well now for something completely different! It really doesn’t matter that you know how to read a profit and loss account, a balance sheet and a break-even point if you

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Three golf clubs praised for their environmental work

Three golf clubs praised for their environmental work 0

🕔14:21, 19.Oct 2011

Hankley Common, Beaconsfield and Royal St George’s golf clubs have been praised for their quality of ecological stewardship. As the environment continues to move up the agenda within the golf club management sector, clubs are self-policing environmental standards with help

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Cowglen GC receives £11k following water audit

Cowglen GC receives £11k following water audit 0

🕔14:13, 19.Oct 2011

This story refers to a water audit that took place in 2006. The money Cowglen received was also in 2006 Cowglen Golf Club in Scotland has received £11,000 after it examined its water costs and usage in detail to ensure

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Noel Mackenzie: Why club captains should not dictate changes to a  golf course

Noel Mackenzie: Why club captains should not dictate changes to a golf course 0

🕔14:07, 19.Oct 2011

The landscape of a golf course should be unique; every course has its own character and charm. Many of our best courses simply rely on what, as the old golf course architects said, “God gave us in the land”. Of

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Club Profile: Broughton Heath – a thriving par three golf course

Club Profile: Broughton Heath – a thriving par three golf course 0

🕔14:00, 19.Oct 2011

The current trend in building golf courses of over 7,000 yards which, quite simply, are no fun for the average player, is one of the more disturbing features of the modern game. Despite modern club technology, it is still the

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