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Amazing putt that went viral was a ‘fluke’ (video)

Amazing putt that went viral was a ‘fluke’ (video) 0

🕔16:09, 27.Oct 2014

An amazing putt that’s been described as ‘the most incredible putt of all time’ has clocked up more than 2.5 million views on YouTube in six days.

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Royal Dornoch sets up green fee community fund

Royal Dornoch sets up green fee community fund 3

🕔10:32, 24.Oct 2014

One of the greatest golf clubs in the world, Royal Dornoch, will donate up to one percent of all the green fee income it receives to local good causes.

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Tony Jacklin golf club to create 70 new jobs

Tony Jacklin golf club to create 70 new jobs 0

🕔11:44, 10.Oct 2014

Magnolia Park Golf Club, which now has a Tony Jacklin academy, is to aggressively expand its business, which will result in 70 new jobs by the end of 2014.

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Scottish golf clubs report huge boost from the Ryder Cup

Scottish golf clubs report huge boost from the Ryder Cup 0

🕔09:48, 3.Oct 2014

Scotland’s sport secretary has suggested that the country’s golf clubs have seen an enormous economic boost from last week’s Ryder Cup held at Gleneagles.

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November conferences for Jonas clients

November conferences for Jonas clients 0

🕔04:31, 1.Oct 2014

Jonas Club Software is proud to announce its next series of User Conferences to be hosted on November 3 and 5 in London and Bray, Ireland, respectively.   Jonas Club Software has invited all of its clients throughout the UK

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Are banks starting to loan to golf clubs again?

Are banks starting to loan to golf clubs again? 0

🕔09:50, 24.Sep 2014

For the first time in 7 years, 3 golf clubs report that 3 different bank have given them large loans to carry out major refurbishments within a few days of each other.

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The other historic Scottish referendum taking place this Thursday 0

🕔10:46, 17.Sep 2014

In a vote that could have huge ramifications for how the game is perceived by the general public, The R&A Golf Club will vote this Thursday on whether it will allow women to be members for the first time in 260 years.

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Relive the moment Tiger Woods hit a golf ball from Asia into Europe (Video)

Relive the moment Tiger Woods hit a golf ball from Asia into Europe (Video) 1 Updated

🕔14:05, 6.Sep 2014

Or as someone in the YouTube comments section wrote: THEY SHUT DOWN HALF A BRIDGE FOR THIS?!  

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Poisoning leads to hygiene warning

Poisoning leads to hygiene warning 0

🕔11:55, 20.Jan 2013

A local councillor has warned all golf clubs in the country to take food hygiene seriously after one club’s owner was fined nearly £33k because wedding guests became ill. Yeo Finance, which owns Mendip Spring Golf Club in Somerset, has

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Bedale GC introduces flexible membership

Bedale GC introduces flexible membership 6

🕔15:21, 16.Jan 2013

Bedale Golf Club in Yorkshire has become the latest venue to offer a flexible ‘pay as you play’ membership category to retain and recruit customers. As clubs are increasingly competing to secure members, several have introduced schemes in which golfers

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Yorkshire club placed into liquidation

Yorkshire club placed into liquidation 1

🕔10:51, 7.Jan 2013

A Yorkshire golf club that was opened during the boom in new golf venues in the mid 1990s has been placed into liquidation. Allerthorpe Park Golf Club has locked its gates and posted a notice on its website saying: “It

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Several golf clubs sold at the end of 2012

Several golf clubs sold at the end of 2012 0

🕔11:30, 2.Jan 2013

Demand to buy golf venues is showing no signs of falling despite the tough economic conditions many have reported in recent years. That is the view of commercial property firm GVA, which has sold four golf clubs in the last

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Wet summer caused havoc for golf clubs

Wet summer caused havoc for golf clubs 1

🕔12:25, 20.Dec 2012

Two new surveys have highlighted that the wet British summer had a devastating effect on golf participation – just as demand to play was booming. The UK Golf Course Owners’ Association (UKGCOA) has found that between April and June 2012,

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Gender-specific unions hope to merge 0

🕔10:43, 13.Dec 2012

A pathway has been set up to amalgamate the body that runs men’s amateur golf in Scotland with the organisation that runs ladies’ amateur golf. For over 90 years male and female golfers in Scotland have belonged to different associations,

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Troon Golf relaxes its dress code

Troon Golf relaxes its dress code 6

🕔05:35, 6.Dec 2012

The world’s largest operator of golf clubs has announced it is to relax its dress code policy. Troon Golf, which operates more than 80 prestigious golf venues in the USA alone, and six in the UK, including The Grove, Bearwood

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Short course set for planning refusal

Short course set for planning refusal 0

🕔12:33, 20.Nov 2012

A golf club that wants to build a three or four hole course adjacent to its main course has had its plans recommended for refusal. Planning officials have said that there are concerns about external lighting and the archaeological potential

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Filey Golf Club wins national award

Filey Golf Club wins national award 0

🕔12:12, 13.Nov 2012

A club that offers free membership to the children of its adult members has become the 600th to achieve GolfMark – England Golf’s prestigious award for junior and beginner-friendly facilities. Filey Golf Club in north Yorkshire also has extensive links

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USA and Australia see economic recoveries

USA and Australia see economic recoveries 1

🕔12:20, 7.Nov 2012

The golf industries in both the USA and Australia – which have both seen economic declines comparable with Britain in recent years – are now showing strong signs of growth. Research into the American market has found that the number

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Historic club on brink of going under

Historic club on brink of going under 0

🕔03:03, 1.Nov 2012

One of the oldest golf clubs in Scotland will be closed down unless it brings in revenue from new members and visitors, an existing member has stated. Newton Stewart Golf Club, a parkland course in south-west Scotland that was established

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Salary increase recommended for staff

Salary increase recommended for staff 0

🕔05:01, 25.Oct 2012

The Committee for Golf Club Salaries (CGCS) has recommended a 1.5 per cent increase in salaries for all British golf club managers and greenkeepers for 2013. The organisation, made up of senior members of the Golf Club Managers’ Association (GCMA),

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Scottish golf’s ‘radical facelift’ to begin

Scottish golf’s ‘radical facelift’ to begin 2

🕔10:24, 17.Oct 2012

The governing bodies of Scottish golf have announced that the ‘radical facelift’ of the game, involving the rolling out of 50 ‘development centres’, is to begin in November, and have named nearly half of the clubs that will host them.

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Lewis: UKGCOA roadshows were important

Lewis: UKGCOA roadshows were important 0

🕔15:45, 15.Oct 2012

The chief executive of Britain’s largest golf club operator, Crown Golf, has said the recent UK Golf Course Owners’ Association (UKGCOA) roadshows, held in conjunction with England Golf, were invaluable for the industry. Seven events took place throughout September and

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Privatised club seeks new operator

Privatised club seeks new operator 0

🕔10:16, 8.Oct 2012

A golf club that has been at the centre of a number of problems since its council privatised it is tendering for the third management company to take it over in just 18 months. Basildon Golf Club, which describes itself

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Jacklin named as deaf golf patron

Jacklin named as deaf golf patron 0

🕔13:44, 5.Oct 2012

The four-time European Ryder Cup captain, Tony Jacklin, has been named as a patron of the English Deaf Golf Association. Jacklin, who is hearing-impaired, said he has taken on the role to help increase awareness and exposure of deaf and

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Opposition grows to housing plan

Opposition grows to housing plan 0

🕔15:28, 24.Sep 2012

Attempts to convert a major Durham golf club into a housing development have caused so much opposition that a local MP has arranged a public meeting about it for this week. Roberta Blackman-Woods, the Labour MP for the City of

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Seve Day scores ‘were genuine’

Seve Day scores ‘were genuine’ 7

🕔15:49, 18.Sep 2012

Organisers of a cancer charity golf tournament in honour of Seve Ballesteros have stated that the current top 72 winning scores are all genuine, after one competitor was disqualified and others have been accused of being ‘cheats’ and ‘bandits’. ‘Seve

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New opportunities for people with disabilities

New opportunities for people with disabilities 1

🕔13:21, 17.Sep 2012

The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) is targeting disabled people in a bid to encourage more of them to try golf. Just weeks after the Disabled British Open, which itself took place a few days before the Paralympics started in London,

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