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What will the National Living Wage mean for your golf club?

What will the National Living Wage mean for your golf club? 0

🕔23:59, 18.Sep 2015

What will the National Living Wage mean for your golf club – and in particular your food and beverage operation? Food and beverage consultant Steven Brown deals with typical concerns

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No fraud investigation for Brocket Hall

No fraud investigation for Brocket Hall 0

🕔15:48, 14.Aug 2015

The appointed administrator of Brocket Hall, one of Britain’s premier golf clubs, has denied claims that it has uncovered evidence of dishonest practice.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in July

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in July 0

🕔11:37, 31.Jul 2015

The top three things Golf Club Management editor Alistair Dunsmuir discovered about the industry in July.

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TaxPayers’ Alliance ridiculed over ‘inaccurate’ golf report

TaxPayers’ Alliance ridiculed over ‘inaccurate’ golf report 0

🕔16:08, 13.Jul 2015

The campaigning organisation the TaxPayers’ Alliance is facing ridicule after stating that local authorities were wasting public money on amenities such as golf courses – but it may have got its own figures wrong on what the councils actually own.

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Nairn loses £185k green fee VAT repayment case

Nairn loses £185k green fee VAT repayment case 4

🕔12:14, 4.Jun 2015

A private members’ golf club has lost a VAT repayment claim case about in which it called for the government to pay it back £185,000 in taxes.

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Club dealing with media storm as greenkeeper is suspended for giving water to animal sanctuary

Club dealing with media storm as greenkeeper is suspended for giving water to animal sanctuary 3

🕔10:54, 21.May 2015

A golf club is dealing with a negative publicity storm after it suspended one of its greenkeepers, after he allowed a neighbouring animal sanctuary to take some of its irrigation water in an emergency.

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Is your in-house monthly direct debit subscription scheme now exempt from the Consumer Credit Act?

Is your in-house monthly direct debit subscription scheme now exempt from the Consumer Credit Act? 5

🕔14:35, 24.Apr 2015

Does the recent Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) change allowing some 0% instalment schemes to be unregulated mean your in-house monthly scheme is exempt from the Consumer Credit Act?

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This is golf in a nutshell (video)

This is golf in a nutshell (video) 0

🕔16:03, 14.Apr 2015

The makers of Family Guy have summed up the weird and wonderful sport of golf perfectly, in just 17 seconds.

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Watch the ‘inspirational’ Rory McIlroy / Tiger Woods advert

Watch the ‘inspirational’ Rory McIlroy / Tiger Woods advert 0

🕔12:08, 14.Apr 2015

Watch the latest golf advert from Nike, featuring both Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods.

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Watch KPMG’s ‘glass ceilings’ advert

Watch KPMG’s ‘glass ceilings’ advert 0

🕔14:59, 8.Apr 2015

KPMG has released its first ad campaign in roughly a decade, boasting a focus on women’s leadership. It features golf stars Stacy Lewis and Phil Mickelson, with the former literally shattering a glass ceiling with the shot of her golf

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Monte Carlo Rally represented by UK golf club managers

Monte Carlo Rally represented by UK golf club managers 0

🕔07:21, 26.Feb 2015

A group of golf club managers have taken part in this year’s Monte Carlo Rally.

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National Lottery funded golf clubhouse set to be converted into a bungalow

National Lottery funded golf clubhouse set to be converted into a bungalow 0

🕔11:20, 19.Feb 2015

Silsden Golf Club’s clubhouse, which was built with the aid of a £670,000 National Lottery grant, could be controversially turned into a 4-bedroom bungalow.

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Three historic golf clubs to finally merge into one

Three historic golf clubs to finally merge into one 0

🕔12:11, 29.Jan 2015

Three struggling Aberdeen golf clubs that were all built in the 19th century are to have their futures secured by agreeing to merge into one facility.

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HSBC makes video in which golf looks cool – and it totally works

HSBC makes video in which golf looks cool – and it totally works 2 Updated

🕔07:03, 8.Nov 2014

HSBC makes video in which golf looks cool – and it totally works

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Golf club charity fraudster jailed for 30 months

Golf club charity fraudster jailed for 30 months 0

🕔11:22, 3.Nov 2014

A fraudster who duped golf clubs by saying he was organising charity golf events in order to con the government out of thousands of pounds in VAT repayments has been jailed.

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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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