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Why offering reciprocal deals work

Why offering reciprocal deals work 0 Updated

🕔14:57, 26.Jan 2020

Offering members of other golf clubs the opportunity to play at your club for free is a proven way to increase the value of memberships at both venues. 

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Golf in Asia: Managing Mission Hills

Golf in Asia: Managing Mission Hills 0 Updated

🕔13:45, 24.Jan 2020

With its 11 golf courses, Mission Hills in China is the biggest golf resort in the world. Here, the Chu brothers, who run it, known as the faces of golf in China, talk about the venue and growing the game around the world. 

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The new governance guide for UK golf clubs

The new governance guide for UK golf clubs 0

🕔12:38, 24.Jan 2020

At the end of last year a new governance guide for UK golf clubs was issued as part of a drive to modernise and grow the game. Here is a summary of the guide.

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Meet the PGA Pro: Richard Perkins

Meet the PGA Pro: Richard Perkins 0 Updated

🕔08:33, 24.Jan 2020

The head professional at Walmer & Kingsdown GC in Kent talks about getting more juniors to play the game, being a Certified Putting Instructor and what he does to ensure maximum profitability from the pro shop.

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Appointment: Peter Nye named as the new manager of Telford Hotel & Golf Resort

Appointment: Peter Nye named as the new manager of Telford Hotel & Golf Resort 0 Updated

🕔12:48, 23.Jan 2020

Telford Hotel & Golf Resort, the four-star hotel in Shropshire, has appointed Peter Nye as its new general manager.

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Cams Hall Estate becomes The Club Company’s 15th golf club

Cams Hall Estate becomes The Club Company’s 15th golf club 0

🕔13:52, 20.Jan 2020

Cams Hall Estate Golf Club in Hampshire has been acquired by The Club Company, its second purchase in the last year, meaning the organisation now owns 15 golf clubs.

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Club plans to woo a ‘major championship’ by 2021 with multi-million pound transformation

Club plans to woo a ‘major championship’ by 2021 with multi-million pound transformation 0

🕔12:05, 20.Jan 2020

A Scottish golf club hopes to host a ‘major championship’ by next year, after it has been given the green light to embark on a multi-million pound transformation.

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In their own words: Keith Pelley

In their own words: Keith Pelley 0

🕔10:47, 20.Jan 2020

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the chief executive of the European Tour takes us through the organisation’s branding changes.

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Meet the director of golf: Langland Bay Golf Club’s Andrew Minty

Meet the director of golf: Langland Bay Golf Club’s Andrew Minty 0

🕔10:21, 20.Jan 2020

Andrew talks about how the club formed an affiliation with Pebble Beach in the USA, the awards both he and the club have won in recent years, the state of the game in Wales in 2020 and the Hollywood celebrities he’s worked with.

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UK’s busiest driving range to provide coaching for wounded personnel

UK’s busiest driving range to provide coaching for wounded personnel 0

🕔10:02, 20.Jan 2020

The UK’s busiest driving range has partnered with a programme that utilises golf to enhance the recovery of wounded, injured and sick service personnel, to offer life-changing coaching.

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Wales Golf to run 2020 golf festival weekend

Wales Golf to run 2020 golf festival weekend 0

🕔07:03, 20.Jan 2020

Wales Golf is to launch a new festival weekend this year with five separate events open for new, junior and disabled golfers.

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In their own words: Jonathan Smith

In their own words: Jonathan Smith 0

🕔05:01, 20.Jan 2020

The founder and executive director of GEO Foundation explains the benefits to a golf club from going green.

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Fife golf clubs report best-ever figures

Fife golf clubs report best-ever figures 2

🕔11:49, 15.Jan 2020

A group of four historic Fife golf clubs that offer opportunities for golfers to play at all of them under the same package has said it saw ‘some of its best year-on-year booking figures during 2019’.

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Two leading pros take over Sunningdale Heath Golf Club

Two leading pros take over Sunningdale Heath Golf Club 1

🕔09:18, 15.Jan 2020

A published golf author and a golf radio host have taken over Sunningdale Heath Golf Club in Berkshire – the club that once had the Queen Mother as its captain.

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Birmingham golf course to switch from 18 to nine holes

Birmingham golf course to switch from 18 to nine holes 1

🕔07:15, 15.Jan 2020

A struggling golf club in Birmingham is to be revamped so that it will feature a nine-hole course and a footgolf course, in a move that should secure its future.

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Club given green light to build 92 homes to secure its future

Club given green light to build 92 homes to secure its future 0

🕔04:04, 15.Jan 2020

A Northumberland golf club that has financially struggled in recent years has been given the green light to have nearly 100 new homes built on part of its current course to prevent it from closing down.

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Staffordshire golf club bought by local family

Staffordshire golf club bought by local family 0

🕔17:43, 14.Jan 2020

A Staffordshire golf club has been bought by a group of individuals including the club’s current managing director and four other individuals.

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Golf club has 13 windows smashed by yobs

Golf club has 13 windows smashed by yobs 1

🕔09:12, 13.Jan 2020

A golf club in Bolton was attacked by a group of vandals on New Year’s Eve, who caused thousands of pounds-worth of damage as they smashed clubhouse windows.

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Prestigious Scottish golf club bought by Hong Kong-based company

Prestigious Scottish golf club bought by Hong Kong-based company 0

🕔10:22, 8.Jan 2020

The holding company of a leading Scottish golf resort has been sold in a deal worth £135 million.

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Kent golf club acquires another club

Kent golf club acquires another club 0

🕔05:11, 8.Jan 2020

The owner of a prestigious golf club in Kent has acquired another club in the same county for an undisclosed fee.

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Golf club may take council to court over plans to demolish its clubhouse

Golf club may take council to court over plans to demolish its clubhouse 0

🕔22:37, 7.Jan 2020

An Essex golf club is threatening to take legal action against its local authority in a dispute over the proposed loss of its clubhouse.

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Transferring employees under TUPE

Transferring employees under TUPE 0 Updated

🕔16:57, 5.Jan 2020

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) details the law relating to transferring employees.

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‘It’s fascinating to see how quickly a bond develops between the youngest and oldest members of the group’

‘It’s fascinating to see how quickly a bond develops between the youngest and oldest members of the group’ 0 Updated

🕔15:32, 3.Jan 2020

A golf club in Yorkshire has run an innovative mixed-age and mixed-gender competition in which each fourball had one junior, one adult man, one adult woman and one senior participant.

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Meet the PGA pro: Nick Williams

Meet the PGA pro: Nick Williams 0 Updated

🕔14:41, 3.Jan 2020

The head professional at St Enodoc Golf Club in Cornwall since 1981 talks about ways to get more juniors to play golf and the techniques and technology he utilises to ensure his pro shop is as profitable as can be.

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Golf club to build a football pitch on its grounds

Golf club to build a football pitch on its grounds 0

🕔05:34, 2.Jan 2020

A golf resort in southern England plans to build a new nine-hole course, a footgolf course and even a football pitch, as part of major expansion proposals.

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Devon golf club to invest in log cabins and simulators

Devon golf club to invest in log cabins and simulators 0

🕔02:06, 2.Jan 2020

A golf club on the outskirts of Exeter has been granted planning permission to undertake a major refurbishment.

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Scottish Golf app ‘still on track’

Scottish Golf app ‘still on track’ 0

🕔20:13, 1.Jan 2020

An ‘under fire’ app that Scottish Golf announced plans for in 2018 is set to be launched in April 2020, reports The Scotsman newspaper, following claims on social media that it has been ‘scrapped’.

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