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Former LET player Fame Tate buys Stanedge Golf Club

Former LET player Fame Tate buys Stanedge Golf Club 0

🕔19:00, 21.Mar 2019

The former Ladies European Tour golfer Fame Tate has acquired Stanedge Golf Club in Derbyshire and opened it to the public.

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In their own words: Jim Croxton

In their own words: Jim Croxton 0 Updated

🕔14:38, 21.Mar 2019

The CEO of Europe’s biggest greenkeeping association, BIGGA, explains that the entire structure of a golf club relies upon a well-maintained course that is enjoyable and attractive to play.

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Device launched that allows long-range wireless control of most irrigation valves

Device launched that allows long-range wireless control of most irrigation valves 0

🕔12:17, 21.Mar 2019

A device that can control irrigation valves from more than 10 miles away has been launched for UK golf clubs.

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Craig Tracey MP to write for The Golf Business

Craig Tracey MP to write for The Golf Business 0

🕔06:24, 20.Mar 2019

The co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Golf (APPG) Group, and Member of Parliament for North Warwickshire & Bedworth, Craig Tracey MP, is to provide regular editorial contributions to The Golf Business.

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Inquest finds greenkeeper’s death was an accident

Inquest finds greenkeeper’s death was an accident 1

🕔21:44, 19.Mar 2019

A 35-year-old greenkeeper died after a poplar tree he was cutting fell on his head and fractured his skull, an inquest has heard.

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Campaign to raise awareness of health benefits of golf to take place

Campaign to raise awareness of health benefits of golf to take place 3

🕔13:09, 19.Mar 2019

A major week-long R&A backed campaign to raise awareness of the health benefits of playing golf will begin the day after the Masters ends next month.

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Discover Coxmoor Golf Club’s spectacular new clubhouse

Discover Coxmoor Golf Club’s spectacular new clubhouse 2

🕔04:10, 19.Mar 2019

The Nottinghamshire venue opened the facility on New Year’s Eve, featuring a large balcony overlooking a picturesque golf course.

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Meet the PGA pro: Ryan Rastall

Meet the PGA pro: Ryan Rastall 0

🕔20:18, 18.Mar 2019

The head PGA professional at Howley Hall GC in Yorkshire has won the coveted ‘Pro Shop of the Year’ category at the recent TGI Golf Awards. Here, Ryan explains why his shop has been such a success.

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What can we do if we receive our membership subs late?

What can we do if we receive our membership subs late? 1

🕔18:26, 18.Mar 2019

The National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA) details what a golf club can do about the late payment of membership fees.

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Appointments: Steve Dougan is the new manager of Kings Norton Golf Club

Appointments: Steve Dougan is the new manager of Kings Norton Golf Club 0

🕔17:58, 18.Mar 2019

The PGA fellow professional, director of golf and experienced club manager, Steve Dougan, is to oversee the day to day operations at Kings Norton Golf Club in Birmingham.

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Golf club to auction off everything it had

Golf club to auction off everything it had 1

🕔12:19, 13.Mar 2019

A timed online auction sale of greenkeeping machinery, tractors, mowers and equipment, clubhouse and hotel contents, containers and vehicles is to take place.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0

🕔22:58, 12.Mar 2019

The CEO of The PGA talks exclusively to The Golf Business about the changing roles of PGA professionals.

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How to get more children playing golf

How to get more children playing golf 2

🕔21:57, 12.Mar 2019

A number of golfing organisations and clubs are working together to introduce golf to more children. Here, we look at three initiatives that have all been working. 

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Georgia Hall to promote golf to women, girls and families

Georgia Hall to promote golf to women, girls and families 0

🕔17:17, 12.Mar 2019

Women’s British Open champion Georgia Hall has been named as an ambassador for The R&A – and she aims to inspire more women, girls and families into playing golf.

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Was your golf club’s captain inauguration like this?

Was your golf club’s captain inauguration like this? 0

🕔03:37, 12.Mar 2019

Burhill Golf Club in Surrey’s incoming club captains for 2019 opted for a Lion King-themed event for their inaugurations – in front of over 200 attending members.

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Meet the manager: Adam Walsh

Meet the manager: Adam Walsh 0

🕔20:05, 5.Mar 2019

The general manager of Farleigh GC in Surrey talks about how he has become the youngest of just 51 club managers in Europe to achieve ‘Certified Club Manager’ status.

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Video of clubhouse fight goes viral

Video of clubhouse fight goes viral 0

🕔10:00, 5.Mar 2019

A video of a violent altercation in a golf club, which was posted on social media on Monday, has gone viral.

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Meet the greenkeepers who are also their golf clubs’ managers

Meet the greenkeepers who are also their golf clubs’ managers 0

🕔15:39, 4.Mar 2019

Looe Golf Club in Cornwall and Dunstanburgh Castle in Northumbria are both managed by their greenkeepers. 

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Guide launched to help clubs attract youngsters to golf

Guide launched to help clubs attract youngsters to golf 0

🕔16:03, 3.Mar 2019

A new guide to help golf clubs attract young people into the sport has been produced by England Golf.

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Royal Norwich GC set to complete relocation

Royal Norwich GC set to complete relocation 0

🕔19:41, 2.Mar 2019

How Toro machinery is ensuring the club’s two new courses will thrive.

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Media slammed for criticising golf consultants

Media slammed for criticising golf consultants 6

🕔10:41, 26.Feb 2019

The mainstream media has come under fire from a golf industry group after it mocked a council for employing consultants with golf expertise.

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The golf club that has five times as many visitors as there are local residents

The golf club that has five times as many visitors as there are local residents 3

🕔06:57, 26.Feb 2019

Last year Brora Golf Club in the Highlands saw its membership grow across all categories and it now employs nearly two per cent of the local village’s population.

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Meet the golf operations manager: Nigel Sweet

Meet the golf operations manager: Nigel Sweet 1

🕔04:02, 26.Feb 2019

Nigel talks about how Leeds Golf Centre has a reputation for being inclusive, the facility’s major plans for growth and what it’s like being a golf club manager while competing to play on the European Senior Tour.

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This man had already hit two holes-in-one by the seventh hole

This man had already hit two holes-in-one by the seventh hole 0

🕔17:57, 25.Feb 2019

An amateur golfer has defied odds of 67 million to one to hit two holes-in-one in the same round.

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Work starts on redevelopment of HS2 golf course

Work starts on redevelopment of HS2 golf course 1

🕔13:04, 25.Feb 2019

A major redevelopment of a golf course that is set to have the HS2 rail line constructed through it has begun.

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How liable is a golf club if there’s a data breach?

How liable is a golf club if there’s a data breach? 0

🕔10:48, 25.Feb 2019

The National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA) looks at what happened when an employer was found ‘vicariously liable’ – even though not at fault – for a data breach by a rogue employee.

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Club applies to build 92 homes as part of survival bid

Club applies to build 92 homes as part of survival bid 3

🕔03:14, 19.Feb 2019

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

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