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TYM Tractors launches two flexible finance offers

TYM Tractors launches two flexible finance offers 0 Updated

🕔14:39, 18.Aug 2019

TYM Tractors, via Reesink Turfcare, has launched two finance options to help UK golf clubs get the tractor they need.

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Meet the golf club managing director: Julie Wannop

Meet the golf club managing director: Julie Wannop 1 Updated

🕔15:42, 16.Aug 2019

The managing director of Eden Golf Club talks about the industry’s changing attitudes towards women and what the club has been doing to attract non-golfers to use its facilities.

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Scottish Golf CEO calls for doctors to prescribe golf

Scottish Golf CEO calls for doctors to prescribe golf 3

🕔09:51, 14.Aug 2019

The CEO of Scottish Golf, Andrew McKinlay, has called for the game to be prescribed on the NHS to help combat mental and physical health problems.

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£15 million investment for public golf course

£15 million investment for public golf course 0

🕔06:24, 14.Aug 2019

A golf course in Liverpool is set to be transformed by a £15 million investment – which will almost certainly be the largest investment in a municipal golf facility in British history.

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Royal Dornoch Golf Club is working to protect an endangered animal

Royal Dornoch Golf Club is working to protect an endangered animal 0

🕔04:15, 14.Aug 2019

Members of Royal Dornoch Golf Club in Scotland are working together to protect the endangered Scottish wildcat.

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Meet the PGA pro: Gordon Stewart

Meet the PGA pro: Gordon Stewart 0

🕔21:36, 13.Aug 2019

The head PGA professional at Cawder Golf Club in Glasgow talks about how the club converts beginners into members and the technology he utilises.

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Scottish Golf teams up with club to market reduced green fees

Scottish Golf teams up with club to market reduced green fees 0

🕔18:15, 13.Aug 2019

Scottish Golf has teamed up with both VisitScotland and The Renaissance Club to offer all members of Scottish Golf affiliated clubs preferential green fee rates this winter at the facility.

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Club Systems wins series of new clients in Scotland

Club Systems wins series of new clients in Scotland 0

🕔10:55, 13.Aug 2019

Increased demand in Scotland for cloud-based software systems has seen the company behind the ClubV1 system invest in additional client support north of the border.

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In their own words: Craig Tracey MP

In their own words: Craig Tracey MP 0

🕔07:41, 13.Aug 2019

The co-chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Golf Group explains that non-parliamentary membership of the group has closed – with membership ceasing in summer 2020.

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Meet the golf course manager: Jim McMurdo

Meet the golf course manager: Jim McMurdo 0 Updated

🕔16:51, 10.Aug 2019

Tadmarton Heath is one of the most attractive golf courses in Oxfordshire. We speak to its course manager Jim McMurdo about the five-year programme to restore heather to the course.

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Golf participation significantly up for first half of 2019

Golf participation significantly up for first half of 2019 3

🕔06:17, 7.Aug 2019

New data suggests that the number of rounds of golf played at UK golf courses in the fist half of 2019 was up significantly compared to the same six months in 2018.

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Anders Mankert receives R&A praise for rescuing golf facility

Anders Mankert receives R&A praise for rescuing golf facility 2

🕔14:26, 5.Aug 2019

A PGA Advanced Fellow who took over a disused golf course and reopened it as a nine-hole venue earlier this year has received a handwritten note from the chairman of The R&A, praising him for his achievement.

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Suffolk golf club appoints social media stars to help with marketing

Suffolk golf club appoints social media stars to help with marketing 1

🕔11:39, 5.Aug 2019

Thorpeness Golf Club and Hotel has appointed two golf fans with large social media followings to market the facility.

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Golf clubs, the law and long-term sick employees

Golf clubs, the law and long-term sick employees 1 Updated

🕔14:27, 2.Aug 2019

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) looks at the issue of employees who are on long-term sickness absence.

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Club profile: Ashbourne Golf Club

Club profile: Ashbourne Golf Club 0 Updated

🕔13:23, 1.Aug 2019

Derbyshire’s oldest golf club, at more than 130 years old, has, unsurprisingly, a long and acclaimed history. However, it also has an exciting future to look forward to, thanks to an investment programme.

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In their own words: Nick Pink

In their own words: Nick Pink 0

🕔11:08, 1.Aug 2019

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the outgoing chief executive of England Golf discusses the recent announcement that all members of affiliated clubs now have personal liability insurance coverage.

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Advanced PGA professional Alex Davies named as Belton Woods’ new director of golf

Advanced PGA professional Alex Davies named as Belton Woods’ new director of golf 1

🕔07:24, 31.Jul 2019

Advanced PGA professional Alex Davies, 34, has joined Belton Woods in Lincolnshire as its new director of golf.

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First two ‘Hero’s Handshakes’ awarded to incredible golf juniors

First two ‘Hero’s Handshakes’ awarded to incredible golf juniors 1

🕔05:12, 31.Jul 2019

Two incredible youngsters have received golf’s first ‘Hero’s Handshakes’ for dealing with hidden disabilities and using golf to raise funds for good causes.

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In their own words: Andrew McKinlay

In their own words: Andrew McKinlay 1

🕔22:22, 30.Jul 2019

The chief executive of Scottish Golf outlines some of the measures that can be introduced to engage more young people with golf.

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30 primary schools in Wales to benefit from golf lessons

30 primary schools in Wales to benefit from golf lessons 0

🕔18:18, 30.Jul 2019

Children at 30 primary schools across South Wales will get the chance to learn golf and move on to join clubs, thanks to a new partnership between Wales Golf and PlaySports.

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Toro signs second agreement plan with Edgbaston Golf Club

Toro signs second agreement plan with Edgbaston Golf Club 0

🕔12:46, 30.Jul 2019

Having been at Edgbaston Golf Club for 31 years, course manager Eddie Mills knows more than anyone what’s best for the club, which is why he recently signed a second five-year agreement plan with Toro.

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This is why we converted our golf club into a six-hole venue

This is why we converted our golf club into a six-hole venue 8

🕔07:08, 24.Jul 2019

Phil Taylor, FPGA, is the founder of Pachesham Golf Centre in Surrey, which was originally a nine-hole golf club. Two years ago it successfully converted to six holes. Here, he explains why.

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How Royal Troon has invested in junior golf

How Royal Troon has invested in junior golf 1

🕔06:53, 24.Jul 2019

Royal Troon might have hosted the Open nine times, but the club is also looking to its future. Here, secretary Stephen Anthony details the extraordinary success the club has had in this area in the last two years.

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The mental health benefits from playing golf

The mental health benefits from playing golf 0

🕔23:00, 23.Jul 2019

One of golf’s greatest selling points is that regularly playing the game has a number of physical health benefits. What’s sometimes overlooked, however, is the mental health gains that can also be made.

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How adventure golf turned this three-year-old into a golf fanatic

How adventure golf turned this three-year-old into a golf fanatic 1

🕔17:08, 23.Jul 2019

Trafford GC offers a dinosaur adventure golf facility that Louie Ockerby-Morris played at. And while walking to it he was so enthralled by the driving range with laser targets that he now regularly has lessons there.

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Greenfee365 enters the UK golf tourist market

Greenfee365 enters the UK golf tourist market 0

🕔10:34, 23.Jul 2019

Greenfee365, the marketing company that allows golf clubs to sell their tee times directly to golfers all over the world, which has been huge in Spain, Portugal, Italy and France, is launching in the UK. 

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Scottish Water gives a tower to a golf club to help with its finances

Scottish Water gives a tower to a golf club to help with its finances 0

🕔11:33, 22.Jul 2019

Scottish Water, the body that provides water services across Scotland, has transferred the ownership of a disused tower it had been renting to Keith Golf Club, in order to help it with its finances.

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