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Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software is popular with UK golf clubs

Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software is popular with UK golf clubs 0

🕔14:14, 17.May 2019

Leading the way with the latest technology in turfcare, Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software program is proving to be a popular addition at UK golf clubs across the country.

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Club profile: Astbury Golf Club

Club profile: Astbury Golf Club 0 Updated

🕔12:47, 17.May 2019

The Cheshire facility is a quintessentially English rural golf club that’s looking forward to its centenary. And, thanks to a programme of investment in its course and clubhouse, its future is exciting as well.

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Meet the golf club manager: Howard Craft

Meet the golf club manager: Howard Craft 0 Updated

🕔09:55, 17.May 2019

The club manager at Berkhamsted GC talks about the growing number of golf club managers in their 30s and the challenges involved in maintaining a full membership and an entrance fee in today’s climate.

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Peter Alliss charity raises thousands for children with disabilities

Peter Alliss charity raises thousands for children with disabilities 0 Updated

🕔13:33, 16.May 2019

A charity set up by the ‘voice of golf’, Peter Alliss, has now raised £1.15 million and paid for more than 300 wheelchairs and walking aids.

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‘Hip replacement surgery will not stop you playing golf’

‘Hip replacement surgery will not stop you playing golf’ 2

🕔11:22, 14.May 2019

A member of the Open Championship medical team who’s also an orthopaedic surgeon has said the initial results from a major survey into joint replacement operations suggests they don’t stop people playing golf.

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In their own words: Nick Pink

In their own words: Nick Pink 0

🕔22:47, 13.May 2019

The chief executive of England Golf details that the resurrection of Tiger Woods as a golfing champion could inspire increased participation – at a time when it is already rising.

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Meet the PGA pro: Simon Hanson

Meet the PGA pro: Simon Hanson 0

🕔12:23, 13.May 2019

The head PGA professional at Kemnay GC and the TGI’s ‘new partner of the year’ talks about the technology he uses to boost his pro shop and how the club encourages more beginners into the game.

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Are you a micro manager?

Are you a micro manager? 0 Updated

🕔09:01, 13.May 2019

A micro manager – a boss who gives excessive supervision to employees – can be a problem for any business. Here, golf clubs’ staff trainer Frank Newberry explains how they come about.

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Employment Law – the importance of carrying out a reasonable investigation

Employment Law – the importance of carrying out a reasonable investigation 0 Updated

🕔15:15, 12.May 2019

A recent employment tribunal case has underlined the importance of the investigation stage in disciplinary proceedings for golf club employers, writes the National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA).

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Stroke survivor golf project to be rolled out across Wales

Stroke survivor golf project to be rolled out across Wales 0

🕔03:59, 8.May 2019

A programme that sees stroke survivors use golf as part of their recovery is to be rolled out across Wales following a successful pilot project.

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Dunbar Golf Club shows off major development plan

Dunbar Golf Club shows off major development plan 1

🕔14:35, 7.May 2019

Dunbar Golf Club in Scotland has revealed major new proposals, including a new clubhouse, hotel and about 70 new homes, at a public exhibition.

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GolfSixes League 2019 tees off

GolfSixes League 2019 tees off 0

🕔08:30, 6.May 2019

The GolfSixes League 2019, featuring 250 golf clubs in England, Scotland and Wales and involving more than 3,000 boys and girls and their families, has teed off.

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The golf club on the White Cliffs of Dover

The golf club on the White Cliffs of Dover 2

🕔10:37, 5.May 2019

Walmer & Kingsdown GC is a spectacular course which has joined a marketing partnership featuring clubs and accommodation providers, in order to maximise the tourism potential from the Open returning to Kent.

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Company profile: Bernhard and Company

Company profile: Bernhard and Company 0

🕔11:32, 2.May 2019

Bernhard and Company has upgraded its range of sharpening systems with equipment packed with the latest technologies.

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How Royal Cinque Ports is becoming a ‘bucket list destination’

How Royal Cinque Ports is becoming a ‘bucket list destination’ 3

🕔11:26, 2.May 2019

Royal Cinque Ports Golf Club course manager James Bledge is on a mission to make the club a ‘bucket list destination’, choosing to invest in the complete Toro Total Solutions package to help it get there.

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Newly built golf club to be auctioned off

Newly built golf club to be auctioned off 0

🕔12:48, 1.May 2019

A recently built nine-hole golf course near Wolverhampton is to go under the hammer in an auction at Villa Park on May 9.

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Pro golfer launches mental health campaign

Pro golfer launches mental health campaign 2

🕔11:43, 1.May 2019

The assistant professional at North Wales Golf Club is launching a mental health campaign for young adults, after the sport helped him turn his life around from depression.

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Widnes Golf Club launches ladies’ academy

Widnes Golf Club launches ladies’ academy 0

🕔02:14, 1.May 2019

Widnes Golf Club has launched its first-ever ladies’ academy in order to tap into the lucrative potential of female golfers.

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Councillor ordered to pay golf club £120k

Councillor ordered to pay golf club £120k 0

🕔20:23, 30.Apr 2019

A Devon councillor has been ordered to pay an estimated £120,000 in legal costs to Churston Golf Club, according to local media.

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Club profile: Trent Lock Golf and Country Club

Club profile: Trent Lock Golf and Country Club 0

🕔19:17, 30.Apr 2019

Offering adventure golf, a health retreat and conferencing, the Nottinghamshire club caters to more than just traditional golfers. But with two courses and now a luxurious changing room, it’s got them covered as well.

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Eagle sees spike in demand from clubs for digitally produced scorecards

Eagle sees spike in demand from clubs for digitally produced scorecards 0

🕔08:45, 30.Apr 2019

Eagle sees a spike in demand from golf clubs that discover that they need some digitally produced scorecards every year in April / May.

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Here’s three key golf industry trends from the last month

Here’s three key golf industry trends from the last month 0 Updated

🕔07:16, 30.Apr 2019

Tiger Woods winning The Masters was the number one golf story in April 2019, but away from the headlines there were a number of developments and discussions that could benefit the UK golf industry.

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Family purchases Grange Park and will invest in lodges

Family purchases Grange Park and will invest in lodges 1

🕔11:30, 24.Apr 2019

The 18-hole golf club Grange Park, in Lincolnshire, has been sold to a family that has said it will invest in the facility.

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Durham club wins grant to attract juniors to golf

Durham club wins grant to attract juniors to golf 0

🕔13:13, 23.Apr 2019

South Moor Golf Club in Durham has won the backing of a community trust to help bring new players into the game.

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Meet the club secretary: Neil Statham

Meet the club secretary: Neil Statham 0

🕔10:30, 23.Apr 2019

Neil is at Knole Park GC. He talks about marketing the club and the challenges involved in running an SSSI where the land is leased from a Lord’s estate and the country house is owned by the National Trust.

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Mitigating health and safety risks in golf clubs

Mitigating health and safety risks in golf clubs 1 Updated

🕔07:53, 23.Apr 2019

Three of the biggest risks to your customers and employees, and ultimately you, come via legionella, electrical equipment and fire hazards. Here’s advice on minimising the risk of all three.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Allan Black

Meet the head greenkeeper: Allan Black 0 Updated

🕔17:32, 21.Apr 2019

Royal Jersey has mild winters ensuring it experiences more than 50,000 rounds per year. Allan talks about the course’s grass exchange programme and integrating water management with nutrition conservation.

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