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Interest in Ryder Cup has surged to huge levels

Interest in Ryder Cup has surged to huge levels 0

🕔16:31, 21.Sep 2018

The number of people interested in the Ryder Cup has surged by more than six million people over just the last four years.

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36 hole golf club up for sale for £4.5 million

36 hole golf club up for sale for £4.5 million 0

🕔15:05, 18.Sep 2018

A 36-hole Hampshire golf club situated in the New Forest National Park has been placed up for sale with a guide price of £4.5 million to £4.75 million.

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New Scottish Golf affiliation fee vote in October

New Scottish Golf affiliation fee vote in October 0

🕔17:10, 17.Sep 2018

Scottish Golf has announced there will be a new vote on October 4 on raising the affiliation fee that all 170,000+ members of Scottish golf clubs pay it.

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East Midlands golf club to close as its membership drops to just 75

East Midlands golf club to close as its membership drops to just 75 1

🕔12:08, 17.Sep 2018

An East Midlands golf club is to close down early next year amid rumours that it will be converted into housing, after its membership fell to just 75.

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New ‘safeguarding children in golf’ accreditation to be launched

New ‘safeguarding children in golf’ accreditation to be launched 0

🕔17:32, 10.Sep 2018

A new ‘SafeGolf’ accreditation for UK golf clubs that meet high standards to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people is to be launched.

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Golf’s modernised rules book is published

Golf’s modernised rules book is published 3

🕔14:29, 8.Sep 2018

The new Rules of Golf, which feature the most significant changes in more than 60 years, have been published by The R&A and the USGA.

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Golf club offers free golf for women and children

Golf club offers free golf for women and children 0

🕔05:45, 7.Sep 2018

A prestigious Scottish golf club has said all ladies and juniors can play its course for free for the whole of this month.

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Luke Donald golf club ‘will not become housing estate’

Luke Donald golf club ‘will not become housing estate’ 0

🕔11:52, 29.Aug 2018

The general manager of a major golf club in Buckinghamshire has quashed rumours that the venue is set to close down and be converted into a housing estate.

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Historic Edinburgh golf club to be ‘modernised’ following drop in usage

Historic Edinburgh golf club to be ‘modernised’ following drop in usage 6

🕔12:50, 28.Aug 2018

A golf club in Edinburgh is to embrace a raft of changes including bringing in footgolf and disc golf, and having fewer holes for golf, following a fall in members.

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Golf club interest in equipment recycling scheme ‘oversubscribed’

Golf club interest in equipment recycling scheme ‘oversubscribed’ 0

🕔11:46, 23.Aug 2018

A pilot scheme that encourages people to drop off old and unused golf clubs at their local golf course, which are then recycled, is so popular that it is already oversubscribed by venues. 

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Most people are unaware of the cancer benefits of golf

Most people are unaware of the cancer benefits of golf 0

🕔15:44, 20.Aug 2018

A new study has found that while most people are aware that the walking that comes from regularly playing golf is good for the heart, very few understand that this also helps protect against some cancers.

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Amenity Forum ‘very surprised’ by glyphosate ruling

Amenity Forum ‘very surprised’ by glyphosate ruling 3

🕔12:39, 14.Aug 2018

An independent body that represents the amenity horticulture sector has said it is ‘very surprised’ by a decision by a US jury that found that chemical giant Monsanto knew its Roundup weedkillers were dangerous.

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Ladies’ golf week was a social media success story

Ladies’ golf week was a social media success story 1

🕔16:54, 9.Aug 2018

‘Women and Girls’ Golf Week’, which ran from July 30 to August 5, generated over 12 million impressions through its #WhyIGolf hashtag.

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Wimbledon makes £65 million offer to buy golf club

Wimbledon makes £65 million offer to buy golf club 2

🕔08:49, 8.Aug 2018

The world’s most prestigious tennis tournament has made a massive £65 million offer to a local golf club which, if accepted, will result in a windfall for all its members.

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Investment for holiday park operator

Investment for holiday park operator 0

🕔16:31, 7.Aug 2018

Kenwick Park Hotel in Lincolnshire has been bought by a holiday park operator as golfing ‘staycation’ holidays are becoming increasingly popular and profitable.

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Golfers are happier and healthier than non-golfers

Golfers are happier and healthier than non-golfers 1

🕔07:39, 7.Aug 2018

New research by The R&A has found that golfers are significantly happier and healthier than non-golfers.

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Norfolk golf club reports growth in visitors from Benelux

Norfolk golf club reports growth in visitors from Benelux 1

🕔17:34, 23.Jul 2018

A golf club based in Norwich has said that it has experienced a significant growth in the number of visitors from central and northern Europe, especially The Netherlands and Belgium, this year.

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Here’s Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll encouraging children to play golf

Here’s Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll encouraging children to play golf 0

🕔15:31, 23.Jul 2018

Non-golfing sporting heroes Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll helped promote family golf at the Open Championship at Carnoustie.

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This is what golf clubs in the UK look like at the moment

This is what golf clubs in the UK look like at the moment 0

🕔15:13, 17.Jul 2018

These screenshots from UK golf clubs’ social media accounts demonstrate what a prolonged period of hot and dry weather can do Britain’s green golf courses.

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The Belfry appoints Chris Eigelaar as general manager


The Belfry appoints Chris Eigelaar as general manager
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🕔08:32, 16.Jul 2018

The four‐time host of the Ryder Cup, The Belfry Hotel & Resort, has appointed South African Chris Eigelaar as its new general manager.

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Watch this amazing film about golfers with disabilities

Watch this amazing film about golfers with disabilities 0

🕔12:03, 15.Jul 2018

The European Tour has made a film that will ‘open the eyes’ of everyone to the high standard of a generation of golfers with a disability now competing against each other internationally.

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Golfer hits hole-in-one on course he had heart attack on

Golfer hits hole-in-one on course he had heart attack on 0

🕔08:13, 11.Jul 2018

A golfer whose life was saved by his club’s golf development officer in 2014 has hit a hole-in-one on the course he nearly died on.

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UKGCOA changes it name and its core aims

UKGCOA changes it name and its core aims 1

🕔17:01, 10.Jul 2018

The UK Golf Course Owners Association (UKGCOA) has become the UK Golf Federation and has changed its main aims.

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The Open launches memorabilia auction website

The Open launches memorabilia auction website 0

🕔13:23, 7.Jul 2018

The Open Championship has launched an eBay-style website in which golf fans can bid for golfing memorabilia – and all proceeds will be invested in growing the game of golf.

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Golf equipment company goes plastic free

Golf equipment company goes plastic free 0

🕔07:40, 7.Jul 2018

A British golf equipment company is thought to become the first in the world to rid itself of Single-Use Plastics (SUPs) – by the end of this month.

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Several UK golf clubs temporarily ban smoking

Several UK golf clubs temporarily ban smoking 0

🕔13:49, 2.Jul 2018

Several British golf clubs have banned smoking on the course due to the risk that discarded cigarettes can cause fires on dry grassland.

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‘Women and Girls’ Golf Week’ to take place in the UK

‘Women and Girls’ Golf Week’ to take place in the UK 0

🕔12:56, 2.Jul 2018

A special awareness week for women’s and girls’ golf is to take place across Great Britain and Ireland between late July and early August.

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