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Should we get a professional cleaner for our beer lines?

Should we get a professional cleaner for our beer lines? 0 Updated

🕔15:27, 13.Dec 2019

Beer line cleaning is often left to untrained staff – but this can lead to poor dispense quality. A professional beer line cleaner is offering golf clubs a free clean to ensure the beer served tastes as it should.

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What does a golf club sales manager do?

What does a golf club sales manager do? 0 Updated

🕔15:02, 13.Dec 2019

In 2014 Littlestone Golf Club was losing members and money. It then created the role of ‘sales, membership and marketing manager’ and the club hasn’t looked back since.

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Royal golf club bans plastic tees

Royal golf club bans plastic tees 0 Updated

🕔16:45, 12.Dec 2019

One of the world’s oldest golf clubs has said it will ban plastic tees by the end of the year in a move to protect wildlife and greenkeeping equipment.

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Meet the golf club manager: Richard Woolley

Meet the golf club manager: Richard Woolley 0 Updated

🕔15:42, 12.Dec 2019

The general manager of Pine Ridge Golf Club in Surrey talks about the challenges involved in running a golf club that also relies on alternative revenue streams and the importance of good customer service.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 2

🕔13:27, 11.Dec 2019

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of The PGA reveals that the association is embarking on significant changes, including a revamp to its brand guidelines.

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Yorkshire golf club is offering free golf for military personnel

Yorkshire golf club is offering free golf for military personnel 0

🕔18:16, 10.Dec 2019

A Yorkshire golf club has said it will provide complimentary golf to members of an armed forces charity.

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Golf club launches charity cookbook

Golf club launches charity cookbook 0

🕔17:17, 10.Dec 2019

Members of Gullane Ladies Golf Club in Scotland have launched a golf-themed cookbook in aid of a mental health charity.

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Tewkesbury Park renames both its golf courses following investment

Tewkesbury Park renames both its golf courses following investment 0

🕔17:15, 10.Dec 2019

Tewkesbury Park in Gloucestershire has renamed its two golf courses following a £10 million investment in the facility.

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Eagle will design your 2020 scorecards ahead of the new World Handicap System

Eagle will design your 2020 scorecards ahead of the new World Handicap System 0

🕔16:35, 6.Dec 2019

If you place your scorecard order now, Eagle will do all of the artwork and design work completely free of charge – no extra cost at all to the club for this service.

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Golf group sees ‘substantial growth’ in rounds played this year

Golf group sees ‘substantial growth’ in rounds played this year 0

🕔11:36, 3.Dec 2019

Burhill Golf and Leisure (BGL), operator of ten UK golf clubs, has reported a substantial growth in rounds played for the months of July, August and September.

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Alan Oliver: What golf clubs can learn from top golfers

Alan Oliver: What golf clubs can learn from top golfers 0

🕔06:41, 3.Dec 2019

The secretary at Silloth on Solway GC in Cumbria says how top golfers prepare for tournaments is a good model for how golf clubs can market themselves better.

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Golf club’s future thrown into doubt following new housebuilding plan

Golf club’s future thrown into doubt following new housebuilding plan 0

🕔05:31, 3.Dec 2019

A golf club that was saved earlier this year, when plans to build 300 homes on it were thrown out by a government inspector, is facing an uncertain future again.

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Meet the PGA pro: Scotscraig GC’s Craig Mackie

Meet the PGA pro: Scotscraig GC’s Craig Mackie 1

🕔19:25, 2.Dec 2019

Craig talks about managing stock in the shop, introducing the game to local school children and the success he’s had at attracting women to the venue.

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Biral’s lightning warning system now distributed by Reesink Turfcare

Biral’s lightning warning system now distributed by Reesink Turfcare 0

🕔17:02, 2.Dec 2019

Reesink Turfcare has expanded its range to include the BTD-200 lightning warning system from meteorological equipment specialists Biral.

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Golf operator sees business grow by 50% in last year

Golf operator sees business grow by 50% in last year 0

🕔19:13, 27.Nov 2019

An operator of two Scottish golf clubs has said its business has grown by more than 50 per cent in the current financial year.

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Can our club ban golf buggies?

Can our club ban golf buggies? 1

🕔06:20, 27.Nov 2019

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) details the legal obligations on clubs as far as implementing buggy restrictions are concerned.

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Adventure golf concept for adults and students to be launched

Adventure golf concept for adults and students to be launched 0 Updated

🕔15:43, 23.Nov 2019

An adventure golf concept that will be marketed to adults rather than children or families is set to be launched at several venues in the next few months.

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Historic Yorkshire golf club in potential rescue package negotiations

Historic Yorkshire golf club in potential rescue package negotiations 1

🕔10:10, 20.Nov 2019

A 127-year-old golf club in Yorkshire has said it is working with its local authority to ensure it can continue operating.

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Huge rise in golf bookings suggests golfers are holidaying in the UK

Huge rise in golf bookings suggests golfers are holidaying in the UK 0

🕔09:12, 20.Nov 2019

A Cornish golf resort has seen a huge 20 per cent rise in group golf throughout 2019.

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Castle Stuart back on track to build second course

Castle Stuart back on track to build second course 0

🕔07:14, 20.Nov 2019

Castle Stuart Golf Links in Scotland, which has hosted the Scottish Open four times since it opened just ten years ago, is set to build a new championship course.

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Meet the golf club manager: Darren Attwood

Meet the golf club manager: Darren Attwood 0

🕔06:09, 20.Nov 2019

The club secretary of Royal Jersey GC talks about being in the unprecedented position of spending the last two decades managing a prestigious club where he has also been a member since the mid-1970s.

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How to make more from corporate golf

How to make more from corporate golf 0

🕔10:15, 19.Nov 2019

Corporate golf offerings are a way for a golf club to earn significant revenues. Here, we look at how two maximise this – including recruiting big name professionals to be on hand for lessons.

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The redesign of Prince’s Golf Club

The redesign of Prince’s Golf Club 0

🕔08:32, 18.Nov 2019

The Kent golf club has three loops of nine holes, which are all being redesigned. The first has now been completed and the result is stunning.

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A look at the new Royal Norwich golf course

A look at the new Royal Norwich golf course 0

🕔12:01, 14.Nov 2019

In September Royal Norwich GC moved to a new home a few miles away. We speak to its estates director about the course management work that went into this and his role as a member of the club’s board.

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The extraordinary story of Alison Johns

The extraordinary story of Alison Johns 0

🕔12:22, 13.Nov 2019

In 2009, the PGA professional was given five days to live. In 2019 she’s been nominated as the first-ever woman captain of the PGA Midlands region.

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Appointments: Gary Beves named as general manager of Golf at Goodwood

Appointments: Gary Beves named as general manager of Golf at Goodwood 0

🕔12:16, 13.Nov 2019

Golf At Goodwood has announced the appointment of Gary Beves, the club’s assistant manager, as its new general manager.

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Why so many clubs are investing in their driving ranges

Why so many clubs are investing in their driving ranges 1

🕔12:09, 13.Nov 2019

Several golf clubs have been investing in technology in their driving ranges in recent months as this is now a proven way to attract more customers to their venues.

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