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‘Support the NHS and HSE’ flags launched for golf clubs

‘Support the NHS and HSE’ flags launched for golf clubs 1

🕔08:58, 8.Apr 2020

Golf club suppliers Tacit and Eagle have produced health worker supporting flags that can be flown on venues’ main flag poles and on pin flags, with a substantial element of the profits going towards the health systems.

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Club profile: Kenilworth Golf Club

Club profile: Kenilworth Golf Club 0

🕔08:35, 19.Mar 2020

Since it opened in the 19th century, the Warwickshire venue has always been viewed as a forward-thinking one. And that continues right up until today via a modern clubhouse.

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This is Dumbarnie Links

This is Dumbarnie Links 4

🕔07:05, 17.Mar 2020

Perhaps the most exciting golf development of 2020 will be a stunning new links course near St Andrews, which will open in May. Here, its course manager talks about the work that has gone into creating the venue

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Edinburgh golf club could sell three of its holes due to financial woes

Edinburgh golf club could sell three of its holes due to financial woes 1

🕔06:23, 17.Mar 2020

A James Braid-designed golf course in Edinburgh could see three of its holes turned into a luxury retirement complex to cover the financial problems it has been suffering.

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Canterbury and Close House golf clubs launch new membership categories

Canterbury and Close House golf clubs launch new membership categories 1

🕔05:15, 17.Mar 2020

Two golf clubs more than 300 miles apart in England have both launched new membership categories to appeal to golfers.

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Here’s Royal Liverpool’s spectacular course changes

Here’s Royal Liverpool’s spectacular course changes 1

🕔04:52, 17.Mar 2020

Royal Liverpool, which has hosted the Open twice in the last 15 years, is nearing completion of the first phase of major course changes designed to retain it as a regular host of the Open Championship.

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Planning permission denied for major new Scottish golf course

Planning permission denied for major new Scottish golf course 2

🕔21:41, 16.Mar 2020

Scottish ministers have ruled that a major but controversial 18-hole golf course cannot be built on protected Highland land – two years after local councillors approved the plan.

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Meet three remarkable women now playing on the Ladies European Tour

Meet three remarkable women now playing on the Ladies European Tour 0

🕔17:51, 16.Mar 2020

Introducing three of the world’s best golfers, who have overcome cancer, deafness and even balancing school lessons with professional golf, to achieve greatness.

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Machrihanish Golf Club should open its clubhouse this year

Machrihanish Golf Club should open its clubhouse this year 0

🕔14:14, 16.Mar 2020

At the end of 2018, Machrihanish Golf Club suffered a fire that destroyed its historic clubhouse. Today, the club is set to build a new clubhouse with improved facilities.

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Recently struggling club is now performing well following innovations

Recently struggling club is now performing well following innovations 0

🕔13:33, 16.Mar 2020

A Scottish golf club that was in danger of closing down due to financial difficulties just a few months ago is now performing well following a series of changes.

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Meet the PGA pro: Paul Stevenson

Meet the PGA pro: Paul Stevenson 0

🕔13:27, 16.Mar 2020

The head professional at Portadown GC talks about the award he has just for his pro shop, the changes in the industry since he started working at the club in 1987 and the technology he uses to teach the game.

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Appointment: David Llewellyn is the new executive golf professional at Carden Park

Appointment: David Llewellyn is the new executive golf professional at Carden Park 0

🕔05:58, 16.Mar 2020

Former European Tour golfer David Llewellyn has been named as executive golf professional at Carden Park in Cheshire, the golf facility he worked at from 1994 to 2002.

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Five key employment law changes come into force in April

Five key employment law changes come into force in April 0

🕔14:19, 15.Mar 2020

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) details new legislation that is coming in next month which could affect golf clubs.

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Meet the manager: Jonathan Webb

Meet the manager: Jonathan Webb 1

🕔13:57, 15.Mar 2020

The general manager of Walmer & Kingsdown GC talks about the club’s location on top of the White Cliffs of Dover and the transferrable skills he learned at NATO commanding over 1,000 troops.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0

🕔15:43, 13.Mar 2020

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of The PGA details what the association’s members can look forward to in 2020.

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Nevill Golf Club appoints Paul Way as course director

Nevill Golf Club appoints Paul Way as course director 0 Updated

🕔13:48, 13.Mar 2020

Nevill Golf Club in Kent has announce that former European Tour and Ryder Cup player Paul Way has been appointed as its new course director.

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Innovative ‘36 shots’ junior championship launched in Scotland

Innovative ‘36 shots’ junior championship launched in Scotland 0

🕔16:48, 11.Mar 2020

The first ever ‘Scottish Junior Flag Championship’ will take place this year in a bid to help golf clubs attract more juniors to their facilities.

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Here’s what the new Topgolf venue in Glasgow will look like

Here’s what the new Topgolf venue in Glasgow will look like 3

🕔13:59, 11.Mar 2020

Construction work has started on the new Topgolf facility in Glasgow, and an artist’s drawing of how the site will look has been released.

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East Midlands golf club saved just before it was due to close

East Midlands golf club saved just before it was due to close 2

🕔12:38, 11.Mar 2020

A golf club in the East Midlands that announced it would close at the end of March has been saved at the 11th hour.

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The R&A CEO: ‘We haven’t sufficiently embraced change’

The R&A CEO: ‘We haven’t sufficiently embraced change’ 4

🕔12:34, 11.Mar 2020

The chief executive of The R&A, the governing body for golf in most of the world, has said that too many golf clubs haven’t sufficiently embraced change in the last few years.

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Northern Irish golf club ‘may relocate’

Northern Irish golf club ‘may relocate’ 0

🕔17:47, 10.Mar 2020

A property group that already owns one golf club in Northern Ireland has submitted a bid to acquire the land used by a second golf club, which could result in it relocating.

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Why municipal golf is thriving in Burnley

Why municipal golf is thriving in Burnley 2

🕔20:26, 9.Mar 2020

Municipal golf courses have generally been struggling in recent years. But it doesn’t have to be this way, as Wesley Kellow, operations manager at Burnley Leisure, which recently took on Towneley GC, details.

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Golf in Zanzibar: A review

Golf in Zanzibar: A review 1

🕔16:35, 9.Mar 2020

Zanzibar, off the east coast of Africa, has one golf course. But that was sufficient for Sarah Forrest to visit the archipelago and discover that even here there is more than enough to satisfy the holiday golfer.

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Toro arrives at Badgemore Park Golf Club for the first time

Toro arrives at Badgemore Park Golf Club for the first time 0 Updated

🕔12:31, 9.Mar 2020

Following on from Toro’s success at The Drift Golf Club in Surrey, Toro arrives at Badgemore Park Golf Club in Henley-on-Thames, its sister club, for the first time.

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Another five golf courses are earmarked for closure in Scotland

Another five golf courses are earmarked for closure in Scotland 3

🕔22:12, 3.Mar 2020

For the second time in a few days, there are reports that a Scottish local authority wants to close down five of its golf courses.

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Scottish Golf launches new logo

Scottish Golf launches new logo 2

🕔13:29, 3.Mar 2020

The governing body for golf in Scotland has unveiled a new brand ‘to embrace the digital world’.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Cathcart Castle’s Scott Davidson

Meet the head greenkeeper: Cathcart Castle’s Scott Davidson 0

🕔15:37, 2.Mar 2020

Scott talks about improving the course’s drainage and therefore the greens, renovating the bunkers and trialling new grasses on a redundant green.

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