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Meet the golf club celebrity chef: Tony Tobin

Meet the golf club celebrity chef: Tony Tobin 1

🕔07:37, 16.Oct 2019

Reigate Heath Golf Club in Surrey recently appointed Tony to oversee its food and beverage operation, and to open a restaurant. Here, he talks about his career and this new role.

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Wick Golf Club receives grants to improve course and environment

Wick Golf Club receives grants to improve course and environment 0

🕔11:29, 15.Oct 2019

After receiving two grants alongside fundraising efforts from its members, Wick Golf Club in Scotland has purchased a new Toro Greensmaster TriFlex Hybrid 3420 to help improve its course and the environment.

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The first Sir Nick Faldo Signature golf course is in Vietnam

The first Sir Nick Faldo Signature golf course is in Vietnam 0

🕔10:58, 15.Oct 2019

A new category of golf courses called the ‘Sir Nick Faldo Signature’ has been created for golf courses designed by him. And the first venue to appear in it is this stunning resort in Vietnam.

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In their own words: Keith Pelley

In their own words: Keith Pelley 2

🕔09:02, 9.Oct 2019

The chief executive of the European Tour talks about the measures the organisation is bringing in to combat slow play.

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Here’s the European Tour’s four-point plan to tackle slow play

Here’s the European Tour’s four-point plan to tackle slow play 0

🕔08:03, 9.Oct 2019

The European Tour has come up with an action plan that focuses on regulation, education, innovation and field size reduction where appropriate, to tackle the issue of slow play.

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Will Europe’s Solheim Cup success lead to more women playing golf?

Will Europe’s Solheim Cup success lead to more women playing golf? 1

🕔20:28, 8.Oct 2019

Europe’s victory in The Solheim Cup may boost female participation – but some clubs have been experiencing this anyway thanks to golf clinics with female tour players, free group lessons and free golfing equipment.

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Club profile: Aylesbury Vale Golf Club

Club profile: Aylesbury Vale Golf Club 0

🕔17:10, 8.Oct 2019

The 30-year-old Bedfordshire golf club recently replaced its tired-looking metal lockers with modern wooden ones – and the results have been so successful that there’s now a waiting list for them.

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Pennard and Cambridge Meridian sign up to direct debit system

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🕔13:09, 5.Oct 2019

Pennard Golf Club in Swansea and Cambridge Meridian in England have both signed up to GolfClubSubs.com’s innovative online direct debit system that’s tailor-made for pay-monthly golf memberships.

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Meet the head greenkeeper: Gary Barnfield

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🕔10:15, 4.Oct 2019

Oswestry Golf Club is known for its all-year-round play. We speak to Gary about how that is achieved – in particular via the irrigation system the club uses and how his team has tackled the problem of worm casts.

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PGA pro to cycle with clubs to 14 UK venues and then play each course

PGA pro to cycle with clubs to 14 UK venues and then play each course 0

🕔06:50, 2.Oct 2019

A PGA professional is aiming to complete a 10-day golfing challenge involving cycling to all 14 Open Championship venues – with his clubs on his back – and playing a full 18 holes on each course.

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Hornsea duo win inaugural PING Pairs title powered by HowDidiDo

Hornsea duo win inaugural PING Pairs title powered by HowDidiDo 0

🕔21:43, 1.Oct 2019

The inaugural PING Pairs title – powered by HowDidiDo – was secured by a duo from Hornsea GC, in Yorkshire … by the narrow margin of just one point.

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Luggage style green fee tickets can help manage the flow of visitors to your course

Luggage style green fee tickets can help manage the flow of visitors to your course 0

🕔10:47, 1.Oct 2019

Eagle’s ‘Luggage Style’ green fee tickets are the perfect solution to manage and account for the constant flow of green fee paying golfers playing your course.

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1st Products tackles tough task at Royal Norwich

1st Products tackles tough task at Royal Norwich 0

🕔05:05, 1.Oct 2019

Royal Norwich GC has been benefitting from Toro machines as it builds its new golf course from scratch, but now course manager Peter Todd has also enlisted the help of a second Reesink Turfcare brand: 1st Products.

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Glasgow council ‘considering converting six golf courses into forests’

Glasgow council ‘considering converting six golf courses into forests’ 9

🕔12:11, 25.Sep 2019

Glasgow City Council is considering reforesting golf courses in a bid to plant more trees and make the city greener.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0

🕔21:54, 24.Sep 2019

Writing exclusively for The Golf Business, the CEO of The PGA explains that from novices through to Open champions, the PGA professional plays a pivotal role in their development.

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Meet the director of golf: Rockliffe Hall’s Martyn Stubbings

Meet the director of golf: Rockliffe Hall’s Martyn Stubbings 0

🕔19:36, 24.Sep 2019

The Durham-based PGA professional talks about what this role in a major resort entails, getting more women to play the game and the technology he utilises to offer customers something extra.

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Dealing with bullying and harassment in the workplace

Dealing with bullying and harassment in the workplace 0

🕔05:51, 24.Sep 2019

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) explains how bullying and harassment in the office can create the risk of employment tribunal claims.

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Fairway Credit – making golf more accessible

Fairway Credit – making golf more accessible 0

🕔04:58, 24.Sep 2019

The golf industry over the last 25 years has changed considerably and Fairway Credit, by offering market-leading finance products, has been able to help clubs, managers and golfers realise their dreams.

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18-hole course to be turned into nine holes to safeguard its future

18-hole course to be turned into nine holes to safeguard its future 3

🕔12:07, 18.Sep 2019

An 18-hole golf course in Birmingham is set to be transformed into a nine-hole facility that will also include a footgolf course and a driving range, to safeguard its future.

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Work set to go ahead to stop Royal North Devon from falling into the sea

Work set to go ahead to stop Royal North Devon from falling into the sea 0

🕔11:34, 18.Sep 2019

Work to stop one of the world’s oldest golf clubs from falling into the sea is set to go ahead.

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Optical Express founder makes bid to buy top golf club

Optical Express founder makes bid to buy top golf club 1

🕔05:08, 18.Sep 2019

The man who founded the Optical Express chain has submitted an offer to acquire the long-term lease of Cawder Golf Club in Scotland.

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Royal Dornoch licenses its tartan for a whisky

Royal Dornoch licenses its tartan for a whisky 0

🕔14:20, 17.Sep 2019

Royal Dornoch Golf Club has, for the first time in its history, licensed the use of its crest and tartan on a Highland single malt.

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Meet the director of golf: Tim Allen at Cowdray Park Golf Club

Meet the director of golf: Tim Allen at Cowdray Park Golf Club 0

🕔11:16, 17.Sep 2019

Tim talks about running a club on a viscount’s estate that’s the home of British Polo, attracting members to a remote location and converting the clubhouse into accommodation to attract stay-and-play golfers.

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Could NLP make our golf club deliver better results?

Could NLP make our golf club deliver better results? 2

🕔07:02, 17.Sep 2019

The general manager of The North Berwick Golf Club, Elaine McBride, explains how the club’s staff were taught about Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) – and why this led to positive results.

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The new-look Kilmarnock (Barassie) Golf Club

The new-look Kilmarnock (Barassie) Golf Club 1

🕔18:33, 14.Sep 2019

One of Scotland’s finest championship links courses has undergone a new look, featuring an impressive new short 12th hole and other subtle course changes that have helped increase membership.

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Golf club membership in Wales is up

Golf club membership in Wales is up 0

🕔08:09, 11.Sep 2019

Golf club membership in Wales grew by nearly 1,000 people last year, according to new data from Wales Golf.

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Solheim Cup host refurbishes its pro shop

Solheim Cup host refurbishes its pro shop 1

🕔22:32, 10.Sep 2019

The host of the Solheim Cup, Gleneagles, has revamped its pro shop, increasing retail space by nearly a third. There are also now multiple podiums – and average spend has significantly increased as a result.

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