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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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HowDidiDo raises £30,000 for Prostate Cancer UK

HowDidiDo raises £30,000 for Prostate Cancer UK 0

🕔12:05, 13.Nov 2019

Hampshire’s Ryan Reece showed how to beat the opposition when he emerged victorious from more than 4,000 golfers to win HowDidiDo’s 2019 How Do We Beat It competition, which raised £30,000 for Prostate Cancer UK.

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Golf club bought for more than £40 million

Golf club bought for more than £40 million 0

🕔12:27, 6.Nov 2019

A Canadian hotel operator has bought an Irish golf club for about £43 million in what is one of the biggest golf transactions for several years.

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TGI Golf and the UK Golf Federation join forces

TGI Golf and the UK Golf Federation join forces 0

🕔16:28, 5.Nov 2019

The UK Golf Federation has announced that TGI Golf will become the body’s official retail partner in an arrangement that will give its members access to the group’s full suite of benefits.

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Meet the golf course manager: Dan Harding

Meet the golf course manager: Dan Harding 0

🕔08:31, 4.Nov 2019

The course manager at Old Thorns in Hampshire talks about maintaining a venue designed for 7,000 rounds a year but has 35,000 and the extensive bunker renovation project his team undertook.

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Another golf course suffers ‘the worst vandalism we’ve seen’

Another golf course suffers ‘the worst vandalism we’ve seen’ 1

🕔08:23, 30.Oct 2019

Vandals have ‘walked a considerable distance’ to dig up greens at Willingdon Golf Club in Sussex in what has been described as an ‘extreme’ and ‘premeditated’ attack.

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New golf courses: Dumbarnie Links to open for play in May 2020

New golf courses: Dumbarnie Links to open for play in May 2020 5

🕔06:29, 30.Oct 2019

Dumbarnie Links, Scotland’s newest links golf course, crafted by former Ryder Cup player Clive Clark, is expected to open for play on May 16, 2020.

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Henrik Stenson opens Österåker GC in Sweden

Henrik Stenson opens Österåker GC in Sweden 0

🕔04:35, 30.Oct 2019

The former Open champion, Henrik Stenson, has opened the gates of Österåker Golf Club in Sweden, the first Henrik Stenson Golf Design (HSGD) project.

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Suffolk golf club sees 25% increase in bird species

Suffolk golf club sees 25% increase in bird species 1

🕔20:14, 29.Oct 2019

Ufford Park Woodbridge Hotel, Golf and Spa in Suffolk has seen a nearly 25 per cent rise in bird species that live at the venue in just eight years, according to a Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) survey.

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Arscott Golf Club awarded both GolfMark and SafeGolf recognition

Arscott Golf Club awarded both GolfMark and SafeGolf recognition 0

🕔17:17, 29.Oct 2019

A Shropshire golf club that changed its management structure last year ago has received GolfMark and SafeGolf awards from England Golf.

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Meet the PGA professional: Carl Bianco

Meet the PGA professional: Carl Bianco 0

🕔11:43, 28.Oct 2019

The head pro at Woking Golf Club in Surrey for the last 20 years talks about the challenges involved in managing a successful shop while also teaching the game and the technology he utilises.

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Northumberland golf club set for multi-million pound improvement

Northumberland golf club set for multi-million pound improvement 0

🕔12:07, 22.Oct 2019

A Northumberland golf club is set to undertake a major redevelopment project that will see the creation of 50 jobs.

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Meet the golf club manager: Nick Hughes

Meet the golf club manager: Nick Hughes 6

🕔08:11, 22.Oct 2019

The general manager of Cranleigh Golf & Country Club talks about the challenges involved in managing a club where golf is just one of the many health provisions on offer and why membership has grown significantly.

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In their own words: Richard Dixon

In their own words: Richard Dixon 1

🕔06:24, 22.Oct 2019

The CEO of Wales Golf talks about the potential for growth of women’s participation following the news that the AIG Women’s British Open will be held in Wales for the first time.

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Can a suspension pending a disciplinary investigation and hearing amount to a breach of contract?

Can a suspension pending a disciplinary investigation and hearing amount to a breach of contract? 0

🕔16:34, 17.Oct 2019

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) details that suspensions of members or employees must only be carried out when there is proper cause to do so.

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More than seven out of ten major winners have been older than 30

More than seven out of ten major winners have been older than 30 1

🕔13:42, 17.Oct 2019

A study on which sports allow players to enjoy more success later in their careers has found that elite level golfers enjoy greater longevity than practically any other sport can offer.

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Oxfordshire golf club closes down

Oxfordshire golf club closes down 2

🕔11:18, 16.Oct 2019

Carswell Golf Club in Oxfordshire has closed down, its captain has confirmed.

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Crail Golfing Society to have electric car charging points installed

Crail Golfing Society to have electric car charging points installed 0

🕔10:13, 16.Oct 2019

Scottish golf clubs are to be given the opportunity to become electric vehicle charging locations following a deal that’s been agreed between Scottish Golf and a supplier.

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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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