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Bigbury Golf Club receives GolfMark award

Bigbury Golf Club receives GolfMark award 0 Updated

🕔12:06, 29.Dec 2018

Bigbury Golf Club in Devon has received the GolfMark award.

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Stirling Golf Club preparing for 150th anniversary

Stirling Golf Club preparing for 150th anniversary 0 Updated

🕔15:51, 28.Dec 2018

Lying on a tilted slab of ancient volcanic lava in front of the historic Stirling Castle is Stirling Golf Club, one of Scotland’s oldest golf clubs, which is preparing for its 150th anniversary.

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Two Scottish golf clubs agree to merge

Two Scottish golf clubs agree to merge 0

🕔17:03, 17.Dec 2018

Two historic Scottish golf clubs have agreed to merge with each other in response to their respective dwindling memberships.

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Mental health charity built flood defence at golf club

Mental health charity built flood defence at golf club 0

🕔13:11, 17.Dec 2018

A mental health charity that provides horticultural training has helped to create an environmentally-friendly flood defence to protect Rothbury Golf Club in Northumberland.

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Meet the PGA pro: Gordon Cattrell

Meet the PGA pro: Gordon Cattrell 1 Updated

🕔10:19, 17.Dec 2018

Gordon is the head PGA professional at Middlesbrough Golf Club. He talks about his approach to controlling stock in the pro shop and why more pros are investing in high-end technology.

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Club profile: Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club

Club profile: Pyle & Kenfig Golf Club 0 Updated

🕔19:12, 15.Dec 2018

The Welsh venue has invested in a new irrigation system, enhanced its practice facilities and improved its men’s and ladies’ changing rooms, and is reaching out to women, children and people with disabilities.

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Golf club ordered to pay £10k after employee suffers burns

Golf club ordered to pay £10k after employee suffers burns 0

🕔15:34, 14.Dec 2018

Golf clubs have been warned that they should take seriously the health and safety of their staff after a Kent venue was ordered to pay more than £10,000 after an employee suffered burns.

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The manager’s office: Alan Oliver

The manager’s office: Alan Oliver 1 Updated

🕔14:25, 14.Dec 2018

The club secretary at Silloth on Solway Golf Club in Cumbria says selling television rights to tournaments to certain broadcasters may make financial sense – but at what cost to the game?

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Another major hotel brand snaps up a UK golf resort

Another major hotel brand snaps up a UK golf resort 0

🕔13:17, 12.Dec 2018

There has been a spate of major hotel brands buying UK golf resorts in the last few weeks – possibly fuelled by an increase in tourists visiting some parts of the UK in the last two years due to the weakness of the pound.

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Meet the golf club owner: Tom Munt

Meet the golf club owner: Tom Munt 4

🕔11:01, 11.Dec 2018

Aged 14 Tom dreamt of owning a golf course. Now, aged just 36, he owns a spectacular facility in Lincolnshire. In the interim, he managed golf clubs. Here, he details his surprising journey.

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The Rules of Golf: A new resource for committees

The Rules of Golf: A new resource for committees 0

🕔13:33, 10.Dec 2018

Shona McRae, Assistant Director – Rules, The R&A, details a new resource for committees for 2019.

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‘Series of police failings’ led to greenkeeper’s death

‘Series of police failings’ led to greenkeeper’s death 0

🕔12:40, 10.Dec 2018

An inquest has heard that a greenkeeper at Wentworth Golf Club died after deliberately driving his van into the River Thames, following a night of drinking.

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Golf club manager marries at her place of work

Golf club manager marries at her place of work 0

🕔10:44, 10.Dec 2018

The manager of Carus Green GC in Cumbria has married her childhood friend at the golf club she works at.

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St Andrews loses appeal to register name as a trademark

St Andrews loses appeal to register name as a trademark 0

🕔13:02, 9.Dec 2018

The commercial wing of the St Andrews Links Trust has lost its appeal to register the town’s name as an EU trademark for services relating to golf.

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How do we mitigate venue hire risks this holiday season?

How do we mitigate venue hire risks this holiday season? 0

🕔18:20, 8.Dec 2018

As we are now in the festive season, the NGCAA takes a look at some of the key issues relating to venue hire and the unfortunate situation of possible damages to your function room.

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Alternative to 0% finance to members to pay their subscriptions is available

Alternative to 0% finance to members to pay their subscriptions is available 0 Updated

🕔18:46, 7.Dec 2018

The business development manager of a company that provides funding to golf clubs has said there is an alternative to offering 0% finance to members to pay their subscriptions.

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Bridlington Golf Club is saved

Bridlington Golf Club is saved 0

🕔13:44, 5.Dec 2018

An historic golf club has had its future secured after East Riding of Yorkshire Council agreed to sell the 118 acres of land that the golf course resides on to it.

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95-year-old Hertfordshire golf club ceases trading

95-year-old Hertfordshire golf club ceases trading 4

🕔16:19, 3.Dec 2018

An historic golf club in Hertfordshire, which has been open since 1923, has ceased trading – at least the sixth golf club to do so in the last six weeks.

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Ruling could grant some neighbours a right to play on golf courses

Ruling could grant some neighbours a right to play on golf courses 0

🕔15:05, 3.Dec 2018

A Supreme Court ruling that visitors to a timeshare complex in Kent have a legal right to play golf on the golf course next door could have major consequences for the industry, an expert has warned.

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The vast majority of golf clubs do not offer corporate membership packages

The vast majority of golf clubs do not offer corporate membership packages 5

🕔16:48, 27.Nov 2018

A survey of more than 200 golf clubs throughout England and Scotland has found that three in every four venues do not offer a corporate membership package, even though most businesses would welcome one.

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106-year-old Lancashire golf club ceases trading

106-year-old Lancashire golf club ceases trading 1

🕔16:34, 26.Nov 2018

An historic golf club in Lancashire has become at least the fifth golf club in the UK to cease trading with immediate effect in the last month.

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Major property firm buys Surrey golf club

Major property firm buys Surrey golf club 0

🕔15:15, 20.Nov 2018

A PLC that specialises in property trading and investment, which had recently expressed concerns about Brexit, has invested in a golf club.

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Historic Scottish golf club permanently closes

Historic Scottish golf club permanently closes 12

🕔14:59, 13.Nov 2018

An Edinburgh golf club that was over 100 years old has closed down – with reports suggesting that its membership had fallen to just 20 people.

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Greenkeepers are risking sunburn and cancer

Greenkeepers are risking sunburn and cancer 2

🕔12:54, 6.Nov 2018

A new survey of 154 greenkeepers has found that many do not use sufficient protection against sunburn and skin cancer.

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All of these golfing words or phrases are real

All of these golfing words or phrases are real 1

🕔10:09, 6.Nov 2018

A survey of 686 golf enthusiasts has found the words or phrases which most fans of the sport have no idea what they mean.

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GolfSixes is now a proven way to encourage juniors to play golf

GolfSixes is now a proven way to encourage juniors to play golf 3

🕔14:57, 30.Oct 2018

New figures from The R&A have revealed that the GolfSixes format of fast, team golf is encouraging more youngsters to play the game.

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Podcast for UK golf club managers launched

Podcast for UK golf club managers launched 0

🕔13:29, 29.Oct 2018

The UK’s first ever podcast for golf club managers has been launched.

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