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The upgrade of Belvoir Park Golf Club

The upgrade of Belvoir Park Golf Club 0

🕔15:21, 18.Jun 2019

Regarded as one of the best inland golf courses in Northern Ireland, Belvoir Park is in the process of having its course updated – and that means shaping modern reconstructions while maintaining Harry Colt’s concepts.

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John Dempsey ends 33 year link with Royal Curragh

John Dempsey ends 33 year link with Royal Curragh 0

🕔16:01, 17.Jun 2019

The course manager of Royal Curragh Golf Club, Dr John Dempsey, has been made redundant after 33 years at the venue.

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Golf clubs, the law and age discrimination

Golf clubs, the law and age discrimination 0 Updated

🕔14:48, 16.Jun 2019

In its latest article offering legal advice to golf clubs, the National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) warns about making assumptions about capability based upon age.

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Meet The Shire London’s new, young greenkeeping team

Meet The Shire London’s new, young greenkeeping team 0

🕔17:02, 15.Jun 2019

The son of the European Tour’s chief agronomist, Richard Stillwell has been appointed to lead a youthful and energetic course management team at The Shire London.

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Formby Hall launches Tommy Fleetwood academy

Formby Hall launches Tommy Fleetwood academy 3

🕔08:34, 10.Jun 2019

Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa in Liverpool has launched the first-ever Tommy Fleetwood golf academy, with the aim of giving young people opportunities in the sport he loves. 

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Should your golf club streamline its committee?

Should your golf club streamline its committee? 5 Updated

🕔15:49, 7.Jun 2019

Experienced golf club manager Adrian Cooper argues that having boards with too many people on them holds many golf clubs back.

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In their own words: Robert Maxfield

In their own words: Robert Maxfield 0 Updated

🕔10:55, 7.Jun 2019

The CEO of The PGA talks exclusively to The Golf Business about the crucial work PGA professionals are doing to introduce the game to children.

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Leading golf resort sees rapid rise in women members

Leading golf resort sees rapid rise in women members 0

🕔08:55, 7.Jun 2019

One of Europe’s leading golfing resorts is to host its first-ever women-only pro-am after seeing a rise in its female members by more than a third in the last 12 months.

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Nottinghamshire golf club is not in trouble despite press reports

Nottinghamshire golf club is not in trouble despite press reports 0

🕔17:05, 6.Jun 2019

The owner of Nottinghamshire Golf and Country Club has hit back at reports that the club is in financial trouble.

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Chesfield Downs becomes The Club Company’s 14th golf club

Chesfield Downs becomes The Club Company’s 14th golf club 0

🕔15:16, 4.Jun 2019

Chesfield Downs Golf and Country Club in Hertfordshire has been bought by The Club Company from Crown Golf.

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Historic golf club appoints first ever female captain

Historic golf club appoints first ever female captain 3

🕔09:37, 4.Jun 2019

Wenvoe Castle Golf Club in Wales has appointed a woman as its club captain for the first time in its 83-year history.

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‘Playing golf at night is so much fun’

‘Playing golf at night is so much fun’ 1

🕔15:54, 3.Jun 2019

The Ladies European Tour ran its first-ever night golf event last month, in which participants commented on how much fun it was. Golf clubs, meanwhile, are also tapping into this entertaining and different format.

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Meet the course manager: Phil Helmn MG

Meet the course manager: Phil Helmn MG 0 Updated

🕔13:33, 1.Jun 2019

We speak to Goodwood’s general manager of Sports Turf, Grounds & Gardens about maintaining a cricket pitch, an airfield and a horse racing track in addition to two 18-hole golf courses.

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Nigel Church retires from Ransomes Jacobsen 0

🕔05:40, 30.May 2019

After five decades in the greenkeeping industry, Nigel Church has retired from Ransomes Jacobsen. Here, former colleagues Ian Mitchell and Peter Driver look back on the career of an industry titan.

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Golf operator calls for volunteers to help people with dementia

Golf operator calls for volunteers to help people with dementia 0

🕔11:26, 28.May 2019

A ‘buddy scheme’ has been launched in Edinburgh to give people living with dementia a chance to get back on the fairways.

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How F&B in golf has changed in the last decade

How F&B in golf has changed in the last decade 0

🕔13:05, 27.May 2019

The average golf club’s F&B operation has changed significantly in the last 10 years. Here, Steven Brown, describes that transformation and explores what else the industry still needs to do to maximise profitability.

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The Belfry opts for environmentally-friendly heating solutions

The Belfry opts for environmentally-friendly heating solutions 0

🕔12:10, 27.May 2019

The Belfry Hotel & Resort has selected an environmentally-friendly heating solution from Viessmann to provide energy efficient hot water to its customers.

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Meet the golf club manager: Howard Craft

Meet the golf club manager: Howard Craft 0

🕔21:55, 20.May 2019

The club manager at Berkhamsted GC talks about the growing number of golf club managers in their 30s and the challenges involved in maintaining a full membership and an entrance fee in today’s climate.

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Club profile: Astbury Golf Club

Club profile: Astbury Golf Club 0

🕔12:47, 19.May 2019

The Cheshire facility is a quintessentially English rural golf club that’s looking forward to its centenary. And, thanks to a programme of investment in its course and clubhouse, its future is exciting as well.

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Peter Alliss charity raises thousands for children with disabilities

Peter Alliss charity raises thousands for children with disabilities 0

🕔06:33, 18.May 2019

A charity set up by the ‘voice of golf’, Peter Alliss, has now raised £1.15 million and paid for more than 300 wheelchairs and walking aids.

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Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software is popular with UK golf clubs

Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software is popular with UK golf clubs 0

🕔14:14, 17.May 2019

Leading the way with the latest technology in turfcare, Toro’s myTurf Pro fleet management software program is proving to be a popular addition at UK golf clubs across the country.

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‘Hip replacement surgery will not stop you playing golf’

‘Hip replacement surgery will not stop you playing golf’ 2

🕔11:22, 14.May 2019

A member of the Open Championship medical team who’s also an orthopaedic surgeon has said the initial results from a major survey into joint replacement operations suggests they don’t stop people playing golf.

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In their own words: Nick Pink

In their own words: Nick Pink 0

🕔22:47, 13.May 2019

The chief executive of England Golf details that the resurrection of Tiger Woods as a golfing champion could inspire increased participation – at a time when it is already rising.

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Meet the PGA pro: Simon Hanson

Meet the PGA pro: Simon Hanson 0

🕔12:23, 13.May 2019

The head PGA professional at Kemnay GC and the TGI’s ‘new partner of the year’ talks about the technology he uses to boost his pro shop and how the club encourages more beginners into the game.

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Are you a micro manager?

Are you a micro manager? 0 Updated

🕔09:01, 13.May 2019

A micro manager – a boss who gives excessive supervision to employees – can be a problem for any business. Here, golf clubs’ staff trainer Frank Newberry explains how they come about.

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Employment Law – the importance of carrying out a reasonable investigation

Employment Law – the importance of carrying out a reasonable investigation 0 Updated

🕔15:15, 12.May 2019

A recent employment tribunal case has underlined the importance of the investigation stage in disciplinary proceedings for golf club employers, writes the National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA).

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Stroke survivor golf project to be rolled out across Wales

Stroke survivor golf project to be rolled out across Wales 0

🕔03:59, 8.May 2019

A programme that sees stroke survivors use golf as part of their recovery is to be rolled out across Wales following a successful pilot project.

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