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Reesink Turfcare offering irrigation finance solutions

Reesink Turfcare offering irrigation finance solutions 0 Updated

🕔14:14, 21.Jul 2019

Finance on turfcare machinery is not new but it is a concept that has passed by the irrigation of golf clubs and sports venues. Until now that is, thanks to Reesink Turfcare.

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Meet the golf club secretary: Andrew Tanner

Meet the golf club secretary: Andrew Tanner 0

🕔14:57, 14.Jul 2019

The manager of the Harry Colt-designed Tandridge Golf Club in Surrey talks about how the golf industry has changed in recent years – and how Tandridge is responding to this transformation.

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Meet the PGA professional: David McKidd

Meet the PGA professional: David McKidd 0

🕔14:21, 14.Jul 2019

The head professional at Lightcliffe Golf Club in Yorkshire talks about surveying members to find out what products he should stock in the shop and why he offers free coaching to juniors.

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Meet the golf course manager: West Hill GC’s Ben Edwards

Meet the golf course manager: West Hill GC’s Ben Edwards 0

🕔14:52, 13.Jul 2019

West Hill is one of the best heathland golf courses in the world. Ben talks about how the club stores essential irrigation water despite not having a reservoir and the club’s recent major projects.

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In their own words: Keith Pelley

In their own words: Keith Pelley 0

🕔10:40, 10.Jul 2019

The chief executive of the European Tour talks about the launch of the Golfers with Disability Programme, which will see the EDGA Scottish Open and EDGA Dubai Finale take place this year.

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How much will the Open be worth to County Antrim?

How much will the Open be worth to County Antrim? 0 Updated

🕔10:27, 9.Jul 2019

Next week’s Open Championship promises to be more than a feast of great golf – as Angus Council can testify from last year, the economic benefits to the local area are huge.

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The clubs marketing themselves ahead of next year’s Open Championship

The clubs marketing themselves ahead of next year’s Open Championship 0 Updated

🕔15:36, 8.Jul 2019

Next week’s Open has seen all additional championship day tickets sell out within 72 hours of going on sale. Unsurprisingly, clubs located near to the 2020 venue are already using the event to market themselves.

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Golf courses review: Sanremo in Italy

Golf courses review: Sanremo in Italy 0 Updated

🕔17:21, 6.Jul 2019

Although not a traditional golfing destination, Italy has more than 300 golf courses, many of which come with a high reputation. Here, Sarah Forrest visits two on the coast of Liguria, in the north-west of the country.

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Club profile: Holywell Golf Club

Club profile: Holywell Golf Club 0

🕔15:02, 25.Jun 2019

This inland links-type course is one of the highest in Wales and has served its local community well for over 100 years – and the club has been investing in its clubhouse to ensure that this continues for much longer.

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In their own words: Jim Croxton

In their own words: Jim Croxton 1

🕔13:07, 25.Jun 2019

The CEO of Europe’s biggest greenkeeping association, BIGGA, explains that as the regulatory environment for chemicals gets tighter every year, golf clubs need high quality greenkeepers like never before.

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Here’s my top three developments in the golf industry from the last month

Here’s my top three developments in the golf industry from the last month 1

🕔07:28, 25.Jun 2019

From baby boomers saving the US golf industry to cancer tests at golf clubs proving to be excellent PR for the venues, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir looks at trends in June 2019.

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Meet the PGA pro: Gordon Robertson

Meet the PGA pro: Gordon Robertson 0

🕔20:10, 18.Jun 2019

The head PGA professional at Drumpellier Golf Club talks about the shorter hole courses the venue has established and the technology he’s invested in to ensure his business never stands still.

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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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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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Meet the golf club manager: Elaine McBride

Meet the golf club manager: Elaine McBride 10

🕔22:24, 9.Jun 2019

The general manager of The North Berwick GC talks about a career including the army and turning around a community golf club, the perception of golf within society and why she is a huge fan of NLP.

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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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‘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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How to win two tickets for the Solheim Cup

How to win two tickets for the Solheim Cup 0

🕔12:01, 31.May 2019

Ahead of the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles, Scottish Golf has unveiled a ‘Club Ambassador Programme’ in a bid to help clubs in Scotland benefit from the tournament.

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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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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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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in May 2019

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in May 2019 0

🕔11:11, 27.May 2019

From errors on social media leading to golf clubs being vandalised to measures to boost junior participation bearing fruit, The Golf Business editor Alistair Dunsmuir picks his three key trends of the last month. 

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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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This is what it’s like to buy golf clubs when you’re a woman

This is what it’s like to buy golf clubs when you’re a woman 2 Updated

🕔10:28, 18.May 2019

The Golf Business contributor Sarah Forrest is an accomplished golfer and golf writer – but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy or satisfying experience for her when she buys golf equipment.

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