Most people are unaware of the cancer benefits of golf

Most people are unaware of the cancer benefits of golf 0

🕔15:44, 17.Aug 2018

A new study has found that while most people are aware that the walking that comes from regularly playing golf is good for the heart, very few understand that this also helps protect against some cancers.

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Council rejects golf club’s plan to build 57 homes

Council rejects golf club’s plan to build 57 homes 0

🕔12:14, 17.Aug 2018

A golf club’s plan to build 57 homes on part of its golf course, which would have seen it generate a significant amount of income, has been rejected by its local council.

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Female participation in golf is soaring in 2018

Female participation in golf is soaring in 2018 0

🕔11:39, 16.Aug 2018

New data from a company that analyses millions of rounds of golf in the UK has found a surge in participation of the game by women and girls since the start of this year.

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Amenity Forum ‘very surprised’ by glyphosate ruling

Amenity Forum ‘very surprised’ by glyphosate ruling 3

🕔12:39, 14.Aug 2018

An independent body that represents the amenity horticulture sector has said it is ‘very surprised’ by a decision by a US jury that found that chemical giant Monsanto knew its Roundup weedkillers were dangerous.

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100 members of Scottish golf club raise funds for cancer charity

100 members of Scottish golf club raise funds for cancer charity 0

🕔06:54, 12.Aug 2018

More than 100 members of Loudoun Gowf Club, near Kilmarnock, have taken part in a HowDoWeBEATIt competition to raise funds for Prostate Cancer UK (PCUK).

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Appointments: New director of golf for Fairmont St Andrews

Appointments: New director of golf for Fairmont St Andrews 0

🕔12:02, 11.Aug 2018

The 520 acre Fairmont St Andrews resort in Scotland has appointed Dan Naudo as its new director of golf.

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Ladies’ golf week was a social media success story

Ladies’ golf week was a social media success story 1

🕔16:54, 9.Aug 2018

‘Women and Girls’ Golf Week’, which ran from July 30 to August 5, generated over 12 million impressions through its #WhyIGolf hashtag.

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Wimbledon makes £65 million offer to buy golf club

Wimbledon makes £65 million offer to buy golf club 2

🕔08:49, 8.Aug 2018

The world’s most prestigious tennis tournament has made a massive £65 million offer to a local golf club which, if accepted, will result in a windfall for all its members.

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Investment for holiday park operator

Investment for holiday park operator 0

🕔16:31, 7.Aug 2018

Kenwick Park Hotel in Lincolnshire has been bought by a holiday park operator as golfing ‘staycation’ holidays are becoming increasingly popular and profitable.

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Golfers are happier and healthier than non-golfers

Golfers are happier and healthier than non-golfers 1

🕔07:39, 7.Aug 2018

New research by The R&A has found that golfers are significantly happier and healthier than non-golfers.

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Guide launched to help clubs improve clubhouse design

Guide launched to help clubs improve clubhouse design 0

🕔06:14, 4.Aug 2018

A new guide has been launched that details how simple changes to the design of the golf club – not just the course – can lead to significantly improved customer service.

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Golf club relaunches successful ‘nine holes and a drink’ promotion

Golf club relaunches successful ‘nine holes and a drink’ promotion 0

🕔11:35, 3.Aug 2018

Oxford Golf Club has relaunched its ‘nine holes and a drink’ package to encourage people to play the sport quickly.

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This woman has become the first female head greenkeeper in Wales

This woman has become the first female head greenkeeper in Wales 0

🕔13:12, 1.Aug 2018

Lucy Sellick has been appointed head greenkeeper at Wenvoe Castle Golf Club – the first time ever that a Welsh golf club has employed a female head greenkeeper.

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Court orders golf club to pay £150,000 over greenkeeper death

Court orders golf club to pay £150,000 over greenkeeper death 0

🕔07:50, 1.Aug 2018

Golf clubs are being encouraged to check health and safety claims of their staff with previous employers, after a Leicestershire club was ordered to pay £150k following the death of its course manager.

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Major new funding product for golf clubs launched

Major new funding product for golf clubs launched 0

🕔10:48, 31.Jul 2018

A financial services PLC has brought out a finance product specifically for golf clubs – the first of its kind in decades.

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R&A to limit use of putting surfaces maps

R&A to limit use of putting surfaces maps 1

🕔14:37, 29.Jul 2018

The R&A and the USGA are proposing regulations regarding the use of green-reading materials, reaffirming the need for a player to read greens based on their own judgement, skill and ability.

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International reciprocal golf club soaring in popularity

International reciprocal golf club soaring in popularity 1

🕔12:09, 28.Jul 2018

A high-end golf club network that provides six UK golf clubs with potential access to thousands of golfers in Asia is thriving at the moment.

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Golf club ‘did not break the law’ by refusing to allow female golfer to play in men-only event

Golf club ‘did not break the law’ by refusing to allow female golfer to play in men-only event 2

🕔06:18, 24.Jul 2018

A woman who took discrimination action against an Irish golf club that refused to allow her to participate in a men-only competition has failed in her complaint.

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Norfolk golf club reports growth in visitors from Benelux

Norfolk golf club reports growth in visitors from Benelux 1

🕔17:34, 23.Jul 2018

A golf club based in Norwich has said that it has experienced a significant growth in the number of visitors from central and northern Europe, especially The Netherlands and Belgium, this year.

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Here’s Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll encouraging children to play golf

Here’s Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll encouraging children to play golf 0

🕔15:31, 23.Jul 2018

Non-golfing sporting heroes Tim Henman and Brian O’Driscoll helped promote family golf at the Open Championship at Carnoustie.

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Golf club to host water usage meeting

Golf club to host water usage meeting 0

🕔12:22, 23.Jul 2018

A Surrey golf club is to host a meeting later this year on water usage and resilience in the golf sector.

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Golf club manager raises £15k for children’s hospices

Golf club manager raises £15k for children’s hospices 1

🕔09:25, 18.Jul 2018

The general manager at Thorpeness Golf Club, whose son died aged 18 months from heart complications, has helped raise £15,079 for East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) via a golf day and fundraising dinner.

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This is what golf clubs in the UK look like at the moment

This is what golf clubs in the UK look like at the moment 0

🕔15:13, 17.Jul 2018

These screenshots from UK golf clubs’ social media accounts demonstrate what a prolonged period of hot and dry weather can do Britain’s green golf courses.

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Health professionals urged to refer inactive patients for golf lessons

Health professionals urged to refer inactive patients for golf lessons 0

🕔11:37, 17.Jul 2018

A new report that shows that golf builds muscle strength, reduces blood pressure and improves life satisfaction has led to health professionals being urged to refer older and inactive patients for golf lessons.

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The Belfry appoints Chris Eigelaar as general manager


The Belfry appoints Chris Eigelaar as general manager
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🕔08:32, 16.Jul 2018

The four‐time host of the Ryder Cup, The Belfry Hotel & Resort, has appointed South African Chris Eigelaar as its new general manager.

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Watch this amazing film about golfers with disabilities

Watch this amazing film about golfers with disabilities 0

🕔12:03, 15.Jul 2018

The European Tour has made a film that will ‘open the eyes’ of everyone to the high standard of a generation of golfers with a disability now competing against each other internationally.

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PGA to run women’s golf campaign at the Open

PGA to run women’s golf campaign at the Open 0

🕔14:35, 14.Jul 2018

Spectators at the 147th Open Championship will be getting behind the Professional Golfers’ Association’s #WeLoveGolf campaign by sharing the reasons why they love the game.  

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