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New World Handicap System to come into play in 2020

New World Handicap System to come into play in 2020

New World Handicap System to come into play in 2020

🕔15:19, 20.Feb 2018

The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is to be transformed by a new system that The R&A and the USGA have unveiled.

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World’s fifth oldest golf course is losing 1.5 metres of land per year to coastal erosion

World’s fifth oldest golf course is losing 1.5 metres of land per year to coastal erosion

🕔14:11, 20.Feb 2018

As Scottish Natural Heritage warns that a proposed golf course could fall into the sea, a spokesman for Montrose Golf Links has said the venue may have to be moved inland as it is currently losing at least 1.5 metres a year.

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How research will get more women playing golf at your club

How research will get more women playing golf at your club Updated

🕔10:01, 20.Feb 2018

Kari Haug details why research is of paramount importance when it comes to growing the women’s game, and explores the impact positive female role models and the equipment industry can play.

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Review of TGI Golf Partners’ annual business conference

Review of TGI Golf Partners’ annual business conference

🕔13:40, 19.Feb 2018

The ‘Home of Golf’, St Andrews, hosted TGI Golf Partners for the group’s annual business conference recently, where PGA Professionals where able to enhance their knowledge ahead of the new season.

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Shock 11% drop in golf rounds played at end of 2017

Shock 11% drop in golf rounds played at end of 2017

🕔13:08, 19.Feb 2018

The latest research on golf participation in the UK has found that the number of rounds played in the final quarter of 2017 was down by more than 11 per cent compared with the end of 2016.

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Meet the course manager: St Ives (Hunts) GC’s Rob Duff

Meet the course manager: St Ives (Hunts) GC’s Rob Duff Updated

🕔10:36, 18.Feb 2018

The venue replaced its entire golf course with a new one just seven years ago. Rob talks about the challenges this has presented, why the club is winning its war against thatch and bunker refurbishment.

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In their own words: Wales Golf CEO Richard Dixon on winter ‘grow golf’ initiatives

In their own words: Wales Golf CEO Richard Dixon on winter ‘grow golf’ initiatives Updated

🕔10:55, 16.Feb 2018

The chief executive of Wales Golf, Richard Dixon, writes exclusively for The Golf Business about what his organisation does in winter to grow the game 

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Golf courses are being turned into Premier League clubs’ training grounds

Golf courses are being turned into Premier League clubs’ training grounds

🕔14:42, 15.Feb 2018

Some golf courses have been converted into housing estates in recent years but there is now a new trend: to become training grounds for Premier League football clubs.

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Scottish Golf to significantly reduce affiliation fee proposal

Scottish Golf to significantly reduce affiliation fee proposal

🕔13:00, 14.Feb 2018

The governing body of amateur golf in Scotland is set to significantly reduce the increase in the amount it wants members of all affiliated clubs to pa

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Meet the director of golf: The Belfry’s Chris Reeve

Meet the director of golf: The Belfry’s Chris Reeve Updated

🕔07:33, 14.Feb 2018

He talks about delivering the ‘Ryder Cup Experience’ to every customer every day, the club’s £26 million refurbishment and how the venue is generating more and more revenue from its bars and restaurants

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