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How liable is a golf club when someone is hit in the face by a ball?

How liable is a golf club when someone is hit in the face by a ball? 2

🕔12:11, 1.Oct 2018

This article was published in 2012 after a golfer lost an eye after being struck by a ball. We have republished it due to a similar incident at the 2018 Ryder Cup – and included links of legal cases since then when stray balls have hit people.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry during May

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry during May 0

🕔10:24, 4.Jun 2014

From major resorts going up for sale to women being the saviour of golf, May was a fascinating month for the golf industry

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The top 3 things I learnt about golf in April

The top 3 things I learnt about golf in April 1

🕔12:28, 30.Apr 2014

Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing the magazine this month.

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Manager of the Year finalist: Simon Smith

Manager of the Year finalist: Simon Smith 0

🕔05:28, 2.Apr 2014

The manager of Aston Wood Golf Club once hit a 382-yard hole-in-one on the course. There cant be too many people like Simon Smith. Formerly England’s heavyweight karate champion, who once fought in Tokyo’s Budokan Temple in the world championships,

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Three things we learnt about the industry in the last month

Three things we learnt about the industry in the last month 1 Updated

🕔07:56, 28.Mar 2014

3. Managing a golf club can throw up some pretty unique issues Most managers have dealt with staffing problems or the need to adapt the business to changing customer demands, but there are few industries where number one on the

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Manager of the Year finalist: Terry Crump

Manager of the Year finalist: Terry Crump 0

🕔03:24, 25.Mar 2014

Terry had been such a happy member at Harpenden Common Golf Club for so many years that he asked to receive no salary when he was appointed manager. It’s hard enough planning a new clubhouse project on its own, but how

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Manager of the Year finalist: James Washington

Manager of the Year finalist: James Washington 3

🕔03:21, 18.Mar 2014

James lives at Bradford Golf Club – which means he has had knocks on his door at every hour from members – usually needing access to possessions. Having been named manager of a highly regarded, top 10 Yorkshire golf club in

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Manager of the Year finalist: Michael Rutter

Manager of the Year finalist: Michael Rutter 0 Updated

🕔03:17, 11.Mar 2014

Michael went from member to chairman to manager of Ryton Golf Club within just a few months. Ryton GC is the perfect example of how a good manager and a successful marketing strategy can turn a club’s fortunes around. In January

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Manager of the Year finalist: Trevor Atkinson

Manager of the Year finalist: Trevor Atkinson 3

🕔03:13, 4.Mar 2014

During one period of heavy snowfall at his home 40 miles away, the Filton Golf Club manager slept on a blow-up mattress in the office for three nights in a row. If Trevor Atkinson isn’t careful, he will earn a reputation

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The 3 biggest things that happened to golf clubs in February

The 3 biggest things that happened to golf clubs in February 2

🕔15:56, 28.Feb 2014

The 3 biggest things that happened to golf clubs in February

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Manager of the Year finalist: Emma Clifford

Manager of the Year finalist: Emma Clifford 5

🕔03:10, 25.Feb 2014

The manager of West Essex Golf Club once created the ‘Alphabet Golf’ programme, which teaches young children how to hold a golf club through dance. You can take the girl out of West Essex Golf Club but it seems that

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Alistair Dunsmuir: What we learnt about golf club management in January 2

🕔11:45, 30.Jan 2014

Here’s the top three things we learnt about golf club management in January.

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What we learnt about golf club management in December 0

🕔11:03, 3.Jan 2014

Here’s the top three things we learnt about golf club management in the last month: If you’re planning to build a care home, do it near a golf course Like many care homes, Care UK’s Silversprings in Essex has a

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The top three things we learnt about golf club management in November 0

🕔12:48, 29.Nov 2013

Here are the top three things we learnt about golf club management in November

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What we learnt about golf club management in October 3

🕔13:24, 30.Oct 2013

What we learnt about golf club management in October

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Strict dress codes ‘can be bad for a golf club’s business’ 6

🕔15:31, 29.Oct 2013

Dress codes are a hugely contentious issue in golf, but could they even be costing your club income? Do you remember waking up to hear the news that Barack Obama had been elected as the president of the USA (the

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What we learnt about golf club management in September 5

🕔14:43, 27.Sep 2013

What we learnt about golf club management this month: 6. If you’re a fisherman in Scotland, then a golfing body will be in touch with you The Scottish Golf Union and the Scottish Ladies’ Golfing Association are targeting footballers, fishermen

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What we learnt about golf club management in August

What we learnt about golf club management in August 7

🕔16:37, 28.Aug 2013

The top 10 things we learnt about golf club management and the golf industry in the last few weeks. 10. Andy Murray’s mother is currently a bigger sporting icon in Scotland than Colin Montgomerie. Judy and Monty co-announced the creation

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The decline of municipal golf clubs during the economic downturn

The decline of municipal golf clubs during the economic downturn 3

🕔15:30, 24.Jun 2013

Nigel Harte looks at the problems municipal golf clubs have faced, especially in the last two years, as local councils look to cut costs In the analysis that followed the death of Margaret Thatcher in April, much was talked about

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The accountancy changes managers need to be aware of

The accountancy changes managers need to be aware of 0

🕔14:55, 9.Jun 2013

Adrian Houstoun, a partner at chartered accountant Kingston Smith LLP, explains that, trom amendments to national insurance contributions some clubs will need to pay, to VAT applicable on hotels, accountancy legislation changes have either just come in or are about

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Why Become a Nevada Bobs Pro Shop? 0

🕔23:59, 27.Feb 2013

Being Part of a Brand doesn’t mean you lose your identity! What have clubs that have rebranded their shops as a Nevada Bobs Pro shop seen since becoming a part of our brand? Hazlemere GC said when they first opened

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What does an honorary secretary do?

What does an honorary secretary do? 2

🕔12:19, 27.Feb 2013

by Gavin Johnson In 1909 Sir Matt Busby was born, the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, now BP, was incorporated and Joan of Arc was beatified in Rome. All interesting occurrences, though to Brian Griffiths, current honorary secretary of Runcorn Golf Club

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Profile: Crowlands Golf Centre

Profile: Crowlands Golf Centre 6

🕔16:31, 22.Feb 2013

The recent England Golf survey revealed that there has been a sharp rise in the number of golf clubs that offer flexible membership categories in just the last two years, but still the vast majority of golf clubs do not

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What is the state of play regarding golf clubs and VAT?

What is the state of play regarding golf clubs and VAT? 0

🕔15:10, 21.Feb 2013

Adrian Houstoun, a partner at chartered accountant Kingston Smith LLP, outlines the various legal cases involving golf clubs and VAT over the last few years to detail the VAT different types of golf clubs should be paying VAT is a

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Become a Nevada Bobs Pro Shop 1

🕔18:36, 31.Jan 2013

Nevada Bobs have opened up their expertise and the use of their brand name to all golf clubs to help increase the awareness and offering golf clubs have to a wider number of golfers within a 10 mile radius. Nevada

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Smart Attack – Why your club should have an app

Smart Attack – Why your club should have an app 2

🕔10:40, 28.Jan 2013

Does your club have an app? If not, you could be missing out on vital interaction with customers, and even compete with Groupon, writes Mark Kemp. We live in a world full of wonderful electrical gadgets and technological advancements and,

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Plan Next Seasons Marketing Campaign With Nevada Bobs 0

🕔15:06, 20.Dec 2012

Now we are into the winter season it is the time that we all need to plan for the 2013 golfing season. It will be upon us before we know it, so now is not the time to reduce your

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