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Alistair Dunsmuir: Why the De Vere Club is the future of golf 1

🕔10:01, 5.Apr 2013

These days it’s rare for a week to go by without me coming across a story that exemplifies the sign of the times: something that simply wouldn’t have happened before the triple whammy of the over-supply of golf courses in

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Child protection in golf website launched

Child protection in golf website launched 2

🕔12:16, 8.Mar 2013

A partnership of golf’s governing bodies has launched a website featuring Luke Donald to help golf clubs ensure that children are safe at their venues. Safeguarding Children in Golf (SCiG), which is made up of bodies including the European Tour,

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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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Garon Park is ‘Club of the Year’

Garon Park is ‘Club of the Year’ 2

🕔13:05, 8.Feb 2013

Garon Park Golf Club in Essex, which was in administration three years ago, has been named GolfMark Club of the Year 2013. The award recognises English golf venues that are deemed to be the most welcoming to beginner and junior

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‘Cut smaller clubs’ affiliation fees’

‘Cut smaller clubs’ affiliation fees’ 7

🕔05:02, 1.Feb 2013

An English golf venue is calling for members of smaller golf clubs to be charged reduced annual subscriptions via a deduction in their affiliation fees to England Golf and their local county golf union. Allendale Golf Club in Northumberland believes

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England Golf appoints new CEO

England Golf appoints new CEO 0

🕔15:05, 25.Jan 2013

The director of Derbyshire Sport, David Joy, has been named the chief executive of England Golf, one of the most powerful positions in British golf. His experience working with legislative and parliamentary bodies proved pivotal to the appointment, which hints

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Golf clubs are becoming more professional

Golf clubs are becoming more professional 1

🕔17:51, 17.Jan 2013

The most comprehensive survey into British golf has suggested that the financial decline of the last few years is starting to slow down. The biennial England Golf Golf Club Membership Questionnaire 2012 has found that there has been a huge

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Wet summer caused havoc for golf clubs

Wet summer caused havoc for golf clubs 1

🕔12:25, 20.Dec 2012

Two new surveys have highlighted that the wet British summer had a devastating effect on golf participation – just as demand to play was booming. The UK Golf Course Owners’ Association (UKGCOA) has found that between April and June 2012,

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Filey Golf Club wins national award

Filey Golf Club wins national award 0

🕔12:12, 13.Nov 2012

A club that offers free membership to the children of its adult members has become the 600th to achieve GolfMark – England Golf’s prestigious award for junior and beginner-friendly facilities. Filey Golf Club in north Yorkshire also has extensive links

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Lewis: UKGCOA roadshows were important

Lewis: UKGCOA roadshows were important 0

🕔15:45, 15.Oct 2012

The chief executive of Britain’s largest golf club operator, Crown Golf, has said the recent UK Golf Course Owners’ Association (UKGCOA) roadshows, held in conjunction with England Golf, were invaluable for the industry. Seven events took place throughout September and

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Profile: North Weald Golf Club’s owner Andrew Lloyd Skinner

Profile: North Weald Golf Club’s owner Andrew Lloyd Skinner 0

🕔13:46, 15.Oct 2012

Andrew Lloyd Skinner has been able to indulge his passion for golf by purchasing North Weald Golf Club in Essex and is now committed to helping both golfers and fellow club owners get the most out of the game. “After

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Profile: Hollinbury and Waterhall golf clubs’ manager Maria Nolan

Profile: Hollinbury and Waterhall golf clubs’ manager Maria Nolan 0

🕔13:39, 15.Oct 2012

Maria Nolan is the general manager of two golf courses. A very aware, proactive and professional manager, Maria has found her experience, can-do attitude and clarity of thought to be in demand in an ever-changing industry. She mixes business experience

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Golf clubs lose VAT hearing

Golf clubs lose VAT hearing 1

🕔05:11, 4.Oct 2012

A challenge against the way golf clubs pay VAT on their memberships, which could have led to huge payouts to venues, has been unsuccessful. Earlier this year Chipping Sodbury Golf Club argued against Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) at

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John Petrie leaves England Golf

John Petrie leaves England Golf 7

🕔11:54, 28.Sep 2012

The chief executive of England Golf, John Petrie, has left his position with immediate effect. England Golf is the governing body for amateur golf in England and earlier this year Petrie was named as the fourth most powerful person in

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CGPs used Olympics to showcase golf

CGPs used Olympics to showcase golf 0

🕔13:42, 17.Sep 2012

Thousands of people have tried golf for the first time thanks to the innovation of England county golf partnerships (CGPs) during the Olympics and Paralympics. For example, as large crowds flooded Cheltenham Racecourse for the Torch Relay, Gloucestershire CGP was

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Durham club offers free coaching

Durham club offers free coaching 1

🕔10:41, 4.Sep 2012

A Durham golf club has announced that it is offering free coaching for beginners aged 16 and over. Bishop Auckland Golf Club is making the offer to celebrate receiving a national award for its role in developing young golfers. The

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England Golf and GEO form partnership

England Golf and GEO form partnership 0

🕔09:50, 31.Aug 2012

The body that runs amateur golf in England, England Golf, has teamed up with the Golf Environment Organisation (GEO). The partnership will see both organisations working together to encourage clubs to participate in the online guidance programme, GEO OnCourse and

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Saunders to preside over England Golf

Saunders to preside over England Golf 0

🕔11:53, 29.Aug 2012

Ray Saunders is to become the first man to be president of England Golf on his own. The governing body for amateur golf in England, which was formed following a merger between an all-male and an all-female organisation earlier this

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Hadley Wood to host ‘rules’ schools’

Hadley Wood to host ‘rules’ schools’ 0

🕔10:18, 24.Aug 2012

England Golf, the governing body for amateur golf in England, has announced that Hadley Wood Golf Club in Hertfordshire will be hosting two ‘County Rules Schools’ this autumn. This is due to the success of previous events during the last

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Golf tax group formed

Golf tax group formed 0

🕔13:15, 22.Aug 2012

England Golf and the UK Golf Course Owners Association (UKGCOA) have formed a joint taxation working group that aims to represent all golf clubs in England. The aim of it is to achieve a ‘fairer tax system’ for golf clubs.

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Club members lost ‘due to handicap system’

Club members lost ‘due to handicap system’ 4

🕔10:55, 26.Jul 2012

Approximately one in 10 golf club managers have said they have lost members solely as a result of the introduction of ‘inactive’ handicaps, according to a new survey. The poll for The Golf Club Secretary asked about the system, in

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Golf Power List: 10-1

Golf Power List: 10-1 0

🕔08:26, 26.Jul 2012

The criteria chosen is entirely the ‘power’ to affect golf venues’ decisions – especially when it comes to procurement and the tactics they use to increase participation in the game.

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Golf Power List: 20-11

Golf Power List: 20-11 0

🕔12:11, 19.Jul 2012

Welcome to Golf Club Management’s Golf Power List 2012, 50-11 We list the 50 most powerful people in British golf today. Judging has been carried out by Emma Williams, Tania Longmire and Seamus Rotherick, following interviews with a number of

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Golf Power List: 30-21

Golf Power List: 30-21 0

🕔10:31, 12.Jul 2012

Welcome to Golf Club Management’s Golf Power List 2012, 50-21 We list the 50 most powerful people in British golf today. Judging has been carried out by Emma Williams, Tania Longmire and Seamus Rotherick, following interviews with a number of

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Junior-friendly club wins national award

Junior-friendly club wins national award 0

🕔11:58, 3.Jul 2012

A Surrey golf club that has introduced 2,000 children to golf over the last three years has been recognised in a non-golfing national awards ceremony. Addington Court Golf Club, on the outskirts of Croydon, has been named ‘School Links’ winner

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Golf participation is dramatically rising

Golf participation is dramatically rising 0

🕔09:37, 28.Jun 2012

A stunning new survey has found that 2012 is seeing a surge in the number of people who regularly play golf, following at least three years of sharp decline. The Sport England Active People Survey has found that the number

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UKGCOA and England Golf form closer ties

UKGCOA and England Golf form closer ties 0

🕔13:26, 30.May 2012

The UK Golf Course Owners’ Association (UKGCOA) and England Golf have agreed to work together on issues affecting proprietary golf clubs. Principally, the liaison is set to involve UKGCOA becoming the ‘conduit for communication’ between England Golf, the governing body

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