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GB&I golf worth more than £5bn

GB&I golf worth more than £5bn 6

🕔16:33, 14.Feb 2013

Golf is worth £5.25 billion to the British and Irish economies, according to a new survey. The study also found that the average European golfer spends £1,642 per year on the game, £5 less than the average Australian and £80

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Hockley GC appoints new course manager

Hockley GC appoints new course manager 0

🕔12:49, 19.Nov 2012

The former assistant courses manager at The London Club has been appointed the new golf course manager at Hockley Golf Club in Hampshire. Glenn Kirby spent nine years managing the Nicklaus-designed Heritage course and has nearly 20 years’ turf management

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Evian Masters Golf Course to be upgraded

Evian Masters Golf Course to be upgraded 0

🕔17:50, 26.Jul 2012

The Evian Masters Golf Course in Evian-Les-Bains, France is considered by many one of the most beautiful golf courses in Europe. The 18-hole course, set in a 150 acre wooded park, is due to undergo a major upgrade to coincide

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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: 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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70% of British clubs were in profit last year

70% of British clubs were in profit last year 3 Updated

🕔07:11, 21.Jun 2012

A major new survey of the golf industry has found that 70 per cent of British golf clubs reported a profit last year – up from 56 per cent in 2010. In general, golf clubs performed better in 2011 than

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‘Fore’ to be replaced by new ‘safer’ system

‘Fore’ to be replaced by new ‘safer’ system 12

🕔06:06, 1.Apr 2012

The golfers’ call of ‘fore’ is to be replaced by a new system to comply with health and safety regulations, The R&A and USGA jointly announced today. However, the new standard has already been criticised by industry insiders, many of

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Airline luggage prices impacting on golf tourism

Airline luggage prices impacting on golf tourism 0

🕔17:14, 10.Nov 2011

Golfers in the UK, Europe’s largest golf market, say rising airline fees to transport sports equipment is now a significant factor in their decision to stay at home for a golf break instead of travelling abroad, a new survey has

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More than 200 golf clubs sign up to Golf 4 Heroes

More than 200 golf clubs sign up to Golf 4 Heroes 1

🕔09:20, 25.Oct 2011

More than 200 golf clubs around Europe have signed up for the new Golf 4 Heroes project. The scheme, which sees each member venue pledge two complimentary green fees per week for Golf 4 Heroes members – people who have

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UK’s David Withers becomes president of Jacobsen

UK’s David Withers becomes president of Jacobsen 1

🕔11:52, 28.Sep 2011

David Withers has been promoted to president of Jacobsen. David has been serving as managing director of the UK-based Ransomes Jacobsen division of the US turf maintenance equipment manufacturer, since January 2005, overseeing international operations for all Jacobsen brands as

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