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How to make your golf club dominate Google’s results

How to make your golf club dominate Google’s results 2

🕔04:50, 9.May 2013

When it comes to marketing a golf venue, the power of social media knows no bounds. But when someone refers to social media, they almost always mean Twitter (the eighth most visited website in the world) and Facebook (the second),

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Golf needs to get its ‘head out of the sand’

Golf needs to get its ‘head out of the sand’ 10

🕔11:17, 14.Mar 2013

The head of the world’s largest operator of golf clubs has said that golf needs to get its ‘head out of the sand’ and start offering much quicker rounds. Dana Garmany, the founder, CEO and chairman of Troon Golf, which

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How to partner with sports’ teams

How to partner with sports’ teams 6

🕔13:33, 1.Mar 2013

Golf pro and marketing expert Sean Mysel explains how his venue partnered with a major sporting team in the USA, and the benefits that this has brought both parties.

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US to tackle slow play

US to tackle slow play 7 Updated

🕔05:07, 14.Feb 2013

The authority that runs golf in the USA is to dramatically address the pace of play issue that it says is hurting the health of golf venues. A survey last year found that 90 per cent of British golfers want

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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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USA and Australia see economic recoveries

USA and Australia see economic recoveries 1

🕔12:20, 7.Nov 2012

The golf industries in both the USA and Australia – which have both seen economic declines comparable with Britain in recent years – are now showing strong signs of growth. Research into the American market has found that the number

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Tappin’s ‘guilt’ shocks Kent Golf Union

Tappin’s ‘guilt’ shocks Kent Golf Union 1

🕔09:39, 27.Oct 2012

The chairman of the Kent Golf Union (KGU) has said that Christopher Tappin’s plea of guilty against a charge of selling weapons to Iran is ‘very surprising’. American authorities accused Tappin, 65, in 2007, when he was president of the

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Champion golfer charged with caddie assault

Champion golfer charged with caddie assault 0

🕔14:32, 13.Aug 2012

A champion American amateur golfer has been charged with assaulting his caddie. Rudolph Hermstadt, 37, is alleged to have attacked 41-year-old Jeremy Eterginio at East Mountain Golf Course in Connecticut, following accusations that the caddie had too close a relationship

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Golf ‘is devalued by Groupon’

Golf ‘is devalued by Groupon’ 38

🕔06:07, 14.Jun 2012

The chairman of the Organisation of Golf and Range Operators has said that the sale of green fees by internet companies such as Groupon is so damaging to golf clubs that it could strip them of any power they have

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New American golf course forced to close

New American golf course forced to close 1

🕔08:44, 19.Apr 2012

The 18-hole Hunter’s Point Golf Course in Idaho, USA, which opened less than three years ago, has closed due to foreclosure. Course construction started in 2007 but developer bankruptcy delayed opening until 2009. Developer, Greg Bullock, has lost around £1.5m,

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Bubba pulls out of US tournament

Bubba pulls out of US tournament 0

🕔08:26, 19.Apr 2012

Green jacket winner Bubba Watson has told officials running the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina that he will not be participating this year. The 33-year-old has withdrawn from the tournament to spend time with his adopted baby son, Caleb. Just

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One per cent of US clubs closed last year

One per cent of US clubs closed last year 3 Updated

🕔01:14, 26.Mar 2012

More than eight times as many American golf clubs closed in 2011 than opened, as the American market, like its British counterpart, is adapting to both the economic downturn and an oversupply of facilities that started in the 1990s. Research

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