Golf club ‘may have to close down’ due to vandals

Golf club ‘may have to close down’ due to vandals 0

🕔07:28, 7.Jul 2020

A golf club in Bolton has said it may have to close down because it has been repeatedly targeted by vandals who have caused thousands of pounds-worth of damage and intimidated members.

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Essex golf club to have unique dual-operation model

Essex golf club to have unique dual-operation model 0

🕔14:36, 6.Jul 2020

A golf club in Essex has, unprecedentedly, been bought by two organisations – one a company that will run its clubhouse, the other a charity will operate the golf course.

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Golf course reopens just six months after it closed down

Golf course reopens just six months after it closed down 1

🕔07:23, 6.Jul 2020

A Scottish golf club has reemployed its head greenkeeper and partially reopened, just six months after it closed down.

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Golfers and golf club employees urged to wear sun protection

Golfers and golf club employees urged to wear sun protection 0

🕔12:51, 5.Jul 2020

A campaign has been launched to get 500 golf clubs in the UK and Ireland ‘Sun Protection Accredited’ in 2020.

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A golf club in Bristol has signed up 140 new members in the last two months

A golf club in Bristol has signed up 140 new members in the last two months 1

🕔07:38, 5.Jul 2020

One of Somerset’s leading golf clubs says it has brought in 140 new members since the lockdown ended – which it views partly as a reward for investing in the course in recent years.

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Golf project finds mental and physical benefits for children

Golf project finds mental and physical benefits for children 0

🕔12:19, 4.Jul 2020

A project carried out between one of the world’s greatest golf clubs and one of Scotland’s leading universities has found that golf can have a positive impact on children’s behaviour and wellbeing.

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The Club Company becomes the UK’s biggest golf club operator

The Club Company becomes the UK’s biggest golf club operator 0

🕔07:15, 4.Jul 2020

Crown Golf is no longer the UK’s biggest golf club operator, as it has sold six of its 15 golf clubs.

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Historic Yorkshire golf club sold – and its future is secured

Historic Yorkshire golf club sold – and its future is secured 1

🕔10:18, 3.Jul 2020

A 19th century golf club in Yorkshire that had experienced financial struggles in recent years has been bought by a new company, securing its future.

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‘The weekends are for male golf’

‘The weekends are for male golf’ 21

🕔06:55, 3.Jul 2020

A female amateur golfer who has written in the past about how golf clubs can recruit more women to play the game has said she still experiences unwelcoming attitudes from men and women in golf.

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What has the last few months been like for the golf industry in Europe?

What has the last few months been like for the golf industry in Europe? 0

🕔07:37, 2.Jul 2020

It’s been an extraordinary few weeks for the golf industry in the UK – two months of lockdown when the season was about to start followed by unprecedented demand to use the course – but what’s it been like in mainland Europe?

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Here’s three ideas from the golf industry from the last month

Here’s three ideas from the golf industry from the last month 1

🕔15:46, 1.Jul 2020

June was a month of extraordinary contradictions – many clubs reported their best ever membership growth figures but with tourism and clubhouses effectively still in lockdown, some are still struggling. Here’s three ideas for growth.

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Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

Changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme 0

🕔22:27, 30.Jun 2020

As the Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease, the National Golf Clubs Advisory Association looks at the changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) relating to furlough that will operate from July 1, 2020 to October 31, 2020.

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Bucks club sees record visitor bookings

Bucks club sees record visitor bookings 2

🕔06:59, 30.Jun 2020

A golf club in Buckinghamshire has reported that its online visitor bookings in June 2020 were up a staggering 1,335 percent compared with June 2019.

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19th century Surrey golf club to be sold at an online auction

19th century Surrey golf club to be sold at an online auction 5

🕔06:39, 30.Jun 2020

An historic golf club in Surrey is to be sold at an online auction with a price tag of £1.5 million.

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Meet the golf course manager: Peter Bradburn

Meet the golf course manager: Peter Bradburn 0

🕔05:23, 30.Jun 2020

The course and grounds manager at Roehampton Club in London talks about maintaining a prestigious course during the Covid-19 lockdown, the environmental work the club has carried out in recent years and why he still loves being a greenkeeper after three decades in the job.

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All Scottish golf clubs can apply for new funding

All Scottish golf clubs can apply for new funding 0

🕔11:33, 29.Jun 2020

Every affiliated Scottish golf club that has been financially affected by Covid-19 can apply for one of two new grants totalling more than two-thirds of a million pounds, according to The R&A.

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‘We had 330 golfers playing on the first day back’

‘We had 330 golfers playing on the first day back’ 2

🕔07:39, 28.Jun 2020

Like most golf clubs in the UK, Royal Mid-Surrey reopened in May following about two months of lockdown, and since then it has faced unprecedented demand, and now is in a stronger position than it was before the pandemic. 

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2018-19 was the best year for Scottish golf clubs in years

2018-19 was the best year for Scottish golf clubs in years 1

🕔06:59, 27.Jun 2020

Scottish golf clubs saw a sharp drop in the pace of membership decline before the pandemic started, according to new data.

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Toro Irrigation: Every penny – and drop – counts

Toro Irrigation: Every penny – and drop – counts 0

🕔05:13, 27.Jun 2020

When it comes to irrigation in the current climate, two things have never been truer: every penny counts and every drop counts.

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Yorkshire golf club will not close down after all

Yorkshire golf club will not close down after all 1

🕔06:55, 26.Jun 2020

A 97-year-old Alister MacKenzie-designed golf club in Leeds will now not close down – less than a year after it was effectively told it only had a few months left to operate.

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Golf clubs are introducing new membership categories

Golf clubs are introducing new membership categories 12

🕔06:55, 25.Jun 2020

Some golf clubs are introducing new membership categories due to both the increased demand to play golf and to reflect the socio-economic profile of these golfers.

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Here’s when and how golf clubhouses can reopen in England and Ireland

Here’s when and how golf clubhouses can reopen in England and Ireland 2

🕔15:12, 24.Jun 2020

Golf clubs in England and the Republic of Ireland have now been given a firm date for when they can reopen their clubhouses – plus the process they must follow to do this.

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England Golf to send World Handicap System toolkit to clubs next month

England Golf to send World Handicap System toolkit to clubs next month 0

🕔06:29, 24.Jun 2020

England Golf is set to unveil a bespoke World Handicap System toolkit for golf clubs alongside a nationwide education campaign aimed at golfers, entitled ‘Know the Score’.

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Golf has an almost unique perception of safety

Golf has an almost unique perception of safety 3

🕔16:19, 23.Jun 2020

A new survey of nearly 1,500 golfers has found that golf has an almost unique perception of safety during the pandemic – and golfers are likely to play more but spend less money than normal in the months ahead.

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Club suspended and reinstated by Scottish Golf over lockdown issue

Club suspended and reinstated by Scottish Golf over lockdown issue 2

🕔11:44, 23.Jun 2020

A Scottish golf club had its membership of Scottish Golf briefly suspended over its plan to host a competition last weekend.

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Luke Edgcumbe named as the new general manager of Tandridge Golf Club

Luke Edgcumbe named as the new general manager of Tandridge Golf Club 0

🕔17:17, 22.Jun 2020

Tandridge Golf Club has appointed Luke Edgcumbe as its new general manager to oversee the stunning Surrey club’s drive to improve the member experience and attract new golfers.

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Golf club finds a swastika has been etched into the grass

Golf club finds a swastika has been etched into the grass 1

🕔19:44, 21.Jun 2020

A golf club in Blackpool has found racist messages including a swastika, and abuse at the NHS, have been etched into the grass using weed killer, according to local reports.

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