Golf participation probably INCREASED from July to August

Golf participation probably INCREASED from July to August 0

🕔18:45, 20.Sep 2020

There is new evidence that golf participation actually increased in the second half of the summer from the first, even though the surge in the first half was unprecedented.

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’20 members of golf group test positive for Covid-19′

’20 members of golf group test positive for Covid-19′ 1

🕔10:17, 19.Sep 2020

Up to 20 members of an Irish golf group have tested positive for coronavirus following a domestic golf trip, according to reports.

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Two-thirds of golfers have sustained an injury playing golf

Two-thirds of golfers have sustained an injury playing golf 1

🕔07:49, 19.Sep 2020

A surprising new poll of people who play sport at an amateur level has found that 66 percent of golfers say they have injured themselves playing the game.

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How to address cash flow challenges

How to address cash flow challenges 0

🕔12:18, 18.Sep 2020

Roger Brown, Premium Credit’s Chief Commercial Officer for Fairway Credit outlines the increasing range of payment options available and the important role they play in maintaining good cash flow for golf clubs.

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The vast majority of new members say they will renew next year

The vast majority of new members say they will renew next year 5

🕔06:32, 17.Sep 2020

A new poll of golfers has found that just two percent of those who joined a club during the surge this summer have said they will not renew next year.

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‘Staycation’ golf holidays have more than doubled in the last year

‘Staycation’ golf holidays have more than doubled in the last year 2

🕔06:49, 16.Sep 2020

Holiday bookings at UK golf resorts more than doubled from early June to early September 2020, compared with 2019, according to new data.

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Report shows the extraordinary highs and lows of golf in Ireland today

Report shows the extraordinary highs and lows of golf in Ireland today 0

🕔07:18, 15.Sep 2020

A report in The Times newspaper about the state of golf in Ireland amid Covid-19 has shown the extraordinary growth and decline that have been happening at the same time.

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Meet the female greenkeeper inspiring other women to join the profession

Meet the female greenkeeper inspiring other women to join the profession 3

🕔19:29, 14.Sep 2020

Despite a wide-ranging career background, it was Anna Nilsson’s love of golf that meant she moved 1,000 miles to take up a greenkeeping role at The Belfry – a job she hopes will inspire other women to take up. Here, she details her story.

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Nearly 100,000 people have downloaded HowDidiDo’s app since July 

Nearly 100,000 people have downloaded HowDidiDo’s app since July  0

🕔11:28, 14.Sep 2020

The growth in demand for golf is showing no signs of slowing as Europe’s largest online golf community, HowDidiDo, has reported unprecedented usage in just the last two months. 

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Poll finds huge support for reducing golf driving distances

Poll finds huge support for reducing golf driving distances 2

🕔06:56, 14.Sep 2020

A survey of golf course designers across the world has found almost unanimous support for measures to reduce hitting distances in golf.

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‘Golf clubs have an incredible opportunity’ 

‘Golf clubs have an incredible opportunity’  11

🕔07:36, 13.Sep 2020

The chief executive of The R&A, Martin Slumbers, has said the surge in demand to play golf in the UK since May has provided an opportunity for golf clubs to secure their futures.

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What are the alternatives to redundancies for golf clubs?

What are the alternatives to redundancies for golf clubs? 1

🕔13:03, 11.Sep 2020

Some golf clubs have been so badly hit by the pandemic that they need to make employment cost savings. Here, the NGCAA outlines the alternatives to making a member of staff redundant.

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Another golf club posts a record rise in members

Another golf club posts a record rise in members 1

🕔06:57, 11.Sep 2020

Another golf club in Scotland has reported an unprecedented membership boost, particularly among younger people, since clubs reopened at the end of spring.

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93-year-old golf venue to close down next year

93-year-old golf venue to close down next year 1

🕔09:23, 10.Sep 2020

A Gloucestershire golf course that has been in existence since 1927 is to close down next year – and will likely be at least the sixth UK venue to close amid Covid-19.

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How to make your golf club picture perfect

How to make your golf club picture perfect 0

🕔09:15, 10.Sep 2020

How can golf clubs make more from their social media accounts? Marketing expert Lily Hymes looks at Instagram and demonstrates how your club can have an account that engages with customers, both existing and potential.

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Shorter versions of golf are also surging at the moment

Shorter versions of golf are also surging at the moment 6

🕔12:25, 9.Sep 2020

New data from Ireland suggests that shorter and quicker versions of golf than what can be played on 18-hole full-length courses is soaring at the moment.

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Golf club forms partnership with supermarket to help vulnerable residents

Golf club forms partnership with supermarket to help vulnerable residents 3

🕔16:19, 8.Sep 2020

A Cheshire golf club has been praised by its local community because a team of its members have been helping people who have been shielding due to Covid-19, including even working with a local supermarket to help them.

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Golfers in England will have to have an email address if they want a handicap

Golfers in England will have to have an email address if they want a handicap 4

🕔13:48, 8.Sep 2020

Golfers will have to have an email address if they want to have an official handicap from this November, according to England Golf.

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Historic golf facility on the Isle of Wight to close

Historic golf facility on the Isle of Wight to close 1

🕔18:39, 7.Sep 2020

An 88-year-old golf venue opened by Sir Henry Cotton and featuring four small courses is to become the fourth UK facility since the pandemic started to close down.

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Two more golf clubs report extraordinary membership growth

Two more golf clubs report extraordinary membership growth 1

🕔17:24, 7.Sep 2020

Two UK golf clubs, nearly 600 miles apart, have become the latest to report an extraordinary rise in membership since May, with many of the new members being under the age of 40.

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In defence of golf club committees

In defence of golf club committees 0

🕔16:17, 7.Sep 2020

You might expect that manager Chris Duffy, who was made redundant due to Covid-19, would argue that club committees are bulwarks to the progress of the club. But, here he makes the case for his former board – stating they enhanced his role.

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Using technology to help new members renew next year

Using technology to help new members renew next year 1

🕔16:16, 7.Sep 2020

BRS Golf is using its software to ensure its 100,000 new golfers in the UK this year retain their memberships next year, writes Karen Moss, marketing manager for GolfNow International.

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Two Scottish clubs form partnership over junior golf

Two Scottish clubs form partnership over junior golf 1

🕔07:12, 7.Sep 2020

Two golf clubs in Lanarkshire have agreed to work together in order to grow the game at both venues.

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Introducing a revolutionary towel that will leave your golf ball spotless

Introducing a revolutionary towel that will leave your golf ball spotless 0

🕔12:30, 5.Sep 2020

The Caddyboo Golf Towel is a water-retaining cleaning system meticulously fabricated with a magnetic seal that promises to leave your golf ball spotless.

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Lightning warning system website launched

Lightning warning system website launched 0

🕔17:51, 3.Sep 2020

Meteorological equipment specialist Biral has launched a new website for its lightning warning system.

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Younger people now dominate the pay-and-play golf market

Younger people now dominate the pay-and-play golf market 7

🕔06:53, 3.Sep 2020

There has been a seismic shift in golfing demographics in the UK this summer, new figures reveal, as younger golfers have become the dominant buyers of green fees for the first time.

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Another golf course devastated by vandals

Another golf course devastated by vandals 8

🕔06:58, 2.Sep 2020

A Gloucestershire golf course has become the latest UK venue to be damaged in an appalling act of vandalism.

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