Golf club owner offers to save struggling venue

Golf club owner offers to save struggling venue 5

🕔06:36, 30.Nov 2020

A golf club owner who tried to rescue one club that closed this year has now offered to hold talks with a view to saving another venue that is due to close at the end of this year.

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‘My health has deteriorated because I couldn’t play golf in November’

‘My health has deteriorated because I couldn’t play golf in November’ 11

🕔07:59, 28.Nov 2020

A 63-year-old golfer has detailed how important golf is to his life, and in particular his health, amid calls for golf to be exempt from any future pandemic lockdown.

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Golf club makes more than £1m loss due to Covid

Golf club makes more than £1m loss due to Covid 2

🕔07:03, 27.Nov 2020

An Irish golf club that relies on tourism has detailed that it has missed out on nearly £2.7 million of income in the last year, making an overall loss of more than £1.15 million, due to Covid-19.

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Here’s three significant developments in the UK golf industry in November

Here’s three significant developments in the UK golf industry in November 1

🕔07:01, 27.Nov 2020

Here’s three developments that took place in November that could have significant ramifications for the golf industry, moving forward.

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How to reach more potential customers using social media

How to reach more potential customers using social media 2

🕔13:11, 26.Nov 2020

In the third of her articles on how golf clubs can improve their marketing on social media, Lily Hymes looks at proven techniques to get more followers – including potential customers – online.

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Earning a fortune on golf sports betting: dream or reality?

Earning a fortune on golf sports betting: dream or reality? 0

🕔10:56, 26.Nov 2020

One of the great things about golf is that it’s an inclusive game that unites people. Whether you’re a player or spectator, young or old, golf offers something for everyone and is enjoyed the world over.

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Golf club members’ app soared in 2020

Golf club members’ app soared in 2020 0

🕔09:16, 26.Nov 2020

The HowDidiDo app used by members of British and Irish golf clubs saw a 61 percent increase in users in 2020, in another example of how much the game has boomed during the pandemic.

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Golf to be banned in Northern Ireland and for some people in Scotland

Golf to be banned in Northern Ireland and for some people in Scotland 2

🕔07:21, 25.Nov 2020

Golf is set to be banned in Northern Ireland for two weeks, and some golfers in Scotland will not be allowed to play at certain venues, according to reports.

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Another two golf courses hit by vandals

Another two golf courses hit by vandals 2

🕔07:49, 24.Nov 2020

Two historic Scottish golf courses, one 155 years old and the other 130 years old, have become the latest venues to be targeted by vandals.

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Confirmation comes that English golf clubs can reopen from December 2

Confirmation comes that English golf clubs can reopen from December 2 2

🕔20:14, 23.Nov 2020

The prime minister has confirmed that golf in England can resume on December 2. Here’s what we know so far about what English golf clubs are allowed to open and how golf can be played next month.

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Golf operator reports membership and participation surge in 2020

Golf operator reports membership and participation surge in 2020 1

🕔07:19, 23.Nov 2020

An operator of eight Scottish golf courses has reported an overall membership increase of a staggering 43 percent in 2020 compared with 2019.

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Neuroscientist: Golf fulfils a prescription for wellbeing

Neuroscientist: Golf fulfils a prescription for wellbeing 4

🕔07:22, 22.Nov 2020

A neuroscientist has written a paper that concludes that ‘golf fulfills the perfect prescription for wellbeing and happiness’.

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‘Record numbers’ at one club before second lockdown

‘Record numbers’ at one club before second lockdown 1

🕔07:06, 21.Nov 2020

A report on golf before the second lockdown in England suggests that record numbers played on the eve of course closures in early November.

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Golf participation in October was still soaring

Golf participation in October was still soaring 1

🕔06:29, 20.Nov 2020

New figures for rounds of golf played in the UK in October suggest that the participation boom was still going into the autumn, up by 65 percent compared with 2019.

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A lockdown football match took place on a golf course

A lockdown football match took place on a golf course 2

🕔09:17, 19.Nov 2020

An Essex golf course that closed down for 28 days due to the English lockdown has discovered that a ‘full-scale’ football match took place on its course.

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Here’s some of the World Golf Awards winners

Here’s some of the World Golf Awards winners 1

🕔08:51, 18.Nov 2020

The Belfry, Royal Dornoch, Trump Turnberry and José María Olazábal have all been recognised at the World Golf Awards, which was dominated by Covid-19.

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Two golf clubs close down for good

Two golf clubs close down for good 6

🕔07:17, 18.Nov 2020

Despite the huge participation increase in golf in 2020, two golf clubs, one in Derbyshire and one in Angus, have closed down.

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Report finds huge disparities in the business rates golf clubs pay

Report finds huge disparities in the business rates golf clubs pay 1

🕔06:22, 18.Nov 2020

An independent report on the UK’s business rates system has found that golf clubs pay amounts that range from £26 to £88 per member.

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Review of Rainbow Riches

Review of Rainbow Riches 0

🕔11:43, 17.Nov 2020

Since its release in 2006, Rainbow Riches has been at the forefront of the industry within the United Kingdom, with a lasting popularity that has seen developer Barcrest evolve and adapt the series over the past decade.

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Car ‘drives at 80mph’ on golf course

Car ‘drives at 80mph’ on golf course 6

🕔06:58, 17.Nov 2020

A car containing three young men has driven onto a nine-hole golf course in Lancashire, causing significant damage.

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Members regain control of club that could have closed down

Members regain control of club that could have closed down 6

🕔06:44, 16.Nov 2020

The members of a golf club that was a private members’ venue, but was then taken over by banks and a hedge fund due to financial issues, have now regained control and are looking to the future with confidence.

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Study finds golfers use online technology to practice at home during lockdowns

Study finds golfers use online technology to practice at home during lockdowns 0

🕔07:15, 15.Nov 2020

A research project carried out by two universities has found that golfers turn to online technology to hone their skills when golf courses are closed due to Covid-19 lockdowns.

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Fairhaven transforms changing provision

Fairhaven transforms changing provision 1

🕔15:25, 14.Nov 2020

The 125-year-old Fairhaven Golf Club has undergone a £1.3 million clubhouse refurbishment including a new private function suite, the creation of a formal reception area and new men’s and ladies’ locker rooms.

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Golf tourism set to bounce back in 2021

Golf tourism set to bounce back in 2021 2

🕔07:37, 14.Nov 2020

A new survey has found increasing confidence in golf tourism for 2021 following a very difficult 2020 due to the pandemic.

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Historic golf club reveals it has had an outstanding year

Historic golf club reveals it has had an outstanding year 1

🕔06:35, 13.Nov 2020

One of the world’s oldest golf clubs, which could have closed down six years ago, has said it has experienced a more than 200 percent membership increase.

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‘I couldn’t sleep the previous night’

‘I couldn’t sleep the previous night’ 0

🕔15:14, 12.Nov 2020

Every country’s golf industry has been hugely impacted by coronavirus this year. Here, amateur golfer Paarth Singh details what it was like playing in India for his first round after lockdown restrictions were lifted.

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‘Golf could have provided a lockdown tonic’ 

‘Golf could have provided a lockdown tonic’  5

🕔10:16, 12.Nov 2020

Golf resort operators have been detailing their disappointment that the 28 day lockdown in England has resulted in the closing of their courses, as well as their bars, restaurants, hotels and spas.

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