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Another venue more than trebles the size of its hole cups

Another venue more than trebles the size of its hole cups 3

🕔14:22, 2.Feb 2016

Norwood Park Golf Centre in Nottinghamshire has become the latest golf club to use giant hole cups to attract juniors and beginners to the game.

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Regular golf is the best way to keep your weight down, according to new research

Regular golf is the best way to keep your weight down, according to new research 0

🕔11:10, 28.Jan 2016

New research from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has found that regular walking is more effective at keeping weight down than vigorous activities such as going to the gym.

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Female college students to receive free golf tuition

Female college students to receive free golf tuition 0

🕔11:38, 15.Jan 2016

A county sports partnership is funding a scheme that will teach golf to female college students in Sunderland for free.

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New Scottish Golf chair to target women golfers

New Scottish Golf chair to target women golfers 4

🕔12:24, 12.Jan 2016

The new chair of Scottish Golf has said she will use her high-level business experience to try and get more women to play golf.

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These are some of the golf courses that are currently flooded

These are some of the golf courses that are currently flooded 1

🕔12:08, 6.Jan 2016

Here are some of the UK golf courses currently under water due to the extreme wet weather that his hit much of Britain in recent weeks.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in the last month

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in the last month 1

🕔07:56, 1.Jan 2016

Here’s the top three things Alistair Dunsmuir learnt about the golf industry in December 2015.

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Leading cricket figure Nick Pink named CEO of England Golf

Leading cricket figure Nick Pink named CEO of England Golf 0

🕔12:33, 22.Dec 2015

The European manager for the International Cricket Council (ICC), Nick Pink, has been named the new CEO of England Golf.

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The top 40 trends of 2015

The top 40 trends of 2015 5 Updated

🕔06:42, 22.Dec 2015

What were the top 40 trends of 2015 in the golf industry?

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Another two golf clubs allow women to join them

Another two golf clubs allow women to join them 4

🕔12:15, 10.Dec 2015

Two more historic golf clubs have decided to end their men-only membership policies and allow women to become members for the first time.

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Tribunal finds in favour of private golf clubs in major VAT hearing

Tribunal finds in favour of private golf clubs in major VAT hearing 0

🕔11:27, 8.Dec 2015

The First Tier Tribunal has spectacularly found largely in favour of private members’ golf clubs about the repayment of VAT on green fees, in a landmark ruling.

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160 golf clubs now offer footgolf

160 golf clubs now offer footgolf 5

🕔12:30, 1.Dec 2015

More than 150 UK golf clubs offer footgolf, the new sport that combines football and golf, even though it only came to the UK less than three years ago.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in November

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry in November 0

🕔12:36, 30.Nov 2015

From the reaction to handicapping changes to Greg Norman’s calls to save the industry, Alistair Dunsmuir reviews the month in the golf club industry.

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HMRC agrees to pay golf clubs over VAT claims

HMRC agrees to pay golf clubs over VAT claims 0

🕔11:02, 26.Nov 2015

HMRC has agreed to pay private members’ golf clubs VAT claims over their green fees that could amount to millions of pounds. However, accountancy firm KPMG is advising clubs that if they cannot confirm that the claims comply with the latest HMRC guidance, they should do nothing for now.

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Andrew Minty is youngest ever Golf Club Manager of the Year

Andrew Minty is youngest ever Golf Club Manager of the Year 0

🕔23:09, 16.Nov 2015

The director of golf at Langland Bay Golf Club, Andrew Minty, has been named the Golf Club Managers’ Association’s (GCMA) Golf Club Manager of the Year, the most prestigious award in golf club management.

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Alex Woodward named ‘Newcomer Manager of the Year’

Alex Woodward named ‘Newcomer Manager of the Year’ 0

🕔23:01, 16.Nov 2015

The secretary manager of Boyce Hill Golf Club in Essex, Alex Woodward, has been named the Golf Club Managers’ Association’s (GCMA) Newcomer Manager of the Year.

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High Post Golf Club is the ‘Team of the Year’

High Post Golf Club is the ‘Team of the Year’ 0

🕔22:52, 16.Nov 2015

The manager, head professional and head greenkeeper of High Post Golf Club in Wiltshire have collectively been named the Golf Club Managers’ Association’s (GCMA) Team of the Year.

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This woman has just become the PGA’s first ever female director of golf

This woman has just become the PGA’s first ever female director of golf 0

🕔12:23, 10.Nov 2015

A PGA professional has become the PGA’s 51st director of golf – and the first ever woman to achieve the qualification.

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The top three things I learnt about the industry in October

The top three things I learnt about the industry in October 0 Updated

🕔07:01, 3.Nov 2015

From dress codes to gender free tees, Golf Club Management editor Alistair Dunsmuir reviews the last month in the industry.

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Golf Club Team of the Year finalist High Post Golf Club

Golf Club Team of the Year finalist High Post Golf Club 0

🕔14:19, 2.Nov 2015

Profile of Golf Club Team of the Year finalist High Post Golf Club

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Golf Club Team of the Year finalist Royal Cromer Golf Club

Golf Club Team of the Year finalist Royal Cromer Golf Club 0

🕔14:15, 2.Nov 2015

Profile of Golf Club Team of the Year finalist Royal Cromer Golf Club

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Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Alex Woodward, Boyce Hill Golf Club

Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Alex Woodward, Boyce Hill Golf Club 0

🕔14:12, 2.Nov 2015

Profile of Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Alex Woodward, Boyce Hill Golf Club

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Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Stuart Leech, Formby Golf Club

Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Stuart Leech, Formby Golf Club 0

🕔14:09, 2.Nov 2015

Profile of Newcomer Manager of the Year finalist Stuart Leech, Formby Golf Club

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Meet the golf club Manager of the Year finalists

Meet the golf club Manager of the Year finalists 0

🕔14:19, 26.Oct 2015

Over the next two weeks we are profiling the eight finalists for the Golf Club Managers’ Association’s (GCMA) Manager of the Year awards.

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Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Allison Malham, Seaton Carew Golf Club

Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Allison Malham, Seaton Carew Golf Club 0

🕔13:00, 26.Oct 2015

Profile of Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Allison Malham, Seaton Carew Golf Club

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Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Andrew Minty, Langland Bay Golf Club

Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Andrew Minty, Langland Bay Golf Club 0

🕔12:36, 26.Oct 2015

Profile of Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Andrew Minty, Langland Bay Golf Club.

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Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Tracy Rawlinson, Warrington Golf Club

Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Tracy Rawlinson, Warrington Golf Club 3

🕔12:33, 26.Oct 2015

Profile of Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Tracy Rawlinson, Warrington Golf Club.

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Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Phil Bonsall, Piltdown Golf Club

Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Phil Bonsall, Piltdown Golf Club 0

🕔12:30, 26.Oct 2015

Profile of Golf Club Manager of the Year finalist Phil Bonsall, Piltdown Golf Club

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