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Another golf course saved by the participation surge

Another golf course saved by the participation surge 0

🕔07:59, 26.Jul 2021

A golf club in Sussex has been saved from closure partly because of the surge in participation during the pandemic.

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Stellar Asset Management purchases its third golf club

Stellar Asset Management purchases its third golf club 0

🕔10:01, 22.Jul 2021

An inheritance tax and estate planning specialist has purchased its third golf club in five years.

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Golf club closes and bailiffs appointed as travellers move onto the course

Golf club closes and bailiffs appointed as travellers move onto the course 0

🕔09:47, 22.Jul 2021

A golf club in Coventry has had to close for at least a whole day, while bailiffs have been appointed and police have blockaded its entrance, after a group of travellers set up an encampment on its land.

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Accountancy firm offers free golf lessons to female staff

Accountancy firm offers free golf lessons to female staff 5

🕔11:08, 21.Jul 2021

One of the ‘Big Four’ accountancy firms in the UK, EY, has said it is offering free golf lessons to some of its female staff so that they don’t miss out on networking opportunities.

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The pandemic has led to a surge in women’s golf

The pandemic has led to a surge in women’s golf 5

🕔11:34, 20.Jul 2021

The male / female ratio in UK golf participation has changed exponentially for the first time, as female participation at UK golf courses has more more than tripled during the pandemic.

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Club hopes to replace clubhouse with housing

Club hopes to replace clubhouse with housing 0

🕔07:15, 17.Jul 2021

An historic golf club near Manchester has submitted plans to demolish its clubhouse and replace it with housing, funding the building of a modern clubhouse elsewhere at the venue.

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Cumbrian club selected to get more girls playing golf

Cumbrian club selected to get more girls playing golf 0

🕔07:11, 17.Jul 2021

A Cumbrian golf club that’s membership has grown by about 25 percent in recent months has been selected to offer special courses aimed at getting more girls playing golf.

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New project to introduce children to golf launched at the Open

New project to introduce children to golf launched at the Open 2

🕔11:58, 15.Jul 2021

A project aimed at getting more children to play golf has been launched at the 149th Open at Royal St George’s Golf Club in Kent.

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Golf clubs struggling to cope with levels of vandalism

Golf clubs struggling to cope with levels of vandalism 1

🕔07:07, 14.Jul 2021

Several golf courses, particularly in Scotland, have stated they are struggling to cope with current levels of vandalism, which at least two venues have said is now a weekly occurrence.

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Non-members of golf clubs in England can obtain an official handicap from today

Non-members of golf clubs in England can obtain an official handicap from today 0

🕔12:06, 13.Jul 2021

For the first time ever, golfers in England can, from today, obtain an official handicap without having to join a golf club.

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‘I’m a Muslim woman who’s been introduced to a fantastic new sport: golf’

‘I’m a Muslim woman who’s been introduced to a fantastic new sport: golf’ 0

🕔12:03, 12.Jul 2021

Saudi Arabia’s golf association, Golf Saudi, has been teaching British Muslim women to play the game at a golf course in England.

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All golf course Covid rules in England can be removed from July 19

All golf course Covid rules in England can be removed from July 19 2

🕔18:53, 8.Jul 2021

New coronavirus guidance from England Golf states that golf clubs, after 16 months, can effectively return to exactly how they were before the pandemic started, from July 19.

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New campaign to get more women playing golf launches

New campaign to get more women playing golf launches 1

🕔12:32, 8.Jul 2021

A new participation campaign has launched in Great Britain and Ireland to get more women and girls playing golf.

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Global golf community in shock as PGA professional is murdered on US golf course

Global golf community in shock as PGA professional is murdered on US golf course 3

🕔05:19, 7.Jul 2021

A director of golf has been tragically murdered on the golf course he worked at in the USA.

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The Bristol Golf Club is sold for the second time in 12 months

The Bristol Golf Club is sold for the second time in 12 months 1

🕔18:01, 6.Jul 2021

The Bristol Golf Club has been sold for the second time in a year, this time to an associated company of Masters Golf, a golf accessory supplier.

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Golf club defends its handicap system following comments

Golf club defends its handicap system following comments 0

🕔17:40, 6.Jul 2021

An Irish golf club has defended the handicap system it has after a podcast said ‘that should not happen’ because it won its third title in less than a decade.

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‘Distance’ charge that Lanarkshire golfers pay is set to be scrapped

‘Distance’ charge that Lanarkshire golfers pay is set to be scrapped 0

🕔08:42, 3.Jul 2021

Unpopular charges that members of municipal golf clubs in South Lanarkshire have to pay if they don’t live in the area could be scrapped, according to reports.

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Cheshire Turf Machinery celebrates 25 year anniversary

Cheshire Turf Machinery celebrates 25 year anniversary 0

🕔07:49, 3.Jul 2021

Toro dealer Cheshire Turf Machinery, based in Stockport near Manchester, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year.

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What happened in the golf industry in June 2021?

What happened in the golf industry in June 2021? 0

🕔14:50, 2.Jul 2021

Here’s three developments from the last month that give us an insight into the state of the UK golf industry at the moment.

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Golf clubs provide employment for youngsters on Universal Credit

Golf clubs provide employment for youngsters on Universal Credit 0

🕔12:56, 1.Jul 2021

Two golf clubs in Surrey have become the latest to join a government scheme that provides employment opportunities for youngsters.

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Golf club asks the public to stop interrupting golfers

Golf club asks the public to stop interrupting golfers 1

🕔07:31, 30.Jun 2021

A Scottish golf club that saw huge interest from the public in walking around its course during lockdowns has asked those who still use it to show more consideration for golfers now that they’re back playing.

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Club sees huge growth in female members

Club sees huge growth in female members 1

🕔11:24, 29.Jun 2021

A Scottish golf club that has been running a ‘Get into Golf’ initiative to women has revealed dozens have joined the club as a result.

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Four turf giants combine forces

Four turf giants combine forces 0

🕔11:23, 28.Jun 2021

In a landmark industry move, four of the leading amenity industry brand names – Headland Amenity, Rigby Taylor, Symbio and TurfKeeper – have formed a new business together, called Origin Amenity Solutions.

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‘Scottish golf tourism needs support now more than ever before’

‘Scottish golf tourism needs support now more than ever before’ 2

🕔08:56, 25.Jun 2021

Figures in the Scottish golf industry are calling for tourism support as an initiative has launched in a bid to get more people from around the world to visit some historic clubs that have missed out on tourism due to the pandemic.

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Popert wins English Open for Golfers with a Disability

Popert wins English Open for Golfers with a Disability 0

🕔20:41, 24.Jun 2021

Kipp Popert has claimed an emphatic victory at the English Open for Golfers with a Disability.

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Professional cricketer could qualify for the Open

Professional cricketer could qualify for the Open 0

🕔17:04, 24.Jun 2021

A professional cricketer who has scored nearly 20,000 first-class runs and taken nearly 650 wickets is hoping to qualify for the forthcoming Open Championship at Royal St. George’s Golf Club. 

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Golf course asks golfers to stop littering

Golf course asks golfers to stop littering 1

🕔07:41, 22.Jun 2021

A local authority golf venue has asked its users to stop littering on the golf course.

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