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New bid to build luxury golf course at St Andrews

New bid to build luxury golf course at St Andrews 1

🕔12:35, 23.Feb 2024

A developer has become the latest company to say it is interested in building a major new golf course in St Andrews.

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One Scottish club saved but three others could close

One Scottish club saved but three others could close 1

🕔11:45, 22.Feb 2024

One of four Scottish golf courses that have been earmarked for closure has been saved as a Premier League star backs his support for one of the other three.

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Stockport golf club will not be turned into housing

Stockport golf club will not be turned into housing 5

🕔12:48, 19.Feb 2024

A golf club in Stockport that was earmarked to be closed so 278 homes could be built on it has been saved following a campaign by local residents.

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TGI business conference and awards ‘the perfect kickstart to the season’

TGI business conference and awards ‘the perfect kickstart to the season’ 0

🕔18:48, 15.Feb 2024

See all the awards winners as we review the annual business conference and awards ceremony, which saw TGI Golf partners, assistants and partner suppliers descended upon four-time Ryder Cup venue The Belfry.

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Spanish resort INFINITUM: 2023 was a record-breaking year

Spanish resort INFINITUM: 2023 was a record-breaking year 0

🕔16:02, 15.Feb 2024

DP World Tour host INFINITUM has said it is celebrating a year of major growth, in which income grew significantly to record-breaking levels.

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Dean Robertson named Walker Cup captain

Dean Robertson named Walker Cup captain 0

🕔13:13, 15.Feb 2024

Dean Robertson has been appointed Great Britain and Ireland (GB&I) captain for the 50th Walker Cup match at the Cypress Point Club.

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The Club Company acquires its 16th golf club

The Club Company acquires its 16th golf club 1

🕔11:26, 14.Feb 2024

Britain’s biggest golf club operator, The Club Company, has taken on its 16th venue following the purchase of The Club at High Legh Park in Cheshire from American Golf.

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Two golf clubs report incidents of vandalism and antisocial behaviour

Two golf clubs report incidents of vandalism and antisocial behaviour 2

🕔12:15, 13.Feb 2024

Two British golf clubs have reported incidents of significant criminal or antisocial behaviour, including bins being put on fire and a green torn up, in recent days.

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Cornwall Golf Union officially recognises hickory golf

Cornwall Golf Union officially recognises hickory golf 3

🕔15:09, 9.Feb 2024

The Cornwall Golf Union (CGU) has become the first county golf association in the UK to officially recognise hickory golf, paving the way for official championships and even a league.

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Sussex golf club set to be converted into 3,000 homes

Sussex golf club set to be converted into 3,000 homes 7

🕔12:40, 9.Feb 2024

Members of a golf club that is set to be concreted over so thousands of homes can be built are battling to save their club.

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Golf participation experienced another surge in 2023

Golf participation experienced another surge in 2023 2

🕔08:48, 7.Feb 2024

Golf participation in the United Kingdom and Ireland experienced another surge in 2023, as revealed by data from BRS Golf, shedding light on the sport’s resilience and popularity even after the pandemic boom years.

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UK golf club ‘is first to be fully managed by robotic mowers’

UK golf club ‘is first to be fully managed by robotic mowers’ 7

🕔11:48, 6.Feb 2024

An 18-hole London golf club is reportedly the first in the UK to be fully managed by robotic mowers.

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New golf course set to open in London this summer

New golf course set to open in London this summer 2

🕔12:10, 5.Feb 2024

A new golf course is set to open in West London this June.

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Links course to be built by Saving Private Ryan beach

Links course to be built by Saving Private Ryan beach 2

🕔12:22, 2.Feb 2024

A major new golf course is going to be built next to the Irish beach that was used to film Saving Private Ryan.

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Scottish golf course to close ‘in three weeks’

Scottish golf course to close ‘in three weeks’ 2

🕔11:40, 31.Jan 2024

A popular, municipal golf course in Scotland, which was built in the 1950s, has said it has been told it could close down in just three weeks.

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Here’s three developments from the first month of 2024

Here’s three developments from the first month of 2024 1

🕔08:59, 31.Jan 2024

From a club selling out 2024’s tee times in a few hours to others reporting 2023 was their best year ever, the golf industry is in a far healthier place in 2024 than it was when Slumbers and Pelley joined it in 2015.

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Club plans to reduce course from 18 holes to 12

Club plans to reduce course from 18 holes to 12 12

🕔11:35, 30.Jan 2024

A Somerset golf club has reportedly lost members after it announced plans to reduce its course from 18 holes to 12, and build other forms of entertainment in the space created.

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Golf club that closed in 2018 to reopen

Golf club that closed in 2018 to reopen 1

🕔12:09, 29.Jan 2024

In a sign of the strength of the UK golf industry today, a Welsh golf club that permanently closed down before the pandemic is to reopen.

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Club offers to support flooded club’s members

Club offers to support flooded club’s members 2

🕔11:22, 25.Jan 2024

A golf club in Cumbria has said members of a neighbouring club that has been hit by flooding can use its facilities for free during the clean-up operation.

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Vicki Harrison named as new manager of Dundonald Links

Vicki Harrison named as new manager of Dundonald Links 0

🕔21:18, 24.Jan 2024

Dundonald Links has appointed Vicki Harrison as its new general manager – making her the first woman to hold the position at the Ayrshire resort.

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Get Golfing to host the Women’s Golf Championship

Get Golfing to host the Women’s Golf Championship 1

🕔11:53, 23.Jan 2024

A charity that last year took over the running of its 12th golf club since forming in 2018 has agreed a three-year deal to host the Women’s Golf Championship.

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Volunteers are saving a golf course from 12 feet of flooding

Volunteers are saving a golf course from 12 feet of flooding 2

🕔13:12, 22.Jan 2024

Volunteers have been moving thousands of sandbags to help protect a golf club near Lincoln, which may have been hit by half a million pounds-worth of flood damage.

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Norfolk golf club set to be sold to its tenant

Norfolk golf club set to be sold to its tenant 0

🕔12:36, 19.Jan 2024

A golf club that was purchased by its local council 17 years ago is set to be sold back to its tenant.

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Leeds club ‘facing closure’ over repeated vandalism

Leeds club ‘facing closure’ over repeated vandalism 2

🕔13:18, 18.Jan 2024

A golf club in Leeds has said it may be forced to close due to repeated vandalism.

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7% pay rise recommended for golf club staff

7% pay rise recommended for golf club staff 3

🕔11:12, 16.Jan 2024

The Committee for Golf Club Salaries (CGCS) has recommended a seven percent increase in the salaries of golf club staff for 2024, and nine percent for assistant greenkeepers.

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Historic club offers lifetime memberships to fund coastal erosion work

Historic club offers lifetime memberships to fund coastal erosion work 3

🕔09:49, 16.Jan 2024

One of the world’s oldest links venues, Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club, is offering a lifetime overseas golf membership to help pay for protection against storms.

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Centurion Club plans to build 10 more holes

Centurion Club plans to build 10 more holes 0

🕔14:28, 15.Jan 2024

An 18-hole Hertfordshire golf club has submitted a plan to build 10 additional holes.

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