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Scottish club plans to build new nine-hole course, housing and community hub

Scottish club plans to build new nine-hole course, housing and community hub 0

🕔08:26, 22.Oct 2022

Craigie Hill Golf Club in Perth, Scotland has unveiled ambitious plans including a new course, for it to grow.

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Members’ rounds are still going up

Members’ rounds are still going up 0

🕔09:36, 21.Oct 2022

New golf participation data for the UK and Ireland is showing that rounds of golf by members of clubs is still rising, nearly two and a half years after the first post-lockdown resumption in play.

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Northumberland club plans housing, leisure and retail development

Northumberland club plans housing, leisure and retail development 1

🕔12:07, 18.Oct 2022

A Northumberland golf club is seeking planning permission for a major £11 million upgrade.

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Another club is threatened by cost of living crisis

Another club is threatened by cost of living crisis 0

🕔12:06, 16.Oct 2022

Another golf club is reported to be fearing for its future, and is therefore urging more members of its local community to use it, due to soaring inflation.

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Golf club restaurant named ‘best in Wales’

Golf club restaurant named ‘best in Wales’ 0

🕔10:35, 11.Oct 2022

An Indian restaurant that resides at a golf club has been named ‘Restaurant of the Year: Wales’ at the Asian Restaurant & Takeaway Awards.

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Driving range closes down partly due to inflation

Driving range closes down partly due to inflation 3

🕔12:31, 10.Oct 2022

A driving range in Essex has announced it is to close down due to ‘skyrocketing costs’ and the issue of balls hitting neighbouring properties, and will be converted into 18 houses.

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Bayer sells its Environmental Science Professional business for £2.3 billion

Bayer sells its Environmental Science Professional business for £2.3 billion 0

🕔15:29, 9.Oct 2022

Biotechnology giant Bayer has agreed to sell its Environmental Science Professional business, which is behind several golf course maintenance products, to a private equity firm for just under £2.3 billion.

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Public inquiry on ‘Ryder cup venue in Bolton’ takes place

Public inquiry on ‘Ryder cup venue in Bolton’ takes place 3

🕔10:29, 6.Oct 2022

A public inquiry into plans to convert the historic Hulton Park estate in Bolton into a golf club that could host the 2031 Ryder Cup has begun.

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Dunbar Golf Club to build 78 new homes

Dunbar Golf Club to build 78 new homes 7

🕔15:48, 4.Oct 2022

One of the oldest golf clubs in the world has received planning permission to build 78 new homes, a brand-new clubhouse, a nine-hole short course, golf academy, driving range and new greenkeeper facilities.

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Jack Nicklaus launches golf development in Scotland

Jack Nicklaus launches golf development in Scotland 4

🕔11:18, 4.Oct 2022

Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus has launched the first Jack Nicklaus-branded residential golf community in Europe at Stonehaven, Scotland.

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Building on the green belt is a ‘threat to golf clubs’

Building on the green belt is a ‘threat to golf clubs’ 3

🕔10:36, 4.Oct 2022

A golf club in Surrey has said building commercial properties on nearby green belt land is a threat to its future.

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Here’s three major developments from the golf industry in September 2022

Here’s three major developments from the golf industry in September 2022 0

🕔08:24, 1.Oct 2022

The last month was a showcase of how the battle between the threat of inflation and the opportunity of increased participation is playing out in the golf industry.

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PGA EuroPro Tour to end after 20 years

PGA EuroPro Tour to end after 20 years 1

🕔10:20, 28.Sep 2022

The PGA EuroPro Tour has announced that this season will be its last season.

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‘Holiday’ resident can not live permanently by Wiltshire golf course

‘Holiday’ resident can not live permanently by Wiltshire golf course 4

🕔08:28, 27.Sep 2022

A man who owns a holiday home overlooking Woodbridge Park Golf Club in Wiltshire has been told he can not live there permanently.

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Scottish golf club forms partnership with Glasgow Rangers

Scottish golf club forms partnership with Glasgow Rangers 1

🕔09:28, 24.Sep 2022

Dundonald Links in North Ayrshire has announced a partnership with one of Britain’s biggest football teams.

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Golf club to close down to make way for housing

Golf club to close down to make way for housing 1

🕔08:59, 23.Sep 2022

A nine-hole golf club in Bolton is to close down to make way for a housing project.

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New appointments: Anna Darnell, Peter Holland and Paul Saunders

New appointments: Anna Darnell, Peter Holland and Paul Saunders 0

🕔12:20, 22.Sep 2022

Golf golf club operator Troon has announced a raft of promotions and new appointments at many of its facilities.

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Historic golf club could reopen

Historic golf club could reopen 3

🕔09:32, 21.Sep 2022

A 19th century golf club that closed down in 2019 due to dwindling membership figures could reopen following the participation surge since 2020.

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Golf club that was nearly converted into a Premier League facility to expand

Golf club that was nearly converted into a Premier League facility to expand 1

🕔09:53, 20.Sep 2022

A Leicestershire golf club that was nearly bought by a Premier League football club and converted into a training facility is, just five years later, hoping to expand.

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Laklalech becomes LET’s first ever North African and Arab winner

Laklalech becomes LET’s first ever North African and Arab winner 1

🕔20:21, 17.Sep 2022

Ines Laklalech has become the first Moroccan, first Arab and first North African woman to win a Ladies European Tour (LET) title at the Lacoste Ladies Open de France in Deauville.

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12th century monastery hit by golf balls 31 times in last five years

12th century monastery hit by golf balls 31 times in last five years 0

🕔11:00, 15.Sep 2022

The best-preserved medieval monastery in Devon and Cornwall, Torre Abbey, has spent £20,000 on repairs due to being hit by golf balls from a neighbouring nine-hole golf course.

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First ever ‘Sustainable Golf Week’ to take place

First ever ‘Sustainable Golf Week’ to take place 2

🕔10:20, 15.Sep 2022

The first ever ‘Sustainable Golf Week’ is to take place in October, in which organisations all over the world will spotlight golf’s environmental achievements.

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The game of golf pays its respects to the Queen

The game of golf pays its respects to the Queen 0

🕔10:19, 9.Sep 2022

The golfing world has paid its respects to Queen Elizabeth II.

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Play suspended at BMW PGA Championship

Play suspended at BMW PGA Championship 0

🕔10:06, 9.Sep 2022

There will be no play on Friday at the BMW PGA Championship out of respect for Her Majesty following Queen Elizabeth II’s death, with flags raised at half mast at Wentworth Club.

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Club may close its clubhouse due to 600% rise in energy bills

Club may close its clubhouse due to 600% rise in energy bills 2

🕔10:53, 7.Sep 2022

A golf club in Swindon has become the latest to say its future is uncertain due to soaring energy bills.

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Golf club forced to close public access points due to vandalism

Golf club forced to close public access points due to vandalism 0

🕔12:18, 5.Sep 2022

A Midlands golf club that has suffered vandalism and antisocial behaviour has been forced to close public access points due to the damage caused.

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ClearCourse acquires Club Systems International

ClearCourse acquires Club Systems International 0

🕔12:00, 2.Sep 2022

ClearCourse, a major group of innovative technology brands, has acquired sports club membership software provider Club Systems International for an undisclosed sum.

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