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Local ‘buys historic golf club’ to prevent it being developed

Local ‘buys historic golf club’ to prevent it being developed 1

🕔11:48, 14.Jun 2022

An unnamed local resident has bought a golf club in Kent in order to prevent it being converted into housing.

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Royal Liverpool submits bid to save local golf club

Royal Liverpool submits bid to save local golf club 0

🕔10:27, 13.Jun 2022

Open Championship host Royal Liverpool has submitted a bid to take over one of two municipal golf clubs that closed in April due to their council’s budgeting crisis.

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Linn Grant becomes first ever female winner on the DP World Tour

Linn Grant becomes first ever female winner on the DP World Tour 2

🕔19:35, 12.Jun 2022

Sweden’s Linn Grant stormed to a sensational nine-shot victory with a final round of 64 at the Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed to become the first ever female winner on the DP World Tour.

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Golf club opens sports rehab and injury clinic

Golf club opens sports rehab and injury clinic 1

🕔10:44, 10.Jun 2022

A golf club in Cumbria has launched an on-site rehabilitation and injury clinic.

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LIV Golf to invest £1 million in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire

LIV Golf to invest £1 million in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire 14

🕔12:19, 9.Jun 2022

LIV Golf is to invest £1m in ‘underrepresented communities’ across Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, starting with a charity focused on early intervention projects offering mental health services.

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Major improvements set for course that closed in 2018

Major improvements set for course that closed in 2018 0

🕔11:14, 8.Jun 2022

In a sign of the current strength of golf, a Welsh club that closed down in 2018 and has since reopened, has now applied to make major improvements to the facility.

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Two golf clubs are sold to leisure groups

Two golf clubs are sold to leisure groups 0

🕔11:39, 7.Jun 2022

A golf club in Suffolk and one in south-western Scotland have been sold a few days apart.

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Is it time to ditch greens’ committees?

Is it time to ditch greens’ committees? 16

🕔11:33, 6.Jun 2022

A comment by a head greenkeeper who also part-owns a golf club has sparked a major debate about whether golf clubs should have greens’ committees.

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Surrey golf club welcomes Muslim women as taster tour begins

Surrey golf club welcomes Muslim women as taster tour begins 0

🕔10:38, 6.Jun 2022

One of the most traditional and prestigious golf clubs in the world has welcomed Muslim women for a taster event.

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Local authority to invest in buggies

Local authority to invest in buggies 1

🕔09:27, 3.Jun 2022

A council in Northern Ireland is to purchase eight golf buggies for its two golf courses so that more elderly people can play golf.

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Lutterworth Golf Club to rebuild after devastating fire

Lutterworth Golf Club to rebuild after devastating fire 1

🕔10:58, 2.Jun 2022

A Midlands golf club is to build a new clubhouse, pro shop and greenkeepers’ accommodation after a fire devastated the venue last year.

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Golf course that averages eight paying golfers a day to close

Golf course that averages eight paying golfers a day to close 4

🕔11:15, 1.Jun 2022

A Derbyshire golf club that took over a year to reopen following the first Covid lockdown is to be permanently closed down.

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Adventure golf courses are opening all over the UK

Adventure golf courses are opening all over the UK 0

🕔12:26, 29.May 2022

Several adventure golf courses are opening all over the UK this spring and summer, in another sign of the current popularity of golf.

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Here’s three top trending issues from the UK golf industry in May 2022

Here’s three top trending issues from the UK golf industry in May 2022 0

🕔08:59, 28.May 2022

From the likes of Justin Rose and Ian Woosnam getting more involved in golf clubs to a new ‘edible’ course opening, it’s been quite a month for the industry.

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Journalist criticises golf club over dress code

Journalist criticises golf club over dress code 12

🕔12:08, 27.May 2022

A female journalist has sparked an online debate by criticising one of the world’s oldest golf clubs over its dress code policy.

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Private club offering free golf in exchange for greenkeeping help

Private club offering free golf in exchange for greenkeeping help 2

🕔11:07, 26.May 2022

The owner of a nine-hole golf club in Greater Manchester has said people can play the course for free if they are able to help maintain the course and grounds.

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This golf academy is teaching children as young as 18 months old

This golf academy is teaching children as young as 18 months old 0

🕔10:41, 25.May 2022

Children as young as 18 months old are getting into golf at the 3 Hammers golf academy as part of a new partnership with a specialist sports provider.

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New Cornwall golf course markets itself as ‘edible’

New Cornwall golf course markets itself as ‘edible’ 1

🕔12:21, 24.May 2022

A golf course in Cornwall that will open in June is devoting every square metre of non-playing surface to be used to grow fruit and vegetables or encourage flora and fauna.

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Another Irish billionaire set to launch Ryder Cup bid

Another Irish billionaire set to launch Ryder Cup bid 0

🕔10:23, 23.May 2022

The Irish billionaire Denis O’Brien is set to launch a bid for a Spanish resort to host the 2031 Ryder Cup, according to reports.

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Another WW2 bomb is detonated on a golf course

Another WW2 bomb is detonated on a golf course 0

🕔14:24, 19.May 2022

For the second time in less than two months, a World War Two bomb has been detonated on a UK golf course.

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Golf club hit by arsonists twice in the same day

Golf club hit by arsonists twice in the same day 0

🕔14:07, 19.May 2022

A golf club in the West Midlands has been attacked by arsonists twice in the same day.

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Berkshire golf venue put up for sale for £10m

Berkshire golf venue put up for sale for £10m 0

🕔12:38, 17.May 2022

Donnington Grove Hotel & Golf Club, a country manor house hotel in Berkshire, has been brought to market for £10 million.

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Wirral golf course could reopen as Woosnam gets involved

Wirral golf course could reopen as Woosnam gets involved 1

🕔12:53, 16.May 2022

A Wirral golf course that closed in April due to a budgeting crisis in its council could reopen after former world number one Ian Woosnam’s company agreed to help maintain it.

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Troubled historic Surrey golf club is sold and saved

Troubled historic Surrey golf club is sold and saved 2

🕔10:47, 15.May 2022

A 19th century golf club in Surrey that has come close to closing has been sold to a private individual who has in turn entered into a long-term lease agreement with Get Golfing.

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Participation was strong as spring started

Participation was strong as spring started 0

🕔17:29, 14.May 2022

New figures for golf participation in the UK show that it was very strong as the golf season was starting.

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Two more golf clubs report damage by vandals

Two more golf clubs report damage by vandals 1

🕔12:32, 11.May 2022

Another two golf clubs have revealed they’ve been targeted by antisocial yobs in recent days.

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Yorkshire venue to embark on £21 million expansion project

Yorkshire venue to embark on £21 million expansion project 0

🕔13:08, 10.May 2022

A golf club in Yorkshire has applied for planning permission to undertake a mammoth £21 million improvement project.

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