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Historic London course to close in June

Historic London course to close in June 11

🕔12:55, 21.Mar 2024

Another London council is to close down a municipal golf course.

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Get Golfing takes on its 13th venue

Get Golfing takes on its 13th venue 0

🕔11:56, 21.Mar 2024

A charity that runs golf clubs has taken over its 13th venue in a little over five years, following a tender process that saw interest from more than 30 parties.

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New golfers find entertainment venues are more welcoming than clubs

New golfers find entertainment venues are more welcoming than clubs 3

🕔12:22, 19.Mar 2024

Golf clubs and courses can drive new business by learning from the ‘seismic shift’ and growth in the golf entertainment sector, new research has found.

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“We’ve had the most successful winter league club competition ever”

“We’ve had the most successful winter league club competition ever” 0

🕔12:02, 19.Mar 2024

A Cumbrian club has said it has had probably its strongest winter performance ever despite it being unseasonably wet.

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Devon club is latest to plan to convert from 18 holes to 12

Devon club is latest to plan to convert from 18 holes to 12 1

🕔12:58, 18.Mar 2024

A Devon golf course has become the latest to say it is planning to convert its 18-hole course to a 12-hole venue.

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Club’s £100k refurb puts it at heart of community

Club’s £100k refurb puts it at heart of community 2

🕔13:17, 15.Mar 2024

A golf club in Nottingham has undergone a £100,000 refurbishment that will see it run events for families with very young children.

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Fourth Scottish municipal venue saved in three weeks

Fourth Scottish municipal venue saved in three weeks 2

🕔12:07, 14.Mar 2024

Dalmuir Municipal Golf Course has become the fourth Scottish municipal golf course in the last month to be saved from closure.

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Yorkshire club discovers it was designed by world famous architect

Yorkshire club discovers it was designed by world famous architect 3

🕔11:51, 12.Mar 2024

A Yorkshire golf club that opened in 1904 has only discovered now that five of its holes were designed by one of the most famous golf course architects in history.

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Several golf clubs are fighting coastal erosion

Several golf clubs are fighting coastal erosion 0

🕔12:27, 10.Mar 2024

Several major golf clubs, particularly in Scotland, are fundraising and working to combat coastal erosion after an autumn and winter that saw heavy rainfalls.

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Blairgowrie named as Scottish Golf Performance Hub

Blairgowrie named as Scottish Golf Performance Hub 2

🕔11:25, 8.Mar 2024

The Blairgowrie Golf Club in Perthshire has been selected as a Scottish Golf Performance Hub, meaning it will be a venue for Scotland’s leading players to prepare for tournaments at.

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Hampshire golf club saved after entering administration

Hampshire golf club saved after entering administration 0

🕔15:57, 4.Mar 2024

A golf club in Hampshire has been saved and now has a new owner after it entered administration.

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BGL reports double digit revenue growth for 2023

BGL reports double digit revenue growth for 2023 2

🕔13:35, 1.Mar 2024

UK golf operator BGL’s golf division has reported a record-breaking year of performance in 2023, with a 10 percent revenue increase.

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Mixed trading news for industry giants

Mixed trading news for industry giants 0

🕔12:57, 1.Mar 2024

Topgolf Callaway has seen its shares rise and Acushnet Holdings its shares fall slightly, after they posted fourth quarter results.

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Here’s three trends from the last month that give us an insight into the state of the UK golf industry

Here’s three trends from the last month that give us an insight into the state of the UK golf industry 0

🕔11:07, 29.Feb 2024

From official recognition for hickory golf to local support for struggling clubs, we look at key developments in the last four weeks.

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Food for thought (part one)

Food for thought (part one) 3

🕔10:26, 29.Feb 2024

Food and beverage expert Steven Brown goes through some major F&B issues affecting golf clubs and details what his advice now is and, in some cases, how this differs to what it was in the late 1990s.

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Royal Norwich receives £5 million investment

Royal Norwich receives £5 million investment 1

🕔16:40, 27.Feb 2024

Royal Norwich has a new owner and has secured a £5 million investment that will secure the club’s future.

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Love Golf takes on fourth golf venue

Love Golf takes on fourth golf venue 1

🕔12:10, 27.Feb 2024

A UK golf operator that took on its third club a few weeks ago has now taken over its fourth facility.

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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 8

🕔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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