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Welsh golf club offers midnight golf to Muslims during Ramadan

Welsh golf club offers midnight golf to Muslims during Ramadan 2

🕔10:23, 13.Apr 2022

A Welsh golf club has opened up its driving range and academy area late at night to offer the chance for Muslims to break their fast and then practice their golf or learn to play.

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New driving range and academy proposed for Cheshire

New driving range and academy proposed for Cheshire 0

🕔11:01, 11.Apr 2022

A company has applied to build a new driving range and academy centre in Cheshire.

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More than a third of UK golfers are women

More than a third of UK golfers are women 1

🕔16:43, 9.Apr 2022

More than one in three golfers in the UK are women, a considerable rise from pre-pandemic levels.

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Golf Kingdom reopens following £750,000 revamp

Golf Kingdom reopens following £750,000 revamp 1

🕔10:17, 8.Apr 2022

The family golf and leisure park, Golf Kingdom, in Chadwell Heath, has officially reopened following a £750k overhaul of facilities.

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Sussex venue hopes to convert par three course into housing

Sussex venue hopes to convert par three course into housing 0

🕔13:18, 7.Apr 2022

A golf venue has submitted plans to convert its par three course into housing.

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Closed golf club could be reopened

Closed golf club could be reopened 2

🕔11:39, 6.Apr 2022

A Lincolnshire golf club that closed down in 2018 could be reopened amid the participation boom of the last two years.

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Apology to the GCMA over April Fools joke

Apology to the GCMA over April Fools joke 1

🕔16:52, 5.Apr 2022

We are happy to admit that the story about rival nominees for golf club awards fighting was in fact an April Fools Day joke.

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Bomb squad detonates ‘unexploded WWII bomb’ on golf course

Bomb squad detonates ‘unexploded WWII bomb’ on golf course 3

🕔12:33, 5.Apr 2022

A golf club that had closed just a few hours earlier due to a council budgeting crisis has controversially been used as the location to blow up an unexploded bomb.

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American Golf reports best-ever year

American Golf reports best-ever year 4

🕔10:55, 4.Apr 2022

American Golf has reported that the last year was the best financial year in its entire history.

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Number of UK golfers has nearly doubled in just four years

Number of UK golfers has nearly doubled in just four years 1

🕔14:15, 2.Apr 2022

New figures reveal adult on-course golf participation in Great Britain in 2021 was nearly double the figure from four years earlier.

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US firm set to buy second Northern Irish property

US firm set to buy second Northern Irish property 1

🕔13:00, 1.Apr 2022

A US private real estate company that purchased a luxury golf hotel in Northern Ireland last year is set to acquire another venue.

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Here’s three major trends from the last month in the UK golf industry

Here’s three major trends from the last month in the UK golf industry 1

🕔10:30, 1.Apr 2022

From a major new UK golf resort getting the green light to go ahead to seven golf clubs looking for new operators, March 2022 was an interesting month for the industry.

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Foreign golf clubs see surge in UK spring bookings

Foreign golf clubs see surge in UK spring bookings 0

🕔08:59, 30.Mar 2022

Golf clubs in the Mediterranean and the Middle East have reported a surge in bookings from UK golfers this spring.

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Shropshire golf club unexpectedly closes

Shropshire golf club unexpectedly closes 0

🕔12:10, 29.Mar 2022

A Shropshire golf club that had just seen its plans to build accommodation on the venue rejected by its local council has suddenly closed.

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Loss-making venue hopes to replace golf course with lodges

Loss-making venue hopes to replace golf course with lodges 0

🕔11:59, 28.Mar 2022

A nine-hole golf club in Great Yarmouth is bidding to transform into a countryside holiday haven by building 80 lodges and a spa – including over the golf course.

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Golfers are ‘unaware’ of eco work golf clubs do

Golfers are ‘unaware’ of eco work golf clubs do 1

🕔09:39, 26.Mar 2022

A new survey has found that while many golf clubs carry out environmental best-practice measures, they could do better at communicating this to golfers.

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Arsonists set fire to Scottish golf course

Arsonists set fire to Scottish golf course 0

🕔10:31, 25.Mar 2022

Teenage vandals have set fire to a part of a Scottish golf course.

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You may now need a licence to broadcast TV news

You may now need a licence to broadcast TV news 0

🕔12:38, 24.Mar 2022

Some golf clubs may have to purchase a ‘motion picture licence’ in order to broadcast news on televisions in their clubhouses, due to recent developments.

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RAF Woodhall Spa could be turned into a ‘golf holiday park’

RAF Woodhall Spa could be turned into a ‘golf holiday park’ 0

🕔09:53, 23.Mar 2022

The former RAF Woodhall Spa site could be turned into a golf-based holiday park, it has emerged.

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Ukrainian golf club “will be reconstructed”

Ukrainian golf club “will be reconstructed” 1

🕔12:55, 22.Mar 2022

The daughter of the British man who designed Golfstream Kiev Golf Club in Ukraine has said the venue will be returned to its former glory when the situation permits.

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Five Yorkshire golf clubs are looking for a new operator

Five Yorkshire golf clubs are looking for a new operator 0

🕔12:45, 21.Mar 2022

Sheffield City Council is looking for a new operator of five golf courses from summer 2024.

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Muirfield sells every tee time for 2023 in two hours

Muirfield sells every tee time for 2023 in two hours 4

🕔10:54, 18.Mar 2022

Muirfield in Scotland, host of the oldest golf club in the world, has sold every summer tee time for 2023 in just two hours.

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Former England footballer unhappy over golf club membership policy

Former England footballer unhappy over golf club membership policy 1

🕔08:55, 16.Mar 2022

A former England international footballer has been speaking to the media about a golf club that has denied him membership over his past behaviour.

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Footgolf club takes case to ombudsman

Footgolf club takes case to ombudsman 0

🕔13:24, 15.Mar 2022

A Scottish footgolf club that was asked to move to a new venue because traditional golf is currently so popular is taking its case to Scotland’s Public Services Ombudsman.

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Another golf course could be converted into a housing estate

Another golf course could be converted into a housing estate 0

🕔13:21, 14.Mar 2022

Oadby and Wigston Borough Council is considering partially or fully developing Glen Gorse Golf Course into a site featuring up to 1,080 homes.

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£100 million Darren Clarke golf resort to go ahead

£100 million Darren Clarke golf resort to go ahead 2

🕔10:45, 12.Mar 2022

A £100 million golf resort, hotel and spa in Scotland has been given planning approval by Angus Council and construction will start this summer.

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‘Our USP is our professional, face-to-face advice’

‘Our USP is our professional, face-to-face advice’ 0

🕔11:10, 11.Mar 2022

Peter Roberts, from Surbiton Golf Club, discusses how he constantly improves the pro shop, more than quadrupling the club’s junior section and being named the TGI Golf New Partner of the Year.

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