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Staffordshire golf course could close due to lack of use

Staffordshire golf course could close due to lack of use 1

🕔13:30, 11.Feb 2022

A municipal golf course in Staffordshire could be closed down because not enough people use it – despite the participation surge in the last two years.

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Most UK golf clubs saw significant growth in 2021

Most UK golf clubs saw significant growth in 2021 2

🕔19:19, 8.Feb 2022

A survey of UK golf clubs has found that four in five members’ clubs and nine in ten proprietary venues reported growth in 2021.

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Suicide prevention charity reaches out to turf professionals

Suicide prevention charity reaches out to turf professionals 0

🕔08:19, 8.Feb 2022

Suicide prevention charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) has announced that it will be attending turf management events throughout 2022.

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Council plans to convert 27-hole golf club into housing

Council plans to convert 27-hole golf club into housing 1

🕔11:11, 7.Feb 2022

North Somerset Council has stated that a 27-hole golf and country club could be converted into a housing estate under its plans to build more homes.

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Two more golf clubs report vandalism

Two more golf clubs report vandalism 0

🕔09:49, 5.Feb 2022

The police have issued statements surrounding two English golf clubs after reports of vandalism in recent days.

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Greenkeepers find 95-year-old buried message

Greenkeepers find 95-year-old buried message 1

🕔11:09, 4.Feb 2022

Greenkeepers at Golf House Club, Elie in Scotland have found a 95-year-old packet of cigarettes in a bottle, which contained a message written by greenkeepers in the 1920s, hidden on the course.

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Club ferries golfers from the airport in battery-powered vehicle

Club ferries golfers from the airport in battery-powered vehicle 0

🕔18:17, 3.Feb 2022

A Scottish golf club is chauffeuring guests both to and from the local airport and from its clubhouse to its lodges in a fully electric van.

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Devastation to golf clubs as storms wreak havoc

Devastation to golf clubs as storms wreak havoc 1

🕔10:58, 1.Feb 2022

Golf clubs across Scotland and northern England have been posting shocking pictures of the devastation to their courses after they were hit by recent storms.

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Woman named first ever female captain of a golf club in Ireland

Woman named first ever female captain of a golf club in Ireland 1

🕔19:58, 31.Jan 2022

Dungannon Golf Club in Northern Ireland has become the first golf club in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to appoint a woman as its overall captain.

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Here’s three of the most significant developments from January for the golf industry

Here’s three of the most significant developments from January for the golf industry 0

🕔18:09, 31.Jan 2022

From pandemic year two golf participation data showing even better results than year one, to this publication getting a new publisher, we look at important developments in the golf industry in January 2022.

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Gareth Bale becomes R&A ambassador

Gareth Bale becomes R&A ambassador 1

🕔13:05, 31.Jan 2022

Footballer Gareth Bale has been named as a global ambassador for The R&A – a role that will see him inspire new audiences around the world into playing golf.

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£240k municipal driving range in Merseyside opens

£240k municipal driving range in Merseyside opens 0

🕔09:05, 31.Jan 2022

A new 10-bay driving range, located at Bootle Golf Course in Merseyside, has opened.

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Golf club to end memberships

Golf club to end memberships 0

🕔10:52, 30.Jan 2022

A golf club has applied for planning permission to build lodges that will reduce the length of its course – a move that may result in it only allowing guests staying at the lodges to use the venue.

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Scottish course set to undergo major development

Scottish course set to undergo major development 0

🕔10:29, 29.Jan 2022

A golf club in Argyll and Bute in Scotland is set to partner with one of Britain’s largest housebuilding companies in order to undertake a major renovation project.

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Royal Dornoch closes the book for 2022 due to unprecedented demand

Royal Dornoch closes the book for 2022 due to unprecedented demand 6

🕔13:54, 25.Jan 2022

Unrivalled demand for tee times has forced Royal Dornoch Golf Club to close the book for the 2022 season.  

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“Demand from new golfers” sees retail sales soar

“Demand from new golfers” sees retail sales soar 0

🕔11:49, 25.Jan 2022

Retailer American Golf has said that the surge in participation in the UK over the last two years resulted in a huge rise in sales over the Christmas period.

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