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The reconfiguration of Whittington Heath Golf Club

The reconfiguration of Whittington Heath Golf Club 0 Updated

🕔15:07, 18.Aug 2022

Earlier this year Whittington Heath, which was reconfigured and extended due to HS2, opened following a huge course redevelopment project under main contractor John Greasley Ltd.

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The butterfly that’s thriving thanks to a golf club

The butterfly that’s thriving thanks to a golf club 0

🕔19:56, 15.Aug 2022

A rare species of butterfly is being studied on a wildlife conservation course, which should lead to it thriving. And it’s all thanks to Cirencester Golf Club.

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Meet the golf manager: Max Stockwell

Meet the golf manager: Max Stockwell 1

🕔17:46, 12.Aug 2022

The golf manager at Bowood Park Hotel & Golf Club in Cornwall details what managing the club has been like since the pandemic started and being an England Golf ‘Club of the Year’ finalist.

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Patrick Reed: A raft of big-name golfers will compete on the Asian Tour

Patrick Reed: A raft of big-name golfers will compete on the Asian Tour 2

🕔11:44, 12.Aug 2022

Former Masters champion Patrick Reed has said the balance of power in world golf will continue to sway as some golfing ‘superstars’ will compete on the Asian Tour.

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‘We wanted to innovate’

‘We wanted to innovate’ 1

🕔11:06, 5.Aug 2022

The professional women’s game, driven by a desire to move in creative directions such as team formats and on-course DJs, is experiencing growth, states LET CEO Alexandra Armas.

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Food and beverage: Outsource or in-house?

Food and beverage: Outsource or in-house? 6

🕔10:32, 4.Aug 2022

Many golf clubs outsource their food and beverage operation to an external contractor but, according to industry expert Steven Brown, these are often poor deals for the club that can be significantly improved.

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“The post-Covid recovery may have papered over the cracks”

“The post-Covid recovery may have papered over the cracks” 4

🕔14:59, 1.Aug 2022

The sharp rise in members at golf clubs in the UK over the last two and a half years have not solved ‘deep-seated problems’ in the industry, according to an article in The Times newspaper.

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Ayaka Furue breaks course record to win 2022 Women’s Scottish Open

Ayaka Furue breaks course record to win 2022 Women’s Scottish Open 0

🕔19:27, 31.Jul 2022

Dundonald Links is already relishing the prospect of hosting the 2023 Women’s Scottish Open following the huge success of this year’s event.

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BRS Golf and Golf Genius: Success Stories

BRS Golf and Golf Genius: Success Stories 0

🕔12:33, 28.Jul 2022

This year the number of new customers adopting the joint ‘Competitions & Handicapping’ solution has increased by 85 percent year-on-year.

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Warm welcome awaits for Royal Lytham visitors

Warm welcome awaits for Royal Lytham visitors 0

🕔12:25, 28.Jul 2022

Championship golf venue Royal Lytham & St Annes has further boosted its visitor offering with completion of upgraded changing facilities in the clubhouse.

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Profile: The London Golf Performance Academy

Profile: The London Golf Performance Academy 0

🕔12:32, 21.Jul 2022

The London Golf Performance Academy, based at two golf clubs, is only five years old but plans to go from strength-to-strength as soon as this year.

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Legal advice: General meetings (part two)

Legal advice: General meetings (part two) 2

🕔12:25, 21.Jul 2022

This is the second part of a guidance note covering information and advice on the conduct of general meetings for incorporated golf clubs.

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Review of Club Management World Conference 2022

Review of Club Management World Conference 2022 0

🕔11:36, 21.Jul 2022

At this year’s conference one of the main topics was how to address the staffing crisis in the global golf club industry that has arisen in the last two years. Chris Duffy reports.

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Golf club profile: Kirkby Lonsdale

Golf club profile: Kirkby Lonsdale 0

🕔10:14, 21.Jul 2022

The Cumbrian club has seen a large increase in members in the last year – and many of them are younger and female golfers.

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Famous golfers to look for in the upcoming BMW PGA Championship

Famous golfers to look for in the upcoming BMW PGA Championship 0

🕔17:44, 18.Jul 2022

The BMW PGA Championship, as it is currently known for sponsorship reasons, is an annual men’s professional golf tournament on the European Tour.

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Meet the PGA professional: Neil Colquhoun

Meet the PGA professional: Neil Colquhoun 0

🕔12:47, 17.Jul 2022

From Merchants of Edinburgh GC, Neil discusses teaching the game to youngsters who have learnt how to play via social media and how he sells out of stock items.

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Club Systems provides three St Andrews clubs with extra hardware

Club Systems provides three St Andrews clubs with extra hardware 1

🕔14:02, 14.Jul 2022

Club Systems has provided three prestigious golf clubs in St Andrews with additional hardware to help them cope with the extra demand during the Open Championship.

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Is solar the solution?

Is solar the solution? 0

🕔11:49, 14.Jul 2022

Rising energy costs and increased environmental and sustainability focus have seen many golf clubs explore the possibilities of sourcing their own power supply via renewable energy.

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Tommy Fleetwood helps to inspire the next generation at the 150th Open

Tommy Fleetwood helps to inspire the next generation at the 150th Open 0

🕔10:31, 14.Jul 2022

Eight youngsters from Monifieth Golf Club have visited St Andrews to meet Ryder Cup star Tommy Fleetwood as part of a Golf Foundation initiative. 

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How the unique storylines of golf’s Majors are helping to keep local courses busy

How the unique storylines of golf’s Majors are helping to keep local courses busy 0

🕔09:50, 14.Jul 2022

It still surprises many that some of the most historic golf courses on the planet are open to the public.

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Meet the St Andrews manager: Ayden Roberts-Jones

Meet the St Andrews manager: Ayden Roberts-Jones 6

🕔08:01, 10.Jul 2022

Ayden Roberts-Jones is the manager of The Duke’s, St Andrews. We speak to him about the facility and what this year’s Open Championship will mean for both him and the club.

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Golfers can play St Andrews during Open week via Toptracer

Golfers can play St Andrews during Open week via Toptracer 0

🕔12:05, 8.Jul 2022

Toptracer is giving golfers a unique chance to take on The Old Course at St Andrews during Open week in the latest edition of its 9-Shot Challenge global tournament series.

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New UK importer for Wood Bay Turf Technologies

New UK importer for Wood Bay Turf Technologies 0

🕔13:50, 7.Jul 2022

Wood Bay Turf Technologies, based in Edmonton in Canada, has appointed Henton and Chattell as its UK distributor.

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Top golfers in the upcoming Open Championship 2022

Top golfers in the upcoming Open Championship 2022 0

🕔10:20, 7.Jul 2022

Bbefore the tournament starts, let’s have a look at the top golfers competing in the Open Championship 2022.

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‘We have the responsibility of young golfers’ futures in our hands’

‘We have the responsibility of young golfers’ futures in our hands’ 1

🕔10:06, 30.Jun 2022

We sit down with the minds behind Trinifold, who are fully invested in supporting the stars of tomorrow.

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The 2021 Open delivered £113m of benefits to Kent

The 2021 Open delivered £113m of benefits to Kent 0

🕔13:48, 27.Jun 2022

The 149th Open at Royal St George’s in 2021 delivered £113.4 million in economic benefit to Kent according to independent research commissioned by The R&A.

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Meet the PGA professional: Stephen Hamill

Meet the PGA professional: Stephen Hamill 0

🕔09:59, 24.Jun 2022

Hamill, from Lisburn Golf Club in Northern Ireland, discusses managing the shop and coaching, getting more children to play the game and being named ‘TGI Golf Partner of the Year’.

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