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Company profile: Rigby Taylor

Company profile: Rigby Taylor 0

🕔10:01, 28.Dec 2020

You may not have heard of Rigby Taylor, but its products are helping golf courses such as Carnoustie and Gleneagles deal with a range of issues, writes Chris Clark.

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Tips on content creation

Tips on content creation 0

🕔10:41, 27.Dec 2020

In the fourth of article in her series on social media marketing, Lily Hymes provides tips on content that golf clubs can share online.

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Meet the US golf course superintendent: Jeff Miller

Meet the US golf course superintendent: Jeff Miller 0

🕔12:29, 26.Dec 2020

Jeff is the superintendent at The Santaluz Club in California. He talks about the soil condition of a course in a mountainous area and how the club recycles water for irrigation purposes.

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The rise of corporate memberships

The rise of corporate memberships 0

🕔13:21, 25.Dec 2020

With many working from home due to the pandemic, several golf clubs have seen a sharp rise in memberships – and have introduced new corporate membership packages to meet this change in demand.

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Q&A with Ladies European Tour golfer Annabel Dimmock

Q&A with Ladies European Tour golfer Annabel Dimmock 1

🕔10:13, 25.Dec 2020

‘Golf clubs are a little intimidating to walk into, and I feel they could be more of a part of the local community, for somewhere that people might want to go and meet for coffee, or do a yoga class.’

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The clubhouse refurbishment projects of 2020

The clubhouse refurbishment projects of 2020 1

🕔08:09, 25.Dec 2020

Enhancing a clubhouse may not have been a priority in 2020, but some clubs completed major refurbishments of tired buildings this year, which sets them up to bring in additional revenue when things get back to normal.

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The rise of the shorter golf course in 2020

The rise of the shorter golf course in 2020 1

🕔12:05, 24.Dec 2020

There has been a growth in demand for shorter versions of golf recently – and this began before the pandemic did.

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Who to look out for in the Masters 2021

Who to look out for in the Masters 2021 0

🕔15:42, 21.Dec 2020

The year 2020 saw a bit of change for the US Masters: for the first time in its history, it took place in the month of November.

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A beginner’s guide to golf trolleys

A beginner’s guide to golf trolleys 0

🕔18:21, 15.Dec 2020

Investing in a golf trolley signals to your fellow players that you’re a professional, and will offer you a host of other benefits as well – but where do you even begin?

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CardsSafe has been a ‘welcome addition to the London Golf Club’

CardsSafe has been a ‘welcome addition to the London Golf Club’ 0

🕔14:04, 11.Dec 2020

CardsSafe is a technology that securely retains customers’ credit cards while they run a tab in the bar or pro shop, or hire a buggy.

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BRS Golf and Golf Genius form trailblazing competition management partnership

BRS Golf and Golf Genius form trailblazing competition management partnership 0

🕔11:56, 6.Dec 2020

With the launch of this integration, BRS Golf’s product suite now offers online booking, membership management, payment solutions, membership finance and competition and handicapping.

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The furlough scheme for golf clubs

The furlough scheme for golf clubs 0

🕔09:38, 5.Dec 2020

The National Golf Clubs Advisory Association outlines the latest advice for golf clubs with regards to the furlough scheme.

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How to reach more potential customers using social media

How to reach more potential customers using social media 2

🕔13:11, 26.Nov 2020

In the third of her articles on how golf clubs can improve their marketing on social media, Lily Hymes looks at proven techniques to get more followers – including potential customers – online.

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Earning a fortune on golf sports betting: dream or reality?

Earning a fortune on golf sports betting: dream or reality? 0

🕔10:56, 26.Nov 2020

One of the great things about golf is that it’s an inclusive game that unites people. Whether you’re a player or spectator, young or old, golf offers something for everyone and is enjoyed the world over.

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Golf club members’ app soared in 2020

Golf club members’ app soared in 2020 0

🕔09:16, 26.Nov 2020

The HowDidiDo app used by members of British and Irish golf clubs saw a 61 percent increase in users in 2020, in another example of how much the game has boomed during the pandemic.

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Review of Rainbow Riches

Review of Rainbow Riches 0

🕔11:43, 17.Nov 2020

Since its release in 2006, Rainbow Riches has been at the forefront of the industry within the United Kingdom, with a lasting popularity that has seen developer Barcrest evolve and adapt the series over the past decade.

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Study finds golfers use online technology to practice at home during lockdowns

Study finds golfers use online technology to practice at home during lockdowns 0

🕔07:15, 15.Nov 2020

A research project carried out by two universities has found that golfers turn to online technology to hone their skills when golf courses are closed due to Covid-19 lockdowns.

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Fairhaven transforms changing provision

Fairhaven transforms changing provision 1

🕔15:25, 14.Nov 2020

The 125-year-old Fairhaven Golf Club has undergone a £1.3 million clubhouse refurbishment including a new private function suite, the creation of a formal reception area and new men’s and ladies’ locker rooms.

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‘I couldn’t sleep the previous night’

‘I couldn’t sleep the previous night’ 0

🕔15:14, 12.Nov 2020

Every country’s golf industry has been hugely impacted by coronavirus this year. Here, amateur golfer Paarth Singh details what it was like playing in India for his first round after lockdown restrictions were lifted.

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Meet the golf resort director: James Macbeth Stewart

Meet the golf resort director: James Macbeth Stewart 2

🕔08:33, 8.Nov 2020

The resort director at The Belfry talks about the effect the pandemic has had on the resort in 2020, from the health and safety measures that have been introduced to the venue hosting a major golf event this August.

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How to modify your golf game for winter

How to modify your golf game for winter 0

🕔16:16, 6.Nov 2020

Winter is coming, and the cold weather makes playing golf that little bit tougher. Luckily, we have some great tips to help ensure your scores don’t drop with the temperature this season.

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Math-based approach to win slot games

Math-based approach to win slot games 0

🕔10:32, 6.Nov 2020

Slots used to be far simpler machines when they were first invented back in the 19th century.

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What will golf tourism be like in 2021?

What will golf tourism be like in 2021? 0

🕔13:01, 3.Nov 2020

It is no secret that the entire tourism sector has been hit hard in 2020, including those who offer golfing holidays, trips and coaching.

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What the Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus Scheme means for golf clubs

What the Coronavirus Job Retention Bonus Scheme means for golf clubs 0

🕔17:58, 29.Oct 2020

The National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA) looks at the latest treasury direction and how it relates to the golf industry.

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Everything you need to know about the new World Handicap System

Everything you need to know about the new World Handicap System 3

🕔07:45, 29.Oct 2020

The new World Handicap System (WHS) is set to be launched in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland on November 2 and will replace the current CONGU handicapping system.

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Meet the master greenkeeper: Darren Anderson MG

Meet the master greenkeeper: Darren Anderson MG 0

🕔15:10, 28.Oct 2020

Bromborough Golf Club in the Wirral earlier this year became an award-winning venue for a major bunker and irrigation renovation project. Darren talks us through the work and his career to date.

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Online slots vs other casino games

Online slots vs other casino games 0

🕔13:57, 28.Oct 2020

What is your favourite casino game?

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