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Vinegar or soap? What’s the best way to disinfect golf equipment?

Vinegar or soap? What’s the best way to disinfect golf equipment? 0

🕔07:09, 21.May 2020

While golfers have been observing social distancing on the course at UK clubs in the last few days, some have asked what is the best way to keep their clubs and other golfing equipment clean to best protect themselves.

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The technology to help you adapt to the new guidelines

The technology to help you adapt to the new guidelines 1 Updated

🕔15:41, 16.May 2020

Golf is one of the few sports allowed to be played at the moment, but only under strict new rules. Here, online tee time provider BRS GOLF, explains how you can manage and even increase bookings while adhering to the new regulations.

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Meet the golf club manager: Roger Hyder

Meet the golf club manager: Roger Hyder 5

🕔09:05, 13.May 2020

The general manager of Canterbury Golf Club talks about dealing with the Covid-19 lockdown, how the club has grown exponentially since it bought its land six years ago and his role as a consultant to struggling golf clubs.

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England Golf CEO Jeremy Tomlinson: I welcome the resumption of golf

England Golf CEO Jeremy Tomlinson: I welcome the resumption of golf 1

🕔12:09, 12.May 2020

In an open letter to the golf industry, the new head of England Golf says ‘there is a buzz about golf being back’, and that golf clubs’ staff and volunteers deserve praise for their work during the lockdown.

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You need a plan of action now for your food and beverage operation

You need a plan of action now for your food and beverage operation 1

🕔08:25, 12.May 2020

Food and beverage expert Steven Brown answers questions about one of the hardest hit areas in the pandemic: golf clubs’ bars and restaurants.

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Golfers resort to virtual tournaments

Golfers resort to virtual tournaments 0

🕔08:19, 12.May 2020

Many European Tour players, including Lee Westwood and Martin Kaymer, have decided to participate in virtual golf tournaments which are powered by simulator technology.

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Is golf an expensive hobby?

Is golf an expensive hobby? 0

🕔08:02, 12.May 2020

The beginnings of golf date back to the 15th century Scotland, where it was a posh sport played by aristocrats.

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These tips will show you the right mobile phone etiquette on the golf course

These tips will show you the right mobile phone etiquette on the golf course 0

🕔13:29, 11.May 2020

The jarring sound of a ring tone, regardless of how nice the ringtone is, is enough to set anyone off.

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‘Don’t send your manager overboard’

‘Don’t send your manager overboard’ 15

🕔06:58, 9.May 2020

Having just been made redundant as the first ever general manager of a historic golf club due to the coronavirus pandemic, Chris Duffy argues that a manager is the best resource a club can utilise in order to survive the pandemic.

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Obituary: Jeff Bateman, 1953-2020

Obituary: Jeff Bateman, 1953-2020 0

🕔08:58, 6.May 2020

‘Any golf clubs or courses that have ever purchased an Eagle scorecard or any golfer who has ever marked a score on an Eagle scorecard, did so on a card made by Jeff and his team.’

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How will Augusta National host The Masters in November?

How will Augusta National host The Masters in November? 0

🕔11:56, 1.May 2020

Golf is a sport built upon its traditions, and by hosting the majors in the same month each year the players are able to draw up their schedules in a way that sees them peaking in time for the sport’s biggest prizes.

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Free online tee time booking software launched for golf clubs

Free online tee time booking software launched for golf clubs 1

🕔16:59, 30.Apr 2020

The golf industry’s lead supplier of IT has said it will offer a range of products, including tee time booking software, at no extra cost to golf clubs to help them quickly get back to normal following the lockdown.

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9 holes with… Jon Dry

9 holes with… Jon Dry 0

🕔04:04, 30.Apr 2020

The general manager of Fulford Golf Club in York talks about the challenges involved in managing a leading venue, how Covid-19 has dominated his work in recent weeks and how the club markets itself.

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How to make your course maintenance products smarter

How to make your course maintenance products smarter 0

🕔15:52, 29.Apr 2020

Toro has identified a virtual ecosystem of products such as irrigation control, fertiliser and pesticide application, turf and soil monitoring and equipment performance monitoring that when connected online reduce operating costs and enhance safety.

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What is the current legal situation between a golf club and its head professional?

What is the current legal situation between a golf club and its head professional? 4

🕔12:44, 24.Apr 2020

The National Golf Clubs Advisory Association (NGCAA) explores the legal situation between a golf club and its head professional during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Foldable rake launched to keep golfers safe

Foldable rake launched to keep golfers safe 5

🕔12:34, 24.Apr 2020

A light, foldable rake that can be carried in every golfer’s bag has been produced to ensure that bunkers can be raked by golfers, without the risk of spreading coronavirus, when golf resumes.

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Greenfee365.com: How the golf industry can survive coronavirus

Greenfee365.com: How the golf industry can survive coronavirus 0

🕔14:47, 23.Apr 2020

The team behind online booking platform Greenfee365.com believe that if the golf industry offers more digital payment options and markets to local golfers it will survive and even thrive during the post lockdown period.

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Why is golf so commonly played by footballers?

Why is golf so commonly played by footballers? 0

🕔14:49, 20.Apr 2020

Despite their apparent differences in relation to format, there are surprisingly many similarities between golf and football regarding transferable skills.

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Pro golfers should take time to reflect on mooted breakaway

Pro golfers should take time to reflect on mooted breakaway 0

🕔03:07, 20.Apr 2020

A penny for the thoughts of that trio, then, on the chatter around Premier Golf League (PGL), the breakaway competition that will cause a schism between golf’s elite players (the top 48 is mooted as the cut-off point for entry) and the rest.

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National charity provides six golfing ideas for families to survive the lockdown

National charity provides six golfing ideas for families to survive the lockdown 0

🕔18:40, 14.Apr 2020

The Golf Foundation, a national charity that helps disadvantaged young people grow through golf, has created six ideas to help families during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Top 8 health benefits of golf for teens

Top 8 health benefits of golf for teens 0

🕔15:30, 19.Mar 2020

Golf is one of the best-received sports nowadays. It’s a low-injury activity often referred to as a gentleman’s game or sport of leisure. The more popular it became, the more researchers strived to find out the many kinds of benefits that golf offers.

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Wentworth to convert to debenture-only club

Wentworth to convert to debenture-only club 1

🕔06:57, 16.Mar 2020

The home of the BMW PGA Championship, Wentworth, has said it will press ahead with plans to convert to a debenture-only club.

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Surrey golf club sees sharp rise in new members

Surrey golf club sees sharp rise in new members 0

🕔16:21, 14.Mar 2020

Farleigh Golf Club in Surrey has reported its best start to a year ever in terms of an increase in membership numbers.

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Hoiana Shores Golf Club – a stunning new golf facility in Vietnam

Hoiana Shores Golf Club – a stunning new golf facility in Vietnam 0

🕔10:44, 14.Mar 2020

The club has its own in-house school to teach staff how to maintain the course, and supporting this via both education and the donation of equipment to ensure the mowers remain sharp, is Bernhard and Company.

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The 2020 How Do We Beat It event launches

The 2020 How Do We Beat It event launches 0

🕔13:20, 13.Mar 2020

HowDidiDo’s eclectic How Do We Beat It competition, which has raised more than £100,000 for Prostate Cancer UK since it started three years ago, has been launched for 2020.

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Paul Azinger is wrong – the European Tour is great

Paul Azinger is wrong – the European Tour is great 0

🕔12:05, 11.Mar 2020

Paul Azinger stirred up a lot of anger among the Europeans on both the PGA and European Tour with his comments during the final round of the Honda Classic.

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Greenfee365 partners with intelligentgolf and connects European golfers with UK golf clubs

Greenfee365 partners with intelligentgolf and connects European golfers with UK golf clubs 0

🕔17:38, 10.Mar 2020

Greenfee365, the European marketing company that allows golf clubs to sell their tee times directly to golfers all over the world, has formed a partnership with software supplier intelligentgolf.

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