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‘Do not rest on your laurels’

‘Do not rest on your laurels’ 2

🕔12:47, 8.May 2021

Participation had been falling for years prior to the pandemic, and it may do so again. Here, Sam Thompson takes us through research that details why there was a decline.

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What makes a standout changing room?

What makes a standout changing room? 0

🕔15:31, 6.May 2021

As changing rooms are reopening in most of the UK this month, they are likely to play a role in what will differentiate one golf club from another during this participation boom.

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Most famous golf players who gamble

Most famous golf players who gamble 0

🕔17:54, 5.May 2021

People like to gamble on all kinds of sports, but there’s one that is almost entirely overlooked: golf.

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Yorkshire golf club goes electric for its course machinery

Yorkshire golf club goes electric for its course machinery 0

🕔09:47, 29.Apr 2021

Dore and Totley Golf Club is the first club in South Yorkshire to take delivery of Toro’s all-electric Greensmaster eTriFlex 3370 greens mower.

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The holes that will decide the 2021 Open Championship

The holes that will decide the 2021 Open Championship 0

🕔16:20, 27.Apr 2021

This summer’s Open Championship will be contested at the Royal St George’s Golf Club, which is situated right by the Kent village of Sandwich.

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A look at some of the clubs that have been investing

A look at some of the clubs that have been investing 0

🕔13:03, 27.Apr 2021

From a club rebranding to a driving range that has increased the number of professionals it employs, the growth in participation has given many golf clubs the confidence to invest in themselves.

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Why do different grass seeds produce different amounts of oxygen?

Why do different grass seeds produce different amounts of oxygen? 0

🕔12:35, 24.Apr 2021

Jayne Leyland details why different grass seeds used on UK golf courses produce different amounts of oxygen, and the impact this can have on your carbon footprint.

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How to use bonuses in sports betting

How to use bonuses in sports betting 0

🕔16:04, 23.Apr 2021

Golf is one of the most popular sports to bet on in online casinos, especially in the UK.

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Meet the director of golf: Graham Chambers

Meet the director of golf: Graham Chambers 1

🕔14:12, 17.Apr 2021

The director of golf at Longhirst Hall Golf Club talks about the venue’s history from coal mine to EuroPro Tour host, the last, extraordinary, year and what the next few years might look like for the golf industry.

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Irrigation maintenance checklist

Irrigation maintenance checklist 0

🕔09:27, 16.Apr 2021

Robert Jackson explores how an irrigation system can be maintained in a cost and time effective manner, ensuring it performs to an optimum level this spring and summer.

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How pro shops can make the most of the spending surge

How pro shops can make the most of the spending surge 0

🕔15:33, 12.Apr 2021

With shoppers returning to high streets and shopping centres, retailers are busy preparing to maximise the potential of physical stores and meet pent-up consumer demand.

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Meet the pro who teaches golf to blind people

Meet the pro who teaches golf to blind people 0

🕔12:10, 8.Apr 2021

Anders Mankert has been teaching – for free – blind golfers now for a quarter of a century, and some have gone on to excel at the game.

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Preparing for the return of F&B

Preparing for the return of F&B 0

🕔11:00, 8.Apr 2021

Golf clubs should prepare for the return of their bars and restaurants by evaluating their staff costs in these departments, argues food and beverage consultant Steven Brown.

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No, golf courses are not bad for the environment

No, golf courses are not bad for the environment 1

🕔07:09, 5.Apr 2021

There is a media narrative that golf courses are bad for the environment. However, research is finding that that not only is not true, but golf courses now play a pivotal role in how green a local area is.

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Who will be the Masters champion?

Who will be the Masters champion? 0

🕔11:26, 1.Apr 2021

The Masters tournament is back in its deserved spot to start as the first foremost championship of the golf season.

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Johnson the bookmakers’ favourite as all eyes turn to Augusta for the Masters

Johnson the bookmakers’ favourite as all eyes turn to Augusta for the Masters 0

🕔18:12, 31.Mar 2021

There’s something special about The Masters.

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Top golf themed slots

Top golf themed slots 0

🕔11:44, 31.Mar 2021

One armed bandits, fruit machines, pokies or puggy; they’ve been around for years but are certainly a little different today than their older cousins of the dark pub corner.

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Meet the head of golf: Andrew Jowett

Meet the head of golf: Andrew Jowett 2

🕔12:19, 26.Mar 2021

The new head of golf at Gleneagles talks about future plans at ‘The Glorious Playground’ and how the business has supported staff and customers during the pandemic.

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Preparing for the surge

Preparing for the surge 0

🕔10:24, 25.Mar 2021

With golf participation expected to be very high for the coming season, some venues have taken the opportunity of recent lockdowns to fast track major course renovation projects.

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Comment: Handicaps for non-members of golf clubs

Comment: Handicaps for non-members of golf clubs 8

🕔08:07, 21.Mar 2021

Chris Gray, general manager at Cottingham Parks Golf & Leisure, argues that the plan to create handicaps for ’nomads’ risks repeating trends from the 1990s, which led to a decline in golf club memberships.

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The Secret Secretary: Managing during the pandemic

The Secret Secretary: Managing during the pandemic 0

🕔13:15, 20.Mar 2021

An anonymous golf club manager talks about his perception of golf club management during the pandemic.

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Grow your club’s membership by providing flexible payment options

Grow your club’s membership by providing flexible payment options 2

🕔12:25, 19.Mar 2021

With a surge in golf participation expected shortly, Fairway Credit operates a solution that enables members to apply directly for finance which does not require the club to obtain credit broking authorisation.

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Skin cancer from the golf course: The facts

Skin cancer from the golf course: The facts 0

🕔12:45, 12.Mar 2021

Golf and greenkeeping are healthy activities but overexposure to UV light can be a potential health hazard. Fortunately, it’s one that can be easily managed.

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4 reasons to play golf in 2021

4 reasons to play golf in 2021 0

🕔12:21, 12.Mar 2021

We all need an escape now and again, an outlet to escape from the sometimes mundane nature of everyday life.

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How to deal with stress as a golf club manager

How to deal with stress as a golf club manager 2

🕔06:03, 12.Mar 2021

Named manager of the ‘Welsh Golf Club of the Decade’ last year, Andrew Minty offers advice on how golf club managers can deal with stress at what has been a challenging time for everyone in the industry.

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How to use Sportsbook

How to use Sportsbook 0

🕔13:52, 8.Mar 2021

What would you say to have your golf betting wager boosted by as much as 115% of your deposit, or getting 20% of your stake back when you lose a bet?

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Furlough, the National Minimum Wage and maternity allowance

Furlough, the National Minimum Wage and maternity allowance 0

🕔06:50, 5.Mar 2021

The National Golf Clubs’ Advisory Association (NGCAA) look at financial changes coming in in the next few months which may impact your golf club.

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