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Giant holes ‘would save golf’ says master greenkeeper

Giant holes ‘would save golf’ says master greenkeeper 5

🕔10:16, 13.May 2015

One of the most respected golf course consultants in the world has become the latest high profile figure to state that increasing the size of hole cups in golf would be hugely beneficial to the game.

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Why you should vote today (for your golf club Manager of the Year)

Why you should vote today (for your golf club Manager of the Year) 0

🕔09:54, 7.May 2015

There is only three weeks left to vote for your golf club ‘Manager of the Year’.

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Hamptworth snapped up by local businessman

Hamptworth snapped up by local businessman 0

🕔11:27, 28.Apr 2015

The managing director of a business advisory company has bought Hamptworth Golf and Country Club in Wiltshire for an undisclosed sum. Carl Faulds, managing director of Portland Business and Financial Solutions, is a member at Hockley Golf Club in Hampshire

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Scottish golf clubs are marketing to Chinese tourists

Scottish golf clubs are marketing to Chinese tourists 1

🕔12:19, 23.Apr 2015

Scottish golf clubs are marketing themselves to Chinese tourists in a bid to secure a larger chunk of their huge spending power.

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Golf Environment Awards are now open to enter

Golf Environment Awards are now open to enter 0

🕔14:55, 21.Apr 2015

The sports turf consultancy STRI has announced that the 2016 STRI Golf Environment Awards (GEA) are now open for entry.

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Do you recognise this man?

Do you recognise this man? 2

🕔10:49, 17.Apr 2015

Several golf clubs have joined forces in a unique and ground breaking attempt to catch a criminal who has been stealing from their pro shops in the last few days.

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The growing trend to build housing on golf courses

The growing trend to build housing on golf courses 0

🕔10:39, 10.Apr 2015

Two more golf clubs are set to build housing on their golf courses while a further two are set to be closed down to be replaced by housing.

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Illegal teeth whitening took place at golf club

Illegal teeth whitening took place at golf club 0

🕔10:18, 8.Apr 2015

A woman has pleaded guilty to offering illegal teeth whitening at a golf and country club in Lancashire.

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Scotland set for ‘exciting’ future following merger

Scotland set for ‘exciting’ future following merger 2

🕔10:21, 31.Mar 2015

Scotland is to have a national governing body for amateur golf that will include males and females for the first time in its history.

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V&A raises millions to buy Cardinal Wolsey angels from golf club

V&A raises millions to buy Cardinal Wolsey angels from golf club 0

🕔12:09, 19.Mar 2015

Wellingborough Golf Club is in line for a windfall after the V&A revealed it has now raised the £5m to buy the angels built for the tomb of Cardinal Wolsey.

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Golf’s biggest sponsor: The game has to change

Golf’s biggest sponsor: The game has to change 4

🕔11:16, 16.Mar 2015

The head of sponsorship for HSBC, probably the biggest sponsor of golf in the world, has said that the game is at a crossroads and must now change.

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Golf clubs must start welcoming the whole family if they are to survive says the SGU

Golf clubs must start welcoming the whole family if they are to survive says the SGU 1

🕔13:00, 11.Mar 2015

Struggling golf clubs need a change of mindset in which they must welcome the family to their venues, and not just men aged older than 50, says the SGU.

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‘World’s oldest golf course’ brings in raft of measures to ensure survival

‘World’s oldest golf course’ brings in raft of measures to ensure survival 2

🕔12:39, 6.Mar 2015

North Inch GC, which has been described as the world’s oldest golf course, is bringing in measures from flexible subs to free coaching to ensure survival.

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Hope for Wrangaton despite it entering liquidation

Hope for Wrangaton despite it entering liquidation 0

🕔11:15, 25.Feb 2015

Wrangaton Golf Club in Devon, which entered liquidation last month, hopes to continue as a golf club despite its current troubles.

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Greenkeeper sues club after slicing foot with chainsaw

Greenkeeper sues club after slicing foot with chainsaw 3

🕔11:02, 23.Feb 2015

A greenkeeper is suing Downfield Golf Club for a five-figure sum of money after slicing his foot with a chainsaw while working there.

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New drink drive law is ‘killing Scottish golf clubs’

New drink drive law is ‘killing Scottish golf clubs’ 2

🕔11:16, 18.Feb 2015

A new drink drive law that was introduced in Scotland in December is having a devastating effect on Scottish golf clubs’ businesses, according to reports.

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Landfill waste removal ordered from golf course due to foul smell

Landfill waste removal ordered from golf course due to foul smell 0

🕔16:26, 11.Feb 2015

A company has been ordered to clean up waste from a golf course following complaints of a bad smell, after a landfill project was carried out.

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Scottish ladies on brink of historic merger with men

Scottish ladies on brink of historic merger with men 2

🕔11:33, 9.Feb 2015

Members of the SLGA have given their overwhelming backing to a merger with the male SGU so that Scotland has a unisex governing body for amateur golf.

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Greenkeeper killed by falling branch

Greenkeeper killed by falling branch 0

🕔11:05, 3.Feb 2015

Hinckley Golf Club’s head greenkeeper, Dougie Johnstone, died during extreme weather when a 17 foot tree branch fell on his head, an inquest has found.

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Tyneside golf clubs urged to be vigilant following extraordinary attacks

Tyneside golf clubs urged to be vigilant following extraordinary attacks 0

🕔11:51, 30.Jan 2015

Police are urging all golf clubs in Tyneside to be extra vigilant after a series of at least five major robberies in just the last three weeks.

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Study finds male culture of golf clubs is what’s killing them

Study finds male culture of golf clubs is what’s killing them 1

🕔14:29, 28.Dec 2014

A new study by Syngenta into how golf clubs can reverse their financial decline has concluded that their male culture is a major barrier to growth.

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BTME Continue to Learn seminars selling out

BTME Continue to Learn seminars selling out 0

🕔13:22, 15.Dec 2014

Continue to Learn seminars, workshops and focus on sessions at BTME 2015 are continuing to sell out according to the organisers of the event.

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Pensioner loses extraordinary legal golf cheat case

Pensioner loses extraordinary legal golf cheat case 0

🕔15:13, 10.Dec 2014

A pensioner who took his golf club and the Golfing Union of Ireland to court over a golf cheat case has lost his appeal and faces a huge legal bill.

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Another two golf clubs have their trophies stolen

Another two golf clubs have their trophies stolen 0

🕔11:46, 5.Dec 2014

At least two more golf clubs, Chorlton-cum-Hardy and Lutterworth, have had their trophies stolen in the last few weeks, police have announced.

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Grandmother left writhing in agony on golf course for 90 minutes

Grandmother left writhing in agony on golf course for 90 minutes 0

🕔11:30, 2.Dec 2014

Staff at golf clubs and golfers are being urged to receive first aid training after a grandmother was left writhing in agony on a course for 90 minutes.

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BTME 2015 preview: Anticipation is building

BTME 2015 preview: Anticipation is building 0

🕔17:15, 30.Nov 2014

The industry countdown to BTME 2015 is continuing as anticipation builds ahead of the turf show – packed with over 100 exhibitors and first-class education.

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BTME 2015 preview: Continue to Learn sessions are selling out

BTME 2015 preview: Continue to Learn sessions are selling out 0

🕔13:11, 25.Nov 2014

BIGGA’s Continue to Learn education programme will be the most comprehensive ever held at BTME – and some sessions are already sold out.

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