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Astonishing images reveal ‘mindless attack’ on greens

Astonishing images reveal ‘mindless attack’ on greens 0

🕔12:02, 17.Nov 2014

Newbury & Crookham Golf Club has published astonishing images of its greens and revealed that five of them were damaged in a mindless attack recently.

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Club may close after extraordinary house building plan is rejected

Club may close after extraordinary house building plan is rejected 0

🕔11:12, 14.Nov 2014

Ingol GC, which had arguably the most ambitious house building plan ever put forward by a UK golf club, may close down after having its proposal rejected.

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This man was paralysed in a car crash – and now teaches golf to disabled people

This man was paralysed in a car crash – and now teaches golf to disabled people 0

🕔10:33, 12.Nov 2014

Graeme Mazur, who was paralysed aged just 15 in a car crash, has been hailed as an inspiration as he now teaches golf to people with disabilities.

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Average age of golfers up a massive 15 years since 2009

Average age of golfers up a massive 15 years since 2009 7

🕔12:01, 7.Nov 2014

The average age of people who play golf regularly in the UK is up an incredible 15 years from 48 to 63 in less than five years, according to data.

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Bernard Gallacher has saved several golfers’ lives

Bernard Gallacher has saved several golfers’ lives 0

🕔10:55, 31.Oct 2014

Scores of golf clubs have purchased a life-saving defibrillator in 2014 as a result of a campaign set up Bernard Gallacher, new figures reveal.

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If your golf club’s business is performing badly, it’s probably badly run

If your golf club’s business is performing badly, it’s probably badly run 0

🕔10:02, 22.Oct 2014

A major survey of golf clubs in the USA has found that their poor business performance in recent years has been down to their poor business practices, and has been avoidable.

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Tetney Golf Club to build 27 homes

Tetney Golf Club to build 27 homes 1

🕔12:03, 8.Oct 2014

Tetney Golf Club in Grimsby has become the latest venue to see the lucrative potential of building homes on or by its course – but local residents are not happy.

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Two golf clubs have greens attacked by chemicals

Two golf clubs have greens attacked by chemicals 0

🕔09:54, 6.Oct 2014

At least two UK golf clubs have reported that one or more of their greens have suffered an extraordinary chemical attack within the last 12 months.

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ClubCorp to become world’s leading golf club owner

ClubCorp to become world’s leading golf club owner 0

🕔10:04, 26.Sep 2014

The US-based company ClubCorp is set to become the world’s leading owner of golf clubs, following six years of heavy expansion.

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STRI launches workshop to support golf

STRI launches workshop to support golf 0

🕔11:50, 23.Sep 2014

The STRI has launched an invitation to attend a new and informative workshop designed to support the growth of golf. Tuesday 30th September – Mid-Yorkshire Golf Club, Pontefract, West Yorkshire Thursday 2nd October – Sonning Golf Club, Reading, Berkshire Timings:

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20 ways to get girls playing golf according to MPs

20 ways to get girls playing golf according to MPs 0

🕔12:45, 22.Sep 2014

From changes in media reports to boardroom shake ups, MPs have come up with 20 recommendations to get girls playing golf. But how many would really work?

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Golfers don’t know it, but bunkers are a huge expense

Golfers don’t know it, but bunkers are a huge expense 0 Updated

🕔06:04, 11.Sep 2014

A golf club has been faced with a six figure bill after a storm damaged the sand in more than 90 of its bunkers.

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Does the rescue of Harleyford show the industry is over the worst?

Does the rescue of Harleyford show the industry is over the worst? 0 Updated

🕔07:05, 5.Sep 2014

Does the rescue of Harleyford Golf Club from administration show that the industry is over the worst after years of course closures?

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Is ‘Speedgolf’ the solution to slow play?

Is ‘Speedgolf’ the solution to slow play? 2

🕔11:52, 17.Feb 2011

Several golf clubs are trialling ‘Speedgolf’, in which scores are calculated according to strokes and the time it took to play the round.

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Golf club member gives £100,000 of his own money to his club

Golf club member gives £100,000 of his own money to his club 0

🕔12:30, 28.Jan 2011

A member of Douglas Park GC in Scotland has given one of the largest donations in history to a golf club – £100,000 – because the club needed the money.

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