“There is strong demand” as another UK golf club is bought

“There is strong demand” as another UK golf club is bought 0

🕔09:18, 18.May 2021

A Yorkshire venue has become at least the sixth UK golf club in the last few days to be sold as one agent says: “[There is currently] strong ongoing demand for golf businesses.”

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Consultation to begin on new multi-million pound Scottish golf resort

Consultation to begin on new multi-million pound Scottish golf resort 1

🕔07:58, 18.May 2021

Plans to convert a former farm into a major new golfing destination next to St Andrews are to be consulted on this week.

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Golf club plans to fund new clubhouse via housing

Golf club plans to fund new clubhouse via housing 1

🕔07:33, 17.May 2021

A golf club that saw its clubhouse destroyed by a fire recently has submitted a planning application for a new building.

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Spate of golf course vandalism ‘could put juniors off playing golf’

Spate of golf course vandalism ‘could put juniors off playing golf’ 0

🕔07:36, 12.May 2021

A golf club captain has said he fears that youngsters could be deterred from playing golf due to the spate of cases of vandalism at venues in recent weeks.

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Welsh golf club is latest to be bought

Welsh golf club is latest to be bought 0

🕔07:57, 11.May 2021

A golf club that hosted the Welsh PGA Championships twice during the 1990s is the latest golfing venue to be bought in the last few days.

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Municipal course that was earmarked for closure is saved

Municipal course that was earmarked for closure is saved 1

🕔07:45, 10.May 2021

A popular municipal golf club that Luton Borough Council was considering closing down has been saved – for the time being at least.

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Another golf club suffers arson attack

Another golf club suffers arson attack 0

🕔09:31, 6.May 2021

At least four UK golf clubs have suffered fires in the last two weeks – and all are believed to have been the work of arsonists.

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There were 60% more golf rounds in April 2021 than in April 2019

There were 60% more golf rounds in April 2021 than in April 2019 1

🕔07:27, 5.May 2021

New data on the number of tee times booked at British golf clubs in March and April reveals significant growth compared with April before the pandemic started.

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Two more golf clubs are sold

Two more golf clubs are sold 0

🕔07:24, 4.May 2021

Two major UK golf clubs have been sold in the last few days, meaning that four leading venues have been purchased in a little over a week.

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Historic golf club’s clubhouse destroyed by major fire

Historic golf club’s clubhouse destroyed by major fire 0

🕔11:38, 3.May 2021

A 117-year-old golf club’s clubhouse and much of its memorabilia have been destroyed in a major fire – the fourth devastating inferno to hit a UK golf club so far this year.

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Stoke Park’s owners ‘hoped to receive more than £100 million’

Stoke Park’s owners ‘hoped to receive more than £100 million’ 2

🕔16:11, 30.Apr 2021

Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Resort, which Donald Trump was reportedly once interested in buying, has been sold to an Indian billionaire for £57 million.

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American Golf buys first UK golf club

American Golf buys first UK golf club 7

🕔16:13, 29.Apr 2021

Europe’s largest golf retailer, American Golf, has purchased a golf club in Cheshire for £2.7 million.

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Council set to invest in golf clubs it was set to close last year

Council set to invest in golf clubs it was set to close last year 1

🕔10:06, 29.Apr 2021

A Scottish council that was earmarking five of its eight golf clubs for closure just 14 months ago is now set to invest in all of them following the surge in popularity of the game amid the pandemic.

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Two more golf clubs report antisocial behaviour

Two more golf clubs report antisocial behaviour 0

🕔07:32, 28.Apr 2021

Two golf clubs, one in Scotland and one in England, have contacted the police in the last few days due to antisocial behaviour such as the lighting of fires and destruction of property.

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Golf club owner says he’s prepared to go to jail over business rates

Golf club owner says he’s prepared to go to jail over business rates 0

🕔07:04, 26.Apr 2021

The owner of a golf course venue in Coventry has said he is prepared to go to jail over the issue of the business rates he has to pay.

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‘We have never witnessed such a demand for golf,’ says municipal venue boss

‘We have never witnessed such a demand for golf,’ says municipal venue boss 4

🕔07:25, 23.Apr 2021

In a sign of just how popular golf currently is, a municipal golf course in Merseyside has reported that 2,500 people played at it in the first eight days after it reopened – an average of more than 310 golfers every day.

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Arsonists attack golf club less than a month after it reopened

Arsonists attack golf club less than a month after it reopened 1

🕔06:29, 22.Apr 2021

A Lancashire golf club’s clubhouse has been attacked by arsonists just a few days after it opened a refurbished balcony facility so that golfers could dine and drink outdoors.

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Club forms ‘staycation’ partnership with local hotels for 2021

Club forms ‘staycation’ partnership with local hotels for 2021 0

🕔07:11, 21.Apr 2021

A Yorkshire golf club has formed partnerships with local hotels as the demand for ‘staycation’ golf holidays is set to be strong this year.

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Municipal course caps membership numbers due to ‘unprecedented demand’

Municipal course caps membership numbers due to ‘unprecedented demand’ 3

🕔07:31, 20.Apr 2021

A leisure group that runs a municipal golf course in Scotland has capped the number of members the club has due to unprecedented demand in recent weeks.

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Golf club operator to invest in five venues

Golf club operator to invest in five venues 0

🕔07:55, 18.Apr 2021

An operator of six golf clubs in England has said it will invest, on average six figure amounts, in five of them due to the increased popularity of the game at the moment.

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Golf controversially used in Civil Service diversity training manual

Golf controversially used in Civil Service diversity training manual 0

🕔07:26, 17.Apr 2021

There are calls for the Civil Service to stop using an ‘anti-racism’ training programme for its staff, which states that golf clubs are an example of ‘privilege’.

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Formby Hall and The Grove make new senior management appointments

Formby Hall and The Grove make new senior management appointments 0

🕔06:07, 15.Apr 2021

Two major English golf resorts, Formby Hall Golf Resort & Spa in Liverpool and The Grove in Hertfordshire, have both made new senior managerial appointments.

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Gleneagles posts £5m loss due to Covid

Gleneagles posts £5m loss due to Covid 0

🕔07:22, 14.Apr 2021

The host of the 2014 Ryder Cup, Gleneagles, has become the latest major golf resort to post a loss for the last financial year due to coronavirus.

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More golf venues announce major investment projects

More golf venues announce major investment projects 0

🕔07:23, 13.Apr 2021

At least three more golf venues have announced forthcoming major projects in a sign of the strength of the UK golf industry in 2021.

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Golf club reports £260k loss due to Covid

Golf club reports £260k loss due to Covid 0

🕔07:53, 12.Apr 2021

An Irish golf club that is usually popular with overseas visitors has said its operating loss for 2020 was more than a quarter of a million pounds.

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Member calls for changes to cope with tee time demand surge

Member calls for changes to cope with tee time demand surge 4

🕔07:48, 10.Apr 2021

One of the longest-standing members of one of the oldest golf clubs in the world has called for it to create new staff roles due to a membership surge in recent months.

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‘Teenagers have been camping in one of the bunkers’

‘Teenagers have been camping in one of the bunkers’ 2

🕔07:05, 9.Apr 2021

Greenkeepers at a prestigious Surrey golf club had to wake up teenagers who were camping in a tent in one of the bunkers over the Easter holidays – and were met with abuse.

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