England Golf granted £8 million ‘to tackle inequalities’

England Golf granted £8 million ‘to tackle inequalities’ 1

🕔12:23, 10.Mar 2022

The national governing body for golf in England is to receive an investment of £7.9m of funding via Sport England over the next five years ‘to tackle inequalities in the game’.

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Welsh golf clubs granted £105k to boost sustainability

Welsh golf clubs granted £105k to boost sustainability 0

🕔12:46, 9.Mar 2022

The Welsh government has granted golf clubs more than £100,000 to tackle climate change.

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Several Scottish golf clubs have seen their memberships more than DOUBLE

Several Scottish golf clubs have seen their memberships more than DOUBLE 0

🕔12:13, 8.Mar 2022

Nine Scottish golf clubs have seen their memberships rise by more than 100 percent in just the last year as new figures confirm the strength of the participation boom.

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Spectator launches appeal over court case loss

Spectator launches appeal over court case loss 1

🕔11:30, 7.Mar 2022

A spectator at a golf event who lost his case against a golfer, a golf club and The Golfing Union of Ireland after being hit on the head by a golf ball, has appealed the verdict.

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Club receives £27k grant from HS2 to boost female participation

Club receives £27k grant from HS2 to boost female participation 0

🕔12:58, 4.Mar 2022

Chiltern Forest Golf Club near Aylesbury has received a grant of £27,326 from the HS2’s Community & Environment Fund.

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Reopening of Scottish golf course delayed by at least a year

Reopening of Scottish golf course delayed by at least a year 1

🕔14:15, 3.Mar 2022

The saga of a Scottish golf course that closed during the first lockdown and has not yet reopened is set to go on for at least another year.

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Two Wirral golf clubs set to have funding pulled in just a few days

Two Wirral golf clubs set to have funding pulled in just a few days 0

🕔12:24, 2.Mar 2022

Two golf clubs that have been caught up in the middle of a budgeting crisis within Wirral Council are to have their funding removed on April 1.

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Nine-hole golf sees huge global growth

Nine-hole golf sees huge global growth 0

🕔11:29, 1.Mar 2022

New data from five national golf federations reveals that nine-hole golf has seen a surge in popularity in the last two years.

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Planners are rejecting attempts to build housing on golf clubs

Planners are rejecting attempts to build housing on golf clubs 0

🕔08:49, 28.Feb 2022

At least three planning applications to build housing on golf clubs have been rejected in the last few days.

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Golf club applies to build 77 homes

Golf club applies to build 77 homes 2

🕔10:05, 26.Feb 2022

A golf club in Northamptonshire has applied to build 77 homes in order to ‘remain viable’ after nearly two decades of membership decline.

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Golf club is safe thanks to membership surge

Golf club is safe thanks to membership surge 0

🕔12:40, 25.Feb 2022

A golf club that was told its lease would be terminated in 12 months in 2020 has revealed its future is now secure thanks to a surge in memberships.

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UK club partners with Ugandan golf academy

UK club partners with Ugandan golf academy 0

🕔10:07, 24.Feb 2022

A golf venue in Wolverhampton that specialises in teaching the game has launched a partnership with a golf academy in Uganda.

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48-year-old golf club to close in May

48-year-old golf club to close in May 1

🕔11:36, 23.Feb 2022

A 48-year-old golf club in Staffordshire has said it will close in May as the investment needed to secure its future had proved to be too great.

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Golf course could relocate to make way for 5,000 homes

Golf course could relocate to make way for 5,000 homes 1

🕔11:51, 21.Feb 2022

Members of a golf club in Dublin have been asked to vote on relocating to a new venue designed by Paul McGinley so that their course can be converted into a large estate featuring 5,000 homes.

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Several Irish golf clubs receive funding

Several Irish golf clubs receive funding 0

🕔07:59, 18.Feb 2022

Several golf clubs in Ireland are to receive significant funding for improvements as part of a £5.9 million government support package for the development of sports and physical recreation facilities.

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American Golf takes over another golf club

American Golf takes over another golf club 0

🕔12:00, 17.Feb 2022

Retailer American Golf has taken over the operation of a golf club in London – its sixth leisure venue.

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Alfie Best’s golf club undergoing significant improvements

Alfie Best’s golf club undergoing significant improvements 0

🕔12:07, 16.Feb 2022

A golf and country club owned by Alfie Best is undergoing major clubhouse enhancements.

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‘We appointed the first female golf club captain in Ireland’

‘We appointed the first female golf club captain in Ireland’ 0

🕔12:15, 15.Feb 2022

An Irish golf club has revealed that, contrary to recent reports that an Irish club became the first to appoint a female captain this year, it did so last year.

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Scotland’s first Topgolf venue to open this year

Scotland’s first Topgolf venue to open this year 6

🕔11:38, 14.Feb 2022

Topgolf Entertainment Group has said it is targeting a late 2022 opening for its new state-of-the-art venue in Glasgow.

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More golf rounds were played in 2021 than in 2020

More golf rounds were played in 2021 than in 2020 1

🕔11:30, 13.Feb 2022

Figures for rounds of golf played in the UK in the whole of 2021 show a significant increase even on 2020, when the pandemic boom started and saw its biggest growth.

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More golf clubs report vandalism to their properties

More golf clubs report vandalism to their properties 0

🕔08:45, 12.Feb 2022

At least two more golf clubs have reported vandalism to their courses in recent days.

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Staffordshire golf course could close due to lack of use

Staffordshire golf course could close due to lack of use 1

🕔13:30, 11.Feb 2022

A municipal golf course in Staffordshire could be closed down because not enough people use it – despite the participation surge in the last two years.

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Most UK golf clubs saw significant growth in 2021

Most UK golf clubs saw significant growth in 2021 2

🕔19:19, 8.Feb 2022

A survey of UK golf clubs has found that four in five members’ clubs and nine in ten proprietary venues reported growth in 2021.

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Suicide prevention charity reaches out to turf professionals

Suicide prevention charity reaches out to turf professionals 0

🕔08:19, 8.Feb 2022

Suicide prevention charity Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) has announced that it will be attending turf management events throughout 2022.

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Council plans to convert 27-hole golf club into housing

Council plans to convert 27-hole golf club into housing 1

🕔11:11, 7.Feb 2022

North Somerset Council has stated that a 27-hole golf and country club could be converted into a housing estate under its plans to build more homes.

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Two more golf clubs report vandalism

Two more golf clubs report vandalism 0

🕔09:49, 5.Feb 2022

The police have issued statements surrounding two English golf clubs after reports of vandalism in recent days.

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Greenkeepers find 95-year-old buried message

Greenkeepers find 95-year-old buried message 1

🕔11:09, 4.Feb 2022

Greenkeepers at Golf House Club, Elie in Scotland have found a 95-year-old packet of cigarettes in a bottle, which contained a message written by greenkeepers in the 1920s, hidden on the course.

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