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Club gives work experience to students

Club gives work experience to students 0

🕔15:02, 16.Jun 2012

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre in Buckinghamshire has teamed up with a university to give students their first taste of life inside a golf facility. The golf club has joined forces

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Profile: The 31-year-old manager of Redbourn Golf Club

Profile: The 31-year-old manager of Redbourn Golf Club 0

🕔17:12, 3.Jun 2012

While there is a recognised career path for turfcare professionals wishing to climb the ladder to the course manager role, those who wants to progress into club management beyond a head of department level can feel there is little direction

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‘Raise VAT’ call leads to angry backlash

‘Raise VAT’ call leads to angry backlash 34

🕔08:39, 25.May 2012

Proprietary golf clubs have been angrily derided as ‘soulless’ in reaction to a call by the chief executive of Burhill Golf and Leisure for VAT to be increased on membership subscriptions at private members’ clubs and reduced at profit-making ones.

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Trainee becomes club manager in 10 months

Trainee becomes club manager in 10 months 0

🕔13:05, 31.Jan 2012

A 31-year-old man has been appointed as Redbourn Golf Club’s new general manager after just 10 months of a training programme. Ian McDowell has taken charge of the St Albans venue after embarking on Burhill Golf & Leisure’s recently-launched Manager

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Three surveys on the attitudes of golfers and golf clubs

Three surveys on the attitudes of golfers and golf clubs 1

🕔17:42, 4.Jan 2012

There hasn’t been a useful major survey on the golf industry since the answers to the Golf Club Membership Questionnaire were released by the English Golf Union and English Women’s Golf Association in 2010. And like London buses, with a

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Q&A with Colin Mayes, CEO of Burhill Golf

Q&A with Colin Mayes, CEO of Burhill Golf 0

🕔18:27, 10.Dec 2011

Burhill Golf and Leisure’s CEO Colin Mayes has brought the customer service skills and strict financial discipline of the hospitality business to the Guinness family-owned operator of 10 golf courses. Ranked by the Sunday Times as one of the UK’s

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Multi-course owner joins eco programme

Multi-course owner joins eco programme 0

🕔13:16, 8.Dec 2011

Burhill Golf & Leisure has become the world’s first multi-course owning business to enrol in the Golf Environment Organisation’s (GEO) OnCourse Programme for all 10 of the golf clubs the group owns. The OnCourse Programme will provide Burhill with a

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How Abbey Hill GC has reduced irrigation usage by 10%

How Abbey Hill GC has reduced irrigation usage by 10% 0

🕔16:54, 2.Dec 2011

How do you reduce water consumption while still maintaining your golf course’s pristine fairways and greens? Abbey Hill Golf Centre recently faced this issue – which course managers all over the world have been increasingly pondering as environmental and economic

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Why Aldwickbury Park won an eco award

Why Aldwickbury Park won an eco award 0

🕔15:35, 30.Nov 2011

Aldwickbury Park Golf Club’s extensive work to enhance the environment around the Harpenden-based course has been ‘highly commended’ at a national award ceremony. The club – part of Burhill Golf and Leisure, received a Highly Commended Certification during the Golf

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Abbey Hill GC’s £775k ‘pirate island’ opens

Abbey Hill GC’s £775k ‘pirate island’ opens 2

🕔09:16, 5.Oct 2011

A mini-golf ‘Pirate Island Adventure Golf’ activity centre has been opened at Abbey Hill Golf Centre in Milton Keynes. The facility boasts an array of features, including a huge signature ship, waterfalls, lakes, streams and islands, with rafts, treasure chests,

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