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Profile: Golf operations manager at Celtic Manor Resort, Matt Barnby

Profile: Golf operations manager at Celtic Manor Resort, Matt Barnby 2 Updated

🕔12:35, 5.Apr 2013

For a few days in 2010, Celtic Manor Resort in Wales was the most famous golf club in the world, as it hosted one of the greatest Ryder Cups in

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Alistair Dunsmuir: Why the De Vere Club is the future of golf 1

🕔10:01, 5.Apr 2013

These days it’s rare for a week to go by without me coming across a story that exemplifies the sign of the times: something that simply wouldn’t have happened before the triple whammy of the over-supply of golf courses in

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New golf director at The Belfry

New golf director at The Belfry 1

🕔12:06, 5.Mar 2013

World-famous golf resort The Belfry has recruited industry veteran Ian Knox as its new director of golf, following the departure of previous post holder Gary Silcock. Knox joins the four-time Ryder Cup hosting club with over 20 years’ experience in

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Scottish government funds junior discounts

Scottish government funds junior discounts 4

🕔10:46, 11.Feb 2013

The Scottish government is funding a £20 discount off most first-time golf club memberships for children between now and the end of April. The initiative, backed by a pledge of £2 million of state funding between 2014 and 2018, is

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Ryder Cup helps BTME attract 6,000

Ryder Cup helps BTME attract 6,000 3

🕔10:49, 4.Feb 2013

The annual exhibition for golf course management professionals attracted 6,000 visitors despite economic concerns in the industry and atrocious weather conditions during the event. BTME 2013 was organised by the British and International Greenkeepers Association (BIGGA) and showcased golf course

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Just a few days to go until BTME

Just a few days to go until BTME 1

🕔15:38, 4.Jan 2013

The annual BTME show that offers products and education particularly around golf course maintenance is about to take place in Harrogate. And at this late stage, organisers have confirmed that the Continue to Learn education programme has been boosted by

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Poulter beats McIlroy as fans’ favourite

Poulter beats McIlroy as fans’ favourite 0

🕔10:58, 27.Nov 2012

Ian Poulter has been named ‘Golfers’ Hero of the Year’ by a poll of 100,000 golfers. While world number one Rory McIlroy is the only golfer to make the BBC’s Sport Personality of the Year shortlist, albeit as a 100/1

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Scottish golf’s ‘radical facelift’ to begin

Scottish golf’s ‘radical facelift’ to begin 2

🕔10:24, 17.Oct 2012

The governing bodies of Scottish golf have announced that the ‘radical facelift’ of the game, involving the rolling out of 50 ‘development centres’, is to begin in November, and have named nearly half of the clubs that will host them.

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Ryder Cup course directors to teach in England

Ryder Cup course directors to teach in England 0

🕔10:52, 16.Oct 2012

The course manager at Medinah Country Club, host of this year’s Ryder Cup, is to teach British golf clubs about how he created his world-famous golfing venue. Curtis Tyrrell MG – director of Golf Course Operations at the American club,

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Has your club profited from the Ryder Cup? 0

🕔12:17, 4.Oct 2012

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Poulter’s old club revels in Ryder Cup interest

Poulter’s old club revels in Ryder Cup interest 3

🕔16:14, 2.Oct 2012

A Hertfordshire golf club that Ryder Cup star Ian Poulter once worked at has become the centre of international media interest. Chesfield Downs Golf & Country Club, which is part of the Crown Golf group, made national TV news headlines

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Liverpool in Ryder Cup host bid

Liverpool in Ryder Cup host bid 2

🕔15:36, 2.Oct 2012

A Liverpool council is exploring how the area could host the Ryder Cup for the first time in at least 50 years. The director of regeneration for Wirral Council, which owns a large site of land in Hoylake, has said

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Ryder Cup exhibition in car showroom

Ryder Cup exhibition in car showroom 0

🕔14:53, 17.Sep 2012

An exhibition of the history of the Ryder Cup is being held in London – at a BMW showroom. The retail area at Marsham Street, Westminster, is charting the iconic golf event from its earliest beginnings as a friendly match

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The Belfry is back with De Vere

The Belfry is back with De Vere 0

🕔16:08, 6.Aug 2012

After several months on the market, one of the world’s most famous golf venues has been sold to a US investor which has appointed the club’s former management company to run the facility. The Belfry, which has hosted the Ryder

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Olazábal lends his support to ‘Seve Day’

Olazábal lends his support to ‘Seve Day’ 0

🕔15:13, 10.Jul 2012

Jose Maria Olazábal is supporting an event that celebrates the memory of his close friend Seve Ballesteros and aims to raise money for cancer research. The captain of the 2012 European Ryder Cup team heads a lengthy list of star

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Darren Clarke to finally receive PGA award

Darren Clarke to finally receive PGA award 0

🕔10:07, 29.Jun 2012

Darren Clarke is to be officially recognised by the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) for his contribution to golf. The Ulsterman, who won the 2011 Open, will receive the PGA Recognition Award in December. He had been due to receive the

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Troon verdict is ‘needed boost for Scotland’

Troon verdict is ‘needed boost for Scotland’ 1

🕔10:50, 27.Jun 2012

Golf Tourism Scotland (GTS) has said the decision that Royal Troon Golf Club will host the 2016 Open Championship is a much-needed boost for Scottish golf. It means that over the next four years the country will stage three Opens

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John Jermine: How the 2010 Ryder Cup helped golf clubs in Wales

John Jermine: How the 2010 Ryder Cup helped golf clubs in Wales 0

🕔17:18, 3.Jun 2012

The Welsh Assembly recognised the value of golf to Wales when, in 2000, it bid to host the 2010 Ryder Cup, the biggest event in world golf. Golfers are high value tourists who usually stay for several days and travel

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Profile: clubgolf’s manager Jackie Davidson

Profile: clubgolf’s manager Jackie Davidson 0

🕔16:12, 8.Jan 2012

Golf is set to see its profile in Scotland rise still higher when the Ryder Cup comes to Gleneagles in 2014, but its influence will spread wider than the fans of the sport and the local businesses that will see

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Why the 2010 Ryder Cup was the greenest one ever

Why the 2010 Ryder Cup was the greenest one ever 0

🕔13:16, 1.Jan 2012

The 2010 Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor was many things: the longest (at four days), probably the wettest (more than two inches of rain fell during it) and one of the most exciting, with Europe winning by one solitary point.

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The Belfry is put up for sale

The Belfry is put up for sale 0

🕔08:52, 26.Dec 2011

The ‘spiritual home’ of the Ryder Cup and the headquarters of the UK’s Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA), The Belfry, has been put up for sale after its owner suffered major financial problems. The world-famous Warwickshire golf club and hotel, which

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Golf sponsor files for bankruptcy

Golf sponsor files for bankruptcy 0

🕔10:30, 19.Dec 2011

One of the biggest sponsors of golf events in 2011, Saab Automobile, has filed for bankruptcy. The announcement, made after its former owner, General Motors, refused to transfer necessary technology licences to Chinese companies that its current owner, Swedish Automobile,

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Poll reveals buoyant Scottish golf data

Poll reveals buoyant Scottish golf data 0

🕔15:46, 16.Dec 2011

More than three quarters of Scottish golf professionals have reported that business in 2011 has been stronger than it was in 2010. A poll carried out by Golf Tourism Scotland (GTS) asked golf professionals if 2011 had been an improvement

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Eddie and Monty visit Afghanistan

Eddie and Monty visit Afghanistan 0

🕔15:10, 28.Nov 2011

GCMA member Eddie Bullock and Ryder Cup hero Colin Montgomerie have visited British troops in Afghanistan. Bullock, who is also captain of the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA), was joined by his predecessor, former PGA captain Parnell Reilly, from Bradley Park

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How the Ryder Cup helped many Welsh clubs

How the Ryder Cup helped many Welsh clubs 0

🕔15:09, 27.Nov 2011

As with the Open, last year’s Ryder Cup helped golf clubs based in the host club’s region in many ways, largely thanks to the increased exposure to golf the tournament brings. But there is something special about the Ryder Cup

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Ramside bids to rival Celtic Manor

Ramside bids to rival Celtic Manor 0

🕔13:56, 26.Oct 2011

Ramside Hall Hotel & Golf Club in County Durham is seeking planning permission to convert its 27-hole – three-loops-of-nine – golf course into a 36-hole complex that would rival Celtic Manor, host of last year’s Ryder Cup. The club also

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Scotland to invest £2 million in golf

Scotland to invest £2 million in golf 1

🕔14:32, 12.Sep 2011

The Scottish government is to copy the Ryder Cup model set by the Welsh Assembly, by investing £2 million in golf clubs.

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