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Scottish members to receive benefits card

Scottish members to receive benefits card 1

🕔09:47, 25.Apr 2013

All members of golf clubs affiliated to the Scottish Golf Union (SGU) or Scottish Ladies Golf Association (SLGA) will be able to purchase a card for £10 that will entitle

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£190K of funding for Scottish clubs

£190K of funding for Scottish clubs 1

🕔10:11, 19.Apr 2013

Three remote golf clubs in the Western Isles of Scotland have received government and National Lottery funding to make their venues more attractive to women and children. Stornoway, Benbecula and Askernish golf clubs are using a collective total of at

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Controversial banker to build golf course

Controversial banker to build golf course 5

🕔10:23, 3.Sep 2012

A controversial Australian hedge fund manager has ignored the advice of the Scottish Golf Union (SGU) and decided to build a new golf course in Scotland. Greg Coffey, 41, who is worth nearly half a billion pounds, bought the 12,000-acre

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Golf ‘could save 5 million lives per year’

Golf ‘could save 5 million lives per year’ 2

🕔13:52, 18.Jul 2012

Playing 12 holes of golf once a week every week would save as many lives per year as those killed by smoking, a team of researchers has found. They were working on a study, published in The Lancet, which estimates

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Golf Power List: 30-21

Golf Power List: 30-21 0

🕔10:31, 12.Jul 2012

Welcome to Golf Club Management’s Golf Power List 2012, 50-21 We list the 50 most powerful people in British golf today. Judging has been carried out by Emma Williams, Tania Longmire and Seamus Rotherick, following interviews with a number of

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Profile: Hamish Grey, chief executive of the Scottish Golf Union

Profile: Hamish Grey, chief executive of the Scottish Golf Union 2

🕔16:08, 18.Mar 2012

After a career in sports management, New Zealand-born Hamish Grey moved to Scotland in 1998 and saw the job of secretary of the Scottish Golf Union (SGU) advertised. “Being from New Zealand, rugby was my first sport. But I love

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Free eco seminar to be held at the home of golf

Free eco seminar to be held at the home of golf 1

🕔12:29, 18.Mar 2012

St Andrews Links Trust is inviting representatives of all golf clubs to attend a sustainability seminar next month. The free day of learning will look at the sustainability strategies of St Andrews Links and Loch Lomond Golf Club, which have

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Senior discount legislation is shelved

Senior discount legislation is shelved 5

🕔13:03, 28.Feb 2012

Forthcoming legislation that would have prevented golf clubs providing discounts for senior members has been shelved.

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Guide categorises pros & managers together

Guide categorises pros & managers together 1

🕔12:35, 5.Feb 2012

A new guide that identifies the skills golf professionals can bring to a golf club places a head golf professional in the same category as a golf club manager. PGA Role Descriptors, published by the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) and

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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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46% of clubs increased membership in 2011

46% of clubs increased membership in 2011 1

🕔11:17, 21.Dec 2011

Two new surveys on golf suggest that the industry is performing well despite gloomy economic data elsewhere in the country. A4G’s Survey of Forward Thinking Golf Clubs 2011/2012 polled 105 British golf clubs and found that 46 per cent have

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The top Twitter golf accounts

The top Twitter golf accounts 0

🕔11:57, 14.Dec 2011

From Celtic Manor to Luke Donald, Iain Carter to England Golf, Ryder Cup to Callaway Golf, we look at the definitive list of the best golf Twitter accounts to follow: Media Iain Carter, BBC Golf Correspondent @iaincartergolf Alistair Dunsmuir, Golf Club

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Caledonian GC rejects proposed merger

Caledonian GC rejects proposed merger 0

🕔10:20, 12.Nov 2011

The members of one golf club in Aberdeen have rejected an offer to merge with another two clubs following fears for the future of all three due to the loss of a local football stadium. Northern, Bon Accord and Caledonian

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