The way golf clubs market themselves ‘is woeful and plays to gender stereotypes’

The way golf clubs market themselves ‘is woeful and plays to gender stereotypes’

🕔05:10, 31.Jul 2014

A majority of golf clubs fail to provide membership details on their own websites despite being desperate for new members, according to two new surveys.

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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in July:

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the golf industry in July:

🕔15:06, 30.Jul 2014

From golfers teaming up with rock stars to clubs introducing bicycles to their courses, July 2014 has been a month like no other for the industry.

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Every Scottish club will receive Ryder Cup tickets

Every Scottish club will receive Ryder Cup tickets Updated

🕔05:49, 30.Jul 2014

Every golf club in Scotland will receive Ryder Cup tickets in a bid to boost membership retention.

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World’s oldest golf club could permanently close down

World’s oldest golf club could permanently close down Updated

🕔03:19, 29.Jul 2014

In the starkest symbol of the financial troubles golf clubs are facing due to declining memberships, North Inch Golf Course, which pre-dates 1450, could close down as it falls into disrepair.

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Flyover firm makes golf club offer

Flyover firm makes golf club offer

🕔02:05, 29.Jul 2014

A company that provides 3d flyovers of golf clubs for them to use in their marketing literature has said it will provide free flyovers in exchange for rounds of golf.

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Darren Clarke to live on Judas Priest’s guitarist’s golf course

Darren Clarke to live on Judas Priest’s guitarist’s golf course

🕔11:40, 28.Jul 2014

Darren Clarke has revealed that he will move to The Astbury, a Shropshire golf course owned by former Judas Priest guitarist KK Downing.

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This Essex golf club is building a retirement home by its course to increase revenues

This Essex golf club is building a retirement home by its course to increase revenues

🕔10:48, 25.Jul 2014

Noak Hill Golf Course has found a radical way to fund course and clubhouse improvements – it is building a gated retirement community by its course.

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England Golf launches its plan to save golf

England Golf launches its plan to save golf

🕔10:46, 24.Jul 2014

England Golf has launched its far-reaching plan to stop the decline in golf – and in doing so reveals that English golf clubs have lost more than 200,000 members in the last decade.

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This is how every golf club in the country could get their waiting lists back

This is how every golf club in the country could get their waiting lists back Updated

🕔05:55, 23.Jul 2014

Demand from women to play golf is so strong that every golf club in the UK could have waiting lists for membership categories, according to an astonishing new survey.

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Bicycle golf could be the saviour of golf and it is FANTASTIC

Bicycle golf could be the saviour of golf and it is FANTASTIC Updated

🕔05:20, 22.Jul 2014

A golf club has bought a fleet of purpose built bicycles that carry clubs and cause minimal damage to turf, which speed up play and give golfers a workout.

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