World’s oldest links could have a new management company

World’s oldest links could have a new management company

🕔12:47, 27.Feb 2017

Musselburgh Links, The Old Course, which is regarded by some as the world’s oldest golf course for continuous play, is the subject of a bid that could result in £10 million being invested in it, according to reports.

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Less than 3% of golf clubs made a loss in 2016

Less than 3% of golf clubs made a loss in 2016

🕔12:53, 24.Feb 2017

A new survey of golf clubs has found a huge turnaround in their financial fortunes between 2013 and 2016.

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Historic golf club embarks on modernisation programme

Historic golf club embarks on modernisation programme

🕔13:18, 23.Feb 2017

One of the oldest golf clubs in the world, Ladybank GC in Fife, is undergoing a series of major changes to make it attractive to modern consumers.

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Previously struggling club now pursuing members’ buyout

Previously struggling club now pursuing members’ buyout

🕔12:40, 21.Feb 2017

A Norfolk golf club that was struggling to pay its rent just five years ago has turned around so much that its members are buying the venue from the Crown Estate.

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This club is already seeing a return on its 2016 £2m investment

This club is already seeing a return on its 2016 £2m investment

🕔17:43, 20.Feb 2017

A golf club that spent more than £2 million on itself in 2016 has said it has already seen a significant return on the investment.

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Wentworth’s West Course greens to be ready for PGA

Wentworth’s West Course greens to be ready for PGA Updated

🕔06:48, 19.Feb 2017

Wentworth’s West Course is one of the most famous in the world but, in recent years, some European Tour golfers had complained about the state of its greens. Kenny Mackay details the improvements they have undergone since last May

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Over 90% of seniors say they should get discounted membership

Over 90% of seniors say they should get discounted membership

🕔13:27, 17.Feb 2017

New research has found that more than 90 percent of senior golfers believe that they should get some sort of incentive or discount on golf club membership fees, while more than 80 percent of golf clubs do not offer this.

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Lancashire’s golf clubs see huge rise in members; Surprise fall in Durham

Lancashire’s golf clubs see huge rise in members; Surprise fall in Durham

🕔13:26, 16.Feb 2017

Lancashire’s golf clubs collectively saw an increase of more than 1,500 members in 2016, while Durham saw a surprise loss after a successful 2015.

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Marlborough Golf Club receives £200,000 VAT windfall

Marlborough Golf Club receives £200,000 VAT windfall

🕔13:01, 15.Feb 2017

Marlborough Golf Club in Wiltshire has received £200,000 from Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HRMC) as recovery of VAT paid on visitors’ green fees.

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Major drive to attract women to golf this spring

Major drive to attract women to golf this spring

🕔13:09, 14.Feb 2017

A major English campaign to get more women playing golf is to tee off this May.

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