Golf clubs are growing their memberships by offering 9-hole golf

Golf clubs are growing their memberships by offering 9-hole golf

🕔12:43, 25.May 2016

At least two golf clubs in Scotland have said their memberships have grown because they have been offering 9-hole competitions.

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Dogs blamed for causing damage to Dundee’s golf courses

Dogs blamed for causing damage to Dundee’s golf courses

🕔12:08, 24.May 2016

Two golf clubs in Dundee have made a plea to local dog owners to do more to stop their animals causing damage to their greens.

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Huge rise in club golfers playing in Stableford competitions

Huge rise in club golfers playing in Stableford competitions

🕔12:04, 23.May 2016

Surprising new data has found that although UK golf clubs are still losing members, the remaining members are playing much more competitive rounds of golf, and especially Stableford competitions.

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Sturgeon: Muirfield decision to ban women is indefensible

Sturgeon: Muirfield decision to ban women is indefensible

🕔13:41, 19.May 2016

The first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has said that Muirfield’s decision to continue refusing women on becoming members is “indefensible”.

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Golf club ends concessions for elderly golfers

Golf club ends concessions for elderly golfers

🕔12:28, 17.May 2016

Stockwood Park Golf Club in Luton has ended its practice of offering concessions to elderly members – a move that has angered some but others do not approve of these policies in the first place.

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There are almost as many UK golfers as tennis and badminton players combined

There are almost as many UK golfers as tennis and badminton players combined

🕔12:36, 16.May 2016

A report on golf’s value to the UK’s economy has found that despite recent falls in participation there are almost as many regular golfers in the UK than tennis and badminton players combined.

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Golf club introduces free golf to members’ children

Golf club introduces free golf to members’ children

🕔15:58, 13.May 2016

An innovative Essex golf club has introduced free golf to every child aged 10 or under who are the child or grandchild of any member of the club.

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Golf successfully used again to tackle antisocial behaviour

Golf successfully used again to tackle antisocial behaviour

🕔13:09, 12.May 2016

Another community golf project, this time in Wales, has led to a massive decrease in antisocial behaviour among teenagers.

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This club has been praised for bringing both juniors and females into golf

This club has been praised for bringing both juniors and females into golf

🕔11:16, 11.May 2016

A golf club in Cheshire has been praised by both a leading charity and a sport development group for its work at introducing children and females to golf. In the UK women and children make up a disproportionately small number

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Golfer fails to sue club after hole-in-one prize not as good as hoped

Golfer fails to sue club after hole-in-one prize not as good as hoped

🕔14:47, 9.May 2016

A golfer has failed in his attempt to sue a golf club after the hole-in-one car he won was less than half the value the thought it was going to be.

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