Sussex club to downsize and build 130 homes

Sussex club to downsize and build 130 homes

🕔14:28, 16.Jan 2017

An 18-hole Sussex golf club that has suffered ‘significant financial loss’ in recent years is set to convert to nine holes and build 130 homes in order to secure its future.

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‘Father of modern golf’ John Jacobs, dies, aged 91

‘Father of modern golf’ John Jacobs, dies, aged 91

🕔14:27, 13.Jan 2017

Golfing legend John Jacobs OBE, described as the father of modern day golf, has died at the age of 91.

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Golf club buys local hotel for £20m

Golf club buys local hotel for £20m

🕔13:25, 11.Jan 2017

A 36-hole golf club in Northamptonshire has merged with a local hotel it had previously had disputes with in order to make both businesses stronger.

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Reesink to show off precision spray system at BTME

Reesink to show off precision spray system at BTME Updated

🕔01:14, 11.Jan 2017

Reesink Turfcare will be bringing a GeoLink Precision Spray System simulator to BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition (BTME) 2017, Europe’s leading showcase for turf professionals and buyers.

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Major project launched to see how beneficial golf is to the environment

Major project launched to see how beneficial golf is to the environment

🕔06:45, 10.Jan 2017

BIGGA, the CMAE, England Golf, Imperial College London and Environmental Solutions International have announced they are working together on a national project to survey the golf sector’s benefits to the environment.

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There has been a huge rise in the number of members of English golf clubs

There has been a huge rise in the number of members of English golf clubs

🕔14:52, 9.Jan 2017

English golf clubs saw an unexpected boom in their collective number of members in 2016, according to new figures from Sport England.

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This golf club saw 150 new members in 2016

This golf club saw 150 new members in 2016

🕔12:54, 6.Jan 2017

Wycombe Heights Golf Centre in Buckinghamshire has said the flexible membership policy it introduced last year led to 150 people joining the club.

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Liverpool GC runs sessions for visually impaired people

Liverpool GC runs sessions for visually impaired people

🕔12:36, 4.Jan 2017

Liverpool Golf Centre is running a scheme that aims to break down the golfing barriers for blind and partially sighted people.

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Number of golfers with disabilities in Wales doubled in 2016

Number of golfers with disabilities in Wales doubled in 2016

🕔12:54, 3.Jan 2017

The Golf Union of Wales (GUW) has won an insport Silver Award for its work in making the sport more inclusive for people with disabilities.

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The top 40 trends of 2016

The top 40 trends of 2016 Updated

🕔07:13, 16.Dec 2016

The year 2016 was like no other in the golf club industry. The vote to continue the ban on women from becoming members at Muirfield became an embarrassment, while Adidas’ and Nike’s decision to pull out of the game caused concern.

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