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Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry during May

Here’s the top three things I learnt about the industry during May

🕔10:24, 4.Jun 2014

From major resorts going up for sale to women being the saviour of golf, May was a fascinating month for the golf industry

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The top 3 things I learnt about golf in April

The top 3 things I learnt about golf in April

🕔12:28, 30.Apr 2014

Here’s the top three things I learnt while editing the magazine this month.

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Manager of the Year finalist: Simon Smith

Manager of the Year finalist: Simon Smith

🕔05:28, 2.Apr 2014

The manager of Aston Wood Golf Club once hit a 382-yard hole-in-one on the course. There cant be too many people like Simon Smith. Formerly England’s heavyweight karate champion, who once fought in Tokyo’s Budokan Temple in the world championships,

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Three things we learnt about the industry in the last month

Three things we learnt about the industry in the last month Updated

🕔07:56, 28.Mar 2014

3. Managing a golf club can throw up some pretty unique issues Most managers have dealt with staffing problems or the need to adapt the business to changing customer demands, but there are few industries where number one on the

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Manager of the Year finalist: Terry Crump

Manager of the Year finalist: Terry Crump

🕔03:24, 25.Mar 2014

Terry had been such a happy member at Harpenden Common Golf Club for so many years that he asked to receive no salary when he was appointed manager. It’s hard enough planning a new clubhouse project on its own, but how

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Manager of the Year finalist: James Washington

Manager of the Year finalist: James Washington

🕔03:21, 18.Mar 2014

James lives at Bradford Golf Club – which means he has had knocks on his door at every hour from members – usually needing access to possessions. Having been named manager of a highly regarded, top 10 Yorkshire golf club in

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Manager of the Year finalist: Michael Rutter

Manager of the Year finalist: Michael Rutter Updated

🕔03:17, 11.Mar 2014

Michael went from member to chairman to manager of Ryton Golf Club within just a few months. Ryton GC is the perfect example of how a good manager and a successful marketing strategy can turn a club’s fortunes around. In January

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Manager of the Year finalist: Trevor Atkinson

Manager of the Year finalist: Trevor Atkinson

🕔03:13, 4.Mar 2014

During one period of heavy snowfall at his home 40 miles away, the Filton Golf Club manager slept on a blow-up mattress in the office for three nights in a row. If Trevor Atkinson isn’t careful, he will earn a reputation

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The 3 biggest things that happened to golf clubs in February

The 3 biggest things that happened to golf clubs in February

🕔15:56, 28.Feb 2014

The 3 biggest things that happened to golf clubs in February

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Manager of the Year finalist: Emma Clifford

Manager of the Year finalist: Emma Clifford

🕔03:10, 25.Feb 2014

The manager of West Essex Golf Club once created the ‘Alphabet Golf’ programme, which teaches young children how to hold a golf club through dance. You can take the girl out of West Essex Golf Club but it seems that

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