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    Golf Retailing Digital – August 2014

    In This Issue

    In this issue: Driving Sales – analysis of the UK footwear market; Teaching Golf – Mark Wood on the latest techniques; Rory McIlroy opens Nike’s first Performance Fitting Centre; Foremost’s Peter Durham promotes a pro shop re-shuffle; 500 US PGA pros fired, Tony Clark examines the implications.

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    Made to Fit

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    Updated shop = upturned sales

    Peter Durham is Head of Membership Services at Foremost Golf, leading a team of four Business Development Consultants for green-grass retailers. Here

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    Mark Wood works on his game plan

    Mark Wood has been the Head PGA Advanced Teaching Professional at Dale Hill golf club in East Sussex since 2002. He has over 17 years’ experience and

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    American Golf 2

    The American Way

    The presence of American Golf in the European golf market continues to grow. The company has over a 100 UK stores with more in the pipeline, its onlin

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    Ping G30 driver

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    One of the most eagerly anticipated hardware launches of 2014 was announced on July 3, when Ping made its worldwide introduction of the G30 family of

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    Dan Croxen-John

    Preaching conversion (rates)

    Dan Croxen-John is chief executive of AWA digital, an agency that specialises in ‘Conversion Rate Optimisation’ for retail websites, and here he expla

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    Top-of-the-table performance

    After a couple months in the wilderness, Secret Golfer has resurfaced, this month reporting from the Atlantic coastline of Cornwall and Trevose Golf a

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    Early 2014 figures show our friends in the North are getting it right

    Stats compiled by 59Club, the golf-specific mystery shopper service and a PGA Official Supplier show variations in staff attitude for golf clubs acros

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    Sights on a crowning achievement

    Until now, Peter Millar’s luxurious golf apparel has been often associated with crested items, but with growing sales and distribution, and an enhance

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    Autumn is Nigh

    As we prepare to send the July issue of GOLF RETAILING to print, the sun is shining and we are amid summer shimmers, yet let’s face it, Andy Murray is

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