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    Foremost members in gripping campaign

    Foremost professionals have seen grip sales rise by 19 percent due to a recent Golf Pride MOT Your Game promotion, which ran with marketing support fr

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    Westonbirt GC ladies’ win for charity

    Westonbirt Golf Club ladies’ section was named as the winner of the 2014 EWGA Trust Stableford Competition at the annual meeting of England Golf. They

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    McIlroy ties Faldo as UK’s richest golf pro

    The recently published Sunday Times Rich List shows that Sir Nick Faldo has been matched as Britain’s richest professional golfer by Rory McIlroy. Bot

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    On Course with National Golf Month

    On Course Foundation, the charity for wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans, has announced a partnership with National Golf Month.

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    New faces at Forest of Arden

    Forest of Arden, a Marriott Hotel and Country Club, has announced the appointment of new staff within its golf operations team. Heading the appointmen

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    Sam’s the man at Seniors Championship

    Sam Torrance will be among the star names competing at this year’s ISPS Handa PGA Seniors Championship at Close House. It signals a return to the tour

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    England Golf backs projects to grow golf in three counties

    England Golf has launched a project with three counties to trial new ways of increasing the number of people who play golf and join golf clubs. The pr

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    BGL gives away 270 junior memberships for NGM

    Burhill Golf and Leisure, owners and operators of ten destinations across the UK, has announced it is to give away 30 junior memberships at nine of it

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    FJ Hyperflex now with Boa closure

    Following the introduction of its Hyperflex footwear in early 2015, FootJoy, has expanded its line with shoes equipped with the Boa Closure System. Hy

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    PGA Cup qualifying in Ireland

    David Higgins has his sights firmly set on a place in the PGA Cup squad after topping the leaderboard at the Titleist & FootJoy PGA Professional Champ

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    It’s all in the detail for Lyle & Scott AW 15

    The Lyle & Scott Autumn-Winter 15 collection has been designed to provide men and women golfers with all the clothing needed to play the game, includi

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    Award winning Golphinforkids is child’s play

    Golphinforkids, an innovative new concept in golf clubs for children, has scooped a prestigious award. At the Sports Business Innovation Awards in Sco

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    Finding the right margin

    Only by properly identifying operating costs can a golf retail operation accurately set profit margins says Alan Fisher. Last month, we looked at the

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    The aggregation of Marginal Gains

    Karl Morris points to the success of small incremental gains, as a path to major overall performance improvement, as evidenced by the achievements of

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    Golf clubs with attitude

    59Club CEO Simon Wordsworth is a firm believer in the old adage, ‘Smile and the whole world smiles with you’. In this analysis of staff attitude to vi

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    TopTee offers age structured pricing in Sweden

    Joakim Sabel is the CEO and part owner of Svenska TopTee AB in Sweden which operates four golf clubs. At TopTee he has introduced age structured prici

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    Why Wright is right for Wilson

    Last November Wilson Golf announced the promotion of Doug Wright to the role of global commercial director, with Wright having held a similar position

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    An iron will for golf retailers

    Despite the explosive growth in single hybrid sales over the last decade, irons and hybrids continue to be sold in sets and are a major source of reve

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    Challenges facing the clubs

    Last year in the GOLF RETAILING Thought Leadership series we got feedback on industry issues mainly from manufacturers and suppliers. This year we get

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    Doing the simple things right at BGL

    Burhill Golf and Leisure (BGL) is ultimately owned by members of the Guinness family and has three operating divisions for golf, leisure and estates.

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