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New Pace of Play Report requires careful study

April 28th, 2015

Today’s GBN.com report about The R&A’s Pace of Play Survey is a 450-word summary of a document that runs to 34 pages and includes 39 tables of statistics. It concludes with a link to download the full document. It seems to me that careful study is essential before any further comment is made.

Geoff Russell, Publisher

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The launch of CMAA e-University, an on-line education portal, brings universal access to education to all those employed in the golf club industry in Asia

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ATT’s SMARTSarel roller cassettes introduced to Kirby Muxloe Golf Club

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No stranger to the ATT TMSystem Steven Connolly has introduced the SMARTSarel cassettes into his regular maintenance regime at Kirby Muxloe Golf Club

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The report which provides invaluable figures for key stakeholders in the golf industry, is KPMG’s latest publication about Caribbean golf since 2009

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The Clarion Golf team made a strong showing and raised around £3,500 for Sparks Charity at the 35th London Marathon last Sunday

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Defending Champion Rory McIlroy headlines a field that includes a host of Major Champions, World Number Ones and Ryder Cup players all set to tee it up at Wentworth Club from 21-24 May

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The R&A has announced the results of a pace of play survey, with an industry forum to discuss the findings planned for later in the year

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The trophy is awarded to an organisation or individual for their outstanding contribution to golf and golf development

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The Club Managers Association of Europe has been delighted by the recent recognition given to their qualifications by leading UK based recruitment firms, Colt MacKenzie McNair and Timberlake Golf

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Savills, on behalf of Mr J.D Morrella, has sold Waldringfield Golf Course near Ipswich, Suffolk to a private individual from a guide price of £900,000

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With 73 stores signed up for free coaching sessions, American Golf is ready to play an integral role in National Golf Month’s drive to grow the game of golf

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Hampshire’s David Harrison receives Micklem Award

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People     4:08 pm, April 28, 2015

Hampshire’s David Harrison has received England Golf’s Gerald Micklem Award for his contribution to the amateur game

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Travel     4:08 pm, April 28, 2015

England’s Atlantic Links once again enjoys a strong showing in Golf World magazine’s latest course ranking that covers the ‘Top 100 Golf Courses in England’

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More than £4,000 was raised for Cancer Research UK after a trio of Direct Golf fundraisers, led by owner John Andrew, completed yesterday's 35th London Marathon

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People     4:06 pm, April 28, 2015

Birchwood Park Golf Centre, a BGL Golf venue, announces that Kieran Poole has been appointed as the new PGA Head Teaching Professional at the Dartford based leisure destination

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Courses     4:06 pm, April 28, 2015

TYM has been dubbed a hit with the greenkeeping team at Lincolnshire’s Woodhall Spa Golf Club following the arrival of a new T603 late last year

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Media     4:05 pm, April 28, 2015

The opening round of the British Masters supported by Sky Sports has now completely ‘sold out’, with more than 15,000 spectators taking advantage of the ‘Sky Sports Thursday’ free ticket offer

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More than 100 women and girls turned out to see Wales top lady golfer Amy Boulden giving clinics in the North and South to help boost the sport

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3rd Carr Golf Links Pro Am – Play Ireland’s Top Courses

Travel     4:04 pm, April 28, 2015

The 3rd Carr Golf Links Pro Am, 18th - 23rd October 2015, offers PGA Professionals and three of their friends/members the opportunity to spend six days in Ireland, playing the top courses in the country

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Courses     4:04 pm, April 28, 2015

Speedcut Contractors have come through a busy winter and have been working on many projects on golf tees through to April this year

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Scottish Golf’s inaugural Handicap Week is launched to help educate new and established golfers on how to better understand the intricacies of handicapping

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Growing the Game     12:28 pm, April 27, 2015

On Course Foundation launched in 2010 and has already helped hundreds of wounded, injured and sick Service personnel and veterans progress their rehabilitation using golf skills and employment training

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Sponsorship     12:27 pm, April 27, 2015

Ryder Cup-winning captain Sam Torrance will be among the star names teeing up at this year’s ISPS Handa PGA Seniors Championship at Close House

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