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September 12th, 2014

At 07.35 on Friday 26th September the first Ryder Cup Match tees off. Between now and then we shall learn the decision of the R&A Membership about the admission of women and the decision of the Scottish people about the future of The Home of Golf. These are indeed ‘interesting times’.

So here are the 31 stories that we have published since Tuesday.

Geoff Russell, Publisher

publisher@golfbusinessnews.com

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Eccleston Park Golf Club, Merseyside For Sale

Eccleston Park Golf Club, Merseyside For Sale

Property     2:03 pm, September 12, 2014

Eccleston Park is a prime, freehold golf club with a highly profitable trading record that is being offered to the market at a guide price of £1.45 million

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Foremost Golf Looks to the Future

Foremost Golf Looks to the Future

Corporate     2:02 pm, September 12, 2014

Foremost Golf reaches a major milestone in October when it celebrates its 30th birthday at its annual awards dinner at Golf Show 2014 in Harrogate.

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59Club and The Leading Golf Courses Europe Support Quality-Driven Golf Clubs

59Club and The Leading Golf Courses Europe Support Quality-Driven Golf Clubs

Management Topics     2:02 pm, September 12, 2014

The Leading Golf Courses of Europe (LGCE), a corporation representing some of the continent’s most distinctive clubs, has joined forces with Europe’s leading golf-specific mystery shopper service, 59Club, to offer additional benefits to members and clients

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SGD Planning For The Future At Barton on Sea

SGD Planning For The Future At Barton on Sea

Courses     2:01 pm, September 12, 2014

Swan Golf Designs is helping the membership at this highly popular club redesign those holes which are under threat from the receding coastline

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BLEC Global Launches Two New Machines At Saltex

BLEC Global Launches Two New Machines At Saltex

Corporate     2:01 pm, September 12, 2014

BLEC GLOBAL used SALTEX at Windsor to launch two new machines and sold eight off the stand at the show.

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Fleet purchase looks to the future

Fleet purchase looks to the future

Courses     2:01 pm, September 12, 2014

Bryn Meadows Golf, Hotel and Spa near Caerphilly, who have also just opened a new 9-hole Academy golf course to attract more children, beginners and casual golfers

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Free Trade Access to The London Golf Show

Free Trade Access to The London Golf Show

Exhibitions & Conferences     2:00 pm, September 12, 2014

The Golf Show Group is inviting anyone who works within the Golf industry to visit the London Golf Show free of charge. The Show is 14-16 November at Glow, at the heart of Bluewater, Kent

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New ‘Optim8’ Spreader Range from Rigby Taylor

New ‘Optim8’ Spreader Range from Rigby Taylor

New Products     2:00 pm, September 12, 2014

With the accent on optimum application accuracy, Rigby Taylor launched its own branded range of fertilizer spreaders for the sports turf industry at this year’s SALTEX

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PlaneSWING to exhibit at Irish Golf Expo, Belfast 20-21 September

PlaneSWING to exhibit at Irish Golf Expo, Belfast 20-21 September

Exhibitions & Conferences     1:59 pm, September 12, 2014

PlaneSWING, the world’s leading kinaesthetic teaching and training aid will be exhibiting at the Irish Golf Expo held at the King’s Hall Pavilion, Belfast in Northern Ireland later this month

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New British Golf Watch Brand ETIQUS Launches

New British Golf Watch Brand ETIQUS Launches

New Products     1:59 pm, September 12, 2014

ETIQUS is a new British brand of distinctive, quality timepieces exclusively for golfers, which combines beautiful design with Swiss made movements

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Loudmouth Introduces Golf Bags by Molhimawk

Loudmouth Introduces Golf Bags by Molhimawk

New Products     1:59 pm, September 12, 2014

The cart bags are currently available in some of Loudmouth’s most popular patterns – Oakmont Houndstooth, Drop Cloth, Shagadelic Pink, Shamrocks and Magic Bus

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DJ Turfcare launches new Plugger aerator

DJ Turfcare launches new Plugger aerator

New Products     1:58 pm, September 12, 2014

DJ Turfcare used SALTEX to launch the new Plugger PL415, a pedestrian aerator that incorporates the best of other Pluggers in the range.

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Search on for new person to lead Get into Golf drive in Durham

Search on for new person to lead Get into Golf drive in Durham

Growing the Game     1:58 pm, September 12, 2014

The county's Golf Partnership has a vacancy for a county development officer, whose role will be to grow and sustain the sport throughout the area

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New Permanent or Portable Driving Range Solution from EGS

New Permanent or Portable Driving Range Solution from EGS

Courses     1:51 pm, September 12, 2014

Brokenhurst Manor Golf Club, in the picturesque New Forest National Park, is the first club to install the new driving range solution

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Greater productivity from Greenmech’s new chippers

Greater productivity from Greenmech’s new chippers

New Products     1:51 pm, September 12, 2014

GreenMech reveal the new Arborist and ArbTrak 190 wood chipper models

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Roof top golf is a big hit at Birkdale!

Roof top golf is a big hit at Birkdale!

Growing the Game     1:50 pm, September 12, 2014

Thanks to presenter Barney Harwood and the ‘Blue Peter’ team all the activities will be shown on CBBC television to hopefully inspire other schools all over the country

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Vietnam Golf Course Management Conference Highlights Appetite for Knowledge

Vietnam Golf Course Management Conference Highlights Appetite for Knowledge

Exhibitions & Conferences     1:50 pm, September 12, 2014

Course superintendents from Hanoi, Dalat, Nha Trang, Ho Chi Minh City and Danang attended the two-day event

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‘Ryder Cup Revealed’ goes digital

‘Ryder Cup Revealed’ goes digital

Media     11:48 am, September 11, 2014

The digital option of the acclaimed new book 'Ryder Cup Revealed: Tales of the Unexpected' contains extra editorial and a photographic chapter containing snapshots taken by the author, Ross Biddiscombe

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Youth programme helps Ramsdale Park earn international sustainability award

Youth programme helps Ramsdale Park earn international sustainability award

Corporate     11:47 am, September 11, 2014

A youth sponsorship initiative at Ramsdale Park Golf Centre, Nottingham, has helped the public pay-and-play facility earn the prestigious international sustainability ecolabel, GEO Certified®.

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Power Plate® Golf Promotion Swings into Action at Fitness Superstore

Power Plate® Golf Promotion Swings into Action at Fitness Superstore

New Products     11:47 am, September 11, 2014

This innovative and timely golf-focused promotion for Power Plate is running with leading UK retailer Fitness Superstore and aims to appeal to amateur and elite golfers

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Ramside Hall Purchases five Jacobsen Eclipse 322 Hybrid Greens Mowers

Ramside Hall Purchases five Jacobsen Eclipse 322 Hybrid Greens Mowers

Courses     11:47 am, September 11, 2014

Certified Pre-Owned mowers bring consistency of cut to greens and tees at Durham’s premier golf resort

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John Letters Tightens Grip On Glove Market With Pioneering New TR-47

John Letters Tightens Grip On Glove Market With Pioneering New TR-47

New Products     11:37 am, September 11, 2014

The glove, which joins the TR47 irons, hybrids and driver in John Letters’ stable, offers ‘unparalleled fit and feel’ thanks to its unique Lycra composition

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England Golf chooses Quinta do Lago as new winter training base

England Golf chooses Quinta do Lago as new winter training base

Sponsorship     11:37 am, September 11, 2014

The England Golf squads will stay at Quinta do Lago, utilise the extensive practice facilities, including the outstanding Paul McGinley Academy and the new TaylorMade Fitting Center, as well as having access to both the South and North courses

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Steve Williams honored with induction into Caddie Hall of Fame

Steve Williams honored with induction into Caddie Hall of Fame

People     11:37 am, September 11, 2014

PGA Tour caddie Steve Williams was rewarded for his contribution in promoting caddies and their role in the game of golf

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Royal Dornoch hosts Senior Ladies British Open Amateur Championship

Royal Dornoch hosts Senior Ladies British Open Amateur Championship

Travel     11:36 am, September 11, 2014

The internationally-renowned Championship Course at Royal Dornoch Golf Club will host the world’s best senior ladies amateur golfers next week

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