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Winner announcement Initiative 2013- The initiative that obtained most of the votes was The National Open days. Congratulations! The voting is now open for the election of 2014 best grow the game of golf initiative.

Social Media and The Golf Club Industry-Social media is fast becoming an increasingly important part of any business’s marketing and client base development platform.
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Study finds profits in female-friendly clubs- Golf clubs that are redesigned to appeal to women will see significantly more profit, according to a new survey.
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US drive to attract women to golf- A major drive has been launched in the USA to make golf courses more attractive to women.
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The Belfry joins the Reciprocal Scheme- One of the world’s most famous golf clubs has joined a reciprocal and flexible membership programme with other clubs to attract new revenue
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Campaign to get people to try golf to start- A major campaign designed to get people all over England playing golf for the first time is due to start in the next few days.
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Vote for the best "grow the game" initiative of 2012- www.growthegameofgolf.org has started an online poll to find out what was the best initiative of 2012.
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Affordable Golf Facility Development- Growing the Game of Golf
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PGA of Europe is very proud to introduce the first issue of International Golf Pro News!-  A magazine designed specifically with the PGA Professional in mind, and will include all the latest news, updates, and features relevant to the professional game.
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Golf needs to get its ‘head out of the sand'-The head of the world's largest operator of golf clubs has said that golf needs to get its ‘head out of the sand' and start offering much quicker rounds.
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Kwik Golf comes to Holland. Exclusive agreement with Kids4Golf.
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How to increase value to membership: A lesson from Italy- A persisting problem every club faces is finding a way to avoid the downwards spiral of discounting prices, decreasing profit margins.
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New Golf Course Management System Launched- A free and easy to use new online system that helps golf courses manage themselves more sustainably and efficiently has been launched by The R&A.
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BRS Golf: Online Green Fee Revenue Up By 15% In 2012 - Online tee time booking revenue continued to grow in 2012, according to the latest results from BRS Golf, developer of the UK & Ireland's market leading online booking system, writes Charles de Haan. Total online revenue for golf clubs using the BRS system during 2012 was £7.5 million, an increase of £1 million or 15% compared to 2011.
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Golf Premier League launched at Aamby Valley Golf Club, India- Open winner Darren Clarke, two-time major champion Angel Cabrera, Michael Campbell, and Rich Beem are among the big-name golfers taking part in the 3-day 'Golf Premier League', a new franchise-based tournament, to be played at the Aamby Valley Golf Course, designed by EIGCA Senior Member David Hemstock, in the Western Ghat mountains of India between Mumbai and Pune, with televised play starting on Friday 8th February.
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One of the more noble elements of a water-tight French bid for the Ryder Cup 2018, which strongly appealed to the European Tour's commercial aims, was its promise to establish 100 'urban' golf courses by 2018.
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The first Tee National School Program CurriculumElementary  -  School Students at more 4200 schools in almost 600 school districts in America will get introduced to the game of golf along with character education this year.
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Scottish Government  to  investment worth GBP2 Million for promotion golf to Scot kids between 2014 - 2018.
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NEW DELHI: A huge fund of $ 150 million would be created to give a boost to Indian golf industry in the coming years, it was announced at the conclusion of the fourth Asia Golf Industry Show. 
Indian Ace golfer Jeev Mikha singh, "golf is the fastest growing sport in India, have more public courses"
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Callaway Golf is to provide obsolete product to non-profit junior golf organizations, Title 1 school* golf team programs for youth who cannot afford their own equipment and non-profit organizations that assist wounded veterans with rehabilitative golf programs
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Thailand Golf Tourism Heads Towards $US2 Billion Read Article

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