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2020 Centenary

The 20th December 2020 marked the end of our Centenary year and having launched our celebrations in such a fantastic way exactly 12 months previously, little did we know what we were to face as our year unfolded. Although the …

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Happy New Year

Best wishes from all at KGC. 2020 was a difficult year for so many reasons but there is cause for optimism moving forward in 2021. There were certainly times when we saw a lot more golf being played than may …

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Ian’s a double winner

Many many congratulations to Ian Backhouse for his recent twin victories. Hours of practice (and retirement) have paid off in style for him this year, culminating in the double of victories in the Yorkshire Seniors and Harrogate & District Union …

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Handicap Index

So we understand SLOPE rating, which is akin to a “degree of difficulty”… sort of. Now we need a handicap that is portable to any club in the world so that, in combination with the SLOPE rating the hapless golfer …

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World Handicapping System

Recently England Golf began issuing their suggested “Timetable” that listed their suggested structured approach to Golf Clubs for imparting information to Members about the World Handicap System (WHS) which will be implemented from 2nd November this year. At KGC we …

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Centenary President’s Day… and a Happy Birthday to Mr Pres.

David Lund’s been hard at work preparing for his President’s Day, doing the score cards and Prize draw tickets for this Saturday, whilst enjoying a glass of red wine….on his birthday!!! David says “I’m looking forward to meeting everybody and …

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You can still Introduce a Friend!

Even though we all know KGC is our own piece of paradise, and even though we know golf is a new-found escape from a certain disease, it’s still nothing short of breathtaking, the number of people who have joined this …

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FlexiFull!

Such has been the success of KGC’s recruitment effort this year the Club has reached capacity for its Flexi Membership programme. New Members have boosted the category by 30% since the start of the new subscription year, meaning it has …

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Looking for a Golf Deal? Two New Offers

It’s a crazy time this. The normal rules don’t seem to apply to so many walks of life. And with disruption comes opportunity. While it’s indeed possible that a few folk won’t return to golf quickly, it’s also true that …

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Safely Back in the Groove

Here we go then… golf resumes, under strictly enforced safety measures, at Knaresborough. First off the tee (17th) were Pam Hunter and Malcolm Lawrence. While it’s great to be back out on the course, there’s no room for complacency, this …

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