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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Boom time coming for golf?

The clouds gathered months ago for sport, closure of venues eventually being demanded the length of the country. It was inevitable that golf would be included. While golfers still grumble about the logic behind the decision, the guidance that said …

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Course Closure

The Government has introduced severe restrictions aimed at controlling the spread of Covid-19. For this reason we are obligated to close Knaresborough Golf Course for the time being. Flags and tee markers are not in place and a strict policy …

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