Possible Golf membership Interview questions ???

IanM

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Occupation is very relevant. We ask if they want to add their business to a member's directory!

We've had other members round to fix our gas boiler and another fix our roof.

Maybe I'm not very sensitive about this. If I want to play a certain course regularly, I'll play there. I don't involve myself in politics or committees
 

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Occupation is very relevant. We ask if they want to add their business to a member's directory!

We've had other members round to fix our gas boiler and another fix our roof.

Maybe I'm not very sensitive about this. If I want to play a certain course regularly, I'll play there. I don't involve myself in politics or committees
I agree. We have something similar and by knowing what people do you can often get a decent workman out at a good price or even put work their way
 

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Additional thought... of course there's a wide range of approaches to this.

I've been at proprietary courses where it is just "send us the cheque." At my current club, I'm effectively a co-owner so the application landscape is going to be different.
 
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I had an interview at Newport... it was pretty informal and actually very welcoming. They were definitely selling the club to me, rather than trying to find reasons to decline the application.

View it positively. Its an opportunity to see if you actually want to join. On meeting the committee, you might not!🤣
Ditto this at Leighton Buzzard. It was about 14 years ago now, but the club still does them as far as I know, along with getting to know you sessions to introduce new members to current members.
 

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I think interviews can be a very efficient way to help answer questions. It's those applications processes where you need to know 2 members for some time to get in in the first place that are the most intimidating. When you apply for a job at a company (much more serious than a golf club) you need references, but not from people already in that company.
 

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In the South West of Scotland, where I originate from, the main question would be 'What school did you go to?' :LOL::LOL::LOL:
 

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In the South West of Scotland, where I originate from, the main question would be 'What school did you go to?' :LOL::LOL::LOL:
Really? I know East Lothian / Edinburgh could be like that but didn’t know the West of Scotland.

I’ve a good friend from Ayrshire and I know he went to a public / private school - but he always plays his ‘working class Glaswegian living in the Home Counties” routine
 

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Really? I know East Lothian / Edinburgh could be like that but didn’t know the West of Scotland.

I’ve a good friend from Ayrshire and I know he went to a public / private school - but he always plays his ‘working class Glaswegian living in the Home Counties” routine
Here's a bigger clue, then. The West Coast of Scotland is a bit closer to Ireland than Edinburgh is.
 

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Ive Got a online membership Interview for a new club tomorrow.
I've never had one before , whats the typical questions that are asked
Ive got a few questions i need to ask them also

thanks
The ONLY thing to consider is “which way is the £ 1500 travelling?”….. if they’re lucky, they may pass the interview.
 
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An Asian friend of mine went to join a well-known club in the home counties, had an interview with a panel including the Captain which culminated in the latter saying "you'd be the first of your kind here".
My friend had already decided he wanted no part of it and replied "what not a racist bigot?".
 
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