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Is there a script I can run that will pull phone numbers and emails from a website?

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I am creating a list of phone numbers and emails from this site: http://www.golfnationwide.com/US-Golf-Course-List-And-Directory.aspx.  Is there a script I can run that would essentially crawl this site and return all of the email and phone numbers?
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Question by:tprofits
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by:leakim971
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Not really...
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by:Big Monty
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if you're interested in hiring someone to do the work, I'd be willing to offer my services. I'll charge less as I'm trying to build up my portfolio.
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The_Big_Daddy - Contact me at tjback@gmail.com.
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Ray Paseur earned 2000 total points
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You will need a list of all the golf clubs.  They are listed by state.  So you will first want to scrape this page:
http://www.golfnationwide.com/Default.aspx

Then for each state, you will find a list that looks like this.  You will need to collect the URLS for each of the club links.
http://www.golfnationwide.com/Golf-Courses-By-State/Virginia-Golf-Courses__VA.aspx

Once you have those URLs, they will point to pages like this:
http://www.golfnationwide.com/Golf-Courses-By-State/Virginia/Belle-Haven-Country-Club___32739.aspx

The code snippet shows how to isolate the information you want for each of the clubs.

Best of luck with your project, ~Ray
<?php // RAY_temp_tprofits.php
error_reporting(E_ALL);


// ONE OF THE PAGES TO SEARCH
$url = 'http://www.golfnationwide.com/Golf-Courses-By-State/Virginia/Belle-Haven-Country-Club___32739.aspx';
$htm = file_get_contents($url);

// THE THINGS WE DO NOT NEED
$junk = array
( '<span id="Block">'
, '<span id="CourseImage">'
)
;

// THE THINGS WE WANT TO FIND
$things = array
( 'ctl00_MainContentPlaceholder_CourseNameLabel' => 'NAME:  '
, 'ctl00_MainContentPlaceholder_EmailLabel'      => 'EMAIL: '
, 'ctl00_MainContentPlaceholder_PhoneLabel'      => 'PHONE: '
)
;

// AVOID SEARCHING THROUGH ALL THE NOISE
$arr = explode($junk[0], $htm);
$arr = explode($junk[1], $arr[1]);
$htm = $arr[0];

// SEARCH THE STRINGS
foreach ($things as $target => $thing)
{
    // CONSTRUCT A REGULAR EXPRESSION
    $regex
    = '#'        // REGEX DELIMITER
    . '\<span'   // OPEN-SPAN TAG
    . '.*?'      // ANYTHING OR NOTHING
    . $target    // THE SEARCH STRING
    . '.*?'      // ANYTHING OR NOTHING
    . '\>'       // END OF THE OPEN-SPAN TAG
    . '(.*?)'    // GROUP OF CHARACTERS
    . '\</span'  // CLOSE-SPAN TAG
    . '#'        // REGEX DELIMITER
    . 'i'        // CASE-INSENSITIVE
    ;

    // SEARCH THE HTML FRAGMENT
    preg_match($regex, $htm, $mat);
    $new[$thing] = $mat[1];
}

// SHOW THE WORK PRODUCT
echo "<pre>";
print_r($new);

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