The Shire London Welcomes Thomas Bjørn as Honorary Captain

As it approaches its 10th Anniversary celebrations this summer, The Shire London today welcomes Thomas Bjørn, European Ryder Cup Captain, as Honorary Captain for 2017-18. The 46-year old Dane will represent the golf club, which is located near Barnet in Hertfordshire, as momentum builds towards the 2018 Ryder Cup, due to be held from 28-30 […]

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24 Hours Too Late- Rushmore Golf Club

Rushmore member Alex Buck hit the shot of his life 24 hours too late on Sunday! Playing in the semi-final of a club knockout competition, Alex got a hole in one on the 162 yard 4th Hole on his home course. Unfortunately for him there was a prize of a trip for 4 people for […]

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Ross Golf Club – Men’s Seniors

   The comprehensive programme of competitions and events scheduled in 2017 for Ross Golf Club’s Mens’ Seniors (60+) members witnessed 44 members taking part in a 16 holes Singles stableford competition. David Morgan and Tim Fewell after their battle royal in the January 3 Clubs & Putter 16 holes stableford competition and won by David, saw them going head to […]

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Statement From The RA On Today’s Announcement At Muirfield

    Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of The R&A: “In light of today’s decision by the Honourable Company we can confirm that Muirfield will become a venue for The Open once again. “Muirfield has a long and important history of hosting The Open and with today’s announcement that will continue. “It is extremely important for […]

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The Ronnie Corbett Memorial Golf Classic

In memory of long-standing member and comedy legend Ronnie Corbett, this year’s Ronnie Corbett Memorial Golf Classic will take place on Thursday 8th June 2017. Formerly hosted by the legend himself, it is little surprise that this annual event soon became the highlight in The Altonwood Group’s event calendar, attracting golfers and celebrities from all […]

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The Claret Jug Goes On Display At Bay Hill As Tribute To Arnold Palmer

15 March 2017, St Andrews, Scotland: Arnold Palmer’s huge contribution to The Open is being celebrated this week with the iconic Claret Jug trophy going on display at the first playing of the Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by Mastercard since he passed away last September. Palmer was Champion Golfer of the Year on two occasions, […]

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The Altonwood Group- New Buggy Fleet!

The Altonwood Group is taking delivery of 60 new buggies across its five courses, this month.   V buggies are installed with regenerative breaking, which means that they can go for up to three rounds between charges. A number of the new buggies will be fitted with scorecard functionality and GPS systems, including live pin […]

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Stoke Park Is The Only UK Golf Members Club To Take Gold At Golf Industry ‘Oscars.’

Stoke Park Country Club, Spa & Hotel, in Buckinghamshire, was the only UK members golf club to attain ‘Gold Flag’ standard at the annual 59club golf service awards – regarded by many as the ‘Oscars’ of the golf service industry.Set within 300 acres of beautiful private parkland estate in Stoke Poges, Bucks, Stoke Park is […]

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Muirfield to Once Again Become Venue for The Open

Muirfield is once again to become a venue for The Open, having reversed its men-only policy. Martin Slumbers, Chief Executive of the R&A, said: “In light of today’s decision by the Honourable Company we can confirm that Muirfield will become a venue for The Open once again. “Muirfield has a long and important history of […]

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Caversham Heath Golf Reports

Jonathon Clark stormed to an amazing 47 points in Division 3 of the Weekend Stableford at Caversham Heath. Clark (25hcp) recorded 23 points on the front nine and went one better on the back nine. His score included 12 three point holes and two four point holes.  He even managed a blob on one hole! […]

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Sweetwoods Park Golf Club receives top reviews on Golfshake.

Sweetwoods Park Golf Club wishes to thank their visitor golfers for such great reviews on the popular Golfshake site, which has led to the club being listed as number 40 out of the top 100 UK courses. (Based on Golfshake reviews). A huge number of golfers have taken the time to leave a review on […]

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HARRIS KALINKA DISPLAYS FRIGHTENING POTENTIAL OF VIRTUAL REALITY IN GOLF

Seeing people running away from a booth at a major industry show is not normally seen as a recommendation of one’s work – but that’s exactly what it was for golf course animation specialist Harris Kalinka at the recent Golf Industry Show (GIS) in Orlando. The UK and Latvia-based company was showcasing its outstanding work […]

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ANDOVER GOLFERS JUST MISS OUT ON NATIONAL TITLE

A husband-and-wife pairing of amateur golfers from Andover just missed out on a prestigious national title when they competed in the pairs final of the 2016 Morocco Matchplay, powered by HowDidiDo, in Marrakech. Garage owner Steve Prince, 58, a 13-handicapper, and his wife and fellow Donnington Valley member Toni, 47, a civil servant who plays […]

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Ross Golf Club – Seniors Teamwork Triumphs

Reasonable weather and acceptable playing conditions greeted the 16 teams that took part in Ross Golf Club’s men’s seniors Florida scramble competition recently played over 16 holes. With teams drawn at random and facing a medal format this added to the eclectic mix demanding a collective commitment from those aiming to be involved in the day’s prizes.  […]

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Salisbury and South Wilts Golf Club

Salisbury and South Wilts Golf Club Set in the glorious Wiltshire countryside close to the medieval City of Salisbury, both of the downland courses offer magnificent views for miles around. The testing Cathedral 18 hole layout has been in play since 1991 carefully combining holes from the Old course and new ones built in 1989, […]

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BIG NAMES OUT IN FORCE FOR GOLF INDUSTRY ‘OSCARS’

    Compered by BBC Breakfast News & Football Focus presenter Dan Walker, the 7th annual 59club Service Excellence Awards Ceremony, regarded by many as the Oscars of the Golf Industry, takes place at The Belfry, February 27, 2017. The awards ceremony is the culmination of a day of thought provoking training seminars which all […]

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DISRUPTIVE’ G/FORE GOES TO TOP OF THE CLASS

G/FORE has shown once again it can be relied upon to influence others with its 2017 autumn/winter collection. While other school reports from the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando might have read “must do better”, G/FORE was in the good books with its Disruptive Luxury theme, which encapsulated the brand’s trademark innovative design with […]

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