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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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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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SARDINIA ADDED TO 2017 ITALY GOLF & MORE MENU

Golfers booking a break to Italy will be spoilt for choice from 2017, with the island of Sardinia having joined the growing number of regions supporting Italy Golf & More – the first pan-Italian international promotional golf project. The addition of Sardinia means that the forward-thinking initiative now includes 12 private sector partner regions, with […]

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Caversham Heath Golf Reports

David Wise stormed to victory in the Weekend Stableford at Caversham Heath with a superb 23 points on his back nine. Wise (8hcp) recorded four three point scores and one four point score as he came home to take victory.  However, we was not the only one to have 23 points on his back nine […]

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Lancashire Union tees up junior golf drive for 2017

LANCASHIRE’S golf clubs are ready to build on a hugely successful 12 months – by focussing their attentions on the next generation of players. The Red Rose county has posted impressive figures – with club membership rising by 1,636 in 2016. The 4.2% increase was the best county performance in the country. Now the Lancashire […]

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Kingsdown Golf Club raises £8,800 for Bath Cancer Unit Support Group

    Club Captain, Nigel Phillips and Ladies’ Captain, Pam Stratford were pleased to present a cheque to John Carter of the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group for £8,800.00 on behalf of the members of Kingsdown Golf Club. Fund raising events that took place during 2016 included a Golf Charity Day sponsored by Bath Stone […]

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Furness pro-am will mark club’s 145th anniversary

PGA North embarks on new territory when it administers the Furness Golf Club pro-am on May 5. England’s third oldest links, which opened in 1872, is rightly regarded as one of Cumbria’s hidden gems boasting a stunning backdrop of the Lakeland hills and impressive views across the Irish Sea to the Isle of Man. “This […]

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HISTORIC SCOTTISH GOLF CLUBS CELEBRATE THEIR LANDMARK LINKS

1st February 2017 – A collection of leading Scottish golf clubs has announced a series of special events and historic milestones that will coincide with Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology 2017. Links with History, which features some of Scotland’s finestgolf courses, will mark a run of anniversaries during 2017 with a sequence of […]

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ANDOVER HUSBAND-AND-WIFE GOLFERS HEAD TO MOROCCO IN SEARCH OF NATIONAL TITLE

A husband-and-wife pair of amateur golfers from Andover is preparing to head out to Morocco next month on an expenses-paid trip of a lifetime to compete in the pairs final of the 2016 Morocco Matchplay, powered by HowDidiDo. Garage owner Steve Prince, 58, a 13-handicapper, and his wife Toni, 47, a civil servant who plays […]

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Ricardo Gouveia becomes global ambassador for Quinta do Lago

Ricardo Gouveia, Portugal’s highest-ever ranked golfer, has returned to his family roots after signing a new multi-year partnership with Quinta do Lago – one of the world’s elite luxury golf and lifestyle destinations. Gouveia, who was ranked 84th in the world in 2015, has become a global ambassador for the exclusive Portuguese resort and launched […]

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MISSED AN EASY PUTT? QHOTELS’ BOGOFF INITIATIVE OFFERS CHANCE TO TRY AGAIN

QHotels, the UK’s largest golf resort operator, is offering visiting golfers the opportunity to double their enjoyment with a BOGOFF offer – Buy One Get One Fourball Free – at each of its 10 outstanding venues. Until March 31, golfers booking a fourball at any of QHotels’ venues will receive a voucher entitling them to […]

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Gareth Goodall claimed victory in the first Weekend Stableford of the New Year at Caversham Heath.

Goodall (6hcp) recorded 34 points (even halves of 17 points) to take the Division 1 prize.  Runner-up was Michael Beaumont (6hcp) with 31 points, including a nil return on the last.  Despite carding two nil returns, Deighton Sear (9hcp) came third with 30 points. Division 2 winner was Gareth Ford (12hcp) with 38 points. Duncan […]

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Bramshaw Pro celebrates 25 years’ service at New Forest club

Bramshaw Golf Club, New Forest, 20 January 2016 – This week, the Head Golf Professional at Bramshaw Golf Club, Clive Bonner, celebrates 25 years’ service at the family-friendly club.   Clive began his career as an assistant at Bramshott Hill Golf Club under the watchful eye of Alan Bridge, and enjoyed a successful playing career […]

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ROSS GOLF CLUB – MENS’ SENIORS – DAVID AND TIM SHOW THE WAY

  The comprehensive programme of competitions and events scheduled in 2017 for Ross Golf Club’s Mens’ Seniors (60+) members was kick-started recently when 59 took part in their traditional 3 Clubs & Putter 16 holes stableford competition. This provided the opportunity for many to realise that there are times when they can perform more effectively with […]

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CRANLEIGH PAVES THE WAY TO WELCOME NOVICE GOLFERS

Cranleigh Golf & Country Club is breaking down the barriers for novice golfers with a new Academy membership option. The picturesque par-68 parkland course, which focuses on strategy and accuracy, is seen as an ideal venue for beginners to make the journey from non-golfers to respected club members. At 5,644 yards, it is not long […]

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Gallacher joins 500 club in Abu Dhabi

Stephen Gallacher joined an exclusive club at Abu Dhabi Golf Club on Thursday by becoming just the 32ndplayer to play 500 European Tour events. The former Ryder Cup player becomes the fifth Scot in history to reach the milestone, following Sam Torrance (706), Colin Montgomerie (605), Gordon Brand Jnr (597) and Paul Lawrie (591). Gallacher […]

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