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Why Has It Taken So Long?

WHY one / single plane golf has taken so long to get to a UK golfing public is strange – single plane golf is huge with our golfing friends over in the USA and Canada where the great “Moe Norman” (Pipeline Moe) the originator of the single plane golf swing lived and played his golf.  […]

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THE 127TH AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL FIELD

An international field will gather at Royal Lytham & St Annes and St Annes Old Links for The 127th Amateur Championship next week after a record number of entries were received.  The Championship, staged from 13–18 June, attracted 585 entries with players hailing from 43 different countries. This is an increase of 32 per cent […]

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Luke Hodgetts Wins the Selborne Salver

Luke Hodgetts romped through the field at Blackmoor Golf Club on Saturday (April 9) to win the 2022 Selborne Salver. An outsider with a +2 handicap among a field of +5 and +4 handicappers, Luke added an afternoon 67 to his morning 70 to win by one stroke. A member of Hockley Golf Club, in […]

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DAN WALKER JOINS LEGENDARY GOLF LINE-UP RAISING MONEY FOR CHARITY IN MAURITIUS

Top television presenter Dan Walker will be part of a star-studded line-up of celebrities that will head to the sunshine island of Mauritius at the end of next month to take part in an international golf event for charity. Breakfast TV host Walker, one of the stars of the 2021 series of Strictly Come Dancing, […]

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Trilby Tour 2022 Dates Announced

The day is finally here… and our plans for the 2022 Trilby Tour are announced! We said last year that when we re-launch the Trilby Tour, we will make it bigger and better for ALL the golfers that take part. In 2022, female amateurs will also compete in the Trilby Tour and we are pleased to announce the tour […]

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THE VIC OPEN TO OFFER THREE QUALIFYING PLACES FOR THE 150TH OPEN AT ST ANDREWS

The Vic Open will feature as part of The Open Qualifying Series for the first time following the cancellation of the New Zealand Open due to on-going travel restrictions. The Vic Open is taking place at the 13th Beach Golf Links, near Melbourne, from 10-13 February and is organised by Golf Australia and sanctioned by the […]

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North Foreland Hosted New Junior Golf Tour Final

North Foreland Golf Club has further enhanced its long-term commitment to promoting junior golf in Kent and south-east England by hosting the final of the new Invicta 10s Molyneux Tour. The finale to the 2021 tour, which is aimed at aimed at golfers from the ages of six to 10 and featured five qualifying competitions […]

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The secret of a great charity golf day…

After two years of social restrictions, a day of fun with friends is up there on people’s lists of priorities. Team this with the pure joy of a round of golf, on a beautiful course, for a great cause, it all adds up to something special, and an event the Melanoma Fund was proud to […]

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Man Embarks on Life-Saving Challenge

Ten weeks, over 1,000 miles and an estimated quarter of a million golf shots. This is what former armed forces skiing and mountain craft trainer, David Sullivan, aged 58 from Surrey, has in store when he embarks on The World’s Longest Golf Hole challenge from 11th June. Starting in John OʼGroats, David will be walking […]

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Bragg has something to brag about again with Welsh title

Radyr’s Adrian Bragg claimed his second major Welsh title, 38 years after winning the first as part of a team alongside Ryder Cup star Phil Price. Their Pontypridd captain that day urged his young side to gain further achievements after claiming the Welsh Team Championships, something the 15-year-old Price certainly went on to do on […]

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Moody strikes late to win Bramshaw Open…

On the last Friday before Covid restrictions are finally eased for the summer, Bramshaw Golf Club hosted it’s annual Scratch Open for the “Manor Bowl” with 64 players taking the field (after a few late withdrawals due to self isolation) – superb conditions met the competitors with the course playing tough but fair, and the […]

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2021 Junior Championships – And the winners are…

A cloudy day with a forecast of rain greeted our 23 junior golfers who competed in the Junior Championship and R&B Championship tournaments – the most prestigious events in our competition calendar. In the 36-hole Junior Championship, the morning round on the Forest course proved to be very challenging with just 1 golfer playing below his handicap. In […]

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GOLF SOUTH / NORTH Q&A

Why was the new World Handicap System (WHS) introduced?The new World Handicap System was introduced by The R&A and USGA to unite the six handicapping authorities and create a system that is fair, equitable and portable anywhere in the world. It is designed to provide a true reflection of a player’s current playing ability. How does it […]

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Can you help these 4 golfers? Join their amazing golf raffle

On the 21st of June, four golfers will play 101 holes in 18 hours to raise as much money as possible in aid of NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Urgent Appeal. The golfers, including Babouche! Golf founder David Long will play at East Berkshire Golf Course after taking their inspiration from the late Captain Sir Tom Moore, choosing 101 […]

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England Internationals on course at Blackmoor Golf Club as the Senior Men’s Stroke Play Championship gets underway

As the English Senior Men’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship gets underway at Blackmoor Golf Club this week, the current national champion Rupert Kellock believes concentration levels will hold the key to a successful defense of the title. Kellock took the honours last year at Woodhall Spa when he won his national title by three clear […]

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WORLD’S TOP 15 RANKED PLAYERS TO PLAY FIRST MAJOR OF THE YEAR

March 22, 2021 All of the top 15 players on the Rolex Women’s World Golf Rankings will play in the 2021 ANA Inspiration for the 50th edition, taking place April 1 – 4 at Mission Hills Country Club, Rancho Mirage, California. The world’s best players will return to Rancho Mirage for the first Major of the […]

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Wales Golf Ladies Open Strokeplay postponed

Wales Golf has postponed the 2021 Ladies Open Strokeplay at Newport until later in the summer when it is hoped the event will be able to go ahead without restrictions. Newport Golf Club has continued to support this Championship and it will now be played Friday 24th – Sunday 26th September at the same venue.The original dates […]

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Don’t Miss This Weekend’s Festival Of Golf

THE SCOTTISH GOLF SHOW GOES GLOBAL!Scotland’s flagship consumer golf event set for virtual first in 2021 The first-ever virtual Scottish Golf Show promises to be a real feast for golf fans with loads to see and do on 27th – Sunday 28th February. The event runs from 11 am to 6 pm each day with a golf […]

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Clear Out And Cash In With The GC4C £100 Challenge!

GolfClubs4Cash (GC4C) is challenging golfers across the U.K. to see if their collection of pre-loved golf gear is bigger than the average golfer’s, by turning their old kit into hard cash in the GC4C £100 challenge.  GC4C, the UK’s biggest supplier of pre-loved golf equipment, has extensive data that shows the average golfer has at […]

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South African Swing pushed back to spring by Challenge and Sunshine Tours

THE European Challenge Tour and the Sunshine Tour have confirmed the postponement of next month’s three co-sanctioned tournaments in South Africa, which will now be played later in the season. Following thorough consultation with the medical teams from both Tours, it has been agreed to reschedule the three co-sanctioned events, that were due to take […]

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