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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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British Golf Show Doubles In Size, Moves To May 2021

British Golf Show Doubles In Size, Moves To May 2021 The second British Golf Show has been re-scheduled for 14-15 May 2021, and will double in size to become the largest exhibition to date in the organisers’ eight-year history. The 2020 event’s originally-scheduled date of May was switched to early October when the pandemic hit, […]

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St Andrews, Carnoustie and Muirfield will stage Women’s British Open before 2025

FIVE of golf’s most famous UK venues – including St Andrews, the Home of Golf – will host the AIG Women’s Open over the next five years, the R&A has announced. The R&A has underlined its commitment to enhancing the AIG Women’s Open’s status as a leading major sporting event by taking the blue riband […]

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Hall and Hull happy to be playing first AIG Women’s British Open at Royal Troon

GEORGIA Hall hopes to feed off her love of links golf and passion for the AIG Women’s Open as she goes in search of a second Major title at Royal Troon. The 24-year-old is enjoying the buzz of the first women’s Major Championship of the year. And its the event Hall memorably won in 2018 […]

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English 4BBB Team Championship at The Shire London

English 4BBB Team Championship at The Shire London Competitive Golf is back. The Elite Amateur Golf Group Ltd would like you to be a part of this exclusive 1 day event at The Shire London. Designed by the iconic golfing legend Seve Ballesteros.  You and your partner have the opportunity to compete over 18 holes against […]

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Horsfield eyes US Open spot as tees it up in English Champs at Hanbury Manor

SAM Horsfield has one eye on a place in the US Open as he tees it up in the inaugural English Championship at Hanbury Manor. The 23-year-old moved to the top of the UK Swing Order of Merit after his maiden European Tour win at last week’s Hero Open at the Forest of Arden. The […]

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Attoe: Seniors game’s never been so strong as Woodhall’s Wharton is dangerman again

DEFENDING champion Ian Attoe believes the quality and strength in depth will be on show at this week’s English Seniors Championship. Last week Attoe took his hat off to fellow “golden oldie” Paul Wharton who – at the age of 59 – made the quarter-finals of the English Amateur Championships at his home club Woodhall […]

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ISPS Handa returns to back Wales Open and sponsors Belfry’s UK Championship

TWO of the European Tour’s new UK Swing events are going to be sponsored by ISPS Handa – the International Sports Promotion Society. The Wales Open and the new UK Championship will both be played under the ISPS Handa umbrella after being announced as the events official partner. The partnership aligns with the UK Swing’s […]

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