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Blackmoor Golf Club Charity Initiatives Raise Over £19,000

Wednesday 20th October: Blackmoor Golf Club is pleased to announce that the captains’ charities have raised more than nineteen thousand pounds for the UK Sepsis Trust and Hampshire Alzheimer & Dementia Society.  The donations, which were raised by members of the golf club over the past 18months, were presented to representatives from both charities on Saturday 16th October […]

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ECCO® Golf launches new More Than a Game series

Pioneering Danish golf footwear brand, ECCO GOLF, has launched a brand-new video series that features a variety of personalities who have dedicated their lives to the game of golf – highlighting why the sport is More Than A Game. The series was launched on golf.ecco.com today, with the first episode showcasing the story of iconic […]

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The Phantom of the Open

A film by Craig RobertsStarring Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins and Rhys Ifans The heart-warming true story of Maurice Flitcroft, who entered the 1976 British Open, despite never playing a round of golf before. The Phantom of the Open will have its WORLD PREMIERE at the London Film Festival on October 12th. The film is directed […]

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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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OCEANTEE brings the industry together

Stacy Lewis, Inci Mehmet and Camile Chevalier join young golfers as OCEANTEE brings the industry together #foretheocean OCEANTEE delivered their first sustainability series workshop and beach clean with The Marine Conservation Society at the Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open where A group of young golfers from The Fife Golf Trust,St Regulus and Lundin Links golf […]

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YOUNG GOLFERS TO COME TOGETHER #FORETHEOCEAN

Starting next week, young golfers from across the United Kingdom are being invited to participate in a new project that will help combat plastic pollution and reduce its impact on the planet.  Through educational workshops and beach cleans the youngsters will explore sources of pollution and the impact on marine environments and identify positive actions […]

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The Funniest Golf Book Ever Written?

Pretty well everyone from Donald Trump to Jimmy Tarbuck, Jeremy Corbyn to the Pope and Colin Montgomerie to Boris Johnson are targeted in a wonderfully funny new book entitled, “Two Great Tits on the Front and a Shag up the Last”. It’s a collection of spoof letters apparently written by a thoroughly disenchanted high-handicapper, Mortimer […]

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Operation Thirty Six

The Junior Initiative Most golf clubs are well aware of the difficulty of building a junior section, and the challenge of keeping young golfers in the game. It is a challenge that we need to face if the game is to grow. Here at Petersfield Golf Club, we hope that we have cracked it! Our club […]

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Our block with sun protection

If you take your health and wellbeing seriously, you are not alone. More than ever, we understand the importance of creating good habits to avoid illness and disease. So why do many of us still struggle with the idea of sun protection? Michelle Baker, CEO of the Melanoma Fund explores the dichotomy, debunks your excuses […]

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Blackmoor Club Champion 2021 Secures Tenth Top Title

Blackmoor Golf Club member, Mark Burgess has secured his tenth club Championship title during the annual competition held on 24 – 25 July. Mark won his first title back in 2005 and has since gone on to win a further nine club championships, reclaiming the top prize on Sunday with an impressive gross 73 and […]

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Greenclub switched on to London Golf Club’s energy ambition

GreenClub is ready to help London Golf Club make some capital gains on its energy strategy to achieve its ambition of becoming carbon neutral. The stunning 36-hole Kent venue, which boasts two supreme Jack Nicklaus-designed courses – The Heritage and The International – will host the Cazoo Classic, formerly known as the English Open, as […]

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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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Nicola Bennett is new Golf Foundation Ambassador to help inspire young people from all backgrounds

The Golf Foundation has welcomed Nicola Bennett as a new official Ambassador for the national golf charity that introduces young people from all backgrounds to the game, because golf can change lives. The London based PGA Trainee Professional golfer has a stated desire to make golf more inclusive, and the Golf Foundation is delighted to […]

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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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Ireland open to fully vaccinated British visitors with no quarantine or Covid tests required

From today (19 July), Ireland is the first country in Europe that fully jabbed British citizens can visit without the need for any Covid tests into or out of the country. There will also be no requirement to self-isolate if fully vaccinated.  Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “We are pleased to confirm this […]

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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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