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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Safe Golf

Littlehampton Golf Club hits the mark with national golf accreditation for safeguarding  Littlehampton Golf Club golf club in West Sussex, which is backing the drive to grow the game, has achieved the SafeGolf club accreditation from England Golf.  Littlehampton Golf Club, the oldest course in Sussex and the only Links Course in West Sussex has […]

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England Golf Makes Scoring Easier with Updates to ‘MY EG’ App

England Golf has announced that golfers can now pre-register and post scores from general play rounds at any rated course in England via its ‘My England Golf’ App. The new function is ‘live’ and available to all members of affiliated golf clubs in England who hold a World Handicap System (WHS) Handicap Index. Golfers can […]

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Ready Golf, The Online Golf Club For Nomadic Golfers, Increases Its Portfolio Of Golf Clubs Offering Members A Wider Choice Of Courses

London, UK, March 2021: Just as golf returns at the end of March, the online golf club aimed at nomadic golfers, Ready Golf, has announced that it has increased the number of golf clubs in its portfolio giving its members access to even more golf courses in return for one single, annual membership fee. In addition […]

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Bramshaw Flex Membership

Flexible memberships are now an important, established option for golf  memberships and the Bramshaw Flex membership is our own flexible  membership launching on April 1st, 2021.  This is the perfect option for the modern golfer who also has family  commitments, hectic work patterns or other sporting or non-sporting  interests that make a full membership less viable.   This […]

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Harry Vardon – The Great Courses

Harry Vardon, (born May 9, 1870, Grouville, Jersey, Channel Islands—died March 20, 1937, Totteridge, Hertfordshire, England), British professional golfer, who pioneered accurate and reliable hitting techniques that are still the basis of the modern golf swing. Vardon began playing golf desultorily while working as a manservant for an affluent amateur golfer on the island of Jersey in the English Channel. Realizing […]

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Fred G. Hawtree – The Great Courses

Frederick George Hawtree (1883 – 1955) was the founder of the longest continuously operating golf course design and construction firm – Hawtree. Started in 1912, the firm was then run by his son, Frederick William Hawtree, after World War Two before his grandson Martin Hawtree took over the reins in the early 1980s.  Fred’s golf design work continued after he finished […]

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Fred W. Hawtree – The Great Courses

Frederick William Hawtree was born in 1916. He was the son of F.G. Hawtree who founded in 1912 the golf architectural practice and construction company, originally called Hawtree and J.H. Taylor – the name was subsequently changed to Hawtree and Son in the 1950s.   Fred was noted for his phenomenal energy and industry and apart from […]

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J. H. Taylor – The Great Courses

John Henry “J.H.” Taylor (19 March 1871 – 10 February 1963) was an English professional golfer and one of the pioneers of the modern game of golf. Taylor is considered to be one of the best golfers of all time. He was a significant golf course architect. Taylor helped to found the British PGA, the world’s first, and […]

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Herbert Fowler – The Great Courses

Golf Architect Herbert Fowler was born in North London in 1856. A gifted natural athlete, Herbert excelled at most sports but particularly cricket. At the tender age of 22, he was made a partner of a banking firm. During a business trip to Devon in 1879, Herbert first experienced golf at Westward Ho! Almost a decade later, […]

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Willie Park Jr. – The Great Courses

William Park Jr. (4 February 1864 – 22 May 1925) was a Scottish professional golfer. He won The Open Championshiptwice. Park was also a successful golf equipment maker and golf writer. In his later years, Park built a significant career as one of the world’s best golf course architects, with a worldwide business. He was inducted into the World Golf […]

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