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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

In 1900, Vardon embarked on a year long tour of the US and Canada to promote AG Spalding’s new “Vardon Flyer” golf ball. The Open Champion quickly became golf’s first international celebrity.

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Fred G. Hawtree – The Great Courses

Hawtree is the longest continuous practice of golf course architecture on record. started by F.G. Hawtree in 1912, the firm was then operated by his son F.W until his grandson Martin Grant took over.

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Fred W. Hawtree – The Great Courses

Fred W. Hawtree was a founder member and late President of the British Association Of Golf Course Architects, which was the first attempt in the UK to form a golf course architecture profession.

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J. H. Taylor – The Great Courses

J. H. Taylor is rightly regarded as a golfing pioneer. The five – time Open Champion was one of the best golfers of his era, he then played a significant role in shaping the way the game is now conducted.

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Herbert Fowler – The Great Courses

Herbert Fowler was introduced to golf at Royal North Devon when visiting nearby Bideford on banking business in 1979 and he became a club member, winning the Prince Of Wales medal two years later.

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Willie Park Jr. – The Great Courses

Willie Park Jr. was born in Musselburgh, the second of four sons of (old) Willie Park, four – time Open Champion. Young Willie won the Champion twice himself, becoming one of five Musselburgh men to do so.

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Alexander MacKenzie – The Great Courses

Alexander MacKenzie ( 1870 to 1934) Was born in England, but his parents were Scottish and the family holidayed every year close to where his father was raised the traditional Clan MacKenzie lands of Sutherland.

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R&A take One Direction with grassroots game’s future and Horan’s Modest! Golf deal

FORMER One Direction star Nial Horan is to lead a drive by The R&A to create new grassroots programmes aimed at inspiring more young people to play the game.The new programmes will be launched later this year by Horan’s Modest! Golf company, and provide more opportunities for young people to be introduced to golf. They […]

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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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Golf courses must close as Government announces new national lockdown

GOLF clubs have been told they must close with immediate effect after the UK Government announced a complete national lockdown on Monday night. Golf clubs, golf facilities – both indoor and outdoor – and driving ranges will be required to close during the new full lockdown. Coaching will not be permitted the government has confirmed. […]

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Lee Westwood collects Harry Vardon Trophy for third time in 20 years to pip Fitzpatrick

LEE Westwood claimed the Harry Vardon Trophy for the third time in 20 years as the 2020 Race to Dubai culminated in a dramatic afternoon at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Hallamshire GC’s Matthew Fitzpatrick claimed a second victory at the DP World Tour Championship, Dubai to earn the first prize of nearly €2.5million But the Sheffield […]

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R&A moves next three Open venues back by a year after Royal St George’s move to ’21

ROYAL Troon will miss out on plans to host the 151st Open Championship 100 years after the famous Ayrshire club first staged the world’s oldest Major championship. The R&A announced in February that Royal Troon was to host the 152nd Open to mark the historic centenary – but the subsequent cancellation of the 149th Open […]

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European Tour joins forces with PGA Tour to fight off breakaway PGL Tour plans

PLANS for a breakaway “super tour” appear to have heralded a major move to create a strategic alliance between the European Tour and the PGA Tour. In a bid to fend off moves by the The Raine Group – reported to be backed by Saudi Arabian money – the European Tour and PGA have signed […]

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Leader Mansell caught Knappe-ing as Alexander races up leaderboard

ALEXANDER Knappe opened a two-stroke lead at the Challenge Tour Grand Final after posting a sensational bogey-free round of 63 in his second round at Mallorca’s T-Golf & Country Club. The German finished with two birdies and an eagle in his last three holes. He moved two clear of overnight co-leaders Richard Mansell and Björn […]

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Mansell roars into lead at Challenge Tour Grand Final despite the lack of practice

RICHARD Mansell claimed a share of the first-round lead at the Challenge Tour Grand Final after posting a five-under par round of 66 – despite having not played a practice round at T-Golf & Country Club. The Staffordshire golfer only arrived in Mallorca on the eve of the tournament, having been in isolation following a […]

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World Handicap System will make game more enjoyable says governing bodies

THE World Handicap System (WHS) has come into effect for golfers in Great Britain and Ireland. Developed by The R&A and USGA, in close collaboration with existing handicapping authorities, the WHS provides all golfers with a consistent measure of playing ability, with handicaps calculated in the same way wherever they are in the world. Launched […]

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Shinkwin debt to caddie Sam after sealing first victory at Cyprus’ Aphrodite Hills

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Callum Shinkwin defeated Kalle Samooja in a play-off to win his first European Tour title after a dramatic final day at the 2020 Aphrodite Hills Cyprus Open. Shinkwin holed an incredible 54-foot putt for eagle on the 18th in regulation to get into a play-off as the three gave him the clubhouse lead on […]

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