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Marlborough Golf Club’s Jez Tomlinson, the new England Golf chief executive from January 2020

Tomlinson will help create England Golf’s 2020 vision with Wiltshire’s winning way

FORMER Wiltshire captain Jeremy Tomlinson will join England Golf as its new chief executive officer in January 2020. Tomlinson was previously vice-president and managing director of Acushnet Europe where he was responsible for the market leading brands Titleist and FootJoy. Prior to that the Marlborough Golf Club member was a founding director of online golf […]

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Craig Passmore shoots 58 by holing wedge shot at the last at Bristol’s Players Club

SHOOTING a score of 59 is the impossible dream for most golfers… but England boys’ squad member Craig Passmore is not your average golfer. And at the tender age of 17, Passmore has already exceeded his wildest golfing fantasy to record a stunning round of 58. “It was pretty insane,” remarked Passmore in what may […]

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Race to Costa Del Sol plan for LET and bigger prize fund at Ladies Spanish Open in 2020

NEXT year’s Ladies European Tour Order of Merit will be branded the Race to Costa Del Sol while the season-ending Andalucía Costa del Sol Open de España Femenino, will see its prize fund increase from €300,000 to €600,000, it was announced today (Tuesday). AFTER much speculation about the Ladies European Tour’s future since the Solheim […]

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Hero Handshake winner Ellie Webster from Wrag Barn Golf Club

Hero’s Handshake winner Ellie Webster only sees the positives from social media

HERO’S Handshake winner Ellie Webster has built up quite a following with her regular posts about golf on social media. However, it’s at her Wiltshire club where the 12-year-old is really gathering the most ‘likes’. Twelve-year-old Ellie is the latest recipient of England Golf’s Hero’s Handshake award. She received it in front of family and […]

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Justin Rose puts his money where his heart is to help his Telegraph memories live on

HAMPSHIRE’S Justin Rose has lent his name to the competition that helped him on his way to stardom – The Telegraph Junior Championship. And record-breaker Ben Schmidt is earning similar plaudits that followed the North Hants GC junior in the mid 1990s. The Yorkshire teenager, who broke two big records earlier this summer by becoming […]

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Amateur Championship to go back to Nairn where Lee James beat Gordon Sherry

THE R&A has announced the venues for its amateur championships and international matches in 2021 – which include some of the most prestigious courses in Great Britain and Ireland. Nairn, in the north of Scotland, will host The Amateur Championship for the second time 27 years after Dorset’s Lee James triumphed over Scotland’s Gordon Sherry […]

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World Handicap System all set to be rolled out in New Year for ‘good of the game’

THE new World Handicap System (WHS) is ready to be launched from January, the game’s governing bodies have confirmed – and will provide golfers with a “unified and more inclusive handicapping system” for the first time. Though many countries are planning to adopt the new system in January, the system will go live in other […]

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Hayley Putts Parley On The Map

Hayley Putts Parley On The Map Golfer Hayley Davis has hit the highpoint of her career so far by qualifying for the 2020 European Ladies European Tour – after training at Parley Golf Centre. The 26-year-old from St Leonards in Dorset, who represents Ferndown Golf Club, has been under the tutelage of Parley pro Peter […]

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France’s European Challenge Tour playerRobin Roussel

Roussel eyes top spot on the Road to Mallorca but pack are closing at Foshan Open

ROBIN Roussel is taking inspiration from last year’s champion Victor Perez as he bids to move to the top of the Road to Mallorca with a strong performance at this week’s Foshan Open. The Frenchman is currently in second place on the Road to Mallorca rankings following a runner-up finish at the Hainan Open last […]

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The Sunday Times Names Tewkesbury Park As One Of Britain’s Top 100 Hotels

The Sunday Times Names Tewkesbury Park As One Of Britain’s Top 100 Hotels Just four golf resorts have achieved recognition by The Sunday Times in their new Top 100 British Hotels list, published on 13th October 2019. Tewkesbury Park in Gloucestershire, which recently completed a £10m facelift, is the only golf resort in the southern […]

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Bath Golf Club

Bath Golf Club

Bath Golf Club Bath Golf Club Bath Golf Club is one of the two oldest golf clubs in South West England after Royal North Devon. An 18-hole private members’ club situated on Hampton Down, providing spectacular views of the beautiful UNESCO city of Bath, looking through Sham Castle over the city of Bath while warming […]

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Worlebury Golf Club

Worlebury Golf Club Founded in 1908 Worlebury Golf Club is situated on Worlebury Hill, 2 miles from junction 21 of the M5 and the seaside town of Weston Super Mare, Somerset.Its location at the gateway to the Southwest affords stunning views overlooking the Severn Estuary and the South Wales coast to the North and The […]

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East Devon Golf Club

East Devon Golf Club

East Devon Golf Club East Devon Golf Club At East Devon Golf Club we extend a friendly welcome to members and visitors alike. Situated on the cliff top above Budleigh Salterton, at 6344 yards the well drained fairways, closely mown heathland turf and challenging greens offer a fair and interesting test of golf. Add to […]

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The Players Golf Club

The Players Golf Club

The Players Golf Club The Players Golf Club The Players Club opened in 2002 and has staged The Europro Tour nine times plus staging the West Region PGA championship for the 6th time. From the championship tees it can be stretched to 7,100 yards, making it one of the longest courses in Europe, although members […]

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The Wiltshire Hotel

The Wiltshire Hotel

The Wiltshire Hotel The Wiltshire Hotel The Wiltshire Hotel – A true test of golfing ability Situated in the glorious Wiltshire countryside on the outskirts of Royal Wootton Basset with the Cotswolds, Bath, Bristol and historic village of Avebury on our door step 18-hole Lakes Course, measures 6,628 yards. As the name suggests, the course […]

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Orchardleigh Golf Club

Orchardleigh Golf Club

Orchardleigh Golf Club Orchardleigh Golf Club Located within an idyllic countryside setting and named as one of the premier layouts in the West of England, The Brian Huggett course offers many picturesque and demanding holes. The 6824 yard par 72 course for men and 73 for ladies, is set within the estate’s established parkland; routed […]

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Trethorne

Trethorne

Trethorne Trethorne The golf course at Trethorne Golf Club creates a unique challenge that will not only present a significant test for the single figure player, but also prove an enjoyable experience for the 20 plus handicapper. The award winning golf course is said to be one of the most beautiful courses for golf in […]

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Draw with Scots can’t put a dampener on 2019 season for English Schools as kids rule

THE curtain has come down on the English Schools’ Golf Association’s season, which has been hailed a “roaring success” after two 14-year-olds were crowned as U19 national champions. Dorset’s Louise Burke and Yorkshire’s Josh Berry captained their country in the international matches against Scotland and Wales after their victory in the 42nd English Schools Championship […]

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KENT 2019 ENGLISH COUNTY CHAMPIONS at Huddersfield Golf Club

Cool Quinney crowns Kent’s first English County Finals win since Chapman and Co.

BEN Quinney was mobbed by jubilant team-mates after holing the putt which earned Kent a dramatic English County Finals victory for just the second time in their history. The Kent PGA champion, from Bearsted GC, later admitted he didn’t know his team’s destiny lay solely in his hands after the final fixtures were started with […]

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Brampton Heath Golf Centre

Golf Foundation and HSBC offering up to £1,500 grant for community golf projects

APPLICATIONS for funding for regional golf projects under the HSBC Golf Roots Plus scheme can be made over the next two weeks. A wide range of community-based educational, social and health projects that can benefit young people through the game can receive up to £1,500 in grants administered by the Golf Foundation charity. HSBC Golf […]

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