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Faldo’s Major Champions Invitational will feature 72 of the world’s best juniors

SEVENTY-TWO junior golfers from around the world will compete at in next week’s third edition of the Major Champions Invitational, at Arizona’s Lookout Mountain Golf Club. The players will be split into teams of four – each captained and mentored by one of 18 Major champions. England’s North East stars Jess Baker (Gosford Park Ladies) […]

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Charlotte Heath the fifth Brit to win Australian Women’s Amateur Championship

CHARLOTTE Heath became just the fifth British player to ever win the third oldest women’s amateur championship in the world at the weekend. The 18-year-old England international swept away the challenge of Indonesia’s Mela Putri to claim a stunning victory in the Australian Women’s Amateur Championship. The Yorkshire schoolgirl was too strong for her 22-year-old […]

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Tewkesbury Park Is Fastest-Rising In GB&I Resorts Top 100

Tewkesbury Park Is Fastest-Rising In GB&I Resorts Top 100 Five star family-run golf hotel Tewkesbury Park is the fastest-rising in the new Top 100 Golf Resorts in GB & Ireland, published every two years by Golf World magazine. It leapt from #84 in the previous rankings, to #57 in this year’s list, a rise of […]

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Harry Hall hits front during second round of the South African Open at Randpark

CORNWALL’S Harry Hall continued the bright start to the West Countryman’s professional career as he fired a 68 at Randpark inthe second round of the South African Open. That score saw him move into a share the clubhouse lead in the European Tour event, hosted by the City of Johannesburg. Hall, who played in Great […]

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BIGGA Awards shortlist for 2020 includes Gleneagles, Purdis Heath and Parkstone

FROM England’s south coast to the Perthshire hills, the finalists of the BIGGA Awards 2020 have once again shown what talented and passionate greenkeeping teams can achieve, when supported by the clubs where they work. The BIGGA Turf Management Exhibition will be taking place once again at the Harrogate Convention Centre later this month. More […]

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2021 GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND WALKER CUP CAPTAIN STUART WILSON PLAYYING AGAINST THE USA AT GANTON IN 2003

Stuart Wilson will be 2021 Walker Cup captain and leads GB&I against Europe

STUART Wilson – one of Scotland’s most renowned amateur golfers – has been named as Great Britain and Ireland’s Walker Cup captain, who will try to regain the trophy from America in May 2021. The 2004 Amateur champion will begin his stint as captain of the GB&I men’s teams by leading the four Home Nations […]

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Weston super Mare Golf Club

Weston super Mare Golf Club More than just a golf club, Weston-super-Mare Golf Club is pleased to welcome visitors to our “All Year Round” Golf Course. You and your friends will find not only a fantastic course in first class condition, but equally importantly, you’ll find us to be a friendly and hospitable club that’s […]

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England Golf’s ‘Magnificent Seven’ set for Australia’s oldest championship in 2020

SEVEN members of the England Golf’s performance squads are travelling to Australia in the New Year, to kick off their 2020 amateur golf season. Five of the men’s squad and two from the women’s team are heading down under for four top-class tournaments in January. Northamptonshire County’s Ben Jones and Callum Farr, Yorkshire’s Ben Schmidt, […]

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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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