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UK Golf Federation backs Boris and takes down Keep Golf Open petition

THE Keep Golf Open petition launched by the UK Golf Federation – which gained more than 21,500 signatures in just seven days – has been removed. The decision followed UK Government announcement warning people to stay at home and avoid all social gatherings, on Monday, as the spread of the coronavirus showed no sign of […]

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Boris Johnson’s lockdown to combat the coronavirus pandemic has forced golf clubs to shut

Golf clubs are advised to shut immediately after Boris Johnson put UK in lockdown

GOLF clubs across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland have been forced to close after Boris Johnson announced a lockdown across the UK to combat the coronavirus outbreak, on Monday night. England Golf responded on Tuesday morning with the advice to all clubs and golf centres, including driving ranges and studios, in the country. It […]

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practices aimed at beating the coronavirus pandemic have resulted in a lot of confusion over the Rules of Golf, the R&A has said

Rules of Golf advice from R&A to help golfers during coronavirus changes

THE R&A has issued advice on the Rules of Golf affecting competitions and handicaps in light of the campaign to keep playing golf during the coronavirus. The Home Golf Unions have been encouraging clubs to remove rakes from the course and getting players to observes rules on social distancing on and off the course, as […]

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Minimise risk of infection says England Golf in latest advice to clubs and golfers

GOLF clubs and golfers must take appropriate steps to make sure they minimise the risk of infection from the COVID-19 virus, according to England Golf. In general, golf is a healthy pursuit played in the open air, the game’s governing body said after the Government urged the public to avoid social gatherings, and pay heed […]

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Petition to Keep Golf Open launched by club owners to help in coronavirus fight

GOLFERS are being urged to sign a petition to ensure the Government allows courses to stay open. The UK Golf Federation has launched a petition urging the Government to ‘Keep Golf Open’ during the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. Some two million people play golf every week – and while many golf clubs’ weekday regulars are senior […]

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England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus

England Golf Statement Regarding Coronavirus England Golf  – in light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak – has today issued the following guidance to all our affiliated golf clubs and golfers. We fully recognise the need to adhere to the expert advice available and as such we would point all our clubs in the […]

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Scottish Golf latest updates on coronavirus outbreak as events are called off

HAVING cancelled the first three championships of the 2020 season because of the coronavirus outbreak, Scottish Golf is urging clubs worried about the financial impact of the growing pandemic to seek Government help. A number of clubs north of the border have already been in touch with golf’s governing body over requests for financial assistance […]

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Sotogrande call off European Nations’ Championship as coronavirus spreads in Spain

NEXT month’s European Nations’ Championship due to be held at Spain’s Sotogrande Golf Club, have been postponed – along with events in Ireland – because of the coronavirus crisis. Organisers of the prestigious event at the Sotogrande GC – on the Costa del Sol – have responded to the Covid-19 outbreak in Spain and across […]

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Augusta National postpones Masters for first time since 1946 as coronavirus spreads

NEXT month’s Masters at Augusta National has been postponed because of the growing threat of the coronavirus pandemic. The 84th editon of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, was due to start on April 9 – with the players making the famous drive down Mangolia Lane the weekend before. But one of golf’s most […]

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England Golf and GUI issue advice on coronavirus outbreak to help golf clubs

ENGLAND Golf has urged clubs across the country to seek out the latest guide on the coronavirus outbreak as more and more sporting events across the country come under threat. An England Golf spokesman said: “In light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak – we have issued the following guidance to all our […]

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Denmark teenager Nicholai Højgaard first round leader in the 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters at Education City Golf Club

How Nicolai Højgaard took centre stage with 64 and first round lead at Education City

DENMARK’S teenage prodigy Nicolai Højgaard produced a remarkable run of scoring on the back nine to take the first round lead at the 2020 Commercial Bank Qatar Masters. Nicolai is looking to follow brother Rasmus into the winner’s circle – having announced himself on the professional stage when he finished second to Sergio Garcia at […]

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European Disabled Golfers Association team will play in GolfSixes Cascais in May

EUROPEAN Disabled Golfers Association members George Groves and Brendan Lawlor are all set for their European Tour debut in May. They will join forces in a European Tour first when they tee it up at the innovative GolfSixes Cascais, which returns to Oitavos Dunes Golf Club, from May 9-10. Groves, who is a member at […]

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Road to The Open backed by Golf Foundation and England Golf in build-up to Sandwich

THE Road to The Open will see 125 schools and 25 golf clubs across Kent take part in a string of events aimed at celebrating Royal St George’s hosting the 149th Open at Sandwich this summer. The R&A’s Road to The Open will encourage young people to join the journey as golf’s oldest championship heads […]

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Wiltshire’s Jake Bolton faces Olly Huggins in last eight of South African Amateur

ENGLAND are guaranteed at least one player in the semi-finals of the South African Amateur Championship with B.B.&O. county player Olly Huggins meeting Jake Bolton in Thursday’s quarter-final. Frilford Heath’s Huggins – who lost a play-off for the African Amateur Championship two weeks ago – will be up against Wiltshire’s Bolton at Royal Johannesburg & […]

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England Women’s squad is slimmed down to four with overseas players to be added

THE national selectors have named the players who will make up a much smaller England Women’s Squad for 2020, alongside announcing the make-up of the Girls’ group. Four of the country’s top talents will lead the way for the women in the season ahead with Yorkshire’s Charlotte Heath and Somerset’s Mimi Rhodes promoted from last […]

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Pennard Golf Club 16th Tee

Pennard Golf Club

Pennard Golf Club Welcome to Pennard – where you’ll find great golf and lifelong friendship. For over 100 years golfers have enjoyed the beautiful links course and warm hospitality that Pennard has to offer. Founded in 1896 the Club has a proud heritage and today is a private members’ club with an unassuming style, which […]

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Cardiff Golf Club

Cardiff Golf Club Voted by Top 100 magazine as one of the top 20 golf courses in Wales Stunning hidden beauty within the heart of Cardiff. Great views, great golf course and a first class member experience. The course, the clubhouse, and membership combine to make Cardiff one of the premier clubs in South Wales. Our […]

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Littlestone Golf Club Revamps Membership Structure To Attract Younger Members

Littlestone Golf Club Revamps Membership Structure To Attract Younger Members Littlestone (www.littlestonegolfclub.org.uk) in south east Kent has revamped its membership structure offering lower fees in order to attract more younger members to the Championship Club and the adjacent Warren Club. The membership redesign means that golfers between the ages of 25 to 30 years old […]

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Stover Golf Club

Stover Golf Club The peace and tranquility of Stover Golf Club, located on the edge of Newton Abbot, is a convenient treat for golfers in the south west, with easy access from the A38 and M5. The course is one of the best parkland courses in the south west. The beautiful parkland golf course features […]

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Ben Schmidt goes Farr to win New South Wales Amateur – his fifth national title in year

BEN Schmidt made it an Aussie double for England when he won the New South Wales Amateur Championship after Charlotte Heath’s brilliant weekend victory in the Australian Women’s Amateur. The 17-year-old Rotherham GC member turned in a dominant performance against Northamptonshire’s Callum Farr in the all-England final, at St Michael’s Golf Club, near Sydney. The […]

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