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Chart Hills Announces Commencement Of Major Renovation Project

Chart Hills Announces Commencement Of Major Renovation Project Biddenden, Kent, UK – 23rd June 2020 – Ramac Holdings Ltd, the new owners of Chart Hills Golf Club, today announced the commencement of major redevelopment works across the picturesque Kent facility. Since the company acquired Chart Hills in December 2019, the in-house team, led by James […]

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Liz Young’s brainchild to be called the Rose Ladies Series with six events in the UK

JUSTIN Rose and his wife Kate are to sponsor the Rose Ladies Series of women’s golf tournaments in the UK – culminating in a two-day final. The Roses decided to put up £35,0000 to sponsor the one-day events in June and July after reading about fellow Hampshire-based professional Liz Young’s efforts to put on a […]

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The first tee at Royal St George’s – the 2020 Open is now off because of the COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 crisis forces R&A to move Open at Royal St George’s back to 2021

THE R&A has cancelled The 149th Open at Royal St George’s in 2020 because of the current COVID-19 crisis – the championship will now be played at Sandwich in 2021, instead. The Open was due to be staged in Kent from July 12-19, but following guidance – from the UK Government, the health authorities, public […]

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R&A keeps options open on 149th Open Championship and Women’s British Open

THE R&A are working on contingency plans in case the Open at Royal St George’s – and the Women’s British Open at Royal Troon – are unable to be played on their planned dates. R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers ruled out the need to cancel the 149th Open Championship at Sandwich this early – even […]

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England Golf has cancelled all its championships until June 7 including the English Open Amateur Strokeplay Championship for the Brabazon Trophy

England Golf postpone Brabazon Trophy and both English Seniors events

ENGLAND Golf have postponed all championships and coaching scheduled to take place up until early June as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. They include the Brabazon Trophy at Sherwood Forest and the first international match of the season between England and France at Ganton, which hosted the Walker Cup in 2003. All England coaching […]

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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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Lamb and Penge look to join club who have won twice at Sunngingdale Foursomes

PAST winners Sophie Lamb and Marco Penge are through to the fourth round of the Sunningdale Foursomes. The 2016 champions moved into the last 16 with a one-hole victory in Wednesday’s third round over Hertfordshire pro’s James Ruebotham, from Welwyn Garden City, and Porters Park’s Robert Watson, on Sunningdale’s famous Old Course. Only six pairings […]

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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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The 17th green at Canterbury GC (Credit Andy Hiseman)

Canterbury Golf Club Launches Second Club Membership

Canterbury Golf Club Launches Second Club Membership Following its success with the ground-breaking Associate Membership, the progressive Canterbury Golf Club in Kent (www.canterburygolfclub.co.uk) has launched another innovative form of golf club membership. For just £360 a year, the new Second Club Membership will provide similar playing rights to the club’s full membership. To be eligible […]

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James Braid – The Great Courses

James Braid – The Great Courses Golf North and Golf South websites are delighted to be promoting the finest selection of James Braid designed golf courses from around the world. James Braid (6 February 1870 – 27 November 1950) was a Scottish professional golfer and a member of the Great Triumvirate of the sport alongside Harry Vardonand John Henry Taylor. He won The Open Championship five times. He also was a renowned golf […]

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Castle Royle’s Langley lines up second MENA Tour in a fortnight with 65 in Oman

WITH a spectacular slam-dunk eagle the highlight in his card of seven-under par 65, Castle Royle’s David Langley moved into contention for a possible second title in three weeks on the MENA Tour, in Oman. The 25-year-old from Marlow, playing in his first full season as a professional, won the Tour’s season-opening Journey to Jordan […]

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Scotland’s Sam Locke one of six players in second place in the MENA Tour’s 2020 Ghala Open

Schwartz inspired by Gros’ win in NewGiza Open to take lead in Oman’s Ghala Open

LESS than a week after his best friend won a title on the MENA Tour, Frenchman Antoine Schwartz was enjoying the rub-on effect as he took sole possession of lead after the opening round of the Ghala Open on Monday. The 30-year-old from Suresnes, near Paris, posted a bogey-free six-under par 66 and was leading […]

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Colebrook Sturrock The 149th Open Golf Championship In Sandwich 2020

Colebrook Sturrock The 149th Open Golf Championship In Sandwich 2020 In 2003, a local Sandwich letting agency Colebrook Sturrock offered a high-profile letting service alternative to the Official Agents at that time.  They were appointed by The R&A as the sole Official Letting Agent for The Open Championship at Royal St. George’s Golf Club in […]

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The Open Royal Blackheath Trophy – 2020

The Open Royal Blackheath Trophy – 2020 Royal Blackheath Golf Club is delighted to announce that this summer will see it introduce the UK’s first amateur handicap singles competition open to both men and women golfers. For the first time in the UK, men and women will compete against each other, under handicap, at the […]

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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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‘Sleeping giant’ Chart Hills Golf Club chooses GMS as PR and marketing agency

‘Sleeping giant’ Chart Hills Golf Club chooses GMS as PR and marketing agency GMS is ready to help awaken a sleeping giant of the UK golf industry after being appointed as PR and marketing agency for Kent-based Chart Hills Golf Club. Boasting all the ingredients needed to become one of the very best golf destinations […]

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Canterbury Golf Club Drives into 2020

Canterbury Golf Club Drives into 2020 With a Key New Appointment & a Leap up the Kent Golf Course Rankings Canterbury Golf Club (www.canterburygolfclub.co.uk) drives in 2020 with the announcement of its latest in a series of key appointments to its management team whilst also celebrating its leap up the Kent golf course rankings. As […]

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Forward-Thinking Littlestone Is One Of the First Golf Clubs To Support England Golf’s Women In Golf Charter

Forward-Thinking Littlestone Is One Of the First Golf Clubs To Support England Golf’s Women In Golf Charter Littlestone (www.littlestonegolfclub.org.uk) has again proved itself to be one of the most forward-thinking golf clubs in England following the announcement that it has become one of the first clubs to support England Golf’s Women in Golf Charter. Littlestone, […]

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Northern Ireland economy benefited to tune of £100m from The Open says R&A

THE 148th Open at Royal Portrush generated more than £100 million of economic benefit for Northern Ireland, according to an independent study. The Open, which returned to Northern Ireland for the first time since 1951, brought some £45million of new money into the province’s economy. Northern Ireland also gained £37.3 million worth of marketing as […]

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Redlibbets Golf And Country Club

Redlibbets Golf And Country Club Redlibbets Golf And Country Club is a gem nestled in 160 acres of beautiful Kent countryside. The parkland course boasts hundreds of mature beech, oak and chestnut trees and enjoys spectacular panoramic views. Thriving under new management since August 2018, Redlibbets – with easy access of the M25, M20 and […]

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