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Nicola Bennett is new Golf Foundation Ambassador to help inspire young people from all backgrounds

The Golf Foundation has welcomed Nicola Bennett as a new official Ambassador for the national golf charity that introduces young people from all backgrounds to the game, because golf can change lives. The London based PGA Trainee Professional golfer has a stated desire to make golf more inclusive, and the Golf Foundation is delighted to […]

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Bragg has something to brag about again with Welsh title

Radyr’s Adrian Bragg claimed his second major Welsh title, 38 years after winning the first as part of a team alongside Ryder Cup star Phil Price. Their Pontypridd captain that day urged his young side to gain further achievements after claiming the Welsh Team Championships, something the 15-year-old Price certainly went on to do on […]

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Ireland open to fully vaccinated British visitors with no quarantine or Covid tests required

From today (19 July), Ireland is the first country in Europe that fully jabbed British citizens can visit without the need for any Covid tests into or out of the country. There will also be no requirement to self-isolate if fully vaccinated.  Niall Gibbons, CEO of Tourism Ireland, said: “We are pleased to confirm this […]

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Moody strikes late to win Bramshaw Open…

On the last Friday before Covid restrictions are finally eased for the summer, Bramshaw Golf Club hosted it’s annual Scratch Open for the “Manor Bowl” with 64 players taking the field (after a few late withdrawals due to self isolation) – superb conditions met the competitors with the course playing tough but fair, and the […]

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2021 Junior Championships – And the winners are…

A cloudy day with a forecast of rain greeted our 23 junior golfers who competed in the Junior Championship and R&B Championship tournaments – the most prestigious events in our competition calendar. In the 36-hole Junior Championship, the morning round on the Forest course proved to be very challenging with just 1 golfer playing below his handicap. In […]

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GOLF SOUTH / NORTH Q&A

Why was the new World Handicap System (WHS) introduced?The new World Handicap System was introduced by The R&A and USGA to unite the six handicapping authorities and create a system that is fair, equitable and portable anywhere in the world. It is designed to provide a true reflection of a player’s current playing ability. How does it […]

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Can you help these 4 golfers? Join their amazing golf raffle

On the 21st of June, four golfers will play 101 holes in 18 hours to raise as much money as possible in aid of NHS Charities Together Covid-19 Urgent Appeal. The golfers, including Babouche! Golf founder David Long will play at East Berkshire Golf Course after taking their inspiration from the late Captain Sir Tom Moore, choosing 101 […]

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England Internationals on course at Blackmoor Golf Club as the Senior Men’s Stroke Play Championship gets underway

As the English Senior Men’s Amateur Stroke Play Championship gets underway at Blackmoor Golf Club this week, the current national champion Rupert Kellock believes concentration levels will hold the key to a successful defense of the title. Kellock took the honours last year at Woodhall Spa when he won his national title by three clear […]

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Safe Golf

Littlehampton Golf Club hits the mark with national golf accreditation for safeguarding  Littlehampton Golf Club golf club in West Sussex, which is backing the drive to grow the game, has achieved the SafeGolf club accreditation from England Golf.  Littlehampton Golf Club, the oldest course in Sussex and the only Links Course in West Sussex has […]

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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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MAJOR MOMENT FOR MATSUYAMA AS HE BECOMES JAPAN’S FIRST EVER MEN’S MAJOR CHAMPION

Srixon Sports Europe –   Alton, UK – Monday 12th April 2021 – SRIXON congratulates staff player, Hideki Matsuyama on a historic victory at The Masters which saw him, not only capture a first Major title and the coveted Green Jacket, but also become the first male golfer from Asia and Japan to win a Major […]

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Blackmoor Golf Club

Clubhouse Extension and Remodelling Blackmoor Golf Club in Hampshire has completed an extensive remodelling and expansion project to its clubhouse bar and restaurant, including the  construction of a stunning first floor sun terrace with panoramic views over the course.   Designed by Rory Cashin Design Consultants the project took seven months to complete and  has […]

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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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WOMEN’S GOLF DAY CALLS ON GOLFERS TO SUPPORT INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH BALLSY CAMPAIGN

Monday March 8th is International Women’s Day (IWD), an annual, global event celebrating women and their achievements. Women’s Golf Day (WGD) will be encouraging male and female golfers to celebrate #IWD2021 this year by taking part in a #WGDUnites social media campaign by posting a photo of a golf ball marked with the name of […]

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Harry Vardon – The Great Courses

Harry Vardon, (born May 9, 1870, Grouville, Jersey, Channel Islands—died March 20, 1937, Totteridge, Hertfordshire, England), British professional golfer, who pioneered accurate and reliable hitting techniques that are still the basis of the modern golf swing. Vardon began playing golf desultorily while working as a manservant for an affluent amateur golfer on the island of Jersey in the English Channel. Realizing […]

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Fred G. Hawtree – The Great Courses

Frederick George Hawtree (1883 – 1955) was the founder of the longest continuously operating golf course design and construction firm – Hawtree. Started in 1912, the firm was then run by his son, Frederick William Hawtree, after World War Two before his grandson Martin Hawtree took over the reins in the early 1980s.  Fred’s golf design work continued after he finished […]

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Fred W. Hawtree – The Great Courses

Frederick William Hawtree was born in 1916. He was the son of F.G. Hawtree who founded in 1912 the golf architectural practice and construction company, originally called Hawtree and J.H. Taylor – the name was subsequently changed to Hawtree and Son in the 1950s.   Fred was noted for his phenomenal energy and industry and apart from […]

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J. H. Taylor – The Great Courses

John Henry “J.H.” Taylor (19 March 1871 – 10 February 1963) was an English professional golfer and one of the pioneers of the modern game of golf. Taylor is considered to be one of the best golfers of all time. He was a significant golf course architect. Taylor helped to found the British PGA, the world’s first, and […]

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