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Clevedon Golf Club

Clevedon Golf Club celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2016 and has earned itself a reputation as the course to play in Somerset . Design credit for the 18 hole layout is attributed to J.H.Tayor and remained largely untouched until the early 1990’s where the course was increased by over 1,000 yards and changed from a […]

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Gleneagles Crowned #1 Golf Resort Outside The USA

Gleneagles, the iconic Scottish hotel and global luxury destination, ends 2021 on a high after today being announced as the World’s #1 Golf Resort outside the USA, narrowly missing out on top spot, awarded to Bandon Dunes in Oregon. This important accolade follows a string of recent awards for The Glorious Playground, which consistently remains the […]

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RECORD NUMBERS NOW PLAYING GOLF WORLDWIDE

New research figures revealed by The R&A and Sports Marketing Surveys (SMS) show golf has enjoyed a significant increase in popularity worldwide since 2016 with over five-and-a-half million additional golfers taking up the sport. The number of total golfers globally has increased from 61 million to 66.6 million in a five-year growth period, surpassing the […]

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MADEIRA ON RUNWAY TO FURTHER GOLFING SUCCESS IN 2022

The popularity of Madeira as a holiday destination for European golfers is set to soar even further in 2022 with the launch of five new flight routes to the sunshine island – from Ireland, France, Belgium and Italy. The Portuguese islands will be more accessible than ever to players from next spring following Ryanair’s announcement […]

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Belfry Brabazon course added to Toptracer Range virtual offering

Toptracer has today announced the integration of the award winning and iconic Brabazon course at The Belfry Hotel & Resort into its Toptracer Range gaming platform. In addition to the course’s recent on-site installation of Toptracer Range into its practice facility, The Belfry’s famous Brabazon course has also been mapped for use in the Toptracer […]

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HOWDIDIDO BOOKING PLATFORM HAS ALL ROUNDS COVERED

HowDidiDo, Europe’s largest online golf community, has further enhanced its reputation as the leading ‘one-stop shop‘ for club golfers with the launch of a new booking page which allows players to secure both casual and competition rounds on the same page for the first time. Featuring an improved user interface and faster response times, the […]

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Blackmoor Golf Club Charity Initiatives Raise Over £19,000

Wednesday 20th October: Blackmoor Golf Club is pleased to announce that the captains’ charities have raised more than nineteen thousand pounds for the UK Sepsis Trust and Hampshire Alzheimer & Dementia Society.  The donations, which were raised by members of the golf club over the past 18months, were presented to representatives from both charities on Saturday 16th October […]

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ECCO® Golf launches new More Than a Game series

Pioneering Danish golf footwear brand, ECCO GOLF, has launched a brand-new video series that features a variety of personalities who have dedicated their lives to the game of golf – highlighting why the sport is More Than A Game. The series was launched on golf.ecco.com today, with the first episode showcasing the story of iconic […]

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The Phantom of the Open

A film by Craig RobertsStarring Mark Rylance, Sally Hawkins and Rhys Ifans The heart-warming true story of Maurice Flitcroft, who entered the 1976 British Open, despite never playing a round of golf before. The Phantom of the Open will have its WORLD PREMIERE at the London Film Festival on October 12th. The film is directed […]

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The secret of a great charity golf day…

After two years of social restrictions, a day of fun with friends is up there on people’s lists of priorities. Team this with the pure joy of a round of golf, on a beautiful course, for a great cause, it all adds up to something special, and an event the Melanoma Fund was proud to […]

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OCEANTEE brings the industry together

Stacy Lewis, Inci Mehmet and Camile Chevalier join young golfers as OCEANTEE brings the industry together #foretheocean OCEANTEE delivered their first sustainability series workshop and beach clean with The Marine Conservation Society at the Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open where A group of young golfers from The Fife Golf Trust,St Regulus and Lundin Links golf […]

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YOUNG GOLFERS TO COME TOGETHER #FORETHEOCEAN

Starting next week, young golfers from across the United Kingdom are being invited to participate in a new project that will help combat plastic pollution and reduce its impact on the planet.  Through educational workshops and beach cleans the youngsters will explore sources of pollution and the impact on marine environments and identify positive actions […]

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The Funniest Golf Book Ever Written?

Pretty well everyone from Donald Trump to Jimmy Tarbuck, Jeremy Corbyn to the Pope and Colin Montgomerie to Boris Johnson are targeted in a wonderfully funny new book entitled, “Two Great Tits on the Front and a Shag up the Last”. It’s a collection of spoof letters apparently written by a thoroughly disenchanted high-handicapper, Mortimer […]

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Operation Thirty Six

The Junior Initiative Most golf clubs are well aware of the difficulty of building a junior section, and the challenge of keeping young golfers in the game. It is a challenge that we need to face if the game is to grow. Here at Petersfield Golf Club, we hope that we have cracked it! Our club […]

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Our block with sun protection

If you take your health and wellbeing seriously, you are not alone. More than ever, we understand the importance of creating good habits to avoid illness and disease. So why do many of us still struggle with the idea of sun protection? Michelle Baker, CEO of the Melanoma Fund explores the dichotomy, debunks your excuses […]

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Blackmoor Club Champion 2021 Secures Tenth Top Title

Blackmoor Golf Club member, Mark Burgess has secured his tenth club Championship title during the annual competition held on 24 – 25 July. Mark won his first title back in 2005 and has since gone on to win a further nine club championships, reclaiming the top prize on Sunday with an impressive gross 73 and […]

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Greenclub switched on to London Golf Club’s energy ambition

GreenClub is ready to help London Golf Club make some capital gains on its energy strategy to achieve its ambition of becoming carbon neutral. The stunning 36-hole Kent venue, which boasts two supreme Jack Nicklaus-designed courses – The Heritage and The International – will host the Cazoo Classic, formerly known as the English Open, as […]

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Man Embarks on Life-Saving Challenge

Ten weeks, over 1,000 miles and an estimated quarter of a million golf shots. This is what former armed forces skiing and mountain craft trainer, David Sullivan, aged 58 from Surrey, has in store when he embarks on The World’s Longest Golf Hole challenge from 11th June. Starting in John OʼGroats, David will be walking […]

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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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