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Bethan Popel – Amateur Golfer at Long Ashton just turned professional

In January 2014 Bethan who has been a member at Long Ashton Golf Club for many years, embarked on a three year High Performance Programme with her ambition of becoming good enough to achieve a place on the Ladies European Tour (LET) by the end of 2016. The journey has been very demanding and during […]

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Caversham Heath Golf Club

Just one point separated the top four in the Weekend Stableford at Caversham Heath on Saturday. David Wise (8hcp) emerged triumphant with 39 points.  Runner-up was Joseph Sicheri (9hcp), on countback from Andrew Parker (I9hcp) and Michael Beaumont (6hp), all with 38 points. A five on the par three 17th proved costly for Sicheri while […]

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Shire London’s Lee Cox is World #1 Long Drive Coach

Shire London’s Lee Cox is World #1 Long Drive Coach 03 November 2016 BARNET, LONDON, UK – Londoner Lee Cox, head PGA Professional at The Shire London, is already one of the UK’s most-recognised golf teachers thanks to his work in Today’s Golfer magazine – but in October 2016 his credentials as the world’s #1 […]

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Lefty lifts the Prince’s crown in style

Lefty lifts the Prince’s crown in style Ablett rounds off another cracking year, winning with -12 over two rounds at Princes Despite dropping a shot at his opening hole, the Lee-on-the-Solent left-hander, James Ablett, outshone the field yet again, shooting two rounds of 64 and 68 to win the PGA Sandwich Links Championship Pro-Am by […]

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Luke’s bang on target at Wildwood

Luke’s bang on target at Wildwood Nine-under scorcher puts Bangerter back on track Redhill Golf Centre’s Luke Bangerter delivered a stunning nine-under-par performance to walk away with the Wildwood Invitational Pro-Am’s top prize. His 63* took the £825 winner’s cheque by a street, beating the 67s of nearest rivals Christopher Rodgers (Richings Park) and Billy […]

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The approach to the green on the par 5 17th hole at The Grove.

European Tour professionals sing the praises of The Grove

European Tour professionals sing the praises of The Grove (Chandler’s Cross, UK, October 17, 2016) A host of Europe’s finest golfers have given The Grove, London’s country estate, and venue for last week’s British Masters, supported by Sky Sports, a huge thumbs up. Competitors in the European Tour event consistently heaped praise on the conditioning, preparation and […]

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Ablett wins epic Match Play victory

Ablett wins epic Match Play victory Lee-on-the-Solent’s lefty makes it three Match Play championships in a row Lee-on-the-Solent’s lefty James Ablett is the Keith MacDonald PGA South Match Play* champion for the third year running, beating The Lambourne’s Scott Marshall after an epic battle that went to the 20th on The Berkshire’s famous Blue course. […]

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Jack Hume signs for PING

PING Signs Irish Star Jack Hume

PING Signs Irish Star Jack Hume PING is delighted to announce the signing of Irish professional and former standout amateur Jack Hume on a multi-year deal. Making his professional debut this week at the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland, the former Irish amateur star will play PING equipment as he looks to […]

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Cowper crowned champion of The PGA in Surrey

Cowper crowned champion of The PGA in Surrey Craig Cowper’s performance is just enough to claim a one shot victory Despite dropping a shot on the penultimate hole, Craig Cowper (Surrey Downs) still managed to nudge past David Copsey (DCGS Poult Wood) and Andy Raitt (St. George’s Hill) to become new The PGA in Surrey […]

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BABBAGE PICKED UP BY FARLEIGH GOLF CLUB

BABBAGE PICKED UP BY FARLEIGH GOLF CLUB Surrey Club used unique recruitment process to select their new coach Monday 12 September 2016 – Farleigh Golf Club in Surrey has appointed Paul Babbage to its team of PGA Professionals. Known as the Golf Gurus, Babbage will work under Steve Stiller in a team tasked with furthering […]

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NEW DIRECTOR OF GOLF READY TO TURN ON MAGIC AT DUNSTON HALL

NEW DIRECTOR OF GOLF READY TO TURN ON MAGIC AT DUNSTON HALL Tom Turner has set himself the target of enhancing Dunston Hall’s reputation as the top golf destination in the east of England after being named as the new director of golf at the leading Norfolk resort. The 36-year-old has ambitious plans for the […]

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James Ruth

Ruth goes low to win at Exeter

Ruth goes low to win at Exeter James Ruth carded five-under-par 66 as the lowest round over the new Exeter Golf and Country Club lay-out but it will not stand as a record as the lift and place rule was in operation. It was the China Fleet trainee‘s third pro-am win of the PGA West […]

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Southern stars light up Nelson Trophy

Southern stars light up Nelson Trophy Guy Woodman and Chris Gane shoot 65s to share the honours at St. George’s Hill Longball ambassador Guy Woodman and LeftHandedGolf@Silvermere’s Chris Gane put on impressive displays at St. George’s Hill, both shooting five-under-par 65s* to split the pot at the Nelson Trophy Pro-Am. With each taking home their […]

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‘BEEF’ IS A MASSIVE HIT AT LONDON GOLF SHOW

‘BEEF’ IS A MASSIVE HIT AT LONDON GOLF SHOW European Tour star Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston won himself a host of new fans at last weekend’s London Golf Show at Bluewater – not only among the general public, but also within the golf industry. ‘Beef’ remained at the show much longer than was anticipated, because he […]

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Ashley Mansell

Mansell conquers Vivary Park

Mansell conquers Vivary Park Former Somerset county star Ashley Mansell pulled off his first solo PGA West pro-am win with a superb five-under-par 60 on his first visit to the tricky shortish Vivary Park municipal course at Taunton. The second-year Clevedon trainee’s success was built on outstanding iron play which brought six birdies, including three […]

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GANE WINS WORLD SNOOKER GOLF MASTERS

GANE WINS WORLD SNOOKER GOLF MASTERS Bromley-based golfer sees off Caldwell in play-off Southern star Chris Gane held his nerve in a sudden-death play-off to land the World Snooker Golf Masters title at Army Golf Club. After shooting 69, 67, 69 for a total of 205, Gane (LeftHandedGolf@Silvermere) finished eight-under-par in the HotelPlanner.com PGA EuroPro […]

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Wootton and Ablett tie up Henley with 63s

Wootton and Ablett tie up Henley with 63s Rounds of seven-under-par still can’t separate southern stars Spectacular rounds of seven-under-par 63s left two of the PGA South region’s recent winners, Adam Wootton (Oxford Golf Centre) and James Ablett (Lee-on-the-Solent), sharing the honours in the Henley Pro-Am. Three shots behind despite an impressive score of four-under-par […]

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Dickman shines for Reigate Heath’s nine

Dickman shines for Reigate Heath’s nine Former tour player proves nine is fine to win novel Pro-Am Cuckfield Golf Centre’s Robert Dickman produced three birdies in nine holes, shooting a two-under-par 32* to win the Reigate Heath Pro-Am, supported by Savills. Taking home a cheque for £600, Dickman started turning his local knowledge of Peter […]

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Barnes keeps cool to land PGA Surrey Open

Barnes keeps cool to land PGA Surrey Open Jon Barnes becomes PGA Surrey Open Champ after play-off While all those around him were losing theirs, Lee-on-the-Solent’s Jon Barnes kept a cool head to claim victory after a play-off in the second Virgin Atlantic PGA South Order of Merit event of the year: the PGA Surrey […]

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Par3 runner-up O’Hanlon wins at Truro

Par3 runner-up O’Hanlon wins at Truro It’s been quite a week for Richard O’Hanlon, probably the most-travelled golfer in the country. The St Kew professional finished second to former European Tour winner Welshman Mark Mouland in the Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship at Nailcote Hall to bank a career-best £21,000. Then he dashed back home […]

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