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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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Petersfield Golf Club

Petersfield Golf Club WALKING the fairways on a beautiful golf course in one of the nicest spots in England, you cannot help but ask yourself: Why on earth is this place not a magnet for more golfers? Yes, Petersfield Golf Club has a long history from 1892, so it has tradition. But it is not […]

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Trick Shot Specialist, Dean Davis, joins Williams Racing Golf

Trick Shot Specialist, Dean Davis, joins Williams Racing Golf Trick shot ace Dean Davis, is in pole position in the world of trick shots as he has just signed a new sponsorship deal with Williams Racing Golf, the Williams GP Golf Clubs line. Performing a unique show for over 17 years, Dean is able to […]

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Reigate Heath GC’s Leah Roelich wins Surrey Mirror’s 2014 Coach of the Year award

Reigate Heath GC’s Leah Roelich wins Surrey Mirror’s 2014 Coach of the Year award In a drama-filled evening at the Harlequin Theatre in Redhill on February 12th, the East Surrey & Sussex News & Media Group’s 2014 sports awards presentation provided one of the biggest surprises of the night for one club and their PGA […]

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Ryder Cup 2016: Darren Clarke would ‘love’ to be Europe’s captain

Ryder Cup 2016: Darren Clarke would ‘love’ to be Europe’s captain Darren Clarke says he wants to be Europe’s 2016 Ryder Cup captain at Hazeltine National in Minnesota, USA. The Northern Irishman, who has won the cup four times as a player, expects an announcement on the new captain to be made next Wednesday, 18 […]

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Brackley notches up another at Prince’s

Brackley notches up another at Prince’s Brackley’s second victory shoots him up to second place for the Winter Series race In the second of two consecutive events at Prince’s, Max Brackley (Manston) overcame the challenging weather conditions to shoot a two-over-par 73* and claim his second victory in the Winter Series with Titleist & FootJoy. […]

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Five reasons why Abacus Sportswear is a smart fit for Robert Karlsson

Five reasons why Abacus Sportswear is a smart fit for Robert Karlsson  Former European Number One becomes abacus® brand ambassador  (Dalby, Sweden – January 19, 2015) Abacus Sportswear, pioneers of stretch waterproof fabrics and Official Licensee of The 2014 Ryder Cup, has signed former European Number One Robert Karlsson as its latest brand ambassador. Here the […]

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Ambassador Amy to encourage new women and girl golfers

Ambassador Amy to encourage new women and girl golfers Ladies European Tour Rookie of the Year Amy Boulden is to help encourage the next generation of female golfers as a Golf Development Wales ambassador for the Women and Girls beginner scheme. Any club signing up to join the beginner scheme will be in with a […]

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Bush expands role at Crown Golf

Bush expands role at Crown Golf Crown Golf, the UK’s largest golf club owner and operator, has appointed Mike Bush MG as Group Course Manager across its portfolio of 38 golf courses at 25 separate facilities. The 39-year old Master Greenkeeper was previously Course Manager at the company’s flagship property, St Mellion International Resort; a […]

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Majors target for award-winning Jamie

Majors target for award-winning Jamie Ryder Cup star Jamie Donaldson is targetting Major glory in 2015, after collecting the Golf Union of Wales Tour Professional of the Year Award for the fourth time. The former Wales amateur champion also aims to continue his record of improving his rankings every year since 2008, an increasingly tough […]

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LYNX GOLF SIGNS LAURA DAVIES CBE

LYNX GOLF SIGNS LAURA DAVIES CBE Winner of 84 professional titles worldwide and record-breaking Solheim Cup player, Dame Laura Davies CBE, has signed with equipment manufacturer Lynx Golf as part of a three year deal which will see her use Lynx clubs. Recognised as Europe’s most accomplished female professional golfer ever, Dame Laura Davies has […]

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Jamie tees off New Year with top Welsh award

Jamie tees off New Year with top Welsh award Ryder Cup star Jamie Donaldson was named the Welsh Tour Professional of the Year by the Golf Union of Wales after playing a match-clinching role in Europe’s victory over America at Gleneagles. The Pontypridd player claimed the award for the fourth time running at the awards […]

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WORLD OF GOLF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCTS 50,000TH LESSON

WORLD OF GOLF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCTS 50,000TH LESSON – Teaching milestone includes 20,000 newcomers to the sport – World of Golf Master Professional Jon Woodroffe hit a special milestone at the weekend (30 November) when he conducted his 50,000th golf lesson in a career spanning more than 30 years. The official 50,000th lesson saw the popular […]

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JON WOODROFFE NAMED REGIONAL GOLF COACH OF THE YEAR

JON WOODROFFE NAMED REGIONAL GOLF COACH OF THE YEAR – World of Golf Master Professional recognised for service to the sport – World of Golf Master Professional Jon Woodroffe has been named The PGA in England (South)’s ‘Coach of The Year’ at a ceremony held at the prestigious Wentworth Club in Surrey on Wednesday night […]

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CHERTSEY, ENGLAND - MAY 15: Kyle Kelsall of Quin Direct Golf plays a tee shot during the second round of the Senior PGA Professional Championship at Foxhills on May 15, 2014 in Chertsey, England. (Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images)

Kelsall’s king of the castle at London Beach

Kelsall’s king of the castle at London Beach Local knowledge beats Hurricane Gonzalo on way to victory Battling gale force winds, Kyle Kelsall (Quin Direct Golf) shot a two-under-par 68* to claim victory in the new London Beach Pairs Pro-Am supported by Shepherd Neame, snatching a handy winner’s cheque for £525 from runner-up Paul Nessling […]

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WORLD OF GOLF OPENS UK’S MOST ADVANCED TEACHING FACILITY

WORLD OF GOLF OPENS UK’S MOST ADVANCED TEACHING FACILITY – New Performance Centre first to offer full range of hi-tech game changers – Europe’s busiest driving range, the World of Golf at New Malden in south-west London, today opened the most advanced golf teaching facility in the UK to help golfers of all abilities take […]

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Zachary Bauchou and Sir Nick Faldo

ZACH BAUCHOU OF THE USA EDGES SIMON ZACH IN A PLAY-OFF TO CAPTURE FALDO SERIES TITLE

ZACH BAUCHOU OF THE USA EDGES SIMON ZACH IN A PLAY-OFF TO CAPTURE FALDO SERIES TITLE   MEGAN KHANG RETAINS GIRLS’ HONOR AT THE GREENBRIER     24 October 2014: Zachary Bauchou from Forest, Virginia edged out Simon Zach (Czech Republic) in a dramatic sudden death play-off to win the eighteenth Faldo Series Grand Final […]

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Royal Return for Prince Richard at Sandwich

Royal Return for Prince Richard at Sandwich Former Order of Merit champion cruises to inaugural Links Championship title With a two round total of six-under-par 136*, four times PGA South Order of Merit winner Richard Wallis (North Foreland) won the first PGA Sandwich Links Championship Pro-Am** sponsored by Callaway Golf and Shepherd Neame by a […]

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FOUR TIED AT THE TOP AFTER DAY ONE OF FALDO FINAL

FOUR TIED AT THE TOP AFTER DAY ONE OF FALDO FINAL WHALEY, SUPERAL, BOUCHOU AND ZACH SHARE THE LEAD AT THE GREENBRIER               22 October 2014: U.S Girl’s Junior Champion Princess Mary Superal (Philippines) and Kelly Whaley (USA) are among a four-way tie for the lead after the opening round of the Faldo Series […]

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EXPERTS PREPARE PLAYERS FOR GRAND FINAL AT THE GREENBRIER

EXPERTS PREPARE PLAYERS FOR GRAND FINAL AT THE GREENBRIER PGA OF AMERICA PRESIDENT TED BISHOP AND FORMER PGA TOUR CADDY FANNY SUNESSON JOIN FALDO IN PASSING ON ADVICE TO YOUNG COMPETITORS 21 October 2014: 83 golfers from 20 countries have gathered at The Greenbrier for the Faldo Series Grand Final and prepared perfectly for the […]

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