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Boris Johnson’s lockdown to combat the coronavirus pandemic has forced golf clubs to shut

Golf clubs are advised to shut immediately after Boris Johnson put UK in lockdown

GOLF clubs across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland have been forced to close after Boris Johnson announced a lockdown across the UK to combat the coronavirus outbreak, on Monday night. England Golf responded on Tuesday morning with the advice to all clubs and golf centres, including driving ranges and studios, in the country. It […]

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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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England Golf and GUI issue advice on coronavirus outbreak to help golf clubs

ENGLAND Golf has urged clubs across the country to seek out the latest guide on the coronavirus outbreak as more and more sporting events across the country come under threat. An England Golf spokesman said: “In light of the developing situation with the COVID-19 outbreak – we have issued the following guidance to all our […]

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Harry Goddard puts heart and soul into Portuguese Amateur victory after illness

HERTFORDSHIRE’S Harry Goddard played with real courage and conviction coming down the stretch to win the Portuguese International Amateur Championship. Those characteristics came as no surprise to those who have been by the former England junior international’s side over the past few, difficult months as he battled back from a serious illness. The England A-squad […]

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England Women’s squad is slimmed down to four with overseas players to be added

THE national selectors have named the players who will make up a much smaller England Women’s Squad for 2020, alongside announcing the make-up of the Girls’ group. Four of the country’s top talents will lead the way for the women in the season ahead with Yorkshire’s Charlotte Heath and Somerset’s Mimi Rhodes promoted from last […]

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England Golf’s ‘Magnificent Seven’ set for Australia’s oldest championship in 2020

SEVEN members of the England Golf’s performance squads are travelling to Australia in the New Year, to kick off their 2020 amateur golf season. Five of the men’s squad and two from the women’s team are heading down under for four top-class tournaments in January. Northamptonshire County’s Ben Jones and Callum Farr, Yorkshire’s Ben Schmidt, […]

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Hero Handshake winner Ellie Webster from Wrag Barn Golf Club

Hero’s Handshake winner Ellie Webster only sees the positives from social media

HERO’S Handshake winner Ellie Webster has built up quite a following with her regular posts about golf on social media. However, it’s at her Wiltshire club where the 12-year-old is really gathering the most ‘likes’. Twelve-year-old Ellie is the latest recipient of England Golf’s Hero’s Handshake award. She received it in front of family and […]

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2012 Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Channel Islands Seniors Champion Alan Mew

Alan Mew takes over from Roy Smethurst as England Seniors captain for 2020

HAMPSHIRE’S Alan Mew has revealed his pride at being named the new England Senior Men’s team captain. The 66-year-old from Hampshire takes over the reins from Cheshire’s Roy Smethurst following his retirement at the end of a successful five-year tenure. Mew – himself an England senior international of some repute – will skipper England’s defence […]

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Girls Golf Rocks is back for 2020 – so why not give it a go to make it bigger and better

GIRLS Golf Rocks is back for 2020 and clubs in England can now sign up to make it bigger and better then ever. The programme is now in its fifth year and has helped introduce more than 5,000 girls to the game of golf – inspiring beginners to enjoy themselves in a fun, friendly and […]

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England’s U16 team at Hunstanton Golf Club playing against Ireland

Ireland U16s gain revenge with win over young England team at Hunstanton GC

A YOUNG England Under 16 squad earned praise for their gritty play in a narrow defeat to Ireland. The visitors emerged from two days of tough competition at Norfolk’s Hunstanton Golf Club with a 161/2-131/2 victory. The win was sweet revenge for Ireland following England’s triumph at Limerick GC a year ago. But there is […]

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Epsom Golf Club’s Ben Patridge winner of the 2019 English Boys’ County Champion of Champions title

Partridge flying high after win in Boys’ Champion of Champions at Frilford Heath

SURREY’S Ben Partridge withstood a late charge from Devon’s Matt Millar to win the English Boys’ County Champion of Champions played over the Red course at Oxfordshire’s Frilford Heath. Partridge, a member at Epsom GC, held a two-shot lead after an opening three-under par 69. But the teenager was in danger of being caught by […]

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Women and Girls’ Golf Week declared another major success by England Golf

THE second staging of Women and Girls’ Golf Week proved another social media success across Great Britain and Ireland, as well as raising engagement and participation at club level, organisers have claimed. The recent awareness week, timed to coincide with the AIG Women’s British Open at Woburn, generated more than 12 million Twitter impressions through […]

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Devon draw with Lancashire but earn first English Boys County Championship title

DEVON won the England Boys’ County Finals for the first time after a final day full of high drama at North Foreland Golf Club in Kent. The Devon team went into the last day knowing they needed at least a halved match to beat Lancashire in the decider. And that is exactly what they achieved […]

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Saunton’s Jake Burnage

England captain Edwards picks six debutants for Home Internationals at Lahinch

ENGLAND Golf have announced a strong team for the defence of their title at the Men’s Home Internationals, to be played at Lahinch, in Ireland, from September 11-13. The 11-man team includes West Cornwall’s Harry Hall, and Somerset pair Tom Sloman and Tom Plumb, who will travel to Ireland straight from playing in the Walker […]

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England winners of the 2019 Boys’ Home Internationals

England make it four Boys’ Home International titles out of four with win over Ireland

ENGLAND have won the R&A Boys’ Home Internationals for the fourth year running after defeating Ireland 8-7 in a nail-biting title decider at Ashburnham Golf Club. For the second straight year, England triumphed at the expense of its Irish counterparts in a tense contest at the South Wales links course. The match was almost a […]

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Our Sotogrande European Nations Cup conquerors will take on Spanish at Formby

THE players who won the European Nations Cup at Sotogrande last weekend have all been selected for England’s team to face Spain, in next week’s annual international, at Formby Golf Club. Champions Ben Jones, Tom Plumb, Tom Sloman and Bailey Gill (pictured left to right above) will be joined at the Lancashire links course by […]

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Edwards to lead Toyko Olympics golf Gold defence

ENGLAND Golf performance director Nigel Edwards has been named as Team GB’s golf team leader for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The announcement of all the team leaders was made by the British Olympic Association (BOA) at a planning workshop for the Games, which are just over 500 days away. Team GB deputy chef de mission […]

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