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ANDOVER GOLFERS JUST MISS OUT ON NATIONAL TITLE

A husband-and-wife pairing of amateur golfers from Andover just missed out on a prestigious national title when they competed in the pairs final of the 2016 Morocco Matchplay, powered by HowDidiDo, in Marrakech. Garage owner Steve Prince, 58, a 13-handicapper, and his wife and fellow Donnington Valley member Toni, 47, a civil servant who plays […]

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BIG NAMES OUT IN FORCE FOR GOLF INDUSTRY ‘OSCARS’

    Compered by BBC Breakfast News & Football Focus presenter Dan Walker, the 7th annual 59club Service Excellence Awards Ceremony, regarded by many as the Oscars of the Golf Industry, takes place at The Belfry, February 27, 2017. The awards ceremony is the culmination of a day of thought provoking training seminars which all […]

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Lancashire Union tees up junior golf drive for 2017

LANCASHIRE’S golf clubs are ready to build on a hugely successful 12 months – by focussing their attentions on the next generation of players. The Red Rose county has posted impressive figures – with club membership rising by 1,636 in 2016. The 4.2% increase was the best county performance in the country. Now the Lancashire […]

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PING WELSH JUNIOR TOUR BACK BIGGER AND BETTER

  Junior golfers around Wales can now enter the Ping Welsh Junior Tour, bigger and better as the events build on the successes of last year’s debut. New sponsors Ping have come on board as entries open from the start of February for this years Golf Union of Wales competition, with an extra event being […]

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Furness pro-am will mark club’s 145th anniversary

PGA North embarks on new territory when it administers the Furness Golf Club pro-am on May 5. England’s third oldest links, which opened in 1872, is rightly regarded as one of Cumbria’s hidden gems boasting a stunning backdrop of the Lakeland hills and impressive views across the Irish Sea to the Isle of Man. “This […]

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Economic benefit of The Open

  £110 million benefit to Scotland from last year’s event at Royal Troon.   Hosting The 145th Open at Royal Troon delivered more than £110 million worth of benefit to Scotland, according to an independent study announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today.   The Open, which attracted 173,000 spectators to the Ayrshire coastline in […]

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THE 2017 GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND WALKER CUP SQUAD IS ANNOUNCED

23 January 2017, St Andrews, Scotland: An initial 19-man squad for the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team to face the United States at Los Angeles Country Club in September has been announced by The R&A. The 46th Walker Cup match will be played over the weekend of 9 – 10 September and GB&I […]

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QUINTA DA MARINHA HAS LOVERS COVERED ON VALENTINE’S DAY

Which sort of lover are you? Adventurous? Romantic? Traditional? Unpredictable …? Whichever you are, the five-star Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort, in Cascais, Lisbon, has the perfect Valentine’s package for you and your loved one. The package, called ‘Recipes of Love’, will see a different, appropriate menu offered for those four types of lover. And, […]

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Gallacher joins 500 club in Abu Dhabi

Stephen Gallacher joined an exclusive club at Abu Dhabi Golf Club on Thursday by becoming just the 32ndplayer to play 500 European Tour events. The former Ryder Cup player becomes the fifth Scot in history to reach the milestone, following Sam Torrance (706), Colin Montgomerie (605), Gordon Brand Jnr (597) and Paul Lawrie (591). Gallacher […]

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McIlroy forced to withdraw from the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

Rory McIlroy has been forced to withdraw from the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after tests revealed he has sustained a rib injury. The Northern Irishman underwent extensive clinical examinations on Monday after picking up the injury in South Africa last week. McIlroy will now commence rehabilitation and will return to golf when he is fully […]

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Storm takes down McIlroy in dramatic play-off at BMW SA Open

Tournament: BMW SA Open hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni  Venue: Glendower Golf Club Prize fund: €1.2 million Hashtag: #BMWSAOpen Round four report Graeme Storm beat Rory McIlroy in a play-off to win the BMW SA Open hosted by City of Ekurhuleni just 84 days after he thought he had lost his European Tour card. The Englishman […]

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FOUR PLAYERS SET TO QUALIFY FOR THE 146TH OPEN IN SINGAPORE

  16 January 2017, St Andrews, Scotland: Four players will qualify for The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale when The Open Qualifying Series arrives in Singapore this week. The SMBC Singapore Open, hosted by Sentosa Golf Club and jointly sanctioned between the Asian Tour and the Japan Golf Tour, is part of the Series for […]

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Fresh look for senior events

There’s a fresh look to senior events for 2017, with a new format for the English Senior Women’s Championship and the creation of a Senior Series for men and women, with a grand finale at England Golf Week. The senior women’s championship will be played from 15-19 May at South Staffordshire Golf Club and will now […]

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Ross Golf Club – Members Early Christmas Celebrations

Two well supported annual events at Ross Golf Club to celebrate the festive period enabled the successful golfing exploits of many of the Club’s men members to be rewarded with some suitable Christmas Fayre. Despite some highly inclement afternoon weather, the Club’s mens’ stableford Christmas competition attracted 84 members and which resulted in 2 seniors 14 […]

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Gatton Manor

Set in 200 acres of tranquil, scenic Surrey countryside lies Gatton Manor Hotel and Golf Club, a complete golf, business and leisure venue. Considered one of the counties hidden gems, the mature 18 hole woodland course was established in the late 1960s by English golf architect, Commander John D Harris. Designed to make imaginative use of the […]

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Christmas at The Mere Resort

Christmas at The Mere Resort The Mere’s Christmas Brochure is now live for Christmas 2015 Enjoy Christmas with family and friends at The Mere Resort this year. The Brochure includes: Browns Festive Lunch Festive Afternoon Tea Santa’s Sunday Lunch Christmas Party Nights Christmas Day Lunch in Browns Christmas Day Family Lunch Boxing Day Lunch in […]

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